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Lexicon :: Strong's H6677 - ṣaûā'r

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Intensively from צוּר (H6696) in the sense of binding
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1897a

Strong’s Definitions

צַוָּאר tsavvâʼr, tsav-vawr'; or
צַוָּר tsavvâr (Nehemiah 3:5), tsav-vawr'; or
צַוָּרֹן tsavvârôn (Song of Solomon 4:9), tsav-vaw-rone'; or (feminine)
צַוָּארָה tsavvâʼrâh; (Micah 2:3), tsav-vaw-raw'; intensively from H6696 in the sense of binding; the back of the neck (as that on which burdens are bound):—neck.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 42x

The KJV translates Strong's H6677 in the following manner: neck (42x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 42x
The KJV translates Strong's H6677 in the following manner: neck (42x).
  1. neck, back of neck

    1. neck, back of neck (of man)

    2. neck (of animals)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
צַוָּאר tsavvâʼr, tsav-vawr'; or
צַוָּר tsavvâr (Nehemiah 3:5), tsav-vawr'; or
צַוָּרֹן tsavvârôn (Song of Solomon 4:9), tsav-vaw-rone'; or (feminine)
צַוָּארָה tsavvâʼrâh; (Micah 2:3), tsav-vaw-raw'; intensively from H6696 in the sense of binding; the back of the neck (as that on which burdens are bound):—neck.
STRONGS H6677: Abbreviations
צַוָּאר noun masculinePsalm 75:6 neck, back of neck; — absolute צ׳ Isaiah 8:8 +, construct צַוַּאר Jeremiah 28:10 + 3 times 28; suffix צַוָּארִי Lamentations 1:14, צַוָּרָם Nehemiah 3:5, etc.; plural construct צַוְּארֵי Judges 8:21 +; suffix צַוָּארָיו Genesis 27:16 +, צַוְּארֵיכֶם Jeremiah 27:12, † צַוְּארֹתַיכֶם Micah 2:3; —
1. neck, especially back of neck, of man, wearing chain as ornament Genesis 41:42 (E), so of woman Songs 1:10, compare Judges 5:30 (read perhaps צַוָּארַי for רֵי-), elsewhere in Genesis usually plural intensive, of individual, נָפַל עַלצֿ׳ Genesis 45:14 (E), Genesis 46:29; Genesis 33:4 (Qr; Kt singular), so בָּכָה עַלצֿ׳ Genesis 45:14; Genesis 46:29 (all J); חֶלְקַת צַוַּארָיו Genesis 27:16 smooth part of neck (J); neck of beautiful woman Songs 4:4; Songs 7:5; neck as pressed by foot of conqueror Joshua 10:24 (twice in verse) (JE); place of yoke Genesis 27:40 (singular; J), Deuteronomy 28:48; Isaiah 10:27; Jeremiah 27:2, 8, 11, 12; Jeremiah 28:10, 11, 12, 14; Jeremiah 30:8; of transgressions as yoke Lamentations 1:14; place of bonds Isaiah 52:2; of bearing load, Nehemiah 3:5 (figurative), hence calamity as burden Micah 2:3; neck as smitten with sword Ezekiel 21:34 [Ezekiel 21:29]; עַדצֿ׳ as measurement of height (depth; in figure) Isaiah 8:8; Isaiah 30:8; Habakkuk 3:13; עָתָק בְּצ׳ figurative Psalm 75:6 speak not with arrogant neck (si vera lectio; but read perhaps בַּצּוּר against the Rock, Greek Version of the LXX. κατὰ τοῦ θεοῦ, Bae Hup-Now Che Kau); of wicked, rushing against God Job 15:26. — עַלצַֿוָּארֵנוּ נִרְדָּ֔פְנוּ Lamentations 5:5 is dubious; Matthes Löhr Bae עֹל עַלוֿגו׳; Bu עֹל צַוּ׳, and הֲדָפָנוּ or יֶהְדְּפֵנוּ for נִר׳.
2. neck of animals, camels (wearing ornaments) Judges 8:21, 26; heifer Hosea 10:11 (i. e. place of yoke, in figure of Ephraim); horse Job 39:19, crocodile Job 41:14.

† [צַוָּרוֺן] noun [masculine] plural necklace; — suffix אַחַד מִצַּוְּרֹנָ֑יִךְ עֲנָק Songs 4:9.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


