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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #3996 - מָבוֹא
1) entrance, a coming in, entering
2b) sunset, west
V) afb (בוא BWA) - Come: To fill a void by entering it. This can be understood as to come or to go. [A generic verb with a wide application meaning to come or go as a filling of a void] KJV (2577): (vf: Paal, Hiphil, Hophal) come, enter, go - Strongs: H935 (בּוֹא)
am) afbm (מבוא MBWA) - I. Entrance:A place of entering. II. West:The place where the sun enters the underworld. [df: awbwm] KJV (24): going down, entry, come, entrance, enter, in, west - Strongs: H3996 (מָבוֹא)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
מָבוֹא m. (root בוֹא) pl. ־ִים and ־וֹת.
(1) an entering, Ezekiel 26:10.
(2) entrance, approach. Judges 1:24, 25 Judges 1:25, מְבוֹא הָעִיר “the entrance of the city,” i.e. the gate. Proverbs 8:3, מְבוֹא פְתָתִים “at the entrance of the gate.”
(3) מְבאֹ הַשֶׁמֶשׁ the entrance (i.e. place of setting) of the sun, the west, Deuteronomy 11:30; Psalms 50:1 in acc. towards the west, Joshua 1:4.
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