8193. saphah
Strong's Concordance
saphah: lip, speech, edge
Original Word: שָׂפָה
Part of Speech: Noun Feminine
Transliteration: saphah
Phonetic Spelling: (saw-faw')
Short Definition: lips
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from an unused word
Definition
lip, speech, edge
NASB Translation
babbling (2), bank (10), binding (2), brim (9), edge (17), empty (2), gossip* (1), language (6), lip (1), lip service (1), lips (100), mere (1), seashore* (7), shore (1), speech (12), talk (1), talkative (1), words (2).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
שָׂפָה176 noun feminine [masculine Exodus 28:32, edge, compare AlbrZAW xvi (1896), 76], lip, speech, edge; — absolute ׳שׂ Genesis 11:1 +, construct שְׂפַת Genesis 11:7 +; suffix שְׂפָתוֺ 1 Kings 7:23 +, etc.; oftener dual שְׂפָתַיִם Isaiah 6:5 +, construct שִׂפְתֵי Psalm 12:4 +; suffix שְׂפָתַי Jeremiah 17:16 +, suffix 3 masculine plural שְׂפָתֵימוֺ Psalm 59:13; Psalm 140:4; Psalm 140:10, etc.; plural (in poetry and late) construct שִׂפְתוֺת Ecclesiastes 10:12, suffix שִׂפְתוֺתֶיךָ etc. Psalm 45:3; Psalm 59:8; Isaiah 59:3; Songs 4:3,11; Songs 5:13; —

1 lip:

a. usually (c. 108 t.) human organ of speech (often "" מֶּה, לָשׁוֺן rarely [only late poetry] חֵךְ: 10 t. Job; 25t. Psalms; 45t. Proverbs): (1) Isaiah 29:13; Leviticus 5:4 (P), Job 13:6; Malachi 2:6; Psalm 12:5; Proverbs 5:3 +; ׳דַּל שׂ Psalm 141:3 (see דָּל); ׳אִישׁ שׂ Job 11:2 = a talker, ׳אֱוִיל שׂ Proverbs 10:8 #NAME? Proverbs 10:10 (ᵑ0; but see Toy); טְמֵא שְׂפָתַיִם Isaiah 6:5 (twice in verse) compare Isaiah 6:7; Daniel 10:16; ׳עֲרַל שׂ Exodus 6:12,30 (P; unskilled in speech); ׳עִקֵּשׁ שׂ Exodus 19:1; ׳מֹּתֶה שׂ Exodus 20:19 see [ מָּתָה] p. 834; ׳מוֺצָא שׂ i.e. utterance, Deuteronomy 23:24; Jeremiah 17:16; Numbers 30:13 (P), Psalm 89:35, ׳רוּחַ שׂ Isaiah 11:4 (of Messianic king), ׳דְּבַר שׂ Psalm 59:13; Proverbs 14:23 +, = mere, empty, word 2 Kings 18:20 = Isaiah 36:5; ׳תְּבוּאַת שׂ Proverbs 18:20, ׳נוב שׂ Isaiah 57:19 (thanksgiving), compare Hosea 14:3 (ᵐ5 ᵑ6 and most מְּדִי for מָּרִים); of flattery, ׳חֵלֶק שׂ Proverbs 7:21, שְׂפַת חֲלָקוֺת Psalm 12:3; Psalm 12:4; compare שִׂפְתֵי מִרְמָה Psalm 17:1, שֶׁקֶר ׳שׂ Psalm 31:9 4t., שְׂפַת אָוֶן Proverbs 17:4; poison beneath (compare לָשׁוֺן) Psalm 140:4 (figurative); ׳מֶּשַׁע שׂ Proverbs 12:13; ׳לְזוּת שׂ Proverbs 4:24; אֱמֶת ׳שׂ Proverbs 12:19, יָ֑תֶר ׳שׂ Proverbs 17:7, צֶדֶק ׳שׂ Proverbs 16:13, דַּעַת ׳שׂ Proverbs 14:7; Proverbs 20:15; ׳חֵן שׂ Proverbs 22:11; שָׂפָה בְרוּרָה Zephaniah 3:9; רְנָנוֺת ׳שׂ Psalm 63:5 i.e. lips that shout for joy; with verbs: ׳מָּתַח שׂ (to speak) Job 11:5; Job 30:20 (Gi Job 30:21), compare Psalm 51:17, ׳מִפְתַּח שׂ Proverbs 8:6; ׳מָּשַׁק שׂ Proverbs 13:3 i.e. prate; מָֽלְאוּ זַעַם ׳שׂ Isaiah 30:27; ׳שׂ subject of דִּבֶּר Isaiah 59:3; Proverbs 24:2; ׳נָשָׂא עַלשֿׂ Psalm 16:14; ׳קָרַץ שׂ Proverbs 16:30 = backbite; ׳אָטַם שׂ Proverbs 17:28 #NAME?׳חָשַׂךְ שׂ Proverbs 10:19, כָּלָא ׳שׂ Psalm 40:10. (2) lips moving in speech, with נוּעַ 1 Samuel 1:13, נִיד Job 16:5. (3) transition to meaning speech, עָלָה עַלשְֿׂפַת לָשׁוֺן Ezekiel 36:3; = ability to speak Job 12:20.

