H5234 נכר - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; properly to scrutinize, that is, look intently at; hence (with recognition implied), to acknowledge, be acquainted with, care for, respect, revere, or (with suspicion implied), to disregard, ignore, be strange toward, reject, resign, dissimulate (as if ignorant or disowning)

KJV Usage: acknowledge, X could, deliver, discern, dissemble, estrange, feign self to be another, know, take knowledge (notice), perceive, regard, (have) respect, behave (make) self strange (-ly).

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions



1. to recognise, acknowledge, know, respect, discern, regard
a. (Niphal) to be recognised
b. (Piel) to regard
c. (Hiphil)
1. to regard, observe, pay attention to, pay regard to, notice
2. to recognise (as formerly known), perceive
3. to be willing to recognise or acknowledge, acknowledge with honour
4. to be acquainted with
5. to distinguish, understand
d. (Hithpael) to make oneself known
2. to act or treat as foreign or strange, disguise, misconstrue
a. (Niphal) to disguise oneself
b. (Piel)
1. to treat as foreign (profane)
2. to misconstrue
c. (Hithpael)
1. to act as alien
2. to disguise oneself
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 1368
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H5234 נכר is used in the Bible

First 30 of 49 occurrences of H5234 נכר

Genesis 27:23 And he knew
Genesis 31:32 discern
Genesis 37:32 know
Genesis 37:33 And he knew it,
Genesis 38:25 Discern,
Genesis 38:26 acknowledged
Genesis 42:7 and he knew
Genesis 42:7 them, but made himself strange
Genesis 42:8 knew
Genesis 42:8 but they knew
Deuteronomy 1:17 Ye shall not respect
Deuteronomy 16:19 thou shalt not respect
Deuteronomy 21:17 But he shall acknowledge
Deuteronomy 32:27 should behave themselves strangely,
Deuteronomy 33:9 him; neither did he acknowledge
Judges 18:3 they knew
Ruth 2:10 that thou shouldest take knowledge
Ruth 2:19 be he that took knowledge
Ruth 3:14 could know
1 Samuel 23:7 hath delivered
1 Samuel 26:17 knew
2 Samuel 3:36 took notice
1 Kings 14:5 that she shall pretend to be another
1 Kings 14:6 why pretendest thou to be another?
1 Kings 18:7 him: and he knew
1 Kings 20:41 knew
Ezra 3:13 could not discern
Nehemiah 6:12 And, lo, I perceived
Nehemiah 13:24 and could
Job 2:12 and knew

Distinct usage

3 knew
2 And he knew
2 know
2 to have respect
1 discern
1 And he knew it,
1 Discern,
1 acknowledged
1 them, but made himself strange
1 but they knew
1 Ye shall not respect
1 thou shalt not respect
1 But he shall acknowledge
1 they knew
1 be he that took knowledge
1 could know
1 hath delivered
1 took notice
1 that she shall pretend to be another
1 why pretendest thou to be another?
1 him: and he knew
1 could not discern
1 And, lo, I perceived
1 and knew
1 but I could not discern
1 and do ye not know
1 they know
1 if one knoweth
1 nor regardeth
1 shall know
1 disguiseth
1 them shall acknowledge
1 acknowledge
1 me, and have estranged
1 so will I acknowledge
1 they are not known
1 Therefore he knoweth
1 but there was no man that would know
1 whom he shall acknowledge
1 him; neither did he acknowledge
1 and could
1 is known
1 should behave themselves strangely,
1 that thou shouldest take knowledge

Corresponding Greek Words

nakhar hi. G153 aischuno
nakhar hi. G1097 ginosko
nakhar hi. G1107 gnorizo
nakhar hi.,ni. G1921 epi ginosko
nakhar ni. G1962 epi neuo
nakhar pi. see G2007 sun epi tithemi
nakhar pi. G526 ap allotrioo
nakhar pi. G4097 piprasko

Related words


H1971 הכּרה hakkârâh
From H5234; respect, that is, partiality

KJV Usage: shew.

H4378 מכּר makkâr
From H5234; an acquaintance

KJV Usage: acquaintance.

H5235 נכר נכר neker nôker
נכר נכר
neker nôker
neh'-ker, no'-ker
From H5234; something strange, that is, unexpected calamity

KJV Usage: strange.

H5236 נכר nêkâr
From H5234; foreign, or (concretely) a foreigner, or (abstractly) heathendom

KJV Usage: alien, strange (+ -er).