Greek/Hebrew Definitions

Strong's #7138: qarowb (pronounced kaw-robe')

or qarob {kaw-robe'}; from 7126; near (in place, kindred or time):--allied, approach, at hand, + any of kin, kinsfold(-sman), (that is) near (of kin), neighbour, (that is) next, (them that come) nigh (at hand), more ready, short(-ly).

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew Lexicon:



1) near

1a) of place

1b) of time

1c) of personal relationship

1c1) kinship

Part of Speech: adjective

Relation: from H7126


This word is used 77 times:

Genesis 19:20: "now, this city is near to flee unto, and it is a little one:"
Genesis 45:10: "in the land of Goshen, and thou shalt be near unto me, thou, and thy children, and thy children's"
Exodus 12:4: "for the lamb, let him and his neighbor next unto"
Exodus 13:17: "of the Philistines, although that was near; for God said, Lest peradventure"
Exodus 32:27: "his companion, and every man his neighbor."
Leviticus 10:3: "spoke, saying, I will be sanctified in them that come nigh me, and before all the people"
Leviticus 21:2: "But for his kin, that is near unto him, that is, for his mother, and for his father, and for his son,"
Leviticus 21:3: "And for his sister a virgin, that is nigh unto him, which hath had no husband;"
Leviticus 25:25: "be waxen poor, and hath sold away some of his possession, and if any of his kin come to redeem"
Numbers 24:17: "now: I shall behold him, but not nigh: there shall come a Star out of Jacob,"
Numbers 27:11: "his inheritance unto his kinsman that is next to him of his family, and he shall possess"
Deuteronomy 4:7: "is there so great, who hath God so nigh unto them, as the LORD our God is in all"
Deuteronomy 13:7: "Namely, of the gods of the people which are round about you, nigh unto thee, or far off"
Deuteronomy 21:3: "And it shall be, that the city which is next unto the slain man, even the elders of that city"
Deuteronomy 21:6: "the elders of that city, that are next unto the slain man, shall wash"
Deuteronomy 22:2: "And if thy brother be not nigh unto thee, or if thou know him not, then thou shalt bring"
Deuteronomy 30:14: "But the word is very nigh unto thee, in thy mouth, and in thy heart, that thou mayest do"
Deuteronomy 32:17: "not, to new gods that came newly up, whom your fathers feared not."
Deuteronomy 32:35: "for the day of their calamity is at hand, and the things that shall come upon them make haste."
Joshua 9:16: "a league with them, that they heard that they were their neighbors, and that they dwelt"
Ruth 2:20: "And Naomi said unto her, The man is near of kin unto us, one of our next kinsmen."
Ruth 3:12: "I am thy near kinsman: howbeit there is a kinsman nearer than"
2 Samuel 19:42: "the men of Israel, Because the king is near of kin to us: wherefore"
1 Kings 8:46: "of the enemy, far or near;"
1 Kings 8:59: "before the LORD, be nigh unto the LORD our God day"
1 Kings 21:2: "of herbs, because it is near unto my house: and I will give thee for"
1 Chronicles 12:40: "Moreover they that were nigh them, even unto Issachar and Zebulun and Naphtali, brought"
2 Chronicles 6:36: "unto a land far off or near;"
Nehemiah 13:4: "having the oversight of the chamber of the house of our God, was allied unto Tobiah:"
Esther 1:14: " And the next unto him was Carshena, Shethar, Admatha, Tarshish, Meres, Marsena,"
Esther 9:20: "the provinces of the king Ahasuerus, both nigh and far,"
Job 17:12: "the night into day: the light is short because of darkness."
Job 19:14: " My kinsfolk have failed, and my familiar friends have forgotten"
Job 20:5: "That the triumphing of the wicked is short, and the joy of the hypocrite but for"
Psalms 15:3: "taketh up a reproach against his neighbor."
Psalms 22:11: "from me; for trouble is near; for there is none to help."
Psalms 34:18: "The LORD is nigh unto them that are of a broken heart; and saveth such as be of a contrite spirit."
Psalms 38:11: "and my friends stand aloof from my sore; and my kinsmen stand afar off."
Psalms 75:1: "do we give thanks, unto thee do we give thanks: for that thy name is near thy wondrous works declare."
Psalms 85:9: "Surely his salvation is nigh them that fear him; that glory may dwell in our land."
Psalms 119:151: "Thou art near, O LORD; and all thy commandments are truth."
Psalms 145:18: "The LORD is nigh unto all them that call upon him, to all that call upon him in truth."
Psalms 148:14: "even of the children of Israel, a people near unto him. Praise ye the LORD."
Proverbs 10:14: "knowledge: but the mouth of the foolish is near destruction."
Proverbs 27:10: "of thy calamity: for better is a neighbor that is near than a brother far off."
Isaiah 13:6: "ye; for the day of the LORD is at hand; it shall come as a destruction from the Almighty."
Isaiah 13:22: "in their pleasant palaces: and her time is near to come, and her days shall not be prolonged."
Isaiah 33:13: "ye that are far off, what I have done; and, ye that are near, acknowledge my might."
Isaiah 50:8: " He is near that justifieth me; who will contend with me? let us stand together: who"
Isaiah 51:5: "My righteousness is near; my salvation is gone forth, and mine arms shall judge the people; the isles"

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