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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #8611 - תֹּפֶת

Word Origin
from the base of (08608)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) act of spitting, spit

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (1) NAS (1) HCS (1)
Job 1
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Job 1
n-cfs 1
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Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1500) pt (תפ TP) AC: Beat CO: Tambourine AB: ?: The beating of a Tambourine. (eng: tap)

B) ppt (תפפ TPP) AC: Beat CO: Tambourine AB: ?

V) ppt (תפפ TPP) - Beat: The rhythmic beating of a tambourine. KJV (2): (vf: Paal, Participle) timbrel, tabering - Strongs: H8608 (תָּפַף)

J) pft (תופ TWP) AC: ? CO: Tambourine AB: ?

Nm ) pft (תופ TWP) - Tambourine: KJV (17): timbrel, tabret - Strongs: H8596 (תֹּף)

Nf2) tpft (תופת TWPT) - Spit: [Unknown connection to root;] KJV (1): tabret - Strongs: H8611 (תֹּפֶת)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 I. תֹּ֫פֶת noun feminine act of spitting; — absolute ׳לְפָנִים וְת Job 17:6 a spitting in the face do I become, i.e. men spit in my face ("" לִמְשֹׁל עַמִּים; Perles Baer Bu מֹפֵת לִפְנֵיהֶם). II. תֹּפֶת see תפת.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

תֹּפֶת f.

(I) prop. spittle (from the root תּוּף); hence that which is spit upon; Job 17:6, תֹּפֶת לְפָנִים אֶהְיֶה “I am become as one in whose face they spit,” i.e. the most base and despised of mortals; comp. ῥακά, Matthew 5:22, i.e. רַקָּא from the root רָקַק to spit out.

(II) With the art. הַתֹּפֶת pr.n. of a place in the valley of the sons of Hinnom (see page 168, A ), near Jerusalem, well known from the human sacrifices there offered to Moloch, which were at length abolished by Josiah, 2 Kings 23:10; Jeremiah 7:32, 19:6, 13 Jeremiah 19:13, 14 Jeremiah 19:14בָּמוֹת הַתֹּפֶת Jerem. 7:31 (artificial) mounds on which those sacrifices were offered. As to the etymology, תֹּפֶת is commonly taken as prop. a place to be spit upon, i.e. abhorred; but this place appears to have borne this name amongst all, even the idolators themselves. I prefer therefore (with Noldius in Vind. p. 948, Lorsbach, and others), to take תֹּפֶת as i.q. תָּפְתֶּה (which see), and as signifying place of burning (the dead), and even place of graves.

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List of Word Forms
וְתֹ֖פֶת ותפת veTofet wə·ṯō·p̄eṯ wəṯōp̄eṯ
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