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Lexicon :: Strong's H1053 - bêṯ šemeš

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בֵּית שֶׁמֶשׁ
Transliteration
bêṯ šemeš
Pronunciation
bayth sheh'-mesh
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Part of Speech
proper locative noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Variant Spellings

The following spelling is supported by Strongs: בית שמש.

Strong’s Definitions

בֵּית שֶׁמֶשׁ Bêyth Shemesh, bayth sheh'-mesh; from H1004 and H8121; house of (the) sun; Beth-Shemesh, a place in Palestine:—Beth-shemesh.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 21x

The KJV translates Strong's H1053 in the following manner: Bethshemesh (21x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 21x
The KJV translates Strong's H1053 in the following manner: Bethshemesh (21x).
  1. Beth-shemesh = "house of the sun" or "sun-temple"

    1. a town in southwest Judah

    2. a town in Naphtali

    3. a town in Issachar

    4. a town in Egypt

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
בֵּית שֶׁמֶשׁ Bêyth Shemesh, bayth sheh'-mesh; from H1004 and H8121; house of (the) sun; Beth-Shemesh, a place in Palestine:—Beth-shemesh.
STRONGS H1053:
בֵּית שֶׁ֫מֶשׁ proper name, of a location (sun-temple) — שׁ׳ בּ׳ Joshua 19:22 + 8 times, ־שׁ׳בּ׳ Joshua 15:10 + 6 times; שָׁ֑מֶשׁ בּ׳ Joshua 19:38 + 4 times; —
1. city in southwest Judah Joshua 15:10; 1 Samuel 6:9, 12 (twice in verse); 1 Samuel 6:13, 15, 19, 20; 1 Kings 4:9; 2 Kings 14:13 2 Chronicles 25:23; 28:18; distinguished from other places of same name as אֲשֶׁר לִיהוּדָה שׁ׳ בּ׳ 2 Kings 14:11 2 Chronicles 25:21; assigned to Levites Joshua 21:16 = 1 Chronicles 6:44; — ruin at modern `Ain Shems RobBR ii. 223 f. BdPal 163 Surveyiii. 35, 60.
2. city in Naphtali Joshua 19:38; Judges 1:33 (twice in verse)
3. city in Issachar Joshua 19:22; possibly `Ain esh-Shemsîyeh, Jordan valley, south of Beisân (Beth Shean) Surveyii. 231.
4. =On-Heliopolis, in Egypt Jeremiah 43:13 RobBR i. 25 EbGS 505 f. DlPa 318 f.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Joshua

15:10; 15:10; 19:22; 19:22; 19:38; 19:38; 21:16

Judges

1:33

1 Samuel

6:9; 6:12; 6:13; 6:15; 6:19; 6:20

1 Kings

4:9

2 Kings

14:11; 14:13

1 Chronicles

6:44

2 Chronicles

25:21; 25:23; 28:18

Jeremiah

43:13

H1053

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1053 matches the Hebrew בֵּית שֶׁמֶשׁ (bêṯ šemeš),
which occurs 42 times in 19 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:10 - And the border compassed from Baalah westward unto mount Seir, and passed along unto the side of mount Jearim, which is Chesalon, on the north side, and went down to Bethshemesh, H1053 and passed on to Timnah:
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 19:22 - And the coast reacheth to Tabor, and Shahazimah, and Bethshemesh; H1053 and the outgoings of their border were at Jordan: sixteen cities with their villages.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 19:38 - And Iron, and Migdalel, Horem, and Bethanath, and Bethshemesh; H1053 nineteen cities with their villages.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 21:16 - And Ain with her suburbs, and Juttah with her suburbs, and Bethshemesh H1053 with her suburbs; nine cities out of those two tribes.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 1:33 - Neither did Naphtali drive out the inhabitants of Bethshemesh, H1053 nor the inhabitants of Bethanath; but he dwelt among the Canaanites, the inhabitants of the land: nevertheless the inhabitants of Bethshemesh H1053 and of Bethanath became tributaries unto them.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 6:9 - And see, if it goeth up by the way of his own coast to Bethshemesh, H1053 then he hath done us this great evil: but if not, then we shall know that it is not his hand that smote us: it was a chance that happened to us.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 6:12 - And the kine took the straight way to the way of Bethshemesh, H1053 and went along the highway, lowing as they went, and turned not aside to the right hand or to the left; and the lords of the Philistines went after them unto the border of Bethshemesh. H1053
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 6:13 - And they of Bethshemesh H1053 were reaping their wheat harvest in the valley: and they lifted up their eyes, and saw the ark, and rejoiced to see it.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 6:15 - And the Levites took down the ark of the LORD, and the coffer that was with it, wherein the jewels of gold were, and put them on the great stone: and the men of Bethshemesh H1053 offered burnt offerings and sacrificed sacrifices the same day unto the LORD.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 6:19 - And he smote the men of Bethshemesh, H1053 because they had looked into the ark of the LORD, even he smote of the people fifty thousand and threescore and ten men: and the people lamented, because the LORD had smitten many of the people with a great slaughter.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 6:20 - And the men of Bethshemesh H1053 said, Who is able to stand before this holy LORD God? and to whom shall he go up from us?
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:9 - The son of Dekar, in Makaz, and in Shaalbim, and Bethshemesh, H1053 and Elonbethhanan:
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 14:11 - But Amaziah would not hear. Therefore Jehoash king of Israel went up; and he and Amaziah king of Judah looked one another in the face at Bethshemesh, H1053 which belongeth to Judah.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 14:13 - And Jehoash king of Israel took Amaziah king of Judah, the son of Jehoash the son of Ahaziah, at Bethshemesh, H1053 and came to Jerusalem, and brake down the wall of Jerusalem from the gate of Ephraim unto the corner gate, four hundred cubits.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:59 - And Ashan with her suburbs, and Bethshemesh H1053 with her suburbs:
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 25:21 - So Joash the king of Israel went up; and they saw one another in the face, both he and Amaziah king of Judah, at Bethshemesh, H1053 which belongeth to Judah.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 25:23 - And Joash the king of Israel took Amaziah king of Judah, the son of Joash, the son of Jehoahaz, at Bethshemesh, H1053 and brought him to Jerusalem, and brake down the wall of Jerusalem from the gate of Ephraim to the corner gate, four hundred cubits.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 28:18 - The Philistines also had invaded the cities of the low country, and of the south of Judah, and had taken Bethshemesh, H1053 and Ajalon, and Gederoth, and Shocho with the villages thereof, and Timnah with the villages thereof, Gimzo also and the villages thereof: and they dwelt there.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 43:13 - He shall break also the images of Bethshemesh, H1053 that is in the land of Egypt; and the houses of the gods of the Egyptians shall he burn with fire.

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