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Entry for Strong's #5045 - נֶגֶב

Transliteration
negeb
Phonetics
neh'-gheb  
Word Origin
from an unused root meaning to be parched
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
TWOT
1288a
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) south-country, Nekeb, south

1a) south-country

1a1) region of southern Judah, boundaries not specific

1b) south

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2048 ‑ ἔρημος (er'‑ay‑mos);  3047 ‑ λίψ (leeps);  3314 ‑ μεσημβρία (mes‑ame‑bree'‑ah);  3558 ‑ νότος (not'‑os);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (112) NAS (64) HCS (109)
Genesis 7
Exodus 5
Numbers 8
Deuteronomy 2
Joshua 22
Judges 4
1 Samuel 6
2 Samuel 1
1 Kings 2
1 Chronicles 3
2 Chronicles 3
Psalms 1
Isaiah 2
Jeremiah 4
Ezekiel 12
Daniel 11
Obadiah 2
Zechariah 3
Genesis 7
Exodus 4
Numbers 8
Deuteronomy 2
Joshua 21
Judges 4
1 Samuel 5
2 Samuel 1
1 Kings 2
1 Chronicles 3
2 Chronicles 3
Psalms 1
Isaiah 2
Jeremiah 4
Ezekiel 12
Daniel 11
Obadiah 2
Zechariah 3
Genesis 7
Exodus 5
Numbers 10
Deuteronomy 2
Joshua 26
Judges 4
1 Samuel 8
2 Samuel 1
1 Kings 2
1 Chronicles 3
2 Chronicles 3
Psalms 1
Isaiah 2
Jeremiah 4
Ezekiel 14
Daniel 12
Obadiah 2
Zechariah 3
BYZ TIS TR
n-cms 1
n-p 85
n-cms 1
n-p 78
n-cms 1
n-p 78
NA WH


Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2371) bcn (נגב NGB) AC: ? CO: South AB: ?

Nm ) bcn (נגב NGB) - South: KJV (112): south, southward - Strongs: H5045 (נֶגֶב)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2013
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 נֶ֫גֶב noun [masculine]] south-country, Negeb, south (compare Lag BN 78); — ׳נ absolute Genesis 20:1 +; construct Joshua 11:2 +; נֶ֫גְבָּה Genesis 13:14 +; —

1 south-country, i.e.

a. specifically the region south of Judah, boundaries not exactly defined (see cities in it Joshua 15:21-32), but with from hills south of Hebron to Kadesh, ׳אֶרֶץ הַנּ Genesis 20:1 (E), Genesis 24:62 (J), Numbers 13:29 (JE), Judges 1:15; Joshua 15:19; almost = proper name ׳הַנּ, הַנֶּ֫גְבָּה, Genesis 12:9; Genesis 13:1; Numbers 13:17,22; Numbers 21:1 (all J), Deuteronomy 34:3 (JE), Deuteronomy 1:7; Joshua 10:40; Joshua 11:16; Joshua 12:8 (all D), Numbers 33:40; Joshua 15:21 (both P), Judges 1:9; 1 Samuel 20:41 (but read הָאַרְגָּב, i.e. the mound ᵐ5 (ἀργαβ) Th We Klo Dr Kit Bu HPS), Jeremiah 13:19; Jeremiah 17:26; Jeremiah 32:44; Jeremiah 33:13; Zechariah 7:7; Obadiah 20; Psalm 126:4 (simile), Ezekiel 21:3 a (= Judah); ׳נ (no article) Genesis 13:3 (J), 1 Samuel 30:1; Isaiah 30:6 (compare Di); of particular districts in the Negeb: עֲרָד׳נ Judges 1:16 (compare GFM), יהוּדָה׳נ etc. 1 Samuel 27:10 (3t. in verse) (compare Dr), 1 Samuel 30:14 (twice in verse); 2 Samuel 24:7; 2 Chronicles 28:18; see also Zechariah 14:10; ׳רָמַת נ Joshua 19:8, ׳רָמוֺת נ 1 Samuel 30:27; collective with plural verb = people of south-land Obadiah 19..

b. land south of Babylon Isaiah 21:1 (compare Di).

c. = Egypt Daniel 11:5,6,9,14,15,25 (twice in verse); Daniel 11:29,40 (see Meinh Bev Behrm, compare Daniel 11:43).

