5399. nesheph
Strong's Concordance
nesheph: twilight
Original Word: נֶ֫שֶׁף
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: nesheph
Phonetic Spelling: (neh'-shef)
Short Definition: twilight
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from nashaph
Definition
twilight
NASB Translation
dawn (2), dusky (1), evening (1), twilight (8).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
נֶ֫שֶׁף noun masculine twilight (properly twilight-breeze, compare לְרוּחַ הַיּוֺם Genesis 3:8; Late Hebrew id.; ᵑ7 נְשֶׁף, נִשְׁמָּא; — ׳נ absolute 1 Samuel 30:17 +, נָ֑שֶׁף Jeremiah 13:16; construct Isaiah 21:4; suffix נִשְׁמּוֺ Job 3:9; —

1 evening twilight 2 Kings 7:5,7 (compare לַיְלָה 2 Kings 7:12); opposed to בֹּקֶר Isaiah 5:11; time of concealment Job 24:15; Proverbs 7:9 (+ עֶרֶב יוֺם, אִישׁוֺן לַיְלָה וַאֲפֵלָה, to emphasize sin that shuns the day); of refreshing Isaiah 21:4 חִשְׁקִיׅ ׳; of stumbling, in dim light Isaiah 59:10 (opposed to צָהֳרַיִם), so הָרֵי נָ֑שֶׁף Jeremiah 13:16 (both figurative); כּוֺכְבֵי נִשְׁמּוֺ Job 3:9 the stars of its twilight (i.e. of night of Job's birth). — so וְעַדהָֿעֶרֶב ׳מֵהַנּ לְמָחֳרָתָם 1 Samuel 30 Klo Kit HPS (read לְהַחֲרִמָם for ׳לְמָח, We Kit Bu); Th, after Luth, below so BuhlKex SS; Löhr allows either.

2 morning twilight Job 7:4 (opposed to עֶרֶב). apparently also Psalm 119:147.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
dark, dawning of the day morning, night, twilight

From nashaph; properly, a breeze, i.e. (by implication) dusk (when the evening breeze prevails) -- dark, dawning of the day (morning), night, twilight.

see HEBREW nashaph

Forms and Transliterations
בְּנֶֽשֶׁף־ בַ֭נֶּשֶׁף בַנֶּ֔שֶׁף בַנֶּשֶׁף֒ בנשף בנשף־ כַּנֶּ֔שֶׁף כנשף מֵהַנֶּ֥שֶׁף מהנשף נִ֫שְׁפּ֥וֹ נֶ֣שֶׁף נָ֑שֶׁף נָֽשֶׁף׃ נשף נשף׃ נשפו ḇan·ne·šep̄ ḇannešep̄ bə·ne·šep̄- bənešep̄- beneshef kan·ne·šep̄ kannešep̄ kanNeshef mê·han·ne·šep̄ mêhannešep̄ mehanNeshef nā·šep̄ nāšep̄ Nashef ne·šep̄ nešep̄ Neshef niš·pōw nishPo nišpōw vanNeshef
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12 Occurrences


bə·ne·šep̄- — 1 Occ.
kan·ne·šep̄ — 1 Occ.
mê·han·ne·šep̄ — 1 Occ.
nā·šep̄ — 2 Occ.
ne·šep̄ — 2 Occ.
niš·pōw — 1 Occ.
ḇan·ne·šep̄ — 4 Occ.

1 Samuel 30:17
HEB: וַיַּכֵּ֥ם דָּוִ֛ד מֵהַנֶּ֥שֶׁף וְעַד־ הָעֶ֖רֶב
NAS: slaughtered them from the twilight until
KJV: smote them from the twilight even unto the evening
INT: slaughtered David the twilight until the evening

2 Kings 7:5
HEB: וַיָּק֣וּמוּ בַנֶּ֔שֶׁף לָב֖וֹא אֶל־
NAS: They arose at twilight to go
KJV: And they rose up in the twilight, to go
INT: arose twilight to go to

2 Kings 7:7
HEB: וַיָּקוּמוּ֮ וַיָּנ֣וּסוּ בַנֶּשֶׁף֒ וַיַּעַזְב֣וּ אֶת־
NAS: and fled in the twilight, and left
KJV: and fled in the twilight, and left
INT: arose and fled the twilight and left their tents

Job 3:9
HEB: יֶחְשְׁכוּ֮ כּוֹכְבֵ֪י נִ֫שְׁפּ֥וֹ יְקַו־ לְא֥וֹר
NAS: Let the stars of its twilight be darkened;
KJV: Let the stars of the twilight thereof be dark;
INT: be darkened the stars twilight wait light

Job 7:4
HEB: נְדֻדִ֣ים עֲדֵי־ נָֽשֶׁף׃
NAS: tossing until dawn.
KJV: of tossings to and fro unto the dawning of the day.
INT: tossing until dawn

Job 24:15
HEB: נֹאֵ֨ף ׀ שָׁ֤מְרָֽה נֶ֣שֶׁף לֵ֭אמֹר לֹא־
NAS: waits for the twilight, Saying,
KJV: waiteth for the twilight, saying,
INT: of the adulterer waits the twilight Saying No

Psalm 119:147
HEB: קִדַּ֣מְתִּי בַ֭נֶּשֶׁף וָאֲשַׁוֵּ֑עָה [לִדְבָרֶיךָ
NAS: I rise before dawn and cry for help;
KJV: I prevented the dawning of the morning, and cried:
INT: rise dawn and cry act

Proverbs 7:9
HEB: בְּנֶֽשֶׁף־ בְּעֶ֥רֶב י֑וֹם
NAS: In the twilight, in the evening,
KJV: In the twilight, in the evening,
INT: the twilight day In

Isaiah 5:11
HEB: יִרְדֹּ֑פוּ מְאַחֲרֵ֣י בַנֶּ֔שֶׁף יַ֖יִן יַדְלִיקֵֽם׃
NAS: Who stay up late in the evening that wine
KJV: that continue until night, [till] wine
INT: may pursue stay the evening wine may inflame

Isaiah 21:4
HEB: בִּֽעֲתָ֑תְנִי אֵ֚ת נֶ֣שֶׁף חִשְׁקִ֔י שָׂ֥ם
NAS: overwhelms me; The twilight I longed
KJV: affrighted me: the night of my pleasure
INT: horror overwhelms the twilight longed has been turned

Isaiah 59:10
HEB: כָּשַׁ֤לְנוּ בַֽצָּהֳרַ֙יִם֙ כַּנֶּ֔שֶׁף בָּאַשְׁמַנִּ֖ים כַּמֵּתִֽים׃
NAS: at midday as in the twilight, Among those who are vigorous
KJV: at noonday as in the night; [we are] in desolate
INT: stumble midday the twilight who dead

Jeremiah 13:16
HEB: עַל־ הָ֣רֵי נָ֑שֶׁף וְקִוִּיתֶ֤ם לְאוֹר֙
NAS: stumble On the dusky mountains,
KJV: stumble upon the dark mountains,
INT: and mountains the dusky are hoping light

12 Occurrences

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