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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #03378 - יְרֻבַּעַל

Word Origin
from (07378) and (01168)
Parts of Speech
Proper Name Masculine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

Jerubbaal = “let Baal contend”

1) name given to Gideon by his father when he destroyed the altar of Baal

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (14) NAS (14) HCS (14)
Judges 12
1 Samuel 1
Judges 12
1 Samuel 1
Judges 13
1 Samuel 1
n-p 14
n-p 8
n-p 8

Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 יְרֻבַּ֫עַל14 proper name, masculine name given to Gideon (according to Judges 6:32, where explanation as let Baal contend (compare Dr284,4 ii. 1,467); Imperfect ירוב not elsewhere [yet תרוב Proverbs 3:30 Kt, and Infinitive construct רוב Judges 21:28 Kt], hence We Sm 31explanation as = יְרוּבַעַל, √ ירח, compare יְרוּאֵל, יְרִיאֵל (p.436b), so GFM Ju Bu Ju Now Ju); — Judges 6:32; Judges 7:1; Judges 8:29,35; Judges 9:1 8t. 9 (בָּ֑עַל- Judges 9:24,57), 1 Samuel 12:11; = יְרֻכֶּ֫שֶׁת 2 Samuel 11:21 (see בּשֶׁת

2, below בושׁ); Ιεροβααλ ( usually; so ᵐ5 L 1 Samuel 12:11; 2 Samuel 11:21, where ᵐ5 B Ιεροβοαμ). — יָרבְעָם, see רבב. p. 914.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

יְרֻבַּעַל m. (contr. from יָרֹב בַּעַל “with whom Baal contends,” see Judges 6:32 ), a cognomen of Gideon, the judge of the Israelites, for which there is יְרֻבֶּשֶׁת [Jerubbesheth], (“with whom the idol contends”), 2 Samuel 11:21. LXX. Ἱεροβάαλ. Compare אִישׁ־בּשֶׁת and אֶשְׁבַּעַל.

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List of Word Forms
יְרֻבַּ֔עַל יְרֻבַּ֖עַל יְרֻבַּ֙עַל֙ יְרֻבַּ֛עַל יְרֻבַּ֜עַל יְרֻבַּ֣עַל יְרֻבַּ֥עַל יְרֻבָּ֑עַל יְרֻבָּֽעַל׃ ירבעל ירבעל׃ yə·rub·ba·‘al yə·rub·bā·‘al yərubba‘al yərubbā‘al yerubBaal
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