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Lexicon :: Strong's H6726 - ṣîyôn

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Part of Speech
proper locative noun
Root Word (Etymology)
The same (regularly) as צִיּוּן (H6725)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1910

Strong’s Definitions

צִיּוֹן Tsîyôwn, tsee-yone'; the same (regularly) as H6725; Tsijon (as a permanent capital), a mountain of Jerusalem:—Zion.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 154x

The KJV translates Strong's H6726 in the following manner: Zion (153x), Sion (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 154x
The KJV translates Strong's H6726 in the following manner: Zion (153x), Sion (1x).
  1. Zion = "parched place"

    1. another name for Jerusalem especially in the prophetic books

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
צִיּוֹן Tsîyôwn, tsee-yone'; the same (regularly) as H6725; Tsijon (as a permanent capital), a mountain of Jerusalem:—Zion.
STRONGS H6726: Abbreviations
צִיּוֺן 154 proper name, of a location Σ(ε)ιων; Ṣîyyôn, Zion (Syriac bdb085103, older form, according to LagBn 84, compare 198); — צ׳ 2 Samuel 5:7 +; צִיּוֺ֫נָה Jeremiah 4:6; — stronghold (of Jebusiteas), מְצֻדַת צ׳ captured by David, and made his residence 2 Samuel 5:7 = 1 Chronicles 11:5 (both + הִיא עִיר דָּוִד), on southern part of east hill of Jerusalem, distinct from site of temple 1 Kings 8:1 2 Chronicles 5:2 (both הִיא צ׳ מֵעִיר ד׳), not elsewhere in narrative, but often in poets and prophets: as name of Jerusalem, from political point of view (sometimes = inhabitants), Amos 6:7 (|| הַרשֹֿׁמְרוֺן), || יְרוּשָׁלַםִ Micah 3:10, 12 = Jeremiah 26:18; Isaiah 4:3; Isaiah 30:19; Isaiah 40:9; Isaiah 41:27; Isaiah 52:1; Isaiah 62:1; Isaiah 64:9; Zephaniah 3:16; Zechariah 1:14, 17; Psalm 51:20 and (בַּתצֿ׳) Isaiah 52:2; Micah 4:8 (|| בַּתיְֿרוּשׁ׳), Lamentations 2:13 (|| id.), also (יוֺשֶׁבֶת צ׳) Jeremiah 51:35; = Jerusalem also Isaiah 14:32; Isaiah 33:5+, so especially in phrase בְּנוֺת צ׳ Isaiah 3:16, 17; Isaiah 4:4; Songs 3:11, בְּנֵי צ׳ Lamentations 4:2; Joel 2:23; Psalm 149:2 (|| יִשְׂרָזֵל), cf. Zechariah 9:13, אֶתבָּֿנֶיהָ יָלְדָה צ׳ Isaiah 66:8, and even הַרצֿ׳ 2 Kings 19:31 = Isaiah 37:32 (both || יְרוּשׁ׳), Isaiah 29:8 (|| אַרִיאֵל Isaiah 29:7), Obadiah 17,21; Psalm 48:12 (|| יְהוֺדָה בְּנוֺת Psalm 125:1; so also הַרבַּֿת צ׳ Isaiah 16:1; and Isaiah 10:32 Qr (Kt ׃ בית || נִּבְעַתיְֿרוּשׁ׳); compare מְרוֺםצֿ׳ Jeremiah 31:12; in following הַרצֿ׳ might refer to temple-hill Isaiah 10:12 (+יְרוּשׁ׳), Isaiah 31:4 (+נִּבְעָתָהּ = יְרוּשׁ׳ Isaiah 31:5), Lamentations 5:18; Joel 3:5 (+ יְרוּשׁ׳); specifically of Jerusalem as abode of י׳ and place of his worship Amos 1:2; Isaiah 31:9; Zechariah 8:3; Micah 4:2 = Isaiah 2:3, Joel 4:16; Psalm 102:22; Psalm 135:21; Psalm 147:12 (all || יְרוּשׁ׳), Psalm 76:8 (|| שָׁלֵם); particular of sanctuary Psalm 20:3 (|| קֹדֶשׁ), Psalm 14:7 = Psalm 53:7+; of Jerusalem הַרצֿ׳ Psalm 48:3 (|| רָב֑ קִרְיַת מֶלֶח), Psalm 78:68 (|| שֵׁבֶט יְהוּדָה), Isaiah 24:23 (|| יְרוּשׁ׳), etc.; הַרֲרֵי צ׳ in same sence Psalm 133:3; particularly of sanctuary Isaiah 4:5 and (|| הַרקָֿדְשִׁי) Joel 2:1; Joel 4:17; הַרֿ קָדְשִׁי צ׳ Psalm 2:6 is seat of king. — See also בַּתצֿ׳, הַהרצֿ׳, ישֶׁבֶת צ׳, below בַּת,הַר, יָשַׁב.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

