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Lexicon :: Strong's H7257 - rāḇaṣ

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רָבַץ
Transliteration
rāḇaṣ
Pronunciation
raw-bats'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2109

Strong’s Definitions

רָבַץ râbats, raw-bats'; a primitive root; to crouch (on all four legs folded, like a recumbent animal); by implication, to recline, repose, brood, lurk, imbed:—crouch (down), fall down, make a fold, lay, (cause to, make to) lie (down), make to rest, sit.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 30x

The KJV translates Strong's H7257 in the following manner: lay down (15x), lay (9x), couch beneath (1x), couched (1x), miscellaneous (4x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 30x
The KJV translates Strong's H7257 in the following manner: lay down (15x), lay (9x), couch beneath (1x), couched (1x), miscellaneous (4x).
  1. to stretch oneself out, lie down, lie stretched out

    1. (Qal) to lie down, lie

    2. (Hiphil) to cause to lie down

      1. laying (stones)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
רָבַץ râbats, raw-bats'; a primitive root; to crouch (on all four legs folded, like a recumbent animal); by implication, to recline, repose, brood, lurk, imbed:—crouch (down), fall down, make a fold, lay, (cause to, make to) lie (down), make to rest, sit.
STRONGS H7257: Abbreviations
רָבַץ verb stretch oneself out, lie down, lie stretched out (Late Hebrew = Biblical Hebrew; Assyrian rabâṣu, lie, dwell; rubṣu (in word-lists), stall, also womb (compare II. רבע above); Arabic bdb091802 lie down, on the breast, stretch oneself out, bdb091803 Sabean מרבצֿן CISiv. no. 5, 2; Targum רְבַע lie stretched out, Syriac bdb091804, Christian-Palestinian Aramaic bdb091805 recline at meals, SchwIdioticon 87); —
Qal Perfect 3rd person masculine singular ר׳ Genesis 49:9, 3rd person feminine singular consecutive וְרָֽבְצָה Deuteronomy 29:19, רָבָ֑צָה Ezekiel 19:2, etc.; Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular יִרְבָּ֑ץ Isaiah 11:6; Isaiah 27:10; 3rd person feminine singular וַתִּרְבַּץ Numbers 22:27; 3rd person masculine plural יִרְבְּצוּ Numbers 11:7 יִרְבָּ֑צוּ Numbers 14:30 יִרְבָּצ֑וּן Zephaniah 2:7; Psalm 104:22; 3rd person feminine plural תִּרְבַּצְנָה Ezekiel 34:14; Participle רֹבֵץ Exodus 23:5 + 3 times; feminine רֹבֶ֫צֶת Genesis 49:25 + 2 times; masculine plural רֹבְצֹים Genesis 29:2; — lie down, lie: of domestic animals, ass Exodus 23:5 (E; under heavy burden), Numbers 22:27 (Jeremiah; in obstructed path), Genesis 49:14 (at ease; poetic, in simile); sheep, in repose, Genesis 29:2 (J), Isaiah 17:2; Zephaniah 2:14; figurative of people Ezekiel 34:14; calf in repose Isaiah 27:10: of wild beasts, lion, in lair, Genesis 49:9 (poem in J; figurative), Psalm 104:22; = make lair, abode Ezekiel 19:2 (figurative), so of צִיִּים Isaiah 13:21, תַּנֵין Ezekiel 29:3 (figurative); leopard (with kid) Isaiah 11:6, compare Isaiah 11:7; = brood, of mother-bird Deuteronomy 22:6 (עַלהָֿאֶפְרֹחִים); of man, in repose Isaiah 14:30; Job 11:19, compare Zephaniah 2:7; Zephaniah 3:13 (figurative of flock perhaps implied, compare Ezekiel 34:14 above); of the deep, רֹבֶצֶת תָּ֑חַת Genesis 49:25; Deuteronomy 33:13; figurative of curse Deuteronomy 29:19 (ב person); of sin, רֹבֵץ חַטָּאת לַפֶּתַח Genesis 4:7 at the door sin makes its lair.
Hiph. Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular suffix יַרְבִּיצֵנִי Psalm 23:2, 2nd person masculine singular תַּרְבִּיץ Songs 1:7, etc.; Participle מַרְבִּיץ Isaiah 54: plural מַרְבִּצִים Jeremiah 33:12; — cause to lie down, or lie, accusative of flock (for repose) Jeremiah 33:12, also (figurative) Psalm 23:2; Ezekiel 34:15; accusative of flock omitted Isaiah 13:10; Songs 1:7; of laying stones Isaiah 54:
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

