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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #5159 - נַחֲלָה

Transliteration
nachălâh
Phonetics
nakh-al-aw'  
Word Origin
from (05157) (in its usual sense)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TWOT
1342a
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) possession, property, inheritance, heritage

1a) property

1b) portion, share

1c) inheritance, portion

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1243 ‑ διαίρεσις (dee‑ah'ee‑res‑is);  2697 ‑ κατάσχεσις (kat‑as'‑khes‑is);  2817 ‑ κληρονομία (klay‑ron‑om‑ee'‑ah);  2819 ‑ κλῆρος (klay'‑ros);  2820 ‑ κληρόω (klay‑ro'‑o);  2933 ‑ κτῆμα (ktay'‑mah);  3310 ‑ μερίς (mer‑ece');  3313 ‑ μέρος (mer'‑os);  3624 ‑ οἶκος (oy'‑kos);  5117 ‑ τόπος (top'‑os);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (222) NAS (224) HCS (221)
Genesis 2
Exodus 1
Numbers 31
Deuteronomy 22
Joshua 43
Judges 6
Ruth 3
1 Samuel 2
2 Samuel 4
1 Kings 6
2 Kings 1
1 Chronicles 1
2 Chronicles 2
Nehemiah 1
Job 4
Psalms 22
Proverbs 3
Ecclesiastes 1
Isaiah 6
Jeremiah 12
Lamentations 1
Ezekiel 11
Joel 2
Micah 3
Malachi 1
Genesis 2
Exodus 1
Numbers 31
Deuteronomy 23
Joshua 43
Judges 6
Ruth 3
1 Samuel 2
2 Samuel 4
1 Kings 6
2 Kings 1
1 Chronicles 1
2 Chronicles 2
Nehemiah 1
Job 4
Psalms 22
Proverbs 3
Ecclesiastes 1
Isaiah 6
Jeremiah 12
Lamentations 1
Ezekiel 11
Joel 2
Micah 3
Malachi 1
Genesis 2
Exodus 1
Numbers 46
Deuteronomy 25
Joshua 50
Judges 6
Ruth 3
1 Samuel 2
2 Samuel 4
1 Kings 6
2 Kings 1
1 Chronicles 1
2 Chronicles 2
Nehemiah 1
Job 4
Psalms 23
Proverbs 3
Ecclesiastes 1
Isaiah 6
Jeremiah 12
Lamentations 1
Ezekiel 15
Joel 2
Micah 3
Malachi 1
BYZ TIS TR
n-cfp 2
n-cfs 76
n-cfsc 49
n-cfp 2
n-cfs 79
n-cfsc 49
n-cfp 2
n-cfs 79
n-cfsc 49
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)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 נַחֲלָה224 noun feminine possession, property, inheritance (originally gift; Late Hebrew = Biblical Hebrew); — ׳נ Numbers 18:23 +; נַחֲלָת Psalm 16:6 (Ges§ 90g), read נַחֲלָתִי Ew SS We Kö ii. 1,425; construct נַחֲלַת Joshua 13:23; suffix נַחֲלָתִי Ruth 4:6; נַחֲלַתְכֶם Psalm 105:11; plural נְחָלוֺת Isaiah 49:8, נְחָלֹת Joshua 19:51;

1 property:

a. in Canaan given by׳י to Israel, נחלת ישׂראל Judges 20:6; יעקב׳נ Isaiah 58:14, especially אֲשֶׁרנֹתֵן לְךָ נַחֲלָה Deuteronomy 4:21; Deuteronomy 15:4; Deuteronomy 19:10; Deuteronomy 20:16; Deuteronomy 21:28; Deuteronomy 24:4; Deuteronomy 25:19; Deuteronomy 26:1 (all D); הנחלה אשׁר הנחלתי את עמי Jeremiah 12:14.

b. distributive among tribes:לְ ׳נתן נ Numbers 16:14; Numbers 36:2; Joshua 14:3 (restore לְ), Joshua 17:4,14; Joshua 19:49 (all P); לְ׳נתן לנ Deuteronomy 29:7; Joshua 11:23; Joshua 14:13 (all D2); נָָֽחֲלוּ נחלה Joshua 17:6(J); ׳תֵּחָלֵק בּנ Numbers 26:53,56 (P); נפל בּנחלה Numbers 34:2 (P), Judges 18:1; Ezekiel 47:22; ׳הפיל בנ Joshua 13:6; Joshua 23:4 (D2), Ezekiel 45:1; Ezekiel 47:22, also Ezekiel 47:22 (Co reads ב for מ).

