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Lexicon :: Strong's H7393 - reḵeḇ

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
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TWOT Reference: 2163a

Strong’s Definitions

רֶכֶב rekeb, reh'-keb; from H7392; a vehicle; by implication, a team; by extension, cavalry; by analogy a rider, i.e. the upper millstone:—chariot, (upper) millstone, multitude (from the margin), wagon.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 120x

The KJV translates Strong's H7393 in the following manner: chariot (115x), millstone (3x), wagons (1x), variant (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 120x
The KJV translates Strong's H7393 in the following manner: chariot (115x), millstone (3x), wagons (1x), variant (1x).
  1. a team, chariot, chariotry, mill-stone, riders

    1. chariotry, chariots

    2. chariot (single)

    3. upper millstone (as riding on lower millstone)

    4. riders, troop (of riders), horsemen, pair of horsemen, men riding, ass-riders, camel-riders

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
רֶכֶב rekeb, reh'-keb; from H7392; a vehicle; by implication, a team; by extension, cavalry; by analogy a rider, i.e. the upper millstone:—chariot, (upper) millstone, multitude (from the margin), wagon.
STRONGS H7393: Abbreviations
רֶ֫כֶב120> noun masculine 2 Kings 13:7 [even Nahum 2:5, where read מַרְאֵיהֶם (for הֶן-) We Now AlbrZAW xvi (1896), 90] chariotry, chariot, mill-stone; apparently also riders (compare LagBN 151); — absolute ר׳ Genesis 50:9 +, רָ֑כֶב 2 Samuel 8:4 +; construct דֶכֶב Exodus 14:9 +; suffix דִכְבִּי Judges 4:7 +, רִכְבּוֺ 2 Kings 5:9 +, דִכְבָּהּ Nahum 2:14; plural construct רִכְבֵי Songs 1:9; — Hosea 10:13 see below; —
1. 109 collective chariotry, chariots [sometimes of specific no. 2 Kings 13:7; 2 Samuel 8:4; Exodus 14:7 etc.; often + פָּרָשִׁים, (ים) סוּס], especially war-chariots : in Egypt Exodus 14:7 (J), Joshua 24:6 (E) +; early Canaan Joshua 11:4; Judges 4:7,13; Judges 5:28 (not singular; || מַרְכְּבוֺתָיו) +, called כַּרְוֶל ר׳ (i.e. iron-bound, or studded, compare GFMJudges 1:2 19and references), † Joshua 17:16,18; Judges 1:19; Judges 4:3,13†; Philistine, according to 1 Samuel 13:5; 2 Samuel 1:6; Aram 2 Samuel 8:4; 2 Samuel 10:18 +; Judah and Israel (from David's time, compare 2 Samuel 8:4) 1 Kings 9:19,22; 1 Kings 10:26 +, read also בְּרִכְבְּךָ Hosea 10:13 (for בְּדַרְכְּךָ) Greek Version of the LXXB We Now GASm; Assyria 2 Kings 19:23 = Isaiah 37:24; Nahum 2:4; Nahum 2:5; Nahum 2:14 (to be burnt; made mainly of wood); Babylon Jeremiah 47:3 (on title Jeremiah 47:1, see Gf Gie), Jeremiah 50:37; Jeremiah 51:21; Ezekiel 23:24 +, etc.; for dignity and display 1 Kings 1:5; 2 Kings 5:9; Jeremiah 17:25; Jeremiah 22:4; Isaiah 66:20, compare Genesis 50:9 (J), (compare also 1 Kings 9:19,22; 1 Kings 10:26, etc.); figurative of Elijah, יִשְׂרָאֵל וּפָרָשׁיו ר׳ 2 Kings 2:12, of Elisha 2 Kings 13:14; רֶכֶב אֵשׁ 2 Kings 2:11 chariotry of fire (at Elijah's translation); אֵל ר׳ Psalm 68:18 chariots of El, i.e. his heavenly host, compare vision 2 Kings 6:17, and also 2 Kings 7:6; ר׳ meton, for chariot-horses 2 Samuel 8:4 = 1 Chronicles 18:4.
† 2. of single chariot 1 Kings 22:35,38; 2 Kings 9:21 (twice in verse); 2 Kings 9:24; 2 Kings 10:16; 2 Chronicles 35:24, probably also Exodus 14:6; plural רִכְבֵי פַרְעֹה Songs 1:9.
† 3. upper millstone (as riding on the lower) Deuteronomy 24:6; Judges 9:53; 2 Samuel 11:21.
4. apparently = riders (collective), troop (of riders): שְׁנֵי רֶכֶב סוּסִים 2 Kings 7:14 **read perhaps רֹכְבֵי, compare Greek Version of the LXX and 2 Kings 9:16 Bur.; two riders of horses, horsemen (or two chariots drawn by horses ?); in following text dubious: פָּרָשִׁים ר׳ חֲמוֹר ר׳ פָּרָשִׁים צֶמֶד ר׳ Isaiah 21:7 riders, namely a pair of horsemen, ass-riders, camel-rides; compare פָּרָשִׁים צֶמֶד אִישׁ ר׳ Isaiah 21:9 i.e. men riding, a pair of horsemen; פָּרָשִׁים אָדָם בְּר׳ Isaiah 22:6 with riders (consisting of) men, horsemen, but use of אָדָם very improbable; attractive is with chariotry of (drawn by) steeds (א׳ as gloss) Du CheHpt Di-Kit but פ׳ hardly steeds here (compare פ׳ horsemen, Isaiah 22:7); read perhaps simply וּפ׳ בְּר׳.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


