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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #5608 - סָפַר

Transliteration
sâphar
Phonetics
saw-far'
Origin
a primitive root
Parts of Speech
N/A
TWOT
1540,1540c
Definition
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

1) to count, recount, relate (verb)

1a) (Qal)

1a1) to count (things)

1a2) to number, take account of, reckon

1b) (Niphal) to be counted, be numbered

1c) (Piel) to recount, rehearse, declare

1c1) to recount (something), rehearse

1c2) to talk

1c3) to count exactly or accurately

1d) (Pual) to be recounted, be rehearsed, be related

2) enumerator, muster-officer, secretary, scribe (noun masculine)

2a) enumerator, muster-officer, secretary

2b) learned man, scribe

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1122 ‑ γραμματεύς (gram‑mat‑yooce');  4863 ‑ συνάγω (soon‑ag'‑o);  5585 ‑ ψηφίζω (psay‑fid'‑zo);  312 ‑ ἀναγγέλλω (an‑ang‑el'‑lo);  705 ‑ ἀριθμέω (ar‑ith‑meh'‑o);  1334 ‑ διηγέομαι (dee‑ayg‑eh'‑om‑ahee);  518 ‑ ἀπαγγέλλω (ap‑ang‑el'‑lo);  1229 ‑ διαγγέλλω (de‑ang‑gel'‑lo);  1834 ‑ ἐξηγέομαι (ex‑ayg‑eh'‑om‑ahee);  2980 ‑ λαλέω (lal‑eh'‑o);  3004 ‑ λέγω (leg'‑o);  5263 ‑ ὑποδείκνυμι (hoop‑od‑ike'‑noo‑mee);  1555 ‑ ἐκδιηγέομαι (ek‑dee‑ayg‑eh'‑om‑ahee);  1804 ‑ ἐξαγγέλλω (ex‑ang‑el'‑lo);  
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KJV (161)
Genesis
13
Exodus
4
Leviticus
5
Numbers
1
Deuteronomy
2
Joshua
1
Judges
3
1 Samuel
1
2 Samuel
3
1 Kings
5
2 Kings
13
1 Chronicles
7
2 Chronicles
10
Ezra
4
Nehemiah
7
Esther
4
Job
8
Psalms
37
Isaiah
9
Jeremiah
17
Ezekiel
4
Hosea
1
Joel
1
Habakkuk
1
NAS (110)
Genesis
13
Exodus
4
Leviticus
5
Numbers
1
Deuteronomy
2
Joshua
1
Judges
2
1 Samuel
1
2 Samuel
1
1 Kings
4
2 Kings
3
1 Chronicles
3
2 Chronicles
4
Ezra
1
Esther
2
Job
10
Psalms
37
Isaiah
6
Jeremiah
5
Ezekiel
2
Hosea
1
Joel
1
Habakkuk
1
HCS (157)
Genesis
13
Exodus
4
Leviticus
5
Numbers
1
Deuteronomy
2
Joshua
1
Judges
3
1 Samuel
1
2 Samuel
3
1 Kings
5
2 Kings
13
1 Chronicles
7
2 Chronicles
8
Ezra
4
Nehemiah
7
Esther
4
Job
8
Psalms
37
Isaiah
9
Jeremiah
17
Ezekiel
2
Hosea
1
Joel
1
Habakkuk
1
BSB (164)
Genesis
16
Exodus
4
Leviticus
5
Numbers
1
Deuteronomy
2
Joshua
1
Judges
3
1 Samuel
1
2 Samuel
3
1 Kings
5
2 Kings
13
1 Chronicles
7
2 Chronicles
10
Ezra
4
Nehemiah
7
Esther
4
Job
8
Psalms
37
Isaiah
9
Jeremiah
17
Ezekiel
4
Hosea
1
Joel
1
Habakkuk
1
ESV (151)
Genesis
13
Leviticus
5
Deuteronomy
2
Joshua
1
Judges
3
1 Samuel
1
2 Samuel
3
1 Kings
5
2 Kings
12
1 Chronicles
7
2 Chronicles
10
Ezra
4
Nehemiah
7
Esther
4
Job
6
Psalms
37
Isaiah
9
Jeremiah
15
Ezekiel
4
Hosea
1
Joel
1
Habakkuk
1
WEB (160)
Genesis
14
Exodus
4
Leviticus
5
Numbers
2
Deuteronomy
2
Joshua
1
Judges
4
1 Samuel
1
2 Samuel
3
1 Kings
5
2 Kings
13
1 Chronicles
7
2 Chronicles
10
Ezra
4
Nehemiah
7
Esther
4
Job
8
Psalms
34
Isaiah
9
Jeremiah
16
Ezekiel
4
Hosea
1
Joel
1
Habakkuk
1
Verse Results
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2500) rpx (ספר SPR) AC: Record CO: Scroll AB: ?: A recording of a story or numbers. [from: px- from the speaking of a record] (eng: sapphire)

