2721. choreb
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choreb: desolation
Original Word: חֹ֫רֶב
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: choreb
Phonetic Spelling: (kho'-reb)
Short Definition: desolation

I. חֹ֫רֶב noun masculineGenesis 31:40 dryness, drought, heat, absolute ׳ח Genesis 31:40 11t. + Deuteronomy 28:22 (for ᵑ0 חֶרֶב; see Di, followed by ᵑ9; ᵐ5 and ᵐ5L omitted); —

1 dryness Judges 6:37,39,40 (all of absence of dew); Jeremiah 50:38 ("" יָבֵשׁ); so read also Zechariah 11:17 (for ᵑ0 חֶרֶב, see vb and StaZAW i. 1881, 29), a drying up upon his arm (i.e. a withering) and upon his right eye.

2 drought Haggai 1:11 + Deuteronomy 28:22 see above

3 parching heat (of sun) Genesis 31:40 (opposed to קֶ֫רַח), Jeremiah 36:30 (opposed to id.); Isaiah 4:6; Isaiah 25:4,5 (twice in verse); of fever Job 30:30.

II. חֹ֫רֶב noun [masculine] desolation; — ׳עָרֵי ח Isaiah 61:4 cities of desolation ("" שֹׁמֲמוֺת, and, in va, חָרְבוֺת); compare Zephaniah 2:14 (but read עֹרֵב, ᵐ5 We and others); Jeremiah 49:13, and ׳מִצְרַיִם חָרְבוֺת ח Ezekiel 29:10 Egypt shall be wastes of desolation (but ᵐ5 ᵑ9 Co wastes of the sword, חֶרֶב for חֹרֶב); + Ezekiel 38:8 Co, who reads מֵחֹרֶב (or מֵחָרְבָּה).

desolation, drought, dry, heat, utterly, waste

A collaterally form of chereb; drought or desolation -- desolation, drought, dry, heat, X utterly, waste.

see HEBREW chereb

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