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Lexicon :: Strong's H6157 - ʿārōḇ

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עָרֹב
Transliteration
ʿārōḇ
Pronunciation
aw-robe'
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 1685c

Strong’s Definitions

עָרֹב ʻârôb, aw-robe'; from H6148; a mosquito (from its swarming):—divers sorts of flies, swarm.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 9x

The KJV translates Strong's H6157 in the following manner: swarm (7x), divers sorts of flies (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 9x
The KJV translates Strong's H6157 in the following manner: swarm (7x), divers sorts of flies (2x).
  1. swarm

    1. probable meaning from 'mixture' and 'incessant or involved motion'

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
עָרֹב ʻârôb, aw-robe'; from H6148; a mosquito (from its swarming):—divers sorts of flies, swarm.
STRONGS H6157:
עָרֹב 9 noun masculineEx 8:20 probably swarm (mixture, from incessant, involved motion; LagBN 112 doubts); — of plague of stinging flies, coming in a swarm (see DiEx) Exodus 8:17 (twice in verse) + 5 times 8(J), Psalm 78:45; Psalm 105:31.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Exodus

8:17; 8:20

Psalms

78:45; 105:31

H6157

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6157 matches the Hebrew עָרֹב (ʿārōḇ),
which occurs 9 times in 7 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 8:21 - “For if you are not going to let My people go, behold, I will send swarms H6157 of H6157 flies H6157 on you and on your servants and on your people, and into your houses; and the houses of the Egyptians will be full of swarms H6157 of H6157 flies H6157, and also the ground on which they live.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 8:22 - “But on that day I will set apart the land of Goshen, where My people are [fn]living, so that no swarms H6157 of H6157 flies H6157 will be there, in order that you may know that [fn]I, the LORD, am in the midst of the land.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 8:24 - Then the LORD did so. And [fn]thick swarms H6157 of H6157 flies H6157 entered the house of Pharaoh and the houses of his servants, and the land was laid waste because of the swarms H6157 of H6157 flies H6157 in all the land of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 8:29 - Then Moses said, “Behold, I am going to leave you, and I will plead with the LORD that the swarms H6157 of H6157 flies H6157 may depart from Pharaoh, from his servants, and from his people tomorrow; only do not let Pharaoh deal deceitfully again in not letting the people go to sacrifice to the LORD.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 8:31 - The LORD did [fn]as Moses asked, and removed the swarms H6157 of H6157 flies H6157 from Pharaoh, from his servants, and from his people; not one remained.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 78:45 - He sent swarms H6157 of H6157 flies H6157 among them that devoured them,
And frogs that destroyed them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:31 - He spoke, and a swarm H6157 of H6157 flies H6157
And gnats invaded all their territory.

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