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Lexicon :: Strong's H6635 - ṣāḇā'

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צָבָא
Transliteration
ṣāḇā'
Pronunciation
tsaw-baw'
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 1865a,1865b

Strong’s Definitions

צָבָא tsâbâʼ, tsaw-baw'; or (feminine) צְבָאָה tsᵉbâʼâh; from H6633; a mass of persons (or figuratively, things), especially reg. organized for war (an army); by implication, a campaign, literally or figuratively (specifically, hardship, worship):—appointed time, (+) army, (+) battle, company, host, service, soldiers, waiting upon, war(-fare).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 485x

The KJV translates Strong's H6635 in the following manner: host (393x), war (41x), army (29x), battle (5x), service (5x), appointed time (3x), warfare (2x), soldiers (1x), company (1x), miscellaneous (5x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 485x
The KJV translates Strong's H6635 in the following manner: host (393x), war (41x), army (29x), battle (5x), service (5x), appointed time (3x), warfare (2x), soldiers (1x), company (1x), miscellaneous (5x).
  1. that which goes forth, army, war, warfare, host

    1. army, host

      1. host (of organised army)

      2. host (of angels)

      3. of sun, moon, and stars

      4. of whole creation

    2. war, warfare, service, go out to war

    3. service

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
צָבָא tsâbâʼ, tsaw-baw'; or (feminine) צְבָאָה tsᵉbâʼâh; from H6633; a mass of persons (or figuratively, things), especially reg. organized for war (an army); by implication, a campaign, literally or figuratively (specifically, hardship, worship):—appointed time, (+) army, (+) battle, company, host, service, soldiers, waiting upon, war(-fare).
STRONGS H6635: Abbreviations
צָבָא 485 noun masculine 2 Chronicles 28:9 (possibly feminine Isaiah 10:2; Isaiah 40:2; Daniel 8:12, but see AlbrZAW xv (1895), 319; BevDn) army, war, warfare; — absolute צ׳ Numbers 1:3 + (מִצָּבָה Zechariah 9:8); construct צְבָא Numbers 10:15 +; suffix צְבָאִי Job 14:14; צְבָאֲךָ Judges 8:9; Judges 9:29; צְבָיָו Psalm 103:21; Psalm 148:2 (Kt צבאו; so read probably in both), etc.; plural צְבָאוֺת Numbers 20:9 + 278 times; construct צִבְאוֺת Exodus 12:41 + 2 times; suffix צִבְאֹתַי Exodus 7:4; צִבְאֹתָם Exodus 6:26 +, etc.; —
1. army, host:
a. organized for war Judges 8:6; Judges 9:29 (J) Isaiah 34:2; Jeremiah 51:3; 2 Chronicles 28:9; צְבָאוֺ his host Numbers 2:4, 6 + 10 times 2 (P), לְצִבְאֹתָם Numbers 1:3, 52; Numbers 2:3, 9 + 11 times Numbers 2:10; Numbers 33:1 (P); אַלְפֵי הצ׳ Numbers 31:48 (P); ישׂראל צ׳ 2 Chronicles 25:7; חֵיל (ה)צ׳ 1 Chronicles 20:1; 2 Chronicles 26:13; גְּדוּדֵי צ׳ 1 Chronicles 7:4; כלהֿצבא 2 Samuel 3:23; 2 Samuel 10:7; 1 Chronicles 19:8; 2 Chronicles 26:14; (ה)צ׳ שַׂר captain of (the) host Genesis 21:22, 32 (E) Genesis 26:26 (J) Judges 4:2, 7; 1 Samuel 12:9 + 21 times; (ה)צבא שָׂרֵי 1 Kings 1:25 (but read שַׂר), 1 Chronicles 25:1; 1 Chronicles 26:26; 2 Chronicles 33:11; שָׂרִים בצ׳ 1 Chronicles 12:22; (ה)צבאות שָׂרֵי Deuteronomy 20:9; 1 Kings 2:5; 1 Chronicles 27:3; רָאשֵׁי הצ׳ 1 Chronicles 12:14; מַלְכֵי צבאות Psalm 68:13; (ה)צ׳ עַל over the host (as captain) Numbers 10:14, 15 + 10 times Numbers 10 (P), 2 Samuel 8:16 = 1 Chronicles 18:15; 2 Samuel 17:25; 1 Kings 2:35; 1 Kings 4:4; אלֿ כל הצ׳ 2 Samuel 20:23 (אל for על); עַלצִֿבְאֹתָם Exodus 6:26; Exodus 12:51 (P); הוציא צבאות lead out armies Exodus 7:4; Exodus 12:17 (P); יצא צ׳ army goes forth (to war) Exodus 12:41; 1 Chronicles 7:11; לֹא תֵצֵא בְּצִבְאוֺתֵינוּ Psalm 44:10, of י׳ going with our armies = Psalm 60:12 = Psalm 108:12; figurative of great number, צבא רב Psalm 68:12. — On חֲלִיפוֺת וְצָבָא Job 10:17 see Di; Bu proposes תַּחֲלֵף צְבָאֲ(ךָׅ i.e. thou dost renew (thine) army against me.
b. host (organized body) of angels (compare Luke 2:13), צבא השׁמים (כל) all the host of heaven 1 Kings 22:19 2 Chronicles 18:18; Nehemiah 9:6; כל צבאיו Psalm 103:21; Psalm 148:2; צבא הַמָּרוֺם Isaiah 24:21 host of the high (angel-princes; || earthly monarchs); צבא השׁמים Daniel 8:10, הצבא Daniel 8:10 (otherse Daniel 8:10b figurative of Israel); י׳ שׂר צ׳ captain of the host of י׳ Joshua 5:14, 15 (theophanic angel); שׂר הצבא Daniel 8:11 (angel-prince of Israel, others, God).
c. of sun, moon and stars, כלצבא השׁמים Deuteronomy 4:19; Deuteronomy 17:3; 2 Kings 17:16; 2 Kings 21:3, 5 2 Chronicles 33:3, 5; 2 Kings 23:4, 5; Jeremiah 8:2; Jeremiah 19:13 (all as objects of worship), Isaiah 34:4; השׁמים צ׳ Jeremiah 33:22; Zephaniah 1:5; כל צבאם Nehemiah 9:6; Psalm 33:6; Isaiah 34:4; Isaiah 45:12; צבאם Isaiah 40:26. — Jeremiah 3:19 see I. צְבִי.
d. of the entire creation, כל צבאם Genesis 2:1.
2. war, warfare, service: יָצָא צָבָא go out to war Numbers 1:3, 20 + 12 times Numbers 1; Numbers 26:2 (P) 1 Chronicles 5:18; 1 Chronicles 7:11; 1 Chronicles 12:33; 1 Chronicles 12:36; 2 Chronicles 25:5; 26:11; יצא בצ׳ Numbers 31:36 (P) Deuteronomy 24:5; יצא לצ׳ Numbers 31:27, 28 (P); עלה לצ׳ go up to war Joshua 22:12, 33 (P); בא מצ׳ come from war Numbers 31:14; 2 Chronicles 28:12; קבץ לצ׳ 1 Samuel 28:1; שׁלח לצ׳ Numbers 31:4, 6 (twice in verse) (P) התיחשׂם בּצ׳ 1 Chronicles 7:40; תִנָּתֵן צ׳ Daniel 8:12; אַנְשֵׁי (ה)צ׳ men of war Numbers 31:21, 53 (P) 1 Chronicles 12:8, compare עַם הצ׳ Numbers 31:32(P); see also II. חלץ; גִבּוֺרֵי חַיִל לצ׳ 1 Chronicles 12:25; כְּלֵי צ׳ 1 Chronicles 12:37 instruments of war.
