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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 - Their possessions and settlements were Bethel with its towns, and to the east [fn]Naaran, and to the west H4628 Gezer with its towns, and Shechem with its towns as far as [fn]Ayyah with its towns,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 12:15 - These are the ones who crossed the Jordan in the first month when it was overflowing all its banks and they put to flight all those in the valleys, both to the east and to the west. H4628
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 26:16 - For Shuppim and Hosah it was to the west, H4628 by the gate of Shallecheth, on the ascending highway. Guard corresponded to guard.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 26:18 - At the [fn]Parbar on the west H4628 there were four at the highway and two at the Parbar.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 26:30 - As for the Hebronites, Hashabiah and his relatives, 1,700 capable men, had charge of the affairs of Israel [fn]west H4628 of the Jordan, for all the work of the LORD and the service of the king.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 32:30 - It was Hezekiah who stopped the upper outlet of the waters of Gihon and directed them to the west H4628 side H4628 of the city of David. And Hezekiah prospered in all that he did.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 33:14 - Now after this he built the outer wall of the city of David on the west H4628 side H4628 of Gihon, in the valley, even to the entrance of the Fish Gate; and he encircled the Ophel with it and made it very high. Then he put army commanders in all the fortified cities of Judah.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 75:6 - For not from the east, nor from the west, H4628
Nor from the [fn]desert comes exaltation;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 103:12 - As far as the east is from the west, H4628
So far has He removed our transgressions from us.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 107:3 - And gathered from the lands,
From the east and from the west, H4628
From the north and from the [fn]south.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 43:5 - “Do not fear, for I am with you;
I will bring your offspring from the east,
And gather you from the west. H4628
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 45:6 - That [fn]men may know from the rising to the setting H4628 of the sun
That there is no one besides Me.
I am the LORD, and there is no other,
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 59:19 - So they will fear the name of the LORD from the west H4628
And His glory from the rising of the sun,
For He will come like a [fn]rushing stream
Which the wind of the LORD drives.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 8:5 - While I was observing, behold, a male goat was coming from the west H4628 over the surface of the whole earth without touching the ground; and the [fn]goat had a conspicuous horn between his eyes.
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