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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #5612 - סִפְרָה

Transliteration
sêpher, siphrâh
Phonetics
say'-fer, sif-raw'  
Word Origin
from (05608)
Parts of Speech
N/A
TWOT
1540a,1540b
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) book (noun feminine)

2) missive, document, writing, book (noun masculine)

2a) missive

2a1) letter (of instruction), written order, commission, request, written decree

2b) legal document, certificate of divorce, deed of purchase, indictment, sign

2c) book, scroll

2c1) book of prophecies

2c2) genealogical register

2c3) law-book

2c4) book (of poems)

2c5) book (of kings)

2c6) books of the canon, scripture

2c7) record book (of God)

2d) book-learning, writing

2d1) be able to read (after verb ‘to know’)

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 975 ‑ βιβλίον (bib‑lee'‑on);  976 ‑ βίβλος (bib'‑los);  1121 ‑ γράμμα (gram'‑mah);  1992 ‑ ἐπιστολή (ep‑is‑tol‑ay');  3056 ‑ λόγος (log'‑os);  1860 ‑ ἐπαγγελία (ep‑ang‑el‑ee'‑ah);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (184) NAS (179) HCS (186)
Genesis 1
Exodus 4
Numbers 2
Deuteronomy 11
Joshua 7
1 Samuel 1
2 Samuel 3
1 Kings 15
2 Kings 41
1 Chronicles 1
2 Chronicles 21
Nehemiah 9
Esther 11
Job 2
Psalms 4
Ecclesiastes 1
Isaiah 9
Jeremiah 23
Ezekiel 1
Daniel 5
Nahum 1
Malachi 1
Genesis 1
Exodus 4
Numbers 2
Deuteronomy 11
Joshua 7
1 Samuel 1
2 Samuel 3
1 Kings 15
2 Kings 41
1 Chronicles 1
2 Chronicles 21
Nehemiah 9
Esther 11
Job 2
Psalms 3
Ecclesiastes 1
Isaiah 9
Jeremiah 23
Ezekiel 1
Daniel 5
Nahum 1
Malachi 1
Genesis 1
Exodus 4
Numbers 2
Deuteronomy 11
Joshua 7
1 Samuel 1
2 Samuel 3
1 Kings 16
2 Kings 44
1 Chronicles 1
2 Chronicles 23
Nehemiah 9
Esther 11
Job 2
Psalms 4
Ecclesiastes 1
Isaiah 12
Jeremiah 26
Ezekiel 1
Daniel 5
Nahum 1
Malachi 1
BYZ TIS TR
NA WH


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)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2020
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 סֵ֫פֶר185 noun masculine Isaiah 29:11 missive, document, writing, book (probably ancient loan-word from Assyrian šipru, missive, message Dl HWB 683, Tel Amarna šipru, šipirtu, id. Wkl TA Gloss; √ šâpâ Ruth , send, send message or letter Dl HWB 683, Wkl l.c., whence also sâpiru, writer, and (perhaps) ruler, šapirûtu, rule; see Hom Aufsätze (1892), 34 Buhl Lex 13; perhaps compare Arabic go forth to journey, II. send on a journey Lane1370; Late Hebrew סֵפֶר = Biblical Hebrew; so Aramaic סִיפְרָא ; Christian-Palestinian Aramaic Schw Idioticon 64; Arabic ); — ׳ס absolute 2 Samuel 11:14 +; construct Exodus 24:7 +; suffix סִפְרִי Exodus 32:33, סִפְרְךָ Exodus 32:33; Psalm 139:16; plural סְפָרִים 1 Kings 21:8 +; —

1 missive:

a. letter of instruction, written order, commission, or request, usually from king, 2 Samuel 11:14,15; 1 Kings 21:8 (twice in verse); 1 Kings 21:9,11; 2 Kings 5:5,6 (twice in verse); 2 Kings 5:7; 2 Kings 10:1,2,6,7; 2 Kings 19:14 = Isaiah 37:14 compare 2 Chronicles 32:17; 2 Kings 20:12 = Isaiah 39:1; = written decree for publication Esther 1:22; Esther 3:13; Esther 8:5; Esther 9:20,25,30 ( = אִגֶּרֶת Esther 9:25; Esther 9:29, see above), compare וַיִּשְׁלַחסְפָרִים בְּיִד הָרָצִים בַּסּוּסִים רֹכְבֵי הָרֶכֶשׁ Esther 8:10. — [׳כָּתַב ס 2 Samuel 11:15; 1 Kings 21:8; 2 Kings 10:1,6; 2 Chronicles 32:17; ׳כָּתַב בַּסּ (of specific contents) 2 Samuel 11:15; 1 Kings 21:9,11; קָרָא׳אֶתהַֿסּ 2 Kings 5:7 read the letter]. —

b. from prophet Jeremiah 29:1, other influential persons Jeremiah 29:25; Jeremiah 29:29 .