3. service:
a. of Levites in sacred places Numbers 4:3, 23, 30, 35, 39, 43; Numbers 8:24, 25; קֹדֶשׁ וְצָבָא Daniel 8:13 (al. as Daniel 8:11, 1b).
b. of hard service of troubled life Job 7:1; Job 14:14; Isaiah 40:2; Daniel 10:1.
4. צְבָאוֺת, in name of י׳ as God of war, probably first in time of warlike David (some connect with sacred ark, but ark older), explained יהוה צבאות אֱלֹחֵי מערכות ישׂראל 1 Samuel 17:45 י׳ Sebaoth God of the battle array of Israel (the thought of angels and stars as army of God is later);
a. earliest form with article: אֱלֹהֵי הַצְּבָאוֺת י׳ Amos 3:13; Amos 6:14; Amos 9:5 (אֱלֹהֵי omitted by error, compare We), Hosea 12:6.
b. without article, definite by usage, אֱלֹהֵי צְבָאוֺת י׳ 2 Samuel 5:10; Amos 5:14, 15, 16; Amos 6:8; 1 Kings 19:10, 14; Jeremiah 5:14; Jeremiah 15:16; Psalm 89:9; אֱלֹהֵי צְבָאֹת אֱלֹהֵי יִשְׂרָאֵל י׳ Jeremiah 35:17; Jeremiah 38:17; Jeremiah 44:7; 1 Samuel 7:27 = 1 Chronicles 17:24; Isaiah 21:10; Isaiah 37:16; Isaiah 1st אֱלֹהֵי omitted Jeremiah 7:3, 21 + 30 times Jeremiah; Zephaniah 2:9; אלהי ישׂראל אלהים צ׳ י׳ Psalm 59:6 (אלהים variant of י׳); שְׁמוֺ צ׳ א׳ י׳, י׳ God of hosts his name Amos 4:13; Amos 5:27, later reduced to צ׳ י׳ שְׁמוֺ Isaiah 47:4; Isaiah 48:2; Isaiah 51:15; Isaiah 54:5; Jeremiah 10:16; Jeremiah 31:35 + 6 times Jeremiah
c. as proper name Sebaoth: צבאות י׳, י׳ Sebaoth (Lord of hosts, Vrss, owing to Qr אֲדֹנָי, but this never construct אֲדֹנֵי; al. י׳ of hosts, but < names in apposition, since י׳ is proper name; צ׳ for earlier אלהי צ׳; compare Σαβαωθ James 5:4; Romans 9:29): 1 Samuel 1:3, 11; 1 Samuel 4:4; 1 Samuel 15:2; 1 Samuel 17:45; 2 Samuel 6:2, 18; 2 Samuel 7:8, 26; 1 Kings 18:15; 2 Kings 3:14; 2 Kings 19:31; 1 Chronicles 11:9; 1 Chronicles 17:7; Psalm 24:10 + 6 times Psalms; Micah 4:4; Nahum 2:14; Nahum 3:5; Habakkuk 2:13; Zephaniah 2:10; Isaiah 1:9; Isaiah 2:12; Isaiah 5:7, 9, 16, 24 + 35 times Isaiah 6-39; Isa2, only Isaiah 44:6; Isaiah 45:13; Jeremiah 6:6, 9; Jeremiah 8:3; Jeremiah 9:6; Jeremiah 9:16 + 26 times Jeremiah; Haggai 1:2, 5 + 12 times Haggai; Zechariah 1:3 (3 times in verse); Zechariah 1:4 + 40 times Zechariah 1-8; Zechariah 9:15 + 8 times Zechariah 10-14; Malachi 1:4, 6, 8 + 21 times Malachi; צ׳ האדון י׳ Isaiah 1:24 + 4 times Isaiah (including Isaiah 10:16 Baer Gi > van d. H. אֲדֹנָי for י׳); צ׳ אֲדֹנָי י׳ Isaiah 3:15 + (on these phrase see אָדוֺן 1, 6); אלהים צ׳ (א׳ later Qr for original י׳) Psalm 80:8; Psalm 80:15; אלהים צ׳ י׳ (earlier י׳ + later [inserted] א׳) Psalm 80:5; Psalm 80:20 [Psalm 80:19]; Psalm 84:9. — compare DrHastings DB (1900), LORD OF HOSTS and references, LöhrAmos (Beiheftezur ZAW iv (1900), 38-67).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

