Strong's Hebrew: 4057. מִדְבָּר (midbar) -- desert
4057. midbar
Strong's Concordance
midbar: desert
Original Word: מִדְבָּר
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: midbar
Phonetic Spelling: (mid-bawr')
Short Definition: desert
Brown-Driver-Briggs
I. [מִדְבָּר] noun masculine mouth, as organ of speech, — מִדְבָּרֵךְ נָאוֶה thy mouth is lovely Songs 4:3 "" שִׁפְתוֺתַיִךְ, ᵐ5 λαλιά, Jerome eloquium.

II. מִדְבָּר270 noun masculine wildernessDeuteronomy 32:10 +; with ה locative מִדְבָּ֫רָה Joshua 18:12 15t.; construct Exodus 15:22 +; מִדְבַּ֫רָה 1 Kings 19:15; suffix מִדְבָּרָהּ Isaiah 51:3; —

1 tracts of land, used for the pasturage of flocks and herds, דָּֽשְׁאוּ נְאוֺת מִדְבָּר the pastures of the wilderness put forth green grass Joel 2:22; ׳מ ׳יִרְעֲפוּ נ the pastures of the wilderness drop (fertility) Psalm 65:13; ׳מ ׳יָָֽבְשׁוּ נ are dried up Jeremiah 23:10, compare Jeremiah 9:9; Joel 1:19,20.

2 uninhabited land, מִדְבָּר לֹאאָֿדָם בּוֺ wilderness in which is no man Job 38:26; the abode of pelicans Psalm 102:7; wild asses Job 24:5; Jeremiah 2:24; jackals Malachi 1:3; ostriches Lamentations 4:3; מִייִֿתְּנֵנִי בַמִּדְבָּר מְלוֺן אֹרְחִים וְֶ˜אעֶזְבָה אֶתעַֿמִּי O that I had in the wilderness a lodging place of wayfarers, that I might leave my people Jeremiah 9:1; טוֺב שֶׁבֶת בְּאֶרֶץ מִדְבָּר better to dwell in a desert land, than with a contentious woman Proverbs 21:19; בְּאֶרֶץ מִדְבָּר וּבְתֹהוּ יְלֵל יְשִׁמֹן in a desert land, and in a waste howling wilderness Deuteronomy 32:10.

3 large tracts of such land bearing various names, in certain districts of which there might be towns and cities: יִשְׂאוּ מִדְבָּר וְעָרָיו חֲצֵרִים תֵּשֵׁב קֵדָר let the wilderness and its cities lift up (their voice), the villages that Kedar doth inhabit Isaiah 42:11. There were six cities in the wilderness of Judah Joshua 15:61,62; הַמִּדְבָּר usually = wilderness of the wanderings Genesis 14:6; Numbers 14:16,29,32,33 (twice in verse) +, or the great Arabian desert Judges 11:22 +; but may also refer to any other Songs 3:6; Songs 8:5. Special tracts — (a) of the wilderness of the wandering were שׁוּר ׳מ Exodus 15:22, סיןExodus 16:1 +, סיני Exodus 19:1 +, פארן Numbers 13:26 +, צן Numbers 20:1 +, קדשׁ Psalm 29:8, אתם Numbers 33:8; (b) in West Palestine יהודה ׳מ Judges 1:16; Psalm 63:1 compare Joshua 15:61, מעוֺן 1 Samuel 23:24,25, זיף 1 Samuel 23:15; 1 Samuel 26:2, באר שׁבע Genesis 21:14, עין גדי 1 Samuel 24:2, תקוע2Chronicles 20:20, ירואל2Chronicles 20:16, גבעון 2 Samuel 2:24; (c) in Eastern Palestine מואב Deuteronomy 2:8, אדום 2 Kings 3:8, קדמות Deuteronomy 2:26.

4 figurative וְשַׂמְתִּיהָ כַמִּדְבָּר וְשַׁתִּהָ כְּאֶרֶץ צִיָּה and (lest I) make her as a wilderness and set her like a dry land Hosea 2:5; הֲמִדְבָּר הָיִיתִי לְיִשְׂרָאֵל have I been a wilderness to Israel ? Jeremiah 2:31.

