Word Summary
Nineveh: capital of Assyr
Original Word: נִינְוֵה
Transliteration: Nineveh
Phonetic Spelling: (nee-nev-ay')
Part of Speech: Proper Name Location
Short Definition: capital of Assyr
Meaning: Nineveh -- capital of Assyr
Strong's Concordance

Of foreign origin; Nineveh, the capital of Assyria -- Nineveh.


H5210. Nineveh

נִינְוֵהproper name, of a location Nineveh, capital of Assyria (Assyrian Ninâ, Ninua, Ninû, compare SchrCOT Glossary DlPar 260); — Genesis 10:11-12, (J), 2 Kings 19:36 = Isaiah 37:37; Nahum 1:1; 2:9; 3:7; Zephaniah 2:13; Jonah 1:2; 3:3a; 3:4-5, 6, 7, called הַגְּדוֺלָה הָעִיר3:3a 3b 4:11 (compare 3a 3:4f.); ᵐ5Νινευη, ᵐ5L Νινευι. Site on east bank of Tigris marked by mounds Neby Yunus and Kuyundjik, opposite Mosul. compare LayardNineveh and its Remains, 1848; Monuments of Nineveh 1849 f. Billerbeck u. JeremiasBAS iii. 1 (1895), 107 ff.

ניס‎ see נוס

Qal 1. near the end.