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Chirp
Peep
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The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Chirp
Chirp [Heb. ṣāp̱ap̱] (Isa. 8:19; 10:14); AV PEEP; NEB also SQUEAK. In Isa. 8:19 the term is used as a description of the sounds made by wizards and mediums as they enunciated their oracles.
Peep
Peep The AV translation of Heb. ṣāp̱ap̱ in Isa. 8:19; 10:14 (RSV “chirp”; NEB “squeak,” “chirp”). On 8:19, see Divination III.G..
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Peep
PEEP. In Isa 10:14, the word describes the sound made by a nesting bird, a “chirp.” In Isa 8:19, it describes faint, unintelligible sounds uttered by a sorcerer who is claiming to receive messages from the dead.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
CHIRP
CHIRP<cherp> (צָפַף‎ [tsaphaph]): “Chirp” occurs in the King James Version marginand the Revised Version, margin of Isaiah 29:4, “Thy voice shall be as of one that hath a familiar spirit, out of the ground, and thy speech shall whisper (margin, “chirp”) out of the dust.” The reference is to “the
PEEP
PEEP<pep> ([צָפַת, tsphaph]; the King James Version Isaiah 8:19; 10:14 (the Revised Version (British and American) “chirp”)): In 10:14, the word describes the sound made by a nestling bird; in 8:19, the changed (ventriloquistic?) voice of necromancers uttering sounds that purported to come
The Westminster Bible Dictionary
Peep
Peep. The Hebrew word thus rendered in our Authorized Version (Isa. 8:19; 10:14) means to chirp or to chatter, as young birds. In Isa. 29:4 it is rendered whisper; in Isa. 38:14 it is rendered chatter. In the passages where it is rendered peep it refers to the low sounds which necromancers, as ventriloquists,
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Chirp
CHIRP, chẽrp (צָפַף‎, (çāphaph): “Chirp” occurs in the AVm and RVm of Isa 29:4, “Thy voice shall be as of one that hath a familiar spirit, out of the ground, and thy speech shall whisper [m, “chirp”] out of the dust.” The reference is to “the sounds made by wizards and ventriloquists, who imitated
Peep
PEEP, pēp (צָפַף‎, çāphaph; AV Isa 8:19; 10:14 [RV “chirp”]): In 10:14, the word describes the sound made by a nestling bird; in 8:19, the changed (ventriloquistic?) voice of necromancers uttering sounds that purported to come from the feeble dead. The modern use of “peep” = “look” is found in Sir 21:23,