4:7; 29:2; 29:2; 49:9; 49:9; 49:14; 49:25; 49:25

Exodus

23:5; 23:5

Numbers

11:7; 14:30; 22:27; 22:27

Deuteronomy

22:6; 29:19; 29:19; 33:13

Job

11:19

Psalms

23:2; 23:2; 104:22; 104:22

Song of Songs

1:7; 1:7

Isaiah

11:6; 11:6; 11:7; 13:10; 13:21; 14:30; 17:2; 27:10; 27:10; 54; 54

Jeremiah

33:12; 33:12

Ezekiel

19:2; 19:2; 29:3; 34:14; 34:14; 34:14; 34:15

Zephaniah

2:7; 2:7; 2:14; 3:13

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7257 matches the Hebrew רָבַץ (rāḇaṣ),
which occurs 30 times in 30 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:7 - If you do well, will you not be accepted? And if you do not do well, sin is couching at the door; its desire is for you, but you must master it."
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:2 - As he looked, he saw a well in the field, and lo, three flocks of sheep lying beside it; for out of that well the flocks were watered. The stone on the well's mouth was large,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:9 - Judah is a lion's whelp; from the prey, my son, you have gone up. He stooped down, he couched as a lion, and as a lioness; who dares rouse him up?
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:14 - Is'sachar is a strong ass, crouching between the sheepfolds;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:25 - by the God of your father who will help you, by God Almighty who will bless you with blessings of heaven above, blessings of the deep that couches beneath, blessings of the breasts and of the womb.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 23:5 - If you see the ass of one who hates you lying under its burden, you shall refrain from leaving him with it, you shall help him to lift it up.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 22:27 - When the ass saw the angel of the LORD, she lay down under Balaam; and Balaam's anger was kindled, and he struck the ass with his staff.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 22:6 - "If you chance to come upon a bird's nest, in any tree or on the ground, with young ones or eggs and the mother sitting upon the young or upon the eggs, you shall not take the mother with the young;
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 29:20 - The LORD would not pardon him, but rather the anger of the LORD and his jealousy would smoke against that man, and the curses written in this book would settle upon him, and the LORD would blot out his name from under heaven.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 33:13 - And of Joseph he said, "Blessed by the LORD be his land, with the choicest gifts of heaven above, and of the deep that couches beneath,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 11:19 - You will lie down, and none will make you afraid; many will entreat your favor.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 23:2 - he makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 104:22 - When the sun rises, they get them away and lie down in their dens.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 1:7 - Tell me, you whom my soul loves, where you pasture your flock, where you make it lie down at noon; for why should I be like one who wanders beside the flocks of your companions?
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 11:6 - The wolf shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the kid, and the calf and the lion and the fatling together, and a little child shall lead them.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 11:7 - The cow and the bear shall feed; their young shall lie down together; and the lion shall eat straw like the ox.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 13:20 - It will never be inhabited or dwelt in for all generations; no Arab will pitch his tent there, no shepherds will make their flocks lie down there.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 13:21 - But wild beasts will lie down there, and its houses will be full of howling creatures; there ostriches will dwell, and there satyrs will dance.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 14:30 - And the first-born of the poor will feed, and the needy lie down in safety; but I will kill your root with famine, and your remnant I will slay.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 17:2 - Her cities will be deserted for ever; they will be for flocks, which will lie down, and none will make them afraid.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 27:10 - For the fortified city is solitary, a habitation deserted and forsaken, like the wilderness; there the calf grazes, there he lies down, and strips its branches.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 54:11 - "O afflicted one, storm-tossed, and not comforted, behold, I will set your stones in antimony, and lay your foundations with sapphires.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 33:12 - "Thus says the LORD of hosts: In this place which is waste, without man or beast, and in all of its cities, there shall again be habitations of shepherds resting their flocks.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 19:2 - and say: What a lioness was your mother among lions! She couched in the midst of young lions, rearing her whelps.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 29:3 - speak, and say, Thus says the Lord GOD: "Behold, I am against you, Pharaoh king of Egypt, the great dragon that lies in the midst of his streams, that says, 'My Nile is my own; I made it.'
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 34:14 - I will feed them with good pasture, and upon the mountain heights of Israel shall be their pasture; there they shall lie down in good grazing land, and on fat pasture they shall feed on the mountains of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 34:15 - I myself will be the shepherd of my sheep, and I will make them lie down, says the Lord GOD.
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 2:7 - The seacoast shall become the possession of the remnant of the house of Judah, on which they shall pasture, and in the houses of Ash'kelon they shall lie down at evening. For the LORD their God will be mindful of them and restore their fortunes.
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 2:14 - Herds shall lie down in the midst of her, all the beasts of the field; the vulture and the hedgehog shall lodge in her capitals; the owl shall hoot in the window, the raven croak on the threshold; for her cedar work will be laid bare.
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 3:13 - those who are left in Israel; they shall do no wrong and utter no lies, nor shall there be found in their mouth a deceitful tongue. For they shall pasture and lie down, and none shall make them afraid."
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