5012. naba
Strong's Concordance
naba: to prophesy
Original Word: נָבָא
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: naba
Phonetic Spelling: (naw-baw')
Short Definition: prophesy
[נָבָא] verb denominative prophesy (in oldest forms, of religious ecstasy with or without song and music; later, essentially religious instruction, with occasional predictions); —

Niph`al Perfect3masculine singular נִבֵּא Jeremiah 20:1 7t.; 2 masculine singular נִבֵּאתָ Jeremiah 20:6 2t.; נִבֵּיתָ Jeremiah 26:9; 1singular נִבֵּאתִי Ezekiel 37:7; 3plural נִבֵּאוּ Jeremiah 2:8 3t.; נִבָּ֑אוּ Jeremiah 23:21; Imperfect3masculine singular יִנָּבֵא Amos 3:8 9t. Imperfect; Imperative הִנָּבֵא Amos 7:15 27t.; Infinitive הִנָּבֵא Amos 7:13; suffix הִנָָּֽבְאוֺ Zechariah 13:3; הִנָָּֽבְאֹתוֺ Zechariah 13:4, + 4 t. Infinitive; Participle נִבָּא Jeremiah 26:18 20t. Participle; —

1 prophesy under influence of divine spirit:

a. in the ecstatic state, with song 1 Samuel 10:11; 1 Samuel 19:20 and music 1 Chronicles 25:1,2,3.

b. the word of ׳י: absolute Amos 2:12; Amos 3:8 (emended יחרד We Now needless), Amos 7:12,13; Joel 3:1; Jeremiah 19:14; Jeremiah 26:18; Jeremiah 28:9; Jeremiah 32:3; Ezekiel 11:13; Ezekiel 12:27; Ezekiel 21:19; Ezekiel 37:7; Ezekiel 38:17 but especially in phrase הִנָּבֵא וֶאַמַדְתָּ Ezekiel 12:27; Ezekiel 21:14; Ezekiel 21:33; Ezekiel 30:2; Ezekiel 34:2; Ezekiel 36:3; Ezekiel 37:7,12; Ezekiel 38:14,17; with accusative Jeremiah 20:1; Jeremiah 25:30; Jeremiah 28:6; followed by עַל against Amos 7:16; Jeremiah 25:13; Jeremiah 26:20; Ezekiel 4:7; Ezekiel 11:4; Ezekiel 13:17; Ezekiel 25:2; Ezekiel 28:21; Ezekiel 29:2; Ezekiel 34:2; Ezekiel 35:2; Ezekiel 36:6; Ezekiel 38:2; Ezekiel 39:1; unto Ezekiel 37:4; אֶל unto Amos 7:15; Jeremiah 26:11,12; Jeremiah 28:8; Ezekiel 36:1; Ezekiel 37:9; against Ezekiel 6:2; Ezekiel 13:2; Ezekiel 21:2; Ezekiel 21:7; ׳בְּשֵׁם י Jeremiah 11:21; Jeremiah 14:15; Jeremiah 23:25; Jeremiah 26:9.

2 of false prophets: absolute Jeremiah 23:21; Ezekiel 13:2; Zechariah 13:3 (twice in verse); Zechariah 13:4; with accusative 1 Kings 22:12 2Chronicles 18:11; שֶׁקֶר Jeremiah 14:14; Jeremiah 23:25; Jeremiah 27:10,14,16; Jeremiah 29:21; לַשָּׁ֑קֶר Jeremiah 27:15; בַּשֶּׁקֶר Jeremiah 5:31; Jeremiah 20:6; Jeremiah 29:9; ׳נִבְּאֵי הַשּׁ Jeremiah 23:26; compare Jeremiah 23:32; with לֵ Jeremiah 14:16; Jeremiah 23:16; Jeremiah 27:15,16; Jeremiah 29:31; Jeremiah 37:19; followed by אֶל concerning Ezekiel 13:16.

3 compare heathen prophets, בַּבַּעַל Jeremiah 2:8.

