Character Study on Zeeb

Character Study on Zeeb

Judges 7: And they took two princes of the Midianites, Oreb and Zeeb; and they slew Oreb upon the rock Oreb, and Zeeb they slew at the winepress of Zeeb, and pursued Midian, and brought the heads of Oreb and Zeeb to Gideon on the other side Jordan.
Judges 8: God hath delivered into your hands the princes of Midian, Oreb and Zeeb: and what was I able to do in comparison of you? Then their anger was abated toward him, when he had said that.
Psalms 83: Make their nobles like Oreb, and like Zeeb: yea, all their princes as Zebah, and as Zalmunna:

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Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Zeeb
ZEEB . See Oreb and Zeeb.

Easton's Bible Dictionary - Zeeb
The wolf, one of the two leaders of the great Midianite host which invaded Israel and was utterly routed by Gideon. The division of that host, which attempted to escape across the Jordan, under Oreb and Zeeb, was overtaken by the Ephraimites, who, in a great battle, completely vanquished them, their leaders being taken and slain (Judges 7:25 ; Psalm 83:11 ; Isaiah 10:26 ).
Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Oreb And Zeeb
OREB AND ZEEB. Two princes of Midian in the invasion of Israel, mentioned as inferior to the kings Zebah and Zalmunna ( Judges 7:25 ; Judges 8:3 , Psalms 83:11 ; cf. also Isaiah 10:26 ). The meaning of the names is ‘raven’ and ‘wolf.’ Associated with the invasion put down by Gideon, these two princes were killed by the men of Ephraim, who rose at Gideon’s suggestion and intercepted the princes and their followers at the river Jordan. That their death, so briefly narrated in Judges, was accompanied by great slaughter may be inferred from the incidental references by the writers of Psalms 83:1-18 and Isaiah 10 . Isaiah compares the destruction to that of the Egyptians in the Red Sea, while the Psalmist compares the flying Midianites to the whirling dust or chaff driven before the wind. The rock Oreb and the wine-press Zeeb took their names from this incident.

T. A. Moxon.

Hitchcock's Bible Names - Zeeb
Wolf
Fausset's Bible Dictionary - Zeeb
("wolf": name for a warrior). One of the two general "princes" of Midian, inferior to the king Zebah. Named with Oreb (Judges 7:25; Judges 8:3; Psalms 83:11). Slain at what was in consequence called "the winepress of Zeeb," at the ford of Jordan, near the passes descending from Mount Ephraim.

Holman Bible Dictionary - Zeeb
(zee' ehb) See Oreb and Zeeb .



Morrish Bible Dictionary - Zeeb
Prince of Midian, slain by Gideon. Judges 7:25 ; Judges 8:3 ; Psalm 83:11 .

Holman Bible Dictionary - Oreb And Zeeb
(oh' rehb uhnd zee' ehb) Personal names meaning, “raven” and “wolf.” Two Midianite princes captured and executed by the Ephraimites following Gideon's rout of their forces (Judges 7:24-8:3 ). The Midianite nobles gave their names to the sites of their deaths, the rock of Oreb near Beth Bareh on the Jordan and the winepress of Zeeb. Israel's deliverance from Midian became proverbial for God's deliverance of His people (Psalm 83:11 ; Isaiah 9:4 ; Isaiah 10:26 ).



American Tract Society Bible Dictionary - Oreb, And Zeeb
Raven and wolf, two Midianite chiefs, captured after the victory of Gideon, and slain at the spots whither they had fled, and which were afterwards called in memory of them "the rock of Oreb" and the wine- press or cellar of Zeeb, Judges 7:25 . Their punishment foretells that of all God's enemies, Psalm 83:12 ; Isaiah 10:26 .

