6617. pathal
Strong's Concordance
pathal: to twist
Original Word: פָּתַל
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: pathal
Phonetic Spelling: (paw-thal')
Short Definition: astute
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
Definition
to twist
NASB Translation
crooked (1), cunning (1), show yourself astute (2), wrestled (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
[מָּתַל] verb twist (Late Hebrew Pi`el and derivatives; Arabic ; Ethiopic ; Aramaic מְּתַל, chiefly derivatives, in figure senses; Syriac ); —

Niph`al Perfect1singular נִמְּתַּלְתִּי עִם Genesis 30:8 I have wrestled (literally twisted myself) with; Participle עֲצַת נִפְתָּלִים Job 5:13 the plan of the tortuous; נִפְתָּל וְעִקֵּשׁ Proverbs 8:8 anything tortuous and twisted.

Hithpa`el Imperfect2masculine singular עִםֿ עִקֵּשׁ תִּתְמַּתָּ֑ל Psalm 18:27 with the twisted thou dost deal tortuously = 2 Samuel 22:27 (so read for impossible תִּתַּמָּ֑ל).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
show self froward, show self unsavoury, wrestle

A primitive root; to twine, i.e. (literally) to struggle or (figuratively) be (morally) tortuous -- (shew self) froward, shew self unsavoury, wrestle.

Forms and Transliterations
נִפְתַּ֛לְתִּי נִפְתָּ֥ל נִפְתָּלִ֣ים נפתל נפתלים נפתלתי תִּתְפַּתָּֽל׃ תִּתַּפָּֽל׃ תתפל׃ תתפתל׃ nifTal niftaLim nifTalti nip̄·tā·lîm nip̄·tāl nip̄·tal·tî nip̄tāl nip̄tālîm nip̄taltî tiṯ·pat·tāl tit·tap·pāl titpatTal tiṯpattāl tittapPal tittappāl
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5 Occurrences


nip̄·tāl — 1 Occ.
nip̄·tā·lîm — 1 Occ.
nip̄·tal·tî — 1 Occ.
tiṯ·pat·tāl — 1 Occ.
tit·tap·pāl — 1 Occ.

Genesis 30:8
HEB: נַפְתּוּלֵ֨י אֱלֹהִ֧ים ׀ נִפְתַּ֛לְתִּי עִם־ אֲחֹתִ֖י
NAS: wrestlings I have wrestled with my sister,
KJV: wrestlings have I wrestled with my sister,
INT: wrestlings mighty have wrestled with my sister

2 Samuel 22:27
HEB: וְעִם־ עִקֵּ֖שׁ תִּתַּפָּֽל׃
NAS: And with the perverted You show Yourself astute.
KJV: and with the froward thou wilt shew thyself unsavoury.
INT: and with the perverted show

Job 5:13
HEB: בְּעָרְמָ֑ם וַעֲצַ֖ת נִפְתָּלִ֣ים נִמְהָֽרָה׃
NAS: And the advice of the cunning is quickly thwarted.
KJV: and the counsel of the froward is carried headlong.
INT: shrewdness and the advice of the cunning is quickly

Psalm 18:26
HEB: וְעִם־ עִ֝קֵּ֗שׁ תִּתְפַּתָּֽל׃
NAS: And with the crooked You show Yourself astute.
KJV: and with the froward thou wilt shew thyself froward.
INT: and with the crooked show

Proverbs 8:8
HEB: אֵ֥ין בָּ֝הֶ֗ם נִפְתָּ֥ל וְעִקֵּֽשׁ׃
NAS: There is nothing crooked or perverted
KJV: [are] in righteousness; [there is] nothing froward or perverse
INT: of my mouth There crooked perverted

5 Occurrences

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