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Lexicon :: Strong's H5392 - nešeḵ

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 1430a

Strong’s Definitions

נֶשֶׁךְ neshek, neh'-shek; from H5391; interest on a debt:—usury.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 12x

The KJV translates Strong's H5392 in the following manner: usury (12x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 12x
The KJV translates Strong's H5392 in the following manner: usury (12x).
  1. interest, usury

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
נֶשֶׁךְ neshek, neh'-shek; from H5391; interest on a debt:—usury.
STRONGS H5392: Abbreviations
נֶ֫שֶׁךְ noun [masculine] interest, usury (literally something bitten off); — נ׳ absolute Exodus 22:24 +; construct Deuteronomy 23:20; — with שִׂים עַלֿ Exodus 22:24 (E); with לָקַח מִן Leviticus 25:36, הֵשִׁיב מִן Ezekiel 18:17, לָקַח Ezekiel 22:12 (no preposition), בְּנֶשֶׁךְ Leviticus 25:37 at interest, so Psalm 15:5; Ezekiel 18:8, 13; בְּנ׳ Proverbs 28:8 by usury; as accusative of congnate meaning with verb Deuteronomy 23:20 (3 times in verse).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


22:24; 22:24


25:36; 25:37


23:20; 23:20






18:8; 18:13; 18:17; 22:12


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5392 matches the Hebrew נֶשֶׁךְ (nešeḵ),
which occurs 12 times in 10 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:25 - If thou lend money to any of my people that is poor by thee, thou shalt not be to him as an usurer, neither shalt thou lay upon him usury. H5392
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 25:36 - Take thou no usury H5392 of him, or increase: but fear thy God; that thy brother may live with thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 25:37 - Thou shalt not give him thy money upon usury, H5392 nor lend him thy victuals for increase.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 23:19 - Thou shalt not lend upon usury to thy brother; usury H5392 of money, usury H5392 of victuals, usury H5392 of any thing that is lent upon usury:
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 15:5 - He that putteth not out his money to usury, H5392 nor taketh reward against the innocent. He that doeth these things shall never be moved.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:8 - He that by usury H5392 and unjust gain increaseth his substance, he shall gather it for him that will pity the poor.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 18:8 - He that hath not given forth upon usury, H5392 neither hath taken any increase, that hath withdrawn his hand from iniquity, hath executed true judgment between man and man,
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 18:13 - Hath given forth upon usury, H5392 and hath taken increase: shall he then live? he shall not live: he hath done all these abominations; he shall surely die; his blood shall be upon him.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 18:17 - That hath taken off his hand from the poor, that hath not received usury H5392 nor increase, hath executed my judgments, hath walked in my statutes; he shall not die for the iniquity of his father, he shall surely live.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 22:12 - In thee have they taken gifts to shed blood; thou hast taken usury H5392 and increase, and thou hast greedily gained of thy neighbours by extortion, and hast forgotten me, saith the Lord GOD.
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