the Week of Proper 19 / Ordinary 24
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #5592 - סַף
1) a spreading out, basin, goblet, bowl
1a) basin, goblet
2) threshold, sill
2a) threshold, sill, door-keeper
1339) px (ספ SP) AC: Gather CO: Lip AB: ?: The pictograph x is a picture of a thorn representing a turning, the p is a picture of a mouth. Combined these mean "turning mouth". The rim, or lips of the bowl, which circle around it. The bowl is used for gathering things together and for eating.
Nf1) epx (ספה SPH) - Lip: The lip or edge of something. Also language as spoken from the lips. [df: hpV tpV] KJV (176): lip, bank, brim, edge, language, speech, shore, brink, border, prating, vain - Strongs: H8193 (שֶׂפֶת)
Nm) pfx (סופ SWP) - I. Reed:He plants that grow at the edge, or lip, of a river or pond. II. Edge:[Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (38): flags, weeds, end, conclusion, hind - Strongs: H5488 (סוּף), H5490 (סוֹף), H5491 (סוֹף)
V) pxi (יספ YSP) - Add: [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (44): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Hophal) more, again, add, increase, also, exceed, put, further, henceforth, can, continue, give - Strongs: H3254 (יָסַף), H3255 (יְסַף)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
II. סַף noun masculine Amos 9:1 threshold, sill (Late Hebrew id.; Phoenician see Lzb1. סַף; Aramaic סִמָּא, Arabic sippu Dl509, all id.); — absolute ׳ס 2 Kings 12:10 +, also הַסָּ֑ף Judges 19:27 3t. (Baer Ginsb), הַסָּ֑ף 2 Kings 25:8; suffix סִמִּי Ezekiel 43:8, סִמָּם Ezekiel 43:8; plural סִמִּים Amos 9:1; Isaiah 6:4 6t. Ezra , Chronicles; — threshold, sill Judges 19:27; Amos 9:1; Isaiah 6:4; Ezekiel 41:16 (twice in verse); Ezekiel 43:8 (twice in verse); 2 Chronicles 3:7, הַבַּיִת׳ס 1 Kings 14:17, הַשַּׁעַר׳ס Ezekiel 40:6,7, compare Ezekiel 40:6 b שֹׁמֵרֹ הַסַּף = door-keeper, an important temple official, Jeremiah 35:4, so ׳שֹׁמְרֵי הַסּ 2 Kings 12:10 (priests), 2 Kings 22:4 2 Chronicles 34:9 (Levites!), 2 Kings 23:4; 2 Kings 25:18 = Jeremiah 52:24; in Persia, of palace Esther 2:21; Esther 6:2; of tabernacle הַסִּמִּים׳שׁ 1 Chronicles 9:19; שֹׁעֲרֵי׳הַסּ 2 Chronicles 23:4 (Levites), ׳שֹׁעֲרִים בַּסּ 1 Chronicles 9:22; collective חֹרֶב בַּסָּ֑ף Zephaniah 2:14 desolation in the thresholds.
סַף m. with suff. סִפִּי pr. an expansion, spreading out (from the root סָפַף); hence
(1) a basin, bowl, Exodus 12:22; Zechariah 12:2 pl. ־ִים Jeremiah 52:19, and וֹת 1 Kings 7:50.
(2) sill, threshold (Syr. ܣܦܶܐܳ atrium), Judges 19:27; 2 Kings 12:10. (Ch. and Samar. id.).
(3) [Saph], pr.n. m. 2 Samuel 21:18, for which there is 1 Chronicles 20:4, סִפַּי.
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