shaphah: perhaps creamOriginal Word: שְׁפוֹתPart of Speech:
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
perhaps creamNASB Translation
(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
?); 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