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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 - “You shall make a [fn]window H6672 for the ark, and finish it to a [fn]cubit from [fn]the top; and put the door of the ark on the side; you shall make it with lower, second, and third decks.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:16 - When Joseph saw Benjamin with them, he said to his house steward, “Bring the men into the house, and slaughter an animal and make preparations; for the men are to dine with me at noon H6672.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:25 - So they prepared the gift [fn]for Joseph’s arrival at noon H6672; for they had heard that they were to eat [fn]a meal there.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:29 - and you will be groping about at noon H6672, just as a person who is blind gropes in the darkness, and you will not be successful in your ways; but you will only be [fn]oppressed and robbed all the time, with no one to save you.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 4:5 - So the sons of Rimmon the Beerothite, Rechab and Baanah, departed and came to the house of Ish-bosheth in the heat of the day, while he was taking his midday H6672 rest.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 18:26 - Then they took the ox which [fn]was given them and they prepared it, and they called on the name of Baal from morning until noon H6672, saying, “O Baal, answer us!” But there was no voice and no one answered. And they [fn]limped about the altar which [fn]they had made.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 18:27 - And at noon H6672 Elijah ridiculed them and said, “Call out with a loud voice, since he is a god; undoubtedly he is attending to business, or is on the way, or is on a journey. Perhaps he is asleep, and will awaken.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 18:29 - When midday H6672 was past, they raved until the time of the offering of the evening sacrifice; but there was no voice, no one answered, and [fn]no one paid attention.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 20:16 - They went out at noon H6672, while Ben-hadad was drinking himself drunk in the [fn]temporary shelters [fn]with the thirty-two kings who were helping him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 4:20 - When he had carried him and brought him to his mother, he sat on her [fn]lap until noon H6672, and then he died.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:14 - “By day they meet with darkness,
And grope at noon H6672 as in the night.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 11:17 - “Your [fn]life would [fn]be brighter than noonday H6672;
Darkness would be like the morning.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 37:6 - He will bring out your righteousness as the light,
And your judgment as the noonday H6672.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 55:17 - Evening and morning and at noon H6672, I will complain and moan,
And He will hear my voice.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 91:6 - Of the plague that [fn]stalks in darkness,
Or of the destruction that devastates at noon H6672.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 1:7 - “Tell me, you whom my soul loves,
Where do you pasture your flock,
Where do you have it lie down at noon H6672?
For why should I be like one who [fn]veils herself
Beside the flocks of your companions?”
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 16:3 - [fn]Give us advice, make a decision;
[fn]Cast your shadow like night [fn]at high noon H6672;
Hide the outcasts, do not betray the fugitive.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 58:10 - And if you offer yourself to the hungry
And satisfy the [fn]need of the afflicted,
Then your light will rise in darkness,
And your gloom will become like midday H6672.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 59:10 - We grope for the wall like people who are blind,
We grope like those who have no eyes.
We stumble at midday H6672 as in the twilight;
Among those who are healthy we are like the dead.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 6:4 - [fn]Prepare for war against her;
Arise, and let’s [fn]attack at noon H6672.
Woe to us, for the day declines,
For the shadows of the evening lengthen!
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 15:8 - “Their widows will be more numerous before Me
Than the sand of the seas;
I will bring against them, against the mother of a young man,
A destroyer at noon H6672;
I will suddenly bring down on her
Shock and horror.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 20:16 - But may that man be like the cities
Which the LORD overthrew without [fn]relenting,
And may he hear an outcry in the morning
And [fn]an alarm for war at noon H6672;
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 8:9 - “And it will come about on that day,” declares the Lord GOD,
“That I will make the sun go down at noon H6672,
And make the earth dark in [fn]broad daylight.
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 2:4 - For Gaza will be abandoned,
And Ashkelon will become a desolation;
The inhabitants of Ashdod will be driven out at noon H6672,
And Ekron will be uprooted.
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