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Lexicon :: Strong's H6743 - ṣālēaḥ

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TWOT Reference: 1916,1917

Strong’s Definitions

צָלַח tsâlach, tsaw-lakh'; or צָלֵחַ tsâlêach; a primitive root; to push forward, in various senses (literal or figurative, transitive or intransitive):—break out, come (mightily), go over, be good, be meet, be profitable, (cause to, effect, make to, send) prosper(-ity, -ous, -ously).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 65x

The KJV translates Strong's H6743 in the following manner: prosper (44x), come (6x), prosperous (5x), come mightily (2x), effected (1x), good (1x), meet (1x), break out (1x), went over (1x), miscellaneous (3x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 65x
The KJV translates Strong's H6743 in the following manner: prosper (44x), come (6x), prosperous (5x), come mightily (2x), effected (1x), good (1x), meet (1x), break out (1x), went over (1x), miscellaneous (3x).
  1. (Qal) to rush

  2. to advance, prosper, make progress, succeed, be profitable

    1. (Qal) to prosper

    2. (Hiphil)

      1. to make prosperous, bring to successful issue, cause to prosper

      2. to show or experience prosperity, prosper

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
צָלַח tsâlach, tsaw-lakh'; or צָלֵחַ tsâlêach; a primitive root; to push forward, in various senses (literal or figurative, transitive or intransitive):—break out, come (mightily), go over, be good, be meet, be profitable, (cause to, effect, make to, send) prosper(-ity, -ous, -ously).
STRONGS H6743: Abbreviations
† I. [צָלַח] verb rush; — (Thes and others compare Targum צְלַח, Syriac bdb085206, cleave, penetrate, then advance, see following); —
Qal Perfect 3rd person feminine singular וְצָֽלְחָה consecutive 1 Samuel 10:6; 3rd person plural צָֽלְחוּ 2 Samuel 19:18 [2 Samuel 19:17]; Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular יִצְלַח Amos 5:6 (see below), 3rd person feminine singular וַתִּצְלַח Judges 14:6 +; — rush, הַיַּרְדֵּן וְצ׳ 2 Samuel 19:18 [2 Samuel 19:17] they rushed into the Jordan (dubious, see Dr HPS), כָּאֵשׁ בֵּית יוֺסֵף יִצ׳ Amos 5:6 lest he rush like fire upon the house of Joseph (or O house, etc. GASm; Now conjecture יַצִּית בָּאֵשׁ); especially of sudden possession by (אֱהִֹים) רוּחַ י׳, with עַל, with person Judges 14:6 the Spirit... rushed upon him, so Judges 14:19; Judges 15:14; 1 Samuel 10:6, 1 Samuel 10:10; 1 Samuel 11:6; with אֶל person 1 Samuel 16:13 and (of רָעָה רוּחַ צ׳) 1 Samuel 18:10.

