Strong's Hebrew: 5158. נַ֫חַל (nachal) -- brook
5158. nachal
Strong's Concordance
nachal: brook
Original Word: נַ֫חַל
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: nachal
Phonetic Spelling: (nakh'-al)
Short Definition: brook
Brown-Driver-Briggs
I. נַ֫חַל noun masculine2Kings 3:16 torrent, torrent-valley, wady (Ecclus 40:13; 40:16; Late Hebrew id., stream (rare); ᵑ7 נַחְלָא , = Biblical Hebrew; Assyrian na—lu = Biblical Hebrew; LagBN 140 Anm. thinks Νεῖλος may be from Νεέλ = נַחַל pronounced *נִהִל; on ׳נ in Sabean proper name, of a location, see HalRev. Sémit. Iv (1896), 80, 1, 14); — absolute ׳נ Genesis 32:24 +, נַ֫חְלָה Psalm 124:4; construct נַחַל Genesis 26:17 +; with ה locative, Genesis 34:5 so read also Ezekiel 47:19; Ezekiel 48:28 (where ᵑ0 נַחֲלָ֫ה; see Thes); dual נַחֲלַיִם Ezekiel 47:9, but read הַנַּחַל ᵐ5. ᵑ7 ᵑ6 ᵑ9 Co Berthol; plural נְחָלִים Numbers 21:4 +; נַחֲלֵי Deuteronomy 8:7 +; suffix נְחֶלֶיהָ Isaiah 34:9; —

1 torrent, of rushing water in narrow channel Judges 5:21 (3 t. in verse); Judges 4:7,13; Psalm 83:10 (all of קִישֹׁן, q. v.); mountain torrent Deuteronomy 9:21 (compare Exodus 32:20); so Amos 5:24 (simile of righteousness); הַשּׁוֺטֵף ׳הַנּ2Chronicles 32:4 ("" מַעְיָנוֺת); לְזֶפֶת ׳נֶהְמְּכוּ נ Isaiah 34:9; simile of tears Lamentations 2:18; hyperb.שָֿׁ֑מֶן׳נ Micah 6:7 torrents of oil, compare of honey and curd Job 20:17 ("" מְּלַגּוֺת, נְהָרִים); figurativeבְלִיַּעַל ׳נ 2 Samuel 22:5 torrents of worthlessness ("" מִשְׁבְּרֵי מָ֫וֶת), = Psalm 18:5; שׁוֺטֵף ׳נ simile of glory of nations Isaiah 66:12, figurative of invaders Jeremiah 47:2 ("" מַיִס), or foes Psalm 124:4 (נַ֫חְלָה, see above); 1 Kings 17:4,6 (for drinking), drying up in summer 1 Kings 17:7 (יָבֵשׁ; all of Elijah's stream כְּרִית, q. v.); for drinking also Psalm 110:7, and (figurative) עֲדָנֶיךָ ׳נ Psalm 36:9; Job 6:15 (twice in verse) (אֲפִיק נְחָלִים; in simile); of water bursting from rock Psalm 78:20 (שָׁטַף, "" מַיִם), compare Psalm 74:15 (+ מַעְיָן); figurative of מְקוֺר חָכְמָה Proverbs 18:4 (נֹבֵּעַ ׳נ; "" מַיִם עֲמֻקִים); more Generally = stream, brook, river (chiefly late) Isaiah 11:15 (divisions of river, נָהָר) in desert Isaiah 35:6 ("" מַיִם), Jeremiah 31:9 (נַחֲלֵי מַיִם), Ezekiel 47:5 (twice in verse); Ezekiel 47:9 b (all strike out Co), Ezekiel 47:6; Ezekiel 47:7; Ezekiel 47:9a (readהַנַּחַל, see above), Ezekiel 47:12; containing fish, etc. Leviticus 11:9,10 ("" מַיִם, יַמִּים), Ecclesiastes 1:7 (twice in verse); figurative ׳רוּחַ י, Isaiah 30:28 (שׁוֺטֵף ׳נ, Isaiah 30:33 (גָּפְרִית ׳נ).

