nadaph: to drive, drive asunderOriginal Word: נָדַףPart of Speech:
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a prim. rootDefinition
to drive, drive asunderNASB Translation
drive away (1), driven (2), driven away (2), drives away (1), fleeting (1), rout (1).
] verb drive, drive asunder
( Late Hebrew id., spread, be diffused, disseminated
(of odour); Arabic strike, beat
, especially bow-string with mallet, to clean cotton; also play
the lyre; Aramaic נְדַף
= Late Hebrew; Ethiopic throw, hurl
Qal Imperfect suffix יִדְּפֶנּוּ Job 32:13 (jussive); 3 feminine singular suffix תִּדְּפֶנּוּ Psalm 1:4; 2masculine singular תִּנְדֹּף Psalm 68:3; — drive about, chaff, subject wind Psalm 1:4; wicked, subject God Psalm 68:3 (כְּהִנְדֹּף עָשָׁן, see below); compare Job 32:13 (= defeat, anguish).
Niph`al Perfect נִדַּף Isaiah 19:7; Infinitive. כְּהִנְדֹּף Psalm 68:3 (see Köi. 306 f); Participle נִדָּף Leviticus 26:36 3t.; — be driven, driven about (especially by wind) Psalm 68:3, see above (like a driving [Che drift] of smoke); of breath (הֶבֶל) figurative of deceitful gain Proverbs 21:6 (ᵐ5 Hi Ew רֹדֵף; see De Now); of withered plant Isaiah 19:7 (where subject עָרוֺת, מִוְרָע i.e. place; whence Che transitive ׳נ vanish; but reference probably to plant-life in these places, see Di); of leaf Leviticus 26:36 (as making slight sound), Job 13:25 (figurative of sufferer, "" קַשׁ יָבֵשׁ), of chaff (קַשׁ) Isaiah 41:2 (simile of bow of hostile kings "" עָפָר).
drive away, to and fro, thrust down, shaken, tossed to and fro
A primitive root; to shove asunder, i.e. Disperse -- drive (away, to and fro), thrust down, shaken, tossed to and fro.