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Lexicon :: Strong's H4628 - maʿărāḇ

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From עָרַב (H6150), in the sense of shading
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1689b

Strong’s Definitions

מַעֲרָב maʻărâb, mah-ar-awb'; or (feminine) מַעֲרָבָה maʻărâbâh; from H6150, in the sense of shading; the west (as a region of the evening sun):—west.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 14x

The KJV translates Strong's H4628 in the following manner: west (10x), westward (4x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 14x
The KJV translates Strong's H4628 in the following manner: west (10x), westward (4x).
  1. setting place, west, westward

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מַעֲרָב maʻărâb, mah-ar-awb'; or (feminine) מַעֲרָבָה maʻărâbâh; from H6150, in the sense of shading; the west (as a region of the evening sun):—west.
STRONGS H4628: Abbreviations
† II. מַעֲרָב noun [masculine] west (late) (place of sunset); — מִמַּעֲרָבָה (= בָ֯הּ, compare De Ges§ 91 e) Isaiah 45:6 from its setting-place (opposed to מִמִּזְרַחשֶֿׁמֶשׁ); מַעֲרָב opposed to מִזְרָח also Isaiah 43:5; Isaiah 59:19; Psalm 103:12; Psalm 107:3, so לַמּ׳ westward 1 Chronicles 7:28; 1 Chronicles 12:16 (van d. H. 1 Chronicles 12:15), 1 Chronicles 26:16, 18; מ׳ opposed to מוֺצָא Psalm 75:7; מִןהַּֿמַּעֲרָב (alone) Daniel 8:5; with ה locative מַעֲרָ֑בָה 1 Chronicles 26:30 westward, followed by לְ = to the west of 2 Chronicles 32:30; 33:14,
[H4629 לַגִּבְעָה מִמּ׳ Judges 20:33] according to Greek Version of the LXX (not B) Vulgate Be GFM and others (see H4629 מַעֲרֶה)].
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

1 Chronicles

7:28; 12:15; 12:16; 26:16; 26:18; 26:30

2 Chronicles

32:30; 33:14


75:7; 103:12; 107:3


43:5; 45:6; 59:19




Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H4628 matches the Hebrew מַעֲרָב (maʿărāḇ),
which occurs 14 times in 14 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 7:28 - And their possessions and habitations were, Bethel and the towns thereof, and eastward Naaran, and westward H4628 Gezer, with the towns thereof; Shechem also and the towns thereof, unto Gaza and the towns thereof:
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 12:15 - These are they that went over Jordan in the first month, when it had overflown all his banks; and they put to flight all them of the valleys, both toward the east, and toward the west. H4628
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 26:16 - To Shuppim and Hosah the lot came forth westward, H4628 with the gate Shallecheth, by the causeway of the going up, ward against ward.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 26:18 - At Parbar westward, H4628 four at the causeway, and two at Parbar.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 26:30 - And of the Hebronites, Hashabiah and his brethren, men of valour, a thousand and seven hundred, were officers among them of Israel on this side Jordan westward H4628 in all the business of the LORD, and in the service of the king.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 32:30 - This same Hezekiah also stopped the upper watercourse of Gihon, and brought it straight down to the west side H4628 of the city of David. And Hezekiah prospered in all his works.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 33:14 - Now after this he built a wall without the city of David, on the west side H4628 of Gihon, in the valley, even to the entering in at the fish gate, and compassed about Ophel, and raised it up a very great height, and put captains of war in all the fenced cities of Judah.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 75:6 - For promotion cometh neither from the east, nor from the west, H4628 nor from the south.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 103:12 - As far as the east is from the west, H4628 so far hath he removed our transgressions from us.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 107:3 - And gathered them out of the lands, from the east, and from the west, H4628 from the north, and from the south.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 43:5 - Fear not: for I am with thee: I will bring thy seed from the east, and gather thee from the west; H4628
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 45:6 - That they may know from the rising of the sun, and from the west, H4628 that there is none beside me. I am the LORD, and there is none else.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 59:19 - So shall they fear the name of the LORD from the west, H4628 and his glory from the rising of the sun. When the enemy shall come in like a flood, the Spirit of the LORD shall lift up a standard against him.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 8:5 - And as I was considering, behold, an he goat came from the west H4628 on the face of the whole earth, and touched not the ground: and the goat had a notable horn between his eyes.
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