H4692 מצוּר מצור - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

מצוּר מצור
mâtsôr mâtsûr
maw-tsore', maw-tsoor'
From H6696; something hemming in, that is, (objectively) a mound (of besiegers), (abstractly) a siege, (figuratively) distress; or (subjectively) a fastness

KJV Usage: besieged, bulwark, defence, fenced, fortress, siege, strong (hold), tower.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


מצוּר מצור

1. siege-enclosure, siege, entrenchment, siege works
a. siege
b. enclosure, siege-works, rampart
Origin: from H6696
TWOT: 1898a
Parts of Speech: Noun Masculine

1) siege-enclosure, siege, entrenchment, siege works
1a) siege
1b) enclosure, siege-works, rampart

View how H4692 מצוּר מצור is used in the Bible

25 occurrences of H4692 מצוּר מצור

Deuteronomy 20:19 them in the siege:
Deuteronomy 20:20 bulwarks
Deuteronomy 28:53 thee, in the siege,
Deuteronomy 28:55 him in the siege,
Deuteronomy 28:57 in the siege
2 Kings 24:10 was besieged.
2 Kings 25:2 was besieged
2 Chronicles 8:5 fortified
2 Chronicles 11:5 for defence
2 Chronicles 32:10 in the siege
Psalms 31:21 in a strong
Psalms 60:9 me into the strong
Jeremiah 10:17 of the fortress.
Jeremiah 19:9 in the siege
Jeremiah 52:5 was besieged
Ezekiel 4:2 siege
Ezekiel 4:3 against it, and it shall be besieged,
Ezekiel 4:7 toward the siege
Ezekiel 4:8 of thy siege.
Ezekiel 5:2 of the siege
Micah 5:1 siege
Nahum 3:14 for the siege,
Habakkuk 2:1 myself upon the tower,
Zechariah 9:3 herself a strong hold,
Zechariah 12:2 when they shall be in the siege

Distinct usage

3 in the siege
2 was besieged
2 siege
1 was besieged.
1 fortified
1 for defence
1 me into the strong
1 of the fortress.
1 against it, and it shall be besieged,
1 toward the siege
1 of thy siege.
1 of the siege
1 for the siege,
1 myself upon the tower,
1 herself a strong hold,
1 when they shall be in the siege
1 them in the siege:
1 bulwarks
1 in a strong
1 him in the siege,
1 thee, in the siege,

Corresponding Greek Words

matsor G3794 ochuroma
matsor G4042 peri oche
matsor G4730 stenochoria
matsor G4928 sun oche
matsor G5482 charax

Related words


H4693 מצור mâtsôr
The same as H4692 in the sense of a limit; Egypt (as the border of Palestine)

KJV Usage: besieged places, defence, fortified.

H4694 מצרה מצוּרה me tsûrâh me tsûrâh
מצרה מצוּרה
me tsûrâh me tsûrâh
mets-oo-raw', mets-oo-raw'
Feminine of H4692; a hemming in, that is, (objectively) a mound (of siege), or (subjectively) a rampart (of protection), (abstractly) fortification

KJV Usage: fenced (city,) fort, munition, strong hold.

H6696 צוּר tsûr

A primitive root; to cramp, that is, confine (in many applications, literally and figuratively, formative or hostile)

KJV Usage: adversary, assault, beset, besiege, bind (up), cast, distress, fashion, fortify, inclose, lay siege, put up in bags.

H6677 צוּארה צוּרן צוּר צוּאר tsavvâ'r tsavvâr tsavvârôn tsavvâ'râh
צוּארה צוּרן צוּר צוּאר
tsavvâ'r tsavvâr tsavvârôn tsavvâ'râh
tsav-vawr', -vawr', -vaw-rone', -vaw-raw
Intensive from H6696 in the sense of binding; the back of the neck (as that on which burdens are bound)

KJV Usage: neck.

H6697 צר צוּר tsûr tsûr
צר צוּר
tsûr tsûr
tsoor, tsoor
From H6696; properly a cliff (or sharp rock, as compressed); generally a rock or boulder; figuratively a refuge; also an edge (as precipitous)

KJV Usage: edge, X (mighty) God (one), rock, X sharp, stone, X strength, X strong. See also H1049.

H6735 ציר tsı̂yr
From H6696; a hinge (as pressed in turning); also a throe (as a physical or mental pressure); also a herald or errand doer (as constrained by the principal)

KJV Usage: ambassador, hinge, messenger, pain, pang, sorrow.

Compare H6736.

H6864 צר tsôr
From H6696; a stone (as if pressed hard or to a point); (by implication of use) a knife

KJV Usage: flint, sharp stone.