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Strong's #6800 - צָנַע

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1) to be humble, be modest, be lowly

1a) (Qal) to show humility

2) (Hiphil) modest

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 5011 ‑ ταπεινός (tap‑i‑nos');  2092 ‑ ἕτοιμος (het‑oy'‑mos);  
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KJV (2)
Proverbs 1
Micah 1
NAS (1)
Micah 1
HCS (2)
Proverbs 1
Micah 1
BSB (2)
Proverbs 1
Micah 1
ESV (2)
Proverbs 1
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Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2672) ony (תסנאה TsNAh) AC: Low CO: ? AB: ?: [from: ny]

V) ony (תסנאה TsNAh) - Low: To be low or humble. KJV (2): (vf: Paal, Hiphil) low, humble - Strongs: H6800 (צָנַע)

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Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [צָנַע] verb be modest, humble (perhaps properly be retired, Late Hebrew Hiph`il keep close, reserve, preserve, so ᵑ7אַצְנַע; צְנִיעַ retiring, modest); —

Hiph`il Infinitive absolute הַצְנֵעַ לֶכֶת Micah 6:8 a making humble to walk = shewing a humble walk (with God).


adjective modest (on formation compare Ba BN § 31 d); — plural צְנוּעִים Proverbs 11:9 (see Toy; opposed to זָדוֺן).

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

צָנַע to be lowly, submissive, modest. Part. pass. (with an active sense), Proverbs 11:2. Chald. id. Cogn. is כָּנַע. [In Thes. to depress; Part. pass. depressed; hence submissive, modest.]

Hiphil, to act submissively, modestly, Micah 6:8.

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List of Word Forms
וְהַצְנֵ֥עַ והצנע צְנוּעִ֥ים צנועים ṣə·nū·‘îm ṣənū‘îm tzenuIm vehatzNea wə·haṣ·nê·a‘ wəhaṣnêa‘