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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #8443 - תּוֹעָפוֹת
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
תּוֹעָפוֹת pl. f. (from the root יָעַף)
(1) a swift course, Numbers 23:22, 24:8, תּוֹעֲפוֹת רְאֵם “the swiftness of the buffalo.”
(2) weariness, tiring labour (see יָעַף No. 2 ). hence wealth derived from labour (comp. יָגִיעַ No. 3). Psalms 95:4, תּוֹעֲפוֹת הָרִים “the wealth of the mountains;” Job 22:25, כֶּסֶף תּוֹעָפוֹת “money of the treasures,” i.e. very great plenty of money. Some other interpreters derive this word from the Arabic root يفح to go up, to grow up, IV. to be tall, whence Num. loc. cit., the swiftness of the buffalo; Psal. 95:4, the heights of mountains. Job 22:25, money of heaps, heaps of money. But I prefer the former, as arising from the certain and ascertained use of the Hebrew language; compare the root יָפַע.
the Week of Proper 15 / Ordinary 20