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Strong's #6705 - צָחַח

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Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

  1. (Qal) to be dazzling, be aglow, glow

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Strong #: 2989 ‑ λάμπω (lam'‑po);  
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Lamentations 1
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Lamentations 1
CSB (1)
Lamentations 1
ESV (1)
Lamentations 1
KJV (1)
Lamentations 1
LEB (1)
Lamentations 1
LSB (1)
Lamentations 1
N95 (1)
Lamentations 1
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Lamentations 1
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Lamentations 1
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1399) hy (תסהה TsHh) AC: ? CO: Desert AB: ?: The pictograph y is a picture of a man on his side representing trouble, the h is a picture of a wall that separates the inside from the outside. Combined these mean "trouble outside". The desert as a hot and dry place.

A) hy (תסהה TsHh) AC: ? CO: Desert AB: ?

Nm ) hy (תסהה TsHh) - Dry: KJV (4): white, clear, plainly, dry - Strongs: H6703 (צַח)

B) hhy (תסהההה TsHhHh) AC: ? CO: Desert AB: ?

V) hy (תסהההה TsHhHh) - White: To be white. From the drying and bleaching of things left in the sun. KJV (1): (vf: Paal) white - Strongs: H6705 (צָחַח)

bm) hihy (תסההיהה TsHhYHh) - Top: [Unknown connection to root;] KJV (5): top - Strongs: H6706 (צָחִיחַ)

bf1) ehihy (תסההיההה TsHhYHhH) - Dry: KJV (1): dry - Strongs: H6707 (צְחִיחָה)

lf1) ehyhy (תסההתסההה TsHhTsHhH) - Desert: KJV (1): drought - Strongs: H6710 (צַחְצָחוֹת)

bfm) ihihy (תסההיההי TsHhYHhY) - Top: [Unknown connection to root;] KJV (1): high place - Strongs: H6708 (צְחִחִי)

H) ehy (תסההה TsHhH) AC: ? CO: Dry AB: ?

e m ) ehiy (תסיההה TsYHhH) - Dried: KJV (1): dried - Strongs: H6704 (צִחֶה)

J) hfy (תסוהה TsWHh) AC: Shout CO: ? AB: ?

V) hfy (תסוהה TsWHh) - Shout: KJV (1): (vf: Paal) shout - Strongs: H6681 (צָוַח)

Nf1) ehfy (תסוההה TsWHhH) - Shout: KJV (4): cry, crying, complaining - Strongs: H6682 (צְוָחָה)

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Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [צָחַח] verb be dazzling (ᵑ7צַחְצַח polish; Syriac be scorched, Aph`el declare in writing (make clear), clarus, lucidus, fulgidus; , , smooth, plain); —

Qal Perfect 3 plural צַחוּ מֵחָלָב Lamentations 4:7 ("" זַכּוּ מִשֶּׁלֶג), they are more dazzling (i.e. whiter) than milk (of effeminate skin).

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition


(1)  to be bright, to be white, Lamentations 4:7.

(2) to be sunny, shone on by the sun; whence צַח, צְחִיחַ, צְחִיחָה, צַחְצָחוֹת. (Arab. صِحُّ sunny, dry; Syr. ܨܰܚ to be hot, serene; ܨܝܝܺܚܐܳ hot; Ch. צַחְצֵחַ to make to shine, to polish. Further, the signification of shining and being bright is widely extended in the roots from the biliteral stock צח, also in those beginning with the softened letter צה, זה, and without any sibilant טח, טה; compare צָחָה, צָחַר; צָהָה, צָהַב, צָהַר, צָהַל; זָהָה, זָהַב, זָהַר; טָחַר, טָהַר.)

Derivatives, צַח, צַחְצָחוֹת, and the three following nouns.

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צַח֖וּ צחו ṣa·ḥū ṣaḥū tzaChu
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