Word Summary
Arnon: "a roaring stream", a wadi and stream in Moab
Original Word: אַרְנוֹן
Transliteration: Arnon
Phonetic Spelling: (ar-nohn')
Part of Speech: Proper Name Location
Short Definition: "a roaring stream", a wadi and stream in Moab
Meaning: Arnon -- "a roaring stream", a wadi and stream in Moab
Strong's Concordance

Or Arnon {ar-nohn'}; from ranan; a brawling stream; the Arnon, a river east of the Jordan, also its territory -- Arnon.

see HEBREW ranan


H769. Arnon

אַרְנֹן אַרְנוֺן,proper name, of a river Arnon, wady & stream in Moab (MI ארנן‎, Thes Add Rob Ges MV derive from רנן‎, i.e. the rushing, roaring stream) — אַרְנוֺןNumbers 21:13 (twice in verse) + 12 t., אַרְנֹן21:14 10t. — called boundary between Moab & Amorites 21:13; Judges 11:18, 22 compare גְּבוּלאַרְנֹןNumbers 22:36; often אֵרְנֹן נַחַלDeuteronomy 2:24, 36; 3:8, 12, 16; 4:48; 2 Kings 10:33; ׳נ אַרְנוֺןJoshua 12:1-2, 13:9, 16; אַרְנוֺן הַנְּחָלִיםNumbers 21:14, i.e. the stream-ravines that unite to form Arnon, compare Di; also אַרְנֹן בָּמוֺתheights of Arnon 21:28; אַרְנוֺן מעברותfords of Arnon Isaiah 16:2; elsewhere Numbers 21:13, 24, 26; Judges 11:13, 18, 26; synonym of Moab Jeremiah 48:20; (compare TristrMoab 125 f.; modern Môjib).

II. ארן‎ (√ assumed for following word, compare Sta§ 208 c; DlPr 125 argues forארה‎ (so Thes), on ground of an Assyrian êrû, synonym of êrênu).