H5162 נחם - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; properly to sigh, that is, breathe strongly; by implication to be sorry, that is, (in a favorable sense) to pity, console or (reflexively) rue; or (unfavorably) to avenge (oneself)

KJV Usage: comfort (self), ease [one’s self], repent (-er, -ing, self).

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to be sorry, console oneself, repent, regret, comfort, be comforted
a. (Niphal)
1. to be sorry, be moved to pity, have compassion
2. to be sorry, rue, suffer grief, repent
3. to comfort oneself, be comforted
4. to comfort oneself, ease oneself
b. (Piel) to comfort, console
c. (Pual) to be comforted, be consoled
d. (Hithpael)
1. to be sorry, have compassion
2. to rue, repent of
3. to comfort oneself, be comforted
4. to ease oneself
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 1344
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H5162 נחם is used in the Bible

First 30 of 100 occurrences of H5162 נחם

Genesis 5:29
Genesis 6:6
Genesis 6:7
Genesis 24:67
Genesis 27:42
Genesis 37:35
Genesis 38:12
Genesis 50:21
Exodus 13:17
Exodus 32:12
Exodus 32:14
Numbers 23:19
Deuteronomy 32:36
Judges 2:18
Judges 21:6
Judges 21:15
Ruth 2:13
1 Samuel 15:11
1 Samuel 15:29
1 Samuel 15:35
2 Samuel 10:2
2 Samuel 10:3
2 Samuel 12:24
2 Samuel 13:39
2 Samuel 24:16
1 Chronicles 7:22
1 Chronicles 19:2
1 Chronicles 19:3
1 Chronicles 21:15
Job 2:11

Corresponding Greek Words

nacham ni,pi G1653 eleeo
nacham ni. G373 ana pauo
nacham ni. G447 an iemi
nacham ni. G1760 enthumeomai
nacham ni. G2373 thumoo
nacham ni. G2433 hilaskomai
nacham ni. G2436 hileos
nacham ni. G3338 meta melomai
nacham ni. G3340 meta noeo
nacham ni. G3973 pauo
nacham ni.,pi.,pu. G3870 para kaleo
nacham pi. G2233 hegeomai
nacham pi. G2296 thaumazo
nacham pi. G3874 para klesis