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Lexicon :: Strong's H1032 - bêṯ-ḥōvrôn

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bayth kho-rone'
Part of Speech
proper locative noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Variant Spellings

The following spelling is supported by Strongs: בית-חורון.

Strong’s Definitions

בֵּית חוֹרוֹן Bêyth Chôwrôwn, bayth kho-rone'; from H1004 and H2356; house of hollowness; Beth-Choron, the name of two adjoining places in Palestine:—Beth-horon.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 14x

The KJV translates Strong's H1032 in the following manner: Bethhoron (14x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 14x
The KJV translates Strong's H1032 in the following manner: Bethhoron (14x).
  1. Beth-horon = "house of hollowness"

    1. two towns in Ephraim

      1. Upper Beth-horon - town on the mountains of Ephraim

      2. Lower Beth-horon - town located 800 feet (245 m) lower than Upper Beth-horon

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
בֵּית חוֹרוֹן Bêyth Chôwrôwn, bayth kho-rone'; from H1004 and H2356; house of hollowness; Beth-Choron, the name of two adjoining places in Palestine:—Beth-horon.
STRONGS H1032: Abbreviations
בֵּית חוֺרֹן proper name, of a location Joshua 10:10, 11, also חֹרוֺן בּ׳, חֹרֹן בּ׳, & in Chronicles חוֺרוֺן בּ׳, two cities in Ephraim, lower & upper B.H. (place of a hole or hollow (?) חֹר, perhaps from a wady between the two, or near by; compare also מַעֲלֶה Joshua 10:10, מוֺרַד Joshua 10:11 1 Macc 3:16; 3:24) 1 Chronicles 7:24 אֶת־בּית־חוֺרוֺן הַתַּחְתּוֺן וְאֶת־הָעֶלְיוֺן; further,
a. עֶלְיוֺן ח׳ בּ׳ Joshua 16:5; הָעֶלְיוֺן ח׳ בּ׳ 2 Chronicles 8:5.
b.1 hour west from a. תַּחְתּוֺן ח׳ בּ׳ Joshua 16:3; Joshua 18:13; 1 Kings 9:17; הַתַּחְתּוֺן ח׳ בּ׳ 2 Chronicles 8:5; also Joshua 10:10, 11; Joshua 18:14; probably also Joshua 21:22; 1 Samuel 13:18; 1 Chronicles 6:53; 2 Chronicles 25:13; — modern Beit ‘Ûr el-fôqa & et-taḫta RobBR ii. 250 f. BdPal 21 Surveyiii. 86; — compare הַחֹרֹנִי adjective, of a people Nehemiah 2:10, 19; Nehemiah 13:28, only of Sanballat; also dual חֹרֹנַיִם Joshua 10:10, 11 Greek Version of the LXX & 2 Samuel 13:34 Greek Version of the LXX We Dr.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


10:10; 10:10; 10:10; 10:10; 10:11; 10:11; 10:11; 10:11; 16:3; 16:5; 18:13; 18:14; 21:22

1 Samuel


2 Samuel


1 Kings


1 Chronicles

6:53; 7:24

2 Chronicles

8:5; 8:5; 25:13


2:10; 2:19; 13:28


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1032 matches the Hebrew בֵּית־חֹורוֹן (bêṯ-ḥōvrôn),
which occurs 28 times in 13 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:10 - And the LORD discomfited them before Israel, and slew them with a great slaughter at Gibeon, and chased them along the way that goeth up to Bethhoron, H1032 and smote them to Azekah, and unto Makkedah.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:11 - And it came to pass, as they fled from before Israel, and were in the going down to Bethhoron, H1032 that the LORD cast down great stones from heaven upon them unto Azekah, and they died: they were more which died with hailstones than they whom the children of Israel slew with the sword.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 16:3 - And goeth down westward to the coast of Japhleti, unto the coast of Bethhoron H1032 the nether, and to Gezer: and the goings out thereof are at the sea.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 16:5 - And the border of the children of Ephraim according to their families was thus: even the border of their inheritance on the east side was Atarothaddar, unto Bethhoron H1032 the upper;
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 18:13 - And the border went over from thence toward Luz, to the side of Luz, which is Bethel, southward; and the border descended to Atarothadar, near the hill that lieth on the south side of the nether Bethhoron. H1032
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 18:14 - And the border was drawn thence, and compassed the corner of the sea southward, from the hill that lieth before Bethhoron H1032 southward; and the goings out thereof were at Kirjathbaal, which is Kirjathjearim, a city of the children of Judah: this was the west quarter.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 21:22 - And Kibzaim with her suburbs, and Bethhoron H1032 with her suburbs; four cities.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 13:18 - And another company turned the way to Bethhoron: H1032 and another company turned to the way of the border that looketh to the valley of Zeboim toward the wilderness.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 9:17 - And Solomon built Gezer, and Bethhoron H1032 the nether,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:68 - And Jokmeam with her suburbs, and Bethhoron H1032 with her suburbs,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 7:24 - (And his daughter was Sherah, who built Bethhoron H1032 the nether, and the upper, and Uzzensherah.)
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 8:5 - Also he built Bethhoron H1032 the upper, and Bethhoron H1032 the nether, fenced cities, with walls, gates, and bars;
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 25:13 - But the soldiers of the army which Amaziah sent back, that they should not go with him to battle, fell upon the cities of Judah, from Samaria even unto Bethhoron, H1032 and smote three thousand of them, and took much spoil.
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