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Lexicon :: Strong's H5595 - sāp̄â

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סָפָה
Transliteration
sāp̄â
Pronunciation
saw-faw'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1531

Strong’s Definitions

סָפָה çâphâh, saw-faw'; a primitive root; properly, to scrape (literally, to shave; but usually figuratively) together (i.e. to accumulate or increase) or away (i.e. to scatter, remove, or ruin; intransitively, to perish):—add, augment, consume, destroy, heap, join, perish, put.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 20x

The KJV translates Strong's H5595 in the following manner: consume (6x), destroy (5x), add (3x), perish (2x), augment (1x), heap (1x), joined (1x), put (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 20x
The KJV translates Strong's H5595 in the following manner: consume (6x), destroy (5x), add (3x), perish (2x), augment (1x), heap (1x), joined (1x), put (1x).
  1. to sweep or snatch away, catch up, destroy, consume

    1. (Qal)

      1. to be snatched away

      2. to sweep or snatch away

    2. (Niphal)

      1. to be swept away, be destroyed

      2. to be caught up, be captured

    3. (Hiphil) to catch up, gather

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
סָפָה çâphâh, saw-faw'; a primitive root; properly, to scrape (literally, to shave; but usually figuratively) together (i.e. to accumulate or increase) or away (i.e. to scatter, remove, or ruin; intransitively, to perish):—add, augment, consume, destroy, heap, join, perish, put.
STRONGS H5595:
† [סָפָה] verb sweep away or snatch away, catch up (Late Hebrew ספ׳, סָפָא collect (rare), Targum סְפִ׳ (rare), Syriac bdb070501 collect, pick up; Arabic bdb070502 of wind, raise dust and carry it away Lane1377); —
Qal
1. intransitive: Perfect 3rd person feminine singular סָֽפְתָה Jeremiah 12:4 be snatched away (read possibly סָ֫פָה [סוף]).
2. transitive: Imperfect 3rd person feminine singular תִּסְפֶּה Isaiah 7:20 sweep away beard; 2nd person masculine singular תִּסְפֶּה Genesis 18:23, 24 sweep away indiscriminately (good and bad); Infinitive construct סְפוֺת Deuteronomy 29:18 to snatch away the moist with the dry (proverbial expression, compare Dr), suffix לִסְפּוֹתָהּ Psalm 40:15 to snatch it away (i.e. my life). — וְסָפ֫וּ Amos 3:15 see סוף.
Niph. Perfect 3rd person masculine singular וְנִסְפָּה consecutive 1 Samuel 26:10; Imperfect 2nd person masculine singular תִּסָּפֶה Genesis 19:15, 17; 1st person singular אֶסָּפֶה 1 Samuel 27:1; 2nd person masculine plural תִּסָּפוּ Numbers 16:26, תִּסָּפ֑וּ 1 Samuel 12:25; Participle נִסְפֶּה Isaiah 13:15; Proverbs 13:23 (1 Chronicles 21:12 see below); —
1. be swept away, destroyed, Genesis 19:15 (בַּעֲוֺן הָעִיר by reason of the iniquity of the city), Genesis 19:17 (both J), Numbers 16:26 (JE) 1 Samuel 12:25; 1 Samuel 26:10 (in battle), + בְּיַד of agent 1 Samuel 27:1; compare מִשְׁפָּט בְּלאֹ נִסְפֶּה וְיֵשׁ Proverbs 13:23 and there is that is swept away for lack of justice.1 Chronicles 21:12 read נוּסְךָ (as || 2 Samuel 24:13, see נוּס).
2. be caught up, captured, Isaiah 13:15 (|| נִמְצָא).
Hiph. Imperfect 1st person singular רָעוֺת עָלֵימ אַסְפֶּה Deuteronomy 32:23 I will catch up against them calamities, but read אֹסְפָה I will gather (√ אסף), or < אֹסִפָה (Di Dr BuhlLex 13) I will add, i.e.multiply (√ יסף; see Ges§ 69 h note).
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

