H5391 נשׁך - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to strike with a sting (as a serpent); figuratively, to oppress with interest on a loan

KJV Usage: bite, lend upon usury.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to bite
a. (Qal) to bite
b. (Piel) to bite
2. to pay, give interest, lend for interest or usury
a. (Qal) to give interest
b. (Hiphil) to make to give interest
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 1430,1430b
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H5391 נשׁך is used in the Bible

14 occurrences of H5391 נשׁך

Genesis 49:17
Numbers 21:6
Numbers 21:8
Numbers 21:9
Deuteronomy 23:19
Deuteronomy 23:20
Proverbs 23:32
Ecclesiastes 10:8
Ecclesiastes 10:11
Jeremiah 8:17
Amos 5:19
Amos 9:3
Micah 3:5
Habakkuk 2:7

Corresponding Greek Words

nashakh G4141 plesso
nashakh qal.pi. G1143 dakno