Hithpa`el Perfect2masculine singular הִתְנַבִּיתָ 1 Samuel 10:16; 1singular הִנַּבֵּאתִי Ezekiel 37:10; Imperfect יִתְנַבֵּא 1 Samuel 10:10 7t.; 3 masculine plural יִתְנַבְּאוּ Numbers 11:25 5t.; Imperative הִנַּבְּאוּ Jeremiah 23:13; Infinitive הִתְנַבּוֺת 1 Samuel 10:13; Participle מִתְנַבֵּא Jeremiah 26:20 9t. Participle; —

1 Prophesy under influence of divine spirit:

a. in the ecstatic state Numbers 11:25,26,27 (J), with music 1 Samuel 10:5,6,10,13, in frenzy 1 Samuel 19:20,21 (twice in verse); 1 Samuel 19:23,24; excited to violence 1 Samuel 18:10 (= מְשֻׁגָּע mad 2 Kings 9:11); Jeremiah 29:26.

b. apart from ecstatic state, absolute Ezekiel 37:10, with לְ 1 Kings 22:8; Jeremiah 29:27; על 1 Kings 22:18 2Chronicles 18:17,7; 20:37; ׳בְּשֵׁם י Jeremiah 26:20.

2 of heathen prophets of Baal in ecstatic state 1 Kings 18:29; בַּבַּעַל Jeremiah 23:13.

3 of false prophets 1 Kings 22:10 2Chronicles 18:9; Jeremiah 14:14; Ezekiel 13:17.

נבא (√ of following; see Biblical Hebrew id., but especially BewerAmos. J. Semitic Lang., Jan. 1902 who compare Assyrian nabû, tear away, lead forcibly, hence prophets as (figuratively) carried away by divine frenzy, ecstasy, compare 1 Samuel 10:6,10; 1 Samuel 19:20,24).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
prophesying, make self a prophet

A primitive root; to prophesy, i.e. Speak (or sing) by inspiration (in prediction or simple discourse) -- prophesy(-ing), make self a prophet.

