6633. tsaba
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tsaba: to wage war, serve
Original Word: צָבָא
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: tsaba
Phonetic Spelling: (tsaw-baw')
Short Definition: war

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
to wage war, serve
NASB Translation
gone to war (2), made war (1), mustered (2), perform (2), served (1), serving women served (1), wage war (4), war (1).

[צָבָא] verb wage war, serve (Sabean צֿבא wage war with, also noun army, campaign HomChrest. 125 CISiv. 299, 1. 2 DHMVOJ i.28; Ethiopic ( > ) wage war; Assyrian ƒâbu, man, soldier;ZMG xl (1886), 726 and others compare (on account of Sabean, Ethiopic ) Arabic conceal oneself, hence lie in wait; this is phonetically suitable, but better in meaning would be go or come forth (against one), etc., so Thes LagBN 21; Frä232 compare young man); —

Qal Perfect3masculine plural ˜צבְאוּ Exodus 38:8; Zechariah 14:12; Imperfect3masculine plural יִצְבְּאוּ Numbers 31:7; Infinitive construct לִצְבֹּא Isaiah 31:4; לִצְבאֹ Numbers 4:23; Numbers 8:24; Participle plural צֹבְאִים Numbers 31:42; Isaiah 29:7,8; suffix צֹבֶיהָ Isaiah 29:7 (Ges§ 75oo; Di צָרֶיהָ); feminine plural צֹבְאֹת Exodus 38:8; צֹבְאוֺת 1 Samuel 2:22; —

1 wage war, fight, with עַל against, Numbers 31:7 (P) Isaiah 29:7,8; Isaiah 31:4; Zechariah 14:12, with suffix Isaiah 29:7 (?); absolute Numbers 31:42(P).

2 serve at sacred tent, Levites, with accusative צָבָא Numbers 4:23; Numbers 8:24 (P); women Exodus 38:8 (twice in verse) (P) 1 Samuel 2:22.

Hiph`il Participle ׳הַמַּצְבִּא אֶתעַֿם וגו 2 Kings 25:19 = Jeremiah 52:25 muster..

assemble, fight, perform, muster, wait upon, war

A primitive root; to mass (an army or servants) -- assemble, fight, perform, muster, wait upon, war.

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