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Lexicon :: Strong's H6865 - ṣōr

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Part of Speech
proper locative noun
Root Word (Etymology)
The same as צֹר (H6864)
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TWOT Reference: 1965

Strong’s Definitions

צֹר Tsôr, tsore; or צוֹר Tsôwr; the same as H6864; a rock; Tsor, a place in Palestine:—Tyre, Tyrus.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 42x

The KJV translates Strong's H6865 in the following manner: Tyrus (22x), Tyre (20x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 42x
The KJV translates Strong's H6865 in the following manner: Tyrus (22x), Tyre (20x).
  1. Tyre or Tyrus = "a rock"

    1. the Phoenician city on the Mediterranean coast

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
צֹר Tsôr, tsore; or צוֹר Tsôwr; the same as H6864; a rock; Tsor, a place in Palestine:—Tyre, Tyrus.
STRONGS H6865: Abbreviations
† I. צֹר, צוֺר proper name, of a location Τυρος: Tyre, famous Phoenician city (Phoenician צר; Assyrian Ṣurru, so Tel Amarna; Egyptian Ḏa-(ï)rạ, Ḏa-ru WMMAs. u. Eur. 185); — צֹר 2 Samuel 24:7 + 32 times, צוֺר 1 Kings 5:15 + 8 times (Gi); — city of Hiram, friend of David and Solomon 2 Samuel 5:11; 1 Kings 5:15; 1 Kings 9:11, 12; 1 Chronicles 14:1; 2 Chronicles 2:2; 2 Chronicles 2:10; of artif. Hiram 1 Kings 7:13; בַּתצֹֿר Psalm 45:13 of city personified (another view in Che); צ׳ also in name of Phoenician fortress, מִבְצַרצֿ׳ 2 Samuel 24:7, צ׳ עִיר מ׳ Joshua 19:29 (P); threatened by prophets Amos 1:9, 10 and (with especially reference to commercial greatness) Isaiah 23:1 (מַשָׂא צֹר), Isaiah 23:5; Isaiah 23:8; Isaiah 23:15; Isaiah 23:15; Isaiah 23:17; Jeremiah 25:22 (מַלְכֵיצֹֿר), Jeremiah 27:3 (מֶלֶךְ צֹר), Jeremiah 47:4; Ezekiel 26:2, 3, 4, 7, 15; Ezekiel 27:2, 3(twice in verse); Ezekiel 27:8, 32; Ezekiel 28:2 (נְגִיד צֹר), Ezekiel 28:12 (מֶלֶךְ צוֺר); besieged by Nebuch. Ezekiel 29:18 (twice in verse); compare Zechariah 9:2, 3; Joel 4:4; Psalm 83:8 (ישְׁבֵי צ׳); of Tyrians as proselytes Psalm 87:4 (predict.); — לְצוֺר Hosea 9:13 is probably corrupt, read לָצוֺד or לָצַיִד Greek Version of the LXX We GASm, compare Now. — צ׳ often + צִידוֺן which see; — see, on Tyre, PietschmPhön. 60 ff. RobBR ii. 461 ff. de LuynesVoyage à la Mer Morte (1874) i. 28 ff., and Pl xiii-xviii BdPal. 3 (1898), 307 ff: — II. H6864 צֹר (flint, knife) see III. צדד
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs



