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Strong's #569 - אַמְרָפֶל

Transliteration
ʼAmrâphel
Phonetics
am-raw-fel'
Root Word (Etymology)
of uncertain (perhaps foreign) derivation
Parts of Speech
proper masculine noun
TWOT
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Definition   
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

Amraphel = “sayer of darkness: fall of the sayer”

1) the king of Shinar (Babylon) (perhaps Hammurabi approximately 2100 BC)

Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (2)
Genesis 2
NAS (2)
Genesis 2
HCS (2)
Genesis 2
BSB (4)
Genesis 4
ESV (2)
Genesis 2
WEB (2)
Genesis 2
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 אַמְרָפֶל proper name, masculine king of Shinar Genesis 14:1,9(probably = חמרבי, –ammurabi of Babylon, who reigned approximately , compare Schr SBA 1887, xxxi (June 23) COT ii. 296f. Dl in De Genesis 1887, Excursus).


Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.All rights reserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

אַמְרָפֶל [Amraphel], (perhaps contr. from אֵמֶר, אַמְרְ, and אָפֶל, the commandment which went forth), pr.n. of a king of Shinar, i.e. Babylonia, in the time of Abraham, Genesis 14:1, Genesis 14:9.


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List of Word Forms
אַמְרָפֶ֣ל אמרפל וְאַמְרָפֶל֙ ואמרפל ’am·rā·p̄el ’amrāp̄el amraFel veamraFel wə’amrāp̄el wə·’am·rā·p̄el
 
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