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Strong's #8608 - תָּפַף

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1) to play or sound the timbrel, beat, play upon, drum (on a timbrel or other object)

1a) (Qal) playing (participle)

1b) (Poel) beating (participle)

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 5350 ‑ φθέγγομαι (ftheng'‑gom‑ahee);  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (2)
Psalms 1
Nahum 1
NAS (3)
Psalms 2
Nahum 1
HCS (2)
Psalms 1
Nahum 1
BSB (2)
Psalms 1
Nahum 1
ESV (1)
Psalms 1
WEB (2)
Psalms 1
Nahum 1
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1500) pt (תפ TP) AC: Beat CO: Tambourine AB: ?: The beating of a Tambourine. (eng: tap)

B) ppt (תפפ TPP) AC: Beat CO: Tambourine AB: ?

V) ppt (תפפ TPP) - Beat: The rhythmic beating of a tambourine. KJV (2): (vf: Paal, Participle) timbrel, tabering - Strongs: H8608 (תָּפַף)

J) pft (תופ TWP) AC: ? CO: Tambourine AB: ?

Nm ) pft (תופ TWP) - Tambourine: KJV (17): timbrel, tabret - Strongs: H8596 (תֹּף)

Nf2) tpft (תופת TWPT) - Spit: [Unknown connection to root;] KJV (1): tabret - Strongs: H8611 (תֹּפֶת)

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Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [תָּפַף] verb denominative sound the timbrel, beat; —

Qal Participle עֲלָמוֺת תֹּפֵפוֺת Psalm 68:26; read Imperfect וַיָּ֫תָף 1 Samuel 21:14 ᵐ5 (see תוה).

Po`el Participle מְתֹפְפֹת עַללִֿבֵהֶן כְּקוֺל יוֺנִים Nahum 2:8; > Sta (after ᵐ5) מְצַפְצְפוֺת twittering.

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

תָּפַף to strike, specially a timbrel, Psalms 68:26. (Arab. دَفَّ. Of the same stock is τύπτω (τύπ-ω); Sanscr. tup, to smite, to kill; whence τύμπανον, i.q. תֹּף.)

Poel, to beat (the breast), followed by עַל, Nahum 2:8.

Derivative, תֹּף.

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List of Word Forms
מְתֹפְפֹ֖ת מתפפת תּוֹפֵפֽוֹת׃ תופפות׃ mə·ṯō·p̄ə·p̄ōṯ metofeFot məṯōp̄əp̄ōṯ tō·w·p̄ê·p̄ō·wṯ tofeFot tōwp̄êp̄ōwṯ
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