6160. arabah
Strong's Concordance
arabah: a steppe or desert plain, also a desert valley running S. from the Sea of Galilee
Original Word: עֲרָבָה
Part of Speech: Noun Feminine
Transliteration: arabah
Phonetic Spelling: (ar-aw-baw')
Short Definition: Arabah
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from the same as Arab
Definition
a steppe or desert plain, also a desert valley running S. from the Sea of Galilee
NASB Translation
Arabah (28), desert (7), desert plain (2), desert plains (2), deserts (3), fords (1), plain (1), plains (15), wilderness (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
I. עֲרָבָה61 noun feminine desert-plain, steppe; — absolute ׳ע 2 Samuel 4:7 +, suffix עַרְבָתָהּ Isaiah 51:3; plural עֲרָבוֺת Jeremiah 5:6; Psalm 68:5, construct עַרְבוֺת 2 Kings 25:5 +, עַרְבֹת Jeremiah 52:8; —

1 earliest use:

a. arid steppe west of Dead Sea (in southern Judah) 1 Samuel 23:24, also Ezekiel 47:8; Isaiah 51:3, whence name ׳יָם הָע Joshua 3:16 (JE) "" יָם הַמֶּלַח), also 2 Kings 14:25; Deuteronomy 4:49, and ("" id.) Deuteronomy 3:17; Joshua 12:3 (D); נַחַל הָעֲרָבָה Amos 6:14 must be east of Dead Sea, si vera lectio, but read probably מִצְרַיִם ׳נ see נַחַל.

b. Jordan-valley west of river + adjacent plain; near ford (opposite Jericho) 2 Samuel 2:29, compare Joshua 8:14 (JE); also Deuteronomy 11:30; 2 Kings 25:4 = Jeremiah 39:4 = Jeremiah 52:7; — 2 Samuel 15:28; 2 Samuel 17:16 see עֲבָרָה

c. Jordan-valley east of river 2 Samuel 4:7.

2 in D:

a. especially of east Jordan plain Deuteronomy 1:1 (probably) Joshua 12:1,3, east half of Jordan-valley Deuteronomy 3:17; Deuteronomy 4:49; of entire Jordan-valley (between כִּנֶּרֶת and Dead Sea, modern El-Ghôr, the Depression) Deuteronomy 1:7; Joshua 11:2,16; west Jordan plain only Joshua 12:8; depression south of Dead Sea (modern Wady el-`Arabah) Deuteronomy 2:8.

3 in P always plural construct עַרְבוֺת מוֺאָב (east Jordan) Numbers 22:1 11t. (see מוֺאָב); עְרֵחוֺ ׳ע (West Jordan) Joshua 4:13; Joshua 5:10, also 2 Kings 25:5 = Jeremiah 39:5 = Jeremiah 52:8.

4 apparently North Arabian desert Isaiah 40:3; Isaiah 41:19.

5 in General the steppe (often "" מִדְבָּר), Jeremiah 17:6; Jeremiah 50:12; Isaiah 33:9; Isaiah 35:1,6; Job 24:5; Job 39:6; Psalm 68:5; זְאֵב עֲרָבוֺת Jeremiah 5:6 (figurative of invader); compare description of Exodus אֶרֶץ עֲרָבָה וְשׁוּחָה Jeremiah 2:6; in simile, of a plain, of future land of Judah Zechariah 14:10. — See DrDeuteronomy 1:1 and references BuhlGeogr. 111.

עַרְבָתִי see בֵּית הָעֲרָבָה

V. ערב (√ of following; compare Assyrian erêbu, enter, go in; erêb šamši, sunset; Arabic set (distinct from depart, = Sabean עֿרב withdraw, according to DHMEpigr. Denkm. 27), place of sunset, west; Sabean מערבם, מערבי [not עֿ !] west, western, CISiv. p. 199 DHMl.c.; Ethiopic set (of heavenly bodies), so Syriac ; evening (LagBN 64 f.); Zinjirli מערב west; Late Hebrew עֶרֶב = Biblical Hebrew. Hence also Εὐπώπη, Europe, LewyFremdw. 139).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
desert, plain, wilderness

