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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #05394 - נָשַׁל
1) to slip off, drop off, clear away, draw off
1a1) to slip or drop off
1a2) to draw off
1a3) to clear away
1b) (Piel) to clear out completely, clear entirely
2 draw off.
3 clear away (Late Hebrew נָשַׁל probably intransitive, Qal not used, but noun נְשִׁילָה a falling off, etc.; Pi`el, Hiph`il cast off, let fall off, Niph`al be cast off, fall off; ᵑ7 Aph`el אַשֵּׁיל cast out (from house); Arabic excidit pluma, etc.; but also transitive, avis mutavit rejecitque plumas (Frey); — celeriter extraxit, etc., is denominative from loan-word according to Frä88); —
Qal Perfect וְנָשַׁל consecutive Deuteronomy 7:1 2t.; Imperfect 3 masculine singular יִשַּׁל Deuteronomy 28:40; Imperative masculine singular שַׁל Exodus 3:5; Joshua 5:15; —
1 slip or drop off, וְנָשַׁל הַבַּרְזֶל מִןהָֿעֵץ Deuteronomy 19:5 and the iron slippeth off from the wood (i.e. axe-head from helve); יִשַּׁל זֵיתֶ֑ךָ Deuteronomy 28:40 thine olives shall drop off (absolute).
2 draw off sandal from (מֵעַל) foot Exodus 3:5 (E), Joshua 5:15 (JE).
3 clear away nations מִמָּנֶיךָ Deuteronomy 7:1,22.
Pi`el Imperfect 3 masculine singular וַיְנַשֵּׁל 2 Kings 16:6 he cleared the Jews entirely out of (מִן) Elath.
נָשַׁל fut. יִשַּׁל (intrans. No. 3)
(1) trans. to draw out, to put off (Arab. نشل, نثل; comp. the kindred words שָׁלַל, שָׁלָה, נָצַלּ), as a shoe, Exodus 3:5; Joshua 5:15 to cast out (as a people from a land), Deuteronomy 7:1, 22.
(2) to slip off. Deuteronomy 19:5, וְנָשַׁל הַבַּרְזֶל מִן־הָעֵץ “and (if) the head should slip from the handle.”
(3) to fall off, to drop down, used of olives, Deuteronomy 28:40 (fut. A).
[“Piel i.q. Kal No. 1, to drive out a people from a land, followed by מִן 2 Kings 16:6.”]