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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #05237 - נָכְרִי

Transliteration
nokrı̂y
Phonetics
nok-ree'  
Word Origin
from (05235) (second form)
Parts of Speech
Adjective
TWOT
1368c
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) foreign, alien

1a) foreign

1b) foreigner (substantive)

1c) foreign woman, harlot

1d) unknown, unfamiliar (figuratively)

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 3581 ‑ ξένος (xen'‑os);  2398 ‑ ἴδιος (id'‑ee‑os);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (46) NAS (45) HCS (45)
Genesis 1
Exodus 3
Deuteronomy 5
Judges 1
Ruth 1
2 Samuel 1
1 Kings 4
2 Chronicles 2
Ezra 7
Nehemiah 2
Job 1
Psalms 1
Proverbs 9
Ecclesiastes 1
Isaiah 2
Jeremiah 1
Lamentations 1
Obadiah 1
Zephaniah 1
Genesis 1
Exodus 3
Deuteronomy 5
Judges 1
Ruth 1
2 Samuel 1
1 Kings 4
2 Chronicles 2
Ezra 7
Nehemiah 2
Job 1
Psalms 1
Proverbs 9
Ecclesiastes 1
Isaiah 2
Jeremiah 1
Lamentations 1
Obadiah 1
Zephaniah 1
Genesis 1
Exodus 3
Deuteronomy 5
Judges 1
Ruth 1
2 Samuel 1
1 Kings 4
2 Chronicles 2
Ezra 7
Nehemiah 2
Job 1
Psalms 1
Proverbs 9
Ecclesiastes 1
Isaiah 2
Jeremiah 1
Lamentations 1
Obadiah 1
Zephaniah 1
BYZ TIS TR
a-fp 12
a-fs 11
a-mp 4
a-ms 18
a-fp 12
a-fs 11
a-mp 4
a-ms 18
a-fp 12
a-fs 11
a-mp 4
a-ms 18
NA WH


Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2406) rkn (נכר NKR) AC: Know CO: ? AB: ?

V) rkn (נכר NKR) - Know: KJV (50): (vf: Niphal, Hiphil, Hitpael, Piel) know, acknowledge, discern, respect, knowledge, known, feign - Strongs: H5234 (נָכַר)

Nm) rkn (נכר NKR) - I. Foreign:An unknown person, place or thing. II. Disaster:[Unknown connection to root;] KJV (37): strange, stranger, alien - Strongs: H5235 (נֹכֶר), H5236 (נֵכָר)

am) rknm (מנכר MNKR) - Acquaintance: One who is known [df: rkm] KJV (2): acquaintance - Strongs: H4378 (מַכָּר)

fm ) irkn (נכרי NKRY) - Foreigner: One who is not known. KJV (45): stranger, strange, alien, foreigner, outlandish - Strongs: H5237 (נָכְרִי)

hf1) erknm (מנכרה MNKRH) - Minkrah: An unknown plant. KJV (1): pit - Strongs: H4379 (מִכְרֶה)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 נָכְרִי adjective foreign, alien (Late Hebrew נָכְרִי = Gentile); — ׳נ absolute masculine Zephaniah 1:8 +; feminine נָכְרִיָּה Exodus 2:22 +; masculine plural נָכְרִים Isaiah 2:6 2t. + Proverbs 20:16 Kt (> Qr נָכְרִיָּה), + Proverbs 27:13 (so read for ᵑ0נָכְרִיָּה); feminine plural נָכְרִיּוֺת Genesis 31:15 +; —

1. a. foreign: עַם נָכְרִי Exodus 21:8 (E) a foreign (non-Israel) people, ׳אִישׁ נ Deuteronomy 17:15 ("" לֹאאָתִיךָ); ׳מַלְבּוּשׁ נ Zephaniah 1:8; אֶרֶץ נָכְרִיָּה Exodus 2:22 (J) foreign land, so Exodus 18:3 (E); especially נָשִׁים נָכְרִיּוֺת foreign (non-Israel) women 1 Kings 11:18; Ezra 10:2,10,11,14,17,18,44; Nehemiah 13:26,27.

b. as substantiveנָכְרִי foreigner (non-Israel) Judges 19:12 (+ אֲשֶׁר לֹא מִבְּנֵי יִשְׂרָאֵל), 1 Kings 8:41 (+ אֲשֶׁר לֹא מֵעַמְּךָ), = 2 Chronicles 6:32 (+ id.), 1 Kings 8:43 2 Chronicles 6:33; Deuteronomy 14:21 ("" גֵּר), Deuteronomy 15:3; Deuteronomy 23:21 (opposed to אָחִיךָ), Deuteronomy 29:21 (+ אֲשֶׁר יָבאֹ מֵאֶרֶץ רְחוֺקָה); as predicate, 2 Samuel 15:19 ("" גֹּלֶה), נָכְרִיָּה Ruth 2:10; plural נָכְרִים foreigners Lamentations 5:2 (זָרִים), Obadiah 11 ("" id.); compare יַלְדֵי נָכְרִים Isaiah 2:6; feminine plural alien women Genesis 31:15 (E; i.e. not of one's father's family).

