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Lexicon :: Strong's H5557 - sālap̄

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סָלַף
Transliteration
sālap̄
Pronunciation
saw-laf'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1510

Strong’s Definitions

סָלַף çâlaph, saw-laf'; a primitive root; properly, to wrench, i.e. (figuratively) to subvert:—overthrow, pervert.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 7x

The KJV translates Strong's H5557 in the following manner: overthrow (4x), pervert (3x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 7x
The KJV translates Strong's H5557 in the following manner: overthrow (4x), pervert (3x).
  1. to twist, pervert, distort, overturn, ruin

    1. (Piel)

      1. to pervert (of bribery)

      2. to subvert, turn upside down, ruin

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
סָלַף çâlaph, saw-laf'; a primitive root; properly, to wrench, i.e. (figuratively) to subvert:—overthrow, pervert.
STRONGS H5557:
סָלַף verb twist, pervert, overturn (Targum סְלַף twist (rare); Arabic bdb070102 is pass, pass away, come to naught Lane1407f.); —
Pi. Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular יְסַלֵּף Job 12:19 + 2 times, וַיְסַלֵּף Proverbs 22:12; 3rd person feminine singular תְּסַלֵּף Proverbs 13:6; Proverbs 19:3; Participle מְסַלֵּף Proverbs 21:12; —
1. pervert, Exodus 23:8 (E) a bribe perverteth the case (cause, דִּבְרֵי) of righteous, = Deuteronomy 16:19.
2. subvert, turn upside down, ruin (only Wisdom Literature): with accusative of person Job 12:19; Proverbs 13:6 (opposed to תִּצֹּר), Proverbs 21:12; אִוֶּלֶת אָדָם תּ׳ דַּרְכּוֺ Proverbs 19:3 a man's folly subverteth his way; וַיְסַלֵּף דִּבְרֵי בֹגֵד Proverbs 22:12 and he (י׳) subverteth the affairs of a treacherous man.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Exodus

23:8

Deuteronomy

16:19

Job

12:19; 12:19

Proverbs

13:6; 13:6; 19:3; 19:3; 21:12; 21:12; 22:12; 22:12

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5557 matches the Hebrew סָלַף (sālap̄),
which occurs 7 times in 7 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 23:8 - “You shall not take a bribe, for a bribe blinds the clear-sighted and [fn]subverts H5557 the cause of the just.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 16:19 - “You shall not distort justice, you shall not [fn]show partiality; and you shall not accept a bribe, because a bribe blinds the eyes of the wise and distorts H5557 the words of the righteous.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 12:19 - “He makes priests walk [fn]barefoot,
And overthrows H5557 the secure ones.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:6 - Righteousness guards the [fn]one whose way is blameless,
But wickedness brings H5557 the [fn]sinner to H5557 ruin H5557.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:3 - The foolishness of a person ruins H5557 his way,
And his heart rages against the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:12 - The [fn]righteous one considers the house of the wicked,
Bringing H5557 the wicked to ruin.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:12 - The eyes of the LORD protect knowledge,
But He overthrows H5557 the words of the treacherous person.

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