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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #5127 - נוּס

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

1) to flee, escape

1a) (Qal)

1a1) to flee

1a2) to escape

1a3) to take flight, depart, disappear

1a4) to fly (to the attack) on horseback

1b) (Polel) to drive at

1c) (Hithpolel) to take flight

1d) (Hiphil)

1d1) to put to flight

1d2) to drive hastily

1d3) to cause to disappear, hide

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1309 ‑ διαφεύγω (dee‑af‑yoo'‑go);  1377 ‑ διώκω (dee‑o'‑ko);  2703 ‑ καταφεύγω (kat‑af‑yoo'‑go);  2795 ‑ κινέω (kin‑eh'‑o);  5351 ‑ φθείρω (fthi'‑ro);  5437 ‑ φυγή (foog‑ay');  3334 ‑ μετακινέω (met‑ak‑ee‑nah'‑o);  4863 ‑ συνάγω (soon‑ag'‑o);  1628 ‑ ἐκφεύγω (ek‑fyoo'‑go);  5343 ‑ φεύγω (fyoo'‑go);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (161) NAS (157) HCS (160)
Genesis 6
Exodus 5
Leviticus 2
Numbers 8
Deuteronomy 9
Joshua 11
Judges 13
1 Samuel 11
2 Samuel 13
1 Kings 5
2 Kings 9
1 Chronicles 6
2 Chronicles 5
Psalms 5
Proverbs 2
Song of Solomon 2
Isaiah 12
Jeremiah 13
Amos 3
Nahum 1
Zechariah 2
Genesis 6
Exodus 5
Leviticus 2
Numbers 8
Deuteronomy 9
Joshua 11
Judges 13
1 Samuel 10
2 Samuel 13
1 Kings 5
2 Kings 9
1 Chronicles 6
2 Chronicles 5
Psalms 4
Proverbs 2
Song of Solomon 2
Isaiah 12
Jeremiah 13
Amos 3
Nahum 1
Zechariah 2
Genesis 7
Exodus 5
Leviticus 2
Numbers 8
Deuteronomy 10
Joshua 13
Judges 13
1 Samuel 12
2 Samuel 16
1 Kings 6
2 Kings 11
1 Chronicles 8
2 Chronicles 5
Psalms 5
Proverbs 2
Song of Solomon 2
Isaiah 13
Jeremiah 13
Amos 4
Nahum 1
Zechariah 4

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1314) xn (נס NS) AC: Lift CO: Standard AB: Refuge: The pictograph n is a picture of a seed representing continuance, the x is a picture of a thorn representing the idea of grabbing hold. Combined these mean "continue to grab hold". The tribal flag that is hung from a horizontal pole and lifted up high and seen from a distance.

A) xn (נס NS) AC: ? CO: Standard AB: ?

Nm ) xn (נס NS) - Standard: A flag that hangs from a pole. Also a sail. KJV (20): standard, ensign, pole, banner, sail, sign - Strongs: H5251 (נֵס)

af1) exnm (מנסה MNSH) - Trial: [df: hom] KJV (5): temptation, trial - Strongs: H4531 (מַסָּה)

B) xxn (נסס NSS) AC: ? CO: Standard AB: ?

V) xxn (נסס NSS) - Standard: To lift up the standard. KJV (2): (vf: Paal) ensign, standard-bearer - Strongs: H5263 (נָסַס), H5264 (נָסַס)

C) xna (אנס ANS) AC: Compel CO: ? AB: ?: A grabbing hold.

V) xna (אנס ANS) - Compel: To grab hold of one to perform. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (2): (vf: Paal) compel - Strongs: H597 (אָנַס), H598 (אֲנַס)

E) axn (נסא NSA) AC: Lift CO: Burden AB: ?

V) axn (נסא NSA) - Lift: To lift up a burden or load and carry it. [Hebrew and Aramaic] [df: aVn] KJV (659): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Hitpael, Piel) bear, take, bare, carry, borne, amourbearer, forgive, accept, exalt, regard, obtain, respect - Strongs: H4984 (מִתְנַשֵּׂא), H5375 (נָסָה), H5376 (נְשָׂא)

