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Lexicon :: Strong's H8313 - śārap̄

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Strong’s Definitions

שָׂרַף sâraph, saw-raf'; a primitive root; to be (causatively, set) on fire:—(cause to, make a) burn((-ing), up) kindle, × utterly.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 117x

The KJV translates Strong's H8313 in the following manner: burn (112x), burn up (2x), kindled (1x), made (1x), utterly (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 117x
The KJV translates Strong's H8313 in the following manner: burn (112x), burn up (2x), kindled (1x), made (1x), utterly (1x).
  1. to burn

    1. (Qal) to burn

    2. (Niphal) to be burned

    3. (Piel) burner, burning (participle)

    4. (Pual) to be burnt up, be burned

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
שָׂרַף sâraph, saw-raf'; a primitive root; to be (causatively, set) on fire:—(cause to, make a) burn((-ing), up) kindle, × utterly.
STRONGS H8313: Abbreviations
שָׂרַף 117 verb burn (70 times + בָּאֵשׁ, 2 times + בְּמוֺאֵֿשׁ) (Late Hebrew (rare) = Biblical Hebrew; Assyrian šarâpu; Aramaic שְׂרַף (rare); bdb097616 is absorb, consume); —
Qal Perfect 3rd person masculine singular שׂ׳ Joshua 11:9 +, 3rd person feminine singular suffix שְׂרָפָ֫חַם Isaiah 47:14, etc.; Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular יִשְׂרֹף Numbers 19:5 2 times, more often וַיִּשְׂרֹף Exodus 32:20 +, 2rd person masculine plural תִּשְׂרְפוּן Deuteronomy 7:5 2 times; Infinitive absolute שָׂרוֺף 2 Samuel 23:7; construct שְׂרֹף Jeremiah 36:25 +; suffix שָׂרְפוֺ Judges 9:52; Amos 2:1; Participle active שׂרֵף Leviticus 16:28; Numbers 19:8, plural שׂרְפִים 2 Kings 17:31; passive masculine plural שְׂרֻפִים Numbers 17:4 [Numbers 16:39]; feminine singular שְׂרוּפָה 1 Samuel 30:3, שְׂרֻפָה Psalm 80:17 [Psalm 80:16], plural שְׂרוּפוֺת Nehemiah 3:24 [Nehemiah 4:2], construct שְׂרֻפוֺת Isaiah 1:7; — burn (59 times + בָּאֵשׁ, 2 times + בְּמוֺאֵֿשׁ):
1. in making bricks, + לִשְׂרֵפָה Genesis 11:3 (J; object omitted).
a. with accusative of thing, usually to destroy, e.g. door Judges 9:52, house Judges 12:1; 1 Kings 16:18 (both with עַל person), Jeremiah 39:8 11 times, compare passive participle Nehemiah 3:24, city Joshua 6:24; 1 Samuel 30:1, 1 Samuel 30:14 16 times, compare passive participle 1 Samuel 30:3; Isaiah 1:7, chariots Joshua 11:6, Joshua 11:9; 2 Kings 23:11; Psalm 46:10 [Psalm 46:9] (subject י׳), idols, etc., Exodus 32:20 (accusative