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Entry for Strong's #05592 - סַף

Word Origin
from (05605), in its original sense of containing
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) a spreading out, basin, goblet, bowl

1a) basin, goblet

2) threshold, sill

2a) threshold, sill, door-keeper

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 833 ‑ αὐλή (ow‑lay');  1529 ‑ εἴσοδος (ice'‑od‑os);  2374 ‑ θύρα (thoo'‑rah);  4439 ‑ πύλη (poo'‑lay);  4440 ‑ πυλών (poo‑lone');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (32) NAS (32) HCS (32)
Exodus 1
Judges 1
2 Samuel 1
1 Kings 2
2 Kings 5
1 Chronicles 2
2 Chronicles 3
Esther 2
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 3
Ezekiel 4
Amos 1
Zephaniah 1
Zechariah 1
Exodus 1
Judges 1
2 Samuel 1
1 Kings 2
2 Kings 3
1 Chronicles 2
2 Chronicles 1
Esther 1
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 2
Ezekiel 4
Amos 1
Zephaniah 1
Zechariah 1
Exodus 2
Judges 1
2 Samuel 1
1 Kings 2
2 Kings 5
1 Chronicles 2
2 Chronicles 3
Esther 2
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 3
Ezekiel 7
Amos 1
Zephaniah 1
Zechariah 1

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1339) px (ספ SP) AC: Gather CO: Lip AB: ?: The pictograph x is a picture of a thorn representing a turning, the p is a picture of a mouth. Combined these mean "turning mouth". The rim, or lips of the bowl, which circle around it. The bowl is used for gathering things together and for eating.

A) px (ספ SP) AC: ? CO: Lip AB: ?

Nm ) px (ספ SP) - I. Bowl:A container with a lip. II. Threshold:The lip of the door. KJV (32): door, threshold, bason, post, bowl, gate, cup - Strongs: H5592 (סַף)

Nf1) epx (ספה SPH) - Lip: The lip or edge of something. Also language as spoken from the lips. [df: hpV tpV] KJV (176): lip, bank, brim, edge, language, speech, shore, brink, border, prating, vain - Strongs: H8193 (שֶׂפֶת)

pm ) mpx (ספמ SPM) - Lip: [df: MpV] KJV (5): lip, beard - Strongs: H8222 (שָׂפָם)

B) ppx (ספפ SPP) AC: ? CO: Door AB: ?: What stands at the lip of the door.

V) ppx (ספפ SPP) - Door: KJV (1): (vf: Hitpael) doorkeeper - Strongs: H5605 (סָפַף)

C) pxa (אספ ASP) AC: Gather CO: Store AB: ?: The gathering together of a group into a bowl. An assembly of people in a place.

V) pxa (אספ ASP) - Gather: KJV (200): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hitpael, Pual, Piel) together, gather, assemble, rereward - Strongs: H622 (אָסַף)

Nf1) epxa (אספה ASPH) - Gathered: KJV (1): gathered - Strongs: H626 (אֲסֵפָה)

bm) pixa (אסיפ ASYP) - Gathering: KJV (2): ingathering - Strongs: H614 (אָסִף)

cm) pfxa (אסופ ASWP) - Store: A place where stores are gathered together. KJV (3): threshold - Strongs: H624 (אָסֹף)

df1) epfxa (אסופה ASWPH) - Assembly: A gathering of people. KJV (1): assembly - Strongs: H627 (אֲסֻפָּה)

gm) pxfa (אוספ AWSP) - Gathering: KJV (3): gathering - Strongs: H625 (אֹסֶף)

lm) pxpxa (אספספ ASPSP) - Assembly: A gathering of people. KJV (1): multitude - Strongs: H628 (אֲסַפְסֻף)

E) apx (ספא SPA) AC: ? CO: Feed AB: ?

hcm ) afpxm (מספוא MSPWA) - Feed: A gathering of food. KJV (5): provender - Strongs: H4554 (מִסְפּוֹא)

H) epx (ספה SPH) AC: Consume CO: Lip AB: ?: The edge of the mouth where food is gathered.

V) epx (ספה SPH) - Consume: To eat with the lips. KJV (20): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil) consume, destroy, add, perish, augment, heap, join - Strongs: H5595 (סָפָה)

J) pfx (סופ SWP) AC: Consume CO: Reed AB: ?: Reeds and weeds (פאפירס papyrus) grow at the edge, or lip, of ponds and stream.

V) pfx (סופ SWP) - Consume: To eat with the lips. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (10): (vf: Paal, Hiphil) consume, end, perish - Strongs: H5486 (סוּף), H5487 (סוּף)

Nm) pfx (סופ SWP) - I. Reed:He plants that grow at the edge, or lip, of a river or pond. II. Edge:[Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (38): flags, weeds, end, conclusion, hind - Strongs: H5488 (סוּף), H5490 (סוֹף), H5491 (סוֹף)

Nf1) epfx (סופה SWPH) - Whirlwind: A circling wind that devours what is on the land in its mouth. KJV (16): whirlwind, storm, sea, tempest - Strongs: H5492 (סוּפָה)

L) pxi (יספ YSP) AC: Add CO: ? AB: ?: An adding or augmenting to something by adding to it.

