8194. shaphah
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shaphah: perhaps cream
Original Word: שְׁפוֹת
Part of Speech: Noun Feminine
Transliteration: shaphah
Phonetic Spelling: (shaw-faw')
Short Definition: cheese

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from shaphah
perhaps cream
NASB Translation
cheese (1).

שְׁפוֺת (Köii. 1. 186) noun feminine dubious, perhaps cream (as skimmed of ? compare WetzstZAW iii (1883), 276 f., who connects with Arabic cream, and this with √ take off the top (but שׁ = ?); EV cheese (after ᵑ6 ᵑ7, compare ARSKKB 3091)); — construct שְׁפוֺת בָּקָר 2 Samuel 17:29 cream of the herd ( + דְּבַשׁ וְחֶמְאָה וְצאֹן), compare Now Bu; ᵐ5. of Lucian HPS calves.


From shaphah in the sense of clarifying; a cheese (as strained from the whey) -- cheese.

see HEBREW shaphah

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