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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #2724 - חָרָבָה

Word Origin
from (02720)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) dry land, dry ground

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1093 ‑ γῆ (ghay);  3584 ‑ ξηρός (xay‑ros');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (8) NAS (8) HCS (8)
Genesis 1
Exodus 1
Joshua 2
2 Kings 1
Ezekiel 1
Haggai 1
Genesis 1
Exodus 1
Joshua 2
2 Kings 1
Ezekiel 1
Haggai 1
Genesis 1
Exodus 1
Joshua 3
2 Kings 1
Ezekiel 1
Haggai 1
n-cfs 8
n-cfs 8
n-cfs 8

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)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2020
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 חָֽרָבָה noun feminine dry ground; — absolute ׳ח Genesis 7:22 7t.; opposed to הַיָּם Exodus 14:21 (J), Haggai 2:6; compare Genesis 7:22 (J); opposed to water of Jordan Joshua 3:17 (twice in verse) (J), Joshua 4:18 (E), 2 Kings 2:8; of Nile-arms ׳וְנָתַתִּ֫י יְאֹרִים ח Ezekiel 30:12.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

חָרָבָה (for חַרָּבָה) that which is dry, dry land, Genesis 7:22; Exodus 14:21; 2 Kings 2:8.

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List of Word Forms
בֶּחָ֣רָבָ֔ה בֶּחָֽרָבָ֖ה בֶּחָֽרָבָ֛ה בֶּחָרָבָֽה׃ בחרבה בחרבה׃ הֶחָרָבָ֑ה הֶחָרָבָֽה׃ החרבה החרבה׃ חָֽרָבָ֔ה חרבה לֶחָרָבָ֑ה לחרבה be·ḥā·rā·ḇāh becharaVah beḥārāḇāh charaVah ḥā·rā·ḇāh ḥārāḇāh he·ḥā·rā·ḇāh hecharaVah heḥārāḇāh le·ḥā·rā·ḇāh lecharaVah leḥārāḇāh
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