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Lexicon :: Strong's H5423 - nāṯaq

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Strong’s Definitions

נָתַק nâthaq, naw-thak'; a primitive root; to tear off:—break (off), burst, draw (away), lift up, pluck (away, off), pull (out), root out.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 27x

The KJV translates Strong's H5423 in the following manner: break (12x), drawn away (2x), lifted up (2x), plucked away (1x), draw (1x), drawn (1x), break off (1x), pluck off (1x), root out (1x), pull out (1x), pluck (1x), burst in sunder (1x), break in sunder (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 27x
The KJV translates Strong's H5423 in the following manner: break (12x), drawn away (2x), lifted up (2x), plucked away (1x), draw (1x), drawn (1x), break off (1x), pluck off (1x), root out (1x), pull out (1x), pluck (1x), burst in sunder (1x), break in sunder (2x).
  1. to pull or tear or draw off or away or apart, draw out, pluck up, break, lift, root out

    1. (Qal)

      1. to draw away

      2. to draw or pull off

      3. to pull or tear away

    2. (Niphal)

      1. to be drawn away, be drawn out

      2. to be torn apart or in two, be snapped

      3. to be separated

    3. (Piel)

      1. to tear apart, snap

      2. to tear out, tear up, tear away

    4. (Hiphil)

      1. to draw away

      2. to drag away

    5. (Hophal) to be drawn away

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
נָתַק nâthaq, naw-thak'; a primitive root; to tear off:—break (off), burst, draw (away), lift up, pluck (away, off), pull (out), root out.
STRONGS H5423: Abbreviations
† [נָתַק] verb pull, draw, tear away, apart, off (Late Hebrew id.; Targum נְתַק in derived species (rare), pull off, tear off; Christian-Palestinian Aramaic bdb068302 shake off, SchwIdioticon 58; Arabic bdb068303 pull off, draw out, shake; Di660 compare Ethiopic bdb068304 detrahere, etc.); —
Qal Perfect 1st person plural suffix וּנְתַקְּנוּהוּ consecutive Judges 20:32 (on dagesh forte dirimens see Ges§ 20 h); Imperfect 1st person singular suffix אֶתְּקֶנְךָּ Jeremiah 22:24 (compare Ges§ 58, i); Passive participle נָתוּק Leviticus 22:24; —
1. draw away warriors from (מִן) city, unto (אֶלֿ) high road Judges 20:32.
2. draw or pull off ring from (מִן) finger Jeremiah 22:24 (figurative of rejection of king of Judah by י׳).
3. pull, tear away Leviticus 22:24 (passive, of testicles, + מָעוּךְ, כָּתוּת, כָּרוּת).
Niph. Perfect 3rd person masculine singular נִתַּק Isaiah 5:27; 3rd person plural נִתְּקוּ Joshua 4:18; Job 17:11, נִתָּ֑קוּ Jeremiah 6:29; Jeremiah 10:20; Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular יִנָּתֵק Judges 16:9 + 2 times; 3rd person masculine plural וַיִּנָּֽתְקוּ Joshua 8:16, יִנָּתֵ֑קוּ Isaiah 33:20; —
1. be drawn away from (מִן) city Joshua 8:16 (compare Qal 1); of soles of feet, be drawn out (from water) unto (אֶלֿ) dry ground Joshua 4:18.
2. be torn apart, or in two, snapped: of sandal-thong Isaiah 5:27, strand of tow Judges 16:9 (simile), cord Ecclesiastes 4:12; especially tent-cord (in figurative) Isaiah 33:20; Jeremiah 10:20, so יִנָּתֵק מֵאָהֳלוֺ מִבְטַחוֺ Job 18:14; metaphor of plans (זִמֹּת) Job 17:11.
3. be separated, in smelting, figurative, רָעִים לֹא נִתָּ֑קוּ Jeremiah 6:29.
Pi. Perfect 1st person singular נִתַּקְתִּי Jeremiah 2:20; 3rd person plural נִתְּקוּ Jeremiah 5:5; Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular יְנַתֵּק Ezekiel 17:9; Psalm 107:14, וַיְנַתֵּק Judges 16:9, suffix וַיְנַתְּקֵם Judges 16:12; 2nd person feminine singular תְּנַתֵּ֑קִי Ezekiel 23:34; 1st person singular אֲנַתֵּק Nahum 1:13; 1st person plural נְנַתְּקָה cohortative Psalm 2:3; 2nd person masculine plural תְּנַתֵּ֑קוּ Isaiah 58:6; —
1. tear apart, snap, with accusative הַיְתָרִים Judges 16:9 the cords, Judges 16:12 (+ מֵעַל זְרֹעֹתָיו); especially with accusative מוֺסֵרוֺת, bonds (figurative) Nahum 1:13; Jeremiah 2:20; Jeremiah 5:5; Jeremiah 30:8; Psalm 2:3; Psalm 107:14; object מוֺטָה Isaiah 58:6 (|| פַּתֵּחַ, and הַתֵּר אֲגֻדּוֺת מוֺטָה).
2. tear out, up, object roots Ezekiel 17:9 (in figurative); tear out, away, object breasts Ezekiel 23:34 (in violent figurative of Jerusalem as drunken woman).
1. Infinitive construct suffix הַתִּיקֵנוּ : draw away warriors from (מִן) city Joshua 8:6 (= Qal 1).
2. Imperative masculine singular suffix הַתִּקֵם drag them away like sheep to slaughter Jeremiah 12:3 (of י׳'s dealing with wicked).
Hoph. Perfect (si vera lectio) הָנְתְּקוּ מִןהָֿעִיר Judges 20:31 they were drawn away from the city (compare Niph. 1), but probably gloss, see GFM.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


