Strong's Hebrew: 7227. רָב (rab) -- abundance
7227. rab
Strong's Concordance
rab: abundance
Original Word: רָב
Part of Speech: Adjective; feminine; noun masculine
Transliteration: rab
Phonetic Spelling: (rab)
Short Definition: abundance
Brown-Driver-Briggs
I. רַב429 adjective much, many, great; — masculine singular absolute ׳ר Genesis 24:25+, רָ֑ב Genesis 33:9+, also רָ֛ב2Chronicles 20:2 ב֖2Chronicles 28:8, רָב֨ Ezra 10:13, etc.; construct תַב Exodus 34:6 +; feminine singular רַבָּה Numbers 11:33 +; construct רַבַּת Ezekiel 22:5 + רַבָּ֫תִי (Ges §90 k 1) Lamentations 1:1 (twice in verse); masculine plural absolute רַבִּים Exodus 23:2 (twice in verse)+, construct see II. רַב; feminine plural absolute רַבּוֺת Genesis 30:43 +; — [often both as predicate and as attributive; as attributive preceding noun (influence of usage for numerals ? KöSynt.§334 k Ges§ 132b): רַב Isaiah 63:7; Psalm 145:7 (but read probably רֹב, רָבֿ; in Isaiah 21:7 ׳ר is predicate), רַבּים Jeremiah 16:16; Psalm 32:10; Psalm 89:51 (on context Bö Bae, also Hup), Proverbs 7:26; 1 Chronicles 28:5, רַבּוֺת Nehemiah 9:28; Proverbs 31:29]; —

1 (often opposed to מְעַט)

a.-1much: of substances, gold 1 Kings 10:2; Psalm 19:11, silver (money) 2 Kings 12:11; 2Chron

b. plural many: person Exodus 5:5; Judges 8:30; Judges 9:40; 1 Kings 4:20; 1 Kings 11:1+, things Genesis 30:48; Amos 5:12; Deuteronomy 31:17 +; noun omitted רַבּוֺת Daniel 11:41 (that is, lands; read רִבּוֺת myriads Kmp Bev Behrm Marti Prince); יָמִים רֵבִּים many days (a long time) Genesis 21:34; Genesis 37:24+28 t.,שָׁנִים רַבּוֺת Nehemiah 9:30; Ecclesiastes 6:3a, אִם עוֺר רַבּוֺת בַּשָּׁנִים Leviticus 25:51; רַבּוֺת עִתִּים Nehemiah 9:28 many times (see above) =מְּעָמִים רַבּוֺת Psalm 106:43; Ecclesiastes 7:22; מַכָּה רַבָּה Deuteronomy 25:3 many blows; מַיִם רִַ׃בּים many waters Numbers 20:11+27 t., compare Isaiah 8:7; etc.

c. רַב as substantive collective person Exodus 19:21, also (opposed to מְעַט)1 Samuel 14:6; Numbers 13:18; Numbers 26:54,56; Numbers 33:54; Numbers 35:8; so רַבַּת (Ges§ 130a) 2 Chronicles 30:17,18, and (thing; =much) Ezekiel 24:12; רַב construct before abstract (= רֹב) Isaiah 21:7; Isaiah 63:7; Psalm 145:7; especially plural רַבִּים of person Exodus 23:2 (twice in verse) +37 t. + בַּתרַֿבִּים Cant 7:5.

d. construct= abounding in, רַבבְּֿרֶכוֺת Proverbs 28:20, רַבחֶֿסֶר (see I. חֶסֶד 3), רַבמֹּֿךְַ Psalm 147:5, רַבמְֿאֵרוֺת Proverbs 28:27, רַב הַמְּהוּמָה Ezekiel 22:5, רַבנֿוֺצָךְ Ezekiel 17:7, רַבחֶֿעֲלִיָּה Jeremiah 32:19, רֵבמְּֿעֶלִים 2 Samuel 23:20= 1 Chronicles 11:22, רַבמָּֿ֑שַׁע Proverbs 29:22 רַבתְּֿבוּנָה Proverbs 14:29; רַבַּת אוֺצָרֹת Jeremiah 51:13, רַבַּת בָּנִים 1 Samuel 2:5 רַבָּ֫תִי עָם Lamentations 1:1 (Ges§ 90l).