From arab (in the sense of sterility); a desert; especially (with the article prefix) the (generally) sterile valley of the Jordan and its continuation to the Red Sea -- Arabah, champaign, desert, evening, heaven, plain, wilderness. See also Beyth ha-'Arabah.

see HEBREW arab

see HEBREW Beyth ha-'Arabah

Forms and Transliterations
בְּעַֽרְב֣וֹת בְּעַֽרְב֥וֹת בְּעַֽרְבֹ֖ת בְּעַֽרְבֹ֣ת בְּעַֽרְבֹ֥ת בְּעַרְב֣וֹת בָּ֭עֲרָבוֹת בָּֽעֲרָבָ֔ה בָּֽעֲרָבָה֩ בָּעֲרָבָ֑ה בָּעֲרָבָ֔ה בָּעֲרָבָ֗ה בָּעֲרָבָ֥ה בָּעֲרָבָֽה׃ בערבה בערבה׃ בערבות בערבת הָ֨עֲרָבָ֜ה הָֽעֲרָבָ֑ה הָֽעֲרָבָ֔ה הָֽעֲרָבָ֖ה הָֽעֲרָבָה֙ הָעֲרָבָ֑ה הָעֲרָבָ֖ה הָעֲרָבָ֛ה הָעֲרָבָ֤ה הָעֲרָבָֽה׃ הָעֲרָבָֽתָה׃ הערבה הערבה׃ הערבתה׃ וְהָֽעֲרָבָ֖ה וְהָעֲרָבָה֩ וְעַרְבָתָ֖הּ וַעֲרָבָ֑ה וַעֲרָבָֽה׃ וּבָֽעֲרָבָה֙ וּבָעֲרָבָ֛ה ובערבה והערבה וערבה וערבה׃ וערבתה כָּֽעֲרָבָ֔ה כָּעֲרָבָה֙ כערבה מֵֽעַרְבֹ֤ת מערבת עֲרָבָ֛ה עֲרָבָ֣ה עֲרָבָ֤ה עֲרָבָ֥ה עֲרָבוֹת֙ עַֽרְב֥וֹת עַֽרְבֹ֣ת ערבה ערבות ערבת ‘ă·rā·ḇāh ‘ă·rā·ḇō·wṯ ‘ar·ḇō·wṯ ‘ar·ḇōṯ ‘ărāḇāh ‘ărāḇōwṯ ‘arḇōṯ ‘arḇōwṯ araVah araVot arVot bā‘ărāḇāh bā‘ărāḇōwṯ bā·‘ă·rā·ḇāh bā·‘ă·rā·ḇō·wṯ baaraVah BaaraVot bə‘arḇōṯ bə‘arḇōwṯ bə·‘ar·ḇō·wṯ bə·‘ar·ḇōṯ bearVot hā‘ărāḇāh hā‘ărāḇāṯāh hā·‘ă·rā·ḇā·ṯāh hā·‘ă·rā·ḇāh haaraVah haaraVatah kā‘ărāḇāh kā·‘ă·rā·ḇāh kaaraVah mê‘arḇōṯ mê·‘ar·ḇōṯ mearVot ū·ḇā·‘ă·rā·ḇāh ūḇā‘ărāḇāh uvaaraVah vaaraVah vearvaTah vehaaraVah wa‘ărāḇāh wa·‘ă·rā·ḇāh wə‘arḇāṯāh wə·‘ar·ḇā·ṯāh wə·hā·‘ă·rā·ḇāh wəhā‘ărāḇāh
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60 Occurrences


‘ă·rā·ḇāh — 4 Occ.
‘ă·rā·ḇō·wṯ — 1 Occ.
‘ar·ḇōṯ — 2 Occ.
bā·‘ă·rā·ḇāh — 9 Occ.
bā·‘ă·rā·ḇō·wṯ — 1 Occ.
bə·‘ar·ḇō·wṯ — 15 Occ.
hā·‘ă·rā·ḇāh — 17 Occ.
hā·‘ă·rā·ḇā·ṯāh — 1 Occ.
kā·‘ă·rā·ḇāh — 2 Occ.
mê·‘ar·ḇōṯ — 1 Occ.
ū·ḇā·‘ă·rā·ḇāh — 2 Occ.
wa·‘ă·rā·ḇāh — 2 Occ.
wə·‘ar·ḇā·ṯāh — 1 Occ.
wə·hā·‘ă·rā·ḇāh — 2 Occ.

