5230. nakal
Strong's Concordance
nakal: to be crafty, deceitful or knavish
Original Word: נָכַל
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: nakal
Phonetic Spelling: (naw-kal')
Short Definition: craftily
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
Definition
to be crafty, deceitful or knavish
NASB Translation
deal craftily (1), deceived (1), plotted (1), swindler (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
[נָכַל] verb be crafty, deceitful, knavish (Assyrian nakâlu, be crafty, cunning; ᵑ7 נְכֵל be crafty, Pa`el deceive; Syriac deceive, plot; compare perhaps act faithlessly, faithless, PräAmhar. Spr. 90); —

Qal Participle נוֺכֵל Malachi 1:14 knave.

Pi`el Perfect3masculine plural with accusative of congnate meaning with verb נִכְלֵיהֶם אֲשֶׁר נִכְּלוּ לָכֶם Numbers 25:18 their wiles with which they beguiled you.

Hithpa`el Imperfect וַיִּתְנַכְּלוּ אֹתוֺ לַהֲמִיתוֺ Genesis 37:18 they knavishly planned against him (Köiii. 9), etc.; Infinitive construct לְחִתְנַכֵּל בְ Psalm 105:25 to deal knavishly with.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
beguile, conspire, deceiver, deal subtilly

A prim root; to defraud, i.e. Act treacherously -- beguile, conspire, deceiver, deal subtilly.

Forms and Transliterations
וַיִּֽתְנַכְּל֥וּ ויתנכלו לְ֝הִתְנַכֵּ֗ל להתנכל נִכְּל֥וּ נוֹכֵ֗ל נוכל נכלו lə·hiṯ·nak·kêl lehitnakKel ləhiṯnakkêl nik·kə·lū nikkeLu nikkəlū nō·w·ḵêl noChel nōwḵêl vaiyitnakkeLu way·yiṯ·nak·kə·lū wayyiṯnakkəlū
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Strong's Hebrew 5230
4 Occurrences


lə·hiṯ·nak·kêl — 1 Occ.
nik·kə·lū — 1 Occ.
nō·w·ḵêl — 1 Occ.
way·yiṯ·nak·kə·lū — 1 Occ.

Genesis 37:18
HEB: יִקְרַ֣ב אֲלֵיהֶ֔ם וַיִּֽתְנַכְּל֥וּ אֹת֖וֹ לַהֲמִיתֽוֹ׃
NAS: he came close to them, they plotted against
KJV: even before he came near unto them, they conspired against him to slay
INT: came to plotted to put

Numbers 25:18
HEB: בְּנִכְלֵיהֶ֛ם אֲשֶׁר־ נִכְּל֥וּ לָכֶ֖ם עַל־
NAS: with which they have deceived you in the affair
KJV: you with their wiles, wherewith they have beguiled you in the matter
INT: their tricks which have deceived in the affair

Psalm 105:25
HEB: לִשְׂנֹ֣א עַמּ֑וֹ לְ֝הִתְנַכֵּ֗ל בַּעֲבָדָֽיו׃
NAS: His people, To deal craftily with His servants.
KJV: his people, to deal subtilly with his servants.
INT: to hate his people to deal his servants

Malachi 1:14
HEB: וְאָר֣וּר נוֹכֵ֗ל וְיֵ֤שׁ בְּעֶדְרוֹ֙
NAS: But cursed be the swindler who has
KJV: But cursed [be] the deceiver, which
INT: cursed be the swindler has his flock

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