e. + מִן compare= more numerous than Exodus 1:9; Numbers 22:15; Joshua 10:11; Judges 16:30; 2 Kings 6:16; Isaiah 54:1; 1 Chronicles 24:4; 2Chronicles 32:7; Daniel 11:13; followed by infinitive, too many to Genesis 36:7; Judges 7:2 (compare Judges 7:4); see also following

f. רַב =abundant, enough Genesis 24:25; Genesis 33:9; as exclamation enough! Genesis 45:28; 2 Samuel 24:16; 1 Chronicles 21:15; 1 Kings 19:4, so (+ מִן infinitive) Exodus 9:28 (מִן 6d); רַבלָֿךְ (with implication of excess) Deuteronomy 3:26 (let it) suffice thee! so רַבלָֿכֶם Ezekiel 45:9, also Numbers 16:3,7= ye assume too much ! + infinitive it is enough for you to Deuteronomy 1:6; Deuteronomy 2:3 (i.e. you have done it enough), so+ מִן infinitive 1 Kings 12:23, מִן substantive Ezekiel 44:6.

g. as adverb much, exceedingly (only Psalms), רַב Psalm 123:3, ָ™רב Psalm 18:15 (Hup De Che and others; HPS2Samuel 22:15 conjectures רָמָה omits "" 2 Samuel 22:15); רַבָּה Psalm 62:3; Psalm 78:15; Psalm 89:8 (ᵐ5. Bae רַב הוּא ); רַבַּת (Aramaism, compare Syriac , , Nö§ 155 A&WSG 135) Psalm 65:10; Psalm 120:6 (=long enough), Psalm 123:4; Psalm 129:1; Psalm 129:2;

2 less often great:

a. of space 1 Samuel 26:13, the deep Amos 7:4; Genesis 7:11; Isaiah 51:10; Psalm 36:7(figurative), city Lamentations 1:1 (רַ֫בָּתִי בַגּוֺיִם Ges§), — see also צִירוֺן חֲמַת; -plague Numbers 11:33, empire Esther 1:20 goodness Psalm 31:20, wickedness Genesis 6:5, etc.

b. specifically strong (opposed to אֵין כֹּחַ) 2 Chron 14:10; רַב לְהוֺשִׁיעַ Isaiah 63:1 so רַבִּים as substantive Isaiah 53:12 ("" עֲצוּמִים).

c. major natu Genesis 25:23 (opposed to צָעִיר); רַבּים as substantive grandoevi, Job 32:9.

d. + מִן compare greater than Deuteronomy 7:1,17; Deuteronomy 9:14; Deuteronomy 20:1 too great for Joshua 19:9; 1 Kings 19:7Proverbs 26:10 is hopelessly corrupt, see Toy.

