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Strong's #5273 - נָעִים

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1) pleasant, delightful, sweet, lovely, agreeable

1a) delightful

1b) lovely, beautiful (physical)

2) singing, sweetly sounding, musical

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2909 ‑ κρείττων (krite'‑tohn);  2143 ‑ εὐπρέπεια (yoo‑prep'‑i‑ah);  2570 ‑ καλός (kal‑os');  5611 ‑ ὡραῖος (ho‑rah'‑yos);  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (13)
2 Samuel 2
Job 1
Psalms 6
Proverbs 3
Song of Solomon 1
HCS (0)
HCS (13)
2 Samuel 2
Job 1
Psalms 6
Proverbs 3
Song of Solomon 1
BSB (13)
2 Samuel 2
Job 1
Psalms 6
Proverbs 3
Song of Solomon 1
ESV (11)
2 Samuel 2
Job 1
Psalms 6
Proverbs 2
WEB (13)
2 Samuel 2
Job 1
Psalms 6
Proverbs 3
Song of Solomon 1
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2416) mon (נאהמ NAhM) AC: ? CO: Sweet AB: ?

V) mon (נאהמ NAhM) - Sweet: To be sweet. KJV (8): (vf: Paal) pleasant, sweet, beauty, delight - Strongs: H5276 (נָעֵם)

am) monm (מנאהמ MNAhM) - Delicacy: What is sweet. KJV (1): beauty, pleasant, pleasantness - Strongs: H4516 (מַנְעַמִּים)

bm) mion (נאהימ NAhYM) - Sweet: KJV (13): pleasant, pleasures, sweet - Strongs: H5273 (נָעִים)

mm) nmon (נאהמנ NAhMN) - Sweet: KJV (1): pleasant - Strongs: H5282 (נַעֲמָנִים)

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Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 I. נָעִים adjective pleasant, delightful (poetry); — absolute ׳נ Proverbs 22:18 +; construct נְעִים 2 Samuel 23:1 plural נְעִמִים Psalm 16:6, נְעִימִם 2 Samuel 1:23, נְעִימִים Proverbs 23:8; feminine נְעִמוֺת Psalm 16:11; —

1 delightful בְּחַיֵּיהֶם׳הַנֶּאֱהָבִים וְהַנּ 2 Samuel 1:23 (of Saul and Jonath.); of wealth, ׳הוֺן יָקָר וְנ Proverbs 24:4; words Proverbs 23:8; of Acts , etc.: ׳מַהטּֿוֺב וּמַהנּֿשֶׁבֶת אַחִים גַּםיָֿחַ֑ד Psalm 133:1; singing praises to ׳י, Psalm 135:3; Psalm 147:1; keeping wise teachings Proverbs 22:18; as substantive = delight יְכַלּוּ יְמֵיהֶם בַּטּוֺב וּשְׁנֵיהֶם בַּנְּעִימִים Job 36:11 (of earthly prosperity); of spiritual delights Psalm 16:6; Psalm 16:11.

2 lovely, beautiful (physically), Song of Solomon 1:16 ("" יָפֶה). — Psalm 81:3; 2 Samuel 23:1 see II. נָעִים below II. נעם.

II. נָעִים adjective perhaps singing, sweetly sounding, musical; — absolute ׳כִּנּוֺר נ Psalm 81:3 sweetly-sounding lyre; construct, as substantive, ׳נְעִים זְמִרוֺת יִשׂ 2 Samuel 23:1 Israel's sweet singer of songs (compare Dr 2 Samuel 8:10 Löhr; ᵑ9 egregius psaltes Israel, and so Ges Ew and others, from I. נעם; joy of the songs of Israel HPS, compare Klo Kit).

נעץ (√ of following; Late Hebrew נָעַץ prick, stick or thrust in, wedge in; ᵑ7נְעַץ id.; Late Hebrew נַעֲצוּץ figurative of wicked person; ᵑ7נַעֲצוּצָא = Biblical Hebrew).

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

נָעִים m. adj. (from the root נָעַם).

(1)  pleasant, agreeable, Psalms 133:1 used of a song, Psalms 147:1 the harp, Psal. 81:3 of one beloved, Song of Solomon 1:16. Plur. נְעִימִים pleasant things, i.e. pleasures, Job 36:11, and נְעִימוֹת Psalms 16:11.

(2) pleasant (as to place); plur. נִעִימִים pleasant places, Psalms 16:6.

(3) benign, generous to any one, Psalms 135:3 comp. נֹעַם Psalms 90:17.

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List of Word Forms
בַּנְּעִימִֽים׃ בַּנְּעִמִ֑ים בנעימים׃ בנעמים הַנְּעִימִֽים׃ הנעימים׃ וְהַנְּעִימִם֙ וְנָעִֽים׃ וּנְעִ֖ים והנעימם ונעים ונעים׃ נְעִמ֖וֹת נָ֝עִים נָ֭עִים נָּעִ֑ים נָעִ֔ים נָעִ֣ים נָעִֽים׃ נעים נעים׃ נעמות ban·nə·‘i·mîm ban·nə·‘î·mîm bannə‘imîm bannə‘îmîm banneiMim han·nə·‘î·mîm hannə‘îmîm hanneiMim nā‘îm nā·‘îm naIm nə‘imōwṯ nə·‘i·mō·wṯ neiMot ū·nə·‘îm ūnə‘îm uneIm vehanneiMim venaIm wə·han·nə·‘î·mim wə·nā·‘îm wəhannə‘îmim wənā‘îm