5427. nether
Strong's Concordance
nether: natron or carbonate of soda
Original Word: נָ֫תֶר
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: nether
Phonetic Spelling: (neh'-ther)
Short Definition: lye
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from nathar
Definition
natron or carbonate of soda
NASB Translation
lye (1), soda (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
נֶ֫תֶר noun [masculine] natron, or carbonate of soda, a mineral alkali (Late Hebrew = Biblical Hebrew; Aramaic נִתְרָא, ; compare Greek νίτρον, λίτρον, Latin nitrum (see Lexicons)); — אִםתְּֿכַבְּסִי בַּנֶּתֶר Jeremiah 2:22 though thou wash thyself with natron (figurative; "" בֹּרִית; on use of 'nitrum' for handwashing among Greeks see MeinekeFragm. Comicorum ii. 638); חֹמֶץ עַלנָֿ֑תֶר Proverbs 25:20 (figurative of the incompatible).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
nitre

From nathar; mineral potash (so called from effervescing with acid) -- nitre.

see HEBREW nathar

Forms and Transliterations
בַּנֶּ֔תֶר בנתר נָ֑תֶר נתר ban·ne·ṯer banNeter banneṯer nā·ṯer Nater nāṯer
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Strong's Hebrew 5427
2 Occurrences


ban·ne·ṯer — 1 Occ.
nā·ṯer — 1 Occ.

Proverbs 25:20
HEB: חֹ֣מֶץ עַל־ נָ֑תֶר וְשָׁ֥ר בַּ֝שִּׁרִ֗ים
NAS: [or like] vinegar on soda, Is he who sings
KJV: [and as] vinegar upon nitre, so [is] he that singeth
INT: vinegar on soda sings songs

Jeremiah 2:22
HEB: אִם־ תְּכַבְּסִי֙ בַּנֶּ֔תֶר וְתַרְבִּי־ לָ֖ךְ
NAS: you wash yourself with lye And use much
KJV: For though thou wash thee with nitre, and take thee much
INT: lo you wash lye and use soap

2 Occurrences

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