II. רַב49 noun masculine chief (Assyrian-Babylonian influence, compare rab DlHWB 609 b; Biblical Aramic רַב); — construct ׳ר Jeremiah 39:9+; plural construct רַבֵּי Jeremiah 39:13; Jeremiah 41:1 (but see below); — especially רַבֿ טַבָּחִים chief of guardsmen (see טַבָּח), only as title of Babylonian officer Jeremiah 30:9,10 15t. Jeremiah, 7 t "" 2 Kings 25 (compare ׳שַׁר הַט in Gen [J E]); also רַב הַחֹבֵל Jonah 1:6 chief of the sailors, i.e. captain; in General כָּלרַֿב בֵּיתוֺ Esther 1:8, רַבמָֿרִיסָיו Daniel 1:3 (see סָרִיס ), and so רַבֵּי מֶלֶךְ בָּבֶל Jeremiah 39:13, רַבֵּי הַמֶּלֶךְ Jeremiah 41:1 (late gloss; omitted by ᵐ5 and "" 2 Kings 25:25, so Hi Gf Gie). The following titles of Assyrian -Babylonian officers are probably loan-words in Hebrew: רַבמָֿ֑ג Jeremiah 39:3,13 usually chief soothsayer (see מָ֑ג), but = rab-mugi [? chief of princes] PinchesHast. DB. BAB-MAG; רַבסָֿרִיס (compare Old Aramaic [Nineveh] רב סרס Lzb386), 2 Kings 18:17 (Assyrian; not in "" Isaiah 36:2), Jeremiah 39:8,13 (Babylonian ), usually chief eunuch, but = rabû-ša-rêši, chief of the heads (the principal men) WklUnters. x.altor.Geschichte.1889, Excurs. v, p. 138 (actually found as rubû-ša-ri-ešu PinchesAcad June 25,1892, 618), PinchesHast.DB.RAB-SARIS; רַבשָֿׁקֵה (van d. H. רַבְשָׁקֵה) chief of the officers (?) (so probably Assyrian rab-ŠA†; ša‡kû = high one; COT2Kings 18:17 KBii.23 DlHWB 685 a TieleBab.-As. Geschichte.497.513 PinchesHast.DB.iv 191), 2 Kings 18:17,19,26,27,37; 2 Kings 19:4,8 = Isaiah 36:2; Isaiah 36:4; Isaiah 36:11; Isaiah 36:13 (twice in verse); Isaiah 36:22; Isaiah 37:4,8;

רבב (√ of following; see Biblical Hebrew I. רבב, רַב, רִבּוֺ).



Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
in abundance, elder, enough, exceedingly, full, greatly, man, one,

By contracted from rabab; abundant (in quantity, size, age, number, rank, quality) -- (in) abound(-undance, -ant, -antly), captain, elder, enough, exceedingly, full, great(-ly, man, one), increase, long (enough, (time)), (do, have) many(-ifold, things, a time), ((ship-))master, mighty, more, (too, very) much, multiply(-tude), officer, often(-times), plenteous, populous, prince, process (of time), suffice(-lent).

