Choose a new font size and typeface

Customize your font sizeIncrease your font sizeDecrease your font sizeReturn to default font size

Choose a Bible text color
Read the Bible in blackRead the Bible in dark blueRead the Bible in blue

Customize your text type
Arial font
Trebuchet MS font
Georgia font
Times New Roman font

Customize your Hebrew text type
SBL Hebrew font
Times New Roman font
Arial font

Customize your Greek text type
Gentium font
Times New Roman font
Arial font

Close font preferences
The Blue Letter Bible
Copy Cite Print
Version Selector Up Arrow

Cite this page

MLA format Copy link to clipboard

Note: MLA no longer requires the URL as part of their citation standard. Individual instructors or editors may still require the use of URLs.

APA format Copy link to clipboard
Chicago format Copy link to clipboard
Close
Version Selector Up Arrow

Share this page using one of these tools:

facebook twitter

googleplus pinterest

reddit tumblr linkedin


Or email this page to a friend:

BLB Searches
Search the Bible
Search KJV
KJVNKJVNLTNIVESVCSBNASB
Version Selector Up Arrow NETRSVASVYLTDBYWEBHNV
RVR60VULWLCLXXmGNTTR  
 [?]

Advanced Options

Search a pre-defined list


OR Select a range of biblical books

From:

To:


OR Custom Selection:

Use semicolons to separate groups: 'Gen;Jdg;Psa-Mal' or 'Rom 3-12;Mat 1:15;Mat 5:12-22'

LexiConc
 [?]
 

Advanced Options

Exact Match
Beginning of the Word
Any Part of the Word
Theological FAQs
 [?]
 
Multi-Verse Retrieval
x
Search KJV
KJVNKJVNLTNIVESVCSBNASB
Version Selector Up Arrow NETRSVASVYLTDBYWEBHNV
RVR60VULWLCLXXmGNTTR  

Line-By-Line Order:
Line-By-Line Verse-Reference  Verse-Reference
Line-By-Line Reference-Verse  Reference-Verse
Line-By-Line Separate Line  Separate Line
Line-By-Line Verse Only  Verse Only
Line-By-Line Reference Only  Reference Only
Reference Delimiters:
No Reference Delimiters  None — Jhn 1:1 KJV
Square Reference Delimiters  Square — [Jhn 1:1 KJV]
Curly Reference Delimiters  Curly — {Jhn 1:1 KJV}
Parenthesis Reference Delimiters  Parens — (Jhn 1:1 KJV)
Paragraph Order:
Paragraph Verse-Reference  Verse-Reference
Paragraph Reference-Verse  Reference-Verse
Paragraph Reference-Only  Reference-Only
Number Delimiters:*
No Verse Numbers  No Number
No Verse Delimeters  No Delimiter — 15
Square Verse Delimiters  Square — [15]
Curly Verse Delimiters  Curly — {15}
Parenthesis Verse Delimiters  Parens — (15)
Other Options:
Abbreviate Books  Abbreviate Books
Quotes Around Verses  Quotes around Verses
Remove Square Brackets  Remove Square Brackets
 
Sort Canonically  Sort Canonically

* 'Number Delimiters' only apply to 'Paragraph Order'

Let's Connect
x

Connect on Facebook Connect on Twitter Connect on Instagram Connect on Pinterest Connect on YouTube

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Daily Devotionals
x

Blue Letter Bible offers several daily devotional readings in order to help you refocus on Christ and the Gospel of His peace and righteousness.

Daily Bible Reading Plans
x

Recognizing the value of consistent reflection upon the Word of God in order to refocus one’s mind and heart upon Christ and His Gospel of peace, we provide several reading plans designed to cover the entire Bible in a year.

One-Year Plans

Two-Year Plan

Lexicon :: Strong's H7378 - riyb

רִיב
Transliteration
riyb
Pronunciation
rēv (Key)
Listen
Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2159

Strong’s Definitions

רִיב rîyb, reeb; or רוּב rûwb; a primitive root; properly, to toss, i.e. grapple; mostly figuratively, to wrangle, i.e. hold a controversy; (by implication) to defend:—adversary, chide, complain, contend, debate, × ever, × lay wait, plead, rebuke, strive, × thoroughly.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 67x

The KJV translates Strong's H7378 in the following manner: plead (27x), strive (13x), contend (12x), chide (6x), debate (2x), miscellaneous (7x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 67x
The KJV translates Strong's H7378 in the following manner: plead (27x), strive (13x), contend (12x), chide (6x), debate (2x), miscellaneous (7x).
  1. to strive, contend

    1. (Qal)

      1. to strive

        1. physically

        2. with words

      2. to conduct a case or suit (legal), sue

      3. to make complaint

      4. to quarrel

    2. (Hiphil) to contend against

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
רִיב rîyb, reeb; or רוּב rûwb; a primitive root; properly, to toss, i.e. grapple; mostly figuratively, to wrangle, i.e. hold a controversy; (by implication) to defend:—adversary, chide, complain, contend, debate, × ever, × lay wait, plead, rebuke, strive, × thoroughly.

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7378 matches the Hebrew רִיב (riyb),
which occurs 67 times in 59 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the KJV

