5557. salaph
Strong's Concordance
salaph: to twist, pervert, overturn
Original Word: סָלַף
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: salaph
Phonetic Spelling: (saw-laf')
Definition: to twist, pervert, overturn
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
Definition
to twist, pervert, overturn
NASB Translation
overthrows (2), perverts (1), ruins (1), subverts (2), turning (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
סָלַף verb twist, pervert, overturn (ᵑ7 סְלַף twist (rare); Arabic is pass, pass away, come to naught Lane1407f.); —

Pi`el Imperfect3masculine singular יְסַלֵּף Job 12:19 2t., וַיְסַלֵּף Proverbs 22:12; 3feminine singular תְּסַלֵּף Proverbs 13:6; Proverbs 19:3; Participle מְסַלֵּף Proverbs 21:12; —

1 pervert, Exodus 23:8 (E) a bribe perverteth the case (cause, דִּבְרֵי) of righteous, = Deuteronomy 16:19.

2 subvert, turn upside down, ruin (only Wisdom Literature): with accusative of person Job 12:19; Proverbs 13:6 (opposed to תִּצֹּר), Proverbs 21:12; ׳אִוֶּלֶת אָדָם תּ דַּרְכּוֺ Proverbs 19:3 a man's folly subverteth his way; וַיְסַלֵּף דִּבְרֵי בֹגֵד Proverbs 22:12 and he (׳י) subverteth the affairs of a treacherous man.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
overthrow, pervert

A primitive root; properly, to wrench, i.e. (figuratively) to subvert -- overthrow, pervert.

Forms and Transliterations
וִֽיסַלֵּ֖ף וַ֝יְסַלֵּ֗ף ויסלף יְסַלֵּֽף׃ יסלף׃ מְסַלֵּ֖ף מסלף תְּסַלֵּ֣ף תְּסַלֵּ֥ף תסלף mə·sal·lêp̄ mesalLef məsallêp̄ tə·sal·lêp̄ tesalLef təsallêp̄ vaysalLef visalLef way·sal·lêp̄ waysallêp̄ wî·sal·lêp̄ wîsallêp̄ yə·sal·lêp̄ yesalLef yəsallêp̄
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Exodus 23:8
HEB: יְעַוֵּ֣ר פִּקְחִ֔ים וִֽיסַלֵּ֖ף דִּבְרֵ֥י צַדִּיקִֽים׃
NAS: the clear-sighted and subverts the cause
KJV: the wise, and perverteth the words
INT: blinds the clear-sighted and subverts the cause of the just

Deuteronomy 16:19
HEB: עֵינֵ֣י חֲכָמִ֔ים וִֽיסַלֵּ֖ף דִּבְרֵ֥י צַדִּיקִֽם׃
NAS: of the wise and perverts the words
KJV: of the wise, and pervert the words
INT: the eyes of the wise and perverts the words of the righteous

Job 12:19
HEB: שׁוֹלָ֑ל וְאֵֽתָנִ֣ים יְסַלֵּֽף׃
NAS: barefoot And overthrows the secure ones.
KJV: away spoiled, and overthroweth the mighty.
INT: barefoot the secure and overthrows

Proverbs 13:6
HEB: דָּ֑רֶךְ וְ֝רִשְׁעָ֗ה תְּסַלֵּ֥ף חַטָּֽאת׃
NAS: But wickedness subverts the sinner.
KJV: but wickedness overthroweth the sinner.
INT: way wickedness subverts the sinner

Proverbs 19:3
HEB: אִוֶּ֣לֶת אָ֭דָם תְּסַלֵּ֣ף דַּרְכּ֑וֹ וְעַל־
NAS: of man ruins his way,
KJV: of man perverteth his way:
INT: the foolishness of man ruins his way against

Proverbs 21:12
HEB: לְבֵ֣ית רָשָׁ֑ע מְסַלֵּ֖ף רְשָׁעִ֣ים לָרָֽע׃
NAS: of the wicked, Turning the wicked
KJV: of the wicked: [but God] overthroweth the wicked
INT: the house of the wicked Turning the wicked to ruin

Proverbs 22:12
HEB: נָ֣צְרוּ דָ֑עַת וַ֝יְסַלֵּ֗ף דִּבְרֵ֥י בֹגֵֽד׃
NAS: knowledge, But He overthrows the words
KJV: knowledge, and he overthroweth the words
INT: preserve knowledge overthrows the words of the treacherous

7 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 5557
7 Occurrences


mə·sal·lêp̄ — 1 Occ.
tə·sal·lêp̄ — 2 Occ.
way·sal·lêp̄ — 1 Occ.
wî·sal·lêp̄ — 2 Occ.
yə·sal·lêp̄ — 1 Occ.










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