see HEBREW rabab

Forms and Transliterations
בְ֝רַבִּ֗ים בְּרַ֖ב בְּרָב־ בָּֽרַבִּ֔ים בָרַבִּ֗ים ברב ברב־ ברבים הַבְּרָב־ הָֽרַבִּ֔ים הָֽרַבִּ֗ים הָֽרַבִּ֜ים הָרַב֙ הָרַבִּ֑ים הָרַבִּ֛ים הָרַבִּֽים׃ הָרַבִּים֩ הָרָ֑ב הָרָ֖ב הָרָ֛ב הָרָ֜ב הָרָֽב׃ הָרָב֙ הברב־ הרב הרב׃ הרבים הרבים׃ וְ֠רַבִּים וְהָ֣רַבִּ֔ים וְרַ֕ב וְרַ֖ב וְרַ֛ב וְרַ֣ב ׀ וְרַ֥ב וְרַבִּ֕ים וְרַבִּ֖ים וְרַבִּ֛ים וְרַבִּ֞ים וְרַבִּ֡ים וְרַבֵּ֨י וְרַבַּ֥ת וְרַבָּ֖ה וְרַבָּ֥ה וְרַבּ֖וֹת וְרַב־ וְרָב־ וָרָ֑ב וָרָ֖ב וָרָֽב׃ והרבים ורב ורב־ ורב׃ ורבה ורבות ורבי ורבים ורבת לְרַבִּ֑ים לְרַבִּ֣ים לָֽרַבִּ֑ים לָֽרַבִּֽים׃ לָרַ֗ב לָרַ֞ב לָרַבִּ֖ים לרב לרבים לרבים׃ מֵרַבִּֽים׃ מרבים׃ רַ֔ב רַ֖ב רַ֗ב רַ֛ב רַ֜ב רַ֝֗ב רַ֝בִּ֗ים רַ֠בַּת רַ֣ב רַ֤ב רַ֥ב רַ֭בִּים רַ֭בַּת רַ֭בּוֹת רַּב֙ רַֽב־ רַב֙ רַבִּ֑ים רַבִּ֔ים רַבִּ֕ים רַבִּ֖ים רַבִּ֗ים רַבִּ֛ים רַבִּ֜ים רַבִּ֞ים רַבִּ֣ים רַבִּ֣ים ׀ רַבִּ֤ים רַבִּ֥ים רַבִּ֥ים ׀ רַבִּ֧ים רַבִּ֨ים רַבִּֽים׃ רַבִּים֒ רַבִּים֙ רַבִּים֮ רַבֵּ֥י רַבַּ֖ת רַבַּ֣ת רַבַּ֥ת רַבַּ֬ת רַבַּת֮ רַבָּ֑ה רַבָּ֔ה רַבָּ֖ה רַבָּ֗ה רַבָּ֛ה רַבָּ֣ה רַבָּ֣תִי רַבָּ֤ה רַבָּ֥ה רַבָּֽה׃ רַבָּה֙ רַבּ֑וֹת רַבּ֔וֹת רַבּ֖וֹת רַבּ֗וֹת רַבּ֛וֹת רַבּ֜וֹת רַבּ֣וֹת רַבּ֤וֹת רַבּ֥וֹת רַבּ֨וֹת רַבּֽוֹת׃ רַבּוֹת֙ רַבּוֹת֮ רַב־ רָ֑ב רָ֑בָּה רָ֔ב רָ֕ב רָ֖ב רָ֗ב רָ֛ב רָ֝֗ב רָ֣ב רָ֭ב רָֽב׃ רָב֒ רָב֙ רָב־ רב רב־ רב׃ רבה רבה׃ רבות רבות׃ רבי רבים רבים׃ רבת רבתי bā·rab·bîm ḇā·rab·bîm barabBim bārabbîm ḇārabbîm bə·raḇ bə·rāḇ- ḇə·rab·bîm bəraḇ bərāḇ- ḇərabbîm beRav berov hā·raḇ hā·rāḇ hā·rab·bîm hab·bə·rāḇ- habbərāḇ- habberov hāraḇ hārāḇ harabBim hārabbîm haRav lā·raḇ lā·rab·bîm lāraḇ LarabBim lārabbîm laRav lə·rab·bîm lerabBim lərabbîm mê·rab·bîm merabBim mêrabbîm raḇ rāḇ raḇ- rāḇ- rab·bā·ṯî rab·bāh rāb·bāh rab·baṯ rab·bê rab·bîm rab·bō·wṯ rabBah rabbāh rābbāh rabBat rabbaṯ rabBati rabbāṯî rabbê rabBei rabBim rabbîm rabBot rabbōwṯ Rav rov varabBim vaRav veHarabBim verabBah verabBat verabBei Verabbim verabBot veRav verov wā·rāḇ wārāḇ wə·hā·rab·bîm wə·raḇ wə·raḇ- wə·rāḇ- wə·rab·bāh wə·rab·baṯ wə·rab·bê wə·rab·bîm wə·rab·bō·wṯ wəhārabbîm wəraḇ wəraḇ- wərāḇ- wərabbāh wərabbaṯ wərabbê wərabbîm wərabbōwṯ
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462 Occurrences


