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Lexicon :: Strong's H1389 - giḇʿâ

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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From the same as גֶּבַע (H1387)
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TWOT Reference: 309a

Strong’s Definitions

גִּבְעָה gibʻâh, ghib-aw'; feminine from the same as H1387; a hillock:—hill, little hill.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 69x

The KJV translates Strong's H1389 in the following manner: hill (69x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 69x
The KJV translates Strong's H1389 in the following manner: hill (69x).
  1. hill

    1. hill (lower than a mountain)

    2. as a place of illicit worship

    3. poetic for mountain

    4. used in place names

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
גִּבְעָה gibʻâh, ghib-aw'; feminine from the same as H1387; a hillock:—hill, little hill.
STRONGS H1389: Abbreviations
† I. גִּבְעָה noun feminine hill — absolute גִּבְעָה 2 Samuel 2:25 + 13 times + Ezekiel 6:13 (strike out Co which see) 1 Samuel 7:1; 2 Samuel 6:3, 4 (compare Dr); construct גִּבְעַת Joshua 5:3 + 8 times + 1 Samuel 10:5 (compare Dr); suffix גִּבְעָתִי Ezekiel 34:26 (but strike out Co), גִּבְעָתָהּ Isaiah 31:4; plural absolute גְּבָעוֺת Deuteronomy 12:2 + 35 times; construct גִּבְעוֺת Deuteronomy 33:15; Habakkuk 3:6, גִּבְעֹת Genesis 49:26; suffix גִּבְעוֺתֶיךָ Ezekiel 35:8; — hill, height, elevation, both high and low, compare Psalm 148:9 ההרים וכל גבעות, Psalm 65:13; —
1. in ordinary prose, hill, lower than mountain Exodus 17:9, 10 (E) 2 Samuel 2:25; it may be proper name in 1 Samuel 7:1; 1 Samuel 10:10; 2 Samuel 6:3, 4 see also below H1390 II. גִּבְעָה.
2. especially as place of illicit worship גְּבֹהָה ותחת כל עץ רענן עַל כָּל־ג׳ 1 Kings 14:23; 2 Kings 17:10; Jeremiah 2:20; compare Deuteronomy 12:2; 2 Kings 16:4; 2 Chronicles 28:4 (these two + במות); also Hosea 4:13; Jeremiah 13:27; Jeremiah 17:2; Ezekiel 6:13 (see above).
4. hills with special names, some nearly or quite = proper name, of a location, which see under the respective words: מֹרֶה ג׳ Judges 7:1 teacher's hill, in valley of Jezreel; הָעֲרָלוֺת ג׳ Joshua 5:3 hill of the fore-skins; הָאֱלֹהִים ג׳ 1 Samuel 10:5 (a designation of Gibeah); הַחֲכִילָה ג׳ 1 Samuel 23:19; 1 Samuel 26:1, 3; אַמָּה ג׳ 2 Samuel 2:24; הַלְּבוֺנָה ג׳ Songs 4:6 (i.e. hill where frankincense is grown); גָּרֵב֑ ג׳ Jeremiah 31:39; יְרוּשָׁלַם ג׳ Isaiah 10:32; compare Isaiah 31:4 (where || הַר־צִיּוֺן), Ezekiel 34:26 (see above) & הַגְּבָעוֺת Zephaniah 1:10 hills on which Jerusalem stands.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


49:26; 49:26


17:9; 17:10


12:2; 12:2; 12:2; 33:15; 33:15; 33:15


4:18; 5:3; 5:3



1 Samuel

7:1; 7:1; 10:5; 10:5; 10:10; 23:19; 26:1; 26:3

2 Samuel

2:24; 2:25; 2:25; 6:3; 6:3; 6:4; 6:4

1 Kings


2 Kings

16:4; 17:10

2 Chronicles





65:13; 72:3; 114:4; 114:6; 148:9; 148:9



Song of Songs

2:8; 4:6; 4:6


2:2; 2:14; 10:32; 30:17; 30:25; 31:4; 31:4; 31:4; 40:4; 40:12; 41:15; 42:15; 54:10; 55:12; 65:7