Page 1 / 2 (Gen 26:20–Jer 12:1)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:20 - And the herdmen of Gerar did strive H7378 with Isaac's herdmen, saying, The water is ours: and he called the name of the well Esek; because they strove with him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:21 - And they digged another well, and strove H7378 for that also: and he called the name of it Sitnah.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:22 - And he removed from thence, and digged another well; and for that they strove H7378 not: and he called the name of it Rehoboth; and he said, For now the LORD hath made room for us, and we shall be fruitful in the land.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:36 - And Jacob was wroth, and chode H7378 with Laban: and Jacob answered and said to Laban, What is my trespass? what is my sin, that thou hast so hotly pursued after me?
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 17:2 - Wherefore the people did chide H7378 with Moses, and said, Give us water that we may drink. And Moses said unto them, Why chide H7378 ye with me? wherefore do ye tempt the LORD?
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 21:18 - And if men strive H7378 together, and one smite another with a stone, or with his fist, and he die not, but keepeth his bed:
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 20:3 - And the people chode H7378 with Moses, and spake, saying, Would God that we had died when our brethren died before the LORD!
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 20:13 - This is the water of Meribah; because the children of Israel strove H7378 with the LORD, and he was sanctified in them.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 33:8 - And of Levi he said, Let thy Thummim and thy Urim be with thy holy one, whom thou didst prove at Massah, and with whom thou didst strive H7378 at the waters of Meribah;
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 6:31 - And Joash said unto all that stood against him, Will ye plead H7378 for Baal? will ye save him? he that will plead H7378 for him, let him be put to death whilst it is yet morning: if he be a god, let him plead H7378 for himself, because one hath cast down his altar.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 6:32 - Therefore on that day he called him Jerubbaal, saying, Let Baal plead H7378 against him, because he hath thrown down his altar.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 8:1 - And the men of Ephraim said unto him, Why hast thou served us thus, that thou calledst us not, when thou wentest to fight with the Midianites? And they did chide H7378 with him sharply.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 11:25 - And now art thou any thing better than Balak the son of Zippor, king of Moab? did he ever H7378 strive H7378 against Israel, or did he ever fight against them,
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 21:22 - And it shall be, when their fathers or their brethren come unto us to complain, H7378 that we will say unto them, Be favourable unto them for our sakes: because we reserved not to each man his wife in the war: for ye did not give unto them at this time, that ye should be guilty.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 2:10 - The adversaries H7378 of the LORD shall be broken to pieces; out of heaven shall he thunder upon them: the LORD shall judge the ends of the earth; and he shall give strength unto his king, and exalt the horn of his anointed.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 15:5 - And Saul came to a city of Amalek, and laid wait H7378 in the valley.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 24:15 - The LORD therefore be judge, and judge between me and thee, and see, and plead H7378 my cause, and deliver me out of thine hand.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 25:39 - And when David heard that Nabal was dead, he said, Blessed be the LORD, that hath pleaded H7378 the cause of my reproach from the hand of Nabal, and hath kept his servant from evil: for the LORD hath returned the wickedness of Nabal upon his own head. And David sent and communed with Abigail, to take her to him to wife.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 5:7 - Then I consulted with myself, and I rebuked H7378 the nobles, and the rulers, and said unto them, Ye exact usury, every one of his brother. And I set a great assembly against them.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 13:11 - Then contended H7378 I with the rulers, and said, Why is the house of God forsaken? And I gathered them together, and set them in their place.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 13:17 - Then I contended H7378 with the nobles of Judah, and said unto them, What evil thing is this that ye do, and profane the sabbath day?
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 13:25 - And I contended H7378 with them, and cursed them, and smote certain of them, and plucked off their hair, and made them swear by God, saying, Ye shall not give your daughters unto their sons, nor take their daughters unto your sons, or for yourselves.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:3 - If he will contend H7378 with him, he cannot answer him one of a thousand.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 10:2 - I will say unto God, Do not condemn me; shew me wherefore thou contendest H7378 with me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:8 - Will ye accept his person? will ye contend H7378 for God?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:19 - Who is he that will plead H7378 with me? for now, if I hold my tongue, I shall give up the ghost.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 23:6 - Will he plead H7378 against me with his great power? No; but he would put strength in me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 33:13 - Why dost thou strive H7378 against him? for he giveth not account of any of his matters.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 40:2 - Shall he that contendeth H7378 with the Almighty instruct him? he that reproveth God, let him answer it.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:1 - [[A Psalm of David.]] Plead H7378 my cause, O LORD, with them that strive with me: fight against them that fight against me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 43:1 - Judge me, O God, and plead H7378 my cause against an ungodly nation: O deliver me from the deceitful and unjust man.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 74:22 - Arise, O God, plead H7378 thine own cause: remember how the foolish man reproacheth thee daily.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 103:9 - He will not always chide: H7378 neither will he keep his anger for ever.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:154 - Plead H7378 my cause, and deliver me: quicken me according to thy word.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 3:30 - Strive H7378 not with a man without cause, if he have done thee no harm.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:23 - For the LORD will plead H7378 their cause, and spoil the soul of those that spoiled them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 23:11 - For their redeemer is mighty; he shall plead H7378 their cause with thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 25:8 - Go not forth hastily to strive, H7378 lest thou know not what to do in the end thereof, when thy neighbour hath put thee to shame.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 25:9 - Debate H7378 thy cause with thy neighbour himself; and discover not a secret to another:
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 1:17 - Learn to do well; seek judgment, relieve the oppressed, judge the fatherless, plead H7378 for the widow.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 3:13 - The LORD standeth up to plead, H7378 and standeth to judge the people.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 27:8 - In measure, when it shooteth forth, thou wilt debate H7378 with it: he stayeth his rough wind in the day of the east wind.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 45:9 - Woe unto him that striveth H7378 with his Maker! Let the potsherd strive with the potsherds of the earth. Shall the clay say to him that fashioneth it, What makest thou? or thy work, He hath no hands?
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 49:25 - But thus saith the LORD, Even the captives of the mighty shall be taken away, and the prey of the terrible shall be delivered: for I will contend H7378 with him that contendeth with thee, and I will save thy children.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 50:8 - He is near that justifieth me; who will contend H7378 with me? let us stand together: who is mine adversary? let him come near to me.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 51:22 - Thus saith thy Lord the LORD, and thy God that pleadeth H7378 the cause of his people, Behold, I have taken out of thine hand the cup of trembling, even the dregs of the cup of my fury; thou shalt no more drink it again:
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 57:16 - For I will not contend H7378 for ever, neither will I be always wroth: for the spirit should fail before me, and the souls which I have made.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 2:9 - Wherefore I will yet plead H7378 with you, saith the LORD, and with your children's children will I plead. H7378
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 2:29 - Wherefore will ye plead H7378 with me? ye all have transgressed against me, saith the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 12:1 - Righteous art thou, O LORD, when I plead H7378 with thee: yet let me talk with thee of thy judgments: Wherefore doth the way of the wicked prosper? wherefore are all they happy that deal very treacherously?

