the Week of Christ the King / Proper 29 / Ordinary 34
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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #5299 - נָפָה
1) a lofty place, height
2) sieve, winnowing implement
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.
II. [נָפָה] noun feminine height; — only construct in combination נָפַת דּוֺר Joshua 12:23 = דּאֹר׳נ 1 Kings 4:11, plural construct ׳נָפוֺת ד Joshua 11:2; compare II.דּוֺד, and Di Joshua 11:2; see also [נֶפֶת].
נָפָה f. (from the root נוּף)
(1) a lofty place (compare נוֹף), hence נָפַת דּוֹר, נָפוֹת דּוֹר Joshua 11:2, 12:23 1 Kings 4:11 and ellipt. דּאֹר Joshua 17:11 pr.n. of a maritime town near mount Carmel.
(2) a sieve, Isaiah 30:28 compare הֵנִיף.