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Lexicon :: Strong's H2201 - zaʿaq

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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 570a

Variant Spellings

Variant spellings for this word: זעק (Strongs and Gesenius) זעקה (Strongs and Gesenius)

Strong’s Definitions

זַעַק zaʻaq, zah'-ak; and (feminine) זְעָקָה zᵉʻâqâhxlit zᵉâqâh corrected to zᵉʻâqâh; from H2199; a shriek or outcry:—cry(-ing).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 18x

The KJV translates Strong's H2201 in the following manner: cry (17x), crying (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 18x
The KJV translates Strong's H2201 in the following manner: cry (17x), crying (1x).
  1. cry, outcry

    1. outcry

    2. cry of distress

    3. outcry, clamour

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
זַעַק zaʻaq, zah'-ak; and (feminine) זְעָקָה zᵉʻâqâhxlit zᵉâqâh corrected to zᵉʻâqâh; from H2199; a shriek or outcry:—cry(-ing).
STRONGS H2201: Abbreviations
זְעָקָה noun feminine cry, outcry, absolute ז׳ Jeremiah 18:22 +5 times; construct זַעֲקַת Genesis 18:20 + 3 times; suffix זַעֲקָתִי Job 16:18; זַעֲקָתָם Isaiah 15:5+ 3 times; —
1. outcry, against, זַעֲקַת סְדֹם וגו׳ Genesis 18:20 (J).
2. cry of distress, concerning something זַעֲקַתשֶֿׁבֶר Isaiah 15:5 (object of יְעֹעֵ֑רוּ; compare בִּבְכִי in prev. clause); absolute Isaiah 15:8 (subject of הִקִּיפָה, || יְלָלָה); Jeremiah 18:22 (תִּשָּׁמַע ז׳), Jeremiah 20:16; Jeremiah 48:4; Jeremiah 50:46; Nehemiah 5:6; Nehemiah 9:9 (all with שׁמע), Jeremiah 48:34 (jointed with נתן קול), Job 16:18; Esther 9:31 (lamentation), compare Esther 4:1 (גְּדוֺלָה וּמָרָה ז׳, accusative of congnate meaning with verb with זעק); specifically זעקתדָּֿ֑ל Proverbs 21:13 cry of poor; קול ז׳ Isaiah 65:19 (|| קול בכי), Jeremiah 51:54; Ezekiel 27:28.
3. outcry, clamour זעקת מושׁל בַּכְּסִילִים Ecclesiastes 9:17 (opposed to דברי חכמים בְּנַחַת נשׁמעים).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


18:20; 18:20


5:6; 9:9


4:1; 9:31


16:18; 16:18






15:5; 15:5; 15:8; 65:19


18:22; 18:22; 20:16; 48:4; 48:34; 50:46; 51:54




Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2201 matches the Hebrew זַעַק (zaʿaq),
which occurs 19 times in 19 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:20 - And the LORD said, Because the cry H2201 of Sodom and Gomorrah is great, and because their sin is very grievous;
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 5:6 - And I was very angry when I heard their cry H2201 and these words.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 9:9 - And didst see the affliction of our fathers in Egypt, and heardest their cry H2201 by the Red sea;
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 4:1 - When Mordecai perceived all that was done, Mordecai rent his clothes, and put on sackcloth with ashes, and went out into the midst of the city, and cried with a loud and a bitter cry; H2201
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 9:31 - To confirm these days of Purim in their times appointed, according as Mordecai the Jew and Esther the queen had enjoined them, and as they had decreed for themselves and for their seed, the matters of the fastings and their cry. H2201
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 16:18 - O earth, cover not thou my blood, and let my cry H2201 have no place.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:13 - Whoso stoppeth his ears at the cry H2201 of the poor, he also shall cry himself, but shall not be heard.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 9:17 - The words of wise men are heard in quiet more than the cry H2201 of him that ruleth among fools.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 15:5 - My heart shall cry out for Moab; his fugitives shall flee unto Zoar, an heifer of three years old: for by the mounting up of Luhith with weeping shall they go it up; for in the way of Horonaim they shall raise up a cry H2201 of destruction.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 15:8 - For the cry H2201 is gone round about the borders of Moab; the howling thereof unto Eglaim, and the howling thereof unto Beerelim.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 30:19 - For the people shall dwell in Zion at Jerusalem: thou shalt weep no more: he will be very gracious unto thee at the voice of thy cry; when he shall hear it, he will answer thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 65:19 - And I will rejoice in Jerusalem, and joy in my people: and the voice of weeping shall be no more heard in her, nor the voice of crying. H2201
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 18:22 - Let a cry H2201 be heard from their houses, when thou shalt bring a troop suddenly upon them: for they have digged a pit to take me, and hid snares for my feet.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 20:16 - And let that man be as the cities which the LORD overthrew, and repented not: and let him hear the cry H2201 in the morning, and the shouting at noontide;
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 48:4 - Moab is destroyed; her little ones have caused a cry H2201 to be heard.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 48:34 - From the cry H2201 of Heshbon even unto Elealeh, and even unto Jahaz, have they uttered their voice, from Zoar even unto Horonaim, as an heifer of three years old: for the waters also of Nimrim shall be desolate.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 50:46 - At the noise of the taking of Babylon the earth is moved, and the cry H2201 is heard among the nations.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:54 - A sound of a cry H2201 cometh from Babylon, and great destruction from the land of the Chaldeans:
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 27:28 - The suburbs shall shake at the sound of the cry H2201 of thy pilots.
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