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Bible Lexicons

Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #6829 - צָפוֹן

Transliteration
tsâphôn
Phonetics
tsaw-fone'
Origin
the same as (H6828)
Parts of Speech
Proper Name Location
TWOT
None
Definition
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

Zaphon = “north”

1) a city in Gad east of the Sea of Galilee on the east bank of the Jordan

Frequency Lists  
  1. Book
  2. Word
KJV (1)
1
NAS (2)
Joshua
1
1
HCS (1)
1
BSB (1)
1
ESV (1)
1
WEB (1)
1
Verse Results
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

צָפוֹן comm. (f., Isaiah 43:6; Song of Solomon 4:16).

(1)  the north, the north quarter (prop. hidden, obscure, inasmuch as the ancients regarded the north as obscure and dark; πρὸς ζόφον, Hom. Od. ix. 25, seqq.; x. 190, seqq., the south, on the contrary, as clear, and lighted by the sun; see דָּרוֹם ), Numbers 34:7. אֶרֶץ צָפוֹן the north land (Babylonia), Zechariah 2:10 Jerem. 16:15 compare Jeremiah 6:22. Poet. also used for the north wind (רוּחַ צָפוֹן), Song of Solomon 4:16 and for the northern heavens, which is almost the same as for the heaven generally, as the greater part of the southern hemisphere is hidden, Job 26:7. מִצְּפוֹן לְ northward of any place, Joshua 8:11, 13 Joshua 8:13 and without לְ Joshua 11:2. With ־ָה parag. צָפוֹנַה northward, Genesis 13:14 also a region situated towards the north, as מַמְלְכוֹת צָפוֹנָה the kingdoms of the north, Jerem. 1:15 and with prep. אֶל־הַצָּפוֹנָה Ezekiel 8:14 לַצָּפוֹנָה 1 Chronicles 26:17, towards the north. מִצָּפוֹנָה from the north quarter, Joshua 15:10 מִצּפוֹנָה לְ from the north of any place, Judges 21:19 מִפְּנֵי צָפוֹנָה from the north, Jeremiah 1:13. Compare נֶגְבָּה.

(2) [Zaphon], pr. name of a town in the tribe of Gad, Joshua 13:27.

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וְצָפ֗וֹן וצפון vetzaFon
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2022. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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