Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary1. (superl.) Not distant or remote in place or time; near.
2. (superl.) Not remote in degree, kindred, circumstances, etc.; closely allied; intimate.
3. (a.) In a situation near in place or time, or in the course of events; near.
4. (a.) Almost; nearly; as, he was nigh dead.
5. (v. t. & i.) To draw nigh (to); to approach; to come near.
International Standard Bible EncyclopediaNEAR, NIGH
ner, ni (chiefly qarobh, "to draw near," qarabh; eggus): Used of proximity in place (Genesis 19:20; Genesis 45:10 Exodus 13:17 Psalm 22:11 John 3:23, etc.), time (Jeremiah 48:16 Ezekiel 7:7; Ezekiel 30:3 Mark 13:28), or kinship (Leviticus 21:2 Ruth 3:12), but also employed of moral nearness. Yahweh is "nigh" to them that are of a broken heart (Psalm 34:18). God draws nigh to His people, and they to Him (James 4:8). The antithesis is God's "farness" from the wicked.
Greek4331. proseggizo -- come nigh.
... 4330, 4331. proseggizo. 4332 . come nigh. ... come nigh. From pros and eggizo; to
approach near -- come nigh. see GREEK pros. see GREEK eggizo. 4330, 4331. ...
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3897. paraplesios -- coming near, nearly resembling
1451. eggus -- near (in place or time)
3844. para -- from beside, by the side of, by, beside
4975. schedon -- near, nearly
1448. eggizo -- to make near, refl. to come near
4314. pros -- advantageous for, at (denotes local proximity) ...
Strong's Hebrew5066. nagash -- to draw near, approach
... touch (1), went (1). make to approach nigh, bring forth, hither, near, cause
to come hither, near, nigh, give place,. A primitive root ...
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5060. naga -- to touch, reach, strike
7126. qarab -- to come near, approach
7934. shaken -- inhabitant, neighbor
7131. qareb -- approaching
7127. qereb -- to approach
7607. sheer -- flesh
369. ayin -- nothing, nought
7138. qarob -- near
The Time is Drawing Nigh,
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ThesaurusNigh (243 Occurrences)
... 4. (a.) Almost; nearly; as, he was nigh dead. 5. (vt & i.) To draw nigh (to); to
approach; to come near. ... Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. NEAR, NIGH. ...
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Reform (28 Occurrences)
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Bible ConcordanceNigh (243 Occurrences)
Matthew 3:2 and saying, Repent, for the kingdom of the heavens has drawn nigh.
Matthew 4:17 From that time began Jesus to preach and to say, Repent, for the kingdom of the heavens has drawn nigh.
Matthew 10:7 And as ye go, preach, saying, The kingdom of the heavens has drawn nigh.
Matthew 14:11 and his head was brought upon a plate, and was given to the damsel, and she brought 'it' nigh to her mother.
Matthew 15:8 This people draweth nigh unto me with their mouth, and honoureth me with their lips; but their heart is far from me.
Matthew 15:29 And Jesus departed from thence, and came nigh unto the sea of Galilee; and went up into a mountain, and sat down there.
Matthew 21:1 And when they drew nigh unto Jerusalem, and were come to Bethphage, unto the mount of Olives, then sent Jesus two disciples,
Matthew 21:34 And when the season of the fruits came nigh, he sent his servants unto the husbandmen, to receive the fruits of it,
Matthew 24:32 Now learn a parable of the fig tree; When his branch is yet tender, and putteth forth leaves, ye know that summer is nigh:
Matthew 24:33 even so ye also, when ye see all these things, know ye that he is nigh, 'even' at the doors.
Matthew 26:18 and he said, 'Go away to the city, unto such a one, and say to him, The Teacher saith, My time is nigh; near thee I keep the passover, with my disciples;'
Matthew 26:45 Then he comes to the disciples and says to them, Sleep on now and take your rest; behold, the hour has drawn nigh, and the Son of man is delivered up into the hands of sinners.
Matthew 26:46 Arise, let us go; behold, he that delivers me up has drawn nigh.
