Word Summary
nasha: to lend on interest, be a creditor
Original Word: נָשָׁא
Transliteration: nasha
Phonetic Spelling: (naw-shaw')
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to lend on interest, be a creditor
Meaning: to lead astray, to delude, to seduce
Strong's Concordance
beguile, deceive, greatly, utterly

A primitive root; to lead astray, i.e. (mentally) to delude, or (morally) to seduce -- beguile, deceive, X greatly, X utterly.


H5377. nasha

II. נָשָׁאverb only

Niph`al, Hiph`il beguile, deceive; — (kindred with I. שׁוא‎, from which, however, the forms can hardly be derived (conjectures Wecompare 2. 351)); —

Niph`al Perfect3plural נִשְּׁאוּIsaiah 19:13 the princes have been beguiled ("" הִתְעוּ נוֺאֲלוּ,‎).

Hiph`il Perfect הִשִּׁיאJeremiah 49:16, suffix הִשִּׁאַ֫נִיGenesis 3:13, הִשִּׁיאֶ֑ךָ‎ Obadiah 3; 2masculine singular הִשֵּׁאתָJeremiah 4:10; 3plural suffix הִשִּׁיא֫וּךָ‎ Obadiah 7; Imperfect only jussive יַשִּׁיא2 Chronicles 32:15, so Psalm 55:16 Qr (see below); יַשִּׁא2 Kings 18:29; Isaiah 36:14, suffix יַשִּׁאֲךָ2 Kings 19:10; Isaiah 37:10; 2masculine plural תַּשִּׁאוּJeremiah 37:9; Infinitive absolute הַשֵּׁא4:10; — beguile, usually with accusative of person Genesis 3:13 (J; not elsewhere Hexateuch); Jeremiah 49:16; Obad 3:7; אַליַֿשִּׁאֲךָ2 Kings 19:10 let not thy God beguile thee = Isaiah 37:10, of Hezekiah 2 Chronicles 32:15 (compare below), נַפְשֹׁתֵיכֶם אַלתַּֿשִּׁאוּJeremiah 37:9 do not deceive yourselves; also followed by ל‎ person לָכֶם אַליַֿשִּׁא2 Kings 18:29 = Isaiah 36:14 (= 2 Chronicles 32:15, see above), Jeremiah 29:8; לָעָם הִשֵּׁאתָ הַשֵּׁא הַזֶּה4:10 thou hast utterly beguiled this people; עָלֵימוֺ ישׁימותPsalm 55:16 Kt apparently = desolations (be) upon them! (but elsewhere only in proper name, of a location, compare p. 445 above), < Qr עלימו מָוֶת יַשִּׁיא‎ Ew Ol Pe De NowHup, compare ᵐ5‎, let death (beguile them, i.e.) come deceitfully upon them! Brüll Che, compare Bae, conjectures plausibly יִבְלָעֵמוֺ מָוֶת יַשִּׁיא‎.