2721. choreb
Strong's Concordance
choreb: desolation
Original Word: חֹרֶב
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: choreb
Phonetic Spelling: (kho'-reb)
Definition: dryness, drought, heat
Brown-Driver-Briggs
I. חֹ֫רֶב noun masculineGenesis 31:40 dryness, drought, heat, absolute ׳ח Genesis 31:40 11t. + Deuteronomy 28:22 (for ᵑ0 חֶרֶב; see Di, followed by ᵑ9; ᵐ5 and ᵐ5L omitted); —

1 dryness Judges 6:37,39,40 (all of absence of dew); Jeremiah 50:38 ("" יָבֵשׁ); so read also Zechariah 11:17 (for ᵑ0 חֶרֶב, see vb and StaZAW i. 1881, 29), a drying up upon his arm (i.e. a withering) and upon his right eye.

2 drought Haggai 1:11 + Deuteronomy 28:22 see above

3 parching heat (of sun) Genesis 31:40 (opposed to קֶ֫רַח), Jeremiah 36:30 (opposed to id.); Isaiah 4:6; Isaiah 25:4,5 (twice in verse); of fever Job 30:30.

II. חֹ֫רֶב noun [masculine] desolation; — ׳עָרֵי ח Isaiah 61:4 cities of desolation ("" שֹׁמֲמוֺת, and, in va, חָרְבוֺת); compare Zephaniah 2:14 (but read עֹרֵב, ᵐ5 We and others); Jeremiah 49:13, and ׳מִצְרַיִם חָרְבוֺת ח Ezekiel 29:10 Egypt shall be wastes of desolation (but ᵐ5 ᵑ9 Co wastes of the sword, חֶרֶב for חֹרֶב); + Ezekiel 38:8 Co, who reads מֵחֹרֶב (or מֵחָרְבָּה).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
desolation, drought, dry, heat, utterly, waste

A collaterally form of chereb; drought or desolation -- desolation, drought, dry, heat, X utterly, waste.

see HEBREW chereb

Forms and Transliterations
חֹ֔רֶב חֹ֖רֶב חֹ֚רֶב חֹ֜רֶב חֹ֣רֶב חֹ֤רֶב חֹ֥רֶב חֹֽרֶב׃ חרב חרב׃ כְּחֹ֣רֶב כחרב לְחֹ֥רֶב לַחֹ֥רֶב לחרב מֵחֹ֑רֶב מֵחֹ֔רֶב מחרב Chorev ḥō·reḇ ḥōreḇ kə·ḥō·reḇ keChorev kəḥōreḇ la·ḥō·reḇ laChorev laḥōreḇ lə·ḥō·reḇ leChorev ləḥōreḇ mê·ḥō·reḇ meChorev mêḥōreḇ
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Genesis 31:40
HEB: בַיּ֛וֹם אֲכָלַ֥נִי חֹ֖רֶב וְקֶ֣רַח בַּלָּ֑יְלָה
NAS: [Thus] I was: by day the heat consumed
KJV: [Thus] I was; in the day the drought consumed
INT: day consumed the heat and the frost night

Judges 6:37
HEB: כָּל־ הָאָ֙רֶץ֙ חֹ֔רֶב וְיָדַעְתִּ֗י כִּֽי־
NAS: only, and it is dry on all
KJV: be on the fleece only, and [it be] dry upon all the earth
INT: all the ground is dry will know that

Judges 6:39
HEB: יְהִי־ נָ֨א חֹ֤רֶב אֶל־ הַגִּזָּה֙
NAS: let it now be dry only
KJV: with the fleece; let it now be dry only upon the fleece,
INT: become now be dry on the fleece

Judges 6:40
HEB: הַה֑וּא וַיְהִי־ חֹ֤רֶב אֶל־ הַגִּזָּה֙
NAS: that night; for it was dry only
KJV: so that night: for it was dry upon the fleece
INT: he it was dry on the fleece