Forms and Transliterations
בְּהִנָּֽבְאֹת֑וֹ בְּהִנָּבְאֽוֹ׃ בהנבאו׃ בהנבאתו הִנַּבְּא֣וּ הִנָּבֵ֕א הִנָּבֵ֖א הִנָּבֵ֛א הִנָּבֵ֣א הִנָּבֵ֤א הִנָּבֵ֨א הִנָּבֵא֙ הַֽנִּבְּאִ֛ים הַֽנִּבְּאִ֤ים הַֽנִּבְּאִ֥ים הַֽנִבְּאִים֙ הַמִּֽתְנַבְּא֖וֹת הַמִּתְנַבֵּ֖א הַנִּבְּאִ֣ים הַנִּבָּ֕א הַנִּבָּ֖א הַנִּבָּאִ֑ים המתנבא המתנבאות הנבא הנבאו הנבאים וְהִנַּבֵּ֖אתִי וְהִנָּבֵ֖א וְהִנָּבֵ֛א וְהִנָּבֵ֣א וְהִתְנַבִּ֖יתָ וְנִבְּא֖וּ וְנִבֵּ֖אתִי וְנִבֵּאתָ֖ וַיִּֽתְנַבְּא֔וּ וַיִּֽתְנַבְּא֖וּ וַיִּנָּ֨בְא֜וּ וַיִּנָּבֵ֞א וַיִּתְנַבֵּ֔א וַיִּתְנַבֵּ֖א וַיִּתְנַבֵּ֞א וַיִּתְנַבֵּ֣א וַיִּתְנַבֵּ֤א וּמִתְנַבֵּ֑א והנבא והנבאתי והתנבית וינבא וינבאו ויתנבא ויתנבאו ומתנבא ונבאו ונבאת ונבאתי יִנָּבֵ֖א יִנָּבֵ֣א יִנָּבֵֽא׃ יִתְנַבֵּ֥א יִתְנַבֵּ֨א ינבא ינבא׃ יתנבא כְּהִנָּ֣בְאִ֔י כְּהִנָּֽבְאִי֙ כהנבאי לְהִנָּבֵ֑א לְהִנָּבֵ֞א להנבא מִֽתְנַבְּאִ֖ים מִֽתְנַבְּאִ֥ים מִֽתְנַבְּאִֽים׃ מִתְנַבֵּ֨א מִתְנַבֵּא֙ מֵֽהִתְנַבּ֔וֹת מהתנבות מתנבא מתנבאים מתנבאים׃ נִבְּא֣וּ נִבְּא֣וּ־ נִבְּא֥וּ נִבְּאִ֔ים נִבְּאִ֣ים נִבְּאִ֥ים נִבְּאֵ֞י נִבְּאֵ֣י נִבֵּ֗אתָ נִבֵּ֥אתָ נִבֵּ֨יתָ נִבָּ֑א נִבָּ֔א נִבָּ֖א נִבָּ֜א נִבָּ֥א נִבָּ֨א נִבָּֽא׃ נִבָּֽאוּ׃ נִבָּא֙ נבא נבא׃ נבאו נבאו־ נבאו׃ נבאי נבאים נבאת נבית תִּנָּבְאֽוּ׃ תִּנָּבֵ֣א תִּנָּבֵֽא׃ תִנָּבֵא֙ תנבא תנבא׃ תנבאו׃ bə·hin·nā·ḇə·’ō·ṯōw bə·hin·nā·ḇə·’ōw bəhinnāḇə’ōṯōw bəhinnāḇə’ōw behinnaveO behinnaveoTo ha·nib·bə·’îm ham·miṯ·nab·bê ham·miṯ·nab·bə·’ō·wṯ hammitnabBe hammiṯnabbê hammiṯnabbə’ōwṯ hammitnabbeot han·nib·bā han·nib·bā·’îm han·nib·bə·’îm hanibbə’îm hanibbeIm hannibBa hannibbā hannibbā’îm hannibbaIm hannibbə’îm hannibbeIm hin·nā·ḇê hin·nab·bə·’ū hinnabbə’ū hinnabbeU hinnāḇê hinnaVe kə·hin·nā·ḇə·’î kəhinnāḇə’î kehinNaveI lə·hin·nā·ḇê ləhinnāḇê lehinnaVe mê·hiṯ·nab·bō·wṯ mehitnabBot mêhiṯnabbōwṯ miṯ·nab·bê miṯ·nab·bə·’îm mitnabBe miṯnabbê miṯnabbə’îm mitnabbeIm nib·bā nib·bā·’ū nib·bə·’ê nib·bə·’îm nib·bə·’ū nib·bə·’ū- nib·bê·ṯā nibBa nibbā nibbā’ū nibBau nibbə’ê nibbə’îm nibbə’ū nibbə’ū- nibbeEi nibbeIm nibBeita nibBeta nibbêṯā nibbeU tin·nā·ḇê ṯin·nā·ḇê tin·nā·ḇə·’ū tinnāḇê ṯinnāḇê tinnāḇə’ū tinnaVe tinnaveU ū·miṯ·nab·bê umitnabBe ūmiṯnabbê vaiyinnaVe vaiyinNaveU vaiyitnabBe vaiyitnabbeU vehinnabBeti vehinnaVe vehitnabBita venibbeTa venibBeti venibbeU way·yin·nā·ḇê way·yin·nā·ḇə·’ū way·yiṯ·nab·bê way·yiṯ·nab·bə·’ū wayyinnāḇê wayyinnāḇə’ū wayyiṯnabbê wayyiṯnabbə’ū wə·hin·nā·ḇê wə·hin·nab·bê·ṯî wə·hiṯ·nab·bî·ṯā wə·nib·bə·’ū wə·nib·bê·ṯā wə·nib·bê·ṯî wəhinnabbêṯî wəhinnāḇê wəhiṯnabbîṯā wənibbə’ū wənibbêṯā wənibbêṯî yin·nā·ḇê yinnāḇê yinnaVe yiṯ·nab·bê yitnabBe yiṯnabbê
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114 Occurrences

bə·hin·nā·ḇə·’ōw — 1 Occ.
bə·hin·nā·ḇə·’ō·ṯōw — 1 Occ.
ham·miṯ·nab·bê — 1 Occ.
ham·miṯ·nab·bə·’ō·wṯ — 1 Occ.
ha·nib·bə·’îm — 1 Occ.
han·nib·bā — 2 Occ.
han·nib·bā·’îm — 1 Occ.
han·nib·bə·’îm — 7 Occ.
hin·nab·bə·’ū — 1 Occ.
hin·nā·ḇê — 19 Occ.
kə·hin·nā·ḇə·’î — 2 Occ.
lə·hin·nā·ḇê — 3 Occ.
mê·hiṯ·nab·bō·wṯ — 1 Occ.
miṯ·nab·bê — 2 Occ.
miṯ·nab·bə·’îm — 5 Occ.
nib·bā — 8 Occ.
nib·bā·’ū — 1 Occ.
nib·bə·’ê — 2 Occ.
nib·bə·’îm — 10 Occ.
nib·bê·ṯā — 1 Occ.
nib·bê·ṯā — 2 Occ.
nib·bə·’ū — 3 Occ.
ṯin·nā·ḇê — 4 Occ.
tin·nā·ḇə·’ū — 1 Occ.
ū·miṯ·nab·bê — 1 Occ.
way·yin·nā·ḇê — 1 Occ.
way·yin·nā·ḇə·’ū — 1 Occ.
way·yiṯ·nab·bê — 5 Occ.
way·yiṯ·nab·bə·’ū — 6 Occ.
wə·hin·nab·bê·ṯî — 1 Occ.
wə·hin·nā·ḇê — 9 Occ.
wə·hiṯ·nab·bî·ṯā — 1 Occ.
wə·nib·bê·ṯā — 1 Occ.
wə·nib·bê·ṯî — 1 Occ.
wə·nib·bə·’ū — 1 Occ.
yin·nā·ḇê — 3 Occ.
yiṯ·nab·bê — 3 Occ.

