BDB3093 [H2723]

חָרְבָּה noun feminine waste, desolation, ruin; — absolute ׳ח Lev 26:31 + 15 t. + Ezek 38:8 (strike out ᵑ6 Co) + Ezek 38:12 חרבה ᵐ5 Co for חרבות; plural חֳרָבוֺת Ps 9:7 + 11 t. (Ezek 38:12, compare above); construct חָרְבוֺת Isa 5:17 + 7 t.; suffix חָרְבֹתַיִךְ Isa 49:19 חָרְבֹתָיו Ezra 9:9 חָרְבֹתֶיהָ Isa 51:3 חָרְבוֺתֶיהָ Isa 44:26 חָרְבוֺתֵיהֶם Ps 109:10 + 2Chr 34:6 (compare חֶרֶב and below); (chiefly mid. and late Hebrew Isa2 8 t.; Jer 10 t., Ezek 14 t. — including Ezek 38:8, q. strike out Co); —

1. waste, ruin, of cities of Israel Lev 26:31; Lev 26:33 (H); Judah Isa 44:26; Isa 49:19 (|| שֹׁמְמֹת), Isa 58:12 (בנה), Jer 25:18; Jer 27:17; Jer 44:2; Jer 44:6; Ezek 5:14 ruins of Jerusalem Isa 52:9; Dan 9:2 also Ezek 35:4 compare Mal 1:4 (with בנה), Ezek 36:10 (with בנה) vEzek 36:33 (id.); Egypt Ezek 29:9; Ezek 29:10 (in both || שְׁמָמָה; חרבות חֹרֶב in vEzek 29:10); ruin of temple Ezra 9:9 = ruined dwellings Ps 109:10 compare 2Chr 34:6, where read perhaps בְּחָרְבֹתֵיהֶם for בּחר בתיהם (see חֶרֶב below III. חרב); Jer 22:5 in general ruins (si vera 1., see Di; object of בנה) Job 3:14 ׳כוס ח Ps 102:7 an owl of a ruin.
2. of land: waste place amid ruins Isa 5:17, compare Isa 51:3 (|| מִדְבָּר, עֲרָבָה); land a desolation Jer 7:34; Jer 44:22; Ezek 25:13 (Edom) Jer 25:11; Isa 64:10 and Ezek 33:24; Ezek 33:27 (of Judah), compare Ezek 13:4, ׳כְשֻׁעָלִים בח simile of the prophets; הַשֹּׁמֵמוֺת ׳הח Ezek 36:4 (of Israel); of desolation of enemies of Israel Ps 9:7 (לָנֶ֫צַח ׳ח); עולם ׳ח = old ruins Isa 61:4 (with בנה); elsewhere perpetual ruin, desolation Jer 25:9; Jer 49:13 (cities of Bosra); מעולם ׳ה Ezek 26:20 (simile of Tyre).


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