Numbers 22:1
HEB: יִשְׂרָאֵ֑ל וַֽיַּחֲנוּ֙ בְּעַֽרְב֣וֹת מוֹאָ֔ב מֵעֵ֖בֶר
NAS: and camped in the plains of Moab
KJV: and pitched in the plains of Moab
INT: of Israel and camped the plains of Moab side

Numbers 26:3
HEB: הַכֹּהֵ֛ן אֹתָ֖ם בְּעַֽרְבֹ֣ת מוֹאָ֑ב עַל־
NAS: spoke with them in the plains of Moab
KJV: spake with them in the plains of Moab
INT: the priest in the plains of Moab by

Numbers 26:63
HEB: בְּנֵ֤י יִשְׂרָאֵל֙ בְּעַֽרְבֹ֣ת מוֹאָ֔ב עַ֖ל
NAS: of Israel in the plains of Moab
KJV: of Israel in the plains of Moab
INT: the sons of Israel the plains of Moab by

Numbers 31:12
HEB: הַֽמַּחֲנֶ֑ה אֶל־ עַֽרְבֹ֣ת מוֹאָ֔ב אֲשֶׁ֖ר
NAS: to the camp at the plains of Moab,
KJV: unto the camp at the plains of Moab,
INT: the camp at the plains of Moab which

Numbers 33:48
HEB: הָעֲבָרִ֑ים וַֽיַּחֲנוּ֙ בְּעַֽרְבֹ֣ת מוֹאָ֔ב עַ֖ל
NAS: and camped in the plains of Moab
KJV: and pitched in the plains of Moab
INT: of Abarim and camped the plains of Moab by

Numbers 33:49
HEB: אָבֵ֣ל הַשִּׁטִּ֑ים בְּעַֽרְבֹ֖ת מוֹאָֽב׃ ס
NAS: as Abel-shittim in the plains of Moab.
KJV: [even] unto Abelshittim in the plains of Moab.
INT: far Abel-shittim the plains of Moab

Numbers 33:50
HEB: אֶל־ מֹשֶׁ֖ה בְּעַֽרְבֹ֣ת מוֹאָ֑ב עַל־
NAS: to Moses in the plains of Moab
KJV: unto Moses in the plains of Moab
INT: to Moses the plains of Moab by

Numbers 35:1
HEB: אֶל־ מֹשֶׁ֖ה בְּעַֽרְבֹ֣ת מוֹאָ֑ב עַל־
NAS: to Moses in the plains of Moab
KJV: unto Moses in the plains of Moab
INT: to Moses the plains of Moab by

Numbers 36:13
HEB: בְּנֵ֣י יִשְׂרָאֵ֑ל בְּעַֽרְבֹ֣ת מוֹאָ֔ב עַ֖ל
NAS: Moses in the plains of Moab
KJV: of Israel in the plains of Moab
INT: the sons of Israel the plains of Moab by

Deuteronomy 1:1
HEB: הַיַּרְדֵּ֑ן בַּמִּדְבָּ֡ר בָּֽעֲרָבָה֩ מ֨וֹל ס֜וּף
NAS: in the wilderness, in the Arabah opposite
KJV: in the wilderness, in the plain over against
INT: the Jordan the wilderness the Arabah opposite Suph

Deuteronomy 1:7
HEB: כָּל־ שְׁכֵנָיו֒ בָּעֲרָבָ֥ה בָהָ֛ר וּבַשְּׁפֵלָ֥ה
NAS: their neighbors in the Arabah, in the hill country
KJV: and unto all [the places] nigh thereunto, in the plain, in the hills,
INT: all their neighbors the Arabah country the lowland

Deuteronomy 2:8
HEB: בְּשֵׂעִ֔יר מִדֶּ֙רֶךְ֙ הָֽעֲרָבָ֔ה מֵאֵילַ֖ת וּמֵעֶצְיֹ֣ן
NAS: away from the Arabah road,
KJV: through the way of the plain from Elath,
INT: Seir road the Arabah Elath Ezion-geber

