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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #2947 - טֶפַח

Word Origin
from (02946)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) span, width of the hand, hand breadth

1a) a unit of measurement, measurement of length

2) coping (an architectural term)

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (4) NAS (4) HCS (2)
1 Kings 2
2 Chronicles 1
Psalms 1
1 Kings 2
2 Chronicles 1
Psalms 1
1 Kings 1
2 Chronicles 1
n-cmp 2
n-cmp 2
n-cmp 2

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
 טֶ֫פַח noun [masculine]

1 a span, hand-breadth;

2 coping (?); —

1 a span, hand-breadth, טֶ֫פַח 1 Kings 7:26 2 Chronicles 4:5 of thickness of the molten sea; plural טְפָחוֺת Psalm 39:6 (a few) hand-breadths are my days.

2 architectural term, perh. coping, וּמִמַּסַּד עַדהַֿטְּפָחוֺת 1 Kings 7:9.

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List of Word Forms
הַטְּפָח֔וֹת הטפחות טְפָח֨וֹת ׀ טֶ֔פַח טפח טפחות haṭ·ṭə·p̄ā·ḥō·wṯ hattefaChot haṭṭəp̄āḥōwṯ ṭə·p̄ā·ḥō·wṯ ṭe·p̄aḥ Tefach tefaChot ṭep̄aḥ ṭəp̄āḥōwṯ
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