5645. ab
Strong's Concordance
ab: dark cloud, cloud mass, thicket
Original Word: עָב
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: ab
Phonetic Spelling: (awb)
Short Definition: clouds
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from an unused word
Definition
dark cloud, cloud mass, thicket
NASB Translation
cloud (7), clouds (19), thick cloud (2), thick clouds (4), thickets (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
II. עָב33 noun masculineIsaiah 19:1 and (1 Kings 18:44 KöSynt. 103) feminine dark cloud, cloud-mass, thicket; — ׳ע absolute 1 Kings 18:44 +, construct Isaiah 18:4; Proverbs 16:15; plural עָבִים Judges 5:4 +, עָבוֺת 2 Samuel 23:4 + 2Sam 77:18; construct עָבֵי 2 Samuel 22:12; Psalm 18:12; suffix עָבָיו Psalm 18:13 (but probably strike out, see עבר

Qal near the end); —

1 dark cloud:

a. rain-cloud Judges 5:4; Isaiah 5:6; 1 Kings 18:44,45 9t.

b. as high Isaiah 14:14; Job 20:6, + Ezekiel 19:11; Ezekiel 31:3,10,14 (reading בְָוֺת, see עֲבֹת).

c. chariot of ׳י Isaiah 19:1; Psalm 104:3; covering his eyes Job 22:14.

d. casting shadow Isaiah 25:5, compare 2 Samuel 23:4.

e. as swift Isaiah 60:8, and transient Isaiah 44:22; Job 30:15 (all simile).

f. disposed by God Job 36:29; Job 37:16.

g. טַל ׳ע Isaiah 18:4 cloud of dew, dew-mist (simile).

2 (cloud-) mass, שְׁחָקִים ׳ע 2 Samuel 22:12 masses of clouds (enwrapping ׳י) = Psalm 18:12 (Psalm 13 see above).

3 thicket as refuge Jeremiah 4:29 (perhaps under Aramaic influence). — עַב Exodus 19:9 see עֲבִי below עבה. I. עָב see above

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
clay, thick cloud, thick, thicket

(masculine and feminine); from uwb; properly, an envelope, i.e. Darkness (or density, 2 Chron. 4:17); specifically, a (scud) cloud; also a copse -- clay, (thick) cloud, X thick, thicket. Compare abiy.

see HEBREW uwb

see HEBREW abiy

Forms and Transliterations
בְּעַ֣ב בְּעָבִ֗ים בְּעָבָ֑יו בֶּעָבִ֔ים בֶעָבִ֖ים בַּעֲבִ֖י בעב בעבי בעביו בעבים הֶעָבִ֖ים הֶעָבִ֥ים הֶעָבִים֙ העבים וּ֝כְעָ֗ב וכעב כְּעָ֣ב כְּעָ֥ב כָּעָ֣ב כָעָב֙ כעב לָעָ֣ב לָעָ֥ב לעב עָ֑ב עָ֔ב עָ֛ב עָ֥ב עָב֔וֹת עָב֗וֹת עָבִ֖ים עָבִ֣ים עָבִ֥ים עָבֵ֥י עָבָ֥יו עב עבות עבי עביו עבים ‘ā·ḇāw ‘ā·ḇê ‘ā·ḇîm ‘ā·ḇō·wṯ ‘āḇ ‘āḇāw ‘āḇê ‘āḇîm ‘āḇōwṯ av aVav aVei aVim aVot ba‘ăḇî ba·‘ă·ḇî baaVi bə‘aḇ bə‘āḇāw be‘āḇîm bə‘āḇîm ḇe‘āḇîm bə·‘ā·ḇāw be·‘ā·ḇîm bə·‘ā·ḇîm ḇe·‘ā·ḇîm bə·‘aḇ beAv beaVav beaVim chaAv he‘āḇîm he·‘ā·ḇîm heaVim kā‘āḇ ḵā‘āḇ kā·‘āḇ ḵā·‘āḇ kaAv kə‘āḇ kə·‘āḇ keAv lā‘āḇ lā·‘āḇ laAv ū·ḵə·‘āḇ ucheAv ūḵə‘āḇ veaVim
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32 Occurrences