2 Samuel

24:7; 24:7

1 Kings

5:15; 5:15; 7:13; 9:11; 9:12

1 Chronicles


2 Chronicles

2:2; 2:10


45:13; 83:8; 87:4

Song of Songs



23:1; 23:5; 23:8; 23:15; 23:15; 23:17


25:22; 27:3; 47:4


26:2; 26:3; 26:4; 26:7; 26:15; 27:2; 27:3; 27:8; 27:32; 28:2; 28:12; 29:18




1:9; 1:10


9:2; 9:3


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6865 matches the Hebrew צֹר (ṣōr),
which occurs 42 times in 39 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 19:29 - And then the coast turneth to Ramah, and to the strong city Tyre; H6865 and the coast turneth to Hosah; and the outgoings thereof are at the sea from the coast to Achzib:
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 5:11 - And Hiram king of Tyre H6865 sent messengers to David, and cedar trees, and carpenters, and masons: and they built David an house.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 24:7 - And came to the strong hold of Tyre, H6865 and to all the cities of the Hivites, and of the Canaanites: and they went out to the south of Judah, even to Beersheba.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 5:1 - And Hiram king of Tyre H6865 sent his servants unto Solomon; for he had heard that they had anointed him king in the room of his father: for Hiram was ever a lover of David.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 7:13 - And king Solomon sent and fetched Hiram out of Tyre. H6865
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 9:11 - (Now Hiram the king of Tyre H6865 had furnished Solomon with cedar trees and fir trees, and with gold, according to all his desire,) that then king Solomon gave Hiram twenty cities in the land of Galilee.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 9:12 - And Hiram came out from Tyre H6865 to see the cities which Solomon had given him; and they pleased him not.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 14:1 - Now Hiram king of Tyre H6865 sent messengers to David, and timber of cedars, with masons and carpenters, to build him an house.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 2:3 - And Solomon sent to Huram the king of Tyre, H6865 saying, As thou didst deal with David my father, and didst send him cedars to build him an house to dwell therein, even so deal with me.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 2:11 - Then Huram the king of Tyre H6865 answered in writing, which he sent to Solomon, Because the LORD hath loved his people, he hath made thee king over them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 45:12 - And the daughter of Tyre H6865 shall be there with a gift; even the rich among the people shall intreat thy favour.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 83:7 - Gebal, and Ammon, and Amalek; the Philistines with the inhabitants of Tyre; H6865
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 87:4 - I will make mention of Rahab and Babylon to them that know me: behold Philistia, and Tyre, H6865 with Ethiopia; this man was born there.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 23:1 - The burden of Tyre. H6865 Howl, ye ships of Tarshish; for it is laid waste, so that there is no house, no entering in: from the land of Chittim it is revealed to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 23:5 - As at the report concerning Egypt, so shall they be sorely pained at the report of Tyre. H6865
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 23:8 - Who hath taken this counsel against Tyre, H6865 the crowning city, whose merchants are princes, whose traffickers are the honourable of the earth?
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 23:15 - And it shall come to pass in that day, that Tyre H6865 shall be forgotten seventy years, according to the days of one king: after the end of seventy years shall Tyre H6865 sing as an harlot.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 23:17 - And it shall come to pass after the end of seventy years, that the LORD will visit Tyre, H6865 and she shall turn to her hire, and shall commit fornication with all the kingdoms of the world upon the face of the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 25:22 - And all the kings of Tyrus, H6865 and all the kings of Zidon, and the kings of the isles which are beyond the sea,
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 27:3 - And send them to the king of Edom, and to the king of Moab, and to the king of the Ammonites, and to the king of Tyrus, H6865 and to the king of Zidon, by the hand of the messengers which come to Jerusalem unto Zedekiah king of Judah;
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 47:4 - Because of the day that cometh to spoil all the Philistines, and to cut off from Tyrus H6865 and Zidon every helper that remaineth: for the LORD will spoil the Philistines, the remnant of the country of Caphtor.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 26:2 - Son of man, because that Tyrus H6865 hath said against Jerusalem, Aha, she is broken that was the gates of the people: she is turned unto me: I shall be replenished, now she is laid waste:
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 26:3 - Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; Behold, I am against thee, O Tyrus, H6865 and will cause many nations to come up against thee, as the sea causeth his waves to come up.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 26:4 - And they shall destroy the walls of Tyrus, H6865 and break down her towers: I will also scrape her dust from her, and make her like the top of a rock.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 26:7 - For thus saith the Lord GOD; Behold, I will bring upon Tyrus H6865 Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon, a king of kings, from the north, with horses, and with chariots, and with horsemen, and companies, and much people.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 26:15 - Thus saith the Lord GOD to Tyrus; H6865 Shall not the isles shake at the sound of thy fall, when the wounded cry, when the slaughter is made in the midst of thee?
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 27:2 - Now, thou son of man, take up a lamentation for Tyrus; H6865
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 27:3 - And say unto Tyrus, H6865 O thou that art situate at the entry of the sea, which art a merchant of the people for many isles, Thus saith the Lord GOD; O Tyrus, H6865 thou hast said, I am of perfect beauty.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 27:8 - The inhabitants of Zidon and Arvad were thy mariners: thy wise men, O Tyrus, H6865 that were in thee, were thy pilots.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 27:32 - And in their wailing they shall take up a lamentation for thee, and lament over thee, saying, What city is like Tyrus, H6865 like the destroyed in the midst of the sea?
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 28:2 - Son of man, say unto the prince of Tyrus, H6865 Thus saith the Lord GOD; Because thine heart is lifted up, and thou hast said, I am a God, I sit in the seat of God, in the midst of the seas; yet thou art a man, and not God, though thou set thine heart as the heart of God:
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 28:12 - Son of man, take up a lamentation upon the king of Tyrus, H6865 and say unto him, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Thou sealest up the sum, full of wisdom, and perfect in beauty.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 29:18 - Son of man, Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon caused his army to serve a great service against Tyrus: H6865 every head was made bald, and every shoulder was peeled: yet had he no wages, nor his army, for Tyrus, H6865 for the service that he had served against it:
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 9:13 - Ephraim, as I saw Tyrus, H6865 is planted in a pleasant place: but Ephraim shall bring forth his children to the murderer.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 3:4 - Yea, and what have ye to do with me, O Tyre, H6865 and Zidon, and all the coasts of Palestine? will ye render me a recompence? and if ye recompense me, swiftly and speedily will I return your recompence upon your own head;
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 1:9 - Thus saith the LORD; For three transgressions of Tyrus, H6865 and for four, I will not turn away the punishment thereof; because they delivered up the whole captivity to Edom, and remembered not the brotherly covenant:
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 1:10 - But I will send a fire on the wall of Tyrus, H6865 which shall devour the palaces thereof.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 9:2 - And Hamath also shall border thereby; Tyrus, H6865 and Zidon, though it be very wise.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 9:3 - And Tyrus H6865 did build herself a strong hold, and heaped up silver as the dust, and fine gold as the mire of the streets.
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