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Lexicon :: Strong's H5404 - nešer

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נֶשֶׁר
Transliteration
nešer
Pronunciation
neh'-sher
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From an unused root meaning to lacerate
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1437

Strong’s Definitions

נֶשֶׁר nesher, neh'-sher; from an unused root meaning to lacerate; the eagle (or other large bird of prey):—eagle.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 26x

The KJV translates Strong's H5404 in the following manner: eagle (26x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 26x
The KJV translates Strong's H5404 in the following manner: eagle (26x).
  1. eagle, vulture, griffon-vulture

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
נֶשֶׁר nesher, neh'-sher; from an unused root meaning to lacerate; the eagle (or other large bird of prey):—eagle.
STRONGS H5404:
נֶשֶׁר noun masculineDeuteronomy 32:11 griffon-vulture, eagle (Late Hebrew id.; Assyrian našru; Targum נַשְׁרָא; Syriac bdb067608 Arabic bdb067609 vulture (Lane2780), vulgar bdb067610 Ethiopic bdb067611 Di641; Sabean נסר proper name, of deity, and ביתן נסר DHMZMG. xxix (1875), 600; xxxvii (1883), 356); — absolute נ׳ Hosea 8:1 +; נָ֑שֶׁר Deuteronomy 28:49 +; plural נְשָׁרִים 2 Samuel 1:23 +, construct נִשְׁרֵי Lamentations 4:19; — sometimes (perhaps not always) the griffon-vulture (TristrNHB 172 ff. DrDeuteronomy 14:12 NowArchi i. 84 Lane2780), Micah 1:16 (bald, in simile) flying swiftly to pery Habakkuk 1:8; Job 9:26, compare Proverbs 30:17 (בְּנֵינֿ׳, unclean Leviticus 11:13; Deuteronomy 14:12; soaring Job 30:27, also in simile Proverbs 23:5; Isaiah 40:31; Obadiah 4, building nest high Jeremiah 49:16 (compare also Job 39:27); as swift also 2 Samuel 1:23, especially of Babylonian and Assyr. invader Jeremiah 4:13; Lamentations 4:19, compare Hosea 8:1; Deuteronomy 28:49; Jeremiah 48:40; Jeremiah 49:22 (all in comparisons), הַנֶּשֶׁר הַגָּדוֺל Ezekiel 17:3 (figurativeof Nebuch.), Ezekiel 17:7 (figurative of king of Egypt); leaving no trace of light Proverbs 30:19; as renewing youth (by moulting) Psalm 103:5; as training and supporting its young Exodus 19:4 (E), Deuteronomy 32:11 (song); נ'פְּנֵי of cherubim in vision Ezekiel 1:10; Ezekiel 10:4. — Only Micah 1:16 seems to compel reference to vulture (on eating fresh carrion by eagles see references in DiLeviticus 11:13), and נ׳ may be a more comprehensive word, including both vulture and eagle.

See related Aramaic BDB entry H5403.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Exodus

