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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 - There also went up with him both chariots H7393 and horsemen; and it was a very great company.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:6 - So he made his chariot H7393 ready 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 - “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 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, “Stretch out 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, [fn]even 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 to [fn]engulf them while they were pursuing you, and the LORD [fn]completely destroyed them;
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 20:1 - “When you go out to battle against your enemies and see horses and 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 take a handmill or an upper H7393 millstone H7393 in pledge, for he would be taking a life in pledge.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 11:4 - 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 said, “The hill country is not enough for us, and all the Canaanites who live in the valley land have chariots H7393 of iron, 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 [fn]clear it, and to its [fn]farthest borders it shall be yours; for you shall [fn]drive out the Canaanites, even though they have chariots H7393 of iron and though they are strong.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 24:6 - ‘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 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 give him into your hand.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 4:13 - Sisera called together 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 - The LORD [fn]routed Sisera and all his chariots H7393 and all his army with the edge of the sword before Barak; and Sisera alighted from his chariot and fled away 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 lamented,
The mother of Sisera through the [fn]lattice,
‘Why does his chariot H7393 delay in coming?
Why do the [fn]hoofbeats of his chariots tarry?’
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:53 - But a certain 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 of fifties, and some to [fn]do his plowing and to reap 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, 30,000 chariots H7393 and 6,000 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 pursued him closely.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:4 - David captured from him 1,700 horsemen and 20,000 foot soldiers; and David hamstrung the chariot H7393 horses, H7393 but reserved enough of them for 100 chariots. H7393
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 10:18 - But the Arameans fled before Israel, and David killed 700 charioteers H7393 of the Arameans and 40,000 horsemen and struck down Shobach the commander of their army, and he died there.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 11:21 - ‘Who struck down Abimelech the son of Jerubbesheth? Did not a woman throw an upper H7393 millstone H7393 on him from the wall so that he died at Thebez? Why did you go so near the wall?’—then you shall say, ‘Your servant Uriah the Hittite is dead also.’”
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, even the cities for [fn]his chariots H7393 and the cities for [fn]his horsemen, and [fn]all 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 princes, his captains, 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 12,000 horsemen, and he [fn]stationed them in the chariot H7393 cities and with the king in Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 16:9 - His servant Zimri, commander of half his chariots, H7393 conspired against him. Now he was at Tirzah drinking himself drunk in the house of Arza, who was over the household at 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 went out and [fn]struck the horses and chariots, H7393 and [fn]killed the Arameans with 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 surely we will 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 captains of his chariots, H7393 saying, “Do not fight with small or great, but with the king of Israel alone.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 22:32 - So when the captains of the chariots H7393 saw Jehoshaphat, they said, “Surely it is the king of Israel,” and they turned aside to fight against him, and Jehoshaphat cried out.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 22:33 - When the captains 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 that day, and the king was propped up in his chariot in front of the Arameans, and died at evening, and the blood from the wound ran into the bottom of the chariot. H7393
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 22:38 - They washed the chariot H7393 by the pool of Samaria, and the dogs licked up his blood (now the harlots bathed themselves there), according to the word of the LORD which He spoke.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 2:11 - As they were going along and talking, behold, there appeared a chariot H7393 of fire and horses of fire which separated the two of them. And Elijah went up by a [fn]whirlwind to heaven.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 2:12 - Elisha saw it and cried out, “My father, my father, the [fn]chariots H7393 of Israel and its horsemen!” And he saw [fn]Elijah no more. 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 the house of Elisha.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 6:14 - He sent horses and chariots H7393 and a great 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, “Alas, my master! [fn]What shall we do?”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 6:17 - Then Elisha prayed and said, “O LORD, I pray, open his eyes 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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