רב ריב 


riyb; reeb or rib



Parts of Speech

n m

Root Word (Etymology)

from 7378

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2159a

KJV Translation Count — 62x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: cause (24), strife (16), controversy (13), contention (2), misc (7)

Outline of Biblical Usage

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

Strong's Definitions

riyb, reeb; or rib, reeb; from 7378; a contest (personal or legal): — + adversary, cause, chiding, contend(-tion), controversy, multitude (from the margin), pleading, strife, strive(ing), suit.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And there was a H7379 between the herdmen of Abram's cattle and the herdmen of Lot's cattle: and the Canaanite and the Perizzite dwelled then in the land.


And he called the name of the place Massah, and Meribah, beH7379 of the chiding of the children of Israel, and beH7379 they tempted the LORD, saying, Is the LORD among us, or not?


Thou shalt not follow a multitude to do evil; neither shalt thou speak in a H7379 to decline after many to wrest judgment:


Neither shalt thou countenance a poor man in his H7379.


Thou shalt not wrest the judgment of thy poor in his H7379.


How can I myself alone bear your cumbrance, and your burden, and your H7379?


If there arise a matter too hard for thee in judgment, between blood and blood, between plea and plea, and between stroke and stroke, being matters of H7379 within thy gates: then shalt thou arise, and get thee up into the place which the LORD thy God shall choose;


Then both the men, between whom the H7379 is, shall stand before the LORD, before the priests and the judges, which shall be in those days;


And the priests the sons of Levi shall come near; for them the LORD thy God hath chosen to minister unto him, and to bless in the name of the LORD; and by their word shall every H7379 and every stroke be tried:


If there be a H7379 between men, and they come unto judgment, that the judges may judge them; then they shall justify the righteous, and condemn the wicked.