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Lexicon :: Strong's H6848 - ṣep̄aʿ

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צֶפַע
Transliteration
ṣep̄aʿ
Pronunciation
tseh'-fah
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From an unused root meaning to extrude
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1954a,1954b

Strong’s Definitions

צֶפַע tsephaʻ, tseh'-fah; from an unused root meaning to extrude; a viper (as thrusting out the tongue, i.e. hissing):—adder, cockatrice.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x

The KJV translates Strong's H6848 in the following manner: cockatrice (4x), adder (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x
The KJV translates Strong's H6848 in the following manner: cockatrice (4x), adder (1x).
  1. poisonous serpent

    1. a viper snake or adder

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
צֶפַע tsephaʻ, tseh'-fah; from an unused root meaning to extrude; a viper (as thrusting out the tongue, i.e. hissing):—adder, cockatrice.
STRONGS H6848:
צֶ֫פַע noun masculine a (poisonous) serpent (from hissing ?); — Isaiah 14:29; usually taken as = following.

צִפְעוֺנִי noun masculine id.; — absolute צ׳ Isaiah 11:8 (|| פָּ֑תֶן), בֵּיצֵי צ׳ Isaiah 59:5; כְּצִפְעֹנִי Proverbs 23:32 (simile; || נָתָשׁ); plural צִפְעֹנִים Jeremiah 8:17 (app. נְחָשִׁים); identification dubious; TristrNHB 275 ('possibly') daboia xanthina, a venomous viper, but vipers do not lay eggs FurrerBi HWB 2, 1423; Furrer proposes ailurophis vivex.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Proverbs

23:32

Isaiah

11:8; 14:29; 59:5

Jeremiah

8:17

H6848

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6848 matches the Hebrew צֶפַע (ṣep̄aʿ),
which occurs 5 times in 5 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 23:32 - In the end it bites like a snake
And stings like a viper H6848.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 11:8 - The nursing child will play by the hole of the cobra,
And the weaned child will put his hand on the viper’s H6848 den.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 14:29 - “Do not rejoice, Philistia, all of you,
Because the rod that struck you is broken;
For from the serpent’s root a viper H6848 will come out,
And its fruit will be a winged serpent.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 59:5 - They hatch vipers’ H6848 eggs and weave the spider’s web;
The one who eats of their eggs dies,
And from what is crushed, a snake breaks out.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 8:17 - “For behold, I am sending serpents among you,
Vipers H6848 for which there is no charm;
And they will bite you,” declares the LORD.

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