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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical DictionaryHebrew Lexicon

Strong's #06800 - צָנַע

Root Word (Etymology)
a primitive root
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Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

  1. to be humble, be modest, be lowly
    1. (Qal) to show humility
  2. (Hiphil) modest

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 5011 ‑ ταπεινός (tap‑i‑nos');  2092 ‑ ἕτοιμος (het‑oy'‑mos);  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (2)
Proverbs 1
Micah 1
NAS (1)
Micah 1
CSB (2)
Proverbs 1
Micah 1
BSB (2)
Proverbs 1
Micah 1
ESV (2)
Proverbs 1
Micah 1
WEB (1)
Micah 1
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2672) ony (תסנאה TsNAh) AC: Low CO: ? AB: ?: [from: ny]

V) ony (תסנאה TsNAh) - Low: To be low or humble. KJV (2): (vf: Paal, Hiphil) low, humble - Strongs: H6800 (צָנַע)

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Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [צָנַע] verb be modest, humble (perhaps properly be retired, Late Hebrew Hiph`il keep close, reserve, preserve, so ᵑ7אַצְנַע; צְנִיעַ retiring, modest); —

Hiph`il Infinitive absolute הַצְנֵעַ לֶכֶת Micah 6:8 a making humble to walk = shewing a humble walk (with God).


adjective modest (on formation compare Ba BN § 31 d); — plural צְנוּעִים Proverbs 11:9 (see Toy; opposed to זָדוֺן).

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.All rights reserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

צָנַע to be lowly, submissive, modest. Part. pass. (with an active sense), Proverbs 11:2. Chald. id. Cogn. is כָּנַע. [In Thes. to depress; Part. pass. depressed; hence submissive, modest.]

Hiphil, to act submissively, modestly, Micah 6:8.

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List of Word Forms
וְהַצְנֵ֥עַ והצנע צְנוּעִ֥ים צנועים ṣə·nū·‘îm ṣənū‘îm tzenuIm vehatzNea wə·haṣ·nê·a‘ wəhaṣnêa‘
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