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Lexicon :: Strong's H1295 - bᵊrēḵâ

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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 285c

Strong’s Definitions

בְּרֵכָה bᵉrêkâh, ber-ay-kaw'; from H1288; a reservoir (at which camels kneel as a resting-place):—(fish-) pool.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 17x

The KJV translates Strong's H1295 in the following manner: pool (16x), fishpools (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 17x
The KJV translates Strong's H1295 in the following manner: pool (16x), fishpools (1x).
  1. pool, pond

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
בְּרֵכָה bᵉrêkâh, ber-ay-kaw'; from H1288; a reservoir (at which camels kneel as a resting-place):—(fish-) pool.
STRONGS H1295: Abbreviations
בְּרֵכָה noun feminine pool, pond (הברכה SI5; Arabic bdb014001; Sabean ברכת SabDenkm73; Aramaic בְּרֵיכְתָּא) — ב׳ 2 Samuel 2:13 (twice in verse); 2 Samuel 4:12; 2 Kings 18:17 (= Isaiah 36:2) 2 Kings 20:20; Nehemiah 3:16; Isaiah 7:3; Isaiah 22:9, 11; construct בְּרֵכַת 2 Samuel 2:13; 1 Kings 22:38; Nehemiah 2:14; Nehemiah 3:15; Nahum 2:9; plural בְּרֵכוֺת Ecclesiastes 2:6; Songs 7:5.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

2 Samuel

2:13; 2:13; 4:12

1 Kings


2 Kings

18:17; 20:20


2:14; 3:15; 3:16



Song of Songs



7:3; 22:9; 22:11; 36:2



Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1295 matches the Hebrew בְּרֵכָה (bᵊrēḵâ),
which occurs 17 times in 15 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:13 - And Joab the son of Zeruiah and the servants of David went out and met [fn]them by the pool H1295 of Gibeon; and they sat down, [fn]one on the one side of the pool H1295 and [fn]the other on the other side of the pool. H1295
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 4:12 - Then David commanded the young men, and they killed them and cut off their hands and feet and hung them up beside the pool H1295 in Hebron. But they took the head of Ish-bosheth and buried it in the grave of Abner in Hebron.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 22:38 - They washed the chariot by the pool H1295 of Samaria, and the dogs licked up his blood (now the harlots bathed themselves there), according to the word of the LORD which He spoke.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 18:17 - Then the king of Assyria sent Tartan and Rab-saris and Rabshakeh from Lachish to King Hezekiah with a large army to Jerusalem. So they went up and came to Jerusalem. And when they went up, they came and stood by the conduit of the upper pool, H1295 which is on the highway of the [fn]fuller’s field.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 20:20 - Now the rest of the acts of Hezekiah and all his might, and how he made the pool H1295 and the conduit and brought water into the city, are they not written in the Book of the Chronicles of the Kings of Judah?
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 2:14 - Then I passed on to the Fountain Gate and the King’s Pool, H1295 but there was no place for [fn]my mount to pass.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 3:15 - Shallum the son of Col-hozeh, the official of the district of Mizpah, repaired the Fountain Gate. He built it, covered it and hung its doors with its bolts and its bars, and the wall of the Pool H1295 of Shelah at the king’s garden as far as the steps that descend from the city of David.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 3:16 - After him Nehemiah the son of Azbuk, official of half the district of Beth-zur, made repairs as far as a point opposite the tombs of David, and as far as the artificial pool H1295 and the house of the mighty men.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 2:6 - I made ponds H1295 of water for myself from which to irrigate a forest of growing trees.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 7:4 - “Your neck is like a tower of ivory,
Your eyes like the pools H1295 in Heshbon
By the gate of Bath-rabbim;
Your nose is like the tower of Lebanon,
Which faces toward Damascus.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 7:3 - Then the LORD said to Isaiah, “Go out now to meet Ahaz, you and your son [fn]Shear-jashub, at the end of the conduit of the upper pool, H1295 on the highway to the [fn]fuller’s field,
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 22:9 - And you saw that the breaches
In the wall of the city of David were many;
And you collected the waters of the lower pool. H1295
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 22:11 - And you made a reservoir between the two walls
For the waters of the old pool. H1295
But you did not [fn]depend on Him who made it,
Nor did you [fn]take into consideration Him who planned it long ago.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 36:2 - And the king of Assyria sent Rabshakeh from Lachish to Jerusalem to King Hezekiah with a large army. And he stood by the conduit of the upper pool H1295 on the highway of the [fn]fuller’s field.
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 2:8 - Though Nineveh was like a pool H1295 of water throughout her days,
Now they are fleeing;
“Stop, stop,”
But no one turns back.
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