2 legal document, כְּרִיתֻת׳ס certificate of divorce Deuteronomy 24:1,3and (figurative) Jeremiah 3:8; Isaiah 50:1; הַמִּקְנָה׳ס deed of purchase Jeremiah 32:11,12 (strike out article), Jeremiah 32:12; Jeremiah 32:14; Jeremiah 32:16, compare ׳בַּסּ Jeremiah 32:10, הַסְּפָרִים Jeremiah 32:14 (si vera lectio; strike out ᵐ5 Gie compare Gf), סֵפֶר Jeremiah 32:16b; Jeremiah 32:44; ׳ס = indictment Job 31:35 (object of כָּתַב; ׳כָּתַב בְּ = sign Jeremiah 32:10,12,44).

3 book, or scroll, in which something is written to preserve it for future use Exodus 17:14 (E), Joshua 18:9 (JE), 1 Samuel 10:25; Isaiah 30:8; Job 19:23 +; in form of roll, compare וְנָגֹ֫לוּ כַּסֵּפֶר הַשָּׁמַיִם Isaiah 34:4, הֶחָתוּם׳הַסּ Isaiah 29:11,12 (see Jeremiah 36, etc., below); particular:

a. book of prophecies Jeremiah 25:13; Jeremiah 30:2 6t. Jeremiah 36; Daniel 12:4; חֲזוֺן נַחוּם׳ס Nahum 1:1; ׳סֵפֶר י Isaiah 34:4; so מְגִלַּת סֵפֶר Jeremiah 36:2,4 (= מְגִלָּה Jeremiah 36:6 6t.; with many columns, דְּלָתוֺת Jeremiah 36:23), Ezekiel 2:9, compare Psalm 40:8.

b. geneal. register, ׳סתּוֺלְדוֺת Genesis 5:1 (P), הַיַּ֫חַשׂ׳ס Nehemiah 7:5.

c. law-book, הַבְּרִית׳ס Exodus 24:7 (E), 2 Kings 23:2 2 Chronicles 34:30; 2 Kings 23:21; הַתּוֺרָה׳ס Deuteronomy 28:61; Deuteronomy 29:20; Deuteronomy 30:10; Deuteronomy 31:26; Joshua 1:8; Joshua 8:34 (all D), 2 Kings 22:8 2 Chronicles 34:15; 2 Kings 22:11; Nehemiah 8:3; תּוֺרַת אֱלֹהִים׳ס Joshua 24:26 (E), Nehemiah 8:8 (reading תּוֺרַת׳ס, so ᵐ5, compare Talmud Nedarim37b), Nehemiah 8:18; Nehemiah 9:3; ׳תּוֺרַת י׳ס 2 Chronicles 17:9; 34:14; תּוֺרַת משֶׁה׳ס Joshua 8:31; Joshua 23:6 (both D), 2 Kings 14:6; Nehemiah 8:1; משֶׁה׳ס 2 Chronicles 25:4; 35:12; Nehemiah 13:1.

d. book of poems, ׳מִלְחֲמֹת י׳ס Numbers 21:14 (JE), הַיָּשָׁר׳ס Joshua 10:13 (JE), 2 Samuel 1:18.

e. book concerned with kings, דֵּבְרֵי שְׁלֹמֹה׳ס 1 Kings 11:41, and especially ׳דּבְרֵי הַיָּמִים לְמַלְכֵי וגו׳ס 1 Kings 14:19,29 31t. Kings (18t. of Israel, 15t. of Judah), compare Esther 10:2 (of Media and Persia); also דִּבְרֵי הַיָּמִים לַמֶּלֶךְ׳ס דָּוִיד 1 Chronicles 27:24 (reading ׳ס for מִסְמָּד, ᵐ5 Kit Hpt); הַמְּלָכִים לִיהוּדָה וְיִשְׂרָאֵל׳ס 2 Chronicles 16:11; מַלְכֵי׳ס ׳יְהוּדָה וְיִשׁ 2 Chronicles 25:26; 28:26; 32:32; וִיהוּדָה׳יִשׂ ׳מ׳ס 2 Chronicles 27:7; 35:27; 36:8; ׳יִשׂ׳מ ׳ס 1 Chronicles 9:1; 2 Chronicles 20:34; ׳הָמְּלָכִים מִדְרַשׁ ס 2 Chronicles 24:27; also דִּבְרֵי הַיָּמִים׳ס Nehemiah 12:23; Esther 2:23; הַזִּכְרֹנוֺת דִּבְרֵי הַיָּמִים׳ס Esther 6:1.

f. once בַּסְּפָרִים Daniel 9:2 by means of the Scriptures (canonical books) compare Ew Meinh Bev Marti Kau.

g. God's record-book, Psalm 139:16, זִכָּרוֺן׳ס Malachi 3:16; God's register of living, Exodus 32:32,33 (E), חַיִּים׳ס Psalm 69:29; ׳הַסּ Daniel 12:1 (citizens of Messianic kingdom).