V) rpx (ספר SPR) - Record: KJV (161): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Pual, Piel) scribe, tell, declare, number, count, show, writer, speak, account, commune, reckon, talk - Strongs: H5608 (סָפַר)

Nm) rpx (ספר SPR) - I. Scroll:A document or record written on a sheet of skin or papyrus and rolled up. [Hebrew and Aramaic] II. Census:A record of numbers. III. Scribe:One who records. [Aramaic only] KJV (12): book, roll, letter, evidence, bill, learning, register, scribe - Strongs: H5609 (סְפַר), H5610 (סְפָר), H5612 (סִפְרָה), H5613 (סָפַר)

bm) ripx (ספיר SPYR) - Sapphire: [Unknown connection to root;] KJV (11): sapphire - Strongs: H5601 (סַפִּיר)

cf1) erfpx (ספורה SPWRH) - Number: A counting as a recording. KJV (1): number - Strongs: H5615 (סְפֹרָה)

ef1) erpix (סיפרה SYPRH) - Scroll: A document or record. KJV (184): book - Strongs: H5612 (סִפְרָה)

hm) rpxm (מספר MSPR) - Number: A counting as a recording. KJV (134): number - Strongs: H4557 (מִסְפָּר)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2021
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

סָפַר fut. יִסְפֹּר.

(1) prop. i.q. Arab. شفر to scratch, to scrape (kindred to צָפַר No. II, ظفر); hence to polish (compare סַפִּיר, and the cogn. verb שָׁפַר).

(2) specially to inscribe letters on a stone; hence to write. Part. סֹפֵר a scribe, Psalms 45:2; Ezra 9:2, Ezra 9:3 specially

(a) the king’s scribe, i.e. the friend of the king, whose office it was to write his letters, 2 Samuel 8:17, 20:25 2 Kings 12:11, 19:2 22:3, seq.

(b) a military scribe, who has the charge of keeping the muster rolls, Jeremiah 37:15, 52:25 2 Kings 25:19 compare 2 Chronicles 26:11; Isaiah 33:18 gener. used of a general, Judges 5:14.

(c) in the later books, a person skilled in the sacred writings, γραμματεύς, 1 Chronicles 27:32; Ezra 7:6, a name by which Ezra is called; Nehemiah 8:1, seq.; 12:26, 36 Nehemiah 12:36; Ezra 7:11.

(3) to number, Genesis 15:5; Leviticus 15:13, 28 Leviticus 15:28.

Niphal, pass. of Kal No. 3, to be numbered, Genesis 16:10, 32:13.

Piel

(1) i.q. Kal No. 3, to number, Job 38:37; Psalms 40:6.

(2) to narrate, to recount (prop. to enumerate, compare Germ. zählen, erzählen), Genesis 24:66, 40:8 Job 28:27 followed by אֶל concerning any thing, Psalms 2:7, 69:27 especially to tell with praise, to celebrate, Psalms 19:2, 40:6 78:6.

(3) simpl. to speak, to utter words, Psalms 73:15; Isaiah 43:26.

Pual, סֻפַּר pass. of Piel No. 2, to be narrated, Psalms 22:31; Job 37:20.

