Strong's Hebrew: 6828. צָפוֹן (tsaphon) -- north
6828. tsaphon
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tsaphon: north
Original Word: צָפוֹן
Part of Speech: Noun Feminine
Transliteration: tsaphon
Phonetic Spelling: (tsaw-fone')
Short Definition: north

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from tsaphan
Definition
north
NASB Translation
North (8), north (125), north side (7), northern (1), northward (11).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
I. צָפוֺן153 noun feminineIsaiah 43:6 north (as the hidden, dark; compare Thes LewyFremdw. 188 f.; perhaps Phoenician צפל north); — absolute ׳צ Jeremiah 26:26 +, צָפֹ֫נָה northward Genesis 13:14 +, oftener צָפ֫וֺנָה Jeremiah 3:12 +, also צָפ֫וֺנָה = צָפוֺן Jeremiah 1:13 + (after prepositions and stative construct; compare Ges§ 90e); construct מִצְּפוֺן לְ Joshua 8:11 +, also מִצְּפוֺן Joshua 19:14 Gi (compare Benn; van d. H. Baer ׳מִצָּ), מִצְּפ֫וֺנָה לְ Judges 21:19; (׳צ occurs oftenest in Ezekiel [46 t.], Joshua [25 t.], Jeremiah [25 t.], Daniel [9 t.]); — north (opposite south, east, west) Genesis 13:14; Genesis 28:14 (both J), Exodus 27:11 (P), +; ׳מְּאַת צ north side Exodus 26:20; Joshua 15:5 + (see מֵּאָה); so ׳צֶלַיע צ Exodus 26:35, ׳רוּחַ הַצּ Ezekiel 42:17, compare עַליֶֿרֶךְ הַמִּזְבֵּחַ צָפ֫וֺנָה 2 Kings 16:14; ׳גְּבוּל צ Numbers 34:7,9 north boundary; ׳יַתְכְּתֵי צ remote parts of north Isaiah 14:13 (as divine abode), Ezekiel 38:6,15 + (see [ יַרְכָה]); ׳שַׁעַר הַצּ Ezekiel 40:35 +, ׳מֶּתַח צ Ezekiel 42:2; ׳רוּחַ צ Ezekiel 25:23 north wind, and so ׳צ alone Songs 4:16; toward the north is צָפ֫וֺנָה Joshua 13:3 #NAME?אֶלצָֿפוֺן Ecclesiastes 1:6, ׳אֶלהַֿצּ Ezekiel 42:1, אֶלהַֿצָּפ֫וֺנָה Ezekiel 8:14, לַצָּפוֺן Ezekiel 40:23, דֶּרֶךְ הַצָּפוֺן Ezekiel 40:20, צָפ֫וֺנָה ׳ד Ezekiel 8:5 (twice in verse) +, etc.; especially (in Jeremiah, Ezekiel, etc.) of quarter whence invaders were to come, e. g. Assyrians Isaiah 14:31, compare Zephaniah 2:13, Babylonians Jeremiah 6:1,22; Jeremiah 15:12; Jeremiah 46:20,24 (׳עַםצֿ), Jeremiah 47:2, Ezekiel 26:7, Cyrus against Babylonian Isaiah 41:25, compare Jeremiah 50:3,9,41; Jeremiah 51:48; more vaguely, Jeremiah 1:14,15 (׳מַמְלְכוֺת צ), Jeremiah 4:6; Jeremiah 10:22; Jeremiah 13:20; Jeremiah 25:9,26 (׳מַלְכֵי הַצּ); of Gog's host Ezekiel 38:6,15; Ezekiel 39:2; ׳נְסִיכֵי צ Ezekiel 32:30 (apparently of nearer [Aramaean?] princes); ׳אֶרֶץ צ Jeremiah 31:8 is region of Carchemish, but Zechariah 2:10; Zechariah 6:6,8 (twice in verse) of Babylon; ׳מֵאֶרֶץ צ (sometimes + other countries) the exiles and dispersed are to return Jeremiah 3:18; Jeremiah 16:15 = Jeremiah 23:8; Jeremiah 31:8, compare Isaiah 43:6; Isaiah 49:12; ׳מֶלֶךְ הַצּ Daniel 11:6,7,8,11,13,15,40 denotes successive Seleucidae.





Strong's
northern side, dark, gloomy

Or tsaphon {tsaw-fone'}; from tsaphan; properly, hidden, i.e. Dark; used only of the north as a quarter (gloomy and unknown) -- north(-ern, side, -ward, wind).

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