Word Summary
araph: to drip, drop
Original Word: עָרַף
Transliteration: araph
Phonetic Spelling: (aw-raf')
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to drip, drop
Meaning: to droop, to drip
Strong's Concordance
drop down

A primitive root; to droop; hence, to drip -- drop (down).


H6201. araph

II. [עָרַף‎] verb drip, drop (compare Arabic lade out water with the hand (as with ladle), compare Phoenician ערפתportico (whence rain drips) see HoffmAbh. d. GGW xxxvi, May, 1889, 12 f.; compare also Arabic upper-room; ענן מערף‎ Ecclus 43:22 the dropping of a cloud, Assyrian irpu, irpitu, cloud(s)); —

Qal Imperfect3masculine plural יַעַרְפוּטָֿ֑ל שָׁמָיוDeuteronomy 33:28 his heavens drop dew; figurative, of speech, intransitive, לִקְחִי כַּמָּטָר יַעֲרֹף32:2 let my teaching drop like the rain ("" אִמְרָתִי כַּטַּל תִּזַּל‎). — compare רָעַף‎.