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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #5016 - נְבוּאָה

Word Origin
from (05012)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) prophecy

1a) prophecy

1a1) specific and genuine

1a2) false

1b) prophetic writing

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 4394 ‑ προφητεία (prof‑ay‑ti'‑ah);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (3) NAS (3) HCS (3)
2 Chronicles 2
Nehemiah 1
2 Chronicles 2
Nehemiah 1
2 Chronicles 2
Nehemiah 1
n-cfs 2
n-cfsc 1
n-cfs 2
n-cfsc 1
n-cfs 2
n-cfsc 1

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1301) bn (נב NB) AC: Flourish CO: Fruit AB: Prophecy: The pictograph n is a picture of a seed, the b is a picture of a tent or house representing what is inside. Combined these mean "seed inside". A fruit hides the seeds inside it.

B) bbn (נבב NBB) AC: Hollow CO: ? AB: ?: The inside of a box for holding something or is empty.

V) bbn (נבב NBB) - Hollow: To hollow out. KJV (4): (vf: Paal, Participle) hollow, vain - Strongs: H5014 (נָבַב)

E) abn (נבא NBA) AC: ? CO: Prophet AB: Prophecy: A fruit produced from the inside of man. A knowledge of something that is not known by the five senses.

V) abn (נבא NBA) - Prophecy: [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (116): (vf: Niphal, Hitpael) prophecy, prophet - Strongs: H5012 (נָבָא), H5013 (נְבָא)

bm) aibn (נביא NBYA) - Prophet: One who brings forth the inner fruit. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (320): prophet, prophecy - Strongs: H5029 (נְבִיא), H5030 (נָבִיא)

bf1) eaibn (נביאה NBYAH) - Prophetess: KJV (6): prophetess - Strongs: H5031 (נְבִיאָה)

df1) eafbn (נבואה NBWAH) - Prophecy: [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (4): prophecy - Strongs: H5016 (נְבוּאָה), H5017 (נְבוּאָה)

J) bfn (נוב NWB) AC: Flourish CO: Fruit AB: ?

V) bfn (נוב NWB) - Flourish: KJV (4): (vf: Paal) bring forth, increase, cheerful - Strongs: H5107 (נוּב)

Nm) bfn (נוב NWB) - Fruit: [df: byn] KJV (2): fruit - Strongs: H5108 (נוֹב)

if1 ) ebfnt (תנובה TNWBH) - Fruit: KJV (5): fruit, increase - Strongs: H8570 (תְּנוּבָה)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 נְבוּאָה noun masculine prophecy (late: earlier synonym חָזוֺן); —

1. a. specific and Genuine 2 Chronicles 15:8.

b. False. Nehemiah 6:12.

2 prophetic writingעַלֿ נְבוּאַת אֲחִיָּה 2 Chronicles 9:29.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

נְבוּאָה f. (from the root נָבָא), prophecy, prediction, Nehemiah 6:12; 2 Chronicles 15:8 also used of any book written by a prophet, 2 Chronicles 9:29.

נְבוּאָה Chald. id., Ezra 6:14.

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List of Word Forms
הַנְּבוּאָה֙ הנבואה וְהַנְּבוּאָה֮ והנבואה נְבוּאַ֞ת נבואת han·nə·ḇū·’āh hannəḇū’āh hannevuAh nə·ḇū·’aṯ nəḇū’aṯ nevuAt vehannevuAh wə·han·nə·ḇū·’āh wəhannəḇū’āh
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