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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #06846 - צְפַנְיָהוּ

tsephanyâh, tsephanyâhû
tsef-an-yaw', tsef-an-yaw'-hoo  
Word Origin
from (06845) and (03050)
Parts of Speech
Proper Name Masculine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

Zephaniah = “Jehovah has treasured”

1) the 9th in order of the 12 minor prophets; descendant of king Hezekiah of Judah and prophet in the time of king Josiah of Judah

2) son of Maaseiah and second priest in the reign of king Zedekiah of Judah; succeeded Jehoiada and an officer of the temple; slain at Riblah on the capture of Jerusalem

3) father of Josiah and Hen in the time of the prophet Zechariah

4) a Levite

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (10) NAS (10) HCS (10)
2 Kings 1
1 Chronicles 1
Jeremiah 5
Zephaniah 1
Zechariah 2
2 Kings 1
1 Chronicles 1
Jeremiah 5
Zephaniah 1
Zechariah 2
2 Kings 1
1 Chronicles 1
Jeremiah 5
Zephaniah 1
Zechariah 2
n-p 9
n-p 7
n-p 7

Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 צְפַנְיָה(וּׅ proper name, masculine Σοφονιας (׳י hath treasured; Old Hebrew צפניהו, Phoenician צפנבעל); —

1 priest, יָה- Jeremiah 21:1; Jeremiah 22:25,29; Jeremiah 52:24 = יָהוּ- 2 Kings 25:18 (ᵐ5 L Σαφανιας), Jeremiah 37:3. Elsewhere יָה-:

2 the prophet Zephaniah 1:1.

3 a Judaean Zechariah 6:10,14.

4 ancestor of Heman 1 Chronicles 6:21 (Σαφανιας; = אוּרִיאֵל v. 1 Chronicles 6:9).

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List of Word Forms
צְפַנְיָ֑ה צְפַנְיָ֔ה צְפַנְיָ֖ה צְפַנְיָ֖הוּ צְפַנְיָ֤ה צְפַנְיָ֤הוּ צְפַנְיָ֥ה צְפַנְיָ֧ה צְפַנְיָֽה׃ צְפַנְיָה֙ צפניה צפניה׃ צפניהו ṣə·p̄an·yā·hū ṣə·p̄an·yāh ṣəp̄anyāh ṣəp̄anyāhū tzefanYah tzefanYahu
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