H7379 רב ריב - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

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.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


רב ריב

1. strife, controversy, dispute
a. strife, quarrel
b. dispute, controversy, case at law
Origin: from H7378
TWOT: 2159a
Parts of Speech: Noun Masculine

1) strife, controversy, dispute
1a) strife, quarrel
1b) dispute, controversy, case at law

View how H7379 רב ריב is used in the Bible

First 30 of 62 occurrences of H7379 רב ריב

Genesis 13:7 And there was a strife
Exodus 17:7 because of the striving
Exodus 23:2 in a cause
Exodus 23:3 man in his cause.
Exodus 23:6 in his cause.
Deuteronomy 1:12 and your strife?
Deuteronomy 17:8 of controversy
Deuteronomy 19:17 between whom the controversy
Deuteronomy 21:5 shall every controversy
Deuteronomy 25:1 If there shall be a controversy
Judges 12:2 strife
1 Samuel 24:15 my cause,
1 Samuel 25:39 the cause
2 Samuel 15:2 that had a controversy
2 Samuel 15:4 who hath any suit
2 Samuel 22:44 me from the strivings
2 Chronicles 19:8 and for controversies,
2 Chronicles 19:10 And whatever cause
Job 13:6 to the pleadings
Job 29:16 and the cause
Job 31:13 when they contended
Job 31:35 me, and that my adversary
Job 33:19 and the abundance
Psalms 18:43 me from the strivings
Psalms 31:20 from the strife
Psalms 35:23 even to my cause,
Psalms 43:1 my cause
Psalms 55:9 and strife
Psalms 74:22 thy own cause:
Psalms 119:154 cause,

Distinct usage

3 strife.
3 hath a controversy
2 their cause,
2 my cause,
2 me from the strivings
2 strife
2 my cause.
1 And there was a strife
1 in a cause
1 man in his cause.
1 in his cause.
1 and your strife?
1 of controversy
1 If there shall be a controversy
1 that had a controversy
1 who hath any suit
1 and for controversies,
1 and the cause
1 when they contended
1 me, and that my adversary
1 thy own cause:
1 with strife.
1 into contention,
1 in his own cause
1 their cause
1 thy cause
1 with strife
1 neither doth the cause
1 for the controversy
1 your cause,
1 for strife
1 of strife
1 thy cause,
1 And in controversy
1 hath also a controversy
1 controversy,
1 my cause
1 and the abundance
1 the cause
1 from the strife
1 between whom the controversy
1 contention,
1 shall every controversy
1 And whatever cause
1 that contend
1 from strife:
1 cause,
1 because of the striving
1 to the pleadings
1 even to my cause,
1 and strife
1 in his cause,
1 the causes

Corresponding Greek Words

riv G93 adikia
riv G485 antilogia
riv G1345 dikaioma
riv G2556 kakos
riv G2725 kategoros
riv G2923 krites
riv G3059 loidoria
riv verb;subst G2920 krisis
riv G626 apologeomai *

Related words



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.

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.

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

KJV Usage: Ribai.