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Lexicon :: Strong's H6772 - ṣāmā'

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
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TWOT Reference: 1926a

Strong’s Definitions

צָמָא tsâmâʼ, tsaw-maw'; from H6770; thirst (literally or figuratively):—thirst(-y).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 17x

The KJV translates Strong's H6772 in the following manner: thirst (16x), thirsty (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 17x
The KJV translates Strong's H6772 in the following manner: thirst (16x), thirsty (1x).
  1. thirst

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
צָמָא tsâmâʼ, tsaw-maw'; from H6770; thirst (literally or figuratively):—thirst(-y).
STRONGS H6772: Abbreviations
צָמָא noun [masculine] thirst; — absolute צ׳ Exodus 17:3 +, suffix צְמָאִי Psalm 69:22, etc.; — Exodus 17:3 (E), Judges 15:18; Hosea 2:5; Amos 8:13; Lamentations 4:4; Nehemiah 9:20; Psalm 69:22; || רָעָב Isaiah 5:13 (van d. H. צָמָה), Deuteronomy 28:48; Nehemiah 9:15; 2 Chronicles 32:11; of wild asses Psalm 104:11, of fish וְתָמֹת בַּצּ׳ Isaiah 50:2, but read perhaps (or בַּצְּמֵאָה) וּבְהֶמְתָּם בַּצָּמֵא GunkSchöpf. 98 CheHpt Marti (compare Isaiah 44:3 below following); figurative of grief of exile Isaiah 41:17, compare אֶרֶץ צִיָּה וְצָמָא Ezekiel 19:13; with ל, thirst for water Amos 8:11. — בַּצּ׳ Jeremiah 48:18 is probably corrupt; read perhaps לָאָרֶץ (Gie), or בֶּעָפָר.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


17:3; 17:3





2 Chronicles



9:15; 9:20


69:22; 69:22; 104:11


5:13; 41:17; 44:3; 50:2










8:11; 8:13


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6772 matches the Hebrew צָמָא (ṣāmā'),
which occurs 17 times in 17 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 17:3 - And the people thirsted there for water; and the people murmured against Moses, and said, Wherefore is this that thou hast brought us up out of Egypt, to kill us and our children and our cattle with thirst? H6772
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:48 - Therefore shalt thou serve thine enemies which the LORD shall send against thee, in hunger, and in thirst, H6772 and in nakedness, and in want of all things: and he shall put a yoke of iron upon thy neck, until he have destroyed thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 15:18 - And he was sore athirst, and called on the LORD, and said, Thou hast given this great deliverance into the hand of thy servant: and now shall I die for thirst, H6772 and fall into the hand of the uncircumcised?
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 32:11 - Doth not Hezekiah persuade you to give over yourselves to die by famine and by thirst, H6772 saying, The LORD our God shall deliver us out of the hand of the king of Assyria?
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 9:15 - And gavest them bread from heaven for their hunger, and broughtest forth water for them out of the rock for their thirst, H6772 and promisedst them that they should go in to possess the land which thou hadst sworn to give them.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 9:20 - Thou gavest also thy good spirit to instruct them, and withheldest not thy manna from their mouth, and gavest them water for their thirst. H6772
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 69:21 - They gave me also gall for my meat; and in my thirst H6772 they gave me vinegar to drink.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 104:11 - They give drink to every beast of the field: the wild asses quench their thirst. H6772
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 5:13 - Therefore my people are gone into captivity, because they have no knowledge: and their honourable men are famished, and their multitude dried up with thirst. H6772
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 41:17 - When the poor and needy seek water, and there is none, and their tongue faileth for thirst, H6772 I the LORD will hear them, I the God of Israel will not forsake them.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 50:2 - Wherefore, when I came, was there no man? when I called, was there none to answer? Is my hand shortened at all, that it cannot redeem? or have I no power to deliver? behold, at my rebuke I dry up the sea, I make the rivers a wilderness: their fish stinketh, because there is no water, and dieth for thirst. H6772
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 48:18 - Thou daughter that dost inhabit Dibon, come down from thy glory, and sit in thirst; H6772 for the spoiler of Moab shall come upon thee, and he shall destroy thy strong holds.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 4:4 - The tongue of the sucking child cleaveth to the roof of his mouth for thirst: H6772 the young children ask bread, and no man breaketh it unto them.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 19:13 - And now she is planted in the wilderness, in a dry and thirsty H6772 ground.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 2:3 - Lest I strip her naked, and set her as in the day that she was born, and make her as a wilderness, and set her like a dry land, and slay her with thirst. H6772
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 8:11 - Behold, the days come, saith the Lord GOD, that I will send a famine in the land, not a famine of bread, nor a thirst H6772 for water, but of hearing the words of the LORD:
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 8:13 - In that day shall the fair virgins and young men faint for thirst. H6772
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