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Lexicon :: Strong's H6771 - ṣāmē'

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TWOT Reference: 1926b

Strong’s Definitions

צָמֵא tsâmêʼ, tsaw-may'; from H6770; thirsty (literally or figuratively):—(that) thirst(-eth, -y).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 9x

The KJV translates Strong's H6771 in the following manner: thirsty (7x), thirst (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 9x
The KJV translates Strong's H6771 in the following manner: thirsty (7x), thirst (2x).
  1. thirsty

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
צָמֵא tsâmêʼ, tsaw-may'; from H6770; thirsty (literally or figuratively):—(that) thirst(-eth, -y).
STRONGS H6771: Abbreviations
צָמֵא adjective thirsty; — absolute צ׳ Isaiah 21:14 +; feminine singular צְמֵאָה Deuteronomy 29:18; plural צְמֵאִים Psalm 107:5; — thirsty, usually + (or ||) רָעֵב : 2 Samuel 17:29; Proverbs 25:21; Psalm 107:5, as substantive thirsty one Isaiah 29:8; Isaiah 32:6; so also Isaiah 21:14, and (figurative of thirst for י׳'s favour) Isaiah 55:1; צָמֵא Isaiah 44:3 = thirsty land (Gunkl.c. proposes צְמֵאָה); הָרָוָה אֶתהַֿצְּמֵאָה Deuteronomy 29:18 the watered (plant, herbage) with the thirsty, figurative of entire people.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


29:18; 29:18

2 Samuel



107:5; 107:5




21:14; 21:14; 29:8; 32:6; 44:3; 55:1


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Strong's Number H6771 matches the Hebrew צָמֵא (ṣāmē'),
which occurs 9 times in 9 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 29:19 - “And it shall be when he hears the words of this curse, that he will consider himself fortunate in his heart, saying, ‘I will do well though I walk in the stubbornness of my heart in order [fn]to destroy the watered land along with the dry H6771.’
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 17:29 - honey, curds, sheep, and cheese of the herd, for David and the people who were with him, to eat. For they said, “The people are hungry and exhausted and thirsty H6771 in the wilderness.”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 107:5 - They were hungry [fn]and thirsty H6771;
Their souls felt weak within them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 25:21 - If [fn]your enemy is hungry, give him food to eat;
And if he is thirsty H6771, give him water to drink;
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 21:14 - Bring water [fn]for the thirsty H6771,
You inhabitants of the land of Tema;
Meet the fugitive with bread.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 29:8 - It will be as when a hungry person dreams
And behold, he is eating;
But when he awakens, his [fn]hunger is not satisfied,
Or as when a thirsty H6771 person H6771 dreams
And behold, he is drinking,
But when he awakens, behold, he is faint
And his [fn]thirst is not quenched.
So will the multitude of all the nations be
Who wage war against Mount Zion.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 32:6 - For a fool speaks nonsense,
And his heart [fn]inclines toward wickedness:
To practice ungodliness and to speak error against the LORD,
To [fn]keep the hungry person unsatisfied
And [fn]to withhold drink from the thirsty H6771.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 44:3 - ‘For I will pour water on [fn]the thirsty H6771 land
And streams on the dry ground;
I will pour out My Spirit on your offspring,
And My blessing on your descendants;
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 55:1 - [fn]You there! Everyone who thirsts H6771, come to the waters;
And you who have no [fn]money come, buy and eat.
Come, buy wine and milk
Without money and without cost.
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