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Lexicon :: Strong's H6862 - ṣar

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TWOT Reference: 1973a,1973b,1

Strong’s Definitions

צַר tsar, tsar; or צָר tsâr; from H6887; narrow; (as a noun) a tight place (usually figuratively, i.e. trouble); also a pebble (as in H6864); (transitive) an opponent (as crowding):—adversary, afflicted(-tion), anguish, close, distress, enemy, flint, foe, narrow, small, sorrow, strait, tribulation, trouble.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 105x

The KJV translates Strong's H6862 in the following manner: enemy (37x), adversary (26x), trouble (17x), distress (5x), affliction (3x), foes (2x), narrow (2x), strait (2x), flint (1x), sorrow (1x), miscellaneous (9x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 105x
The KJV translates Strong's H6862 in the following manner: enemy (37x), adversary (26x), trouble (17x), distress (5x), affliction (3x), foes (2x), narrow (2x), strait (2x), flint (1x), sorrow (1x), miscellaneous (9x).
  1. narrow, tight

  2. straits, distress

  3. adversary, foe, enemy, oppressor

  4. hard pebble, flint

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
צַר tsar, tsar; or צָר tsâr; from H6887; narrow; (as a noun) a tight place (usually figuratively, i.e. trouble); also a pebble (as in H6864); (transitive) an opponent (as crowding):—adversary, afflicted(-tion), anguish, close, distress, enemy, flint, foe, narrow, small, sorrow, strait, tribulation, trouble.
STRONGS H6862: Abbreviations
I. צַר adjective narrow, tight; — absolute צ׳ 2 Kings 6:1 +; צָ֑ר Numbers 22:26 +; feminine צָרָה Proverbs 23:27; — narrow, מָקוֺם צָ֑ר Numbers 22:26, צַר מִמֶּנּוּ 2 Kings 6:1 too narrow for us, compare צַרלִֿי הַמָּקוֺם Isaiah 49:20 (of land of Judah after exile); בְּאֵר צָרָה Proverbs 23:27 (figurative of harlot; i.e. rescue difficult; || שׁוּחָה עֲמֻקָּה); כַּנָּהָר צָר Isaiah 59:19 like a contracted (and hence swift, powerful) river (simile of י׳; Klo נְהַר מָצוֺר, CheHpt מִצֹּר נ׳, both 'of Egypt'); סָגוּר חוֺתָם צָ֑ר Job 41:7 (of scaly back of crocodile), usually closely joined (as) with tight seal (Greek Version of the LXX Me Bi Hoffm Bu Du חוֺתַם צֹר with seal of flint, but why specify material?); בְּיוֺם צָרָה צַר כֹּחֶ֑כָה Proverbs 24:10 thy strength will be narrow, limited (si vera lectio, compare Toy).

II. צַר noun [masculine] straits, distress; — absolute צ׳ Job 15:24 +, also with article בַּצַּר Hosea 5:15 +, צָ֑ר Psalm 4:2 +; — straits, distress Isaiah 5:30; Job 15:24; Psalm 32:7; Psalm 60:13; Psalm 108:13 צַראוּמָצוֺק Psalm 119:143; עֵתצֿ׳ Job 38:23, compare בַּצַּר Isaiah 26:16, בַּצָּ֑ר Psalm 4:2; רֿוּחִי צ׳ Job 7:11 distress of my spirit; לֶחֶם צַר Isaiah 30:20; לֹא צָֹר Isaiah 63:9 usually he (י׳) had distress (reading לוֺ Qr), but Greek Version of the LXX οὐ πρέσβυς, Du CheHpt and others לֹא צִר, no messenger and (or) angel, (but) his own face, etc. Instead of suffix directly appended, ל suffix is used (only after ב): בַּצַּרלִֿי in my distress Psalm 18:7 = 2 Samuel 22:7; Psalm 66:14, so בְּיוֺם צַר(־)לִי Psalm 59:17; Psalm 102:3; בַּצַּר לְךָ Deuteronomy 4:30 (probably originally meant as בְּצַר, or בְּצֹר [infinitive], Dr; so) בַּצַּרלֿוֺ Isaiah 25:4; 2 Chronicles 15:4, בַּצַּר לָהֶם Hosea 5:15; Psalm 107:6; Psalm 107:13; Psalm 107:19; Psalm 107:28, also (after רָאָה) Psalm 106:44צַר 1 Samuel 2:32 is corrupt, compare Dr; **Job 36:19.

