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Lexicon :: Strong's H1002 - bîrâ

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בִּירָה
Transliteration
bîrâ
Pronunciation
bee-raw'
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Of foreign origin
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TWOT Reference: 240

Strong’s Definitions

בִּירָה bîyrâh, bee-raw'; of foreign origin; a castle or palace:—palace.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 16x

The KJV translates Strong's H1002 in the following manner: palace (16x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 16x
The KJV translates Strong's H1002 in the following manner: palace (16x).
  1. palace, castle

  2. temple

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
בִּירָה bîyrâh, bee-raw'; of foreign origin; a castle or palace:—palace.
STRONGS H1002:
בִּירָה noun feminine castle, palace (late & probably loan-word; compare As bîrtu, fortress DlHA 22; Persian bâru = Sanskrit bura, bari, see Ry Nehemiah 2:8) —
1. of temple at Jerusalem 1 Chronicles 29:1, 19 הַבִּירָה; of for-tress near temple Nehemiah 2:8; Nehemiah 7:2 (compare βᾶρις LXX of Lucian (Lag.) Nehemiah 1:1; Nehemiah 2:8; Nehemiah 7:2 — B ἁβιρά, βειρά — and later βᾶρις JosAnt. xiv. 11, 4).
2. בְּשׁוּשַׁן הַבִּירָה Nehemiah 1:1; Esther 1:2, 5; Esther 2:3, 5, 8; Esther 3:15; Esther 8:14; Esther 9:6, 11, 12; Daniel 8:2; in these passages it apparently means a fortress in the city bearing the same name (compare especially Esther 3:15; Esther 8:14, 15; Esther 9:6, 12, 15, 18).
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

1 Chronicles

29:1; 29:19

Nehemiah

1:1; 1:1; 2:8; 2:8; 2:8; 7:2; 7:2

Esther

1:2; 1:5; 2:3; 2:5; 2:8; 3:15; 3:15; 8:14; 8:14; 8:15; 9:6; 9:6; 9:11; 9:12; 9:12; 9:15; 9:18

Daniel

8:2

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1002 matches the Hebrew בִּירָה (bîrâ),
which occurs 16 times in 16 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 29:1 - Then King David said to the entire assembly, “My son Solomon, whom alone God has chosen, is still young and inexperienced and the work is great; for the [fn]temple H1002 is not for man, but for the LORD God.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 29:19 - and give to my son Solomon a perfect heart to keep Your commandments, Your testimonies and Your statutes, and to do them all, and to build the [fn]temple, H1002 for which I have made provision.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 1:1 - The words of Nehemiah the son of Hacaliah. Now it happened in the month Chislev, in the twentieth year, while I was in Susa the [fn]capitol, H1002
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 2:8 - and a letter to Asaph the keeper of the king’s forest, that he may give me timber to make beams for the gates of the fortress H1002 which is by the [fn]temple, for the wall of the city and for the house to which I will go.” And the king granted them to me because the good hand of my God was on me.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:2 - then I put Hanani my brother, and Hananiah the commander of the fortress, H1002 in charge of Jerusalem, for he was a faithful man and feared God more than many.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 1:2 - in those days as King Ahasuerus sat on his royal throne which was at the citadel H1002 in Susa,
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 1:5 - When these days were completed, the king gave a banquet lasting seven days for all the people who were present at the citadel H1002 in Susa, from the greatest to the least, in the court of the garden of the king’s palace.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 2:3 - “Let the king appoint overseers in all the provinces of his kingdom that they may gather every beautiful young virgin to the citadel H1002 of Susa, to the harem, into the custody of Hegai, the king’s eunuch, who is in charge of the women; and let their cosmetics be given them.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 2:5 - Now there was at the citadel H1002 in Susa a Jew whose name was Mordecai, the son of Jair, the son of Shimei, the son of Kish, a Benjamite,
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 2:8 - So it came about when the command and decree of the king were heard and many young ladies were gathered to the citadel H1002 of Susa into the custody of Hegai, that Esther was taken to the king’s [fn]palace into the custody of Hegai, who was in charge of the women.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 3:15 - The couriers went out impelled by the king’s command while the decree was [fn]issued at the citadel H1002 in Susa; and while the king and Haman sat down to drink, the city of Susa was in confusion.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 8:14 - The couriers, hastened and impelled by the king’s command, went out, riding on the royal steeds; and the decree was given out at the citadel H1002 in Susa.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 9:6 - At the citadel H1002 in Susa the Jews killed and destroyed five hundred men,
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 9:11 - On that day the number of those who were killed at the citadel H1002 in Susa [fn]was reported to the king.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 9:12 - The king said to Queen Esther, “The Jews have killed and destroyed five hundred men and the ten sons of Haman at the citadel H1002 in Susa. What then have they done in the rest of the king’s provinces! Now what is your petition? It shall even be granted you. And what is your further request? It shall also be done.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 8:2 - I looked in the vision, and while I was looking I was in the citadel H1002 of Susa, which is in the province of Elam; and I looked in the vision and I myself was beside the Ulai [fn]Canal.

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