Numbers 11:25
HEB: עֲלֵיהֶם֙ הָר֔וּחַ וַיִּֽתְנַבְּא֖וּ וְלֹ֥א יָסָֽפוּ׃
NAS: rested upon them, they prophesied. But they did not do [it] again.
KJV: rested upon them, they prophesied, and did not cease.
INT: and when the Spirit prophesied did not do

Numbers 11:26
HEB: יָצְא֖וּ הָאֹ֑הֱלָה וַיִּֽתְנַבְּא֖וּ בַּֽמַּחֲנֶֽה׃
NAS: out to the tent), and they prophesied in the camp.
KJV: unto the tabernacle: and they prophesied in the camp.
INT: gone the tabernacle prophesied the camp

Numbers 11:27
HEB: אֶלְדָּ֣ד וּמֵידָ֔ד מִֽתְנַבְּאִ֖ים בַּֽמַּחֲנֶֽה׃
NAS: and Medad are prophesying in the camp.
KJV: and Medad do prophesy in the camp.
INT: Eldad and Medad are prophesying the camp

1 Samuel 10:5
HEB: וְכִנּ֔וֹר וְהֵ֖מָּה מִֽתְנַבְּאִֽים׃
NAS: before them, and they will be prophesying.
KJV: before them; and they shall prophesy:
INT: lyre and they will be prophesying

1 Samuel 10:6
HEB: ר֣וּחַ יְהוָ֔ה וְהִתְנַבִּ֖יתָ עִמָּ֑ם וְנֶהְפַּכְתָּ֖
NAS: will come upon you mightily, and you shall prophesy with them and be changed
KJV: will come upon thee, and thou shalt prophesy with them, and shalt be turned
INT: the Spirit of the LORD shall prophesy them and be changed

1 Samuel 10:10
HEB: ר֣וּחַ אֱלֹהִ֔ים וַיִּתְנַבֵּ֖א בְּתוֹכָֽם׃
NAS: came upon him mightily, so that he prophesied among
KJV: came upon him, and he prophesied among
INT: and the Spirit of God prophesied among

1 Samuel 10:11
HEB: עִם־ נְבִאִ֖ים נִבָּ֑א וַיֹּ֨אמֶר הָעָ֜ם
NAS: saw that he prophesied now
KJV: saw that, behold, he prophesied among the prophets,
INT: with the prophets prophesied said the people

1 Samuel 10:13
HEB: וַיְכַל֙ מֵֽהִתְנַבּ֔וֹת וַיָּבֹ֖א הַבָּמָֽה׃
NAS: When he had finished prophesying, he came
KJV: And when he had made an end of prophesying, he came
INT: had finished prophesying came to the high

1 Samuel 18:10
HEB: אֶל־ שָׁאוּל֙ וַיִּתְנַבֵּ֣א בְתוֹךְ־ הַבַּ֔יִת
NAS: upon Saul, and he raved in the midst
KJV: upon Saul, and he prophesied in the midst
INT: upon Saul raved the midst of the house

1 Samuel 19:20
HEB: לַהֲקַ֤ת הַנְּבִיאִים֙ נִבְּאִ֔ים וּשְׁמוּאֵ֕ל עֹמֵ֥ד
NAS: of the prophets prophesying, with Samuel
KJV: of the prophets prophesying, and Samuel
INT: the company of the prophets prophesying Samuel standing

1 Samuel 19:20
HEB: ר֣וּחַ אֱלֹהִ֔ים וַיִּֽתְנַבְּא֖וּ גַּם־ הֵֽמָּה׃
NAS: of Saul; and they also prophesied.
KJV: of Saul, and they also prophesied.
INT: the Spirit of God prophesied also it was