III. צַר 68 noun masculineNumbers 10:9 adversary, foe; — absolute צַר Amos 3:11 +, even with article הַצַּר Numbers 10:9, but also הַצָּר Esther 7:4; צָ֑ר Zechariah 8:10 +; plural צָרִים Lamentations 1:7; construct צָרֵי Ezra 4:1 + Isaiah 9:10 (but read probably צָרוֺ or צָרָיו, compare Di-Kit CheHpt; and others. שָׂרֵי), Jeremiah 48:5 (strike out Greek Version of the LXX Hi Gie), Ezekiel 30:16 (but Greek Version of the LXX Sm וְנָפֹצוּ, so Berthol; Co וְנִפְרְצוּ, so Toy; Krae יָעוּף); suffix צָרַי Psalm 3:2, צָרֵיהֶם Ezekiel 39:23, צָרֵימוֺ Deuteronomy 32:27, etc.; — adversary, foe, Amos 3:11; Genesis 14:20; Numbers 10:9 (P), Numbers 24:8 (JE) Deuteronomy 32:27; Deuteronomy 33:7; Joshua 5:13 (JE), 2 Samuel 24:13; Isaiah 9:10 (see above), Zechariah 8:10; Ezra 4:1; Nehemiah 4:5; Esther 7:6 (אִישׁ צַר וְאוֺיֵב), + 21 times, + Psalm 3:2; Psalm 13:5; Psalm 27:2; Psalm 78:42, + 13 times Psalms, + (of י׳'s foes) Psalm 78:66; Psalm 97:3; + (of י׳'s foes) also Isaiah 1:24; Isaiah 26:11; Isaiah 59:18; Isaiah 64:1; Jeremiah 46:10; Nahum 1:2; Deuteronomy 32:41, 43; Job 19:11. — Jeremiah 48:5; Ezekiel 30:16 see above.

IV. צַר noun [masculine] hard pebble, flint; — כַּצַר Isaiah 5:28 (simile of horses' hoofs; read perhaps H6864 צֹר).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs




10:9; 10:9; 10:9; 22:26; 22:26; 24:8


4:30; 32:27; 32:27; 32:41; 32:43; 33:7



1 Samuel


2 Samuel

22:7; 24:13

2 Kings

6:1; 6:1

2 Chronicles



4:1; 4:1




7:4; 7:6


7:11; 15:24; 15:24; 19:11; 36:19; 38:23; 41:7


3:2; 3:2; 4:2; 4:2; 13:5; 18:7; 27:2; 32:7; 59:17; 66:14; 78:42; 78:66; 97:3; 102:3; 106:44; 107:6; 107:13; 107:19; 107:28; 108:13; 119:143


23:27; 23:27; 24:10


1:24; 5:28; 5:30; 9:10; 9:10; 25:4; 26:11; 26:16; 30:20; 49:20; 59:18; 59:19; 63:9; 64:1


