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Strong's #8207 - שְׁפִיפֹן

Transliteration
shᵉphîyphôn
Phonetics
shef-ee-fone'
Origin
from an unused root meaning the same as (H7779)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
TWOT
2448a
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Definition   
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

1) horned snake

2) (CLBL) a serpent, perhaps an adder or horned snake

Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (1)
Genesis 1
NAS (2)
Genesis 2
HCS (1)
Genesis 1
BSB (1)
Genesis 1
ESV (1)
Genesis 1
WEB (1)
Genesis 1
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1477) ps (סהפ ShP) AC: Strike CO: Serpent AB: ?: The pictograph s is a picture of the teeth, the p is a picture of the mouth. Combined these mean "sharp teeth in the mouth". A serpent (סנאכ snake) has sharp fangs in the mouth. Its prey is taken into the mouth swallowed by drawing down into the belly. (eng: sharp - with the additional r; serpent - with the exchange of the s and sh and the additional r and nt; jasper)

A) ps (סהפ ShP) AC: ? CO: High AB: ?

Nf ) eps (סהפה ShPH) - Milk: [Unknown connection to root;] KJV (1): cheese - Strongs: H8194 (שְׁפוֹת)

fm) ips (סהפי ShPY) - High place: In the sense of the serpent lifting its head to strike. KJV (10): high place - Strongs: H8205 (שְׁפִי)

B) pps (סהפפ ShPP) AC: ? CO: Serpent AB: ?

bjm ) nfpips (סהפיפונ ShPYPWN) - Shephiyphon: An unknown species of viper. KJV (1): adder - Strongs: H8207 (שְׁפִיפֹן)

C) psa (אסהפ AShP) AC: ? CO: Serpent AB: ?

Nm ) psa (אסהפ AShP) - Enchanter: From their hissing. [Aramaic only] KJV (8): astrologer - Strongs: H825 (אַשָּׁף), H826 (אָשַׁף)

Nf1) epsa (אסהפה AShPH) - Quiver: A pouch with a mouth for sharp arrows. KJV (6): quiver - Strongs: H827 (אַשְׁפָּה)

D) pas (סהאפ ShAP) AC: Swallow CO: ? AB: ?: A drawing in by swallowing as the snake swallows its prey.

V) pas (סהאפ ShAP) - I. Swallow: II. Draw:To draw water from a well. [df: bas] KJV (33): (vf: Paal, Participle) swallow, snuff, pant, desire, devour, draw, drawer - Strongs: H7579 (שָׁאַב), H7602 (שָׁאַף)

am ) pasm (מסהאפ MShAP) - Well: A place for drawing water. [df: basm] KJV (1): draw - Strongs: H4857 (מַשְׁאָב)

H) eps (סהפה ShPH) AC: ? CO: High AB: ?: The serpent lifts its head up high to strike.

V) eps (סהפה ShPH) - High: KJV (2): (vf: Niphal, Pual) stick out, high - Strongs: H8192 (שָׁפָה)

J) pfs (סהופ ShWP) AC: Strike CO: ? AB: ?: A striking of the serpent.

V) pfs (סהופ ShWP) - Strike: KJV (4): (vf: Paal) bruise, break, cover - Strongs: H7779 (שׁוּף)

L) psi (יסהפ YShP) AC: ? CO: ? AB: ?: [Unknown meaning]

Nf1) psi (יסהפ YShP) - Jasper: [Unknown connection to root;] KJV (3): jasper - Strongs: H3471 (יָשְׁפֶה)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 שְׁפִיפֹן noun [masculine] horned snake, ᵐ5 κεράστης (Arabic , Frey); — absolute ׳שׁ Genesis 49:17 ("" נָחָשׁ); = cerastes cornutus or Hasselquistii, compare Tr NBB 273 Post Hast. DB iv. 457f. McLean-Shipley Ency. Bib. iv. 4393 Dr on the passageשְׁפוּפָם, שְׁפוּפָן see S. V.


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List of Word Forms
שְׁפִיפֹ֖ן שפיפן šə·p̄î·p̄ōn šəp̄îp̄ōn shefiFon