2:1; 21:22; 21:32; 26:26

Exodus

6:26; 6:26; 7:4; 7:4; 12:17; 12:41; 12:41; 12:51

Numbers

1; 1:3; 1:3; 1:3; 1:20; 1:52; 2:3; 2:4; 2:6; 2:9; 2:10; 4:3; 4:23; 4:30; 4:35; 4:39; 4:43; 8:24; 8:25; 10; 10:14; 10:15; 10:15; 20:9; 26:2; 31:4; 31:6; 31:14; 31:21; 31:27; 31:28; 31:32; 31:36; 31:48; 31:53; 33:1

Deuteronomy

4:19; 17:3; 20:9; 24:5

Joshua

5:14; 5:15; 22:12; 22:33

Judges

4:2; 4:7; 8:6; 8:9; 9:29; 9:29

1 Samuel

1:3; 1:11; 4:4; 12:9; 15:2; 17:45; 17:45; 28:1

2 Samuel

3:23; 5:10; 6:2; 6:18; 7:8; 7:26; 8:16; 10:7; 17:25; 20:23

1 Kings

1:25; 2:5; 2:35; 4:4; 18:15; 19:10; 19:14; 22:19

2 Kings

3:14; 17:16; 19:31; 21:3; 21:5; 23:4; 23:5

1 Chronicles

5:18; 7:4; 7:11; 7:11; 7:40; 11:9; 12:8; 12:14; 12:22; 12:25; 12:33; 12:36; 12:37; 17:7; 17:24; 18:15; 19:8; 20:1; 25:1; 26:26; 27:3

2 Chronicles

18:18; 25:5; 25:7; 26:11; 26:13; 26:14; 28:9; 28:9; 28:12; 33:3; 33:5; 33:11

Nehemiah

9:6; 9:6

Job

7:1; 10:17; 14:14; 14:14

Psalms

24:10; 33:6; 44:10; 59:6; 60:12; 68:12; 68:13; 80:5; 80:8; 80:15; 80:19; 84:9; 89:9; 103:21; 103:21; 108:12; 148:2; 148:2

Isaiah

1:9; 1:24; 2:12; 3:15; 5:7; 5:9; 5:16; 5:24; 6; 7; 8; 9; 10; 10:2; 10:16; 11; 12; 13; 14; 15; 16; 17; 18; 19; 20; 21; 21:10; 22; 23; 24; 24:21; 25; 26; 27; 28; 29; 30; 31; 32; 33; 34; 34:2; 34:4; 34:4; 35; 36; 37; 37:16; 38; 39; 40:2; 40:2; 40:26; 44:6; 45:12; 45:13; 47:4; 48:2; 51:15; 54:5

Jeremiah

3:19; 5:14; 6:6; 6:9; 7:3; 7:21; 8:2; 8:3; 9:6; 9:16; 10:16; 15:16; 19:13; 31:35; 33:22; 35:17; 38:17; 44:7; 51:3

