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Strong's #5178 - נְחשֶׁת

Transliteration
nᵉchôsheth
Phonetics
nekh-o'-sheth
Root Word (Etymology)
for (H5154)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
TWOT
1349a,1350a
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Definition   
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

1) copper, bronze

1a) copper (ore), bronze (as copper alloy)

1b) fetters (of copper or bronze)

1c) copper (as value)

2) lust, harlotry

2a) meaning dubious

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 3976 ‑ πέδη (ped'‑ay);  5470 ‑ χάλκεος (khal'‑key‑os);  5475 ‑ χαλκός (khal‑kos');  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (139)
Genesis 1
Exodus 39
Leviticus 1
Numbers 4
Deuteronomy 3
Joshua 3
Judges 1
1 Samuel 5
2 Samuel 4
1 Kings 13
2 Kings 12
1 Chronicles 10
2 Chronicles 14
Ezra 1
Psalms 1
Isaiah 2
Jeremiah 14
Lamentations 1
Ezekiel 8
Daniel 1
Zechariah 1
NAS (143)
Genesis 1
Exodus 39
Leviticus 1
Numbers 4
Deuteronomy 3
Joshua 3
Judges 2
1 Samuel 5
2 Samuel 4
1 Kings 13
2 Kings 13
1 Chronicles 11
2 Chronicles 14
Ezra 1
Psalms 1
Isaiah 2
Jeremiah 16
Lamentations 1
Ezekiel 7
Daniel 1
Zechariah 1
HCS (139)
Genesis 1
Exodus 38
Leviticus 1
Numbers 4
Deuteronomy 3
Joshua 3
Judges 1
1 Samuel 5
2 Samuel 4
1 Kings 13
2 Kings 12
1 Chronicles 11
2 Chronicles 14
Ezra 1
Psalms 1
Isaiah 2
Jeremiah 14
Lamentations 1
Ezekiel 8
Daniel 1
Zechariah 1
BSB (141)
Genesis 2
Exodus 39
Leviticus 1
Numbers 4
Deuteronomy 3
Joshua 3
Judges 1
1 Samuel 5
2 Samuel 4
1 Kings 13
2 Kings 12
1 Chronicles 11
2 Chronicles 14
Ezra 1
Psalms 1
Isaiah 2
Jeremiah 14
Lamentations 1
Ezekiel 8
Daniel 1
Zechariah 1
ESV (101)
Genesis 1
Leviticus 1
Numbers 4
Deuteronomy 3
Joshua 3
Judges 1
1 Samuel 5
2 Samuel 4
1 Kings 13
2 Kings 12
1 Chronicles 11
2 Chronicles 14
Ezra 1
Psalms 1
Isaiah 2
Jeremiah 14
Lamentations 1
Ezekiel 8
Daniel 1
Zechariah 1
WEB (140)
Genesis 1
Exodus 39
Leviticus 1
Numbers 4
Deuteronomy 3
Joshua 3
Judges 1
1 Samuel 5
2 Samuel 4
1 Kings 13
2 Kings 12
1 Chronicles 11
2 Chronicles 14
Ezra 1
Psalms 1
Isaiah 2
Jeremiah 14
Lamentations 1
Ezekiel 8
Daniel 1
Zechariah 1
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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Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 I. נְח֫שֶׁת137 noun masculine 1 Kings 7:45 (compare Albr ZAW xvi (1896), 108; feminine1Chronicles 18:8) copper, bronze (Late Hebrew = Biblical Hebrew; Phoenician נחשת; Palmyrene נחשא Lzb322; Syriac , ᵑ7נְחָשָׁא, Arabic , Ethiopic (so also Old Ethiopic DHM Epigr.Denkm.aus Abess.(1894),52); WMM As.u.Eur.127 cites Egyptian teµ(µ)ost, copper (= * tenµost), as loan-word from נְחשֶׁת + feminine article); — ׳נ absolute Genesis 4:22 +; construct Exodus 38:29; suffix נְחֻשְׁתִּי Lamentations 3:7, נְחֻשְׁתֵךְ Ezekiel 16:36, נְחֻשְׁתָּהּ Ezekiel 24:11, נְחֻשְׁתָּם 2 Kings 25:13 2t.; dual נְחֻשְׁתַּ֫יִם Judges 16:21 6t.; —

1 copper, as ore Deuteronomy 8:9, compare Zechariah 6:8; worked by artificer Genesis 4:22 (J) 1 Kings 7:14 (twice in verse); 2 Chronicles 24:12; material — doubtless hardened with alloy, probably tin, making bronze, compare Now Archaeology i. 243 Benz Archaeology 214 — of armour 1 Samuel 17:5,6; 1 Kings 14:27, utensils 2 Kings 25:14 = Jeremiah 52:18; Leviticus 6:21; Numbers 17:4 + very often, altar 2 Kings 16:14,15; Exodus 38:30; Exodus 39:39, etc., and other objects Numbers 21:9 (twice in verse) (JE), 2 Kings 18:4; 1 Kings 4:13; 1 Kings 7:15 ff. +, especially in description of tabernacle and temple; cast 1 Kings 7:14; polished מְמֹרָט 1 Kings 7:45, מָרוּק 2 Chronicles 4:16 (compare Leviticus 6:21); and shining מֻצְהָב Ezra 8:27. On קָלָל׳נ Ezekiel 1:7; Daniel 10:6 see קלל; ׳נ as spoil of war 2 Samuel 8:8; 2 Kings 25:13 = Jeremiah 52:17,20 etc.

2 fetters of copper or bronze, usually dual Judges 16:21; 2 Samuel 3:34; 2 Kings 25:7 = Jeremiah 39:7; Jeremiah 52:11; 2 Chronicles 36:6, also 2 Chronicles 33:11; singular only Lamentations 3:7 (figurative of oppression).