bā·rab·bîm — 1 Occ.
bə·raḇ — 1 Occ.
bə·rāḇ- — 1 Occ.
hab·bə·rāḇ- — 1 Occ.
hā·rab·bîm — 11 Occ.
hā·raḇ — 7 Occ.
lā·rab·bîm — 4 Occ.
lā·raḇ — 2 Occ.
lə·rab·bîm — 2 Occ.
mê·rab·bîm — 1 Occ.
rab·bāh — 36 Occ.
rab·baṯ — 10 Occ.
rab·bā·ṯî — 2 Occ.
rab·bê — 1 Occ.
rab·bîm — 172 Occ.
rab·bō·wṯ — 30 Occ.
rāḇ — 138 Occ.
rāḇ- — 1 Occ.
ḇā·rab·bîm — 1 Occ.
wā·rāḇ — 5 Occ.
wə·hā·rab·bîm — 1 Occ.
wə·rab·bāh — 4 Occ.
wə·rab·baṯ — 1 Occ.
wə·rab·bê — 1 Occ.
wə·rab·bîm — 7 Occ.
wə·rab·bō·wṯ — 1 Occ.
wə·raḇ — 19 Occ.
wə·rāḇ- — 1 Occ.

Genesis 6:5
HEB: יְהוָ֔ה כִּ֥י רַבָּ֛ה רָעַ֥ת הָאָדָ֖ם
NAS: of man was great on the earth,
KJV: of man [was] great in the earth,
INT: the LORD for was great evil of man

Genesis 7:11
HEB: מַעְיְנֹת֙ תְּה֣וֹם רַבָּ֔ה וַאֲרֻבֹּ֥ת הַשָּׁמַ֖יִם
NAS: the fountains of the great deep
KJV: were all the fountains of the great deep
INT: the fountains deep of the great and the floodgates of the sky

Genesis 13:6
HEB: הָיָ֤ה רְכוּשָׁם֙ רָ֔ב וְלֹ֥א יָֽכְל֖וּ
NAS: for their possessions were so great that they were not able
KJV: for their substance was great, so that they could
INT: become their possessions great were not able

Genesis 18:20
HEB: וַעֲמֹרָ֖ה כִּי־ רָ֑בָּה וְחַ֨טָּאתָ֔ם כִּ֥י
KJV: and Gomorrah is great, and because their sin
INT: and Gomorrah is indeed is great and their sin is indeed

Genesis 21:34
HEB: פְּלִשְׁתִּ֖ים יָמִ֥ים רַבִּֽים׃ פ
NAS: of the Philistines for many days.
KJV: in the Philistines' land many days.
INT: of the Philistines days many

Genesis 24:25
HEB: גַּם־ מִסְפּ֖וֹא רַ֣ב עִמָּ֑נוּ גַּם־
NAS: Again she said to him, We have plenty of both
KJV: straw and provender enough, and room
INT: of both and feed have plenty with of both

Genesis 25:23
HEB: מִלְאֹ֣ם יֶֽאֱמָ֔ץ וְרַ֖ב יַעֲבֹ֥ד צָעִֽיר׃
NAS: the other; And the older shall serve
KJV: than [the other] people; and the elder shall serve
INT: the other shall be stronger and the older shall serve the younger

Genesis 26:14
HEB: בָקָ֔ר וַעֲבֻדָּ֖ה רַבָּ֑ה וַיְקַנְא֥וּ אֹת֖וֹ
NAS: and herds and a great household,
KJV: of herds, and great store of servants:
INT: and herds household great envied the Philistines

Genesis 30:43
HEB: לוֹ֙ צֹ֣אן רַבּ֔וֹת וּשְׁפָחוֹת֙ וַעֲבָדִ֔ים
NAS: and had large flocks
KJV: exceedingly, and had much cattle,
INT: and had flocks large and female and male

Genesis 33:9
HEB: יֶשׁ־ לִ֣י רָ֑ב אָחִ֕י יְהִ֥י
NAS: I have plenty, my brother;
KJV: I have enough, my brother;
INT: Esau have plenty my brother have

Genesis 36:7
HEB: הָיָ֧ה רְכוּשָׁ֛ם רָ֖ב מִשֶּׁ֣בֶת יַחְדָּ֑ו
NAS: too great for them to live
KJV: For their riches were more than that they might dwell
INT: had become their property great to live together