2:20; 3:23; 4:24; 13:27; 16:16; 17:2; 31:39; 49:16; 50:7


6:3; 6:13; 6:13; 34:6; 34:26; 34:26; 35:8; 35:8; 36:4; 36:6


4:13; 4:13; 10:8




4:1; 6:1




3:6; 3:6; 3:6



Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1389 matches the Hebrew גִּבְעָה (giḇʿâ),
which occurs 71 times in 71 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 2 (Gen 49:26–Jer 16:16)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:26 - The blessings of your father Have prevailed above the blessings of the ancient mountains, Above the bounty of the age-old hills. They will be on the head of Yosef, On the crown of the head of him who is separated from his brothers.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 17:9 - Moshe said to Yehoshua, "Choose men for us, and go out, fight with `Amalek. Tomorrow I will stand on the top of the hill with God's rod in my hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 17:10 - So Yehoshua did as Moshe had told him, and fought with `Amalek; and Moshe, Aharon, and Hur went up to the top of the hill.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 23:9 - For from the top of the rocks I see him, From the hills I see him: behold, it is a people that dwells alone, And shall not be reckoned among the nations.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 12:2 - You shall surely destroy all the places in which the nations that you shall dispossess served their gods, on the high mountains, and on the hills, and under every green tree:
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 33:15 - For the chief things of the ancient mountains, For the precious things of the everlasting hills,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 5:3 - Yehoshua made himself flint knives, and circumcised the children of Yisra'el at the hill of `Aralot.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 24:33 - El`azar the son of Aharon died; and they buried him in the hill of Pinechas his son, which was given him in the hill-country of Efrayim.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:1 - Then Yerubba`al, who is Gid`on, and all the people who were with him, rose up early, and encamped beside the spring of Harod: and the camp of Midyan was on the north side of them, by the hill of Moreh, in the valley.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 7:1 - The men of Kiryat-Ye`arim came, and fetched up the ark of the LORD, and brought it into the house of Avinadav in the hill, and sanctified El`azar his son to keep the ark of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 10:5 - After that you shall come to the hill of God, where is the garrison of the Pelishtim: and it shall happen, when you are come there to the city, that you shall meet a band of prophets coming down from the high place with a psaltery, and a tambourine, and a pipe, and a harp, before them; and they will be prophesying:
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 10:10 - When they came there to the hill, behold, a band of prophets met him; and the Spirit of God came mightily on him, and he prophesied among them.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 23:19 - Then came up the Zifim to Sha'ul to Gevah, saying, Doesn't David hide himself with us in the strongholds in the wood, in the hill of Hakhilah, which is on the south of the desert?
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 26:1 - The Zifim came to Sha'ul to Gevah, saying, Doesn't David hide himself in the hill of Hakhilah, which is before the desert?
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 26:3 - Sha'ul encamped in the hill of Hakhilah, which is before the desert, by the way. But David abode in the wilderness, and he saw that Sha'ul came after him into the wilderness.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:24 - But Yo'av and Avishai pursued after Aviner: and the sun went down when they were come to the hill of Ammah, that lies before Giach by the way of the wilderness of Giv`on.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:25 - The children of Binyamin gathered themselves together after Aviner, and became one band, and stood on the top of a hill.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 6:3 - They set the ark of God on a new cart, and brought it out of the house of Avinadav that was in the hill: and Uzzah and Achyo, the sons of Avinadav, drove the new cart.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 6:4 - They brought it out of the house of Avinadav, which was in the hill, with the ark of God: and Achyo went before the ark.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 14:23 - For they also built them high places, and pillars, and Asherim, on every high hill, and under every green tree;
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 16:4 - He sacrificed and burnt incense in the high places, and on the hills, and under every green tree.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 17:10 - and they set them up pillars and Asherim on every high hill, and under every green tree;
