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Lexicon :: Strong's H639 - 'ap̄

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אַף
Transliteration
'ap̄
Pronunciation
af
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
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TWOT Reference: 133a

Strong’s Definitions

אַף ʼaph, af; from H599; properly, the nose or nostril; hence, the face, and occasionally a person; also (from the rapid breathing in passion) ire:—anger(-gry), before, countenance, face, forebearing, forehead, (long-) suffering, nose, nostril, snout, × worthy, wrath.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 276x

The KJV translates Strong's H639 in the following manner: anger (172x), wrath (42x), face (22x), nostrils (13x), nose (12x), angry (4x), longsuffering (with H750) (4x), before (2x), countenance (1x), forbearing (1x), forehead (1x), snout (1x), worthy (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 276x
The KJV translates Strong's H639 in the following manner: anger (172x), wrath (42x), face (22x), nostrils (13x), nose (12x), angry (4x), longsuffering (with H750) (4x), before (2x), countenance (1x), forbearing (1x), forehead (1x), snout (1x), worthy (1x).
  1. nostril, nose, face

  2. anger

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אַף ʼaph, af; from H599; properly, the nose or nostril; hence, the face, and occasionally a person; also (from the rapid breathing in passion) ire:—anger(-gry), before, countenance, face, forebearing, forehead, (long-) suffering, nose, nostril, snout, × worthy, wrath.
STRONGS H639: Abbreviations
I. אַף 277 noun masculineGenesis 30:2 nostril, nose, face, anger (Assyrian appu, face Floodiii. 27, 29 compare Hpt KAT2Gloss, Arabic أَنْفً, Ethiopic አንፍ፡ nose; Aramaic aePAf  , אֲנְפִּין face) — absolute Psalm 78:21 +; construct Genesis 27:45 +; suffix אַפּי Exodus 22:23 +, etc.; du אַפַּים Proverbs 14:17 +; אַפָּיו Genesis 2:7 + etc.; — In Hexateuch J E (Joshua 7:1 P? Joshua 23:16 D?).
1. nostril, as organ of breathing Genesis 2:7; Genesis 7:22; Job 27:3 compare Numbers 11:20; 2 Samuel 22:9 = Psalm 18:9 compare Isaiah 65:5; Isaiah 2:22; Lamentations 4:20; Ezekiel 38:18 (strike out Co) Amos 4:10; אַפֶּיךָ רוּחַ (of י׳) i.e. wind Exodus 15:8; compare אַפּוֹ רוּחַ נִשְׁמַת 2 Samuel 22:16 = Psalm 18:16 (see also below 3); nose singular Cant 7:5, 9; Ezekiel 8:17; Ezekiel 23:25; Proverbs 30:33 (where play upon different meaning of אַף & אפַּיִם):
(a) as organ of smelling Deuteronomy 33:10; Psalm 115:6;
(b) as place of ring for ornament Genesis 24:47; Isaiah 3:21; Ezekiel 16:12;
(c) as place of ring or hook for captive 2 Kings 19:28 = Isaiah 37:29; for beasts, e.g. swine Proverbs 11:22; hippopotamus Job 40:24; crocodile Job 40:26 [Job 41:2].
2. Du face (especially in phrase אַרְצָה אַפַּיִם) Genesis 19:1; Genesis 42:6; Genesis 48:12; Numbers 22:31; 1 Samuel 20:41; 1 Samuel 24:9; 1 Samuel 25:41; 1 Samuel 28:14; 2 Samuel 14:4, 33; 2 Samuel 18:28; 2 Samuel 24:20; 1 Kings 1:23, 31; Isaiah 49:23; 1 Chronicles 21:21; 2 Chronicles 7:3; 20:18; Nehemiah 8:6 also Genesis 3:19;אַפּוֹ גֹּבַהּ pride of his countenance Psalm 10:4; לְאַפֵּי before, local sense (compare לִפְנֵי) 1 Samuel 25:23; אַפָּ֑יִם 1 Samuel 1:5 read אֶפֶס Greek Version of the LXX We Dr (which see).
3. mostly anger, human Genesis 27:45; Genesis 49:6, 7 + (45 times); oftener divine Exodus 32:12; Deuteronomy 9:19; 2 Kings 24:20 + (177 times); often subject חָרָה (וַיִּ֫חַר etc.) his anger was kindled Genesis 30:2; Genesis 39:19; Exodus 4:14; Exodus 22:23; Exodus 32:10, 11 +; in various combinations, especially חֲרוֺן אַף fierceness of anger Exodus 32:12; Numbers 25:4; Numbers 32:14 +; compare חֳרִי־אָף 1 Samuel 20:34; בַּעַל־אַף Proverbs 22:24 one given to anger, etc.; אַפַּיִם אֶרֶךְ slow to anger Exodus 34:6; Numbers 14:18; Nehemiah 9:17 + 7 times of God; Proverbs 14:29; Proverbs 15:18; Proverbs 16:32; Proverbs 25:15 of man.

