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Lexicon :: Strong's H5968 - ʿālap̄

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עָלַף
Transliteration
ʿālap̄
Pronunciation
aw-laf'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1634

Strong’s Definitions

עָלַף ʻâlaph, aw-laf'; a primitive root; to veil or cover; figuratively, to be languid:—faint, overlaid, wrap self.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x

The KJV translates Strong's H5968 in the following manner: faint (3x), overlaid (1x), wrapped (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x
The KJV translates Strong's H5968 in the following manner: faint (3x), overlaid (1x), wrapped (1x).
  1. to cover

    1. (Pual) covered, encrusted (participle)

    2. (Hithpael) to enwrap oneself, disguise oneself, faint

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
עָלַף ʻâlaph, aw-laf'; a primitive root; to veil or cover; figuratively, to be languid:—faint, overlaid, wrap self.
STRONGS H5968: Abbreviations
† [עָלַף] verb cover (Late Hebrew id., cover, faint; Arabic bdb076301 smear, II. cover, bdb076302 sheath; Assyrian elpitu, pining, exhaustion); —
Pu. Participle feminine covered, encrusted, construct מְעֻלֶּפֶת Songs 5:14 his belly if ivory encrusted with sapphires. Perfect 3rd person plural בָּנַיִךְ עֻלְּפוּ Isaiah 51:20 thy sons are enshrouded, enwrapped, i.e. their senses obscured = have swooned away; so also Ezekiel 31:15, reading 3rd person feminine singular עֻלָּ֑פָה for substantive עֻלְפֶּה (Köii. 1, 118), all the trees have fainted for (עַל) him (so Greek Version of the LXX Syriac Version Vulgate Hi Co and others).
Hithp. enwrap oneself, Imperfect 3rd person feminine singular וַתִּתְעַלָּ֑ף Genesis 38:14 (J); = swoon away, 3rd person masculine singular וַיִּתְעַלָּ֑ף Jonah 4:8; 3rd person feminine plural תִּתְעַלַּפְנָה Amos 8:13.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

38:14

Song of Songs

5:14

Isaiah

51:20

Ezekiel

31:15

Amos

8:13

Jonah

4:8

H5968

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5968 matches the Hebrew עָלַף (ʿālap̄),
which occurs 5 times in 5 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 38:14 - And she put her widow's garments off from her, and covered her with a vail, and wrapped herself, H5968 and sat in an open place, which is by the way to Timnath; for she saw that Shelah was grown, and she was not given unto him to wife.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 5:14 - His hands are as gold rings set with the beryl: his belly is as bright ivory overlaid H5968 with sapphires.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 51:20 - Thy sons have fainted, H5968 they lie at the head of all the streets, as a wild bull in a net: they are full of the fury of the LORD, the rebuke of thy God.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 8:13 - In that day shall the fair virgins and young men faint H5968 for thirst.
Unchecked Copy BoxJon 4:8 - And it came to pass, when the sun did arise, that God prepared a vehement east wind; and the sun beat upon the head of Jonah, that he fainted, H5968 and wished in himself to die, and said, It is better for me to die than to live.
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