corner graphic   Hi,    
Finding the new version too difficult to understand? Go to

Bible Lexicons

Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #5050 - נָגַהּ

Word Origin
a primitive root
Parts of Speech
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) to shine

1a) (Qal) to shine

1b) (Hiphil)

1b1) to enlighten

1b2) to cause to shine

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 305 ‑ ἀναβαίνω (an‑ab‑ah'ee‑no);  2989 ‑ λάμπω (lam'‑po);  1325 ‑ δίδωμι (did'‑o‑mee);  1584 ‑ ἐκλάμπω (ek‑lam'‑po);  5461 ‑ φωτίζω (fo‑tid'‑zo);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (6) NAS (6) HCS (6)
2 Samuel 1
Job 2
Psalms 1
Isaiah 2
2 Samuel 1
Job 2
Psalms 1
Isaiah 2
2 Samuel 1
Job 2
Psalms 1
Isaiah 2
v-qp3ms 2
v-qp3ms 2
v-qp3ms 2

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1302) cn (נג NG) AC: Shine CO: Morning AB: ?

A) cn (נג NG) AC: ? CO: Morning AB: ?: The warm touch of light.

Nf1) ecn (נגה NGH) - Morning: As warm and bright. [Aramaic only] KJV (1): morning - Strongs: H5053 (נְגַהּ)

G) cen (נהג NHG) AC: Drive CO: ? AB: ?: The leading, pushing or guiding of a people or animal.

V) cen (נהג NHG) - Drive: KJV (31): (vf: Paal, Piel) lead, away, drive, forth, guide, brought, acquainting - Strongs: H5090 (נָהַג)

hm) cenm (מנהג MNhG) - Driving: KJV (2): driving - Strongs: H4491 (מִנְהָג)

H) ecn (נגה NGH) AC: Shine CO: Bright AB: ?: The warm touch of light.

V) ecn (נגה NGH) - Shine: KJV (6): (vf: Paal, Hiphil) shine, enlighten - Strongs: H5050 (נָגַהּ)

cf1) eefcn (נגוהה NGWHH) - Brightness: KJV (1): brightness - Strongs: H5054 (נְגֹהָה)

J) cfn (נוג NWG) AC: ? CO: Bright AB: ?: The warm touch of light.

Nf1) cfn (נוג NWG) - Bright: A bright or shining light. KJV (19): brightness, shining, bright, light - Strongs: H5051 (נֹגַהּ)

Adopted Roots:

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2019
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 נָגַהּ verb shine (Assyrian nagû, shine, beam, be joyful, Dl HWB 446; Ethiopic Aramaic ; Late Hebrew ᵑ7נוֺגְהָא planet Venus) —

Qal Perfect אוֺר׳ועלדֿרכיך נ Job 22:28; עליהם׳אור נ Isaiah 9:1; Imperfect ולאיִֿגַּהּ שְׁבִיבאִשּׁוֺ Job 18:5.

Hiph`il Imperfect

1 enlighten ויהוה יַגִּיהַּ חָשְׁכִּי 2 Samuel 22:29 = יהוה אלהי יַגִּהַּ הּשׁכי Psalm 18:29.

2 cause to shine (of moon) וְיָרֵחַ לאֿיַגִּיהַּ אוֺרוֺ׃ Isaiah 13:10 ("" חָשַׁך).

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
Copyright © 2002, 2003, 2006 by Biblesoft, Inc.
All rights reserved. Used by permission.
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

נָגַהּ to shine to be bright, Job 18:5, 22:28 (Syr. id.).


(1) to make (one’s own light) to shine, Isaiah 13:10.

(2) to illuminate, Psalms 18:29; 2 Samuel 22:29. Hence

These files are public domain and are a derivative of an electronic edition that is available
List of Word Forms
יִ֝גַּ֗הּ יַגִּ֥יהַ יַגִּ֥יהַּ יגה יגיה נָ֣גַֽהּ נָגַ֥הּ נגה nā·ḡah Nagah nāḡah yag·gî·ah yag·gî·ha yagGiah yaggîah yagGiha yaggîha yig·gah yiggah
Lectionary Calendar
Saturday, October 19th, 2019
the Week of Proper 23 / Ordinary 28
Search for…
Choose a letter to browse:
Prev Entry
Next Entry
To report dead links, typos, or html errors or suggestions about making these resources more useful use our convenient contact form
Powered by Lightspeed Technology