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Lexicon :: Strong's H5601 - sapîr

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סַפִּיר
Transliteration
sapîr
Pronunciation
sap-peer'
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 1535

Strong’s Definitions

סַפִּיר çappîyr, sap-peer'; from H5608; a gem (perhaps used for scratching other substances), probably the sapphire:—sapphire.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x

The KJV translates Strong's H5601 in the following manner: sapphire (10x), sapphire stone (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x
The KJV translates Strong's H5601 in the following manner: sapphire (10x), sapphire stone (1x).
  1. sapphire, lapis lazuli

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
סַפִּיר çappîyr, sap-peer'; from H5608; a gem (perhaps used for scratching other substances), probably the sapphire:—sapphire.
STRONGS H5601:
סַמִּיר noun [masculine] sapphire, perhaps also lapis lazuli (compare DiExodus 24:10 NowArchaeology i. 131) (Late Hebrew id., and סַמְפִּירִינוֹן; Targum סַפִּרִינוֹן; Syriac Version bdb070504; loan-word from Sanskrit canipriya according to LagGes. Abh. 72 LewyFremdw. 56 compare Greek σάπφειρος); — absolute ס׳ Exodus 24:10 + 8 times; plural סַפִּירִים Isaiah 54:11; Songs 5:14; — with other jewels as ornaments of prince Ezekiel 28:13; in high priest's breastplate Exodus 28:18; Exodus 39:11; found in mines Job 28:6, costly Job 28:16 compare Isaiah 54:11; taking high polish Lamentations 4:7 (in figurative); סַפִּירִים מְעֻלֶּפֶת שֵׁן Songs 5:14 ivory covered with sapphires (in figurative); lapis lazuli, according to Hi BU Du and others in Job 28:6 (עַפְרֹת זָהָב לוֺ being understood of sparkling crystals of iron pyrites in this), but see Di; lapis lazuli may be intended in לִבְנַת הַסּ׳ Exodus 24:10 (J) pavement of sapphire (in theoph.), compare אֶבֶןסֿ׳ Ezekiel 1:26; Ezekiel 10:1.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Exodus

24:10; 24:10; 24:10; 28:18; 39:11

Job

28:6; 28:6; 28:16

Song of Songs

5:14; 5:14

Isaiah

54:11; 54:11

Lamentations

4:7

Ezekiel

1:26; 10:1; 28:13

H5601

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5601 matches the Hebrew סַפִּיר (sapîr),
which occurs 11 times in 11 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 24:10 - and they saw the God of Israel; and under His feet [fn]there appeared to be a pavement of sapphire H5601, [fn]as clear as the sky itself.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 28:18 - and the second row a turquoise, a sapphire H5601, and a diamond;
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 39:11 - and the second row, a turquoise, a sapphire H5601, and a diamond;
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 28:6 - “Its rocks are the [fn]source of sapphires H5601,
And its dust contains gold.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 28:16 - “It cannot be valued in the gold of Ophir,
In precious onyx, or sapphire H5601.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 5:14 - “His hands are rods of gold
Set with topaz;
His abdomen is panels of ivory
Covered with [fn]sapphires H5601.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 54:11 - “Afflicted one, storm-tossed, and not comforted,
Behold, I will set your stones in antimony,
And I will lay your foundations with [fn]sapphires H5601.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 4:7 - Her [fn]consecrated ones were purer than snow,
They shined more than milk;
They were more ruddy in [fn]body than pearls of coral,
Their form was like [fn]lapis H5601 lazuli H5601.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 1:26 - Now above the expanse that was over their heads there was something resembling a throne, like [fn]lapis H5601 lazuli H5601 in appearance; and on that which resembled a throne, high up, was a figure with the appearance of a man.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 10:1 - Then I looked, and behold, in the [fn]expanse that was over the heads of the cherubim something like a sapphire H5601 stone, in appearance resembling a throne, appeared above them.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 28:13 - “You were in Eden, the garden of God;
Every precious stone was your covering:
The ruby, the topaz and the diamond;
The beryl, the onyx and the jasper;
The lapis H5601 lazuli H5601, the turquoise and the emerald;
And the gold, the workmanship of your [fn]settings and [fn]sockets,
Was in you.
On the day that you were created
They were prepared.

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