6810. tsair
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tsair: little, insignificant, young
Original Word: צָעִיר
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: tsair
Phonetic Spelling: (tsaw-eer')
Short Definition: younger

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from tsaar
little, insignificant, young
NASB Translation
least (1), least one (1), little (1), little ones (3), servants (1), small (2), those younger (1), young (1), younger (7), youngest (4), youngest son (1).

I. צָעִיר adjective little, insignificant, young; — absoluteצָעִיר Genesis 25:23 +; feminine צְעִירָה Genesis 19:31 +; צְעִרָה 1 Samuel 9:12; masculine plural צְעִירִים Job 30:1; suffix צְעִירֶיהָ Jeremiah 48:4 Qr (Kt צעוריה but see צֹעַר); צְעִירֵיהֶם Jeremiah 14:3 (Kt צעוריהם), etc.; —

1.a. little, with idea of insignificance Judges 6:15 ("" הַדַּל), compare 1 Samuel 9:21 ("" קְטַנֵּי), Micah 5:1; Psalm 68:28; Isaiah 60:22 (opposed to גוי עצום); of horn in vision Daniel 8:9, read probablyאחרת צעירה for אחת מִצְּעִירָה, compare Bev Dr; צְעִירֵי הַצֹּאן Jeremiah 49:20; Jeremiah 50:45 (figurative of helpless captives).

b. insignificant, mean, Psalm 119:141 ("" נִבְזֶה), Jeremiah 14:3 (as substantive); on Jeremiah 48:4.see צֹעַר.

2 more often of age, young (usually with article the younger, youngest, as substantive), of son (brother), opposed to הַבְּכוֺר Genesis 43:33; Genesis 48:14 (both J), Joshua 6:26; 1 Kings 16:34, opposed to רַב Genesis 25:23 (J), compare אני ׳צ לְיָמִים ואתם יְשִׁישִׁים Job 32:6; of daughter (sister), opposed to הַבְּכִירָה Genesis 19:31,34,35,38(J) Genesis 29:26 (E); — here belongs also צְעַירִים מִמֶּנִּי לימים Job 30:1, si vera lectio; GHBWr Siegf Bu strike out ממני לימים; ᵐ5 ἐλἁχιστοι); put then under 1b.

least, little one, small one, younger,

Or tsanowr {tsaw-ore'}; from tsa'ar; little; (in number) few; (in age) young, (in value) ignoble -- least, little (one), small (one), + young(-er, -est).

see HEBREW tsa'ar

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