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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #4568 - מַעֲבֶה

Word Origin
from (05666)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) thickness, compactness

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (1) NAS (2) HCS (1)
1 Kings 1
1 Kings 1
2 Chronicles 1
1 Kings 1
n-cmsc 1
n-cmsc 1
n-cmsc 1

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1508) bg (גהב GhB) AC: Thick CO: Cloud AB: ?: The pictograph g is a picture of a twisted rope with the extended meaning of darkness. The b is a picture of a tent representing what is inside. Combined these mean "darkness inside".

A) bg (גהב GhB) AC: Thick CO: Cloud AB: ?

Nm ) bg (גהב GhB) - Cloud: A thick dark cloud. KJV (32): cloud, clay, thick, thicket - Strongs: H5645 (עָב)

Nf3) tfbg (גהבות GhBWT) - I. Thick: II. Cloud: III. Braid:A thick braided rope or cord of gold. KJV (29): thick, wreathen, cord, band, bough, rope, chain, branch - Strongs: H5687 (עָבוֹת), H5688 (עֲבֹתָה)

fm) ibg (גהבי GhBY) - Thick: KJV (4): thick, thickness - Strongs: H5672 (עֳבִי)

H) ebg (גהבה GhBH) AC: Thick CO: ? AB: ?

V) ebg (גהבה GhBH) - Thick: To be thick. Thick. KJV (3): (vf: Paal) thick - Strongs: H5666 (עָבָה)

am) ebgm (מגהבה MGhBH) - Clay: A thick and dark soil. KJV (1): clay - Strongs: H4568 (מַעֲבֶה)

J) bfg (גהוב GhWB) AC: ? CO: Cloud AB: ?: A thick dark covering.

V) bfg (גהוב GhWB) - Cloud: KJV (1): (vf: Hiphil) cloud - Strongs: H5743 (עוּב)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 מַעֲבֶה noun [masculine] si vera lectio, thickness, compactness; — בְּמַעֲבֵה הָאֲדָמָה 1 Kings 7:46 in the compactness of the soil, i.e. clayey ground or clay mould = 2 Chronicles 4:17 (where ᵑ0׳בַּעֲבִי הָ); but read doubtless in both בְּמַעְבֶּרֶת אֲדָמָה at the ford of Adamah, see GFM Judges 7:22 Benz K.

עָבוֺת see עבת.

עבט (perhaps √ of following; compare Assyrian ubbu‰u° (II. of אבט [= עבט ?]) be pledged Dl HWB 6; Aramaic (Talmud) עֲבִיטָה pledge, עֲבַט Ithpe`el be taken in pledge; but We Joel 2:7 thinks עֲבוֺט Aramaic loan-word, and compare Arabic hold, keep, guard).

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List of Word Forms
בְּמַעֲבֵ֖ה במעבה bə·ma·‘ă·ḇêh bəma‘ăḇêh bemaaVeh
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