c. nations as possession of the people, Psalm 111:6; of the king Psalm 2:8.

d. Levites have no property in the land Numbers 18:23,24; Deuteronomy 10:9; Deuteronomy 12:12; their possession is ׳י Numbers 18:20 (P); הוּא נחלתו׳י Deuteronomy 10:9; Deuteronomy 18:2; Joshua 13:14,33 (all D); the tithes Numbers 18:21,24,26 (P).

e. ׳י takes Israel as his property, 1 Samuel 10:1; 1 Kings 8:53; 2 Kings 21:14; Isaiah 19:25; Micah 7:18; Psalm 33:12; Psalm 68:10; Psalm 106:5; עם נחלה Deuteronomy 4:20 (D2); עַמְּךָ וְנַחֲלָֽתְךָ Deuteronomy 9:26,29 (D), 1 Kings 8:51; "" עַם Isaiah 47:6; Joel 2:17; Joel 4:2; Micah 7:14; Psalm 28:9; Psalm 78:62; Psalm 78:71; Psalm 94:5; Psalm 94:14; Psalm 106:40; ׳נחלת י 1 Samuel 26:19; 2 Samuel 20:19; 2 Samuel 21:3; אלהים׳נ 2 Samuel 14:16; ׳יעקב חבל נ Deuteronomy 32:9; ׳שׁבט נ Jeremiah 10:16 = Jeremiah 51:19, Psalm 74:2; ׳שׁבטי נ Isaiah 63:17; also, the holy mountain Exodus 15:17 (song), temple Jeremiah 12:7; Psalm 79:1, land Jeremiah 2:7; Jeremiah 12:8,9; Jeremiah 16:18; Jeremiah 50:11.

2 portion, share:

a. assigned by God, Isaiah 54:17; Psalm 37:18; Psalm 127:3; elsewhere "" חֵלֶק Job 20:29; Job 27:13; Job 31:2.

b. by choice, "" חֵלֶק, לנו בבן ישׁי׳לא נ 2 Samuel 20:1 we have no share in the son of Jesse = 1 Kings 12:16 2 Chronicles 10:16.

3 inheritance (45t.) חֵלֶק וְנַחֲלָהבְּבֵית אָבִּינוּ Genesis 31:14 (E) portion or inheritance in the house of our father; לְ׳העביר נ Numbers 27:7,8 (P) cause the inheritance to pass unto; לְ׳נתן נ Numbers 27:9,10,11 (P), Job 42:15; נחלת אבות Numbers 36:3,8; 1 Kings 21:3,4; Proverbs 19:14; לבניו תהיה׳נ Ezekiel 46:16.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

נַחֲלָה f.

(1)  taking possession, occupation of any thing, Isaiah 17:11, בְּיוֹם נַחֲלָה “in the day of occupation,” of occupying the harvest, [“but on account of the following words, the reading נַחְלָה wound, is to be preferred; see חָלָה Niphal”]; also, possession, domain, Numbers 18:21. Often used of the territory in the Holy Land assigned to the respective tribes, e.g. Joshua 13:23, נַחֲלַת בְּנֵי רְאוּבֵן “the possession of the Reubenites;” Numbers 18:23, 26:62 27:7 also used of the whole of the Holy Land which was given to the Israelites, Deuteronomy 4:21. נַחֲלַת יְהוָֹה is

(a) the especial possession of Jehovah, i.e. Israel, for whom Jehovah cared and watched as being his own, Deuteronomy 4:20, 9:26, 29 Psal. 28:9.

(b) a possession granted by Jehovah, the gift of Jehovah, Psalms 127:3. As to the phrase יֵשׁ לי חֵלֶק וְנַחֲלָה בְּ, see חֵלֶק No. 2,.

(2) inheritance, 1 Kings 21:3, 1 Kings 21:4. Proverbs 19:14, נַחֲלַת אָבוֹת “an inheritance received from fathers.”

(3) a lot assigned by God, i.q. חֵלֶק No. 2, Job 20:29, 27:13 31:2.

