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Strong's #2653 - חָפַף

a primitive root (compare (H2645), (H3182))
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1) (Qal) to cover, enclose, shelter, shield, surround

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Verse Results
KJV (1)
Deuteronomy 1
NAS (1)
Deuteronomy 1
HCS (1)
Deuteronomy 1
BSB (1)
Deuteronomy 1
ESV (1)
Deuteronomy 1
WEB (1)
Deuteronomy 1
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1178) ph (ההפ HhP) AC: Cover CO: Cover AB: Innocent: The pictograph h is a picture of a wall. The p is a mouth meaning "open". Combined these mean "wall opened". The tent is opened to allow one into its covering for protection. Anyone entering a tent will be protected at all costs by the owner. A secret is something that is covered and hidden. A haven as a place covered over for protection.

A) ph (ההפ HhP) AC: Cover CO: ? AB: Innocent

Nm ) ph (ההפ HhP) - Innocent: One whose actions are covered. KJV (1): innocent - Strongs: H2643 (חַף)

B) pph (ההפפ HhPP) AC: Cover CO: ? AB: ?: A cover of protection.

V) pph (ההפפ HhPP) - Cover: KJV (1): (vf: Paal) cover - Strongs: H2653 (חָפַף)

E) aph (ההפא HhPA) AC: Cover CO: ? AB: ?: Something that is covered and hidden.

V) aph (ההפא HhPA) - Cover: KJV (1): (vf: Piel) secretly - Strongs: H2644 (חָפָא)

H) eph (ההפה HhPH) AC: Cover CO: ? AB: ?

V) eph (ההפה HhPH) - Cover: KJV (12): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Piel) cover, overlay, cieled - Strongs: H2645 (חָפָה)

J) pfh (ההופ HhWP) AC: Cover CO: ? AB: ?: A covered or hidden place for protection.

Nm) pfh (ההופ HhWP) - Shore: A place covered. KJV (7): haven, shore, coast, side - Strongs: H2348 (חוֹף)

Nf1) epfh (ההופה HhWPH) - Canopy: A covering. KJV (3): chamber, closet, defence - Strongs: H2646 (חֻפָּה)

L) phi (יההפ YHhP) AC: Uncover CO: ? AB: ?

Nm ) phi (יההפ YHhP) - Barefoot: An uncovered foot. KJV (5): barefoot, unshod - Strongs: H3182 (יָחֵף)

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Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 I. [חָפַף] verb enclose, surround, cover (Arabic , surround, side, or border of a thing) — only

Qal Participle חֹפֵף עָלָיו Deuteronomy 33:12 (poem) he (׳י) is covering him over, figurative of ׳י's sheltering Benjamin (in temple; on omission of subject see Ges§ 116. 5. R. 3).

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

חָפַף i.q. חָפָה to cover, followed by עַל (compare כָּסָה), hence to protect, Deuteronomy 33:12. (Arab. حَفَّ to cover with a garment. The signification of covering is founded in the syllable חַף, as also in the cognates חב, כף, עף, עב, compare besides חָפָה and חָפָא the roots חָבָא and חָבָה to hide; כָּפַר, كفر, غفر and כפשׁ to cover, עוּף Isaiah 31:5, עָבַב, עָבָה etc., also כָּנַף, עָלַף, in which Nun and Lamed are inserted in the primary syllyable, as in אָלַץ, אוּץ etc.)

Derivatives, חֻפָּה, חֻפִּים.


חָפַף an unused root

(1)  to rub off, to scrape off, to wipe off. (Arab. حَفَّ to rub off.)

(2) to wash off, to wash.

Derivatives, חוֹף, חַף.

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List of Word Forms
חֹפֵ֤ף חפף choFef ḥō·p̄êp̄ ḥōp̄êp̄
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