omitted), Deuteronomy 9:21 10 times, roll † Jeremiah 36:25, Jeremiah 36:27, Jeremiah 36:28, Jeremiah 36:29, Jeremiah 36:32, wood † Isaiah 44:16, Isaiah 44:19 (both + בְּמוֺאֵֿשׁ), compare Psalm 80:17 [Psalm 80:16] (figurative), Jeremiah 51:32, hair † Ezekiel 5:4; bones, to lime (as outrage) † Amos 2:1; upon altars (in desecration) † 1 Kings 13:2; 1Ki 23:16 [2 Kings 23:16]; 1Ki 23:20 [2 Kings 23:20] 2 Chronicles 34:5; bodies, as funeral rite 1 Samuel 31:12 (rare custom, RSSemitic i. 353; 2nd ed. 372; but Klo Bu read יִשְׂפְּדוּ [= יִס׳]; compare BenzArchaeology 163; Ency. Bib. DEAD NowArchaeology i. 188); שׂ׳ as funeral rite also (object omitted, probably spices, compare 2 Chronicles 16:14), with ל person dead Jeremiah 34:5, + accusative of congnate meaning with verb שְׂרֵפָה 2 Chronicles 16:14 (compare שְׂרֵפָה); in ceremonial of P (never of burning sacrifice on altar, הִקְטִיר, compare הֶעְֶלֶה, but) chiefly (14 times) of consuming refuse, especially unused portions of victims, etc. (to prevent use), and infected objects, Exodus 29:14, Exodus 29:34 +, sometimes מִחוּץ לַמַּחֲנֶה Leviticus 4:12 (+ עַעֵָֿצִים), Leviticus 4:21 4 times, etc., compare Ezekiel 43:21; also of burning red heifer (to produce ashes for purification) Numbers 19:5 (twice in verse); Numbers 19:8.
† b. burn, with accusative of person,
(1) as penalty Joshua 7:25 (JE), Judges 14:15; Judges 15:6; Leviticus 20:14, compare Numbers 17:4 [Numbers 16:39] (passive participle), so, אֵשׁ subject, Isaiah 47:14, with accusative of congnate meaning with verb שְׂרֵפָה Leviticus 10:6 (P);
Niph. Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular יִשָּׂרֵף Joshua 7:15 +, 3rd person feminine plural תִּשָּׂרַפְנָה Proverbs 6:27, etc.; — be burned (11 times + בָּאֵשׁ): of city Jeremiah 38:17 + Jeremiah 38:23 (read תִּשָּׂרֵף for תִּשְׂרֹף Greek Version of the LXX Syriac Version Targum Hi Ew Gf Gie Du), idols, etc., Micah 1:7; 1 Chronicles 14:12; ritually (compare Qal 2 a near the end) Leviticus 4:12; Leviticus 6:23 [Leviticus 6:30]; Leviticus 7:17, Leviticus 7:19; Leviticus 13:52; Leviticus 19:6; of person, as penalty Genesis 38:24 (J), Joshua 7:15 (JE), 2 Samuel 23:7 (poetry), Leviticus 21:9 (H).
Pi. Participle suffix מְסָֽרְפוֺ [H5635 Amos 6:10] his burner, usually one burning him, but probably burning spices for him, see Dr and compare Qal above.
Pu. Perfect 3rd person masculine singular שֹׂרָ֑ף, of goat Leviticus 10:16 it was burnt up (and gone).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


