the Week of Proper 21 / Ordinary 26
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #06341 - פַּח
1) bird trap, trap, snare
1a) bird trap (literal)
1b) of calamities, plots, source or agent of calamity (figuratively)
2) plate (of metal)
1376) hp (פהה PHh) AC: Blow CO: Bellows AB: ?: The pictograph p is a picture of a mouth representing blowing, the h is a picture of a wall meaning outside. Combined these mean "blow out". The bellows blows out a large amount of air causing a fire to become hotter.
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
1 literal ׳יַעֲלֶה פ Amos 3:5b (as metaphor; v:a strike out ׳פ), Proverbs 7:23; Ecclesiastes 9:12 (with אָחוּז; both in simile).
2 usually figurative (sometimes "" מוֺקֵשׁ, רֶשֶׁת, צַמִּים):
a. of calamities and plots, יָקוֺשׁ׳פ Hosea 9:8, compare Psalm 91:3; Psalm 124:7; ׳פ alone Jeremiah 48:43 = Isaiah 24:17; Job 22:10; Psalm 124:7; Proverbs 22:5; לְ׳טָמַן פ Jeremiah 18:22; Psalm 140:6; Psalm 142:4; לְ׳נָחַן פ Psalm 119:110, לְ׳יָקַשׁ פ Psalm 141:9; ׳יאֹחֵז בְּעָקֵב פ Job 18:9; ׳יִלָּכֵד בֵּמּ Jeremiah 48:44 = Isaiah 24:18.
b. = source or agent of calamity Hosea 5:1; Joshua 23:13 (D), Isaiah 8:14; Psalm 69:23. — Psalm 11:6 see מֶּחָם. below
II. [מַּח] noun [masculine] plate of metal; plural רִקֻּעֵיפַחִים Numbers 17:3; construct וַיְרַקְּעוּ אֶתמַּֿחֵי הַזָּהָב Exodus 39:3.
פחם (√ of following; compare probably Arabic be black, Late Hebrew מָּחַם id. (in derived species), מֶּחָם = Biblical Hebrew; Arabic charcoal; Assyrian pêntu (= * pêmtu) glowing coal; Syriac in Lexicons).
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org.
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