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Lexicon :: Strong's H6862 - ṣar

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צַר
Transliteration
ṣar
Pronunciation
tsar
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Part of Speech
adjective
Root Word (Etymology)
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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

Genesis

14:20

Numbers

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

Deuteronomy

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

Joshua

5:13

1 Samuel

2:32

2 Samuel

22:7; 24:13

2 Kings

6:1; 6:1

2 Chronicles

15:4

Ezra

4:1; 4:1

Nehemiah

4:5

Esther

7:4; 7:6

Job

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

Psalms

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

Proverbs

23:27; 23:27; 24:10

Isaiah

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

Jeremiah

46:10; 48:5; 48:5

Lamentations

1:7

Ezekiel

30:16; 30:16; 39:23

Hosea

5:15; 5:15

Amos

3:11; 3:11

Nahum

1:2

Zechariah

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 [fn]God Most High,

Who has delivered your enemies H6862 into your hand.”

Then he gave him a tenth of all.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 10:9 - “Now when you go to war in your land against the adversary H6862 who attacks you, then you shall sound an alarm with the trumpets, that you may be remembered before Yahweh your God and be saved from your enemies.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 22:26 - And the angel of Yahweh passed on ahead and stood in a narrow H6862 place where there was no way to turn to the right hand or the left.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 24:8 -

“God brings him out of Egypt,

He is for him like the horns of the wild ox.

He will devour the nations who are his adversaries H6862,

And will gnaw their bones in pieces,

And [fn]shatter them with his arrows.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:30 - “When you are in distress H6862 and all these things have come upon you, in the last days you will return to Yahweh your God and listen to His voice.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:27 -

Had I not feared the provocation by the enemy,

Lest their adversaries H6862 misjudge,

Lest they say, “Our hand is [fn]triumphant,

And Yahweh has not done all this.”’

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:41 -

If I sharpen My [fn]flashing sword,

And My hand takes hold on judgment,

I will render vengeance on My adversaries H6862,

And I will repay those who hate Me.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:43 -

“O nations, cause His people to shout for joy;

For He will avenge the blood of His slaves,

And He will render vengeance on His adversaries H6862,

And He will atone for His land and His people.”

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 33:7 -

And this regarding Judah; so he said,

“Hear, O Yahweh, the voice of Judah,

And bring him to his people.

With his hands he contended for [fn]them,

And may You be a help against his adversaries H6862.”

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 5:13 -

Now it happened when Joshua was by Jericho, that he lifted up his eyes and looked, and behold, a man was standing opposite him with his sword drawn in his hand, and Joshua went to him and said to him, “Are you for us or for our adversaries H6862?”

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 11:7 - Then Jephthah said to the elders of Gilead, “Did you not hate me and drive me from my father’s house? So why have you come to me now when you are in distress?”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 2:32 - ‘And you will look upon the distress H6862 of My habitation, in spite of all the good that [fn]I do for Israel; and an old man will not be in your house all the days.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 13:6 - Now the men of Israel saw that they were in a strait H6862 (for the people were hard-pressed). Then the people hid themselves in caves, in thickets, in cliffs, in cellars, and in pits.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:7 -

“In my distress H6862 I called upon Yahweh,

And I called to my God;

And out of His temple He heard my voice,

And my cry for help came into His ears.

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 24:13 - So Gad came to David and told him, and said to him, “Shall seven years of famine come to you in your land? Or will you flee three months before your adversaries H6862 while they pursue you? Or shall there be three days’ pestilence in your land? Now, know and see what word I should return to Him who sent me.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 24:14 - Then David said to Gad, “I am in great distress. Let us now fall into the hand of Yahweh, for His compassions are abundant. But do not let me fall into the hand of man.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 6:1 -

And the sons of the prophets said to Elisha, “Behold now, the place before you where we are living is too limited H6862 for us.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 12:17 - David went out before them, and he answered and said to them, “If you come peacefully to me to help me, my heart shall be united with you; but if to betray me to my adversaries H6862, since there is no violence in my hands, may the God of our fathers look on it and reprove.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 21:12 - either three years of famine, or three months to be swept away before your adversaries H6862, while the sword of your enemies overtakes you, or else three days of the sword of Yahweh, even pestilence in the land, and the angel of Yahweh destroying throughout all the territory of Israel.’ So now, see what word I should return to Him who sent me.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 21:13 - Then David said to Gad, “I am in great distress. Let me now fall into the hand of Yahweh, for His compassions are exceedingly abundant. But do not let me fall into the hand of man.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 15:4 - “But in their distress H6862 they turned to Yahweh, the God of Israel, and they searched for Him, and He was found by them.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:1 -

Then the adversaries H6862 of Judah and Benjamin heard that the people of the exile were building a temple to Yahweh, the God of Israel,

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 4:11 -

Our adversaries H6862 said, “They will not know or see until we come among them, kill them, and put a stop to the work.”

