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Lexicon :: Strong's H5676 - ʿēḇer

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עֵבֶר
Transliteration
ʿēḇer
Pronunciation
ay'-ber
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
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TWOT Reference: 1556a

Strong’s Definitions

עֵבֶר ʻêber, ay'-ber; from H5674; properly, a region across; but used only adverbially (with or without a preposition) on the opposite side (especially of the Jordan; ususally meaning the east):—× against, beyond, by, × from, over, passage, quarter, (other, this) side, straight.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 91x

The KJV translates Strong's H5676 in the following manner: side (58x), beyond (21x), straight (3x), passage (2x), by (1x), from (1x), other (1x), against (1x), over (1x), quarter (1x), Strong's synonym (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 91x
The KJV translates Strong's H5676 in the following manner: side (58x), beyond (21x), straight (3x), passage (2x), by (1x), from (1x), other (1x), against (1x), over (1x), quarter (1x), Strong's synonym (1x).
  1. region beyond or across, side

    1. region across or beyond

    2. side, opposite side

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
עֵבֶר ʻêber, ay'-ber; from H5674; properly, a region across; but used only adverbially (with or without a preposition) on the opposite side (especially of the Jordan; ususally meaning the east):—× against, beyond, by, × from, over, passage, quarter, (other, this) side, straight.
STRONGS H5676: Abbreviations
I. עֵ֫בֶר 91 noun masculine1 Samuel 14:40 region across or beyond, side (on formation compare BaNB 144; compare especially Assyrian êbru, êbirtu, id., êbirtan, adverb beyond); — י׳ absolute 1 Samuel 14:4 +; construct Joshua 24:4 +; suffix עֶבְרוֺ Isaiah 47:15; plural construct עֶבְרֵי Isaiah 7:20; Jeremiah 48:28 (si vera lectio, see below); suffix עֲבָרָיו 1 Kings 5:4; Jeremiah 49:32 (read probably עֶבְרֵיהֶם, so Vrss), עֶבְרֵיהֶם Exodus 32:15; —
1. region across or beyond anything (usually wady, river, or sea), mostly with preposition:בְּעֵבֶר אַרְנוֺן Numbers 21:13 (JE) Judges 11:18, compare Jeremiah 25:22; הַיָּם אֶלעֿ׳ Deuteronomy 30:13b, מַעֵבֶר לַיָּם Deuteronomy 30:13a beyond the sea; לְנַהֲרֵיכֿוּשׁ מֵע׳ Isaiah 18:1, compare עַדמֵֿע׳ 1 Kings 4:12 (מִן on the side of, on, see מִן 1c; so usually with ע׳); but also (rarely) מֵע׳ from the other side of Zephaniah 3:10; Job 1:19; 2 Chronicles 20:2; absolute הַע׳ 1 Samuel 26:13 to the other side (that is, of a ravine; after וַיַּעֲבֹר); בְּעֵבֶר הָעֵמֶק 1 Samuel 31:7, read perhaps בְּעָרֵי הָע׳, so Klo Bu HPS; בְּעֶבְרֵי פִיפָֿ֑חַת Jeremiah 48:28 beyond the mouth of a chasm is dubious; Gie proposes בְּחֹרֵי כֵפֵי בַתֹּת in the rock-holes of the precipices; especially (chiefly Hexateuch, + 37 times) הַיַּרְדֵּן ע׳ (30 times), or (less often, Joshua 13:32 + 13 times), לַיַּרְדֵּן, לְיַרְדֵּן יְרֵחוֺ (only with מֵע׳), of either east Jordan (36 times) or west Jordan land (9 times) according to standpoint of speaker or writer:
A. east Jordan (from standpoint of writer) Genesis 50:10, 11 (J) Joshua 17:5 (JE) Deuteronomy 1:1, 5; Deuteronomy 4:41, 46, 47, 49; Joshua 1:14; Joshua 12:1; Joshua 13:8 (D), Numbers 22:1; Numbers 32:19; Numbers 34:15; Joshua 13:27, 32; Joshua 14:3; Joshua 20:8 (P), Judges 7:25; Judges 10:8; 1 Samuel 31:7; Isaiah 8:23; 1 Chronicles 6:63; 1 Chronicles 12:37; from standpoint of speaker, Joshua 7:7 (JE), Joshua 24:8 (E), Joshua 1:15; Joshua 2:10; Joshua 9:10; Joshua 18:7; Joshua 22:4 (D), Judges 5:17; in Numbers 35:14 (Moses speaks) it is land opposed to to Can., compare Numbers 32:32; in Deuteronomy 3:8 (Moses speaks) writer (D) ascribes his own standpoint to Moses; (often further topographical note is added, e.g. מִזְרָ֫חָה Deuteronomy 4:49 +, מִזְרַח הַשֶּׁמֶשׁ Joshua 1:15 +, etc.); אֶלעֵֿבֶר בְּנֵי יִשְׂר׳ Joshua 22:11 toward the region opposite the sons of Israel apparently also refers to east side (see Steuern on text).
B. West Jordan (9 times), from standpoint of speaker Deuteronomy 3:20, 25 (Moses), also Deuteronomy 11:30 (but here + מְכוֺא הַשֶּׁמֶשׁ, and in all following some special designation of West), + יָ֫מָּה Joshua 5:1 (D; from standpoint of those just crossed), Joshua 12:7 (opposite East Joshua 12:1-6), Joshua 22:7 (id.; Kt מעבר, Qr בְּעֵבֶר), compare Joshua 9:1 (as Joshua 5:1); + וָהָ֑לְאָה Numbers 32:19a (opposite East Numbers 32:19b); in 1 Chronicles 26:30 מַעֲרָ֑בָה לַיַּר׳ מֵע׳ ע׳ seems = side (see below). Also הַנָּהָר בְּע׳ beyond the river (Euphrates) Joshua 24:2, 14, 15 (E; Kt Qr מֵע׳), מֵע׳ 2 Samuel 10:16 = 1 Chronicles 19:16 beyond, and 1 Kings 14:5 to the other side of (see מִן 1c); מֵע׳ from beyond the river only Joshua 24:3 (E), in all these = beyond the Euphrase eastward, from standpoint of those west of Euphrase; so plural בְּעֶבְרֵי הַנּ׳ Isaiah 7:20; possibly also ע׳ alone (si vera lectio) in the difficult passage Numbers 24:24; הַנָּהָר ע׳ = region beyond the river (Euphrase) westward (from standpoint of those in Babylonia or Persia) Nehemiah 2:7, 9; Nehemiah 3:7; Ezra 8:36; also 1 Kings 5:4 (twice in verse) (written in Babylonian; compare Biblical Aramaic עֲבַר, and DrIntr (6) 504). **Compare late Assyrian ebir nari SchrKB iv. 304, l. 7 from below; KAT 3. 188, 437.
2. (Opposite) side, side: הַלָּז מֵע׳ 1 Samuel 14:1 on yonder side seems transition to this meaning; מִזֶּה מֵהָע׳ twice, 1 Samuel 14:4 = on one side, on the other side, so אֶחָד לְע׳ twice 1 Samuel 14:40; even מִשְּׁנֵי עִבְרֵיהֶם Exodus 32:15 (E) on their two sides (i.e. of tablets); הָאֵפוֺד בָּ֑יְתָה אֶלעֿ׳ Exodus 28:26 (P) toward the inner side of theephod; in 1 Kings 7:20, 30 ע׳ apparently = at the side of or opposite, but the architectural details are obscure; מִכָּלעֲֿבָרָיו מִסָּבִיב 1 Kings 5:4 on all sides of him, round about, מִכָּלעֲֿבָרָיו Jeremiah 49:32 (read עֶבְרֵיהֶם Vrss Gie) from all sides of them (all directions, = מִכָּלסְֿבִיבָ֑יִךְ Jeremiah 49:5); יֵלֵ֑כוּ פָּנָיו אֶלעֵֿבֶר to the side of their faces (i.e. in front, straight forward) they (always) went Ezekiel 1:9, 12; Ezekiel 10:22, compare פָּנֶיהָ עַל־ע׳ Exodus 25:37 to give light upon the space in front of it; אִישׁ לְעֶבְרוֺ תָּעוּ Isaiah 47:15 they wander away each in his own direction (regardless of thee). — On 1 Chronicles 26:30 see above.

