7251. raba
Strong's Concordance
raba: to square
Original Word: רָבַע
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: raba
Phonetic Spelling: (raw-bah')
Short Definition: square
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
denominative verb from arba
Definition
to square
NASB Translation
square (11), squared (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
[רְבַע] verb denominative, only Passive participle squared, square; —

Qal Passive participle רָבוּעַ square, of altar Exodus 27:1; Exodus 30:2; Exodus 37:25; Exodus 38:1, compare Ezekiel 43:16; breastplate Ezekiel 30:2; Ezekiel 39:9; plural רְבֻעִים, of doorways, etc. [on text see Kit Benz] 1 Kings 7:5; feminine singular רְבֻעָה as substantive = a square Ezekiel 41:21 (accusative Co Toy, omit מְזוּזַת, and joining ׳ר to Ezekiel 41:20; Krae reads מְזוּזתֹ רְבֻעֹת, compare 1 Kings 6:33, רְבִייְִ 2).

Pu`al Participle square, מְרֻבַּע Ezekiel 45:2, of piece of land; feminine singular מְרֻבָּ֑עַת Ezekiel 40:47, of court; feminine plural מְרֻבָּעוֺת 1 Kings 7:31 (opposed to עֲנֻלּוֺת), of borders of bases (compare Sabean רבעתם, a kind of square building, SabDenkm31).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
foursquared

A primitive root (rather identical with raba' through the idea of sprawling "at all fours" (or possibly the reverse is the order of deriv.); compare arba'); properly, to be four (sided); used only as denominative of reba'; to be quadrate -- (four-)square(-d).

see HEBREW raba'

see HEBREW arba'

see HEBREW reba'

Forms and Transliterations
מְרֻבָּ֑עַת מְרֻבָּ֣ע מְרֻבָּע֖וֹת מרבע מרבעות מרבעת רְבֻעִ֣ים רְבֻעָ֑ה רָב֔וּעַ רָב֕וּעַ רָב֗וּעַ רָב֣וּעַ רָב֤וּעַ רָב֥וּעַ רָב֧וּעַ רבוע רבעה רבעים mə·rub·bā‘ mə·rub·bā·‘aṯ mə·rub·bā·‘ō·wṯ merubBa mərubbā‘ mərubbā‘aṯ mərubbā‘ōwṯ merubBaat merubbaot rā·ḇū·a‘ rāḇūa‘ raVua rə·ḇu·‘āh rə·ḇu·‘îm rəḇu‘āh rəḇu‘îm revuAh revuIm
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12 Occurrences


mə·rub·bā‘ — 1 Occ.
mə·rub·bā·‘aṯ — 1 Occ.
mə·rub·bā·‘ō·wṯ — 1 Occ.
rā·ḇū·a‘ — 7 Occ.
rə·ḇu·‘āh — 1 Occ.
rə·ḇu·‘îm — 1 Occ.

Exodus 27:1
HEB: אַמּ֣וֹת רֹ֗חַב רָב֤וּעַ יִהְיֶה֙ הַמִּזְבֵּ֔חַ
NAS: the altar shall be square, and its height
KJV: the altar shall be foursquare: and the height
INT: cubits wide shall be square become the altar

Exodus 28:16
HEB: רָב֥וּעַ יִֽהְיֶ֖ה כָּפ֑וּל
NAS: It shall be square [and] folded double,
KJV: Foursquare it shall be [being] doubled;
INT: shall be square become folded

Exodus 30:2
HEB: וְאַמָּ֤ה רָחְבּוֹ֙ רָב֣וּעַ יִהְיֶ֔ה וְאַמָּתַ֖יִם
NAS: a cubit, it shall be square, and its height
KJV: the breadth thereof; foursquare shall it be: and two cubits
INT: A cubit width shall be square two cubits

Exodus 37:25
HEB: וְאַמָּ֨ה רָחְבּ֜וֹ רָב֗וּעַ וְאַמָּתַ֙יִם֙ קֹֽמָת֔וֹ
NAS: wide, square, and two cubits
KJV: of it a cubit; [it was] foursquare; and two cubits
INT: cubit wide square cubits high

Exodus 38:1
HEB: אַמּ֤וֹת רָחְבּוֹ֙ רָב֔וּעַ וְשָׁלֹ֥שׁ אַמּ֖וֹת
NAS: cubits wide, square, and three cubits
KJV: the breadth thereof; [it was] foursquare; and three
INT: cubits wide square and three cubits

Exodus 39:9
HEB: רָב֧וּעַ הָיָ֛ה כָּפ֖וּל
NAS: It was square; they made
KJV: It was foursquare; they made
INT: square become folded

1 Kings 7:5
HEB: הַפְּתָחִ֥ים וְהַמְּזוּז֖וֹת רְבֻעִ֣ים שָׁ֑קֶף וּמ֧וּל
NAS: and doorposts [had] squared [artistic] frames,
KJV: and posts [were] square, with the windows:
INT: the doorways and doorposts squared frames against

1 Kings 7:31
HEB: מִקְלָע֔וֹת וּמִסְגְּרֹתֵיהֶ֥ם מְרֻבָּע֖וֹת לֹ֥א עֲגֻלּֽוֹת׃
NAS: and their borders were square, not round.
KJV: with their borders, foursquare, not round.
INT: engravings and their borders were square not round

Ezekiel 40:47
HEB: מֵאָ֥ה אַמָּ֖ה מְרֻבָּ֑עַת וְהַמִּזְבֵּ֖חַ לִפְנֵ֥י
NAS: the court, a [perfect] square, a hundred
KJV: broad, foursquare; and the altar
INT: hundred cubits A square and the altar front

Ezekiel 41:21
HEB: הַֽהֵיכָ֖ל מְזוּזַ֣ת רְבֻעָ֑ה וּפְנֵ֣י הַקֹּ֔דֶשׁ
NAS: of the nave were square; as for the front
KJV: of the temple [were] squared, [and] the face
INT: of the nave the doorposts were square the front of the sanctuary

Ezekiel 43:16
HEB: עֶשְׂרֵ֖ה רֹ֑חַב רָב֕וּעַ אֶ֖ל אַרְבַּ֥עַת
NAS: wide, square in its four
KJV: broad, square in the four
INT: ten wide square in four

Ezekiel 45:2
HEB: בַּחֲמֵ֥שׁ מֵא֖וֹת מְרֻבָּ֣ע סָבִ֑יב וַחֲמִשִּׁ֣ים
NAS: there shall be for the holy place a square round
KJV: hundred [in breadth], square round about;
INT: five hundred A square round and fifty

12 Occurrences

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