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Lexicon :: Strong's H6790 - ṣin

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Part of Speech
proper locative noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From an unused root meaning to prick
Strong’s Definitions

צִן Tsin, tseen; from an unused root meaning to prick; a crag; Tsin, a part of the Desert:—Zin.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 10x

The KJV translates Strong's H6790 in the following manner: Zin (10x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 10x
The KJV translates Strong's H6790 in the following manner: Zin (10x).
  1. Zin = "flat"

    1. name given to a portion of the desert tract between the Dead Sea and Arabah on the east in which Kadesh-barnea was located

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
צִן Tsin, tseen; from an unused root meaning to prick; a crag; Tsin, a part of the Desert:—Zin.
צִן proper name, of a location Σ(ε)ιν; name of wilderness south of Canaan, where lay Kadesh Barnea, with ה locative צִ֫נָה Numbers 34:4 (where LagBN 47 חצן), Joshua 15:3 (van d. H. צִ֫נָּה in Joshua); elsewhere מִדְבַּרצִֿן Numbers 13:21; Numbers 20:1; Numbers 27:14 (twice in verse); Numbers 33:36; Numbers 34:3; Deuteronomy 32:51; Joshua 15:1 (all P).
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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13:21; 20:1; 27:14; 33:36; 34:3; 34:4




15:1; 15:3


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6790 matches the Hebrew צִן (ṣin),
which occurs 10 times in 9 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 13:21 - So they went up, and searched the land from the wilderness of Zin H6790 unto Rehob, as men come to Hamath.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 20:1 - Then came the children of Israel, even the whole congregation, into the desert of Zin H6790 in the first month: and the people abode in Kadesh; and Miriam died there, and was buried there.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 27:14 - For ye rebelled against my commandment in the desert of Zin, H6790 in the strife of the congregation, to sanctify me at the water before their eyes: that is the water of Meribah in Kadesh in the wilderness of Zin. H6790
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:36 - And they removed from Eziongaber, and pitched in the wilderness of Zin, H6790 which is Kadesh.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:3 - Then your south quarter shall be from the wilderness of Zin H6790 along by the coast of Edom, and your south border shall be the outmost coast of the salt sea eastward:
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:4 - And your border shall turn from the south to the ascent of Akrabbim, and pass on to Zin: H6790 and the going forth thereof shall be from the south to Kadeshbarnea, and shall go on to Hazaraddar, and pass on to Azmon:
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:51 - Because ye trespassed against me among the children of Israel at the waters of Meribah-Kadesh, in the wilderness of Zin; H6790 because ye sanctified me not in the midst of the children of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:1 - This then was the lot of the tribe of the children of Judah by their families; even to the border of Edom the wilderness of Zin H6790 southward was the uttermost part of the south coast.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:3 - And it went out to the south side to Maalehacrabbim, and passed along to Zin, H6790 and ascended up on the south side unto Kadeshbarnea, and passed along to Hezron, and went up to Adar, and fetched a compass to Karkaa:

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