H5288 נער - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

From H5287; (concretely) a boy (as active), from the age of infancy to adolescence; by implication a servant; also (by interchange of sex), a girl (of similar latitude in age)

KJV Usage: babe, boy, child, damsel [from the margin], lad, servant, young (man).

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions



1. a boy, lad, servant, youth, retainer
a. boy, lad, youth
b. servant, retainer
Origin: from H5287
TWOT: 1389a
Parts of Speech: Noun Masculine

1) a boy, lad, servant, youth, retainer
1a) boy, lad, youth
1b) servant, retainer

View how H5288 נער is used in the Bible

First 30 of 238 occurrences of H5288 נער

Genesis 14:24 the young men
Genesis 18:7 it to a young man;
Genesis 19:4 and young,
Genesis 21:12 because of the lad,
Genesis 21:17 of the lad;
Genesis 21:17 of the lad
Genesis 21:18 the lad,
Genesis 21:19 the lad
Genesis 21:20 was with the lad;
Genesis 22:3 of his young men
Genesis 22:5 to his young men,
Genesis 22:5 and I and the lad
Genesis 22:12 the lad,
Genesis 22:19 to his young men,
Genesis 25:27 And the boys
Genesis 34:19 And the young man
Genesis 37:2 and the lad
Genesis 41:12 And there was there with us a young man,
Genesis 43:8 the lad
Genesis 44:22 The lad
Genesis 44:30 and the lad
Genesis 44:31 that the lad
Genesis 44:32 for the lad
Genesis 44:33 instead of the lad
Genesis 44:33 and let the lad
Genesis 44:34 and the lad
Genesis 48:16 the lads;
Exodus 2:6 and, behold, the babe
Exodus 10:9 with our young
Exodus 24:5 young men

Distinct usage

7 and the child
6 to the young man
5 the young men
5 And the young man
5 to his servant,
5 the child
5 young men
5 the servant
4 of the young men
4 his servant
4 servants
4 the lad,
3 the lad
3 and the lad
3 a young man
3 and the servant
3 servant
3 young
3 of the young men,
2 to his young men,
2 a young man,
2 And the young men
2 of the young man
2 and his servant,
2 to his servant
2 lad
2 to his lad,
2 the young man
2 Is the young man
2 his servant,
2 the servants
2 for the child
2 For before the child
2 his young men,
2 with which the servants
1 it to a young man;
1 and young,
1 was with the lad;
1 of his young men
1 and I and the lad
1 And the boys
1 And there was there with us a young man,
1 that the lad
1 for the lad
1 with our young
1 thy servant
1 them. But the youth
1 because he was yet a youth.
1 him. And his young man
1 thing: for the child
1 the child,
1 to the lad
1 And there was a young man
1 and for the young man
1 by my young men,
1 was young.
1 For this child
1 the child.
1 of the servants
1 to him and to his servant,

Corresponding Greek Words

naar G1248 diakonia
naar G1249 diakonos
naar G2877 korasion
naar G3494 neanias
naar G3495 neaniskos
naar G3501 neos
naar G3501 neos
naar G3808 paidarion
naar G3813 paidion
naar G3816 pais
naar G3933 parthenos

Related words


H5271 נערה נער נעוּר nâ‛ûr nâ‛ûr ne ‛ûrâh
נערה נער נעוּר
nâ‛ûr nâ‛ûr ne ‛ûrâh
naw-oor', naw-oor', neh-oo-raw'
Properly passive participle from H5288 as denominative; (only in plural collectively or emphatically) youth, the state (juvenility) or the persons (young people)

KJV Usage: childhood, youth.

H5290 נער nô‛ar
From H5287; (abstractly) boyhood (compare H5288)

KJV Usage: child, youth.

H5291 נערה na‛ărâh
Feminine of H5288; a girl (from infancy to adolescence)

KJV Usage: damsel, maid (-en), young (woman).

H5293 נערי na‛ăray
From H5288; youthful; Naarai, an Israelite

KJV Usage: Naarai.

H5294 נעריה ne ‛aryâh
ne ‛aryâh
From H5288 and H3050; servant of Jah; Nearjah, the name of two Israelites

KJV Usage: Neariah.

H5295 נערן na‛ărân
From H5288; juvenile; Naaran, a place in Palestine

KJV Usage: Naaran.

H6063 ענר ‛ânêr
Probably for H5288; Aner, an Amorite, also a place in Palestine

KJV Usage: Aner.

H5287 נער nâ‛ar

A primitive root (probably identical with H5286, through the idea of the rustling of mane, which usually accompanies the lion’s roar); to tumble about

KJV Usage: shake (off, out, self), overthrow, toss up and down.

H5289 נער na‛ar
From H5287 in its derived sense of tossing about; a wanderer

KJV Usage: young one.

H5290 נער nô‛ar
From H5287; (abstractly) boyhood (compare H5288)

KJV Usage: child, youth.

H5296 נערת ne ‛ôreth
ne ‛ôreth
From H5287; something shaken out, that is, tow (as the refuse of flax)

KJV Usage: tow.