22:24; 22:24


4:18; 4:18; 8:6; 8:16; 8:16


16:9; 16:9; 16:9; 16:9; 16:12; 16:12; 20:31; 20:32; 20:32


17:11; 17:11; 18:14


2:3; 2:3; 107:14; 107:14




5:27; 5:27; 33:20; 33:20; 58:6; 58:6


2:20; 2:20; 5:5; 5:5; 6:29; 6:29; 10:20; 10:20; 12:3; 22:24; 22:24; 30:8


17:9; 17:9; 23:34; 23:34


1:13; 1:13

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5423 matches the Hebrew נָתַק (nāṯaq),
which occurs 27 times in 26 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 22:24 - Ye shall not offer unto the LORD that which is bruised, or crushed, or broken, H5423 or cut; neither shall ye make any offering thereof in your land.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 4:18 - And it came to pass, when the priests that bare the ark of the covenant of the LORD were come up out of the midst of Jordan, and the soles of the priests' feet were lifted up H5423 unto the dry land, that the waters of Jordan returned unto their place, and flowed over all his banks, as they did before.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 8:6 - (For they will come out after us) till we have drawn H5423 them from the city; for they will say, They flee before us, as at the first: therefore we will flee before them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 8:16 - And all the people that were in Ai were called together to pursue after them: and they pursued after Joshua, and were drawn away H5423 from the city.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:9 - Now there were men lying in wait, abiding with her in the chamber. And she said unto him, The Philistines be upon thee, Samson. And he brake H5423 the withs, as a thread of tow is broken H5423 when it toucheth the fire. So his strength was not known.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:12 - Delilah therefore took new ropes, and bound him therewith, and said unto him, The Philistines be upon thee, Samson. And there were liers in wait abiding in the chamber. And he brake H5423 them from off his arms like a thread.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:31 - And the children of Benjamin went out against the people, and were drawn away H5423 from the city; and they began to smite of the people, and kill, as at other times, in the highways, of which one goeth up to the house of God, and the other to Gibeah in the field, about thirty men of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:32 - And the children of Benjamin said, They are smitten down before us, as at the first. But the children of Israel said, Let us flee, and draw H5423 them from the city unto the highways.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 17:11 - My days are past, my purposes are broken off, H5423 even the thoughts of my heart.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 18:14 - His confidence shall be rooted out H5423 of his tabernacle, and it shall bring him to the king of terrors.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 2:3 - Let us break H5423  their bands asunder, H5423 and cast away their cords from us.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 107:14 - He brought them out of darkness and the shadow of death, and brake H5423  their bands in sunder. H5423
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 4:12 - And if one prevail against him, two shall withstand him; and a threefold cord is not quickly broken. H5423
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 5:27 - None shall be weary nor stumble among them; none shall slumber nor sleep; neither shall the girdle of their loins be loosed, nor the latchet of their shoes be broken: H5423
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 33:20 - Look upon Zion, the city of our solemnities: thine eyes shall see Jerusalem a quiet habitation, a tabernacle that shall not be taken down; not one of the stakes thereof shall ever be removed, neither shall any of the cords thereof be broken. H5423
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 58:6 - Is not this the fast that I have chosen? to loose the bands of wickedness, to undo the heavy burdens, and to let the oppressed go free, and that ye break H5423 every yoke?
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 2:20 - For of old time I have broken thy yoke, and burst H5423 thy bands; and thou saidst, I will not transgress; when upon every high hill and under every green tree thou wanderest, playing the harlot.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 5:5 - I will get me unto the great men, and will speak unto them; for they have known the way of the LORD, and the judgment of their God: but these have altogether broken the yoke, and burst H5423 the bonds.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 6:29 - The bellows are burned, the lead is consumed of the fire; the founder melteth in vain: for the wicked are not plucked away. H5423
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 10:20 - My tabernacle is spoiled, and all my cords are broken: H5423 my children are gone forth of me, and they are not: there is none to stretch forth my tent any more, and to set up my curtains.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 12:3 - But thou, O LORD, knowest me: thou hast seen me, and tried mine heart toward thee: pull them out H5423 like sheep for the slaughter, and prepare them for the day of slaughter.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 22:24 - As I live, saith the LORD, though Coniah the son of Jehoiakim king of Judah were the signet upon my right hand, yet would I pluck H5423 thee thence;
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 30:8 - For it shall come to pass in that day, saith the LORD of hosts, that I will break his yoke from off thy neck, and will burst H5423 thy bonds, and strangers shall no more serve themselves of him:
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 17:9 - Say thou, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Shall it prosper? shall he not pull up H5423 the roots thereof, and cut off the fruit thereof, that it wither? it shall wither in all the leaves of her spring, even without great power or many people to pluck it up by the roots thereof.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 23:34 - Thou shalt even drink it and suck it out, and thou shalt break the sherds thereof, and pluck off H5423 thine own breasts: for I have spoken it, saith the Lord GOD.
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 1:13 - For now will I break his yoke from off thee, and will burst H5423  thy bonds in sunder. H5423
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