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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #5158 - נַחְלָה

Transliteration
nachal, nachlâh, nachălâh
Phonetics
nakh'-al, nakh'-law, nakh-al-aw'  
Word Origin
from (05157) in its original sense
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
TWOT
1343a,1343b
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) torrent, valley, wadi, torrent-valley

1a) torrent

1b) torrent-valley, wadi (as stream bed)

1c) shaft (of mine)

2) palm-tree

2a) meaning dubious

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 4215 ‑ ποταμός (pot‑am‑os');  5327 ‑ φάραγξ (far'‑anx);  5493 ‑ χείμαρρος (khi'‑mar‑hros);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (141) NAS (141) HCS (141)
Genesis 3
Leviticus 3
Numbers 8
Deuteronomy 15
Joshua 10
Judges 4
1 Samuel 5
2 Samuel 5
1 Kings 10
2 Kings 6
1 Chronicles 1
2 Chronicles 7
Nehemiah 1
Job 7
Psalms 8
Proverbs 2
Ecclesiastes 1
Song of Solomon 1
Isaiah 11
Jeremiah 3
Lamentations 1
Ezekiel 7
Joel 1
Amos 2
Micah 1
Genesis 3
Leviticus 3
Numbers 8
Deuteronomy 15
Joshua 10
Judges 4
1 Samuel 5
2 Samuel 5
1 Kings 10
2 Kings 6
1 Chronicles 1
2 Chronicles 7
Nehemiah 1
Job 7
Psalms 8
Proverbs 2
Ecclesiastes 1
Song of Solomon 1
Isaiah 11
Jeremiah 3
Lamentations 1
Ezekiel 7
Joel 1
Amos 2
Micah 1
Genesis 3
Leviticus 3
Numbers 8
Deuteronomy 20
Joshua 16
Judges 6
1 Samuel 5
2 Samuel 5
1 Kings 10
2 Kings 7
1 Chronicles 1
2 Chronicles 7
Nehemiah 1
Job 8
Psalms 8
Proverbs 2
Ecclesiastes 2
Song of Solomon 1
Isaiah 11
Jeremiah 3
Lamentations 1
Ezekiel 9
Joel 1
Amos 2
Micah 1
BYZ TIS TR
P-p 1
n-cmp 17
n-cmpc 10
n-cms 104
P-p 1
n-cmp 17
n-cmpc 10
n-cms 96
P-p 1
n-cmp 17
n-cmpc 10
n-cms 96
NA WH


Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2391) lhn (נההל NHhL) AC: Inherit CO: Inheritance AB: ?

V) lhn (נההל NHhL) - Inherit: KJV (61): (vf: Paal, Hiphil, Hitpael, Hophal, Piel) inherit, inheritance, possess, have, divide, heritage - Strongs: H5157 (נָחַל)

Nm) lhn (נההל NHhL) - River: Also the valley of a stream. [Unknown connection to root;] KJV (141): river, brook, valley, stream, flood - Strongs: H5158 (נַחְלָה)

Nf1) elhn (נההלה NHhLH) - Inheritance: KJV (222): inheritance, heritage, inherit, possession - Strongs: H5159 (נַחֲלָה)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2020
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 I. נַ֫חַל noun masculine 2 Kings 3:16 torrent, torrent-valley, wady ( Sirach 40:13; 40:16; Late Hebrew id., stream (rare); ᵑ7נַחְלָא , = Biblical Hebrew; Assyrian na—lu = Biblical Hebrew; Lag BN 140 Anm. thinks Νεῖλος may be from Νεέλ = נַחַל pronounced *נִהִל; on ׳נ in Sabean proper name, of a location, see Hal Rev. Sémit. Iv (1896), 80,1, 14); — absolute ׳נ Genesis 32:24 +, נַ֫חְלָה Psalm 124:4; construct נַחַל Genesis 26:17 +; with ה locative, Genesis 34:5 so read also Ezekiel 47:19; Ezekiel 48:28 (where ᵑ0נַחֲלָ֫ה; see Thes); dual נַחֲלַיִם Ezekiel 47:9, but read הַנַּחַלᵐ5. ᵑ7ᵑ6 ᵑ9 Co Berthol; plural נְחָלִים Numbers 21:4 +; נַחֲלֵי Deuteronomy 8:7 +; suffix נְחֶלֶיהָ Isaiah 34:9; —

1 torrent, of rushing water in narrow channel Judges 5:21 (3t. in verse); Judges 4:7,13; Psalm 83:10 (all of קִישֹׁן, q. v.); mountain torrent Deuteronomy 9:21 (compare Exodus 32:20); so Amos 5:24 (simile of righteousness); הַשּׁוֺטֵף׳הַנּ 2 Chronicles 32:4 ("" מַעְיָנוֺת); לְזֶפֶת׳נֶהְמְּכוּ נ Isaiah 34:9; simile of tears Lamentations 2:18; hyperb.שָֿׁ֑מֶן׳נ Micah 6:7 torrents of oil, compare of honey and curd Job 20:17 ("" מְּלַגּוֺת, נְהָרִים); figurativeבְלִיַּעַל׳נ 2 Samuel 22:5 torrents of worthlessness ("" מִשְׁבְּרֵימָ֫וֶת), = Psalm 18:5; שׁוֺטֵף׳נ simile of glory of nations Isaiah 66:12, figurative of invaders Jeremiah 47:2 ("" מַיִס), or foes Psalm 124:4 (נַ֫חְלָה, see above); 1 Kings 17:4,6 (for drinking), drying up in summer 1 Kings 17:7 (יָבֵשׁ; all of Elijah's stream כְּרִית, q. v.); for drinking also Psalm 110:7, and (figurative) עֲדָנֶיךָ׳נ Psalm 36:9; Job 6:15 (twice in verse) (אֲפִיקנְחָלִים; in simile); of water bursting from rock Psalm 78:20 (שָׁטַף, "" מַיִם), compare Psalm 74:15 (+ מַעְיָן); figurative of מְקוֺר חָכְמָה Proverbs 18:4 (נֹבֵּעַ׳נ; "" מַיִם עֲמֻקִים); more Generally = stream, brook, river (chiefly late) Isaiah 11:15 (divisions of river, נָהָר) in desert Isaiah 35:6 ("" מַיִם), Jeremiah 31:9 (נַחֲלֵי מַיִם), Ezekiel 47:5 (twice in verse); Ezekiel 47:9 b (all strike out Co), Ezekiel 47:6; Ezekiel 47:7; Ezekiel 47:9a (readהַנַּחַל, see above), Ezekiel 47:12; containing fish, etc. Leviticus 11:9,10 ("" מַיִם, יַמִּים), Ecclesiastes 1:7 (twice in verse); figurative ׳רוּחַ י, Isaiah 30:28 (שׁוֺטֵף׳נ, Isaiah 30:33 (גָּפְרִית׳נ).

2 Torrent-valley, wady, as stream-bed 1 Samuel 17:40; Nehemiah 2:15; Isaiah 57:6; with torrent flowing through it, אֵיתָן׳נ Deuteronomy 21:4 (twice in verse); Deuteronomy 21:6, אֶרֶץ נַחֲלֵי מַיִם Deuteronomy 8:7 ("" עֲיָנֹתוּתְהֹמֹת יֹּצְאִים בַּבִּקְעָה), compare Deuteronomy 10:7,1Kings 18:5 ("" מַעְיְנֵיהַמַיִם), Psalm 104:10; abode of Elijah 1 Kings 17:3,5 (compare 1 Kings 17:4; 1 Kings 17:6; 1 Kings 17:7 above); ׳עֹרְבֵי נ Proverbs 30:17 (compare 1 Kings 17:4,6); הַבַּתּוֺת׳נ Isaiah 7:19 as home of bees; fertile, אֶשְׁכֹּל׳נ Numbers 13:23,24 (E); ׳אִבֵּי הַנּ Song of Solomon 6:11; ׳עַרְבֵינֿ poplars of the wady Leviticus 23:40 (H), Job 40:22; עֲרָבִים׳נ Isaiah 15:7; needing water Genesis 26:17 (גְּרָר׳נ), Genesis 26:19 (J), compare 2 Kings 3:16,17; place for refuse, ruins, etc. 2 Samuel 17:13; in poetry also as wild, remote ravine Job 30:6, compare בְּצוּרהַנְּחָלִים Job 22:24; place of child-sacrifice Isaiah 57:5; burial-place Job 21:33 (׳רִגְבֵי נ), — Numbers 24:6 see II. נַ֫חַל.