דבשׁ (√ of following; compare Arabic IX. become black or brown, of a colour between black and red; see derivatives; so Fl see below; yet verb in this meaning perhaps denominative from i.e. having the colour of dibs).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
desert, south, speech, wilderness

From dabar in the sense of driving; a pasture (i.e. Open field, whither cattle are driven); by implication, a desert; also speech (including its organs) -- desert, south, speech, wilderness.

see HEBREW dabar

Forms and Transliterations
בְּמִדְבַּ֖ר בְּמִדְבַּ֣ר בְּמִדְבַּ֤ר בְּמִדְבַּ֥ר בְּמִדְבַּר־ בְמִדְבַּר־ בַ֭מִּדְבָּר בַּֽמִּדְבָּ֗ר בַּמִּדְבָּ֑ר בַּמִּדְבָּ֔ר בַּמִּדְבָּ֕ר בַּמִּדְבָּ֖ר בַּמִּדְבָּ֗ר בַּמִּדְבָּ֛ר בַּמִּדְבָּ֡ר בַּמִּדְבָּ֣ר בַּמִּדְבָּ֣ר ׀ בַּמִּדְבָּ֥ר בַּמִּדְבָּֽר׃ בַּמִּדְבָּר֒ בַּמִּדְבָּר֙ בַמִּדְבָּ֑ר בַמִּדְבָּ֖ר בַמִּדְבָּ֗ר בַמִּדְבָּ֛ר בַמִּדְבָּ֜ר בַמִּדְבָּר֙ במדבר במדבר־ במדבר׃ הֲמִדְבָּ֤ר הַמִּדְבָּ֑ר הַמִּדְבָּ֑רָה הַמִּדְבָּ֔ר הַמִּדְבָּ֔רָה הַמִּדְבָּ֖ר הַמִּדְבָּ֖רָה הַמִּדְבָּ֗ר הַמִּדְבָּ֗רָה הַמִּדְבָּ֙רָה֙ הַמִּדְבָּ֣ר הַמִּדְבָּ֥ר הַמִּדְבָּ֨ר הַמִּדְבָּֽרָה׃ הַמִּדְבָּֽר׃ הַמִּדְבָּר֙ המדבר המדבר׃ המדברה המדברה׃ וּבַמִּדְבָּ֑ר וּבַמִּדְבָּ֖ר וּבַמִּדְבָּר֙ וּמִדְבָּרֵ֖יךְ וּמִמִּדְבָּ֖ר ובמדבר ומדבריך וממדבר כַּמִּדְבָּ֑ר כַּמִּדְבָּ֖ר כַּמִּדְבָּֽר׃ כַמִּדְבָּ֖ר כַמִּדְבָּ֗ר כמדבר כמדבר׃ לְמִדְבַּ֣ר לְמִדְבַּ֥ר לְמִדְבָּ֑ר לַמִּדְבָּ֑ר למדבר מִ֝דְבָּ֗ר מִ֭דְבָּר מִדְבַּ֖ר מִדְבַּ֖רָה מִדְבַּ֣ר מִדְבַּ֣רָה מִדְבַּ֥ר מִדְבַּר־ מִדְבָּ֑ר מִדְבָּ֑רָה מִדְבָּ֔ר מִדְבָּ֔רָה מִדְבָּ֖ר מִדְבָּ֗ר מִדְבָּ֜רָה מִדְבָּ֣ר מִדְבָּֽר׃ מִדְבָּר֙ מִדְבָּרָהּ֙ מִמִּדְבַּ֣ר מִמִּדְבַּ֥ר מִמִּדְבַּר־ מִמִּדְבָּ֑ר מִמִּדְבָּ֣ר מֵֽהַמִּדְבָּ֛ר מֵהַמִּדְבָּר֩ מדבר מדבר־ מדבר׃ מדברה מהמדבר ממדבר ממדבר־ bam·miḏ·bār ḇam·miḏ·bār bammidBar bammiḏbār ḇammiḏbār bə·miḏ·bar bə·miḏ·bar- ḇə·miḏ·bar- bemidBar bəmiḏbar bəmiḏbar- ḇəmiḏbar- chammidBar hă·miḏ·bār ham·miḏ·bā·rāh ham·miḏ·bār hamidBar hămiḏbār hammidBar hammiḏbār hammidBarah hammiḏbārāh kam·miḏ·bār ḵam·miḏ·bār kammidBar kammiḏbār ḵammiḏbār lam·miḏ·bār lammidBar lammiḏbār lə·miḏ·bar lə·miḏ·bār lemidBar ləmiḏbar ləmiḏbār mê·ham·miḏ·bār mehammidBar mêhammiḏbār miḏ·ba·rāh miḏ·bā·rāh miḏ·bar miḏ·bār miḏ·bar- midbar miḏbar miḏbār miḏbar- midBarah miḏbarāh miḏbārāh Midbor mim·miḏ·bar mim·miḏ·bār mim·miḏ·bar- mimidbar mimmiḏbar mimmiḏbār mimmiḏbar- ū·ḇam·miḏ·bār ū·miḏ·bā·rêḵ ū·mim·miḏ·bār ūḇammiḏbār umidbaReich ūmiḏbārêḵ umimidBar ūmimmiḏbār uvammidBar vammidBar Vammidbor vemidbar
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271 Occurrences


