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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical DictionaryHebrew Lexicon

Strong's #5378 - נָשָׁא

a primitive root [perhaps identical with (H5377), through the idea of imposition]
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1) to lend on interest or usury, be a creditor

1a) (Qal) creditor (participle)

1b) (Hiphil) to act as a creditor

Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (4)
1 Samuel 1
Nehemiah 1
Psalms 1
Isaiah 1
NAS (16)
Genesis 1
2 Kings 2
2 Chronicles 1
Psalms 2
Isaiah 3
Jeremiah 5
Obadiah 2
HCS (17)
Exodus 1
Deuteronomy 3
1 Samuel 1
1 Kings 1
2 Kings 1
2 Chronicles 1
Nehemiah 3
Psalms 1
Isaiah 3
Jeremiah 2
BSB (5)
1 Samuel 1
1 Kings 1
Nehemiah 1
Psalms 1
Isaiah 1
ESV (3)
1 Samuel 1
Psalms 1
Isaiah 1
WEB (3)
1 Samuel 1
Psalms 1
Isaiah 1
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1320) sn (נסה NSh) AC: Loan CO: Debt AB: Deception: The pictograph n is a picture of a seed representing continuance, the s is a picture of teeth representing pressure. Combined these mean "continual pressing". An imposition such as a debt or deception which causes oppression. (eng: gnash)

A) sn (נסה NSh) AC: ? CO: Debt AB: ?

fm ) isn (נסהי NShY) - Debt: KJV (1): debt - Strongs: H5386 (נְשִׁי)

E) asn (נסהא NShA) AC: ? CO: Debt AB: Deception

V) asn (נסהא NShA) - I. Deceive: II. Debt:KJV (20): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Participle) deceive, beguile, seize - Strongs: H5377 (נָשָׁא), H5378 (נָשָׁא)

am) asnm (מנסהא MNShA) - Interest: [df: asm] KJV (2): usury - Strongs: H4855 (מַשָּׁא)

af1 ) easnm (מנסהאה MNShAH) - Loan: [df: hasm] KJV (2): thing, debt - Strongs: H4859 (מַשָּׁאָה)

ajm ) nfasnm (מנסהאונ MNShAWN) - Loan: [df: Nwasm] KJV (1): deceit - Strongs: H4860 (מַשָּׁאוֹן)

H) esn (נסהה NShH) AC: Forget CO: ? AB: ?: The removal of a debt through payment, forgetting or forgiving.

V) esn (נסהה NShH) - I. Forget: II. Loan:KJV (19): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Piel, Participle) forget, deprive, exact, lend, creditor, extortioner, usury - Strongs: H5382 (נָשָׁה), H5383 (נָשָׁה)

Nm) esn (נסהה NShH) - Hip: [Unknown connection to root] KJV (2): shrank - Strongs: H5384 (נָשֶׁה)

am) esnm (מנסהה MNShH) - Loan: [df: hsm] KJV (1): credit - Strongs: H4874 (מַשֶּׁה)

ff1 ) eisn (נסהיה NShYH) - Forgetfulness: KJV (1): forgetfulness - Strongs: H5388 (נְשִׁיָּה)

J) sfn (נוסה NWSh) AC: Despair CO: ? AB: ?

V) sfn (נוסה NWSh) - Despair: KJV (1): (vf: Paal) heaviness - Strongs: H5136 (נוּשׁ)

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Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 I. [נָשָׁא] verb lend on interest, or usury, be a creditor (compare Arabic postpone, delay; sell on credit; "" form of I. נָשָׁה, see Ges§ 75oo); —

Qal Participle active נשֶׁא (analogous ה׳ל) 1 Samuel 22:2 every man that had a creditor; אֲשֶׁר נשֶׁא בוֺ Isaiah 24:2 against whom is a ceditor, and plural נשְׁאִים Nehemiah 5:7 Kt (נשִׁים Qr, from נָשָׁה), + accusative of congnate meaning with verb מַשָּׁא.

Hiph`il Imperfect 3 masculine singular לֹאיַֿשִּׁיא אוֺיֵב בּוֺ Psalm 89:23 an enemy shall not act the creditor against him, make exactions of him ("" יְעַנֶּנּוּ). — 1 Kings 8:31; 2 Chronicles 6:22 see נשׂא Qal 1 b (5).

I. נָשָׁה verb lend, become a creditor (compare I. נשׁא); —

Qal Perfect 1 singular נָשִׁ֫יתִי Jeremiah 15:10; 3 plural נָשׁוּ Jeremiah 15:10; Participle נשֶׁה Exodus 22:24 4t.; plural נשִׁים Nehemiah 5:10,11 + Nehemiah 5:7 Qr (Kt נשְׁאִים, see I. נשׁא), suffix נוֺשַׁי Isaiah 50:1; — lend, usually with ב person: לֹאנָֿשִׁיתִי וְלֹאנָֿשׁוּבִֿי Jeremiah 15:10 I have not lent, and they have not lent to me, Deuteronomy 24:11; Nehemiah 5:7 (Qr; + accusative of congnate meaning with verb), Nehemiah 5:10; Nehemiah 5:11 (both + accusative of thing); participle as substantive creditor, usurer Exodus 22:24 (E), 2 Kings 4:1; Isaiah 24:2; Isaiah 50:1; Psalm 109:11.

Hiph`il Imperfect 3 masculine singular יַשֶּׁה בְּ Deuteronomy 15:2 who lendeth to his neighbour; 2 masculine singular תַּשֶּׁה בְּ Deuteronomy 24:10 when thou lendest to thy neighbour (+ accusative of congnate meaning with verb).

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

נָשָׁא not used in Kal, perhaps to err, to go astray, kindred to the verb נָשָׁה to forget, from which is formed inf. absol. נָשֹׁא Jeremiah 23:39 whence Syr. ܢܘܽܫܳܝܐܳ error. [In Thes. perhaps to remove, i.q. נָסַע نشع.]

Hiphil הִשִּׁיא to lead into error, to cause to go astray, whence

(1) to deceive, to impose on any one, followed by a dat. 2 Kings 18:29; Jeremiah 4:10, 29:8 acc. 2 Chronicles 32:15; 2 Kings 19:10; Jeremiah 37:9, אַל־תַּשִּׁאוּ נַפְשׁוֹתֵיכֶם “deceive not yourselves.” Followed by עַל in a pregnant sense, Psalms 55:16 קרי, יַשִּׁי מָוֶת עָלֵימוֹ “let death deceive (and rush) on them,” i.e. let death surprise them contrary to expectation.

(2) to seduce, to corrupt, Genesis 3:13; Jeremiah 49:16.

Niphal, to be deceived, Isaiah 19:13.

[Derivative מַשָּׁאוֹן.]

II. נָשָׁא i.q. נָשָׁה No. II. 2, to lend, followed by בְּ Nehemiah 5:7 whence נשֶׁא בוֹ Isaiah 24:2, and נשֶׁא 1 Samuel 22:2, a creditor.

Hiphil, to exact what has been lent, spoken of a creditor; followed by בְּ of pers. Psalms 89:23.

Derivative nouns, מַשָּׁא, מַשָּׁאָה.

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List of Word Forms
וְנָֽשָׁא־ ונשא־ יַשִּׁ֣א ישא מַשָּׁ֥א משא נֹשֶׁ֥א נֹשֶׁא֙ נשא maš·šā mashSha maššā nō·še nōše noShe venasha wə·nā·šā- wənāšā- yaš·ši yashShi yašši
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