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

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

see HEBREW baqaq


H2999. Yabboq

יַבֹּקproper name, of a river (√ probably בקק‎; so Thes after Simonis, Samaritan Di) (ה)יבק מַעֲבַרGenesis 32:23 (where perhaps connected with אבק‎ = יאבק‎); יַבּ ׳נַ֫חַלDeuteronomy 2:37, ׳יַבּ הַנַּחַל3:16; Joshua 12:2, יַבֹּקNumbers 21:24 ("" אַרְנֹּן‎, compare Deuteronomy 3:16; Joshua 12:2), הַיַּבֹּקJudges 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 2:37), Joshua 12:2; modern Wady Zerqa BdPal.181.