5643. cether
Strong's Concordance
cether: backbiting
Original Word: סֵתֶר
Part of Speech: noun masculine; noun feminine
Transliteration: cether
Phonetic Spelling: (say'-ther)
Definition: a covering, hiding place, secrecy
סֵ֫תֶר noun [masculine] covering, hiding-place, secrecy; — absolute ׳ס Judges 3:19 +, ס֑תֶר 2 Samuel 12:12; Proverbs 25:23, סֶ֑תֶר Psalm 139:15; construct סֵ֫תֶר 1 Samuel 25:20 +; suffix סִתְרוֺ Psalm 18:12 (insert also "" 2 Samuel 22:12 ᵐ5 ᵑ6 Th Bu HPS), סִתְרִי Psalm 119:114; plural סְתָרִים Proverbs 9:17; —

1 covering, cover, הָהָר ׳בְּס 1 Samuel 25:20 under cover of the mountain, concealed by it; of clouds as covering for ׳י (shutting out his view) Job 22:14, of darkness (i.e. dark clouds) as ׳י's hiding-place (in theoph.) Psalm 18:12 (= 2 Samuel 22:12 see above), so רַ֑עַם ׳ס 2Sam 81:8 hiding-place of thunder; of adulterer מָּנִים ׳ס יָשִׂים Job 24:15 i.e. disguiseth himself.

2. a. hidng-place, 1 Samuel 19:2; Isaiah 28:17 הַמַּדְרֵגָה ׳ס Songs 2:14 (in figurative; "" חַגְוֵי הַסֶּלַע), of hippopotamus Job 40:21; figurative of Israel as shelter to Moab with מִמְּנֵי Isaiah 16:6, of ideal Israelite, as זֶרֶם ׳ס Isaiah 32:2, especially of ׳י as shelter: אָהֳלוֺ ׳ס Psalm 27:5, מָּנֶיךָ ׳ס Psalm 31:21, כְּנָפֶיךָ ׳ס Psalm 61:5, עֶלְיוֺן ׳ס Psalm 91:1, לִי ׳אַתָּה ס Psalm 32:7; compare Psalm 119:114.

b. secret place, of womb Psalm 139:15 ("" תַּחְתִּיּוֺת אָ֑רֶץ).

3 secrecy: ׳דְּבַרסֿ Judges 3:19 a matter of secrecy, secret matter; plural abstract intensive לֶחֶם סְתָרִים Proverbs 9:17 bread of utter secrecy (i.e. gained stealthily, "" מַיִם גְּנוּבִים); לְשֹׁן סָ֑תֶר Proverbs 25:23 tongue of secrecy, i.e. slanderous; elsewhere ׳בַּסּ in secrecy, secretly Deuteronomy 13:7; Deuteronomy 27:15,24; Deuteronomy 28:57; 2 Samuel 12:12; Jeremiah 37:17; Jeremiah 38:16; Jeremiah 40:15; Isaiah 45:19; Isaiah 48:16; Job 13:10; Job 31:27; Proverbs 21:14; Psalm 101:5.

סִתְרָה noun feminine shelter, protection, יְהִי עֲלֵיכֶם ׳ס Deuteronomy 32:38 (read perhaps יהיו, compare Dr) let them (the strange gods) be over you as a shelter.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
backbiting, covering, covert, disguise, hiding place, protection, secretly,

Or (feminine) cithrah (Deut. 32:38), {sith-raw'}; from cathar; a cover (in a good or a bad, a literal or a figurative sense) -- backbiting, covering, covert, X disguise(-th), hiding place, privily, protection, secret(-ly, place).