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Zeeb - Zeeb . See Oreb and Zeeb
Zeeb - (zee' ehb) See Oreb and Zeeb
ze'eb - ( Judges 7:25 ; 8:3 ; Psalm 83:11 ) Zeeb and Oreb were not slain at the first rout of the Arabs, but at a later stage of the struggle, probably ill crossing the Jordan at a ford farther down the river. Zeeb, the wolf, was brought to bay in a wine-press which in later times bore his name --the "wine-press of Zeeb
Oreb - Raven, a prince of Midian, who, being defeated by Gideon and put to straits, was slain along with Zeeb (Judges 7:20-25 )
Zeeb - Slain at what was in consequence called "the winepress of Zeeb," at the ford of Jordan, near the passes descending from Mount Ephraim
Oreb, And Zeeb - Raven and wolf, two Midianite chiefs, captured after the victory of Gideon, and slain at the spots whither they had fled, and which were afterwards called in memory of them "the rock of Oreb" and the wine- press or cellar of Zeeb, Judges 7:25
Oreb And Zeeb - OREB AND Zeeb. The rock Oreb and the wine-press Zeeb took their names from this incident
Abiezer - In this last verse, "the vintage of Abiezer" means the first rout of the Midianites by the 300, mostly Abiezrites; and "the gleaning of the grapes of Ephraim," means the capture of Oreb and Zeeb, and other fruits of the victory, gathered by the Ephraimites
Zeeb - The division of that host, which attempted to escape across the Jordan, under Oreb and Zeeb, was overtaken by the Ephraimites, who, in a great battle, completely vanquished them, their leaders being taken and slain (Judges 7:25 ; Psalm 83:11 ; Isaiah 10:26 )
Wolf - ] , Zeeb ‘wolf’), Genesis 49:27 , Isaiah 11:6 ; Isaiah 65:25 , Jeremiah 5:6 , Ezekiel 22:27 , Habakkuk 1:8 , Zephaniah 3:8 . also proper name Zeeb, Judges 7:25
Wolf - Zeeb
Lean - Judges 8:2 (a) By this figure Gideon was telling the men of Ephraim that they had reaped a greater harvest by capturing Oreb and Zeeb than he had obtained in capturing or killing the rest of the army
Lean - Judges 8:2 (a) By this figure Gideon was telling the men of Ephraim that they had reaped a greater harvest by capturing Oreb and Zeeb than he had obtained in capturing or killing the rest of the army
Oreb - His name, as Zeeb ("wolf"), indicates a fierce and ravenous warrior. " Oreb and Zeeb were the prince generals of Midian
Oreb And Zeeb - The Midianite nobles gave their names to the sites of their deaths, the rock of Oreb near Beth Bareh on the Jordan and the winepress of Zeeb
Wolf - Zeeb, frequently referred to in Scripture as an emblem of treachery and cruelty
Zebah - Oreb and Zeeb were the prince-generals of Midian, slain by the Ephraimites at the central fords of the Jordan (Judges 7:25)
Wolf - The Hebrew Zeeb, "wolf," was so called from its tawny color
Wolf - The Hebrew is Zeeb, Arabic dhib, the common Canis lupus
ze'Bah - ) While Oreb and Zeeb, two of the inferior leaders of the incursion, had been slain, with a vast number of their people, by the Ephraimites, at the central fords of the Jordan the two kings had succeeded in making their escape by a passage farther to the north (probably the ford near Bethshean), and thence by the Wady Yabis , through Gilead, to Kurkor, high up on the Hauran
Hur - a bird, is like the Midianite names Oreb "crow," Zeeb "wolf"; imposed upon Moab as king by Sihon
Wolf - זאב , in Arabic, Zeeb, Genesis 49:27 ; Isaiah 11:6 ; Isaiah 65:25 ; Jeremiah 5:6 ; Ezekiel 22:27 ; Zephaniah 3:3 ; Habakkuk 1:8 ; λυκος , Matthew 7:15 ; Matthew 10:16 ; Luke 10:3 ; John 10:12 ; Acts 20:29 ; Ecclesiastes 13:17
Midian, Mtdianites - ] calls them Oreb and Zeeb ( Judges 7:25 )
Gideon - A second fight ensued there, and they slew Oreb (the raven) and Zeeb (the wolf). Here the men of Ephraim met them and executed Oreb and Zeeb, and sent their heads to Gideon "on the other side
Gideon - ... The section Judges 7:24 to Judges 8:3 is undoubtedly ancient; it tells of how the Ephraimites, at Gideon’s command, cut off part of the fugitive Midianite host under two of their chiefs, Oreb and Zeeb, whom the Ephraimites slew
Moab - Zippor ("bird"), his father, reminds us of other Midianite names, Oreb "crow," Zeeb "wolf"; Sihon may have imposed him on Moab
Judges, the Book of - Historical facts not subserving the Spirit's design are passed by, as Ephraim's victory over Oreb and Zeeb (Judges 8:3; Isaiah 10:26)