b. organ of laughter Job 8:21.

c. of insulting grimace ׳הִפְטִיר בְּשׂ Psalm 22:8.

d. quivering in terror Habakkuk 3:16.

e. feature of beauty Songs 4:3 (scarlet).

f. place of bridle 2 Kings 19:28 = Isaiah 37:29 (see מֶתֶג).

g. receiving kiss Proverbs 24:26 compare Songs 4:11 and (in figurative) Songs 7:10.

h. of divine speech, ׳מִצְוַת שׂ Job 23:12, ׳דְּבַר שׂ Psalm 17:4.

2 language (see לָשׁוֺן), Genesis 11:1,6,7 (twice in verse); Genesis 11:9; Psalm 81:6; ׳עַם עִמְקֵי שׂ Ezekiel 3:5,6; Isaiah 33:19, ׳לַעֲגֵי שׂ Isaiah 28:11; שְׂפַת כְּנַעַן Isaiah 19:18 (i.e. Hebrew).

3 edge: shore of sea Genesis 22:17 (J) + 7 t.; bank of river Genesis 41:3,17 (E) + 5 t., of wady (נַחַל) Deuteronomy 2:36 7t.; lip (bank) of אָבֵל מְחוֺלָה Judges 7:22 compare GASmG 400; brim of vessel 1 Kings 7:23 (twice in verse) + 7 t.; edge of altar Ezekiel 43:13; of curtains (in pairs) Exodus 26:4 (twice in verse) (P) + 6 t.; of חשֶׁן, toward ephod Exodus 28:26 = Exodus 39:19 (P); of round opening in robe (יִהְיֶה) לְפִיו ׳שׂ Exodus 28:32 = Exodus 39:23 (P).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
band, bank, binding, border, brim, brink, edge, language,

Or (in dual and plural) sepheth {sef-eth'}; probably from caphah or shaphah through the idea of termination (compare cowph); the lip (as a natural boundary); by implication, language; by analogy, a margin (of a vessel, water, cloth, etc.) -- band, bank, binding, border, brim, brink, edge, language, lip, prating, ((sea-))shore, side, speech, talk, (vain) words.

