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Lexicon :: Strong's H6672 - ṣōhar

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Part of Speech
feminine noun, masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 1883a,1883b

Strong’s Definitions

צֹהַר tsôhar, tso'-har; from H6671; a light (i.e. window); dual double light, i.e. noon:—midday, noon(-day, -tide), window.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 24x

The KJV translates Strong's H6672 in the following manner: noon (11x), noonday (9x), day (1x), midday (1x), noontide (with H6256) (1x), window (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 24x
The KJV translates Strong's H6672 in the following manner: noon (11x), noonday (9x), day (1x), midday (1x), noontide (with H6256) (1x), window (1x).
masculine noun
  1. noon, midday

    1. noon (as specific time of day)

    2. noon (in simile as bright of happiness, blessing)

      feminine noun
  2. roof

    1. meaning dubious

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
צֹהַר tsôhar, tso'-har; from H6671; a light (i.e. window); dual double light, i.e. noon:—midday, noon(-day, -tide), window.
STRONGS H6672: Abbreviations
† I. [צֹ֫הַר] [noun masculine] only plural צָהֳרַ֫יִם midday, noon, Deuteronomy 28:29+, צָהֳרָ֑יִם Genesis 43:16 +(when sun mounts its highest; on form as expanded plural (not dual) see Ges§ 88 c and references); — usually
1. noon as a specific time of day, 1 Kings 18:29; especially בַּצּ׳ at noon Genesis 43:16, 25; Amos 8:9; 1 Kings 18:27; 1 Kings 20:16; Songs 1:7 (resting-time for flock), Jeremiah 6:4 (opposed to evening); בְּעֵת צ׳ Jeremiah 20:16 (distinguished from morning) as time of supposed security Jeremiah 15:8; Zephaniah 2:4; also מֵהַבֹּקֶר וְעַד הַצּ׳ 1 Kings 18:26, עַדהַֿצּ׳ 2 Kings 4:20; without ב, as adverb, צ׳ as time of prayer Psalm 55:18 (+בֹּקֶר, עֶרֶב); as time of wasting קֶטֶב Psalm 91:6; מִשְׁכַּב הַצּ׳ 2 Samuel 4:5 noonday repose.
2. noon, as bright, simile of happiness, blessing, Isaiah 58:10 (opposed to אֲפֵלָה), Psalm 37:6 (|| כָּאוֺר); compare Job 11:17 (Ges§ 133 e); see also בְּתוֺךְ הַצּ׳ Isaiah 16:3 (opposed to צִלֵּךְ); בַּצּ׳ Deuteronomy 28:29; Isaiah 59:10; Job 5:14.

† II. צֹ֫הַר noun feminine probably roof (compare Arabic, Assyrian, Tel Amarna back; > Thes Di and others light, window); — תַּעֲשֶׂה צ׳ לַתֵּבָה Genesis 6:16.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


6:16; 43:16; 43:16; 43:25


28:29; 28:29

2 Samuel


1 Kings

18:26; 18:27; 18:29; 20:16

2 Kings



5:14; 11:17


37:6; 55:18; 91:6

Song of Songs



16:3; 58:10; 59:10


6:4; 15:8; 20:16






Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6672 matches the Hebrew צֹהַר (ṣōhar),
which occurs 24 times in 24 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 6:16 - Make a roof[fn] for the ark, and finish it to a cubit above, and set the door of the ark in its side. Make it with lower, second, and third decks.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:16 - When Joseph saw Benjamin with them, he said to the steward of his house, “Bring the men into the house, and slaughter an animal and make ready, for the men are to dine with me at noon.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:25 - they prepared the present for Joseph’s coming at noon, for they heard that they should eat bread there.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:29 - and you shall grope at noonday, as the blind grope in darkness, and you shall not prosper in your ways.[fn] And you shall be only oppressed and robbed continually, and there shall be no one to help you.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 4:5 - Now the sons of Rimmon the Beerothite, Rechab and Baanah, set out, and about the heat of the day they came to the house of Ish-bosheth as he was taking his noonday rest.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 18:26 - And they took the bull that was given them, and they prepared it and called upon the name of Baal from morning until noon, saying, “O Baal, answer us!” But there was no voice, and no one answered. And they limped around the altar that they had made.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 18:27 - And at noon Elijah mocked them, saying, “Cry aloud, for he is a god. Either he is musing, or he is relieving himself, or he is on a journey, or perhaps he is asleep and must be awakened.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 18:29 - And as midday passed, they raved on until the time of the offering of the oblation, but there was no voice. No one answered; no one paid attention.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 20:16 - And they went out at noon, while Ben-hadad was drinking himself drunk in the booths, he and the thirty-two kings who helped him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 4:20 - And when he had lifted him and brought him to his mother, the child sat on her lap till noon, and then he died.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:14 - They meet with darkness in the daytime
and grope at noonday as in the night.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 11:17 - And your life will be brighter than the noonday;
its darkness will be like the morning.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 37:6 - He will bring forth your righteousness as the light,
and your justice as the noonday.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 55:17 - Evening and morning and at noon
I utter my complaint and moan,
and he hears my voice.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 91:6 - nor the pestilence that stalks in darkness,
nor the destruction that wastes at noonday.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 1:7 - Tell me, you whom my soul loves,
where you pasture your flock,
where you make it lie down at noon;
for why should I be like one who veils herself
beside the flocks of your companions?
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 16:3 - “Give counsel;
grant justice;
make your shade like night
at the height of noon;
shelter the outcasts;
do not reveal the fugitive;
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 58:10 - if you pour yourself out for the hungry
and satisfy the desire of the afflicted,
then shall your light rise in the darkness
and your gloom be as the noonday.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 59:10 - We grope for the wall like the blind;
we grope like those who have no eyes;
we stumble at noon as in the twilight,
among those in full vigor we are like dead men.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 6:4 - “Prepare war against her;
arise, and let us attack at noon!
Woe to us, for the day declines,
for the shadows of evening lengthen!
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 15:8 - I have made their widows more in number
than the sand of the seas;
I have brought against the mothers of young men
a destroyer at noonday;
I have made anguish and terror
fall upon them suddenly.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 20:16 - Let that man be like the cities
that the LORD overthrew without pity;
let him hear a cry in the morning
and an alarm at noon,
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 8:9 - “And on that day,” declares the Lord GOD,
“I will make the sun go down at noon
and darken the earth in broad daylight.
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 2:4 - For Gaza shall be deserted,
and Ashkelon shall become a desolation;
Ashdod’s people shall be driven out at noon,
and Ekron shall be uprooted.
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