tsaphan: to hide, treasure upOriginal Word: צָפַןPart of Speech:
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
a prim. rootDefinition
to hide, treasure upNASB Translation
ambush (2), authority (1), conceal (1), concealed (2), hid (1), hidden (1), hide (2), keep them secretly (1), kept (1), lurk (1), restrain her restrains (1), saved (1), secret place (1), stealthily watch (1), store (1), stored (5), stores (1), stores away (1), treasure (2), treasured (3), treasures (1).
Brown-Driver-Briggs צָפַן verb hide, treasure up
(Late Hebrew id.
; Tel Amarna ƒapânu
, of sun); —
Qal Perfect3masculine singular ׳צ Proverbs 27:16: 2masculine singular צָפַנְתָּ Job 10:13 +, etc.; Imperfect יִצְמֹּן Job 21:19 + Proverbs 2:7 Qr (Kt רצפן), suffix יִצְמְּנֵנִי Psalm 27:5, etc.; Participle active plural suffix צֹפְנֶיהָ Proverbs 27:16; passive צָפוֺן Proverbs 13:22 +, Psalm 17:14 Kt; feminine צְפוּנָךְ Hosea 13:12, etc.; —
1 transitive hide, with accusative of person Exodus 2:2 (E), Joshua 2:4 (JE), of hiding a quarrelsome woman, like hiding wind Proverbs 27:16 (twice in verse) (si vera 1.; compare Toy); of ׳י's hiding his servants (from evil) Psalm 27:5; Psalm 31:21: = treasure up a thing, Proverbs 10:14, + אִתְּךָ with thyself, in thine own keeping Proverbs 2:1 = Proverbs 7:1, in (ב) the heart Job 10:13 (subject ׳י; of secret purposes), Psalm 119:11, compare Job 23:12; + ל person Proverbs 13:22; Cant 7:14, subject ׳י 21:19 reserve penalty; blessings Psalm 31:20; Proverbs 2:7 + מִן Job 17:4 thou [God] hast treasured up their heart away from understanding, kept it therefrom; passive, of sin Hosea 13:12 (absolute; "" צָרוּר); read possibly צָפוּן for צָפוּ Job 15:22 treasured up for (אֱלֵי) the sword (see I. צפה); צָפוּן = treasured, cherished place (i.e.Jerusalem) Ezekiel 7:22; = treasure Psalm 17:14 Qr (Kt צפינך, see צפין), Job 20:26 (on dubious text see Bu); plural of ׳י's treasured ones, his saints Psalm 83:4.
2 intransitive lie hid, lurk, absolute Psalm 56:7, with ל person Proverbs 1:11,18 and (of eyes of wicked) Psalm 10:8.
Niph`al Perfect3masculine singular נִצְמֵּן Jeremiah 16:17 be hidden from before (מִנֶּנֶד) ׳יs eyes ("" נִסְתְּרוּ); 3 plural נִצְמְּנוּ Job 24:1 + מִשַׁדַּי stored up on the part of shadday; stored up for (ל) one Job 15:20.
Hiph`il hide, =
Qal: Imperfect2masculine singular suffix תַּצְמִּנֵנִי Job 14:18, with ב location; 3 masculine plural יצפינו Psalm 56:7 Kt (but < Qr see
Qal); Infinitive construct suffix הַצְּפִינוֺ (Ges§ 20h) Exodus 2:3 to hide him.
hoard, reserve, deny
A primitive root; to hide (by covering over); by implication, to hoard or reserve; figuratively to deny; specifically (favorably) to protect, (unfavorably) to lurk -- esteem, hide(-den one, self), lay up, lurk (be set) privily, (keep) secret(-ly, place).