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Lexicon :: Strong's H5641 - sāṯar

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Strong’s Definitions

סָתַר çâthar, saw-thar'; a primitive root; to hide (by covering), literally or figuratively:—be absent, keep close, conceal, hide (self), (keep) secret, × surely.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 82x

The KJV translates Strong's H5641 in the following manner: hide (72x), secret (4x), close (2x), absent (1x), conceal (1x), surely (1x), variant (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 82x
The KJV translates Strong's H5641 in the following manner: hide (72x), secret (4x), close (2x), absent (1x), conceal (1x), surely (1x), variant (1x).
  1. to hide, conceal

    1. (Niphal)

      1. to hide oneself

      2. to be hidden, be concealed

    2. (Piel) to hide carefully

    3. (Pual) to be hidden carefully, be concealed

    4. (Hiphil) to conceal, hide

    5. (Hithpael) to hide oneself carefully

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
סָתַר çâthar, saw-thar'; a primitive root; to hide (by covering), literally or figuratively:—be absent, keep close, conceal, hide (self), (keep) secret, × surely.
STRONGS H5641: Abbreviations
סָתַר verb hide, conceal (Late Hebrew id., derived species; Targum סְתַר Pa. Ithpa., Syriac bdb071107 Pe. Passive participle, chiefly Pa. Ithpa., id.; Arabic bdb071108 veil, conceal, hide, Lane1304; Ethiopic bdb071109 (rare) Di354); —
Niph. Perfect 3rd person masculine singular נִסְתָּ֑ר Proverbs 27:12 + Proverbs 22:3 Qr (Kt וַיִּסָּתֵר); 2nd person masculine singular נִסְתַּ֫רְתָּ 1 Samuel 20:19; 1st person plural נִסְתָּ֑רְנוּ Isaiah 28:15, etc.; Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular יִסָּתֵר Hosea 13:14 +; 1st person singular אֶסָּתֵר Genesis 4:14 +; 3rd person masculine plural יִסָּֽתְרוּ Amos 9:3; 1st person plural נִסָּתֵר Genesis 31:49, etc.; Imperative masculine singular הִסָּתֵר Jeremiah 36:19; Infinitive construct לְהִסָּ֫תֶר שָׁם Job 34:22; Participle נִסְתָּר Psalm 19:7; plural נִסְתָּרִים Deuteronomy 7:20; feminine plural נִסְתָּרֹת Deuteronomy 29:28, וֺת - Psalm 19:13; —
1. hide oneself, with בְּ local, 1 Samuel 20:5, 24; 1 Kings 17:3; Jeremiah 23:24, so (figurative) Isaiah 28:15; with שָׁם 1 Samuel 20:19; Job 34:22; absolute Jeremiah 36:19; Proverbs 22:3; Proverbs 27:12; Proverbs 28:28; Psalm 89:47; with מִפְּנֵי person Deuteronomy 7:20; Job 13:20, with מִן person Psalm 55:13.
2. be hid, concealed, especially figurative of escaping God's notice, with מִפְּנֵי person Genesis 4:14 (J), מִלִּפְנֵי Jeremiah 16:17, מִנֶּגֶד עֵינַי Amos 9:3, מֵעֵינַי Isaiah 65:16; Hosea 13:14 (subject נֹחַם, i.e. I will not repent, change my purpose of judgment), מִן Psalm 38:10; Isaiah 40:27; from heat of sun Psalm 19:7 (i.e. it penetrates everywhere); from birds Job 28:21 (of place of wisdom); reciprocal אִישׁ מֵרֵעֵהוּ נִסּ׳ Genesis 31:49 (J) when we are hidden each from the other (i.e. separated); absolute Numbers 5:13; Job 3:23 (whose way is hid that is, from himself), Zephaniah 2:3 (i.e. escape י׳'s judgment); participle hidden, secret things, in general Deuteronomy 29:28; of sins Psalm 19:13.