See related Aramaic BDB entry H5675.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

50:10; 50:11

Exodus

25:37; 28:26; 32:15; 32:15

Numbers

21:13; 22:1; 24:24; 32:19; 32:19; 32:19; 32:32; 34:15; 35:14

Deuteronomy

1:1; 1:5; 3:8; 3:20; 3:25; 4:41; 4:46; 4:47; 4:49; 4:49; 11:30; 30:13; 30:13

Joshua

1:14; 1:15; 1:15; 2:10; 5:1; 5:1; 7:7; 9:1; 9:10; 12:1; 12:1; 12:2; 12:3; 12:4; 12:5; 12:6; 12:7; 13:8; 13:27; 13:32; 13:32; 14:3; 17:5; 18:7; 20:8; 22:4; 22:7; 22:11; 24:2; 24:3; 24:4; 24:8; 24:14; 24:15

Judges

5:17; 7:25; 10:8; 11:18

1 Samuel

14:1; 14:4; 14:4; 14:40; 14:40; 26:13; 31:7; 31:7

2 Samuel

10:16

1 Kings

4:12; 5:4; 5:4; 5:4; 7:20; 7:30; 14:5

1 Chronicles

6:63; 12:37; 19:16; 26:30; 26:30

2 Chronicles

20:2

Ezra

8:36

Nehemiah

2:7; 2:9; 3:7

Job

1:19

Isaiah

7:20; 7:20; 18:1; 47:15; 47:15

Jeremiah

25:22; 48:28; 48:28; 49:5; 49:32; 49:32

Ezekiel

1:9; 1:12; 10:22

Zephaniah

3:10

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5676 matches the Hebrew עֵבֶר (ʿēḇer),
which occurs 92 times in 83 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 2 (Gen 50:10–Jdg 10:8)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 50:10 - And they came to the [fn]threshing floor of Atad, which is beyond H5676 the Jordan, and they lamented there with a very great and [fn]immense lamentation; and he [fn]observed seven days of mourning for his father.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 50:11 - Now the inhabitants of the land, the Canaanites, saw the mourning at [fn]the threshing floor of Atad, and they said, “This is an [fn]immense [fn]mourning for the Egyptians.” Therefore it was named [fn]Abel-mizraim, which is beyond H5676 the Jordan.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 25:37 - “Then you shall make its lamps seven in number; and they shall [fn]mount its lamps so as to shed light on the space H5676 in front of it.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 28:26 - “You shall make two rings of gold and shall place them on the two ends of the breastpiece, on the edge of it, which is toward the inner side H5676 of the ephod.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 32:15 -

Then Moses turned and went down from the mountain. And the two tablets of the testimony were in his hand, tablets which were written on both [fn]sides H5676; they were written on one side and the other.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 39:19 - They made two gold rings and placed them on the two ends of the breastpiece, on its inner edge which was next H5676 to the ephod.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:13 - From there they set out and camped on the other H5676 side H5676 of the Arnon, which is in the wilderness that comes out of the border of the Amorites, for the Arnon is the border of Moab, between Moab and the Amorites.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 22:1 -

Then the sons of Israel set out and camped in the plains of Moab beyond H5676 the Jordan opposite Jericho.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 32:19 - “For we will not have an inheritance with them on the other H5676 side H5676 of the Jordan and beyond because our inheritance has fallen to us on this side H5676 of the Jordan east.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 32:32 - “We ourselves will cross over armed in the presence of Yahweh into the land of Canaan, and the possession of our inheritance shall remain with us across H5676 the Jordan.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:15 - “The two and a half tribes have received their inheritance across H5676 the Jordan opposite Jericho to the east toward the sunrise.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 35:14 - ‘You shall give three cities across H5676 the Jordan and three cities [fn]in the land of Canaan; they are to be cities of refuge.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 1:1 -

