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Lexicon :: Strong's H6822 - tsaphah

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צָפָה
Transliteration
tsaphah
Pronunciation
tsä·fä' (Key)
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1950

Strong’s Definitions

צָפָה tsâphâh, tsaw-faw'; a primitive root; properly, to lean forward, i.e. to peer into the distance; by implication, to observe, await:—behold, espy, look up (well), wait for, (keep the) watch(-man).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 37x

The KJV translates Strong's H6822 in the following manner: watchman (20x), watch (8x), behold (2x), look (2x), espy (1x), look up (1x), waited (1x), look well (1x), variant for Zophim (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 37x
The KJV translates Strong's H6822 in the following manner: watchman (20x), watch (8x), behold (2x), look (2x), espy (1x), look up (1x), waited (1x), look well (1x), variant for Zophim (1x).
  1. to look out or about, spy, keep watch, observe, watch

    1. (Qal) to keep watch, spy

    2. (Piel) to watch, watch closely

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
צָפָה tsâphâh, tsaw-faw'; a primitive root; properly, to lean forward, i.e. to peer into the distance; by implication, to observe, await:—behold, espy, look up (well), wait for, (keep the) watch(-man).

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6822 matches the Hebrew צָפָה (tsaphah),
which occurs 39 times in 32 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the NASB

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:49 - and Mizpah,[fn] for he said, “The LORD watch between you and me, when we are out of one another’s sight.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 4:13 - When he arrived, Eli was sitting on his seat by the road watching, for his heart trembled for the ark of God. And when the man came into the city and told the news, all the city cried out.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 14:16 - And the watchmen of Saul in Gibeah of Benjamin looked, and behold, the multitude was dispersing here and there.[fn]
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 13:34 - But Absalom fled. And the young man who kept the watch lifted up his eyes and looked, and behold, many people were coming from the road behind him[fn] by the side of the mountain.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 18:24 - Now David was sitting between the two gates, and the watchman went up to the roof of the gate by the wall, and when he lifted up his eyes and looked, he saw a man running alone.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 18:25 - The watchman called out and told the king. And the king said, “If he is alone, there is news in his mouth.” And he drew nearer and nearer.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 18:26 - The watchman saw another man running. And the watchman called to the gate and said, “See, another man running alone!” The king said, “He also brings news.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 18:27 - The watchman said, “I think the running of the first is like the running of Ahimaaz the son of Zadok.” And the king said, “He is a good man and comes with good news.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:17 - Now the watchman was standing on the tower in Jezreel, and he saw the company of Jehu as he came and said, “I see a company.” And Joram said, “Take a horseman and send to meet them, and let him say, ‘Is it peace?’”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:18 - So a man on horseback went to meet him and said, “Thus says the king, ‘Is it peace?’” And Jehu said, “What do you have to do with peace? Turn around and ride behind me.” And the watchman reported, saying, “The messenger reached them, but he is not coming back.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:20 - Again the watchman reported, “He reached them, but he is not coming back. And the driving is like the driving of Jehu the son of Nimshi, for he drives furiously.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:22 - He does not believe that he will return out of darkness,
and he is marked for the sword.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 5:3 - O LORD, in the morning you hear my voice;
in the morning I prepare a sacrifice for you[fn] and watch.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 37:32 - The wicked watches for the righteous
and seeks to put him to death.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 66:7 - who rules by his might forever,
whose eyes keep watch on the nations—
let not the rebellious exalt themselves. Selah
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 15:3 - The eyes of the LORD are in every place,
keeping watch on the evil and the good.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:27 - She looks well to the ways of her household
and does not eat the bread of idleness.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 21:6 - For thus the Lord said to me:
“Go, set a watchman;
let him announce what he sees.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 52:8 - The voice of your watchmen—they lift up their voice;
together they sing for joy;
for eye to eye they see
the return of the LORD to Zion.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 56:10 - His watchmen are blind;
they are all without knowledge;
they are all silent dogs;
they cannot bark,
dreaming, lying down,
loving to slumber.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 6:17 - I set watchmen over you, saying,
‘Pay attention to the sound of the trumpet!’
But they said, ‘We will not pay attention.’
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 48:19 - Stand by the way and watch,
O inhabitant of Aroer!
Ask him who flees and her who escapes;
say, ‘What has happened?’
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 4:17 - Our eyes failed, ever watching
vainly for help;
in our watching we watched
for a nation which could not save.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 3:17 - “Son of man, I have made you a watchman for the house of Israel. Whenever you hear a word from my mouth, you shall give them warning from me.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 33:2 - “Son of man, speak to your people and say to them, If I bring the sword upon a land, and the people of the land take a man from among them, and make him their watchman,
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 33:6 - But if the watchman sees the sword coming and does not blow the trumpet, so that the people are not warned, and the sword comes and takes any one of them, that person is taken away in his iniquity, but his blood I will require at the watchman’s hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 33:7 - “So you, son of man, I have made a watchman for the house of Israel. Whenever you hear a word from my mouth, you shall give them warning from me.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 9:8 - The prophet is the watchman of Ephraim with my God;
yet a fowler’s snare is on all his ways,
and hatred in the house of his God.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 7:4 - The best of them is like a brier,
the most upright of them a thorn hedge.
The day of your watchmen, of your punishment, has come;
now their confusion is at hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 7:7 - But as for me, I will look to the LORD;
I will wait for the God of my salvation;
my God will hear me.
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 2:1 - The scatterer has come up against you.
Man the ramparts;
watch the road;
dress for battle;[fn]
collect all your strength.
Unchecked Copy BoxHab 2:1 - I will take my stand at my watchpost
and station myself on the tower,
and look out to see what he will say to me,
and what I will answer concerning my complaint.
 
 
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