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Lexicon :: Strong's H2203 - zep̄eṯ

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זֶפֶת
Transliteration
zep̄eṯ
Pronunciation
zeh'-feth
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From an unused root (meaning to liquify)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 572

Strong’s Definitions

זֶפֶת zepheth, zeh'-feth; from an unused root (meaning to liquify); asphalt (from its tendency to soften in the sun):—pitch.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x

The KJV translates Strong's H2203 in the following manner: pitch (3x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x
The KJV translates Strong's H2203 in the following manner: pitch (3x).
  1. pitch, tar, asphalt

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
זֶפֶת zepheth, zeh'-feth; from an unused root (meaning to liquify); asphalt (from its tendency to soften in the sun):—pitch.
STRONGS H2203:
זֶ֫פֶת noun feminineIsaiah 34:9 pitch (compare on formative Ol§ 164 c) Sta§ 187 a. Word is Armenian according to LagArm. Stud. 1351, BN 219; on Egyptian derivatives compare CookSpeaker's Comm. i. 484; Arabic bdb027801 according to Frä151, if Shemitic, is Aramaic loan-word; see also Ethiopic bdb027802 Di1068) — pitch:וַתַּחְמְרָה בַחֵמָר וּבַזָּ֑פֶת Exodus 2:3 of ark of bulrushes; Isaiah 34:9a וְנֶחֶפְכוּ נְחָלֶיהָ לְזֶפֶת וַעֲפָרָהּ לְגָפְרִ֑ית, Isaiah 34:9b והיתה אַרְצָהּ לְזֶפֶת בֹּעֵרָֽה׃.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Exodus

2:3

Isaiah

34:9; 34:9; 34:9

H2203

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2203 matches the Hebrew זֶפֶת (zep̄eṯ),
which occurs 3 times in 2 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 2:3 - And when she could not longer hide him, she took for him an ark of bulrushes, and daubed it with slime and with pitch, H2203 and put the child therein; and she laid it in the flags by the river's brink.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 34:9 - And the streams thereof shall be turned into pitch, H2203 and the dust thereof into brimstone, and the land thereof shall become burning pitch. H2203

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