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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #825 - אַשָּׁף
1477) ps (סהפ ShP) AC: Strike CO: Serpent AB: ?: The pictograph s is a picture of the teeth, the p is a picture of the mouth. Combined these mean "sharp teeth in the mouth". A serpent (סנאכ snake) has sharp fangs in the mouth. Its prey is taken into the mouth swallowed by drawing down into the belly. (eng: sharp - with the additional r; serpent - with the exchange of the s and sh and the additional r and nt; jasper)
V) pas (סהאפ ShAP) - I. Swallow: II. Draw:To draw water from a well. [df: bas] KJV (33): (vf: Paal, Participle) swallow, snuff, pant, desire, devour, draw, drawer - Strongs: H7579 (שָׁאַב), H7602 (שָׁאַף)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
אַשָּׁף Heb. and Ch. an enchanter, a magician; Daniel 2:10. Plur. Heb. אַשָּׁפִים Daniel 1:20, 2:2 Ch. אָֽשְׁפִין emphat. אָֽשְׁפַיָּא (from the sing. אָשֵׁף), Daniel 2:27, 4:4 5:7, 11, 15. (Syr. ܐܳܫܘܽܦܐܳ enchanter.)
the Week of Proper 14 / Ordinary 19