‘āḇ — 7 Occ.
‘ā·ḇāw — 1 Occ.
‘ā·ḇê — 2 Occ.
‘ā·ḇîm — 4 Occ.
‘ā·ḇō·wṯ — 2 Occ.
ba·‘ă·ḇî — 1 Occ.
bə·‘aḇ — 1 Occ.
bə·‘ā·ḇāw — 1 Occ.
bə·‘ā·ḇîm — 2 Occ.
ḵā·‘āḇ — 1 Occ.
he·‘ā·ḇîm — 3 Occ.
kā·‘āḇ — 1 Occ.
kə·‘āḇ — 2 Occ.
lā·‘āḇ — 2 Occ.
ū·ḵə·‘āḇ — 1 Occ.
ḇe·‘ā·ḇîm — 1 Occ.

Exodus 19:9
HEB: בָּ֣א אֵלֶיךָ֮ בְּעַ֣ב הֶֽעָנָן֒ בַּעֲב֞וּר
KJV: Lo, I come unto thee in a thick cloud,
INT: will come unto A thick cloud so

Judges 5:4
HEB: נָטָ֑פוּ גַּם־ עָבִ֖ים נָ֥טְפוּ מָֽיִם׃
NAS: Even the clouds dripped
KJV: dropped, the clouds also dropped
INT: dripped Even the clouds dripped water

2 Samuel 22:12
HEB: חַֽשְׁרַת־ מַ֖יִם עָבֵ֥י שְׁחָקִֽים׃
NAS: of waters, thick clouds of the sky.
KJV: waters, [and] thick clouds of the skies.
INT: A mass of waters thick of the sky

2 Samuel 23:4
HEB: בֹּ֚קֶר לֹ֣א עָב֔וֹת מִנֹּ֥גַהּ מִמָּטָ֖ר
NAS: without clouds, [When] the tender grass
KJV: without clouds; [as] the tender grass
INT: A morning without clouds sunshine rain

1 Kings 18:44
HEB: וַיֹּ֗אמֶר הִנֵּה־ עָ֛ב קְטַנָּ֥ה כְּכַף־
NAS: Behold, a cloud as small
KJV: a little cloud out of the sea,
INT: said Behold A cloud small hand

1 Kings 18:45
HEB: וְהַשָּׁמַ֙יִם֙ הִֽתְקַדְּרוּ֙ עָבִ֣ים וְר֔וּחַ וַיְהִ֖י
NAS: grew black with clouds and wind,
KJV: was black with clouds and wind,
INT: the sky grew clouds and wind become

2 Chronicles 4:17
HEB: יְצָקָ֣ם הַמֶּ֔לֶךְ בַּעֲבִ֖י הָאֲדָמָ֑ה בֵּ֥ין
KJV: cast them, in the clay ground
INT: cast the king the clay ground between

Job 20:6
HEB: שִׂיא֑וֹ וְ֝רֹאשׁ֗וֹ לָעָ֥ב יַגִּֽיעַ׃
NAS: And his head touches the clouds,
KJV: and his head reach unto the clouds;
INT: his loftiness and his head the clouds touches

Job 22:14
HEB: עָבִ֣ים סֵֽתֶר־ ל֭וֹ
NAS: Clouds are a hiding place
KJV: Thick clouds [are] a covering
INT: Clouds hiding cannot

Job 26:8
HEB: צֹרֵֽר־ מַ֥יִם בְּעָבָ֑יו וְלֹא־ נִבְקַ֖ע
NAS: up the waters in His clouds, And the cloud
KJV: the waters in his thick clouds; and the cloud
INT: wraps the waters his clouds does not burst

Job 30:15
HEB: כָּ֭רוּחַ נְדִבָתִ֑י וּ֝כְעָ֗ב עָבְרָ֥ה יְשֻׁעָתִֽי׃
NAS: has passed away like a cloud.
KJV: passeth away as a cloud.
INT: as the wind my honor A cloud has passed and my prosperity

Job 36:29
HEB: יָ֭בִין מִפְרְשֵׂי־ עָ֑ב תְּ֝שֻׁא֗וֹת סֻכָּתֽוֹ׃
NAS: the spreading of the clouds, The thundering
KJV: the spreadings of the clouds, [or] the noise
INT: understand the spreading of the clouds the thundering booth

