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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 thy father have prevailed above the blessings of my progenitors unto the utmost bound of the everlasting hills: H1389 they shall be on the head of Joseph, and on the crown of the head of him that was separate from his brethren.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 17:9 - And Moses said unto Joshua, Choose us out men, and go out, fight with Amalek: to morrow I will stand on the top of the hill H1389 with the rod of God in mine hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 17:10 - So Joshua did as Moses had said to him, and fought with Amalek: and Moses, Aaron, and Hur went up to the top of the hill. H1389
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 23:9 - For from the top of the rocks I see him, and from the hills H1389 I behold him: lo, the people shall dwell alone, and shall not be reckoned among the nations.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 12:2 - Ye shall utterly destroy all the places, wherein the nations which ye shall possess served their gods, upon the high mountains, and upon the hills, H1389 and under every green tree:
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 33:15 - And for the chief things of the ancient mountains, and for the precious things of the lasting hills, H1389
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 5:3 - And Joshua made him sharp knives, and circumcised the children of Israel at the hill H1389 of the foreskins.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 24:33 - And Eleazar the son of Aaron died; and they buried him in a hill H1389 that pertained to Phinehas his son, which was given him in mount Ephraim.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:1 - Then Jerubbaal, who is Gideon, and all the people that were with him, rose up early, and pitched beside the well of Harod: so that the host of the Midianites were on the north side of them, by the hill H1389 of Moreh, in the valley.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 7:1 - And the men of Kirjathjearim came, and fetched up the ark of the LORD, and brought it into the house of Abinadab in the hill, H1389 and sanctified Eleazar his son to keep the ark of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 10:5 - After that thou shalt come to the hill H1389 of God, where is the garrison of the Philistines: and it shall come to pass, when thou art come thither to the city, that thou shalt meet a company of prophets coming down from the high place with a psaltery, and a tabret, and a pipe, and a harp, before them; and they shall prophesy:
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 10:10 - And when they came thither to the hill, H1389 behold, a company of prophets met him; and the Spirit of God came upon him, and he prophesied among them.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 23:19 - Then came up the Ziphites to Saul to Gibeah, saying, Doth not David hide himself with us in strong holds in the wood, in the hill H1389 of Hachilah, which is on the south of Jeshimon?
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 26:1 - And the Ziphites came unto Saul to Gibeah, saying, Doth not David hide himself in the hill H1389 of Hachilah, which is before Jeshimon?
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 26:3 - And Saul pitched in the hill H1389 of Hachilah, which is before Jeshimon, by the way. But David abode in the wilderness, and he saw that Saul came after him into the wilderness.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:24 - Joab also and Abishai pursued after Abner: and the sun went down when they were come to the hill H1389 of Ammah, that lieth before Giah by the way of the wilderness of Gibeon.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:25 - And the children of Benjamin gathered themselves together after Abner, and became one troop, and stood on the top of an hill. H1389
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 6:3 - And they set the ark of God upon a new cart, and brought it out of the house of Abinadab that was in Gibeah: and Uzzah and Ahio, the sons of Abinadab, drave the new cart.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 6:4 - And they brought it out of the house of Abinadab which was at Gibeah, accompanying the ark of God: and Ahio went before the ark.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 14:23 - For they also built them high places, and images, and groves, on every high hill, H1389 and under every green tree.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 16:4 - And he sacrificed and burnt incense in the high places, and on the hills, H1389 and under every green tree.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 17:10 - And they set them up images and groves in every high hill, H1389 and under every green tree:
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 28:4 - He sacrificed also and burnt incense in the high places, and on the hills, H1389 and under every green tree.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:7 - Art thou the first man that was born? or wast thou made before the hills? H1389
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 65:12 - They drop upon the pastures of the wilderness: and the little hills H1389 rejoice on every side.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 72:3 - The mountains shall bring peace to the people, and the little hills, H1389 by righteousness.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 114:4 - The mountains skipped like rams, and the little hills H1389 like lambs.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 114:6 - Ye mountains, that ye skipped like rams; and ye little hills, H1389 like lambs?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 148:9 - Mountains, and all hills; H1389 fruitful trees, and all cedars:
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 8:25 - Before the mountains were settled, before the hills H1389 was I brought forth:
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 2:8 - The voice of my beloved! behold, he cometh leaping upon the mountains, skipping upon the hills. H1389
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 4:6 - Until the day break, and the shadows flee away, I will get me to the mountain of myrrh, and to the hill H1389 of frankincense.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 2:2 - And it shall come to pass in the last days, that the mountain of the LORD'S house shall be established in the top of the mountains, and shall be exalted above the hills; H1389 and all nations shall flow unto it.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 2:14 - And upon all the high mountains, and upon all the hills H1389 that are lifted up,
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 10:32 - As yet shall he remain at Nob that day: he shall shake his hand against the mount of the daughter of Zion, the hill H1389 of Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 30:17 - One thousand shall flee at the rebuke of one; at the rebuke of five shall ye flee: till ye be left as a beacon upon the top of a mountain, and as an ensign on an hill. H1389
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 30:25 - And there shall be upon every high mountain, and upon every high hill, H1389 rivers and streams of waters in the day of the great slaughter, when the towers fall.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 31:4 - For thus hath the LORD spoken unto me, Like as the lion and the young lion roaring on his prey, when a multitude of shepherds is called forth against him, he will not be afraid of their voice, nor abase himself for the noise of them: so shall the LORD of hosts come down to fight for mount Zion, and for the hill H1389 thereof.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 40:4 - Every valley shall be exalted, and every mountain and hill H1389 shall be made low: and the crooked shall be made straight, and the rough places plain:
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 40:12 - Who hath measured the waters in the hollow of his hand, and meted out heaven with the span, and comprehended the dust of the earth in a measure, and weighed the mountains in scales, and the hills H1389 in a balance?
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 41:15 - Behold, I will make thee a new sharp threshing instrument having teeth: thou shalt thresh the mountains, and beat them small, and shalt make the hills H1389 as chaff.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 42:15 - I will make waste mountains and hills, H1389 and dry up all their herbs; and I will make the rivers islands, and I will dry up the pools.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 54:10 - For the mountains shall depart, and the hills H1389 be removed; but my kindness shall not depart from thee, neither shall the covenant of my peace be removed, saith the LORD that hath mercy on thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 55:12 - For ye shall go out with joy, and be led forth with peace: the mountains and the hills H1389 shall break forth before you into singing, and all the trees of the field shall clap their hands.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 65:7 - Your iniquities, and the iniquities of your fathers together, saith the LORD, which have burned incense upon the mountains, and blasphemed me upon the hills: H1389 therefore will I measure their former work into their bosom.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 2:20 - For of old time I have broken thy yoke, and burst thy bands; and thou saidst, I will not transgress; when upon every high hill H1389 and under every green tree thou wanderest, playing the harlot.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 3:23 - Truly in vain is salvation hoped for from the hills, H1389 and from the multitude of mountains: truly in the LORD our God is the salvation of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 4:24 - I beheld the mountains, and, lo, they trembled, and all the hills H1389 moved lightly.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 13:27 - I have seen thine adulteries, and thy neighings, the lewdness of thy whoredom, and thine abominations on the hills H1389 in the fields. Woe unto thee, O Jerusalem! wilt thou not be made clean? when shall it once be?
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 16:16 - Behold, I will send for many fishers, saith the LORD, and they shall fish them; and after will I send for many hunters, and they shall hunt them from every mountain, and from every hill, H1389 and out of the holes of the rocks.

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