2 Torrent-valley, wady, as stream-bed 1 Samuel 17:40; Nehemiah 2:15; Isaiah 57:6; with torrent flowing through it, אֵיתָן ׳נ Deuteronomy 21:4 (twice in verse); Deuteronomy 21:6, אֶרֶץ נַחֲלֵי מַיִם Deuteronomy 8:7 ("" עֲיָנֹת וּתְהֹמֹת יֹּצְאִים בַּבִּקְעָה), compare Deuteronomy 10:7, 1 Kings 18:5 ("" מַעְיְנֵי הַמַיִם), Psalm 104:10; abode of Elijah 1 Kings 17:3,5 (compare 1 Kings 17:4; 1 Kings 17:6; 1 Kings 17:7 above); ׳עֹרְבֵי נ Proverbs 30:17 (compare 1 Kings 17:4,6); הַבַּתּוֺת ׳נ Isaiah 7:19 as home of bees; fertile, אֶשְׁכֹּל ׳נ Numbers 13:23,24 (E); ׳אִבֵּי הַנּ Songs 6:11; ׳עַרְבֵינֿ poplars of the wady Leviticus 23:40 (H), Job 40:22; עֲרָבִים ׳נ Isaiah 15:7; needing water Genesis 26:17 (גְּרָר ׳נ), Genesis 26:19 (J), compare 2 Kings 3:16,17; place for refuse, ruins, etc. 2 Samuel 17:13; in poetry also as wild, remote ravine Job 30:6, compare בְּצוּר הַנְּחָלִים Job 22:24; place of child-sacrifice Isaiah 57:5; burial-place Job 21:33 (׳רִגְבֵי נ), — Numbers 24:6 see II. נַ֫חַל.

Particular wadys designate localities: אַרְנוֺן Numbers 21:14 (E), Deuteronomy 2:24,36 (twice in verse); Deuteronomy 3:8,12,16 (twice in verse); Deuteronomy 4:48; Joshua 12:1,2(twice in verse); Joshua 13:9 (twice in verse) (all D), Joshua 13:16; Joshua 13:16 (P), 2 Kings 10:33; אֶשְׁכֹּל Numbers 32:9 (J), Deuteronomy 1:24 בְּשׂוֺר 1 Samuel 30:9,10,21; גָּד 2 Samuel 24:5; זֶרֶד Numbers 21:12 (E), Deuteronomy 2:13 (twice in verse); Deuteronomy 2:14; יַכֹּק Genesis 32:24 (J), Deuteronomy 2:37; Deuteronomy 3:16; Joshua 12:2 (all D); קִדְרוֺן 2 Samuel 15:23; 1 Kings 2:37; 1 Kings 15:13; 1 Kings 18:40; 1Ki 23:6 (twice in verse); 2 Samuel 23:12; 2Chronicles 15:16; 29:16; 30:14; Jeremiah 31:40; קָנָה Joshua 16:8; Joshua 17:9 (3 t. in verse) (all P); שׂוֺרֵק Judges 16:4; הַשִּׁטִּים ׳נ Joel 4:18; ׳נ מִצְרַיִם is southwest limit of Palestine (Assyrian na—al [mat] Muƒri, Dl Par. 310 SchrCOT Numbers 34:5) Numbers 34:5 (P), Joshua 15:4 (D), Joshua 15:47 (P), 1 Kings 8:65; 2 Kings 24:7,2; Chron 2 Kings 7:8; Isaiah 27:12, + (omit מצרים) Ezekiel 47:19; Ezekiel 48:28 (see above); so read also possibly Amos 6:14 (see עֲרָבָה: usually identified with Wâdy el-Arîsh; on Wkl's different view, see references below מִצְרַיִם near the end); on identification of ׳נ Joshua 15:7; Joshua 19:11 (both P), 2 Samuel 23:30 = 1 Chronicles 11:32; 2Chronicles 20:16; 33:14, see Commentaries; אָשֶׁד הַנְּחָלִים Numbers 21:15, see אֶשֶׁד.

3 Miner's shaft, ׳מָּרַץ נ Job 28:4.

II. [נַ֫חַל] noun [masculine] perhaps palm-tree (Arabic , noun of individual meaning ; see PerlesJQ, July, 1899, 688); — only plural absolute, כִּנְחָלִים נִטָּ֑יוּ Numbers 24:6 like palm-trees, which are stretched out, spread out (as to foliage). So Perlesl.c, who compares כערבי נחל Ecclus 50:12e, ᵐ5 ὡς στελέχη φοινικων.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
brook, flood, river, stream, valley

Or (feminine) nachlah (Psalm 124:4) {nakh'-law}; or nachalah (Ezekiel 47:19; 48:28) {nakh-al-aw'}; from nachal in its original sense; a stream, especially a winter torrent; (by implication) a (narrow) valley (in which a brook runs); also a shaft (of a mine) -- brook, flood, river, stream, valley.

see HEBREW nachal

Forms and Transliterations
בְּנַ֣חַל בְּנַ֥חַל בְּנַֽחַל־ בְּנַחֲלֵ֣י בַּנְּחָלִ֑ים בַּנְּחָלִ֔ים בַּנַּ֙חַל֙ בַּנַּ֜חַל בַּנָּ֑חַל בַּנָּֽחַל׃ בַנַּ֙חַל֙ בַנָּֽחַל׃ בנחל בנחל־ בנחל׃ בנחלי בנחלים הַנְּחָלִ֑ים הַנְּחָלִ֔ים הַנְּחָלִ֖ים הַנְּחָלִים֙ הַנַּ֔חַל הַנַּ֖חַל הַנַּ֙חַל֙ הַנַּ֛חַל הַנַּ֡חַל הַנַּ֣חַל הַנַּ֥חַל הַנָּ֑חַל הַנָּֽחַל׃ הנחל הנחל׃ הנחלים וְֽנַחֲלֵ֖י וְהַנַּ֥חַל וְנַ֖חַל וָנָ֑חַל וּבַנְּחָלִ֔ים וּבַנְּחָלִ֖ים וּכְנַ֧חַל וּנְחָלִ֖ים וּנְחָלִ֪ים ובנחלים והנחל וכנחל ונחל ונחלי ונחלים כְּנַ֣חַל כְּנַ֤חַל כְּנַ֥חַל כִּנְחָלִ֣ים כַנַּ֤חַל כנחל כנחלים לְנַ֣חַל לְנַ֥חַל לְנַֽחַל־ לַנַּ֔חַל לַנַּ֗חַל לַנָּ֑חַל לנחל לנחל־ מִ֭נַּחַל מִנַּ֣חֲלֵי מִנַּ֤חַל מִנַּ֥חֲלֵי מִנַּ֥חַל מֵהַנַּ֣חַל מהנחל מנחל מנחלי נְחָלִ֔ים נְחָלִ֣ים נְחָלֶ֙יהָ֙ נַ֑חַל נַ֕חַל נַ֖חַל נַ֝֗חְלָה נַ֝חֲלֵ֗י נַ֣חְלָה נַ֣חֲלֵי נַ֣חַל נַ֤חַל נַ֥חַל נַ֧חַל נַ֨חַל נַ֨חַל ׀ נַֽחֲלֵי נַֽחֲלֵי־ נַחֲלֵ֥י נַחֲלַ֙יִם֙ נַחֲלָ֖ה נָ֑חַל נָ֥חַל נָֽחַל׃ נחל נחל׃ נחלה נחלי נחלי־ נחליה נחלים שֶׁ֤הַנְּחָלִים֙ שהנחלים ban·na·ḥal ban·nā·ḥal ḇan·na·ḥal ḇan·nā·ḥal ban·nə·ḥā·lîm banNachal bannaḥal bannāḥal ḇannaḥal ḇannāḥal bannechaLim bannəḥālîm bə·na·ḥă·lê bə·na·ḥal bə·na·ḥal- benachal benachaLei bənaḥal bənaḥal- bənaḥălê chanNachal han·na·ḥal han·nā·ḥal han·nə·ḥā·lîm hanNachal hannaḥal hannāḥal hannechaLim hannəḥālîm ḵan·na·ḥal ḵannaḥal kə·na·ḥal keNachal kənaḥal kin·ḥā·lîm kinchaLim kinḥālîm lan·na·ḥal lan·nā·ḥal lanNachal lannaḥal lannāḥal lə·na·ḥal lə·na·ḥal- lenachal lənaḥal lənaḥal- mê·han·na·ḥal mehanNachal mêhannaḥal min·na·ḥă·lê min·na·ḥal minNachal minNachalei minnaḥal minnaḥălê na·ḥă·la·yim na·ḥă·lāh na·ḥă·lê na·ḥă·lê- na·ḥal nā·ḥal Nachal nachaLah nachaLayim Nachalei Nachlah naḥ·lāh naḥal nāḥal naḥălāh naḥălayim naḥălê naḥălê- naḥlāh nə·ḥā·le·hā nə·ḥā·lîm nechaLeiha nechaLim nəḥālehā nəḥālîm še·han·nə·ḥā·lîm šehannəḥālîm shehannechalim ū·ḇan·nə·ḥā·lîm ū·ḵə·na·ḥal ū·nə·ḥā·lîm ūḇannəḥālîm ucheNachal ūḵənaḥal unechaLim ūnəḥālîm uvannechaLim vaNachal vanNachal vehanNachal veNachal venachaLei wā·nā·ḥal wānāḥal wə·han·na·ḥal wə·na·ḥă·lê wə·na·ḥal wəhannaḥal wənaḥal wənaḥălê
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ban·nā·ḥal — 5 Occ.
ban·nə·ḥā·lîm — 2 Occ.
bə·na·ḥal- — 11 Occ.
bə·na·ḥă·lê — 1 Occ.
ḵan·na·ḥal — 1 Occ.
han·nā·ḥal — 22 Occ.
han·nə·ḥā·lîm — 4 Occ.
kə·na·ḥal — 3 Occ.
kin·ḥā·lîm — 1 Occ.
lan·nā·ḥal — 3 Occ.
lə·na·ḥal- — 3 Occ.
mê·han·na·ḥal — 1 Occ.
min·na·ḥal — 4 Occ.
min·na·ḥă·lê — 2 Occ.
nā·ḥal — 50 Occ.
na·ḥă·lāh — 2 Occ.
na·ḥă·la·yim — 1 Occ.
na·ḥă·lê — 6 Occ.
naḥ·lāh — 2 Occ.
nə·ḥā·le·hā — 1 Occ.
nə·ḥā·lîm — 4 Occ.
še·han·nə·ḥā·lîm — 1 Occ.
ū·ḵə·na·ḥal — 1 Occ.
ū·nə·ḥā·lîm — 2 Occ.
ū·ḇan·nə·ḥā·lîm — 2 Occ.
wā·nā·ḥal — 1 Occ.
ḇan·nā·ḥal — 2 Occ.
wə·han·na·ḥal — 1 Occ.
wə·na·ḥal — 1 Occ.
wə·na·ḥă·lê — 1 Occ.

