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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #5107 - נוּב
1301) bn (נב NB) AC: Flourish CO: Fruit AB: Prophecy: The pictograph n is a picture of a seed, the b is a picture of a tent or house representing what is inside. Combined these mean "seed inside". A fruit hides the seeds inside it.
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
(1) to sprout, to germinate. (The original idea lies in gushing forth, boiling up, a signification which lies in the syllable נכ, which is found in the roots beginning with it, as נָבַע, نبع, نبغ, نبط, نبج, and this is frequently applied, sometimes to the sense of sprouting, as نبأ, نبت sometimes to that of speaking, as נָבָא, Eth. נבב, Arab. دبس, نبص; also to the sense of rising above, as נָבָה, نبك Conj. VIII. to become high, نبر to raise up, to heap up). Figuratively applied to the mouth, as if sprouting out words, Proverbs 10:31.
(2) to increase, to receive increase, Psalms 62:11, compare מַרְבִּית.
Piel נוֹבֵב to cause to germinate, to produce, Zechariah 9:17.
Derivatives, נִיב, תְּנוּבָה and the pr.n. נֵיבַי, נָבוֹת.
the Third Week after Epiphany