H7378 רוּב ריבo - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

רוּב ריב o
rı̂yb rûb
reeb, roob
A primitive root; properly to toss, that is, grapple; mostly figuratively to wrangle, that is, hold a controversy; (by implication) to defend

KJV Usage: adversary, chide, complain, contend, debate, X ever, X lay wait, plead, rebuke, strive, X thoroughly.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


רוּב ריבo

1. to strive, contend
a. (Qal)
1. to strive 1a
b. physically 1a
c. with words
1. to conduct a case or suit (legal), sue
2. to make complaint
3. to quarrel
d. (Hiphil) to contend against
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 2159
Parts of Speech: Verb

to contend
1) to strive, contend
1a) (Qal)
1a1) to strive
1a1a) physically
1a1b) with words
1a2) to conduct a case or suit (legal), sue
1a3) to make complaint
1a4) to quarrel
1b) (Hiphil) to contend against

View how H7378 רוּב ריבo is used in the Bible

First 30 of 67 occurrences of H7378 רוּב ריבo

Genesis 26:20 contended
Genesis 26:21 and contended
Genesis 26:22 and for that they did not contend:
Genesis 31:36 and contended
Exodus 17:2 contended
Exodus 17:2 to them, Why contend
Exodus 21:18 contend
Numbers 20:3 strove
Numbers 20:13 strove
Deuteronomy 33:8 and with whom thou didst strive
Judges 6:31 against him, Will ye plead
Judges 6:31 him? he that will plead
Judges 6:31 let him plead
Judges 6:32 plead
Judges 8:1 And they did contend
Judges 11:25 did he ever
Judges 11:25 strive
Judges 21:22 to us to complain,
1 Samuel 2:10 The adversaries
1 Samuel 15:5 and laid wait
1 Samuel 24:15 and plead
1 Samuel 25:39 that hath pleaded
Nehemiah 5:7 and I rebuked
Nehemiah 13:11 Then I contended
Nehemiah 13:17 Then I contended
Nehemiah 13:25 And I contended
Job 9:3 contend
Job 10:2 me why thou contendest
Job 13:8 will ye contend
Job 13:19 Who is he that will plead

Distinct usage

6 plead
4 contend
2 contended
2 and contended
2 strive
2 Then I contended
2 contend:
2 and plead
2 strove
1 and for that they did not contend:
1 And they did contend
1 did he ever
1 to us to complain,
1 The adversaries
1 and laid wait
1 And I contended
1 me why thou contendest
1 will ye contend
1 Why dost thou strive
1 Shall he that contendeth
1 he shall plead
1 to strive,
1 Debate
1 to plead,
1 thou wilt debate
1 me; who will contend
1 Why will ye plead
1 when I plead
1 he shall thoroughly
1 Behold, I will plead
1 contend,
1 are as they that contend
1 Jareb:
1 against him, until he shall plead
1 will plead
1 and I rebuked
1 to him that contendeth
1 Would he plead
1 that hath pleaded
1 against him, Will ye plead
1 him? he that will plead
1 let him plead
1 for I will contend
1 Therefore I will yet plead
1 will I plead.
1 Who is he that will plead
1 For I will not contend
1 the one contending with
1 to them, Why contend
1 and with whom thou didst strive
1 thou hast pleaded
1 to contend

Corresponding Greek Words

riv G1252 dia krino
riv G1256 dia legomai
riv G1344 dikaioo
riv G1904 ep erchomai
riv G2980 laleo
riv G3058 loidoreo
riv G3164 machomai
riv G3710 orgizo
riv G4714 stasis
riv hi. G483 anti lego
riv hi.;n. G476 antidikos
riv subst;verb G3163 mache
riv verb.,subst. G1349 dike

Related words


H3080 יהויריב ye hôyârı̂yb
ye hôyârı̂yb
From H3068 and H7378; Jehovah will contend; Jehojarib, the name of two Israelites

KJV Usage: Jehoiarib.

Compare H3114.

H3377 ירב yârêb
From H7378; he will contend; Jareb, a symbolical name for Assyria

KJV Usage: Jareb.

Compare H3402.

H3378 ירבּעל ye rûbba‛al
ye rûbba‛al
From H7378 and H1168; Baal will contend; Jerubbaal, a symbolical name of Gideon

KJV Usage: Jerubbaal.

H3379 ירבעם yârob‛âm
From H7378 and H5971; (the) people will contend; Jarobam, the name of two Israelite kings

KJV Usage: Jeroboam.

H3380 ירבּשׁת ye rûbbesheth
ye rûbbesheth
From H7378 and H1322; shame (that is, the idol) will contend; Jerubbesheth, a symbolical name for Gideon

KJV Usage: Jerubbesheth.

H3401 יריב yârı̂yb
From H7378; literally he will contend; properly adjectively contentious; used as noun, an adversary

KJV Usage: that contend (-eth), that strive.

H4807 מריב בּעל me rı̂yb ba‛al
מריב בּעל
me rı̂yb ba‛al
mer-eeb' bah'-al
From H7378 and H1168; quarreller of Baal; Merib-Baal, an epithet of Gideon

KJV Usage: Merib-baal.

Compare H4810.

H4808 מריבה me rı̂ybâh
me rı̂ybâh
From H7378; quarrel

KJV Usage: provocation, strife.

H7379 רב ריב rı̂yb rib
רב ריב
rı̂yb rib
reeb, reeb
From H7378; a contest (personal or legal)

KJV Usage: + adversary, cause, chiding, contend (-tion), controversy, multitude [from the margin], pleading, strife, strive (-ing), suit.

H7380 ריבי rı̂ybay
From H7378; contentious; Ribai, an Israelite

KJV Usage: Ribai.