see HEBREW caphah

see HEBREW shaphah

see HEBREW cowph

Forms and Transliterations
בְ֝שָׂפָ֗ה בְּשְׂפְתוֹתֶ֑יךָ בְּשִׂפְתֵ֣י בְּשִׂפְתוֹתֵיהֶ֑ם בִּשְׂפַ֣ת בִּשְׂפָתֶ֔יךָ בִּשְׂפָתֶֽיךָ׃ בִּשְׂפָתַ֥י בִּשְׂפָתָֽיו׃ בִשְׂפָתַ֜יִם בִשְׂפָתָ֑יו בִּ֭שְׂפָתָיו בשפה בשפת בשפתותיהם בשפתותיך בשפתי בשפתיו בשפתיו׃ בשפתיך בשפתיך׃ בשפתים וְשִׂפְת֥וֹת וְשִׂפְתֵ֥י וְשָׂפָ֤ה וּ֝שְׂפָתֶ֗יךָ וּ֝שְׂפָתָ֗יו וּבִשְׂפָתָיו֙ וּשְׂפָת֛וֹ וּשְׂפָתֶ֥יךָ וּשְׂפָתוֹ֙ ובשפתיו ושפה ושפתו ושפתות ושפתי ושפתיו ושפתיך לִשְׂפַ֣ת לִשְׂפַ֥ת לִשְׂפָת֤וֹ ׀ לשפת לשפתו מִשְּׂפַת־ מִשְּׂפָת֨וֹ משפת־ משפתו פָתֹ֗ו פה פתו פתי פתיה פתיו פתיך פתים שְֽׂפַת־ שְׂ֝פָתֶ֗יהָ שְׂ֝פָתֶ֗יךָ שְׂ֝פָתַ֗י שְׂ֝פָתַ֗יִם שְׂ֝פָתָ֗יו שְׂ֭פָתַי שְׂ֭פָתַיִם שְׂ֭פָתָיו שְׂפַ֖ת שְׂפַ֣ת שְׂפַ֤ת שְׂפַ֥ת שְׂפַֽת־ שְׂפַת־ שְׂפָ֫תֵ֥ימוֹ שְׂפָת֕וֹ שְׂפָת֜וֹ שְׂפָת֣וֹ שְׂפָתֵ֣ימוֹ שְׂפָתֵ֣ינוּ שְׂפָתֵֽינוּ׃ שְׂפָתֶ֑יךָ שְׂפָתֶ֔יהָ שְׂפָתֶ֖יךָ שְׂפָתֶ֣יהָ שְׂפָתֶ֥יךָ שְׂפָתֶ֧יהָ שְׂפָתֶֽיךָ׃ שְׂפָתַ֔י שְׂפָתַ֔יִם שְׂפָתַ֖יִם שְׂפָתַ֙יִם֙ שְׂפָתַ֣י שְׂפָתַ֣יִם שְׂפָתַ֥י שְׂפָתַ֥יִם שְׂפָתָ֑י שְׂפָתָ֑יִם שְׂפָתָ֑ם שְׂפָתָ֖יו שְׂפָתָ֣יו שְׂפָתָ֤הּ שְׂפָתָֽיִם׃ שְׂפָתָֽי׃ שְׂפָתָיו֙ שִׂפְתֵ֣י שִׂפְתֵ֤י שִׂפְתֵ֥י שִׂפְתֵ֫י שִׂפְתֵי־ שִׂפְתֵיהֶ֥ם שִׂפְתֹתַ֔יִךְ שִׂפְתֽוֹתֵיכֶם֙ שִׂפְתוֹתַ֖יִךְ שִׂפְתוֹתָיו֙ שָׂ֭פָה שָׂפָ֔ה שָׂפָ֛ה שָׂפָ֡ה שָׂפָ֣ה שָׂפָ֥ה שָׂפָה֙ שפה שפת שפת־ שפתה שפתו שפתותיו שפתותיך שפתותיכם שפתי שפתי־ שפתי׃ שפתיה שפתיהם שפתיו שפתיך שפתיך׃ שפתים שפתים׃ שפתימו שפתינו שפתינו׃ שפתם שפתתיך ḇə·śā·p̄āh bə·śə·p̄ə·ṯō·w·ṯe·ḵā bə·śip̄·ṯê bə·śip̄·ṯō·w·ṯê·hem ḇəśāp̄āh besefetoTeicha bəśəp̄əṯōwṯeḵā besifTei besiftoteiHem bəśip̄ṯê bəśip̄ṯōwṯêhem ḇiś·p̄ā·ṯa·yim biś·p̄ā·ṯāw ḇiś·p̄ā·ṯāw biś·p̄ā·ṯay biś·p̄ā·ṯe·ḵā biś·p̄aṯ bisFat bisfaTai bisfaTav bisfaTeicha biśp̄aṯ biśp̄āṯāw ḇiśp̄āṯāw biśp̄āṯay ḇiśp̄āṯayim biśp̄āṯeḵā fah faTai fatav faTayim faTeicha faTeiha faTo liś·p̄ā·ṯōw liś·p̄aṯ lisFat lisfaTo liśp̄aṯ liśp̄āṯōw miś·śə·p̄ā·ṯōw miś·śə·p̄aṯ- missefat missefaTo miśśəp̄aṯ- miśśəp̄āṯōw p̄ā·ṯa·yim p̄ā·ṯāw p̄ā·ṯay p̄ā·ṯe·hā p̄ā·ṯe·ḵā p̄ā·ṯōw p̄āh p̄āṯāw p̄āṯay p̄āṯayim p̄āṯehā p̄āṯeḵā p̄āṯōw śā·p̄āh saFah śāp̄āh śə·p̄ā·ṯa·yim śə·p̄ā·ṯā·yim śə·p̄ā·ṯāh śə·p̄ā·ṯām śə·p̄ā·ṯāw śə·p̄ā·ṯay śə·p̄ā·ṯāy śə·p̄ā·ṯe·hā śə·p̄ā·ṯe·ḵā śə·p̄ā·ṯê·mōw śə·p̄ā·ṯê·nū śə·p̄ā·ṯōw śə·p̄aṯ śə·p̄aṯ- seFat sefaTah sefaTai sefaTam sefaTav sefaTayim sefaTeicha sefaTeiha seFaTeimov sefaTeinu sefaTo śəp̄aṯ śəp̄aṯ- śəp̄āṯāh śəp̄āṯām śəp̄āṯāw śəp̄āṯay śəp̄āṯāy śəp̄āṯayim śəp̄āṯāyim śəp̄āṯehā śəp̄āṯeḵā śəp̄āṯêmōw śəp̄āṯênū śəp̄āṯōw sifTei sifteiHem siftoTav siftoTayich siftoteiChem śip̄·ṯê śip̄·ṯê- śip̄·ṯê·hem śip̄·ṯō·ṯa·yiḵ śip̄·ṯō·w·ṯa·yiḵ śip̄·ṯō·w·ṯāw śip̄·ṯō·w·ṯê·ḵem śip̄ṯê śip̄ṯê- śip̄ṯêhem śip̄ṯōṯayiḵ śip̄ṯōwṯāw śip̄ṯōwṯayiḵ śip̄ṯōwṯêḵem ū·ḇiś·p̄ā·ṯāw ū·śə·p̄ā·ṯāw ū·śə·p̄ā·ṯe·ḵā ū·śə·p̄ā·ṯōw ūḇiśp̄āṯāw usefaTav usefaTeicha usefaTo ūśəp̄āṯāw ūśəp̄āṯeḵā ūśəp̄āṯōw uvisfaTav vesaFah vesifTei vesifTot visfaTav visfaTayim wə·śā·p̄āh wə·śip̄·ṯê wə·śip̄·ṯō·wṯ wəśāp̄āh wəśip̄ṯê wəśip̄ṯōwṯ
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175 Occurrences


