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Lexicon :: Strong's H709 - 'argōḇ

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Part of Speech
proper locative noun, proper masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From the same as רֶגֶב (H7263)
Strong’s Definitions

אַרְגֹּב ʼArgôb, ar-gobe'; from the same as H7263; stony; Argob, a district of Palestine:—Argob.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x

The KJV translates Strong's H709 in the following manner: Argob (5x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x
The KJV translates Strong's H709 in the following manner: Argob (5x).
  1. Argob = "heap of clods"

    proper locative noun
    1. a district or area in Bashan

      proper masculine noun
    2. one of king Pekah's officers

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אַרְגֹּב ʼArgôb, ar-gobe'; from the same as H7263; stony; Argob, a district of Palestine:—Argob.
STRONGS H709: Abbreviations
אַרְגֹּב proper name
1. location (heap, or region of clods; 'glede' GASmG551); — always חֶבֶל א׳ Deuteronomy 3:4, 14; 1 Kings 4:13, הָא׳ ח׳ Deuteronomy 3:13; = measured region of Argob; some well-defined district of Bashan (apparently identification with חַוֺת יָאִיר Deuteronomy 3:14 [where י׳ ח׳ in Bashan, so Joshua 13:30], but this a harmonistic correction; י׳ ח׳ in fact in Gilead [Numbers 32:41; Judges 10:4, and distinguished from אַרְגֹּב 1 Kings 4:13 compare Deuteronomy 3:13); exact location dubious, GASml.c. and especially DrDeuteronomy 3:4; BuhlGeogr. 18 thinks of Ṣuwet, south of Upper Yarmuk, a border district between Bashan and Gilead. — Αρσοβ; 1 Kings 4:13 Ερεβαταμ, LXX of Lucian (Lag.) Πασαβαν, A Ερσαβ.
2. masculine 2 Kings 15:25, Αρσοβ dubious; see Klo Kit Benz Bur.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs




3:4; 3:4; 3:13; 3:13; 3:14; 3:14





1 Kings

4:13; 4:13; 4:13

2 Kings



Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H709 matches the Hebrew אַרְגֹּב ('argōḇ),
which occurs 5 times in 5 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:4 - And we took all his cities at that time, there was not a city which we took not from them, threescore cities, all the region of Argob, H709 the kingdom of Og in Bashan.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:13 - And the rest of Gilead, and all Bashan, being the kingdom of Og, gave I unto the half tribe of Manasseh; all the region of Argob, H709 with all Bashan, which was called the land of giants.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:14 - Jair the son of Manasseh took all the country of Argob H709 unto the coasts of Geshuri and Maachathi; and called them after his own name, Bashanhavothjair, unto this day.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:13 - The son of Geber, in Ramothgilead; to him pertained the towns of Jair the son of Manasseh, which are in Gilead; to him also pertained the region of Argob, H709 which is in Bashan, threescore great cities with walls and brasen bars:
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 15:25 - But Pekah the son of Remaliah, a captain of his, conspired against him, and smote him in Samaria, in the palace of the king's house, with Argob H709 and Arieh, and with him fifty men of the Gileadites: and he killed him, and reigned in his room.
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