5244. nemalah
Strong's Concordance
nemalah: an ant
Original Word: נְמָלִים
Part of Speech: Noun Feminine
Transliteration: nemalah
Phonetic Spelling: (nem-aw-law')
Short Definition: ant
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of uncertain derivation
Definition
an ant
NASB Translation
ant (1), ants (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
נְמָלָה noun feminine of individual meaning (LagBN 81) ant (Late Hebrew id.; Arabic (noun of individual meaning of ); Syriac ); — absolute ׳נ Proverbs 6:8; plural הַנְּמָלִים Proverbs 30:25.

נמר (√ of following, meaning dubious; possibly compare Assyrian namâru, shine, gleam (from glossy coat of panther and leopard), [see Arabic pardus, and limpidus, purus (of water; compare below נמרים)] so HomNS 294 f.; ag. this NöZMG xl (1886), 736 SchwIdioticon 121; נָמֵר is comm. Sem.: Assyrian nimru DlHWB 468; Arabic , Lane2853; Ethiopic Syriac , ᵑ7 נִמְרָא; Late Hebrew נָמֵר).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
ant

Feminine from namal; an ant (probably from its almost bisected form) -- ant.

see HEBREW namal

Forms and Transliterations
הַ֭נְּמָלִים הנמלים נְמָלָ֥ה נמלה han·nə·mā·lîm Hannemalim hannəmālîm nə·mā·lāh nemaLah nəmālāh
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2 Occurrences


han·nə·mā·lîm — 1 Occ.
nə·mā·lāh — 1 Occ.

Proverbs 6:6
HEB: נְמָלָ֥ה עָצֵ֑ל רְאֵ֖ה
NAS: Go to the ant, O sluggard, Observe
KJV: Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider
INT: the ant sluggard Observe

Proverbs 30:25
HEB: הַ֭נְּמָלִים עַ֣ם לֹא־
NAS: The ants are not a strong people,
KJV: The ants [are] a people not strong,
INT: the ants people are not

2 Occurrences

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