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Strongs Number: H6887


Hebrew Word
צָרַר
Transliteration
tsârar
Phonetic
tsaw-rar'
Part of Speech
Verb
Strongs Definition

to {cramp} literally or {figuratively} transitively or intransitively

BDB Definition

1. to bind, be narrow, be in distress, make narrow, cause distress, besiege, be straitened, be bound

a. (Qal)

1. to bind, tie up, shut up

2. to be scant, be cramped, be in straits

b. (Pual) to be bound, be tied up

c. (Hiphil)

1. to make narrow for, cause distress to, press hard upon

2. to suffer distress

2. to show hostility toward, vex

a. (Qal)

1. to show hostility toward, treat with enmity, vex, harass

2. vexer, harasser (participle)

Origin
A primitive root
Bible Usage
{adversary} (be in) afflict ({-ion}) {besiege} bind ({up}) (be {in} bring) {distress} {enemy} {narrower} {oppress} {pangs} shut {up} be in a strait ({trouble}) vex.