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Strong's #5173 - נַחַשׁ

Root Word (Etymology)
from (H5172)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
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1) divination, enchantment

Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (2)
Numbers 2
NAS (2)
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HCS (2)
Numbers 2
BSB (2)
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ESV (2)
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WEB (2)
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Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2395) shn (נההסה NHhSh) AC: ? CO: Bronze AB: ?

V) shn (נההסה NHhSh) - Divine: To learn something through divination. [Unknown connection to root;] KJV (11): (vf: Piel) enchantment, divine, enchanter, indeed, certainly, learn, experience, diligently, observe - Strongs: H5172 (נָחַשׁ)

Nm) shn (נההסה NHhSh) - I. Bronze:[Aramaic only] II. Divination:[Unknown connection to root;] KJV (11): brass, enchantment - Strongs: H5173 (נַחַשׁ), H5174 (נְחָשׁ)

cf2) tsfhn (נההוסהת NHhWShT) - Bronze: KJV (141): brass, brasen, fetters, chain, copper, filthiness, steel - Strongs: H5178 (נְחשֶׁת)

dm) sfhn (נההוסה NHhWSh) - Bronze: KJV (1): brass - Strongs: H5153 (נָחוּשׁ)

df1) esfhn (נההוסהה NHhWShH) - Bronze: KJV (10): brass, steel - Strongs: H5154 (נְחֻשָׁה)

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Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 נַ֫חַשׁ noun [masculine] divination, enchantment, only absolute ׳נ Numbers 23:23 (J E; "" קֶסֶם), and plural absolute נְחָשִׁים Numbers 24:1 (JE), both in story of Balsam.

III. נחשׁ (√ of following, meaning unknown).

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.All rights reserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

נַחַשׁ m.

(1)  enchantment, Numbers 23:23.

(2) omen, augury, which any one takes, Numbers 24:1 compare Numbers 23:3, 15 Numbers 23:15.

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List of Word Forms
נְחָשִׁ֑ים נַ֙חַשׁ֙ נחש נחשים na·ḥaš nachash naḥaš nə·ḥā·šîm nechaShim nəḥāšîm
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