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Lexicon :: Strong's H6696 - ṣûr

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צוּר
Transliteration
ṣûr
Pronunciation
tsoor
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1898,1899,190

Strong’s Definitions

צוּר tsûwr, tsoor; a primitive root; to cramp, i.e. confine (in many applications, literally and figuratively, formative or hostile):—adversary, assault, beset, besiege, bind (up), cast, distress, fashion, fortify, inclose, lay siege, put up in bags.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 38x

The KJV translates Strong's H6696 in the following manner: besiege (21x), lay siege (3x), distress (3x), bind (2x), adversaries (1x), assault (1x), bags (1x), beset (1x), cast (1x), fashioned (1x), fortify (1x), inclose (1x), bind up (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 38x
The KJV translates Strong's H6696 in the following manner: besiege (21x), lay siege (3x), distress (3x), bind (2x), adversaries (1x), assault (1x), bags (1x), beset (1x), cast (1x), fashioned (1x), fortify (1x), inclose (1x), bind up (1x).
  1. to bind, besiege, confine, cramp

    1. (Qal)

      1. to confine, secure

      2. to shut in, beseige

      3. to shut up, enclose

  2. (Qal) to show hostility to, be an adversary, treat as foe

  3. (Qal) to form, fashion, delineate

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
צוּר tsûwr, tsoor; a primitive root; to cramp, i.e. confine (in many applications, literally and figuratively, formative or hostile):—adversary, assault, beset, besiege, bind (up), cast, distress, fashion, fortify, inclose, lay siege, put up in bags.
STRONGS H6696:
II. צוּר verb confine, bind, besiege (Late Hebrew id., wrap (rare); Aramaic צוּר besiege, beleaguer); —
Qal Perfect 2nd person masculine singular וְצַרְתָּ֫ Deuteronomy 14:25, etc.; Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular וַיָּ֫צַר 1 Kings 20:1 +, 2nd person masculine singular תָּצוּר Deuteronomy 20:19, etc.; Imperative feminine singular צוּרִ֫י Isaiah 21:2 (after עֲלִיi. 444, compare Ges§ 72s); Infinitive construct לָצוּר 1 Samuel 23:8; Participle plural צָרִים 1 Kings 15:27 +; —
1. confine, secure (|| I. צרר), accusative of thing + ב of receptacle Deuteronomy 14:25; 2 Kings 5:23; Ezekiel 5:3; complem. omitted 2 Kings 12:11.
2. shut in, besiege, with עַל of city 2 Samuel 11:1; 1 Kings 15:27; 1 Kings 16:17; 1 Kings 20:1; 2 Kings 6:24, 25; 2 Kings 17:5; 2 Kings 18:9; 2 Kings 24:11; Isaiah 29:3 (+ accusative of siege-works), Jeremiah 32:2; Jeremiah 37:5; Jeremiah 39:9; Deuteronomy 20:12; Ezekiel 4:3; Daniel 1:1; with עַל person (within city) 2 Samuel 20:15; 2 Kings 16:5; Jeremiah 21:4, 9; with אֶל of city (for עַל) Deuteronomy 20:19; with אֶל person 1 Samuel 23:8; with אֵת of city only 1 Chronicles 20:1 (|| 2 Samuel 11:1 above); absolute Isaiah 21:2. — הִנָּם צָרִים אֶתהָֿעִיר עָלֶיךָ Judges 9:31 is corrupt; FrankenbRichterbuch 28 Bu GFMHpt Now מְעִרִים inciting against.
3. shut up, enclose: נָצוּר עָלֶיהָ לוּחַ אָ֑רֶז Songs 8:9 (על of maid [under figure of door] + accusative mater., compare Isaiah 29:3 above); with suffix person Psalm 139:5 (figurative, י׳ subject).

† III. [צוּר] verb shew hostility to, treat as foe (with accusative of person) (akin to II. צרר, to which SS assign the forms, but compare Arabic bdb084901 act unjustly, also defraud; Syriac bdb084902, rival wife); —
Qal Perfect 1st person singular וְצַרְתִּ֫י אֶתצֹֿרֲרֶיךָ Exodus 23:22 (subject י׳; || וְאָיַבְתִּ֫י אֶתאֹֿיְבֶיךָ); Imperfect 2nd person masculine singular אַלתָּֿ֫צַר אֶתמֿוֺאָב Deuteronomy 2:9; 2nd person masculine plural suffix אַלתְּֿצֻרֵם Deuteronomy 2:19; Participle הַצָּרִים אוֺתָם Esther 8:11.

