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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 its kind, and all the cattle after [fn]their kind, and every creeping thing that creeps on the earth after its kind, and every bird after 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 and cedar wood and 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 slay 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 and 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 slain 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 and cedar wood and 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 and the hyssop and the [fn]scarlet string, with the live bird, H6833 and dip them in the blood of the slain bird H6833 as well as in the [fn]running water, and sprinkle the house seven times.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:52 - “He shall thus cleanse the house with the blood of the bird H6833 and with the [fn]running water, along with the live bird H6833 and with the cedar wood and with the hyssop and with 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 - the likeness of any animal that is on the earth, the likeness 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, 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 once in ten days all sorts of wine were furnished in abundance. Yet for all this I did not demand the governor’s food allowance, because the servitude was heavy on this people.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 41:5 - “Will you play with him as with a bird, H6833
Or will you bind him for your maidens?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 8:8 - The birds H6833 of the heavens and the fish of the sea,
Whatever passes through the paths of the seas.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 11:1 - For the choir 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 lay her young,
Even Your altars, O LORD of hosts,
My King and my God.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 102:7 - I lie awake,
I have become like a lonely bird H6833 on a housetop.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 104:17 - Where the birds H6833 build their nests,
And the stork, whose home is the [fn]fir trees.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 124:7 - Our soul has escaped as a bird H6833 out of the snare of the trapper;
The snare is broken and we have escaped.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 148:10 - Beasts and all cattle;
Creeping things and winged fowl; H6833
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 6:5 - Deliver 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 hastens 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 [fn]alight.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 27:8 - Like a bird H6833 that wanders from her nest,
So is a man who wanders from his [fn]home.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 9:12 - Moreover, man does not know his time: like fish caught in a treacherous net and birds H6833 trapped in a snare, so the sons of men 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 hosts will protect Jerusalem.
He will protect and deliver it;
He will pass over and rescue it.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 3:52 - My enemies without cause
Hunted me down like a bird; H6833
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 17:23 - “On the high mountain of Israel I will plant it, that it may bring forth boughs and bear fruit and become a stately cedar. And 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 beast of the field.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 39:17 - “As for you, son of man, thus says the Lord GOD, ‘Speak to every [fn]kind of bird H6833 and to every beast of the field, “Assemble and come, gather from every side to My sacrifice which I am going to sacrifice for you, as a great sacrifice on the mountains of Israel, that you may 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]bait in it?
Does a trap spring up from the earth when it captures nothing at all?
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