50:9; 50:9


14:6; 14:7; 14:7; 14:9




11:4; 17:16; 17:18; 24:6


1:2; 1:19; 1:19; 4:3; 4:7; 4:7; 4:13; 4:13; 5:28; 9:53

1 Samuel


2 Samuel

1:6; 8:4; 8:4; 8:4; 8:4; 8:4; 10:18; 11:21

1 Kings

1:5; 9:19; 9:19; 9:22; 9:22; 10:26; 10:26; 22:35; 22:38

2 Kings

2:11; 2:12; 5:9; 5:9; 6:17; 7:6; 7:14; 9:16; 9:21; 9:24; 10:16; 13:7; 13:7; 13:14; 19:23

1 Chronicles


2 Chronicles




Song of Songs

1:9; 1:9


21:7; 21:9; 22:6; 22:7; 37:24; 66:20


17:25; 22:4; 47:1; 47:3; 50:37; 51:21




10:13; 10:13


2:4; 2:5; 2:5

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7393 matches the Hebrew רֶכֶב (reḵeḇ),
which occurs 120 times in 104 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 3 (Gen 50:9–2Ki 6:17)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 50:9 - Chariots H7393 with teams of horses also went up with him; and it was a very great company.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:6 - So he had horses harnessed to his chariot H7393 and took his people with him;
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:7 - and he took six hundred select chariots H7393, and all the other chariots H7393 of Egypt with officers over all of them.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:9 - Then the Egyptians chased after them with all the horses and chariots H7393 of Pharaoh, his horsemen and his army, and they overtook them camping by the sea, beside Pi-hahiroth, in front of Baal-zephon.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:17 - “And as for Me, behold, I will [fn]harden the hearts of the Egyptians so that they will go in after them; and I will be honored through Pharaoh and all his army, through his chariots H7393 and his horsemen.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:18 - “Then the Egyptians will know that I am the LORD, when I am honored through Pharaoh, through his chariots H7393, and through his horsemen.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:23 - Then the Egyptians took up the pursuit, and all Pharaoh’s horses, his chariots H7393, and his horsemen went in after them into the midst of the sea.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:26 - Then the LORD said to Moses, “Reach out with your hand over the sea so that the waters may come back over the Egyptians, over their chariots H7393 and their horsemen.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:28 - The waters returned and covered the chariots H7393 and the horsemen, Pharaoh’s entire army that had gone into the sea after them; not even one of them remained.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 15:19 - For the horses of Pharaoh with his chariots H7393 and his horsemen went into the sea, and the LORD brought back the waters of the sea on them, but the sons of Israel walked on dry land through the midst of the sea.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 11:4 - and what He did to Egypt’s army, to its horses and its chariots H7393, when He made the water of the [fn]Red Sea [fn]engulf them while they were pursuing you, and the LORD [fn]completely eliminated them;
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 20:1 - “When you go out to battle against your enemies and see horses, chariots H7393, and people more numerous than you, do not be afraid of them; for the LORD your God, who brought you up from the land of Egypt, is with you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 24:6 - “No one shall seize a handmill or an upper H7393 millstone H7393 as a pledge for a loan, since he would be seizing the debtor’s [fn]means of life as a pledge.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 11:4 - Then they came out, they and all their armies with them, as many people as the sand that is on the seashore, with very many horses and chariots H7393.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 17:16 - The sons of Joseph then said, “The hill country is not enough for us, but all the Canaanites who live in the valley land have iron chariots H7393, both those who are in Beth-shean and its towns and those who are in the Valley of Jezreel.