5065. nagas
Strong's Concordance
nagas: to press, drive, oppress, exact
Original Word: נָגַשׂ
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: nagas
Phonetic Spelling: (naw-gas')
Definition: to press, drive, oppress, exact
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
Definition
to press, drive, oppress, exact
NASB Translation
drive hard (1), driver (1), exact (2), exacted (1), hard-pressed (2), oppressed (2), oppressor (4), oppressors (2), overseers (1), ruler (1), taskmaster (1), taskmasters (5).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
[נָגַשׂ verb press, drive, oppress, exact (Assyrian naga&198;šu, throw down, overthrow, DlHWB 448; Arabic rouse and drive game, drive vehemently; Ethiopic reign, wield power, king); —

Qal Perfect ׳נ 2 Kings 23:25; Imperfect יִגּשֹׁ Deuteronomy 15:2; 2masculine singular תִּגּשֹׁ Deuteronomy 15:3; 2masculine plural תִּנְגּ֑שֹׁוּ Isaiah 58:3; — Participle נֹגֵשׂ Isaiah 9:3 +, etc.; —

1 press, drive to work (object עַצְּבֵיכֶם your workmen), Isaiah 58:3 (GesComm., De Di Du; exact [changing ׳ע, q. v.] Che, etc.); see

2 exact with accusative כֶּסֶף, 2 Kings 23:35; followed by accusative of person only Deuteronomy 15:2,13.

3 Participle (= substantive) driver, task-master Exodus 3:7; Exodus 5:6,10,13,14; Job 3:18; (ass-) driver Job 39:7; of (arbitrary) ruler Isaiah 3:12, ruler (good sense) Zechariah 10:4; = foreign oppressor, tyrant Isaiah 9:3 (with בְּ) Isaiah 14:2,4; Zechariah 9:8; exactor of tribute, Daniel 11:20; plural abstract lordship = lord, ruler, figurative of צְדָקָה (personified) Isaiah 60:17 ("" מְּקֻדָּתֵךְ שָׁלוֺם).

Niph`al Perfect נִגַּשׂ 1 Samuel 13:6 2t. + Isaiah 3:5 (וְ consecutive); — hard pressed by enemy 1 Samuel 13:6, and so 1 Samuel 14:24 (but omitted by emendation, after ᵐ5, Th We Dr Kit Bu HPS); treated harshly, of suffering servant of ׳י Isaiah 53:7; reciprocal tyrannize over (׳ב) each other Isaiah 35..

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
distress, driver, exactor, oppressor, raiser of taxes, taskmaster

A primitive root; to drive (an animal, a workman, a debtor, an army); by implication, to tax, harass, tyrannize -- distress, driver, exact(-or), oppress(-or), X raiser of taxes, taskmaster.

Forms and Transliterations
בְּנֹגְשֵׂיהֶֽם׃ בנגשיהם׃ הַנֹּגְשִׂ֣ים הַנֹּגֵ֣שׂ הנגש הנגשים וְהַנֹּגְשִׂ֖ים וְנִגַּ֣שׂ וְנֹגְשַׂ֖יִךְ והנגשים ונגש ונגשיך יִגֹּ֤שׂ יגש נ֝וֹגֵ֗שׂ נִגַּ֖שׂ נִגַּ֨שׂ נָגַ֞שׂ נֹֽגְשָׂ֔יו נֹגְשֵׂ֤י נֹגְשֵׂ֥י נֹגְשָׂ֣יו נֹגֵ֑שׂ נֹגֵ֔שׂ נֹגֵֽשׂ׃ נגש נגש׃ נגשי נגשיו נוֹגֵ֖שׂ נוגש תִּגֹּ֑שׂ תִּנְגֹּֽשׂוּ׃ תגש תנגשו׃ bə·nō·ḡə·śê·hem bənōḡəśêhem benogeseiHem han·nō·ḡə·śîm han·nō·ḡêś hannoGes hannōḡêś hannogeSim hannōḡəśîm nā·ḡaś naGas nāḡaś nig·gaś nigGas niggaś nō·ḡə·śāw nō·ḡə·śê nō·ḡêś nō·w·ḡêś noGes nōḡêś nogeSav nōḡəśāw nōḡəśê nogeSei nōwḡêś tig·gōś tigGos tiggōś tin·gō·śū tinGosu tingōśū vehannogeSim venigGas venogeSayich wə·han·nō·ḡə·śîm wə·nig·gaś wə·nō·ḡə·śa·yiḵ wəhannōḡəśîm wəniggaś wənōḡəśayiḵ yig·gōś yigGos yiggōś
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Exodus 3:7
HEB: שָׁמַ֙עְתִּי֙ מִפְּנֵ֣י נֹֽגְשָׂ֔יו כִּ֥י יָדַ֖עְתִּי
NAS: because of their taskmasters, for I am aware
KJV: by reason of their taskmasters; for I know
INT: given reason of their taskmasters for I am aware

