H5227 נכח - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

From the same as H5226; properly, the front part; used adverbially (especially with a preposition), opposite, in front of, forward, in behalf of

KJV Usage: (over) against, before, direct [-ly], for, right (on).

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. be in front of adv
2. in front of, opposite to, in the sight of, before, to the front, right on prep
3. towards the front of, in front of, on behalf of, as far as in front of
Origin: from the same as H5226
TWOT: 1365a
Parts of Speech:

View how H5227 נכח is used in the Bible

23 occurrences of H5227 נכח

Genesis 25:21 for
Genesis 30:38 before
Exodus 26:35 opposite
Exodus 40:24 opposite
Numbers 19:4 directly
Joshua 15:7 that is before
Joshua 18:17 which is opposite
Judges 18:6 before
Judges 19:10 opposite
Judges 20:43 opposite
1 Kings 20:29 opposite
1 Kings 22:35 against
2 Chronicles 18:34 against
Esther 5:1 opposite
Esther 5:1 opposite
Proverbs 4:25 right on,
Proverbs 5:21 are before
Jeremiah 17:16 was right before
Lamentations 2:19 before
Ezekiel 14:3 before
Ezekiel 14:4 before
Ezekiel 14:7 before
Ezekiel 47:20 opposite

Distinct usage

8 opposite
6 before
2 against
1 for
1 directly
1 that is before
1 which is opposite
1 right on,
1 are before
1 was right before

Corresponding Greek Words

nokhach G1726 & G1727 en antios
lenokhach G3717 orthos *