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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical DictionaryHebrew Lexicon

Strong's #05380 - נָשַׁב

a primitive root
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1) to blow

1a) (Qal) to blow

1b) (Hiphil)

1b1) to cause to blow

1b2) to disperse, to drive away

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 4154 ‑ πνέω (pneh'‑o);  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (3)
Genesis 1
Psalms 1
Isaiah 1
NAS (4)
Genesis 2
Psalms 1
Isaiah 1
HCS (3)
Genesis 1
Psalms 1
Isaiah 1
BSB (4)
Genesis 2
Psalms 1
Isaiah 1
ESV (3)
Genesis 1
Psalms 1
Isaiah 1
WEB (3)
Genesis 1
Psalms 1
Isaiah 1
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2440) bsn (נסהב NShB) AC: Blow CO: ? AB: ?

V) bsn (נסהב NShB) - Blow: KJV (3): (vf: Paal, Hiphil) drive, blow - Strongs: H5380 (נָשַׁב)

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Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [נָשַׁב] verb blow (Late Hebrew = Biblical Hebrew; ᵑ7נְשַׁב (but also נְחַב), Syriac , all blow; "" form of נָשַׁף); —

Qal Perfect 3 feminine singular נָָֽשְׁבָה בּוֺ׳רוּחַ י Isaiah 40:7 the breath of ׳י has blown upon it.

Hiph`il Imperfect 3 masculine singular יַשֵּׁב רוּחַ Psalm 147:18 he causes his wind to blow; וַיַּשֵּׁב אֹתָם Genesis 15:11 and he drove them away (perhaps originally blow away, drive away by blowing, or by a sound like blowing).

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.All rights reserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

נָשַׁב to blow, followed by בְּ to blow upon (as the wind), Isaiah 40:7. (An onomatop. verb, like the cogn. נָשַׁף, נָשַׁם and שָׁאַף, which see).


(1) to cause (the wind) to blow, Psalms 147:18.

(2) to drive away by blowing, Genesis 15:11.


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List of Word Forms
וַיַּשֵּׁ֥ב וישב יַשֵּׁ֥ב ישב נָ֣שְׁבָה נשבה nā·šə·ḇāh nāšəḇāh Nashevah vaiyashShev way·yaš·šêḇ wayyaššêḇ yaš·šêḇ yashShev yaššêḇ
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