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Lexicon :: Strong's H2947 - ṭep̄aḥ

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טֶפַח
Transliteration
ṭep̄aḥ
Pronunciation
tay'-fakh
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 818b

Strong’s Definitions

טֵפַח ṭêphach, tay'-fakh; from H2946; a spread of the hand, i.e. a palm-breadth (not 'span' of the fingers); architecturally, a corbel (as a supporting palm):—coping, hand-breadth.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x

The KJV translates Strong's H2947 in the following manner: hand breath (3x), coping (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x
The KJV translates Strong's H2947 in the following manner: hand breath (3x), coping (1x).
  1. span, width of the hand, hand breadth

    1. a unit of measurement, measurement of length

  2. coping (an architectural term)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
טֵפַח ṭêphach, tay'-fakh; from H2946; a spread of the hand, i.e. a palm-breadth (not 'span' of the fingers); architecturally, a corbel (as a supporting palm):—coping, hand-breadth.
STRONGS H2947:
טֶ֫פַח noun [masculine] 1. a span, hand-breadth; 2. coping (?); —
1. a span, hand-breadth, טֶ֫פַח 1 Kings 7:26 2 Chronicles 4:5 of thickness of the molten sea; plural טְפָחוֺת Psalm 39:6 (a few) hand-breadths are my days.
2. architectural term, perhaps coping, וּמִמַּסַּד עַדהַֿטְּפָחוֺת 1 Kings 7:9.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

1 Kings

7:9; 7:26

2 Chronicles

4:5

Psalms

39:6

H2947

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2947 matches the Hebrew טֶפַח (ṭep̄aḥ),
which occurs 4 times in 4 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 7:9 - All these were of costly stones, according to the measures of hewed stones, sawed with saws, within and without, even from the foundation unto the coping, H2947 and so on the outside toward the great court.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 7:26 - And it was an hand breadth H2947 thick, and the brim thereof was wrought like the brim of a cup, with flowers of lilies: it contained two thousand baths.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 4:5 - And the thickness of it was an handbreadth, H2947 and the brim of it like the work of the brim of a cup, with flowers of lilies; and it received and held three thousand baths.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 39:5 - Behold, thou hast made my days as an handbreadth; H2947 and mine age is as nothing before thee: verily every man at his best state is altogether vanity. Selah.

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