H5237 נכרי - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

From H5235 (second form); strange, in a variety of degrees and applications (foreign, non-relative, adulterous, different, wonderful)

KJV Usage: alien, foreigner, outlandish, strange (-r, woman).

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions



1. foreign, alien
a. foreign
b. foreigner (subst)
c. foreign woman, harlot
d. unknown, unfamiliar (fig.)
Origin: from H5235 (second form)
TWOT: 1368c
Parts of Speech: Adjective

1) foreign, alien
1a) foreign
1b) foreigner (subst)
1c) foreign woman, harlot
1d) unknown, unfamiliar (fig.)

View how H5237 נכרי is used in the Bible

First 30 of 45 occurrences of H5237 נכרי

Genesis 31:15 by him foreigners?
Exodus 2:22 in a foreign
Exodus 18:3 in a foreign
Exodus 21:8 her to a foreign
Deuteronomy 14:21 it to a foreigner:
Deuteronomy 15:3 Of a foreigner
Deuteronomy 17:15 a foreign
Deuteronomy 23:20 To a foreigner
Deuteronomy 29:22 you, and the foreigner
Judges 19:12 of a foreigner,
Ruth 2:10 of me, seeing I am a foreigner?
2 Samuel 15:19 for thou art a foreigner,
1 Kings 8:41 Moreover concerning a foreigner,
1 Kings 8:43 according to all that the foreigner
1 Kings 11:1 foreign
1 Kings 11:8 he for all his foreign
2 Chronicles 6:32 Moreover concerning the foreigner,
2 Chronicles 6:33 according to all that the foreigner
Ezra 10:2 foreign
Ezra 10:10 foreign
Ezra 10:11 and from the foreign
Ezra 10:14 foreign
Ezra 10:17 foreign
Ezra 10:18 foreign
Ezra 10:44 foreign
Nehemiah 13:26 did foreign
Nehemiah 13:27 foreign
Job 19:15 I am a foreigner
Psalms 69:8 and a foreigner
Proverbs 2:16 even from the adulteress

Distinct usage

8 foreign
2 in a foreign
2 according to all that the foreigner
1 he for all his foreign
1 and from the foreign
1 did foreign
1 even from the adulteress
1 of an adulteress woman.
1 of him for an adulteress.
1 of him for adulteress.
1 of foreigners.
1 and foreigners
1 and an adulteress
1 by him foreigners?
1 a foreign
1 of a foreign
1 for thou art a foreigner,
1 of a foreigner;
1 Moreover concerning a foreigner,
1 Moreover concerning the foreigner,
1 it to a foreigner:
1 to foreigners.
1 you, and the foreigner
1 of a foreigner,
1 and a foreigner
1 with foreign
1 a foreigner,
1 from the foreigner
1 of a foreigner?
1 of it, but an unknown
1 of me, seeing I am a foreigner?
1 Of a foreigner
1 To a foreigner
1 I am a foreigner
1 her to a foreign
1 his foreign

Corresponding Greek Words

nokhri G3581 xenos *
nokhri (c. neg.) G2398 idios *

Related words


H8453 תּשׁב תּושׁב tôshâb tôshâb
תּשׁב תּושׁב
tôshâb tôshâb
to-shawb', to-shawb'
(The second form used in Kings Numbers 17:1); from H3427; a dweller (but not outlandish, H5237); especially (as distinguished from a native citizen (active participle of H3427) and a temporary inmate, H1616, or mere lodger, H3885) resident alien

KJV Usage: foreigner-inhabitant, sojourner, stranger.

H5235 נכר נכר neker nôker

נכר נכר
neker nôker
neh'-ker, no'-ker
From H5234; something strange, that is, unexpected calamity

KJV Usage: strange.