H5358 נקם - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to grudge, that is, avenge or punish

KJV Usage: avenge (-r, self), punish, revenge (self), X surely, take vengeance.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to avenge, take vengeance, revenge, avenge oneself, be avenged, be punished
a. (Qal)
1. to avenge, take vengeance
2. to entertain revengeful feelings
b. (Niphal)
1. to avenge oneself
2. to suffer vengeance
c. (Piel) to avenge
d. (Hophal) to be avenged, vengeance be taken (for blood)
e. (Hithpael) to avenge oneself
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 1413
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H5358 נקם is used in the Bible

First 30 of 31 occurrences of H5358 נקם

Genesis 4:15
Genesis 4:24
Exodus 21:20
Exodus 21:21
Leviticus 19:18
Leviticus 26:25
Numbers 31:2
Deuteronomy 32:43
Joshua 10:13
Judges 15:7
Judges 16:28
1 Samuel 14:24
1 Samuel 18:25
1 Samuel 24:12
2 Kings 9:7
Esther 8:13
Psalms 8:2
Psalms 44:16
Psalms 99:8
Isaiah 1:24
Jeremiah 5:9
Jeremiah 5:29
Jeremiah 9:9
Jeremiah 15:15
Jeremiah 46:10
Jeremiah 50:15
Jeremiah 51:36
Ezekiel 24:8
Ezekiel 25:12
Ezekiel 25:15

Corresponding Greek Words

naqam st. G292 amuno
naqam G469 ant apo dosis
naqam hithpa. G1559 ek dioko
naqam hoph. G3886 para luo
naqam ni. G467 ant apo didomi
naqam ni. G1817 ex anistemi
naqam ni. G2920 krisis
naqam qal,ni,pi G1556 ekdikeo