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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #5890 - עֵיפָה

Word Origin
from (05774)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) darkness

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (2) NAS (2) HCS (2)
Job 1
Amos 1
Job 1
Amos 1
Job 1
Amos 1
n-cfs 1
n-cfs 2
n-cfs 2

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1523) pg (גהפ GhP) AC: ? CO: ? AB: Darkness: The pictograph g is a picture of a twisted rope with the extended meaning of darkness.

L) pgi (יגהפ YGhP) AC: ? CO: ? AB: Darkness

am ) pgfm (מוגהפ MWGhP) - Darkness: KJV (1): dimness - Strongs: H4155 (מוּעָף)

M) pig (גהיפ GhYP) AC: ? CO: ? AB: Darkness

Nf1 ) epig (גהיפה GhYPH) - Darkness: KJV (2): darkness - Strongs: H5890 (עֵיפָה)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 I. עֵיפָה noun feminine darkness; — עשֵֹׁה שַׁחַר עֵיפָה Amos 4:13; אֶרֶץ עֵפָ֫תָה Job 10:22 (Ges§ 90g; "" צַלְמָוֶת).

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

עֵיפָה fem. (from the root עוּף No. 3)

(1)  darkness. Amos 4:13, עֹשֶׁה שַׁחַר עֵיפָה “he makes the dawn darkness.” With ה parag. עֵפָֽתָה Job 10:22.

(2) [Ephah], pr.n.

(a) of a country and tribe of the Midianites; Arab. غَيْفَةُ Genesis 25:4; Isaiah 60:6; 1 Chronicles 1:33.

(b) m. 1 Chronicles 2:47.

(c) f. 1 Chronicles 2:46.

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List of Word Forms
עֵיפָ֔ה עֵיפָ֨תָה ׀ עיפה עיפתה ‘ê·p̄ā·ṯāh ‘ê·p̄āh ‘êp̄āh ‘êp̄āṯāh eiFah eiFatah
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