† IV. [צוּר] verb fashion, delineate (Late Hebrew id.; so Aramaic צוּר, bdb084903, bdb084904; bdb084905 picture, Sabean צור, plural צורת HomChrest.125 MordtmHim. Inschr. 14.15; Arabic bdb084906 is loan-word according to Frä272); — Perfect 2nd person masculine singular וְצַרְתָּ֫ Ezekiel 43:11 (for MT צוּרַת) according to Greek Version of the LXX. We Sm Co Toy Berthol Krae, and thou shalt delineate the house (compare הַגֵּד Ezekiel 43:10, הוֺדַע וּכְתֹב Ezekiel 43:11); Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular וַיָּ֫צַר אֹתוֺ בַּחֶרֶט Exodus 32:4 (E) and fashioned it [the gold] with a graving-tool; וַיָּ֫צַר אֶתשְֿׁנֵי הָֹעַמּוּדִים 1 Kings 7:15 (+ accusative mater.), read (יצק) וַיִּצֹּק, so Greek Version of the LXX SS Kit Benz compare Th; 1st person singular suffix אצורך Jeremiah 1:5 Kt, see H3335 יצר.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Exodus

23:22; 32:4

Deuteronomy

2:9; 2:19; 14:25; 14:25; 20:12; 20:19; 20:19

Judges

9:31

1 Samuel

23:8; 23:8

2 Samuel

11:1; 11:1; 20:15

1 Kings

7:15; 15:27; 15:27; 16:17; 20:1; 20:1

2 Kings

5:23; 6:24; 6:25; 12:11; 16:5; 17:5; 18:9; 24:11

1 Chronicles

20:1

Esther

8:11

Psalms

139:5

Song of Songs

8:9

Isaiah

21:2; 21:2; 29:3; 29:3

Jeremiah

1:5; 21:4; 21:9; 32:2; 37:5; 39:9

Ezekiel

4:3; 5:3; 43:10; 43:11; 43:11

Daniel

1:1

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6696 matches the Hebrew צוּר (ṣûr),
which occurs 36 times in 36 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 23:22 - “But if you truly obey his voice and do all that I say, then I will be an enemy to your enemies and an adversary H6696 to your adversaries.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 2:9 - “Then the LORD said to me, ‘Do not harass H6696 Moab, nor provoke them to war, for I will not give you any of [fn]their land as a possession, because I have given Ar to the sons of Lot as a possession.’
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 2:19 - ‘When you come opposite the sons of Ammon, do not harass H6696 them nor provoke them, for I will not give you any of the land of the sons of Ammon as a possession, because I have given it to the sons of Lot as a possession.’
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 20:12 - “However, if it does not make peace with you, but makes war against you, then you shall besiege H6696 it.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 20:19 - “When you besiege H6696 a city a long time, to make war against it in order to capture it, you shall not destroy its trees by swinging an axe against them; for you may eat from them, and you shall not cut them down. [fn]For is the tree of the field a man, that it should [fn]be besieged by you?
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:31 - He sent messengers to Abimelech [fn]deceitfully, saying, “Behold, Gaal the son of Ebed and his [fn]relatives have come to Shechem; and behold, they are [fn]stirring H6696 up the city against you.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 23:8 - So Saul summoned all the people for war, to go down to Keilah to besiege H6696 David and his men.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 11:1 - Then it happened [fn]in the spring, at the time when kings go out to battle, that David sent Joab and his servants with him and all Israel, and they destroyed the sons of Ammon and besieged H6696 Rabbah. But David stayed at Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 20:15 - They came and besieged H6696 him in Abel Beth-maacah, and they [fn]cast up a siege ramp against the city, and it stood by the rampart; and all the people who were with Joab were wreaking destruction in order to topple the wall.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 7:15 - He fashioned H6696 the two pillars of bronze; eighteen cubits was the height of one pillar, and a line of twelve cubits [fn]measured the circumference of both.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 15:27 - Then Baasha the son of Ahijah of the house of Issachar conspired against him, and Baasha struck him down at Gibbethon, which belonged to the Philistines, while Nadab and all Israel were laying H6696 siege H6696 to Gibbethon.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 16:17 - Then Omri and all Israel with him went up from Gibbethon and besieged H6696 Tirzah.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 20:1 - Now Ben-hadad king of Aram gathered all his army, and there were thirty-two kings with him, and horses and chariots. And he went up and besieged H6696 Samaria and fought against it.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 6:24 - Now it came about after this, that Ben-hadad king of Aram gathered all his army and went up and besieged H6696 Samaria.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 6:25 - There was a great famine in Samaria; and behold, they besieged H6696 it, until a donkey’s head was sold for eighty shekels of silver, and a fourth of a [fn]kab of dove’s dung for five shekels of silver.