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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #5601 - סַפִּיר

Word Origin
from (05608)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) sapphire, lapis lazuli

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 4552 ‑ σάπφιρος (sap'‑fi‑ros);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (11) NAS (9) HCS (11)
Exodus 3
Job 2
Song of Solomon 1
Isaiah 1
Lamentations 1
Ezekiel 3
Exodus 3
Job 2
Song of Solomon 1
Isaiah 1
Lamentations 1
Ezekiel 3
Exodus 3
Job 2
Song of Solomon 1
Isaiah 1
Lamentations 1
Ezekiel 3

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2500) rpx (ספר SPR) AC: Record CO: Scroll AB: ?: A recording of a story or numbers. [from: px- from the speaking of a record] (eng: sapphire)

V) rpx (ספר SPR) - Record: KJV (161): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Pual, Piel) scribe, tell, declare, number, count, show, writer, speak, account, commune, reckon, talk - Strongs: H5608 (סָפַר)

Nm) rpx (ספר SPR) - I. Scroll:A document or record written on a sheet of skin or papyrus and rolled up. [Hebrew and Aramaic] II. Census:A record of numbers. III. Scribe:One who records. [Aramaic only] KJV (12): book, roll, letter, evidence, bill, learning, register, scribe - Strongs: H5609 (סְפַר), H5610 (סְפָר), H5612 (סִפְרָה), H5613 (סָפַר)

bm) ripx (ספיר SPYR) - Sapphire: [Unknown connection to root;] KJV (11): sapphire - Strongs: H5601 (סַפִּיר)

cf1) erfpx (ספורה SPWRH) - Number: A counting as a recording. KJV (1): number - Strongs: H5615 (סְפֹרָה)

ef1) erpix (סיפרה SYPRH) - Scroll: A document or record. KJV (184): book - Strongs: H5612 (סִפְרָה)

hm) rpxm (מספר MSPR) - Number: A counting as a recording. KJV (134): number - Strongs: H4557 (מִסְפָּר)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 סַמִּיר noun [masculine] sapphire, perhaps also lapis lazuli (compare Di Exodus 24:10 Now Archaeology i. 131) (Late Hebrew id., and סַמְמִּירִינוֺן; ᵑ7סַמִּרִינוֺן; ᵑ6 ; loan-word from Sanskrit canipriya according to Lag Ges. Abh. 72 Lewy Fremdw. 56 compare Greek σάπφειρος); — absolute ׳ס Exodus 24:10 8t.; pluralסַמִּירִים Isaiah 54:11; Song of Solomon 5:14; — with other jewels as ornaments of prince Ezekiel 28:13; in high priest's breastplate Exodus 28:18; Exodus 39:11; found in mines Job 28:6, costly Job 28:16 compare Isaiah 54:11; taking high polish Lamentations 4:7 (in figurative); שֵׁן מְעֻלֶּפֶת סַמִּירִים Song of Solomon 5:14 ivory covered with sapphires (in figurative); lapis lazuli, according to Hi BU Du and others in Job 28:6 (עַפְרֹת זָהָב לוֺ being understood of sparkling crystals of iron pyrites in this), but see Di; lapis lazuli may be intended in ׳לִבְנַת הַסּ Exodus 24:10 (J) pavement of sapphire (in theoph.), compare ׳אֶבֶןסֿ Ezekiel 1:26; Ezekiel 10:1.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

סַפִּיר m. plur. ־ִים, a sapphire, a kind of gem, so called from its beauty and splendour (see the root סָפַר No. 1, 2 ), Exodus 28:18, 39:11 Job 28:6, 16 Job 28:16 (Syr. ܣܰܦܝܺܥܳ; Chald. סַמְפִּיר).

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List of Word Forms
בַּסַּפִּירִֽים׃ בספירים׃ הַסַּפִּ֔יר הספיר וְסַפִּֽיר׃ וספיר׃ סַפִּ֔יר סַפִּ֖יר סַפִּ֣יר סַפִּ֥יר סַפִּירִֽים׃ ספיר ספירים׃ bas·sap·pî·rîm bassappiRim bassappîrîm has·sap·pîr hassapPir hassappîr sap·pî·rîm sap·pîr sapPir sappîr sappiRim sappîrîm vesapPir wə·sap·pîr wəsappîr
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