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Entry for Strong's #6315 - פּוּחַ

Word Origin
a primitive root
Parts of Speech
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) to breathe, blow

1a) (Qal) to breathe

1b) (Hiphil)

1b1) to cause to exhale or breathe

1b2) to puff, snort

1b3) to excite, inflame

1b4) to puff, pant for it

1b5) to breathe out, utter

1b6) to blow, blast

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 393 ‑ ἀνατέλλω (an‑at‑el'‑lo);  1458 ‑ ἐγκαλέω (eng‑kal‑eh'‑o);  1572 ‑ ἐκκαίω (ek‑kah'‑yo);  1720 ‑ ἐμφυσάω (em‑foo‑sah'‑o);  1925 ‑ ἐπιδείκνυμι (ep‑ee‑dike'‑noo‑mee);  2634 ‑ κατακυριεύω (kat‑ak‑oo‑ree‑yoo'‑o);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (14) NAS (14) HCS (13)
Psalms 2
Proverbs 7
Song of Solomon 3
Ezekiel 1
Habakkuk 1
Psalms 2
Proverbs 7
Song of Solomon 3
Ezekiel 1
Habakkuk 1
Psalms 1
Proverbs 7
Song of Solomon 3
Ezekiel 1
Habakkuk 1
v-qi3ms 2
v-qi3ms 2
v-qi3ms 2

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1376) hp (פהה PHh) AC: Blow CO: Bellows AB: ?: The pictograph p is a picture of a mouth representing blowing, the h is a picture of a wall meaning outside. Combined these mean "blow out". The bellows blows out a large amount of air causing a fire to become hotter.

A) hp (פהה PHh) AC: ? CO: Bellows AB: ?

Nm ) hp (פהה PHh) - Trap: [Unknown connection to root;] KJV (27): snare, gin, plate - Strongs: H6341 (פַּח)

am) hpm (מפהה MPHh) - Bellows: KJV (1): bellows - Strongs: H4647 (מַפֻּחַ)

B) hhp (פהההה PHhHh) AC: Trap CO: ? AB: ?: [Unknown connection to root;]

V) hhp (פהההה PHhHh) - Trap: KJV (1): (vf: Hiphil) snare - Strongs: H6351 (פָּחַח)

H) ehp (פההה PHhH) AC: Rule CO: Governor AB: ?: [Unknown connection to root;]

Nm) ehp (פההה PHhH) - Governor: [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (38): governor, captain, deputy - Strongs: H6346 (פֶּחָה), H6347 (פֶּחָה)

J) hfp (פוהה PWHh) AC: Blow CO: ? AB: ?: A blowing as a bellows.

V) hfp (פוהה PWHh) - Blow: KJV (14): (vf: Paal, Hiphil) speak, puff, blow, break, utter, snare - Strongs: H6315 (פּוּחַ)

im) hfpt (תפוהה TPWHh) - Apple: The fruit or the tree. KJV (6): apple - Strongs: H8598 (תַּפּוּחַ)

L) hpi (יפהה YPHh) AC: Blow CO: ? AB: ?: A heavy blowing as a bellows.

V) hpi (יפהה YPHh) - Blow: KJV (1): (vf: Hitpael) bewail - Strongs: H3306 (יָפַח)

Nm) hpi (יפהה YPHh) - Blow: KJV (1): breath out - Strongs: H3307 (יָפֵחַ)

M) hip (פיהה PYHh) AC: Blow CO: Ash AB: ?: The ash that is blown when the bellows blows.

Nm) hip (פיהה PYHh) - Ash: KJV (2): ash - Strongs: H6368 (פִּיחַ)

Adopted Roots:

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [מּוּחַ] verb breathe, blow (Late Hebrew מּוּחַ blow out; Arabic (), = Hebrew, so Aramaic מּוּחַ, ); —

Qal Imperfect 3 masculine singular יָפוּחַ הַיּוֺם Song of Solomon 2:17; Song of Solomon 4:6 until the day breathes, i.e. grows cool.

Hiph`il Imperfect 3 masculine singular יָפִיחַ Psalm 10:5 +; יָפִחַ Proverbs 14:25; וְיָפֵחַ Habakkuk 2:3, etc.; Imperative feminine singular הָפִיחִי Song of Solomon 4:16; —

1 cause garden (accusative) to exhale (that Isaiah , odours) Song of Solomon 4:16.

2. a. puff, snort, against, ב person, Psalm 10:5.

b.עַל person, Ezekiel 21:36 with the fire of my wrath will I blow against thee.

c. excite, inflame city Proverbs 29:8.

d. with לוֺ Psalm 12:6 puff, = pant for it (so most; Thes Hi and others against whom men puff; Bae אֹמִּיעַלוֺ I will shine forth to him); לַקֵּן Habakkuk 2:3 the vision panteth (hasteth) towards the end (so most).

3 breathe out, utter, כְּזָבִים Proverbs 6:19; Proverbs 14:5,25; Proverbs 19:5,9, אֱמוּנָה Proverbs 12:17.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

פּוּחַ i.q. נָפַח (which see), to breathe, to blow. (Arab. فَاحَ and فاخ to exhale odour, to be fragrant.) Song of Solomon 2:17, עַד שֶׁיָּפוּחַ הַיּוֹם “until the day breathe”, i.e. until the heat departs, until evening; Song of Solomon 4:6. Compare רוּחַ.


(1) followed by an acc. to blow through, Song of Solomon 4:16.

(2) followed by בְּ to blow (a fire) Ezek. 21:36 followed by an acc. Proverbs 29:8, “blow upon a city,” i.e. excite sedition.

(3) figuratively, to blow out, to utter, as lies, Proverbs 6:19, 14:5 19:5, Proverbs 19:9 in a good sense, to utter (the truth), 12:17.

(4) to pant, to hasten, Habakkuk 2:3. Compare שָׁאַף Ecclesiastes 1:5.

(5) to rail against any one, followed by בְּ Psalms 10:5 and לְ 12:6, אֲשֶׁר יָפִיחַ לוֹ “whom they reproached”, i.e. the oppressed.

Derivative, פִּיחַ.

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List of Word Forms
אָפִ֣יחַ אפיח הָפִ֥יחִי הפיחי וְיָפִ֖חַ וְיָפִ֖יחַ וְיָפִ֥יחַ וְיָפֵ֥חַ ויפח ויפיח יָפִ֣יחַ יָפִ֣יחוּ יָפִ֥יחַ יָפִ֥יחַֽ יפיח יפיחו שֶׁיָּפ֙וּחַ֙ שיפוח ’ā·p̄î·aḥ ’āp̄îaḥ aFiach hā·p̄î·ḥî haFichi hāp̄îḥî še·yā·p̄ū·aḥ šeyāp̄ūaḥ sheiyaFuach veyaFeach veyaFiach wə·yā·p̄ê·aḥ wə·yā·p̄i·aḥ wə·yā·p̄î·aḥ wəyāp̄êaḥ wəyāp̄iaḥ wəyāp̄îaḥ yā·p̄î·aḥ yā·p̄î·ḥū yaFiach yaFichu yāp̄îaḥ yāp̄îḥū
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