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Lexicon :: Strong's H6772 - ṣāmā'

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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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).
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 - But the people were thirsty for water there; and [fn]they grumbled against Moses and said, “Why is it that you have you brought us up from Egypt, to kill [fn]us and [fn]our children and [fn]our livestock with thirst H6772?”
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:48 - you will serve your enemies whom the LORD will send against you, in hunger, thirst H6772, nakedness, and devoid of all things; and He will put an iron yoke on your neck until He has destroyed you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 15:18 - Then he became very thirsty, and he called to the LORD and said, “You have [fn]handed this great [fn]victory over to Your servant, and now [fn]am I to die of thirst H6772 [fn]and fall into the hands of the uncircumcised?”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 32:11 - ‘Is Hezekiah not misleading you to give yourselves over to die by hunger and by thirst H6772, saying, “The LORD our God will save us from the [fn]hand of the king of Assyria”?
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 9:15 - “You provided bread from heaven for them for their hunger,
You brought out water from a rock for them for their thirst H6772,
And You told them to enter in order to take possession of
The land which You [fn]swore to give them.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 9:20 - “Instead, You gave Your good Spirit to instruct them,
You did not withhold Your manna from their mouth,
And You gave them water for their thirst H6772.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 69:21 - They also gave me [fn]a bitter herb in my food,
And for my thirst H6772 they gave me vinegar to drink.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 104:11 - They give drink to every animal of the field;
The wild donkeys quench their thirst H6772.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 5:13 - Therefore My people go into exile for their lack of knowledge;
And their [fn]nobles are famished,
And their multitude is parched with thirst H6772.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 41:17 - “The poor and needy are seeking water, but there is none,
And their tongues are parched with thirst H6772.
I, the LORD, will answer them Myself;
As the God of Israel I will not abandon them.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 50:2 - “Why was there no one when I came?
When I called, why was there no one to answer?
Is My hand so short that it cannot redeem?
Or do I have no power to rescue?
Behold, I dry up the sea with My rebuke,
I turn rivers into a wilderness;
Their fish stink for lack of water,
And die of thirst H6772.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 48:18 - “Come down from your glory
And sit on the parched H6772 ground H6772,
O daughter living in Dibon,
For the destroyer of Moab has come up against you,
He has ruined your strongholds.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 4:4 - The tongue of the infant clings
To the roof of its mouth because of thirst H6772;
The children ask for bread,
But no one breaks it for them.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 19:13 - ‘And now it is planted in the wilderness,
In a dry and thirsty H6772 land.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 2:3 - Otherwise, I will strip her naked
And expose her as on the day she was born.
I will also make her like a wilderness,
Make her like desert land,
And put her to death with thirst H6772.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 8:11 - “Behold, days are coming,” declares the Lord GOD,
“When I will send a famine on the land,
Not a famine of bread or a thirst H6772 for water,
But rather for hearing the words of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 8:13 - “On that day the beautiful virgins
And the young men will faint from thirst H6772.

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