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Lexicon :: Strong's H5355 - nāqî

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TWOT Reference: 1412a,1412b

Strong’s Definitions

נָקִי nâqîy, naw-kee'; or נָקִיא nâqîyʼ; (Joel 4:19 [Joel 3:19][1]; Jonah 1:14), from H5352; innocent:—blameless, clean, clear, exempted, free, guiltless, innocent, quit.

1. Edited by BLB [Strong's references Joel 4:19 in the Hebrew Bible]

KJV Translation Count — Total: 44x

The KJV translates Strong's H5355 in the following manner: innocent (31x), guiltless (4x), quit (2x), blameless (2x), clean (1x), clear (1x), exempted (1x), free (1x), variant (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 44x
The KJV translates Strong's H5355 in the following manner: innocent (31x), guiltless (4x), quit (2x), blameless (2x), clean (1x), clear (1x), exempted (1x), free (1x), variant (1x).
  1. clean, free from, exempt, clear, innocent

    1. free from guilt, clean, innocent

    2. free from punishment

    3. free or exempt from obligations

  2. innocent

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
נָקִי nâqîy, naw-kee'; or נָקִיא nâqîyʼ; (Joel 4:19 [Joel 3:19][1]; Jonah 1:14), from H5352; innocent:—blameless, clean, clear, exempted, free, guiltless, innocent, quit.

1. Edited by BLB [Strong's references Joel 4:19 in the Hebrew Bible]

STRONGS H5355: Abbreviations
נָקִי adjective clean, free from, exempt; — נ׳ Genesis 24:41 + 31 times; construct נְקִי Psalm 24:4; plural נְקִיִּים Jeremiah 2:34; נְקִיִּם Genesis 44:10 + 6 times; —
1. free from guilt, clean, innocent, || נָקִי וְצַדִּיק ׃צַדִּיק Exodus 23:7 (E), נָקִי : innocent person Job 4:7; Job 17:8; Job 22:19, 30; Job 27:17; Psalm 10:8; Psalm 15:5; Proverbs 1:11; נקיים Job 9:23; דם נקי innocent blood, first used in D, Deuteronomy 19:10; Deuteronomy 27:25; 1 Samuel 19:5; 2 Kings 21:16; 2 Kings 24:4; Psalm 94:2; Psalm 106:38; Proverbs 6:17; Isaiah 59:7; Jeremiah 7:6; Jeremiah 22:3; Jeremiah 26:15; דם חנקי Deuteronomy 19:13; 2 Kings 24:4; Jeremiah 22:17; הדם הנקי Deuteronomy 21:9; דם נקיים Jeremiah 19:4; נָקִיִ מִדְּמֵי 2 Samuel 3:28 (+ מֵעִם י׳); נְקִי כַפַּיִם Psalm 24:4; אביונים נקיים Jeremiah 2:34.
2. free from punishment Exodus 21:28 (E) 2 Samuel 14:9.
3. free, exempt from obligations Genesis 44:10 (J); from service in war Numbers 32:22 (P; + מִן person, see מִן 2d), Deuteronomy 24:5; 1 Kings 15:22 (compare Arabic bdb066706 and WetzstZMG xxii (1868), 129); with מן, from oaths Genesis 24:41 (J) Joshua 2:17, 19, 20 (JE).

נָקִיא adjective innocent; — דָּם נָקִיא innocent blood Joel 4:19; Jonah 1:14 (both Kt; Qr נָקִי).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


24:41; 24:41; 44:10; 44:10


21:28; 23:7




19:10; 19:13; 21:9; 24:5; 27:25


2:17; 2:19; 2:20

1 Samuel


2 Samuel

3:28; 14:9

1 Kings


2 Kings

21:16; 24:4; 24:4


4:7; 9:23; 17:8; 22:19; 22:30; 27:17


10:8; 15:5; 24:4; 24:4; 94:2; 106:38


1:11; 6:17




2:34; 2:34; 7:6; 19:4; 22:3; 22:17; 26:15




Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5355 matches the Hebrew נָקִי (nāqî),
which occurs 43 times in 42 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:41 - then you will be free from my oath, when you come to my relatives; and if they do not give her to you, you will be free H5355 from my oath.’
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 44:10 - So he said, “Now let it indeed be according to your words; he with whom it is found shall be my slave, but the rest of you shall be considered innocent H5355.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 21:28 -

“Now if an ox gores a man or a woman [fn]to death, the ox shall certainly be stoned and its flesh shall not be eaten; but the owner of the ox shall go unpunished H5355.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 23:7 - “Keep far from a false charge, and do not kill the innocent H5355 or the righteous, for I will not acquit the guilty.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 32:22 - and the land is subdued before the LORD, then afterward you may return and be [fn]free H5355 of H5355 obligation H5355 toward the LORD and toward Israel, and this land shall be yours as property before the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 19:10 - “So innocent H5355 blood will not be shed in the midst of your land which the LORD your God is giving you as an inheritance, and guilt for bloodshed will not be on you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 19:13 - [fn]You shall not pity him, but you shall eliminate the guilt for the bloodshed of the innocent H5355 from Israel, so that it may go well for you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 21:8 - [fn]Forgive Your people Israel whom You have redeemed, LORD, and do not place the guilt for innocent H5355 blood in the midst of Your people Israel.’ And the guilt for bloodshed shall be [fn]forgiven them.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 21:9 - “So you shall remove the guilt for innocent H5355 blood from your midst, when you do what is right in the eyes of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 24:5 -

“When a man takes a new wife, he is not to go out with the army, nor be assigned any duty; he shall be free H5355 at home for one year and shall make his wife whom he has taken happy.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 27:25 -

‘Cursed is he who accepts a bribe to attack an innocent H5355 person.’ And all the people shall say, ‘Amen.’

