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Entry for Strong's #5595 - סָפָה

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

1) to sweep or snatch away, catch up, destroy, consume

1a) (Qal)

1a1) to be snatched away

1a2) to sweep or snatch away

1b) (Niphal)

1b1) to be swept away, be destroyed

1b2) to be caught up, be captured

1c) (Hiphil) to catch up, gather

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 851 ‑ ἀφαιρέω (af‑ahee‑reh'‑o);  853 ‑ ἀφανίζω (af‑an‑id'‑zo);  1808 ‑ ἐξαίρω (ex‑ah'ee‑ro);  622 ‑ ἀπόλλυμι (ap‑ol'‑loo‑mee);  4369 ‑ προστίθημι (pros‑tith'‑ay‑mee);  4863 ‑ συνάγω (soon‑ag'‑o);  4881 ‑ συναπόλλυμι (soon‑ap‑ol'‑loo‑mee);  2798 ‑ κλάδος (klad'‑os);  3692 ‑ ὀπή (op‑ay');  4693 ‑ σπήλαιον (spay'‑lah‑yon);  5168 ‑ τρυμαλιά (troo‑mal‑ee‑ah');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (20) NAS (18) HCS (19)
Genesis 4
Numbers 2
Deuteronomy 2
1 Samuel 3
1 Chronicles 1
Psalms 1
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 4
Jeremiah 2
Genesis 4
Numbers 2
Deuteronomy 2
1 Samuel 3
1 Chronicles 1
Psalms 1
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 3
Jeremiah 1
Genesis 4
Numbers 2
Deuteronomy 2
1 Samuel 3
1 Chronicles 1
Psalms 1
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 3
Jeremiah 1
Amos 1
P-d 1
P-d 1
P-d 1

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1339) px (ספ SP) AC: Gather CO: Lip AB: ?: The pictograph x is a picture of a thorn representing a turning, the p is a picture of a mouth. Combined these mean "turning mouth". The rim, or lips of the bowl, which circle around it. The bowl is used for gathering things together and for eating.

A) px (ספ SP) AC: ? CO: Lip AB: ?

Nm ) px (ספ SP) - I. Bowl:A container with a lip. II. Threshold:The lip of the door. KJV (32): door, threshold, bason, post, bowl, gate, cup - Strongs: H5592 (סַף)

Nf1) epx (ספה SPH) - Lip: The lip or edge of something. Also language as spoken from the lips. [df: hpV tpV] KJV (176): lip, bank, brim, edge, language, speech, shore, brink, border, prating, vain - Strongs: H8193 (שֶׂפֶת)

pm ) mpx (ספמ SPM) - Lip: [df: MpV] KJV (5): lip, beard - Strongs: H8222 (שָׂפָם)

B) ppx (ספפ SPP) AC: ? CO: Door AB: ?: What stands at the lip of the door.

V) ppx (ספפ SPP) - Door: KJV (1): (vf: Hitpael) doorkeeper - Strongs: H5605 (סָפַף)

C) pxa (אספ ASP) AC: Gather CO: Store AB: ?: The gathering together of a group into a bowl. An assembly of people in a place.

V) pxa (אספ ASP) - Gather: KJV (200): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hitpael, Pual, Piel) together, gather, assemble, rereward - Strongs: H622 (אָסַף)

Nf1) epxa (אספה ASPH) - Gathered: KJV (1): gathered - Strongs: H626 (אֲסֵפָה)

bm) pixa (אסיפ ASYP) - Gathering: KJV (2): ingathering - Strongs: H614 (אָסִף)

cm) pfxa (אסופ ASWP) - Store: A place where stores are gathered together. KJV (3): threshold - Strongs: H624 (אָסֹף)

df1) epfxa (אסופה ASWPH) - Assembly: A gathering of people. KJV (1): assembly - Strongs: H627 (אֲסֻפָּה)

gm) pxfa (אוספ AWSP) - Gathering: KJV (3): gathering - Strongs: H625 (אֹסֶף)

lm) pxpxa (אספספ ASPSP) - Assembly: A gathering of people. KJV (1): multitude - Strongs: H628 (אֲסַפְסֻף)

E) apx (ספא SPA) AC: ? CO: Feed AB: ?

hcm ) afpxm (מספוא MSPWA) - Feed: A gathering of food. KJV (5): provender - Strongs: H4554 (מִסְפּוֹא)

H) epx (ספה SPH) AC: Consume CO: Lip AB: ?: The edge of the mouth where food is gathered.

V) epx (ספה SPH) - Consume: To eat with the lips. KJV (20): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil) consume, destroy, add, perish, augment, heap, join - Strongs: H5595 (סָפָה)

J) pfx (סופ SWP) AC: Consume CO: Reed AB: ?: Reeds and weeds (פאפירס papyrus) grow at the edge, or lip, of ponds and stream.

