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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #5381 - נָשַׂג
1) to reach, overtake, take hold upon
1a1) to overtake
1a2) to reach, attain to, cause to reach
1a3) to be able to secure, reach, have enough
V) cxn (נסג NSG) - I. Move: II. Reach:In the sense of moving. [df: gVn] KJV (59): (vf: Paal, Hiphil, Hophal) remove, depart, take, turn, overtake, hold, get, attain, obtain, reach, able, bring, lay, put, remove, rich, take - Strongs: H5253 (נָסַג), H5381 (נָשַׂג)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
נָשַׂג not used in Kal, prob. i.q. נָסַג, סוּג, שׂוּג to recede. Hence
(1) prop. to cause to recede from a place; hence to remove landmarks (i.q. הִסִּיג), Job 24:2.
(2) to move to, as the hand to the mouth, 1 Samuel 14:26 a sword, Job 41:18. Hence
(3) to move oneself to, i.e. to reach, to attain unto, to overtake any one, Genesis 31:25; 2 Samuel 15:14 as to time, Genesis 47:9. “My hand has attained to something,” often i.q. I have acquired, I possess something (compare מָצָא No. 1), Leviticus 14:31, seq.; 25:26 Ezekiel 46:7 followed by לְ Leviticus 5:11 without an acc. absol. to acquire riches, to grow rich, Leviticus 25:47. In some passages to reach some one is spoken of joy, Isaiah 35:10, 51:11 a blessing, Deuteronomy 28:2 or, on the contrary, terrors, Job 27:20 guilt, Psalms 40:13 the wrath of God, Psalms 69:25.
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