Paran: a place in SinaiOriginal Word: פָּארָןPart of Speech:
Proper Name LocationTransliteration:
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
from the same as porahDefinition
a place in SinaiNASB Translation
Brown-Driver-Briggs מָּארָן proper name, of a location Paran
(compare proper name פארן
Sinaitic Inscription); — usually ׳מִדְבַּר פ
home of Ishmael Genesis 21:21
(E), traversed by Israel in Exodus Numbers 12:16
(E), Numbers 10:12
; Numbers 13:2
,26 (all P); it lay northeast from (the traditional) Sinai, with Gulf of Akaba and the ± Arabah as its east border; in the same region was ׳הַר פ Deuteronomy 33:2
; Habakkuk 3:3
, — perhaps coast-range of mountains along west shore of Gulf of Akaba; ׳פ
alone 1 Kings 11:18
(twice in verse) (between Midian and Egypt); Deuteronomy 1:1
(location dubious). — 1 Samuel 25:1
see II. מָעוֺן
. — See RobBR i, 177 f.
PalmerDesert of Exodus, 284 ff.
, Di DrDt
פגג (√ of following; meaning dubious; Late Hebrew מַּגָּה unripe fig, plural מַּגִּין; so Syriac in Lexicons; Arabic unripe fruit; ᵑ7 מַּגָּא unripe grape; compare Post in HastingsDB. 'Fig' TristrNHB 352 Löwp. 391).
From pa'ar; ornamental; Paran, a desert of Arabia -- Paran.
see HEBREW pa'ar