H6315 פּוּח - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to puff, that is, blow with the breath or air; hence to fan (as a breeze), to utter, to kindle (a fire), to scoff

KJV Usage: blow (upon), break, puff, bring into a snare, speak, utter.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions



1. to breathe, blow
a. (Qal) to breathe
b. (Hiphil)
1. to cause to exhale or breathe
2. to puff, snort
3. to excite, inflame
4. to puff, pant for it
5. to breathe out, utter
6. to blow, blast
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 1741
Parts of Speech: Verb

to breathe
1) to breathe, blow
1a) (Qal) to breathe
1b) (Hiphil)
1b1) to cause to exhale or breathe
1b2) to puff, snort
1b3) to excite, inflame
1b4) to puff, pant for it
1b5) to breathe out, utter
1b6) to blow, blast

View how H6315 פּוּח is used in the Bible

15 occurrences of H6315 פּוּח

Psalms 10:5 he puffeth
Psalms 12:5 from him that puffeth
Proverbs 6:19 that speaketh
Proverbs 12:17 He that speaketh
Proverbs 14:5 will utter
Proverbs 14:25 witness speaketh
Proverbs 19:5 and he that speaketh
Proverbs 19:9 and he that speaketh
Proverbs 29:8 bring
Proverbs 29:8 into a snare:
Song of Songs 2:17 shall break,
Song of Songs 4:6 shall break,
Song of Songs 4:16 blow
Ezekiel 21:31 upon thee, I will blow
Habakkuk 2:3 it shall speak,

Distinct usage

2 and he that speaketh
2 shall break,
1 from him that puffeth
1 that speaketh
1 He that speaketh
1 will utter
1 blow
1 it shall speak,
1 witness speaketh
1 bring
1 into a snare:
1 upon thee, I will blow
1 he puffeth

Corresponding Greek Words

puach hi. G393 ana tello
puach hi. G1458 egkaleo
puach hi. G1572 ek kaio
puach hi. G1720 em phusao
puach hi. G1925 epi deiknumi
puach hi. G2634 kata kurieuo

Related words


H647 אפיח 'ăphı̂yach
Perhaps from H6315; breeze; Aphiach, an Israelite

KJV Usage: Aphiah.

H6368 פּיח pı̂yach
From H6315; a powder (as easily puffed away), that is, ashes or dust

KJV Usage: ashes.