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Strong's #5098 - נָהַם

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1) to growl, groan

1a) (Qal)

1a1) to growl (of lion)

1a2) to groan (of sufferer)

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 994 ‑ βοάω (bo‑ah'‑o);  1030 ‑ βρυγμός (broog‑mos');  2372 ‑ θυμός (thoo‑mos');  3338 ‑ μεταμέλομαι (met‑am‑el'‑lom‑ahee);  3983 ‑ πεινάω (pi‑nah'‑o);  1980 ‑ ἐπισκέπτομαι (ep‑ee‑skep'‑tom‑ahee;);  
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KJV (5)
Proverbs 2
Isaiah 2
Ezekiel 1
NAS (5)
Proverbs 2
Isaiah 2
Ezekiel 1
HCS (5)
Proverbs 2
Isaiah 2
Ezekiel 1
BSB (5)
Proverbs 2
Isaiah 2
Ezekiel 1
ESV (5)
Proverbs 2
Isaiah 2
Ezekiel 1
WEB (5)
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Ezekiel 1
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1312) mn (נמ NM) AC: Sleep CO: ? AB: Tired: A semi-conscious state between sleep and awake.

D) man (נאמ NAM) AC: Utter CO: ? AB: ?: A speaking from a semi-conscious state declaring the words of god.

V) man (נאמ NAM) - Utter: To speak, from a semi-conscious state, the words of god. KJV (1): (vf: Paal) say - Strongs: H5001 (נָאַם)

Nm) man (נאמ NAM) - Utterance: KJV (376): say - Strongs: H5002 (נְאֻם)

G) men (נהמ NHM) AC: Growl CO: ? AB: ?: The sound one makes when waking from a sleep.

V) men (נהמ NHM) - Growl: KJV (5): (vf: Paal) roar, mourn - Strongs: H5098 (נָהַם)

Nm) men (נהמ NHM) - Growling: KJV (2): roaring - Strongs: H5099 (נַהַם)

Nf1) emen (נהמה NHMH) - Growling: KJV (2): disquiet, roaring - Strongs: H5100 (נְהָמָה)

J) mfn (נומ NWM) AC: Slumber CO: ? AB: ?

V) mfn (נומ NWM) - Slumber: KJV (6): (vf: Paal) slumber, sleep - Strongs: H5123 (נוּם)

Nf1) emfn (נומה NWMH) - Drowsiness: KJV (1): drowsiness - Strongs: H5124 (נוּמָה)

if1) emfnt (תנומה TNWMH) - Slumber: KJV (5): slumber, slumbering - Strongs: H8572 (תְּנוּמָה)

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Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [נָהַם] verb growl, groan (Late Hebrew id.; Arabic ; Aramaic , נְהַם); —

Qal Perfect וְנָהַמְתָּ֫ Proverbs 5:11; וּנְהַמְתֶּם Ezekiel 24:23; Imperfect יִנְהֹם Isaiah 5:29,30;

Participleנֹהֵם Proverbs 28:15; —

1 growl, of a lion (namely while it is devouring its prey: opposed to שׁאנ, of roar with which it springs upon it RS Proph. 243) Proverbs 28:15, of Assyr. (under figure of lion) Isaiah 5:29; followed by עַל ( over), Isaiah 5:30.

2 groan, of sufferer Proverbs 5:11; Ezekiel 24:23.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

נָהַם fut. יִנְהֹם

(1)  to growl (knurren, brummen); the word used to express the noise uttered by the young lion (כְּפִיר), (Proverbs 19:12, 20:2 ); to be distinguished from roaring (שָׁאַג), although this word is also applied to a full-grown lion, Proverbs 28:15 (This root is onomatop. Arab. and Syr. id.; see under הָמָה ; and also compare נָאַם). It is applied to the roaring of the sea, Isaiah 5:30 to the voices of persons groaning (compare הָמָה), Ezekiel 24:23; Proverbs 5:11. Hence

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List of Word Forms
וְיִנְהֹ֥ם וְיִנְהֹם֙ וְנָהַמְתָּ֥ וּנְהַמְתֶּ֖ם וינהם ונהמת ונהמתם נֹ֭הֵם נהם nō·hêm Nohem nōhêm ū·nə·ham·tem unehamTem ūnəhamtem venahamTa veyinHom wə·nā·ham·tā wə·yin·hōm wənāhamtā wəyinhōm
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