11:3; 38:24


29:14; 29:34; 32:20; 32:20


4:12; 4:12; 4:21; 6:30; 7:17; 7:19; 10:6; 10:16; 13:52; 16:28; 19:6; 20:14; 21:9


16:39; 16:39; 19:5; 19:5; 19:8; 19:8


7:5; 9:21; 12:31


6:24; 7:15; 7:15; 7:25; 11:6; 11:9; 11:9


9:52; 9:52; 12:1; 14:15; 15:6

1 Samuel

30:1; 30:3; 30:3; 30:14; 31:12

2 Samuel

23:7; 23:7

1 Kings

13:2; 16:18

2 Kings

17:31; 17:31; 23:11; 23:16; 23:20

1 Chronicles


2 Chronicles

16:14; 16:14; 34:5


3:24; 4:2


46:9; 80:16; 80:16




1:7; 1:7; 44:16; 44:19; 47:14; 47:14


7:31; 19:5; 34:5; 36:25; 36:25; 36:27; 36:28; 36:29; 36:32; 38:17; 38:23; 39:8; 51:32


5:4; 43:21


2:1; 2:1



Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H8313 matches the Hebrew שָׂרַף (śārap̄),
which occurs 117 times in 107 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 3 (Gen 11:3–1Sa 30:14)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:3 - And they said one to another, Go to, let us make brick, and burn H8313 them throughly. And they had brick for stone, and slime had they for morter.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 38:24 - And it came to pass about three months after, that it was told Judah, saying, Tamar thy daughter in law hath played the harlot; and also, behold, she is with child by whoredom. And Judah said, Bring her forth, and let her be burnt. H8313
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:10 - And ye shall let nothing of it remain until the morning; and that which remaineth of it until the morning ye shall burn H8313 with fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 29:14 - But the flesh of the bullock, and his skin, and his dung, shalt thou burn H8313 with fire without the camp: it is a sin offering.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 29:34 - And if ought of the flesh of the consecrations, or of the bread, remain unto the morning, then thou shalt burn H8313 the remainder with fire: it shall not be eaten, because it is holy.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 32:20 - And he took the calf which they had made, and burnt H8313 it in the fire, and ground it to powder, and strawed it upon the water, and made the children of Israel drink of it.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 4:12 - Even the whole bullock shall he carry forth without the camp unto a clean place, where the ashes are poured out, and burn H8313 him on the wood with fire: where the ashes are poured out shall he be burnt. H8313
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 4:21 - And he shall carry forth the bullock without the camp, and burn H8313 him as he burned H8313 the first bullock: it is a sin offering for the congregation.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 6:30 - And no sin offering, whereof any of the blood is brought into the tabernacle of the congregation to reconcile withal in the holy place, shall be eaten: it shall be burnt H8313 in the fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 7:17 - But the remainder of the flesh of the sacrifice on the third day shall be burnt H8313 with fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 7:19 - And the flesh that toucheth any unclean thing shall not be eaten; it shall be burnt H8313 with fire: and as for the flesh, all that be clean shall eat thereof.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 8:17 - But the bullock, and his hide, his flesh, and his dung, he burnt H8313 with fire without the camp; as the LORD commanded Moses.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 8:32 - And that which remaineth of the flesh and of the bread shall ye burn H8313 with fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 9:11 - And the flesh and the hide he burnt H8313 with fire without the camp.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 10:6 - And Moses said unto Aaron, and unto Eleazar and unto Ithamar, his sons, Uncover not your heads, neither rend your clothes; lest ye die, and lest wrath come upon all the people: but let your brethren, the whole house of Israel, bewail the burning which the LORD hath kindled. H8313
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 10:16 - And Moses diligently sought the goat of the sin offering, and, behold, it was burnt: H8313 and he was angry with Eleazar and Ithamar, the sons of Aaron which were left alive, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 13:52 - He shall therefore burn H8313 that garment, whether warp or woof, in woollen or in linen, or any thing of skin, wherein the plague is: for it is a fretting leprosy; it shall be burnt H8313 in the fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 13:55 - And the priest shall look on the plague, after that it is washed: and, behold, if the plague have not changed his colour, and the plague be not spread; it is unclean; thou shalt burn H8313 it in the fire; it is fret inward, whether it be bare within or without.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 13:57 - And if it appear still in the garment, either in the warp, or in the woof, or in any thing of skin; it is a spreading plague: thou shalt burn H8313 that wherein the plague is with fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:27 - And the bullock for the sin offering, and the goat for the sin offering, whose blood was brought in to make atonement in the holy place, shall one carry forth without the camp; and they shall burn H8313 in the fire their skins, and their flesh, and their dung.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:28 - And he that burneth H8313 them shall wash his clothes, and bathe his flesh in water, and afterward he shall come into the camp.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 19:6 - It shall be eaten the same day ye offer it, and on the morrow: and if ought remain until the third day, it shall be burnt H8313 in the fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 20:14 - And if a man take a wife and her mother, it is wickedness: they shall be burnt H8313 with fire, both he and they; that there be no wickedness among you.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 21:9 - And the daughter of any priest, if she profane herself by playing the whore, she profaneth her father: she shall be burnt H8313 with fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 16:39 - And Eleazar the priest took the brasen censers, wherewith they that were burnt H8313 had offered; and they were made broad plates for a covering of the altar:
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 19:5 - And one shall burn H8313 the heifer in his sight; her skin, and her flesh, and her blood, with her dung, shall he burn: H8313
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 19:8 - And he that burneth H8313 her shall wash his clothes in water, and bathe his flesh in water, and shall be unclean until the even.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 31:10 - And they burnt H8313 all their cities wherein they dwelt, and all their goodly castles, with fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 7:5 - But thus shall ye deal with them; ye shall destroy their altars, and break down their images, and cut down their groves, and burn H8313 their graven images with fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 7:25 - The graven images of their gods shall ye burn H8313 with fire: thou shalt not desire the silver or gold that is on them, nor take it unto thee, lest thou be snared therein: for it is an abomination to the LORD thy God.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 9:21 - And I took your sin, the calf which ye had made, and burnt H8313 it with fire, and stamped it, and ground it very small, even until it was as small as dust: and I cast the dust thereof into the brook that descended out of the mount.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 12:3 - And ye shall overthrow their altars, and break their pillars, and burn H8313 their groves with fire; and ye shall hew down the graven images of their gods, and destroy the names of them out of that place.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 12:31 - Thou shalt not do so unto the LORD thy God: for every abomination to the LORD, which he hateth, have they done unto their gods; for even their sons and their daughters they have burnt H8313 in the fire to their gods.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 13:16 - And thou shalt gather all the spoil of it into the midst of the street thereof, and shalt burn H8313 with fire the city, and all the spoil thereof every whit, for the LORD thy God: and it shall be an heap for ever; it shall not be built again.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 6:24 - And they burnt H8313 the city with fire, and all that was therein: only the silver, and the gold, and the vessels of brass and of iron, they put into the treasury of the house of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 7:15 - And it shall be, that he that is taken with the accursed thing shall be burnt H8313 with fire, he and all that he hath: because he hath transgressed the covenant of the LORD, and because he hath wrought folly in Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 7:25 - And Joshua said, Why hast thou troubled us? the LORD shall trouble thee this day. And all Israel stoned him with stones, and burned H8313 them with fire, after they had stoned them with stones.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 8:28 - And Joshua burnt H8313 Ai, and made it an heap for ever, even a desolation unto this day.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 11:6 - And the LORD said unto Joshua, Be not afraid because of them: for to morrow about this time will I deliver them up all slain before Israel: thou shalt hough their horses, and burn H8313 their chariots with fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 11:9 - And Joshua did unto them as the LORD bade him: he houghed their horses, and burnt H8313 their chariots with fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 11:11 - And they smote all the souls that were therein with the edge of the sword, utterly destroying them: there was not any left to breathe: and he burnt H8313 Hazor with fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 11:13 - But as for the cities that stood still in their strength, Israel burned H8313 none of them, save Hazor only; that did Joshua burn. H8313
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:52 - And Abimelech came unto the tower, and fought against it, and went hard unto the door of the tower to burn H8313 it with fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 12:1 - And the men of Ephraim gathered themselves together, and went northward, and said unto Jephthah, Wherefore passedst thou over to fight against the children of Ammon, and didst not call us to go with thee? we will burn H8313 thine house upon thee with fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 14:15 - And it came to pass on the seventh day, that they said unto Samson's wife, Entice thy husband, that he may declare unto us the riddle, lest we burn H8313 thee and thy father's house with fire: have ye called us to take that we have? is it not so?
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 15:6 - Then the Philistines said, Who hath done this? And they answered, Samson, the son in law of the Timnite, because he had taken his wife, and given her to his companion. And the Philistines came up, and burnt H8313 her and her father with fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 18:27 - And they took the things which Micah had made, and the priest which he had, and came unto Laish, unto a people that were at quiet and secure: and they smote them with the edge of the sword, and burnt H8313 the city with fire.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 30:1 - And it came to pass, when David and his men were come to Ziklag on the third day, that the Amalekites had invaded the south, and Ziklag, and smitten Ziklag, and burned H8313 it with fire;
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 30:3 - So David and his men came to the city, and, behold, it was burned H8313 with fire; and their wives, and their sons, and their daughters, were taken captives.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 30:14 - We made an invasion upon the south of the Cherethites, and upon the coast which belongeth to Judah, and upon the south of Caleb; and we burned H8313 Ziklag with fire.

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