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 17:18 - but the hill country shall be yours. For though it is a forest, you shall clear it, and to its [fn]farthest borders it shall be yours; for you shall [fn]drive out the Canaanites, even though they have iron chariots H7393 and though they are strong.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 24:6 - ‘So I brought your fathers out of Egypt, and you came to the sea; and Egypt pursued your fathers with chariots H7393 and horsemen to the [fn]Red Sea.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 1:19 - Now the LORD was with Judah, and they took possession of the hill country; but they could not [fn]drive out the inhabitants of the valley, because they had iron chariots H7393.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 4:3 - The sons of Israel cried out to the LORD; for he had nine hundred iron chariots H7393, and he oppressed the sons of Israel severely for twenty years.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 4:7 - ‘I will draw out to you Sisera, the commander of Jabin’s army, with his chariots H7393 and his [fn]many troops to the river Kishon, and I will hand him over to you.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 4:13 - Sisera summoned all his chariots H7393, nine hundred iron chariots H7393, and all the people who were with him, from Harosheth-hagoyim to the river Kishon.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 4:15 - And the LORD [fn]routed Sisera and all his chariots H7393 and all his army with the edge of the sword before Barak; and Sisera got down from his chariot and fled on foot.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 4:16 - But Barak pursued the chariots H7393 and the army as far as Harosheth-hagoyim, and all the army of Sisera fell by the edge of the sword; not even one was left.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:28 - “Out of the window she looked and wailed,
The mother of Sisera through the [fn]lattice,
‘Why does his chariot H7393 delay in coming?
Why do the [fn]hoofbeats of his chariots delay?’
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:53 - But a woman threw an upper H7393 millstone H7393 on Abimelech’s head, crushing his skull.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 8:12 - “He will appoint for himself commanders of thousands and commanders of fifties, and some to [fn]do his plowing and to gather in his harvest, and to make his weapons of war and equipment for his chariots H7393.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 13:5 - Now the Philistines assembled to fight with Israel, thirty thousand chariots H7393 and six thousand horsemen, and people like the sand which is on the seashore in abundance; and they came up and camped in Michmash, east of Beth-aven.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 1:6 - The young man who told him said, “By chance I happened to be on Mount Gilboa, and behold, Saul was leaning on his spear. And behold, the chariots H7393 and the horsemen had overtaken him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:4 - And David captured from him [fn]1,700 horsemen and twenty thousand foot soldiers; and David hamstrung almost all the chariot H7393 horses H7393, but left enough of them for a hundred chariots H7393.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 10:18 - But the Arameans fled from Israel, and David killed seven hundred charioteers H7393 of the Arameans and forty thousand horsemen, and struck Shobach the commander of their army, and he died there.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 11:21 - ‘Who struck Abimelech the son of Jerubbesheth? Did a woman not throw an upper H7393 millstone on him from the wall so that he died at Thebez? Why did you move against the wall?’—then you shall say, ‘Your servant Uriah the Hittite also died.’”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 1:5 - Now Adonijah the son of Haggith exalted himself, saying, “I will be king.” So he prepared for himself chariots H7393 and horsemen, with fifty men to run before him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 9:19 - and all the storage cities which Solomon had, that is, the cities for [fn]his chariots H7393 and the cities for [fn]his horsemen, and [fn]everything that it pleased Solomon to build in Jerusalem, in Lebanon, and in all the land [fn]under his rule.