5180. Nechushtan
Strong's Concordance
Nechushtan: the name of Moses' bronze serpent
Original Word: נְחֻשְׁתָּן
Part of Speech: Noun
Transliteration: Nechushtan
Phonetic Spelling: (nekh-oosh-tawn')
Short Definition: Nehushtan
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from the same as nechosheth
Definition
the name of Moses' bronze serpent
NASB Translation
Nehushtan (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
נְחֻשְׁתָּן proper name, feminine given to bronze serpent 2 Kings 18:4 probably = bronze-god (so Thes, see also BauSemitic Rel. i. 288; compare נְחַשׁ נְחשֶׁת 2 Kings 18:4; Numbers 21:9 (twice in verse) ); — chief arg. ag. this are vocalization of ᵐ5 Νεσθαλει, A ᵐ5L Νε(ε)σθαν, and comparative unimportance of material of which image was made; others think of נָחָשׁ serpent (NöZMG xlii (1888), 482 תן + נחשׁ, Kloon the passage יתן + נחשׁ); LagBN 188, 205 thinks loan-word

IV. נחשׁ (possibly √ of following, si vera lectio; but precise meaning uncertain; GeiUrschrift 392 compare Arabic [= goad, prick; a certain piece of perforated wood (Frey)], Late Hebrew נְחשֶׁת [bottom of vessel, LevyNHWB iii. 374]).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
Nehushtan

From nchosheth; something made of copper, i.e. The copper serpent of the Desert -- Nehushtan.

see HEBREW nchosheth

Forms and Transliterations
נְחֻשְׁתָּֽן׃ נחשתן׃ nə·ḥuš·tān nechushTan nəḥuštān
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Strong's Hebrew 5180
1 Occurrence


nə·ḥuš·tān — 1 Occ.

2 Kings 18:4
HEB: וַיִּקְרָא־ ל֖וֹ נְחֻשְׁתָּֽן׃
NAS: to it; and it was called Nehushtan.
KJV: to it: and he called it Nehushtan.
INT: burned called Nehushtan

1 Occurrence

5179b
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