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Entry for Strong's #697 - אַרְבֶּה

Word Origin
from (07235)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) a kind of locust, locust swarm (collective)

2) (CLBL)

2a) sudden disappearance (figuratively)

2b) insignificance (figuratively)

2c) activity (figuratively)

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 200 ‑ ἀκρίς (ak‑rece');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (24) NAS (24) HCS (24)
Exodus 5
Leviticus 1
Deuteronomy 1
Judges 2
1 Kings 1
2 Chronicles 1
Job 1
Psalms 3
Proverbs 1
Jeremiah 1
Joel 2
Nahum 2
Exodus 5
Leviticus 1
Deuteronomy 1
Judges 2
1 Kings 1
2 Chronicles 1
Job 1
Psalms 3
Proverbs 1
Jeremiah 1
Joel 2
Nahum 2
Exodus 7
Leviticus 1
Deuteronomy 1
Judges 2
1 Kings 1
2 Chronicles 1
Job 1
Psalms 3
Proverbs 1
Jeremiah 1
Joel 3
Nahum 2
n-cms 24
n-cms 23
n-cms 23

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1439) br (רב RB) AC: Rule CO: Master AB: Increase: The pictograph r is a picture of a head, the b is a picture of the tent representing the family. Combined these mean "head of the family". Each family has a master that rules all cases, trials, conflicts and contests. This person was the representative for the whole tribe, one abundant in authority and wisdom. (see Exodus 18:25) .

A) br (רב RB) AC: ? CO: Master AB: ?: An abundance of number, strength or authority.

Nm) br (רב RB) - I. Master:One who is abundant in authority. II. Abundant:An abundance of numbers (many) or strength (great) . From the idea of greatness in authority. [Hebrew and Aramaic] III. Archer:[Unknown connection to root;] KJV (475): many, great, much, captain, more, long, enough, multitude, mighty, greater, greatly, archer - Strongs: H7227 (רַב), H7228 (רַב), H7229 (רַב)

af4) tibrm (מרבית MRBYT) - Abundance: KJV (5): increase, greatest, multitude - Strongs: H4768 (מַרְבִּית)

hf1) ebrm (מרבה MRBH) - Much: As an increase. KJV (1): much - Strongs: H4767 (מִרְבָּה)

if3 ) tfbrt (תרבות TRBWT) - Abundance: KJV (1): increase - Strongs: H8635 (תַּרְבּוּת)

if4 ) tibrt (תרבית TRBYT) - Increase: From usury. KJV (6): increase, gain - Strongs: H8636 (תַּרְבִּית)

lm) brbr (רברב RBRB) - Abundant: [Aramaic only] KJV (8): great - Strongs: H7260 (רַבְרַב)

rf) fbr (רבו RBW) - Majesty: [Aramaic only] KJV (5): majesty, greatness - Strongs: H7238 (רְבוּ)

eqf) fbir (ריבו RYBW) - Myriad: A number of great abundance. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (13): thousand, ten thousand - Strongs: H7239 (רִבּוֹא), H7240 (רִבּוֹ)

lmm) nbrbr (רברבנ RBRBN) - Lord: One abundant in authority. KJV (8): lord, prince - Strongs: H7261 (רַבְרְבָנִין)

B) bbr (רבב RBB) AC: ? CO: Abundant AB: ?: An abundance of number, strength or authority.

V) bbr (רבב RBB) - I. Increase:To grow in number. II. Shoot:The shooting of arrows from an archer. [Unknown connection to root] KJV (19): (vf: Paal, Pual) many, multiply, increase, more, manifold, thousand, shoot - Strongs: H7231 (רָבַב), H7232 (רָבַב)

Nf1) ebbr (רבבה RBBH) - Myriad: A great abundance in numbers. KJV (16): ten thousand, million, many, multiply - Strongs: H7233 (רְבָבָה)

bm) bibr (רביב RBYB) - Showers: [Unknown connection to root;] KJV (6): shower - Strongs: H7241 (רְבִיבִים)

C) bra (ארב ARB) AC: Ambush CO: ? AB: ?: [Unknown connection to root;]

V) bra (ארב ARB) - Ambush: To lay in wait to ambush. KJV (42): (vf: Paal, Hiphil, Piel) lay, ambush - Strongs: H693 (אָרַב)

Nm) bra (ארב ARB) - Den: An animals abode for laying down. KJV (2): lie, den - Strongs: H695 (אֶרֶב)

Nf1) ebra (ארבה ARBH) - Struggle: A wresting around as an ambush. KJV (1): spoils - Strongs: H698 (אָרְבָּה)

am) bram (מארב MARB) - Ambush: A place for an ambush. KJV (5): ambushment, wait, lurking - Strongs: H3993 (מַאֲרָב)

df1) ebfra (ארובה ARWBH) - Window: A place for an ambush. [Unknown connection to root;] KJV (9): window, chimney - Strongs: H699 (אֲרֻבָּה)

gm) brfa (אורב AWRB) - Ambush: KJV (1): wait - Strongs: H696 (אֹרֶב)

G) ber (רהב RHB) AC: Encourage CO: ? AB: Pride: An abundance of assurance.