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 28:4 - He sacrificed and burnt incense in the high places, and on the hills, and under every green tree.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:7 - "Are you the first man who was born? Or were you brought forth before the hills?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 65:12 - The wilderness grasslands overflow. The hills are clothed with gladness.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 72:3 - The mountains shall bring prosperity to the people. The hills bring the fruit of righteousness.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 114:4 - The mountains skipped like rams, The little hills like lambs.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 114:6 - You mountains, that you skipped like rams; You little hills, like lambs?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 148:9 - Mountains and all hills; Fruit trees and all cedars;
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 8:25 - Before the mountains were settled in place, Before the hills, I was brought forth;
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 2:8 - The voice of my beloved! Behold, he comes, Leaping on the mountains, Skipping on the hills.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 4:6 - Until the day is cool, and the shadows flee away, I will go to the mountain of myrrh, To the hill of frankincense.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 2:2 - It shall happen in the latter days, that the mountain of the LORD's house shall be established on the top of the mountains, And shall be raised above the hills; And all nations shall flow to it.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 2:14 - For all the high mountains, For all the hills that are lifted up,
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 10:32 - This very day shall he halt at Nov: he shakes his hand at the mountain of the daughter of Tziyon, the hill of Yerushalayim.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 30:17 - One thousand shall flee at the threat of one; at the threat of five shall you flee: until you be left as a beacon on the top of a mountain, and as an ensign on a hill.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 30:25 - There shall be on every lofty mountain, and on every high hill, brooks and streams of waters, in the day of the great slaughter, when the towers fall.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 31:4 - For thus says the LORD to me, As the lion and the young lion growling over his prey, if a multitude of shepherds are called forth against him, will not be dismayed at their voice, nor abase himself for the noise of them: so will the LORD of Hosts come down to fight on Mount Tziyon, and on the hill of it.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 40:4 - Every valley shall be exalted, and every mountain and hill shall be made low; and the uneven shall be made level, and the rough places a plain:
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 40:12 - Who has measured the waters in the hollow of his hand, and meted out the sky with the span, and comprehended the dust of the eretz in a measure, and weighed the mountains in scales, and the hills in a balance?
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 41:15 - Behold, I have made you to be a new sharp threshing instrument having teeth; you shall thresh the mountains, and beat them small, and shall make the hills as chaff.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 42:15 - I will lay waste mountains and hills, and dry up all their herbs; and I will make the rivers islands, and will dry up the pools.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 54:10 - For the mountains may depart, and the hills be removed; but my lovingkindness shall not depart from you, neither shall my covenant of shalom be removed, says the LORD who has mercy on you.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 55:12 - For you shall go out with joy, and be led forth with shalom: the mountains and the hills shall break forth before you into singing; and all the trees of the fields shall clap their hands.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 65:7 - your own iniquities, and the iniquities of your fathers together, says the LORD, who have burned incense on the mountains, and blasphemed me on the hills; therefore will I first measure their work into their bosom.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 2:20 - For of old time I have broken your yoke, and burst your bonds; and you said, I will not serve; for on every high hill and under every green tree you did bow yourself, playing the prostitute.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 3:23 - Truly in vain is the help that is looked for from the hills, the tumult on the mountains: truly in the LORD our God is the salvation of Yisra'el.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 4:24 - I saw the mountains, and, behold, they trembled, and all the hills moved back and forth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 13:27 - I have seen your abominations, even your adulteries, and your neighing, the lewdness of your prostitution, on the hills in the field. Woe to you, Yerushalayim! you will not be made clean; how long shall it yet be?
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 16:16 - Behold, I will send for many fishermen, says the LORD, and they shall fish them up; and afterward I will send for many hunters, and they shall hunt them from every mountain, and from every hill, and out of the clefts of the rocks.

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