Genesis 26:17
HEB: יִצְחָ֑ק וַיִּ֥חַן בְּנַֽחַל־ גְּרָ֖ר וַיֵּ֥שֶׁב
NAS: and camped in the valley of Gerar,
KJV: thence, and pitched his tent in the valley of Gerar,
INT: and Isaac and camped the valley of Gerar and settled

Genesis 26:19
HEB: עַבְדֵֽי־ יִצְחָ֖ק בַּנָּ֑חַל וַיִּ֨מְצְאוּ־ שָׁ֔ם
NAS: dug in the valley and found
KJV: digged in the valley, and found
INT: servants Isaac's the valley and found there

Genesis 32:23
HEB: וַיַּֽעֲבִרֵ֖ם אֶת־ הַנָּ֑חַל וַֽיַּעֲבֵ֖ר אֶת־
NAS: them across the stream. And he sent across
KJV: and sent them over the brook, and sent over
INT: took and sent the stream across whatever

Leviticus 11:9
HEB: בַּמַּ֗יִם בַּיַּמִּ֛ים וּבַנְּחָלִ֖ים אֹתָ֥ם תֹּאכֵֽלוּ׃
NAS: in the seas or in the rivers, you may eat.
KJV: in the seas, and in the rivers, them shall ye eat.
INT: the water the seas the rivers may eat

Leviticus 11:10
HEB: וְקַשְׂקֶ֗שֶׂת בַּיַּמִּים֙ וּבַנְּחָלִ֔ים מִכֹּל֙ שֶׁ֣רֶץ
NAS: is in the seas and in the rivers that does not have
KJV: in the seas, and in the rivers, of all that move
INT: and scales the seas the rivers all the teeming

Leviticus 23:40
HEB: עָבֹ֖ת וְעַרְבֵי־ נָ֑חַל וּשְׂמַחְתֶּ֗ם לִפְנֵ֛י
NAS: and willows of the brook, and you shall rejoice
KJV: and willows of the brook; and ye shall rejoice
INT: of leafy and willows of the brook shall rejoice before

Numbers 13:23
HEB: וַיָּבֹ֜אוּ עַד־ נַ֣חַל אֶשְׁכֹּ֗ל וַיִּכְרְת֨וּ
NAS: Then they came to the valley of Eshcol
KJV: And they came unto the brook of Eshcol,
INT: came against to the valley of Eshcol cut

Numbers 13:24
HEB: הַה֔וּא קָרָ֖א נַ֣חַל אֶשְׁכּ֑וֹל עַ֚ל
NAS: was called the valley of Eshcol,
KJV: was called the brook Eshcol,
INT: he was called the valley of Eshcol because

Numbers 21:12
HEB: נָסָ֑עוּ וַֽיַּחֲנ֖וּ בְּנַ֥חַל זָֽרֶד׃
NAS: they set out and camped in Wadi Zered.
KJV: and pitched in the valley of Zared.
INT: set and camped Wadi Zered

Numbers 21:14
HEB: בְּסוּפָ֔ה וְאֶת־ הַנְּחָלִ֖ים אַרְנֽוֹן׃
NAS: in Suphah, And the wadis of the Arnon,
KJV: in the Red sea, and in the brooks of Arnon,
INT: Waheb Suphah and the wadis of the Arnon

