A primitive root; to inherit (as a (figurative) mode of descent), or (generally) to occupy; causatively, to bequeath, or (generally) distribute, instate -- divide, have ((inheritance)), take as a heritage, (cause to, give to, make to) inherit, (distribute for, divide (for, for an, by), give for, have, leave for, take (for)) inheritance, (have in, cause to, be made to) possess(-ion).
נָחַל verb denominative get or take as a possession (compare Gerber236ff.; Ecclus נחל Ecclesiasticus 45:22b +; Late Hebrew id. (rare)); —
Qal Perfect ׳נ Zechariah 2:16; 2masculine singular נָחַלְתָּ Exodus 23:20 8t. Perfect; Imperfect3masculine singular יִנְחַלְ Isaiah 57:13; 3masculine plural יִנְחֲלוּ Numbers 18:23 5t.; יִנְחָ֑לוּ 26:55 2t.; + 8 t. Imperfect; Infinitive נְחֹל 34:18; Joshua 19:49; —
1 take possession, inherit:
b. special sections in the land, of tribes and individuals, נחלה נחל Joshua 17:6 (J); נ אשׁר ׳נחלה Deuteronomy 19:14 (D), Numbers 35:8 (P), compare Joshua 14:1 (P); without accusative, have or get a (landed) property, Numbers 18:20, 23, 24; 26:55; 32:19; Joshua 16:4; 19:9 (all P), Judges 11:3.
d. God takes possession of Israel as his private property Exodus 34:9 (J); Judah Zechariah 2:16.
Hithpa`el Perfect3plural suffix הִתְנַחֲלוּם Isaiah 24:2; 2masculine plural הִתְנַחַלְתֶּם Leviticus 25:46; Numbers 33:54; Imperfect תִּתְנַחֲלוּ 34:13; Ezekiel 47:13; תִּתְנֶחָ֑לוּ Numbers 33:54; Infinitive הִתְנַחֵל 32:18; possess oneself of land (accusative), 33:54; 34:13(P) Ezekiel 47:13; נחלה Numbers 32:18 (P); slaves Leviticus 25:46 (P) Isaiah 14:2; absolute, reference to land Numbers 33:54 (P); all with לְ person (for whose benefit), except 32:18; 34:13; Isaiah 14:2.
Hiph`il Perfect1singular הִנְחַ֫לְתִּי Jeremiah 3:18 3t. Perfect; Imperfect3masculine singular יַנְחִיל Deuteronomy 3:28; יַנְחִל Ezekiel 46:18; 2masculine singular suffix תַּנְחִילֶנָּה Deuteronomy 31:7 5t. Imperfect; Infinitive construct הַנְחִיל Isaiah 49:8; Proverbs 8:21; בְּהַנְחֵל Deuteronomy 32:8 (on form compare Ew§ 238 d Köi. 315 Ges§ 53k; read בְּהַנְחִל?); suffix הַנְחִילוֺ 21:16; Participle מַנְחִיל 12:10; —
1 give as a possession:
2 cause to inherit, give as an inheritance, with accusative of person and thing, Deuteronomy 21:16; accusative of person + מן thing, Ezekiel 46:18; accusative of person Proverbs 13:22; ל person 1 Chronicles 28:8.
Hoph`al Perfect1singular הָנְחַלְתּי Job 7:3 made to possess, with accusative of thing, e.g. months of vanity.