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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #5399 - נֶשֶׁף

Word Origin
from (05398)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) twilight

1a) evening twilight

1b) morning twilight

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 3317 ‑ μεσονύκτιον (mes‑on‑ook'‑tee‑on);  3571 ‑ νύξ (noox);  3796 ‑ ὀψέ (op‑seh');  4404 ‑ πρωΐ (pro‑ee');  4652 ‑ σκοτεινός (skot‑i‑nos');  4655 ‑ σκότος (skot'‑os);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (12) NAS (12) HCS (12)
1 Samuel 1
2 Kings 2
Job 3
Psalms 1
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 3
Jeremiah 1
1 Samuel 1
2 Kings 2
Job 3
Psalms 1
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 3
Jeremiah 1
1 Samuel 1
2 Kings 2
Job 3
Psalms 1
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 3
Jeremiah 1
n-cms 10
n-cms 11
n-cms 11

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2444) psn (נסהפ NShP) AC: Blow CO: Twilight AB: ?: The cool breeze that blows at twilight.

V) psn (נסהפ NShP) - Blow: KJV (2): (vf: Paal) blow - Strongs: H5398 (נָשַׁף)

Nm) psn (נסהפ NShP) - Twilight: Dusk or dawn. KJV (12): twilight, night, dark, dawn - Strongs: H5399 (נֶשֶׁף)

tcm) pfsni (ינסהופ YNShWP) - Yanshoph: An unknown bird. KJV (3): owl - Strongs: H3244 (יַנְשׁוֹף)

tdm) pfsni (ינסהופ YNShWP) - Yanshuph: An unknown bird. KJV (3): owl - Strongs: H3244 (יַנְשׁוֹף)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2013
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 נֶ֫שֶׁף noun masculine twilight (properly twilight-breeze, compare לְרוּחַ הַיּוֺם Genesis 3:8; Late Hebrew id.; ᵑ7נְשֶׁף, נִשְׁמָּא; — ׳נ absolute 1 Samuel 30:17 +, נָ֑שֶׁף Jeremiah 13:16; construct Isaiah 21:4; suffix נִשְׁמּוֺ Job 3:9; —

1 evening twilight 2 Kings 7:5,7 (compare לַיְלָה 2 Kings 7:12); opposed to בֹּקֶר Isaiah 5:11; time of concealment Job 24:15; Proverbs 7:9 (+ עֶרֶב יוֺם, אִישׁוֺן לַיְלָה וַאֲפֵלָה, to emphasize sin that shuns the day); of refreshing Isaiah 21:4 חִשְׁקִיׅ׳(נ; of stumbling, in dim light Isaiah 59:10 (opposed to צָהֳרַיִם), so הָרֵי נָ֑שֶׁף Jeremiah 13:16 (both figurative); כּוֺכְבֵי נִשְׁמּוֺ Job 3:9 the stars of its twilight (i.e. of night of Job's birth). — so וְעַדהָֿעֶרֶב׳מֵהַנּ לְמָחֳרָתָם 1 Samuel 30 Klo Kit HPS (read לְהַחֲרִמָם for ׳לְמָח, We Kit Bu); Th, after Luth, below so Buhl Kex SS; Löhr allows either.

2 morning twilight Job 7:4 (opposed to עֶרֶב). apparently also Psalm 119:147.

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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List of Word Forms
בְּנֶֽשֶׁף־ בַ֭נֶּשֶׁף בַנֶּ֔שֶׁף בַנֶּשֶׁף֒ בנשף בנשף־ כַּנֶּ֔שֶׁף כנשף מֵהַנֶּ֥שֶׁף מהנשף נִ֫שְׁפּ֥וֹ נֶ֣שֶׁף נָ֑שֶׁף נָֽשֶׁף׃ נשף נשף׃ נשפו ḇan·ne·šep̄ ḇannešep̄ bə·ne·šep̄- bənešep̄- beneshef kan·ne·šep̄ kannešep̄ kanNeshef mê·han·ne·šep̄ mêhannešep̄ mehanNeshef nā·šep̄ nāšep̄ Nashef ne·šep̄ nešep̄ Neshef niš·pōw nishPo nišpōw vanNeshef

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