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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 captured all his cities at that time; there was not a town which we did not take from them: sixty 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, the kingdom of Og, I gave to the half-tribe of Manasseh, all the region of Argob H709. (Concerning all Bashan, it is called the land of Rephaim.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:14 - Jair the son of Manasseh took all the region of Argob H709 as far as the border of the Geshurites and the Maacathites and called [fn]it—that is, Bashan—after his own name, [fn]Havvoth-jair, as it is to this day.)
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:13 -

Ben-geber, in Ramoth-gilead (now [fn]Havvoth-JairJair being the son of Manasseh—which is in Gilead was his: the region of Argob H709, which is in Bashan, sixty great cities with walls and bronze bars were his);

Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 15:25 - Then Pekah son of Remaliah, his officer, conspired against him and struck him in Samaria, in the castle of the king’s house with Argob H709 and Arieh; and with him were fifty men of the Gileadites, and he put him to death and became king in his place.
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