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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #1614 - גָּפְרִית

Word Origin
probably from (01613)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) brimstone

1a) of judgment (figuratively)

1b) of Jehovah’s breath (figuratively)

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2303 ‑ θεῖον (thi'‑on);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (7) NAS (7) HCS (7)
Genesis 1
Deuteronomy 1
Job 1
Psalms 1
Isaiah 2
Ezekiel 1
Genesis 1
Deuteronomy 1
Job 1
Psalms 1
Isaiah 2
Ezekiel 1
Genesis 1
Deuteronomy 1
Job 1
Psalms 1
Isaiah 2
Ezekiel 1
n-cfs 7
n-cfs 7
n-cfs 7

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2079) rpc (גפר GPR) AC: Burn CO: Brimstone AB: ?

Nm ) rpc (גפר GPR) - Gopher: Wood from an unknown tree. KJV (1): gopher - Strongs: H1613 (גֹּפֶר)

Nf4) tirpc (גפרית GPRYT) - Brimstone: A rock of sulfur that burns. KJV (7): brimstone - Strongs: H1614 (גָּפְרִית)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 גָּפְרִית noun feminine brimstone (Aramaic גּוּפְרִיתָא, also כבריתא, כובריתא, , ; Arabic (certainly foreign word); derived from (כֹּפֶר), גֹּפֶר by Thes Rob-Ges, compare Di Genesis 6:14; i.e. pitch, and then other combustibles, especially sulphur; Lag l.c. thinks from Bactrian vohûkereti) — גָּפְרִית Genesis 19:24 6t. — brimstone, after הִמְטִיר Genesis 19:24 (J), figurative of judgment Psalm 11:6; Ezekiel 38:22 (in all "" אֵשׁ etc.), compare also Job 18:15; Isaiah 34:9, & Deuteronomy 29:22; ׳נַחַל ג simile for the destroying breath of ׳י Isaiah 30:33.

גֵּר see below I. גור.

גִּר see below גיר.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

גָּפְרִית f., prop. I believe, pitch, the name of which was afterwards transferred to other inflammable materials; specially sulphur. (Syr. ܒܶܒܪܺܝܬܳܐ and ܟܽܒܪܺܝܬܳܐ, Arab. كِبْرِيتُ whence كَبْرَتَ to smear with sulphur, Ch. גָּפְרִיתָא, גּוּפְרִיתָא, כּוּבְרִיתָא id.) Genesis 19:24; Deuteronomy 29:22; Isaiah 30:33, 34:9 Job 18:15.

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List of Word Forms
גָּפְרִ֔ית גָּפְרִ֣ית גָפְרִֽית׃ גפרית גפרית׃ וְ֭גָפְרִית וְגָפְרִ֗ית וגפרית לְגָפְרִ֑ית לגפרית gā·p̄ə·rîṯ ḡā·p̄ə·rîṯ gafeRit gāp̄ərîṯ ḡāp̄ərîṯ lə·ḡā·p̄ə·rîṯ legafeRit ləḡāp̄ərîṯ Vegaferit wə·ḡā·p̄ə·rîṯ wəḡāp̄ərîṯ
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