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Lexicon :: Strong's H6820 - ṣōʿar

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Part of Speech
proper locative noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Strong’s Definitions

צֹעַר Tsôʻar, tso'ar; from H6819; little; Tsoar, a place East of the Jordan:—Zoar.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 10x

The KJV translates Strong's H6820 in the following manner: Zoar (10x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 10x
The KJV translates Strong's H6820 in the following manner: Zoar (10x).
  1. Zoar = "insignificance"

    1. a city at the southeast end of the Dead Sea grouped with Sodom and Gomorrah as being one of the 5 cities slated for destruction by God; spared at Lot's plea as his place of refuge

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
צֹעַר Tsôʻar, tso'ar; from H6819; little; Tsoar, a place East of the Jordan:—Zoar.
STRONGS H6820: Abbreviations
צֹ֫עַר, צ֫וֺעַר proper name, of a location Zoar (understood as insignficance, compare Genesis 19:20); — Σηλωρ, LXX of Lucian (Lag.) Σιλωρ, but Genesis 13:10; Jeremiah 48:34 Ζογορ(α); on Greek Version of the LXX compare further LagBN 54 f.: city at southeast end of Dead Sea, צֹעַר Genesis 13:10; Genesis 14:2, 8 (both = בֶּלַע) Deuteronomy 34:3; Isaiah 15:5; Jeremiah 48:34; צוֺעַר Genesis 19:22, 30 (twice in verse); with ה locative, צֹ֫עֲרָה Genesis 19:23 + Jeremiah 48:4 (for MT צעוריה), Greek Version of the LXX Ζαλορα, JDMich Ew Gf Gie and others — (compare BuhlGeogr. 271. 274 GASmGeogr.506 f. 678 (App.).
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13:10; 13:10; 14:2; 14:8; 19:20; 19:22; 19:23; 19:30






48:4; 48:34; 48:34


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6820 matches the Hebrew צֹעַר (ṣōʿar),
which occurs 10 times in 9 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 13:10 - And Lot lifted up his eyes, and beheld all the plain of Jordan, that it was well watered every where, before the LORD destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah, even as the garden of the LORD, like the land of Egypt, as thou comest unto Zoar. H6820
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:2 - That these made war with Bera king of Sodom, and with Birsha king of Gomorrah, Shinab king of Admah, and Shemeber king of Zeboiim, and the king of Bela, which is Zoar. H6820
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:8 - And there went out the king of Sodom, and the king of Gomorrah, and the king of Admah, and the king of Zeboiim, and the king of Bela (the same is Zoar;) H6820 and they joined battle with them in the vale of Siddim;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:22 - Haste thee, escape thither; for I cannot do any thing till thou be come thither. Therefore the name of the city was called Zoar. H6820
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:23 - The sun was risen upon the earth when Lot entered into Zoar. H6820
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:30 - And Lot went up out of Zoar, H6820 and dwelt in the mountain, and his two daughters with him; for he feared to dwell in Zoar: H6820 and he dwelt in a cave, he and his two daughters.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 34:3 - And the south, and the plain of the valley of Jericho, the city of palm trees, unto Zoar. H6820
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 15:5 - My heart shall cry out for Moab; his fugitives shall flee unto Zoar, H6820 an heifer of three years old: for by the mounting up of Luhith with weeping shall they go it up; for in the way of Horonaim they shall raise up a cry of destruction.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 48:34 - From the cry of Heshbon even unto Elealeh, and even unto Jahaz, have they uttered their voice, from Zoar H6820 even unto Horonaim, as an heifer of three years old: for the waters also of Nimrim shall be desolate.
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