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אַרְיֵה

Reinier de Blois

(1) noun m | ‏ אֲרִי
(a) | ‏ זְאֵב, כְּפִיר, לָבִיא, נָמֵר, פָּרִיץ, רְאֵם, שַׁחַל | ‏ כֶּלֶב
= the largest of the great cats, often being about 2.8 meters from nose to tip of tail, standing as high as 1 meter (3 feet 3 inches) at the shoulder; pale yellowish brown in color; around the neck and shoulders of adult males grows a mane that is darker than the rest of their fur; Panthera leo; unclean animal; associated with aggression, fearlessness, and respect; for details see Fauna Handbook  - lion  (GEN.49:9,9; DEU.33:22; 2SA.23:20a; ISA.21:8b; LAM.3:10a ...) [show/hide contextual meanings]
(2) noun name
(a) Names of People
meaning unsure: = man; conspired against Pekahiah together with Pekah and Argob  - Arieh  (2KI.15:25c) [show/hide contextual meanings]
(b) Names of People
meaning unsure: = location, possibly to be identified with Havvoth-Jair (ABD)  - Arieh  (2KI.15:25c) [show/hide contextual meanings]

(a)
(b) ראה NJB "lookout" NRSV "watcher" GNT "sentry" CEV "guard"
(c) HOTTP-A NIV NRSV CEV [2a]‏‏; NJPS [2b]‏‏ "men from ... Arieh"; RSV NJB REB GNT omit