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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 - In furious anger and in great wrath the LORD uprooted them from their land and thrust them into another land, as it is now.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 14:15 - And the LORD will strike Israel, so that it will be like a reed swaying in the water. He will uproot Israel from this good land that he gave to their ancestors and scatter them beyond the Euphrates River, because they aroused the LORD’s anger by making Asherah poles.[fn]
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 7:20 - then I will uproot Israel from my land, which I have given them, and will reject this temple I have consecrated for my Name. I will make it a byword and an object of ridicule among all peoples.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 9:6 - Endless ruin has overtaken my enemies, you have uprooted their cities; even the memory of them has perished.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 1:10 - See, today I appoint you over nations and kingdoms to uproot and tear down, to destroy and overthrow, to build and to plant.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 12:14 - This is what the LORD says: “As for all my wicked neighbors who seize the inheritance I gave my people Israel, I will uproot them from their lands and I will uproot the people of Judah from among them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 12:15 - But after I uproot them, I will again have compassion and will bring each of them back to their own inheritance and their own country.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 12:17 - But if any nation does not listen, I will completely uproot and destroy it,” declares the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 18:7 - If at any time I announce that a nation or kingdom is to be uprooted, torn down and destroyed,
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 18:14 - Does the snow of Lebanon ever vanish from its rocky slopes? Do its cool waters from distant sources ever stop flowing?[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 24:6 - My eyes will watch over them for their good, and I will bring them back to this land. I will build them up and not tear them down; I will plant them and not uproot them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 31:28 - Just as I watched over them to uproot and tear down, and to overthrow, destroy and bring disaster, so I will watch over them to build and to plant,” declares the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 31:40 - The whole valley where dead bodies and ashes are thrown, and all the terraces out to the Kidron Valley on the east as far as the corner of the Horse Gate, will be holy to the LORD. The city will never again be uprooted or demolished.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 42:10 - ‘If you stay in this land, I will build you up and not tear you down; I will plant you and not uproot you, for I have relented concerning the disaster I have inflicted on you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 45:4 - But the LORD has told me to say to you, ‘This is what the LORD says: I will overthrow what I have built and uproot what I have planted, throughout the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 19:12 - But it was uprooted in fury and thrown to the ground. The east wind made it shrivel, it was stripped of its fruit; its strong branches withered and fire consumed them.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 11:4 - After he has arisen, his empire will be broken up and parceled out toward the four winds of heaven. It will not go to his descendants, nor will it have the power he exercised, because his empire will be uprooted and given to others.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 9:15 - I will plant Israel in their own land, never again to be uprooted from the land I have given them,”

says the LORD your God.

Unchecked Copy BoxMic 5:14 - I will uproot from among you your Asherah poles[fn] when I demolish your cities.
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