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Lexicon :: Strong's H6160 - ʿărāḇâ

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עֲרָבָה
Transliteration
ʿărāḇâ
Pronunciation
ar-aw-baw'
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From עָרַב (H6150) (in the sense of sterility)
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TWOT Reference: 1688d

Strong’s Definitions

עֲרָבָה ʻărâbâh, ar-aw-baw'; from H6150 (in the sense of sterility); a desert; especially (with the article prefix) the (generally) sterile valley of the Jordan and its continuation to the Red Sea:—Arabah, champaign, desert, evening, heaven, plain, wilderness. See also H1026.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 61x

The KJV translates Strong's H6160 in the following manner: plain (42x), desert (9x), wilderness (5x), Arabah (2x), champaign (1x), evenings (1x), heavens (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 61x
The KJV translates Strong's H6160 in the following manner: plain (42x), desert (9x), wilderness (5x), Arabah (2x), champaign (1x), evenings (1x), heavens (1x).
  1. desert plain, steppe, desert, wilderness

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
עֲרָבָה ʻărâbâh, ar-aw-baw'; from H6150 (in the sense of sterility); a desert; especially (with the article prefix) the (generally) sterile valley of the Jordan and its continuation to the Red Sea:—Arabah, champaign, desert, evening, heaven, plain, wilderness. See also H1026.
STRONGS H6160:
I. עֲרָבָה 61 noun feminine desert-plain, steppe; — absolute ע׳ 2 Samuel 4:7 +, suffix עַרְבָתָהּ Isaiah 51:3; plural עֲרָבוֺת Jeremiah 5:6; Psalm 68:5, construct עַרְבוֺת 2 Kings 25:5 +, עַרְבֹת Jeremiah 52:8; —
1. earliest use:
a. arid steppe west of Dead Sea (in southern Judah) 1 Samuel 23:24, also Ezekiel 47:8; Isaiah 51:3, whence name יָם הָע׳ Joshua 3:16 (JE) || יָם הַמֶּלַח), also 2 Kings 14:25; Deuteronomy 4:49, and (|| id.) Deuteronomy 3:17; Joshua 12:3 (D); נַחַל הָעֲרָבָה Amos 6:14 must be east of Dead Sea, si vera lectio, but read probably מִצְרַיִם נ׳ see נַחַל.
b. Jordan-valley west of river + adjacent plain; near ford (opposite Jericho) 2 Samuel 2:29, compare Joshua 8:14 (JE); also Deuteronomy 11:30; 2 Kings 25:4 = Jeremiah 39:4 = Jeremiah 52:7; — 2 Samuel 15:28; 2 Samuel 17:16 see עֲבָרָה
c. Jordan-valley east of river 2 Samuel 4:7.
2. in D:
a. especially of east Jordan plain Deuteronomy 1:1 (probably) Joshua 12:1, 3, east half of Jordan-valley Deuteronomy 3:17; Deuteronomy 4:49; of entire Jordan-valley (between כִּנֶּרֶת and Dead Sea, modern El-Ghôr, the Depression) Deuteronomy 1:7; Joshua 11:2, 16; west Jordan plain only Joshua 12:8; depression south of Dead Sea (modern Wady el-`Arabah) Deuteronomy 2:8.
3. in P always plural construct עַרְבוֺת מוֺאָב (east Jordan) Numbers 22:1 + 11 times (see מוֺאָב); עְרֵחוֺ ע׳ (West Jordan) Joshua 4:13; Joshua 5:10, also 2 Kings 25:5 = Jeremiah 39:5 = Jeremiah 52:8.
4. apparently North Arabian desert Isaiah 40:3; Isaiah 41:19.
5. in general the steppe (often || מִדְבָּר), Jeremiah 17:6; Jeremiah 50:12; Isaiah 33:9; Isaiah 35:1, 6; Job 24:5; Job 39:6; Psalm 68:5; זְאֵב עֲרָבוֺת Jeremiah 5:6 (figurative of invader); compare description of Exodus אֶרֶץ עֲרָבָה וְשׁוּחָה Jeremiah 2:6; in simile, of a plain, of future land of Judah Zechariah 14:10. — See DrDeuteronomy 1:1 and references BuhlGeogr. 111.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Numbers

22:1

Deuteronomy

1:1; 1:1; 1:7; 2:8; 3:17; 3:17; 4:49; 4:49; 11:30

Joshua

3:16; 4:13; 5:10; 8:14; 11:2; 11:16; 12:1; 12:3; 12:3; 12:8

1 Samuel

23:24

2 Samuel

2:29; 4:7; 4:7; 15:28; 17:16

2 Kings

14:25; 25:4; 25:5; 25:5

Job

24:5; 39:6

Psalms

68:5; 68:5

Isaiah

33:9; 35:1; 35:6; 40:3; 41:19; 51:3; 51:3

Jeremiah

2:6; 5:6; 5:6; 17:6; 39:4; 39:5; 50:12; 52:7; 52:8; 52:8

Ezekiel

47:8

Amos

6:14

Zechariah

14:10

H6160

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6160 matches the Hebrew עֲרָבָה (ʿărāḇâ),
which occurs 61 times in 57 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 2 (Num 22:1–Jer 39:5)

