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Lexicon :: Strong's H6079 - ʿap̄ʿapîm

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עַפְעַפִּים
Transliteration
ʿap̄ʿapîm
Pronunciation
af-af'
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1582b

Variant Spellings

Variant spellings for this word: עפעפים (Gesenius) עפעף (Strongs)

Strong’s Definitions

עַפְעַף ʻaphʻaph, af-af'; from H5774; an eyelash (as fluttering); figuratively, morning ray:—dawning, eye-lid.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 10x

The KJV translates Strong's H6079 in the following manner: eyelid (9x), dawning (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 10x
The KJV translates Strong's H6079 in the following manner: eyelid (9x), dawning (1x).
  1. eyelid

    1. eyelid

    2. of dawn, rays of sun (fig.)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
עַפְעַף ʻaphʻaph, af-af'; from H5774; an eyelash (as fluttering); figuratively, morning ray:—dawning, eye-lid.
STRONGS H6079:
† [עַפְעַף] noun masculineJer 9:17 eyelid (Late Hebrew id.; from fluttering ?); — only dual construct (see below) and suffix עַפְעַפַּי Job 16:16; Psalm 132:4, עַפְעַפֶּיךָ Proverbs 4:25; Proverbs 6:4, etc.; — eyelids, usually nearly = eyes (6 times || עֵינַיִם), as weeping, עַפְעַפֵּינוּ Jeremiah 9:17; closed in sleep Psalm 132:4; Proverbs 6:4, compare of צַלְמָוֶת Job 16:16; looking Proverbs 4:25 compare Psalm 11:4 (of י׳, testing men); used seductively by wanton women Proverbs 6:25; raised, in arrogance (' superciliousness') Proverbs 30:13; figurative עַפְצַפֵּי־שָׁ֑חַר Job 3:9 eyelids of dawn, break of dawn, Job 41:10 (simile).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Job

3:9; 16:16; 16:16; 41:10

Psalms

11:4; 132:4; 132:4

Proverbs

4:25; 4:25; 6:4; 6:4; 6:25; 30:13

Jeremiah

9:17; 9:17

H6079

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6079 matches the Hebrew עַפְעַפִּים (ʿap̄ʿapîm),
which occurs 10 times in 10 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 3:9 - “May the stars of its twilight be darkened;
May it wait for light but have none,
And may it not see the [fn]breaking H6079 dawn;
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 16:16 - “My face is flushed from weeping,
And deep darkness is on my eyelids H6079,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 41:18 - “His sneezes flash forth light,
And his eyes are like the eye H6079 of dawn.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 11:4 - The LORD is in His holy temple; the [fn]LORD’S throne is in heaven;
His eyes see, His eyelids H6079 test the sons of mankind.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 132:4 - I will not give sleep to my eyes
Or slumber to my eyelids H6079,
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:25 - Let your eyes look directly ahead
And let your [fn]gaze H6079 be fixed straight in front of you.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 6:4 - Give no sleep to your eyes,
Nor slumber to your eyelids H6079;
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 6:25 - Do not desire her beauty in your heart,
Nor let her capture you with her eyelids H6079.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 30:13 - There is a [fn]kind—oh how lofty are his eyes!
And his eyelids H6079 are raised in arrogance.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 9:18 - “Have them hurry and take up a wailing for us,
So that our eyes may shed tears,
And our eyelids H6079 flow with water.

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