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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #5395 - נָשַׁם

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

1) to pant

1a) (Qal) to pant

1a1) of a woman in travail or labour

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (1) NAS (1) HCS (1)
Isaiah 1
Isaiah 1
Isaiah 1

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2443) msn (נסהמ NShM) AC: Pant CO: Breath AB: ?: [from: ms]

V) msn (נסהמ NShM) - Pant: KJV (1): (vf: Paal) destroy - Strongs: H5395 (נָשַׁם)

Nf1) emsn (נסהמה NShMH) - Breath: [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (25): breath, blast, spirit, inspiration, soul - Strongs: H5396 (נִשְׁמָה), H5397 (נְשָׁמָה)

if2) tmsnt (תנסהמת TNShMT) - Tinshemet: An unknown animal. KJV (3): swan, mole - Strongs: H8580 (תִּנְשֶׁמֶת)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [נשׁם] verb pant (Late Hebrew in nouns נְשִׁימָה, נְשָׁמָה, ᵑ7נִשְׁמָא, נִשְׁמְתָא; late Aramaic Ithpe`el; Syriac breathe, blow; Arabic gently breathe (of wind), etc.; see seek a thing with labour and perseverance (Lane3032); a soul, Lane ib.); — pant, of the deep and strong breathing of a woman in travail;

Qal Imperfect 1 singular אֶשֹּׁם Isaiah 42:14.

[נִשְׁמָה] noun feminine breath (see Biblical Hebrew, √ נשׁם); — suffix נִשְׁמְתָח Daniel 5:23, i.e. breath of life.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

נָשַׁם fut. אֶשֹּׁם to pant, used of a woman in child-birth, Isaiah 42:14. Kindred roots are נָשַׁב, נָשַׁף transp. נָפַשׁ; compare Arab. نفس to pant; also, to bring forth, to bear. (Elsewhere fut. יִשֹּׁם belongs to the root שָׁמַם.)

Hence תִּנְשֶׁמֶת, and

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אֶשֹּׁ֥ם אשם ’eš·šōm ’eššōm eshShom
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