2 Samuel

5:7; 5:7

1 Kings


2 Kings


1 Chronicles


2 Chronicles



2:6; 14:7; 20:3; 48:3; 48:12; 76:8; 78:68; 102:22; 125:1; 133:3; 135:21; 147:12; 149:2

Song of Songs



2:3; 3:16; 3:17; 4:3; 4:4; 4:5; 10:12; 10:32; 14:32; 16:1; 24:23; 29:7; 29:8; 30:19; 31:4; 31:5; 31:9; 33:5; 37:32; 40:9; 41:27; 52:1; 52:2; 62:1; 64:9; 66:8


4:6; 26:18; 31:12; 51:35


2:13; 4:2; 5:18


2:1; 2:23; 3:5


1:2; 6:7




3:10; 3:12; 4:2; 4:8




1:14; 1:17; 8:3; 9:13

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6726 matches the Hebrew צִיּוֹן (ṣîyôn),
which occurs 153 times in 153 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 4 (2Sa 5:7–Isa 3:17)

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 5:7 - Nevertheless, David captured the stronghold of Zion H6726, that is, the city of David.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 8:1 - Then Solomon assembled the elders of Israel and all the heads of the tribes, the leaders of the fathers’ households of the sons of Israel, to King Solomon in Jerusalem, to bring up the ark of the covenant of the LORD from the city of David, that is, Zion H6726.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 19:21 - “This is the word that the LORD has spoken against him:
‘She, the virgin daughter of Zion H6726, has shown contempt for you and mocked you;
She, the daughter of Jerusalem, has shaken her head behind you!
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 19:31 - ‘For out of Jerusalem will go a remnant, and survivors out of Mount Zion H6726. The zeal of [fn]the LORD will perform this.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 11:5 - The inhabitants of Jebus said to David, “You shall not enter here.” Nevertheless David took the mountain stronghold of Zion H6726 (that is, the city of David).
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 5:2 - Then Solomon assembled at Jerusalem the elders of Israel, all the heads of the tribes, and the leaders of the fathers’ households of the sons of Israel, to bring the ark of the covenant of the LORD up from the city of David, which is Zion H6726.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 2:6 - “But as for Me, I have installed My King
Upon Zion H6726, My holy mountain.”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 9:11 - Sing praises to the LORD, who dwells in Zion H6726;
Declare His deeds among the peoples.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 9:14 - So that I may tell of all Your praises,
That in the gates of the daughter of Zion H6726
I may rejoice in Your [fn]salvation.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 14:7 - Oh, that the salvation of Israel would come out of Zion H6726!
When the LORD restores the fortunes of His people,
Jacob will rejoice, Israel will be glad.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 20:2 - May He send you help from the sanctuary,
And support you from Zion H6726!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 48:2 - Beautiful in elevation, the joy of the whole earth,
Is Mount Zion H6726 in the far north,
The city of the great King.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 48:11 - Mount Zion H6726 shall be glad,
The daughters of Judah shall rejoice
Because of Your judgments.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 48:12 - Walk around Zion H6726 and encircle her;
Count her towers;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 50:2 - Out of Zion H6726, the perfection of beauty,
God has shone.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 51:18 - By Your favor do good to Zion H6726;
[fn]Build the walls of Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 53:6 - Oh, that the salvation of Israel would come from Zion H6726!
When God restores the fortunes of His people,
Jacob shall rejoice, Israel shall be glad.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 65:1 - For the music director. A Psalm of David. A Song.
There will be silence [fn]before You, and praise in Zion H6726, God,
And the vow will be fulfilled for You.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 69:35 - For God will save Zion H6726 and build the cities of Judah,
So that they may live there and possess it.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 74:2 - Remember Your congregation, which You purchased of old,
Which You have redeemed to be the tribe of Your inheritance;
And this Mount Zion H6726, where You have dwelt.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 76:2 - His [fn]tabernacle is in Salem;
His dwelling place also is in Zion H6726.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 78:68 - But chose the tribe of Judah,
Mount Zion H6726, which He loved.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 84:7 - They go from strength to strength,
