Word Summary
shaphah: to sweep bare
Original Word: שָׁפָה
Transliteration: shaphah
Phonetic Spelling: (shaw-faw')
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to sweep bare
Meaning: to abrade, bare
Strong's Concordance
high, stick out

A primitive root; to abrade, i.e. Bare -- high, stick out.


H8192. shaphah

I. [שָׁפָה‎] verb sweep bare (Arabic (), of wind, raise and carry off dust, of horse, scanty in hair of forelock; Late Hebrew Pi`el plane off; Aramaic Passive participle level (Isaiah 40:4 = מִישׁוֺר‎), smooth, limpid, make level, smooth (and derivatives)); —

Niph`al be wind-swept, bare; Participle הַרנִֿשְׁמֶּהIsaiah 13:2 a bare mountain;

Pu`al Perfect consecutive עַצְמֹתָיו וְשֻׁפוּJob 33:21 Qr his bones are laid bare (so lean is he; Kt וּשְׁפִיbareness are his bones).