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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #05079 - נִדָּה
1) impurity, filthiness, menstruous, set apart
1a1) of ceremonial impurity
1a2) of menstruation
1b) impure thing (figuratively)
1b1) of idolatry, immorality
1303) dn (נד ND) AC: Nod CO: Mound AB: ?: The pictograph n is a picture of a seed, the d is a picture of the tent door that allows movement back and forth through the tent. Combined these mean "continue back and forth". A back and forth movement such as the shaking of the head.
V) ddn (נדד NDD) - Toss: To be thrown about or wander around as nodding the head. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (29): (vf: Paal, Hiphil, Hophal) flee, wander, chase, go - Strongs: H5074 (נָדַד), H5075 (נְדַד)
V) dfn (נוד NWD) - Nod: To shake or wag out of pity, sorrow or wandering. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (25): (vf: Paal, Hiphil) bemoan, remove, vagabond, flee, get, mourn, move, pity, shake, skip, sorry, wag, wander, go - Strongs: H5110 (נוּד), H5111 (נוּד)
Nf1) edin (נידה NYDH) - Removal: Something that is removed or thrown out. A menstruating woman is removed from the camp. KJV (30): remove, separation, put apart, filthiness, flowers, far, set apart, menstruous, removed, unclean, uncleanness - Strongs: H5079 (נִדָּה), H5206 (נִידָה)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
1 of ceremonial impurity, as union with brother's wife, Leviticus 20:21; especially of menstruation Ezekiel 18:6 (read אִשָּׁה בְּנִדָּתָהּ for ᵑ0נִדָּה ׳אᵑ6 Co), ׳טְמֵאַת הַנּ Ezekiel 22:10, compare Ezekiel 36:17, נִדַּת דְּוֺתָהּ Leviticus 12:2, compare Leviticus 12:5; Leviticus 15:19,20,24,25 (׳עֶתנִֿדּ), (3t. in verse), Leviticus 15:26 (׳מִשְׁכַּב נִדּ), Leviticus 15:26 (׳טֻמְאַת נִדּ), Leviticus 15:33; Leviticus 18:19; of defilement contracted by contact with a corpse, מֵי (הַ)נִּדָּה water of impurity (i.e. to remove it, compare Di) Numbers 19:9,13,20,21 (twice in verse); Numbers 31:23.
2 figurative (with allusion to cerem. usage), impure thing, Ezekiel 7:19,20 (of gold), Lamentations 1:17 (of Jerusalem); of idolatry, immorality, etc., 2 Chronicles 29:5; Ezra 9:11 (אֶרֶץ נִדָּה), Ezra 9:11, Zechariah 13:1 (לְחַטַּאת וּלְנִדָּה).
נִדָּה f. prop. abomination (see the root No. 4), uncleanness, impurity, Zechariah 13:1 מֵי־הַנִדָּה Numbers 19:9, 13 Numbers 19:13, 20 Numbers 19:20, 21 Numbers 19:21, water of impurity, i.e. water by which the unclean were purged, cleansing water. Specially
(1) filth, menstrual uncleanness of women, Levit. 12:2 15:19, 20 Jeremiah 15:20 hence used of the menstrual discharge, Leviticus 15:24, 25 Leviticus 15:25, 33 Leviticus 15:33.
(2) something unclean, or filthy, i.q. תּוֹעֵבָה used of idols, 2 Chronicles 29:5; Ezra 9:11; Lamentations 1:17 of incest, Leviticus 20:21.