Word Summary
tsbiy: beauty, honor
Original Word: צְבִי
Transliteration: tsbiy
Phonetic Spelling: (tseb-ee')
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Short Definition: beauty, honor
Meaning: splendor, a gazelle
Strong's Concordance
beautifulty, glorious, goodly, pleasant, roebuck

From tsabah in the sense of prominence; splendor (as conspicuous); also a gazelle (as beautiful) -- beautiful(-ty), glorious, goodly, pleasant, roe(-buck).

see HEBREW tsabah


H6643. tsbiy

I. צְבִיnoun masculine2 Samuel 1:19 beauty, honour; — absolute ׳צ1:19 +, צֶבִ֑יDaniel 8:9; construct צְבִיIsaiah 13:19 +; plural construct צִבְאוֺתJeremiah 3:19 (so ᵑ7‎ Ki Thes Hi Gf Ol § 145 b Köii.l, 584 and others; > from ᵑ6 צבא‎ Gie and others); —

1. a. beauty, decoration, ׳צ עֶדְיוֺ‎, of silver and gold Ezekiel 7:20, of products of soil Isaiah 4:2 (predict.)

b. elsewhere in figure: of drunkard's chaplet, ׳צ תִפְאַרְתּוֺIsaiah 28:1, 4 (figurative of Samaria); צ ׳עֲטֶרֶת28:5 (of ׳י‎); ׳הַצּ2 Samuel 1:19 (Saul and Jonathan); כָּלצֿ ׳גְּאוֺן‎, of Tyre Isaiah 23:9; ׳צ מַמְלָכוֺת13:19 (of Babylonian ); of land of Israel (Judah), לְכָלהָֿאֲרָצוֺת הִיא צְבִיEzekiel 20:6, 15, צִבְאוֺת צְבִי נַחֲלַת גּוֺיִםJeremiah 3:19 (see above) heritage of the beauty of beauties of the nations, i.e. most beauteous heritage; ׳הַצּ‎ especially of Jerusalem and temple Daniel 8:9 (Bev), compare הַצּ ׳אֶרֶץ11:16, 41 (see Dr), צ קֹֿרֶשׁ׳הַר11:45(i.e. temple-hill); of cities of Moab, ׳צ אֶרֶץEzekiel 25:9.

2 = honour, ׳צ דִּיק׳לַצּIsaiah 24:16. — Ezekiel 26:20 read בִי׳וְתִתְיַצְּ‎ for צְבִי וְנָתַתִּי‎, so Lxx Co Berthol Toy Krae and others

III. צבה‎ (√ of following; Late Hebrew צְבִיָה צְבִי,‎ = Biblical Hebrew; so Assyrian ƒabîtu, Arabic Aramaic טַבְיָה‎ ).

II. צְבִיnoun masculineIsaiah 13:14 gazelle; — ׳צ‎ absolute Deuteronomy 12:15 +; plural צְבָיִם2 Samuel 2:18, צְבָאיִם1 Chronicles 12:9 (Gi Baer; van d. H. v.12:8), צְבָאוֺתSong of Solomon 2:7; 3:5; — gazelle, allowed as food Deuteronomy 14:5, compare 12:15, 22 (although not for sacrifice, Dr; all + אַיָּל‎), so 15:22 (+ יַחְמוּר אַיָּל,‎, etc.), see 1 Kings 5:3; simile of swiftness 2 Samuel 2:18; 1 Chronicles 12:9 see above, Proverbs 6:5; of grace and beauty Song of Solomon 2:9, 17; 8:14 (compare JacobArab. Dichter iv. 20 f.); hence used in adjuration 2:7; 3:5 ( + אילות‎); ׳צ מֻדָּחIsaiah 13:14, simile of fugitives.