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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #5183 - נַחַת

Word Origin
from (05182)
Parts of Speech
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) rest, quietness

1a) quietness, quiet attitude

1b) rest (of death)

2) descent (of judgment)

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2372 ‑ θυμός (thoo‑mos');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (8) NAS (8) HCS (6)
Job 2
Proverbs 1
Ecclesiastes 3
Isaiah 2
Job 2
Proverbs 1
Ecclesiastes 3
Isaiah 2
Proverbs 1
Ecclesiastes 3
Isaiah 2
n-cfs 5
n-cfsc 2
v-qi1cp 1
n-cfs 5
n-cfsc 2
v-qi1cp 1
n-cfs 5
n-cfsc 2
v-qi1cp 1

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1307) hn (נהה NHh) AC: Guide CO: Rest AB: ?: The pictograph n is a picture of a seed representing continuance, the h is a picture of a wall that separates the inside from the outside. Combined these mean "continue outside". The shepherd would guide his flock to a place of water. Here is water for drinking as well as green grass for pasturing. Once the flock arrives, they are free to rest after the long journey. A guided journey to a place of rest. A sigh of rest. (eng: night - from the German nocht, as the time of rest)

A) hn (נהה NHh) AC: ? CO: Rest AB: ?

Nf2 ) thn (נההת NHhT) - Rest: KJV (8): rest, set, quietness, lighting - Strongs: H5183 (נַחַת)

hf1) ehnm (מנההה MNHhH) - Gift: What is brought to another. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (213): offering, present, gift, oblation, sacrifice, meat - Strongs: H4503 (מִנְחָה), H4504 (מִנְחָה)

C) hna (אנהה ANHh) AC: Sigh CO: ? AB: ?: A sigh of rest.

V) hna (אנהה ANHh) - Sigh: To sigh or groan out of a desire for rest. KJV (12): (vf: Niphal) sigh, groan, mourn - Strongs: H584 (אָנַח)

Nm) na (אנהה ANHh) - I: In the sense of sighing or breathing. [Aramaic only; The plural form of this word meaning, we, is anhnaor anhna] [df: ana hna] KJV (20): I, me, we - Strongs: H576 (אֲנָא), H586 (אֲנַחְנָה)

Nf1 ) ehna (אנההה ANHhH) - Groan: The expression of burden and the desire for rest. KJV (11): sighing, groaning, sigh, mourning - Strongs: H585 (אֲנָחָה)

fm) ihna (אנההי ANHhY) - I: In the sense of sighing or breathing. [The plural form of this word meaning, we, is fnhna, fnhnand fna] [df: ykna yna] KJV (29): I, me, we, ourselves, mine - Strongs: H580 (אֲנוּ), H587 (אֲנַחְנוּ), H589 (אֲנִי), H595 (אָנֹכִי), H5168 (נַחְנוּ)

F) hne (הנהה HNHh) AC: ? CO: Rest AB: ?

Nf1 ) ehne (הנההה HNHhH) - Rest: KJV (1): release - Strongs: H2010 (הֲנָחָה)

H) ehn (נההה NHhH) AC: Guide CO: ? AB: ?

V) ehn (נההה NHhH) - Guide: KJV (39): (vf: Paal, Hiphil) lead, guide, bestow, govern, put, straiten - Strongs: H5148 (נָחָה)

J) hfn (נוהה NWHh) AC: Rest CO: Rest AB: ?: A place of quiet and rest from burdens, work or enemy.

V) hfn (נוהה NWHh) - Rest: KJV (64): (vf: Paal) rest, cease, confederate, down, lay, quiet, remain - Strongs: H5117 (נוּחַ)

Nm) hfn (נוהה NWHh) - Rest: KJV (4): rest - Strongs: H5118 (נוּחַ)

am) hfnm (מנוהה MNWHh) - Rest: KJV (7): rest - Strongs: H4494 (מָנוֹחַ)

kf1) ehfnm (מנוההה MNWHhH) - Rest: KJV (21): rest, comfortable, ease, quiet, still - Strongs: H4496 (מְנֻחָה)

L) hni (ינהה YNHh) AC: Sit CO: Rest AB: ?

V) hni (ינהה YNHh) - Sit: KJV (75): (vf: Paal, Hiphil, Hophal) leave, up, lay, suffer, place, put, set, down, alone, bestow, pacify, still, withdraw, withhold - Strongs: H3240 (יָנַח)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 I. נַ֫חַת noun [feminine] (apparently masculine Job 36:16, but see below) quietness, rest (under this √ Thes Ol§ 164 c Sta§ 201 d ii. 172f.; > below נחת Dl Prol. 118 ff.); — ׳נ Isaiah 30:15 2t., נָ֑חַת Job 17:16 2t.; construct נַ֫חַת Job 36:16; —

1 quietness, quiet attitude Isaiah 30:15 ("" הַשְׁקֵט); נִשְׁמָעִים׳דִּבְרֵי חֲכָמִים בְּנ Ecclesiastes 9:17; opposed to עָמָל וּרְעוּת רוּחַ Ecclesiastes 4:6; opposed to רָגַז, שָׂחַק Proverbs 29:9; of comfort of one's table, i.e. its satisfying plenty, שֻׁלְחָֽנְךָ מָלֵא דָ֑שֶׁן׳וְנ Job 36:16 the comfort of thy table, which (i.e. the table) was full of fat (Di, compare Bu; > that which is set on thy table shall be, etc. De and others, making ׳נ subject of מָלֵא, and so masculine).

2 rest of death Job 17:16 read נֵחָ֑ת (ᵐ5 Du Dr), √ נחת = descend (compare Job 21:13); of a stillborn child Ecclesiastes 6:5. — II, III.נַחַת see נחת.

II. נַ֫חַת noun [masculine] descent; — only construct, of ׳י s arm in judgment Isaiah 30:30. — I.נַחַת see below נוח.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

נַחַת (Milêl), from the root נוּחַ, f.

(1)  a letting down; Job 36:16, נַחַת שֻׁלְחָֽנךָ “food set down upon thy table;” Isaiah 30:30, נַחַת זְרוֹעוֹ “the letting down of his arm,” i.e. the punishment of his arm (compare Psalms 38:3).

(2) rest, Isaiah 30:15; Ecclesiastes 6:5. Acc. Ecclesiastes 4:6, מְלֹא כַף נַחַת “a handful in quiet.”

(3) [Nahath], pr.n.; see תּוֹחַ.

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List of Word Forms
בְּנַ֖חַת בנחת וְנַ֤חַת וְנַ֥חַת וָנַ֙חַת֙ ונחת נַ֥חַת נָ֑חַת נָֽחַת׃ נחת נחת׃ bə·na·ḥaṯ beNachat bənaḥaṯ na·ḥaṯ nā·ḥaṯ Nachat naḥaṯ nāḥaṯ vaNachat veNachat wā·na·ḥaṯ wānaḥaṯ wə·na·ḥaṯ wənaḥaṯ
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