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Lexicon :: Strong's H5399 - nešep̄

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נֶשֶׁף
Transliteration
nešep̄
Pronunciation
neh'-shef
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 1434a

Strong’s Definitions

נֶשֶׁף nesheph, neh'-shef; from H5398; properly, a breeze, i.e. (by implication) dusk (when the evening breeze prevails):—dark, dawning of the day (morning), night, twilight.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 12x

The KJV translates Strong's H5399 in the following manner: twilight (6x), night (3x), dark (1x), dawning of the morning, dawning of the day (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 12x
The KJV translates Strong's H5399 in the following manner: twilight (6x), night (3x), dark (1x), dawning of the morning, dawning of the day (1x).
  1. twilight

    1. evening twilight

    2. morning twilight

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
נֶשֶׁף nesheph, neh'-shef; from H5398; properly, a breeze, i.e. (by implication) dusk (when the evening breeze prevails):—dark, dawning of the day (morning), night, twilight.
STRONGS H5399:
נֶ֫שֶׁף noun masculine twilight (properly twilight-breeze, compare לְרוּחַ הַיּוֺם Genesis 3:8; Late Hebrew id.; Targum נְשֶׁף, נִשְׁפָּא; — נ׳ absolute 1 Samuel 30:17 +, נָ֑שֶׁף Jeremiah 13:16; construct Isaiah 21:4; suffix נִשְׁפּוֹ Job 3:9; —
1. evening twilight 2 Kings 7:5, 7 (compare לַיְלָה 2 Kings 7:12); opposed to בֹּקֶר Isaiah 5:11; time of concealment Job 24:15; Proverbs 7:9 (+ עֶרֶב יוֺם, אִישׁוֺן לַיְלָה וַאֲפֵלָה, to emphasize sin that shuns the day); of refreshing Isaiah 21:4 (חִשְׁקִי נ׳); of stumbling, in dim light Isaiah 59:10 (opposed to צָהֳרַיִם), so הָרֵי נָ֑שֶׁף Jeremiah 13:16 (both figurative); נִשְׁפּוֹ כּוֺכְבֵי Job 3:9 the stars of its twilight (i.e. of night of Job's birth). — so וְעַדהָֿעֶרֶב מֵהַנּ׳ לְמָחֳרָתָם 1 Samuel 30 Klo Kit HPS (read לְהַחֲרִמָם for לְמָח׳, We Kit Bu); Th, after Luth, below 2, so BuhlLex SS; Löhr allows either.
2. morning twilight Job 7:4 (opposed to עֶרֶב). apparently also Psalm 119:147.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

3:8

1 Samuel

30; 30:17

2 Kings

7:5; 7:7; 7:12

Job

3:9; 3:9; 7:4; 24:15

Psalms

119:147

Proverbs

7:9

Isaiah

5:11; 21:4; 21:4; 59:10

Jeremiah

13:16; 13:16

H5399

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5399 matches the Hebrew נֶשֶׁף (nešep̄),
which occurs 12 times in 12 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 30:17 - And David [fn]slaughtered them from the twilight H5399 [fn]until the evening of [fn]the next day; and not a man of them escaped, except four hundred young men who rode on camels and fled.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 7:5 - So they got up at twilight H5399 to go to the camp of the Arameans; when they came to the outskirts of the camp of the Arameans, behold, there was no one there.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 7:7 - So they got up and fled at twilight H5399, and abandoned their tents, their horses, and their donkeysindeed the camp itself, just as it was; and they fled for their lives.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 3:9 - “May the stars of its twilight H5399 be darkened;
May it wait for light but have none,
And may it not see the [fn]breaking dawn;
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 7:4 - “When I lie down, I say,
‘When shall I arise?’
But the night continues,
And I am continually tossing until dawn H5399.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 24:15 - “The eye of the adulterer watches for [fn]twilight H5399,
Saying, ‘No eye will see me.’
And he [fn]disguises his face.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:147 - I [fn]rise before dawn H5399 and cry for help;
I [fn]wait for Your words.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:9 - In the twilight H5399, in the [fn]evening,
In the [fn]middle of the night and the darkness.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 5:11 - Woe to those who rise early in the morning so that they may pursue intoxicating drink,
Who stay up late in the evening H5399 so that wine may inflame them!
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 21:4 - My [fn]mind reels, [fn]horror overwhelms me;
The twilight H5399 I longed for has been turned into trembling for me.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 59:10 - We grope for the wall like people who are blind,
We grope like those who have no eyes.
We stumble at midday as in the twilight H5399;
Among those who are healthy we are like the dead.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 13:16 - Give glory to the LORD your God
Before He brings darkness
And before your feet stumble
On the mountains in the dark H5399,
And while you are hoping for light
He makes it into gloom,
And turns it into thick darkness.

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