Numbers 21:15
HEB: וְאֶ֙שֶׁד֙ הַנְּחָלִ֔ים אֲשֶׁ֥ר נָטָ֖ה
NAS: And the slope of the wadis That extends
KJV: And at the stream of the brooks that goeth down
INT: and the slope of the wadis that extends

Numbers 24:6
HEB: כִּנְחָלִ֣ים נִטָּ֔יוּ כְּגַנֹּ֖ת
NAS: Like valleys that stretch
KJV: As the valleys are they spread forth,
INT: valleys stretch gardens

Numbers 32:9
HEB: וַֽיַּעֲל֞וּ עַד־ נַ֣חַל אֶשְׁכּ֗וֹל וַיִּרְאוּ֙
NAS: For when they went up to the valley of Eshcol
KJV: For when they went up unto the valley of Eshcol,
INT: went up to the valley of Eshcol and saw

Numbers 34:5
HEB: הַגְּב֛וּל מֵעַצְמ֖וֹן נַ֣חְלָה מִצְרָ֑יִם וְהָי֥וּ
NAS: [direction] from Azmon to the brook of Egypt,
KJV: from Azmon unto the river of Egypt,
INT: the border Azmon to the brook of Egypt become

Deuteronomy 1:24
HEB: וַיָּבֹ֖אוּ עַד־ נַ֣חַל אֶשְׁכֹּ֑ל וַֽיְרַגְּל֖וּ
NAS: and came to the valley of Eshcol
KJV: and came unto the valley of Eshcol,
INT: and came against to the valley of Eshcol and spied

Deuteronomy 2:13
HEB: לָכֶ֖ם אֶת־ נַ֣חַל זָ֑רֶד וַֽנַּעֲבֹ֖ר
NAS: over the brook Zered
KJV: [said I], and get you over the brook Zered.
INT: arise and cross the brook Zered over

Deuteronomy 2:13
HEB: וַֽנַּעֲבֹ֖ר אֶת־ נַ֥חַל זָֽרֶד׃
NAS: yourselves.' So we crossed over the brook Zered.
KJV: And we went over the brook Zered.
INT: Zered over the brook Zered

Deuteronomy 2:14
HEB: עָבַ֙רְנוּ֙ אֶת־ נַ֣חַל זֶ֔רֶד שְׁלֹשִׁ֥ים
NAS: we crossed over the brook Zered
KJV: until we were come over the brook Zered,
INT: after crossed the brook Zered thirty

Deuteronomy 2:24
HEB: וְעִבְרוּ֮ אֶת־ נַ֣חַל אַרְנֹן֒ רְאֵ֣ה
NAS: out, and pass through the valley of Arnon.
KJV: and pass over the river Arnon:
INT: set and pass the valley of Arnon Look

Deuteronomy 2:36
HEB: עַל־ שְׂפַת־ נַ֨חַל אַרְנֹ֜ן וְהָעִ֨יר
NAS: is on the edge of the valley of Arnon
KJV: which [is] by the brink of the river of Arnon,
INT: is on the edge of the valley of Arnon and the city

Deuteronomy 2:36
HEB: וְהָעִ֨יר אֲשֶׁ֤ר בַּנַּ֙חַל֙ וְעַד־ הַגִּלְעָ֔ד
NAS: which is in the valley, even to Gilead,
KJV: and [from] the city that [is] by the river, even unto Gilead,
INT: and the city which the valley even to Gilead

Deuteronomy 2:37
HEB: כָּל־ יַ֞ד נַ֤חַל יַבֹּק֙ וְעָרֵ֣י
NAS: along the river Jabbok
KJV: not, [nor] unto any place of the river Jabbok,
INT: all along the river Jabbok and the cities

Deuteronomy 3:8
HEB: בְּעֵ֣בֶר הַיַּרְדֵּ֑ן מִנַּ֥חַל אַרְנֹ֖ן עַד־
NAS: the Jordan, from the valley of Arnon
KJV: Jordan, from the river of Arnon
INT: were beyond the Jordan the valley of Arnon against

Deuteronomy 3:12
HEB: אֲשֶׁר־ עַל־ נַ֣חַל אַרְנֹ֗ן וַחֲצִ֤י
NAS: which is by the valley of Arnon,
KJV: from Aroer, which [is] by the river Arnon,
INT: which is by the valley of Arnon and half

Deuteronomy 3:16
HEB: הַגִּלְעָד֙ וְעַד־ נַ֣חַל אַרְנֹ֔ן תּ֥וֹךְ
NAS: even as far as the valley of Arnon,
KJV: from Gilead even unto the river Arnon
INT: Gilead far as the valley of Arnon the middle

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