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Old Testament Hebrew

Entry for Strong's #5038 - נְבֵלָה

Word Origin:
from (05034)
Parts of Speech:
Noun Feminine
Word Definition  [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) carcass, corpse

1a) of humans, idols, animals

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 3498 ‑ νεκρός (nek‑ros');   4983 ‑ σῶμα (so'‑mah);  
Frequency / Word  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (48)NAS (49)HCS (46)
1 Kings6
2 Kings1
1 Kings6
2 Kings1
1 Kings10
2 Kings1
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2369) lbn (נבל NBL) AC: Flow CO: ? AB: ?: [from: lb]

V) lbn (נבל NBL) - Fail: To wear out or fade away. KJV (25): (vf: Paal, Piel) fall, esteem, foolishly, nought, vile - Strongs: H5034 (נֵבֶל)

Nm) lbn (נבל NBL) - I. Pitcher:For flowing of liquids. II. Fool:In the sense of fading away. III. Nevel:A musical instrument in the sense of flowing music. KJV (56): psalteries, bottle, viol, flagon, pitcher, vessel, fool, foolish, vile - Strongs: H5035 (נֵבֶל), H5036 (נָבָל)

Nf1) elbn (נבלה NBLH) - I. Carcass:As a flowing away of life. II. Folly:In the sense of fading away. KJV (61): carcass, die, dead, body - Strongs: H5038 (נְבֵלָה), H5039 (נְבָלָה)

Nf4) tflbn (נבלות NBLWT) - Vagina: In the sense of flowing. KJV (1): lewdness - Strongs: H5040 (נַבְלוּת)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
[ נְבֵלָה noun feminine carcass, corpse (as inert, flabby); — ׳נ absolute 1 Kings 13:24 +; construct נִבְלַת 1 Kings 13:29 +; suffix נְבֵלָתִי Isaiah 26:19; נִבְלָֽתְךָ Deuteronomy 28:26; 1 Kings 13:22; נֵבְלָתוֺ + Joshua 82:9 6t.; נִבְלָתָהּ Leviticus 11:39,40 (twice in verse); נִבְלָתָם Isaiah 5:25 14t.; — carcass, corpse:

1. a. human (not in Ezekiel , P, (H), which use מֶּגֶר); Joshua 8:29 (JE), 1 Kings 13:22,24 (twice in verse); 1 Kings 13:25 (twice in verse); 1 Kings 13:28 (3t. in verse); 1 Kings 13:29,30; 2 Kings 9:37; Jeremiah 26:23; Jeremiah 36:30; Deuteronomy 21:23; Deuteronomy 28:26; collective corpses Isaiah 5:25; Isaiah 26:19 (wish for restoration to life), Jeremiah 7:33; Jeremiah 9:21; Jeremiah 16:4; Jeremiah 19:7; Jeremiah 34:20; Psalm 79:2.

b. of lifeless idols, collective׳נִבְלַת שִׁקּוּצֵיהֶם וגו Jeremiah 16:18.

2 of animals (clean and unclean, wild animals, cattle, birds and reptiles, chiefly Leviticus , Ezekiel), Deuteronomy 14:8; Leviticus 5:2 (3t. in verse); Leviticus 11:8,11,24,25,27,28,35,36,37,38; Leviticus 17:15 (all P); ׳נ specifically = body of animal dying of itself Deuteronomy 14:21; Leviticus 7:24; Leviticus 11:39,40 (twice in verse) (P), Leviticus 22:8 (H), Ezekiel 4:14; Ezekiel 44:31.


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Gesenius Definition

נְבֵלָה f. const. נִבְלַת (Psalms 79:2); with suff. נְבֵלָתִי Isaiah 26:19 elsewhere נִבְלָֽתְךָ, נִבְלָתוֹ, a corpse (see the root No. 2; compare מַפֶּלֶת from the root נָפַל), of men, Deuteronomy 21:23 of animals, Levit. 5:2 7:24 figuratively of idols, Jeremiah 16:18 compare פֶּגֶר Leviticus 26:30. Collect. corpses, Levit. 11:11 Isaiah 26:19. (Arab. نَبِيلَةُ id.)

List of Word Forms
בְּנִבְלַ֖ת בְּנִבְלַ֤ת בְּנִבְלַת֙ בְּנִבְלָתָ֖הּ בְּנִבְלָתָ֖ם בְנִבְלַ֨ת בנבלת בנבלתה בנבלתם הַנְּבֵלָ֑ה הַנְּבֵלָ֔ה הַנְּבֵלָֽה׃ הַנְּבֵלָה֙ הנבלה הנבלה׃ וְנִבְלָתוֹ֙ וּבְנִבְלָתָ֖ם וּנְבֵלָ֨ה ובנבלתם ונבלה ונבלתו מִנִּבְלָתָ֑ם מִנִּבְלָתָ֔הּ מִנִּבְלָתָ֔ם מִנִּבְלָתָ֖ם מִנִּבְלָתָ֥ם ׀ מנבלתה מנבלתם נְ֠בֵלָה נְבֵלָ֧ה נְבֵלָה֙ נְבֵלָתִ֖י נִבְלַ֣ת נִבְלַ֧ת נִבְלַ֨ת נִבְלַ֬ת נִבְלָֽתְךָ֙ נִבְלָת֔וֹ נִבְלָת֖וֹ נִבְלָת֜וֹ נִבְלָת֣וֹ נִבְלָתְךָ֖ נִבְלָתָ֔הּ נִבְלָתָ֔ם נִבְלָתָ֖ם נִבְלָתָ֛ם נִבְלָתָם֙ נִבְלָתוֹ֙ נבלה נבלת נבלתה נבלתו נבלתי נבלתך נבלתם bə·niḇ·lā·ṯāh bə·niḇ·lā·ṯām bə·niḇ·laṯ ḇə·niḇ·laṯ bəniḇlaṯ ḇəniḇlaṯ bəniḇlāṯāh bəniḇlāṯām benivLat benivlaTah benivlaTam han·nə·ḇê·lāh hannəḇêlāh hanneveLah min·niḇ·lā·ṯāh min·niḇ·lā·ṯām minniḇlāṯāh minniḇlāṯām minnivlaTah minnivlaTam nə·ḇê·lā·ṯî nə·ḇê·lāh nəḇêlāh nəḇêlāṯî neveLah nevelaTi niḇ·lā·ṯāh niḇ·lā·ṯām niḇ·lā·ṯə·ḵā niḇ·lā·ṯōw niḇ·laṯ niḇlaṯ niḇlāṯāh niḇlāṯām niḇlāṯəḵā niḇlāṯōw nivLat nivlaTah nivlaTam nivlateCha nivlaTo ū·ḇə·niḇ·lā·ṯām ū·nə·ḇê·lāh ūḇəniḇlāṯām ūnəḇêlāh uneveLah uvenivlaTam venivLat venivlaTo wə·niḇ·lā·ṯōw wəniḇlāṯōw

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