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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #5423 - נָתַק
1) to pull or tear or draw off or away or apart, draw out, pluck up, break, lift, root out
1a1) to draw away
1a2) to draw or pull off
1a3) to pull or tear away
1b1) to be drawn away, be drawn out
1b2) to be torn apart or in two, be snapped
1b3) to be separated
1c1) to tear apart, snap
1c2) to tear out, tear up, tear away
1d1) to draw away
1d2) to drag away
1e) (Hophal) to be drawn away
V) qtn (נתק NTQ) - Draw: To draw out or away as a bowstring or to draw a cord to its breaking point. KJV (27): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Hophal, Piel) break, draw, lift, pluck, draw, pluck, root, pull, burst - Strongs: H5423 (נָתַק)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
נָתַק to tear away, Jerem. 22:24. Applied figuratively in a military sense, to draw away, to cut off any one (from a place), Judges 20:32. See Niphal and Hiphil. Part. pass. נָתוּק castrated, Leviticus 22:24.
Piel, to tear up or off, as roots, Ezekiel 17:9 to burst bonds, Psal. 2:3 107:14 a yoke, Isaiah 58:6 to wound by tearing, Ezekiel 23:34.
Hiphil, metaph. to separate out, Jeremiah 12:3 to draw away from, to cut off from any place, Joshua 8:6.
(1) to be torn away, to be broken, e.g. used of a thread, a cord, Isaiah 5:27; Jeremiah 10:20; Judges 16:9; Ecclesiastes 4:12 a rope, Isaiah 33:20. Metaph. Job 17:11, “the counsels of my mind are broken off;” i.e. frustrated.
(2) to be torn out, as from a tent, Job 18:14. Pregnant construction, Joshua 4:18, “and when the soles of the feet of the priests were plucked up (from the muddy channel and set) on the dry land.”
(3) to be separated, Jeremiah 6:29 followed by מִן to be drawn away from, Joshua 8:16.
Hophal הָנְתַּק i.q. Niphal No. 3, Judges 20:31. Hence
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