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Lexicon :: Strong's H7337 - rāḥaḇ

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Strong’s Definitions

רָחַב râchab, raw-khab'; a primitive root; to broaden (intransitive or transitive, literal or figurative):—be an en-(make) large(-ing), make room, make (open) wide.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 25x

The KJV translates Strong's H7337 in the following manner: enlarge (18x), wide (3x), large (2x), make room (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 25x
The KJV translates Strong's H7337 in the following manner: enlarge (18x), wide (3x), large (2x), make room (2x).
  1. to be or grow wide, be or grow large

    1. (Qal) to be widened, be enlarged

    2. (Niphal) broad or roomy pasture (participle)

    3. (Hiphil)

      1. to make large

      2. to enlarge

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
רָחַב râchab, raw-khab'; a primitive root; to broaden (intransitive or transitive, literal or figurative):—be an en-(make) large(-ing), make room, make (open) wide.
STRONGS H7337: Abbreviations
רָחַב [? also רָחֹב, so LagBN 31; compare also Idib. 52 f.] verb be, or grow, wide, large (Late Hebrew in derived species (rare) and derivatives; Arabic bdb093104, Ethiopic bdb093105Sabean in epithet of deity FellZMG liv (1900), 249, and proper name CISiv, no. 1, 3 etc.; Assyrian in rêbitu, open place; Aramaic רְחַב in derivatives); —
Qal Perfect 3rd person masculine singular פִּי ר׳ 1 Samuel 2:1, + עַל against (i.e. to devour, in figure; compare Hiph.); consecutive לְבָבֵךְ וּפָחַד וְר׳ Isaiah 60:5 be widened, enlarged, relieved, and expanded with joy (compare Hiph. 2); 3rd person feminine singular וְנָֽסְבָה וְרָֽחֲבָה Ezekiel 41:7 probably error, Co רָחְבָּהּ וְנוֺסָפָה, Toy וְהָרֹחַב נוֺסַף, Krae וְיָֽסְפוּ רָֽחֲבוּ [וְ ?].
Niph. Participle as adjective נִרְחָב Isaiah 30:23 a broad, roomy, pasture.
Hiph. Perfect 3rd person masculine singular הִרְחִיב Genesis 26:22; Habakkuk 2:5, הִרְחִ֑ב Isaiah 30:33; 2nd person masculine singular הִרְחַבְתָּ Psalm 4:2, etc.; Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular יַרְחִיב Deuteronomy 12:20 +, etc.; Imperative masculine singular הַרְחֶבֿ Psalm 81:11 (compare also Psalm 25:17 below); feminine singular הַרְחִיבִי Isaiah 54:2, הַרְחִבִי Micah 1:16; Infinitive construct הַרְחִיב Amos 1:13; Participle מַרְחִיב Deuteronomy 33:20; —
1. make large, with accusative baldness Micah 1:16 (sign of mourning), funeral pile Isaiah 30:33 (accusative omitted; + הֶעְמִיק); make wide, accusative couch Isaiah 57:8 (figurative).
2. enlarge limit of territory (גְּבוּל) Amos 1:13; Exodus 34:24 (J), Deuteronomy 12:20; Deuteronomy 19:8, so גָּ֑ד מַר׳ Deuteronomy 33:20, compare מְקוֺם אָהֳלֵךְ הַר׳ Isaiah 54:2 (figurative); also absolute + ל person, לָנוּ י׳ הִר׳ Genesis 26:22 (J), and (figurative of deliverance), לִי בַּצָּר הִר׳ Psalm 4:2; לוֺ מַתַּן אָדָם יַר׳ Proverbs 18:16 a man's gift makes room for him, gives access to patron; of י׳'s enlarging the heart (לִבִּי) Psalm 119:32 (compare Qal); צָרוֺת לְבָבִי הִרְחִיכוּ מ׳ Psalm 25:17 read probably (with most) Imperative הַרְחֵ(י)ב ומ׳ (Bae הִרְהִיבוּ, alarm, compare Songs 6:5); with accusative צַעֲדִי my step, stride Psalm 18:37 = 2 Samuel 22:37 (i.e. givest me firm footing and vigorous step, compare צַעַד 2); enlarge mouth, open it wide, with עַל person against Isaiah 57:4; Psalm 35:21 (compareQal); without עַל, as a young bird to receive food, figurative, Psalm 81:11; הִר׳ שְׁאוֺל נַפְשָׁהּ Isaiah 5:14 (|| פִיהָ פָּֽעֲרָה; נֶפֶשׁ 5c), compare Habakkuk 2:5.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