Genesis 37:34
HEB: בְּנ֖וֹ יָמִ֥ים רַבִּֽים׃
NAS: and mourned for his son many days.
KJV: and mourned for his son many days.
INT: his son days many

Genesis 45:28
HEB: וַיֹּ֙אמֶר֙ יִשְׂרָאֵ֔ל רַ֛ב עוֹד־ יוֹסֵ֥ף
NAS: said, It is enough; my son
KJV: said, [It is] enough; Joseph
INT: said Israel is enough is still Joseph

Genesis 50:20
HEB: לְהַחֲיֹ֥ת עַם־ רָֽב׃
NAS: result, to preserve many people
KJV: to save much people
INT: to preserve people many

Exodus 1:9
HEB: בְּנֵ֣י יִשְׂרָאֵ֔ל רַ֥ב וְעָצ֖וּם מִמֶּֽנּוּ׃
NAS: of Israel are more and mightier
KJV: of Israel [are] more and mightier
INT: of the sons of Israel are more and mightier than

Exodus 2:23
HEB: וַיְהִי֩ בַיָּמִ֨ים הָֽרַבִּ֜ים הָהֵ֗ם וַיָּ֙מָת֙
NAS: about in [the course of] those many days
INT: came days many those died

Exodus 5:5
HEB: פַּרְעֹ֔ה הֵן־ רַבִּ֥ים עַתָּ֖ה עַ֣ם
NAS: are now many, and you would have them cease
KJV: of the land now [are] many, and ye make them rest
INT: Pharaoh Look many are now the people

Exodus 9:28
HEB: אֶל־ יְהוָ֔ה וְרַ֕ב מִֽהְיֹ֛ת קֹלֹ֥ת
NAS: to the LORD, for there has been enough of God's
KJV: the LORD (for [it is] enough) that there be no [more] mighty
INT: to the LORD has been enough become thunder

Exodus 12:38
HEB: וְגַם־ עֵ֥רֶב רַ֖ב עָלָ֣ה אִתָּ֑ם
NAS: A mixed multitude also went
KJV: And a mixed multitude went up
INT: also A mixed multitude went with

Exodus 19:21
HEB: וְנָפַ֥ל מִמֶּ֖נּוּ רָֽב׃
NAS: to gaze, and many of them perish.
KJV: to gaze, and many of them perish.
INT: perish at and many

Exodus 23:2
HEB: תִהְיֶ֥ה אַחֲרֵֽי־ רַבִּ֖ים לְרָעֹ֑ת וְלֹא־
NAS: You shall not follow the masses in doing evil,
KJV: Thou shalt not follow a multitude to [do] evil;
INT: become after the masses to evil nor

Exodus 23:2
HEB: לִנְטֹ֛ת אַחֲרֵ֥י רַבִּ֖ים לְהַטֹּֽת׃
NAS: after a multitude in order to pervert
KJV: after many to wrest
INT: to turn after A multitude aside

Exodus 23:29
HEB: הָאָ֙רֶץ֙ שְׁמָמָ֔ה וְרַבָּ֥ה עָלֶ֖יךָ חַיַּ֥ת
KJV: of the field multiply against thee.
INT: the land desolate multiply too and the beast

Exodus 34:6
HEB: אֶ֥רֶךְ אַפַּ֖יִם וְרַב־ חֶ֥סֶד וֶאֱמֶֽת׃
NAS: to anger, and abounding in lovingkindness
KJV: longsuffering, and abundant in goodness
INT: slow to anger and abounding lovingkindness and truth

Leviticus 15:25
HEB: דָּמָ֜הּ יָמִ֣ים רַבִּ֗ים בְּלֹא֙ עֶת־
NAS: of her blood many days,
KJV: an issue of her blood many days out
INT: of her blood days many out the period

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