Strong's Concordance, Hebrew Dictionary

Make room, to broaden (intransitive or transitive, literal or figurative)

Hebrew: רָחַב, rāḥab (H7337)

25 King James Bible Verses


Here are be an en- large, make room, make wide and related words in the Bible. What does the source Hebrew word רָחַב mean and how is it used in the Bible? Below are the English definition details. Also below are examples within Bible verses highlighted in yellow (follow this link to go there). Tap or hover on blue, underlined words to see more original scripture and meanings. Information sourced from Strong's Concordance[1].

Definition Details

Strong's Number: H7337

Hebrew Base Word: רָחַב

Part of speech: Verb

Usage: Be an en-(make) large(-ing), make room, make (open) wide

Definition: To broaden (intransitive or transitive, literal or figurative).

Detailed definition:

  1. To be or grow wide, be or grow large.
    1. (Qal) to be widened, be enlarged.
    2. (Niphal) broad or roomy pasture (participle).
    3. (Hiphil).
      1. To make large.
      2. To enlarge.

Derived terms: A primitive root.


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: rɔːˈħɑb
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: ʁɑːˈχɑv
  3. Transliteration: rāḥab
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: raw-HAHB
  5. Modern Pronunciation: ra-HAHV

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