Strong's Concordance, Hebrew Dictionary

Constrain, lie sore, straiten, to compress, i.e., (figuratively) oppress, distress

Hebrew: צוּק, ṣûq (H6693)

10 King James Bible Verses

Here are constrain, distress, lie sore, press and related words in the Bible. What does the source Hebrew word צוּק mean and how is it used in the Bible? Below are the English definition details. Also below are examples within Bible verses highlighted in yellow (follow this link to go there). Tap or hover on blue, underlined words to see more original scripture and meanings. Information sourced from Strong's Concordance[1].

Definition Details

Strong's Number: H6693

Hebrew Base Word: צוּק

Part of speech: Verb

Usage: Constrain, distress, lie sore, (op-)press(-or), straiten

Definition: To compress, i.e., (figuratively) oppress, distress.

Detailed definition:

  1. (Hiphil) to constrain, press, bring into straits, straiten, oppress.

Derived terms: A primitive root.


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: t͡sˤuːk’
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: t͡suk
  3. Transliteration: ṣûq
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: tsook
  5. Modern Pronunciation: tsook

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Bible Verses with צוּק (H6693)

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