11 occurrences in 14 translations

'Near' in the Bible

And Naomi said unto her daughter-in-law, Blessed be he of Jehovah, who hath not left off his kindness to the living and to the dead. And Naomi said unto her, The man is nigh of kin unto us, one of our near kinsmen.

And Ruth the Moabitess said, Truly, he said to me, Keep near my young men till all my grain is cut.

So she kept near the servant-girls of Boaz to take up the grain till the cutting of the early grain and the cutting of the late grain were ended; and she went on living with her mother-in-law.

And he said, Who art thou? And she answered, I am Ruth thy handmaid: spread therefore thy skirt over thy handmaid; for thou art a near kinsman.

And now it is true that I am a near kinsman; howbeit there is a kinsman nearer than I.

Now Boaz went up to the gate, and sat him down there: and, behold, the near kinsman of whom Boaz spake came by; unto whom he said, Ho, such a one! turn aside, sit down here. And he turned aside, and sat down.

And he said unto the near kinsman, Naomi, that is come again out of the country of Moab, selleth the parcel of land, which was our brother Elimelech's:

And the near kinsman said, I cannot redeem it for myself, lest I mar mine own inheritance: take thou my right of redemption on thee; for I cannot redeem it.

Now, in earlier times this was the way in Israel when property was taken over by a near relation, or when there was a change of owner. To make the exchange certain one man took off his shoe and gave it to the other; and this was a witness in Israel.

So the near relation said to Boaz, Take it for yourself. And he took off his shoe.

And the women said to Naomi, A blessing on the Lord, who has not let you be this day without a near relation, and may his name be great in Israel.

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Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אצל 
'etsel 
by , beside , by ... , near , at , with ... , from ... , against , close , to , toward , unto , with
Usage: 61

נגע 
Naga` 
Usage: 150

נגשׁ 
Nagash 
..near , come , ..nigh , bring , ... hither , offer , approach , forth ,
Usage: 125

נעריה 
Ne`aryah 
Usage: 3

קרב 
Qarab 
Usage: 280

קרב 
Q@reb (Aramaic) 
Usage: 9

קרב 
Qareb 
Usage: 12

קרבה 
Q@rabah 
Usage: 2

קרב קרוב 
Qarowb 
Usage: 77

שׁאר 
Sh@'er 
Usage: 16

שׁארה 
Sha'arah 
Usage: 1

ἀναγκαῖος 
Anagkaios 
Usage: 8

ἐγγίζω 
Eggizo 
draw nigh , be at hand , come nigh , come near , draw near ,
Usage: 28

ἐγγύς 
Eggus 
nigh , at hand , nigh at hand , near , from , nigh unto , ready
Usage: 23

ἐγγύτερον 
Egguteron 
Usage: 1

πλησίον 
Plesion 
Usage: 12

προσάγω 
Prosago 
Usage: 3

προσέρχομαι 
Proserchomai 
come , come to , come unto , go to , go unto , draw near ,
Usage: 79



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