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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 - And the people thirsted there for water, and the people complained against Moses, and said, “Why is it you have brought us up out of Egypt, to kill us and our children and our livestock with thirst?”
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:48 - “therefore you shall serve your enemies, whom the LORD will send against you, in hunger, in thirst, in nakedness, and in need of everything; and He will put a yoke of iron on your neck until He has destroyed you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 15:18 - Then he became very thirsty; so he cried out to the LORD and said, “You have given this great deliverance by the hand of Your servant; and now shall I die of thirst and fall into the hand of the uncircumcised?”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 32:11 - ‘Does not Hezekiah persuade you to give yourselves over to die by famine and by thirst, saying, “The LORD our God will deliver us from the hand of the king of Assyria”?
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 9:15 - You gave them bread from heaven for their hunger,
And brought them water out of the rock for their thirst,
And told them to go in to possess the land
Which You had sworn to give them.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 9:20 - You also gave Your good Spirit to instruct them,
And did not withhold Your manna from their mouth,
And gave them water for their thirst.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 69:21 - They also gave me gall for my food,
And for my thirst 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.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 5:13 - Therefore my people have gone into captivity,
Because they have no knowledge;
Their honorable men are famished,
And their multitude dried up with thirst.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 41:17 - “The poor and needy seek water, but there is none,
Their tongues fail for thirst.
I, the LORD, will hear them;
I, the God of Israel, will not forsake them.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 50:2 - Why, when I came, was there no man?
Why, 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?
Indeed with My rebuke I dry up the sea,
I make the rivers a wilderness;
Their fish stink because there is no water,
And die of thirst.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 48:18 - “O daughter inhabiting Dibon,
Come down from your glory,
And sit in thirst;
For the plunderer of Moab has come against you,
He has destroyed your strongholds.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 4:4 - The tongue of the infant clings
To the roof of its mouth for thirst;
The young children ask for bread,
But no one breaks it for them.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 19:13 - And now she is planted in the wilderness,
In a dry and thirsty land.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 2:3 - Lest I strip her naked
And expose her, as in the day she was born,
And make her like a wilderness,
And set her like a dry land,
And slay her with thirst.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 8:11 - “Behold, the days are coming,” says the Lord GOD,
“That I will send a famine on the land,
Not a famine of bread,
Nor a thirst for water,
But of hearing the words of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 8:13 - “In that day the fair virgins
And strong young men
Shall faint from thirst.
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