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Lexicon :: Strong's H5428 - nāṯaš

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A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 1451

Strong’s Definitions

נָתַשׁ nâthash, naw-thash'; a primitive root; to tear away:—destroy, forsake, pluck (out, up, by the roots), pull up, root out (up), × utterly.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 21x

The KJV translates Strong's H5428 in the following manner: pluck up (10x), pluck out (3x), destroyed (1x), forsaken (1x), root out (1x), rooted (1x), roots (1x), root up (1x), pull up (1x), utterly (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 21x
The KJV translates Strong's H5428 in the following manner: pluck up (10x), pluck out (3x), destroyed (1x), forsaken (1x), root out (1x), rooted (1x), roots (1x), root up (1x), pull up (1x), utterly (1x).
  1. to pull up, expel, root out, pluck up

    1. (Qal) to pull or pluck up

    2. (Niphal) to be plucked up

    3. (Hophal) to be plucked up

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
נָתַשׁ nâthash, naw-thash'; a primitive root; to tear away:—destroy, forsake, pluck (out, up, by the roots), pull up, root out (up), × utterly.
STRONGS H5428: Abbreviations
נָתַשׁ verb pull or pluck up, root out, especially in Jeremiah and later (Ecclus Imperfect 3rd person feminine singular תנתש נטע Ecclesiasticus 3:9; Late Hebrew = Biblical Hebrew; Targum נְתַשׁ id.; Syriac bdb068403 tear off, away; Arabic bdb068404 is loan-word Frä137); —
Qal Perfect 3rd person masculine singular וְנָתַשׁ consecutive 1 Kings 14:15; 2nd person feminine singular נָתַשְׁתְּ Psalm 9:7, etc.; Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular suffix וַיִּתְּשֵׁם Deuteronomy 29:27; 1st person singular אֶתּשׁ Jeremiah 12:14, אֶתּוֺשׁ Jeremiah 24:6; Jeremiah 42:10; Infinitive absolute נָתוֺשׁ Jeremiah 12:17; construct לִנְתֿוֺשׁ Jeremiah 1:10; Jeremiah 18:7, לִנְתשׁ Jeremiah 31:28 (on תֿ see Ges§ 45g); suffix נָתְשִׁי Jeremiah 12:15; Participle active נֹתֵשׁ Jeremiah 45:4, suffix נֹתְשָׁם Jeremiah 12:14; — pull or pluck up, with accusative Asherim Micah 5:13 (מִקִּרְבֶּ֑ךָ); especially of nation, מֵעַל אֶתיִֿשׂ׳ וְנ׳ הָאֲדָמָה 1 Kings 14:15, so Deuteronomy 29:27; Jeremiah 12:14; 2 Chronicles 7:20; אֶתּשׁ מִתּוֺכָם Jeremiah 12:14; without מֵעַל וְגו׳ Jeremiah 12:15, 17; opposed to נָטַע Jeremiah 45:4; object omitted Jeremiah 24:6; Jeremiah 42:10 (both opposed to נָטַע); so infinitive absolute נָתוֺשׁ וְאַבֵּד Jeremiah 12:17; infinitive construct לִנְתֿוֺשׁ Jeremiah 1:10 = Jeremiah 18:7; compare Jeremiah 31:28 (see נתץ Qal 2 a); once of cities עָרִים נ׳ Psalm 9:7 thou hast uprooted cities.
Niph. Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular יִנָּתֵשׁ Jeremiah 31:40 it shall not be rooted up (|| יֵהָרֵס, reference to the city Jerusalem); 3rd person feminine singular תִּנָּתֵשׁ Daniel 11:4 of kingdom; 3rd person masculine plural יִנָָּֽתְשׁוּ מֵעַל אַדְמָתָם Amos 9:15 (of Israel; opposed to נָטַע). — For יִנָָּֽתְשׁוּ Jeremiah 18:14 read יִנָָּֽשְׁתוּנשׁת which see.
Hoph. Imperfect 3rd person feminine singular וַתֻּתַּשׁ Ezekiel 19:12 and she was rooted up (of Israel, under figure of vine).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


