5585. saiph
Strong's Concordance
saiph: a cleft, branch
Original Word: סָעִיף
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: saiph
Phonetic Spelling: (saw-eef')
Definition: a cleft, branch
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from an unused word
a cleft, branch
NASB Translation
branches (2), cleft (2), clefts (2).

[סָעִיף] noun [masculine]

1 cleft.

2 branch; —

1 cleft of a crag, construct סְעִיף סֶלַע Judges 15:8,11; plural construct וּבִסְעִפֵֿי הַסְּלָעִים Isaiah 2:21; ׳סְעִיפֵי הַסּ Isaiah 57:5.

2 branches, boughs, plural construct סְעִפֵֿי הַמֹּרִיָּה Isaiah 17:6 (so divide, Hi Kn Di DrSm xxx Du and others) the boughs of the fruit-tree; suffix סְעִיפֶיהָ Isaiah 27:10 (of ruined city; compare קְצִירָהּ Isaiah 27:11).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
outmost branch, clift, top

From ca'aph; a fissure (of rocks); also a bough (as subdivided) -- (outmost) branch, clift, top.

see HEBREW ca'aph

Forms and Transliterations
בִּסְעִ֖יף בִּסְעִפֶ֙יהָ֙ בסעיף בסעפיה וּבִסְעִפֵ֖י ובסעפי סְעִיף֮ סְעִפֵ֥י סְעִפֶֽיהָ׃ סעיף סעפי סעפיה׃ bis‘îp̄ bis‘ip̄ehā bis·‘i·p̄e·hā bis·‘îp̄ bisIf bisiFeiha sə‘îp̄ sə‘ip̄ê sə‘ip̄ehā sə·‘i·p̄ê sə·‘i·p̄e·hā sə·‘îp̄ seIf seiFei seiFeiha ū·ḇis·‘i·p̄ê ūḇis‘ip̄ê uvisiFei
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Englishman's Concordance
Judges 15:8
HEB: וַיֵּ֣רֶד וַיֵּ֔שֶׁב בִּסְעִ֖יף סֶ֥לַע עֵיטָֽם׃
NAS: and lived in the cleft of the rock
KJV: and dwelt in the top of the rock
INT: went and lived the cleft of the rock of Etam

Judges 15:11
HEB: מִֽיהוּדָ֗ה אֶל־ סְעִיף֮ סֶ֣לַע עֵיטָם֒
NAS: went down to the cleft of the rock
KJV: went to the top of the rock
INT: of Judah to the cleft of the rock of Etam

Isaiah 2:21
HEB: בְּנִקְר֣וֹת הַצֻּרִ֔ים וּבִסְעִפֵ֖י הַסְּלָעִ֑ים מִפְּנֵ֞י
NAS: of the rocks and the clefts of the cliffs
KJV: of the rocks, and into the tops of the ragged rocks,
INT: the caverns of the rocks and the clefts of the cliffs for

Isaiah 17:6
HEB: אַרְבָּעָ֣ה חֲמִשָּׁ֗ה בִּסְעִפֶ֙יהָ֙ פֹּֽרִיָּ֔ה נְאֻם־
NAS: [or] five on the branches of a fruitful tree,
KJV: in the outmost fruitful branches thereof, saith
INT: Four five the branches of a fruitful Declares

Isaiah 27:10
HEB: יִרְבָּ֖ץ וְכִלָּ֥ה סְעִפֶֽיהָ׃
NAS: and feed on its branches.
KJV: and consume the branches thereof.
INT: will lie and feed branches

Isaiah 57:5
HEB: בַּנְּחָלִ֔ים תַּ֖חַת סְעִפֵ֥י הַסְּלָעִֽים׃
NAS: Under the clefts of the crags?
KJV: in the valleys under the clifts of the rocks?
INT: the ravines Under the clefts rock

6 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 5585
6 Occurrences

bis·‘îp̄ — 1 Occ.
bis·‘i·p̄e·hā — 1 Occ.
sə·‘îp̄ — 1 Occ.
sə·‘i·p̄ê — 1 Occ.
sə·‘i·p̄e·hā — 1 Occ.
ū·ḇis·‘i·p̄ê — 1 Occ.

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