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Lexicon :: Strong's H5579 - sᵊnapîr

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Of uncertain derivation
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1523

Strong’s Definitions

סְנַפִּיר çᵉnappîyr, sen-ap-peer'; of uncertain derivation; a fin (collectively):—fins.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x

The KJV translates Strong's H5579 in the following manner: fin (5x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x
The KJV translates Strong's H5579 in the following manner: fin (5x).
  1. fin

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
סְנַפִּיר çᵉnappîyr, sen-ap-peer'; of uncertain derivation; a fin (collectively):—fins.
STRONGS H5579: Abbreviations
סְנַפִּיר noun [masculine] fin (Late Hebrew id.; quadriliteral according to Sta§ 243; Fl in LevyNHWB iii. 725 a compare Aramaic סִמְפּוֹרִין points, nails, and derive this from סַמֵּר verb nail, with infixed פ (LevyChWB ii. 507 b)); — Leviticus 11:9, 10, 12 = Deuteronomy 14:9, 10.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


11:9; 11:10; 11:12


14:9; 14:10


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Strong's Number H5579 matches the Hebrew סְנַפִּיר (sᵊnapîr),
which occurs 5 times in 5 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 11:9 - ‘These you may eat, of whatever is in the water: everything that has fins H5579 and scales, in the water, in the seas, or in the rivers, you may eat.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 11:10 - ‘But whatever is in the seas and in the rivers that does not have fins H5579 and scales among all the teeming life of the water, and among all the living creatures that are in the water, they are detestable things to you,
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 11:12 - ‘Whatever in the water does not have fins H5579 and scales is detestable to you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 14:9 - “These you may eat of everything that is in the water: anything that has fins H5579 and scales you may eat,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 14:10 - but anything that does not have fins H5579 and scales, you shall not eat; it is unclean for you.
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