H8193 שׂפת שׂפה - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

שׂפת שׂפה
śâphâh śepheth
saw-faw', sef-eth'
(The second form is in dual and plural); Probably from H5595 or H8192 through the idea of termination (compare H5490); the lip (as a natural boundary); by implication language; by analogy a margin (of a vessel, water, cloth, etc.)

KJV Usage: band, bank, binding, border, brim, brink, edge, language, lip, prating, ([sea-]) shore, side, speech, talk, [vain] words.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


שׂפת שׂפה

1. lip, language, speech, shore, bank, brink, brim, side, edge, border, binding
a. lip (as body part)
b. language
c. edge, shore, bank (of cup, sea, river, etc)
Origin: probably from H5595 or H8192 through the idea of termination (compare H5490)
TWOT: 2278a
Parts of Speech: Noun Feminine

1) lip, language, speech, shore, bank, brink, brim, side, edge, border, binding
1a) lip (as body part)
1b) language
1c) edge, shore, bank (of cup, sea, river, etc)

View how H8193 שׂפת שׂפה is used in the Bible

First 30 of 175 occurrences of H8193 שׂפת שׂפה

Genesis 11:1 language,
Genesis 11:6 language;
Genesis 11:7 their language,
Genesis 11:7 speech.
Genesis 11:9 the language
Genesis 22:17 shore;
Genesis 41:3 upon the brink
Genesis 41:17 upon the bank
Exodus 2:3 brink.
Exodus 6:12 lips?
Exodus 6:30 lips,
Exodus 7:15 brink
Exodus 14:30 shore.
Exodus 26:4 upon the edge
Exodus 26:4 edge
Exodus 26:10 on the edge
Exodus 26:10 in the edge
Exodus 28:26 in its border,
Exodus 28:32 of it: it shall have a binding
Exodus 36:11 on the edge
Exodus 36:11 in the extremity
Exodus 36:17 edge
Exodus 36:17 he upon the edge
Exodus 39:19 upon the border
Exodus 39:23 with a band
Leviticus 5:4 with his lips
Numbers 30:6 any thing from her lips,
Numbers 30:8 with her lips,
Numbers 30:12 out of her lips
Deuteronomy 2:36 which is by the brink

Distinct usage

10 lips
7 his lips
6 my lips
5 lips,
4 The lips
4 speech
3 with his lips.
3 of my lips.
3 but the lips
3 of his lips
2 language,
2 edge
2 on the edge
2 shore.
2 in thy lips,
2 side
2 and thy lips
2 of my lips
2 but a prating
2 of the lips
2 lips:
2 in the lips
2 shore
2 the language
1 language;
1 shore;
1 upon the brink
1 upon the bank
1 brink.
1 upon the edge
1 in the edge
1 in its border,
1 of it: it shall have a binding
1 in the extremity
1 he upon the edge
1 upon the border
1 with a band
1 which is by the bank
1 by thy lips
1 that is upon the bank
1 that is on the bank
1 only her lips
1 from the one brim
1 to the other:
1 And under the brim
1 and its brim
1 like the brim
1 on the shore
1 by the bank
1 (but they are but vain
1 from brim
1 to brim,
1 and the brim
1 of the brim
1 the speech
1 thee, and not I: yea, thy own lips
1 of his lips;
1 and my lips
1 our lips
1 into my lips.

Corresponding Greek Words

saphah G1100 glossa
saphah G3056 logos
saphah G3313 meros
saphah G4750 stoma
saphah G5456 phone
saphah G5491 cheilos

Related words


H8222 שׂפם śâphâm
From H8193; the beard (as a lip piece)

KJV Usage: beard, (upper) lip.

H5595 ספה sâphâh

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.

H8192 שׁפה shâphâh

A primitive root; to abrade, that is, bare

KJV Usage: high, stick out.

H830 שׁפת אשׁפּות אשׁפּת 'ashpôth 'ashpôth she phôth
שׁפת אשׁפּות אשׁפּת
'ashpôth 'ashpôth she phôth
ash-pohth', ash-pohth', shef-ohth'
Plural of a noun of the same form as H827, from H8192 (in the sense of scraping); a heap of rubbish or filth

KJV Usage: dung (hill).

H3472 ישׁפּה yishpâh
Perhaps from H8192; he will scratch; Jishpah, an Israelite

KJV Usage: Ispah.

H4940 משׁפּחה mishpâchâh
From H8192 (compare H8198); a family, that is, circle of relatives; figuratively a class (of persons), a species (of animals) or sort (of things); by extension a tribe or people

KJV Usage: family, kind (-red).

H4942 משׁפּת mishpâth
From H8192; a stall for cattle (only dual)

KJV Usage: burden, sheepfold.

H8194 שׁפה shâphâh
From H8192 in the sense of clarifying; a cheese (as strained from the whey)

KJV Usage: cheese.

H8195 שׁפי שׁפו she phô she phı̂y
שׁפי שׁפו
she phô she phı̂y
shef-o', shef-ee'
From H8192; baldness (compare H8205); Shepho or Shephi, an Idumaean

KJV Usage: Shephi, Shepho.

H8205 שׁפי she phı̂y
she phı̂y
From H8192; bareness; concretely a bare hill or plain

KJV Usage: high place, stick out.

H8221 שׁפם she phâm
she phâm
Probably from H8192; bare spot; Shepham, a place in or near Palestine

KJV Usage: Shepham.

H5490 סוף sôph

From H5486; a termination

KJV Usage: conclusion, end, hinder part.

H5491 סוף sôph
(Chaldee); corresponding to H5490

KJV Usage: end.