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Strong's #1658 - גִּשְׁפָּא

of uncertain derivation
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Gispa = “caress”

1) an officer of the temple slaves returning from exile with Nehemiah

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Verse Results
KJV (1)
Nehemiah 1
NAS (1)
Nehemiah 1
HCS (1)
Nehemiah 1
BSB (1)
Nehemiah 1
ESV (1)
Nehemiah 1
WEB (1)
Nehemiah 1
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 גִּשְׁמָּא proper name, masculine named afterצִיחָא as an officer of Nethinim Nehemiah 11:21; see om. B; ᵐ5 L & Manuscripts Γεσφα; name not elsewhere in OT, not even "" 1 Chronicles 9; possibly corrupted from חֲשֻׂפָא Nehemiah 7:46 (following צִחָא; in "" Ezra 2:43 חֲשׁוּפָא, צִיחָא), ᵐ5 Ἁσφα (B; Manuscripts Ασειφα, etc.); compare BeRy.

גשׁר (√ of following compare Assyrian gašâru, strengthen, make firm Lotz TPRegister; Arabic be bold, also arch a bridge, compare , bridge, Late Hebrew גֶּשֶׁר id., Aramaic גִּישְׁרָא, , ).

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.All rights reserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

גִּשְׁפָּא pr.n. m. (“soothing”), [Gispa], Nehemiah 11:21.

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List of Word Forms
וְגִשְׁפָּ֖א וגשפא vegishPa wə·ḡiš·pā wəḡišpā
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