see HEBREW cathar

Forms and Transliterations
בְּסֵ֖תֶר בְּסֵ֙תֶר֙ בְּסֵ֣תֶר בְּסֵ֥תֶר בְסֵ֖תֶר בַּ֝סֵּ֗תֶר בַּ֭סֵּתֶר בַּסֵּ֔תֶר בַּסֵּ֣תֶר בַּסָּ֑תֶר בַסֵּ֑תֶר בַסֵּ֖תֶר בַסֵּ֣תֶר בַסֵּ֨תֶר בַסֵּ֨תֶר ׀ בַסָּ֑תֶר בסתר וְסֵ֖תֶר וְסֵ֣תֶר וְסֵ֥תֶר וסתר סְתָרִ֣ים סִתְר֗וֹ סִתְרִ֣י סִתְרָֽה׃ סֵ֥תֶר סֵֽתֶר־ סָֽתֶר׃ סתר סתר־ סתר׃ סתרה׃ סתרו סתרי סתרים bas·sā·ṯer ḇas·sā·ṯer bas·sê·ṯer ḇas·sê·ṯer basSater bassāṯer ḇassāṯer basSeter bassêṯer ḇassêṯer bə·sê·ṯer ḇə·sê·ṯer beSeter bəsêṯer ḇəsêṯer sā·ṯer Sater sāṯer sə·ṯā·rîm sê·ṯer sê·ṯer- setaRim səṯārîm Seter sêṯer sêṯer- siṯ·rāh siṯ·rî siṯ·rōw sitRah siṯrāh sitRi siṯrî sitRo siṯrōw vasSater vasSeter veSeter wə·sê·ṯer wəsêṯer
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Englishman's Concordance
Deuteronomy 13:6
HEB: אֲשֶׁ֥ר כְּנַפְשְׁךָ֖ בַּסֵּ֣תֶר לֵאמֹ֑ר נֵֽלְכָ֗ה
NAS: entice you secretly, saying,
KJV: entice thee secretly, saying,
INT: who soul secretly saying go

Deuteronomy 27:15
HEB: חָרָ֖שׁ וְשָׂ֣ם בַּסָּ֑תֶר וְעָנ֧וּ כָל־
NAS: and sets [it] up in secret.' And all
KJV: and putteth [it] in [a] secret [place]. And all the people
INT: of the craftsman and sets in secret shall answer all manner

Deuteronomy 27:24
HEB: מַכֵּ֥ה רֵעֵ֖הוּ בַּסָּ֑תֶר וְאָמַ֥ר כָּל־
NAS: his neighbor in secret.' And all
KJV: his neighbour secretly. And all the people
INT: strikes his neighbor secretly shall say all manner

Deuteronomy 28:57
HEB: בְּחֹֽסֶר־ כֹּ֖ל בַּסָּ֑תֶר בְּמָצוֹר֙ וּבְמָצ֔וֹק
NAS: for she will eat them secretly for lack
KJV: them for want of all [things] secretly in the siege
INT: lack of anything secretly the siege and the distress

Deuteronomy 32:38
HEB: יְהִ֥י עֲלֵיכֶ֖ם סִתְרָֽה׃
NAS: up and help you, Let them be your hiding place!
KJV: and help you, [and] be your protection.
INT: become and them be your hiding

Judges 3:19
HEB: וַיֹּ֕אמֶר דְּבַר־ סֵ֥תֶר לִ֛י אֵלֶ֖יךָ
NAS: and said, I have a secret message
KJV: and said, I have a secret errand
INT: and said message secret for king

1 Samuel 19:2
HEB: בַבֹּ֔קֶר וְיָשַׁבְתָּ֥ בַסֵּ֖תֶר וְנַחְבֵּֽאתָ׃
NAS: and stay in a secret place and hide
KJV: and abide in a secret [place], and hide
INT: the morning and stay A secret and hide

1 Samuel 25:20
HEB: הַחֲמ֗וֹר וְיֹרֶ֙דֶת֙ בְּסֵ֣תֶר הָהָ֔ר וְהִנֵּ֤ה
NAS: down by the hidden part of the mountain,
KJV: that she came down by the covert of the hill,
INT: her donkey and coming the hidden of the mountain behold

2 Samuel 12:12
HEB: אַתָּ֖ה עָשִׂ֣יתָ בַסָּ֑תֶר וַאֲנִ֗י אֶעֱשֶׂה֙
NAS: you did it secretly, but I will do
KJV: For thou didst [it] secretly: but I will do
INT: you did secretly I will do

Job 13:10
HEB: אֶתְכֶ֑ם אִם־ בַּ֝סֵּ֗תֶר פָּנִ֥ים תִּשָּׂאֽוּן׃
NAS: you If you secretly show
KJV: reprove you, if ye do secretly accept
INT: reprove If secretly persons show

Job 22:14
HEB: עָבִ֣ים סֵֽתֶר־ ל֭וֹ וְלֹ֣א
NAS: Clouds are a hiding place for Him, so that He cannot
KJV: Thick clouds [are] a covering to him, that he seeth
INT: Clouds hiding cannot see

Job 24:15
HEB: תְשׁוּרֵ֣נִי עָ֑יִן וְסֵ֖תֶר פָּנִ֣ים יָשִֽׂים׃
INT: will see eye backbiting his face appoint

Job 31:27
HEB: וַיִּ֣פְתְּ בַּסֵּ֣תֶר לִבִּ֑י וַתִּשַּׁ֖ק
NAS: became secretly enticed,
KJV: And my heart hath been secretly enticed,
INT: became secretly and my heart threw

