Strong's Concordance, Hebrew Dictionary

Beat, cast forth, clap, kill, murderer, punish, slaughter, be stricken, wound, to strike (lightly or severely, literally or figuratively)

Hebrew: נָכָה, nākâ (H5221)

460 King James Bible Verses


Here are beat, cast forth, clap, give and related words in the Bible. What does the source Hebrew word נָכָה mean and how is it used in the Bible? Below are the English definition details. Also below are examples within Bible verses highlighted in yellow (follow this link to go there). Tap or hover on blue, underlined words to see more original scripture and meanings. Information sourced from Strong's Concordance[1].

Definition Details

Strong's Number: H5221

Hebrew Base Word: נָכָה

Part of speech: Verb

Usage: Beat, cast forth, clap, give (wounds), × go forward, × indeed, kill, make (slaughter), murderer, punish, slaughter, slay(-er, -ing), smite(-r, -ing), strike, be stricken, (give) stripes, × surely, wound

Definition: To strike (lightly or severely, literally or figuratively).

Detailed definition:

  1. To strike, smite, hit, beat, slay, kill.
    1. (Niphal) to be stricken or smitten.
    2. (Pual) to be stricken or smitten.
    3. (Hiphil).
      1. To smite, strike, beat, scourge, clap, applaud, give a thrust.
      2. To smite, kill, slay (man or beast).
      3. To smite, attack, attack and destroy, conquer, subjugate, ravage.
      4. To smite, chastise, send judgment upon, punish, destroy.
    4. (Hophal) to be smitten.
      1. To receive a blow.
      2. To be wounded.
      3. To be beaten.
      4. To be (fatally) smitten, be killed, be slain.
      5. To be attacked and captured.
      6. To be smitten (with disease).
      7. To be blighted (of plants).

Derived terms: A primitive root.


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: n̪ɔːˈkɔː
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: nɑːˈχɑː
  3. Transliteration: nākâ
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: naw-KAW
  5. Modern Pronunciation: na-HA

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