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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #8239 - שָׁפַת
1) to set, place, put, ordain
1a1) to set
1a2) to ordain, establish
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
שָׁפַת fut. יִשְׁפֹּת
(1) to place, to put (i.q. שׁוּת which I suppose to be itself cognate to this verb, so that פ is softened into ב, and even into ו; compare עִפֵּר, עִוֵּר; חָפַר and חוּר to dig; טָפַח and טוּחַ to spread out, and to spread over. Also שָׁפַט and שָׁבַט). 2 Kings 4:38; Ezekiel 24:3; Psalms 22:16, לַעֲפַר מָוֶת תִּשְׁפְּתֵנִי “into the dust of death (in the sepulchre) thou wilt put me.”
(2) followed by a dat. of pers., to give, Isaiah 26:12.
Derivatives, אַשְׁפֹּת, מִשְׁפְּתַיִם.
Eve of Ascension