bə·śə·p̄ə·ṯō·w·ṯe·ḵā — 1 Occ.
bə·śip̄·ṯê — 1 Occ.
bə·śip̄·ṯō·w·ṯê·hem — 1 Occ.
biś·p̄aṯ — 2 Occ.
biś·p̄ā·ṯay — 1 Occ.
biś·p̄ā·ṯāw — 3 Occ.
biś·p̄ā·ṯe·ḵā — 3 Occ.
p̄āh — 1 Occ.
p̄ā·ṯay — 5 Occ.
p̄ā·ṯāw — 8 Occ.
p̄ā·ṯa·yim — 6 Occ.
p̄ā·ṯe·ḵā — 1 Occ.
p̄ā·ṯe·hā — 1 Occ.
p̄ā·ṯōw — 1 Occ.
liś·p̄aṯ — 2 Occ.
liś·p̄ā·ṯōw — 1 Occ.
miś·śə·p̄aṯ- — 1 Occ.
miś·śə·p̄ā·ṯōw — 2 Occ.
śā·p̄āh — 8 Occ.
śə·p̄aṯ — 39 Occ.
śə·p̄ā·ṯāh — 1 Occ.
śə·p̄ā·ṯay — 14 Occ.
śə·p̄ā·ṯām — 1 Occ.
śə·p̄ā·ṯāw — 6 Occ.
śə·p̄ā·ṯā·yim — 10 Occ.
śə·p̄ā·ṯe·ḵā — 6 Occ.
śə·p̄ā·ṯe·hā — 4 Occ.
śə·p̄ā·ṯê·mōw — 3 Occ.
śə·p̄ā·ṯê·nū — 2 Occ.
śə·p̄ā·ṯōw — 4 Occ.
śip̄·ṯê — 17 Occ.
śip̄·ṯê·hem — 1 Occ.
śip̄·ṯō·w·ṯāw — 1 Occ.
śip̄·ṯō·ṯa·yiḵ — 2 Occ.
śip̄·ṯō·w·ṯê·ḵem — 1 Occ.
ū·śə·p̄ā·ṯāw — 1 Occ.
ū·śə·p̄ā·ṯe·ḵā — 3 Occ.
ū·śə·p̄ā·ṯōw — 2 Occ.
ū·ḇiś·p̄ā·ṯāw — 1 Occ.
wə·śā·p̄āh — 2 Occ.
wə·śip̄·ṯê — 2 Occ.
wə·śip̄·ṯō·wṯ — 1 Occ.
ḇiś·p̄ā·ṯāw — 1 Occ.
ḇiś·p̄ā·ṯa·yim — 1 Occ.

Genesis 11:1
HEB: כָל־ הָאָ֖רֶץ שָׂפָ֣ה אֶחָ֑ת וּדְבָרִ֖ים
NAS: the same language and the same
KJV: was of one language, and of one
INT: now the whole earth language the same words

Genesis 11:6
HEB: עַ֤ם אֶחָד֙ וְשָׂפָ֤ה אַחַת֙ לְכֻלָּ֔ם
NAS: have the same language. And this
KJV: and they have all one language; and this they begin
INT: people are one language have the same all

Genesis 11:7
HEB: וְנָבְלָ֥ה שָׁ֖ם שְׂפָתָ֑ם אֲשֶׁר֙ לֹ֣א
NAS: confuse their language, so
KJV: and there confound their language, that
INT: confuse and there their language so they will not

Genesis 11:7
HEB: יִשְׁמְע֔וּ אִ֖ישׁ שְׂפַ֥ת רֵעֵֽהוּ׃
NAS: one another's speech.
KJV: one another's speech.
INT: understand another speech another's

Genesis 11:9
HEB: בָּלַ֥ל יְהוָ֖ה שְׂפַ֣ת כָּל־ הָאָ֑רֶץ
NAS: confused the language of the whole
KJV: did there confound the language of all the earth:
INT: confused the LORD the language of the whole earth

Genesis 22:17
HEB: אֲשֶׁ֖ר עַל־ שְׂפַ֣ת הַיָּ֑ם וְיִרַ֣שׁ
KJV: which [is] upon the sea shore; and thy seed
INT: which and shore the sea shall possess

Genesis 41:3
HEB: הַפָּר֖וֹת עַל־ שְׂפַ֥ת הַיְאֹֽר׃
NAS: by the [other] cows on the bank of the Nile.
KJV: the [other] kine upon the brink of the river.
INT: the cows on the bank of the Nile

Genesis 41:17
HEB: עֹמֵ֖ד עַל־ שְׂפַ֥ת הַיְאֹֽר׃
NAS: I was standing on the bank of the Nile;
KJV: behold, I stood upon the bank of the river:
INT: was standing on the bank of the Nile

Exodus 2:3
HEB: בַּסּ֖וּף עַל־ שְׂפַ֥ת הַיְאֹֽר׃
NAS: [it] among the reeds by the bank of the Nile.
KJV: by the river's brink.
INT: the reeds by the bank of the Nile

Exodus 6:12
HEB: וַאֲנִ֖י עֲרַ֥ל שְׂפָתָֽיִם׃ פ
NAS: to me, for I am unskilled in speech?
KJV: me, who [am] of uncircumcised lips?
INT: me I am unskilled band

Exodus 6:30
HEB: אֲנִי֙ עֲרַ֣ל שְׂפָתַ֔יִם וְאֵ֕יךְ יִשְׁמַ֥ע
NAS: I am unskilled in speech; how
KJV: Behold, I [am] of uncircumcised lips, and how shall Pharaoh
INT: I am unskilled speech how listen

