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Lexicon :: Strong's H8314 - śārāp̄

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שָׂרָף
Transliteration
śārāp̄
Pronunciation
saw-rawf'
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 2292a,2292b

Strong’s Definitions

שָׂרָף sârâph, saw-rawf'; from H8313; burning, i.e. (figuratively) poisonous (serpent); specifically, a saraph or symbolical creature (from their copper color):—fiery (serpent), seraph.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 7x

The KJV translates Strong's H8314 in the following manner: fiery serpent (3x), fiery (2x), seraphim (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 7x
The KJV translates Strong's H8314 in the following manner: fiery serpent (3x), fiery (2x), seraphim (2x).
  1. serpent, fiery serpent

    1. poisonous serpent (fiery from burning effect of poison)

  2. seraph, seraphim

    1. majestic beings with 6 wings, human hands or voices in attendance upon God

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
שָׂרָף sârâph, saw-rawf'; from H8313; burning, i.e. (figuratively) poisonous (serpent); specifically, a saraph or symbolical creature (from their copper color):—fiery (serpent), seraph.
STRONGS H8314:
† I. שָׂרָף noun masculineIsaiah 14:29 a serpent, usually venomous (possibly from above √, from burning effect of poison); — absolute שׂ׳ Numbers 21:8 (J E; on Arabic parallels see JacobArabic Dichter ii. 93, iv. 10 f.), apposition נָחָשׁ שׂ׳ Deuteronomy 8:15, plural הַנְּחָשִׁים הַשְּׂרָפִים Numbers 21:6; a flying serpent, or dragon, שָׂרָף מְעוֺפֵף Isaiah 14:29; Isaiah 30:6.

† II. [שָׂרָף] noun masculineIsaiah 6:2 plural שְׂרָפִים seraphim (probably akin to I. שׂ׳, as beings originally mythically conceived with serpents' bodies (serpent-deities, compare Isaiah 14:29; Isaiah 30:6), or (CheComm.) personified of lightning, compare arts. SERAPHIM, StrachanHast. DB CheEncy. Bib.; Di Marti and others compare also Egyptian guardian-griffins, called Šerref; see also כְּרוּב; on Assyrian Šarrapu (-bu), epithet of god Nergal, connected by DlWB with √ שָׂרַף, see שָׁרָב, ZimKAT 3. 415); — in OT. majestic beings with six wings, and human hands and voices, attendant upon י׳ Isaiah 6:2,6.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Numbers

21:6; 21:8

Deuteronomy

8:15

Isaiah

6:2; 6:2; 6:6; 14:29; 14:29; 14:29; 30:6; 30:6

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H8314 matches the Hebrew שָׂרָף (śārāp̄),
which occurs 7 times in 7 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:6 - Then the LORD sent fiery H8314 serpents H8314 among the people and they bit the people, so that many people of Israel died.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:8 - Then the LORD said to Moses, “[fn]Make a fiery H8314 serpent, and put it on a flag pole; and it shall come about, that everyone who is bitten, and looks at it, will live.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 8:15 - He who led you through the great and terrible wilderness, with its fiery H8314 serpents H8314 and scorpions, and its thirsty ground where there was no water; He who brought water for you out of the rock of flint.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 6:2 - Seraphim H8314 were standing above Him, each having six wings: with two each covered his face, and with two each covered his feet, and with two each flew.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 6:6 - Then one of the seraphim H8314 flew to me with a burning coal in his hand, which he had taken from the altar with tongs.
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 will come out,
And its fruit will be a winged serpent H8314.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 30:6 - The pronouncement concerning the animals of the Negev:
Through a land of distress and anguish,
From [fn]where come lioness and lion, viper and flying serpent H8314,
They carry their riches on the [fn]backs of young donkeys,
And their treasures on camels’ humps,
To a people who will not benefit them;

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