ספרה ספר 


cepher; say'-fer or (fem.) ciphrah (Psalm 56:8)



Parts of Speech

TWOT 1540a, TWOT 1540b

Root Word (Etymology)

from 5608

KJV Translation Count — 184x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: book (138), letter (29), evidence (8), bill (4), learning (2), register (1), learned 3045 (1), scroll (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. book
n m
2. missive, document, writing, book
a. missive
1. letter (of instruction), written order, commission, request, written decree
b. legal document, certificate of divorce, deed of purchase, indictment, sign
c. book, scroll
1. book of prophecies
2. genealogical register
3. law-book
4. book (of poems)
5. book (of kings)
6. books of the canon, scripture
7. record book (of God)
d. book-learning, writing
1. be able to read (after verb 'to know')

Strong's Definitions

cepher, say'-fer; or (feminine) ciphrah, (Psalm 56:8 (9)) sif-raw'; from 5608; properly, writing (the art or a document); by implication, a book: — bill, book, evidence, X learn(-ed) (-ing), letter, register, scroll.

Concordance Results Using KJV

This is the H5612 of the generations of Adam. In the day that God created man, in the likeness of God made he him;


And the LORD said unto Moses, Write this for a memorial in a H5612, and rehearse it in the ears of Joshua: for I will utterly put out the remembrance of Amalek from under heaven.


And he took the H5612 of the covenant, and read in the audience of the people: and they said, All that the LORD hath said will we do, and be obedient.


Yet now, if thou wilt forgive their sin ; and if not, blot me, I pray thee, out of thy H5612 which thou hast written.


And the LORD said unto Moses, Whosoever hath sinned against me, him will I blot out of my H5612.


And the priest shall write these curses in a H5612, and he shall blot them out with the bitter water:


Wherefore it is said in the H5612 of the wars of the LORD, What he did in the Red sea, and in the brooks of Arnon,


And it shall be, when he sitteth upon the throne of his kingdom, that he shall write him a copy of this law in a H5612 out of that which is before the priests the Levites:


When a man hath taken a wife, and married her, and it come to pass that she find no favour in his eyes, because he hath found some uncleanness in her: then let him write her a H5612 of divorcement, and give it in her hand, and send her out of his house.


And if the latter husband hate her, and write her a H5612 of divorcement, and giveth it in her hand, and sendeth her out of his house; or if the latter husband die, which took her to be his wife;