Derivatives, סְפוֹרָה, סַפִּיר [מִסְפָּר], and the four following nouns

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List of Word Forms
אֲ֝סַפְּרָ֗ה אֲסַפְּרֶֽנָּה׃ אֲסַפְּרָ֗ה אֲסַפְּרָ֣ה אֲסַפְּרָ֥ה אֲסַפֵּ֥ר אֶ֭סְפְּרֵם אספר אספרה אספרם אספרנה׃ הַֽיְסֻפַּר־ הַיְסֻפַּ֣ר הַסֹּפֵ֑ר הַסֹּפֵ֔ר הַסֹּפֵ֖ר הַסֹּפֵ֗ר הַסֹּפֵ֜ר הַסֹּפֵ֡ר הַסֹּפֵר֒ הַסֹּפֵר֙ הַסּוֹפֵ֔ר הַסּוֹפֵ֖ר הַסּוֹפֵ֗ר הַסּוֹפֵ֜ר הַסּוֹפֵֽר׃ הַסּוֹפֵר֙ היספר היספר־ הסופר הסופר׃ הספר וְסָ֥פְרָה וְסָ֨פַר וְסָפַרְתָּ֣ וְסוֹפֵ֖ר וִֽיסַפְּר֖וּ וִֽיסַפְּר֥וּ וַ֝אֲסַפֵּ֗ר וַ֭אֲסַפְּרָה וַֽיְסַפְּר֖וּם וַֽיְסַפְּרָ֑הּ וַֽיְסַפְּרוּם֙ וַֽיִּסְפְּרֵם֙ וַאֲסַפֵּֽרָה׃ וַיְסַ֨פְּרוּ־ וַיְסַפְּרוּ־ וַיְסַפֵּ֣ר וַיְסַפֵּ֤ר וַיְסַפֵּ֥ר וַיְסַפֵּ֧ר וַיְסַפֵּ֨ר וַיְסַפֶּר־ וַיִּסְפֹּ֣ר וַיִּסְפֹּ֨ר וַיִּסָּֽפְרוּ֙ וַנְּ֨סַפֶּר־ וַתְּסַפֶּר־ וּ֝לְסַפֵּ֗ר וּנְסַפְּרָ֣ה וּסְפַרְתֶּ֤ם וּסְפֹר֙ ואספר ואספרה ואספרה׃ ויספר ויספר־ ויספרה ויספרו ויספרו־ ויספרום ויספרם ולספר ונספר־ ונספרה וסופר וספר וספרה וספרת וספרתם ותספר־ יְֽ֭סַפְּרוּ יְסַפְּר֖וּ יְסַפְּר֜וּ יְסַפֵּ֣ר יְסַפֵּ֬ר יְסַפֵּֽרוּ׃ יְסֻפַּ֖ר יְסֻפָּֽר׃ יִ֭סְפֹּר יִסְפְּרוּ־ יִסְפּֽוֹר׃ יִסָּפְר֛וּ יִסָּפֵ֑ר יִסָּפֵ֖ר יִסָּפֵר֙ יספור׃ יספר יספר׃ יספרו יספרו־ יספרו׃ לְ֝סַפֵּ֗ר לְסַפֵּ֣ר לִסְפֹּ֔ר לִסְפֹּ֖ר לִסְפֹּ֣ר לספר מְֽ֭סַפְּרִים מְֽסַפְּרִ֥ים מְסַפֵּ֣ר מְסַפֵּ֥ר מִסַּפֵּֽר׃ מספר מספר׃ מספרים נְ֝סַפֵּ֗ר נספר סְפַרְתֶּ֑ם סְפָרָ֖ם סִ֝פְּר֗וּ סִ֝פְר֗וּ סִ֭פַּרְתִּי סִפְּרוּ־ סִפְרוּ֙ סִפַּ֑רְתִּי סַפְּר֣וּ סַפְּר֤וּ סַפְּרָה־ סַפְּרוּ־ סַפֵּ֑רוּ סַפֵּ֥ר סָפַ֣ר סָפַ֪רְתָּ֫ה סֹפְרִ֑ים סֹפְרִֽים׃ סֹפְרִים֙ סֹפְרֵ֨י סֹפְרֵֽי־ סֹפֵ֑ר סֹפֵ֞ר סֹפֵ֤ר סֹפֵ֥ר סֹפֵֽר׃ סֹפֵר֙ סֻפַּ֤ר סוֹפְרִ֥ים סוֹפֵ֤ר סוֹפֵ֬ר סוֹפֵֽר׃ סופר סופר׃ סופרים ספר ספר׃ ספרה־ ספרו ספרו־ ספרי ספרי־ ספרים ספרים׃ ספרם ספרתה ספרתי ספרתם תְּ֝סַפְּר֗וּ תְּסַפֵּר֩ תִּסְפְּר֖וּ תִּסְפָּר־ תִּסְפֹּ֣ר תִּסְפּ֑וֹר תספור תספר תספר־ תספרו ’ă·sap·pə·rāh ’ă·sap·pə·ren·nāh ’ă·sap·pêr ’ăsappêr ’ăsappərāh ’ăsappərennāh ’es·pə·rêm ’espərêm asapPer asappeRah asappeRennah Esperem has·sō·p̄êr has·sō·w·p̄êr hassoFer hassōp̄êr hassōwp̄êr hay·sup·par