Nf2 ) taxn (נסאת NSAT) - Gift: [df: taVn] KJV (1): gift - Strongs: H5379 (נִשֵּׂאת)

am ) axnm (מנסא MNSA) - Burden: [df: aVm] KJV (66): burden, son, prophecy, set, exaction, carry, tribute - Strongs: H4853 (מַשָּׂא)

af1 ) eaxnm (מנסאה MNSAH) - Burden: [df: haVm] KJV (1): burden - Strongs: H4858 (מַשָּׂאָה)

af2 ) taxnm (מנסאת MNSAT) - I. Burden:[df: taVm]II. Cloud:A cloud of smoke as lifted up from the fire. [df: taVm]KJV (15): burden, mess, collection, flame, gift, oblation, reward, sign, lift - Strongs: H4864 (מַשְׂאֵת)

bm ) aixn (נסיא NSYA) - Chief: The leader of a family, tribe or people as one who carries the burdens of the people. [df: ayVn aVn] KJV (132): prince, captain, chief, ruler, vapour, governor, cloud - Strongs: H5387 (נָשִׁא)

df1 ) eafxn (נסואה NSWAH) - Wagon: A vehicle for carrying burdens. [df: hawVn haVn] KJV (1): carriage - Strongs: H5385 (נְשֻׂאָה)

acm ) afxnm (מנסוא MNSWA) - Respect: In the sense of lifting one up. [df: aVm] KJV (1): respect - Strongs: H4856 (מַשּׂא)

H) exn (נסה NSH) AC: Test CO: ? AB: ?: A test to prove one is deserved of being lifted up.

V) exn (נסה NSH) - Test: KJV (36): (vf: Piel) prove, tempt, assay, adventure, try - Strongs: H5254 (נָסָה)

J) xfn (נוס NWS) AC: Flee CO: ? AB: Refuge: The family standard as the place of refuge that one flees to.

V) xfn (נוס NWS) - Flee: To run to the standard for safety. Also a fleeing to any safe place such as a city or mountain. KJV (161): (vf: Paal, Hiphil) flee, abate, display, flight, hide, lift - Strongs: H5127 (נוּס)

km) xfnm (מנוס MNWS) - Refuge: A place of safety. KJV (8): refuge, escape, flight, flee - Strongs: H4498 (מָנוֹס)

kf1) exfnm (מנוסה MNWSH) - Fleeing: KJV (2): flight, fleeing - Strongs: H4499 (מְנֻסָה)

M) xin (ניס NYS) AC: Flee CO: ? AB: ?: The family standard as the place of refuge that one flees to.

Nm) xin (ניס NYS) - Flee: KJV (1): flee - Strongs: H5211 (נִיס)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2020
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 נוּס160 verb flee, escape (Syriac tremble (rare), compare Brock; Arabic move to and fro, be in commotion, dangle, Lane2866); —

Qal Perfect נָס Numbers 35:25 +; נַ֫סְתָּה 2 Kings 9:3; נַ֫סְתִּי 1 Samuel 4:16, etc.; Imperfect יָנוּס Exodus 21:13 +; וַיָּנָ֫ס Genesis 39:12 +; יְנוּס֑וּן Psalm 104:7, etc.; Imperative masculine plural נֻ֫סוּ Jeremiah 48:6 4t. Jeremiah , Zechariah; Infinitive absolute נוֺס 2 Samuel 18:3; construct לָנוּס (לָנֻס) Genesis 19:20 +; Participle נָס Amos 9:1 +; נָסִים Exodus 14:27 +; —

1 flee, absolute Genesis 39:12,15; Numbers 16:34 (all J); Joshua 10:16 (JE); Leviticus 26:17,36; (H); figurative of sea Psalm 114:3; Psalm 114:5; compare Psalm 104:7; followed by accusative of congnate meaning with verb מָנוֺס Jeremiah 46:5, followed by דֶּרֶךְ Joshua 8:15 (J), 2 Kings 9:27; followed by בְּדֶרֶךְ Deuteronomy 28:7,25; אֶלנַֿפְשָׁם׳נ 2 Kings 7:7 flee for their life, בְּרַגְלָיו׳נ, Judges 4:15 flee on foot; + 44t. absolute (not elsewhere Hexateuch); followed by אֶלֿ location Deuteronomy 4:42; Deuteronomy 19:5,11 (D), Numbers 35:32; Joshua 20:4 (both P), Judges 4:17; 1 Kings 2:28,29; Isaiah 13:14; followed by לְ 1 Samuel 4:10 6t. + לִקְרָאתוֺ Exodus 14:27 (E; not elsewhere Hexateuch); followed by עַד Judges 7:22 + Proverbs 28:17 (עַדבּֿוֺר, see בּוֺר); followed by עַלֿ Isaiah 10:3; followed by ָ  ה locative Genesis 14:10 4t. J E, Numbers 35:6 6t. P, Deuteronomy 4:42; Deuteronomy 19:3,4 (D), + 6t.; followed by שָׁם Isaiah 20:6; followed by accusative of location Joshua 8:20 (J), + 4t.; followed by מִמֶּרְחָק Isaiah 17:13 = far away; followed by מִן from, Joshua 20:6 (P), 1 Samuel 4:16 3t.; מִתּוֺךְ Jeremiah 51:6; especially מִמְּנֵי from before Exodus 4:3; Exodus 14:25; Numbers 10:35; Joshua 10:11 (all J E), 1 Samuel 17:24; Jeremiah 48:44 (Qr הַנָּס, > Kt הניס), + 19t.; followed by לִפְנֵי Joshua 7:4; Joshua 8:5 (twice in verse); Joshua 8:6 (all J), 1 Samuel 4:17; 2 Samuel 24:13, מִלִּפְנֵי 1 Chronicles 19:18.

2 escape Amos 9:1 ("" נמלט) so Jeremiah 46:6; hence

3 take flight, depart, disappear, only figurative; Deuteronomy 34:7 (JE) his freshness (לֵחֹה vigour) was not gone ("" לֹא כָֽהֲתָה עינו); of shadows (at evening), Song of Solomon 2:17; Song of Solomon 4:6; of sorrow etc. Isaiah 35:10; Isaiah 51:11.

4עַלסֿוּס ׳נ Isaiah 30:16 fly (to the attack) on horseback.

Po`lel Perfect Isaiah 59:19 נֹסֲסָה בּוֺ׳רוּחַ י the breath of ׳י driveth at it, driveth it on (compare Hiph`il 2).

Hithpo`l. Infinitive construct לְהִתְנוֺסֵסמִמְּנֵי Psalm 60:6 in order to take flight before the bow (so Vrss Hup-Now Che Bae and others).

Hiph`il Perfect הֵנִיס Exodus 9:20; Imperfect יָנִיסוּ Deuteronomy 32:30 + Judges 7:21 Kt (Qr וַיָּנוּסוּ

Qal); Infinitive construct לְתָנִיס Judges 6:11; —

1 put to flight, followed by accusative Deuteronomy 32:30 ("" רדף).

2 drive hastily to a safe place Exodus 9:20, followed by accusative + אֶלֿ.

3 cause to disappear, hide Judges 6:11 (no object expressed) followed by מִמְּנֵי.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition


(1)  to flee from any person or thing, followed by מִן Isai. 24:18 מִפְּנֵי 2 Samuel 23:11 followed by לִפְנֵי Deuteronomy 28:25; Joshua 7:4.- Leviticus 26:36, וְנָסוּ מְנֻסַת־חֶרֶב Vulg. fugient quasi gladium.-Used of inanimate things; e.g. the waves, Psalms 104:7 of grief, Isaiah 35:10, 51:11 vigour, freshness, Deuteronomy 34:7; Song of Solomon 2:17 and 4:6, in describing the evening, נָסוּ הַצְּלָלִים “the shadows flee away,” i.e. they are become long and stretched out, and as it were flee from us. Once נָס לוֹ, French, il s’enfuit, Isaiah 31:8 compare לְ No. 4, a.

(2) to hasten, to be borne swiftly (comp. נֶחְפַּז, נִבְהַל, Lat. fugio, Virg. Georg. iii. 462), Isaiah 30:16.

Piel נוֹסֵס to impel. Isaiah 59:19, “a confined stream רוּחַ יְהֹוָה נֹסְסָה בוֹ which the wind of Jehovah impels.” [Qu. as to the rendering and connection of these words.]

Hiphil הֵנִיס

(1) to put to flight, to make flee, Deuteronomy 32:30.

(2) to take any thing away by flight, and to put it in safety (etwas flüchten), Exodus 9:20; Judges 6:11.

Hithpalel הִתְנוֹסֵס to betake oneself to flight, Psalms 60:6 comp. נָסַס No. II.

Derivatives, מָנוֹס, מְנוּסָה, נִיס.

