5251. nes
Strong's Concordance
nes: a standard, ensign, signal, sign
Original Word: נֵס
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: nes
Phonetic Spelling: (nace)
Short Definition: standard
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from nasas
Definition
a standard, ensign, signal, sign
NASB Translation
banner (2), distinguishing mark (1), sail (1), signal (4), standard (12), warning (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
נֵס noun [masculine] standard, ensign, signal, sign (Late Hebrew id., flag, usually sign, i.e. miracle; ᵑ7 נֵס, נִסָּא sign, miracle); — ׳נ absolute Numbers 21:8 +; construct Isaiah 11:10; suffix נִסִּי Exodus 17:15; Isaiah 49:22; —

1. a. standard, as rallying-point, נִסִּי ׳י Exodus 17:15 (E), ׳י my standard (name of altar); conspicuously set on hill Isaiah 30:17 (simile of solitariness; "" תֹּרֶן עַלרֿאֹשׁ הָהָר); signal of war [see SchumacherZPV ix. 232, Across the Jordan, 104 f.] (especially to the nations, for destruction or deliverance of Judah, Isaiah Jeremiah), לַגּוֺיִם ׳נָשָׂא נ Isaiah 5:26; Isaiah 11:12; compare Isaiah 18:3 (on mountains, "" תָּקַע שׁוֺפָר); אֶלעַֿמִּים ׳אָרִים נ Isaiah 49:22 ("" אֶשָּׂא אֶלגּֿוֺיִם יָדִי), — in all these subject ׳י; compare עֹמֵד לְנֵס עַמִּים Isaiah 10:11 (of Messianic king); ׳שְׂאוּ נ Isaiah 13:2 (on mountain), Jeremiah 50:2; Jeremiah 51:12 (with אֶלֿ against), Jeremiah 51:27 ("" תִּקְעוּ שׁוֺפָר בַּגּוֺיִם), עַלעַֿמִּים ׳הָרִימוּ נ Isaiah 62:10, compare Jeremiah 4:21 ("" קוֺל שׁוֺפָר); לְהִתְנוֺסֵס ׳נָתַתָּהנ֗֗֗ Psalm 60:6 thou hast set a standard (only) for fleeing.

b. signal, צִיּ֫וֺנָה ׳שְׂאוּ נ Jeremiah 4:6 (i.e. to direct refugees to Zion).

2 standard, as pole, supporting serpent of bronze Numbers 21:8,9 (JE).

3. a. ensign, signal, שֵׁשׁמִ֗֗֗מִּצְרַיִם הָיָה מִפְרָשֵׁךְ לִהְיוֺת לָךְ לְנֵס Ezekiel 27:7 byssus from Egypt was thy sail, to serve thee for an ensign (so DaToy; on lack of pennon on ancient ships see Co; > strike out Co Berthol); so

b. (since sails were the only ensign) = sail Isaiah 33:23 (Che Di and others; > pennon Ges Hi Ew De Du).

4 sign (compare Late Hebrew) = warning Numbers 26:10 (P).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
banner, pole, sail, ensign, standard

From nacac; a flag; also a sail; by implication, a flagstaff; generally a signal; figuratively, a token -- banner, pole, sail, (en-)sign, standard.

see HEBREW nacac

Forms and Transliterations
הַנֵּ֑ס הנס וְכַנֵּ֖ס וכנס לְנֵ֑ס לְנֵ֣ס לְנֵֽס׃ לנס לנס׃ מִנֵּ֖ס מנס נִסִּ֑י נִסִּֽי׃ נֵ֑ס נֵ֔ס נֵ֖ס נֵ֗ס נֵ֣ס נֵ֤ס נֵּ֑ס נֵּ֭ס נֵס֙ נס נסי נסי׃ han·nês hanNes hannês lə·nês leNes lənês min·nês minNes minnês Nes nês nis·sî nisSi nissî vechanNes wə·ḵan·nês wəḵannês
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Strong's Hebrew 5251
21 Occurrences


han·nês — 1 Occ.
lə·nês — 3 Occ.
min·nês — 1 Occ.
nês — 13 Occ.
nis·sî — 2 Occ.
wə·ḵan·nês — 1 Occ.

Exodus 17:15
HEB: שְׁמ֖וֹ יְהוָ֥ה ׀ נִסִּֽי׃
NAS: and named it The LORD is My Banner;
INT: the name the LORD is my Banner

Numbers 21:8
HEB: אֹת֖וֹ עַל־ נֵ֑ס וְהָיָה֙ כָּל־
NAS: [serpent], and set it on a standard; and it shall come
KJV: and set it upon a pole: and it shall come to pass, that every one that is bitten,
INT: and set on A standard shall come everyone

Numbers 21:9
HEB: וַיְשִׂמֵ֖הוּ עַל־ הַנֵּ֑ס וְהָיָ֗ה אִם־
NAS: and set it on the standard; and it came
KJV: and put it upon a pole, and it came to pass, that if a serpent
INT: and set on the standard came if

Numbers 26:10
HEB: אִ֔ישׁ וַיִּהְי֖וּ לְנֵֽס׃
NAS: men, so that they became a warning.
KJV: and fifty men: and they became a sign.
INT: men became A warning

