5301. naphach
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naphach: to breathe, blow
Original Word: נָפַח
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: naphach
Phonetic Spelling: (naw-fakh')
Short Definition: blow

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
to breathe, blow
NASB Translation
blow (3), blows (1), boiling (2), breathe (1), breathed (1), breathing is labored* (1), disdainfully sniff (1), lose (1), unfanned (1).

[נָפַח] verb breathe, blow (כור נפוח Ecclus 43:4 a furnace blown upon (heated hot); Late Hebrew נָפַח id., ᵑ7 נְפַח, Syriac ; Assyrian napâ—u, inflame, nappa—u, smith DlHWB 474; Arabic ( and) blow; Ethiopic or Di712); —

Qal Perfect3feminine singular נָָֽפְחָה Jeremiah 15:9; וְנָפַ֫חְתִּי Haggai 1:9; וְנָפַחְתִּ֫י Ezekiel 22:21; Imperfect וַיִּמַּח Genesis 2:7; Imperative feminine singular מְּחִי Ezekiel 37:9; Infinitive (לָ)פַ֫חַת Ezekiel 22:20; Perfect active נֹפֵחַ Isaiah 54:16; passive נָפוּחַ Jeremiah 1:13; Job 41:12; — breathe, blow, וַיִּמַּח בְּאַמּוֺ נִשְׁמַת חַיִּים Genesis 2:7 (J); followed by ב also Ezekiel 37:9; Isaiah 54:16 and Haggai 1:9 blow into it (to scatter it); followed by עַלֿ: לָפַחַת עָלָיו אֵשׁ Ezekiel 22:20 to blow fire upon it (ore, for melting), so figurative Ezekiel 22:21 and I will blow upon you with (ב) the fire of my wrath; נַפְשָׁהּ ׳נ Jeremiah 15:9 she hath breathed out her life (of a mother, compare

Hiph`il); absolute סִיר נָפוּחַ Jeremiah 1:13 a blown (i.e. well-heated, boiling) pot, compare ׳דּוּד נ Job 41:12 (simile).

Pu`al Perfect אֵשׁ לֹא נֻמָּ֑ח Job 20:26 a fire not blown (by any human breath). So perhaps also Numbers 21:30 (reading ׳עַדנֻֿמַּח אֵשׁ וגו until fire was blown [hot] as far as Medeba), compare Di.

Hiph`il Perfect1singular נֶפֶשׁ בְּעָלֶיהָ חִמָּ֑חְתִּי Job 31:39 (or if) the life of its (the land's) owners I have caused them to breathe out; וְהִמַּחְתֶּם אוֺתוֺ Malachi 1:13 and ye have sniffed at it (in contempt).

blow, breath, give up, cause to lose life, seething, snuff

A primitive root; to puff, in various applications (literally, to inflate, blow hard, scatter, kindle, expire; figuratively, to disesteem) -- blow, breath, give up, cause to lose (life), seething, snuff.

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