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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #5140 - נָזַל
1) to flow, distil, flow forth or down, trickle, drop
1a1) to flow
1a1a) streams, floods (participle)
1a2) to distil
1b) (Hiphil) to cause to flow
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
נָזַל fut. יִזַּל
(1) to flow, to run, Numbers 24:7; Psalms 147:18. Part. pl. נוֹזְלִים fluids, poet. used of streams, Exodus 15:8; Isaiah 44:3; Jeremiah 18:14; Psalms 78:16; Proverbs 5:15. Figuratively applied to speech, Deuteronomy 32:2, “my speech shall flow like dew;” used of a sweet odour pervading the air, Song of Solomon 4:16.-Like other verbs of flowing (see הָלַךְ No. 4, Heb. Gram. § 135, note 1)
(2) it is construed with an acc. of whatever flows down plentifully, Jeremiah 9:17, וְעַפְעַפֵּינוּ יִזְּלוּ־מַיִם “and our eyelids flow down with water;” Isaiah 45:8; Job 36:28.
(3) From the Arabic usage (نزل), to descend; also to turn aside to lodge, to dwell; whence מַזָּלוֹת.-Note נָֽזְלוּ Judges 5:5, is for נָזֹלּוּ Niphal, from זָלַל, which see.
Hiphil הִזִּיל causat. of No. 1, to cause to flow, Isaiah 48:21. The same form is found under זָלַל.
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