V) pfx (סופ SWP) - Consume: To eat with the lips. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (10): (vf: Paal, Hiphil) consume, end, perish - Strongs: H5486 (סוּף), H5487 (סוּף)

Nm) pfx (סופ SWP) - I. Reed:He plants that grow at the edge, or lip, of a river or pond. II. Edge:[Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (38): flags, weeds, end, conclusion, hind - Strongs: H5488 (סוּף), H5490 (סוֹף), H5491 (סוֹף)

Nf1) epfx (סופה SWPH) - Whirlwind: A circling wind that devours what is on the land in its mouth. KJV (16): whirlwind, storm, sea, tempest - Strongs: H5492 (סוּפָה)

L) pxi (יספ YSP) AC: Add CO: ? AB: ?: An adding or augmenting to something by adding to it.

V) pxi (יספ YSP) - Add: [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (44): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Hophal) more, again, add, increase, also, exceed, put, further, henceforth, can, continue, give - Strongs: H3254 (יָסַף), H3255 (יְסַף)

Adopted Roots:

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2013
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [סָפָה] verb sweep away or snatch away, catch up (Late Hebrew ׳ספ, סָפָא collect (rare), ᵑ7׳סְפִ (rare), Syriac collect, pick up; Arabic of wind, raise dust and carry it away Lane1377); —

Qal 1. intransitive: Perfect 3 feminine singular סָֽפְתָה Jeremiah 12:4 be snatched away (read possibly סָ֫פָה [סוף]).

2 transitive: Imperfect 3 feminine singular תִּסְמֶּה Isaiah 7:20 sweep away beard; 2 masculine singular תִּסְמֶּה Genesis 18:23,24 sweep away indiscriminately (good and bad); Infinitive construct סְפוֺת Deuteronomy 29:18 to snatch away the moist with the dry (proverb. expression, compare Dr), suffix לִסְמּוֺתָהּ Psalm 40:15 to snatch it away (i.e. my life). — וְסָפ֫וּ Amos 3:15 see סוף.

Niph`al Pf . 3 masculine singular וְנִסְמָּה consecutive 1 Samuel 26:10; Imperfect 2 masculine singularתִּסָּפֶה Genesis 19:15,17; 1 singular אֶסָּפֶה 1 Samuel 27:1; 2 masculine plural תִּסָּפוּ Numbers 16:26, תִּסָּפ֑וּ 1 Samuel 12:25; Participle נִסְמֶּה Isaiah 13:15; Proverbs 13:23 ( 1 Chronicles 21:12 see below); —

1 be swept away, destroyed, Genesis 19:15 (בַּעֲוֺן הָעִיר by reason of the iniquity of the city), Genesis 19:17 (both J), Numbers 16:26 (JE) 1 Samuel 12:25; 1 Samuel 26:10 (in battle), + בְּיַד of agent 1 Samuel 27:1; compare וְיֵשׁ נִסְמֶּה בְּלאֹ מִשְׁמָּט Proverbs 13:23 and there is that is swept away for lack of justice.1 Chronicles 21:12 read נוּסְךָ (as "" 2 Samuel 24:13, see נוּס).

2 be caught up, captured, Isaiah 13:15 ("" נִמְצָא).

Hiph`il Imperfect 1 singular אֵסְמֶּה עָלֵימוֺ רָעוֺת Deuteronomy 32:23 I will catch up against them calamities, but read אֹסְפָה I will gather (√ אסף), or < אֹסִפָה (Di Dr Buhl Lex 13) I will add, i.e. multiply (√ יסף; see Ges§ 69h, note).

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List of Word Forms
אֶסָּפֶ֥ה אַסְפֶּ֥ה אספה הַנִּסְפֶּ֖ה הנספה וְנִסְפָּֽה׃ ונספה׃ לִסְפּ֣וֹת לִסְפּ֫וֹתָ֥הּ לספות לספותה נִ֝סְפֶּ֗ה נִסְפֶּ֥ה נספה סְפ֥וֹת סְפ֥וּ סָפְתָ֤ה ספו ספות ספתה תִּסְפֶּ֔ה תִּסְפֶּֽה׃ תִּסְפֶּה֙ תִּסָּפ֖וּ תִּסָּפֶ֖ה תִּסָּפֶֽה׃ תִּסָּפֽוּ׃ תספה תספה׃ תספו תספו׃ ’as·peh ’aspeh ’es·sā·p̄eh ’essāp̄eh asPeh essaPeh han·nis·peh hannispeh lis·pō·w·ṯāh lis·pō·wṯ lisPot lisPoTah lispōwṯ lispōwṯāh nis·peh nispeh sā·p̄ə·ṯāh safeTah sāp̄əṯāh sə·p̄ō·wṯ sə·p̄ū seFot seFu səp̄ōwṯ səp̄ū tis·peh tis·sā·p̄eh tis·sā·p̄ū tispeh tissaFu tissaPeh tissāp̄eh tissāp̄ū venisPah wə·nis·pāh wənispāh
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