H6869 צרה - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

Feminine of H6862; tightness (that is, figuratively trouble); transitively a female rival

KJV Usage: adversary, adversity, affliction, anguish, distress, tribulation, trouble.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions



1. straits, distress, trouble
2. vexer, rival wife
Origin: from H6862
TWOT: 1973c,1974b
Parts of Speech: Noun Feminine

View how H6869 צרה is used in the Bible

First 30 of 73 occurrences of H6869 צרה

Genesis 35:3 of my tightness,
Genesis 42:21 the tightness
Genesis 42:21 therefore is this tightness
Deuteronomy 31:17 and straits
Deuteronomy 31:21 and straits
Judges 10:14 of your tightness.
1 Samuel 1:6 And her rival
1 Samuel 10:19 and your straits;
1 Samuel 26:24 me out of all tightness.
2 Samuel 4:9 out of all tightness,
1 Kings 1:29 out of all tightness,
2 Kings 19:3 of tightness,
2 Chronicles 15:6 tightness.
2 Chronicles 20:9 to thee in our tightness,
Nehemiah 9:27 of their tightness,
Nehemiah 9:37 tightness.
Job 5:19 straits:
Job 27:9 when tightness
Psalms 9:9 of tightness.
Psalms 10:1 of tightness?
Psalms 20:1 of tightness;
Psalms 22:11 from me; for tightness
Psalms 25:17 The straits
Psalms 25:22 out of all his straits.
Psalms 31:7 in straits;
Psalms 34:6 him out of all his straits.
Psalms 34:17 them out of all their straits.
Psalms 37:39 of tightness.
Psalms 46:1 in tightness.
Psalms 50:15 of tightness:

Distinct usage

8 of tightness,
7 of tightness.
4 tightness
3 of tightness
2 and straits
2 when tightness
2 of tightness;
2 of tightness:
2 of my tightness
2 tightness.
2 out of all tightness,
1 straits:
1 The straits
1 him out of all his straits.
1 them out of all their straits.
1 straits,
1 from straits.
1 straits
1 of tightness?
1 from me; for tightness
1 in tightness.
1 me out of all tightness:
1 and tightness,
1 in tightness,
1 him: I will be with him in tightness;
1 him my tightness.
1 out of tightness.
1 him out of his tightness.
1 tightness;
1 to thee in our tightness,
1 In all their tightness
1 by reason of my tightness
1 with tightness,
1 on her: tightness
1 for tightness.
1 of my tightness,
1 the tightness
1 therefore is this tightness
1 In my tightness
1 of your tightness.
1 and your straits;
1 me out of all tightness.
1 And her rival
1 and the tightness
1 in straits;
1 of their tightness,
1 out of all his straits.
1 and behold tightness

Corresponding Greek Words

tsarah G640 aporia
tsarah G2347 thlipsis
tsarah G4726 stenagmos

Related words


H6862 צר צר tsar tsâr

צר צר
tsar tsâr
tsar, tsawr
From H6887; narrow; (as a noun) a tight place (usually figuratively, that is, trouble); also a pebble (as in H6864); (transitively) an opponent (as crowding)

KJV Usage: adversary, afflicted (-tion), anguish, close, distress, enemy, flint, foe, narrow, small, sorrow, strait, tribulation, trouble.