3 as less in value than gold but more than wood Isaiah 60:17 (twice in verse); figurative of worthless people Jeremiah 6:28 (+ בַּרְזֶל), id. (as dross of silver) Ezekiel 22:18 (+ בְּדִיל, בַּרְזֶל, עוֺפֶרֶת). — On Ezekiel 16:36 see IV. נחשׁ.

4 figurative of pitiless sky Deuteronomy 28:23.

II. [נְח֫שֶׁת] noun [feminine] suffix נְחֻשְׁתֵּךְ Ezekiel 16:36 where context ("" עֶרְוָה) favours meaning lust, harlotry, or specific sens. obscoen. (Co [citing Ki Ra] Berthol, see also Da); text perhaps corrupt (compare Nö ZMG xl (1886). 730); Sm proposes תַּזְנוּתַיִךְ, so apparently Toy Hpt; Or בָּשְׁתֵּךְ.


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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

נְחשֶׁת comm. (m. Ezekiel 1:7; Daniel 10:6 f. 1 Chronicles 18:8); with suff. נְחֻשְׁתֵּךְ.

(1) brass, χαλκός, i.e. copper, especially as hardened and tempered, and, like steel, used for weapons and other cutting instruments, Genesis 4:22; Exodus 26:11, 37 Exodus 26:37, and frequently. Metaph. Jeremiah 6:28, “they are all brass and iron,” i.e. ignoble, impure, like base metal.

(2) any thing made of brass.

(a) money, Ezekiel 16:36, יַעַן הִשָּׁפֵךְ נְחֻשְׁתֵּךְ Vulg. quia effusum est œs tuum.

(b) a fetter, or bond of brass, Lamentations 3:7 especially dual נְחֻשְׁתַּיִם Judges 16:21; 2 Samuel 3:34, double bonds.


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List of Word Forms
בַּֽנְחֻשְׁתַּ֔יִם בַּנְּחֹ֑שֶׁת בַּנְּחֹ֨שֶׁת בַֽנְחֻשְׁתַּ֔יִם בַֽנְחֻשְׁתַּ֗יִם בנחשת בנחשתים הַנְּחֹ֑שֶׁת הַנְּחֹ֔שֶׁת הַנְּחֹ֖שֶׁת הַנְּחֹ֗שֶׁת הַנְּחֹ֙שֶׁת֙ הַנְּחֹ֛שֶׁת הַנְּחֹ֜שֶׁת הַנְּחֹֽשֶׁת׃ הַנְּחֹשֶׁת֮ הנחשת הנחשת׃ וְהַנְּחֹ֣שֶׁת וְלַנְּחֹ֤שֶׁת וְלַנְּחֹ֥שֶׁת וּ֠נְחֹשֶׁת וּבִנְחֹ֧שֶׁת וּבַנְּחֹ֣שֶׁת וּבַנְּחֹֽשֶׁת׃ וּנְחֹ֔שֶׁת וּנְחֹ֕שֶׁת וּנְחֹ֖שֶׁת וּנְחֹ֥שֶׁת וּנְחֹֽשֶׁת׃ ובנחשת ובנחשת׃ והנחשת ולנחשת ונחשת ונחשת׃ לִנְחֹ֖שֶׁת לִנְחֻשְׁתַּ֣יִם לִנְחֻשְׁתָּ֖ם לַנְּחֹ֗שֶׁת לנחשת לנחשתים לנחשתם נְ֠חֹשֶׁת נְחָשְׁתִּֽי׃ נְחֹ֑שֶׁת נְחֹ֔שֶׁת נְחֹ֖שֶׁת נְחֹ֗שֶׁת נְחֹ֙שֶׁת֙ נְחֹ֛שֶׁת נְחֹ֜שֶׁת נְחֹ֣שֶׁת נְחֹ֥שֶׁת נְחֹֽשֶֽׁת׃ נְחֹֽשֶׁת׃ נְחֹשֶׁת֒ נְחֹשֶׁת֮ נְחֻשְׁתֵּךְ֙ נְחֻשְׁתָּ֖ם נְחֻשְׁתָּ֗הּ נחשת נחשת׃ נחשתה נחשתי׃ נחשתך נחשתם ban·ḥuš·ta·yim ḇan·ḥuš·ta·yim ban·nə·ḥō·šeṯ banchushTayim banḥuštayim ḇanḥuštayim banneChoshet bannəḥōšeṯ han·nə·ḥō·šeṯ hanneChoshet hannəḥōšeṯ lan·nə·ḥō·šeṯ lanneChoshet lannəḥōšeṯ lin·ḥō·šeṯ lin·ḥuš·ta·yim lin·ḥuš·tām linChoshet linchushTam linchushTayim linḥōšeṯ linḥuštām linḥuštayim nə·ḥā·šə·tî nə·ḥō·šeṯ nə·ḥuš·tāh nə·ḥuš·tām nə·ḥuš·têḵ nechasheTi neChoshet nechushTah nechushTam nechushteCh nəḥāšətî nəḥōšeṯ nəḥuštāh nəḥuštām nəḥuštêḵ ū·ḇan·nə·ḥō·šeṯ ū·ḇin·ḥō·šeṯ ū·nə·ḥō·šeṯ ūḇannəḥōšeṯ ūḇinḥōšeṯ uneChoshet ūnəḥōšeṯ uvanneChoshet uvinChoshet vanchushTayim vehanneChoshet velanneChoshet wə·han·nə·ḥō·šeṯ wə·lan·nə·ḥō·šeṯ wəhannəḥōšeṯ wəlannəḥōšeṯ
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