2203. zepheth
Strong's Concordance
zepheth: pitch
Original Word: זֶפֶת
Part of Speech: Noun Feminine
Transliteration: zepheth
Phonetic Spelling: (zeh'-feth)
Definition: pitch
זֶ֫פֶת noun feminineIsaiah 34:9 pitch (compare on formative Ol§ 164 c) Sta§ 187 a. Word is Armenian according to LagArm. Stud. 1351, BN 219; on Egyptian derivatives compare CookSpeaker's Comm. i. 484; Arabic according to Frä151, if Shemitic, is Aramaic loan-word; see also Ethiopic Di1068) — pitch:וַתַּחְמְרָה בַחֵמָר וּבַזָּ֑פֶת Exodus 2:3 of ark of bulrushes; Isaiah 34:9 a וְנֶחֶפְכוּ נְחָלֶיהָ לְזֶפֶת וַעֲפָרָהּ לְגָפְרִ֑ית, Isaiah 34:9 b והיתה אַרְצָהּ לְזֶפֶת בֹּעֵרָֽה׃.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

From an unused root (meaning to liquify); asphalt (from its tendency to soften in the sun) -- pitch.

Forms and Transliterations
וּבַזָּ֑פֶת ובזפת לְזֶ֔פֶת לְזֶ֖פֶת לזפת lə·ze·p̄eṯ leZefet ləzep̄eṯ ū·ḇaz·zā·p̄eṯ ūḇazzāp̄eṯ uvazZafet
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Englishman's Concordance
Exodus 2:3
HEB: וַתַּחְמְרָ֥ה בַחֵמָ֖ר וּבַזָּ֑פֶת וַתָּ֤שֶׂם בָּהּ֙
NAS: it over with tar and pitch. Then she put
KJV: it with slime and with pitch, and put
INT: and covered tar and pitch put the child

Isaiah 34:9
HEB: וְנֶהֶפְכ֤וּ נְחָלֶ֙יהָ֙ לְזֶ֔פֶת וַעֲפָרָ֖הּ לְגָפְרִ֑ית
NAS: will be turned into pitch, And its loose earth
KJV: thereof shall be turned into pitch, and the dust
INT: will be turned streams pitch loose brimstone

Isaiah 34:9
HEB: וְהָיְתָ֣ה אַרְצָ֔הּ לְזֶ֖פֶת בֹּעֵרָֽה׃
NAS: will become burning pitch.
KJV: thereof shall become burning pitch.
INT: will become land pitch burning

3 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 2203
3 Occurrences

lə·ze·p̄eṯ — 2 Occ.
ū·ḇaz·zā·p̄eṯ — 1 Occ.

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