2נָכְרִיָּה foreign woman, as technical term, in Proverbs , for harlot (perhaps because harlots were originally chiefly foreigners): Proverbs 2:16 ("" אִשָּׁה זָרָה), Proverbs 7:5 ("" id.), Proverbs 5:20 ("" זָרָה), Proverbs 6:24 ("" אֵשֶׁת רָ֑ע), Proverbs 23:27 ("" זוֺנָה). — On Proverbs 20:16; Proverbs 27:13 see below

3 figurative unknown, unfamiliar: נָכְרִי הָיִיתִי בְּעֵינֵיהֶם Job 19:15 an alien am I become in their eyes; לִבְנֵי אִמִּי׳נ Psalm 69:9 ("" מוּזָר הָיִיתִי לְאֶחָ֑י); ׳אִישׁ נ Ecclesiastes 6:2; of ׳י s judgment, נָכְרִיָּה עֲבֹדָתוֺ Isaiah 28:21 strange is his task! ("" זָר מַעֲשֵׂהוּ); גֶּפֶן נָכְרִיָּה Jeremiah 2:21 an alien vine (opposed to זֶרַע אֱמֶת), figurative of degenerate Israel; as substantive, נָכְרִים Proverbs 20:16 Kt (> Qr נָכְרִיָּה), alens, persons unknown to him ("" זָר), so read also (for ᵑ0נָכְרִיָּה) "" Proverbs 27:13.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

נָכְרִי f. נָכְרִיָּה, pl. נָכְרִים, adj. (from נֹכֶר = נֵכְר with the addition of the termination ־ִי).

(1)  strange

(a) of another country and people, foreign, e.g. עַם נָכְרִי Exodus 21:8 אִישׁ נָכְרִי a foreigner, Deuteronomy 17:15 אֶרֶץ נָכְרִיָּה Exodus 2:22.

(b) of another family, אִיש נָכְרִי a stranger, opp. to the son and lawful heir. Ecclesiastes 6:2, fem. נָכְרִיָּה a strange woman, opt. to one’s own wife, especially used with regard to illicit intercourse; hence an adulteress, comp. זָרָה. Proverbs 5:20, 6:24 7:5 23:27.

(2) metaph. new, unheard of, Isaiah 28:21.

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List of Word Forms
הַנָּכְרִ֑י הַנָּכְרִ֔י הַנָּכְרִ֖י הַנָּכְרִ֗י הַנָּכְרִיּ֑וֹת הַנָּכְרִיּֽוֹת׃ הנכרי הנכריות הנכריות׃ וְ֝נָכְרִ֗י וְהַ֨נָּכְרִ֔י וְנָכְרִ֞ים והנכרי ונכרי ונכרים לְנָכְרִ֔י לְנָכְרִֽים׃ לַנָּכְרִ֣י לנכרי לנכרים׃ מִ֝נָּכְרִיָּ֗ה מנכריה נָ֝כְרִ֗י נָכְר֔וֹ נָכְרִ֔י נָכְרִ֖י נָכְרִ֖ים נָכְרִ֛י נָכְרִ֣י נָכְרִֽי׃ נָכְרִיָּ֖ה נָכְרִיָּ֣ה נָכְרִיָּֽה׃ נָכְרִיּ֑וֹת נָכְרִיּ֖וֹת נָכְרִיּ֛וֹת נָכְרִיָּ֣ה נָכְרִיּֽוֹת׃ נָכְרִיּוֹת֙ נכרו נכרי נכרי׃ נכריה נכריה׃ נכריות נכריות׃ נכרים han·nā·ḵə·rî han·nā·ḵə·rî·yō·wṯ hannacheRi hannacheriYot hannāḵərî hannāḵərîyōwṯ lan·nā·ḵə·rî lannacheRi lannāḵərî lə·nā·ḵə·rî lə·nā·ḵə·rîm lenacheRi lenacheRim lənāḵərî lənāḵərîm min·nā·ḵə·rî·yāh minnacheriYah minnāḵərîyāh nā·ḵə·rî nā·ḵə·rî·yāh nā·ḵə·rî·yō·wṯ nā·ḵə·rîm nā·ḵə·rōw nacheRi nacheRim nacheriYah nacheriYot nacheRo nāḵərî nāḵərîm nāḵərîyāh nāḵərîyōwṯ nāḵərōw veHannacheRi venacheRi venacheRim wə·han·nā·ḵə·rî wə·nā·ḵə·rî wə·nā·ḵə·rîm wəhannāḵərî wənāḵərî wənāḵərîm
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