Parts of Speech

n m

Root Word (Etymology)

from an unused root of uncertain meaning

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1338a

KJV Translation Count — 17x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: earring (14), jewel (3)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. ring, nose ring, earring
a. nose ring (woman's ornament)
b. earring (ornament of men or women)

Strong's Definitions

nexem, neh'-zem; from an unused root of uncertain meaning; a nose-ring: — earring, jewel.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And it came to pass, as the camels had done drinking, that the man took a golden H5141 of half a shekel weight, and two bracelets for her hands of ten shekels weight of gold;


And it came to pass, when he saw the H5141 and bracelets upon his sister's hands, and when he heard the words of Rebekah his sister, saying, Thus spake the man unto me; that he came unto the man; and, behold, he stood by the camels at the well.


And I asked her, and said, Whose daughter art thou? And she said, The daughter of Bethuel, Nahor's son, whom Milcah bare unto him: and I put the H5141 upon her face, and the bracelets upon her hands.


And they gave unto Jacob all the strange gods which were in their hand, and all their H5141s which were in their ears; and Jacob hid them under the oak which was by Shechem.


And Aaron said unto them, Break off the golden H5141s, which are in the ears of your wives, of your sons, and of your daughters, and bring them unto me.


And all the people brake off the golden H5141s which were in their ears, and brought them unto Aaron.


And they came, both men and women, as many as were willing hearted, and brought bracelets, and H5141s, and rings, and tablets, all H5141s of gold: and every man that offered offered an offering of gold unto the LORD.


And Gideon said unto them, I would desire a request of you, that ye would give me every man the H5141s of his prey. (For they had golden H5141s, because they were Ishmaelites.)


And they answered, We will willingly give them. And they spread a garment, and did cast therein every man the H5141s of his prey.


And the weight of the golden H5141s that he requested was a thousand and seven hundred shekels of gold; beside ornaments, and collars, and purple raiment that was on the kings of Midian, and beside the chains that were about their camels' necks.