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Lexicon :: Strong's H7339 - rᵊḥōḇ

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feminine noun
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TWOT Reference: 2143d

Strong’s Definitions

רְחֹב rᵉchôb, rekh-obe'; or רְחוֹב rᵉchôwb; from H7337; a width, i.e. (concretely) avenue or area:—broad place (way), street. See also H1050.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 43x

The KJV translates Strong's H7339 in the following manner: street (40x), ways (2x), places (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 43x
The KJV translates Strong's H7339 in the following manner: street (40x), ways (2x), places (1x).
  1. broad or open place or plaza

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
רְחֹב rᵉchôb, rekh-obe'; or רְחוֹב rᵉchôwb; from H7337; a width, i.e. (concretely) avenue or area:—broad place (way), street. See also H1050.
STRONGS H7339: Abbreviations
† I. רְחוֺב noun feminineDaniel 9:25 [not masculine Zechariah 8:5 AlbrZAW xvi (1896), 51 compare Ges§ 145 p, t, u] broad open place, plaza (LagBN 178 BaNB 142); — ר׳ absolute Genesis 19:2 +, construct Judges 19:17 +, רְחֹב Judges 19:15; 2 Samuel 21:12; suffix רְחֹבָהּ Deuteronomy 13:17; Psalm 55:12; plural absolute רְחֹבוֺת Amos 5:16 +, construct id. Zechariah 8:4 + (see also רְחֹבוֺת proper name, below); suffix רְחֹבֹתֶיהָ Isaiah 15:3 +, etc.; — broad open place in city (usually near gate, Nehemiah 8:1, 3, 16 (twice in verse); 2 Chronicles 32:6; Job 29:7; || חוּץ Jeremiah 5:1 + 8 times, דֶּרֶךְ Proverbs 26:13, שְׁוָקִים Songs 3:2), for various private and public uses Genesis 19:2 (J), Judges 19:15, 17, 20; Deuteronomy 13:17; 2 Samuel 21:12; Jeremiah 5:1; Ezekiel 16:24, 31; Nehemiah 8:16 (twice in verse); Isaiah 59:14; Psalm 55:12; Job 29:7, essential part of city Daniel 9:25; for lamentations Amos 5:16; Isaiah 15:3; Jeremiah 48:38, הָעִיר אֲשֶׁר לִפְנֵי שַׁעַר הַמֶּלֶךְ ר׳ Esther 4:6 (compare Esther 4:1f.), compare Jeremiah 9:20; Jeremiah 49:26; Jeremiah 50:30; Lamentations 2:11, 12; Psalm 144:14, assemblies 2 Chronicles 29:4; 32:6; Ezra 10:9 (בֵּית הָא׳ ר׳), Nehemiah 8:1, 3, proclamations Esther 6:9, 11, speeches Proverbs 1:20; social life Zechariah 8:4, 5 (twice in verse); Lamentations 4:18; Proverbs 5:16; Proverbs 7:12, compare Proverbs 22:13; Proverbs 26:13, Songs 3:3; ר׳ in Nahum 2:5 is apparently outside city (compare Assyrian rêbit Ninâ, etc.).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


