H5172 נחשׁ - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; properly to hiss, that is, whisper a (magic) spell; generally to prognosticate

KJV Usage: X certainly, divine, enchanter, (use) X enchantment, learn by experience, X indeed, diligently observe.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to practice divination, divine, observe signs, learn by experience, diligently observe, practice fortunetelling, take as an omen
a. (Piel)
1. to practice divination
2. to observe the signs or omens
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 1348
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H5172 נחשׁ is used in the Bible

9 occurrences of H5172 נחשׁ

Genesis 30:27
Genesis 44:5
Genesis 44:15
Leviticus 19:26
Deuteronomy 18:10
1 Kings 20:33
2 Kings 17:17
2 Kings 21:6
2 Chronicles 33:6