the Week of Proper 20 / Ordinary 25
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #5127 - נוּס
1) to flee, escape
1a1) to flee
1a2) to escape
1a3) to take flight, depart, disappear
1a4) to fly (to the attack) on horseback
1b) (Polel) to drive at
1c) (Hithpolel) to take flight
1d1) to put to flight
1d2) to drive hastily
1d3) to cause to disappear, hide
1314) xn (נס NS) AC: Lift CO: Standard AB: Refuge: The pictograph n is a picture of a seed representing continuance, the x is a picture of a thorn representing the idea of grabbing hold. Combined these mean "continue to grab hold". The tribal flag that is hung from a horizontal pole and lifted up high and seen from a distance.
V) axn (נסא NSA) - Lift: To lift up a burden or load and carry it. [Hebrew and Aramaic] [df: aVn] KJV (659): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Hitpael, Piel) bear, take, bare, carry, borne, amourbearer, forgive, accept, exalt, regard, obtain, respect - Strongs: H4984 (מִתְנַשֵּׂא), H5375 (נָסָה), H5376 (נְשָׂא)
af2 ) taxnm (מנסאת MNSAT) - I. Burden:[df: taVm]II. Cloud:A cloud of smoke as lifted up from the fire. [df: taVm]KJV (15): burden, mess, collection, flame, gift, oblation, reward, sign, lift - Strongs: H4864 (מַשְׂאֵת)
bm ) aixn (נסיא NSYA) - Chief: The leader of a family, tribe or people as one who carries the burdens of the people. [df: ayVn aVn] KJV (132): prince, captain, chief, ruler, vapour, governor, cloud - Strongs: H5387 (נָשִׁא)
V) xfn (נוס NWS) - Flee: To run to the standard for safety. Also a fleeing to any safe place such as a city or mountain. KJV (161): (vf: Paal, Hiphil) flee, abate, display, flight, hide, lift - Strongs: H5127 (נוּס)
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Qal Perfect נָס Numbers 35:25 +; נַ֫סְתָּה 2 Kings 9:3; נַ֫סְתִּי 1 Samuel 4:16, etc.; Imperfect יָנוּס Exodus 21:13 +; וַיָּנָ֫ס Genesis 39:12 +; יְנוּס֑וּן Psalm 104:7, etc.; Imperative masculine plural נֻ֫סוּ Jeremiah 48:6 4t. Jeremiah , Zechariah; Infinitive absolute נוֺס 2 Samuel 18:3; construct לָנוּס (לָנֻס) Genesis 19:20 +; Participle נָס Amos 9:1 +; נָסִים Exodus 14:27 +; —
1 flee, absolute Genesis 39:12,15; Numbers 16:34 (all J); Joshua 10:16 (JE); Leviticus 26:17,36; (H); figurative of sea Psalm 114:3; Psalm 114:5; compare Psalm 104:7; followed by accusative of congnate meaning with verb מָנוֺס Jeremiah 46:5, followed by דֶּרֶךְ Joshua 8:15 (J), 2 Kings 9:27; followed by בְּדֶרֶךְ Deuteronomy 28:7,25; אֶלנַֿפְשָׁם׳נ 2 Kings 7:7 flee for their life, בְּרַגְלָיו׳נ, Judges 4:15 flee on foot; + 44t. absolute (not elsewhere Hexateuch); followed by אֶלֿ location Deuteronomy 4:42; Deuteronomy 19:5,11 (D), Numbers 35:32; Joshua 20:4 (both P), Judges 4:17; 1 Kings 2:28,29; Isaiah 13:14; followed by לְ 1 Samuel 4:10 6t. + לִקְרָאתוֺ Exodus 14:27 (E; not elsewhere Hexateuch); followed by עַד Judges 7:22 + Proverbs 28:17 (עַדבּֿוֺר, see בּוֺר); followed by עַלֿ Isaiah 10:3; followed by ָ ה locative Genesis 14:10 4t. J E, Numbers 35:6 6t. P, Deuteronomy 4:42; Deuteronomy 19:3,4 (D), + 6t.; followed by שָׁם Isaiah 20:6; followed by accusative of location Joshua 8:20 (J), + 4t.; followed by מִמֶּרְחָק Isaiah 17:13 = far away; followed by מִן from, Joshua 20:6 (P), 1 Samuel 4:16 3t.; מִתּוֺךְ Jeremiah 51:6; especially מִמְּנֵי from before Exodus 4:3; Exodus 14:25; Numbers 10:35; Joshua 10:11 (all J E), 1 Samuel 17:24; Jeremiah 48:44 (Qr הַנָּס, > Kt הניס), + 19t.; followed by לִפְנֵי Joshua 7:4; Joshua 8:5 (twice in verse); Joshua 8:6 (all J), 1 Samuel 4:17; 2 Samuel 24:13, מִלִּפְנֵי 1 Chronicles 19:18.
