- Nod used once.
- Bible Reference: Genesis 4:16
- Included in Eastons: Yes
- Included in Hitchcocks: Yes
- Included in Naves: Yes
- Included in Smiths: Yes
- Included in Websters: Yes
- Included in Strongs: Yes
- Included in Thayers: No
- Included in BDB: Yes
- H5113 Used 1 time
Exile; wandering; unrest, a name given to the country to which Cain fled (Genesis 4:16). It lay on the east of Eden.
Cain dwelt in
(flight), the land to which Cain fled after the murder of Abel. [CAIN]
NOD, verb intransitive [Gr. contracted; a nod; to nod to beckon, a leap a spring; to leap, to throb or beat, as the pulse]
1. To incline the head with a quick motion, either forward or sidewise, as persons nod in sleep.
2. To bend or incline with a quick motion; as nodding plumes.
The nodding verdure of its brow.
3. To be drowsy.
Your predecessors, contrary to other authors, never pleased their readers more than when they were nodding.
4. To make a slight bow; also, to beckon with a nod
NOD, verb transitive To incline or bend; to shake.
1. A quick declination of the head.
A look or a nod only ought to correct them when they do amiss.
2. A quick declination or inclination.
Like a drunken sailor on a mast, ready with every nod to tumble down.
3. A quick inclination of the head in drowsiness or sleep.
4. A slight obeisance.
5. A command; as in Latin numen, for nutamen.