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Strong's #4569 - מַעֲבָר

mah-ab-awr', mah-ab-aw-raw'
Root Word (Etymology)
from (H5674)
Parts of Speech
masculine noun
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Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

  1. ford, pass, passing
    1. ford
    2. pass
    3. passing, sweep

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 5327 ‑ φάραγξ (far'‑anx);  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (11)
Genesis 1
Joshua 1
Judges 3
1 Samuel 2
Isaiah 3
Jeremiah 1
N95 (0)
CSB (11)
Genesis 1
Joshua 1
Judges 3
1 Samuel 2
Isaiah 3
Jeremiah 1
BSB (11)
Genesis 1
Joshua 1
Judges 3
1 Samuel 2
Isaiah 3
Jeremiah 1
ESV (10)
Genesis 1
Joshua 1
Judges 3
1 Samuel 2
Isaiah 2
Jeremiah 1
WEB (11)
Genesis 1
Joshua 1
Judges 3
1 Samuel 2
Isaiah 3
Jeremiah 1
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2520) rbo (אהבר AhBR) AC: Cross CO: ? AB: ?: The crossing over or passing through a land or water to gain access to the side beyond. [from: rb- filling a land] (eng: over; ford - with the exchange of the f and b; ferry)

V) rbo (אהבר AhBR) - Cross: To cross over a river or cross through a land. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (573): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Hitpael, Piel, Participle) over, pass, through, go, away - Strongs: H5674 (עָבַר), H5675 (עֲבַר)

Nm) rbo (אהבר AhBR) - I. Side:As being across from the other side. II. Beyond:Across the other side. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (91): over, pass, through, go, away - Strongs: H5676 (עֵבֶר)

Nf1) ero (אהברה AhBRH) - Wrath: As crossing over from peace. KJV (37): wrath, rage, anger - Strongs: H5678 (עֶבְרָה), H5679 (עֲבָרָה)

am) rbom (מאהבר MAhBR) - Crossing: A place in the river for crossing. KJV (11): ferry - Strongs: H4569 (מַעֲבָר)

dm) rfbo (אהבור AhBWR) - I. Produce:As what passes over the land. II. Purpose:In the sense of crossing over to something KJV (10): corn, sake, that, because, intent, deed, to - Strongs: H5668 (עָבֻר), H5669 (עֲבוּר)

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Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [מַעֲבָר] noun [masculine] ford, pass, passing; — only construct:

1מַעֲבַר יַבֹּק Genesis 32:23 (J) the ford of (the) Jabbok.

2 pass, מַעֲבַר מִכְמָשׂ 1 Samuel 13:23 the pass of M.

3 passing, sweep, כָּלמַֿעֲבַרמַטֶּה Isaiah 30:32 every sweep of the rod (עָבַר 4 c).


noun feminine ford, pass, passage; — absolute ׳מ Isaiah 10:29; plural מַעְבָּרוֺת Isaiah 16:2; Jeremiah 51:32, מַעְבְּרוֺת absolute Joshua 2:7; 1 Samuel 14:4; construct Judges 3:28 2t.; —

1 ford, only plural Joshua 2:7 (JE), Judges 3:28; Judges 12:5,6; Isaiah 16:2; so also 1 Samuel 13:7 (for ᵑ0עָֽבְרוּ) We Dr Kit Löhr; + מַעְבֶּרֶת 1 Kings 7:46 2 Chronicles 4:17, see סֻכּוֺת

2 pass (wady, ravine), 1 Samuel 14:4; Isaiah 10:29.

3 passage in defensive works of Babylonian Jeremiah 51:32.

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.All rights reserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

מַעֲבָר m. (from the root עָבָר)

(1)  a passing over, going on, Isaiah 30:32, כֹּל מַעֲבַר מַטֵּה מוּסָדָה וְגו׳ pr. “all the passing over of the decreed rod … … (is) with timbrels,” i.e. wherever the rod passes (and smites) there the timbrels sound.

(2) a place of passing over

(a) the ford of a river, Genesis 32:23.

(b) a narrow valley, a pass of the mountains, 1 Samuel 13:23.-The fem. is

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List of Word Forms
הַֽמַּעְבְּר֑וֹת הַֽמַּעְבְּר֗וֹת המעברות וְהַמַּעְבָּר֣וֹת והמעברות מַֽעֲבַר֙ מַעְבְּר֣וֹת מַעְבְּר֤וֹת מַעְבְּר֥וֹת מַעְבָּרָ֔ה מַעְבָּרֹ֖ת מַעֲבַ֖ר מַעֲבַ֥ר מעבר מעברה מעברות מעברת ham·ma‘·bə·rō·wṯ hamma‘bərōwṯ hammabeRot ma‘·bā·rāh ma‘·bā·rōṯ ma‘·bə·rō·wṯ ma‘ăḇar ma‘bārāh ma‘bārōṯ ma‘bərōwṯ ma·‘ă·ḇar maaVar mabaRah mabaRot mabeRot vehammabaRot wə·ham·ma‘·bā·rō·wṯ wəhamma‘bārōwṯ
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