These are the words which Moses spoke to all Israel across H5676 the Jordan in the wilderness, in the Arabah opposite [fn]Suph, between Paran and Tophel and Laban and Hazeroth and Dizahab.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 1:5 - Across H5676 the Jordan in the land of Moab, Moses undertook to expound this law, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:8 -

“Thus we took the land at that time from the hand of the two kings of the Amorites who were beyond H5676 the Jordan, from the [fn]valley of Arnon to Mount Hermon

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:20 - until Yahweh gives rest to your brothers as to you, and they also possess the land which Yahweh your God will give them beyond H5676 the Jordan. Then you may return, every man to his possession which I have given you.’
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:25 - ‘Let me, I pray, cross over and see the good land that is beyond H5676 the Jordan, [fn]that good hill country and Lebanon.’
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:41 -

Then Moses set apart three cities across H5676 the Jordan to the east toward the sunrise,

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:46 - across H5676 the Jordan, in the valley opposite Beth-peor, in the land of Sihon king of the Amorites who lived at Heshbon, whom Moses and the sons of Israel struck down when they came out from Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:47 - And they took possession of his land and the land of Og king of Bashan, the two kings of the Amorites, who were across H5676 the Jordan to the east toward the sunrise,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:49 - with all the Arabah across H5676 the Jordan to the east, even as far as the sea of the Arabah, [fn]at the foot of the slopes of Pisgah.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 11:30 - “Are they not across H5676 the Jordan, west of the way toward the sunset, in the land of the Canaanites who live in the Arabah, opposite Gilgal, beside the [fn]oaks of Moreh?
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 30:13 - “Nor is it beyond H5676 the sea, [fn]that you should say, ‘Who will cross the sea for us and get it for us and make us hear it, that we may do it?’
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 1:14 - “Your wives, your little ones, and your cattle shall remain in the land which Moses gave you beyond H5676 the Jordan, but you shall cross before your brothers in battle array, all your valiant warriors, and shall help them
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 1:15 - until Yahweh gives your brothers rest as He gives you, and they also possess the land which Yahweh your God is giving them. Then you shall return to the land of your possession and possess it, which Moses the servant of Yahweh gave you beyond H5676 the Jordan to the east toward the sunrise.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 2:10 - “For we have heard how Yahweh dried up the water of the [fn]Red Sea before you when you came out of Egypt and what you did to the two kings of the Amorites who were beyond H5676 the Jordan, to Sihon and Og, whom you [fn]devoted to destruction.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 5:1 -

Now it happened when all the kings of the Amorites who were beyond H5676 the Jordan to the west, and all the kings of the Canaanites who were by the sea, heard how Yahweh had dried up the waters of the Jordan before the sons of Israel until [fn]they had crossed, that their hearts melted, and there was no spirit in them any longer because of the sons of Israel.

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 7:7 - Joshua said, “Alas, O Lord Yahweh, why did You ever bring this people over the Jordan, only to give us into the hand of the Amorites, to make us perish? If only we had been willing [fn]to live beyond H5676 the Jordan!
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 9:1 -

Now it happened when all the kings who were beyond H5676 the Jordan, in the hill country and in the [fn]Shephelah and on all the coast of the Great Sea toward Lebanon, the Hittite and the Amorite, the Canaanite, the Perizzite, the Hivite and the Jebusite, heard of it,

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 9:10 - and all that He did to the two kings of the Amorites who were beyond H5676 the Jordan, to Sihon king of Heshbon and to Og king of Bashan who was at Ashtaroth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 12:1 -

Now these are the kings of the land whom the sons of Israel struck down, and whose land they possessed beyond H5676 the Jordan to the east toward the sunrise, from the valley of the Arnon as far as Mount Hermon, and all the Arabah to the east:

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 12:7 -

Now these are the kings of the land whom Joshua and the sons of Israel struck down beyond H5676 the Jordan toward the west, from Baal-gad in the valley of Lebanon even as far as Mount Halak, which rises toward Seir; and Joshua gave it to the tribes of Israel as a possession according to their divisions,

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 13:8 -

With [fn]the other half-tribe, the Reubenites and the Gadites received their inheritance which Moses gave them beyond H5676 the Jordan to the east, just as Moses the servant of Yahweh gave to them;

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 13:27 - and in the valley, Beth-haram and Beth-nimrah and Succoth and Zaphon, the rest of the kingdom of Sihon king of Heshbon, with the Jordan [fn]as a border, as far as the lower end of the Sea of [fn]Chinnereth beyond H5676 the Jordan to the east.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 13:32 -

These are the territories which Moses apportioned for an inheritance in the plains of Moab, beyond H5676 the Jordan at Jericho to the east.

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 14:3 - For Moses had given the inheritance of the two tribes and the half-tribe beyond H5676 the Jordan; but he did not give an inheritance to the Levites among them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 17:5 - Thus there fell ten portions to Manasseh, besides the land of Gilead and Bashan, which is beyond H5676 the Jordan,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 18:7 - “For the Levites have no portion among you because the priesthood of Yahweh is [fn]their inheritance. Gad and Reuben and the half-tribe of Manasseh also have received their inheritance eastward beyond H5676 the Jordan, which Moses the servant of Yahweh gave them.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 20:8 - Now beyond the Jordan east of Jericho, they [fn]designated Bezer in the wilderness on the plain from the tribe of Reuben and Ramoth in Gilead from the tribe of Gad and Golan in Bashan from the tribe of Manasseh.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 22:4 - “And now Yahweh your God has given rest to your brothers, as He spoke to them; so now turn and go to your tents, to the land of your possession, which Moses the servant of Yahweh gave you beyond H5676 the Jordan.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 22:7 -

Now to the one half-tribe of Manasseh Moses had given a possession in Bashan, but to the other half Joshua gave a possession among their brothers westward beyond H5676 the Jordan. So when Joshua sent them away to their tents, he blessed them,

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 22:11 - And the sons of Israel heard it [fn]said, “Behold, the sons of Reuben and the sons of Gad and the half-tribe of Manasseh have built an altar at the [fn]entrance of the land of Canaan, in the region of the Jordan, on the side H5676 belonging to the sons of Israel.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 24:2 - And Joshua said to all the people, “Thus says Yahweh, the God of Israel, ‘From ancient times your fathers lived beyond H5676 the [fn]River, namely, Terah, the father of Abraham and the father of Nahor, and they served other gods.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 24:3 - ‘Then I took your father Abraham from beyond H5676 the [fn]River and led him through all the land of Canaan and multiplied his seed and gave him Isaac.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 24:8 - ‘Then I brought you into the land of the Amorites who lived beyond H5676 the Jordan, and they fought with you; and I gave them into your hand, and you took possession of their land, and I destroyed them before you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 24:14 -

“So now, [fn]fear Yahweh and serve Him in integrity and [fn]truth; and put away the gods which your fathers served beyond H5676 the [fn]River and in Egypt, and serve Yahweh.

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 24:15 - “If it is evil in your sight to serve Yahweh, choose for yourselves today whom you will serve: whether the gods which your fathers served which were beyond H5676 the River or the gods of the Amorites in whose land you are living; but as for me and my house, we will serve Yahweh.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:17 -

“Gilead dwelt across H5676 the Jordan;

And why did Dan stay in ships?

Asher sat at the seashore,

And dwelt by its landings.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:25 - Then they captured the two princes of Midian, Oreb and Zeeb, and they killed Oreb at the rock of Oreb, and they killed Zeeb at the wine press of Zeeb. Then they pursued Midian and brought the heads of Oreb and Zeeb to Gideon from across H5676 the Jordan.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 10:8 - And they shattered and smashed the sons of Israel [fn]that year; for eighteen years they did this to all the sons of Israel who were beyond H5676 the Jordan [fn]in Gilead in the land of the Amorites.

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