Pi. Imperative feminine singular סַתְּרִי Isaiah 16:3 carefully hide (i.e. shelter) the outcasts (Moab speaks to Zion).
Pu. Participle feminine singular אַהֲבָה מְסֻתָּ֑רֶת Proverbs 27:5 love carefully concealed.
Hithp. Imperfect 3rd person feminine singular תִּסְתַּתָּ֑ר Isaiah 29:14; Participle מִסְתַּתֵּר 1 Samuel 23:19 + 3 times; — hide oneself carefully, of David's taking refuge with (עִם) Ziphites 1 Samuel 23:19 = Psalm 54:2 (title), in (בְּ) a hill 1 Samuel 26:1; אֵל מ׳ Isaiah 45:15 a God that completely hides himself.
Hiph. Perfect 3rd person masculine singular הִסְתִּיר Psalm 10:11; Psalm 22:25; 2nd person masculine singular הִסְתַּ֫רְתָּ Psalm 30:8; Isaiah 64:6; etc.; Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular יַסְתִּיר 1 Samuel 20:2, וַיַּסְתֵּר Exodus 3:6; Job 3:10, suffix יַסְתִּרֵ֫נִי Psalm 27:5, וַיַּסְתִּרֵם Jeremiah 36:26; 3rd person feminine singular suffix וַתַּסְתִּירֵ֫הוּ 2 Chronicles 22:11; 1st person singular וָאַסְתִּר Ezekiel 39:23, 24, etc.; Imperative masculine singular הַסְתֵּר Psalm 51:11; Infinitive absolute הַסְתֵּר Deuteronomy 31:18; Isaiah 57:17; construct הַסְתֵּר Proverbs 25:2 (see Köi. 213 and references; yet compare infinitive absolute אָכֹל Proverbs 25:27), לַסְתִּר Isaiah 29:15 (Ges§ 53q); Participle מַסְתִּיר Isaiah 8:17; — conceal, hide:
1. a person from (מִפְּנֵי) enemy 2 Kings 11:2 2 Chronicles 22:11; subject י׳, with מִן Psalm 64:3, absolute Jeremiah 36:26; hide anything from (מִן) one 1 Samuel 20:2, a thing, in general, Proverbs 25:2; anything (from י׳; מִן in || clause) Isaiah 29:15; in general = shelter a person Job 14:13, with בְּ local (subject י׳) Psalm 17:8; Psalm 27:5; Psalm 31:21 (all metaphor); toil (עָמָל), מֵעֵינָ֑י Job 3:10; commands from, מִן person (subject י׳) Psalm 119:19; hide one as arrow in quiver Isaiah 49:2.
2. especially hide the face:
a. literally, of Moses Exodus 3:6 (E), usually figurative:
b. subject י׳ with מִן i.e. be not observant of sin Psalm 51:11, absolute Psalm 10:11; more often
c. י׳ hides his face from (מִן person), i.e. withdraws his favour, Micah 3:4; Isaiah 8:17; Isaiah 54:8; Isaiah 64:6; Deuteronomy 31:17; Deuteronomy 32:20; Jeremiah 33:5; Ezekiel 39:23, 24, 29; Psalm 13:2; Psalm 22:25; Psalm 27:9; Psalm 69:18; Psalm 88:15; Psalm 102:3; Psalm 143:7; absolute Deuteronomy 31:18; Job 13:24; Job 34:29; Psalm 30:8; compare Psalm 104:29; Psalm 44:25; פָּנִים omitted Isaiah 57:17; compare Isaiah 59:2 your sins have hidden (his) face from (מִן) you; of hiding one's face from (מִן) shame, i.e. avoiding it Isaiah 50:6 (of servant of י׳).

