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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #699 - אֲרֻבָּה

Word Origin
participle passive of (0693) (as if for lurking)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) lattice, window, sluice

2) (CLBL) chimney (lattice opening where smoke escapes)

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2376 ‑ θυρίς (thoo‑rece');  3692 ‑ ὀπή (op‑ay');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (9) NAS (9) HCS (9)
Genesis 2
2 Kings 2
Ecclesiastes 1
Isaiah 2
Hosea 1
Malachi 1
Genesis 2
2 Kings 2
Ecclesiastes 1
Isaiah 2
Hosea 1
Malachi 1
Genesis 2
2 Kings 2
Ecclesiastes 1
Isaiah 2
Hosea 1
Malachi 1
n-cfp 5
n-cfpc 2
n-cfs 1
n-cfp 5
n-cfpc 2
n-cfs 1
n-cfp 5
n-cfpc 2
n-cfs 1

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
 אֲרֻבָּה noun feminine lattice, window, sluice (Mishna id.) — ׳א Hosea 13:3; plural אֲרֻבּוֺת 2 Kings 7:2 +, construct id.. Malachi 3:10; אֲרֻבֹּת Genesis 7:11; Genesis 8:2; אֲרֻבֹּתֵיהֶם Isaiah 60:8; — lattice, latticed opening, where smoke escaped Hosea 13:3; openings of dove-cote Isaiah 60:8; metaphor of eyes Ecclesiastes 12:3 (as latticed by lashes ? Hi Now; only here of opening to look through); elsewhere of sluices in sky, opened by ׳י, through which rain pours destructively, הַשָּׁמַיִם׳א Genesis 7:11; Genesis 8:2, compare Isaiah 24:18 (מִמָּרוֺם׳מ); but also fertilizing 2 Kings 7:2,19 (בשׁמים׳א); figurative of blessing Malachi 3:10 (השׁמים׳א).

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

אֲרֻבָּה f. prop. interwoven work, or net-work, lattices. Once in sing. Hosea 13:3, elsewhere always in pl. אֲרֻבּוֹת. [Root אָרַב.]

(1) a window (as being closed with lattice-work, not with glass), Ecclesiastes 12:3.

(2) a dove-house, as being shut in with lattice-work, Isaiah 60:8 and for the same cause

(3) a chimney or smoke-hole, Hosea 13:3. Comp. Voss on Virg. Georg. ii. 242.

(4) אֲרֻבּוֹת הַשָּׁמַיִם “flood gates of heaven,” which are opened when it rains, Genesis 7:11, 8:2 2 Kings 7:19; Isaiah 24:18; Malachi 3:10.

אֲרֻבּוֹת [Aruboth], pr.n. of a place, situated probably in the tribe of Judah, 1 Kings 4:10.

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List of Word Forms
אֲרֻבֹּתֵיהֶֽם׃ אֲרֻבּ֣וֹת אֲרֻבּ֤וֹת אֲרֻבּוֹת֙ ארבות ארבתיהם׃ בָּאֲרֻבּֽוֹת׃ בארבות׃ וַֽאֲרֻבֹּ֖ת וַאֲרֻבֹּ֥ת וארבת מֵאֲרֻבָּֽה׃ מארבה׃ ’ă·rub·bō·ṯê·hem ’ă·rub·bō·wṯ ’ărubbōṯêhem ’ărubbōwṯ arubbOt arubboteiHem bā’ărubbōwṯ bā·’ă·rub·bō·wṯ baarubBot mê’ărubbāh mê·’ă·rub·bāh mearubBah vaarubBot wa’ărubbōṯ wa·’ă·rub·bōṯ
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