See related Aramaic BDB entry H600.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

2:7; 2:7; 3:19; 7:22; 19:1; 24:47; 27:45; 27:45; 30:2; 30:2; 39:19; 42:6; 48:12; 49:6; 49:7

Exodus

4:14; 15:8; 22:23; 22:23; 32:10; 32:11; 32:12; 32:12; 34:6

Numbers

11:20; 14:18; 22:31; 25:4; 32:14

Deuteronomy

9:19; 33:10

Joshua

7:1; 23:16

1 Samuel

1:5; 20:34; 20:41; 24:9; 25:23; 25:41; 28:14

2 Samuel

14:4; 14:33; 18:28; 22:9; 22:16; 24:20

1 Kings

1:23; 1:31

2 Kings

19:28; 24:20

1 Chronicles

21:21

2 Chronicles

7:3; 20:18

Nehemiah

8:6; 9:17

Job

27:3; 40:24; 41:2

Psalms

10:4; 18:9; 18:16; 78:21; 115:6

Proverbs

11:22; 14:17; 14:29; 15:18; 16:32; 22:24; 25:15; 30:33

Song of Songs

7:5; 7:9

Isaiah

2:22; 3:21; 37:29; 49:23; 65:5

Lamentations

4:20

Ezekiel

8:17; 16:12; 23:25; 38:18

Amos

4:10

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H639 matches the Hebrew אַף ('ap̄),
which occurs 276 times in 269 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 6 (Gen 2:7–Deu 32:22)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:7 - Then the LORD God formed a man[fn] from the dust of the ground and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and the man became a living being.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:19 - By the sweat of your brow you will eat your food until you return to the ground, since from it you were taken; for dust you are and to dust you will return.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:22 - Everything on dry land that had the breath of life in its nostrils died.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:1 - The two angels arrived at Sodom in the evening, and Lot was sitting in the gateway of the city. When he saw them, he got up to meet them and bowed down with his face to the ground.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:47 - “I asked her, ‘Whose daughter are you?’ “She said, ‘The daughter of Bethuel son of Nahor, whom Milkah bore to him.’ “Then I put the ring in her nose and the bracelets on her arms,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:45 - When your brother is no longer angry with you and forgets what you did to him, I’ll send word for you to come back from there. Why should I lose both of you in one day?”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:2 - Jacob became angry with her and said, “Am I in the place of God, who has kept you from having children?”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:19 - When his master heard the story his wife told him, saying, “This is how your slave treated me,” he burned with anger.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:6 - Now Joseph was the governor of the land, the person who sold grain to all its people. So when Joseph’s brothers arrived, they bowed down to him with their faces to the ground.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 44:18 - Then Judah went up to him and said: “Pardon your servant, my lord, let me speak a word to my lord. Do not be angry with your servant, though you are equal to Pharaoh himself.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 48:12 - Then Joseph removed them from Israel’s knees and bowed down with his face to the ground.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:6 - Let me not enter their council, let me not join their assembly, for they have killed men in their anger and hamstrung oxen as they pleased.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:7 - Cursed be their anger, so fierce, and their fury, so cruel! I will scatter them in Jacob and disperse them in Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 4:14 - Then the LORD’s anger burned against Moses and he said, “What about your brother, Aaron the Levite? I know he can speak well. He is already on his way to meet you, and he will be glad to see you.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 11:8 - All these officials of yours will come to me, bowing down before me and saying, ‘Go, you and all the people who follow you!’ After that I will leave.” Then Moses, hot with anger, left Pharaoh.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 15:8 - By the blast of your nostrils the waters piled up. The surging waters stood up like a wall; the deep waters congealed in the heart of the sea.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:24 - My anger will be aroused, and I will kill you with the sword; your wives will become widows and your children fatherless.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 32:10 - Now leave me alone so that my anger may burn against them and that I may destroy them. Then I will make you into a great nation.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 32:11 - But Moses sought the favor of the LORD his God. “LORD,” he said, “why should your anger burn against your people, whom you brought out of Egypt with great power and a mighty hand?
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 32:12 - Why should the Egyptians say, ‘It was with evil intent that he brought them out, to kill them in the mountains and to wipe them off the face of the earth’? Turn from your fierce anger; relent and do not bring disaster on your people.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 32:19 - When Moses approached the camp and saw the calf and the dancing, his anger burned and he threw the tablets out of his hands, breaking them to pieces at the foot of the mountain.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 32:22 - “Do not be angry, my lord,” Aaron answered. “You know how prone these people are to evil.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 34:6 - And he passed in front of Moses, proclaiming, “The LORD, the LORD, the compassionate and gracious God, slow to anger, abounding in love and faithfulness,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 11:1 - Now the people complained about their hardships in the hearing of the LORD, and when he heard them his anger was aroused. Then fire from the LORD burned among them and consumed some of the outskirts of the camp.