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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #6160 - עֲרָבָה

Transliteration
‛ărâbâh
Phonetics
ar-aw-baw'  
Word Origin
from (06150) (in the sense of sterility)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TWOT
1688d
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) desert plain, steppe, desert, wilderness

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 552 ‑ ἄπειρος (ap'‑i‑ros);  1093 ‑ γῆ (ghay);  1372 ‑ διψάω (dip‑sah'‑o);  1424 ‑ δυσμή (doos‑may');  2048 ‑ ἔρημος (er'‑ay‑mos);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (61) NAS (60) HCS (61)
Numbers 9
Deuteronomy 8
Joshua 11
1 Samuel 1
2 Samuel 4
2 Kings 3
Job 2
Psalms 1
Isaiah 6
Jeremiah 9
Ezekiel 1
Amos 1
Zechariah 1
Numbers 9
Deuteronomy 8
Joshua 11
1 Samuel 1
2 Samuel 3
2 Kings 3
Job 2
Psalms 1
Isaiah 6
Jeremiah 9
Ezekiel 1
Amos 1
Zechariah 1
Numbers 9
Deuteronomy 10
Joshua 13
1 Samuel 1
2 Samuel 4
2 Kings 3
Job 2
Psalms 1
Isaiah 6
Jeremiah 9
Ezekiel 1
Amos 1
Zechariah 1
BYZ TIS TR
n-cfp 2
n-cfpc 19
n-cfs 39
n-cfp 2
n-cfpc 19
n-cfs 38
n-cfp 2
n-cfpc 18
n-cfs 38
NA WH


Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2907) brg (גהרב GhRB) AC: Dark CO: Raven AB: ?: [from: bg]

V) brg (גהרב GhRB) - Dark: To be dark as the evening sky. KJV (3): (vf: Paal, Hiphil) evening, darkened - Strongs: H6150 (עָרַב)

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)

Nf1) ebrg (גהרבה GhRBH) - Desert: As a dark place. KJV (61): plain, desert, wilderness, arbah, champaign, evening, heaven - Strongs: H6160 (עֲרָבָה)

gm) brfg (גהורב GhWRB) - Raven: As black in color. KJV (10): raven - Strongs: H6158 (עוֹרֵב)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2019
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 I. עֲרָבָה61 noun feminine desert-plain, steppe; — absolute ׳ע 2 Samuel 4:7 +, suffix עַרְבָתָהּ Isaiah 51:3; plural עֲרָבוֺת Jeremiah 5:6; Psalm 68:5, construct עַרְבוֺת 2 Kings 25:5 +, עַרְבֹת Jeremiah 52:8; —

1 earliest use:

a. arid steppe west of Dead Sea (in southern Judah) 1 Samuel 23:24, also Ezekiel 47:8; Isaiah 51:3, whence name ׳יָם הָע Joshua 3:16 (JE) "" יָם הַמֶּלַח), also 2 Kings 14:25; Deuteronomy 4:49, and ("" id.) Deuteronomy 3:17; Joshua 12:3 (D); נַחַל הָעֲרָבָה Amos 6:14 must be east of Dead Sea, si vera lectio, but read probably מִצְרַיִם׳נ see נַחַל.

b. Jordan-valley west of river + adjacent plain; near ford (opposite Jericho) 2 Samuel 2:29, compare Joshua 8:14 (JE); also Deuteronomy 11:30; 2 Kings 25:4 = Jeremiah 39:4 = Jeremiah 52:7; — 2 Samuel 15:28; 2 Samuel 17:16 see עֲבָרָה

c. Jordan-valley east of river 2 Samuel 4:7.

2 in D:

a. especially of east Jordan plain Deuteronomy 1:1 (probably) Joshua 12:1,3, east half of Jordan-valley Deuteronomy 3:17; Deuteronomy 4:49; of entire Jordan-valley (between כִּנֶּרֶת and Dead Sea, modern El-Ghôr, the Depression) Deuteronomy 1:7; Joshua 11:2,16; west Jordan plain only Joshua 12:8; depression south of Dead Sea (modern Wady el-`Arabah) Deuteronomy 2:8.

3 in P always plural construct עַרְבוֺת מוֺאָב (east Jordan) Numbers 22:1 11t. (see מוֺאָב); עְרֵחוֺ׳ע (West Jordan) Joshua 4:13; Joshua 5:10, also 2 Kings 25:5 = Jeremiah 39:5 = Jeremiah 52:8.

