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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #6647 - צְבַע

Word Origin
a root corresponding to that of (06648)
Parts of Speech
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) to dip, wet (something)

1a) (Pael) to wet

1b) (Ithpael) to be wet

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 911 ‑ βάπτω (bap'‑to);  835 ‑ αὐλίζομαι (ow‑lid'‑zom‑ahee);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (5) NAS (5) HCS (5)
Daniel 5
Daniel 5
Daniel 5
v-MPmp 1
v-Si3ms 4
v-MPmp 1
v-Si3ms 4
v-MPmp 1
v-Si3ms 4

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2655) oby (תסבאה TsBAh) AC: Wet CO: Spot AB: ?: The dipping of the finger into a vat of dye and dripping color onto something.

V) oby (תסבאה TsBAh) - Wet: To be wet with the drops of dew. [Aramaic only] KJV (5): (vf: Paal) wet - Strongs: H6647 (צְבַע)

Nm) oby (תסבאה TsBAh) - Spots: Something spotted with different colors. KJV (3): colors - Strongs: H6648 (צֶבַע)

dm) ofby (תסבואה TsBWAh) - Spotted: Something that appears to have spots of color. KJV (1): speckled - Strongs: H6641 (צָבוּעַ)

nf) obya (אתסבאה ATsBAh) - Finger: As used for dipping into a liquid, such as blood, and dripping drops onto something. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (35): finger, toe - Strongs: H676 (אֶצְבַּע), H677 (אֶצְבַּע)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 I. [צְבַע] verb dip, wet (ᵑ7 Syriac; compare Biblical Hebrew I. צבע); —

Pa`el Participle active plural מְצַבְּעִין Daniel 4:22 wet thee (ל), + מִטַּל.

Hithpa. Imperfect יִצְטַבּע (also בַּ֑ע-), be wet, with בְּטַל Daniel 4:12; Daniel 4:20, מִטַּל Daniel 4:30; Daniel 5:21.

II. צבע (√ of following; compare Biblical Hebrew II. צבע).

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

צְבַע Ch. to dip into. Pael, id. Daniel 4:22.

Ithpael אִצְטַבַּע to be wet, moistened, Daniel 4:12, 20, 30 5:21. In Targ. often for to dye, to tinge, like the Syr. and Arab. صبغ.

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List of Word Forms
יִצְטַבַּ֑ע יִצְטַבַּ֔ע יִצְטַבַּ֗ע יצטבע מְצַבְּעִ֔ין מצבעין mə·ṣab·bə·‘în məṣabbə‘în metzabbeIn yiṣ·ṭab·ba‘ yiṣṭabba‘ yitztabBa
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