Particular wadys designate localities: אַרְנוֺן Numbers 21:14 (E), Deuteronomy 2:24,36 (twice in verse); Deuteronomy 3:8,12,16 (twice in verse); Deuteronomy 4:48; Joshua 12:1,2(twice in verse); Joshua 13:9 (twice in verse) (all D), Joshua 13:16; Joshua 13:16 (P), 2 Kings 10:33; אֶשְׁכֹּל Numbers 32:9 (J), Deuteronomy 1:24 בְּשׂוֺר 1 Samuel 30:9,10,21; גָּד 2 Samuel 24:5; זֶרֶד Numbers 21:12 (E), Deuteronomy 2:13 (twice in verse); Deuteronomy 2:14; יַכֹּק Genesis 32:24 (J), Deuteronomy 2:37; Deuteronomy 3:16; Joshua 12:2 (all D); קִדְרוֺן 2 Samuel 15:23; 1 Kings 2:37; 1 Kings 15:13; 1 Kings 18:40; 1 Kings 23:6 (twice in verse); 2 Samuel 23:12; 2 Chronicles 15:16; 29:16; 30:14; Jeremiah 31:40; קָנָה Joshua 16:8; Joshua 17:9 (3t. in verse) (all P); שׂוֺרֵק Judges 16:4; הַשִּׁטִּים׳נ Joel 4:18; ׳נמִצְרַיִם is southwest limit of Palestine (Assyrian na—al [ mat] Muƒri, Dl Par. 310 Schr COT Numbers 34:5) Numbers 34:5 (P), Joshua 15:4 (D), Joshua 15:47 (P), 1 Kings 8:65; 2 Kings 24:7,2; Chron 2 Kings 7:8; Isaiah 27:12, + (omit מצרים) Ezekiel 47:19; Ezekiel 48:28 (see above); so read also possibly Amos 6:14 (see עֲרָבָה: usually identified with Wâdy el-Arîsh; on Wkl's different view, see references below מִצְרַיִם near the end); on identification of ׳נ Joshua 15:7; Joshua 19:11 (both P), 2 Samuel 23:30 = 1 Chronicles 11:32; 2 Chronicles 20:16; 33:14, see Commentaries; אָשֶׁד הַנְּחָלִים Numbers 21:15, see אֶשֶׁד.

3 Miner's shaft, ׳מָּרַץ נ Job 28:4.

II. [נַ֫חַל] noun [masculine] perhaps palm-tree (Arabic , noun of individual meaning ; see Perles JQ, July, 1899,688); — only plural absolute, כִּנְחָלִים נִטָּ֑יוּ Numbers 24:6 like palm-trees, which are stretched out, spread out (as to foliage). So Perles l.c, who compares כערבי נחל Sirach 50:12e, ᵐ5 ὡς στελέχη φοινικων.