V) ber (רהב RHB) - Encourage: KJV (4): (vf: Paal, Hiphil) sure, proudly, overcome, strengthen - Strongs: H7292 (רָהַב)

Nm) ber (רהב RHB) - Proud: KJV (1): proud - Strongs: H7295 (רָהָב)

gm) befr (רוהב RWHB) - Proud: KJV (1): strength - Strongs: H7296 (רֹהַב)

H) ebr (רבה RBH) AC: ? CO: Abundant AB: ?: An abundance of number, strength or authority.

V) ebr (רבה RBH) - Increase: [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (232): (vf: Paal, Hiphil, Piel) multiply, increase, much, more, long, store, exceedingly, abundance, grow, great - Strongs: H7235 (רָבָה), H7236 (רְבָה)

am) ebrm (מרבה MRBH) - Increase: KJV (2): increase, great - Strongs: H4766 (מַרְבֶּה)

nm) ebra (ארבה ARBH) - Locust: An abundant swarm. KJV (24): locust, grasshopper - Strongs: H697 (אַרְבֶּה)

J) bfr (רוב RWB) AC: ? CO: Abundance AB: ?: An abundance of number, strength or authority.

Nm) bfr (רוב RWB) - Abundance: An abundance of numbers (many) or strength (great) . KJV (155): multitude, abundance, great, greatness, much, abundantly, plenty, many, long, excellent - Strongs: H7230 (רֹב)

L) bri (ירב YRB) AC: Strive CO: ? AB: Strife: The responsibility of the master is to strive for survival and protection of the house.

bm) biri (יריב YRYB) - Strive: KJV (3): strive, contend - Strongs: H3401 (יָרִיב)

M) bir (ריב RYB) AC: Strive CO: ? AB: Strife: The responsibility of the master is to strive for survival and protection of the house.

V) bir (ריב RYB) - Strive: [df: bwr] KJV (67): (vf: Paal, Hiphil) plead, strive, contend, chide, debate - Strongs: H7378 (רוּב)

Nm ) bir (ריב RYB) - Strife: KJV (62): cause, strife, controversy, contention - Strongs: H7379 (רִב)

kf1) ebirm (מריבה MRYBH) - Strife: KJV (7): strife, provocation - Strongs: H4808 (מְרִיבָה)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 אַרְבֶּה noun masculine Exodus 10:19 a kind of locust (usually interpreted as the multitudinous, but Dl HWB 126 as = Assyrian âribu, êribu, êribû, locust-swarm, from ארב devastate); — always absolute ׳(הָ)א; — usually collective locust-swarm, in simile of swarm of invaders Judges 6:5; Judges 7:12; often apparently the common species ("" other species, compare לְמִינוֺ Leviticus 11:22): Jeremiah 46:23; Nahum 3:15 (simile of multitude; "" יֶלֶק); as destructive Exodus 10:4,12,13,14 (twice in verse); Exodus 10:19a (all J), Psalm 105:34 ("" יֶלֶק), Deuteronomy 28:38 (verb תסל), 1 Kings 8:37 2 Chronicles 6:28; Psalm 78:46 (all + תָסִיל), Joel 1:4 (twice in verse) ("" גָּזָם, יֶלָק, חָסִיל), Joel 2:25 ("" id.); as disappearing suddenly (simile) Nahum 3:17 ("" גּוֺב גּוֺבַי); as edible Leviticus 11:22 (H; "" סָלְעָם, חִרְגֹּל, חָגָב); as well organized Proverbs 30:27 (compare Joel 2:7,8); of single locust, אֶחָד׳א Exodus 10:19b (J), as leaping (simile) Job 39:20, as shaken out of garment (simile) Psalm 109:23 (see II. נָעַר). — compare Dr Joel 82ff.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

אַרְבֶּה m. a locust (from the root רָבָה to be many); Exodus 10:4, seq.; Leviticus 11:22; Joel 1:4 Psal. 78:46. Specially of a particular kind, prob. the gryllus gregarius, Leviticus 11:22; Joel 1:4. As to the various species of locusts, see Bochart, Hieroz. ii. 447.

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List of Word Forms
אַרְבֶּ֑ה אַרְבֶּ֖ה אַרְבֶּ֣ה אַרְבֶּ֤ה אַרְבֶּה֙ ארבה בָּֽאַרְבֶּ֔ה בארבה הָ֣אַרְבֶּ֔ה הָֽאַרְבֶּ֔ה הָֽאַרְבֶּ֗ה הָֽאַרְבֶּ֣ה הָאַרְבֶּ֖ה הָאַרְבֶּֽה׃ הארבה הארבה׃ כָּֽאַרְבֶּ֔ה כָּֽאַרְבֶּֽה׃ כָּאַרְבֶּ֑ה כָּאַרְבֶּ֖ה כָּאַרְבֶּֽה׃ כארבה כארבה׃ לָאַרְבֶּ֑ה לָאַרְבֶּֽה׃ לארבה לארבה׃ מֵֽאַרְבֶּ֔ה מארבה ’ar·beh ’arbeh arBeh bā’arbeh bā·’ar·beh baarBeh hā’arbeh hā·’ar·beh haarBeh kā’arbeh kā·’ar·beh kaarBeh lā’arbeh lā·’ar·beh laarBeh mê’arbeh mê·’ar·beh mearBeh
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