H4057 מדבּר - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

From H1696 in the sense of driving; a pasture (that is, open field, whither cattle are driven); by implication a desert; also speech (including its organs)

KJV Usage: desert, south, speech, wilderness.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions



1. wilderness
a. pasture
b. uninhabited land, wilderness
c. large tracts of wilderness (around cities)
d. wilderness (fig.)
2. mouth
a. mouth (as organ of speech)
Origin: from H1696 in the sense of driving
TWOT: 399k,399L
Parts of Speech: Noun Masculine

View how H4057 מדבּר is used in the Bible

First 30 of 270 occurrences of H4057 מדבּר

Genesis 14:6 the wilderness.
Genesis 16:7 in the wilderness,
Genesis 21:14 in the wilderness
Genesis 21:20 in the wilderness,
Genesis 21:21 in the wilderness
Genesis 36:24 in the wilderness,
Genesis 37:22 that is in the wilderness,
Exodus 3:1 of the desert,
Exodus 3:18 into the wilderness,
Exodus 4:27 into the wilderness
Exodus 5:1 to me in the wilderness.
Exodus 5:3 into the desert,
Exodus 7:16 me in the wilderness:
Exodus 8:27 into the wilderness,
Exodus 8:28 in the wilderness;
Exodus 13:18 of the wilderness
Exodus 13:20 of the wilderness.
Exodus 14:3 the wilderness
Exodus 14:11 in the wilderness?
Exodus 14:12 in the wilderness.
Exodus 15:22 into the wilderness
Exodus 15:22 in the wilderness,
Exodus 16:1 to the wilderness
Exodus 16:2 in the wilderness:
Exodus 16:3 into this wilderness,
Exodus 16:10 toward the wilderness,
Exodus 16:14 of the wilderness
Exodus 16:32 you in the wilderness,
Exodus 17:1 from the wilderness
Exodus 18:5 into the wilderness,

Distinct usage

39 in the wilderness
28 in the wilderness,
12 in the wilderness.
10 of the wilderness
8 of the wilderness.
8 to the wilderness
7 into the wilderness
7 the wilderness
6 from the wilderness
6 in the wilderness:
5 into the wilderness,
5 in the wilderness;
4 in the wilderness?
3 wilderness,
3 And in the wilderness,
3 of the wilderness,
3 in the desert,
3 from the wilderness,
2 them in the wilderness
2 them in the wilderness.
2 into this wilderness,
2 And from the wilderness
2 toward the wilderness.
2 out of the wilderness
2 through the wilderness
2 through the wilderness,
2 of the wilderness:
2 to the wilderness,
2 through the wilderness:
2 into the wilderness:
1 the wilderness.
1 of the desert,
1 to me in the wilderness.
1 into the desert,
1 me in the wilderness:
1 you in the wilderness,
1 to the desert
1 us in the wilderness,
1 which is in the wilderness
1 from the desert
1 shall be from the wilderness
1 thee in the wilderness
1 to you in the wilderness,
1 shall be yours: from the wilderness
1 of it were at the wilderness
1 toward the wilderness
1 was in the wilderness
1 is in the wilderness
1 fellow hath in the wilderness,
1 them in the wilderness,
1 the wilderness,
1 is; on the wilderness,
1 the wilderness;
1 nor from the south.
1 him in the wilderness,
1 them in the wilderness:
1 into a wilderness,
1 and thy speech
1 of the desert
1 from the desert,

Corresponding Greek Words

midbar G68 agros
midbar G504 anudros
midbar G2048 eremos
midbar G5117 topos
midbar erets G2048 eremos
bammidbar G2049 eremoo *

Related words


H1696 דּבר dâbar

A primitive root; perhaps properly to arrange; but used figuratively (of words) to speak; rarely (in a destructive sense) to subdue

KJV Usage: answer, appoint, bid, command, commune, declare, destroy, give, name, promise, pronounce, rehearse, say, speak, be spokesman, subdue, talk, teach, tell, think, use [entreaties], utter, X well, X work.

H1682 דּברה דּבורה de bôrâh debôrâh
דּברה דּבורה
de bôrâh debôrâh
deb-o-raw', deb-o-raw'
From H1696 (in the sense of orderly motion); the bee (from its systematic instincts)

KJV Usage: bee.

H1687 דּבר דּביר de bı̂yr debir
דּבר דּביר
de bı̂yr debir
deb-eer', deb-eer'
From H1696 (apparently in the sense of oracle); the shrine or innermost part of the sanctuary

KJV Usage: oracle.

H1697 דּבר dâbâr
From H1696; a word; by implication a matter (as spoken of) of thing; adverbially a cause

KJV Usage: act, advice, affair, answer, X any such (thing), + because of, book, business, care, case, cause, certain rate, + chronicles, commandment, X commune (-ication), + concern [-ing], + confer, counsel, + dearth, decree, deed, X disease, due, duty, effect, + eloquent, errand, [evil favoured-] ness, + glory, + harm, hurt, + iniquity, + judgment, language, + lying, manner, matter, message, [no] thing, oracle, X ought, X parts, + pertaining, + please, portion, + power, promise, provision, purpose, question, rate, reason, report, request, X (as hast) said, sake, saying, sentence, + sign, + so, some [uncleanness], somewhat to say, + song, speech, X spoken, talk, task, + that, X there done, thing (concerning), thought, + thus, tidings, what [-soever], + wherewith, which, word, work.

H1698 דּבר deber
From H1696 (in the sense of destroying); a pestilence

KJV Usage: murrain, pestilence, plague.

H1699 דּבּר דּבר dôber dibbêr
דּבּר דּבר
dôber dibbêr
do'-ber, dib-bare'
The first form is from H1696 (in its original sense); a pasture (from its arrangement of the flock); translated fold or manner . The second form is for H1697; translated word

KJV Usage: fold, manner.

H1702 דּברה dôbe râh
dôbe râh
Feminine active participle of H1696 in the sense of driving (compare H1699); a raft

KJV Usage: float.

H1703 דּבּרה dabbârâh
Intensive from H1696; a word

KJV Usage: word.