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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #2721 - חֹרֶב
1) dryness, desolation, drought, heat
1c) parching heat
V) brh (ההרב HhRB) - Waste: A dry wasteland. Also a place that has been laid waste and made desolate. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (41): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Hophal, Pual, Participle) waste, dry, desolate, slay, decay, destroy - Strongs: H2717 (חָרַב), H2718 (חֲרַב)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
1 dryness Judges 6:37,39,40 (all of absence of dew); Jeremiah 50:38 ("" יָבֵשׁ); so read also Zechariah 11:17 (for ᵑ0חֶרֶב, see v b and Sta ZAW 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 v a, 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 ᵐ5ᵑ9 Co wastes of the sword, חֶרֶב for חֹרֶב); + Ezekiel 38:8 Co, who reads מֵחֹרֶב (or מֵחָרְבָּה).
(1) dryness, drought, Judges 6:37, 39 Judges 6:39 hence, heat, Genesis 31:40; Job 30:30.
(2) a desolating, laying waste. עָרֵי חֹרֶב towns laid waste, desolated, Isaiah 61:4; Ezekiel 29:10.