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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 - Then He said, “What have you done? The voice of your brother’s blood is crying H6817 out H6817 to Me from the ground.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:34 - When Esau heard the words of his father, he cried H6817 out H6817 with an exceedingly great and bitter cry, and said to his father, “Bless me, me as well, my father!”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:55 - So when all the land of Egypt suffered famine, the people cried H6817 out H6817 to Pharaoh for bread; and Pharaoh said to all the Egyptians, “Go to Joseph; whatever he says to you, you shall do.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 5:8 - “But you shall impose on them the quota of bricks which they were making before; you are not to reduce any of it. Because they are lazy, for that reason they cry H6817 [fn]out H6817, ‘Let us go and sacrifice to our God.’
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 5:15 -

Then the foremen of the sons of Israel came and cried H6817 out H6817 to Pharaoh, saying, “Why do you deal this way with your servants?

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 8:12 - Then Moses and Aaron went out from Pharaoh, and Moses cried H6817 out H6817 to the LORD concerning the frogs which He had [fn]inflicted upon Pharaoh.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:10 -

As Pharaoh approached, the sons of Israel [fn]looked, and behold, the Egyptians were coming after them, and they became very frightened; so the sons of Israel cried H6817 out H6817 to the LORD.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:15 -

Then the LORD said to Moses, “Why are you crying H6817 out H6817 to Me? Tell the sons of Israel to go forward.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 15:25 - Then he cried H6817 out H6817 to the LORD, and the LORD showed him a tree; and he threw it into the waters, and the waters became sweet.

There He made for them a statute and regulation, and there He tested them.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 17:4 - So Moses cried H6817 out H6817 to the LORD, saying, “What am I to do with this people? A little more and they will stone me!”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:23 - “If you oppress him at all, and if he does cry H6817 out H6817 to Me, I will assuredly hear his cry;
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:27 - for that is his only covering; it is his cloak for his [fn]body. What else is he to sleep in? And it will come about that when he cries H6817 out H6817 to Me, I will listen to him, for I am gracious.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 11:2 - The people then cried H6817 out H6817 to Moses; and Moses prayed to the LORD, and the fire [fn]died out.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 12:13 - So Moses cried H6817 out H6817 to the LORD, saying, “God, heal her, please!”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 20:16 - ‘But when we cried H6817 out H6817 to the LORD, He heard our voice and sent an angel, and brought us out from Egypt; now behold, we are at Kadesh, a town on the edge of your territory.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 22:24 - then you shall bring them both out to the gate of that city and you shall stone them [fn]to death: the girl, because she did not cry H6817 out H6817 for H6817 help H6817 though she was in the city, and the man, because he has violated his neighbor’s wife. So you shall eliminate the evil from among you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 22:27 - “When he found her in the field, the betrothed girl [fn]cried H6817 out H6817, but there was no one to save her.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 26:7 - ‘Then we cried H6817 out H6817 to the LORD, the God of our fathers, and the LORD heard our voice and saw our wretched condition, our trouble, and our oppression;
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 24:7 - ‘But when they cried H6817 out H6817 to the LORD, He put darkness between you and the Egyptians, and brought the sea upon them and covered them; and your own eyes saw what I did in Egypt. And you lived in the wilderness for a long time.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 4:3 - The sons of Israel cried H6817 out H6817 to the LORD; for he had nine hundred iron chariots, and he oppressed the sons of Israel severely for twenty years.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:23 - And the men of Israel were summoned H6817 from Naphtali, Asher, and all Manasseh, and they pursued Midian.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:24 -

Then Gideon sent messengers throughout the hill country of Ephraim, saying, “Come down [fn]against Midian and take control of the waters ahead of them, as far as Beth-barah and the Jordan.” So all the men of Ephraim were summoned H6817, and they took control of the waters as far as Beth-barah and the Jordan.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 10:12 - “And when the Sidonians, the Amalekites, and the Maonites oppressed you, you cried H6817 out H6817 to Me, and I saved you from their hands.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 10:17 -

Then the sons of Ammon were summoned H6817, and they camped in Gilead. And the sons of Israel gathered together and camped in Mizpah.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 12:1 -

Now the men of Ephraim were summoned H6817, and they crossed [fn]to Zaphon; and they said to Jephthah, “Why did you cross over to fight against the sons of Ammon without calling us to go with you? We will burn your house down on you!”

