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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #6155 - עֲרָבָה
1) poplar, willow
1a) a tree characterised by dark wood
Nm) brg (גהרב GhRB) - I. Dark:The dark of the evening or dark skinned people. II. Willow:From its shade and dark covering. KJV (142): even, evening, night, mingled, people, eventide, arabia, day - Strongs: H6153 (עֶרֶב), H6155 (עֲרָבָה)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
עֲרָבָה f. an arid, sterile region, a desert (see the root No. IV), Job 24:5; Isaiah 33:9, 35:1 51:3 Jeremiah 50:12, 51:43. With the art., הָעֲרָבָה is that low region into which the valley of the Jordan (الغور) runs near Jericho, and which extends as far as the Ælanitic gulf, Deuteronomy 1:1, 2:8 Joshua 12:1; 2 Samuel 4:7; 2 Kings 25:4 in which are the Dead Sea (hence called יָם הָעֲרָבָה the sea of the desert, Deuteronomy 4:49; Joshua 3:16, 12:3 2 Kings 14:25) and the brook Kedron, or נַחַל הָעֲרָבָה the stream of the desert, Amos 6:14 comp. 2 Kings 14:25, also עַרְבוֹת יְרֵחוֹ the plains of Jericho, Joshua 5:10; 2 Kings 25:5 and עַרְבוֹת מוֹאָב, see מוֹאָב.
(2) pr.n. of a town in the tribe of Benjamin, fully called בֵּית הָעֲרָבָה; see בַּיִת, letter kk.