Greek/Hebrew Definitions

Strong's #5428: nathash (pronounced naw-thash')

a primitive root; to tear away:--destroy, forsake, pluck (out, up, by the roots), pull up, root out (up), X utterly.

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew Lexicon:



1) to pull up, expel, root out, pluck up

1a) (Qal) to pull or pluck up

1b) (Niphal) to be plucked up

1c) (Hophal) to be plucked up

Part of Speech: verb

Relation: a primitive root


This word is used 21 times:

Deuteronomy 29:28: "And the LORD rooted them out of their land in anger, and in wrath, and in great"
1 Kings 14:15: "a reed is shaken in the water, and he shall root up Israel out of"
2 Chronicles 7:20: " Then will I pluck them up by the roots out of my land which I have given them; and this house,"
Psalms 9:6: "O thou enemy, destructions are come to a perpetual end: and thou hast destroyed cities; their memorial is perished"
Jeremiah 1:10: "the nations and over the kingdoms, to root out, and to pull down, and to destroy, and to throw down, to build,"
Jeremiah 12:14: "Israel to inherit; Behold, I will pluck them out of their land, and pluck out"
Jeremiah 12:14: "I will pluck them out of their land, and pluck out the house of Judah from among"
Jeremiah 12:15: "And it shall come to pass, after that I have plucked them out I will return, and have compassion on them, and will bring them again, every man"
Jeremiah 12:17: "But if they will not obey, I will utterly pluck up and destroy that"
Jeremiah 12:17: "But if they will not obey, I will utterly pluck up and destroy that"
Jeremiah 18:7: "a nation, and concerning a kingdom, to pluck up, and to pull down, and to destroy"
Jeremiah 18:14: "or shall the cold flowing waters that come from another place be forsaken?"
Jeremiah 24:6: "pull them down; and I will plant them, and not pluck them up."
Jeremiah 31:28: "that like as I have watched over them, to pluck up, and to break down, and to throw down, and to destroy, and to afflict;"
Jeremiah 31:40: "shall be holy unto the LORD; it shall not be plucked up, nor thrown down any more forever."
Jeremiah 42:10: "you, and not pull you down, and I will plant you, and not pluck you up: for I repent me of"
Jeremiah 45:4: "and that which I have planted I will pluck up, even this whole land."
Ezekiel 19:12: " But she was plucked up in fury, she was cast down to the ground, and the east wind dried up her fruit:"
Daniel 11:4: "he ruled: for his kingdom shall be plucked up, even for others beside those."
Amos 9:15: "their land, and they shall no more be pulled up out of their land which"
Micah 5:14: " And I will pluck up thy groves out of the midst of thee: so will I destroy thy cities."

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