H7602 שׁאף - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to inhale eagerly; figuratively to covet; by implication to be angry; also to hasten

KJV Usage: desire (earnestly), devour, haste, pant, snuff up, swallow up.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to gasp, pant, pant after, long for, breathe heavily
a. (Qal)
1. to gasp, pant after, snuff up
2. to gasp or pant (with desire), pant after, be eager for
3. to thirst for one's blood (from actions of animals)(fig)
2. to crush, trample, trample upon
a. (Qal) to trample upon, crush
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 2305,2306
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H7602 שׁאף is used in the Bible

14 occurrences of H7602 שׁאף

Job 5:5
Job 7:2
Job 36:20
Psalms 56:1
Psalms 56:2
Psalms 57:3
Psalms 119:131
Ecclesiastes 1:5
Isaiah 42:14
Jeremiah 2:24
Jeremiah 14:6
Ezekiel 36:3
Amos 2:7
Amos 8:4

Corresponding Greek Words

shaaph G1670 helko
shaaph G1828 ex elko
shaaph G2662 kata pateo
shaaph G3404 miseo
shaaph G3583 xeraino
shaaph G4151 pneuma