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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
Root Word (Etymology)
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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:
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 - When they came to the [fn]threshing floor of Atad, which is beyond H5676 the Jordan, they mourned there with a very great and [fn]sorrowful lamentation; and he [fn]observed seven days of mourning for his father.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 50:11 - Now when the inhabitants of the land, the Canaanites, saw the mourning at [fn]the threshing floor of Atad, they said, “This is a [fn]grievous [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 - “And you shall make two rings of gold and 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 with the two tablets of the testimony 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 journeyed 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 journeyed on, and camped in the plains of Moab beyond H5676 the Jordan opposite Jericho.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 32:19 - “But we will not have an inheritance with them on the other H5676 side H5676 of the Jordan and beyond, because our inheritance has come to us on this side H5676 of the Jordan toward the east.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 32:32 - “We ourselves will cross over armed in the presence of the LORD into the land of Canaan, and the property 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 possession across H5676 the Jordan opposite Jericho, eastward toward the sunrise.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 35:14 - ‘You shall provide 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 that Moses spoke to all Israel across H5676 the Jordan in the wilderness, in the Arabah opposite [fn]Suph, between Paran and Tophel, Laban, Hazeroth, and Dizahab.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 1:5 - Across H5676 the Jordan in the land of Moab, Moses began to explain this Law, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:8 - “So at that time we took the land 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 the LORD gives rest to your fellow countrymen as to you, and they also take possession of the land which the LORD your God is giving them beyond H5676 the Jordan. Then you may return, each man to his possession which I have given you.’
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:25 - ‘Please let me 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 [fn]east,
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 in Heshbon, whom Moses and the sons of Israel [fn]defeated when they came out of 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 [fn]east,
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 road 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 could say, ‘Who will cross the sea for us and get it for us and proclaim it to us, so that we may [fn]follow it?’
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 1:14 - “Your wives, your little ones, and your livestock shall remain in the land which Moses gave you beyond H5676 the Jordan, but you shall cross ahead of your brothers in battle formation, all your valiant warriors, and shall help them,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 1:15 - until the LORD gives your brothers rest, as He is giving you, and they also possess the land which the LORD your God is giving them. Then you may return to [fn]your own land, and take possession of [fn]that which Moses the servant of the LORD gave you beyond H5676 the Jordan toward the sunrise.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 2:10 - “For we have heard how the LORD 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]utterly destroyed.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 5:1 - Now it came about 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 the LORD 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 - And Joshua said, “Oh, Lord [fn]GOD! Why did You ever bring this people across the Jordan, only to hand us over to the Amorites, to eliminate us? If only we had been willing [fn]to live beyond H5676 the Jordan!
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 9:1 - Now it came about when all the kings who were beyond H5676 the Jordan, in the hill country, the lowland, 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 about 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 in Ashtaroth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 12:1 - Now these are the kings of the land whom the sons of Israel [fn]defeated, and they took possession of their land beyond H5676 the Jordan 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 [fn]defeated 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 the LORD gave to them;
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 13:27 - and in the valley, Beth-haram, Beth-nimrah, 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 as 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 - So ten portions fell 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 the LORD is [fn]their inheritance. Gad, Reuben, and the half-tribe of Manasseh also have received their inheritance eastward beyond H5676 the Jordan, which Moses the servant of the LORD gave them.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 20:8 - And 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 the LORD your God has given rest to your brothers, as He spoke to them; therefore turn now and go to your tents, to the land of your possession, which Moses the servant of the LORD 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 also blessed them,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 22:11 - But the sons of Israel [fn]heard a report: “Behold, the sons of Reuben, the sons of Gad, and the half-tribe of Manasseh have built an altar at the [fn]frontier 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 - Joshua said to all the people, “This is what the LORD, the God of Israel says: ‘From ancient times your fathers lived beyond H5676 the Euphrates 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 Euphrates River and led him through all the land of Canaan, and multiplied his [fn]descendants 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; but I handed them over to you, and you took possession of their land when I eliminated them before you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 24:14 - “Now, therefore, [fn]fear the LORD and serve Him in sincerity and [fn]truth; and do away with the gods which your fathers served beyond H5676 the Euphrates River and in Egypt, and serve the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 24:15 - “But if it is disagreeable in your sight to serve the LORD, choose for yourselves today whom you will serve: whether the gods which your fathers served, which were beyond H5676 the Euphrates River, or the gods of the Amorites in whose land you are living; but as for me and my house, we will serve the LORD.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:17 - “Gilead [fn]remained across H5676 the Jordan;
And why did Dan stay on ships?
Asher sat at the seashore,
And [fn]remained by its landings.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:25 - And they captured the two leaders of Midian, Oreb and Zeeb, and they killed Oreb at the rock of Oreb, and they killed Zeeb at the wine press of Zeeb, while they pursued Midian; and they brought the heads of Oreb and Zeeb to Gideon from across H5676 the Jordan.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 10:8 - And they [fn]afflicted and oppressed the sons of Israel [fn]that year; for eighteen years they oppressed all the sons of Israel who were beyond H5676 the Jordan, [fn]in Gilead in the land of the Amorites.

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