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22:33 Aug 17, 2001
English to Hebrew translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: arbeh
arbeh, plague of locusts
jared honey

Summary of answers provided
na +1Arbeh - a kind of locustPro-Japanese
na -1a lot
Laura Gentili



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a lot

"arbeh" literally means "a lot", "many".

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Laura Gentili
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disagree  Pro-Japanese: Good guess
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Arbeh - a kind of locust

Arbeh is actually a type of locust and the word could have come from "many", as in "rabah". However, there are Biblical scholars who think that the word comes from the root -- aleph, resh, bet -- meaning "devastate".

Check out the Hebrew-English Lexicon by Brown, Driver, Briggs

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agree  Michal Circolone
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