5617. Sepharvayim or Sepharim
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Sepharvayim or Sepharim: a city conquered by the king of Assyr.
Part of Speech: Proper Name Location
Transliteration: Sepharvayim or Sepharim
Phonetic Spelling: (sef-ar-vah'-yim)
Short Definition: Sepharvaim

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of foreign origin
a city conquered by the king of Assyr.
NASB Translation
Sephar-vaim (1), Sepharvaim (5).

סְפַרְוַ֫יִם proper name, of a location city conquered by king of Assyria; — ׳ס 2 Kings 17:14; 2 Kings 18:34 = סְפַוָ֑יִם Isaiah 36:19, עִיר סְפַרְוָ֑יִם 2 Kings 19:13 = Isaiah 37:13; סְפַרְוָ֑יִם also 2 Kings 17:31b Qr (Kt. ספרים); ᵐ5 Σεπφαρουαιν, Επφαρουαιμ, etc., ᵐ5L Σεπφαρειμ; — usually identification with Sippara (on a canal), between Bagdad and Babylon, a city in two parts, Sipp. of Samaš (modern Abbu Habba), and Sipp. of Anunitu(m) on opposed to side of canal, hence dual ׳ס = the two Sipparas SchrCOT 2 Kings 17:24, compare DlPar 209-212 TieleGeschichte. 88; this recently disputed, in view of mention with Hamath and other northern cities (2Kings 17:24 and especially 2 Kings 18:34), see HalZA ii. 401 ff. DiIsaiah 36:19 WklAlttest, Unters. 101 Benz2Kings 17:24 and others, who compare Šabara'in city conquered by Šalmanašarid IV (Wkl in SchrKB ii. 276); but this by no means certain.



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