26:22; 26:22




12:20; 12:20; 19:8; 33:20; 33:20

1 Samuel


2 Samuel



4:2; 4:2; 18:37; 25:17; 25:17; 35:21; 81:11; 81:11; 119:32



Song of Songs



5:14; 30:23; 30:33; 30:33; 54:2; 54:2; 57:4; 57:8; 60:5




1:13; 1:13


1:16; 1:16


2:5; 2:5

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7337 matches the Hebrew רָחַב (rāḥaḇ),
which occurs 25 times in 25 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:22 - And he removed from thence, and digged another well; and for that they strove not: and he called the name of it Rehoboth; and he said, For now the LORD hath made room H7337 for us, and we shall be fruitful in the land.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 34:24 - For I will cast out the nations before thee, and enlarge H7337 thy borders: neither shall any man desire thy land, when thou shalt go up to appear before the LORD thy God thrice in the year.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 12:20 - When the LORD thy God shall enlarge H7337 thy border, as he hath promised thee, and thou shalt say, I will eat flesh, because thy soul longeth to eat flesh; thou mayest eat flesh, whatsoever thy soul lusteth after.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 19:8 - And if the LORD thy God enlarge H7337 thy coast, as he hath sworn unto thy fathers, and give thee all the land which he promised to give unto thy fathers;
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 33:20 - And of Gad he said, Blessed be he that enlargeth H7337 Gad: he dwelleth as a lion, and teareth the arm with the crown of the head.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 2:1 - And Hannah prayed, and said, My heart rejoiceth in the LORD, mine horn is exalted in the LORD: my mouth is enlarged H7337 over mine enemies; because I rejoice in thy salvation.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:37 - Thou hast enlarged H7337 my steps under me; so that my feet did not slip.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 4:1 - [[To the chief Musician on Neginoth, A Psalm of David.]] Hear me when I call, O God of my righteousness: thou hast enlarged H7337 me when I was in distress; have mercy upon me, and hear my prayer.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:36 - Thou hast enlarged H7337 my steps under me, that my feet did not slip.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:17 - The troubles of my heart are enlarged: H7337 O bring thou me out of my distresses.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:21 - Yea, they opened their mouth wide H7337 against me, and said, Aha, aha, our eye hath seen it.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 81:10 - I am the LORD thy God, which brought thee out of the land of Egypt: open thy mouth wide, H7337 and I will fill it.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:32 - I will run the way of thy commandments, when thou shalt enlarge H7337 my heart.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:16 - A man's gift maketh room H7337 for him, and bringeth him before great men.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 5:14 - Therefore hell hath enlarged H7337 herself, and opened her mouth without measure: and their glory, and their multitude, and their pomp, and he that rejoiceth, shall descend into it.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 30:23 - Then shall he give the rain of thy seed, that thou shalt sow the ground withal; and bread of the increase of the earth, and it shall be fat and plenteous: in that day shall thy cattle feed in large H7337 pastures.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 30:33 - For Tophet is ordained of old; yea, for the king it is prepared; he hath made it deep and large: H7337 the pile thereof is fire and much wood; the breath of the LORD, like a stream of brimstone, doth kindle it.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 54:2 - Enlarge H7337 the place of thy tent, and let them stretch forth the curtains of thine habitations: spare not, lengthen thy cords, and strengthen thy stakes;
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 57:4 - Against whom do ye sport yourselves? against whom make ye a wide H7337 mouth, and draw out the tongue? are ye not children of transgression, a seed of falsehood,
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 57:8 - Behind the doors also and the posts hast thou set up thy remembrance: for thou hast discovered thyself to another than me, and art gone up; thou hast enlarged H7337 thy bed, and made thee a covenant with them; thou lovedst their bed where thou sawest it.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 60:5 - Then thou shalt see, and flow together, and thine heart shall fear, and be enlarged; H7337 because the abundance of the sea shall be converted unto thee, the forces of the Gentiles shall come unto thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 41:7 - And there was an enlarging, H7337 and a winding about still upward to the side chambers: for the winding about of the house went still upward round about the house: therefore the breadth of the house was still upward, and so increased from the lowest chamber to the highest by the midst.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 1:13 - Thus saith the LORD; For three transgressions of the children of Ammon, and for four, I will not turn away the punishment thereof; because they have ripped up the women with child of Gilead, that they might enlarge H7337 their border:
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 1:16 - Make thee bald, and poll thee for thy delicate children; enlarge H7337 thy baldness as the eagle; for they are gone into captivity from thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxHab 2:5 - Yea also, because he transgresseth by wine, he is a proud man, neither keepeth at home, who enlargeth H7337 his desire as hell, and is as death, and cannot be satisfied, but gathereth unto him all nations, and heapeth unto him all people:
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