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 11:10 - Moses heard the people of every family wailing at the entrance to their tents. The LORD became exceedingly angry, and Moses was troubled.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 11:20 - but for a whole month—until it comes out of your nostrils and you loathe it—because you have rejected the LORD, who is among you, and have wailed before him, saying, “Why did we ever leave Egypt?” ’ ”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 11:33 - But while the meat was still between their teeth and before it could be consumed, the anger of the LORD burned against the people, and he struck them with a severe plague.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 12:9 - The anger of the LORD burned against them, and he left them.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 14:18 - ‘The LORD is slow to anger, abounding in love and forgiving sin and rebellion. Yet he does not leave the guilty unpunished; he punishes the children for the sin of the parents to the third and fourth generation.’
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 22:22 - But God was very angry when he went, and the angel of the LORD stood in the road to oppose him. Balaam was riding on his donkey, and his two servants were with him.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 22:27 - When the donkey saw the angel of the LORD, it lay down under Balaam, and he was angry and beat it with his staff.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 22:31 - Then the LORD opened Balaam’s eyes, and he saw the angel of the LORD standing in the road with his sword drawn. So he bowed low and fell facedown.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 24:10 - Then Balak’s anger burned against Balaam. He struck his hands together and said to him, “I summoned you to curse my enemies, but you have blessed them these three times.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 25:3 - So Israel yoked themselves to the Baal of Peor. And the LORD’s anger burned against them.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 25:4 - The LORD said to Moses, “Take all the leaders of these people, kill them and expose them in broad daylight before the LORD, so that the LORD’s fierce anger may turn away from Israel.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 32:10 - The LORD’s anger was aroused that day and he swore this oath:
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 32:13 - The LORD’s anger burned against Israel and he made them wander in the wilderness forty years, until the whole generation of those who had done evil in his sight was gone.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 32:14 - “And here you are, a brood of sinners, standing in the place of your fathers and making the LORD even more angry with Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 6:15 - for the LORD your God, who is among you, is a jealous God and his anger will burn against you, and he will destroy you from the face of the land.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 7:4 - for they will turn your children away from following me to serve other gods, and the LORD’s anger will burn against you and will quickly destroy you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 9:19 - I feared the anger and wrath of the LORD, for he was angry enough with you to destroy you. But again the LORD listened to me.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 11:17 - Then the LORD’s anger will burn against you, and he will shut up the heavens so that it will not rain and the ground will yield no produce, and you will soon perish from the good land the LORD is giving you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 13:17 - and none of the condemned things[fn] are to be found in your hands. Then the LORD will turn from his fierce anger, will show you mercy, and will have compassion on you. He will increase your numbers, as he promised on oath to your ancestors—
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 29:20 - The LORD will never be willing to forgive them; his wrath and zeal will burn against them. All the curses written in this book will fall on them, and the LORD will blot out their names from under heaven.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 29:23 - The whole land will be a burning waste of salt and sulfur—nothing planted, nothing sprouting, no vegetation growing on it. It will be like the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah, Admah and Zeboyim, which the LORD overthrew in fierce anger.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 29:24 - All the nations will ask: “Why has the LORD done this to this land? Why this fierce, burning anger?”
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 29:27 - Therefore the LORD’s anger burned against this land, so that he brought on it all the curses written in this book.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 29:28 - In furious anger and in great wrath the LORD uprooted them from their land and thrust them into another land, as it is now.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:17 - And in that day I will become angry with them and forsake them; I will hide my face from them, and they will be destroyed. Many disasters and calamities will come on them, and in that day they will ask, ‘Have not these disasters come on us because our God is not with us?’
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:22 - For a fire will be kindled by my wrath, one that burns down to the realm of the dead below. It will devour the earth and its harvests and set afire the foundations of the mountains.

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