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Lexicon :: Strong's H8609 - tāp̄ar

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Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 2537

Strong’s Definitions

תָּפַר tâphar, taw-far'; a primitive root; to sew:—(women that) sew (together).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x

The KJV translates Strong's H8609 in the following manner: sew (4x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x
The KJV translates Strong's H8609 in the following manner: sew (4x).
  1. to sew together

    1. (Qal) to sew, sew together

    2. (Piel)

      1. to sew

      2. sewing (participle)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
תָּפַר tâphar, taw-far'; a primitive root; to sew:—(women that) sew (together).
† [תָּפַר] verb sew together (Late Hebrew id.; Aramaic תְּפַר); —
Qal Imperfect 3rd person masculine plural וַיִּתְפְרוּ Genesis 3:7 (J) they sewed together fig-leaves (accusative); Perfect 1st person singular תָּפַ֫רְתִּי Job 16:15, with accusative + עֲלֵי, sackcloth I have sewed upon my skin; Infinitive construct לִתְפּוֹר עֵת Ecclesiastes 3:6 a time to sew together (opposed to קָרַע).
Pi. Participle as substantive feminine plural מְתַפְּרוֹת Ezekiel 13:18 those who keep sewing, with accusative + עַל.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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Strong's Number H8609 matches the Hebrew תָּפַר (tāp̄ar),
which occurs 4 times in 4 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:7 - And the eyes of them both were opened, and they knew that they were naked; and they sewed H8609  fig leaves together, H8609 and made themselves aprons.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 16:15 - I have sewed H8609 sackcloth upon my skin, and defiled my horn in the dust.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 3:7 - A time to rend, and a time to sew; H8609 a time to keep silence, and a time to speak;
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 13:18 - And say, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Woe to the women that sew H8609 pillows to all armholes, and make kerchiefs upon the head of every stature to hunt souls! Will ye hunt the souls of my people, and will ye save the souls alive that come unto you?

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