H5358 נקם - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to grudge, that is, avenge or punish

KJV Usage: avenge (-r, self), punish, revenge (self), X surely, take vengeance.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to avenge, take vengeance, revenge, avenge oneself, be avenged, be punished
a. (Qal)
1. to avenge, take vengeance
2. to entertain revengeful feelings
b. (Niphal)
1. to avenge oneself
2. to suffer vengeance
c. (Piel) to avenge
d. (Hophal) to be avenged, vengeance be taken (for blood)
e. (Hithpael) to avenge oneself
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 1413
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H5358 נקם is used in the Bible

First 30 of 31 occurrences of H5358 נקם

Genesis 4:15 vengeance shall be taken
Genesis 4:24 shall be avenged
Exodus 21:20 he shall be surely
Exodus 21:20 punished.
Exodus 21:21 he shall not be punished:
Leviticus 19:18 Thou shalt not avenge,
Leviticus 26:25 upon you, that shall avenge
Numbers 31:2 Avenge
Deuteronomy 32:43 for he will avenge
Joshua 10:13 had avenged
Judges 15:7 yet will I be avenged
Judges 16:28 avenged
1 Samuel 14:24 that I may be avenged
1 Samuel 18:25 to be avenged
1 Samuel 24:12 avenge
2 Kings 9:7 that I may avenge
Esther 8:13 to avenge
Psalms 8:2 and the avenger.
Psalms 44:16 and avenger.
Psalms 99:8 them, though thou tookest vengeance
Isaiah 1:24 and avenge
Jeremiah 5:9 be avenged
Jeremiah 5:29 be avenged
Jeremiah 9:9 be avenged
Jeremiah 15:15 me, and avenge
Jeremiah 46:10 that he may avenge
Jeremiah 50:15 take vengeance
Jeremiah 51:36 and take vengeance
Ezekiel 24:8 to take
Ezekiel 25:12 by taking

Distinct usage

3 be avenged
2 Avenge
1 vengeance shall be taken
1 shall be avenged
1 he shall be surely
1 punished.
1 he shall not be punished:
1 Thou shalt not avenge,
1 upon you, that shall avenge
1 for he will avenge
1 had avenged
1 yet will I be avenged
1 avenged
1 that I may be avenged
1 to be avenged
1 that I may avenge
1 to avenge
1 and the avenger.
1 and avenger.
1 them, though thou tookest vengeance
1 and avenge
1 me, and avenge
1 that he may avenge
1 take vengeance
1 and take vengeance
1 to take
1 by taking
1 and revenged
1 and have taken
1 avengeth;

Corresponding Greek Words

naqam st. G292 amuno
naqam G469 ant apo dosis
naqam hithpa. G1559 ek dioko
naqam hoph. G3886 para luo
naqam ni. G467 ant apo didomi
naqam ni. G1817 ex anistemi
naqam ni. G2920 krisis
naqam qal,ni,pi G1556 ekdikeo