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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.
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 confounded them before Israel, and He [fn]slew them with a great slaughter at Gibeon, and pursued them by the way of the ascent of Beth-horon H1032 and struck them as far as Azekah and Makkedah.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:11 - As they fled from before Israel, while they were at the descent of Beth-horon, H1032 the LORD threw large stones from heaven on them as far as Azekah, and they died; there were more who died [fn]from the hailstones than those whom the sons of Israel killed with the sword.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 16:3 - It went down westward to the territory of the Japhletites, as far as the territory of lower Beth-horon H1032 even to Gezer, and [fn]it ended at the sea.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 16:5 - Now this was the territory of the sons of Ephraim according to their families: the border of their inheritance eastward was Ataroth-addar, as far as upper Beth-horon. H1032
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 18:13 - From there the border continued to Luz, to the side of Luz (that is, Bethel) southward; and the border went down to Ataroth-addar, near the hill which lies on the south of lower Beth-horon. H1032
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 18:14 - The border extended from there and turned round on the west side southward, from the hill which lies before Beth-horon H1032 southward; and [fn]it ended at Kiriath-baal (that is, Kiriath-jearim), a city of the sons of Judah. This was the west side.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 21:22 - and Kibzaim with its pasture lands and Beth-horon H1032 with its pasture lands; four cities.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 13:18 - and another [fn]company turned [fn]toward Beth-horon, H1032 and another [fn]company turned [fn]toward the border which overlooks the valley of Zeboim toward the wilderness.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 9:17 - So Solomon rebuilt Gezer and the lower Beth-horon H1032
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:68 - Jokmeam with its pasture lands, Beth-horon H1032 with its pasture lands,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 7:24 - His daughter was Sheerah, who built lower and upper Beth-horon, H1032 also Uzzen-sheerah.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 8:5 - He also built upper Beth-horon H1032 and lower Beth-horon, H1032 fortified cities with walls, gates and bars;
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 25:13 - But the [fn]troops whom Amaziah sent back from going with him to battle, raided the cities of Judah, from Samaria to Beth-horon, H1032 and struck down 3,000 of them and plundered much spoil.

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