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Lexicon :: Strong's H6158 - ʿōrēḇ

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 1690a

Strong’s Definitions

עֹרֵב ʻôrêb, o-rabe'; or עוֹרֵב ʻôwrêb; from H6150; a raven (from its dusky hue):—raven.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 10x

The KJV translates Strong's H6158 in the following manner: raven (10x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 10x
The KJV translates Strong's H6158 in the following manner: raven (10x).
  1. raven

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
עֹרֵב ʻôrêb, o-rabe'; or עוֹרֵב ʻôwrêb; from H6150; a raven (from its dusky hue):—raven.
STRONGS H6158: Abbreviations
עֹרֵב noun masculineLeviticus 11:15 raven; — הָע׳ Genesis 8:7 (J), Leviticus 11:15 (H) = Deuteronomy 14:14; Job 38:41; כָּעוֺרֵב Songs 5:11 black as the raven; עֹרֵב בְּנֵי Psalm 147:9 young ravens; plural absolute הָעֹרְבִים 1 Kings 17:4, 1 Kings 17:6; construct עֹרְבֵינַֿחַל Proverbs 30:17.
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11:15; 11:15



1 Kings

17:4; 17:6







Song of Songs



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Strong's Number H6158 matches the Hebrew עֹרֵב (ʿōrēḇ),
which occurs 10 times in 10 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 8:7 - and sent forth a raven. It went to and fro until the waters were dried up from the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 11:15 - every raven of any kind,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 14:14 - every raven of any kind;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 17:4 - You shall drink from the brook, and I have commanded the ravens to feed you there.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 17:6 - And the ravens brought him bread and meat in the morning, and bread and meat in the evening, and he drank from the brook.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:41 - Who provides for the raven its prey,
when its young ones cry to God for help,
and wander about for lack of food?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 147:9 - He gives to the beasts their food,
and to the young ravens that cry.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 30:17 - The eye that mocks a father
and scorns to obey a mother
will be picked out by the ravens of the valley
and eaten by the vultures.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 5:11 - His head is the finest gold;
his locks are wavy,
black as a raven.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 34:11 - But the hawk and the porcupine[fn] shall possess it,
the owl and the raven shall dwell in it.
He shall stretch the line of confusion[fn] over it,
and the plumb line of emptiness.
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