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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 also be according to your words; he with whom it is found shall be my slave, and the rest of you shall be innocent.” H5355
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 21:28 - “If an ox gores a man or a woman [fn]to death, the ox shall surely be stoned and its flesh shall not be eaten; but the owner of the ox shall go H5355 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 shall return and be free H5355 of obligation H5355 toward the LORD and toward Israel, and this land shall be yours for a possession 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 gives you as an inheritance, and bloodguiltiness be on you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 19:13 - [fn]You shall not pity him, but you shall purge the blood of the innocent H5355 from Israel, that it may go well with you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 21:8 - [fn]Forgive Your people Israel whom You have redeemed, O LORD, and do not place the guilt of innocent H5355 blood in the midst of Your people Israel.’ And the bloodguiltiness shall be [fn]forgiven them.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 21:9 - “So you shall remove the guilt of 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 shall not go out with the army nor be charged with any duty; he shall be free H5355 at home one year and shall give happiness to his wife whom he has taken.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 27:25 - ‘Cursed is he who accepts a bribe to strike down an innocent H5355 person.’ And all the people shall say, ‘Amen.’
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 2:17 - The men said to her, “We shall be free H5355 from this oath [fn]to you which you have made us swear,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 2:19 - “It shall come about that anyone who goes out of the doors of your house into the street, his blood shall be on his own head, and we shall be free; H5355 but anyone who is with you in the house, his blood shall 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 free 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 deliverance for all Israel; you saw it and rejoiced. Why then will you sin against innocent H5355 blood by putting David to death without a cause?”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 3:28 - Afterward when David heard it, 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, “O my lord, the king, the iniquity 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—none was exempt H5355—and they carried away the stones of Ramah and its timber with which Baasha had built. And King Asa built with them Geba of Benjamin and Mizpah.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 21:16 - Moreover, Manasseh shed very much innocent H5355 blood until he had filled Jerusalem from one end to another; besides his sin with which he made Judah sin, 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 would not 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 scourge 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 up himself against the godless.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:19 - “The righteous see and are glad,
And the innocent H5355 mock them,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:30 - “He will deliver one who is not innocent, H5355
And he will be delivered through the cleanness of your hands.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 27:17 - He may prepare it, but the just 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;
In the hiding places he kills the innocent; H5355
His eyes [fn]stealthily watch for the [fn]unfortunate.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 15:5 - He does not put out his money [fn]at interest,
Nor does he take a bribe against the innocent. H5355
He who does these things will never be shaken.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 24:4 - He who has clean H5355 hands and a pure heart,
Who has not lifted up his soul [fn]to falsehood
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 polluted with the blood.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:11 - If they say, “Come with us,
Let us lie in wait for blood,
Let us 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 hasten to shed innocent H5355 blood;
Their thoughts are thoughts of iniquity,
Devastation and destruction are in their highways.
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 alien, the [fn]orphan, or the widow, and do not shed innocent H5355 blood in this place, nor walk after other gods to your own ruin,
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 19:4 - “Because they have forsaken Me and have made this an alien place 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 because they have filled this place with the blood of the innocent H5355
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 22:3 - ‘Thus says the LORD, “Do justice and righteousness, and deliver the one who has been robbed from the power of his oppressor. Also 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 on its inhabitants; for truly the LORD has sent me to you to speak all these words in your hearing.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 3:19 - Egypt will become a waste,
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 called on 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, O LORD, have done as You have pleased.”
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