† II. [צָלֵחַ, צָלַח] verb advance, prosper (Late Hebrew id.; Phoenician Pi. causative in proper name; Arabic bdb085207 be good condition, compare Sabean תצלךְ Sab Denkm93; Aramaic H6744 צְלַח, bdb085208 prosper); —
Qal Perfect 3rd person feminine singular צָלֵ֑חָה Jeremiah 12:1; Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular יִצְלַח Jeremiah 13:7 +, etc.; Imperative masculine singular צְלַח; — prosper, of way of wicked Jeremiah 12:1 compare Numbers 14:41; Isaiah 53:10; Isaiah 54:17; Ezekiel 17:9, Ezekiel 17:10; Daniel 11:27; with ל of thing, = be good for anything Jeremiah 13:7, Jeremiah 13:10; Ezekiel 15:4; subject person, absolute, Jeremiah 22:30 [twice in verse]; Ezekiel 17:15; Psalm 45:5 [Psalm 45:4] be successful! וַתִּצְלְחִי לִמְלוּבָה Ezekiel 16:13 and thou didst prosper to royalty (dubious; strike out Greek Version of the LXX Co Toy; >StaZAW vi (1886), 337 f. Krae לִמְלָאכָה i.e. harlotry).
Hiph. Perfect 3rd person masculine singular הִצְלִיחַ Genesis 24:21, 2nd person masculine singular וְהִצְלַחְתָּ֫ 1 Chronicles 22:11, etc.; Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular יַצְלִיחַ Nehemiah 2:20 +, וַיַּצְלַח 1 Chronicles 29:23; 2 Chronicles 32:30, etc.; Imperative masculine singular הַצְלַח 1 Kings 22:12 +, הַצְלִ֫יחָה Nehemiah 1:11, יִ֯חָ֫ה Psalm 118:25, etc.; Participle מַצְלִיחַ Genesis 24:42 +; —
1. make prosperous, bring to successful issue, of י׳, with accusative of man's way (דֶּרֶךְ), Genesis 24:21, Genesis 24:40, Genesis 24:42, Genesis 24:56 (J), with accusative of thing Genesis 39:3, Genesis 39:23 (J), with accusative of person 2 Chronicles 26:5, with ל person Nehemiah 1:11; Nehemiah 2:20; absolute send success Psalm 118:25; human subject with accusative דֶּרֶךְ Deuteronomy 28:29; Joshua 1:8 (D), Isaiah 48:15; Psalm 37:7, so probably Psalm 1:3 (and elsewhere below 2), 2 Chronicles 7:11; with accusative מִרְמָה Daniel 8:25.
2. shew, experience, prosperity, of men 1 Kings 22:12, 1 Kings 22:15 2 Chronicles 18:11, 2 Chronicles 18:14; Jeremiah 2:37 (+ ל person in reference to whom) Jeremiah 5:28; Jeremiah 32:5; 1 Chronicles 22:11, 1 Chronicles 22:13; 1 Chronicles 29:23; 2 Chronicles 13:12; 2 Chronicles 14:6 [2 Chronicles 14:76]; 2 Chronicles 20:20; 2 Chronicles 24:20; 2 Chronicles 31:21; 2 Chronicles 32:30 (בְּכָלמַֿעֲשֵׂהוּ), Proverbs 28:13; Daniel 8:12 (of horn), Daniel 8:24; Daniel 11:36; אִישׁ מַצְלִיחַ Genesis 39:2 (J) a prosperous man; subject דֶּרֶךְ Judges 18:5 (compare Psalm 1:3 above), י׳'s word Isaiah 55:11.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


