H6822 צפה - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; properly to lean forward, that is, to peer into the distance; by implication to observe, await

KJV Usage: behold, espy, look up (well), wait for, (keep the) watch (-man).

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to look out or about, spy, keep watch, observe, watch
a. (Qal) to keep watch, spy
b. (Piel) to watch, watch closely
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 1950
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H6822 צפה is used in the Bible

First 30 of 35 occurrences of H6822 צפה

Genesis 31:49 watch
Numbers 23:14 of Zophim,
1 Samuel 4:13 watching:
1 Samuel 14:16 And the watchmen
2 Samuel 13:34 that kept the watch
2 Samuel 18:24 and the watchman
2 Samuel 18:25 And the watchman
2 Samuel 18:26 And the watchman
2 Samuel 18:26 and the watchman
2 Samuel 18:27 And the watchman
2 Kings 9:17 a watchman
2 Kings 9:18 me. And the watchman
2 Kings 9:20 And the watchman
Job 15:22 and he is waited
Psalms 5:3 my prayer to thee, and will look up.
Psalms 37:32 watcheth
Psalms 66:7 behold
Proverbs 15:3 beholding
Proverbs 31:27 She looketh well
Song of Songs 7:4 which looketh
Isaiah 21:5 watch
Isaiah 21:6 a watchman,
Isaiah 52:8 Thy watchmen
Isaiah 56:10 His watchmen
Jeremiah 6:17 watchmen
Jeremiah 48:19 and watch;
Lamentations 4:17 we have watched
Ezekiel 3:17 thee a watchman
Ezekiel 33:2 him for their watchman:
Ezekiel 33:6 But if the watchman

Distinct usage

6 and the watchman
3 watch
2 thee a watchman
1 of Zophim,
1 watching:
1 And the watchmen
1 that kept the watch
1 a watchman
1 me. And the watchman
1 and he is waited
1 my prayer to thee, and will look up.
1 watcheth
1 behold
1 beholding
1 She looketh well
1 which looketh
1 a watchman,
1 Thy watchmen
1 His watchmen
1 watchmen
1 and watch;
1 we have watched
1 him for their watchman:
1 But if the watchman
1 at the watchman's
1 The watchman
1 of thy watchmen
1 Therefore I will look
1 and will watch

Corresponding Greek Words

tsaphah G2657 kata noeo
tsaphah G5442 phulasso
tsaphah pi,pu G2572 kalupto
tsaphah pi. G2885 kosmeo
tsaphah pi. G4023 peri echo
tsaphah qal,pi G1914 epi blepo
tsaphah qal,pi G4649 skopos