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Lexicon :: Strong's H8316 - śᵊrēp̄â

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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 2292c

Strong’s Definitions

שְׂרֵפָה sᵉrêphâh, ser-ay-faw'; from H8313; cremation:—burning.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 13x

The KJV translates Strong's H8316 in the following manner: burning (9x), burn (3x), throughly (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 13x
The KJV translates Strong's H8316 in the following manner: burning (9x), burn (3x), throughly (1x).
  1. burning

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
שְׂרֵפָה sᵉrêphâh, ser-ay-faw'; from H8313; cremation:—burning.
STRONGS H8316: Abbreviations
שְׂרֵפָה noun feminine burning; — absolute שׂ׳ Isaiah 9:4 +, construct שְׂרֵפַת Numbers 19:6 +; — לשׁ׳ of brick-burning Genesis 11:3 (+ שָׁרַף); destructive Amos 4:11; Isaiah 9:4, of land Deuteronomy 29:22, of temple, הָיָה לִשְׂרֵפַת אֵשׁ Isaiah 64:10, הַר שׁ׳ Jeremiah 51:25 i.e. a burnt-out volcano (figurative of Babylonian); of heifer Numbers 19:6, compare Numbers 19:17; of spices (probably) as funeral rite 2 Chronicles 16:14 (as accusative of congnate meaning with verb), 2 Chronicles 21:19 (object of עָשָׂה), 2 Chronicles 21:19; of person (penal) Leviticus 10:6 (accusative of congnate meaning with verb, י׳ subject), Numbers 17:2.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs






17:2; 19:6; 19:6; 19:17



2 Chronicles

16:14; 21:19; 21:19


9:4; 9:4; 64:10






Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H8316 matches the Hebrew שְׂרֵפָה (śᵊrēp̄â),
which occurs 13 times in 12 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:3 - Then they said to one another, “Come, let us make bricks and burn them thoroughly H8316.” And they had brick for stone, and they had tar for mortar.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 10:6 - Then Moses said to Aaron and to his sons Eleazar and Ithamar, “Do not [fn]uncover your heads nor tear your clothes, so that you will not die and that He will not become wrathful against all the congregation. But your [fn]relatives, the whole house of Israel, shall weep over the burning H8316 which Yahweh has [fn]brought about.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 16:37 - “Say to Eleazar, the son of Aaron the priest, that he shall take up the censers out of the midst of the [fn]blaze H8316, and you scatter [fn]the burning coals abroad; for they are holy.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 19:6 - ‘And the priest shall take cedar wood and hyssop and scarlet material and cast it into the midst of the [fn]burning H8316 heifer.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 19:17 - ‘Then for the unclean person they shall take some of the [fn]ashes of the [fn]burnt H8316 [fn]purification from sin and [fn]flowing water shall be [fn]added to them in a vessel.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 29:23 - ‘All its land is brimstone and salt, a burning H8316 waste, [fn]unsown and nothing sprouting, and no grass grows in it, like the overthrow of Sodom and Gomorrah, Admah and Zeboiim, which Yahweh overthrew in His anger and in His wrath.’
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 16:14 - And they buried him in his own tomb which he had [fn]cut out for himself in the city of David, and they laid him in the resting place which he had filled with spices of various kinds blended by the perfumers’ art; and they made a very great fire H8316 for him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 21:19 - Now it happened in the course of time, at the end of two years, that his bowels came out because of his sickness and he died with this greatly painful disease. And his people made no fire H8316 for him like the fire H8316 for his fathers.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 9:5 -

For every boot of the booted warrior in the rumbling of battle,

And cloak rolled in blood, will be for burning H8316, fuel for the fire.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 64:11 -

Our holy and glorious house,

Where our fathers praised You,

Has been burned H8316 by fire;

And all our precious things have become a waste place.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:25 -

“Behold, I am against you, O destroying mountain,

Who destroys the whole earth,” declares Yahweh,

“And I will stretch out My hand against you

And roll you down from the crags,

And I will make you a burnt H8316 out mountain.

Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 4:11 -

“I overthrew you as God overthrew Sodom and Gomorrah,

And you were like a firebrand [fn]delivered from a blaze H8316;

Yet you have not returned to Me,” declares Yahweh.

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