Job 30:30
HEB: חָ֝֗רָה מִנִּי־ חֹֽרֶב׃
NAS: on me, And my bones burn with fever.
KJV: are burned with heat.
INT: burn with fever

Isaiah 4:6
HEB: לְצֵל־ יוֹמָ֖ם מֵחֹ֑רֶב וּלְמַחְסֶה֙ וּלְמִסְתּ֔וֹר
NAS: to [give] shade from the heat by day,
KJV: in the daytime from the heat, and for a place of refuge,
INT: to shade day the heat and refuge and protection

Isaiah 25:4
HEB: מִזֶּ֙רֶם֙ צֵ֣ל מֵחֹ֔רֶב כִּ֛י ר֥וּחַ
NAS: a shade from the heat; For the breath
KJV: a shadow from the heat, when the blast
INT: the storm A shade the heat For the breath

Isaiah 25:5
HEB: כְּחֹ֣רֶב בְּצָי֔וֹן שְׁא֥וֹן
NAS: Like heat in drought, You subdue
KJV: of strangers, as the heat in a dry place;
INT: heat drought the uproar

Isaiah 25:5
HEB: זָרִ֖ים תַּכְנִ֑יעַ חֹ֚רֶב בְּצֵ֣ל עָ֔ב
NAS: of aliens; [Like] heat by the shadow
KJV: in a dry place; [even] the heat with the shadow
INT: of aliens subdue heat the shadow of a cloud

Isaiah 61:4
HEB: וְחִדְּשׁוּ֙ עָ֣רֵי חֹ֔רֶב שֹׁמְמ֖וֹת דּ֥וֹר
NAS: And they will repair the ruined cities,
KJV: and they shall repair the waste cities,
INT: will repair cities the ruined the desolations of many

Jeremiah 36:30
HEB: תִּֽהְיֶ֣ה מֻשְׁלֶ֔כֶת לַחֹ֥רֶב בַּיּ֖וֹם וְלַקֶּ֥רַח
NAS: shall be cast out to the heat of the day
KJV: in the day to the heat, and in the night
INT: shall have shall be cast to the heat of the day and the frost

Jeremiah 49:13
HEB: לְשַׁמָּ֧ה לְחֶרְפָּ֛ה לְחֹ֥רֶב וְלִקְלָלָ֖ה תִּֽהְיֶ֣ה
NAS: a reproach, a ruin and a curse;
KJV: a reproach, a waste, and a curse;
INT: an object A reproach A ruin curse will become

Jeremiah 50:38
HEB: חֹ֥רֶב אֶל־ מֵימֶ֖יהָ
NAS: A drought on her waters,
KJV: A drought [is] upon her waters;
INT: A drought on her waters

Ezekiel 29:10
HEB: מִצְרַ֗יִם לְחָרְבוֹת֙ חֹ֣רֶב שְׁמָמָ֔ה מִמִּגְדֹּ֥ל
NAS: of Egypt an utter waste and desolation,
KJV: of Egypt utterly waste
INT: of Egypt waste an utter and desolation Migdol

Zephaniah 2:14
HEB: יְשׁוֹרֵ֤ר בַּֽחַלּוֹן֙ חֹ֣רֶב בַּסַּ֔ף כִּ֥י
NAS: in the window, Desolation [will be] on the threshold;
KJV: in the windows; desolation [shall be] in the thresholds:
INT: will sing the window Desolation the threshold for

Haggai 1:11
HEB: וָאֶקְרָ֨א חֹ֜רֶב עַל־ הָאָ֣רֶץ
NAS: I called for a drought on the land,
KJV: And I called for a drought upon the land,
INT: called A drought on the land

16 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 2721
16 Occurrences


ḥō·reḇ — 11 Occ.
kə·ḥō·reḇ — 1 Occ.
la·ḥō·reḇ — 1 Occ.
lə·ḥō·reḇ — 1 Occ.
mê·ḥō·reḇ — 2 Occ.










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