4 apparently North Arabian desert Isaiah 40:3; Isaiah 41:19.

5 in General the steppe (often "" מִדְבָּר), Jeremiah 17:6; Jeremiah 50:12; Isaiah 33:9; Isaiah 35:1,6; Job 24:5; Job 39:6; Psalm 68:5; זְאֵב עֲרָבוֺת Jeremiah 5:6 (figurative of invader); compare description of Exodus אֶרֶץ עֲרָבָהוְשׁוּחָה Jeremiah 2:6; in simile, of a plain, of future land of Judah Zechariah 14:10. — See Dr Deuteronomy 1:1 and references Buhl Geogr. 111.

עַרְבָתִי see בֵּית הָעֲרָבָה

V. ערב (√ of following; compare Assyrian erêbu, enter, go in; erêb šamši, sunset; Arabic set (distinct from depart, = Sabean עֿרב withdraw, according to DHM Epigr. Denkm. 27), place of sunset, west; Sabean מערבם, מערבי [not עֿ !] west, western, CIS iv. p. 199 DHM l.c.; Ethiopic set (of heavenly bodies), so Syriac ; evening (Lag BN 64f.); Zinjirli מערב west; Late Hebrew עֶרֶב = Biblical Hebrew. Hence also Εὐπώπη, Europe, Lewy Fremdw. 139).

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

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.

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List of Word Forms
בְּעַֽרְב֣וֹת בְּעַֽרְב֥וֹת בְּעַֽרְבֹ֖ת בְּעַֽרְבֹ֣ת בְּעַֽרְבֹ֥ת בְּעַרְב֣וֹת בָּ֭עֲרָבוֹת בָּֽעֲרָבָ֔ה בָּֽעֲרָבָה֩ בָּעֲרָבָ֑ה בָּעֲרָבָ֔ה בָּעֲרָבָ֗ה בָּעֲרָבָ֥ה בָּעֲרָבָֽה׃ בערבה בערבה׃ בערבות בערבת הָ֨עֲרָבָ֜ה הָֽעֲרָבָ֑ה הָֽעֲרָבָ֔ה הָֽעֲרָבָ֖ה הָֽעֲרָבָה֙ הָעֲרָבָ֑ה הָעֲרָבָ֖ה הָעֲרָבָ֛ה הָעֲרָבָ֤ה הָעֲרָבָֽה׃ הָעֲרָבָֽתָה׃ הערבה הערבה׃ הערבתה׃ וְהָֽעֲרָבָ֖ה וְהָעֲרָבָה֩ וְעַרְבָתָ֖הּ וַעֲרָבָ֑ה וַעֲרָבָֽה׃ וּבָֽעֲרָבָה֙ וּבָעֲרָבָ֛ה ובערבה והערבה וערבה וערבה׃ וערבתה כָּֽעֲרָבָ֔ה כָּעֲרָבָה֙ כערבה מֵֽעַרְבֹ֤ת מערבת עֲרָבָ֛ה עֲרָבָ֣ה עֲרָבָ֤ה עֲרָבָ֥ה עֲרָבוֹת֙ עַֽרְב֥וֹת עַֽרְבֹ֣ת ערבה ערבות ערבת ‘ă·rā·ḇāh ‘ă·rā·ḇō·wṯ ‘ar·ḇō·wṯ ‘ar·ḇōṯ ‘ărāḇāh ‘ărāḇōwṯ ‘arḇōṯ ‘arḇōwṯ araVah araVot arVot bā‘ărāḇāh bā‘ărāḇōwṯ bā·‘ă·rā·ḇāh bā·‘ă·rā·ḇō·wṯ baaraVah BaaraVot bə‘arḇōṯ bə‘arḇōwṯ bə·‘ar·ḇō·wṯ bə·‘ar·ḇōṯ bearVot hā‘ărāḇāh hā‘ărāḇāṯāh hā·‘ă·rā·ḇā·ṯāh hā·‘ă·rā·ḇāh haaraVah haaraVatah kā‘ărāḇāh kā·‘ă·rā·ḇāh kaaraVah mê‘arḇōṯ mê·‘ar·ḇōṯ mearVot ū·ḇā·‘ă·rā·ḇāh ūḇā‘ărāḇāh uvaaraVah vaaraVah vearvaTah vehaaraVah wa‘ărāḇāh wa·‘ă·rā·ḇāh wə‘arḇāṯāh wə·‘ar·ḇā·ṯāh wə·hā·‘ă·rā·ḇāh wəhā‘ărāḇāh
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