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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #05212 - נִיסָן

Transliteration
nı̂ysân
Phonetics
nee-sawn'  
Word Origin
probably of foreign origin
Parts of Speech
Noun
TWOT
1359
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

Nisan = “their flight”

1) the 1st month of the Jewish calendar corresponding to March or April

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (2) NAS (2) HCS (2)
Nehemiah 1
Esther 1
Nehemiah 1
Esther 1
Nehemiah 1
Esther 1
BYZ TIS TR
NA WH


Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 נִיסָן proper name of 1st month (loan-word from Babylonian Nisannu, compare Schr COT Nehemiah 1.. 1 Muss-Arn JBL xi. 1 (1892). 76; Late Hebrew = Biblical Hebrew; so Nabataean, Palmyrene, see Lzb323); — only post-exile: ׳חֹדֶשׁ נ Nehemiah 2:1; Esther 3:7 ( + הָרִאשׁוֺן הַחֹדֶשׁ), = pre-exile הָאָבִּיב (הֹדֶשׁ). — On sacredness of Nisan compare also RS Semitic i. 387; 2 d ed. 406 f.

נִיצוֺץ see נצץ. נֵיר see נֵר.

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נִיסָ֔ן נִיסָ֗ן ניסן nî·sān niSan nîsān

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