2 hence south (opposed to north, east, west) Genesis 13:14; Genesis 28:14 (both J), Joshua 17:10 (P), 1 Kings 7:25 2 Chronicles 4:4; 1 Chronicles 9:24; 1 Chronicles 26:15,17 (compare 1 Chronicles 26:14; 1 Chronicles 26:16; 1 Chronicles 26:18), Ezekiel 21:3 b; Ezekiel 21:9; Daniel 8:4,9, further 1 Kings 7:39; Zechariah 14:4; מְּאַתנֶ֫גְבָּה תֵּימָ֫נָה Exodus 26:18, compare Exodus 27:9; Exodus 36:23; Exodus 38:9; Exodus 40:24 (of south side of tabernacle); ׳שַׁ֫עַר נ Ezekiel 46:9 (twice in verse); ׳מְּאַת נ south side or border Numbers 34:3; Numbers 35:5; Joshua 18:15 (all P), Ezekiel 47:19, cf Ezekiel 47:19; Ezekiel 48:16,28,33; ׳גְּבוּל נ south boundary Numbers 34:3; Joshua 15:2,4; Joshua 18:19 (all P), compare מִנֶּ֫גֶב לְ (הַגְּבוּל) on the south of Numbers 34:4 (twice in verse); Joshua 15:3 (לְ׳אֶלמִֿנּ), Joshua 15:3; Joshua 15:7; Joshua 18:3 (all P), Judges 21:19; ׳מִנּ absolute on the south Joshua 18:5 (JE), Joshua 19:34 (P), 1 Samuel 14:5; Ezekiel 40:2; ׳כֶּ֫תֶף הַיְבוּסִי מִנּ Joshua 15:8, compare Joshua 18:13,16 (all P); נֶ֫גְבָּה Joshua 15:1,2; Joshua 18:14 (twice in verse); Joshua 18:19 (all P), 2 Chronicles 4:10; Ezekiel 21:2 (Co; HCT נגב) Ezekiel 48:10,17; נֶ֫גְבָּה לְ Joshua 17:9 (P). — For בִּנְּרוֺת׳נ Joshua 11:2 read נֶגֶד (ᵐ5 Di).

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List of Word Forms
בְּנֶ֣גֶב בַּנֶּ֑גְבָּה בַּנֶּ֔גֶב בַּנֶּ֖גֶב בַּנֶּ֙גֶב֙ בַּנֶּֽגֶב׃ בַנֶּ֑גֶב בַנֶּגֶב֮ בנגב בנגב׃ בנגבה הַנֶּ֑גֶב הַנֶּ֔גֶב הַנֶּ֖גֶב הַנֶּ֗גֶב הַנֶּ֙גֶב֙ הַנֶּ֛גֶב הַנֶּ֜גֶב הַנֶּ֥גֶב הַנֶּֽגְבָּה׃ הַנֶּֽגֶב׃ הַנֶּגֶב֮ הנגב הנגב׃ הנגבה׃ וְהַנֶּ֖גֶב וְהַנֶּ֥גֶב וְהַנֶּ֨גֶב וְהַנֶּגֶב֮ וְנֶ֕גְבָּה וְנֶ֖גְבָּה וָנֶ֑גְבָּה וָנֶ֖גְבָּה וָנֶ֗גְבָּה וָנֶֽגְבָּה׃ וּבַנֶּ֑גֶב וּבַנֶּ֖גֶב וּמִנֶּ֖גֶב ובנגב והנגב ומנגב ונגבה ונגבה׃ לַנֶּ֥גְבָּה לנגבה מִנֶּ֔גֶב מִנֶּ֖גֶב מִנֶּ֗גֶב מִנֶּ֜גֶב מִנֶּ֥גֶב מִנֶּֽגֶב׃ מנגב מנגב׃ נֶ֑גְבָּה נֶ֑גֶב נֶ֔גְבָּה נֶ֔גֶב נֶ֕גְבָּה נֶ֕גֶב נֶ֖גְבָּה נֶ֖גֶב נֶ֗גְבָּה נֶ֙גֶב֙ נֶ֛גֶב נֶ֣גְבָּה נֶ֣גֶב נֶ֤גֶב נֶ֥גְבָּה נֶ֥גֶב נֶ֧גֶב נֶֽגְבָּה׃ נֶֽגֶב־ נֶֽגֶב׃ נֶגְבָּה֒ נֶגֶב֩ נגב נגב־ נגב׃ נגבה נגבה׃ ban·ne·ḡeḇ ḇan·ne·ḡeḇ ban·neḡ·bāh banNegbah banneḡbāh banneḡeḇ ḇanneḡeḇ banNegev bə·ne·ḡeḇ bəneḡeḇ beNegev han·ne·ḡeḇ han·neḡ·bāh hanNegbah hanneḡbāh hanneḡeḇ hanNegev lan·neḡ·bāh lanNegbah lanneḡbāh min·ne·ḡeḇ minneḡeḇ minNegev ne·ḡeḇ ne·ḡeḇ- neḡ·bāh Negbah neḡbāh neḡeḇ neḡeḇ- negev ū·ḇan·ne·ḡeḇ ū·min·ne·ḡeḇ ūḇanneḡeḇ ūminneḡeḇ uminNegev uvanNegev vaNegbah vanneGev vehanNegev veNegbah wā·neḡ·bāh wāneḡbāh wə·han·ne·ḡeḇ wə·neḡ·bāh wəhanneḡeḇ wəneḡbāh
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