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 22:1 - Then the sons of Israel journeyed, and camped in the plains H6160 of Moab beyond the Jordan opposite Jericho.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 26:3 - So Moses and Eleazar the priest spoke with them in the plains H6160 of Moab by the Jordan at Jericho, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 26:63 - These are those who were numbered by Moses and Eleazar the priest, who numbered the sons of Israel in the plains H6160 of Moab by the Jordan at Jericho.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 31:12 - They brought the captives and the prey and the spoil to Moses, and to Eleazar the priest and to the congregation of the sons of Israel, to the camp at the plains H6160 of Moab, which are by the Jordan opposite Jericho.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:48 - They journeyed from the mountains of Abarim and camped in the plains H6160 of Moab by the Jordan opposite Jericho.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:49 - They camped by the Jordan, from Beth-jeshimoth as far as Abel-shittim in the plains H6160 of Moab.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:50 - Then the LORD spoke to Moses in the plains H6160 of Moab by the Jordan opposite Jericho, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 35:1 - Now the LORD spoke to Moses in the plains H6160 of Moab by the Jordan opposite Jericho, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 36:13 - These are the commandments and the ordinances which the LORD commanded to the sons of Israel through Moses in the plains H6160 of Moab by the Jordan opposite Jericho.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 1:1 - These are the words which Moses spoke to all Israel across the Jordan in the wilderness, in the Arabah H6160 opposite [fn]Suph, between Paran and Tophel and Laban and Hazeroth and Dizahab.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 1:7 - ‘Turn and set your journey, and go to the hill country of the Amorites, and to all their neighbors in the Arabah, H6160 in the hill country and in the lowland and in the [fn]Negev and by the seacoast, the land of the Canaanites, and Lebanon, as far as the great river, the river Euphrates.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 2:8 - “So we passed beyond our brothers the sons of Esau, who live in Seir, away from the Arabah H6160 road, away from Elath and from Ezion-geber. And we turned and passed through by the way of the wilderness of Moab.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:17 - the Arabah H6160 also, with the Jordan [fn]as a border, from [fn]Chinnereth even as far as the sea of the Arabah, H6160 the Salt Sea, [fn]at the foot of the slopes of Pisgah on the east.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:49 - with all the Arabah H6160 across the Jordan to the east, even as far as the sea of the Arabah, H6160 [fn]at the foot of the slopes of Pisgah.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 11:30 - “Are they not across the Jordan, west of the way toward the sunset, in the land of the Canaanites who live in the Arabah, H6160 opposite Gilgal, beside the [fn]oaks of Moreh?
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 34:1 - Now Moses went up from the plains H6160 of Moab to Mount Nebo, to the top of Pisgah, which is opposite Jericho. And the LORD showed him all the land, Gilead as far as Dan,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 34:8 - So the sons of Israel wept for Moses in the plains H6160 of Moab thirty days; then the days of weeping and mourning for Moses came to an end.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 3:16 - the waters which were [fn]flowing down from above stood and rose up in one heap, a great distance away at Adam, the city that is beside Zarethan; and those which were [fn]flowing down toward the sea of the Arabah, H6160 the Salt Sea, were completely cut off. So the people crossed opposite Jericho.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 4:13 - about 40,000 equipped for war, crossed for battle before the LORD to the desert H6160 plains H6160 of Jericho.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 5:10 - While the sons of Israel camped at Gilgal they observed the Passover on the evening of the fourteenth day of the month on the desert H6160 plains H6160 of Jericho.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 8:14 - It came about when the king of Ai saw it, that the men of the city hurried and rose up early and went out to meet Israel in battle, he and all his people at the appointed place before the desert H6160 plain. H6160 But he did not know that there was an ambush against him behind the city.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 11:2 - and to the kings who were of the north in the hill country, and in the Arabah H6160—south of [fn]Chinneroth and in the lowland and on the [fn]heights of Dor on the west
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 11:16 - Thus Joshua took all that land: the hill country and all the [fn]Negev, all that land of Goshen, the lowland, the Arabah, H6160 the hill country of Israel and its lowland
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 12:1 - Now these are the kings of the land whom the sons of Israel [fn]defeated, and whose land they possessed beyond the Jordan toward the sunrise, from the valley of the Arnon as far as Mount Hermon, and all the Arabah H6160 to the east:
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 12:3 - and the Arabah H6160 as far as the Sea of [fn]Chinneroth toward the east, and as far as the sea of the Arabah, H6160 even the Salt Sea, eastward [fn]toward Beth-jeshimoth, and on the south, [fn]at the foot of the slopes of Pisgah;
