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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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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


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 - Lot lifted up his eyes and saw all the [fn]valley of the Jordan, that it was well watered everywherethis was before the LORD destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah—like the garden of the LORD, like the land of Egypt as you go to Zoar. H6820
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:2 - that they 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 (that is, Zoar). H6820
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:8 - And the king of Sodom and the king of Gomorrah and the king of Admah and the king of Zeboiim and the king of Bela (that is, Zoar) H6820 came out; and they arrayed for battle against them in the valley of Siddim,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:22 - “Hurry, escape there, for I cannot do anything until you arrive there.” Therefore the name of the town was called [fn]Zoar. H6820
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:23 - The sun had risen over the earth when Lot came to Zoar. H6820
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:30 - Lot went up from Zoar, H6820 and [fn]stayed in the [fn]mountains, and his two daughters with him; for he was afraid to [fn]stay in Zoar; H6820 and he [fn]stayed in a cave, he and his two daughters.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 34:3 - and the [fn]Negev and the plain in the valley of Jericho, the city of palm trees, as far as Zoar. H6820
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 15:5 - My heart cries out for Moab;
His fugitives are as far as Zoar H6820 and Eglath-shelishiyah,
For they go up the ascent of Luhith weeping;
Surely on the road to Horonaim they raise a cry of distress over their ruin.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 48:34 - “From the outcry at Heshbon even to Elealeh, even to Jahaz they have [fn]raised their voice, from Zoar H6820 even to Horonaim and to Eglath-shelishiyah; for even the waters of Nimrim will become desolate.
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