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Lexicon :: Strong's H5492 - sûp̄â

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Part of Speech
feminine noun, proper locative noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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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 - Therefore it is said in the Book of the Wars of the LORD,
“Waheb in Suphah, H5492
And the wadis of the Arnon,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:18 - “Are they as straw before the wind,
And like chaff which the storm H5492 carries away?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 27:20 - “Terrors overtake him like a flood;
A tempest H5492 steals him away in the night.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 37:9 - “Out of the [fn]south comes the storm, H5492
And out of the [fn]north the cold.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 83:15 - So pursue them with Your tempest
And terrify them with Your storm. H5492
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:27 - When your dread comes like a storm
And your calamity comes like a whirlwind, H5492
When distress and anguish come upon you.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:25 - When the whirlwind H5492 passes, the wicked is no more,
But the righteous has an everlasting foundation.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 5:28 - [fn]Its arrows are sharp and all its bows are bent;
The hoofs of its horses [fn]seem like flint and its chariot wheels like a whirlwind. H5492
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 17:13 - The nations rumble on like the rumbling of many waters,
But He will rebuke them and they will flee far away,
And be chased like chaff in the mountains before the wind,
Or like whirling dust before a gale. H5492
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 21:1 - The [fn]oracle concerning the [fn]wilderness of the sea.
As windstorms H5492 in the [fn]Negev sweep on,
It comes from the wilderness, from a terrifying land.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 29:6 - From the LORD of hosts you will be punished with thunder and earthquake and loud noise,
With whirlwind H5492 and tempest and the flame of a consuming fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 66:15 - For behold, the LORD will come in fire
And His chariots like the whirlwind, H5492
To render His anger with fury,
And His rebuke with flames of fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 4:13 - “Behold, he goes up like clouds,
And his chariots like the whirlwind; H5492
His horses are swifter than eagles.
Woe to us, for we are ruined!”
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 8:7 - For they sow the wind
And they reap the whirlwind. H5492
The standing grain has no [fn]heads;
It yields no [fn]grain.
Should it yield, strangers would swallow it up.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 1:14 - “So I will kindle a fire on the wall of Rabbah
And it will consume her citadels
Amid [fn]war cries on the day of battle,
And a storm on the day of tempest. H5492
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 1:3 - The LORD is slow to anger and great in power,
And the LORD will by no means leave the guilty unpunished.
In whirlwind H5492 and storm is His way,
And clouds are the dust beneath His feet.
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