18:23; 18:24; 19:15; 19:15; 19:17; 19:17

Numbers

16:26; 16:26

Deuteronomy

29:18; 32:23

1 Samuel

12:25; 12:25; 26:10; 26:10; 27:1; 27:1

2 Samuel

24:13

1 Chronicles

21:12; 21:12

Psalms

40:15

Proverbs

13:23; 13:23

Isaiah

7:20; 13:15; 13:15

Jeremiah

12:4

Amos

3:15

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5595 matches the Hebrew סָפָה (sāp̄â),
which occurs 20 times in 20 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:23 - Abraham approached and said, “Will You indeed sweep H5595 away H5595 the righteous with the wicked?
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:24 - “Suppose there are fifty righteous people within the city; will You indeed sweep H5595 it away H5595 and not [fn]spare the place for the sake of the fifty righteous who are in it?
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:15 - When morning dawned, the angels urged Lot, saying, “Up, take your wife and your two daughters who are here, or you will be swept H5595 away H5595 in the [fn]punishment of the city.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:17 - When they had brought them outside, [fn]one said, “Escape for your life! Do not look behind you, and do not stay [fn]anywhere in the surrounding area; escape to the [fn]mountains, or you will be swept H5595 away H5595.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 16:26 - and he spoke to the congregation, saying, “Get away now from the tents of these wicked men, and do not touch anything that belongs to them, or you will be swept H5595 away H5595 in all their sin!”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 32:14 - “Now behold, you have risen up in your fathers’ place, born of sinful men, to add still more to the burning anger of the LORD against Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 29:19 - “And it shall be when he hears the words of this curse, that he will consider himself fortunate in his heart, saying, ‘I will do well though I walk in the stubbornness of my heart in order [fn]to destroy H5595 the watered land along with the dry.’
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:23 - ‘I will add misfortunes to them;
I will use up My arrows on them.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 12:25 - “But if you still do evil, both you and your king will be swept H5595 away H5595.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 26:10 - David also said, “As the LORD lives, the LORD certainly will strike him, or his day will come that he dies, or he will go down in battle and [fn]perish H5595.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 27:1 - Then David said to [fn]himself, “Now I will [fn]perish H5595 one day by the hand of Saul. There is nothing better for me than to safely escape into the land of the Philistines. Then Saul will despair of searching for me anymore in all the territory of Israel, and I will escape from his hand.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 21:12 - three years of famine, or three months to be swept H5595 away H5595 before your foes while the sword of your enemies overtakes you, or else three days of the sword of the LORD: a plague in the land, and the angel of the LORD destroying throughout the territory of Israel.’ Now, therefore, consider what answer I shall bring back to Him who sent me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 40:14 - May those be ashamed and humiliated together
Who seek my [fn]life to destroy H5595 it;
May those be turned back and dishonored
Who delight [fn]in my hurt.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:23 - Abundant food is in the uncultivated ground of the poor,
But [fn]it is swept H5595 away H5595 by injustice.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 7:20 - On that day the Lord will shave with a razor, hired from regions beyond the Euphrates River (that is, with the king of Assyria), the head and the hair of the legs; and it will also remove H5595 the beard.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 13:15 - Anyone who is found will be thrust through,
And anyone who is captured H5595 will fall by the sword.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 29:1 - Woe, [fn]Ariel, [fn]Ariel the city where David once camped!
Add year to year, [fn]keep your feasts on schedule.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 30:1 - “Woe to the rebellious children,” declares the LORD,
“Who execute a plan, but not Mine,
And [fn]make an alliance, but not of My Spirit,
In order to add sin to sin;
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 7:21 - This is what the LORD of armies, the God of Israel says: “Add your burnt offerings to your sacrifices and eat flesh.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 12:4 - How long is the land to mourn,
And the vegetation of the [fn]countryside to dry up?
Due to the wickedness of those who live in it,
Animals and birds have been snatched H5595 away H5595,
Because people have said, “He will not see our final end.”

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