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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #08313 - שָׂרַף
1) to burn
1a) (Qal) to burn
1b) (Niphal) to be burned
1c) (Piel) burner, burning (participle)
1d) (Pual) to be burnt up, be burned
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
שָׂרַף fut. יִשְׂרֹף.
(1) prop. to suck in, to absorb, to drink in (fchlürfen), to swallow down, i.q. Ch. שְׂרַף, and Syr. ܣܪܦ, see Middeldorpf, Curæ Hexapl. in Job., p. 15; compare under the root שָׂפָה. Hence
(2) to absorb with fire, i.e. to burn, to consume, as towns, houses, altars, Leviticus 4:21, 8:17 9:11 often with the addition of בָּאֵשׁ Joshua 11:9, 11 Joshua 11:11; Judges 18:27; 2 Kings 23:11, 25:9. Used of the burning of a corpse at the funeral, Jeremiah 34:5 also to burn, and to bake (bricks) by burning, Genesis 11:3.
Niphal, Leviticus 4:12, and
Pual, pass. of No. 2, Leviticus 10:16.
Derivatives, שְׂרֵפָה, מִשְׂרָפָה and perhaps שָׂרָף.
שָׂרַף i.q. Arab. سرف and سَرُوَ to be noble. to be born of a noble race; whence شريف a noble, a prince. Hence שָׂרָף No. II.
the Week of Proper 13 / Ordinary 18