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 This same shall comfort
Genesis 6:6 repented
Genesis 6:7 for I repent
Genesis 24:67 was comforted
Genesis 27:42 as concerning thee, doth comfort
Genesis 37:35 to comfort
Genesis 37:35 to be comforted;
Genesis 38:12 was comforted,
Genesis 50:21 And he comforted
Exodus 13:17 repent
Exodus 32:12 and repent
Exodus 32:14 repented
Numbers 23:19 that he should repent:
Deuteronomy 32:36 and repent
Judges 2:18 repented
Judges 21:6 repented
Judges 21:15 repented
Ruth 2:13 for that thou hast comforted
1 Samuel 15:11 I repent
1 Samuel 15:29 nor repent:
1 Samuel 15:29 that he should repent.
1 Samuel 15:35 repented
2 Samuel 10:2 to comfort
2 Samuel 10:3 comforters
2 Samuel 12:24 comforted
2 Samuel 13:39 for he was comforted
2 Samuel 24:16 repented
1 Chronicles 7:22 to comfort
1 Chronicles 19:2 to comfort
1 Chronicles 19:2 to comfort

Distinct usage

12 repented
7 to comfort
4 comforters
2 for I repent
2 and repent
2 shall comfort
2 they comfort
2 and repented
2 hath comforted
2 and repent,
1 This same shall comfort
1 was comforted
1 as concerning thee, doth comfort
1 to be comforted;
1 was comforted,
1 And he comforted
1 repent
1 that he should repent:
1 for that thou hast comforted
1 I repent
1 nor repent:
1 that he should repent.
1 comforted
1 for he was comforted
1 and he repented
1 with him and to comfort
1 How then comfort
1 as one that comforteth
1 myself, and repent
1 him, and comforted

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