4800. merchab
Strong's Concordance
merchab: a broad or roomy place
Original Word: מֶרְחָב
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: merchab
Phonetic Spelling: (mer-khawb')
Short Definition: place
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from rachab
Definition
a broad or roomy place
NASB Translation
broad place (2), large field (1), large place (2), throughout (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
מֶרְחָב noun [masculine] broad, roomy, place; — absolute ׳מ, of pasture Hosea 4:16 (in simile); figurative of freedom from distress and anxiety 2 Samuel 22:20 = Psalm 18:20; Psalm 31:9; Psalm 118:5 (ᵑ0 construct in מֶרְחַבְיָה spacious place of Yah, i.e. extraordinarily spacious, < מֶרְחָב יָהּ, יָהּ being subject of verb); plural construct מֶרְחֲבֵיאֶֿרֶץ Habakkuk 1:6 expanses of the earth.

רחה (√ of following; meaning unknown; Late Hebrew = Biblical Hebrew; Arabic handmill (compare WetzstSiebe, ZPV xiv (1891), 4); Aramaic רִיחְיָא, ; LagBN 157 BaNB 9, 21).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
breadth, large place room

From rachab; enlargement, either literally (an open space, usually in a good sense), or figuratively (liberty) -- breadth, large place (room).

see HEBREW rachab

Forms and Transliterations
בַּמֶּרְחָֽב׃ בַמֶּרְחָ֣ב במרחב במרחב׃ לְמֶרְחֲבֵי־ לַמֶּרְחָ֑ב לַמֶּרְחָ֖ב למרחב למרחבי־ bam·mer·ḥāḇ ḇam·mer·ḥāḇ bammerChav bammerḥāḇ ḇammerḥāḇ lam·mer·ḥāḇ lammerChav lammerḥāḇ lə·mer·ḥă·ḇê- lemerchavei ləmerḥăḇê- vammerChav
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6 Occurrences


bam·mer·ḥāḇ — 1 Occ.
lam·mer·ḥāḇ — 2 Occ.
lə·mer·ḥă·ḇê- — 1 Occ.
ḇam·mer·ḥāḇ — 2 Occ.

2 Samuel 22:20
HEB: וַיֹּצֵ֥א לַמֶּרְחָ֖ב אֹתִ֑י יְחַלְּצֵ֖נִי
NAS: He also brought me forth into a broad place; He rescued
KJV: He brought me forth also into a large place: he delivered
INT: brought A broad rescued because

Psalm 18:19
HEB: וַיּוֹצִיאֵ֥נִי לַמֶּרְחָ֑ב יְ֝חַלְּצֵ֗נִי כִּ֘י
NAS: He brought me forth also into a broad place; He rescued
KJV: He brought me forth also into a large place; he delivered
INT: brought A broad rescued because

Psalm 31:8
HEB: אוֹיֵ֑ב הֶֽעֱמַ֖דְתָּ בַמֶּרְחָ֣ב רַגְלָֽי׃
NAS: You have set my feet in a large place.
KJV: thou hast set my feet in a large room.
INT: of the enemy have set A large my feet

Psalm 118:5
HEB: יָּ֑הּ עָנָ֖נִי בַמֶּרְחָ֣ב יָֽהּ׃
NAS: answered me [and] [set me] in a large place.
KJV: answered me, [and set me] in a large place.
INT: the LORD answered A large the LORD

Hosea 4:16
HEB: יְהוָ֔ה כְּכֶ֖בֶשׂ בַּמֶּרְחָֽב׃
NAS: them Like a lamb in a large field?
KJV: them as a lamb in a large place.
INT: the LORD A lamb A large

Habakkuk 1:6
HEB: וְהַנִּמְהָ֑ר הַֽהוֹלֵךְ֙ לְמֶרְחֲבֵי־ אֶ֔רֶץ לָרֶ֖שֶׁת
NAS: Who march throughout the earth
KJV: which shall march through the breadth of the land,
INT: and impetuous march throughout the earth to seize

6 Occurrences

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