H2196 זעף - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; properly to boil up, that is, (figuratively) to be peevish or angry

KJV Usage: fret, sad, worse liking, be wroth.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to fret, be sad, be wroth, be vexed, be enraged, be out of humour
a. (Qal)
1. to be out of humour
2. to be enraged, be angry
2. (Qal)
a. to appear perplexed, appear troubled
b. to be sad-looking
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 569
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H2196 זעף is used in the Bible

5 occurrences of H2196 זעף

Genesis 40:6 upon them, and, behold, they were sad.
2 Chronicles 26:19 was angry,
2 Chronicles 26:19 and while he was angry
Proverbs 19:3 fretteth
Daniel 1:10 worse looking

Distinct usage

1 upon them, and, behold, they were sad.
1 was angry,
1 and while he was angry
1 fretteth
1 worse looking

Corresponding Greek Words

zaaph G2373 thumoo
zaaph G5015 tarasso
bezaaph G3710 orgizo *