652. ophel
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ophel: darkness, gloom
Original Word: אֹ֫פֶל
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: ophel
Phonetic Spelling: (o'fel)
Short Definition: darkness

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from an unused word
darkness, gloom
NASB Translation
darkness (6), gloom (3).

אֹ֫פֶל noun masculine Job 3:6 darkness, gloom (only in poetry) -׳א always absolute —

1 darkness,, of night Psalm 91:6 (opposed to צָֽהֳרַיִם deep in the earth,׳אֶבֶן א Job 28:3 ("" חשֶׁח צַלְמָוֶת); darkness, gloom of underworld Job 10:22 (twice in verse) ("" אֶרֶץ חשֶׁח עֵיפָפָה׳א צַלְמָוֶת); personified Job 3:6 that nightlet darkness take it ׳יִקָּחֵהוּ א; figurative of spiritual darkness Isaiah 29:18 ("" חשֵׁח); of secrecy, treachery Psalm 11:2.

2 especially figurative of calamity, Job 23:17 ("" חשׁ ך q. v.), Job 30:26 (opposed to אוֺר ).

darkness, obscurity, privily

From the same as 'aphel; dusk -- darkness, obscurity, privily.

see HEBREW 'aphel

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