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 10:17 -

Now Samuel called H6817 the people together H6817 to the LORD at Mizpah;

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 13:4 - And all Israel heard [fn]the news that Saul had attacked the garrison of the Philistines, and also that Israel had become repulsive to the Philistines. Then the people were summoned H6817 [fn]to Saul at Gilgal.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 20:39 - And as the king passed by, he cried H6817 out H6817 to the king and said, “Your servant went out into the midst of the battle; and behold, a man turned aside and brought a man to me and said, ‘Guard this man; if for any reason he goes missing, then your life shall be forfeited in place of his life, or else you shall pay a [fn]talent of silver.’
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 2:12 - And Elisha was watching it and he was crying H6817 out H6817, “My father, my father, the chariot of Israel and its horsemen!” And he did not see [fn]Elijah again. Then he took hold of his own clothes and tore them in two pieces.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 3:21 -

Now all the Moabites heard that the kings had come up to fight against them. And all who were able to [fn]put on armor and older were summoned H6817 and they took their positions on the border.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 4:1 -

Now a woman of the wives of the sons of the prophets cried H6817 out H6817 to Elisha, saying, “Your servant my husband is dead, and you know that your servant feared the LORD; and the creditor has come to take my two children to be his slaves.”

Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 4:40 - So they poured it out for the men to eat. But as they were eating the stew, they cried H6817 out H6817 and said, “You man of God, there is death in the pot!” And they were unable to eat.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 6:5 - But it happened that as one of them was [fn]cutting down a beam, [fn]the axe head fell into the water; and he cried H6817 out H6817 and said, “Oh, my master! It was borrowed!”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 6:26 - And as the king of Israel was passing by on the wall, a woman cried H6817 out H6817 to him, saying, “Help, my lord the king!”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 8:3 - Then at the end of seven years, the woman returned from the land of the Philistines; and she went to [fn]appeal H6817 to the king for her house and for her field.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 8:5 - And as he was reporting to the king how he had restored to life the one who was dead, behold, the woman whose son he had restored to life [fn]appealed H6817 to the king for her house and for her field. And Gehazi said, “My lord the king, this is the woman and this is her son, whom Elisha restored to life.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 13:14 - When Judah turned around, behold, [fn]they were attacked both from front and rear; so they cried H6817 out H6817 to the LORD, and the priests blew the trumpets.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 9:27 -

“Therefore You handed them over to their enemies who oppressed them,

But when they cried H6817 out H6817 to You in the time of their distress,

You heard from heaven, and according to Your great compassion

You gave them [fn]people who saved them from the hand of their enemies.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:7 -

“Behold, I cry H6817, ‘Violence!’ but I get no answer;

I shout for help, but there is no justice.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 35:12 -

“There they cry H6817 out H6817, but He does not answer

Because of the pride of evil people.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 34:17 -

The righteous cry H6817 out H6817, and the LORD hears

And rescues them from all their troubles.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 77:1 -

For the music director; [fn]according to Jeduthun. A Psalm of Asaph.

My voice rises to God, and I will cry H6817 aloud H6817;

My voice rises to God, and He will listen to me.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 88:1 -

A Song. A Psalm of the sons of Korah. For the music director; according to Mahalath Leannoth. A [fn]Maskil of Heman [fn]the Ezrahite.

LORD, the God of my salvation,

I have cried H6817 out H6817 by day and in the night before You.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 107:6 -

Then they cried H6817 out H6817 to the LORD in their trouble;

He saved them from their distresses.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 107:28 -

Then they cried H6817 out H6817 to the LORD in their trouble,

And He brought them out of their distresses.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 19:20 - And it will become a sign and a witness to the LORD of armies in the land of Egypt; for they will cry H6817 out H6817 to the LORD because of oppressors, and He will send them a Savior and a Champion, and He will save them.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 33:7 -

Behold, their brave men cry H6817 out H6817 [fn]in the streets,

The [fn]ambassadors of peace weep bitterly.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 42:2 -

“He will not cry H6817 out H6817 nor raise His voice,

Nor make His voice heard in the street.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 46:7 -

“They lift it on the shoulder, carry it,

And set it in its place, and it stands there.

It does not move from its place.

Though one may shout H6817 to it, it cannot answer;

It cannot save him from his distress.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 65:14 -

“Behold, My servants will shout joyfully with a glad heart,

But you will cry H6817 out H6817 from a painful heart,

And you will wail from a broken spirit.

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