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List of Word Forms
בְּֽנַחֲלָ֔ה בְּֽנַחֲלָתֶ֗ךָ בְּנַ֣חֲלָת֔וֹ בְּנַֽחֲלָתָ֑ם בְּנַחֲלַ֤ת בְּנַחֲלַת֙ בְּנַחֲלַתְכֶ֑ם בְּנַחֲלָ֖ה בְּנַחֲלָ֗ה בְּנַחֲלָ֛ה בְּנַחֲלָֽה׃ בְּנַחֲלָֽתְךָ֙ בְּנַחֲלָה֒ בְּנַחֲלָתָֽם׃ בְּנַחֲלָתֽוֹ׃ בְנַחֲלָ֔ה בַּֽנַּחֲלָ֔ה בנחלה בנחלה׃ בנחלת בנחלתו בנחלתו׃ בנחלתך בנחלתכם בנחלתם בנחלתם׃ הַֽנַּחֲלָ֔ה הַנְּחָלֹ֡ת הנחלה הנחלת וְ֝נַחֲלָת֗וֹ וְ֝נַחֲלָתָ֗ם וְֽנַחֲלַ֥ת וְֽנַחֲלָתְךָ֥ וְנַחֲלַ֖ת וְנַחֲלָ֖ה וְנַחֲלָ֜ה וְנַחֲלָ֣תְךָ֔ וְנַחֲלָ֥ה וְנַחֲלָת֖וֹ וְנַחֲלָתְךָ֖ וְנַחֲלָתִ֖י וְנַחֲלָתִ֤י וְנַחֲלָתִ֥י וְנַחֲלָתֶ֑ךָ וְנַחֲלָתֽוֹ׃ וַיִּנְחֲל֥וּ וּ֝בְנַחֲלָת֗וֹ וּמִֽנַּחֲלַת֙ ובנחלתו וינחלו ומנחלת ונחלה ונחלת ונחלתו ונחלתו׃ ונחלתי ונחלתך ונחלתם לְֽנַחֲלָ֔ה לְנַחְלַ֧ת לְנַחֲלָ֑ה לְנַחֲלָ֔ה לְנַחֲלָ֛ה לְנַחֲלָ֣ה לְנַחֲלָ֧ה לְנַחֲלָֽה׃ לְנַחֲלָת֖וֹ לְנַחֲלָתֽוֹ׃ לנחלה לנחלה׃ לנחלת לנחלתו לנחלתו׃ מִֽנַּחֲלַ֖ת מִֽנַּחֲלַ֛ת מִֽנַּחֲלָ֖ה מִנַּחֲלַ֣ת מִנַּחֲלָֽתְךָ֙ מִנַּחֲלָת֗וֹ מִנַּחֲלָתָ֖ם מנחלה מנחלת מנחלתו מנחלתך מנחלתם נְחָל֥וֹת נַ֝חֲלָ֗ה נַ֝חֲלָ֗ת נַ֣חֲלָת֔וֹ נַ֣חֲלָתָ֔ם נַ֭חֲלָה נַֽחֲלַ֥ת נַֽחֲלָ֔ה נַֽחֲלָה֙ נַֽחֲלָה־ נַֽחֲלָת֑וֹ נַֽחֲלָתֶ֔ךָ נַֽחֲלָתָ֑ם נַֽחֲלָתָ֔ם נַֽחֲלָתָ֖ם נַחֲלַ֖ת נַחֲלַ֛ת נַחֲלַ֣ת נַחֲלַ֤ת נַחֲלַ֥ת נַחֲלַ֨ת נַחֲלַת֙ נַחֲלַת֩ נַחֲלַתְכֶֽם׃ נַחֲלָ֑ה נַחֲלָ֔ה נַחֲלָ֖ה נַחֲלָ֗ה נַחֲלָ֛ה נַחֲלָ֣ה נַחֲלָֽה׃ נַחֲלָֽתְךָ֔ נַחֲלָה֙ נַחֲלָת֑וֹ נַחֲלָת֔וֹ נַחֲלָת֖וֹ נַחֲלָת֗וֹ נַחֲלָת֥וֹ נַחֲלָתְךָ֤ נַחֲלָתְךָ֥ נַחֲלָתִ֑י נַחֲלָתִ֔י נַחֲלָתִ֖י נַחֲלָתִֽי׃ נַחֲלָתִי֙ נַחֲלָתֵ֑נוּ נַחֲלָתֵ֔נוּ נַחֲלָתֵ֖נוּ נַחֲלָתֵ֙נוּ֙ נַחֲלָתֶ֑ךָ נַחֲלָתֶֽךָ׃ נַחֲלָתָ֑ם נַחֲלָתָ֔ם נַחֲלָתָ֔ן נַחֲלָתָ֖ם נַחֲלָתָ֗ם נַחֲלָתָֽם׃ נַחֲלָתָֽן׃ נַחֲלָתָם֙ נַחֲלָתָן֙ נַחֲלָתֽוֹ׃ נַחֲלָתוֹ֙ נחלה נחלה־ נחלה׃ נחלות נחלת נחלתו נחלתו׃ נחלתי נחלתי׃ נחלתך נחלתך׃ נחלתכם׃ נחלתם נחלתם׃ נחלתן נחלתן׃ נחלתנו ban·na·ḥă·lāh bannachaLah bannaḥălāh bə·na·ḥă·lā·ṯām bə·na·ḥă·lā·ṯe·ḵā bə·na·ḥă·lā·ṯə·ḵā bə·na·ḥă·lā·ṯōw bə·na·ḥă·lāh ḇə·na·ḥă·lāh bə·na·ḥă·laṯ bə·na·ḥă·laṯ·ḵem benachaLah benachaLat benachalaTam benachalatChem benachalateCha beNachalaTo bənaḥălāh ḇənaḥălāh bənaḥălaṯ bənaḥălāṯām bənaḥălāṯeḵā bənaḥălāṯəḵā bənaḥălaṯḵem bənaḥălāṯōw han·na·ḥă·lāh han·nə·ḥā·lōṯ hannachaLah hannaḥălāh hannechaLot hannəḥālōṯ lə·na·ḥă·lā·ṯōw lə·na·ḥă·lāh lə·naḥ·laṯ lenachaLah lenachalaTo lenachLat lənaḥălāh lənaḥălāṯōw lənaḥlaṯ min·na·ḥă·lā·ṯām min·na·ḥă·lā·ṯə·ḵā min·na·ḥă·lā·ṯōw min·na·ḥă·lāh min·na·ḥă·laṯ minnachaLah minnachaLat minnachalaTam minnachalateCha minnachalaTo minnaḥălāh minnaḥălaṯ minnaḥălāṯām minnaḥălāṯəḵā minnaḥălāṯōw na·ḥă·lā·ṯām na·ḥă·lā·ṯān na·ḥă·lā·ṯe·ḵā na·ḥă·lā·ṯə·ḵā na·ḥă·lā·ṯê·nū na·ḥă·lā·ṯî na·ḥă·lā·ṯōw na·ḥă·lāh na·ḥă·lāh- na·ḥă·laṯ na·ḥă·lāṯ na·ḥă·laṯ·ḵem nachaLah nachaLat nachalaTam nachalaTan nachalatChem nachalateCha nachalaTenu nachalaTi nachalaTo naḥălāh naḥălāh- naḥălaṯ naḥălāṯ naḥălāṯām naḥălāṯān naḥălāṯeḵā naḥălāṯəḵā naḥălāṯênū naḥălāṯî naḥălaṯḵem naḥălāṯōw nə·ḥā·lō·wṯ nechaLot nəḥālōwṯ ū·ḇə·na·ḥă·lā·ṯōw ū·min·na·ḥă·laṯ ūḇənaḥălāṯōw uminnachaLat ūminnaḥălaṯ uvenachalaTo vaiyinchaLu venachaLah venachaLat venachalaTam venachaLatecha venachalaTi venachalaTo way·yin·ḥă·lū wayyinḥălū wə·na·ḥă·lā·ṯām wə·na·ḥă·lā·ṯe·ḵā wə·na·ḥă·lā·ṯə·ḵā wə·na·ḥă·lā·ṯî wə·na·ḥă·lā·ṯōw wə·na·ḥă·lāh wə·na·ḥă·laṯ wənaḥălāh wənaḥălaṯ wənaḥălāṯām wənaḥălāṯeḵā wənaḥălāṯəḵā wənaḥălāṯî wənaḥălāṯōw
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