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 12:10 - When they saw that there was much money in the chest, the king’s scribe and the high priest came up and tied H6696 it in bags and counted the money which was found in the house of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 16:5 - Then Rezin king of Aram and Pekah son of Remaliah, king of Israel, came up to Jerusalem to wage war; and they besieged H6696 Ahaz, but could not [fn]overcome him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 17:5 - Then the king of Assyria invaded the whole land and went up to Samaria and besieged H6696 it three years.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 18:9 - Now in the fourth year of King Hezekiah, which was the seventh year of Hoshea son of Elah king of Israel, Shalmaneser king of Assyria came up against Samaria and besieged H6696 it.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 24:11 - And Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon came to the city, while his servants were besieging H6696 it.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 20:1 - Then it happened [fn]in the spring, at the time when kings go out to battle, that Joab led out the army and ravaged the land of the sons of Ammon, and came and besieged H6696 Rabbah. But David stayed at Jerusalem. And Joab struck Rabbah and overthrew it.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 6:28 - “If there is famine in the land, if there is pestilence, if there is blight or mildew, if there is locust or grasshopper, if their enemies besiege them in the land of their [fn]cities, whatever plague or whatever sickness there is,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 28:20 - So Tilgath-pilneser king of Assyria came against him and afflicted him instead of strengthening him.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 8:11 - [fn]In them the king granted the Jews who were in each and every city the right to assemble and to defend their lives, to destroy, to kill and to annihilate the entire army of any people or province which might attack H6696 them, including children and women, and to plunder their spoil,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 139:5 - You have enclosed H6696 me behind and before,
And laid Your hand upon me.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 8:9 - “If she is a wall,
We will build on her a battlement of silver;
But if she is a door,
We will barricade H6696 her with planks of cedar.”
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 21:2 - A harsh vision has been shown to me;
The treacherous one still deals treacherously, and the destroyer still destroys.
Go up, Elam, lay H6696 siege, H6696 Media;
I have made an end of all [fn]the groaning she has caused.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 29:3 - I will camp against you [fn]encircling you,
And I will set H6696 siegeworks against you,
And I will raise up battle towers against you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 21:4 - ‘Thus says the LORD God of Israel, “Behold, I am about to turn back the weapons of war which are in your hands, with which you are warring against the king of Babylon and the Chaldeans who are besieging H6696 you outside the wall; and I will gather them into the center of this city.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 21:9 - “He who dwells in this city will die by the sword and by famine and by pestilence; but he who goes out and falls away to the Chaldeans who are besieging H6696 you will live, and he will have his own life as booty.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 32:2 - Now at that time the army of the king of Babylon was besieging H6696 Jerusalem, and Jeremiah the prophet was shut up in the court of the guard, which was in the house of the king of Judah,
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 37:5 - Meanwhile, Pharaoh’s army had set out from Egypt; and when the Chaldeans who had been besieging H6696 Jerusalem heard the report about them, they lifted the siege from Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 39:1 - [fn]Now when Jerusalem was captured [fn]in the ninth year of Zedekiah king of Judah, in the tenth month, Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon and all his army came to Jerusalem and laid H6696 siege H6696 to it;
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 4:3 - “Then get yourself an iron plate and set it up as an iron wall between you and the city, and set your face toward it so that it is under siege, and besiege H6696 it. This is a sign to the house of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 5:3 - “Take also a few in number from [fn]them and bind H6696 them in the edges of your robes.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 1:1 - In the third year of the reign of Jehoiakim king of Judah, Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon came to Jerusalem and besieged H6696 it.

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