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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #6162 - עֵרָבוֹן
1) pledge, security
V) bro (אהרב AhRB) - I. Barter:To exchange an item or service for another. [Hebrew and Aramaic] II. Mix:As mixing one thing with another. [Hebrew and Aramaic] III. Sweet:[Unknown connection to root;] KJV (34): (vf: Paal, Hitpael, Participle) surety, meddle, mingle, pledge, become, engage, intermeddle, mortgage, occupier, occupy, undertake, sweet, pleasure, pleasing, pleasant, mingle - Strongs: H6148 (עָרַב), H6149 (עָרַב), H6151 (עֲרַב)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
עֵרָבוֹן m. a pledge, Genesis 38:17, 18 Genesis 38:18, 20 Genesis 38:20 (see עָרַב No. I, 4 ). Arab. عَرْبَانُ, عَرَبُونُ id. Hence ἀῤῥαβών, arrhabo, a word peculiar to traders, which the Greeks and Romans seem to have borrowed from the Phœnicians, the originators of traffic.
the Week of Proper 15 / Ordinary 20