Word Summary
mabo: entrance, a coming in, entering
Original Word: מָבוֹא
Transliteration: mabo
Phonetic Spelling: (maw-bo')
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Short Definition: entrance, a coming in, entering
Meaning: an entrance, sunset, the west, towards
Strong's Concordance
by which came, as cometh, in coming, as men enter into, entering, entrance into

From bow'; an entrance (the place or the act); specifically (with or without shemesh) sunset or the west; also (adverb with preposition) towards -- by which came, as cometh, in coming, as men enter into, entering, entrance into, entry, where goeth, going down, + westward. Compare mowba'.

see HEBREW bow'

see HEBREW shemesh

see HEBREW mowba'


H3996. mabo

מָבוֺאnoun masculineJeremiah 38:14 entrance, a coming in, entering; — ׳מ‎ absolute 38:14 3t. + Ezekiel 42:9 Kt (Qr מֵבִיא‎ wrong, compare Co); construct מְבוֺאDeuteronomy 11:30 12t.; suffix מְבוֺאוֺPsalm 104:19 2t.; מְבֹאוֺ50:1; מבואך2 Samuel 3:25 Kt (Qr מוֺבָאֶ֑ךָ‎ inexplicable compare Dr); plural construct מְבוֺאֵיEzekiel 26:10, מְבוֺאֹת27:3; —

1 entrance, i.e. place or way of entrance, into a city Judges 1:24-25, 1 Chronicles 4:39; Proverbs 8:3 (׳מ מְּתָחִים‎); into buildings 2 Kings 11:16; 16:18; 1 Chronicles 9:19 (הַמָּבוֺא שֹׁמְרֵי‎), 2 Chronicles 23:13, 15; Jeremiah 38:14; Ezekiel 42:9; 46:19; see also יָם מְבוֺאֹתentrance of (the) sea, gate of the sea, of situation of Tyre 27:3.

2 entering, act of entrance, by violence, in storm of city Ezekiel 26:10; coming in or together, making a crowd, עָ֑ם כִּמְבוֺא33:31 simile of eagerness to hear Yahweh's word; in phrase וְאֶתמֿבואך אֶתמֿוֺצָאֲךָ2 Samuel 3:25 thy going out and thy coming in, mode of entering temple, or the people who enter Ezekiel 44:5; particularly of sunset הַשֶּׁמֶשׁ מְבוֺאPsalm 104:19; = west Deuteronomy 11:30; Joshua 1:4; 23:4 הַשֶּׁמֶשׁ מְבוֺא הַגָּדוֺל הַיָּם‎ = Mediterranean, Zechariah 8:7 הַשֶּׁמֶשׁ מְבוֺא אֶרֶץ‎ ("" מִזְרָח אֶרֶץ‎), Malachi 1:11; Psalm 50:1; 113:3 sunset = west, opposed to sunrise = east; in phrase from east to west, i.e. over the whole earth, everywhere on earth.