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Lexicon :: Strong's H6654 - ṣaḏ

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Contr from an unused root meaning to sidle off
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TWOT Reference: 1876a

Strong’s Definitions

צַד tsad, tsad; contr. from an unused root meaning to sidle off; a side; figuratively, an adversary:—(be-) side.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 33x

The KJV translates Strong's H6654 in the following manner: side (29x), beside (3x), another (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 33x
The KJV translates Strong's H6654 in the following manner: side (29x), beside (3x), another (1x).
  1. side

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
צַד tsad, tsad; contr. from an unused root meaning to sidle off; a side; figuratively, an adversary:—(be-) side.
STRONGS H6654: Abbreviations
צַד noun masculineExodus 25:32 side; — צַד absolute Ezekiel 34:21; Isaiah 60:4, construct 2 Samuel 2:16 +; suffix צִדָּהּ Genesis 6:16 +, etc; for צִדָּה 1 Samuel 20:20 read צַ֫דָּה (or צִדֹּה; compare Dr, > צִ֫דָּה); plural צִדִּים Judges 2:3, read probably צִדֵּידֶם as Numbers 33:55; Joshua 23:13; construct צִדֵּי Exodus 26:13, etc.; — side, of man 2 Samuel 2:16; Numbers 33:55 (H) Joshua 23:13 (D), Judges 2:3 (probably read context as Numbers 33:55 GFM; DlPr 75 compare Assyrian ṣaddu, snare, trap); of one lying Ezekiel 4:4, 6, 9, מִצִּדְּךָ אֶלצִֿדֶּ֑ךָ Ezekiel 4:8 turn from side to side; children carried עַלצֿ׳ (i.e. probably on hip) Isaiah 60:4; Isaiah 66:12; of cattle Ezekiel 34:12 (in figurative); of things 1 Samuel 20:20 (compare Dr), Genesis 6:16; Exodus 25:32 (3 times in verse) = Exodus 37:18 (3 times in verse), Exodus 26:13; Exodus 30:4 = Exodus 37:27, Deuteronomy 31:26 (all P); מִצַּד at the side of, with genitive person 1 Samuel 20:25; Ruth 2:14, so מִצִּדְּךָ Psalm 91:7; with genitive of location Joshua 3:16; Joshua 12:9, מִצַּד הָהָר 2 Samuel 13:34; מִצַּד הָהָר מִוֶּה 1 Samuel 23:26 bis on this side of the hill and on that side; with suffix of thing מִצִּדּוֺ 1 Samuel 6:8.

See related Aramaic BDB entry H6655.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


6:16; 6:16


25:32; 25:32; 26:13; 26:13; 30:4; 37:18; 37:27


33:55; 33:55; 33:55




3:16; 12:9; 23:13; 23:13


2:3; 2:3



1 Samuel

6:8; 20:20; 20:20; 20:25; 23:26

2 Samuel

2:16; 2:16; 13:34




60:4; 60:4; 66:12


4:4; 4:6; 4:8; 4:9; 34:12; 34:21


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6654 matches the Hebrew צַד (ṣaḏ),
which occurs 33 times in 27 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 6:16 - “You shall make a [fn]window for the ark, and complete it to one [fn]cubit from [fn]the top; and set the door of the ark in the side H6654 of it; you shall make it with lower, second, and third decks.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 25:32 - “Six branches shall go out from its sides H6654; three branches of the lampstand from its one side H6654 and three branches of the lampstand from its [fn]other side H6654.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 26:13 - “The cubit on one side and the cubit on the other, of what is left over in the length of the curtains of the tent, shall lap over the sides H6654 of the tabernacle on one side and on the other to cover it.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 30:4 - “You shall make two gold rings for it under its molding; you shall make them on its two side H6654 walls—on [fn]opposite sides H6654—and [fn]they shall be holders for poles with which to carry it.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 37:18 - There were six branches going out of its sides H6654; three branches of the lampstand from the one side H6654 of it and three branches of the lampstand from the [fn]other side H6654 of it;
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 37:27 - He made two golden rings for it under its molding, on its two sides—on opposite sides H6654—as holders for poles with which to carry it.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:55 - ‘But if you do not dispossess the inhabitants of the land from before you, then it will be that those whom you let remain of them will become as pricks in your eyes and as thorns in your sides H6654, and they will trouble you in the land which you inhabit.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:26 - “Take this book of the law and place it beside H6654 the ark of the covenant of Yahweh your God, that it may be there as a witness against you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 3:16 - the waters which were [fn]flowing down from above stood and rose up in one heap, a great distance away at Adam, the city that is beside H6654 Zarethan; and those which were [fn]flowing down toward the sea of the Arabah, the Salt Sea, were completely cut off. So the people crossed opposite Jericho.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 12:9 -

