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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #627 - אֲסֻפָּה
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.
אֲסֻפָּה f. only in pl. אֲסֻפּוֹת congregations, assemblies, especially of learned and wise men discussing divine things. Ecclesiastes 12:11, בַּעֲלֵי אֲסֻפּוֹת “masters (i.e. associates) of assemblies,” i.q. חֲכָמִים in the other member. In Arabic it would be said اصحاب ااقامة, although the Arabian assemblies called مقامات differ widely enough from these Jewish assemblies.
the Week of Proper 9 / Ordinary 14