Greek/Hebrew Definitions

Strong's #7227: rab (pronounced rab)

by contracted from 7231; abundant (in quantity, size, age, number, rank, quality):--(in) abound(-undance, -ant, -antly), captain, elder, enough, exceedingly, full, great(-ly, man, one), increase, long (enough, (time)), (do, have) many(-ifold, things, a time), ((ship-))master, mighty, more, (too, very) much, multiply(-tude), officer, often(-times), plenteous, populous, prince, process (of time), suffice(-lent).

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew Lexicon:


1) much, many, great (adjective)

1a) much

1b) many

1c) abounding in

1d) more numerous than

1e) abundant, enough

1f) great

1g) strong

1h) greater than

1i) much, exceedingly

2) captain, chief (noun masculine)

Part of Speech: see above in Definition

Relation: contracted from H7231

Same Word by TWOT Number: 2099a, 2099b


This word is used 458 times:

Genesis 6:5: "that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every imagination of the thoughts"
Genesis 7:11: "the same day were all the fountains of the great deep broken up, and the windows"
Genesis 13:6: "for their substance was great, so that they could not dwell together."
Genesis 21:34: "sojourned in the Philistines' land many days."
Genesis 24:25: "straw and provender enough, and room to lodge in."
Genesis 25:23: "from thy bowels; and the one people shall be stronger than the other people; and the elder shall serve the younger."
Genesis 26:14: "of flocks, and possession of herds, and great store of servants: and the Philistines envied"
Genesis 30:43: "increased exceedingly, and had much cattle, and maidservants, and menservants,"
Genesis 33:9: "And Esau said, I have enough, my brother; keep that"
Genesis 36:7: "For their riches were more than that they might dwell together; and the land"
Genesis 37:34: "and mourned for his son many days."
Genesis 45:28: "And Israel said, It is enough; Joseph my son is yet alive: I will go"
Genesis 50:20: "bring to pass, as it is this day, to save much people alive."
Exodus 1:9: "the people of the children of Israel are more and mightier than"
Exodus 2:23: "And it came to pass in process of time, that the king of Egypt died: and the children"
Exodus 5:5: "the people of the land now are many, and ye make them rest from their burdens."
Exodus 9:28: "Entreat the LORD (for it is enough) that there be no more mighty thunderings"
Exodus 12:38: "And a mixed multitude went up also with them; and flocks, and herds, even very"
Exodus 19:21: "unto the LORD to gaze, and many of them perish."
Exodus 23:2: "Thou shalt not follow a multitude to do evil; neither shalt thou speak in"
Exodus 23:2: "in a cause to decline after many to wrest"
Exodus 23:29: "become desolate, and the beast of the field multiply against"
Exodus 34:6: "God, merciful and gracious, longsuffering, and abundant in goodness and truth,"
Leviticus 15:25: "a woman have an issue of her blood many days out of the time"
Leviticus 25:51: "If there be yet many years behind, according unto them he shall give again the price of his redemption out of the money"
Numbers 9:19: "tarried long upon the tabernacle many days, then the children of Israel kept"
Numbers 11:33: "smote the people with a very great plague."
Numbers 13:18: "or weak, few or many;"
Numbers 14:18: "The LORD is longsuffering, and of great mercy, forgiving iniquity and transgression,"
Numbers 16:3: "Aaron, and said unto them, Ye take too much upon you, seeing all the congregation are holy,"
Numbers 16:7: "doth choose, he shall be holy: ye take too much upon you, ye sons of Levi."
Numbers 20:11: "twice: and the water came out abundantly, and the congregation drank, and their beasts"
Numbers 20:15: "into Egypt, and we have dwelt in Egypt a long time; and the Egyptians vexed us, and our fathers:"
Numbers 21:6: "and they bit the people; and much people of Israel died."
Numbers 22:3: "of the people, because they were many: and Moab was distressed"
Numbers 22:15: "yet again princes, more, and more honorable than they."
Numbers 24:7: "the water out of his buckets, and his seed shall be in many waters, and his king shall be higher"
Numbers 26:54: " To many thou shalt give the more inheritance, and to few thou shalt give the less inheritance: to every one shall his inheritance"
Numbers 26:56: "the lot shall the possession thereof be divided between many and few."
Numbers 32:1: "had a very great multitude of cattle: and when they saw the land"
Numbers 33:54: "the land by lot for an inheritance among your families: and to the more ye shall give the more inheritance, and to the fewer"
Numbers 35:8: "shall be of the possession of the children of Israel: from them that have many ye shall give many; but from"
Deuteronomy 1:6: "us in Horeb, saying, Ye have dwelt long enough in this mount:"
Deuteronomy 1:46: "So ye abode in Kadesh many days, according unto the days that ye abode"
Deuteronomy 2:1: "mount Seir many days."
Deuteronomy 2:3: "this mountain long enough: turn you northward."
Deuteronomy 2:10: "therein in times past, a people great, and many, and tall, as the Anakims;"
Deuteronomy 2:21: "A people great, and many, and tall, as the Anakims; but the LORD destroyed them before"
Deuteronomy 3:19: "and your cattle, (for I know that ye have much cattle,) shall abide in your cities which"
Deuteronomy 3:26: "hear me: and the LORD said unto me, Let it suffice thee; speak no more"

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