2999. Yabboq
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Yabboq: a river East of the Jordan
Original Word: יַבֹּק
Part of Speech: Proper Name Location
Transliteration: Yabboq
Phonetic Spelling: (yab-boke')
Short Definition: Jabbok

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
probably from baqaq
a river E. of the Jordan
NASB Translation
Jabbok (7).

יַבֹּק proper name, of a river (√ probably בקק; so Thes after Simonis, Samaritan Di) מַעֲבַר (ה)יבק Genesis 32:23 (where perhaps connected with אבק = יאבק); ׳נַ֫חַל יַבּ Deuteronomy 2:37, הַנַּחַל ׳יַבּ Deuteronomy 3:16; Joshua 12:2, יַבֹּק Numbers 21:24 ("" אַרְנֹּן, compare Deuteronomy 3:16; Joshua 12:2), הַיַּבֹּק Judges 11:13,22 (in both "" ארנון); it empties into Jordan from East, in latitude of Shiloh; northern border of Amorites, Numbers 21:24 (see Di), Judges 11:22; in its upper course it runs south to north, hence (west) border of Ammon, Deuteronomy 3:16 (compare Deuteronomy 2:37), Joshua 12:2; modern Wady Zerqa BdPal.181.


Probably from baqaq; pouring forth; Jabbok, a river east of the Jordan -- Jabbok.

see HEBREW baqaq

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