the king of Jericho, one;

the king of Ai, which is beside H6654 Bethel, one;

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 23:13 - know with certainty that Yahweh your God will not continue to dispossess these nations from before you; but they will be a snare and a trap to you and a whip on your sides H6654 and thorns in your eyes, until you perish from off this good land which Yahweh your God has given you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 2:3 - “Therefore I also said, ‘I will not drive them out before you; but they will [fn]become as thorns in your sides H6654, and their gods will become a snare to you.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 2:14 -

At mealtime Boaz said to her, “[fn]Come here, that you may eat of the bread and dip your piece of bread in the vinegar.” So she sat beside H6654 the reapers; and he [fn]served her roasted grain, and she ate and was satisfied and had some left.

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 6:8 - “And take the ark of Yahweh and place it on the cart; and put the articles of gold which you return to Him as a guilt offering in a box by its side H6654. Then send it away that it may go.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:20 - “And I will shoot three arrows to the side H6654, as though I sent them towards a target.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:25 - And the king sat on his seat as usual, the seat by the wall; then Jonathan rose up, and Abner sat down by Saul’s side H6654, but David’s place was missing.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 23:26 - And Saul went on one side H6654 of the mountain, and David and his men on the other side H6654 of the mountain; and David was hurrying to get away from Saul, but Saul and his men were surrounding David and his men to seize them.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:16 - And each one of them seized his [fn]opponent by the head and thrust his sword in his [fn]opponent’s side H6654; so they fell down together. Therefore that place was called [fn]Helkath-hazzurim, which is in Gibeon.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 13:34 -

Then Absalom fled. And the young man who was the watchman raised his eyes and looked, and behold, many people were coming from the road behind him by the side H6654 of the mountain.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 91:7 -

A thousand may fall at your side H6654

And ten thousand at your right hand,

But it shall not approach you.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 60:4 -

“Lift up your eyes round about and see;

They all gather together; they come to you.

Your sons will come from afar,

And your daughters will be [fn]carried on the nurses’ hip H6654.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 66:12 -

For thus says Yahweh, “Behold, I stretch out peace to her like a river,

And the glory of the nations like an overflowing stream;

And you will [fn]be nursed; you will be carried on the [fn]hip H6654 and played with on the knees.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 4:4 -

“Now as for you, lie down on your left side H6654 and lay the iniquity of the house of Israel on it; you shall bear their iniquity for the number of days that you lie on it.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 4:6 - “And you shall complete these, and you shall lie down a second time, but on your right side H6654 and bear the iniquity of the house of Judah; I have set it for you for forty days, a day for each year.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 4:8 - “Now behold, I will set ropes upon you so that you cannot turn from one side H6654 to the other H6654 until you have completed the days of your siege.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 4:9 -

“Now as for you, take wheat, barley, beans, lentils, millet, and spelt; set them in one vessel and make them into bread for yourself; you shall eat it according to the number of the days that you lie on your side H6654, 390 days.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 34:21 - “Because you push with side H6654 and with shoulder, and thrust at all the sickly with your horns until you have scattered them [fn]abroad,
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