H5221 נכה - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to strike (lightly or severely, literally or figuratively)

KJV Usage: beat, cast forth, clap, give [wounds], X go forward, X indeed, kill, make [slaughter], murderer, punish, slaughter, slay (-er, -ing), smite (-r, -ing), strike, be stricken, (give) stripes, X surely, wound.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to strike, smite, hit, beat, slay, kill
a. (Niphal) to be stricken or smitten
b. (Pual) to be stricken or smitten
c. (Hiphil)
1. to smite, strike, beat, scourge, clap, applaud, give a thrust
2. to smite, kill, slay (man or beast)
3. to smite, attack, attack and destroy, conquer, subjugate, ravage
4. to smite, chastise, send judgment upon, punish, destroy
d. (Hophal) to be smitten
1. to receive a blow
2. to be wounded
3. to be beaten
4. to be (fatally) smitten, be killed, be slain
5. to be attacked and captured
6. to be smitten (with disease)
7. to be blighted (of plants)
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 1364
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H5221 נכה is used in the Bible

First 30 of 459 occurrences of H5221 נכה

Genesis 4:15 him should kill
Genesis 8:21 smite
Genesis 14:5 that were with him, and smote
Genesis 14:7 and smote
Genesis 14:15 and smote
Genesis 14:17 from the slaughter
Genesis 19:11 And they smote
Genesis 32:8 and smite it,
Genesis 32:11 and smite me,
Genesis 34:30 against me, and slay me;
Genesis 36:35 who smote
Genesis 37:21 Let us not kill
Exodus 2:11 smiting
Exodus 2:12 he slew
Exodus 2:13 Why smitest
Exodus 3:20 and smite
Exodus 5:14 over them, were beaten,
Exodus 5:16 are beaten;
Exodus 7:17 behold, I will smite
Exodus 7:20 and smote
Exodus 7:25 had smitten
Exodus 8:16 and smite
Exodus 8:17 and smote
Exodus 9:15 that I may smite
Exodus 9:25 smote
Exodus 9:25 smote
Exodus 9:31 were smitten:
Exodus 9:32 were not smitten:
Exodus 12:12 and will smite
Exodus 12:13 you, when I smite

Distinct usage

50 and smote
46 smote
18 slew
14 And they smote
14 and he smote
14 and slew
12 smite
10 and smite
8 shall smite
7 who smote
7 had smitten
5 from the slaughter
5 he slew
5 he smote
5 and they slew
4 that killeth
4 to smite
4 and I will smite
4 and smitten
3 He that smiteth
3 I will smite
3 to slay
3 they smote
3 it, and slew
3 hath slain
3 against him, and smote
2 smiting
2 and will smite
2 and thou shalt smite
2 And he that killeth
2 that I smote
2 And if he shall smite
2 Whoever killeth
2 and we smote
2 smote,
2 stripes
2 and beat
2 it, and smote
2 who slew
2 that smote
2 them, and smote
2 him, and smote
2 had slain
2 shall slay
2 had given
2 smitten
2 is smitten,
2 he shall smite
2 and he shall smite
2 and shall smite
2 I smote
2 and smite
2 and he will smite
1 him should kill
1 that were with him, and smote
1 and smite it,
1 and smite me,
1 against me, and slay me;
1 Let us not kill
1 Why smitest

Corresponding Greek Words

nakhah hi,ho G3146 mastigoo
nakhah hi,hoph,ni G4141 plesso
nakhah hi. G3147; see G3146 mastizo
nakhah hi. G1842 ex olethreuo
nakhah hi. G91 adikeo
nakhah hi. G337 an aireo
nakhah hi. G615 apo kteino
nakhah hi. G622 ap ollumi
nakhah hi. G906 ballo
nakhah hi. G1289 dia speiro
nakhah hi. G1572 ek kaio
nakhah hi. G1581 ek kopto
nakhah hi. G1863 ep ago
nakhah hi. G2289 thanatoo
nakhah hi. G2608 kat agnumi
nakhah hi. G2609 kat ago
nakhah hi. G2629 kata kopto
nakhah hi. G2871 kope
nakhah hi. G2875 kopto
nakhah hi. G2983 lambano
nakhah hi. G3164 machomai
nakhah hi. G3817 paio
nakhah hi. G3860 para didomi
nakhah hi. G3960 patasso
nakhah hi. G4937 sun tribo
nakhah hi. G5180 tupto
nakhah hi. G5407 phoneuo
nakhah hoph. G4098 pipto