the Week of Christ the King / Proper 29 / Ordinary 34
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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #6705 - צָחַח
1) (Qal) to be dazzling, be aglow, glow
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.
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Qal Perfect 3 plural צַחוּ מֵחָלָב Lamentations 4:7 ("" זַכּוּ מִשֶּׁלֶג), they are more dazzling (i.e. whiter) than milk (of effeminate skin).
(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.