7250. raba
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raba: to lie stretched out, lie down
Original Word: רָבַע
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: raba
Phonetic Spelling: (raw-bah')
Short Definition: mate

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
to lie stretched out, lie down
NASB Translation
breed together (1), lying down (1), mate (2).

[רָבַע] verb lie stretched out, lie down (Aramaic form of רָבַץ (q. v.); Late Hebrew רבע usually of copulation, chiefly unnatural; yet compare also Sabean רבע abide, encamp, settle, DHMZMG xxix (1875), 593, Arabic abide, dwell) —

Qal only Infinitive: suffix רִבְעִי Psalm 139:3 my lying down (for repose, opposed to אָרְחִי); elsewhere (H) for copulation (woman with beast) לְרִבְעָה אֹתָהּ Leviticus 20:16, but read אִתָּהּ (suffix of beast) Dr-Wh KöSynt. 226 e, compare Bae Berthol (and Dr2Samuel 13:14); לְרִבְעָהּ 2 Samuel 18:23, read לְרִבְעָה (compl. omitted; see id.).

Hiph`il Imperfect2masculine singular בְּהֶמְתְּךָ לֹא תַרְבִּיעַ כִּלְאַיִם Leviticus 19:19 (H) thy cattle thou shalt not cause to (let) lie down (i.e. breed) in two kinds.

let gender, lie down

A primitive root; to squat or lie out flat, i.e. (specifically) in copulation -- let gender, lie down.

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