Search Bible
Click for Help   Click for QuickNav   Click for Advanced Search Options
Search NASB95
Your Bible Version is the NASB95
Go to Top
Link to This Page Cite This Page
Share this page Follow the BLB
Printable Page
Left Context Bar Edge 1Left Context Bar BackgroundLeft Context Bar Edge 2Previous Strongs NumberCopy VersesCopy OptionsShow StrongsRed Letter OnNext Strongs NumberRight Context Bar Edge 2Right Context Bar BackgroundRight Context Bar Edge 1
The Blue Letter Bible

Lexicon :: Strong's H7229 - raḇ

Choose a new font size and typeface
Part of Speech
adjective, noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Corresponding to רַב (H7227)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2984a

Strong’s Definitions

רַב rab, rab; (Aramaic) corresponding to H7227:—captain, chief, great, lord, master, stout.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 15x

The KJV translates Strong's H7229 in the following manner: great (9x), master (2x), stout (1x), chief (1x), captain (1x), lord (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 15x
The KJV translates Strong's H7229 in the following manner: great (9x), master (2x), stout (1x), chief (1x), captain (1x), lord (1x).
  1. great

    1. great

    2. great (fig of power)

  2. captain, chief

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
רַב rab, rab; (Aramaic) corresponding to H7227:—captain, chief, great, lord, master, stout.
STRONGS H7229: Abbreviations

Biblical Aramaic

רַב adjective great (Targum Syriac); — absolute Daniel 2:31 +, construct Daniel 2:14 +; emphatic masculine רַבָּא Ezra 4:10 +; feminine רַבְּתָא Daniel 4:27 [Daniel 4:30];
[H7260 masculine plural redupl. רַבְרְבִין (K§ 59, 4) Daniel 3:33 [Daniel 4:3], feminine plural בָן - Daniel 2:48 +, emphatic ָ֯ תָא Daniel 7:11, Daniel 7:17;] —
1. great, literally, of image Daniel 2:31, rock Daniel 2:35, city Daniel 4:27 [Daniel 4:30], sea Daniel 7:2,
[H7260 beast Daniel 7:3; Daniel 7:17, teeth Daniel 7:7, gifts Daniel 2:48];
great, imposing, feast Daniel 5:1,
[H7260 signs Daniel 3:33 [Daniel 4:3], words Daniel 7:8, Daniel 7:11, Daniel 7:20; with מִן [H4481 Daniel 7:20]].
2. figurative of power, influence, etc.: great king Daniel 2:10; Ezra 4:10; Ezra 5:11 (compare Zinjirli מלכן רברבן Cooke183), God Ezra 5:8; Daniel 2:45.
3. as noun = captain, chief: רַב טַבָּחַיָּא Daniel 2:14, סִגְנִין ר׳ Daniel 2:48, חַרְטֻמַּיָּא ר׳ Daniel 4:6 [Daniel 4:9]; Daniel 5:11.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
Copyright © 2002, 2003, 2006 by Biblesoft, Inc.
All rights reserved. Used by permission.

BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7229 matches the Hebrew רַב (raḇ),
which occurs 15 times in 15 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:10 - and the rest of the nations which the great H7229 and honorable [fn]Osnappar deported and settled in the city of Samaria, and in the rest of the region beyond the [fn]River. Now
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:8 - “Let it be known to the king that we have gone to the province of Judah, to the house of the great H7229 God, which is being built with huge stones, and [fn]beams are being laid in the walls; and this work is going on with great care and is succeeding in their hands.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:11 - “Thus they [fn]answered us, saying, ‘We are the servants of the God of heaven and earth and are rebuilding the temple that was built many years ago, which a great H7229 king of Israel built and finished.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:10 - The Chaldeans answered [fn]the king and said, “There is not a man on earth who could declare the matter [fn]for the king, inasmuch as no great H7229 king or ruler has ever asked anything like this of any [fn]magician, conjurer or Chaldean.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:14 - Then Daniel replied with discretion and discernment to Arioch, the captain H7229 of the king’s [fn]bodyguard, who had gone forth to slay the wise men of Babylon;
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:31 - “You, O king, were looking and behold, there was a single great statue; that statue, which was large H7229 and [fn]of extraordinary splendor, was standing in front of you, and its appearance was awesome.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:35 - “Then the iron, the clay, the bronze, the silver and the gold were crushed [fn]all at the same time and became like chaff from the summer threshing floors; and the wind carried them away so that not a trace of them was found. But the stone that struck the statue became a great H7229 mountain and filled the whole earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:45 - “Inasmuch as you saw that a stone was cut out of the mountain without hands and that it crushed the iron, the bronze, the clay, the silver and the gold, the great H7229 God has made known to the king what will take place [fn]in the future; so the dream is true and its interpretation is trustworthy.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:48 - Then the king [fn]promoted Daniel and gave him many great H7229 gifts, and he made him ruler over the whole province of Babylon and chief H7229 [fn]prefect over all the wise men of Babylon.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 4:9 - ‘O Belteshazzar, chief H7229 of the magicians, since I know that a spirit of the holy gods is in you and no mystery baffles you, tell me the visions of my dream which I have seen, along with its interpretation.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 4:30 - “The king [fn]reflected and said, ‘Is this not Babylon the great, H7229 which I myself have built as a royal [fn]residence by the might of my power and for the glory of my majesty?’
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:1 - Belshazzar the king [fn]held a great H7229 feast for a thousand of his nobles, and he was drinking wine in the presence of the thousand.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 5:11 - “There is a man in your kingdom in whom is [fn]a spirit of the holy gods; and in the days of your father, illumination, insight and wisdom like the wisdom of the gods were found in him. And King Nebuchadnezzar, your father, your father [fn]the king, appointed him chief H7229 of the [fn]magicians, conjurers, [fn]Chaldeans and diviners.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 7:2 - Daniel [fn]said, “I was looking in my vision by night, and behold, the four winds of heaven were stirring up the great H7229 sea.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 7:20 - and the meaning of the ten horns that were on its head and the other horn which came up, and before which three of them fell, namely, that horn which had eyes and a mouth uttering great H7229 boasts and [fn]which was larger H7229 in appearance than its associates.
BLB Searches
Search the Bible
Search NASB95

Advanced Options

Other Searches

Multi-Verse Retrieval
Search NASB95

Let's Connect
Daily Devotionals

Blue Letter Bible offers several daily devotional readings in order to help you refocus on Christ and the Gospel of His peace and righteousness.

Daily Bible Reading Plans

Recognizing the value of consistent reflection upon the Word of God in order to refocus one's mind and heart upon Christ and His Gospel of peace, we provide several reading plans designed to cover the entire Bible in a year.

One-Year Plans

Two-Year Plan

Donate Contact

Blue Letter Bible study tools make reading, searching and studying the Bible easy and rewarding.

Blue Letter Bible is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization