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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #4809 - מְרִיבָה

Transliteration
merı̂ybâh
Phonetics
mer-ee-baw'
Origin
the same as (H4808)
Parts of Speech
Proper Name Location
TWOT
None
Definition
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

Meribah = “strife” or “contention”

1) a fountain at Rephidim, in the desert of Sin; so called because the Israelites murmured against God

2) the name of the water supply at Kadesh on the southern border of the promised land; the people also murmured here against God

Frequency Lists  
  1. Book
  2. Word
KJV (6)
Exodus
1
Numbers
3
Deuteronomy
1
Psalms
1
NAS (8)
Exodus
1
Numbers
3
Deuteronomy
1
Psalms
3
HCS (11)
Exodus
1
Numbers
3
Deuteronomy
2
Psalms
3
Ezekiel
2
BSB (6)
Exodus
1
Numbers
3
Deuteronomy
1
Psalms
1
ESV (6)
Numbers
3
Deuteronomy
1
Psalms
1
Ezekiel
1
WEB (6)
Exodus
1
Numbers
3
Deuteronomy
1
Psalms
1
Verse Results
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

מְרִיבָה f. (from the root רִיב).

(1)  strife, contention, Genesis 13:8; Exodus 17:7; Numbers 27:14.

(2) [Meribah], pr.n.

(a) of a fountain flowing from a rock in the desert of Sin on the Heroopolitan gulf, -Exod. 17:17.

(b) מֵי מְרִיבָה (“water of strife”), another similar fountain in the desert of Zin, near Kadesh, Numbers 20:13, 24 Numbers 20:24; Deuteronomy 33:8; Psalms 81:8, 106:32 fully מֵי מְרִיבוֹת קָדֵשׁ Ezekiel 47:19.

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List of Word Forms
וּמְרִיבָ֑ה ומריבה מְרִיבַ֥ת מְרִיבָ֔ה מְרִיבָ֣ה מְרִיבָֽה׃ מריבה מריבה׃ מריבת mə·rî·ḇāh mə·rî·ḇaṯ mərîḇāh mərîḇaṯ meriVah meriVat ū·mə·rî·ḇāh ūmərîḇāh umeriVah
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2021. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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