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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #6673 - צָו

tsav, tsâv
tsav, tsawv  
Word Origin
from (06680)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) command, ordinance, oracle (meaning dubious)

1a) used in mocking mimicry of Isaiah’s words and thus not a true divine command

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (9) NAS (9) HCS (9)
Isaiah 2
Hosea 1
Isaiah 2
Hosea 1
Isaiah 8
Hosea 1
n-cms 9
n-cms 8
n-cms 8

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1397) fy (תסו TsW) AC: Command CO: Command AB: ?

A) fy (תסו TsW) AC: ? CO: Command AB: ?

Nf ) fy (תסו TsW) - Command: KJV (9): precept, commandment - Strongs: H6673 (צָו)

H) efy (תסוה TsWH) AC: ? CO: Command AB: ?

V) efy (תסוה TsWH) - Command: KJV (494): (vf: Pual, Piel) command, charge, commandment, appoint, bade, order, commander - Strongs: H6680 (צָוָה)

hf1) efym (מתסוה MTsWH) - Command: KJV (181): commandment, precept, law, ordinance - Strongs: H4687 (מִצְוָה)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2019
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 צַו apparently noun [masculine], dubious word; — in הָלַךְאַחֲרֵיצָָֿ֑ו Hosea 5:11 usually command, ordinance; < ᵐ5ᵑ6 Che Now GASm שָׁוְא; elsewhere only צַו לָצָ֨ו צַו לָצָ֔ו ("" קַו לָקָו קָו קַו לָקָו), Isaiah 28:10 in mocking mimicry of Isaiah's words, and, Isaiah 28:13, of the unintelligible speech of ׳י's foreign agents of judgement; Ges Che Comm. and others (compare AV RV) render command upon command; Ew Di (carpenter's) rule (+ קַו = line and rule), from √צָוָה (whence צִיּוּן); Du Che Hpt explain as mocking sounds without sense.

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List of Word Forms
לָצָ֔ו לָצָ֞ו לָצָו֙ לצו צַ֣ו צַ֤ו צָֽו׃ צו צו׃ lā·ṣāw lāṣāw laTzav ṣaw ṣāw tzav
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