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Strong's #5050 - נָגַהּ

Root Word (Etymology)
a primitive root
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1) to shine

1a) (Qal) to shine

1b) (Hiphil)

1b1) to enlighten

1b2) to cause to shine

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 305 ‑ ἀναβαίνω (an‑ab‑ah'ee‑no);  2989 ‑ λάμπω (lam'‑po);  1325 ‑ δίδωμι (did'‑o‑mee);  1584 ‑ ἐκλάμπω (ek‑lam'‑po);  5461 ‑ φωτίζω (fo‑tid'‑zo);  
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Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1302) cn (נג NG) AC: Shine CO: Morning AB: ?

A) cn (נג NG) AC: ? CO: Morning AB: ?: The warm touch of light.

Nf1) ecn (נגה NGH) - Morning: As warm and bright. [Aramaic only] KJV (1): morning - Strongs: H5053 (נְגַהּ)

G) cen (נהג NHG) AC: Drive CO: ? AB: ?: The leading, pushing or guiding of a people or animal.

V) cen (נהג NHG) - Drive: KJV (31): (vf: Paal, Piel) lead, away, drive, forth, guide, brought, acquainting - Strongs: H5090 (נָהַג)

hm) cenm (מנהג MNhG) - Driving: KJV (2): driving - Strongs: H4491 (מִנְהָג)

H) ecn (נגה NGH) AC: Shine CO: Bright AB: ?: The warm touch of light.

V) ecn (נגה NGH) - Shine: KJV (6): (vf: Paal, Hiphil) shine, enlighten - Strongs: H5050 (נָגַהּ)

cf1) eefcn (נגוהה NGWHH) - Brightness: KJV (1): brightness - Strongs: H5054 (נְגֹהָה)

J) cfn (נוג NWG) AC: ? CO: Bright AB: ?: The warm touch of light.

Nf1) cfn (נוג NWG) - Bright: A bright or shining light. KJV (19): brightness, shining, bright, light - Strongs: H5051 (נֹגַהּ)

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Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 נָגַהּ verb shine (Assyrian nagû, shine, beam, be joyful, Dl HWB 446; Ethiopic Aramaic ; Late Hebrew ᵑ7נוֺגְהָא planet Venus) —

Qal Perfect אוֺר׳ועלדֿרכיך נ Job 22:28; עליהם׳אור נ Isaiah 9:1; Imperfect ולאיִֿגַּהּ שְׁבִיבאִשּׁוֺ Job 18:5.

Hiph`il Imperfect

1 enlighten ויהוה יַגִּיהַּ חָשְׁכִּי 2 Samuel 22:29 = יהוה אלהי יַגִּהַּ הּשׁכי Psalm 18:29.

2 cause to shine (of moon) וְיָרֵחַ לאֿיַגִּיהַּ אוֺרוֺ׃ Isaiah 13:10 ("" חָשַׁך).

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

נָגַהּ to shine to be bright, Job 18:5, 22:28 (Syr. id.).


(1) to make (one’s own light) to shine, Isaiah 13:10.

(2) to illuminate, Psalms 18:29; 2 Samuel 22:29. Hence

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List of Word Forms
יִ֝גַּ֗הּ יַגִּ֥יהַ יַגִּ֥יהַּ יגה יגיה נָ֣גַֽהּ נָגַ֥הּ נגה nā·ḡah Nagah nāḡah yag·gî·ah yag·gî·ha yagGiah yaggîah yagGiha yaggîha yig·gah yiggah
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