H5258 נסך - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to pour out, especially a libation, or to cast (metal); by analogy to anoint a king

KJV Usage: cover, melt, offer, (cause to) pour (out), set (up).

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions



1. to pour out, pour, offer, cast
a. (Qal)
1. to pour out
2. to cast metal images
3. to anoint (a king)
b. (Niphal) to be anointed
c. (Piel) to pour out (as a libation)
d. (Hiphil) to pour out libations
e. (Hophal) to be poured out
2. to set, install
a. (Qal) to install
b. (Niphal) to be installed
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 1375,1377
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H5258 נסך is used in the Bible

25 occurrences of H5258 נסך

Genesis 35:14 and he poured
Exodus 25:29 to cover
Exodus 30:9 neither shall ye pour
Exodus 37:16 to cover
Numbers 28:7 to be poured
2 Samuel 23:16 of it, but poured it out
2 Kings 16:13 and poured
1 Chronicles 11:18 of it, but poured it out
Psalms 2:6 Yet have I set
Psalms 16:4 will I not offer,
Proverbs 8:23 I was set up
Isaiah 29:10 hath poured out
Isaiah 30:1 but not from me; and that cover
Isaiah 40:19 casteth
Isaiah 44:10 or cast
Jeremiah 7:18 and to pour out
Jeremiah 19:13 and have poured out
Jeremiah 32:29 and poured out
Jeremiah 44:17 and to pour out
Jeremiah 44:18 and to pour out
Jeremiah 44:19 and poured out
Jeremiah 44:19 her, and pour out
Jeremiah 44:25 and to pour out
Ezekiel 20:28 and poured out
Hosea 9:4 They shall not offer

Distinct usage

4 and to pour out
3 and poured out
2 to cover
1 and he poured
1 neither shall ye pour
1 to be poured
1 of it, but poured it out
1 and poured
1 of it, but poured it out
1 will I not offer,
1 I was set up
1 casteth
1 or cast
1 and have poured out
1 her, and pour out
1 They shall not offer
1 Yet have I set
1 but not from me; and that cover
1 hath poured out

Corresponding Greek Words

nasakh G2525 kath istemi
nasakh G4160 poieo
nasakh G4222 potizo
nasakh hi,qal,pi G4689 spendo
nasakh ni. G2311 themelioo

Related words


H4541 מסּכה massêkâh
From H5258; properly a pouring over, that is, fusion of metal (especially a cast image); by implication a libation, that is, league; concretely a coverlet (as if poured out)

KJV Usage: covering, molten (image), vail.

H5257 נסיך ne sı̂yk
ne sı̂yk
From H5258; properly something poured out, that is, a libation; also a molten image; by implication a prince (as anointed)

KJV Usage: drink offering, duke, prince (-ipal).

H5259 נסך nâsak
A primitive root (probably identical with H5258 through the idea of fusion); to interweave, that is, (figuratively) to overspread

KJV Usage: that is spread.

H5260 נסך ne sak
ne sak
(Chaldee); corresponding to H5258; to pour out a libation

KJV Usage: offer.

H5262 נסך נסך nesek nêsek
נסך נסך
nesek nêsek
neh'-sek, nay'-sek
From H5258; a libation; also a cast idol

KJV Usage: cover, drink offering, molten image.