5251. nes
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nes: a standard, ensign, signal, sign
Original Word: נֵס
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: nes
Phonetic Spelling: (nace)
Short Definition: standard

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from nasas
a standard, ensign, signal, sign
NASB Translation
banner (2), distinguishing mark (1), sail (1), signal (4), standard (12), warning (1).

נֵס noun [masculine] standard, ensign, signal, sign (Late Hebrew id., flag, usually sign, i.e. miracle; ᵑ7 נֵס, נִסָּא sign, miracle); — ׳נ absolute Numbers 21:8 +; construct Isaiah 11:10; suffix נִסִּי Exodus 17:15; Isaiah 49:22; —

1. a. standard, as rallying-point, נִסִּי ׳י Exodus 17:15 (E), ׳י my standard (name of altar); conspicuously set on hill Isaiah 30:17 (simile of solitariness; "" תֹּרֶן עַלרֿאֹשׁ הָהָר); signal of war [see SchumacherZPV ix. 232, Across the Jordan, 104 f.] (especially to the nations, for destruction or deliverance of Judah, Isaiah Jeremiah), לַגּוֺיִם ׳נָשָׂא נ Isaiah 5:26; Isaiah 11:12; compare Isaiah 18:3 (on mountains, "" תָּקַע שׁוֺפָר); אֶלעַֿמִּים ׳אָרִים נ Isaiah 49:22 ("" אֶשָּׂא אֶלגּֿוֺיִם יָדִי), — in all these subject ׳י; compare עֹמֵד לְנֵס עַמִּים Isaiah 10:11 (of Messianic king); ׳שְׂאוּ נ Isaiah 13:2 (on mountain), Jeremiah 50:2; Jeremiah 51:12 (with אֶלֿ against), Jeremiah 51:27 ("" תִּקְעוּ שׁוֺפָר בַּגּוֺיִם), עַלעַֿמִּים ׳הָרִימוּ נ Isaiah 62:10, compare Jeremiah 4:21 ("" קוֺל שׁוֺפָר); לְהִתְנוֺסֵס ׳נָתַתָּהנ֗֗֗ Psalm 60:6 thou hast set a standard (only) for fleeing.

b. signal, צִיּ֫וֺנָה ׳שְׂאוּ נ Jeremiah 4:6 (i.e. to direct refugees to Zion).

2 standard, as pole, supporting serpent of bronze Numbers 21:8,9 (JE).

3. a. ensign, signal, שֵׁשׁמִ֗֗֗מִּצְרַיִם הָיָה מִפְרָשֵׁךְ לִהְיוֺת לָךְ לְנֵס Ezekiel 27:7 byssus from Egypt was thy sail, to serve thee for an ensign (so DaToy; on lack of pennon on ancient ships see Co; > strike out Co Berthol); so

b. (since sails were the only ensign) = sail Isaiah 33:23 (Che Di and others; > pennon Ges Hi Ew De Du).

4 sign (compare Late Hebrew) = warning Numbers 26:10 (P).

banner, pole, sail, ensign, standard

From nacac; a flag; also a sail; by implication, a flagstaff; generally a signal; figuratively, a token -- banner, pole, sail, (en-)sign, standard.

see HEBREW nacac

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