Parts of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
TWOT Reference: 1527a
KJV Translation Count — 6x
Outline of Biblical Usage
1. cleft, branch
a. cleft (of a crag)
b. branches, boughs
ca`iyph, saw-eef'; from 5586; a fissure (of rocks); also a bough (as subdivided): — (outmost) branch, clift, top.
Concordance Results Using KJV
And he smote them hip and thigh with a great slaughter: and he went down and dwelt in the H5585 of the rock Etam.
Then three thousand men of Judah went to the H5585 of the rock Etam, and said to Samson, Knowest thou not that the Philistines are rulers over us? what is this that thou hast done unto us? And he said unto them, As they did unto me, so have I done unto them.
To go into the clefts of the rocks, and into the H5585s of the ragged rocks, for fear of the LORD, and for the glory of his majesty, when he ariseth to shake terribly the earth.
Yet gleaning grapes shall be left in it, as the shaking of an olive tree, two or three berries in the H5585 of the uppermost bough, four or five in the outmost fruitful H5585 thereof, saith the LORD God of Israel.
Yet the defenced city shall be desolate, and the habitation forsaken, and left like a wilderness: there shall the calf feed, and there shall he lie down, and consume the H5585 thereof.
Enflaming yourselves with idols under every green tree, slaying the children in the valleys under the H5585 of the rocks?