H5968 עלף - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to veil or cover; figuratively to be languid

KJV Usage: faint, overlaid, wrap self.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to cover
a. (Pual) covered, encrusted (participle)
b. (Hithpael) to enwrap oneself, disguise oneself, faint
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 1634
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H5968 עלף is used in the Bible

5 occurrences of H5968 עלף

Genesis 38:14
Song of Songs 5:14
Isaiah 51:20
Amos 8:13
Jonah 4:8

Corresponding Greek Words

alaph hithpa G1587 ek leipo
alaph pu. G639 aporeo