H7235 רבה - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to increase (in whatever respect)

KJV Usage: [bring in] abundance (X -antly), + archer [by mistake for H7232], be in authority, bring up, X continue, enlarge, excel, exceeding (-ly), be full of, (be, make) great (-er, -ly), X -ness), grow up, heap, increase, be long, (be, give, have, make, use) many (a time), (any, be, give, give the, have) more (in number), (ask, be, be so, gather, over, take, yield) much (greater, more), (make to) multiply, nourish, plenty (-eous), X process [of time], sore, store, thoroughly, very.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions



1. be or become great, be or become many, be or become much, be or become numerous
a. (Qal)
1. to become many, become numerous, multiply (of people, animals, things)
2. to be or grow great
b. (Piel) to make large, enlarge, increase, become many
c. (Hiphil)
1. to make much, make many, have many 1c
d. to multiply, increase 1c
e. to make much to do, do much in respect of, transgress greatly 1c
f. to increase greatly or exceedingly
1. to make great, enlarge, do much
2. (Qal) to shoot
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 2103,2104
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H7235 רבה is used in the Bible

First 30 of 227 occurrences of H7235 רבה

Genesis 1:22 and multiply,
Genesis 1:22 multiply
Genesis 1:28 and multiply,
Genesis 3:16 I will greatly
Genesis 3:16 multiply
Genesis 7:17 increased,
Genesis 7:18 and were increased
Genesis 8:17 and multiply
Genesis 9:1 and multiply,
Genesis 9:7 and multiply;
Genesis 9:7 and multiply
Genesis 15:1 great
Genesis 16:10 to her, I will multiply
Genesis 16:10 exceedingly,
Genesis 17:2 between me and thee, and will multiply
Genesis 17:20 and will multiply
Genesis 21:20 and became an archer.
Genesis 22:17 thee, and in multiplying
Genesis 22:17 I will multiply
Genesis 26:4 And I will make
Genesis 26:4 to multiply
Genesis 26:24 thee, and multiply
Genesis 28:3 and multiply
Genesis 34:12 Ask
Genesis 35:11 and multiply;
Genesis 38:12 And in process
Genesis 41:49 much,
Genesis 43:34 so much as
Genesis 47:27 and multiplied
Genesis 48:4 and multiply

Distinct usage

9 much
8 many
7 and multiply
4 and multiply,
4 multiply
4 and multiplied
4 and I will multiply
3 great
3 much,
2 increased,
2 and multiply;
2 thee, and multiply
2 multiply,
2 Increase
2 and many
2 hath made me great.
2 Thou shalt increase
2 and much
2 hath multiplied
2 more
2 Thou hast multiplied
2 are multiplied,
1 and were increased
1 between me and thee, and will multiply
1 and will multiply
1 and became an archer.
1 thee, and in multiplying
1 I will multiply
1 Ask
1 And in process
1 so much as
1 with them; lest they multiply,
1 multiplied,
1 may be multiplied
1 he that gathered much
1 much more
1 or whatever hath many
1 thou shalt give the more
1 ye shall give the more
1 number.
1 with thee, and that ye may increase
1 are increased,
1 and all that thou hast is increased;
1 is too long
1 But he shall not multiply
1 to the end that he should multiply
1 Neither shall he multiply
1 is long,
1 and multiply:
1 that they should make a great
1 no more
1 was long;
1 for had there not been now a much greater
1 abundance.
1 great quantity,
1 plenty
1 him much.
1 were multiplied
1 men: for they had many
1 and had many

Corresponding Greek Words

ravah G837 auxano
ravah G3112 makran
ravah G3117 makros
ravah G3170 megaluno
ravah G3173 megas
ravah G3173 megas
ravah hi,qal,pi G4129 plethuno
ravah hi. G461 an orthoo
ravah hi. G1937 epithumeo
ravah hi. G2744 kauchaomai
ravah hi. G4160 poieo
ravah hi. G4369 pros tithemi
ravah hi. G5312 hupsoo
ravah pi. G3656 homileo
ravah qal,hi G4121 pleonazo
ravah qal,pi,hi G3182 methusko
rabim G3793 ochlos *

Related words


H697 ארבּה 'arbeh
From H7235; a locust (from its rapid increase)

KJV Usage: grasshopper, locust.

H4766 מרבה marbeh
From H7235; properly increasing; as noun, greatness, or (adverbially) greatly

KJV Usage: great, increase.

H4767 מרבּה mirbâh
From H7235; abundance, that is, a great quantity

KJV Usage: much.

H4768 מרבּית marbı̂yth
From H7235; a multitude; also offspring; specifically interest (on capital)

KJV Usage: greatest part, greatness, increase, multitude.

H7236 רבה re bâh
re bâh
(Chaldee); corresponding to H7235

KJV Usage: make a great man, grow.

H7238 רבוּ re bû
re bû
(Chaldee); from a root corresponding to H7235; increase (of dignity)

KJV Usage: greatness, majesty.

H8635 תּרבּוּת tarbûth
From H7235; multiplication, that is, progeny

KJV Usage: increase.

H8636 תּרבּית tarbı̂yth
From H7235; multiplication, that is, percentage or bonus in addition to principal

KJV Usage: increase, unjust gain.

H7232 רבב râbab

A primitive root (rather identical with H7231 through the idea of projection); to shoot an arrow

KJV Usage: shoot.

H7228 רב rab
By contraction from H7232; an archer (or perhaps the same as H7227)

KJV Usage: archer.