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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
Dictionary Aids

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 - “Also, if a garment has a leprous plague[fn] in it, whether it is a woolen garment or a linen garment,
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 13:48 - “whether it is in the warp or woof of linen or wool, whether in leather or in anything made of leather,
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 13:52 - “He shall therefore burn that garment in which is the plague, whether warp or woof, in wool or in linen, or anything of leather, for it is an active leprosy; the garment shall be burned in the fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 13:59 - “This is the law of the leprous plague in a garment of wool or linen, either in the warp or woof, or in anything made of leather, to pronounce it clean or to pronounce it unclean.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 22:11 - “You shall not wear a garment of different sorts, such as wool and linen mixed together.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 6:37 - “look, I shall put a fleece of wool on the threshing floor; if there is dew on the fleece only, 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 sheepbreeder, and he regularly paid the king of Israel one hundred thousand lambs and the wool of one hundred thousand rams.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 147:16 - He gives snow like wool;
He scatters the frost like ashes;
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:13 - She seeks wool and flax,
And willingly works with her hands.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 1:18 - “Come now, and let us reason 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 be as 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 from generation to generation.”
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 27:18 - “Damascus was your merchant because of the abundance of goods you made, because of your many luxury items, with the wine of Helbon and with white wool.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 34:3 - “You eat the fat and clothe yourselves with the wool; you slaughter the fatlings, but you do not feed the flock.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 44:17 - “And it shall be, whenever they enter the gates of the inner court, that they shall put on linen garments; no wool shall come upon them while they minister within the gates of the inner court or within the house.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 2:5 - For their mother has played the harlot;
She who conceived them has behaved shamefully.
For she said, ‘I will go after my lovers,
Who give me my bread and my water,
My wool and my linen,
My oil and my drink.’
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 2:9 - “Therefore I will return and take away
My grain in its time
And My new wine in its season,
And will take back My wool and My linen,
Given to cover her nakedness.
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