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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 Beth-horon, and smote them to Azekah, and to Makkedah.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:11 - And it came to pass as they fled from before Israel, and were in the descent to Beth-horon, that the LORD cast down great stones from heaven upon them to Azekah, and they died: they were more who 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 border of Japhleti, to the border of Beth-horon the nether, and to Gezer: and the limits of it 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 Ataroth-adar, to Beth-horon the upper:
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 18:13 - And the border went over from thence towards Luz, to the side of Luz (which is Beth-el) southward; and the border descended to Ataroth-adar, near the hill that lieth on the south side of the nether Beth-horon.
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 Beth-horon southward; and the limits of it were at Kirjath-baal (which is Kirjath-jearim) a city of the children of Judah. This was the west quarter.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 21:22 - And Kibzaim with its suburbs, and Beth-horon with its suburbs; four cities.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 13:18 - And another company turned the way to Beth-horon: and another company turned to the way of the border that looketh to the valley of Zeboim towards the wilderness.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 9:17 - And Solomon built Gezer, and Beth-horon the nether,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:68 - And Jokmeam with its suburbs, and Beth-horon with its suburbs,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 7:24 - (And his daughter was Sherah, who built Beth-horon the nether, and the upper, and Uzzen-sherah.)
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 8:5 - Also he built Beth-horon the upper, and Beth-horon the nether, fortified cities, with walls, gates, and bars;
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 25:13 - But the soldiers of the army whom Amaziah sent back, that they should not go with him to battle, fell upon the cities of Judah, from Samaria even to Beth-horon, and smote three thousand of them, and took much spoil.
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