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Bible Lexicons

Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #704 - אַרְבַּע

Transliteration
'arba‛
Phonetics
ar-bah'
Origin
the same as (H702)
Parts of Speech
Proper Name Masculine
TWOT
None
Definition
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

Arba = “fourth”

1) the father of Anak and the greatest of the giants (Anakim)

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2
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ESV (1)
1
WEB (2)
2
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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

אַרְבַּע f. and אַרְבָּעָה constr. st. אַרְבַּעַת m. (comp. Gramm. § 95:1).

(1) four, for רְבַע with Aleph prosthetic, which is omitted in the derivatives; as in רִבֵּעַ, רְבִיעִי, רֹבַע, etc., with suff. אַרְבַּעְתָּם those four, Ezra 1:8, 10 Ezra 1:10. Often for the ordinal fourth, when years and months are counted (see Lehrg. p. 701), Isaiah 36:1; Zechariah 7:1.-Dual אַרְבַּעְתַּיִם four-fold, 2 Samuel 12:6. Plur. אַרְבָּעִים forty, Genesis 8:6. This number, like seven, and seventy, is used by the Orientals as a round number, Genesis 7:17; Jonah 3:4; Matthew 4:2 compare Chil minâr, forty towers, used of the remains of Persepolis, and the citations, Lehrg. p. 700.

(2) [Arba], pr.n. of a giant, one of the Anakim, Joshua 14:15, 15:13 21:11. Perhaps, homo quadratus. Compare קִרְיַת אַרְבַּע.

אַרְבַּע & אַרְבְּעָה Ch. i.q. Heb. four, Daniel 3:25, 7:2,,, 17.

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