Exodus 7:15
HEB: לִקְרָאת֖וֹ עַל־ שְׂפַ֣ת הַיְאֹ֑ר וְהַמַּטֶּ֛ה
NAS: to meet him on the bank of the Nile;
KJV: by the river's brink against he come;
INT: come on the bank of the Nile the staff

Exodus 14:30
HEB: מֵ֖ת עַל־ שְׂפַ֥ת הַיָּֽם׃
KJV: dead upon the sea shore.
INT: dead and shore the sea

Exodus 26:4
HEB: תְּכֵ֗לֶת עַ֣ל שְׂפַ֤ת הַיְרִיעָה֙ הָאֶחָ֔ת
NAS: of blue on the edge of the outermost
KJV: of blue upon the edge of the one
INT: of blue on the edge curtain of the one

Exodus 26:4
HEB: וְכֵ֤ן תַּעֲשֶׂה֙ בִּשְׂפַ֣ת הַיְרִיעָ֔ה הַקִּ֣יצוֹנָ֔ה
NAS: you shall make [them] on the edge of the curtain
KJV: in the uttermost edge of [another] curtain,
INT: and likewise shall make the edge of the curtain is outermost

Exodus 26:10
HEB: לֻֽלָאֹ֗ת עַ֣ל שְׂפַ֤ת הַיְרִיעָה֙ הָֽאֶחָ֔ת
NAS: loops on the edge of the curtain
KJV: loops on the edge of the one
INT: loops on the edge of the curtain of the one

Exodus 26:10
HEB: לֻֽלָאֹ֗ת עַ֚ל שְׂפַ֣ת הַיְרִיעָ֔ה הַחֹבֶ֖רֶת
NAS: loops on the edge of the curtain
KJV: loops in the edge of the curtain
INT: loops on the edge of the curtain set

Exodus 28:26
HEB: הַחֹ֑שֶׁן עַל־ שְׂפָת֕וֹ אֲשֶׁ֛ר אֶל־
NAS: of the breastpiece, on the edge of it, which
KJV: of the breastplate in the border thereof, which [is] in the side
INT: of the breastpiece on the edge which is toward

Exodus 28:32
HEB: רֹאשׁ֖וֹ בְּתוֹכ֑וֹ שָׂפָ֡ה יִֽהְיֶה֩ לְפִ֨יו
NAS: its opening there shall be a binding of woven
KJV: of it, in the midst thereof: it shall have a binding of woven
INT: top the middle binding become opening

Exodus 36:11
HEB: תְּכֵ֗לֶת עַ֣ל שְׂפַ֤ת הַיְרִיעָה֙ הָֽאֶחָ֔ת
NAS: of blue on the edge of the outermost
KJV: of blue on the edge of one
INT: of blue on the edge curtain the first

Exodus 36:11
HEB: כֵּ֤ן עָשָׂה֙ בִּשְׂפַ֣ת הַיְרִיעָ֔ה הַקִּ֣יצוֹנָ֔ה
NAS: likewise on the edge of the curtain
KJV: in the uttermost side of [another] curtain,
INT: likewise did the edge of the curtain was outermost

Exodus 36:17
HEB: חֲמִשִּׁ֗ים עַ֚ל שְׂפַ֣ת הַיְרִיעָ֔ה הַקִּיצֹנָ֖ה
NAS: loops on the edge of the curtain
KJV: upon the uttermost edge of the curtain
INT: fifty on the edge of the curtain was outermost

Exodus 36:17
HEB: עָשָׂה֙ עַל־ שְׂפַ֣ת הַיְרִיעָ֔ה הַחֹבֶ֖רֶת
NAS: loops on the edge of the curtain
KJV: made he upon the edge of the curtain
INT: made on the edge of the curtain set

Exodus 39:19
HEB: הַחֹ֑שֶׁן עַל־ שְׂפָת֕וֹ אֲשֶׁ֛ר אֶל־
NAS: on its inner edge which
KJV: of the breastplate, upon the border of it, which [was] on the side
INT: of the breastpiece and edge which about

Exodus 39:23
HEB: כְּפִ֣י תַחְרָ֑א שָׂפָ֥ה לְפִ֛יו סָבִ֖יב
NAS: of a coat of mail, with a binding all around
KJV: of an habergeon, [with] a band round about
INT: as the opening of a coat A binding opening all

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