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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #2946 - טָפַח

Word Origin
a primitive root
Parts of Speech
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) to extend, spread, trip, take quick little steps

1a) (Piel)

1a1) to spread out

1a2) to carry on the palms, dandle

1a3) to rear children

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 4732 ‑ στερεόω (ster‑eh‑o'‑o);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (2) NAS (2) HCS (2)
Isaiah 1
Lamentations 1
Isaiah 1
Lamentations 1
Isaiah 1
Lamentations 1
v-pp1cs 1
v-pp3fs 1
v-pp1cs 1
v-pp3fs 1
v-pp1cs 1
v-pp3fs 1

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2238) hpu (תהפהה ThPHh) AC: Span CO: Span AB: ?: The span of the fingers as spread out and used as a measure. [from: hp]

V) hpu (תהפהה ThPHh) - I. Span:To spread out as the fingers of the hand. II. R KJV (2): (vf: Piel) span, swaddle - Strongs: H2946 (טָפַח)

Nm ) hpu (תהפהה ThPHh) - Span: A length of measure, the span of the fingers of the hand. KJV (4): breath, coping - Strongs: H2947 (טֶפַח)

gm) hpfu (תהופהה ThWPHh) - Span: A length of measure, the span of the fingers of the hand. KJV (5): breadth, broad - Strongs: H2948 (טֹפַח)

hf2) thpum (מתהפההת MThPHhT) - Cloak: As a garment that spreads out. KJV (2): vail - Strongs: H4304 (מִטְפַּחַת)

ecm) hfpiu (תהיפוהה ThYPWHh) - Rearing: The bringing up and rearing of children. [Unknown connection to root;] KJV (1): breadth, broad - Strongs: H2949 (טִפֻּחִים)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [טָפַח] verb extend, spread (Arabic be full to overflowing, abound; Aramaic extend, spread; טְפוּחָא a step, foot-length; Late Hebrew טֶפַח a span (compare טֶפַח below)) —

Pi`el Perfect טִמְּחָה Isaiah 48:13; טִמַּחְתִּי Lamentations 2:22; —

1 spread out the heavens Isaiah 48:13 ("" יָ˜סְדָה ארץ).

2 denominative from טֶפַח carry on the palms, dandle Lamentations 2:22 ("" רִבִּיתִי I have brought up, reared).

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List of Word Forms
טִפְּחָ֣ה טִפַּ֥חְתִּי טפחה טפחתי ṭip·paḥ·tî ṭip·pə·ḥāh tipPachti ṭippaḥtî tippeChah ṭippəḥāh
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