46:10; 48:5; 48:5




30:16; 30:16; 39:23


5:15; 5:15


3:11; 3:11




8:10; 8:10

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6862 matches the Hebrew צַר (ṣar),
which occurs 110 times in 107 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 3 (Gen 14:20–Psa 78:42)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:20 - And blessed be the most high God, which hath delivered thine enemies H6862 into thy hand. And he gave him tithes of all.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 10:9 - And if ye go to war in your land against H6862 the enemy that oppresseth you, then ye shall blow an alarm with the trumpets; and ye shall be remembered before the LORD your God, and ye shall be saved from your enemies.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 22:26 - And the angel of the LORD went further, and stood in a narrow H6862 place, where was no way to turn either to the right hand or to the left.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 24:8 - God brought him forth out of Egypt; he hath as it were the strength of an unicorn: he shall eat up the nations his enemies, H6862 and shall break their bones, and pierce them through with his arrows.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:30 - When thou art in tribulation, H6862 and all these things are come upon thee, even in the latter days, if thou turn to the LORD thy God, and shalt be obedient unto his voice;
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:27 - Were it not that I feared the wrath of the enemy, lest their adversaries H6862 should behave themselves strangely, and lest they should say, Our hand is high, and the LORD hath not done all this.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:41 - If I whet my glittering sword, and mine hand take hold on judgment; I will render vengeance to mine enemies, H6862 and will reward them that hate me.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:43 - Rejoice, O ye nations, with his people: for he will avenge the blood of his servants, and will render vengeance to his adversaries, H6862 and will be merciful unto his land, and to his people.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 33:7 - And this is the blessing of Judah: and he said, Hear, LORD, the voice of Judah, and bring him unto his people: let his hands be sufficient for him; and be thou an help to him from his enemies. H6862
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 5:13 - And it came to pass, when Joshua was by Jericho, that he lifted up his eyes and looked, and, behold, there stood a man over against him with his sword drawn in his hand: and Joshua went unto him, and said unto him, Art thou for us, or for our adversaries? H6862
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 11:7 - And Jephthah said unto the elders of Gilead, Did not ye hate me, and expel me out of my father's house? and why are ye come unto me now when ye are in distress?
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 2:32 - And thou shalt see an enemy H6862 in my habitation, in all the wealth which God shall give Israel: and there shall not be an old man in thine house for ever.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 13:6 - When the men of Israel saw that they were in a strait, (for the people were distressed,) then the people did hide themselves in caves, and in thickets, and in rocks, and in high places, and in pits.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:7 - In my distress H6862 I called upon the LORD, and cried to my God: and he did hear my voice out of his temple, and my cry did enter into his ears.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 24:13 - So Gad came to David, and told him, and said unto him, Shall seven years of famine come unto thee in thy land? or wilt thou flee three months before thine enemies, H6862 while they pursue thee? or that there be three days' pestilence in thy land? now advise, and see what answer I shall return to him that sent me.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 24:14 - And David said unto Gad, I am in a great strait: let us fall now into the hand of the LORD; for his mercies are great: and let me not fall into the hand of man.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 6:1 - And the sons of the prophets said unto Elisha, Behold now, the place where we dwell with thee is too strait H6862 for us.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 12:17 - And David went out to meet them, and answered and said unto them, If ye be come peaceably unto me to help me, mine heart shall be knit unto you: but if ye be come to betray me to mine enemies, H6862 seeing there is no wrong in mine hands, the God of our fathers look thereon, and rebuke it.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 21:12 - Either three years' famine; or three months to be destroyed before thy foes, H6862 while that the sword of thine enemies overtaketh thee; or else three days the sword of the LORD, even the pestilence, in the land, and the angel of the LORD destroying throughout all the coasts of Israel. Now therefore advise thyself what word I shall bring again to him that sent me.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 21:13 - And David said unto Gad, I am in a great strait: let me fall now into the hand of the LORD; for very great are his mercies: but let me not fall into the hand of man.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 15:4 - But when they in their trouble H6862 did turn unto the LORD God of Israel, and sought him, he was found of them.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:1 - Now when the adversaries H6862 of Judah and Benjamin heard that the children of the captivity builded the temple unto the LORD God of Israel;
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 4:11 - And our adversaries H6862 said, They shall not know, neither see, till we come in the midst among them, and slay them, and cause the work to cease.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 9:27 - Therefore thou deliveredst them into the hand of their enemies, H6862 who vexed them: and in the time of their trouble, when they cried unto thee, thou heardest them from heaven; and according to thy manifold mercies thou gavest them saviours, who saved them out of the hand of their enemies. H6862
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 7:4 - For we are sold, I and my people, to be destroyed, to be slain, and to perish. But if we had been sold for bondmen and bondwomen, I had held my tongue, although the enemy H6862 could not countervail the king's damage.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 7:6 - And Esther said, The adversary H6862 and enemy is this wicked Haman. Then Haman was afraid before the king and the queen.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 6:23 - Or, Deliver me from the enemy's H6862 hand? or, Redeem me from the hand of the mighty?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 7:11 - Therefore I will not refrain my mouth; I will speak in the anguish H6862 of my spirit; I will complain in the bitterness of my soul.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:24 - Trouble H6862 and anguish shall make him afraid; they shall prevail against him, as a king ready to the battle.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 16:9 - He teareth me in his wrath, who hateth me: he gnasheth upon me with his teeth; mine enemy H6862 sharpeneth his eyes upon me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:11 - He hath also kindled his wrath against me, and he counteth me unto him as one of his enemies. H6862
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 36:16 - Even so would he have removed thee out of the strait H6862 into a broad place, where there is no straitness; and that which should be set on thy table should be full of fatness.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:23 - Which I have reserved against the time of trouble, H6862 against the day of battle and war?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 41:15 - His scales are his pride, shut up together as with a close H6862 seal.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 3:1 - [[A Psalm of David, when he fled from Absalom his son.]] LORD, how are they increased that trouble H6862 me! many are they that rise up against me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 4:1 - [[To the chief Musician on Neginoth, A Psalm of David.]] Hear me when I call, O God of my righteousness: thou hast enlarged me when I was in distress; H6862 have mercy upon me, and hear my prayer.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 13:4 - Lest mine enemy say, I have prevailed against him; and those that trouble H6862 me rejoice when I am moved.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:6 - In my distress H6862 I called upon the LORD, and cried unto my God: he heard my voice out of his temple, and my cry came before him, even into his ears.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 27:2 - When the wicked, even mine enemies H6862 and my foes, came upon me to eat up my flesh, they stumbled and fell.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 27:12 - Deliver me not over unto the will of mine enemies: H6862 for false witnesses are risen up against me, and such as breathe out cruelty.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 32:7 - Thou art my hiding place; thou shalt preserve me from trouble; H6862 thou shalt compass me about with songs of deliverance. Selah.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 44:5 - Through thee will we push down our enemies: H6862 through thy name will we tread them under that rise up against us.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 44:7 - But thou hast saved us from our enemies, H6862 and hast put them to shame that hated us.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 44:10 - Thou makest us to turn back from the enemy: H6862 and they which hate us spoil for themselves.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 59:16 - But I will sing of thy power; yea, I will sing aloud of thy mercy in the morning: for thou hast been my defence and refuge in the day of my trouble. H6862
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 60:11 - Give us help from trouble: H6862 for vain is the help of man.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 60:12 - Through God we shall do valiantly: for he it is that shall tread down our enemies. H6862
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 66:14 - Which my lips have uttered, and my mouth hath spoken, when I was in trouble. H6862
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 74:10 - O God, how long shall the adversary H6862 reproach? shall the enemy blaspheme thy name for ever?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 78:42 - They remembered not his hand, nor the day when he delivered them from the enemy. H6862

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