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Lexicon :: Strong's H5359 - nāqām

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
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TWOT Reference: 1413a

Strong’s Definitions

נָקָם nâqâm, naw-kawm'; from H5358; revenge:— avenged, quarrel, vengeance.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 17x

The KJV translates Strong's H5359 in the following manner: vengeance (15x), quarrel (1x), avenge (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 17x
The KJV translates Strong's H5359 in the following manner: vengeance (15x), quarrel (1x), avenge (1x).
  1. vengeance

    1. vengeance (by God, by Samson, by enemies of Judah)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
נָקָם nâqâm, naw-kawm'; from H5358; revenge:— avenged, quarrel, vengeance.
STRONGS H5359: Abbreviations
נָקָם noun masculine vengeance; — נ׳ Deuteronomy 32:35 + 14 times; construct נְקַם Leviticus 26:25; Judges 16:28; —
1. taken by God, absolute Ezekiel 24:8; Psalm 58:11; בְּדִית נ׳ vengeance of the covenant Leviticus 26:25 (H); יוֺם נקם Isaiah 34:8; Isaiah 61:2; Isaiah 63:4; בִּגְדֵי נ׳ Isaiah 59:17; לִי נָקָם וְשִׁלֵּם Deuteronomy 32:35; לקח נ׳ Isaiah 47:3; יבוא נ׳ Isaiah 35:4; with accusative adversary עשׂה נ׳ Micah 5:14; with לְ of adversary חשׁיב נ׳ Deuteronomy 32:41, 43.
2. Samson against Philistines, נקם נ׳ Judges 16:28.
3. enemies against Judah, absolute Ezekiel 25:12, 15; individual enemy יום נ׳ Proverbs 6:34.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


26:25; 26:25


32:35; 32:35; 32:41; 32:43


16:28; 16:28






34:8; 35:4; 47:3; 59:17; 61:2; 63:4


24:8; 25:12; 25:15



Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5359 matches the Hebrew נָקָם (nāqām),
which occurs 17 times in 17 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:25 - And I will bring a sword upon you, that shall avenge the quarrel H5359 of my covenant: and when ye are gathered together within your cities, I will send the pestilence among you; and ye shall be delivered into the hand of the enemy.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:35 - To me belongeth vengeance, H5359 and recompence; their foot shall slide in due time: for the day of their calamity is at hand, and the things that shall come upon them make haste.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:41 - If I whet my glittering sword, and mine hand take hold on judgment; I will render vengeance H5359 to mine enemies, and will reward them that hate me.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:43 - Rejoice, O ye nations, with his people: for he will avenge the blood of his servants, and will render vengeance H5359 to his adversaries, and will be merciful unto his land, and to his people.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:28 - And Samson called unto the LORD, and said, O Lord GOD, remember me, I pray thee, and strengthen me, I pray thee, only this once, O God, that I may be at once avenged H5359 of the Philistines for my two eyes.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 58:10 - The righteous shall rejoice when he seeth the vengeance: H5359 he shall wash his feet in the blood of the wicked.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 6:34 - For jealousy is the rage of a man: therefore he will not spare in the day of vengeance. H5359
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 34:8 - For it is the day of the LORD'S vengeance, H5359 and the year of recompences for the controversy of Zion.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 35:4 - Say to them that are of a fearful heart, Be strong, fear not: behold, your God will come with vengeance, H5359 even God with a recompence; he will come and save you.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 47:3 - Thy nakedness shall be uncovered, yea, thy shame shall be seen: I will take vengeance, H5359 and I will not meet thee as a man.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 59:17 - For he put on righteousness as a breastplate, and an helmet of salvation upon his head; and he put on the garments of vengeance H5359 for clothing, and was clad with zeal as a cloke.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 61:2 - To proclaim the acceptable year of the LORD, and the day of vengeance H5359 of our God; to comfort all that mourn;
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 63:4 - For the day of vengeance H5359 is in mine heart, and the year of my redeemed is come.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 24:8 - That it might cause fury to come up to take vengeance; H5359 I have set her blood upon the top of a rock, that it should not be covered.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 25:12 - Thus saith the Lord GOD; Because that Edom hath dealt against the house of Judah by taking vengeance, H5359 and hath greatly offended, and revenged himself upon them;
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 25:15 - Thus saith the Lord GOD; Because the Philistines have dealt by revenge, and have taken vengeance H5359 with a despiteful heart, to destroy it for the old hatred;
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 5:15 - And I will execute vengeance H5359 in anger and fury upon the heathen, such as they have not heard.
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