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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 a garment has a [fn]mark of leprosy in it, whether it is a wool H6785 garment or a linen garment,
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 13:48 - whether in [fn]warp or woof, of linen or of wool, H6785 whether in leather or in any article made of leather,
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 13:52 - “So he shall burn the garment, whether the warp or the woof, in wool H6785 or in linen, or any article of leather in which the mark occurs, for it is a [fn]leprous malignancy; it shall be burned in the fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 13:59 - This is the law for the mark of leprosy in a garment of wool H6785 or linen, whether in the warp or in the woof, or in any article of leather, for pronouncing it clean or unclean.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 22:11 - “You shall not wear a material mixed of wool H6785 and linen together.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 6:37 - behold, I will put a fleece of wool H6785 on the threshing floor. If there is dew on the fleece only, and it is dry on all the ground, then I will know that You will deliver Israel [fn]through me, as You have spoken.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 3:4 - Now Mesha king of Moab was a sheep breeder, and used to pay the king of Israel 100,000 lambs and the wool H6785 of 100,000 rams.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 147:16 - He gives snow like wool; H6785
He scatters the frost like ashes.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:13 - She looks for wool H6785 and flax
And works with her [fn]hands [fn]in delight.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 1:18 - “Come now, and let us reason together,”
Says the LORD,
“Though your sins are as scarlet,
They will be as white as snow;
Though they are red like crimson,
They will be like wool. H6785
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 51:8 - “For the moth will eat them like a garment,
And the grub will eat them like wool. H6785
But My righteousness will be forever,
And My salvation to all generations.”
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 27:18 - “Damascus was your customer because of the abundance of your [fn]goods, because of the abundance of all kinds of wealth, because of the wine of Helbon and white wool. H6785
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 34:3 - “You eat the fat and clothe yourselves with the wool, H6785 you slaughter the fat sheep without [fn]feeding the flock.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 44:17 - “It shall be that when they enter at the gates of the inner court, they shall be clothed with linen garments; and wool H6785 shall not [fn]be on them while they are ministering in the gates of the inner court and in the house.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 2:5 - “For their mother has played the harlot;
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 H6785 and my flax, my oil and my drink.’
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 2:9 - “Therefore, I will take back My grain at [fn]harvest time
And My new wine in its season.
I will also take away My wool H6785 and My flax
Given to cover her nakedness.
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