H5140 נזל - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to drip, or shed by trickling

KJV Usage: distil, drop, flood, (cause to) flow (-ing), gush out, melt, pour (down), running water, stream.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions



1. to flow, distil, flow forth or down, trickle, drop
a. (Qal)
1. to flow 1a
b. streams, floods (participle)
1. to distil
c. (Hiphil) to cause to flow
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 1337
Parts of Speech: Verb

to flow
1) to flow, distil, flow forth or down, trickle, drop
1a) (Qal)
1a1) to flow
1a1a) streams, floods (participle)
1a2) to distil
1b) (Hiphil) to cause to flow

View how H5140 נזל is used in the Bible

17 occurrences of H5140 נזל

Exodus 15:8 the floods
Numbers 24:7 He shall pour
Numbers 24:7 out
Deuteronomy 32:2 shall distil
Judges 5:5 melted
Job 36:28 do drop
Psalms 78:16 streams
Psalms 78:44 and their streams,
Psalms 147:18 flow.
Proverbs 5:15 and running waters
Song of Songs 4:15 and streams
Song of Songs 4:16 may flow out.
Isaiah 44:3 and floods
Isaiah 45:8 pour down
Isaiah 48:21 to flow
Jeremiah 9:18 gush out
Jeremiah 18:14 flowing

Distinct usage

1 the floods
1 He shall pour
1 out
1 shall distil
1 do drop
1 streams
1 and their streams,
1 flow.
1 and running waters
1 and streams
1 may flow out.
1 and floods
1 pour down
1 gush out
1 to flow
1 flowing
1 melted

Corresponding Greek Words

nazal G1831 ex erchomai
nazal G2597 kata baino
nazal G4482 rheo
nazal G5080 teko
nazal G5204 hudor
nazal hi. G1806 ex ago

Related words


H4208 מזּלה mazzâlâh
Apparently from H5140 in the sense of raining; a constellation, that is, Zodiacal sign (perhaps as affecting the weather)

KJV Usage: planet.

Compare H4216.