H6884 צרף - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to fuse (metal), that is, refine (literally or figuratively)

KJV Usage: cast, (re-) fine (-er), founder, goldsmith, melt, pure, purge away, try.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions



1. to smelt, refine, test
a. (Qal)
1. to smelt, refine
2. to test
3. to test (and prove true)
4. smelter, refiner, goldsmith (participle)
b. (Niphal) to be refined
c. (Piel) to be a refiner
1. refiner (participle)
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 1972
Parts of Speech: Verb

to refine
1) to smelt, refine, test
1a) (Qal)
1a1) to smelt, refine
1a2) to test
1a3) to test (and prove true)
1a4) smelter, refiner, goldsmith (participle)
1b) (Niphal) to be refined
1c) (Piel) to be a refiner
1c1) refiner (participle)

View how H6884 צרף is used in the Bible

First 30 of 33 occurrences of H6884 צרף

Judges 7:4 and I will refine
Judges 17:4 them to the silversmith,
2 Samuel 22:31 is refined:
Nehemiah 3:8 of the goldsmiths.
Nehemiah 3:32 the goldsmiths
Psalms 12:6 refined
Psalms 17:3 thou hast refined
Psalms 18:30 is refined:
Psalms 26:2 me; refine
Psalms 66:10 us: thou hast refined
Psalms 66:10 is refined.
Psalms 105:19 refined
Psalms 119:140 refined:
Proverbs 25:4 for the refiner.
Proverbs 30:5 is refined:
Isaiah 1:25 refine away
Isaiah 40:19 and the goldsmith
Isaiah 40:19 and casteth
Isaiah 41:7 the goldsmith,
Isaiah 46:6 a goldsmith;
Isaiah 48:10 Behold, I have refined
Jeremiah 6:29 the founder
Jeremiah 6:29 smelteth
Jeremiah 9:7 Behold, I will smelt
Jeremiah 10:9 of the goldsmith:
Jeremiah 10:14 every goldsmith
Jeremiah 51:17 every goldsmith
Daniel 11:35 to refine
Daniel 12:10 and refined;
Zechariah 13:9 and will refine

Distinct usage

2 every goldsmith
2 is refined:
2 refined
1 them to the silversmith,
1 of the goldsmiths.
1 the goldsmiths
1 for the refiner.
1 and the goldsmith
1 and casteth
1 a goldsmith;
1 Behold, I have refined
1 of the goldsmith:
1 and will refine
1 is refined,
1 for he is like a refiner's
1 as a refiner
1 the goldsmith,
1 me; refine
1 to refine
1 and I will refine
1 thou hast refined
1 is refined:
1 us: thou hast refined
1 is refined.
1 and refined;
1 refined:
1 refine away
1 the founder
1 smelteth
1 Behold, I will smelt

Corresponding Greek Words

tsaraph G695 argurokopos
tsaraph G1381 dokimazo
tsaraph G1571 ek kathairo
tsaraph G2511 katharizo
tsaraph G2680 kata skeuoazo
tsaraph G5471 chalkeus
tsaraph qal.,ni. G4448 puroo

Related words


H4715 מצרף mitsrêph
From H6884; a crucible

KJV Usage: fining pot.

H6885 צרפי tsôre phı̂y
tsôre phı̂y
From H6884; refiner; Tsorephi (with the article), an Israelite

KJV Usage: goldsmith’s.

H6886 צרפת tsâre phath
tsâre phath
From H6884; refinement; Tsarephath, a place in Palestine

KJV Usage: Zarephath.