Strong's Hebrew: 7227. רָב (rab) -- abundance
7227. rab
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rab: abundance
Original Word: רָב
Part of Speech: Adjective; feminine; noun masculine
Transliteration: rab
Phonetic Spelling: (rab)
Short Definition: abundance

Brown-Driver-Briggs
I. רַב429 adjective much, many, great; — masculine singular absolute ׳ר Genesis 24:25+, רָ֑ב Genesis 33:9+, also רָ֛ב2Chronicles 20:2 ב֖2Chronicles 28:8, רָב֨ Ezra 10:13, etc.; construct תַב Exodus 34:6 +; feminine singular רַבָּה Numbers 11:33 +; construct רַבַּת Ezekiel 22:5 + רַבָּ֫תִי (Ges §90 k 1) Lamentations 1:1 (twice in verse); masculine plural absolute רַבִּים Exodus 23:2 (twice in verse)+, construct see II. רַב; feminine plural absolute רַבּוֺת Genesis 30:43 +; — [often both as predicate and as attributive; as attributive preceding noun (influence of usage for numerals ? KöSynt.§334 k Ges§ 132b): רַב Isaiah 63:7; Psalm 145:7 (but read probably רֹב, רָבֿ; in Isaiah 21:7 ׳ר is predicate), רַבּים Jeremiah 16:16; Psalm 32:10; Psalm 89:51 (on context Bö Bae, also Hup), Proverbs 7:26; 1 Chronicles 28:5, רַבּוֺת Nehemiah 9:28; Proverbs 31:29]; —

1 (often opposed to מְעַט)

a.-1much: of substances, gold 1 Kings 10:2; Psalm 19:11, silver (money) 2 Kings 12:11; 2Chron

b. plural many: person Exodus 5:5; Judges 8:30; Judges 9:40; 1 Kings 4:20; 1 Kings 11:1+, things Genesis 30:48; Amos 5:12; Deuteronomy 31:17 +; noun omitted רַבּוֺת Daniel 11:41 (that is, lands; read רִבּוֺת myriads Kmp Bev Behrm Marti Prince); יָמִים רֵבִּים many days (a long time) Genesis 21:34; Genesis 37:24+28 t.,שָׁנִים רַבּוֺת Nehemiah 9:30; Ecclesiastes 6:3a, אִם עוֺר רַבּוֺת בַּשָּׁנִים Leviticus 25:51; רַבּוֺת עִתִּים Nehemiah 9:28 many times (see above) =מְּעָמִים רַבּוֺת Psalm 106:43; Ecclesiastes 7:22; מַכָּה רַבָּה Deuteronomy 25:3 many blows; מַיִם רִַ׃בּים many waters Numbers 20:11+27 t., compare Isaiah 8:7; etc.

c. רַב as substantive collective person Exodus 19:21, also (opposed to מְעַט)1 Samuel 14:6; Numbers 13:18; Numbers 26:54,56; Numbers 33:54; Numbers 35:8; so רַבַּת (Ges§ 130a) 2 Chronicles 30:17,18, and (thing; =much) Ezekiel 24:12; רַב construct before abstract (= רֹב) Isaiah 21:7; Isaiah 63:7; Psalm 145:7; especially plural רַבִּים of person Exodus 23:2 (twice in verse) +37 t. + בַּתרַֿבִּים Cant 7:5.

d. construct= abounding in, רַבבְּֿרֶכוֺת Proverbs 28:20, רַבחֶֿסֶר (see I. חֶסֶד 3), רַבמֹּֿךְַ Psalm 147:5, רַבמְֿאֵרוֺת Proverbs 28:27, רַב הַמְּהוּמָה Ezekiel 22:5, רַבנֿוֺצָךְ Ezekiel 17:7, רַבחֶֿעֲלִיָּה Jeremiah 32:19, רֵבמְּֿעֶלִים 2 Samuel 23:20= 1 Chronicles 11:22, רַבמָּֿ֑שַׁע Proverbs 29:22 רַבתְּֿבוּנָה Proverbs 14:29; רַבַּת אוֺצָרֹת Jeremiah 51:13, רַבַּת בָּנִים 1 Samuel 2:5 רַבָּ֫תִי עָם Lamentations 1:1 (Ges§ 90l).

e. + מִן compare= more numerous than Exodus 1:9; Numbers 22:15; Joshua 10:11; Judges 16:30; 2 Kings 6:16; Isaiah 54:1; 1 Chronicles 24:4; 2Chronicles 32:7; Daniel 11:13; followed by infinitive, too many to Genesis 36:7; Judges 7:2 (compare Judges 7:4); see also following

f. רַב =abundant, enough Genesis 24:25; Genesis 33:9; as exclamation enough! Genesis 45:28; 2 Samuel 24:16; 1 Chronicles 21:15; 1 Kings 19:4, so (+ מִן infinitive) Exodus 9:28 (מִן 6d); רַבלָֿךְ (with implication of excess) Deuteronomy 3:26 (let it) suffice thee! so רַבלָֿכֶם Ezekiel 45:9, also Numbers 16:3,7= ye assume too much ! + infinitive it is enough for you to Deuteronomy 1:6; Deuteronomy 2:3 (i.e. you have done it enough), so+ מִן infinitive 1 Kings 12:23, מִן substantive Ezekiel 44:6.