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 9:22 - But Solomon did not make slaves of the sons of Israel; for they were men of war, his servants, his commanders, his charioteers, his chariot H7393 commanders, and his horsemen.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 10:26 - Now Solomon gathered chariots H7393 and horsemen; and he had 1,400 chariots H7393 and twelve thousand horsemen, and he [fn]stationed them in the chariot H7393 cities and with the king in Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 16:9 - And his servant Zimri, commander of half his chariots H7393, conspired against him. Now [fn]Elah was in Tirzah drinking himself drunk in the house of Arza, who was in charge of the household in Tirzah.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 20:1 - Now Ben-hadad, king of Aram, gathered all his army, and there were thirty-two kings with him, and horses and chariots H7393. And he went up and besieged Samaria, and fought against it.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 20:21 - The king of Israel also went out and struck the horses and chariots H7393, and [fn]killed the Arameans in a great slaughter.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 20:25 - and [fn]muster an army like the army that you have lost, horse for horse and chariot H7393 for chariot H7393. Then we will fight against them in the plain, and we will certainly be stronger than they.” And he listened to their voice and did so.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 22:31 - Now the king of Aram had commanded the thirty-two commanders of his chariots H7393, saying, “Do not fight with the small or great, but only with the king of Israel.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 22:32 - So when the commanders of the chariots H7393 saw Jehoshaphat, they said, “Surely he is the king of Israel!” And they turned aside to fight against him, and Jehoshaphat cried out.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 22:33 - Then, when the commanders of the chariots H7393 saw that it was not the king of Israel, they turned back from pursuing him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 22:35 - The battle [fn]raged on that day, and the king was propped up in his chariot in front of the Arameans, and he died at evening, and the blood from the wound ran into the bottom of the chariot H7393.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 22:38 - They washed out the chariot H7393 by the pool of Samaria, and the dogs licked up his blood (it was there that the prostitutes bathed themselves) in accordance with the word of the LORD which He had spoken.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 2:11 - And as they were walking along and talking, behold, a chariot H7393 of fire appeared with horses of fire, and they separated the two of them. Then Elijah went up by a [fn]whirlwind to heaven.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 2:12 - And Elisha was watching it and he was crying out, “My father, my father, the chariot H7393 of Israel and its horsemen!” And he did not see [fn]Elijah again. Then he took hold of his own clothes and tore them in two pieces.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 5:9 - So Naaman came with his horses and his chariots H7393, and stood at the doorway of Elisha’s house.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 6:14 - So he sent horses and chariots H7393 and a substantial army there, and they came by night and surrounded the city.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 6:15 - Now when the attendant of the man of God had risen early and gone out, behold, an army with horses and chariots H7393 was circling the city. And his servant said to him, “This is hopeless, my master! [fn]What are we to do?”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 6:17 - Then Elisha prayed and said, “LORD, please, open his eyes so that he may see.” And the LORD opened the servant’s eyes, and he saw; and behold, the mountain was full of horses and chariots H7393 of fire all around Elisha.

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