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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 and in fury and in great wrath, and cast them into another land, as it is this day.’
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 14:15 - “For the LORD will strike Israel, as a reed is shaken 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 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 a byword among all peoples.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 9:6 - [fn]The enemy has come to an end in perpetual 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 pluck H5428 up and to break down,
To destroy and to overthrow,
To build and to plant.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 12:14 - Thus says the LORD concerning all My wicked neighbors who strike at the inheritance with which I have endowed My people Israel, “Behold I am about to uproot H5428 them from their land and will uproot H5428 the house of Judah from among them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 12:15 - “And it will come about that after I have uprooted H5428 them, 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 will not listen, then I will uproot H5428 that nation, uproot 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 to pull down, or to destroy it;
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 18:14 - ‘Does the snow of Lebanon forsake the rock of the open country?
Or is the cold flowing water from a foreign land ever snatched H5428 away? H5428
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 24:6 - ‘For I will set My eyes on them for good, and I will bring them again to this land; and I will build them up and not overthrow them, and I will plant them and not pluck H5428 them up.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 31:28 - “As I have watched over them to pluck H5428 up, to break down, to overthrow, to destroy and to bring disaster, so I will watch over them to build and to plant,” declares the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 31:40 - “And the whole 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 plucked H5428 up or overthrown anymore forever.”
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 concerning the calamity that I have inflicted on you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 45:4 - “Thus you are to say to him, ‘Thus says the LORD, “Behold, what I have built I am about to tear down, and what I have planted I am about to uproot, H5428 that is, the whole land.”
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 19:12 - ‘But it was plucked H5428 up in fury;
It was cast down to the ground;
And the east wind dried up its fruit.
Its [fn]strong branch [fn]was torn off
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, for his sovereignty will be uprooted 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 again be rooted H5428 out from their land
Which I have given them,”
Says the LORD your God.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 5:14 - “I will root H5428 out your [fn]Asherim from among you
And destroy your cities.

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