27:16; 27:16; 27:40; 33:4; 41:42; 45:14; 45:14; 46:29; 46:29






5:30; 8:21; 8:21


3:5; 3:5


15:26; 39:19; 41:14


75:6; 75:6

Song of Songs

1:10; 4:4; 4:9; 7:5


8:8; 8:8; 10:27; 30:8; 52:2


27:2; 27:12; 28:10; 28:10; 30:8


1:14; 1:14; 5:5






2:3; 2:3



Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6677 matches the Hebrew צַוָּאר (ṣaûā'r),
which occurs 41 times in 38 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:16 - And she put the skins of the kids of the goats upon his hands, and upon the smooth of his neck: H6677
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:40 - And by thy sword shalt thou live, and shalt serve thy brother; and it shall come to pass when thou shalt have the dominion, that thou shalt break his yoke from off thy neck. H6677
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:4 - And Esau ran to meet him, and embraced him, and fell on his neck, H6677 and kissed him: and they wept.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:42 - And Pharaoh took off his ring from his hand, and put it upon Joseph's hand, and arrayed him in vestures of fine linen, and put a gold chain about his neck; H6677
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 45:14 - And he fell upon his brother Benjamin's neck, H6677 and wept; and Benjamin wept upon his neck. H6677
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 46:29 - And Joseph made ready his chariot, and went up to meet Israel his father, to Goshen, and presented himself unto him; and he fell on his neck, H6677 and wept on his neck H6677 a good while.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:48 - Therefore shalt thou serve thine enemies which the LORD shall send against thee, in hunger, and in thirst, and in nakedness, and in want of all things: and he shall put a yoke of iron upon thy neck, H6677 until he have destroyed thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:24 - And it came to pass, when they brought out those kings unto Joshua, that Joshua called for all the men of Israel, and said unto the captains of the men of war which went with him, Come near, put your feet upon the necks H6677 of these kings. And they came near, and put their feet upon the necks H6677 of them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:30 - Have they not sped? have they not divided the prey; to every man a damsel or two; to Sisera a prey of divers colours, a prey of divers colours of needlework, of divers colours of needlework on both sides, meet for the necks H6677 of them that take the spoil?
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 8:21 - Then Zebah and Zalmunna said, Rise thou, and fall upon us: for as the man is, so is his strength. And Gideon arose, and slew Zebah and Zalmunna, and took away the ornaments that were on their camels' necks. H6677
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 8:26 - And the weight of the golden earrings that he requested was a thousand and seven hundred shekels of gold; beside ornaments, and collars, and purple raiment that was on the kings of Midian, and beside the chains that were about their camels' necks. H6677
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 3:5 - And next unto them the Tekoites repaired; but their nobles put not their necks H6677 to the work of their Lord.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:26 - He runneth upon him, even on his neck, H6677 upon the thick bosses of his bucklers:
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 39:19 - Hast thou given the horse strength? hast thou clothed his neck H6677 with thunder?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 41:22 - In his neck H6677 remaineth strength, and sorrow is turned into joy before him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 75:5 - Lift not up your horn on high: speak not with a stiff neck. H6677
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 1:10 - Thy cheeks are comely with rows of jewels, thy neck H6677 with chains of gold.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 4:4 - Thy neck H6677 is like the tower of David builded for an armoury, whereon there hang a thousand bucklers, all shields of mighty men.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 4:9 - Thou hast ravished my heart, my sister, my spouse; thou hast ravished my heart with one of thine eyes, with one chain of thy neck. H6677
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 7:4 - Thy neck H6677 is as a tower of ivory; thine eyes like the fishpools in Heshbon, by the gate of Bathrabbim: thy nose is as the tower of Lebanon which looketh toward Damascus.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 8:8 - And he shall pass through Judah; he shall overflow and go over, he shall reach even to the neck; H6677 and the stretching out of his wings shall fill the breadth of thy land, O Immanuel.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 10:27 - And it shall come to pass in that day, that his burden shall be taken away from off thy shoulder, and his yoke from off thy neck, H6677 and the yoke shall be destroyed because of the anointing.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 30:28 - And his breath, as an overflowing stream, shall reach to the midst of the neck, H6677 to sift the nations with the sieve of vanity: and there shall be a bridle in the jaws of the people, causing them to err.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 52:2 - Shake thyself from the dust; arise, and sit down, O Jerusalem: loose thyself from the bands of thy neck, H6677 O captive daughter of Zion.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 27:2 - Thus saith the LORD to me; Make thee bonds and yokes, and put them upon thy neck, H6677
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 27:8 - And it shall come to pass, that the nation and kingdom which will not serve the same Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon, and that will not put their neck H6677 under the yoke of the king of Babylon, that nation will I punish, saith the LORD, with the sword, and with the famine, and with the pestilence, until I have consumed them by his hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 27:11 - But the nations that bring their neck H6677 under the yoke of the king of Babylon, and serve him, those will I let remain still in their own land, saith the LORD; and they shall till it, and dwell therein.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 27:12 - I spake also to Zedekiah king of Judah according to all these words, saying, Bring your necks H6677 under the yoke of the king of Babylon, and serve him and his people, and live.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 28:10 - Then Hananiah the prophet took the yoke from off the prophet Jeremiah's neck, H6677 and brake it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 28:11 - And Hananiah spake in the presence of all the people, saying, Thus saith the LORD; Even so will I break the yoke of Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon from the neck H6677 of all nations within the space of two full years. And the prophet Jeremiah went his way.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 28:12 - Then the word of the LORD came unto Jeremiah the prophet, after that Hananiah the prophet had broken the yoke from off the neck H6677 of the prophet Jeremiah, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 28:14 - For thus saith the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel; I have put a yoke of iron upon the neck H6677 of all these nations, that they may serve Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon; and they shall serve him: and I have given him the beasts of the field also.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 30:8 - For it shall come to pass in that day, saith the LORD of hosts, that I will break his yoke from off thy neck, H6677 and will burst thy bonds, and strangers shall no more serve themselves of him:
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 1:14 - The yoke of my transgressions is bound by his hand: they are wreathed, and come up upon my neck: H6677 he hath made my strength to fall, the Lord hath delivered me into their hands, from whom I am not able to rise up.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 5:5 - Our necks H6677 are under persecution: we labour, and have no rest.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 21:29 - Whiles they see vanity unto thee, whiles they divine a lie unto thee, to bring thee upon the necks H6677 of them that are slain, of the wicked, whose day is come, when their iniquity shall have an end.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 2:3 - Therefore thus saith the LORD; Behold, against this family do I devise an evil, from which ye shall not remove your necks; H6677 neither shall ye go haughtily: for this time is evil.
Unchecked Copy BoxHab 3:13 - Thou wentest forth for the salvation of thy people, even for salvation with thine anointed; thou woundedst the head out of the house of the wicked, by discovering the foundation unto the neck. H6677 Selah.
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