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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 Chephar-ammoni and Ophni and Geba; H1387 twelve cities with their villages.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 21:17 - From the tribe of Benjamin, Gibeon with its pasture lands, Geba H1387 with its pasture lands,
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:10 - “And we will take 10 men out of 100 throughout the tribes of Israel, and 100 out of 1,000, and 1,000 out of 10,000 to [fn]supply food for the people, that when they come to [fn]Gibeah of Benjamin, they may [fn]punish them for all the disgraceful acts that they have committed in Israel.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 13:3 - Jonathan smote the garrison of the Philistines that was in Geba, H1387 and the Philistines heard of it. Then Saul blew the trumpet throughout the land, saying, “Let the Hebrews hear.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 13:16 - Now Saul and his son Jonathan and the people who were present with them were staying in Geba H1387 of Benjamin while the Philistines camped at Michmash.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 14:5 - The one crag rose on the north opposite Michmash, and the other on the south opposite Geba. H1387
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 5:25 - Then David did so, just as the LORD had commanded him, and struck down the Philistines from [fn]Geba H1387 [fn]as far as Gezer.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 15:22 - Then King Asa made a proclamation to all Judah—none was exempt—and they carried away the stones of Ramah and its timber with which Baasha had built. And King Asa built with them Geba H1387 of Benjamin and Mizpah.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 23:8 - Then he brought all the priests from the cities of Judah, and defiled the high places where the priests had burned incense, from Geba H1387 to Beersheba; and he broke down the high places of the gates which were at the entrance of the gate of Joshua the governor of the city, which were on one’s left at the city gate.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:60 - and from the tribe of Benjamin: Geba H1387 with its pasture lands, [fn]Allemeth with its pasture lands, and Anathoth with its pasture lands. All their cities throughout their families were thirteen cities.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:6 - These are the sons of Ehud: these are the heads of fathers’ households of the inhabitants of Geba, H1387 and they carried them into exile to Manahath,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 16:6 - Then King Asa brought all Judah, and they carried away the stones of Ramah and its timber with which Baasha had been building, and with them he [fn]fortified Geba H1387 and Mizpah.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:26 - the sons of Ramah and Geba, H1387 621;
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:30 - the men of Ramah and Geba, H1387 621;
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 11:31 - The sons of Benjamin also lived from Geba H1387 onward, at Michmash and Aija, at Bethel and its towns,
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 12:29 - from Beth-gilgal and from their fields in Geba H1387 and Azmaveth, for the singers had built themselves villages around Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 10:29 - They have gone through the pass, saying,
“Geba H1387 will be our lodging place.”
Ramah is terrified, and Gibeah of Saul has fled away.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 14:10 - All the land will be changed into a plain from Geba H1387 to Rimmon south of Jerusalem; but [fn]Jerusalem will rise and remain on its site from Benjamin’s Gate as far as the place of the First Gate to the Corner Gate, and from the Tower of Hananel to the king’s wine presses.
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