19:2; 19:2


13:17; 13:17


19:15; 19:15; 19:17; 19:17; 19:20

2 Samuel

21:12; 21:12

2 Chronicles

29:4; 32:6; 32:6




8:1; 8:1; 8:3; 8:3; 8:16; 8:16


4:1; 4:6; 6:9; 6:11


29:7; 29:7


55:12; 55:12; 144:14


1:20; 5:16; 7:12; 22:13; 26:13; 26:13

Song of Songs

3:2; 3:3


15:3; 15:3; 59:14


5:1; 5:1; 9:20; 48:38; 49:26; 50:30


2:11; 2:12; 4:18


16:24; 16:31


9:25; 9:25


5:16; 5:16




8:4; 8:4; 8:5; 8:5


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7339 matches the Hebrew רְחֹב (rᵊḥōḇ),
which occurs 43 times in 41 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:2 - And he said, “Now behold, my lords, please turn aside into your servant’s house, and spend the night, and wash your feet; then you may rise early and go on your way.” They said however, “No, but we shall spend the night in the square.” H7339
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 13:16 - “Then you shall gather all its booty into the middle of its open H7339 square H7339 and burn the city and all its booty with fire as a whole burnt offering to the LORD your God; and it shall be a [fn]ruin forever. It shall never be rebuilt.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 19:15 - They turned aside there in order to enter and lodge in Gibeah. When [fn]they entered, [fn]they sat down in the open H7339 square H7339 of the city, for no one took them into his house to spend the night.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 19:17 - And he lifted up his eyes and saw the traveler in the open H7339 square H7339 of the city; and the old man said, “Where are you going, and where do you come from?”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 19:20 - The old man said, “Peace to you. Only let me take care of all your needs; however, do not spend the night in the open H7339 square.” H7339
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 21:12 - then David went and took the bones of Saul and the bones of Jonathan his son from the men of Jabesh-gilead, who had stolen them from the open H7339 square H7339 of Beth-shan, where the Philistines had hanged them on the day the Philistines struck down Saul in Gilboa.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 29:4 - He brought in the priests and the Levites and gathered them into the square H7339 on the east.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 32:6 - He appointed military officers over the people and gathered them to him in the square H7339 at the city gate, and spoke [fn]encouragingly to them, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:9 - So all the men of Judah and Benjamin assembled at Jerusalem within the three days. It was the ninth month on the twentieth of the month, and all the people sat in the open H7339 square H7339 before the house of God, trembling because of this matter and the heavy rain.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 8:1 - And all the people gathered as one man at the square H7339 which was in front of the Water Gate, and they [fn]asked Ezra the scribe to bring the book of the law of Moses which the LORD had [fn]given to Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 8:3 - He read from it before the square H7339 which was in front of the Water Gate from [fn]early morning until midday, in the presence of men and women, those who could understand; and all the people were attentive to the book of the law.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 8:16 - So the people went out and brought them and made booths for themselves, each on his roof, and in their courts and in the courts of the house of God, and in the square H7339 at the Water Gate and in the square H7339 at the Gate of Ephraim.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 4:6 - So Hathach went out to Mordecai to the city square H7339 in front of the king’s gate.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 6:9 - and let the robe and the horse be handed over to one of the king’s most noble princes and let them array the man whom the king desires to honor and lead him on horseback through the city square, H7339 and proclaim before him, ‘Thus it shall be done to the man whom the king desires to honor.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 6:11 - So Haman took the robe and the horse, and arrayed Mordecai, and led him on horseback through the city square, H7339 and proclaimed before him, “Thus it shall be done to the man whom the king desires to honor.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 29:7 - “When I went out to the gate of the city,
When I [fn]took my seat in the square, H7339
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 55:11 - Destruction is in her midst;
Oppression and deceit do not depart from her [fn]streets. H7339
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 144:14 - Let our cattle [fn]bear
Without [fn]mishap and without [fn]loss,
Let there be no outcry in our streets! H7339
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:20 - Wisdom shouts in the street,
She [fn]lifts her voice in the square; H7339
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 5:16 - Should your springs be dispersed abroad,
Streams of water in the streets? H7339
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:12 - She is now in the streets, now in the squares, H7339
And lurks by every corner.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:13 - The sluggard says, “There is a lion outside;
I will be killed in the streets!” H7339
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 26:13 - The sluggard says, “There is a lion in the road!
A lion is [fn]in the open H7339 square!” H7339
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 3:2 - [fn]I must arise now and [fn]go about the city;
In the streets and in the squares H7339
[fn]I must seek him whom my soul loves.’
I sought him but did not find him.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 15:3 - In their streets they have girded themselves with sackcloth;
On their housetops and in their squares H7339
Everyone is wailing, [fn]dissolved in tears.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 59:14 - Justice is turned back,
And righteousness stands far away;
For truth has stumbled in the street, H7339
And uprightness cannot enter.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 5:1 - “Roam to and fro through the streets of Jerusalem,
And look now and take note.
And seek in her open H7339 squares, H7339
If you can find a man,
If there is one who does justice, who seeks [fn]truth,
Then I will pardon her.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 9:21 - For death has come up through our windows;
It has entered our palaces
To cut off the children from the streets,
The young men from the town H7339 squares. H7339
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 48:38 - “On all the housetops of Moab and in its streets H7339 [fn]there is lamentation everywhere; for I have broken Moab like an undesirable vessel,” declares the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 49:26 - “Therefore, her young men will fall in her streets, H7339
And all the men of war will be [fn]silenced in that day,” declares the LORD of hosts.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 50:30 - “Therefore her young men will fall in her streets, H7339
And all her men of war will be [fn]silenced in that day,” declares the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 2:11 - My eyes fail because of tears,
My [fn]spirit is greatly troubled;
My [fn]heart is poured out on the earth
Because of the [fn]destruction of the daughter of my people,
When little ones and infants faint
In the streets H7339 of the city.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 2:12 - They say to their mothers,
“Where is grain and wine?”
As they faint like a wounded man
In the streets H7339 of the city,
As their life is poured out
On their mothers’ bosom.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 4:18 - They hunted our steps
So that we could not walk in our streets; H7339
Our end drew near,
Our days were [fn]finished
For our end had come.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 16:24 - that you built yourself a shrine and made yourself a high place in every square. H7339
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 16:31 - “When you built your shrine at the beginning of every street and made your high place in every square, H7339 in disdaining money, you were not like a harlot.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 9:25 - “So you are to know and discern that from the issuing of a [fn]decree to restore and rebuild Jerusalem until [fn]Messiah the Prince there will be seven weeks and sixty-two weeks; it will be built again, with [fn]plaza H7339 and moat, even in times of distress.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 5:16 - Therefore thus says the LORD God of hosts, the Lord,
“There is wailing in all the plazas, H7339
And in all the streets they say, ‘Alas! Alas!’
They also call the farmer to mourning
And [fn]professional mourners to lamentation.
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 2:4 - The chariots race madly in the streets,
They rush wildly in the [fn]squares, H7339
Their appearance is like torches,
They dash to and fro like lightning flashes.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 8:4 - “Thus says the LORD of hosts, ‘Old men and old women will again sit in the [fn]streets H7339 of Jerusalem, each man with his staff in his hand because of [fn]age.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 8:5 - ‘And the [fn]streets H7339 of the city will be filled with boys and girls playing in its [fn]streets.’ H7339
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