From bow'; an entrance (the place or the act); specifically (with or without shemesh) sunset or the west; also (adverb with preposition) towards -- by which came, as cometh, in coming, as men enter into, entering, entrance into, entry, where goeth, going down, + westward. Compare mowba'.
see HEBREW bow'
see HEBREW shemesh
see HEBREW mowba'
מָבוֺא noun masculineJeremiah 38:14 entrance, a coming in, entering; — ׳מ absolute 38:14 3t. + Ezekiel 42:9 Kt (Qr מֵבִיא wrong, compare Co); construct מְבוֺא Deuteronomy 11:30 12t.; suffix מְבוֺאוֺ Psalm 104:19 2t.; מְבֹאוֺ 50:1; מבואך 2 Samuel 3:25 Kt (Qr מוֺבָאֶ֑ךָ inexplicable compare Dr); plural construct מְבוֺאֵי Ezekiel 26:10, מְבוֺאֹת 27:3; —
1 entrance, i.e. place or way of entrance, into a city Judges 1:24-25, 1 Chronicles 4:39; Proverbs 8:3 (׳מ מְּתָחִים); into buildings 2 Kings 11:16; 16:18; 1 Chronicles 9:19 (הַמָּבוֺא שֹׁמְרֵי), 2 Chronicles 23:13, 15; Jeremiah 38:14; Ezekiel 42:9; 46:19; see also יָם מְבוֺאֹת entrance of (the) sea, gate of the sea, of situation of Tyre 27:3.
2 entering, act of entrance, by violence, in storm of city Ezekiel 26:10; coming in or together, making a crowd, עָ֑ם כִּמְבוֺא 33:31 simile of eagerness to hear Yahweh's word; in phrase וְאֶתמֿבואך אֶתמֿוֺצָאֲךָ 2 Samuel 3:25 thy going out and thy coming in, mode of entering temple, or the people who enter Ezekiel 44:5; particularly of sunset הַשֶּׁמֶשׁ מְבוֺא Psalm 104:19; = west Deuteronomy 11:30; Joshua 1:4; 23:4 הַשֶּׁמֶשׁ מְבוֺא הַגָּדוֺל הַיָּם = Mediterranean, Zechariah 8:7 הַשֶּׁמֶשׁ מְבוֺא אֶרֶץ ("" מִזְרָח אֶרֶץ), Malachi 1:11; Psalm 50:1; 113:3 sunset = west, opposed to sunrise = east; in phrase from east to west, i.e. over the whole earth, everywhere on earth.