— Qal - זָרַב it flowed.
— Pu. - זֹרַב (a hapax legomenon in the Bible, occurring Job 6:17 in the form יְזֹדֽבוּ, which is usually rendered ‘they were pressed together’, i.e. became waterless, or ‘scorched’). [Abaseofuncertainoriginand signification. Perhapsmeaning‘topress’,‘to compress’,andrelatedtoSyr.זֽרַב (= he pressed, compressed), Akka. zurrubu (= to press), Arab. zarb (= enclosure). Some scholars compare Arab. zariba (= it flowed), and according to them זוב is related to base זרם and means ‘to flow’. Others see in זרב a collateral form of צרב, and according to them זרב means צרב.] Derivatives: זְרִיבָה, perhaps also זַרְבּוּבִית. cp. מַרְזֵב.