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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #02721 - חֹרֶב

Word Origin
a collaterally form of (02719)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) dryness, desolation, drought, heat

1a) dryness

1b) drought

1c) parching heat

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1372 ‑ διψάω (dip‑sah'‑o);  2738 ‑ καῦμα (kow'‑mah);  2742 ‑ καύσων (kow'‑sone);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (16) NAS (16) HCS (16)
Genesis 1
Judges 3
Job 1
Isaiah 4
Jeremiah 3
Ezekiel 1
Zephaniah 1
Haggai 1
Genesis 1
Judges 3
Job 1
Isaiah 4
Jeremiah 3
Ezekiel 1
Zephaniah 1
Haggai 1
Genesis 1
Judges 3
Job 1
Isaiah 5
Jeremiah 3
Ezekiel 1
Zephaniah 1
Haggai 1
n-cms 16
n-cms 16
n-cms 16

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2199) brh (ההרב HhRB) AC: Waste CO: Sword AB: ?: [from: rh- heat]

V) brh (ההרב HhRB) - Waste: A dry wasteland. Also a place that has been laid waste and made desolate. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (41): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Hophal, Pual, Participle) waste, dry, desolate, slay, decay, destroy - Strongs: H2717 (חָרַב), H2718 (חֲרַב)

Nf) brh (ההרב HhRB) - I. Sword:A weapon used to lay waste a city. II. Waste:A dry or desolate place. KJV (423): sword, knife, dagger, axe, mattock - Strongs: H2719 (חֶרֶב), H2720 (חָרֵב)

Nf1) ebrh (ההרבה HhRBH) - Waste: KJV (50): waste, desolate, desert, decayed, dry land, dry ground - Strongs: H2723 (חָרְבָּה), H2724 (חָרָבָה)

gm) brfh (ההורב HhWRB) - I. Heat: II. Waste: KJV (16): heat, dry, drought, waste, desolation - Strongs: H2721 (חֹרֶב)

jm) nfbrh (ההרבונ HhRBWN) - Drought: KJV (1): drought - Strongs: H2725 (חֲרָבוֹן)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 I. חֹ֫רֶב noun masculine Genesis 31:40 dryness, drought, heat, absolute ׳ח Genesis 31:40 11t. + Deuteronomy 28:22 (for ᵑ0חֶרֶב; see Di, followed by ᵑ9; ᵐ5 and ᵐ5 L omitted); —

1 dryness Judges 6:37,39,40 (all of absence of dew); Jeremiah 50:38 ("" יָבֵשׁ); so read also Zechariah 11:17 (for ᵑ0חֶרֶב, see v b and Sta ZAW i. 1881,29), a drying up upon his arm (i.e. a withering) and upon his right eye.

2 drought Haggai 1:11 + Deuteronomy 28:22 see above

3 parching heat (of sun) Genesis 31:40 (opposed to קֶ֫רַח), Jeremiah 36:30 (opposed to id.); Isaiah 4:6; Isaiah 25:4,5 (twice in verse); of fever Job 30:30.

II. חֹ֫רֶב noun [masculine] desolation; — ׳עָרֵי ח Isaiah 61:4 cities of desolation ("" שֹׁמֲמוֺת, and, in v a, חָרְבוֺת); compare Zephaniah 2:14 (but read עֹרֵב, ᵐ5 We and others); Jeremiah 49:13, and ׳מִצְרַיִם חָרְבוֺת ח Ezekiel 29:10 Egypt shall be wastes of desolation (but ᵐ5ᵑ9 Co wastes of the sword, חֶרֶב for חֹרֶב); + Ezekiel 38:8 Co, who reads מֵחֹרֶב (or מֵחָרְבָּה).

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

חֹרֶב m.

(1)  dryness, drought, Judges 6:37, 39 Judges 6:39 hence, heat, Genesis 31:40; Job 30:30.

(2) a desolating, laying waste. עָרֵי חֹרֶב towns laid waste, desolated, Isaiah 61:4; Ezekiel 29:10.

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List of Word Forms
חֹ֔רֶב חֹ֖רֶב חֹ֚רֶב חֹ֜רֶב חֹ֣רֶב חֹ֤רֶב חֹ֥רֶב חֹֽרֶב׃ חרב חרב׃ כְּחֹ֣רֶב כחרב לְחֹ֥רֶב לַחֹ֥רֶב לחרב מֵחֹ֑רֶב מֵחֹ֔רֶב מחרב Chorev ḥō·reḇ ḥōreḇ kə·ḥō·reḇ keChorev kəḥōreḇ la·ḥō·reḇ laChorev laḥōreḇ lə·ḥō·reḇ leChorev ləḥōreḇ mê·ḥō·reḇ meChorev mêḥōreḇ
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