נפה

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Hebrew[edit]

נפה

Noun[edit]

נָפָה (nafáf (singular construct נָפַת־)

  1. 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.


This Hebrew entry was created from the translations listed at sieve. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see נפה in the Hebrew Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) April 2009