H6087 עצב - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; properly to carve, that is, fabricate or fashion; hence (in a bad sense) to worry, pain or anger

KJV Usage: displease, grieve, hurt, make, be sorry, vex, worship, wrest.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions



1. to hurt, pain, grieve, displease, vex, wrest
a. (Qal) to hurt, pain
b. (Niphal) to be in pain, be pained, be grieved
c. (Piel) to vex, torture
d. (Hiphil) to cause pain
e. (Hithpael) to feel grieved, be vexed
2. to shape, fashion, make, form, stretch into shape, (TWOT) worship
a. (Piel) to shape, form
b. (Hiphil) to form, copy, fashion
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 1666,1667
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H6087 עצב is used in the Bible

17 occurrences of H6087 עצב

Genesis 6:6 and it grieved
Genesis 34:7 were grieved,
Genesis 45:5 Now therefore be not grieved,
1 Samuel 20:3 this, lest he should be grieved:
1 Samuel 20:34 for he was grieved
2 Samuel 19:2 was grieved
1 Kings 1:6 had not grieved
1 Chronicles 4:10 that it may not grieve
Nehemiah 8:10 neither be ye grieved;
Nehemiah 8:11 neither be ye grieved.
Job 10:8 have carved
Psalms 56:5 they fabricate
Psalms 78:40 and grieve
Ecclesiastes 10:9 shall be hurt
Isaiah 54:6 and grieved
Isaiah 63:10 and grieved
Jeremiah 44:19 to worship

Distinct usage

2 and grieved
1 were grieved,
1 Now therefore be not grieved,
1 was grieved
1 neither be ye grieved.
1 and grieve
1 shall be hurt
1 to worship
1 and it grieved
1 for he was grieved
1 they fabricate
1 had not grieved
1 this, lest he should be grieved:
1 have carved
1 that it may not grieve
1 neither be ye grieved;

Corresponding Greek Words

atsav G5013 tapeinoo
atsav hithp. G2660 kata nusso
atsav hi. G3949 par orgizo
atsav ni. G1278 dia poneo
atsav ni. G2352 thrauo
atsav ni. G2667 kata pipto
atsav ni. G3076 lupeo
atsav pi. G948 bdelusso
atsav pi. G3947 par oxuno
atsav pi. G4111 plasso
atsav pi. G4160 poieo

Related words


H4620 מעצבה ma‛ătsêbâh
From H6087; anguish

KJV Usage: sorrow.

H6088 עצב ‛ătsab
(Chaldee); corresponding to H6087; to afflict

KJV Usage: lamentable.

H6089 עצב ‛etseb
From H6087; an earthen vessel; usually (painful) toil; also a pang (whether of body or mind)

KJV Usage: grievous, idol, labor, sorrow.

H6091 עצב ‛âtsâb
From H6087; an (idolatrous) image

KJV Usage: idol, image.

H6092 עצב ‛âtsêb
From H6087; a (hired) workman

KJV Usage: labour.

H6093 עצּבון ‛itstsâbôn
From H6087; worrisomeness, that is, labor or pain

KJV Usage: sorrow, toil.

H6094 עצּבת ‛atstsebeth
From H6087; an idol; also a pain or wound

KJV Usage: sorrow, wound.