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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).
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 - But the people thirsted there for water; and [fn]they grumbled against Moses and said, “Why, now, 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 - therefore you shall serve your enemies whom the LORD will send against you, in hunger, in thirst, H6772 in nakedness, and in the lack 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 given this great deliverance by the hand of Your servant, and now [fn]shall I die of thirst H6772 [fn]and fall into the hands of the uncircumcised?”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 32:11 - ‘Is not Hezekiah misleading you to give yourselves over to die by hunger and by thirst, H6772 saying, “The LORD our God will deliver 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 forth water from a rock for them for their thirst, H6772
And You told them to enter in order to possess
The land which You [fn]swore to give them.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 9:20 - “You gave Your good Spirit to instruct them,
Your manna You did not withhold from their mouth,
And You gave them water for their thirst. H6772
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 69:21 - They also gave me [fn]gall [fn]for my food
And for 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 donkeys quench their thirst. H6772
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 5:13 - Therefore My people go into exile for their lack of knowledge;
And [fn]their honorable men are famished,
And their multitude is parched with thirst. H6772
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 41:17 - “The [fn]afflicted and needy are seeking water, but there is none,
And their tongue is parched with thirst; H6772
I, the LORD, will answer them Myself,
As the God of Israel I will not forsake them.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 50:2 - “Why was there no man when I came?
When I called, why was there none to answer?
Is My hand so short that it cannot ransom?
Or have I no power to deliver?
Behold, I dry up the sea with My rebuke,
I make the rivers 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 [fn]on the parched H6772 ground, H6772
O daughter dwelling 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 cleaves
To the roof of its mouth because of thirst; H6772
The little ones 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 - Or I will strip her naked
And expose her as on the day when she was born.
I will also make her like a wilderness,
Make her like desert land
And slay her 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 for bread or a thirst H6772 for water,
But rather for hearing the words of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 8:13 - “In that day the beautiful virgins
And the young men will faint from thirst. H6772
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