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בְּנַ֣חַל בְּנַ֥חַל בְּנַֽחַל־ בְּנַחֲלֵ֣י בַּנְּחָלִ֑ים בַּנְּחָלִ֔ים בַּנַּ֙חַל֙ בַּנַּ֜חַל בַּנָּ֑חַל בַּנָּֽחַל׃ בַנַּ֙חַל֙ בַנָּֽחַל׃ בנחל בנחל־ בנחל׃ בנחלי בנחלים הַנְּחָלִ֑ים הַנְּחָלִ֔ים הַנְּחָלִ֖ים הַנְּחָלִים֙ הַנַּ֔חַל הַנַּ֖חַל הַנַּ֙חַל֙ הַנַּ֛חַל הַנַּ֡חַל הַנַּ֣חַל הַנַּ֥חַל הַנָּ֑חַל הַנָּֽחַל׃ הנחל הנחל׃ הנחלים וְֽנַחֲלֵ֖י וְהַנַּ֥חַל וְנַ֖חַל וָנָ֑חַל וּבַנְּחָלִ֔ים וּבַנְּחָלִ֖ים וּכְנַ֧חַל וּנְחָלִ֖ים וּנְחָלִ֪ים ובנחלים והנחל וכנחל ונחל ונחלי ונחלים כְּנַ֣חַל כְּנַ֤חַל כְּנַ֥חַל כִּנְחָלִ֣ים כַנַּ֤חַל כנחל כנחלים לְנַ֣חַל לְנַ֥חַל לְנַֽחַל־ לַנַּ֔חַל לַנַּ֗חַל לַנָּ֑חַל לנחל לנחל־ מִ֭נַּחַל מִנַּ֣חֲלֵי מִנַּ֤חַל מִנַּ֥חֲלֵי מִנַּ֥חַל מֵהַנַּ֣חַל מהנחל מנחל מנחלי נְחָלִ֔ים נְחָלִ֣ים נְחָלֶ֙יהָ֙ נַ֑חַל נַ֕חַל נַ֖חַל נַ֝֗חְלָה נַ֝חֲלֵ֗י נַ֣חְלָה נַ֣חֲלֵי נַ֣חַל נַ֤חַל נַ֥חַל נַ֧חַל נַ֨חַל נַ֨חַל ׀ נַֽחֲלֵי נַֽחֲלֵי־ נַחֲלֵ֥י נַחֲלַ֙יִם֙ נַחֲלָ֖ה נָ֑חַל נָ֥חַל נָֽחַל׃ נחל נחל׃ נחלה נחלי נחלי־ נחליה נחלים שֶׁ֤הַנְּחָלִים֙ שהנחלים ban·na·ḥal ban·nā·ḥal ḇan·na·ḥal ḇan·nā·ḥal ban·nə·ḥā·lîm banNachal bannaḥal bannāḥal ḇannaḥal ḇannāḥal bannechaLim bannəḥālîm bə·na·ḥă·lê bə·na·ḥal bə·na·ḥal- benachal benachaLei bənaḥal bənaḥal- bənaḥălê chanNachal han·na·ḥal han·nā·ḥal han·nə·ḥā·lîm hanNachal hannaḥal hannāḥal hannechaLim hannəḥālîm ḵan·na·ḥal ḵannaḥal kə·na·ḥal keNachal kənaḥal kin·ḥā·lîm kinchaLim kinḥālîm lan·na·ḥal lan·nā·ḥal lanNachal lannaḥal lannāḥal lə·na·ḥal lə·na·ḥal- lenachal lənaḥal lənaḥal- mê·han·na·ḥal mehanNachal mêhannaḥal min·na·ḥă·lê min·na·ḥal minNachal minNachalei minnaḥal minnaḥălê na·ḥă·la·yim na·ḥă·lāh na·ḥă·lê na·ḥă·lê- na·ḥal nā·ḥal Nachal nachaLah nachaLayim Nachalei Nachlah naḥ·lāh naḥal nāḥal naḥălāh naḥălayim naḥălê naḥălê- naḥlāh nə·ḥā·le·hā nə·ḥā·lîm nechaLeiha nechaLim nəḥālehā nəḥālîm še·han·nə·ḥā·lîm šehannəḥālîm shehannechalim ū·ḇan·nə·ḥā·lîm ū·ḵə·na·ḥal ū·nə·ḥā·lîm ūḇannəḥālîm ucheNachal ūḵənaḥal unechaLim ūnəḥālîm uvannechaLim vaNachal vanNachal vehanNachal veNachal venachaLei wā·nā·ḥal wānāḥal wə·han·na·ḥal wə·na·ḥă·lê wə·na·ḥal wəhannaḥal wənaḥal wənaḥălê
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