Search Results Continued...

1. Currently on page 1/2 (Gen 26:20–Jer 12:1) Gen 26:20–Jer 12:1

View Desktop Site

'View Desktop Site' currently only works on tablets and phones.

 
 
Home
Search Bible
Click for Help   Click for QuickNav   Click for Advanced Search Options
Search KJV
KJVNKJVNLTNIVESVCSBNASB
Version Selector Up Arrow NETRSVASVYLTDBYWEBHNV
RVR60VULWLCLXXmGNTTR  

Search a pre-defined list


OR Select a range of biblical books

From:

To:


OR Custom Selection:

Use semicolons to separate groups:
'Gen;Jdg;Psa-Mal' or 'Rom 3-12;Mat 1:15;Mat 5:12-22'

Your Bible Version is the KJV
Go to Top
Link to This PageCite This Page
Version Selector Up Arrow
Version Selector Up Arrow

Cite this page

MLA format Copy link to clipboard

Note: MLA no longer requires the URL as part of their citation standard. Individual instructors or editors may still require the use of URLs.

APA format Copy link to clipboard
Chicago format Copy link to clipboard
Close
Share this pageFollow the BLB
Version Selector Up Arrow

Share this page using one of these tools:

facebooktwitter

googlepluspinterest

reddittumblrlinkedin


Or email this page to a friend:

Version Selector Up Arrow

Follow the Blue Letter Bible on:

facebooktwitter

pinterestgoogle+


Or subscribe to our Newsletter:

Printable Page
 
 
Left Context Bar Edge 1Left Context Bar BackgroundLeft Context Bar Edge 2Previous Strongs NumberCopy VersesCopy OptionsShow StrongsRed Letter OnNext Strongs NumberRight Context Bar Edge 2Right Context Bar BackgroundRight Context Bar Edge 1
Line-By-Line Order:
Line-By-Line Verse-Reference  Verse-Reference
Line-By-Line Reference-Verse  Reference-Verse
Line-By-Line Separate Line  Separate Line
Line-By-Line Verse Only  Verse Only
Line-By-Line Reference Only  Reference Only
Reference Delimiters:
No Reference Delimiters  None — Jhn 1:1 KJV
Square Reference Delimiters  Square — [Jhn 1:1 KJV]
Curly Reference Delimiters  Curly — {Jhn 1:1 KJV}
Parenthesis Reference Delimiters  Parens — (Jhn 1:1 KJV)
Paragraph Order:
Paragraph Verse-Reference  Verse-Reference
Paragraph Reference-Verse  Reference-Verse
Paragraph Reference-Only  Reference-Only
Number Delimiters:*
No Verse Numbers  No Number
No Verse Delimeters  No Delimiter — 15
Square Verse Delimiters  Square — [15]
Curly Verse Delimiters  Curly — {15}
Parenthesis Verse Delimiters  Parens — (15)
Other Options:
Abbreviate Books  Abbreviate Books
Quotes Around Verses  Quotes Around Verses
Remove Square Brackets  Remove Square Brackets
 
Select All Verses
Clear All Verses

* 'Number Delimiters' only apply to 'Paragraph Order'

Loading...

Interlinear
Bibles
Cross-Refs
Commentaries
Dictionaries
Miscellaneous
Verse Tools Arrow
Login to your account

Email / username or password was incorrect!

Check your email for password retrieval

 

Complete the form below to register  [?]

Error: That Email is already registered

Error: Please provide a valid Email

Error: Passwords should have at least 6 characters

Error: Passwords do not match

Error: Please provide a valid first name

Error: That username is already taken

Error: Usernames should only contain letters, numbers, dots, dashes, or underscores

[ Cancel ]← Login to Your Account

Passwords should have at least 6 characters.
Usernames should only contain letters, numbers, dots, dashes, or underscores.

Thank you for registering. A verification email has been sent to the address you provided.

Error: That Email / Username is not registered

Enter Your Email or UsernameUsername or Email Address

 

← Return to Login

Close LoginCLOSE
Tap to Close