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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #5059 - נָגַן

Transliteration
nâgan
Phonetics
naw-gan'  
Word Origin
a primitive root
Parts of Speech
Verb
TWOT
1292.1
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) to play or strike strings, play a stringed instrument

1a) (Qal)

1a1) player (participle)

1b) (Piel)

1b1) to play

1b1a) player, minstrel (participle)

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2127 ‑ εὐλογέω (yoo‑log‑eh'‑o);  2789 ‑ κιθαρίζω (kith‑ar‑id'‑zo);  5568 ‑ ψαλμός (psal‑mos');  5567 ‑ ψάλλω (psal'‑lo);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (15) NAS (15) HCS (15)
1 Samuel 6
2 Kings 1
Psalms 2
Isaiah 2
Ezekiel 1
1 Samuel 6
2 Kings 1
Psalms 2
Isaiah 2
Ezekiel 1
1 Samuel 7
2 Kings 3
Psalms 2
Isaiah 2
Ezekiel 1
BYZ TIS TR
v-pPms 5
v-pc 5
v-pi1cp 1
v-pp3ms 3
v-qPmp 1
v-pPms 5
v-pc 5
v-pi1cp 1
v-pp3ms 3
v-qPmp 1
v-pPms 5
v-pc 5
v-pi1cp 1
v-pp3ms 3
v-qPmp 1
NA WH


Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2374) ncn (נגנ NGN) AC: Play CO: Music AB: ?: [from: cn- the bright sound of music]

V) ncn (נגנ NGN) - Play: To play a musical instrument. KJV (15): (vf: Paal, Piel, Participle) play, instrument, minstrel, melody, player - Strongs: H5059 (נָגַן)

bf1) enicn (נגינה NGYNH) - Music: KJV (14): song, instrument, musick - Strongs: H5058 (נְגִינַת)

abf1) enicnm (מנגינה MNGYNH) - Music: KJV (1): musick - Strongs: H4485 (מַנְגִּינָה)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2019
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [נָגַּן] verb touch (strings), play a stringed instrument (Late Hebrew Pi`el; Aramaic נְגַן Pa`el); —

Qal Participle נֹגְנִים Psalm 68:26 players ("" שָׁרִים, עֲלָמוֺת תּוֺפֵפוֺת).

Pi`el Perfect וְנִגֵּן 1 Samuel 16:16 (consecutive), 1 Samuel 16:23; Imperfect 1 plural נְנַגֵּן Isaiah 38:20; Infinitive construct נַגֵּן 1 Samuel 16:17 5t.; Participle מְנַגֵּן 1 Samuel 16:16 4t.; — play בַּכִנּוֺר 1 Samuel 16:16; בְּיָדוֺ 1 Samuel 16:16; 1 Samuel 16:23 (כִּנּוֺר in context), 1 Samuel 18:10; 1 Samuel 19:9; with accusative of cognate meaning Isaiah 38:20; in simile מֵטִב נַגֵּן Ezekiel 33:32 ("" שִׁיר עֲגָבִים יְפֵהקֿוֺל); אִישׁ׳מֵיטִיב לְנ 1 Samuel 16:17, compare Psalm 33:3; Isaiah 23:16 (both "" שִׁיר), ׳יָדַע נ 1 Samuel 16:18; also 2 Kings 3:15; Participle = player, minstrel (compare Qal) 2 Kings 3:15 (twice in verse); compare also אִישׁ יֹדֵעַ מְנַגֵּןבַכִנּוֺר 1 Samuel 16:16 (Ges§ 120b).

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

נָגַן once part. pl. נֹגְנִים Psalms 68:26. Elsewhere

Piel נִגֵּן to strike strings, to play on a stringed instrument (cogn. יָגַן to pound), 1 Samuel 16:16, 17 1 Samuel 16:17, 18 1 Samuel 16:18, 23 1 Samuel 16:23; 2 Kings 3:15; Psalms 33:3; Isaiah 23:16 (Ch. id.).

Derived nouns, נְגִינָה, מַנְגִּינָה [and in Thes. גַּת (for גֶּנֶת)].

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List of Word Forms
הַֽמְנַגֵּ֔ן המנגן וְנִגֵּ֣ן וְנִגֵּ֥ן ונגן כְּנַגֵּ֣ן כנגן לְנַגֵּ֔ן לנגן מְנַגֵּ֑ן מְנַגֵּ֣ן מְנַגֵּ֥ן מנגן נְנַגֵּ֛ן נַ֝גֵּ֗ן נַ֠גֵּן נַגֵּ֑ן נַגֵּן֙ נֹגְנִ֑ים נגן נגנים ננגן ham·nag·gên hamnagGen hamnaggên kə·nag·gên kenagGen kənaggên lə·nag·gên lenagGen lənaggên mə·nag·gên menagGen mənaggên nag·gên Naggen naggên nə·nag·gên nenagGen nənaggên nō·ḡə·nîm nogeNim nōḡənîm venigGen wə·nig·gên wəniggên
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