5276. naem
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naem: to be pleasant, delightful, or lovely
Original Word: נָעֵם
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: naem
Phonetic Spelling: (naw-ame')
Short Definition: pleasant

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
to be pleasant, delightful, or lovely
NASB Translation
delight (1), delightful (1), pleasant (5), surpass in beauty (1).

I. [נָעֵם] verb be pleasant, delightful, lovely (Phoenician נעם good Lzb324 (and many proper names); Arabic be plentiful, easy, pleasant; shew gracious favour toward, often in Qoran; Sabean נעם be lovely, agreeable, well Levy-OsZMG xix (1865), 178 CISiv. 19, 11; so Minaean HomSüdar. Chrest. 128; Old Aramaic in proper name Lzb222, 324 Cook82 (נעמתי my darling [or my songs, compare II. ׳נ]); ᵑ7 נָעִים pleasant, lovely, נְעִימְתָּא loveliness; PräBas i. 46 f. compare Ethiopic be pleasant, = ); —

Qal Perfect3feminine singular נָעֵ֑מָה Genesis 49:15 (poem in J; of land); 2 masculine singular (of delightful friend) נָעַמְתָּ לִי מְאֹד 2 Samuel 1:26, also (of physical beauty) מִמִּי נָעָ֑מְתָּ Ezekiel 32:19; 2feminine singular (id.) מַהנָּֿעַמְתְּ Cant 7:7 how lovely art thou ! ("" מַהיָּֿפִית); 3 plural, of pleasant words, נָעֵ֑מוּ Psalm 141:6; Imperfect3masculine singular ׃יִנְעָ֑ם ׳לְנַפְשְׁךָ יִנ Proverbs 2:10 (of knowledge); ׳לֶחֶם סְתָרִים יִנ Proverbs 9:17 ("" יִמְתָּ֑קוּ); ׳יִנ Proverbs 24:25 is impersonal with ל, to them...shall be delight.

pass in beauty, be delight, be pleasant, be sweet

A primitive root; to be agreeable (literally or figuratively) -- pass in beauty, be delight, be pleasant, be sweet.

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