Deuteronomy 3:17
HEB: וְהָֽעֲרָבָ֖ה וְהַיַּרְדֵּ֣ן וּגְבֻ֑ל
NAS: the Arabah also, with the Jordan
KJV: The plain also, and Jordan,
INT: the Arabah the Jordan as border

Deuteronomy 3:17
HEB: וְעַ֨ד יָ֤ם הָֽעֲרָבָה֙ יָ֣ם הַמֶּ֔לַח
NAS: as the sea of the Arabah, the Salt
KJV: even unto the sea of the plain, [even] the salt
INT: far as the sea of the Arabah Sea the Salt

Deuteronomy 4:49
HEB: וְכָל־ הָ֨עֲרָבָ֜ה עֵ֤בֶר הַיַּרְדֵּן֙
NAS: with all the Arabah across the Jordan
KJV: And all the plain on this side Jordan
INT: all the Arabah across the Jordan

Deuteronomy 4:49
HEB: וְעַ֖ד יָ֣ם הָעֲרָבָ֑ה תַּ֖חַת אַשְׁדֹּ֥ת
NAS: as the sea of the Arabah, at the foot
KJV: even unto the sea of the plain, under the springs
INT: far as the sea of the Arabah the foot of the slopes

Deuteronomy 11:30
HEB: הַֽכְּנַעֲנִ֔י הַיֹּשֵׁ֖ב בָּעֲרָבָ֑ה מ֚וּל הַגִּלְגָּ֔ל
NAS: who live in the Arabah, opposite
KJV: which dwell in the champaign over against
INT: of the Canaanites live the Arabah opposite Gilgal

Deuteronomy 34:1
HEB: וַיַּ֨עַל מֹשֶׁ֜ה מֵֽעַרְבֹ֤ת מוֹאָב֙ אֶל־
NAS: went up from the plains of Moab
KJV: went up from the plains of Moab
INT: went now Moses the plains of Moab to

Deuteronomy 34:8
HEB: אֶת־ מֹשֶׁ֛ה בְּעַֽרְבֹ֥ת מוֹאָ֖ב שְׁלֹשִׁ֣ים
NAS: for Moses in the plains of Moab
KJV: for Moses in the plains of Moab
INT: of Israel Moses the plains of Moab thirty

Joshua 3:16
HEB: עַ֣ל יָ֧ם הָעֲרָבָ֛ה יָם־ הַמֶּ֖לַח
NAS: the sea of the Arabah, the Salt
KJV: toward the sea of the plain, [even] the salt
INT: toward the sea of the Arabah Sea the Salt

Joshua 4:13
HEB: לַמִּלְחָמָ֔ה אֶ֖ל עַֽרְב֥וֹת יְרִיחֽוֹ׃ ס
NAS: the LORD to the desert plains of Jericho.
KJV: unto battle, to the plains of Jericho.
INT: battle to the desert of Jericho

Joshua 5:10
HEB: לַחֹ֛דֶשׁ בָּעֶ֖רֶב בְּעַֽרְב֥וֹת יְרִיחֽוֹ׃
NAS: of the month on the desert plains of Jericho.
KJV: at even in the plains of Jericho.
INT: of the month the evening the desert of Jericho

Joshua 8:14
HEB: לַמּוֹעֵ֖ד לִפְנֵ֣י הָֽעֲרָבָ֑ה וְהוּא֙ לֹ֣א
NAS: before the desert plain. But he did not know
KJV: before the plain; but he wist
INT: the appointed before the desert he did not

Joshua 11:2
HEB: מִצְּפ֗וֹן בָּהָ֧ר וּבָעֲרָבָ֛ה נֶ֥גֶב כִּֽנֲר֖וֹת
NAS: in the hill country, and in the Arabah-- south
KJV: of the mountains, and of the plains south
INT: the north the hill the Arabah south of Chinneroth

Joshua 11:16
HEB: הַשְּׁפֵלָ֖ה וְאֶת־ הָעֲרָבָ֑ה וְאֶת־ הַ֥ר
NAS: the lowland, the Arabah, the hill country
KJV: and the valley, and the plain, and the mountain
INT: of Goshen the lowland the Arabah country of Israel

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