Exodus 5:6
HEB: הַה֑וּא אֶת־ הַנֹּגְשִׂ֣ים בָּעָ֔ם וְאֶת־
NAS: commanded the taskmasters over the people
KJV: the same day the taskmasters of the people,
INT: day the same the taskmasters the people and their foremen

Exodus 5:10
HEB: וַיֵּ֨צְא֜וּ נֹגְשֵׂ֤י הָעָם֙ וְשֹׁ֣טְרָ֔יו
NAS: So the taskmasters of the people
KJV: And the taskmasters of the people
INT: went the taskmasters of the people and their foremen

Exodus 5:13
HEB: וְהַנֹּגְשִׂ֖ים אָצִ֣ים לֵאמֹ֑ר
NAS: The taskmasters pressed them, saying,
KJV: And the taskmasters hasted
INT: the taskmasters pressed saying

Exodus 5:14
HEB: שָׂ֣מוּ עֲלֵהֶ֔ם נֹגְשֵׂ֥י פַרְעֹ֖ה לֵאמֹ֑ר
NAS: Pharaoh's taskmasters had set
KJV: which Pharaoh's taskmasters had set
INT: had set over taskmasters Pharaoh's and were asked

Deuteronomy 15:2
HEB: בְּרֵעֵ֑הוּ לֹֽא־ יִגֹּ֤שׂ אֶת־ רֵעֵ֙הוּ֙
NAS: to his neighbor; he shall not exact it of his neighbor
KJV: shall release [it]; he shall not exact [it] of his neighbour,
INT: to his neighbor shall not exact of his neighbor and his brother

Deuteronomy 15:3
HEB: אֶת־ הַנָּכְרִ֖י תִּגֹּ֑שׂ וַאֲשֶׁ֨ר יִהְיֶ֥ה
NAS: From a foreigner you may exact [it], but your hand
KJV: Of a foreigner thou mayest exact [it again]: but [that] which is thine with thy brother
INT: A foreigner may exact whatever become

1 Samuel 13:6
HEB: ל֔וֹ כִּ֥י נִגַּ֖שׂ הָעָ֑ם וַיִּֽתְחַבְּא֣וּ
NAS: (for the people were hard-pressed), then the people
KJV: (for the people were distressed,) then the people
INT: A strait for were distressed the people hid

1 Samuel 14:24
HEB: וְאִֽישׁ־ יִשְׂרָאֵ֥ל נִגַּ֖שׂ בַּיּ֣וֹם הַה֑וּא
NAS: of Israel were hard-pressed on that day,
KJV: of Israel were distressed that day:
INT: now the men of Israel were hard-pressed day he

2 Kings 23:35
HEB: אִ֣ישׁ כְּעֶרְכּ֗וֹ נָגַ֞שׂ אֶת־ הַכֶּ֤סֶף
NAS: of Pharaoh. He exacted the silver
KJV: of Pharaoh: he exacted the silver
INT: each to his valuation exacted the silver and gold

Job 3:18
HEB: שָׁ֝מְע֗וּ ק֣וֹל נֹגֵֽשׂ׃
NAS: the voice of the taskmaster.
KJV: not the voice of the oppressor.
INT: hear the voice of the taskmaster

