5595. saphah
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saphah: to sweep or snatch away, catch up
Original Word: סָפָה
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: saphah
Phonetic Spelling: (saw-faw')
Short Definition: away

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
to sweep or snatch away, catch up
NASB Translation
add (2), captured (1), destroy (2), heap (1), perish (2), remove (1), snatched away (1), sweep away (2), swept away (6).

[סָפָה] verb sweep away or snatch away, catch up (Late Hebrew ׳ספ, סָפָא collect (rare), ᵑ7 ׳סְפִ (rare), Syriac collect, pick up; Arabic of wind, raise dust and carry it away Lane1377); —

Qal 1. intransitive: Perfect3feminine singular סָֽפְתָה Jeremiah 12:4 be snatched away (read possibly סָ֫פָה [סוף]).

2 transitive: Imperfect3feminine singular תִּסְמֶּה Isaiah 7:20 sweep away beard; 2 masculine singular תִּסְמֶּה Genesis 18:23,24 sweep away indiscriminately (good and bad); Infinitive construct סְפוֺת Deuteronomy 29:18 to snatch away the moist with the dry (proverb. expression, compare Dr), suffix לִסְמּוֺתָהּ Psalm 40:15 to snatch it away (i.e. my life). — וְסָפ֫וּ Amos 3:15 see סוף.

Niph`al Pf .3masculine singular וְנִסְמָּה consecutive 1 Samuel 26:10; Imperfect2masculine singularתִּסָּפֶה Genesis 19:15,17; 1singular אֶסָּפֶה 1 Samuel 27:1; 2masculine plural תִּסָּפוּ Numbers 16:26, תִּסָּפ֑וּ 1 Samuel 12:25; Participle נִסְמֶּה Isaiah 13:15; Proverbs 13:23 (1 Chronicles 21:12 see below); —

1 be swept away, destroyed, Genesis 19:15 (בַּעֲוֺן הָעִיר by reason of the iniquity of the city), Genesis 19:17 (both J), Numbers 16:26 (JE) 1 Samuel 12:25; 1 Samuel 26:10 (in battle), + בְּיַד of agent 1 Samuel 27:1; compare וְיֵשׁ נִסְמֶּה בְּלאֹ מִשְׁמָּט Proverbs 13:23 and there is that is swept away for lack of justice.1 Chronicles 21:12 read נוּסְךָ (as "" 2 Samuel 24:13, see נוּס).

2 be caught up, captured, Isaiah 13:15 ("" נִמְצָא).

Hiph`il Imperfect1singular אֵסְמֶּה עָלֵימוֺ רָעוֺת Deuteronomy 32:23 I will catch up against them calamities, but read אֹסְפָה I will gather (√ אסף), or < אֹסִפָה (Di Dr BuhlLex 13) I will add, i.e.multiply (√ יסף; see Ges§ 69h, note).

add, augment, consume, destroy, heap, join, perish, put

A primitive root; properly, to scrape (literally, to shave; but usually figuratively) together (i.e. To accumulate or increase) or away (i.e. To scatter, remove, or ruin; intransitively, to perish) -- add, augment, consume, destroy, heap, join, perish, put.

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