bam·miḏ·bār — 105 Occ.
bə·miḏ·bar — 23 Occ.
ḵam·miḏ·bār — 2 Occ.
hă·miḏ·bār — 1 Occ.
ham·miḏ·bār — 34 Occ.
ham·miḏ·bā·rāh — 12 Occ.
kam·miḏ·bār — 4 Occ.
lam·miḏ·bār — 1 Occ.
lə·miḏ·bar — 4 Occ.
mê·ham·miḏ·bār — 2 Occ.
miḏ·bar- — 44 Occ.
miḏ·ba·rāh — 6 Occ.
miḏ·bār — 1 Occ.
mim·miḏ·bar- — 13 Occ.
ū·miḏ·bā·rêḵ — 1 Occ.
ū·mim·miḏ·bār — 2 Occ.
ū·ḇam·miḏ·bār — 3 Occ.
ḇam·miḏ·bār — 10 Occ.
ḇam·miḏ·bār — 1 Occ.
ḇə·miḏ·bar- — 2 Occ.

Genesis 14:6
HEB: אֲשֶׁ֖ר עַל־ הַמִּדְבָּֽר׃
NAS: which is by the wilderness.
KJV: which [is] by the wilderness.
INT: which which by the wilderness

Genesis 16:7
HEB: עֵ֥ין הַמַּ֖יִם בַּמִּדְבָּ֑ר עַל־ הָעַ֖יִן
NAS: of water in the wilderness, by the spring
KJV: of water in the wilderness, by the fountain
INT: A fountain of water the wilderness by the fountain

Genesis 21:14
HEB: וַתֵּ֣לֶךְ וַתֵּ֔תַע בְּמִדְבַּ֖ר בְּאֵ֥ר שָֽׁבַע׃
NAS: and wandered about in the wilderness of Beersheba.
KJV: and wandered in the wilderness of Beersheba.
INT: departed and wandered the wilderness of Beersheba

Genesis 21:20
HEB: וַיִּגְדָּ֑ל וַיֵּ֙שֶׁב֙ בַּמִּדְבָּ֔ר וַיְהִ֖י רֹבֶ֥ה
NAS: and he lived in the wilderness and became
KJV: and dwelt in the wilderness, and became an archer.
INT: grew lived the wilderness and became abundance

Genesis 21:21
HEB: וַיֵּ֖שֶׁב בְּמִדְבַּ֣ר פָּארָ֑ן וַתִּֽקַּֽח־
NAS: He lived in the wilderness of Paran,
KJV: And he dwelt in the wilderness of Paran:
INT: lived the wilderness of Paran took

Genesis 36:24
HEB: אֶת־ הַיֵּמִם֙ בַּמִּדְבָּ֔ר בִּרְעֹת֥וֹ אֶת־
NAS: the hot springs in the wilderness when he was pasturing
KJV: the mules in the wilderness, as he fed
INT: found the hot the wilderness was pasturing the donkeys

Genesis 37:22
HEB: הַזֶּה֙ אֲשֶׁ֣ר בַּמִּדְבָּ֔ר וְיָ֖ד אַל־
NAS: pit that is in the wilderness, but do not lay
KJV: him into this pit that [is] in the wilderness, and lay
INT: this is in wilderness hands no

Exodus 3:1
HEB: הַצֹּאן֙ אַחַ֣ר הַמִּדְבָּ֔ר וַיָּבֹ֛א אֶל־
NAS: to the west side of the wilderness and came
KJV: to the backside of the desert, and came
INT: the flock to the west of the wilderness and came about

Exodus 3:18
HEB: שְׁלֹ֤שֶׁת יָמִים֙ בַּמִּדְבָּ֔ר וְנִזְבְּחָ֖ה לַֽיהוָ֥ה
NAS: journey into the wilderness, that we may sacrifice
KJV: journey into the wilderness, that we may sacrifice
INT: A three days' the wilderness may sacrifice to the LORD

Exodus 4:27
HEB: לִקְרַ֥את מֹשֶׁ֖ה הַמִּדְבָּ֑רָה וַיֵּ֗לֶךְ וַֽיִּפְגְּשֵׁ֛הוּ
NAS: Moses in the wilderness. So he went
KJV: Go into the wilderness to meet
INT: to meet Moses the wilderness went and met

