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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
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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:
† [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 - So she [fn]removed her widow’s garments and covered herself with a [fn]veil, and wrapped H5968 herself, and sat in the gateway of [fn]Enaim, which is on the road to Timnah; for she saw that Shelah had grown up, and she had not been given to him as a wife.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 5:14 - “His hands are rods of gold
Set with topaz;
His abdomen is panels of ivory
Covered H5968 with [fn]sapphires.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 51:20 - Your sons have fainted H5968,
They lie helpless at the head of every street,
Like an antelope in a net,
Full of the wrath of the LORD,
The rebuke of your God.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 8:13 - “On that day the beautiful virgins
And the young men will faint H5968 from thirst.
Unchecked Copy BoxJon 4:8 - And when the sun came up God designated a scorching east wind, and the sun beat down on Jonah’s head so that he became H5968 faint H5968, and he begged with all his soul to die, saying, “Death is better to me than life!”

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