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Strong's #5968 - עָלַף

Transliteration
ʻâlaph
Phonetics
aw-laf'
Origin
a primitive root
Parts of Speech
Verb
TWOT
1634
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עֻלְפֶּה
Definition   
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

1) to cover

1a) (Pual) covered, encrusted (participle)

1b) (Hithpael) to enwrap oneself, disguise oneself, faint

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1587 ‑ ἐκλείπω (ek‑li'‑po);  639 ‑ ἀπορέω (ap‑or‑eh'‑o);  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (5)
Genesis 1
Song of Solomon 1
Isaiah 1
Amos 1
Jonah 1
NAS (8)
Genesis 1
Song of Solomon 1
Isaiah 1
Ezekiel 2
Amos 1
Jonah 2
HCS (5)
Genesis 1
Song of Solomon 1
Isaiah 1
Amos 1
Jonah 1
BSB (5)
Genesis 1
Song of Solomon 1
Isaiah 1
Amos 1
Jonah 1
WEB (0)
WEB (5)
Genesis 1
Song of Solomon 1
Isaiah 1
Amos 1
Jonah 1
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2547) plo (אהלפ AhLP) AC: Faint CO: ? AB: ?

V) plo (אהלפ AhLP) - I. Faint: II. Cover:[Unknown connection to root;] KJV (5): (vf: Hitpael, Pual, Participle) faint, overlay, wrap - Strongs: H5968 (עָלַף)

of1) eplfo (אהולפה AhWLPH) - Wilt: In the sense of fainting. KJV (1): fainted - Strongs: H5969 (עֻלְפֶּה)

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Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [עָלַף] verb cover (Late Hebrew id., cover, faint; Arabic smear, II. cover, sheath; Assyrian elpitu, pining, exhaustion); —

Pu`al Participle feminine covered, encrusted, construct מְעֻלֶּפֶת Song of Solomon 5:14 his belly if ivory encrusted with sapphires. Perfect 3 plural בָּנַיִךְ עֻלְּפוּ Isaiah 51:20 thy sons are enshrouded, enwrapped, i.e. their senses obscured = have swooned away; so also Ezekiel 31:15, reading 3 feminine singular עֻלָּ֑פָה for substantive עֻלְמֶּה (Kö ii. 1,118), all the trees have fainted for (עַל) him (so ᵐ5ᵑ6 ᵑ9 Hi Co and others).

Hithpa`el enwrap oneself, Imperfect 3 feminine singular וַתִּתְעַלָּ֑ף Genesis 38:14 (J); = swoon away, 3 masculine singular וַיִּתְעַלָּ֑ף Jonah 4:8; 3 feminine plural תִּתְעַלַּפְנָה Amos 8:13.


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

עָלַף not used in Kal; pr. to cover, to wrap up. (Arab. غَلَفَ, Gr. καλύπτω. Comp. עוּף No. 1.)

Pual

(1) to be covered, Song of Solomon 5:14.

(2) to languish, to faint (pr. to be covered with darkness, see synn. עָטָה, עָטַף ), Isaiah 51:20.

Hithpael

(1) to vail oneself, Genesis 38:14.

(2) i.q. Pual No. 2, to faint, to languish with heat, Jonah 4:8 with thirst, Amos 8:13.


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List of Word Forms
וַיִּתְעַלָּ֑ף וַתִּתְעַלָּ֔ף ויתעלף ותתעלף מְעֻלֶּ֖פֶת מעלפת עֻלְּפ֥וּ עלפו תִּ֠תְעַלַּפְנָה תתעלפנה ‘ul·lə·p̄ū ‘ulləp̄ū mə‘ullep̄eṯ mə·‘ul·le·p̄eṯ meulLefet tiṯ‘allap̄nāh tiṯ·‘al·lap̄·nāh Titallafnah ulleFu vaiyitalLaf vattitalLaf wat·tiṯ·‘al·lāp̄ wattiṯ‘allāp̄ way·yiṯ·‘al·lāp̄ wayyiṯ‘allāp̄
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