H7337 רחב - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to broaden (intransitively or transitively, literally or figuratively)

KJV Usage: be an en- (make) large (-ing), make room, make (open) wide.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions



1. to be or grow wide, be or grow large
a. (Qal) to be widened, be enlarged
b. (Niphal) broad or roomy pasture (participle)
c. (Hiphil)
1. to make large
2. to enlarge
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 2143
Parts of Speech: Verb

to enlarge
1) to be or grow wide, be or grow large
1a) (Qal) to be widened, be enlarged
1b) (Niphal) broad or roomy pasture (participle)
1c) (Hiphil)
1c1) to make large
1c2) to enlarge

View how H7337 רחב is used in the Bible

25 occurrences of H7337 רחב

Genesis 26:22 hath made room
Exodus 34:24 thee, and enlarge
Deuteronomy 12:20 shall enlarge
Deuteronomy 19:8 shall enlarge
Deuteronomy 33:20 be he that enlargeth
1 Samuel 2:1 is enlarged
2 Samuel 22:37 Thou hast enlarged
Psalms 4:1 thou hast enlarged
Psalms 18:36 Thou hast enlarged
Psalms 25:17 are enlarged:
Psalms 35:21 wide
Psalms 81:10 wide,
Psalms 119:32 when thou shalt enlarge
Proverbs 18:16 maketh room
Isaiah 5:14 hath enlarged
Isaiah 30:23 in large
Isaiah 30:33 and large:
Isaiah 54:2 Enlarge
Isaiah 57:4 yourselves? against whom make ye a wide
Isaiah 57:8 thou hast enlarged
Isaiah 60:5 and be enlarged;
Ezekiel 41:7 And there was an enlarging,
Amos 1:13 that they might enlarge
Micah 1:16 enlarge
Habakkuk 2:5 who enlargeth

Distinct usage

4 Thou hast enlarged
2 shall enlarge
2 Enlarge
1 hath made room
1 be he that enlargeth
1 is enlarged
1 wide
1 wide,
1 when thou shalt enlarge
1 and large:
1 and be enlarged;
1 And there was an enlarging,
1 in large
1 yourselves? against whom make ye a wide
1 that they might enlarge
1 thee, and enlarge
1 maketh room
1 are enlarged:
1 hath enlarged
1 who enlargeth

Corresponding Greek Words

rachav G1839 ex istemi
rachav hi. G455 an oigo
rachav hi.,qal. G4115 platuno
rachav ni. G2149 euru choros

Related words


H4800 מרחב merchâb
From H7337; enlargement, either literally (an open space, usually in a good sense), or figuratively (liberty)

KJV Usage: breadth, large place (room).

H7338 רחב rachab
From H7337; a width

KJV Usage: breadth, broad place.

H7339 רחוב רחב re chôb re chôb
רחוב רחב
re chôb re chôb
rekh-obe', rekh-obe'
From H7337; a width, that is, (concretely) avenue or area

KJV Usage: broad place (way), street. See also H1050.

H7341 רחב rôchab
From H7337; width (literally or figuratively)

KJV Usage: breadth, broad, largeness, thickness, wideness.

H7342 רחב râchâb
From H7337; roomy, in any (or every) direction, literally or figuratively

KJV Usage: broad, large, at liberty, proud, wide.

H7345 רחביהוּ רחביה re chabyâh rechabyâhû
רחביהוּ רחביה
re chabyâh rechabyâhû
rekh-ab-yaw', rekh-ab-yaw'-hoo
From H7337 and H3050; Jah has enlarged; Rechabjah, an Israelite

KJV Usage: Rehabiah.

H7346 רחבעם re chab‛âm
re chab‛âm
From H7337 and H5971; a people has enlarged; Rechabam, an Israelite king

KJV Usage: Rehoboam.