Word Summary
tsohar: midday, noon
Original Word: צֹהַר
Transliteration: tsohar
Phonetic Spelling: (tso'-har)
Part of Speech: noun feminine
Short Definition: midday, noon
Meaning: a light, double light, noon
Strong's Concordance
midday, noonday window

From tsahar; a light (i.e. Window): dual double light, i.e. Noon -- midday, noon(-day, -tide), window.

see HEBREW tsahar


H6672. tsohar

I. [צֹ֫הַר‎] [noun masculine] only plural צָהֳרַ֫יִםmidday, noon, Deuteronomy 28:29+, צָהֳרָ֑יִםGenesis 43:16 +(when sun mounts its highest; on form as expanded plural (not dual) see Ges§ 88c and references); — usually

1 noon as a specific time of day, 1 Kings 18:29; especially ׳בַּצּat noon Genesis 43:16, 25; Amos 8:9; 1 Kings 18:27; 20:16; Song of Solomon 1:7 (resting-time for flock), Jeremiah 6:4 (opposed to evening); צ ׳בְּעֵת20:16 (distinguished from morning) as time of supposed security 15:8; Zephaniah 2:4; also הַצּ וְעַד ׳מֵהַבֹּקֶר1 Kings 18:26, ׳עַדהַֿצּ2 Kings 4:20; without ב‎, as adverb, ׳צ‎ as time of prayer Psalm 55:18 (+עֶרֶב בֹּקֶר,‎); as time of wasting קֶטֶב91:6; הַצּ ׳מִשְׁכַּב2 Samuel 4:5 noonday repose.

2 noon, as bright, simile of happiness, blessing, Isaiah 58:10 (opposed to אֲפֵלָה‎), Psalm 37:6 ("" כָּאוֺר‎); compare Job 11:17 (Ges§ 133e); see also הַצּ ׳בְּתוֺךְIsaiah 16:3 (opposed to צִלֵּךְ‎); ׳בַּצּDeuteronomy 28:29; Isaiah 59:10; Job 5:14.

II. צֹ֫הַרnoun feminine probably roof (compare Arabic, Assyrian, Tel Amarna back; > Thes Di and others light, window); — לַתֵּבָה ׳צ תַּעֲשֶׂהGenesis 6:16.