Psalm 60:4
HEB: נָ֘תַ֤תָּה לִּירֵאֶ֣יךָ נֵּ֭ס לְהִתְנוֹסֵ֑ס מִ֝פְּנֵ֗י
NAS: You have given a banner to those who fear
KJV: Thou hast given a banner to them that fear
INT: have given fear A banner may be displayed because

Isaiah 5:26
HEB: וְנָֽשָׂא־ נֵ֤ס לַגּוֹיִם֙ מֵרָח֔וֹק
NAS: He will also lift up a standard to the distant
KJV: And he will lift up an ensign to the nations
INT: lift A standard nation to the distant

Isaiah 11:10
HEB: אֲשֶׁ֤ר עֹמֵד֙ לְנֵ֣ס עַמִּ֔ים אֵלָ֖יו
NAS: will stand as a signal for the peoples;
KJV: which shall stand for an ensign of the people;
INT: Who will stand A signal the peoples about

Isaiah 11:12
HEB: וְנָשָׂ֥א נֵס֙ לַגּוֹיִ֔ם וְאָסַ֖ף
NAS: And He will lift up a standard for the nations
KJV: And he shall set up an ensign for the nations,
INT: will lift A standard the nations and assemble

Isaiah 13:2
HEB: נִשְׁפֶּה֙ שְֽׂאוּ־ נֵ֔ס הָרִ֥ימוּ ק֖וֹל
NAS: Lift up a standard on the bare hill,
KJV: Lift ye up a banner upon the high
INT: the bare Lift A standard Raise your voice

Isaiah 18:3
HEB: אָ֑רֶץ כִּנְשֹׂא־ נֵ֤ס הָרִים֙ תִּרְא֔וּ
NAS: on earth, As soon as a standard is raised
KJV: ye, when he lifteth up an ensign on the mountains;
INT: earth is raised A standard the mountains will see

Isaiah 30:17
HEB: רֹ֣אשׁ הָהָ֔ר וְכַנֵּ֖ס עַל־ הַגִּבְעָֽה׃
NAS: top And as a signal on a hill.
KJV: of a mountain, and as an ensign on an hill.
INT: top A mountain A signal on A hill

Isaiah 31:9
HEB: יַֽעֲב֔וֹר וְחַתּ֥וּ מִנֵּ֖ס שָׂרָ֑יו נְאֻם־
NAS: will be terrified at the standard, Declares
KJV: shall be afraid of the ensign, saith
INT: will pass will be terrified the standard and his princes Declares

Isaiah 33:23
HEB: בַּל־ פָּ֣רְשׂוּ נֵ֔ס אָ֣ז חֻלַּ֤ק
NAS: Nor spread out the sail. Then the prey
KJV: they could not spread the sail: then is the prey
INT: Nor spread the sail Then will be divided

Isaiah 49:22
HEB: עַמִּ֖ים אָרִ֣ים נִסִּ֑י וְהֵבִ֤יאוּ בָנַ֙יִךְ֙
NAS: And set up My standard to the peoples;
KJV: and set up my standard to the people:
INT: the peoples and set my standard will bring your sons

Isaiah 62:10
HEB: מֵאֶ֔בֶן הָרִ֥ימוּ נֵ֖ס עַל־ הָעַמִּֽים׃
NAS: lift up a standard over
KJV: lift up a standard for the people.
INT: the stones lift A standard over the peoples

Jeremiah 4:6
HEB: שְׂאוּ־ נֵ֣ס צִיּ֔וֹנָה הָעִ֖יזוּ
NAS: Lift up a standard toward Zion!
KJV: Set up the standard toward Zion:
INT: Lift A standard Zion Seek

Jeremiah 4:21
HEB: מָתַ֖י אֶרְאֶה־ נֵּ֑ס אֶשְׁמְעָ֖ה ק֥וֹל
NAS: must I see the standard And hear
KJV: How long shall I see the standard, [and] hear
INT: How see the standard and hear the sound

Jeremiah 50:2
HEB: וְהַשְׁמִ֙יעוּ֙ וּֽשְׂאוּ־ נֵ֔ס הַשְׁמִ֖יעוּ אַל־
NAS: it and lift up a standard. Do not conceal
KJV: and set up a standard; publish,
INT: and proclaim and lift A standard Proclaim not

Jeremiah 51:12
HEB: בָּבֶ֜ל שְׂאוּ־ נֵ֗ס הַחֲזִ֙יקוּ֙ הַמִּשְׁמָ֔ר
NAS: Lift up a signal against the walls
KJV: Set up the standard upon the walls
INT: of Babylon Lift A signal Post guard

Jeremiah 51:27
HEB: שְׂאוּ־ נֵ֣ס בָּאָ֗רֶץ תִּקְע֨וּ
NAS: Lift up a signal in the land, Blow
KJV: Set ye up a standard in the land, blow
INT: Lift A signal the land Blow

Ezekiel 27:7
HEB: לִהְי֥וֹת לָ֖ךְ לְנֵ֑ס תְּכֵ֧לֶת וְאַרְגָּמָ֛ן
NAS: So that it became your distinguishing mark; Your awning
KJV: was that which thou spreadest forth to be thy sail; blue
INT: your sail became your distinguishing was blue and purple

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