Job 40:21
HEB: צֶאֱלִ֥ים יִשְׁכָּ֑ב בְּסֵ֖תֶר קָנֶ֣ה וּבִצָּֽה׃
NAS: he lies down, In the covert of the reeds
KJV: under the shady trees, in the covert of the reed,
INT: the lotus lies the covert of the reeds and the marsh

Psalm 18:11
HEB: יָ֤שֶׁת חֹ֨שֶׁךְ ׀ סִתְר֗וֹ סְבִֽיבוֹתָ֥יו סֻכָּת֑וֹ
NAS: darkness His hiding place, His canopy
KJV: darkness his secret place; his pavilion
INT: made darkness his hiding around his canopy

Psalm 27:5
HEB: רָ֫עָ֥ה יַ֭סְתִּרֵנִי בְּסֵ֣תֶר אָהֳל֑וֹ בְּ֝צ֗וּר
NAS: me in His tabernacle; In the secret place of His tent
KJV: me in his pavilion: in the secret of his tabernacle
INT: of trouble will hide the secret of his tent A rock

Psalm 31:20
HEB: תַּסְתִּירֵ֤ם ׀ בְּסֵ֥תֶר פָּנֶיךָ֮ מֵֽרֻכְסֵ֫י
NAS: You hide them in the secret place of Your presence
KJV: Thou shalt hide them in the secret of thy presence
INT: hide the secret of your presence the conspiracies

Psalm 32:7
HEB: אַתָּ֤ה ׀ סֵ֥תֶר לִי֮ מִצַּ֪ר
NAS: You are my hiding place; You preserve
KJV: Thou [art] my hiding place; thou shalt preserve
INT: You are my hiding trouble preserve

Psalm 61:4
HEB: עוֹלָמִ֑ים אֶֽחֱסֶ֨ה בְסֵ֖תֶר כְּנָפֶ֣יךָ סֶּֽלָה׃
NAS: Let me take refuge in the shelter of Your wings.
KJV: I will trust in the covert of thy wings.
INT: forever take the shelter of your wings Selah

Psalm 81:7
HEB: וָאֲחַ֫לְּצֶ֥ךָּ אֶ֭עֶנְךָ בְּסֵ֣תֶר רַ֑עַם אֶבְחָֽנְךָ֨
NAS: you; I answered you in the hiding place of thunder;
KJV: thee; I answered thee in the secret place of thunder:
INT: rescued answered the hiding of thunder proved

Psalm 91:1
HEB: יֹ֭שֵׁב בְּסֵ֣תֶר עֶלְי֑וֹן בְּצֵ֥ל
NAS: He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High
KJV: He that dwelleth in the secret place of the most High
INT: dwells the shelter of the Most the shadow

Psalm 101:5
HEB: (מְלָשְׁנִ֬י ק) בַסֵּ֨תֶר ׀ רֵעֵהוּ֮ אוֹת֪וֹ
NAS: Whoever secretly slanders
KJV: Whoso privily slandereth
INT: accuse secretly his neighbor will destroy

Psalm 119:114
HEB: סִתְרִ֣י וּמָגִנִּ֣י אָ֑תָּה
NAS: You are my hiding place and my shield;
KJV: Thou [art] my hiding place and my shield:
INT: are my hiding and my shield you

Psalm 139:15
HEB: אֲשֶׁר־ עֻשֵּׂ֥יתִי בַסֵּ֑תֶר רֻ֝קַּ֗מְתִּי בְּֽתַחְתִּיּ֥וֹת
NAS: I was made in secret, [And] skillfully wrought
KJV: from thee, when I was made in secret, [and] curiously wrought
INT: When was made secret skillfully the depths

Proverbs 9:17
HEB: יִמְתָּ֑קוּ וְלֶ֖חֶם סְתָרִ֣ים יִנְעָֽם׃
NAS: And bread [eaten] in secret is pleasant.
KJV: and bread [eaten] in secret is pleasant.
INT: is sweet and bread secret is pleasant

36 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 5643
36 Occurrences

bas·sā·ṯer — 3 Occ.
bas·sê·ṯer — 7 Occ.
bə·sê·ṯer — 7 Occ.
sā·ṯer — 1 Occ.
sə·ṯā·rîm — 1 Occ.
sê·ṯer — 4 Occ.
siṯ·rāh — 1 Occ.
siṯ·rî — 1 Occ.
siṯ·rōw — 1 Occ.
ḇas·sā·ṯer — 1 Occ.
ḇas·sê·ṯer — 5 Occ.
wə·sê·ṯer — 4 Occ.

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