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Strongs Number: H7857


Hebrew Word
שָׁטַף
Transliteration
shâṭaph
Phonetic
shaw-taf'
Part of Speech
Verb
Strongs Definition

to gush; by implication to {inundate} cleanse; by analogy to {gallop} conquer

BDB Definition

1. to wash, rinse, overflow, engulf, rinse or wash off

a. (Qal)

1. to overflow

2. to flow, run

3. to rinse or wash off

b. (Niphal) to be swept away, be rinsed out

c. (Pual) to be rinsed, be scoured and rinsed

Origin
A primitive root
Bible Usage
{drown} (over-) flow ({-whelm}) {rinse} {run} {rush} (throughly) wash (away).