19:4

Leviticus

11:13; 11:13

Deuteronomy

14:12; 14:12; 28:49; 28:49; 32:11; 32:11

2 Samuel

1:23; 1:23

Job

9:26; 30:27; 39:27

Psalms

103:5

Proverbs

23:5; 30:17; 30:19

Isaiah

40:31

Jeremiah

4:13; 48:40; 49:16; 49:22

Lamentations

4:19; 4:19

Ezekiel

1:10; 10:4; 17:3; 17:7

Hosea

8:1; 8:1

Obadiah

1:4

Micah

1:16; 1:16

Habakkuk

1:8

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5404 matches the Hebrew נֶשֶׁר (nešer),
which occurs 26 times in 26 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 19:4 - ‘You yourselves have seen what I did to the Egyptians, and how I carried you on eagles’ H5404 wings, and brought you to Myself.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 11:13 - ‘Moreover, these you shall detest among the birds; they are detestable, not to be eaten: the [fn]eagle H5404, the vulture, and the [fn]buzzard,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 14:12 - “But these are the ones that you shall not eat: the [fn]eagle H5404 and the vulture and the [fn]buzzard,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:49 - “The LORD will bring a nation against you from far away, from the end of the earth, as the eagle H5404 swoops down; a nation whose language you will not understand,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:11 - “As an eagle H5404 stirs up its nest,
And hovers over its young,
He spread His wings, He caught them,
He carried them on His pinions.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 1:23 - “Saul and Jonathan, beloved and delightful in [fn]life,
And in their deaths they were not separated;
They were swifter than eagles H5404,
They were mightier than lions.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:26 - “They slip by like reed boats,
Like an eagle H5404 that swoops on [fn]its prey.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 39:27 - “Is it at your [fn]command that the eagle H5404 flies high,
And makes his nest on high?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 103:5 - Who satisfies your [fn]years with good things,
So that your youth is renewed like the eagle H5404.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 23:5 - [fn]When you set your eyes on it, it is gone.
For wealth certainly makes itself wings
Like an eagle H5404 that flies toward the heavens.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 30:17 - The eye that mocks a father
And [fn]scorns a mother,
The ravens of the valley will pick it out,
And the young eagles H5404 will eat it.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 30:19 - The way of the eagle H5404 in the sky,
The way of a snake on a rock,
The way of a ship in the middle of the sea,
And the way of a man with a [fn]virgin.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 40:31 - Yet those who [fn]wait for the LORD
Will gain new strength;
They will [fn]mount up with wings like eagles H5404,
They will run and not get tired,
They will walk and not become weary.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 4:13 - “Behold, he goes up like clouds,
And his chariots like the whirlwind;
His horses are swifter than eagles H5404.
Woe to us, for we are ruined!”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 48:40 - For this is what the LORD says:
“Behold, one will fly swiftly like an eagle H5404
And spread out his wings against Moab.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 49:16 - “As for the terror you cause,
The arrogance of your heart has deceived you,
You who live in the clefts of [fn]the rock,
Who occupy the height of the hill.
Though you make your nest as high as an eagle’s H5404,
I will bring you down from there,” declares the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 49:22 - Behold, [fn]He will mount up and swoop like an eagle H5404, and spread out His wings [fn]against Bozrah; and the hearts of the warriors of Edom on that day will be like the heart of a woman in labor.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 4:19 - Our pursuers were swifter
Than the eagles H5404 of the sky;
They chased us on the mountains,
They waited in ambush for us in the wilderness.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 1:10 - As for the form of their faces, each had a human face; [fn]all four had the face of a lion on the right and the face of a bull on the left, and [fn]all four had the face of an eagle H5404.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 10:14 - And each one had four faces. The first face was the face of a cherub, the second face was the face of a human, the third, the face of a lion, and the fourth, the face of an eagle H5404.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 17:3 - [fn]saying, ‘This is what the Lord [fn]GOD says: “A great [fn]eagle H5404 with great wings, long pinions, and a full plumage of many colors came to [fn]Lebanon and took away the top of the [fn]cedar.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 17:7 - “But there was [fn]another great eagle H5404 with great wings and much plumage; and behold, this vine turned its roots toward him and sent out its branches toward him from the beds where it was planted, so that he might water it.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 8:1 - Put the trumpet to your [fn]lips!
Like an eagle H5404 the enemy comes against the house of the LORD,
Because they have violated My covenant
And rebelled against My Law.
Unchecked Copy BoxOba 1:4 - “Though you make your home high like the eagle H5404,
Though you set your nest among the stars,
From there I will bring you down,” declares the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 1:16 - Shave yourself bald, yes, cut off your hair,
Because of the children of your delight;
Extend your baldness like the eagle H5404,
For they will go from you into exile.
Unchecked Copy BoxHab 1:8 - “Their horses are faster than leopards,
And quicker than wolves in the evening.
Their [fn]horsemen charge along,
Their [fn]horsemen come from afar;
They fly like an eagle H5404 [fn]swooping down to devour.

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