[fn]Every one of them appears before God in Zion H6726.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 87:2 - The LORD loves the gates of Zion H6726
More than all the other dwelling places of Jacob.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 87:5 - But of Zion H6726 it will be said, “This one and that one were born in her”;
And the Most High Himself will establish her.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 97:8 - Zion H6726 [fn]heard this and was joyful,
And the daughters of Judah have rejoiced
Because of Your judgments, LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 99:2 - The LORD [fn]is great in Zion H6726,
And He is exalted above all the peoples.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 102:13 - You will arise and have compassion on Zion H6726;
For it is time to be gracious to her,
For the appointed time has come.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 102:16 - For the LORD has built up Zion H6726;
He has appeared in His glory.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 102:21 - So that people may tell of the name of the LORD in Zion H6726,
And His praise in Jerusalem,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 110:2 - The LORD will stretch out Your strong scepter from Zion H6726, saying,
“Rule in the midst of Your enemies.”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 125:1 - A Song of Ascents.
Those who trust in the LORD
Are like Mount Zion H6726, which cannot be moved but remains forever.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 126:1 - A Song of Ascents.
When the LORD brought back [fn]the captives of Zion H6726,
We were like those who dream.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 128:5 - The LORD bless you from Zion H6726,
And may you see the prosperity of Jerusalem all the days of your life.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 129:5 - May all who hate Zion H6726
Be put to shame and turned backward;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 132:13 - For the LORD has chosen Zion H6726;
He has desired it as His dwelling place.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 133:3 - It is like the dew of Hermon
Coming down upon the mountains of Zion H6726;
For the LORD commanded the blessing there—life forever.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 134:3 - May the LORD bless you from Zion H6726,
He who made heaven and earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 135:21 - Blessed be the LORD from Zion H6726,
Who dwells in Jerusalem.
[fn]Praise [fn]the LORD!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 137:1 - By the rivers of Babylon,
There we sat down and wept,
When we remembered Zion H6726.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 137:3 - For there our captors [fn]demanded of us [fn]songs,
And our tormentors, jubilation, saying,
“Sing for us one of the songs of Zion H6726!”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 146:10 - The LORD will reign forever,
Your God, Zion H6726, to all generations.
[fn]Praise [fn]the LORD!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 147:12 - Praise the LORD, Jerusalem!
Praise your God, Zion H6726!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 149:2 - Israel shall be joyful in his Maker;
The sons of Zion H6726 shall rejoice in their King.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 3:11 - “Go out, you daughters of Zion H6726,
And look at King Solomon with the [fn]crown
With which his mother has crowned him
On the day of his wedding,
And on the day of the joy of his heart.”
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 1:8 - The daughter of Zion H6726 is left like a shelter in a vineyard,
Like a watchman’s hut in a cucumber field, like a city under watch.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 1:27 - Zion H6726 will be redeemed with justice
And her [fn]repentant ones with righteousness.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 2:3 - And many peoples will come and say,
“Come, let’s go up to the mountain of the LORD,
To the house of the God of Jacob;
So that He may teach us [fn]about His ways,
And that we may walk in His paths.”
For [fn]the law will go out from Zion H6726
And the word of the LORD from Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 3:16 - Moreover, the LORD said, “Because the daughters of Zion H6726 are haughty
And walk with [fn]heads held high and seductive eyes,
And go along with mincing steps
And jingle the anklets on their feet,
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 3:17 - The Lord will afflict the scalp of the daughters of Zion H6726 with scabs,
And the LORD will make their foreheads bare.”

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