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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #07393 - רֶכֶב
1) a team, chariot, chariotry, mill-stone, riders
1a) chariotry, chariots
1b) chariot (single)
1c) upper millstone (as riding on lower millstone)
1d) riders, troop (of riders), horsemen, pair of horsemen, men riding, ass-riders, camel-riders
Nm) bkr (רכב RKB) - I. Chariot:For riding in. II. Charioteer:The driver of the chariot. III. Millstone:In the sense of the top stone riding on the lower one. KJV (123): ride, rider, horseback, put, set, carry - Strongs: H7393 (רֶכֶב), H7395 (רַכָּב)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
רֶכֶב m. (f. Nahum 2:5)
(1) riders, cavalry, Isaiah 21:7 and the beasts themselves; whence, verse Isaiah 21:9, רֶכֶב אִישׁ horses with (horse-) men.
(2) a chariot, i.q. מֶרְבָּבָה Judges 5:28 pl. Song of Solomon 1:9 but commonly collect. Genesis 50:9. Especially military chariots, Exodus 14:9, 17 Exodus 14:17, 15:19 1 Kings 1:5, 10:26 20:21, and often. רֶכֶב בַּרְזֶל chariots with scythes, Joshua 17:18. עָרֵי חָרֶכֶב towns where war-chariots were placed, 2 Chronicles 1:14, 8:6 9:25.-Often רֶכֶב (like ἅρμα, in Hom.) refers mostly to the horses yoked to the chariots, and to the soldiers riding in the chariots, as 2 Samuel 8:4, “and David hamstrung all the chariots,” i.e. the horses of them; 2 Samuel 10:18, “and David slew seven hundred chariots of the Aramean s,” i.e. the horses and men of so many chariots; Ezekiel 39:20; 2 Kings 7:14, שְׁנֵי רֶכֶב סוּסִים “two pairs of horses.”
(3) the upper millstone, Germ. der Laufer, Deuteronomy 24:6; 2 Samuel 11:21.
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