4׳ס = book-learning, especially writing: יָדַע (הַ) סֵּפֶר Isaiah 29:11,12 (twice in verse) (of abilityto read); so לְלַמְּדָם סֵפֶר וּלְשׁוֺןכַּשְׂדִּים Daniel 1:4 to teach them the writing and speech of the Chaldeans (on construction see Ges§ 128a); more Generally וְחָכְמָה׳הַשְׂכִּיל בְּכָלסֿ Daniel 1:17. — [סֵפֶר book is joined with verbs thus: it is written (יִכָּפֶב) Malachi 3:16; a thing is written ׳בַּסּ Exodus 17:14 20t., ׳עַלסֿ 2 Samuel 1:18 50t. ( + Jeremiah 36:32; בַדְּיוֺ with ink Jeremiah 36:18), ׳אֶלסֿ Jeremiah 30:2; Jeremiah 51:60; conversely ׳דָּרַשׁ מֵעַל ס Isaiah 34:16, ׳שָׁמַע מֵעַל ס Jeremiah 36:11; see also וְיֻחָ֑קוּ׳בַּסּ Job 19:23 inscribe in a book, חֻקָּהּ׳עָלסֿ Isaiah 30:8 ("" כָּתְבָהּ עַללֿוּחַ); ׳מָחָה מִסּ blot out of a book Exodus 32:32,33; Psalm 69:29; ׳קָרָא אֶתהַֿסּ Jeremiah 51:63 read the book, scroll, but usually ׳קָרָא בְס Jeremiah 36:8,10,13; Nehemiah 8:8; Nehemiah 8:18; Nehemiah 9:3; Nehemiah 13:1]. — ׳ס in ׳קִרְיַת ס, see ׳ק

[סִפְרָה] noun feminine book; — suffix הֲלאֹ בְּסִפְרָתֶ֑ךָ Psalm 56:9 (compare סֵפֶר 3 g); strike out as gloss Bi Che Hup-Now Du. — compare also [סְפֹרָה] below

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

סִפְרָה f. a book, i.q. סֵפֶר Psalms 56:9.

[סְפֹרָה (the actually occurring form), see סְפוֹרָה.]

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List of Word Forms
בְּסִפְרָתֶֽךָ׃ בְּסֵ֖פֶר בְּסֵ֙פֶר֙ בְּסֵ֛פֶר בְּסֵ֣פֶר בְּסֵ֥פֶר בְּסֵ֨פֶר בַּסְּפָרִ֑ים בַּסְּפָרִ֔ים בַּסְּפָרִ֖ים בַּסֵּ֑פֶר בַּסֵּ֔פֶר בַּסֵּ֖פֶר בַּסֵּ֙פֶר֙ בַּסֵּ֛פֶר בַּסֵּ֣פֶר בַּסֵּ֥פֶר בַּסֵּ֥פֶר ׀ בַּסֵּֽפֶר׃ בַסֵּ֛פֶר בספר בספר׃ בספרים בספרתך׃ הַסְּפָרִ֗ים הַסְּפָרִ֛ים הַסְּפָרִ֣ים הַסֵּ֔פֶר הַסֵּ֖פֶר הַסֵּ֗פֶר הַסֵּ֙פֶר֙ הַסֵּ֛פֶר הַסֵּ֜פֶר הַסֵּ֣פֶר הַסֵּ֤פֶר הַסֵּ֥פֶר הַסֵּֽפֶר׃ הספר הספר׃ הספרים וְסֵ֥פֶר וּסְפָרִ֣ים וספר וספרים כַסֵּ֖פֶר כספר מִֽסִּפְרְךָ֖ מִסִּפְרִֽי׃ מִסֵּ֣פֶר מספר מספרי׃ מספרך סְפָרִ֗ים סְפָרִ֜ים סְפָרִ֡ים סְפָרִ֤ים סְפָרִ֥ים סְפָרִים֙ סִפְרְךָ֮ סֵ֑פֶר סֵ֔פֶר סֵ֖פֶר סֵ֙פֶר֙ סֵ֚פֶר סֵ֛פֶר סֵ֝֗פֶר סֵ֣פֶר סֵ֤פֶר סֵ֥פֶר סֵ֧פֶר סֵ֨פֶר ׀ סֵֽפֶר׃ סֵפֶר֒ סֵפֶר֩ ספר ספר׃ ספרים ספרך bas·sə·p̄ā·rîm bas·sê·p̄er ḇas·sê·p̄er bassefaRim basSefer bassəp̄ārîm bassêp̄er ḇassêp̄er bə·sê·p̄er bə·sip̄·rā·ṯe·ḵā beSefer bəsêp̄er besifraTecha bəsip̄rāṯeḵā chasSefer has·sə·p̄ā·rîm has·sê·p̄er hassefaRim hasSefer hassəp̄ārîm hassêp̄er ḵas·sê·p̄er ḵassêp̄er mis·sê·p̄er mis·sip̄·rə·ḵā mis·sip̄·rî misSefer missêp̄er missifreCha missifRi missip̄rəḵā missip̄rî sə·p̄ā·rîm sê·p̄er sefaRim Sefer səp̄ārîm sêp̄er sifreCha sip̄·rə·ḵā sip̄rəḵā ū·sə·p̄ā·rîm usefaRim ūsəp̄ārîm vasSefer veSefer wə·sê·p̄er wəsêp̄er
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