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Lexicon :: Strong's H1387 - geḇaʿ

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Part of Speech
proper locative noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From the same as גָּבִיעַ (H1375)
Strong’s Definitions

גֶּבַע Gebaʻ, gheh'-bah; from the same as H1375, a hillock; Geba, a place in Palestine:—Gaba, Geba, Gibeah.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 19x

The KJV translates Strong's H1387 in the following manner: Geba (13x), Gibeah (4x), Gaba (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 19x
The KJV translates Strong's H1387 in the following manner: Geba (13x), Gibeah (4x), Gaba (2x).
  1. Gaba or Geba or Gibeah = "hill"

    1. a city in Benjamin, modern 'Jeba', which stands on the top of a steep terraced hill, six miles or ten kilometres north east of Jerusalem and three miles or five kilometres from Gibeah, on the edge of the Wadi Suweinit looking northward to the opposite village of ancient Michmash, modern 'Mukhmas'

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
גֶּבַע Gebaʻ, gheh'-bah; from the same as H1375, a hillock; Geba, a place in Palestine:—Gaba, Geba, Gibeah.
STRONGS H1387: Abbreviations
גֶּ֫בַע proper name, of a locationג׳ absolute Joshua 21:17 +; construct Judges 20:10 +; גָּ֑בַע Joshua 18:24 +; — Levitical city, in Benjamin Joshua 21:17 = 1 Chronicles 6:45; Joshua 18:24 compare 1 Chronicles 8:6; 1 Kings 15:22; Nehemiah 11:31; also 1 Samuel 13:16 & Judges 20:10, 33 MT, in all three read (גִּבְעַת) גִּבְעָה, compare context; — northernmost city in kingdom of Judah 2 Kings 23:8 from Geba to Beersheba, compare Zechariah 14:10; situated south of pass of Michmash Isaiah 10:29; 1 Samuel 14:5 compare 1 Samuel 13:3; mentioned also 2 Chronicles 16:6; Ezra 2:26; Nehemiah 7:30; Nehemiah 12:29; in 1 Samuel 13:18 Greek Version of the LXX We Dr read הַגֶּבַע for MT גְּבוּל which see; (2 Samuel 5:25 read גבעון with Greek Version of the LXX and 1 Chronicles 14:16). — Modern Jeba` RobBR i. 440 f. BdPal 120.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


18:24; 18:24; 21:17; 21:17


20:10; 20:10; 20:33

1 Samuel

13:3; 13:16; 13:18; 14:5

2 Samuel


1 Kings


2 Kings


1 Chronicles

6:45; 8:6; 14:16

2 Chronicles





7:30; 11:31; 12:29






Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1387 matches the Hebrew גֶּבַע (geḇaʿ),
which occurs 18 times in 18 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 18:24 - And Chepharhaammonai, and Ophni, and Gaba; H1387 twelve cities with their villages:
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 21:17 - And out of the tribe of Benjamin, Gibeon with her suburbs, Geba H1387 with her suburbs,
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:10 - And we will take ten men of an hundred throughout all the tribes of Israel, and an hundred of a thousand, and a thousand out of ten thousand, to fetch victual for the people, that they may do, when they come to Gibeah H1387 of Benjamin, according to all the folly that they have wrought in Israel.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 13:3 - And Jonathan smote the garrison of the Philistines that was in Geba, H1387 and the Philistines heard of it. And Saul blew the trumpet throughout all the land, saying, Let the Hebrews hear.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 13:16 - And Saul, and Jonathan his son, and the people that were present with them, abode in Gibeah H1387 of Benjamin: but the Philistines encamped in Michmash.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 14:5 - The forefront of the one was situate northward over against Michmash, and the other southward over against Gibeah. H1387
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 5:25 - And David did so, as the LORD had commanded him; and smote the Philistines from Geba H1387 until thou come to Gazer.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 15:22 - Then king Asa made a proclamation throughout all Judah; none was exempted: and they took away the stones of Ramah, and the timber thereof, wherewith Baasha had builded; and king Asa built with them Geba H1387 of Benjamin, and Mizpah.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 23:8 - And he brought all the priests out of the cities of Judah, and defiled the high places where the priests had burned incense, from Geba H1387 to Beersheba, and brake down the high places of the gates that were in the entering in of the gate of Joshua the governor of the city, which were on a man's left hand at the gate of the city.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:60 - And out of the tribe of Benjamin; Geba H1387 with her suburbs, and Alemeth with her suburbs, and Anathoth with her suburbs. All their cities throughout their families were thirteen cities.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:6 - And these are the sons of Ehud: these are the heads of the fathers of the inhabitants of Geba, H1387 and they removed them to Manahath:
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 16:6 - Then Asa the king took all Judah; and they carried away the stones of Ramah, and the timber thereof, wherewith Baasha was building; and he built therewith Geba H1387 and Mizpah.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:26 - The children of Ramah and Gaba, H1387 six hundred twenty and one.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:30 - The men of Ramah and Geba, H1387 six hundred twenty and one.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 11:31 - The children also of Benjamin from Geba H1387 dwelt at Michmash, and Aija, and Bethel, and in their villages,
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 12:29 - Also from the house of Gilgal, and out of the fields of Geba H1387 and Azmaveth: for the singers had builded them villages round about Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 10:29 - They are gone over the passage: they have taken up their lodging at Geba; H1387 Ramah is afraid; Gibeah of Saul is fled.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 14:10 - All the land shall be turned as a plain from Geba H1387 to Rimmon south of Jerusalem: and it shall be lifted up, and inhabited in her place, from Benjamin's gate unto the place of the first gate, unto the corner gate, and from the tower of Hananeel unto the king's winepresses.
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