Mark 1:15 and saying, The time is fulfilled and the kingdom of God has drawn nigh; repent and believe in the glad tidings.
Mark 2:4 And when they could not come nigh unto him for the press, they uncovered the roof where he was: and when they had broken it up, they let down the bed wherein the sick of the palsy lay.
Mark 5:11 Now there was there nigh unto the mountains a great herd of swine feeding.
Mark 5:21 And when Jesus was passed over again by ship unto the other side, much people gathered unto him: and he was nigh unto the sea.
Mark 11:1 And when they came nigh to Jerusalem, unto Bethphage and Bethany, at the mount of Olives, he sendeth forth two of his disciples,
Mark 13:28 Now from the fig tree learn her parable: when her branch is now become tender, and putteth forth its leaves, ye know that the summer is nigh;
Mark 13:29 So ye in like manner, when ye shall see these things come to pass, know that it is nigh, even at the doors.
Mark 14:42 Arise, let us go; behold, he that delivers me up has drawn nigh.
Luke 7:12 Now when he came nigh to the gate of the city, behold, there was a dead man carried out, the only son of his mother, and she was a widow: and much people of the city was with her.
Luke 7:14 And he came nigh and touched the bier: and the bearers stood still. And he said, Young man, I say unto thee, Arise.
Luke 10:9 And heal the sick that are therein, and say unto them, The kingdom of God is come nigh unto you.
Luke 10:11 Even the very dust of your city, which cleaveth on us, we do wipe off against you: notwithstanding be ye sure of this, that the kingdom of God is come nigh unto you.
Luke 15:1 And all the tax-gatherers and the sinners were coming nigh to him, to hear him,
Luke 15:25 Now his elder son was in the field: and as he came and drew nigh to the house, he heard musick and dancing.
Luke 18:35 And it came to pass, that as he was come nigh unto Jericho, a certain blind man sat by the way side begging:
Luke 18:40 And Jesus stood still, and commanded him to be led to him. And when he drew nigh he asked him saying,
Luke 19:11 And as they heard these things, he added and spake a parable, because he was nigh to Jerusalem, and because they thought that the kingdom of God should immediately appear.
Luke 19:29 And it came to pass, when he was come nigh to Bethphage and Bethany, at the mount called the mount of Olives, he sent two of his disciples,
Luke 19:37 And when he was come nigh, even now at the descent of the mount of Olives, the whole multitude of the disciples began to rejoice and praise God with a loud voice for all the mighty works that they had seen;
Luke 19:41 And when he drew nigh, he saw the city and wept over it,
Luke 21:8 And he said, See that ye be not led astray, for many shall come in my name, saying, I am he, and the time is drawn nigh: go ye not therefore after them.
Luke 21:20 And when ye shall see Jerusalem compassed with armies, then know that the desolation thereof is nigh.
Luke 21:28 And when these things begin to come to pass, then look up, and lift up your heads; for your redemption draweth nigh.
Luke 21:30 When they now shoot forth, ye see and know of your own selves that summer is now nigh at hand.
Luke 21:31 So likewise ye, when ye see these things come to pass, know ye that the kingdom of God is nigh at hand.
Luke 22:1 Now the feast of unleavened bread drew nigh, which is called the Passover.
Luke 22:47 And while he is speaking, lo, a multitude, and he who is called Judas, one of the twelve, was coming before them, and he came nigh to Jesus to kiss him,
Luke 24:15 And it came to pass as they conversed and reasoned, that Jesus himself drawing nigh, went with them;
Luke 24:28 And they drew nigh unto the village, whither they went: and he made as though he would have gone further.
John 2:13 And the passover of the Jews was nigh, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem,
John 3:23 and John was also baptizing in Aenon, nigh to Salem, because there were many waters there, and they were coming and were being baptized --
John 6:4 And the passover, a feast of the Jews, was nigh.
John 6:19 So when they had rowed about five and twenty or thirty furlongs, they see Jesus walking on the sea, and drawing nigh unto the ship: and they were afraid.
