Search Bible
Click for Help   Click for QuickNav   Click for Advanced Search Options
Search KJV
Your Bible Version is the KJV
Go to Top
Link to This Page Cite This Page
Share this page Follow the BLB
Printable Page
 
 
Left Context Bar Edge 1Left Context Bar BackgroundLeft Context Bar Edge 2Previous Strongs NumberCopy VersesCopy OptionsShow StrongsRed Letter OnNext Strongs NumberRight Context Bar Edge 2Right Context Bar BackgroundRight Context Bar Edge 1
The Blue Letter Bible
BLB Searches
Search the Bible
Search KJV
 [?]

Advanced Options

Other Searches

Multi-Verse Retrieval
x
Search KJV

Let's Connect
x
Daily Devotionals
x

Blue Letter Bible offers several daily devotional readings in order to help you refocus on Christ and the Gospel of His peace and righteousness.

Daily Bible Reading Plans
x

Recognizing the value of consistent reflection upon the Word of God in order to refocus one's mind and heart upon Christ and His Gospel of peace, we provide several reading plans designed to cover the entire Bible in a year.

One-Year Plans

Two-Year Plan

Lexicon :: Strong's H6754 - ṣelem

Choose a new font size and typeface
צֶלֶם
Transliteration
ṣelem
Pronunciation
tseh'-lem
Listen
Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From an unused root meaning to shade
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1923a

Strong’s Definitions

צֶלֶם tselem, tseh'-lem; from an unused root meaning to shade; a phantom, i.e. (figuratively) illusion, resemblance; hence, a representative figure, especially an idol:—image, vain shew.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 17x

The KJV translates Strong's H6754 in the following manner: image (16x), vain shew (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 17x
The KJV translates Strong's H6754 in the following manner: image (16x), vain shew (1x).
  1. image

    1. images (of tumours, mice, heathen gods)

    2. image, likeness (of resemblance)

    3. mere, empty, image, semblance (fig.)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
צֶלֶם tselem, tseh'-lem; from an unused root meaning to shade; a phantom, i.e. (figuratively) illusion, resemblance; hence, a representative figure, especially an idol:—image, vain shew.
STRONGS H6754:
צֶ֫לֶם noun masculineEzekiel 16:17 image (something cut out, compare H6459 פֶּסֶל; Nö 'Schnitzbild'); — צ׳ absolute Psalm 39:7 [Psalm 39:6], construct Genesis 1:27 +; suffix צַלְמוֺ Genesis 1:27; Genesis 5:3, צַלְמֵנוּ Genesis 1:26, צַלְמָם Psalm 73:20; plural construct צַלְמֵי 1 Samuel 6:5 (twice in verse) +, suffix צְלָמָיו 2 Kings 11:18; 2 Chronicles 23:17, צַלְמֵיכֶם Amos 5:26; —
1. images of tumours and mice (of gold) 1 Samuel 6:5 (twice in verse); 1 Samuel 6:11; especially of heathen gods Amos 5:26 (text dubious; strike out We as gloss, compare GASm Dr), 2 Kings 11:18 2 Chronicles 23:17 (both with verb שִׁבְּרוּ), Ezekiel 7:20, so זָכָר צ׳ Ezekiel 16:17 (i.e. in male form, according to figurative of harlotry for idolatry); צַלְמֵי מַסֵכֹתָם Numbers 33:52 their molten images; of painted pictures of men Ezekiel 23:14.
2. image, likeness, of resemblance, בְּצ׳ (בָּרָא) עָשָׂה, of God's making man in his own image, Genesis 1:26 (|| כִּדְמוּתֵנוּ), Genesis 1:27; Genesis 1:27; Genesis 9:6, כְּצ׳ Genesis 5:3 (|| בִּדְמוּתוֺ; all P).
3. figurative = mere, empty, image, semblance, בְּצ׳ Psalm 39:7 [Psalm 39:6] as (ב essentiae) a (mere) semblance man walks about; צַלְמָם תִּבְזֶה Psalm 73:20 thou wilt despise their semblance.

See related Aramaic BDB entry H6755.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
Copyright © 2002, 2003, 2006 by Biblesoft, Inc.
All rights reserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com

BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

1:26; 1:26; 1:27; 1:27; 1:27; 1:27; 5:3; 5:3; 9:6

Numbers

33:52

1 Samuel

6:5; 6:5; 6:11

2 Kings

11:18; 11:18

2 Chronicles

23:17; 23:17

Psalms

39:6; 39:6; 73:20; 73:20

Ezekiel

7:20; 16:17; 16:17; 23:14

Amos

5:26; 5:26

H6754

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6754 matches the Hebrew צֶלֶם (ṣelem),
which occurs 17 times in 15 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:26 - And God said, Let us make man in our image, H6754 after our likeness: and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:27 - So God created man in his own image, H6754 in the image H6754 of God created he him; male and female created he them.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:3 - And Adam lived an hundred and thirty years, and begat a son in his own likeness, after his image; H6754 and called his name Seth:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:6 - Whoso sheddeth man's blood, by man shall his blood be shed: for in the image H6754 of God made he man.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:52 - Then ye shall drive out all the inhabitants of the land from before you, and destroy all their pictures, and destroy all their molten images, H6754 and quite pluck down all their high places:
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 6:5 - Wherefore ye shall make images H6754 of your emerods, and images H6754 of your mice that mar the land; and ye shall give glory unto the God of Israel: peradventure he will lighten his hand from off you, and from off your gods, and from off your land.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 6:11 - And they laid the ark of the LORD upon the cart, and the coffer with the mice of gold and the images H6754 of their emerods.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 11:18 - And all the people of the land went into the house of Baal, and brake it down; his altars and his images H6754 brake they in pieces thoroughly, and slew Mattan the priest of Baal before the altars. And the priest appointed officers over the house of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 23:17 - Then all the people went to the house of Baal, and brake it down, and brake his altars and his images H6754 in pieces, and slew Mattan the priest of Baal before the altars.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 39:6 - Surely every man walketh in a vain shew: H6754 surely they are disquieted in vain: he heapeth up riches, and knoweth not who shall gather them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 73:20 - As a dream when one awaketh; so, O Lord, when thou awakest, thou shalt despise their image. H6754
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 7:20 - As for the beauty of his ornament, he set it in majesty: but they made the images H6754 of their abominations and of their detestable things therein: therefore have I set it far from them.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 16:17 - Thou hast also taken thy fair jewels of my gold and of my silver, which I had given thee, and madest to thyself images H6754 of men, and didst commit whoredom with them,
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 23:14 - And that she increased her whoredoms: for when she saw men pourtrayed upon the wall, the images H6754 of the Chaldeans pourtrayed with vermilion,
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 5:26 - But ye have borne the tabernacle of your Moloch and Chiun your images, H6754 the star of your god, which ye made to yourselves.

Donate Contact

Blue Letter Bible study tools make reading, searching and studying the Bible easy and rewarding.

Blue Letter Bible is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization