H6887 צרר - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to cramp, literally or figuratively, transitively or intransitively

KJV Usage: adversary, (be in) afflict (-ion), besiege, bind (up), (be in, bring) distress, enemy, narrower, oppress, pangs, shut up, be in a strait (trouble), vex.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to bind, be narrow, be in distress, make narrow, cause distress, besiege, be straitened, be bound
a. (Qal)
1. to bind, tie up, shut up
2. to be scant, be cramped, be in straits
b. (Pual) to be bound, be tied up
c. (Hiphil)
1. to make narrow for, cause distress to, press hard upon
2. to suffer distress
2. to show hostility toward, vex
a. (Qal)
1. to show hostility toward, treat with enmity, vex, harass
2. vexer, harasser (participle)
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 1973,1974
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H6887 צרר is used in the Bible

First 30 of 56 occurrences of H6887 צרר

Exodus 12:34
Exodus 23:22
Leviticus 18:18
Numbers 10:9
Numbers 25:17
Numbers 25:18
Numbers 33:55
Deuteronomy 28:52
Joshua 9:4
Judges 11:7
1 Samuel 13:6
1 Samuel 25:29
1 Samuel 28:15
2 Samuel 1:26
2 Samuel 20:3
2 Samuel 24:14
1 Kings 8:37
1 Chronicles 21:13
2 Chronicles 6:28
2 Chronicles 28:22
2 Chronicles 33:12
Nehemiah 9:27
Esther 3:10
Esther 8:1
Esther 9:10
Esther 9:24
Job 26:8
Psalms 6:7
Psalms 7:4
Psalms 7:6

Corresponding Greek Words

tsarar G436 anth istemi
tsarar G480 anti deimai
tsarar G639 aporeo
tsarar G1195 desmeuo
tsarar G1228 diabolos
tsarar G2190 echthros
tsarar G2662 kata pateo
tsarar G3404 miseo
tsarar G4170 polemeo
tsarar G4729 steno choreo
tsarar G4912 sun echo
tsarar G4962 su strepho
tsarar G4963 su strophe
tsarar hi. G3960 patasso
tsarar hi. G5605 odino
tsarar qal,hi G2346 thlibo