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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #6351 - פָּחַח
1) (Hiphil) to ensnare, trap
1376) hp (פהה PHh) AC: Blow CO: Bellows AB: ?: The pictograph p is a picture of a mouth representing blowing, the h is a picture of a wall meaning outside. Combined these mean "blow out". The bellows blows out a large amount of air causing a fire to become hotter.
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
פָּחַח prob. to spread out (cogn. to the verbs צָפַח, טָפַח); whence פַּח a net; also, to be made thin (like the Syr. Ethpa.); hence פַּח a thin plate.
Hiphil הֵפֵחַ (denom. from פַּח), to catch in a net, to snare, Isaiah 42:22, הָפֵחַ בַּחוּרִים כֻּלָּם “(one) snares (i.e. binds) them all in holes,” i.e. prisons.
[פַּחִים see פַּח.]
the Week of Proper 22 / Ordinary 27