Search Bible
Click for Help   Click for QuickNav   Click for Advanced Search Options
Search KJV
Your Bible Version is the KJV
Go to Top
Link to This Page Cite This Page
Share this page Follow the BLB
Printable Page
Left Context Bar Edge 1Left Context Bar BackgroundLeft Context Bar Edge 2Previous Strongs NumberCopy VersesCopy OptionsShow StrongsRed Letter OnNext Strongs NumberRight Context Bar Edge 2Right Context Bar BackgroundRight Context Bar Edge 1
The Blue Letter Bible

Lexicon :: Strong's H6845 - ṣāp̄an

Choose a new font size and typeface
Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1953

Strong’s Definitions

צָפַן tsâphan, tsaw-fan'; a primitive root; to hide (by covering over); by implication, to hoard or reserve; figuratively to deny; specifically (favorably) to protect, (unfavorably) to lurk:—esteem, hide(-den one, self), lay up, lurk (be set) privily, (keep) secret(-ly, place).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 33x

The KJV translates Strong's H6845 in the following manner: hide (16x), lay up (7x), esteemed (1x), lurk (1x), hidden ones (1x), privily (1x), secret places (1x), secret (1x), miscellaneous (4x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 33x
The KJV translates Strong's H6845 in the following manner: hide (16x), lay up (7x), esteemed (1x), lurk (1x), hidden ones (1x), privily (1x), secret places (1x), secret (1x), miscellaneous (4x).
  1. to hide, treasure, treasure or store up

    1. (Qal)

      1. to hide, treasure, treasure up

      2. to lie hidden, lurk

    2. (Niphal) to be hidden, be stored up

    3. (Hiphil) to hide, hide from discovery

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
צָפַן tsâphan, tsaw-fan'; a primitive root; to hide (by covering over); by implication, to hoard or reserve; figuratively to deny; specifically (favorably) to protect, (unfavorably) to lurk:—esteem, hide(-den one, self), lay up, lurk (be set) privily, (keep) secret(-ly, place).
STRONGS H6845: Abbreviations
צָפַן verb hide, treasure up (Late Hebrew id.; Tel Amarna ṣapânu; set, of sun); —
Qal Perfect 3rd person masculine singular צ׳ Proverbs 27:16: 2nd person masculine singular צָפַנְתָּ Job 10:13 +, etc.; Imperfect יִצְפֹּן Job 21:19 + Proverbs 2:7 Qr (Kt רצפן), suffix יִצְפְּנֵנִי Psalm 27:5, etc.; Participle active plural suffix צֹפְנֶיהָ Proverbs 27:16; passive צָפוֺן Proverbs 13:22 +, Psalm 17:14 Kt; feminine צְפוּנָךְ Hosea 13:12, etc.; —
1. transitive hide, with accusative of person Exodus 2:2 (E), Joshua 2:4 (JE), of hiding a quarrelsome woman, like hiding wind Proverbs 27:16 (twice in verse) (si vera lectio; compare Toy); of י׳'s hiding his servants (from evil) Psalm 27:5; Psalm 31:21: = treasure up a thing, Proverbs 10:14, + אִתְּךָ with thyself, in thine own keeping Proverbs 2:1 = Proverbs 7:1, in (ב) the heart Job 10:13 (subject י׳; of secret purposes), Psalm 119:11, compare Job 23:12; + ל person Proverbs 13:22; Songs 7:14 [Songs 7:13], subject י׳ Job 21:19 reserve penalty; blessings Psalm 31:20; Proverbs 2:7 + מִן Job 17:4 thou [God] hast treasured up their heart away from understanding, kept it therefrom; passive, of sin Hosea 13:12 (absolute; || צָרוּר); read possibly צָפוּן for צָפוּ Job 15:22 treasured up for (אֱלֵי) the sword (see I. H6822 צפה); צָפוּן = treasured, cherished place (i.e. Jerusalem) Ezekiel 7:22; = treasure Psalm 17:14 Qr (Kt צפינך, see H6840 צפין), Job 20:26 (on dubious text see Bu); plural of י׳'s treasured ones, his saints Psalm 83:4.
2. intransitive lie hid, lurk, absolute Psalm 56:7, with ל person Proverbs 1:11, 18 and (of eyes of wicked) Psalm 10:8.
Niph. Perfect 3rd person masculine singular נִצְפַּן Jeremiah 16:17 be hidden from before (מִנֶּנֶד) י׳'s eyes (|| נִסְתְּרוּ); 3rd person plural נִצְפְּנוּ Job 24:1 + מִשַׁדַּי stored up on the part of shadday; stored up for (ל) one Job 15:20.
Hiph. hide, = Qal: Imperfect 2nd person masculine singular suffix תַּצְפִּנֵנִי Job 14:18, with ב location; 3rd person masculine plural יצפינו Psalm 56:7 Kt (but < Qr see Qal); Infinitive construct suffix הַצְּפִינוֺ (Ges§ 20 h) Exodus 2:3 to hide him.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
Copyright © 2002, 2003, 2006 by Biblesoft, Inc.
All rights reserved. Used by permission.

BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


2:2; 2:3




10:13; 10:13; 14:18; 15:20; 15:22; 17:4; 20:26; 21:19; 21:19; 23:12; 24:1


10:8; 17:14; 17:14; 27:5; 27:5; 31:20; 31:21; 56:7; 56:7; 83:4; 119:11


1:11; 1:18; 2:1; 2:7; 2:7; 7:1; 10:14; 13:22; 13:22; 27:16; 27:16; 27:16

Song of Songs







13:12; 13:12

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6845 matches the Hebrew צָפַן (ṣāp̄an),
which occurs 34 times in 31 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 2:2 - And the woman conceived, and bare a son: and when she saw him that he was a goodly child, she hid H6845 him three months.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 2:3 - And when she could not longer hide H6845 him, she took for him an ark of bulrushes, and daubed it with slime and with pitch, and put the child therein; and she laid it in the flags by the river's brink.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 2:4 - And the woman took the two men, and hid H6845 them, and said thus, There came men unto me, but I wist not whence they were:
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 10:13 - And these things hast thou hid H6845 in thine heart: I know that this is with thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 14:13 - O that thou wouldest hide H6845 me in the grave, that thou wouldest keep me secret, until thy wrath be past, that thou wouldest appoint me a set time, and remember me!
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:20 - The wicked man travaileth with pain all his days, and the number of years is hidden H6845 to the oppressor.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 17:4 - For thou hast hid H6845 their heart from understanding: therefore shalt thou not exalt them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 20:26 - All darkness shall be hid in his secret places: H6845 a fire not blown shall consume him; it shall go ill with him that is left in his tabernacle.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:19 - God layeth up H6845 his iniquity for his children: he rewardeth him, and he shall know it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 23:12 - Neither have I gone back from the commandment of his lips; I have esteemed H6845 the words of his mouth more than my necessary food.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 24:1 - Why, seeing times are not hidden H6845 from the Almighty, do they that know him not see his days?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 10:8 - He sitteth in the lurking places of the villages: in the secret places doth he murder the innocent: his eyes are privily set H6845 against the poor.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:14 - From men which are thy hand, O LORD, from men of the world, which have their portion in this life, and whose belly thou fillest with thy hid treasure: they are full of children, and leave the rest of their substance to their babes.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 27:5 - For in the time of trouble he shall hide H6845 me in his pavilion: in the secret of his tabernacle shall he hide me; he shall set me up upon a rock.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 31:19 - Oh how great is thy goodness, which thou hast laid up H6845 for them that fear thee; which thou hast wrought for them that trust in thee before the sons of men!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 31:20 - Thou shalt hide them in the secret of thy presence from the pride of man: thou shalt keep them secretly H6845 in a pavilion from the strife of tongues.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 56:6 - They gather themselves together, they hide H6845 H6845 themselves, they mark my steps, when they wait for my soul.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 83:3 - They have taken crafty counsel against thy people, and consulted against thy hidden ones. H6845
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:11 - Thy word have I hid H6845 in mine heart, that I might not sin against thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:11 - If they say, Come with us, let us lay wait for blood, let us lurk H6845 privily for the innocent without cause:
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:18 - And they lay wait for their own blood; they lurk privily H6845 for their own lives.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 2:1 - My son, if thou wilt receive my words, and hide H6845 my commandments with thee;
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 2:7 - He layeth up H6845 H6845 sound wisdom for the righteous: he is a buckler to them that walk uprightly.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:1 - My son, keep my words, and lay up H6845 my commandments with thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:14 - Wise men lay up H6845 knowledge: but the mouth of the foolish is near destruction.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:22 - A good man leaveth an inheritance to his children's children: and the wealth of the sinner is laid up H6845 for the just.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 27:16 - Whosoever hideth H6845 her hideth H6845 the wind, and the ointment of his right hand, which bewrayeth itself.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 7:13 - The mandrakes give a smell, and at our gates are all manner of pleasant fruits, new and old, which I have laid up H6845 for thee, O my beloved.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 16:17 - For mine eyes are upon all their ways: they are not hid from my face, neither is their iniquity hid H6845 from mine eyes.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 7:22 - My face will I turn also from them, and they shall pollute my secret H6845 place: for the robbers shall enter into it, and defile it.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 13:12 - The iniquity of Ephraim is bound up; his sin is hid. H6845
BLB Searches
Search the Bible
Search KJV

Advanced Options

Other Searches

Multi-Verse Retrieval
Search KJV

Let's Connect
Daily Devotionals

Blue Letter Bible offers several daily devotional readings in order to help you refocus on Christ and the Gospel of His peace and righteousness.

Daily Bible Reading Plans

Recognizing the value of consistent reflection upon the Word of God in order to refocus one's mind and heart upon Christ and His Gospel of peace, we provide several reading plans designed to cover the entire Bible in a year.

One-Year Plans

Two-Year Plan

Donate Contact

Blue Letter Bible study tools make reading, searching and studying the Bible easy and rewarding.

Blue Letter Bible is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization