Word Summary
puach: to breathe, blow
Original Word: פוּחַ
Transliteration: puach
Phonetic Spelling: (poo'akh)
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to breathe, blow
Meaning: to puff, blow with the breath, air, to fan, to utter, to kindle, to scoff
Strong's Concordance
blow upon, break, puff, bring into a snare, speak, utter

A primitive root; to puff, i.e. Blow with the breath or air; hence, to fan (as a breeze), to utter, to kindle (a fire), to scoff -- blow (upon), break, puff, bring into a snare, speak, utter.


H6315. puach

[מּוּחַ‎] verb breathe, blow (Late Hebrew מּוּחַblow out; Arabic (), = Hebrew, so Aramaic מּוּחַ‎, ); —

Qal Imperfect3masculine singular הַיּוֺם יָפוּחַSong of Solomon 2:17; 4:6 until the day breathes, i.e. grows cool.

Hiph`il Imperfect3masculine singular יָפִיחַPsalm 10:5 +; יָפִחַProverbs 14:25; וְיָפֵחַHabakkuk 2:3, etc.; Imperative feminine singular הָפִיחִיSong of Solomon 4:16; —

1 cause garden (accusative) to exhale (that is, odours) Song of Solomon 4:16.

2. a. puff, snort, against, ב‎ person, Psalm 10:5.

b. עַל‎ person, Ezekiel 21:36 with the fire of my wrath will I blow against thee.

c. excite, inflame city Proverbs 29:8.

d. with לוֺPsalm 12:6 puff, = pant for it (so most; Thes Hi and others against whom men puff; Bae לוֺ אֹמִּיעַI will shine forth to him); לַקֵּןHabakkuk 2:3 the vision panteth (hasteth) towards the end (so most).

3 breathe out, utter, כְּזָבִיםProverbs 6:19; 14:5, 25; 19:5, 9, אֱמוּנָה12:17.