V) pxi (יספ YSP) - Add: [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (44): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Hophal) more, again, add, increase, also, exceed, put, further, henceforth, can, continue, give - Strongs: H3254 (יָסַף), H3255 (יְסַף)

Adopted Roots:

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 I. סַף noun masculine basin, goblet (Late Hebrew סַף; Phoenician סף (Inscription of Tyre(1), 5,6) Schröd ZMG xxxix (1886), 317f. ClGann Annales du Musée Guimet x. 511 = Recuell d'arch. orient.(1886), 89 Hal RŠJ xii.107 Bloch; but Lzb330 door-sill); — ׳ס absolute basin Exodus 12:22 (twice in verse) (J; containing blood of passover lamb); construct סַףרַֿעַל Zechariah 12:2 goblet of reeling (intoxicating, figurative), probably also Habakkuk 2:15, where read מִסַּף חֲמָֽתְךָ from the goblet of thy fury (for ᵑ0׳מְסַמֵּחַ ח, see I. ספח); plural absolute סַמּוֺת 2 Samuel 17:28 basins for ordinary use; הַסִּמִּים Jeremiah 52:19, הַסִמּוֺת 1 Kings 7:50 and construct סִמּוֺת כֶּסֶף 2 Kings 12:14, of temple utensils.

II. סַף noun masculine Amos 9:1 threshold, sill (Late Hebrew id.; Phoenician see Lzb1. סַף; Aramaic סִמָּא, Arabic sippu Dl509, all id.); — absolute ׳ס 2 Kings 12:10 +, also הַסָּ֑ף Judges 19:27 3t. (Baer Ginsb), הַסָּ֑ף 2 Kings 25:8; suffix סִמִּי Ezekiel 43:8, סִמָּם Ezekiel 43:8; plural סִמִּים Amos 9:1; Isaiah 6:4 6t. Ezra , Chronicles; — threshold, sill Judges 19:27; Amos 9:1; Isaiah 6:4; Ezekiel 41:16 (twice in verse); Ezekiel 43:8 (twice in verse); 2 Chronicles 3:7, הַבַּיִת׳ס 1 Kings 14:17, הַשַּׁעַר׳ס Ezekiel 40:6,7, compare Ezekiel 40:6 b שֹׁמֵרֹ הַסַּף = door-keeper, an important temple official, Jeremiah 35:4, so ׳שֹׁמְרֵי הַסּ 2 Kings 12:10 (priests), 2 Kings 22:4 2 Chronicles 34:9 (Levites!), 2 Kings 23:4; 2 Kings 25:18 = Jeremiah 52:24; in Persia, of palace Esther 2:21; Esther 6:2; of tabernacle הַסִּמִּים׳שׁ 1 Chronicles 9:19; שֹׁעֲרֵי׳הַסּ 2 Chronicles 23:4 (Levites), ׳שֹׁעֲרִים בַּסּ 1 Chronicles 9:22; collective חֹרֶב בַּסָּ֑ף Zephaniah 2:14 desolation in the thresholds.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

סַף m. with suff. סִפִּי pr. an expansion, spreading out (from the root סָפַף); hence

(1)  a basin, bowl, Exodus 12:22; Zechariah 12:2 pl. ־ִים Jeremiah 52:19, and וֹת 1 Kings 7:50.

(2) sill, threshold (Syr. ܣܦܶܐܳ atrium), Judges 19:27; 2 Kings 12:10. (Ch. and Samar. id.).

(3) [Saph], pr.n. m. 2 Samuel 21:18, for which there is 1 Chronicles 20:4, סִפַּי.

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List of Word Forms
בְסַף־ בַּסִּפִּ֔ים בַּסַּ֔ף בַּסַּף֒ בַּסָּ֑ף בסף בסף־ בספים הַ֠סִּפִּים הַסִּפִּ֔ים הַסִּפִּ֖ים הַסִּפִּ֗ים הַסִּפִּ֛ים הַסִּפִּ֡ים הַסִּפִּֽים׃ הַסַּ֑ף הַסַּ֔ף הַסַּ֖ף הַסַּ֛ף הַסַּ֜ף הַסַּֽף׃ הַסַּף֒ הסף הסף׃ הספים הספים׃ וְ֠הַסִּפּוֹת וְסַ֣ף וְסַפּוֹת֙ והספות וסף וספות סִפִּ֗י סִפָּ֜ם סִפּ֥וֹת סַ֣ף סַף־ סף סף־ ספות ספי ספם bas·sap̄ bas·sāp̄ bas·sip·pîm basSaf bassap̄ bassāp̄ bassipPim bassippîm ḇə·sap̄- ḇəsap̄- has·sap̄ has·sip·pîm hasSaf hassap̄ hassipPim hassippîm saf sap̄ sap̄- sip·pām sip·pî sip·pō·wṯ sipPam sippām sipPi sippî sipPot sippōwṯ Vehassippot vesaf vesappOt wə·has·sip·pō·wṯ wə·sap̄ wə·sap·pō·wṯ wəhassippōwṯ wəsap̄ wəsappōwṯ
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