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Strong's #6879 - צָרַע

Transliteration
tsâraʻ
Phonetics
tsaw-rah'
Origin
a primitive root
Parts of Speech
Verb
TWOT
1971
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צִרְעָה
Definition   
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

1) to be diseased of skin, be leprous

1a) (Qal) to be a leper

1b) (Pual) to have leprosy

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 3015 ‑ λεπρός (lep‑ros');  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (20)
Exodus 1
Leviticus 5
Numbers 3
2 Samuel 1
2 Kings 6
2 Chronicles 4
NAS (21)
Exodus 1
Leviticus 5
Numbers 3
2 Samuel 1
2 Kings 6
2 Chronicles 5
HCS (19)
Exodus 1
Leviticus 5
Numbers 3
2 Samuel 1
2 Kings 5
2 Chronicles 4
BSB (20)
Exodus 1
Leviticus 5
Numbers 3
2 Samuel 1
2 Kings 6
2 Chronicles 4
ESV (19)
Leviticus 5
Numbers 3
2 Samuel 1
2 Kings 6
2 Chronicles 4
WEB (20)
Exodus 1
Leviticus 5
Numbers 3
2 Samuel 1
2 Kings 6
2 Chronicles 4
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2691) ory (תסראה TsRAh) AC: Infect CO: Welt AB: ?: An infection of the skin, usually leprosy, that causes welts. Also an infection of mildew or mold, as welts, on clothing or a building.

V) ory (תסראה TsRAh) - Infect: To be infected with leprosy, mildew or mold. KJV (20): (vf: Paal, Pual) leper, leprous - Strongs: H6879 (צָרַע)

Nf2) tory (תסראהת TsRAhT) - Infection: An infection of the skin, cloth or a building. KJV (35): leprosy - Strongs: H6883 (צָרַעַת)

ef1) eoiy (תסיראהה TsYRAhH) - Hornet: From the welt when stung. KJV (3): hornet - Strongs: H6880 (צִרְעָה)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2024
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [צָרַע] verb denominative, only in passive, be struck with leprosy, leprous; —

Qal Participle passive אִישׁצָרוּעַ Leviticus 13:44; elsewhere as substantive, = leper, Leviticus 13:45; Leviticus 14:3; Numbers 5:2 (all P), Leviticus 22:4 (H).

Pu`al Participle מְצֹרָע 2 Samuel 3:29 +, מְצוֺרָע 2 Chronicles 26:20; plural מְצֹרָעִים 2 Kings 7:3,8; feminine מְצֹרַ֫עַת Exodus 4:6 +, מְצֹרָ֑עַת Numbers 12:10; — leprous, of hand Exodus 4:6 (J), of person Numbers 12:10 (twice in verse) (E), 2 Kings 5:27; 2 Chronicles 26:20; אֲנָשִׁים מְצֹרָעִים 2 Kings 7:3; as substantive = leper 2 Samuel 3:29; 2 Kings 5:1,11; 2 Kings 7:8; 2 Kings 15:5 2 Chronicles 26:21a, 2 Chronicles 26:21b, 2 Chronicles 26:23; תּוֺרַת הַמְּצֹרָע Leviticus 14:2.


Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.All rights reserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

צָרַע Arabic صَرَعَ to strike down, whence صَرِيعُ a scourge; hence applied to diseases, as صَرْعُ epilepsy, prop. prostration. Hence is formed part. pass. צָרוּעַ Levit. 13:44 22:4 and part. Pual מְצֹרָע 2 Kings 5:1, 27 2 Kings 5:27, 15:5 a leper, pr. one stricken (by God), one smitten; inasmuch as the plague of leprosy was regarded as being sent by God [as of course it really was], comp. the verbs נָגַע, נֶגַע, נָכָה, Arabic ضرب. But since there is such an affinity between the letters צ and ג (see last remark under letter, p. 698 ) I prefer regarding the leprosy, to be so called from the idea of scabbiness; so that צָרַע would be the same as גָּרַע which see.

Hence צָרַצַת, and


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List of Word Forms
הַֽמְצֹרָעִ֨ים הַמְּצֹרָ֔ע הַמְּצֹרָֽע׃ הַצָּרֽוּעַ׃ המצרע המצרע׃ המצרעים הצרוע׃ וְהַצָּר֜וּעַ וּמְצֹרָ֞ע והצרוע ומצרע מְצֹרַ֣עַת מְצֹרַ֥עַת מְצֹרָ֔ע מְצֹרָ֣ע ׀ מְצֹרָ֥ע מְצֹרָֽעַת׃ מְצֹרָֽע׃ מְצֹרָע֙ מְצֹרָעִ֖ים מְצוֹרָ֣ע מצורע מצרע מצרע׃ מצרעים מצרעת מצרעת׃ צָר֖וּעַ צָר֙וּעַ֙ צָר֥וּעַ צרוע ham·mə·ṣō·rā‘ ham·ṣō·rā·‘îm hamməṣōrā‘ hammetzoRa hamṣōrā‘îm hamtzoraIm haṣ·ṣā·rū·a‘ haṣṣārūa‘ hatztzaRua mə·ṣō·rā‘ mə·ṣō·ra·‘aṯ mə·ṣō·rā·‘aṯ mə·ṣō·rā·‘îm mə·ṣō·w·rā‘ məṣōrā‘ məṣōra‘aṯ məṣōrā‘aṯ məṣōrā‘îm məṣōwrā‘ metzoRa metzoRaat metzoraIm ṣā·rū·a‘ ṣārūa‘ tzaRua ū·mə·ṣō·rā‘ ūməṣōrā‘ umetzoRa vehatztzaRua wə·haṣ·ṣā·rū·a‘ wəhaṣṣārūa‘
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