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KING JAMES BIBLE DICTIONARY

 

Hebrew - English Dictionary

H5608 - Scribe

Strong's No.:H5608

Hebrew:סָפַר

Transliteration:çâphar

Phonetic:saw-far'

Word Origin:A primitive root

Bible Usage:{commune} (ac-) {count} {declare} {number} + {penknife} {reckon} {scribe} shew {forth} {speak} {talk} tell ({out}) writer.

Part of Speech:Verb

Strongs
Definition:

properly to score with a mark as a tally or {record} that {is} (by implication) to {inscribe} and also to enumerate; intensively to {recount} that {is} celebrate


Brown Driver
Biggs Definition:

1. to count, recount, relate

a. (Qal)

1. to count (things)

2. to number, take account of, reckon

b. (Niphal) to be counted, be numbered

c. (Piel) to recount, rehearse, declare

1. to recount (something), rehearse

2. to talk

3. to count exactly or accurately

d. (Pual) to be recounted, be rehearsed, be related n m

2. enumerator, muster-officer, secretary, scribe

a. enumerator, muster-officer, secretary

b. learned man, scribe


Bible References:
Scribe

Translation
Occurrences:
accounted ( 1 )
commune ( 1 )
count ( 4 )
counted ( 2 )
Declare ( 20 )
declared ( 4 )
forth ( 5 )
number ( 10 )
numbered ( 10 )
numberest ( 1 )
numbering ( 1 )
out ( 1 )
reckon ( 1 )
scribe ( 44 )
scribes ( 6 )
shewing ( 1 )
speak ( 2 )
talk ( 1 )
tell ( 12 )
tellest ( 1 )
telling ( 1 )
told ( 26 )
writer ( 4 )

 

Definitions are taken from Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.