24:21; 24:21; 24:40; 24:42; 24:42; 24:56; 39:2; 39:3; 39:23








14:6; 14:6; 14:19; 15:14; 18:5

1 Samuel

10:6; 10:6; 10:10; 11:6; 16:13; 18:10

2 Samuel

19:17; 19:17

1 Kings

22:12; 22:12; 22:15

1 Chronicles

22:11; 22:11; 22:13; 29:23; 29:23

2 Chronicles

7:11; 13:12; 18:11; 18:14; 20:20; 24:20; 26:5; 31:21; 32:30; 32:30


1:11; 1:11; 2:20; 2:20


1:3; 1:3; 37:7; 45:4; 118:25; 118:25




48:15; 53:10; 54:17; 55:11


2:37; 5:28; 12:1; 12:1; 13:7; 13:7; 13:10; 22:30; 32:5


15:4; 16:13; 17:9; 17:10; 17:15


8:12; 8:24; 8:25; 11:27; 11:36


5:6; 5:6

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6743 matches the Hebrew צָלֵחַ (ṣālēaḥ),
which occurs 65 times in 64 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 2 (Gen 24:21–Jer 13:7)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:21 - Meanwhile, the man was gazing at her [fn]in silence, to know whether the LORD had made H6743 his journey successful H6743 or not.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:40 - “He said to me, ‘The LORD, before whom I have walked, will send His angel with you to make your journey successful, H6743 and you will take a wife for my son from my relatives and from my father’s house;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:42 - “So I came today to the spring, and said, ‘O LORD, the God of my master Abraham, if now You will make my journey on which I go successful; H6743
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:56 - He said to them, “Do not delay me, since the LORD has prospered H6743 my way. Send me away that I may go to my master.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:2 - The LORD was with Joseph, so he became a [fn]successful H6743 man. And he was in the house of his master, the Egyptian.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:3 - Now his master saw that the LORD was with him and how the LORD caused all that he did to prosper H6743 in his hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:23 - The chief jailer did not supervise anything under [fn]Joseph’s charge because the LORD was with him; and whatever he did, the LORD made to prosper. H6743
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 14:41 - But Moses said, “Why then are you transgressing the [fn]commandment of the LORD, when it will not succeed? H6743
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:29 - and you will [fn]grope at noon, as the blind man gropes in darkness, and you will not prosper H6743 in your ways; but you shall only be oppressed and robbed continually, with none to save you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 1:8 - “This book of the law shall not depart from your mouth, but you shall meditate on it day and night, so that you may [fn]be careful to do according to all that is written in it; for then you will make H6743 your way prosperous, H6743 and then you will [fn]have success.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 14:6 - The Spirit of the LORD [fn]came H6743 upon him mightily, H6743 so that he tore him as one tears a young goat though he had nothing in his hand; but he did not tell his father or mother what he had done.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 14:19 - Then the Spirit of the LORD [fn]came H6743 upon him mightily, H6743 and he went down to Ashkelon and killed thirty of them and took their spoil and gave the changes of clothes to those who told the riddle. And his anger burned, and he went up to his father’s house.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 15:14 - When he came to Lehi, the Philistines shouted as they met him. And the Spirit of the LORD [fn]came H6743 upon him mightily H6743 so that the ropes that were on his arms were as flax that is burned with fire, and his bonds [fn]dropped from his hands.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 18:5 - They said to him, “Inquire of God, please, that we may know whether our way on which we are going will be prosperous.” H6743
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 10:6 - “Then the Spirit of the LORD will come H6743 upon you mightily, H6743 and you shall prophesy with them and be changed into another man.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 10:10 - When they came to [fn]the hill there, behold, a group of prophets met him; and the Spirit of God came H6743 upon him mightily, H6743 so that he prophesied among them.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 11:6 - Then the Spirit of God came H6743 upon Saul mightily H6743 when he heard these words, and [fn]he became very angry.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 16:13 - Then Samuel took the horn of oil and anointed him in the midst of his brothers; and the Spirit of the LORD came H6743 mightily H6743 upon David from that day forward. And Samuel arose and went to Ramah.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 18:10 - Now it came about on the next day that an evil spirit from God came H6743 mightily H6743 upon Saul, and he raved in the midst of the house, while David was playing the harp with his hand, [fn]as usual; and [fn]a spear was in Saul’s hand.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 19:17 - There were a thousand men of Benjamin with him, with Ziba the servant of the house of Saul, and his fifteen sons and his twenty servants with him; and they rushed H6743 to the Jordan before the king.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 22:12 - All the prophets were prophesying thus, saying, “Go up to Ramoth-gilead and prosper, H6743 for the LORD will give it into the hand of the king.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 22:15 - When he came to the king, the king said to him, “Micaiah, shall we go to Ramoth-gilead to battle, or shall we refrain?” And he [fn]answered him, “Go up and succeed, H6743 and the LORD will give it into the hand of the king.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 22:11 - “Now, my son, the LORD be with you that you may be successful, H6743 and build the house of the LORD your God just as He has spoken concerning you.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 22:13 - “Then you will prosper, H6743 if you are careful to observe the statutes and the ordinances which the LORD commanded Moses concerning Israel. Be strong and courageous, do not fear nor be dismayed.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 29:23 - Then Solomon sat on the throne of the LORD as king instead of David his father; and he prospered, H6743 and all Israel obeyed him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 7:11 - Thus Solomon finished the house of the LORD and the king’s palace, and successfully H6743 completed H6743 all that [fn]he had planned on doing in the house of the LORD and in his palace.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 13:12 - “Now behold, God is with us at our head and His priests with the signal trumpets to sound the alarm against you. O sons of Israel, do not fight against the LORD God of your fathers, for you will not succeed.” H6743