2 escape Amos 9:1 ("" נמלט) so Jeremiah 46:6; hence
3 take flight, depart, disappear, only figurative; Deuteronomy 34:7 (JE) his freshness (לֵחֹה vigour) was not gone ("" לֹא כָֽהֲתָה עינו); of shadows (at evening), Song of Solomon 2:17; Song of Solomon 4:6; of sorrow etc. Isaiah 35:10; Isaiah 51:11.
4עַלסֿוּס ׳נ Isaiah 30:16 fly (to the attack) on horseback.
Po`lel Perfect Isaiah 59:19 נֹסֲסָה בּוֺ׳רוּחַ י the breath of ׳י driveth at it, driveth it on (compare Hiph`il 2).
Hithpo`l. Infinitive construct לְהִתְנוֺסֵסמִמְּנֵי Psalm 60:6 in order to take flight before the bow (so Vrss Hup-Now Che Bae and others).
Hiph`il Perfect הֵנִיס Exodus 9:20; Imperfect יָנִיסוּ Deuteronomy 32:30 + Judges 7:21 Kt (Qr וַיָּנוּסוּ
Qal); Infinitive construct לְתָנִיס Judges 6:11; —
1 put to flight, followed by accusative Deuteronomy 32:30 ("" רדף).
2 drive hastily to a safe place Exodus 9:20, followed by accusative + אֶלֿ.
3 cause to disappear, hide Judges 6:11 (no object expressed) followed by מִמְּנֵי.
(1) to flee from any person or thing, followed by מִן Isai. 24:18 מִפְּנֵי 2 Samuel 23:11 followed by לִפְנֵי Deuteronomy 28:25; Joshua 7:4.- Leviticus 26:36, וְנָסוּ מְנֻסַת־חֶרֶב Vulg. fugient quasi gladium.-Used of inanimate things; e.g. the waves, Psalms 104:7 of grief, Isaiah 35:10, 51:11 vigour, freshness, Deuteronomy 34:7; Song of Solomon 2:17 and 4:6, in describing the evening, נָסוּ הַצְּלָלִים “the shadows flee away,” i.e. they are become long and stretched out, and as it were flee from us. Once נָס לוֹ, French, il s’enfuit, Isaiah 31:8 compare לְ No. 4, a.
(2) to hasten, to be borne swiftly (comp. נֶחְפַּז, נִבְהַל, Lat. fugio, Virg. Georg. iii. 462), Isaiah 30:16.
Piel נוֹסֵס to impel. Isaiah 59:19, “a confined stream רוּחַ יְהֹוָה נֹסְסָה בוֹ which the wind of Jehovah impels.” [Qu. as to the rendering and connection of these words.]
(1) to put to flight, to make flee, Deuteronomy 32:30.
(2) to take any thing away by flight, and to put it in safety (etwas flüchten), Exodus 9:20; Judges 6:11.
Hithpalel הִתְנוֹסֵס to betake oneself to flight, Psalms 60:6 comp. נָסַס No. II.
Derivatives, מָנוֹס, מְנוּסָה, נִיס.
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org.
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