Daniel

8:10; 8:10; 8:10; 8:11; 8:11; 8:12; 8:12; 8:13; 10:1

Hosea

12:6

Amos

3:13; 4:13; 5:14; 5:15; 5:16; 5:27; 6:8; 6:14; 9:5

Micah

4:4

Nahum

3:5

Habakkuk

2:13

Zephaniah

1:5; 2:9; 2:10

Haggai

1:2; 1:5

Zechariah

1; 1:3; 1:4; 2; 3; 4; 5; 6; 7; 8; 9:8; 9:15; 10; 11; 12; 13; 14

Malachi

1:4; 1:6; 1:8

Luke

2:13

Romans

9:29

James

5:4

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6635 matches the Hebrew צָבָא (ṣāḇā'),
which occurs 486 times in 462 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 10 (Gen 2:1–Num 4:43)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:1 - Thus the heavens and the earth were finished, and all the host of them.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:22 - At that time Abimelech and Phicol the commander of his army said to Abraham, “God is with you in all that you do.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:32 - So they made a covenant at Beersheba. Then Abimelech and Phicol the commander of his army rose up and returned to the land of the Philistines.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:26 - When Abimelech went to him from Gerar with Ahuzzath his adviser and Phicol the commander of his army,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 6:26 - These are the Aaron and Moses to whom the LORD said: “Bring out the people of Israel from the land of Egypt by their hosts.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 7:4 - Pharaoh will not listen to you. Then I will lay my hand on Egypt and bring my hosts, my people the children of Israel, out of the land of Egypt by great acts of judgment.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:17 - And you shall observe the Feast of Unleavened Bread, for on this very day I brought your hosts out of the land of Egypt. Therefore you shall observe this day, throughout your generations, as a statute forever.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:41 - At the end of 430 years, on that very day, all the hosts of the LORD went out from the land of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:51 - And on that very day the LORD brought the people of Israel out of the land of Egypt by their hosts.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:3 - From twenty years old and upward, all in Israel who are able to go to war, you and Aaron shall list them, company by company.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:20 - The people of Reuben, Israel’s firstborn, their generations, by their clans, by their fathers’ houses, according to the number of names, head by head, every male from twenty years old and upward, all who were able to go to war:
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:22 - Of the people of Simeon, their generations, by their clans, by their fathers’ houses, those of them who were listed, according to the number of names, head by head, every male from twenty years old and upward, all who were able to go to war:
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:24 - Of the people of Gad, their generations, by their clans, by their fathers’ houses, according to the number of the names, from twenty years old and upward, all who were able to go to war:
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:26 - Of the people of Judah, their generations, by their clans, by their fathers’ houses, according to the number of names, from twenty years old and upward, every man able to go to war:
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:28 - Of the people of Issachar, their generations, by their clans, by their fathers’ houses, according to the number of names, from twenty years old and upward, every man able to go to war:
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:30 - Of the people of Zebulun, their generations, by their clans, by their fathers’ houses, according to the number of names, from twenty years old and upward, every man able to go to war:
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:32 - Of the people of Joseph, namely, of the people of Ephraim, their generations, by their clans, by their fathers’ houses, according to the number of names, from twenty years old and upward, every man able to go to war:
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:34 - Of the people of Manasseh, their generations, by their clans, by their fathers’ houses, according to the number of names, from twenty years old and upward, every man able to go to war:
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:36 - Of the people of Benjamin, their generations, by their clans, by their fathers’ houses, according to the number of names, from twenty years old and upward, every man able to go to war:
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:38 - Of the people of Dan, their generations, by their clans, by their fathers’ houses, according to the number of names, from twenty years old and upward, every man able to go to war:
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:40 - Of the people of Asher, their generations, by their clans, by their fathers’ houses, according to the number of names, from twenty years old and upward, every man able to go to war:
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:42 - Of the people of Naphtali, their generations, by their clans, by their fathers’ houses, according to the number of names, from twenty years old and upward, every man able to go to war:
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:45 - So all those listed of the people of Israel, by their fathers’ houses, from twenty years old and upward, every man able to go to war in Israel—
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:52 - The people of Israel shall pitch their tents by their companies, each man in his own camp and each man by his own standard.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 2:3 - Those to camp on the east side toward the sunrise shall be of the standard of the camp of Judah by their companies, the chief of the people of Judah being Nahshon the son of Amminadab,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 2:4 - his company as listed being 74,600.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 2:6 - his company as listed being 54,400.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 2:8 - his company as listed being 57,400.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 2:9 - All those listed of the camp of Judah, by their companies, were 186,400. They shall set out first on the march.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 2:10 - “On the south side shall be the standard of the camp of Reuben by their companies, the chief of the people of Reuben being Elizur the son of Shedeur,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 2:11 - his company as listed being 46,500.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 2:13 - his company as listed being 59,300.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 2:15 - his company as listed being 45,650.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 2:16 - All those listed of the camp of Reuben, by their companies, were 151,450. They shall set out second.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 2:18 - “On the west side shall be the standard of the camp of Ephraim by their companies, the chief of the people of Ephraim being Elishama the son of Ammihud,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 2:19 - his company as listed being 40,500.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 2:21 - his company as listed being 32,200.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 2:23 - his company as listed being 35,400.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 2:24 - All those listed of the camp of Ephraim, by their companies, were 108,100. They shall set out third on the march.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 2:25 - “On the north side shall be the standard of the camp of Dan by their companies, the chief of the people of Dan being Ahiezer the son of Ammishaddai,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 2:26 - his company as listed being 62,700.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 2:28 - his company as listed being 41,500.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 2:30 - his company as listed being 53,400.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 2:32 - These are the people of Israel as listed by their fathers’ houses. All those listed in the camps by their companies were 603,550.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 4:3 - from thirty years old up to fifty years old, all who can come on duty, to do the work in the tent of meeting.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 4:23 - From thirty years old up to fifty years old, you shall list them, all who can come to do duty, to do service in the tent of meeting.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 4:30 - From thirty years old up to fifty years old, you shall list them, everyone who can come on duty, to do the service of the tent of meeting.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 4:35 - from thirty years old up to fifty years old, everyone who could come on duty, for service in the tent of meeting;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 4:39 - from thirty years old up to fifty years old, everyone who could come on duty for service in the tent of meeting—
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 4:43 - from thirty years old up to fifty years old, everyone who could come on duty, for service in the tent of meeting—

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