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 14:7 - For he said to Judah, “Let us build these cities and surround them with walls and towers, gates and bars. The land is still [fn]ours because we have sought the LORD our God; we have sought Him, and He has given us rest on every side.” So they built and prospered. H6743
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 18:11 - All the prophets were prophesying thus, saying, “Go up to Ramoth-gilead and succeed, H6743 for the LORD will give it into the hand of the king.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 18:14 - When he came to the king, the king said to him, “Micaiah, shall we go to Ramoth-gilead to battle, or shall I refrain?” He said, “Go up and succeed, H6743 for they will be given into your hand.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 20:20 - They rose early in the morning and went out to the wilderness of Tekoa; and when they went out, Jehoshaphat stood and said, “Listen to me, O Judah and inhabitants of Jerusalem, put your trust in the LORD your God and you will be established. Put your trust in His prophets and succeed.” H6743
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 24:20 - Then the Spirit of God [fn]came on Zechariah the son of Jehoiada the priest; and he stood above the people and said to them, “Thus God has said, ‘Why do you transgress the commandments of the LORD and do not prosper? H6743 Because you have forsaken the LORD, He has also forsaken you.’”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 26:5 - He continued to seek God in the days of Zechariah, who had understanding [fn]through the vision of God; and [fn]as long as he sought the LORD, God prospered H6743 him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 31:21 - Every work which he began in the service of the house of God in law and in commandment, seeking his God, he did with all his heart and prospered. H6743
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 32:30 - It was Hezekiah who stopped the upper outlet of the waters of Gihon and directed them to the west side of the city of David. And Hezekiah prospered H6743 in all that he did.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 1:11 - “O Lord, I beseech You, may Your ear be attentive to the prayer of Your servant and the prayer of Your servants who delight to [fn]revere Your name, and make H6743 Your servant successful H6743 today and grant him compassion before this man.” Now I was the cupbearer to the king.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 2:20 - So I answered them and said to them, “The God of heaven will give H6743 us success; H6743 therefore we His servants will arise and build, but you have no portion, right or memorial in Jerusalem.”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 1:3 - He will be like a tree firmly planted by [fn]streams of water,
Which yields its fruit in its season
And its [fn]leaf does not wither;
And [fn]in whatever he does, he prospers. H6743
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 37:7 - [fn]Rest in the LORD and wait [fn]patiently for Him;
Do not fret because of him who prospers H6743 in his way,
Because of the man who carries out wicked schemes.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 45:4 - And in Your majesty ride on victoriously, H6743
For the cause of truth and meekness and righteousness;
Let Your right hand teach You [fn]awesome things.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 118:25 - O LORD, do save, we beseech You;
O LORD, we beseech You, do send H6743 prosperity! H6743
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:13 - He who conceals his transgressions will not prosper, H6743
But he who confesses and forsakes them will find compassion.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 48:15 - “I, even I, have spoken; indeed I have called him,
I have brought him, and He will make H6743 his ways successful. H6743
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 53:10 - But the LORD was pleased
To crush Him, [fn]putting Him to grief;
If [fn]He would render Himself as a guilt offering,
He will see His [fn]offspring,
He will prolong His days,
And the [fn]good pleasure of the LORD will prosper H6743 in His hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 54:17 - “No weapon that is formed against you will prosper; H6743
And every tongue that [fn]accuses you in judgment you will condemn.
This is the heritage of the servants of the LORD,
And their vindication is from Me,” declares the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 55:11 - So will My word be which goes forth from My mouth;
It will not return to Me empty,
Without accomplishing what I desire,
And without succeeding H6743 in the matter for which I sent it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 2:37 - “From this place also you will go out
With your hands on your head;
For the LORD has rejected those in whom you trust,
And you will not prosper H6743 with them.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 5:28 - ‘They are fat, they are sleek,
They also [fn]excel in deeds of wickedness;
They do not plead the cause,
The cause of the [fn]orphan, that they may prosper; H6743
And they do not [fn]defend the rights of the poor.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 12:1 - Righteous are You, O LORD, that I would plead my case with You;
Indeed I would discuss matters of justice with You:
Why has the way of the wicked prospered? H6743
Why are all those who deal in treachery at ease?
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 13:7 - Then I went to the Euphrates and dug, and I took the waistband from the place where I had hidden it; and lo, the waistband was ruined, it was totally worthless. H6743

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