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Lexicon :: Strong's H6290 - pā'rān

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Part of Speech
proper locative noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 1728

Strong’s Definitions

פָּארָן Pâʼrân, paw-rawn'; from H6286; ornamental; Paran, a desert of Arabia:—Paran.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x

The KJV translates Strong's H6290 in the following manner: Paran (11x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x
The KJV translates Strong's H6290 in the following manner: Paran (11x).
  1. Paran = "place of caverns"

    1. wilderness area bounded on the north by Palestine, on the west by the wilderness of Etham, on the south by the desert of Sinai, and on the east by the valley of Arabah; the exodus was through this area and probably all 18 stops were in this area

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
פָּארָן Pâʼrân, paw-rawn'; from H6286; ornamental; Paran, a desert of Arabia:—Paran.
STRONGS H6290: Abbreviations
פָּארָן proper name, of a location Paran, Φαραν (compare proper name פארן Sinaitic Inscription); — usually מִדְבַּר פ׳ home of Ishmael Genesis 21:21 (E), traversed by Israel in Exodus Numbers 12:16 (E), Numbers 10:12; Numbers 13:2, 26 (all P); it lay northeast from (the traditional) Sinai, with Gulf of Akaba and the ‘Arabah as its east border; in the same region was הַר פ׳ Deuteronomy 33:2; Habakkuk 3:3, — perhaps coast-range of mountains along west shore of Gulf of Akaba; פ׳ alone 1 Kings 11:18 (twice in verse) (between Midian and Egypt); Deuteronomy 1:1 (location dubious). — 1 Samuel 25:1 see II. H4583 מָעוֹן below עון. — See RobBR i, 177 f. PalmerDesert of Exodus, 284 ff., Di DrDt.
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10:12; 12:16; 13:2; 13:26


1:1; 33:2

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Strong's Number H6290 matches the Hebrew פָּארָן (pā'rān),
which occurs 11 times in 10 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:21 - And he dwelt in the wilderness of Paran: and his mother took for him a wife out of the land of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 10:12 - And the children of Israel took their journeys from the wilderness of Sinai; and the cloud rested in the wilderness of Paran.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 12:16 - And afterward the people removed from Hazeroth, and encamped in the wilderness of Paran.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 13:3 - And Moses, by the commandment of the LORD, sent them from the wilderness of Paran: all those men were heads of the children of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 13:26 - And they went and came to Moses, and to Aaron, and to all the congregation of the children of Israel, to the wilderness of Paran, to Kadesh; and brought back word to them, and to all the congregation, and showed them the fruit of the land.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 1:1 - These are the words which Moses spoke to all Israel on the east side of Jordan in the wilderness, in the plain over against Suf, between Paran, and Tophel, and Laban, and Hazeroth, and Dizahab.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 33:2 - And he said, the LORD came from Sinai, and rose up from Seir to them; he shined forth from mount Paran, and he came with ten thousands of saints: from his right hand went a fiery law for them.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 25:1 - And Samuel died; and all the Israelites assembled, and lamented him, and buried him in his house at Ramah. And David arose, and went down to the wilderness of Paran.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 11:18 - And they arose out of Midian, and came to Paran: and they took men with them from Paran, and they came to Egypt, to Pharaoh king of Egypt; who gave him a house, and appointed him victuals, and gave him land.
Unchecked Copy BoxHab 3:3 - God came from Teman, and the Holy One from mount Paran. Selah. His glory covered the heavens, and the earth was full of his praise.
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