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Lexicon :: Strong's H5428 - nāṯaš

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Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
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.
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 uprooted H5428 them from their land in anger, fury, and in great wrath, and hurled them into another land, as it is this day.’
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 14:15 - “For the LORD will strike Israel, just as a reed sways in the water; and He will uproot H5428 Israel from this good land which He gave to their fathers, and will scatter them beyond the Euphrates River, because they have made their [fn]Asherim, provoking the LORD to anger.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 7:20 - then I will uproot H5428 [fn]you from My land which I have given [fn]you, and this house which I have consecrated for My name I will cast out of My sight; and I will make it a proverb and an object of scorn among all peoples.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 9:6 - [fn]The enemy has come to an end in everlasting ruins,
And You have uprooted H5428 the cities;
The very memory of them has perished.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 1:10 - “See, I have appointed you this day over the nations and over the kingdoms,
To root H5428 out H5428 and to tear down,
To destroy and to overthrow,
To build and to plant.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 12:14 - This is what the LORD says concerning all My wicked neighbors who do harm to the inheritance with which I have endowed My people Israel: “Behold, I am going to drive H5428 them out H5428 of their land, and I will drive H5428 the house of Judah out H5428 from among them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 12:15 - “And it will come about that after I have driven H5428 them out H5428, I will again have compassion on them; and I will bring them back, each one to his inheritance and each one to his land.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 12:17 - “But if they do not listen, then I will drive H5428 out H5428 that nation, drive H5428 it out H5428 and destroy it,” declares the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 18:7 - “At one moment I might speak concerning a nation or concerning a kingdom to uproot H5428 it, to tear it down, or to destroy it;
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 18:14 - ‘Does the snow of Lebanon leave the rock of the open country alone?
Or is the cold flowing water from a foreign land ever dried up?
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 24:6 - ‘For I will set My eyes on them for good, and I will bring them back to this land; and I will build them up and not overthrow them, and I will plant them and not uproot H5428 them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 31:28 - “And just as I have watched over them to uproot H5428 them, tear them down, ruin, destroy, and bring disaster on them, so I will watch over them to build and to plant them,” declares the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 31:40 - “And the entire valley of the dead bodies and of the ashes, and all the fields as far as the brook Kidron to the corner of the Horse Gate toward the east, shall be holy to the LORD; it will not be uprooted H5428 or overthrown ever again.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 42:10 - ‘If you will indeed stay in this land, then I will build you up and not tear you down, and I will plant you and not uproot H5428 you; for I [fn]will relent of the disaster that I have inflicted on you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 45:4 - “This is what you are to say to him: ‘This is what the LORD says: “Behold, what I have built I am going to tear down, and what I have planted I am going to uproot H5428, that is, all the people of the land.”
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 19:12 - ‘But it was uprooted H5428 in fury;
It was thrown down to the ground;
And the east wind dried up its fruit.
[fn]Its strong stem [fn]was torn out
So that [fn]it withered;
The fire consumed it.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 11:4 - “But as soon as he has arisen, his kingdom will be broken up and parceled out toward the four [fn]points of the compass, though not to his own descendants, nor according to his authority which he wielded, because his sovereignty will be removed H5428 and given to others besides [fn]them.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 9:15 - “I will also plant them on their land,
And they will not be uprooted H5428 again from their land
Which I have given them,”
Says the LORD your God.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 5:14 - “I will uproot H5428 your [fn]Asherim from among you,
And destroy your cities.

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