נפה

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Hebrew[edit]

נפה

Noun[edit]

נָפָה (nafáf (singular construct נָפַת־‎)

  1. winnow
  2. sieve (device to separate larger objects)
    • Isaiah 30:28:
      וְרוּחוֹ כְּנַחַל שׁוֹטֵף, עַד-צַוָּאר יֶחֱצֶה, לַהֲנָפָה גוֹיִם, בְּנָפַת שָׁוְא; וְרֶסֶן מַתְעֶה, עַל לְחָיֵי עַמִּים.(wərūḥō kənaḥal šōṭēp̄, ʿaḏ-ṣawwār yeḥĕṣe, laḥănāp̄ā gōyim, bənāp̄aṯ šāw; wəresen maṯʿe, ʿal ləḥāyey ʿammim)
      And His breath is as an overflowing stream, that divideth even unto the neck, to sift the nations with the sieve of destruction; and a bridle that causeth to err shall be in the jaws of the peoples.
  3. county