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Strong's #2285 - חָגָב

Transliteration
Châgâb
Phonetics
khaw-gawb'
Root Word (Etymology)
the same as (H2284)
Parts of Speech
Proper Name Masculine
TWOT
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Definition   
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

Hagab = “locust”

1) head of a family of exiles who returned with Zerubbabel

Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (1)
Ezra 1
NAS (1)
Ezra 1
HCS (1)
Ezra 1
BSB (1)
Ezra 1
ESV (1)
Ezra 1
WEB (1)
Ezra 1
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 II. חָגָּב proper name, masculine head of a family of returning exiles Ezra 2:46 ᵐ5 Ἁγαβ (no "" in Nehemiah 7 H; but ᵐ5 L Nehemiah 7:48 has both Αγαβ and Αγαβα, compare חֲגָבָא).


Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.All rights reserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

חָגָב m.

(1)  a locust, winged and edible (Leviticus 11:22), said to be so called because it covers the ground, Numbers 13:33; Isaiah 40:22; Ecclesiastes 12:5. [“Another etymology is proposed by Credner, on Joel page 309. The Samar. in Lev. loc. cit. has חרגבה which may signify a leaper, compare Arab. حرجل; and from חרגב then might come the triliteral חָגָב; comp. حرجل, חָגַל.”]

(2) [Hagab], pr.n. m., Ezra 2:46.


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List of Word Forms
חָגָ֥ב חגב chaGav ḥā·ḡāḇ ḥāḡāḇ
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