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Lexicon :: Strong's H6833 - ṣipôr

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feminine noun
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TWOT Reference: 1959a

Strong’s Definitions

צִפּוֹר tsippôwr, tsip-pore'; or צִפֹּר tsippôr; from H6852; a little bird (as hopping):—bird, fowl, sparrow.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 40x

The KJV translates Strong's H6833 in the following manner: bird (32x), fowl (6x), sparrow (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 40x
The KJV translates Strong's H6833 in the following manner: bird (32x), fowl (6x), sparrow (2x).
  1. bird, fowl

    1. bird (singular)

    2. birds (coll)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
צִפּוֹר tsippôwr, tsip-pore'; or צִפֹּר tsippôr; from H6852; a little bird (as hopping):—bird, fowl, sparrow.
STRONGS H6833: Abbreviations
I. צִפּוֹר, צִפֹּר 40 noun feminineAmos 3:5 (masculine Psalm 102:8 [Psalm 102:7], compare KöSynt § 252 a, so Psalm 104:17, yet compare AlbrZAW xvi (1896). 71), bird; — absolute צִפּוֹר Hosea 11:11 + 15 times, צִפֹּר Genesis 15:10 + 11 times, construct צִפּוֹר Deuteronomy 4:17 + 5 times, צִפֹּרֹ Psalm 8:9 [Psalm 8:8]; plural צִפֳּרִים Leviticus 14:4 + 5 times; —
1. single bird, Amos 3:5; Hosea 11:11 (simile; || יוֺנָה), Lamentations 3:52; Job 40:29 [Job 41:5]; Psalm 102:8 [Psalm 102:7]; Psalm 124:7; Proverbs 6:5; Proverbs 7:23; Proverbs 26:2; Proverbs 27:8 (all simile), Leviticus 14:5 + 10 times Leviticus 14; בָּנָף כָּלצֿ׳ Deuteronomy 4:17, טְהוֺרָה כָּלצֿ׳ Deuteronomy 14:11 (כל distributive); קַןצֿ׳ Deuteronomy 22:6 bird's nest, קוֺל הַצּ׳ Ecclesiastes 12:4; plural Isaiah 31:5 (simile), Nehemiah 5:18; Leviticus 14:4 (שְׁתֵּֽי־צִפֳּרִים, in purification; compare WeHeid. 2.171 RSSemitic i. 402, 2nd ed. 422), Leviticus 14:49 (id.), Psalm 104:17; Ecclesiastes 9:12.
2. less often collective, either def. Genesis 15:10 (two), or indefinite Psalm 11:1 (figurative), שָׁמַיִם צִפֹּר Psalm 8:9 [Psalm 8:8], especially כָּלכָּֿ֠נָף צ׳ Ezekiel 39:17; Psalm 148:10, כָּלכָּֿנָף כֹּל צ׳ Ezekiel 17:23; Genesis 7:14, also redund. with עַיִט, כָּלכָּֿנָף עֵיט צ׳ Ezekiel 39:4 birds of prey of all kinds.

See related Aramaic BDB entry H6853.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


