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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 kindred; and if they will not give her to you, you will be free from my oath.'
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 44:10 - He said, "Let it be as you say: he with whom it is found shall be my slave, and the rest of you shall be blameless."
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 21:28 - "When an ox gores a man or a woman to death, the ox shall be stoned, and its flesh shall not be eaten; but the owner of the ox shall be clear.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 23:7 - Keep far from a false charge, and do not slay the innocent and righteous, for I will not acquit the wicked.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 32:22 - and the land is subdued before the LORD; then after that you shall return and be free of obligation to the LORD and to Israel; and this land shall be your possession before the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 19:10 - lest innocent blood be shed in your land which the LORD your God gives you for an inheritance, and so the guilt of bloodshed be upon you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 19:13 - Your eye shall not pity him, but you shall purge the guilt of innocent blood from Israel, so that it may be well with you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 21:8 - Forgive, O LORD, thy people Israel, whom thou hast redeemed, and set not the guilt of innocent blood in the midst of thy people Israel; but let the guilt of blood be forgiven them.'
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 21:9 - So you shall purge the guilt of innocent blood from your midst, when you do what is right in the sight of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 24:5 - "When a man is newly married, he shall not go out with the army or be charged with any business; he shall be free at home one year, to be happy with his wife whom he has taken.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 27:25 - "'Cursed be he who takes a bribe to slay an innocent person.' And all the people shall say, 'Amen.'
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 2:17 - The men said to her, "We will be guiltless with respect to this oath of yours which you have made us swear.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 2:19 - If any one goes out of the doors of your house into the street, his blood shall be upon his head, and we shall be guiltless; but if a hand is laid upon any one who is with you in the house, his blood shall be on our head.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 2:20 - But if you tell this business of ours, then we shall be guiltless with respect to your oath which you have made us swear."
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 19:5 - for he took his life in his hand and he slew the Philistine, and the LORD wrought a great victory for all Israel. You saw it, and rejoiced; why then will you sin against innocent blood by killing David without cause?"
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 3:28 - Afterward, when David heard of it, he said, "I and my kingdom are for ever guiltless before the LORD for the blood of Abner the son of Ner.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 14:9 - And the woman of Teko'a said to the king, "On me be the guilt, my lord the king, and on my father's house; let the king and his throne be guiltless."
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 15:22 - Then King Asa made a proclamation to all Judah, none was exempt, and they carried away the stones of Ramah and its timber, with which Ba'asha had been building; and with them King Asa built Geba of Benjamin and Mizpah.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 21:16 - Moreover Manas'seh shed very much innocent blood, till he had filled Jerusalem from one end to another, besides the sin which he made Judah to sin so that they did what was evil in the sight of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 24:4 - and also for the innocent blood that he had shed; for he filled Jerusalem with innocent blood, and the LORD would not pardon.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 4:7 - "Think now, who that was innocent ever perished? Or where were the upright cut off?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:23 - When disaster brings sudden death, he mocks at the calamity of the innocent.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 17:8 - Upright men are appalled at this, and the innocent stirs himself up against the godless.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:19 - The righteous see it and are glad; the innocent laugh them to scorn,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:30 - He delivers the innocent man; you will be delivered through the cleanness of your hands."
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 27:17 - he may pile it up, but the just will wear it, and the innocent will divide the silver.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 10:8 - He sits in ambush in the villages; in hiding places he murders the innocent. His eyes stealthily watch for the hapless,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 15:5 - who does not put out his money at interest, and does not take a bribe against the innocent. He who does these things shall never be moved.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 24:4 - He who has clean hands and a pure heart, who does not lift up his soul to what is false, and does not swear deceitfully.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 94:21 - They band together against the life of the righteous, and condemn the innocent to death.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 106:38 - they poured out innocent blood, the blood of their sons and daughters, whom they sacrificed to the idols of Canaan; and the land was polluted with blood.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:11 - If they say, "Come with us, let us lie in wait for blood, let us wantonly ambush the innocent;
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 6:17 - haughty eyes, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood,
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 59:7 - Their feet run to evil, and they make haste to shed innocent blood; their thoughts are thoughts of iniquity, desolation and destruction are in their highways.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 2:34 - Also on your skirts is found the lifeblood of guiltless poor; you did not find them breaking in. Yet in spite of all these things
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 7:6 - if you do not oppress the alien, the fatherless or the widow, or shed innocent blood in this place, and if you do not go after other gods to your own hurt,
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 19:4 - Because the people have forsaken me, and have profaned this place by burning incense in it to other gods whom neither they nor their fathers nor the kings of Judah have known; and because they have filled this place with the blood of innocents,
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 22:3 - Thus says the LORD: Do justice and righteousness, and deliver from the hand of the oppressor him who has been robbed. And do no wrong or violence to the alien, the fatherless, and the widow, nor shed innocent blood in this place.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 22:17 - But you have eyes and heart only for your dishonest gain, for shedding innocent blood, and for practicing oppression and violence."
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 26:15 - Only know for certain that if you put me to death, you will bring innocent blood upon yourselves and upon this city and its inhabitants, for in truth the LORD sent me to you to speak all these words in your ears."
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 3:19 - "Egypt shall become a desolation and Edom a desolate wilderness, for the violence done to the people of Judah, because they have shed innocent blood in their land.
Unchecked Copy BoxJon 1:14 - Therefore they cried to the LORD, "We beseech thee, O LORD, let us not perish for this man's life, and lay not on us innocent blood; for thou, O LORD, hast done as it pleased thee."
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