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Strong's #5278 - נֹעַם

Root Word (Etymology)
from (H5276)
Parts of Speech
masculine noun
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1) kindness, pleasantness, delightfulness, beauty, favour

1a) delightfulness

1b) symbolic name of one of two staves

1c) pleasantness

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2987 ‑ λαμπρότης (lam‑prot'‑ace);  4586 ‑ σεμνός (sem‑nos');  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (7)
Psalms 2
Proverbs 3
Zechariah 2
NAS (7)
Psalms 2
Proverbs 3
Zechariah 2
CSB (7)
Psalms 2
Proverbs 3
Zechariah 2
BSB (7)
Psalms 2
Proverbs 3
Zechariah 2
ESV (7)
Psalms 2
Proverbs 3
Zechariah 2
WEB (7)
Psalms 2
Proverbs 3
Zechariah 2
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 נֹ֫עַם noun masculine Psalm 90:17 delightfulness, pleasantness (Ecclus נועם תירוש Sirach 32:6); — ׳נ absolute Zechariah 11:7 4t.; construct Psalm 27:4; Psalm 90:17; —

1 delightfulness of ׳׃י contemplated in temple Psalm 27:4, shewn in his favour, אדניעָ֗֗֗לֵינוּ׳וִיהִי נ Psalm 90:17.

2 name of one of two symbolic staves Zechariah 11:7,10.

3 pleasantness, as defining Genitive: ׳דַּרְכֵינֿ Proverbs 3:17; ׳אִמְרֵינֿ Proverbs 15:26; Proverbs 16:24.

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

נֹעַם m.

(1)  pleasantness, Proverbs 3:17 אִמְרֵי נֹעַם pleasant, i.e. suitable, becoming words, Proverbs 15:26, 16:24.

(2) beauty, brightness; נֹעַם יְהֹוָה glory of Jehovah, Psalms 27:3 comp. טוּב יְהֹוָה verse 13 Psalms 27:13; Exodus 33:19.

(3) grace, favour, Psalms 90:17; Zechariah 11:7 (compare χάρις, gratia; Germ, Huld, from the word hold).

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List of Word Forms
בְּנֹֽעַם־ בנעם־ נֹ֑עַם נֹ֔עַם נֹ֙עַם֙ נֹ֤עַם נֹֽעַם׃ נעם נעם׃ bə·nō·‘am- bənō‘am- benoam nō‘am nō·‘am Noam
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