Exodus 5:1
HEB: וְיָחֹ֥גּוּ לִ֖י בַּמִּדְבָּֽר׃
NAS: that they may celebrate a feast to Me in the wilderness.'
KJV: that they may hold a feast unto me in the wilderness.
INT: my people may celebrate the wilderness

Exodus 5:3
HEB: שְׁלֹ֨שֶׁת יָמִ֜ים בַּמִּדְבָּ֗ר וְנִזְבְּחָה֙ לַֽיהוָ֣ה
NAS: journey into the wilderness that we may sacrifice
KJV: journey into the desert, and sacrifice
INT: A three days' the wilderness may sacrifice to the LORD

Exodus 7:16
HEB: עַמִּ֔י וְיַֽעַבְדֻ֖נִי בַּמִּדְבָּ֑ר וְהִנֵּ֥ה לֹא־
NAS: that they may serve Me in the wilderness. But behold,
KJV: that they may serve me in the wilderness: and, behold, hitherto
INT: my people may serve the wilderness behold have not

Exodus 8:27
HEB: יָמִ֔ים נֵלֵ֖ךְ בַּמִּדְבָּ֑ר וְזָבַ֙חְנוּ֙ לַֽיהוָ֣ה
NAS: journey into the wilderness and sacrifice
KJV: journey into the wilderness, and sacrifice
INT: days' go the wilderness and sacrifice to the LORD

Exodus 8:28
HEB: לַיהוָ֤ה אֱלֹֽהֵיכֶם֙ בַּמִּדְבָּ֔ר רַ֛ק הַרְחֵ֥ק
NAS: your God in the wilderness; only
KJV: your God in the wilderness; only ye shall not go
INT: to the LORD your God the wilderness very far

Exodus 13:18
HEB: הָעָ֛ם דֶּ֥רֶךְ הַמִּדְבָּ֖ר יַם־ ס֑וּף
NAS: by the way of the wilderness to the Red
KJV: [through] the way of the wilderness of the Red
INT: the people the way of the wilderness Sea of the Red

Exodus 13:20
HEB: בְאֵתָ֔ם בִּקְצֵ֖ה הַמִּדְבָּֽר׃
NAS: on the edge of the wilderness.
KJV: in the edge of the wilderness.
INT: Etham the edge of the wilderness

Exodus 14:3
HEB: סָגַ֥ר עֲלֵיהֶ֖ם הַמִּדְבָּֽר׃
NAS: in the land; the wilderness has shut
KJV: in the land, the wilderness hath shut them in.
INT: has shut and the wilderness

Exodus 14:11
HEB: לְקַחְתָּ֖נוּ לָמ֣וּת בַּמִּדְבָּ֑ר מַה־ זֹּאת֙
NAS: us away to die in the wilderness? Why
KJV: to die in the wilderness? wherefore
INT: you have taken to die desert how long have you

Exodus 14:12
HEB: מִצְרַ֔יִם מִמֻּתֵ֖נוּ בַּמִּדְבָּֽר׃
NAS: than to die in the wilderness.
KJV: than that we should die in the wilderness.
INT: Egyptian to die the wilderness

Exodus 15:22
HEB: וַיֵּצְא֖וּ אֶל־ מִדְבַּר־ שׁ֑וּר וַיֵּלְכ֧וּ
NAS: and they went out into the wilderness of Shur;
KJV: and they went out into the wilderness of Shur;
INT: went into the wilderness of Shur went

Exodus 15:22
HEB: שְׁלֹֽשֶׁת־ יָמִ֛ים בַּמִּדְבָּ֖ר וְלֹא־ מָ֥צְאוּ
NAS: days in the wilderness and found
KJV: days in the wilderness, and found
INT: three days the wilderness no and found

Exodus 16:1
HEB: יִשְׂרָאֵל֙ אֶל־ מִדְבַּר־ סִ֔ין אֲשֶׁ֥ר
NAS: came to the wilderness of Sin,
KJV: came unto the wilderness of Sin,
INT: of Israel to the wilderness of Sin which

Exodus 16:2
HEB: וְעַֽל־ אַהֲרֹ֖ן בַּמִּדְבָּֽר׃
NAS: Moses and Aaron in the wilderness.
KJV: and Aaron in the wilderness:
INT: against and Aaron the wilderness

Exodus 16:3
HEB: אֹתָ֙נוּ֙ אֶל־ הַמִּדְבָּ֣ר הַזֶּ֔ה לְהָמִ֛ית
NAS: us out into this wilderness to kill
KJV: for ye have brought us forth into this wilderness, to kill
INT: have brought about wilderness this to kill

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