Word Summary
arbeh: (a kind of) locust
Original Word: אַרְבֶּה
Transliteration: arbeh
Phonetic Spelling: (ar-beh')
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Short Definition: (a kind of) locust
Meaning: (a kind of) locust
Strong's Concordance
grasshopper, locust

From rabah; a locust (from its rapid increase) -- grasshopper, locust.

see HEBREW rabah


H697. arbeh

אַרְבֶּהnoun masculineExodus 10:19 a kind of locust (usually interpreted as the multitudinous, but DlHWB 126 as = Assyrian âribu, êribu, êribû, locust-swarm, from ארבdevastate); — always absolute ׳(הָ)א‎; — usually collective locust-swarm, in simile of swarm of invaders Judges 6:5; 7:12; often apparently the common species ("" other species, compare לְמִינוֺLeviticus 11:22): Jeremiah 46:23; Nahum 3:15 (simile of multitude; "" יֶלֶק‎); as destructive Exodus 10:4, 12, 13, 14 (twice in verse); 10:19a (all J), Psalm 105:34 ("" יֶלֶק‎), Deuteronomy 28:38 (verb תסל‎), 1 Kings 8:37 2 Chronicles 6:28; Psalm 78:46 (all + תָסִיל‎), Joel 1:4 (twice in verse) ("" חָסִיל יֶלָק, גָּזָם,‎), 2:25 ("" id.); as disappearing suddenly (simile) Nahum 3:17 ("" גּוֺבַי גּוֺב‎); as edible Leviticus 11:22 (H; "" חָגָב חִרְגֹּל, סָלְעָם,‎); as well organized Proverbs 30:27 (compare Joel 2:7-8,); of single locust, ׳א אֶחָדExodus 10:19b (J), as leaping (simile) Job 39:20, as shaken out of garment (simile) Psalm 109:23 (see II. נָעַר‎). — compare DrJoel 82 ff.