Word Summary
taphach: to extend, spread
Original Word: טָפַח
Transliteration: taphach
Phonetic Spelling: (taw-fakh')
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to extend, spread
Meaning: to flatten out, extend, to nurse a, child
Strong's Concordance
span, swaddle

A primitive root; to flatten out or extend (as a tent); figuratively, to nurse a child (as promotive of growth); or perhaps a denom. From tephach, from dandling on the palms -- span, swaddle.

see HEBREW tephach


H2946. taphach

[טָפַח‎] verb extend, spread (Arabic be full to overflowing, abound; Aramaic extend, spread; טְפוּחָאa step, foot-length; Late Hebrew טֶפַחa span (compare טֶפַח‎ below)) —

Pi`el Perfect טִמְּחָהIsaiah 48:13; טִמַּחְתִּיLamentations 2:22; —

1 spread out the heavens Isaiah 48:13 ("" ארץ יָסְדָה‎).

2 denominative from טֶפַחcarry on the palms, dandle Lamentations 2:22 ("" רִבִּיתִיI have brought up, reared).