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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #08573 - תְּנוּפָה
1) swinging, waving, wave offering, offering
1a) a swinging, brandishing
1a1) of God’s hand, weapons
1b) waving, wave-offering (technical term of sacrifice)
1c) offering (of gold or brass)
1316) pn (נפ NP) AC: Shake CO: Sieve AB: ?: The pictograph n is a picture of seed, the p is a picture of a mouth. Combined these mean "seed in the mouth". A sieve is a tool used to separate out materials such as seeds by placing the material in the sieve, lifting it up and shaking it.
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
1 a swinging, brandishing, ׳יַד י׳ת Isaiah 19:16 the brandishing of׳י's hand (in hostility); ׳מִלְהֲמוֺת ת Isaiah 30:32 battles of brandishing (brandished weapons).
2. a. waving, wave-offering, technical term in P (H), originally of priest's share of sacrifice (compare נוף Hiph`il 4), לְךָ נְתַתִּים׳יִשׂ ׳לְכָּלתְּֿנוּפֹת בְּנֵ Numbers 18:11; often as 2nd accusative after הֵנִיף Exodus 29:25 5t.; even of Levites Numbers 8:11,13,15,20 (on all see נוף Hiph`il 4); ׳חֲזֵה הַתְּ Exodus 29:27 the wave-breast, so Leviticus 7:34; Leviticus 10:14,15; Numbers 6:20 (all + שׁוֺק הַתְּרוּמָה) Numbers 18:18 (+ שׁוֺק הַיָּמִין); ׳עֹמֶר הַתְּ Leviticus 23:15; ׳לָחֶם הַתְּ Leviticus 23:17; ׳ת alone Leviticus 23:20 (all H); less accurately Exodus 29:24; Leviticus 8:27; Leviticus 14:12,21,24 (see נוף l.c.).
b. offering, of gold and brass for tabernacle, Exodus 35:22; Exodus 38:24,29. — On ׳ת see Di Leviticus 7:30 Benz Archaeology 459f. and especially Now Archaeology ii. 239 f; also תְּרוּמָה.
II. נוף (√ of following; compare Arabic , I, IV. overtop (Frey), camel-hump (ib.); high, lofty (of mountain and building, Lane3039).