Job 37:11
HEB: בְּ֭רִי יַטְרִ֣יחַ עָ֑ב יָ֝פִ֗יץ עֲנַ֣ן
NAS: He loads the thick cloud; He disperses
KJV: he wearieth the thick cloud: he scattereth
INT: moisture loads the thick disperses the cloud

Job 37:16
HEB: עַל־ מִפְלְשֵׂי־ עָ֑ב מִ֝פְלְא֗וֹת תְּמִ֣ים
NAS: the layers of the thick clouds, The wonders
KJV: the balancings of the clouds, the wondrous works
INT: about the layers of the thick the wonders perfect

Job 38:34
HEB: הֲתָרִ֣ים לָעָ֣ב קוֹלֶ֑ךָ וְֽשִׁפְעַת־
NAS: up your voice to the clouds, So that an abundance
KJV: thy voice to the clouds, that abundance
INT: lift to the clouds your voice an abundance

Psalm 18:11
HEB: חֶשְׁכַת־ מַ֝֗יִם עָבֵ֥י שְׁחָקִֽים׃
NAS: of waters, thick clouds of the skies.
KJV: waters [and] thick clouds of the skies.
INT: him dark of waters thick of the skies

Psalm 18:12
HEB: מִנֹּ֗גַהּ נֶ֫גְדּ֥וֹ עָבָ֥יו עָבְר֑וּ בָּ֝רָ֗ד
NAS: Him passed His thick clouds, Hailstones
KJV: At the brightness [that was] before him his thick clouds passed,
INT: the brightness before his thick passed Hailstones

Psalm 77:17
HEB: זֹ֤רְמוּ מַ֨יִם ׀ עָב֗וֹת ק֭וֹל נָתְנ֣וּ
NAS: The clouds poured out water;
KJV: The clouds poured out water:
INT: poured water the clouds A sound gave

Psalm 104:3
HEB: עֲ‍ֽלִיּ֫וֹתָ֥יו הַשָּׂם־ עָבִ֥ים רְכוּב֑וֹ הַֽ֝מְהַלֵּ֗ךְ
NAS: He makes the clouds His chariot;
KJV: who maketh the clouds his chariot:
INT: of his upper makes the clouds his chariot walks

Psalm 147:8
HEB: הַֽמְכַסֶּ֬ה שָׁמַ֨יִם ׀ בְּעָבִ֗ים הַמֵּכִ֣ין לָאָ֣רֶץ
NAS: the heavens with clouds, Who provides
KJV: the heaven with clouds, who prepareth
INT: covers the heavens clouds provides the earth

Proverbs 16:15
HEB: חַיִּ֑ים וּ֝רְצוֹנ֗וֹ כְּעָ֣ב מַלְקֽוֹשׁ׃
NAS: And his favor is like a cloud with the spring rain.
KJV: and his favour [is] as a cloud of the latter rain.
INT: life and his favor A cloud the spring

Ecclesiastes 11:3
HEB: אִם־ יִמָּלְא֨וּ הֶעָבִ֥ים גֶּ֙שֶׁם֙ עַל־
NAS: If the clouds are full, they pour
KJV: If the clouds be full of rain,
INT: If are full the clouds rain upon

Ecclesiastes 11:4
HEB: יִזְרָ֑ע וְרֹאֶ֥ה בֶעָבִ֖ים לֹ֥א יִקְצֽוֹר׃
NAS: and he who looks at the clouds will not reap.
KJV: and he that regardeth the clouds shall not reap.
INT: sow looks the clouds will not reap

Ecclesiastes 12:2
HEB: וְהַכּוֹכָבִ֑ים וְשָׁ֥בוּ הֶעָבִ֖ים אַחַ֥ר הַגָּֽשֶׁם׃
NAS: are darkened, and clouds return
KJV: be not darkened, nor the clouds return
INT: and the stars return and clouds after the rain

Isaiah 5:6
HEB: וָשָׁ֑יִת וְעַ֤ל הֶעָבִים֙ אֲצַוֶּ֔ה מֵהַמְטִ֥יר
NAS: up. I will also charge the clouds to rain
KJV: I will also command the clouds that they rain
INT: and thorns and the clouds charge to rain

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