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Lexicon :: Strong's H5492 - sûp̄â

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Part of Speech
feminine noun, proper locative noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1478b

Strong’s Definitions

סוּפָה çûwphâh, soo-faw'; from H5486; a hurricane:—Red Sea, storm, tempest, whirlwind, Red sea.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 16x

The KJV translates Strong's H5492 in the following manner: whirlwind (11x), storm (3x), Red sea (1x), tempest (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 16x
The KJV translates Strong's H5492 in the following manner: whirlwind (11x), storm (3x), Red sea (1x), tempest (1x).
feminine noun
  1. storm-wind

    proper locative noun
    1. Suphah = "honeycomb: overflow"

  2. a place east of the Jordan

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
סוּפָה çûwphâh, soo-faw'; from H5486; a hurricane:—Red Sea, storm, tempest, whirlwind, Red sea.
STRONGS H5492: Abbreviations
† I. סוּפָה noun feminine storm-wind (that makes an end ?); — absolute ס׳ Isaiah 5:28 +; סוּמָּ֫תָה Hosea 8:7 (Ges§ 90 f.); suffix סוּפָֽתְךָ Psalm 83:16; plural סוּפוֺת Isaiah 21:1; — strom-wind, כְּסַעַר בְּיוֺם ס׳ Amos 1:14; Nahum 1:3 (|| שְׂעָרָה), Isaiah 17:13 (|| רוּחַ), Job 37:9; Isaiah 21:1, as driving chaff Job 21:18 (verb גָּנַב; in simile), simile of rushing chariots Isaiah 5:28; Isaiah 66:15; Jeremiah 4:13, of ruin Proverbs 1:27; compare Proverbs 10:25; symbolic of י׳'s judgments, יִקְצֹ֑רוּ רוּחַ יִזְרָ֖עוּ וְס׳ Hosea 8:7; Psalm 83:16 (|| סַעַר), Job 27:20 (verb גָּנַב), Isaiah 29:6 (+ מְעָרָה).

† II. סוּפָה proper name, of a location East of Jordan; — only in phrase וָהֵב בְּס׳ in ancient poetry fragment Numbers 21:14; TristrMoab 50 compare Ṣāfieh (bdb069301), southeast oasis of Dead Sea, but ס = bdb069302 is most improbable.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs




21:18; 27:20; 37:9


83:16; 83:16


1:27; 10:25


5:28; 5:28; 17:13; 21:1; 21:1; 29:6; 66:15




8:7; 8:7






Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5492 matches the Hebrew סוּפָה (sûp̄â),
which occurs 16 times in 16 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:14 - Wherefore it is said in the book of the wars of the LORD, What he did in the Red sea, H5492 and in the brooks of Arnon,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:18 - They are as stubble before the wind, and as chaff that the storm H5492 carrieth away.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 27:20 - Terrors take hold on him as waters, a tempest H5492 stealeth him away in the night.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 37:9 - Out of the south cometh the whirlwind: H5492 and cold out of the north.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 83:15 - So persecute them with thy tempest, and make them afraid with thy storm. H5492
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:27 - When your fear cometh as desolation, and your destruction cometh as a whirlwind; H5492 when distress and anguish cometh upon you.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:25 - As the whirlwind H5492 passeth, so is the wicked no more: but the righteous is an everlasting foundation.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 5:28 - Whose arrows are sharp, and all their bows bent, their horses' hoofs shall be counted like flint, and their wheels like a whirlwind: H5492
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 17:13 - The nations shall rush like the rushing of many waters: but God shall rebuke them, and they shall flee far off, and shall be chased as the chaff of the mountains before the wind, and like a rolling thing before the whirlwind. H5492
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 21:1 - The burden of the desert of the sea. As whirlwinds H5492 in the south pass through; so it cometh from the desert, from a terrible land.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 29:6 - Thou shalt be visited of the LORD of hosts with thunder, and with earthquake, and great noise, with storm H5492 and tempest, and the flame of devouring fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 66:15 - For, behold, the LORD will come with fire, and with his chariots like a whirlwind, H5492 to render his anger with fury, and his rebuke with flames of fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 4:13 - Behold, he shall come up as clouds, and his chariots shall be as a whirlwind: H5492 his horses are swifter than eagles. Woe unto us! for we are spoiled.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 8:7 - For they have sown the wind, and they shall reap the whirlwind: H5492 it hath no stalk: the bud shall yield no meal: if so be it yield, the strangers shall swallow it up.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 1:14 - But I will kindle a fire in the wall of Rabbah, and it shall devour the palaces thereof, with shouting in the day of battle, with a tempest in the day of the whirlwind: H5492
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 1:3 - The LORD is slow to anger, and great in power, and will not at all acquit the wicked: the LORD hath his way in the whirlwind H5492 and in the storm, and the clouds are the dust of his feet.
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