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Lexicon :: Strong's H6833 - ṣipôr

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Part of Speech
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 animal according to its kind, and all the livestock according to [fn]their kind, and every crawling thing that crawls on the earth according to its kind, and every bird according to its kind, [fn]all sorts of birds H6833.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:10 - Then he [fn]brought all these to Him and cut them [fn]in two, and laid each half opposite the other; but he did not cut the birds H6833.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:4 - then the priest shall give orders to take two live clean birds H6833, cedar wood, a [fn]scarlet string, and hyssop for the one who is to be cleansed.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:5 - “The priest shall also give orders to slaughter the one bird H6833 in an earthenware vessel over [fn]running water.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:6 - As for the live bird H6833, he shall take it together with the cedar wood, the [fn]scarlet string, and the hyssop, and shall dip them and the live bird H6833 in the blood of the bird H6833 that was slaughtered over the [fn]running water.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:7 - “He shall then sprinkle seven times the one who is to be cleansed from the leprosy and shall pronounce him clean, and shall let the live bird H6833 go free over the open field.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:49 - “To cleanse the house then, he shall take two birds H6833, cedar wood, a [fn]scarlet string, and hyssop,
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:50 - and he shall slaughter the one bird H6833 in an earthenware vessel over [fn]running water.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:51 - “Then he shall take the cedar wood, the hyssop, and the [fn]scarlet string, with the live bird H6833, and dip them in the blood of the slaughtered bird H6833 as well as in the [fn]running water, and sprinkle the house seven times.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:52 - “So he shall cleanse the house with the blood of the bird H6833 and with the [fn]running water, along with the live bird H6833, the cedar wood, the hyssop, and the [fn]scarlet string.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:53 - “However, he shall let the live bird H6833 go free outside the city into the open field. So he shall make atonement for the house, and it will be clean.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:17 - a representation of any animal that is on the earth, a representation of any winged bird H6833 that flies in the sky,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 14:11 - “You may eat any clean bird H6833.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 22:6 - “If you happen to come upon a bird’s H6833 nest along the way, in any tree or on the ground, with young ones or eggs in it, and the mother sitting on the young or on the eggs, you shall not take the mother with the young;
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 5:18 - Now that which was prepared for each day was one ox and six choice sheep; also birds H6833 were prepared for me, and every ten days all sorts of wine were provided in abundance. Yet for all this I did not request the governor’s food allowance, because the forced labor was heavy on this people.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 41:5 - “Will you play with him as with a bird H6833,
And tie him down for your young girls?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 8:8 - The birds H6833 of the sky, and the fish of the sea,
Whatever passes through the paths of the seas.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 11:1 - For the music director. A Psalm of David.
In the LORD I take refuge;
How can you say to my soul, “Flee as a bird H6833 to your mountain?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 84:3 - The bird H6833 also has found a house,
And the swallow a nest for herself, where she may put her young:
Your altars, LORD of armies,
My King and my God.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 102:7 - I lie awake,
I have become like a solitary bird H6833 on a housetop.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 104:17 - Where the birds H6833 build their nests,
And the stork, whose home is the juniper trees.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 124:7 - Our souls have escaped like a bird H6833 from the trapper’s snare;
The snare is broken and we have escaped.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 148:10 - Animals and all cattle;
Crawling things and winged fowl H6833;
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 6:5 - Save yourself like a gazelle from the hunter’s hand,
And like a bird H6833 from the hand of the fowler.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:23 - Until an arrow pierces through his liver;
As a bird H6833 hurries to the snare,
So he does not know that it will cost him his life.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 26:2 - Like a sparrow H6833 in its [fn]flitting, like a swallow in its flying,
So a curse without cause does not come to rest.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 27:8 - Like a bird H6833 that wanders from its nest,
So is a person who wanders from his [fn]home.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 9:12 - For indeed, a person does not know his time: like fish that are caught in a treacherous net and birds H6833 caught in a snare, so the sons of mankind are ensnared at an evil time when it suddenly falls on them.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 12:4 - and the doors on the street are shut as the sound of the grinding mill is low, and one will arise at the sound of the bird H6833, and all the daughters of song will [fn]sing softly.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 31:5 - Like [fn]flying birds H6833 so the LORD of armies will protect Jerusalem.
He will protect and save it;
He will pass over and rescue it.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 3:52 - My enemies without reason
Hunted me down like a bird H6833;
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 17:23 - “On the high mountain of Israel I will plant it, so that it may bring forth branches and bear fruit, and become a stately cedar. And [fn]birds H6833 of every [fn]kind will [fn]nest under it; they will [fn]nest in the shade of its branches.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 39:4 - “You will fall on the mountains of Israel, you and all your troops, and the peoples who are with you; I will give you as food to every [fn]kind of predatory bird H6833 and animal of the field.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 39:17 - “Now as for you, son of man, this is what the Lord GOD says: ‘Say to every [fn]kind of bird H6833 and to every animal of the field: “Assemble and come, gather from every direction to My sacrifice, which I am going to sacrifice for you as a great sacrifice on the mountains of Israel; and you will eat flesh and drink blood.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 11:11 - They will come trembling like birds H6833 from Egypt,
And like doves from the land of Assyria;
And I will settle them in their houses, declares the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 3:5 - Does a bird H6833 fall into a trap on the ground when there is no [fn]device in it?
Does a trap spring up from the earth when it captures nothing at all?
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