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Lexicon :: Strong's H6817 - ṣāʿaq

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TWOT Reference: 1947

Strong’s Definitions

צָעַק tsâʻaq, tsaw-ak'; a primitive root; to shriek; (by implication) to proclaim (an assembly):—× at all, call together, cry (out), gather (selves) (together).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 55x

The KJV translates Strong's H6817 in the following manner: cry (44x), gather together (4x), cry out (3x), at all (1x), called (1x), gathered (1x), call together (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 55x
The KJV translates Strong's H6817 in the following manner: cry (44x), gather together (4x), cry out (3x), at all (1x), called (1x), gathered (1x), call together (1x).
  1. to cry, cry out, call, cry for help

    1. (Qal)

      1. to cry, cry out (for help)

      2. to cry, cry out (in distress or need)

      3. to make outcry, clamour

    2. (Niphal) to be summoned

    3. (Piel) to cry aloud (in grief)

    4. (Hiphil) to call together

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
צָעַק tsâʻaq, tsaw-ak'; a primitive root; to shriek; (by implication) to proclaim (an assembly):—× at all, call together, cry (out), gather (selves) (together).
STRONGS H6817: Abbreviations
צָעַק verb cry, cry out, call (|| זָעַק; Late Hebrew id.; Arabic bdb085814 perhaps originally sound as thunder, compare bdb085815 thunderbolt, bdb085816 bellow (of bull)); —
Qal Perfect 3rd person masculine singularצ׳ 1 Kings 20:39; Lamentations 2:18, 3rd person feminine singular צָֽעֲקָה Deuteronomy 22:24 +, etc.; Imperfect יִצְעַק Exodus 23:22 +, etc.; Imperative feminine singular וְצַעֲקִי Jeremiah 22:20, וּצֳעָ֑קִי Jeremiah 22:20; feminine plural צְעַקְנָה Jeremiah 49:3; Infinitive absolute צָעֹק Exodus 22:22; construct לִצְעֹק 2 Kings 8:3; Participle feminine singular absolute צֹעֶ֫קֶת 2 Kings 8:5; masculine plural צֹעֲקִים Genesis 4:10; Exodus 5:8; —
1. cry, cry out, for help, usually with אֶל person; —
a. unto man Genesis 41:55 (E; + ל of thing), Numbers 11:3 (JE), 1 Kings 20:39; 2 Kings 6:26; 2 Kings 8:3 (+ אֶל of thing), 2 Kings 8:5 (+ עַל of thing); followed by אמר Exodus 5:15 (J), 2 Kings 4:1 and (אֶל person omitted) Exodus 5:8 (J), 2 Kings 4:40; 2 Kings 6:5.
b. especially unto י׳ : Genesis 4:10; Exodus 8:8 (+ עַלֿ דְּבַר of thing), Exodus 14:10, 15; Exodus 15:25; Exodus 17:4; Exodus 22:22 (צָעֹק יִצְעַק), Exodus 22:26; Numbers 12:13; Numbers 20:16; Joshua 24:7 (all J E), Judges 4:3; Judges 10:12; Deuteronomy 26:7; Isaiah 19:20 (+ מִמְּנֵי of thing), Lamentations 2:18; Nehemiah 9:27; Psalm 107:6; Psalm 107:28; קוֺלִי וְאֶצְעָ֑קָה אֶלאֿ׳ Psalm 77:2, compare Psalm 34:18; with לי׳ 2 Chronicles 13:14: נֶגְדֶּ֑ךָ Psalm 88:2.
c. cry unto (אֶל) idol Isaiah 46:7.
2. absolute cry, cry out, in distress, need; — Genesis 27:34 (J; with accusative of congnate meaning with verb), Deuteronomy 22:24, 27; Isaiah 33:7 (|| בָּכָה), Isaiah 65:14 (|| הֵילִיל, opposed to רָנַן; with מִן of thing), Jeremiah 22:20 (twice in verse) (|| נָתַן קוֺל), Jeremiah 49:3 (|| הֵילִיל), Job 35:12; with object חָמָס Job 19:7 (|| אֲשַׁוַּע).
3. make outcry, clamour, Isaiah 42:2 (+ יִשָּׂא, יַשְׁמִיעַ קוֺלוֺ).
Niph.. be summoned (i.e. to arms), absolute; Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular וַיִּצָּעֵק Judges 7:23, 24; Judges 12:1, so 3rd person masculine plural וַיִּצָּֽעֲקוּ Judges 10:17; 2 Kings 3:21, followed by אַחֲרֵי שָׁאוּל + accusative of location 1 Samuel 13:4.
Pi. Participle מְצַעֵק cry aloud, in grief, 2 Kings 2:12.
Hiph. call together הַמִּצְפָּה אֶל־י׳ אֶת־הָעָם וַיַּצְעֵק 1 Samuel 10:17.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


