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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #6793 - צִנָּה

Word Origin
from (06791)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) something piercing, hook, barb

1a) meaning dubious

2) coolness, cold (of snow)

3) shield, large shield, buckler

3a) shield

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1841 ‑ ἔξοδος (ex'‑od‑os);  2375 ‑ θυρεός (thoo‑reh‑os');  3696 ‑ ὅπλον (hop'‑lon);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (22) NAS (22) HCS (21)
1 Samuel 2
1 Kings 1
1 Chronicles 3
2 Chronicles 4
Psalms 3
Proverbs 1
Jeremiah 1
Ezekiel 4
Amos 1
1 Samuel 2
1 Kings 1
1 Chronicles 3
2 Chronicles 4
Psalms 3
Proverbs 1
Jeremiah 1
Ezekiel 4
Amos 1
1 Samuel 2
1 Kings 2
1 Chronicles 3
2 Chronicles 5
Psalms 3
Proverbs 1
Jeremiah 1
Ezekiel 4
n-cfp 1
n-cfs 16
n-cfp 1
n-cfs 16
n-cfsc 1
n-cfp 1
n-cfs 16
n-cfsc 1

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1336) nx (סנ SN) AC: Pierce CO: Thorn AB: Hate: The pictograph x is a picture of a thorn, the n is a picture of seed. Combined these mean "thorn seed". The thorn, the seed of a plant with small sharp points) cause one to turn directions to avoid them. (eng: sin)

A) nx (סנ SN) AC: ? CO: Thorn AB: ?

Nm ) nx (סנ SN) - Thorn: [df: Nu] KJV (2): thorn - Strongs: H6791 (צֵן)

B) nnx (סננ SNN) AC: ? CO: Thorn AB: ?

bm ) ninx (סנינ SNYN) - Thorn: [df: Nynu Nnu] KJV (2): thorn - Strongs: H6796 (צָנִן)

C) nxa (אסנ ASN) AC: ? CO: ? AB: Harm

cm ) nfxa (אסונ ASWN) - Harm: The pain from the thorn. KJV (5): mischief - Strongs: H611 (אָסוֹן)

D) nax (סאנ SAN) AC: Pierce CO: Weapon AB: ?

V) nax (סאנ SAN) - Pierce: To pierce with a weapon. KJV (1): (vf: Paal) warrior - Strongs: H5431 (סָאַן)

cm) nfax (סאונ SAWN) - Weapon: A sharp weapon as a thorn. KJV (1): battle - Strongs: H5430 (סְאוֹן)

E) anx (סנא SNA) AC: ? CO: ? AB: Hate: Like a thorn, hate causes one to turn away from another.

V) anx (סנא SNA) - Hate: [Hebrew and Aramaic] [df: anV] KJV (147): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Piel, Participle) hate, enemy, foe, hateful - Strongs: H8130 (שָׂנֵא), H8131 (שְׂנָא)

Nf1 ) eanx (סנאה SNAH) - Hate: [df: hanV] KJV (16): hatred, hated, hatefully - Strongs: H8135 (שִׂנְאָה)

bm ) ainx (סניא SNYA) - Hate: [df: aynV] KJV (1): hated - Strongs: H8146 (שָׂנִיא)

H) enx (סנה SNH) AC: ? CO: Thorn AB: ?

Nm ) enx (סנה SNH) - Thorn bush: KJV (6): bush - Strongs: H5572 (סְנֶה)

M) nix (סינ SYN) AC: ? CO: Shield AB: ?

Nf1 ) enix (סינה SYNH) - Shield: A protection against a weapon. [df: hnu] KJV (22): shield, buckler, target, hook, cold - Strongs: H6793 (צִנָּה)

Adopted Roots:

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2020
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 I. [צִנָּה] noun feminine apparently hook, or barb (of fishing-spear ?); — plural צִנּוֺת Amos 4:2( "" סִירוֺת דּוּגָה).

II. [צִנָּה] noun feminine coolness; — construct צִנַּתשֶֿׁלֶג Proverbs 25:13 coolness of snow (צינת רוח צפון Sirach 43:20).

III. צנן (√ of following; Thes (so Di Lex) compare Arabic preserve,keep, Ethiopic protect, but dubious).

III. צִנָּה noun feminine large shield (covering whole body); — absolute ׳צ 1 Samuel 17:7 +; plural צִנּוֺת 2 Chronicles 11:12; — shield, larger than מָגֵן 1 Kings 10:16 (twice in verse) (compare 1 Kings 10:17) = 2 Chronicles 9:15 (twice in verse); נשֵֹׁא (הַ)צִנָּה 1 Samuel 17:7,41 (׳הַצּ׳הָאִישׁ נ), 2 Chronicles 14:7, ׳נשְֹׁאֵי צ 1 Chronicles 12:25 (van d. H. v. 1 Chronicles 12:24); עִרְכוּ מָגֵן וְצִנָּה Jeremiah 46:3, compare ׳עֹרְכֵי צ 1 Chronicles 12:9 (van d. H. v. 1 Chronicles 12:8); ׳אֹחֵז רֹמַח וְצ 2 Chronicles 25:5; ׳הַחֲזֵק מָגֵן וְצ Psalm 35:2; ׳הֵקִים עָלַיִךְ צ Ezekiel 26:8; + מָגֵן also Ezekiel 23:24; Ezekiel 38:4; Ezekiel 39:9; ׳צ 1 Chronicles 12:35 (van d. H. v. 1 Chronicles 12:34) 2 Chronicles 11:12; simile of ׳י s favour Psalm 5:13; figurative of ׳י's faithfulness Psalm 91:4.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition


(I.) a thorn (from the root צָנַן No. I.), pl. צִנִּים Proverbs 22:5, used of hedges made of thorns, Job 5:5 but צִנּוֹת is used figuratively of hooks, compare חוֹחַ Amos 4:2.

(II.) a shield (from the root צָנַן No. II.), of a larger kind, covering the whole of the soldier, θυρεός (see 1 Kings 10:16), Psalms 35:2, 91:4 Ezekiel 23:24.

(III.) cooling, refreshment, Proverbs 25:13, from the root צָנַן No. III.

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List of Word Forms
בְּצִנָּ֣ה בְּצִנּ֔וֹת בצנה בצנות הַצִּנָּ֖ה הַצִּנָּ֥ה הצנה וְצִנָּ֑ה וְצִנָּ֔ה וְצִנָּֽה׃ וְצִנָּה֙ וצנה וצנה׃ כְּצִנַּת־ כַּ֝צִּנָּ֗ה כצנה כצנת־ צִנָּ֖ה צִנָּ֣ה צִנָּ֤ה צִנָּֽה׃ צִנּ֣וֹת צנה צנה׃ צנות bə·ṣin·nāh bə·ṣin·nō·wṯ bəṣinnāh bəṣinnōwṯ betzinNah betzinNot haṣ·ṣin·nāh haṣṣinnāh hatztzinNah kaṣ·ṣin·nāh kaṣṣinnāh katztzinNah kə·ṣin·naṯ- kəṣinnaṯ- ketzinnat ṣin·nāh ṣin·nō·wṯ ṣinnāh ṣinnōwṯ tzinNah tzinNot vetzinNah wə·ṣin·nāh wəṣinnāh
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