John 6:23 (Howbeit there came other boats from Tiberias nigh unto the place where they did eat bread, after that the Lord had given thanks:)
John 7:2 and the feast of the Jews was nigh -- that of tabernacles --
John 11:18 Now Bethany was nigh unto Jerusalem, about fifteen furlongs off:
John 11:54 Jesus, therefore, was no more freely walking among the Jews, but went away thence to the region nigh the wilderness, to a city called Ephraim, and there he tarried with his disciples.
John 11:55 And the Jews' passover was nigh at hand: and many went out of the country up to Jerusalem before the passover, to purify themselves.
John 19:20 This title then read many of the Jews: for the place where Jesus was crucified was nigh to the city: and it was written in Hebrew, and Greek, and Latin.
John 19:42 There laid they Jesus therefore because of the Jews' preparation day; for the sepulchre was nigh at hand.
Acts 1:12 Then returned they unto Jerusalem from the mount called Olivet, which is nigh unto Jerusalem, a Sabbath day's journey off.
Acts 7:17 But when the time of the promise drew nigh, which God had sworn to Abraham, the people grew and multiplied in Egypt,
Acts 9:3 And as he journeyed, it came to pass that he drew nigh unto Damascus: and suddenly there shone round about him a light out of heaven:
Acts 9:38 And forasmuch as Lydda was nigh to Joppa, and the disciples had heard that Peter was there, they sent unto him two men, desiring him that he would not delay to come to them.
Acts 10:9 On the morrow, as they went on their journey, and drew nigh unto the city, Peter went up upon the housetop to pray about the sixth hour:
Acts 21:33 Then the chief captain, having come nigh, took him, and commanded 'him' to be bound with two chains, and was inquiring who he may be, and what it is he hath been doing,
Acts 22:6 And it came to pass, that, as I made my journey, and was come nigh unto Damascus about noon, suddenly there shone from heaven a great light round about me.
Acts 23:15 now, therefore, ye, signify ye to the chief captain, with the sanhedrim, that to-morrow he may bring him down unto you, as being about to know more exactly the things concerning him; and we, before his coming nigh, are ready to put him to death.'
Acts 27:8 And, hardly passing it, came unto a place which is called The fair havens; nigh whereunto was the city of Lasea.
Acts 27:27 But when the fourteenth night had come, as we were driven back and forth in the Adriatic Sea, about midnight the sailors surmised that they were drawing near to some land.
Romans 10:8 But what saith it? The word is nigh thee, even in thy mouth, and in thy heart: that is, the word of faith, which we preach;
Romans 13:12 The night is far gone, and the day is near. Let's therefore throw off the works of darkness, and let's put on the armor of light.
Ephesians 2:13 But now in Christ Jesus ye who sometimes were far off are made nigh by the blood of Christ.
Ephesians 2:17 And came and preached peace to you which were afar off, and to them that were nigh.
Philippians 2:27 For indeed he was sick nigh unto death: but God had mercy on him; and not on him only, but on me also, lest I should have sorrow upon sorrow.
Philippians 2:30 Because for the work of Christ he was nigh unto death, not regarding his life, to supply your lack of service toward me.
Hebrews 6:8 But that which beareth thorns and briers is rejected, and is nigh unto cursing; whose end is to be burned.
Hebrews 7:19 For the law made nothing perfect, but the bringing in of a better hope did; by the which we draw nigh unto God.
Hebrews 8:13 In that he saith, A new 'covenant' he hath made the first old. But that which is becoming old and waxeth aged is nigh unto vanishing away.
Hebrews 10:1 For the law having a shadow of the good 'things' to come, not the very image of the things, can never with the same sacrifices year by year, which they offer continually, make perfect them that draw nigh.
Hebrews 10:25 not forsaking our own assembling together, as the custom of some is, but exhorting 'one another'; and so much the more, as ye see the day drawing nigh.
Hebrews 11:22 By faith Joseph, when his end was nigh, made mention of the departure of the children of Israel; and gave commandment concerning his bones.
James 4:8 Draw nigh to God, and he will draw nigh to you. Cleanse your hands, ye sinners; and purify your hearts, ye double minded.