See related Aramaic BDB entry H5642.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


4:14; 4:14; 31:49; 31:49


3:6; 3:6




7:20; 7:20; 29:28; 29:28; 31:17; 31:18; 31:18; 32:20

1 Samuel

20:2; 20:2; 20:5; 20:19; 20:19; 20:24; 23:19; 23:19; 26:1

1 Kings


2 Kings


2 Chronicles

22:11; 22:11


3:10; 3:10; 3:23; 13:20; 13:24; 14:13; 28:21; 34:22; 34:22; 34:29


10:11; 10:11; 13:2; 17:8; 19:7; 19:7; 19:13; 19:13; 22:25; 22:25; 27:5; 27:5; 27:9; 30:8; 30:8; 31:21; 38:10; 44:25; 51:11; 51:11; 54:2; 55:13; 64:3; 69:18; 88:15; 89:47; 102:3; 104:29; 119:19; 143:7


22:3; 22:3; 25:2; 25:2; 25:27; 27:5; 27:12; 27:12; 28:28


8:17; 8:17; 16:3; 28:15; 28:15; 29:14; 29:15; 29:15; 40:27; 45:15; 49:2; 50:6; 54:8; 57:17; 57:17; 59:2; 64:6; 64:6; 65:16


16:17; 23:24; 33:5; 36:19; 36:19; 36:26; 36:26


39:23; 39:23; 39:24; 39:24; 39:29


13:14; 13:14


9:3; 9:3





Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5641 matches the Hebrew סָתַר (sāṯar),
which occurs 82 times in 80 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 2 (Gen 4:14–Pro 22:3)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:14 - “Behold, You have driven me this day from the face of the ground; and from Your face I will be hidden, H5641 and I will be a vagrant and a wanderer on the earth, and whoever finds me will kill me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:49 - and [fn]Mizpah, for he said, “May the LORD watch between [fn]you and me when we are [fn]absent H5641 one from the other.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 3:6 - He said also, “I am the God of your father, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob.” Then Moses hid H5641 his face, for he was afraid to look at God.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 5:13 - and a man has intercourse with her and it is hidden from the eyes of her husband and she is [fn]undetected, H5641 although she has defiled herself, and there is no witness against her and she has not been caught in the act,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 7:20 - “Moreover, the LORD your God will send the hornet against them, until those who are left and hide H5641 themselves from you perish.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 29:29 - “The secret H5641 things H5641 belong to the LORD our God, but the things revealed belong to us and to our sons forever, that we may observe all the words of this law.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:17 - “Then My anger will be kindled against them in that day, and I will forsake them and hide H5641 My face from them, and they will be consumed, and many evils and troubles will come upon them; so that they will say in that day, ‘Is it not because our God is not among us that these evils have come upon us?’
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:18 - “But I will surely H5641 hide H5641 My face in that day because of all the evil which they will do, for they will turn to other gods.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:20 - “Then He said, ‘I will hide H5641 My face from them,
I will see what their end shall be;
For they are a perverse generation,
Sons in whom is no faithfulness.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:2 - He said to him, “Far from it, you shall not die. Behold, my father does nothing either great or small [fn]without disclosing it to me. So why should my father hide H5641 this thing from me? It is not so!”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:5 - So David said to Jonathan, “Behold, tomorrow is the new moon, and I ought to sit down to eat with the king. But let me go, that I may hide H5641 myself in the field until the third evening.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:19 - “When you have stayed for three days, you shall go down quickly and come to the place where you hid H5641 yourself on that eventful day, and you shall remain by the stone Ezel.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:24 - So David hid H5641 in the field; and when the new moon came, the king sat down to eat food.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 23:19 - Then Ziphites came up to Saul at Gibeah, saying, “Is David not hiding H5641 with us in the strongholds at Horesh, on the hill of Hachilah, which is on the [fn]south of [fn]Jeshimon?
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 26:1 - Then the Ziphites came to Saul at Gibeah, saying, “Is not David hiding H5641 on the hill of Hachilah, which is before [fn]Jeshimon?”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 17:3 - “Go away from here and turn eastward, and hide H5641 yourself by the brook Cherith, which is [fn]east of the Jordan.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 11:2 - But Jehosheba, the daughter of King Joram, sister of Ahaziah, took Joash the son of Ahaziah and stole him from among the king’s sons who were being put to death, and placed H5641 him and his nurse in the bedroom. So they hid H5641 him from Athaliah, and he was not put to death.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 22:11 - But Jehoshabeath the king’s daughter took Joash the son of Ahaziah, and stole him from among the king’s sons who were being put to death, and placed him and his nurse in the bedroom. So Jehoshabeath, the daughter of King Jehoram, the wife of Jehoiada the priest (for she was the sister of Ahaziah), hid H5641 him from Athaliah so that she would not put him to death.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 3:10 - Because it did not shut the opening of my mother’s womb,