1 Samuel 19:21
HEB: מַלְאָכִ֣ים אֲחֵרִ֔ים וַיִּֽתְנַבְּא֖וּ גַּם־ הֵ֑מָּה
NAS: and they also prophesied. So Saul
KJV: messengers, and they prophesied likewise. And Saul
INT: messengers other prophesied also like

1 Samuel 19:21
HEB: מַלְאָכִ֣ים שְׁלִשִׁ֔ים וַיִּֽתְנַבְּא֖וּ גַּם־ הֵֽמָּה׃
NAS: and they also prophesied.
KJV: the third time, and they prophesied also.
INT: messengers the third prophesied also like

1 Samuel 19:23
HEB: וַיֵּ֤לֶךְ הָלוֹךְ֙ וַיִּתְנַבֵּ֔א עַד־ בֹּא֖וֹ
NAS: so that he went along prophesying continually
KJV: on, and prophesied, until he came
INT: went continually prophesying until came

1 Samuel 19:24
HEB: ה֜וּא בְּגָדָ֗יו וַיִּתְנַבֵּ֤א גַם־ הוּא֙
NAS: and he too prophesied before
KJV: also, and prophesied before
INT: he his clothes prophesied too he

1 Kings 18:29
HEB: כַּעֲבֹ֣ר הַֽצָּהֳרַ֔יִם וַיִּֽתְנַבְּא֔וּ עַ֖ד לַעֲל֣וֹת
NAS: was past, they raved until
KJV: was past, and they prophesied until the [time] of the offering
INT: was past midday raved until of the offering

1 Kings 22:8
HEB: כִּ֠י לֹֽא־ יִתְנַבֵּ֨א עָלַ֥י טוֹב֙
NAS: him, because he does not prophesy good
KJV: but I hate him; for he doth not prophesy good
INT: because does not prophesy concerning good

1 Kings 22:10
HEB: וְכָ֨ל־ הַנְּבִיאִ֔ים מִֽתְנַבְּאִ֖ים לִפְנֵיהֶֽם׃
NAS: the prophets were prophesying before
KJV: and all the prophets prophesied before
INT: and all the prophets were prophesying before

1 Kings 22:12
HEB: וְכָל־ הַנְּבִאִ֔ים נִבְּאִ֥ים כֵּ֖ן לֵאמֹ֑ר
NAS: the prophets were prophesying thus,
KJV: And all the prophets prophesied so, saying,
INT: All the prophets were prophesying thus saying

1 Kings 22:18
HEB: אֵלֶ֔יךָ לֽוֹא־ יִתְנַבֵּ֥א עָלַ֛י ט֖וֹב
NAS: Did I not tell you that he would not prophesy good
KJV: Did I not tell thee that he would prophesy no good
INT: about not prophesy concerning good

1 Chronicles 25:2
HEB: יַד־ אָסָ֔ף הַנִּבָּ֖א עַל־ יְדֵ֥י
NAS: of Asaph, who prophesied under
KJV: of Asaph, which prophesied according to the order
INT: the direction of Asaph prophesied under the direction

1 Chronicles 25:3
HEB: יְדוּתוּן֙ בַּכִּנּ֔וֹר הַנִּבָּ֕א עַל־ הֹד֥וֹת
NAS: with the harp, who prophesied in giving thanks
KJV: Jeduthun, who prophesied with a harp,
INT: Jeduthun the harp prophesied under giving

2 Chronicles 18:7
HEB: כִּֽי־ אֵ֠ינֶנּוּ מִתְנַבֵּ֨א עָלַ֤י לְטוֹבָה֙
NAS: him, for he never prophesies good
KJV: but I hate him; for he never prophesied good
INT: for never prophesies concerning good

2 Chronicles 18:9
HEB: וְכָל־ הַ֨נְּבִיאִ֔ים מִֽתְנַבְּאִ֖ים לִפְנֵיהֶֽם׃
NAS: the prophets were prophesying before
KJV: and all the prophets prophesied before
INT: and all the prophets were prophesying before

2 Chronicles 18:11
HEB: וְכָל־ הַ֨נְּבִאִ֔ים נִבְּאִ֥ים כֵּ֖ן לֵאמֹ֑ר
NAS: the prophets were prophesying thus,
KJV: And all the prophets prophesied so, saying,
INT: All the prophets were prophesying thus saying

114 Occurrences

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