4:10; 4:10; 27:34; 41:55


5:8; 5:8; 5:15; 8:8; 14:10; 14:15; 15:25; 17:4; 22:22; 22:22; 22:26; 23:22


11:3; 12:13; 20:16


22:24; 22:24; 22:27; 26:7




4:3; 7:23; 7:24; 10:12; 10:17; 12:1

1 Samuel

10:17; 13:4

1 Kings

20:39; 20:39

2 Kings

2:12; 3:21; 4:1; 4:40; 6:5; 6:26; 8:3; 8:3; 8:5; 8:5

2 Chronicles





19:7; 35:12


34:18; 77:2; 88:2; 107:6; 107:28


19:20; 33:7; 42:2; 46:7; 65:14


22:20; 22:20; 22:20; 49:3; 49:3


2:18; 2:18


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6817 matches the Hebrew צָעַק (ṣāʿaq),
which occurs 55 times in 53 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 2 (Gen 4:10–Isa 65:14)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:10 - And he said, What hast thou done? the voice of thy brother's blood crieth H6817 unto me from the ground.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:34 - And when Esau heard the words of his father, he cried H6817 with a great and exceeding bitter cry, and said unto his father, Bless me, even me also, O my father.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:55 - And when all the land of Egypt was famished, the people cried H6817 to Pharaoh for bread: and Pharaoh said unto all the Egyptians, Go unto Joseph; what he saith to you, do.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 5:8 - And the tale of the bricks, which they did make heretofore, ye shall lay upon them; ye shall not diminish ought thereof: for they be idle; therefore they cry, H6817 saying, Let us go and sacrifice to our God.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 5:15 - Then the officers of the children of Israel came and cried H6817 unto Pharaoh, saying, Wherefore dealest thou thus with thy servants?
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 8:12 - And Moses and Aaron went out from Pharaoh: and Moses cried H6817 unto the LORD because of the frogs which he had brought against Pharaoh.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:10 - And when Pharaoh drew nigh, the children of Israel lifted up their eyes, and, behold, the Egyptians marched after them; and they were sore afraid: and the children of Israel cried out H6817 unto the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:15 - And the LORD said unto Moses, Wherefore criest H6817 thou unto me? speak unto the children of Israel, that they go forward:
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 15:25 - And he cried H6817 unto the LORD; and the LORD shewed him a tree, which when he had cast into the waters, the waters were made sweet: there he made for them a statute and an ordinance, and there he proved them,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 17:4 - And Moses cried H6817 unto the LORD, saying, What shall I do unto this people? they be almost ready to stone me.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:23 - If thou afflict them in any wise, and they cry H6817 at all H6817 unto me, I will surely hear their cry;
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:27 - For that is his covering only, it is his raiment for his skin: wherein shall he sleep? and it shall come to pass, when he crieth H6817 unto me, that I will hear; for I am gracious.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 11:2 - And the people cried H6817 unto Moses; and when Moses prayed unto the LORD, the fire was quenched.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 12:13 - And Moses cried H6817 unto the LORD, saying, Heal her now, O God, I beseech thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 20:16 - And when we cried H6817 unto the LORD, he heard our voice, and sent an angel, and hath brought us forth out of Egypt: and, behold, we are in Kadesh, a city in the uttermost of thy border:
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 22:24 - Then ye shall bring them both out unto the gate of that city, and ye shall stone them with stones that they die; the damsel, because she cried H6817 not, being in the city; and the man, because he hath humbled his neighbour's wife: so thou shalt put away evil from among you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 22:27 - For he found her in the field, and the betrothed damsel cried, H6817 and there was none to save her.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 26:7 - And when we cried H6817 unto the LORD God of our fathers, the LORD heard our voice, and looked on our affliction, and our labour, and our oppression:
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 24:7 - And when they cried H6817 unto the LORD, he put darkness between you and the Egyptians, and brought the sea upon them, and covered them; and your eyes have seen what I have done in Egypt: and ye dwelt in the wilderness a long season.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 4:3 - And the children of Israel cried H6817 unto the LORD: for he had nine hundred chariots of iron; and twenty years he mightily oppressed the children of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:23 - And the men of Israel gathered themselves together H6817 out of Naphtali, and out of Asher, and out of all Manasseh, and pursued after the Midianites.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:24 - And Gideon sent messengers throughout all mount Ephraim, saying, Come down against the Midianites, and take before them the waters unto Bethbarah and Jordan. Then all the men of Ephraim gathered themselves together, H6817 and took the waters unto Bethbarah and Jordan.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 10:12 - The Zidonians also, and the Amalekites, and the Maonites, did oppress you; and ye cried H6817 to me, and I delivered you out of their hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 10:17 - Then the children of Ammon were gathered together, H6817 and encamped in Gilead. And the children of Israel assembled themselves together, and encamped in Mizpeh.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 12:1 - And the men of Ephraim gathered themselves together, H6817 and went northward, and said unto Jephthah, Wherefore passedst thou over to fight against the children of Ammon, and didst not call us to go with thee? we will burn thine house upon thee with fire.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 10:17 - And Samuel called H6817 the people together unto the LORD to Mizpeh;
