6850. tsaphaph
Strong's Concordance
tsaphaph: to chirp, peep
Original Word: צָפַף
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: tsaphaph
Phonetic Spelling: (tsaw-faf')
Short Definition: whisper
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
Definition
to chirp, peep
NASB Translation
chirped (1), twitter (1), whisper (2).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
[צַפַף] verb Pilpel chirp, peep (onomatopoetic; Late Hebrew Pilpal id.; Jewish-Aramaic צַפְצֵף chirp; Arabic sparrow, etc.); — Imperfect3feminine singular תְּצַפְצֵף Isaiah 29:4, 1singular אֲצַפְצֵף Isaiah 38:14; Participle מְצַפְצֵף Isaiah 10:14, plural הַמְפְצְפִים Isaiah 8:19; — chirp, peep:

1 of birds Isaiah 10:14 (figurative of conquered peoples); of mourning, ׳בְּסוּסאֲ֗֗֗צ Isaiah 38:14 ("" אֶהְנֶּה בַּיּוֺנָה).

2 of spirits, ghosts Isaiah 8:19 (+ הַמַּהְגִּים), ׳מֵעָפָר אִמְרָתֵךְ תְּצ Isaiah 29:4 (like a spirit's).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
chirp, chatter, peep, whisper

A primitive root; to coo or chirp (as a bird) -- chatter, peep, whisper.

Forms and Transliterations
אֲצַפְצֵ֔ף אצפצף הַֽמְצַפְצְפִ֖ים המצפצפים וּמְצַפְצֵֽף׃ ומצפצף׃ תְּצַפְצֵֽף׃ תצפצף׃ ’ă·ṣap̄·ṣêp̄ ’ăṣap̄ṣêp̄ atzafTzef ham·ṣap̄·ṣə·p̄îm hamṣap̄ṣəp̄îm hamtzaftzeFim tə·ṣap̄·ṣêp̄ təṣap̄ṣêp̄ tetzafTzef ū·mə·ṣap̄·ṣêp̄ ūməṣap̄ṣêp̄ umetzafTzef
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4 Occurrences


’ă·ṣap̄·ṣêp̄ — 1 Occ.
ham·ṣap̄·ṣə·p̄îm — 1 Occ.
tə·ṣap̄·ṣêp̄ — 1 Occ.
ū·mə·ṣap̄·ṣêp̄ — 1 Occ.

Isaiah 8:19
HEB: וְאֶל־ הַיִּדְּעֹנִ֔ים הַֽמְצַפְצְפִ֖ים וְהַמַּהְגִּ֑ים הֲלוֹא־
NAS: and the spiritists who whisper and mutter,
KJV: and unto wizards that peep, and that mutter:
INT: and to the spiritists whisper and mutter should not

Isaiah 10:14
HEB: וּפֹצֶ֥ה פֶ֖ה וּמְצַפְצֵֽף׃
NAS: or opened [its] beak or chirped.
KJV: or opened the mouth, or peeped.
INT: opened beak chirped

Isaiah 29:4
HEB: וּמֵעָפָ֖ר אִמְרָתֵ֥ךְ תְּצַפְצֵֽף׃
NAS: And your speech will whisper from the dust.
KJV: and thy speech shall whisper out of the dust.
INT: the dust and your speech will whisper

Isaiah 38:14
HEB: עָגוּר֙ כֵּ֣ן אֲצַפְצֵ֔ף אֶהְגֶּ֖ה כַּיּוֹנָ֑ה
NAS: so I twitter; I moan
KJV: [or] a swallow, so did I chatter: I did mourn
INT: a crane so twitter moan A dove

4 Occurrences

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