James 5:8 Be ye also patient; stablish your hearts: for the coming of the Lord draweth nigh.
1 Peter 4:7 But the end of all things is drawn nigh: be sober therefore, and be watchful unto prayers;
Revelation 1:3 Happy is he who is reading, and those hearing, the words of the prophecy, and keeping the things written in it -- for the time is nigh!
Revelation 22:10 And he saith to me, 'Thou mayest not seal the words of the prophecy of this scroll, because the time is nigh;
Genesis 18:23 And Abraham draweth nigh and saith, 'Dost Thou also consume righteous with wicked?
Genesis 19:9 And they say, 'Come nigh hither;' they say also, 'This one hath come in to sojourn, and he certainly judgeth! now, we do evil to thee more than 'to' them;' and they press against the man, against Lot greatly, and come nigh to break the door.
Genesis 27:21 And Isaac saith unto Jacob, 'Come nigh, I pray thee, and I feel thee, my son, whether thou 'art' he, my son Esau, or not.'
Genesis 27:22 And Jacob cometh nigh unto Isaac his father, and he feeleth him, and saith, 'The voice 'is' the voice of Jacob, and the hands hands of Esau.'
Genesis 27:25 And he saith, 'Bring nigh to me, and I do eat of my son's provision, so that my soul doth bless thee;' and he bringeth nigh to him, and he eateth; and he bringeth to him wine, and he drinketh.
Genesis 27:26 And Isaac his father saith to him, 'Come nigh, I pray thee, and kiss me, my son;'
Genesis 27:27 and he cometh nigh, and kisseth him, and he smelleth the fragrance of his garments, and blesseth him, and saith, 'See, the fragrance of my son 'is' as the fragrance of a field which Jehovah hath blessed;
Genesis 29:10 and it cometh to pass when Jacob hath seen Rachel, daughter of Laban his mother's brother, and the flock of Laban his mother's brother, that Jacob cometh nigh and rolleth the stone from off the mouth of the well, and watereth the flock of Laban his mother's brother.
Genesis 33:3 And he himself passed over before them, and boweth himself to the earth seven times, until his drawing nigh unto his brother,
Genesis 33:6 And the maid-servants draw nigh, they and their children, and bow themselves;
Genesis 33:7 and Leah also draweth nigh, and her children, and they bow themselves; and afterwards Joseph hath drawn nigh with Rachel, and they bow themselves.
Genesis 43:19 And they come nigh unto the man who 'is' over the house of Joseph, and speak unto him at the opening of the house,
Genesis 44:18 And Judah cometh nigh unto him, and saith, 'O, my lord, let thy servant speak, I pray thee, a word in the ears of my lord, and let not thine anger burn against thy servant -- for thou art as Pharaoh.
Genesis 45:4 And Joseph saith unto his brethren, 'Come nigh unto me, I pray you,' and they come nigh; and he saith, 'I 'am' Joseph, your brother, whom ye sold into Egypt;
Genesis 47:29 And the time drew nigh that Israel must die: and he called his son Joseph, and said unto him, If now I have found grace in thy sight, put, I pray thee, thy hand under my thigh, and deal kindly and truly with me; bury me not, I pray thee, in Egypt:
Genesis 48:10 And the eyes of Israel have been heavy from age, he is unable to see; and he bringeth them nigh unto him, and he kisseth them, and cleaveth to them;
Genesis 48:13 and Joseph taketh them both, Ephraim in his right hand towards Israel's left, and Manasseh in his left towards Israel's right, and bringeth 'them' nigh to him.
Exodus 3:5 And he said, Draw not nigh hither: put off thy shoes from off thy feet, for the place whereon thou standest is holy ground.
Exodus 14:10 And when Pharaoh drew nigh, the children of Israel lifted up their eyes, and, behold, the Egyptians marched after them; and they were sore afraid: and the children of Israel cried out unto the LORD.
Exodus 19:15 and he saith unto the people, 'Be ye prepared for the third day, come not nigh unto a woman.'
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