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 12:8 - in the hill country, in the lowland, in the Arabah, H6160 on the slopes, and in the wilderness, and in the [fn]Negev; the Hittite, the Amorite and the Canaanite, the Perizzite, the Hivite and the Jebusite:
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 13:32 - These are the territories which Moses apportioned for an inheritance in the plains H6160 of Moab, beyond the Jordan at Jericho to the east.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 18:18 - It continued to the side in front of the Arabah H6160 northward and went down to the Arabah. H6160
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 23:24 - Then they arose and went to Ziph before Saul. Now David and his men were in the wilderness of Maon, in the Arabah H6160 to the [fn]south of [fn]Jeshimon.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:29 - Abner and his men then went through the Arabah H6160 all that night; so they crossed the Jordan, walked all morning, and came to Mahanaim.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 4:7 - Now when they came into the house, as he was lying on his bed in his bedroom, they struck him and killed him and beheaded him. And they took his head and [fn]traveled by way of the Arabah H6160 all night.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 15:28 - “See, I am going to wait at the fords of the wilderness until word comes from you to inform me.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 17:16 - “Now therefore, send quickly and tell David, saying, ‘Do not spend the night at the fords H6160 of the wilderness, but by all means cross over, or else the king and all the people who are with him will be [fn]destroyed.’”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 14:25 - He restored the border of Israel from the entrance of Hamath as far as the Sea of the Arabah, H6160 according to the word of the LORD, the God of Israel, which He spoke [fn]through His servant Jonah the son of Amittai, the prophet, who was of Gath-hepher.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 25:4 - Then the city was broken into, and all the men of war fled by night by way of the gate between the two walls beside the king’s garden, though the Chaldeans were all around the city. And [fn]they went by way of the Arabah. H6160
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 25:5 - But the army of the Chaldeans pursued the king and overtook him in the plains H6160 of Jericho and all his army was scattered from him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 24:5 - “Behold, as wild donkeys in the wilderness
They go forth seeking food in their activity,
As [fn]bread for their children in the desert. H6160
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 39:6 - To whom I gave the wilderness H6160 for a home
And the salt land for his dwelling place?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 68:4 - Sing to God, sing praises to His name;
[fn]Lift up a song for Him who rides through the deserts, H6160
Whose name is [fn]the LORD, and exult before Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 33:9 - The land mourns and pines away,
Lebanon is shamed and withers;
Sharon is like a desert H6160 plain, H6160
And Bashan and Carmel [fn]lose their foliage.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 35:1 - The wilderness and the desert will be glad,
And the [fn]Arabah H6160 will rejoice and blossom;
Like the crocus
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 35:6 - Then the lame will leap like a deer,
And the tongue of the mute will shout for joy.
For waters will break forth in the wilderness
And streams in the [fn]Arabah. H6160
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 40:3 - A voice [fn]is calling,
“Clear the way for the LORD in the wilderness;
Make smooth in the desert H6160 a highway for our God.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 41:19 - “I will put the cedar in the wilderness,
The acacia and the myrtle and the [fn]olive tree;
I will place the juniper in the desert H6160
Together with the box tree and the cypress,
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 51:3 - Indeed, the LORD will comfort Zion;
He will comfort all her waste places.
And her wilderness He will make like Eden,
And her desert H6160 like the garden of the LORD;
Joy and gladness will be found in her,
Thanksgiving and sound of a melody.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 2:6 - “They did not say, ‘Where is the LORD
Who brought us up out of the land of Egypt,
Who led us through the wilderness,
Through a land of deserts H6160 and of pits,
Through a land of drought and of [fn]deep darkness,
Through a land that no one crossed
And where no man dwelt?’
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 5:6 - Therefore a lion from the forest will slay them,
A wolf of the deserts H6160 will destroy them,
A leopard is watching their cities.
Everyone who goes out of them will be torn in pieces,
Because their transgressions are many,
Their apostasies are numerous.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 17:6 - “For he will be like a bush in the desert H6160
And will not see when prosperity comes,
But will live in stony wastes in the wilderness,
A land of salt [fn]without inhabitant.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 39:4 - When Zedekiah the king of Judah and all the men of war saw them, they fled and went out of the city at night by way of the king’s garden through the gate between the two walls; and he went out toward the [fn]Arabah. H6160
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 39:5 - But the army of the Chaldeans pursued them and overtook Zedekiah in the plains H6160 of Jericho; and they seized him and brought him up to Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon at Riblah in the land of Hamath, and he passed sentence on him.

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