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Lexicon :: Strong's H5372 - nirgān

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נִרְגָּן
Transliteration
nirgān
Pronunciation
neer-gawn'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
From an unused root meaning to roll to pieces
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2115

Variant Spellings

The following spelling is supported by Strongs and Gesenius: נרגן.

Strong’s Definitions

נִרְגָּן nirgân, neer-gawn'; from an unused root meaning to roll to pieces; a slanderer:—talebearer, whisperer.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x

The KJV translates Strong's H5372 in the following manner: talebearer (3x), whisper (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x
The KJV translates Strong's H5372 in the following manner: talebearer (3x), whisper (1x).
  1. to murmur, whisper

    1. murmurers

    2. backbite, slander, talebearer, backbiter

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
נִרְגָּן nirgân, neer-gawn'; from an unused root meaning to roll to pieces; a slanderer:—talebearer, whisperer.
STRONGS H5372: Abbreviations
2. whisper (maliciously), backlite, slander:
Niph. Participle נִרְגָּן backbiter Proverbs 16:28; Proverbs 18:8; Proverbs 26:20, Proverbs 26:22.

See top portion of this BDB entry H7279.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Proverbs

16:28; 18:8; 26:20; 26:22

H5372

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5372 matches the Hebrew נִרְגָּן (nirgān),
which occurs 4 times in 4 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:28 - A perverse man sows strife,
And a whisperer separates the best of friends.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:8 - The words of a talebearer are like tasty trifles,[fn]
And they go down into the inmost body.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 26:20 - Where there is no wood, the fire goes out;
And where there is no talebearer, strife ceases.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 26:22 - The words of a talebearer are like tasty trifles,
And they go down into the inmost body.
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