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Strong's #5612: cepher (pronounced say'-fer)

or (feminine) ciphrah (Psa. 56:8 (9)) {sif-raw'}; from 5608; properly, writing (the art or a document); by implication, a book:--bill, book, evidence, X learn(-ed) (-ing), letter, register, scroll.




Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew Lexicon:

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sêpher / siphrâh

1) book (noun feminine)

2) missive, document, writing, book (noun masculine)

2a) missive

2a1) letter (of instruction), written order, commission, request, written decree

2b) legal document, certificate of divorce, deed of purchase, indictment, sign

2c) book, scroll

2c1) book of prophecies

2c2) genealogical register

2c3) law-book

2c4) book (of poems)

2c5) book (of kings)

2c6) books of the canon, scripture

2c7) record book (of God)

2d) book-learning, writing

2d1) be able to read (after verb ' to know' )

Part of Speech: see above in Definition

Relation: from H5608

Same Word by TWOT Number: 1540a, 1540b



Usage:

This word is used 186 times:

Genesis 5:1: "This is the book of the generations of Adam. In the day that God created man,"
Exodus 17:14: "Write this for a memorial in a book, and rehearse it in the ears of Joshua: for"
Exodus 24:7: "And he took the book of the covenant, and read in the audience of the people: and they said, All"
Exodus 32:32: "not, blot me, I pray thee, out of thy book which thou hast written."
Exodus 32:33: "Whosoever hath sinned against me, him will I blot out of my book."
Numbers 5:23: "these curses in a book, and he shall blot them out with the bitter water:"
Numbers 21:14: "Wherefore it is said in the book of the wars of the LORD, What he did"
Deuteronomy 17:18: "of this law in a book out of that which is before the priests the Levites:"
Deuteronomy 24:1: "some uncleanness in her: then let him write her a bill of divorcement, and give it in her hand, and send"
Deuteronomy 24:3: "husband hate her, and write her a bill of divorcement, and giveth it in her hand, and sendeth"
Deuteronomy 28:58: "law that are written in this book, that thou mayest fear this glorious"
Deuteronomy 28:61: "which is not written in the book of this law, them will the LORD bring"
Deuteronomy 29:20: "the curses that are written in this book shall lie upon him, and the LORD shall blot out"
Deuteronomy 29:21: "the curses of the covenant that are written in this book of the law:"
Deuteronomy 29:27: "the curses that are written in this book:"
Deuteronomy 30:10: "and his statutes which are written in this book of the law, and if thou turn unto"
Deuteronomy 31:24: "of this law in a book, until they were finished,"
Deuteronomy 31:26: "Take this book of the law, and put it in the side"
Joshua 1:8: "This book of the law shall not depart out of thy mouth; but thou shalt meditate"
Joshua 8:31: "the children of Israel, as it is written in the book of the law of Moses, an altar of whole"
Joshua 8:34: "the blessings and cursings, according to all that is written in the book of the law."
Joshua 10:13: "this written in the book of Jasher? So the sun stood still in the midst"
Joshua 18:9: "into seven parts in a book, and came again to Joshua to"
Joshua 23:6: "all that is written in the book of the law of Moses, that ye turn not"
Joshua 24:26: "these words in the book of the law of God, and took a great"
1 Samuel 10:25: "the manner of the kingdom, and wrote it in a book, and laid it up before the LORD."
2 Samuel 1:18: "behold, it is written in the book of Jasher.)"
2 Samuel 11:14: "in the morning, that David wrote a letter to Joab, and sent it by the hand"
2 Samuel 11:15: "And he wrote in the letter, saying, Set ye Uriah in the forefront"
1 Kings 11:41: "not written in the book of the acts of Solomon?"
1 Kings 14:19: "behold, they are written in the book of the chronicles of the kings of Israel."
1 Kings 14:29: "not written in the book of the chronicles of the kings of Judah?"
1 Kings 15:7: "not written in the book of the chronicles of the kings of Judah?"
1 Kings 15:23: "not written in the book of the chronicles of the kings of Judah?"
1 Kings 15:31: "not written in the book of the chronicles of the kings of Israel?"
1 Kings 16:5: "not written in the book of the chronicles of the kings of Israel?"
1 Kings 16:14: "not written in the book of the chronicles of the kings of Israel?"
1 Kings 16:20: "not written in the book of the chronicles of the kings of Israel?"
1 Kings 16:27: "not written in the book of the chronicles of the kings of Israel?"
1 Kings 21:8: "So she wrote letters in Ahab's name, and sealed them with his seal, and sent the letters"
1 Kings 21:8: "and sealed them with his seal, and sent the letters unto the elders and to the nobles"
1 Kings 21:9: "And she wrote in the letters, saying, Proclaim a fast, and set Naboth"
1 Kings 21:11: "unto them, and as it was written in the letters which she had sent unto"
1 Kings 22:39: "not written in the book of the chronicles of the kings of Israel?"
1 Kings 22:45: "not written in the book of the chronicles of the kings of Judah?"
2 Kings 1:18: "not written in the book of the chronicles of the kings of Israel?"
2 Kings 5:5: "Go to, go, and I will send a letter unto the king of Israel. And he departed,"
2 Kings 5:6: "And he brought the letter to the king of Israel, saying, Now when this"
2 Kings 5:6: "saying, Now when this letter is come unto thee, behold, I have therewith sent"
2 Kings 5:7: "of Israel had read the letter, that he rent his clothes, and said, Am I"









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