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 13:4 - And all Israel heard say that Saul had smitten a garrison of the Philistines, and that Israel also was had in abomination with the Philistines. And the people were called together H6817 after Saul to Gilgal.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 20:39 - And as the king passed by, he cried H6817 unto the king: and he said, Thy servant went out into the midst of the battle; and, behold, a man turned aside, and brought a man unto me, and said, Keep this man: if by any means he be missing, then shall thy life be for his life, or else thou shalt pay a talent of silver.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 2:12 - And Elisha saw it, and he cried, H6817 My father, my father, the chariot of Israel, and the horsemen thereof. And he saw him no more: and he took hold of his own clothes, and rent them in two pieces.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 3:21 - And when all the Moabites heard that the kings were come up to fight against them, they gathered H6817 all that were able to put on armour, and upward, and stood in the border.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 4:1 - Now there cried H6817 a certain woman of the wives of the sons of the prophets unto Elisha, saying, Thy servant my husband is dead; and thou knowest that thy servant did fear the LORD: and the creditor is come to take unto him my two sons to be bondmen.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 4:40 - So they poured out for the men to eat. And it came to pass, as they were eating of the pottage, that they cried out, H6817 and said, O thou man of God, there is death in the pot. And they could not eat thereof.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 6:5 - But as one was felling a beam, the axe head fell into the water: and he cried, H6817 and said, Alas, master! for it was borrowed.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 6:26 - And as the king of Israel was passing by upon the wall, there cried H6817 a woman unto him, saying, Help, my lord, O king.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 8:3 - And it came to pass at the seven years' end, that the woman returned out of the land of the Philistines: and she went forth to cry H6817 unto the king for her house and for her land.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 8:5 - And it came to pass, as he was telling the king how he had restored a dead body to life, that, behold, the woman, whose son he had restored to life, cried H6817 to the king for her house and for her land. And Gehazi said, My lord, O king, this is the woman, and this is her son, whom Elisha restored to life.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 13:14 - And when Judah looked back, behold, the battle was before and behind: and they cried H6817 unto the LORD, and the priests sounded with the trumpets.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 9:27 - Therefore thou deliveredst them into the hand of their enemies, who vexed them: and in the time of their trouble, when they cried H6817 unto thee, thou heardest them from heaven; and according to thy manifold mercies thou gavest them saviours, who saved them out of the hand of their enemies.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:7 - Behold, I cry out H6817 of wrong, but I am not heard: I cry aloud, but there is no judgment.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 35:12 - There they cry, H6817 but none giveth answer, because of the pride of evil men.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 34:17 - The righteous cry, H6817 and the LORD heareth, and delivereth them out of all their troubles.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 77:1 - [[To the chief Musician, to Jeduthun, A Psalm of Asaph.]] I cried H6817 unto God with my voice, even unto God with my voice; and he gave ear unto me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 88:1 - [[A Song or Psalm for the sons of Korah, to the chief Musician upon Mahalath Leannoth, Maschil of Heman the Ezrahite.]] O LORD God of my salvation, I have cried H6817 day and night before thee:
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 107:6 - Then they cried H6817 unto the LORD in their trouble, and he delivered them out of their distresses.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 107:28 - Then they cry H6817 unto the LORD in their trouble, and he bringeth them out of their distresses.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 19:20 - And it shall be for a sign and for a witness unto the LORD of hosts in the land of Egypt: for they shall cry H6817 unto the LORD because of the oppressors, and he shall send them a saviour, and a great one, and he shall deliver them.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 33:7 - Behold, their valiant ones shall cry H6817 without: the ambassadors of peace shall weep bitterly.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 42:2 - He shall not cry, H6817 nor lift up, nor cause his voice to be heard in the street.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 46:7 - They bear him upon the shoulder, they carry him, and set him in his place, and he standeth; from his place shall he not remove: yea, one shall cry H6817 unto him, yet can he not answer, nor save him out of his trouble.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 65:14 - Behold, my servants shall sing for joy of heart, but ye shall cry H6817 for sorrow of heart, and shall howl for vexation of spirit.

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