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 9:27 -

“Therefore You gave them into the hand of the ones who distressed H6862 them, and they afflicted them with distress,

But at the time of their distress they cried to You,

And You listened from heaven, and according to Your abundant compassion

You gave them saviors and they saved them from the hand of the ones that distressed H6862 them.

Unchecked Copy BoxEst 7:4 - for we have been sold, I and my people, to be destroyed, to be killed, and to be caused to perish. Now if we had only been sold as slaves, men and women, I would have remained silent, for the [fn]adversity H6862 would not be worth the [fn]annoyance to the king.”
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 7:6 - So Esther said, “An adversary H6862 and an enemy is this evil Haman!” Then Haman became terrified before the king and queen.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 6:23 -

Or, ‘Give me escape from the hand of the adversary H6862,’

Or, ‘Redeem me from the hand of the ruthless men’?

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 7:11 -

“Indeed I will not hold back my mouth;

I will speak in the distress H6862 of my spirit;

I will muse on the bitterness of my soul.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:24 -

“Distress H6862 and anguish terrify him;

They overpower him like a king ready for the attack,

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 16:9 -

“His anger has torn me and [fn]hunted me down;

He has gnashed at me with His teeth;

My adversary H6862 sharpens his eyes to look at me.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:11 -

“He has also kindled His anger against me

And counted me as His adversary H6862.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 36:16 -

“Then indeed, He enticed you from the mouth of distress H6862,

Instead of it, a broad place with no constraint;

And the comfort of your table full of [fn]fatness.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:23 -

Which I have reserved for the time of distress H6862,

For the day of war and battle?

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 41:15 -

Its [fn]strong scales are its pride,

Shut up as with a tight H6862 seal.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 3:1 -

A Psalm of David. When [fn]he fled from Absalom his son.

O Yahweh, how my adversaries H6862 have become many!

Many are rising up against me.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 4:1 -

[fn]For the choir director. With stringed instruments. A Psalm of David.

Answer me when I call, O God [fn]of my righteousness!

You have [fn]relieved me in my distress H6862;

Be gracious to me and hear my prayer.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 13:4 -

Lest my enemy says, “I have overcome him,”

And my adversaries H6862 rejoice that I am shaken.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:6 -

In my distress H6862 I called upon Yahweh,

And cried to my God for help;

He heard my voice out of His temple,

And my cry for help before Him came into His ears.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 27:2 -

When evildoers came upon me to devour my flesh,

My adversaries H6862 and my enemies, they stumbled and fell.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 27:12 -

Do not give me over to the [fn]desire of my adversaries H6862,

For false witnesses have risen against me,

And such as breathe out violence.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 32:7 -

You are my hiding place; You guard me from trouble H6862;

You surround me with [fn]songs of deliverance. Selah.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 44:5 -

Through You we will push back our adversaries H6862;

Through Your name we will tread down those who rise up against us.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 44:7 -

But You have saved us from our adversaries H6862,

And You have put to shame those who hate us.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 44:10 -

You cause us to turn back from the adversary H6862;

And those who hate us have plundered us for themselves.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 59:16 -

But as for me, I shall sing of Your strength;

And I shall joyfully sing of Your lovingkindness in the morning,

For You have been my stronghold

And a refuge in the day of my distress H6862.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 60:11 -

Oh give us help against the adversary H6862,

For salvation [fn]by man is worthless.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 60:12 -

[fn]Through God we shall do valiantly,

And it is He who will tread down our adversaries H6862.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 66:14 -

Which my lips uttered

And my mouth spoke when I was in distress H6862.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 74:10 -

How long, O God, will the adversary H6862 reproach?

Will the enemy spurn Your name forever?

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 78:42 -

They did not remember His [fn]power,

The day when He redeemed them from the adversary H6862,


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