H6779 צמח - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to sprout (transitively or intransitively, literally or figuratively)

KJV Usage: bear, bring forth, (cause to, make to) bud (forth), (cause to, make to) grow (again, up), (cause to) spring (forth, up).

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions



1. to sprout, spring up, grow up
a. (Qal)
1. to sprout, spring up 1a
b. of plants 1a
c. of hair 1a
d. of speech (fig.)
e. (Piel) to grow abundantly or thickly
f. (Hiphil)
1. to cause to grow
2. to cause to sprout
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 1928
Parts of Speech: Verb

to spring
1) to sprout, spring up, grow up
1a1) to sprout, spring up
1a1a) of plants
1a1b) of hair
1a1c) of speech (fig.)
1b) (Piel) to grow abundantly or thickly
1c) (Hiphil)
1c1) to cause to grow
1c2) to cause to sprout

View how H6779 צמח is used in the Bible

First 30 of 36 occurrences of H6779 צמח

Genesis 2:5 it grew:
Genesis 2:9 made
Genesis 2:9 to grow
Genesis 3:18 shall it bring forth
Genesis 41:6 sprung up
Genesis 41:23 sprung up
Exodus 10:5 which groweth
Leviticus 13:37 grown
Deuteronomy 29:23 nor doth it bear,
Judges 16:22 to grow again
2 Samuel 10:5 are grown,
2 Samuel 23:5 although he maketh it not to grow.
1 Chronicles 19:5 are grown,
Job 5:6 spring out
Job 8:19 grow.
Job 38:27 to spring forth?
Psalms 85:11 shall spring out
Psalms 104:14 to grow
Psalms 132:17 There will I make
Psalms 132:17 to bud:
Psalms 147:8 to grow
Ecclesiastes 2:6 that bringeth forth
Isaiah 42:9 before they spring forth
Isaiah 43:19 now it shall spring forth;
Isaiah 44:4 And they shall spring up
Isaiah 45:8 spring up
Isaiah 55:10 and bud,
Isaiah 58:8 shall spring forth
Isaiah 61:11 in it to spring forth;
Isaiah 61:11 to spring forth

Distinct usage

3 to grow
2 sprung up
2 are grown,
1 shall it bring forth
1 to grow again
1 although he maketh it not to grow.
1 to spring forth?
1 shall spring out
1 There will I make
1 to bud:
1 that bringeth forth
1 before they spring forth
1 now it shall spring forth;
1 And they shall spring up
1 spring up
1 and bud,
1 in it to spring forth;
1 to spring forth
1 to grow up
1 is grown,
1 And it grew,
1 will I cause
1 to bud forth,
1 and he shall grow up
1 it grew:
1 spring out
1 shall spring forth
1 grow.
1 nor doth it bear,
1 which groweth
1 grown
1 made

Corresponding Greek Words

tsamach G5453 phuo
tsamach hi. G1816 ex ana tello
tsamach qal,pi,hi G393 ana tello
tsamach qal,pi,hi G985 blastano

Related words


H6780 צמח tsemach
From H6779; a sprout (usually concretely), literally or figuratively

KJV Usage: branch, bud, that which (where) grew (upon), spring (-ing).