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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 he sent forth a raven, H6158 which went forth to and fro, until the waters were dried up from off the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 11:15 - Every raven H6158 after his kind;
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 14:14 - And every raven H6158 after his kind,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 17:4 - And it shall be, that thou shalt drink of the brook; and I have commanded the ravens H6158 to feed thee there.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 17:6 - And the ravens H6158 brought him bread and flesh in the morning, and bread and flesh in the evening; and he drank of the brook.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:41 - Who provideth for the raven H6158 his food? when his young ones cry unto God, they wander for lack of meat.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 147:9 - He giveth to the beast his food, and to the young ravens H6158 which cry.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 30:17 - The eye that mocketh at his father, and despiseth to obey his mother, the ravens H6158 of the valley shall pick it out, and the young eagles shall eat it.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 5:11 - His head is as the most fine gold, his locks are bushy, and black as a raven. H6158
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 34:11 - But the cormorant and the bittern shall possess it; the owl also and the raven H6158 shall dwell in it: and he shall stretch out upon it the line of confusion, and the stones of emptiness.
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