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Lexicon :: Strong's H6785 - ṣemer

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From an unused root probably meaning to be shaggy
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TWOT Reference: 1931a

Strong’s Definitions

צֶמֶר tsemer, tseh'-mer; from an unused root probably meaning to be shaggy; wool:—wool(-len).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 16x

The KJV translates Strong's H6785 in the following manner: woollen (5x), wool (11x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 16x
The KJV translates Strong's H6785 in the following manner: woollen (5x), wool (11x).
  1. wool

    1. wool

    2. whiteness (metaph.)

    3. wool (in garments)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
צֶמֶר tsemer, tseh'-mer; from an unused root probably meaning to be shaggy; wool:—wool(-len).
STRONGS H6785: Abbreviations
צֶ֫מֶר noun masculineEzekiel 44:17 wool; — absolute צ׳ Isaiah 1:18, צָ֑מֶר; Leviticus 13:48; construct צֶ֫מֶר Ezekiel 27:18 (see below); suffix צַמְרִי Hosea 2:7; Hosea 2:11; — wool (usually with פִּשְׁתִּי(ם) flax, linen): in natural state גִּזַּת הַצּ׳ Judges 6:37, אֵילִים צ׳ 2 Kings 3:4 (but construction difficult, and צ׳ perhaps gloss); Hosea 2:7; Hosea 2:11 (as gift of value); white Isaiah 1:18 (simile; || שֶׁלֶג), simile of snow Psalm 147:6 (from white flakes); white (?) wool as merchandise Ezekiel 27:18 (צָ֑חַר צ׳, but on text see צַ֫חַר), Proverbs 31:12; prey of moth Isaiah 51:8 (simile); made up into garments Deuteronomy 22:11,בֶּנֶד צ׳ Leviticus 13:47, 59 compare Leviticus 13:48; Leviticus 13:52; בֶּגֶד omitted Ezekiel 34:3; Ezekiel 44:17.

See related Aramaic BDB entry H6015.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


13:47; 13:48; 13:48; 13:52; 13:59





2 Kings







1:18; 1:18; 51:8


27:18; 27:18; 34:3; 44:17; 44:17


2:7; 2:7; 2:11; 2:11


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6785 matches the Hebrew צֶמֶר (ṣemer),
which occurs 16 times in 16 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 13:47 - “When there is a case of leprous disease in a garment, whether a woolen or a linen garment,
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 13:48 - in warp or woof of linen or wool, or in a skin or in anything made of skin,
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 13:52 - And he shall burn the garment, or the warp or the woof, the wool or the linen, or any article made of skin that is diseased, for it is a persistent leprous disease. It shall be burned in the fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 13:59 - This is the law for a case of leprous disease in a garment of wool or linen, either in the warp or the woof, or in any article made of skin, to determine whether it is clean or unclean.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 22:11 - You shall not wear cloth of wool and linen mixed together.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 6:37 - behold, I am laying a fleece of wool on the threshing floor. If there is dew on the fleece alone, and it is dry on all the ground, then I shall know that you will save Israel by my hand, as you have said.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 3:4 - Now Mesha king of Moab was a sheep breeder, and he had to deliver to the king of Israel 100,000 lambs and the wool of 100,000 rams.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 147:16 - He gives snow like wool;
he scatters frost like ashes.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:13 - She seeks wool and flax,
and works with willing hands.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 1:18 - “Come now, let us reason[fn] together, says the LORD:
though your sins are like scarlet,
they shall be as white as snow;
though they are red like crimson,
they shall become like wool.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 51:8 - For the moth will eat them up like a garment,
and the worm will eat them like wool,
but my righteousness will be forever,
and my salvation to all generations.”
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 27:18 - Damascus did business with you for your abundant goods, because of your great wealth of every kind; wine of Helbon and wool of Sahar
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 34:3 - You eat the fat, you clothe yourselves with the wool, you slaughter the fat ones, but you do not feed the sheep.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 44:17 - When they enter the gates of the inner court, they shall wear linen garments. They shall have nothing of wool on them, while they minister at the gates of the inner court, and within.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 2:5 - For their mother has played the whore;
she who conceived them has acted shamefully.
For she said, ‘I will go after my lovers,
who give me my bread and my water,
my wool and my flax, my oil and my drink.’
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 2:9 - Therefore I will take back
my grain in its time,
and my wine in its season,
and I will take away my wool and my flax,
which were to cover her nakedness.
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