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

to watch
1) to look out or about, spy, keep watch, observe, watch
1a)(Qal) to keep watch, spy
1b) (Piel) to watch, watch closely

View how H6822 צפה is used in the Bible

First 30 of 37 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 a watchman
1 me. And the watchman
1 and he is waited
1 my prayer to thee, and will look up.
1 watcheth
1 beholding
1 She looketh well
1 a watchman,
1 His watchmen
1 and watch;
1 The watchman
1 of thy watchmen
1 Therefore I will look
1 and will watch
1 behold
1 that kept the watch
1 him for their watchman:
1 Thy watchmen
1 watchmen
1 But if the watchman
1 at the watchman's
1 we have watched
1 which looketh

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

Related words


H4707 מצפּה mitspeh
From H6822; an observatory, especially for military purposes

KJV Usage: watch tower.

H6823 צפה tsâphâh
A primitive root (probably rather identical with H6822 through the idea of expansion in outlook transformed to act); to sheet over (especially with metal)

KJV Usage: cover, overlay.

H6825 צפי צפו tse phô tse phı̂y
צפי צפו
tse phô tse phı̂y
tsef-o', tsef-ee'
From H6822; observant; Tsepho or Tsephi, an Idumaean

KJV Usage: Zephi, Zepho.

H6836 צפיּה tse phı̂yâh
tse phı̂yâh
From H6822; watchfulness

KJV Usage: watching.

H6837 צפיון tsiphyôn
From H6822; watch tower; Tsiphjon, an Israelite

KJV Usage: Ziphion.

Compare H6827.

H6839 צפים tsôphı̂ym
Plural of active participle of H6822; watchers; Tsophim, a place East of Jordan

KJV Usage: Zophim.

H6844 צפית tsâphı̂yth
From H6822; a sentry

KJV Usage: watchtower.

H6857 צפת tse phath
tse phath
From H6822; watch tower; Tsephath, a place in Palestine

KJV Usage: Zephath.

H7436 רמתים צופים râmâthayim tsôphı̂ym
רמתים צופים
râmâthayim tsôphı̂ym
raw-maw-thah'-yim tso-feem'
From the dual of H7413 and the plural of the active participle of H6822; double height of watchers; Ramathajim Tsophim, a place in Palestine

KJV Usage: Ramathaim-zophim.