H2721 חרב - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A collateral form of H2719; drought or desolation

KJV Usage: desolation, drought, dry, heat, X utterly, waste.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions



1. dryness, desolation, drought, heat
a. dryness
b. drought
c. parching heat
Origin: a collaterally form of H2719
TWOT: 731b
Parts of Speech: Noun Masculine

View how H2721 חרב is used in the Bible

16 occurrences of H2721 חרב

Genesis 31:40 the drought
Judges 6:37 only, and it shall be dry
Judges 6:39 let it now be dry
Judges 6:40 for it was dry
Job 30:30 with dry heat.
Isaiah 4:6 from the dry heat,
Isaiah 25:4 from the dry heat,
Isaiah 25:5 as the dry heat
Isaiah 25:5 even the dry heat
Isaiah 61:4 the dry
Jeremiah 36:30 to the dry heat,
Jeremiah 49:13 a dry place,
Jeremiah 50:38 A drought
Ezekiel 29:10 driest
Zephaniah 2:14 dryness
Haggai 1:11 for a drought

Distinct usage

2 from the dry heat,
1 the drought
1 A drought
1 let it now be dry
1 for it was dry
1 a dry place,
1 the dry
1 dryness
1 driest
1 as the dry heat
1 even the dry heat
1 with dry heat.
1 to the dry heat,
1 only, and it shall be dry
1 for a drought

Corresponding Greek Words

chorev G1372 dipsao
chorev G2738 kauma
chorev G2742 kauson

Related words


H2723 חרבּה chorbâh
Feminine of H2721; properly drought, that is, (by implication) a desolation

KJV Usage: decayed place, desolate (place, -tion), destruction, (laid) waste (place).

H2719 חרב chereb

From H2717; drought; also a cutting instrument (from its destructive effect), as a knife, sword, or other sharp implement

KJV Usage: axe, dagger, knife, mattock, sword, tool.