צר

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Root
צ־ר־ר

From the root צ־ר־ר

Adjective[edit]

צַר ‎(tsarm ‎(feminine צָרָה, masculine plural צָרִים, feminine plural צָרוֹת) [pattern: קֶטֶל]

  1. narrow (not wide)
  2. narrow (restrictive)

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Noun[edit]

צַר ‎(tsarm ‎(plural indefinite צָרִים, plural construct צָרֵי־, feminine counterpart צָרָה) [pattern: קֶטֶל]

  1. An active enemy (as opposed to one who merely harbors hate).
    • Ezra 4:1, with translation of the New International Version:
      וַֽיִּשְׁמְעוּ צָרֵי יְהוּדָה וּבִנְיָמִן []
      When the enemies of Judah and Benjamin heard []

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