Word Summary
nichoach: a quieting, soothing, tranquilizing
Original Word: נִיחוֹחַ
Transliteration: nichoach
Phonetic Spelling: (nee-kho'-akh)
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Short Definition: a quieting, soothing, tranquilizing
Meaning: a quieting, soothing, tranquilizing
Strong's Concordance
sweet odour

Or niychoach {nee-kho'-akh}; from nuwach; properly, restful, i.e. Pleasant; abstractly, delight -- sweet (odour).

see HEBREW nuwach


H5207. nichoach

נִיחֹחַ‎ and (Leviticus 1:9) נִיחוֺחַ43

noun [masculine] a quieting, soothing, tranquillizing (compare I. נַחַתJob 36:16) (ניחח ריח‎ also Ecclus 45:16c; on formative see 0l§ 187 b) Sta§ 233 BaNB § 142ii. 1, 151. 489, where, after PhilippiBas ii. 362, יִ֯‎ explanation as dissimilation from וֺ‎); — absolute ׳נGenesis 8:21 +; suffix נִיחֹתִיNumbers 28:2, נִיחֹחֲכֶםLeviticus 26:31, נִיחוֺחֵיהֶםEzekiel 20:28; — a soothing, tranquillizing, only in phrase נ ׳רֵיח‎ = soothing, tranquillizing odour of sacrifices acceptable to ׳יGenesis 8:21 (J), Exodus 29:18, 25, 41; Leviticus 1:9, 13, 17 32t. P. Ezekiel 20:41; of sacrifice to idols 6:13; 16:19; 20:28.