Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #599 - אָנַף
1) to be angry, to be displeased, to breathe hard
1a) (Qal) to be angry (of God)
1b) (Hithpael) to be angry (always of God)
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
אָנַף fut. יֶאֱנַף to breathe, also to emit breath through the nostrils, as a verb only figuratively, to be angry (compare הֵפִיחַ Psalms 10:5). Const. either absol. Psalms 2:12, 60:3 79:5 or with בְּ of object, Isaiah 12:1; 1 Kings 8:46; Psalms 85:6. It is only used in loftier and poetic language; in prose there is used
Hithpael, prop. to show oneself angry, hence i.q. Kal; construed with בְּ, Deuteronomy 1:37, 4:21 9:8, 20.
Derivat. אַף No. II.
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