H5595 ספה - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; properly to scrape (literally to shave; but usually figuratively) together (that is, to accumulate or increase) or away (that is, to scatter, remove or ruin; intransitively to perish)

KJV Usage: add, augment, consume, destroy, heap, join, perish, put.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to sweep or snatch away, catch up, destroy, consume
a. (Qal)
1. to be snatched away
2. to sweep or snatch away
b. (Niphal)
1. to be swept away, be destroyed
2. to be caught up, be captured
c. (Hiphil) to catch up, gather
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 1531
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H5595 ספה is used in the Bible

20 occurrences of H5595 ספה

Genesis 18:23
Genesis 18:24
Genesis 19:15
Genesis 19:17
Numbers 16:26
Numbers 32:14
Deuteronomy 29:19
Deuteronomy 32:23
1 Samuel 12:25
1 Samuel 26:10
1 Samuel 27:1
1 Chronicles 21:12
Psalms 40:14
Proverbs 13:23
Isaiah 7:20
Isaiah 13:15
Isaiah 29:1
Isaiah 30:1
Jeremiah 7:21
Jeremiah 12:4

Corresponding Greek Words

saphah G851 aph aireo
saphah G853 aphanizo
saphah G1808 ex airo
saphah qal,ni G622 ap ollumi
saphah qal,ni G4369 pros tithemi
saphah qal,ni,hi G4863 sun ago
saphah qal.,ni. G4881 sun ap ollumi
seiph G2798 klados
seiph G3692 ope
seiph G4693 spelaion
seiph G5168 trumalia