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List of Word Forms
אָנ֙וּסָה֙ אנוסה בְּנֻסָ֣ם ׀ בְּנוּסָ֖ם בנוסם בנסם הֵנִ֛יס הַנָּ֞ס הַנָּ֣ס הניס הנס וְיָנ֥וּסוּ וְיָנֻ֥סוּ וְנַ֖סְנוּ וְנַ֖סְתָּה וְנַסְתֶּ֖ם וְנַסְתֶּ֗ם וְנַסְתֶּ֣ם וְנָ֕ס וְנָ֖ס וְנָ֖סוּ וְנָ֗ס וְנָ֞ס וְנָ֣ס וְנָ֥ס וְנָס֧וּ וְנֻ֛סוּ וַיָּ֑נָס וַיָּ֕נָס וַיָּ֖נָס וַיָּ֙נָס֙ וַיָּ֣נָס וַיָּ֤נָס וַיָּ֥נָס וַיָּ֨נָס וַיָּנ֖וּסוּ וַיָּנ֗וּסוּ וַיָּנ֣וּסוּ וַיָּנ֥וּסוּ וַיָּנֹ֑ס וַיָּנֹֽס׃ וַיָּנֻ֔סוּ וַיָּנֻ֕סוּ וַיָּנֻ֖סוּ וַיָּנֻ֙סוּ֙ וַיָּנֻ֛סוּ וַיָּנֻ֜סוּ וַיָּנֻ֣סוּ וַיָּנֻ֤סוּ וַיָּנֻ֨סוּ וַיָּנֻֽסוּ׃ וַיָּנֽוּסוּ׃ וַתָּנֹ֔ס וינוסו וינוסו׃ וינס וינס׃ וינסו וינסו׃ ונס ונסו ונסנו ונסתה ונסתם ותנס יְנוּס֑וּן יָ֝נ֗וּס יָנ֖וּס יָנ֛וּס יָנ֣וּס יָנ֤וּס יָנ֥וּס יָנ֥וּסוּ יָנִ֣יסוּ יָנֻֽסוּ׃ יָנֽוּסוּ׃ ינוס ינוסו ינוסו׃ ינוסון יניסו ינסו׃ לְהִתְנוֹסֵ֑ס לְהָנִ֖יס לָנ֖וּס לָנ֛וּס לָנ֣וּס לָנ֥וּס לָנֻ֥ס לָנֻ֨ס להניס להתנוסס לנוס לנס נַ֣סְתִּי נַ֤סְנוּ נַסְתֶּם֙ נָ֔ס נָ֔סוּ נָ֖ס נָ֖סוּ נָ֙סוּ֙ נָ֣ס נָ֣סוּ נָ֤ס נָ֥ס נָ֥סוּ נָ֨ס נָּֽסוּ׃ נָֽסָה׃ נָנ֖וּס נָנ֙וּסָה֙ נָנ֜וּס נָסִ֑ים נָסִ֔ים נָסִ֛ים נָסִ֣ים נֹ֥סְסָה נֹ֨ס נֻ֖סוּ נֻ֣סוּ ׀ נֻ֤סוּ נֻסְךָ֨ נֻסוּ֩ ננוס ננוסה נס נסה׃ נסו נסו׃ נסים נסך נסנו נססה נסתי נסתם תְּנוּס֑וּן תָּנ֣וּס תָּנ֣וּסוּ תָּנֻ֑סוּ תָנ֑וּס תנוס תנוסו תנוסון תנסו ’ā·nū·sāh ’ānūsāh aNusah bə·nu·sām bə·nū·sām benuSam bənusām bənūsām han·nās hanNas hannās hê·nîs heNis hênîs lā·nus lā·nūs laNus lānus lānūs lə·hā·nîs lə·hiṯ·nō·w·sês lehaNis ləhānîs lehitnoSes ləhiṯnōwsês nā·nū·sāh nā·nūs nā·sāh nā·sîm nā·sū naNus nānūs naNusah nānūsāh nas nās nas·nū nas·tem nas·tî Nasah nāsāh naSim nāsîm Nasnu nasnū nastem Nasti nastî Nasu nāsū nō·sə·sāh nos nōs Nosesah nōsəsāh nu·sū nus·ḵā nusCha nusḵā Nusu nusū tā·nu·sū tā·nū·sū tā·nūs ṯā·nūs taNus tānūs ṯānūs taNusu tānusū tānūsū tə·nū·sūn tenuSun tənūsūn vaiYanos vaiyaNusu vattaNos veNas veNasnu veNastah venasTem venaSu veNusu veyaNusu wat·tā·nōs wattānōs way·yā·nās way·yā·nōs way·yā·nu·sū way·yā·nū·sū wayyānās wayyānōs wayyānusū wayyānūsū wə·nā·sū wə·nās wə·nas·nū wə·nas·tāh wə·nas·tem wə·nu·sū wə·yā·nu·sū wə·yā·nū·sū wənās wənasnū wənastāh wənastem wənāsū wənusū wəyānusū wəyānūsū yā·nî·sū yā·nu·sū yā·nū·sū yā·nūs yaNisu yānîsū yaNus yānūs yaNusu yānusū yānūsū yə·nū·sūn yenuSun yənūsūn
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