H5065 נגשׂ - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to drive (an animal, a workman, a debtor, an army); by implication to tax, harass, tyrannize

KJV Usage: distress, driver, exact (-or), oppress (-or), X raiser of taxes, taskmaster.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to press, drive, oppress, exact, exert demanding pressure
a. (Qal)
1. to press, drive
2. to exact
3. driver, taskmaster, ruler, oppressor, tyrant, lord, exactor of tribute (participle)
b. (Niphal) to be hard pressed
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 1296
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H5065 נגשׂ is used in the Bible

23 occurrences of H5065 נגשׂ

Exodus 3:7
Exodus 5:6
Exodus 5:10
Exodus 5:13
Exodus 5:14
Deuteronomy 15:2
Deuteronomy 15:3
1 Samuel 13:6
1 Samuel 14:24
2 Kings 23:35
Job 3:18
Job 39:7
Isaiah 3:5
Isaiah 3:12
Isaiah 9:4
Isaiah 14:2
Isaiah 14:4
Isaiah 53:7
Isaiah 58:3
Isaiah 60:17
Daniel 11:20
Zechariah 9:8
Zechariah 10:4

Corresponding Greek Words

nagas G523 ap aiteo
nagas G1325 didomi
nagas G1643 elauno
nagas G1985 epi skopos
nagas G1988 epistates
nagas G4238 prasso
nagas ni. G4317 pros ago