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 2:17 - And the men said to her, “We shall be exempt H5355 from this oath [fn]to you which you have made us swear,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 2:19 - “And it shall come about that anyone who goes out of the doors of your house outside will have [fn]his blood on his own head, and we will be innocent H5355; but anyone who is with you in the house, his blood will be on our head if a hand is laid on him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 2:20 - “But if you tell this business of ours, then we shall be exempt H5355 from the oath which you have made us swear.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 19:5 - “For he took his life in his hand and struck the Philistine, and the LORD brought about a great [fn]victory for all Israel; you saw it and rejoiced. Why then would you sin against innocent H5355 blood by putting David to death [fn]for no reason?”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 3:28 - Afterward, when David heard about this, he said, “I and my kingdom are innocent H5355 before the LORD forever of the blood of Abner the son of Ner.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 14:9 - The woman of Tekoa said to the king, “My lord, the king, the guilt is on me and my father’s house, but the king and his throne are guiltless H5355.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 15:22 - Then King Asa made a proclamation to all Judah—no one was exempt H5355—and they carried away the stones of Ramah and its timber with which Baasha had built fortifications. And King Asa built with them Geba of Benjamin and Mizpah.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 21:16 -

Furthermore, Manasseh shed very much innocent H5355 blood until he had filled Jerusalem [fn]from one end to another, besides his sin into which he misled Judah, in doing evil in the sight of the LORD.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 24:4 - and also for the innocent H5355 blood which he shed, for he filled Jerusalem with innocent H5355 blood; and the LORD was unwilling to forgive.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 4:7 -

“Remember now, who ever perished being innocent H5355?

Or where were the upright destroyed?

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:23 -

“If the whip kills suddenly,

He mocks the despair of the innocent H5355.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 17:8 -

“The upright will be appalled at this,

And the innocent H5355 will stir himself up against the godless.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:19 -

“The righteous see and are glad,

And the innocent H5355 mock them, saying,

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:30 -

“He will rescue one who is not innocent H5355,

And he will be rescued due to the cleanness of your hands.”

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 27:17 -

He may prepare it, but the righteous will wear it

And the innocent H5355 will divide the silver.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 10:8 -

He sits in the lurking places of the villages;

He kills the innocent H5355 in the secret places;

His eyes [fn]surreptitiously watch for the [fn]unfortunate.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 15:5 -

He does not [fn]lend his money [fn]at interest,

Nor does he take a bribe against the innocent H5355.

One who does these things will never be shaken.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 24:4 -

One who has clean H5355 hands and a pure heart,

Who has not lifted up his soul to deceit

And has not sworn deceitfully.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 94:21 -

They band themselves together against the [fn]life of the righteous

And condemn [fn]the innocent H5355 to death.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 106:38 -

And shed innocent H5355 blood,

The blood of their sons and their daughters

Whom they sacrificed to the idols of Canaan;

And the land was defiled with the blood.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:11 -

If they say, “Come with us,

Let’s lie in wait for blood,

Let’s ambush the innocent H5355 without cause;

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 6:17 -

Haughty eyes, a lying tongue,

And hands that shed innocent H5355 blood,

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 59:7 -

Their feet run to evil,

And they hurry to shed innocent H5355 blood;

Their thoughts are thoughts of wrongdoing,

Devastation and destruction are in their paths.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 2:34 -

“Also on your skirts is found

The lifeblood of the innocent H5355 poor;

You did not find them breaking in.

But in spite of all these things,

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 7:6 - if you do not oppress the stranger, the [fn]orphan, or the widow, and do not shed innocent H5355 blood in this place, nor follow other gods to your own ruin,
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 19:4 - “Since they have abandoned Me and have made this place foreign, and have burned [fn]sacrifices in it to other gods that neither they nor their forefathers nor the kings of Judah had ever known, and since they have filled this place with the blood of the innocent H5355
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 22:3 - ‘This is what the LORD says: “Do justice and righteousness, and save one who has been robbed from the power of his oppressor. And do not mistreat or do violence to the stranger, the orphan, or the widow; and do not shed innocent H5355 blood in this place.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 22:17 -

“But your eyes and your heart

Are intent only upon your own dishonest gain,

And on shedding innocent H5355 blood,

And on practicing oppression and extortion.”

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 26:15 - “Only know for certain that if you put me to death, you will bring innocent H5355 blood on yourselves, and on this city and its inhabitants; for truly the LORD has sent me to you to speak all these words [fn]so that you hear them.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 3:19 -

Egypt will become a wasteland,

And Edom will become a desolate wilderness,

Because of the violence [fn]done to the sons of Judah,

In whose land they have shed innocent H5355 blood.

Unchecked Copy BoxJon 1:14 - Then they cried out to the LORD and said, “We earnestly pray, O LORD, do not let us perish on account of this man’s life, and do not put innocent H5355 blood on us; for You, LORD, have done as You pleased.”
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