7:14; 15:10; 15:10


14; 14:4; 14:4; 14:5; 14:49


4:17; 4:17; 14:11; 22:6






8:8; 8:8; 11:1; 102:7; 102:7; 104:17; 104:17; 124:7; 148:10


6:5; 7:23; 26:2; 27:8


9:12; 12:4






17:23; 39:4; 39:17


11:11; 11:11


3:5; 3:5


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6833 matches the Hebrew צִפּוֹר (ṣipôr),
which occurs 40 times in 36 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:14 - They, and every beast after his kind, and all the cattle after their kind, and every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth after his kind, and every fowl after his kind, every bird H6833 of every sort.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:10 - And he took unto him all these, and divided them in the midst, and laid each piece one against another: but the birds H6833 divided he not.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:4 - Then shall the priest command to take for him that is to be cleansed two birds H6833 alive and clean, and cedar wood, and scarlet, and hyssop:
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:5 - And the priest shall command that one of the birds H6833 be killed in an earthen vessel over running water:
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:6 - As for the living bird, H6833 he shall take it, and the cedar wood, and the scarlet, and the hyssop, and shall dip them and the living bird H6833 in the blood of the bird H6833 that was killed over the running water:
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:7 - And he shall sprinkle upon him that is to be cleansed from the leprosy seven times, and shall pronounce him clean, and shall let the living bird H6833 loose into the open field.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:49 - And he shall take to cleanse the house two birds, H6833 and cedar wood, and scarlet, and hyssop:
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:50 - And he shall kill the one of the birds H6833 in an earthen vessel over running water:
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:51 - And he shall take the cedar wood, and the hyssop, and the scarlet, and the living bird, H6833 and dip them in the blood of the slain bird, H6833 and in the running water, and sprinkle the house seven times:
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:52 - And he shall cleanse the house with the blood of the bird, H6833 and with the running water, and with the living bird, H6833 and with the cedar wood, and with the hyssop, and with the scarlet:
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:53 - But he shall let go the living bird H6833 out of the city into the open fields, and make an atonement for the house: and it shall be clean.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:17 - The likeness of any beast that is on the earth, the likeness of any winged fowl H6833 that flieth in the air,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 14:11 - Of all clean birds H6833 ye shall eat.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 22:6 - If a bird's H6833 nest chance to be before thee in the way in any tree, or on the ground, whether they be young ones, or eggs, and the dam sitting upon the young, or upon the eggs, thou shalt not take the dam with the young:
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 5:18 - Now that which was prepared for me daily was one ox and six choice sheep; also fowls H6833 were prepared for me, and once in ten days store of all sorts of wine: yet for all this required not I the bread of the governor, because the bondage was heavy upon this people.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 41:5 - Wilt thou play with him as with a bird? H6833 or wilt thou bind him for thy maidens?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 8:8 - The fowl H6833 of the air, and the fish of the sea, and whatsoever passeth through the paths of the seas.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 11:1 - [[To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David.]] In the LORD put I my trust: how say ye to my soul, Flee as a bird H6833 to your mountain?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 84:3 - Yea, the sparrow H6833 hath found an house, and the swallow a nest for herself, where she may lay her young, even thine altars, O LORD of hosts, my King, and my God.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 102:7 - I watch, and am as a sparrow H6833 alone upon the house top.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 104:17 - Where the birds H6833 make their nests: as for the stork, the fir trees are her house.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 124:7 - Our soul is escaped as a bird H6833 out of the snare of the fowlers: the snare is broken, and we are escaped.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 148:10 - Beasts, and all cattle; creeping things, and flying fowl: H6833
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 6:5 - Deliver thyself as a roe from the hand of the hunter, and as a bird H6833 from the hand of the fowler.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:23 - Till a dart strike through his liver; as a bird H6833 hasteth to the snare, and knoweth not that it is for his life.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 26:2 - As the bird H6833 by wandering, as the swallow by flying, so the curse causeless shall not come.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 27:8 - As a bird H6833 that wandereth from her nest, so is a man that wandereth from his place.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 9:12 - For man also knoweth not his time: as the fishes that are taken in an evil net, and as the birds H6833 that are caught in the snare; so are the sons of men snared in an evil time, when it falleth suddenly upon them.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 12:4 - And the doors shall be shut in the streets, when the sound of the grinding is low, and he shall rise up at the voice of the bird, H6833 and all the daughters of musick shall be brought low;
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 31:5 - As birds H6833 flying, so will the LORD of hosts defend Jerusalem; defending also he will deliver it; and passing over he will preserve it.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 3:52 - Mine enemies chased me sore, like a bird, H6833 without cause.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 17:23 - In the mountain of the height of Israel will I plant it: and it shall bring forth boughs, and bear fruit, and be a goodly cedar: and under it shall dwell all fowl H6833 of every wing; in the shadow of the branches thereof shall they dwell.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 39:4 - Thou shalt fall upon the mountains of Israel, thou, and all thy bands, and the people that is with thee: I will give thee unto the ravenous birds H6833 of every sort, and to the beasts of the field to be devoured.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 39:17 - And, thou son of man, thus saith the Lord GOD; Speak unto every feathered fowl, H6833 and to every beast of the field, Assemble yourselves, and come; gather yourselves on every side to my sacrifice that I do sacrifice for you, even a great sacrifice upon the mountains of Israel, that ye may eat flesh, and drink blood.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 11:11 - They shall tremble as a bird H6833 out of Egypt, and as a dove out of the land of Assyria: and I will place them in their houses, saith the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 3:5 - Can a bird H6833 fall in a snare upon the earth, where no gin is for him? shall one take up a snare from the earth, and have taken nothing at all?
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