H5251 נס - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

From H5264; a flag; also a sail; by implication a flagstaff; generally a signal; figuratively a token

KJV Usage: banner, pole, sail, (en-) sign, standard.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. something lifted up, standard, signal, signal pole, ensign, banner, sign, sail
a. standard (as rallying point), signal
b. standard (pole)
c. ensign, signal
Origin: from H5264
TWOT: 1379a
Parts of Speech: Noun Masculine

View how H5251 נס is used in the Bible

20 occurrences of H5251 נס

Numbers 21:8 it upon a pole:
Numbers 21:9 it upon a pole,
Numbers 26:10 and they became a sign.
Psalms 60:4 a banner
Isaiah 5:26 an ensign
Isaiah 11:10 for an ensign
Isaiah 11:12 an ensign
Isaiah 13:2 a banner
Isaiah 18:3 an ensign
Isaiah 30:17 and as an ensign
Isaiah 31:9 of the ensign,
Isaiah 33:23 the sail:
Isaiah 49:22 my standard
Isaiah 62:10 a standard
Jeremiah 4:6 the standard
Jeremiah 4:21 the standard,
Jeremiah 50:2 a standard;
Jeremiah 51:12 the standard
Jeremiah 51:27 a standard
Ezekiel 27:7 to be thy sail;

Distinct usage

3 an ensign
2 a banner
2 a standard
2 the standard
1 it upon a pole:
1 it upon a pole,
1 and they became a sign.
1 for an ensign
1 and as an ensign
1 of the ensign,
1 the sail:
1 my standard
1 the standard,
1 a standard;
1 to be thy sail;

Corresponding Greek Words

nes G757 archo
nes G1391 doxa
nes G4592 semeion
nes G4953 sus semon