29:27; 29:27

1 Kings

14:15; 14:15

2 Chronicles



9:7; 9:7


1:10; 1:10; 12:14; 12:14; 12:14; 12:14; 12:15; 12:15; 12:17; 12:17; 12:17; 18:7; 18:7; 18:14; 24:6; 24:6; 31:28; 31:28; 31:40; 42:10; 42:10; 45:4; 45:4










Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5428 matches the Hebrew נָתַשׁ (nāṯaš),
which occurs 21 times in 19 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 29:28 - And the LORD rooted H5428 them out of their land in anger, and in wrath, and in great indignation, and cast them into another land, as it is this day.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 14:15 - For the LORD shall smite Israel, as a reed is shaken in the water, and he shall root up H5428 Israel out of this good land, which he gave to their fathers, and shall scatter them beyond the river, because they have made their groves, provoking the LORD to anger.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 7:20 - Then will I pluck them up by the roots H5428 out of my land which I have given them; and this house, which I have sanctified for my name, will I cast out of my sight, and will make it to be a proverb and a byword among all nations.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 9:6 - O thou enemy, destructions are come to a perpetual end: and thou hast destroyed H5428 cities; their memorial is perished with them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 1:10 - See, I have this day set thee over the nations and over the kingdoms, to root out, H5428 and to pull down, and to destroy, and to throw down, to build, and to plant.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 12:14 - Thus saith the LORD against all mine evil neighbours, that touch the inheritance which I have caused my people Israel to inherit; Behold, I will pluck them out H5428 of their land, and pluck out H5428 the house of Judah from among them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 12:15 - And it shall come to pass, after that I have plucked them out H5428 I will return, and have compassion on them, and will bring them again, every man to his heritage, and every man to his land.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 12:17 - But if they will not obey, I will utterly H5428 pluck up H5428 and destroy that nation, saith the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 18:7 - At what instant I shall speak concerning a nation, and concerning a kingdom, to pluck up, H5428 and to pull down, and to destroy it;
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 18:14 - Will a man leave the snow of Lebanon which cometh from the rock of the field? or shall the cold flowing waters that come from another place be forsaken? H5428
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 24:6 - For I will set mine eyes upon them for good, and I will bring them again to this land: and I will build them, and not pull them down; and I will plant them, and not pluck them up. H5428
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 31:28 - And it shall come to pass, that like as I have watched over them, to pluck up, H5428 and to break down, and to throw down, and to destroy, and to afflict; so will I watch over them, to build, and to plant, saith the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 31:40 - And the whole valley of the dead bodies, and of the ashes, and all the fields unto the brook of Kidron, unto the corner of the horse gate toward the east, shall be holy unto the LORD; it shall not be plucked up, H5428 nor thrown down any more for ever.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 42:10 - If ye will still abide in this land, then will I build you, and not pull you down, and I will plant you, and not pluck you up: H5428 for I repent me of the evil that I have done unto you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 45:4 - Thus shalt thou say unto him, The LORD saith thus; Behold, that which I have built will I break down, and that which I have planted I will pluck up, H5428 even this whole land.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 19:12 - But she was plucked up H5428 in fury, she was cast down to the ground, and the east wind dried up her fruit: her strong rods were broken and withered; the fire consumed them.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 11:4 - And when he shall stand up, his kingdom shall be broken, and shall be divided toward the four winds of heaven; and not to his posterity, nor according to his dominion which he ruled: for his kingdom shall be plucked up, H5428 even for others beside those.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 9:15 - And I will plant them upon their land, and they shall no more be pulled up H5428 out of their land which I have given them, saith the LORD thy God.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 5:14 - And I will pluck up H5428 thy groves out of the midst of thee: so will I destroy thy cities.
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