g. as adverb much, exceedingly (only Psalms), רַב Psalm 123:3, ָ™רב Psalm 18:15 (Hup De Che and others; HPS2Samuel 22:15 conjectures רָמָה omits "" 2 Samuel 22:15); רַבָּה Psalm 62:3; Psalm 78:15; Psalm 89:8 (ᵐ5. Bae רַב הוּא ); רַבַּת (Aramaism, compare Syriac , , Nö§ 155 A&WSG 135) Psalm 65:10; Psalm 120:6 (=long enough), Psalm 123:4; Psalm 129:1; Psalm 129:2;

2 less often great:

a. of space 1 Samuel 26:13, the deep Amos 7:4; Genesis 7:11; Isaiah 51:10; Psalm 36:7(figurative), city Lamentations 1:1 (רַ֫בָּתִי בַגּוֺיִם Ges§), — see also צִירוֺן חֲמַת; -plague Numbers 11:33, empire Esther 1:20 goodness Psalm 31:20, wickedness Genesis 6:5, etc.

b. specifically strong (opposed to אֵין כֹּחַ) 2 Chron 14:10; רַב לְהוֺשִׁיעַ Isaiah 63:1 so רַבִּים as substantive Isaiah 53:12 ("" עֲצוּמִים).

c. major natu Genesis 25:23 (opposed to צָעִיר); רַבּים as substantive grandoevi, Job 32:9.

d. + מִן compare greater than Deuteronomy 7:1,17; Deuteronomy 9:14; Deuteronomy 20:1 too great for Joshua 19:9; 1 Kings 19:7Proverbs 26:10 is hopelessly corrupt, see Toy.

II. רַב49 noun masculine chief (Assyrian-Babylonian influence, compare rab DlHWB 609 b; Biblical Aramic רַב); — construct ׳ר Jeremiah 39:9+; plural construct רַבֵּי Jeremiah 39:13; Jeremiah 41:1 (but see below); — especially רַבֿ טַבָּחִים chief of guardsmen (see טַבָּח), only as title of Babylonian officer Jeremiah 30:9,10 15t. Jeremiah, 7 t "" 2 Kings 25 (compare ׳שַׁר הַט in Gen [J E]); also רַב הַחֹבֵל Jonah 1:6 chief of the sailors, i.e. captain; in General כָּלרַֿב בֵּיתוֺ Esther 1:8, רַבמָֿרִיסָיו Daniel 1:3 (see סָרִיס ), and so רַבֵּי מֶלֶךְ בָּבֶל Jeremiah 39:13, רַבֵּי הַמֶּלֶךְ Jeremiah 41:1 (late gloss; omitted by ᵐ5 and "" 2 Kings 25:25, so Hi Gf Gie). The following titles of Assyrian -Babylonian officers are probably loan-words in Hebrew: רַבמָֿ֑ג Jeremiah 39:3,13 usually chief soothsayer (see מָ֑ג), but = rab-mugi [? chief of princes] PinchesHast. DB. BAB-MAG; רַבסָֿרִיס (compare Old Aramaic [Nineveh] רב סרס Lzb386), 2 Kings 18:17 (Assyrian; not in "" Isaiah 36:2), Jeremiah 39:8,13 (Babylonian ), usually chief eunuch, but = rabû-ša-rêši, chief of the heads (the principal men) WklUnters. x.altor.Geschichte.1889, Excurs. v, p. 138 (actually found as rubû-ša-ri-ešu PinchesAcad June 25,1892, 618), PinchesHast.DB.RAB-SARIS; רַבשָֿׁקֵה (van d. H. רַבְשָׁקֵה) chief of the officers (?) (so probably Assyrian rab-ŠA†; ša‡kû = high one; COT2Kings 18:17 KBii.23 DlHWB 685 a TieleBab.-As. Geschichte.497.513 PinchesHast.DB.iv 191), 2 Kings 18:17,19,26,27,37; 2 Kings 19:4,8 = Isaiah 36:2; Isaiah 36:4; Isaiah 36:11; Isaiah 36:13 (twice in verse); Isaiah 36:22; Isaiah 37:4,8;

רבב (√ of following; see Biblical Hebrew I. רבב, רַב, רִבּוֺ).





Strong's
in abundance, elder, enough, exceedingly, full, greatly, man, one,

By contracted from rabab; abundant (in quantity, size, age, number, rank, quality) -- (in) abound(-undance, -ant, -antly), captain, elder, enough, exceedingly, full, great(-ly, man, one), increase, long (enough, (time)), (do, have) many(-ifold, things, a time), ((ship-))master, mighty, more, (too, very) much, multiply(-tude), officer, often(-times), plenteous, populous, prince, process (of time), suffice(-lent).

see HEBREW rabab

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