hay·sup·par- haysuppar haysuppar- lə·sap·pêr lesapPer ləsappêr lis·pōr lisPor lispōr mə·sap·pə·rîm mə·sap·pêr mesapPer məsappêr mesappeRim məsappərîm mis·sap·pêr missapPer missappêr nə·sap·pêr nesapPer nəsappêr sā·p̄ar sā·p̄ar·tāh saFar saFarTah sap·pə·rāh- sap·pê·rū sap·pə·rū sap·pə·rū- sap·pêr sāp̄ar sāp̄artāh sapPer sappêr sapperah sappərāh- sapperu sappêrū sappərū sappərū- sə·p̄ā·rām sə·p̄ar·tem sefaRam sefarTem səp̄ārām səp̄artem sifRu sip·par·tî sip·pə·rū sip·pə·rū- sip̄·rū sipParti sippartî sipperu sippərū sippərū- sip̄rū sō·p̄ə·rê sō·p̄ə·rê- sō·p̄ə·rîm sō·p̄êr sō·w·p̄êr sō·wp̄·rîm soFer sofeRei sofeRim sofRim sōp̄êr sōp̄ərê sōp̄ərê- sōp̄ərîm sōwp̄êr sōwp̄rîm sup·par suppar tə·sap·pə·rū tə·sap·pêr tesapPer təsappêr tesappeRu təsappərū tis·pār- tis·pə·rū tis·pō·wr tis·pōr tispār- tispeRu tispərū tispor tispōr tispōwr ū·lə·sap·pêr ū·nə·sap·pə·rāh ū·sə·p̄ar·tem ū·sə·p̄ōr ulesapPer ūləsappêr unesappeRah ūnəsappərāh usefarTem useFor ūsəp̄artem ūsəp̄ōr vaasapPer vaasapPerah vaiyispeRem vaiyisPor vaiyissafeRu vanNesapper vattesapper vaysapPer vaysappeRah vaysapperu vaysappeRum veSafar vesafarTa veSaferah vesoFer visappeRu wa’ăsappêr wa’ăsappêrāh wa’ăsappərāh wa·’ă·sap·pê·rāh wa·’ă·sap·pə·rāh wa·’ă·sap·pêr wan·nə·sap·per- wannəsapper- wat·tə·sap·per- wattəsapper- way·sap·pə·rāh way·sap·pə·rū- way·sap·pə·rūm way·sap·pêr way·sap·per- way·yis·pə·rêm way·yis·pōr way·yis·sā·p̄ə·rū waysappêr waysapper- waysappərāh waysappərū- waysappərūm wayyispərêm wayyispōr wayyissāp̄ərū wə·sā·p̄ar wə·sā·p̄ar·tā wə·sā·p̄ə·rāh wə·sō·w·p̄êr wəsāp̄ar wəsāp̄artā wəsāp̄ərāh wəsōwp̄êr wî·sap·pə·rū wîsappərū yə·sap·pê·rū yə·sap·pə·rū yə·sap·pêr yə·sup·par yə·sup·pār yesapPer yəsappêr yesapPeru yəsappêrū yəsappərū yesupPar yəsuppar yəsuppār yis·pə·rū- yis·pō·wr yis·pōr yis·sā·p̄ə·rū yis·sā·p̄êr yisperu yispərū- yisPor yispōr yispōwr yissaFer yissafeRu yissāp̄êr yissāp̄ərū
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2021. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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