Job 39:7
HEB: קִרְיָ֑ה תְּשֻׁא֥וֹת נ֝וֹגֵ֗שׂ לֹ֣א יִשְׁמָֽע׃
NAS: The shoutings of the driver he does not hear.
KJV: he the crying of the driver.
INT: of the city the shoutings of the driver does not hear

Isaiah 3:5
HEB: וְנִגַּ֣שׂ הָעָ֔ם אִ֥ישׁ
NAS: And the people will be oppressed, Each
KJV: And the people shall be oppressed, every one
INT: will be oppressed and the people Each

Isaiah 3:12
HEB: עַמִּי֙ נֹגְשָׂ֣יו מְעוֹלֵ֔ל וְנָשִׁ֖ים
NAS: O My people! Their oppressors are children,
KJV: children [are] their oppressors, and women
INT: my people their oppressors babe and women

Isaiah 9:4
HEB: שִׁכְמ֔וֹ שֵׁ֖בֶט הַנֹּגֵ֣שׂ בּ֑וֹ הַחִתֹּ֖תָ
NAS: The rod of their oppressor, as at the battle
KJV: the rod of his oppressor, as in the day
INT: their shoulders the rod of their oppressor shall break the battle

Isaiah 14:2
HEB: לְשֹֽׁבֵיהֶ֔ם וְרָד֖וּ בְּנֹגְשֵׂיהֶֽם׃ ס
NAS: and will rule over their oppressors.
KJV: they were; and they shall rule over their oppressors.
INT: captive and will rule their oppressors

Isaiah 14:4
HEB: אֵ֚יךְ שָׁבַ֣ת נֹגֵ֔שׂ שָׁבְתָ֖ה מַדְהֵבָֽה׃
NAS: How the oppressor has ceased,
KJV: and say, How hath the oppressor ceased!
INT: How has ceased the oppressor has ceased city

Isaiah 53:7
HEB: נִגַּ֨שׂ וְה֣וּא נַעֲנֶה֮
NAS: He was oppressed and He was afflicted,
KJV: He was oppressed, and he was afflicted,
INT: was oppressed and He was afflicted

Isaiah 58:3
HEB: וְכָל־ עַצְּבֵיכֶ֖ם תִּנְגֹּֽשׂוּ׃
NAS: [your] desire, And drive hard all
KJV: pleasure, and exact all your labours.
INT: all your workers and drive

Isaiah 60:17
HEB: פְקֻדָּתֵךְ֙ שָׁל֔וֹם וְנֹגְשַׂ֖יִךְ צְדָקָֽה׃
NAS: And righteousness your overseers.
KJV: peace, and thine exactors righteousness.
INT: your administrators peace your overseers and righteousness

Daniel 11:20
HEB: כַּנּ֛וֹ מַעֲבִ֥יר נוֹגֵ֖שׂ הֶ֣דֶר מַלְכ֑וּת
NAS: who will send an oppressor through
KJV: a raiser of taxes [in] the glory
INT: his place will send an oppressor the Jewel of kingdom

Zechariah 9:8
HEB: עֲלֵיהֶ֛ם ע֖וֹד נֹגֵ֑שׂ כִּ֥י עַתָּ֖ה
NAS: And no oppressor will pass
KJV: and because of him that returneth: and no oppressor shall pass through
INT: over anymore oppressor For now

Zechariah 10:4
HEB: יֵצֵ֥א כָל־ נוֹגֵ֖שׂ יַחְדָּֽו׃
NAS: From them every ruler, [all] of them together.
KJV: bow, out of him every oppressor together.
INT: will come every ruler together

23 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 5065
23 Occurrences


bə·nō·ḡə·śê·hem — 1 Occ.
han·nō·ḡêś — 1 Occ.
han·nō·ḡə·śîm — 1 Occ.
nā·ḡaś — 1 Occ.
nig·gaś — 3 Occ.
nō·ḡêś — 6 Occ.
nō·ḡə·śāw — 2 Occ.
nō·ḡə·śê — 2 Occ.
tig·gōś — 1 Occ.
tin·gō·śū — 1 Occ.
wə·han·nō·ḡə·śîm — 1 Occ.
wə·nig·gaś — 1 Occ.
wə·nō·ḡə·śa·yiḵ — 1 Occ.
yig·gōś — 1 Occ.










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