Or hide H5641 trouble from my eyes.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 3:23 - Why is light given to a man whose way is hidden, H5641
And whom God has hedged in?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:20 - “Only two things do not do to me,
Then I will not hide H5641 from Your face:
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:24 - “Why do You hide H5641 Your face
And consider me Your enemy?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 14:13 - “Oh that You would hide me in [fn]Sheol,
That You would conceal H5641 me until Your wrath returns to You,
That You would set a limit for me and remember me!
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 28:21 - “Thus it is hidden from the eyes of all living
And concealed H5641 from the birds of the sky.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 34:22 - “There is no darkness or deep shadow
Where the workers of iniquity may hide H5641 themselves.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 34:29 - When He keeps quiet, who then can condemn?
And when He hides H5641 His face, who then can behold Him,
That is, in regard to both nation and man?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 10:11 - He says to himself, “God has forgotten;
He has hidden H5641 His face; He will never see it.”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 13:1 - For the choir director. A Psalm of David.
How long, O LORD? Will You forget me forever?
How long will You hide H5641 Your face from me?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:8 - Keep me as [fn]the apple of the eye;
Hide H5641 me in the shadow of Your wings
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 19:6 - Its rising is from [fn]one end of the heavens,
And its circuit to the [fn]other end of them;
And there is nothing hidden H5641 from its heat.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 19:12 - Who can discern his errors? Acquit me of hidden H5641 faults.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:24 - For He has not despised nor abhorred the affliction of the afflicted;
Nor has He hidden H5641 His face from him;
But when he cried to Him for help, He heard.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 27:5 - For in the day of trouble He will conceal me in His [fn]tabernacle;
In the secret place of His tent He will hide H5641 me;
He will lift me up on a rock.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 27:9 - Do not hide H5641 Your face from me,
Do not turn Your servant away in anger;
You have been my help;
Do not abandon me nor forsake me,
O God of my salvation!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 30:7 - O LORD, by Your favor You have made my mountain to stand strong;
You hid H5641 Your face, I was dismayed.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 31:20 - You hide H5641 them in the secret place of Your presence from the conspiracies of man;
You keep them secretly in a [fn]shelter from the strife of tongues.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 38:9 - Lord, all my desire is [fn]before You;
And my sighing is not hidden H5641 from You.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 44:24 - Why do You hide H5641 Your face
And forget our affliction and our oppression?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 51:9 - Hide H5641 Your face from my sins
And blot out all my iniquities.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 54:1 - For the choir director; on stringed instruments. A [fn]Maskil of David, [fn]when the Ziphites came and said to Saul, “Is not David hiding himself among us?”
Save me, O God, by Your name,
And [fn]vindicate me by Your power.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 55:12 - For it is not an enemy who reproaches me,
Then I could bear it;
Nor is it one who hates me who has exalted himself against me,
Then I could hide H5641 myself from him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 64:2 - Hide H5641 me from the secret counsel of evildoers,
From the tumult of those who do iniquity,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 69:17 - And do not hide H5641 Your face from Your servant,
For I am in distress; answer me quickly.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 88:14 - O LORD, why do You reject my soul?
Why do You hide H5641 Your face from me?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:46 - How long, O LORD?
Will You hide H5641 Yourself forever?
Will Your wrath burn like fire?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 102:2 - Do not hide H5641 Your face from me in the day of my distress;
Incline Your ear to me;
In the day when I call answer me quickly.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 104:29 - You hide H5641 Your face, they are dismayed;
You take away their [fn]spirit, they expire
And return to their dust.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:19 - I am a stranger in the earth;
Do not hide H5641 Your commandments from me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 143:7 - Answer me quickly, O LORD, my spirit fails;
Do not hide H5641 Your face from me,
Or I will become like those who go down to the pit.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:3 - The prudent sees the evil and hides H5641 himself,
But the [fn]naive go on, and are punished for it.

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