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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 surpassed the blessings of my ancestors
Up to the [fn]furthest boundary of the everlasting hills H1389;
May they be on the head of Joseph,
And on the top of the head of the one distinguished among his brothers.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 17:9 - So Moses said to Joshua, “Choose men for us and go out, fight against Amalek. Tomorrow I will station myself on the top of the hill H1389 with the staff of God in my hand.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 17:10 - Joshua did just as Moses [fn]told him, [fn]and fought against Amalek; and Moses, Aaron, and Hur went up to the top of the hill H1389.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 23:9 - “For I see him from the top of the rocks,
And I look at him from the hills H1389;
Behold, a people that lives in isolation,
And does not consider itself to be among the nations.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 12:2 - “You shall utterly destroy all the places where the nations whom you are going to dispossess serve their gods, on the high mountains, on the hills H1389, and under every leafy tree.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 33:15 - And with the [fn]best things of the ancient mountains,
With the choice things of the everlasting hills H1389,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 5:3 - So Joshua made himself flint knives and circumcised the sons of Israel at [fn]Gibeath-haaraloth H1389.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 24:33 - And Eleazar the son of Aaron died; and they buried him at Gibeah, the town of his son Phinehas, which was given to him in the hill country of Ephraim.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:1 - Then Jerubbaal (that is, Gideon) and all the people who were with him got up early, and camped beside [fn]the spring of Harod; and the camp of Midian was on the north side of [fn]them by the hill H1389 of Moreh in the valley.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 7:1 - And the men of Kiriath-jearim came and took the ark of the LORD and brought it into the house of Abinadab on the hill H1389, and they [fn]consecrated his son Eleazar to watch over the ark of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 10:5 - “Afterward you will come to [fn]the hill H1389 of God where the Philistine garrison is; and it shall be as soon as you have come there to the city, that you will meet a group of prophets coming down from the high place with harp, tambourine, flute, and a lyre in front of them, and they will be prophesying.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 10:10 - When they came there to [fn]the hill H1389, behold, a group of prophets met him; and the Spirit of God rushed upon him, so that he prophesied among them.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 23:19 - Then Ziphites came up to Saul at Gibeah, saying, “Is David not keeping himself hidden with us in the strongholds at Horesh, on the hill H1389 of Hachilah, which is south of [fn]Jeshimon?
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 26:1 - Then the Ziphites came to Saul at Gibeah, saying, “Is David not keeping himself hidden on the hill H1389 of Hachilah, which is opposite [fn]Jeshimon?”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 26:3 - And Saul camped on the hill H1389 of Hachilah, which is opposite [fn]Jeshimon, beside the road, and David was staying in the wilderness. When he saw that Saul had come after him into the wilderness,
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:24 - But Joab and Abishai pursued Abner, and when the sun was going down, they came to the hill H1389 of Ammah, which is opposite Giah by way of the wilderness of Gibeon.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:25 - And the sons of Benjamin gathered together behind Abner and became one troop, and they stood on the top of a hill H1389.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 6:3 - They had mounted the ark of God on a new cart and moved it from the house of Abinadab, which was on the hill H1389; and Uzzah and Ahio, the sons of Abinadab, were leading the new cart.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 6:4 - So they brought it with the ark of God from the house of Abinadab, which was on the hill H1389; and Ahio was walking ahead of the ark.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 14:23 - For they, too, built for themselves high places, memorial stones, and [fn]Asherim on every high hill H1389 and under every luxuriant tree.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 16:4 - And he sacrificed and burned incense on the high places, on the hills H1389, and under every green tree.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 17:10 - And they set up for themselves memorial stones and [fn]Asherim on every high hill H1389 and under every green tree,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 28:4 - He sacrificed and burned incense on the high places, on the hills H1389, and under every green tree.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:7 - “Were you the first person to be born,
Or were you brought forth before the hills H1389?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 65:12 - The pastures of the wilderness drip,
And the hills H1389 encircle themselves with rejoicing.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 72:3 - [fn]May the mountains bring [fn]peace to the people,
And the hills H1389, in righteousness.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 114:4 - The mountains skipped like rams,
The hills H1389, like lambs.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 114:6 - Mountains, that you skip like rams?
Hills H1389, like lambs?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 148:9 - Mountains and all hills H1389;
Fruit trees and all cedars;
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 8:25 - “Before the mountains were settled,
Before the hills H1389, I was born;
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 2:8 - The Bride
“Listen! My beloved!
Behold, he is coming,
Leaping on the mountains,
Jumping on the hills H1389!
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 4:6 - “Until [fn]the cool of the day
When the shadows flee,
I will go my way to the mountain of myrrh
And to the hill H1389 of frankincense.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 2:2 - Now it will come about that
In the last days
The mountain of the house of the LORD
Will be established [fn]as the chief of the mountains,
And will be raised above the hills H1389;
And all the nations will stream to it.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 2:14 - Against all the lofty mountains,
Against all the hills H1389 that are lifted up,
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 10:32 - Yet today he will halt at Nob;
He shakes his fist at the mountain of the [fn]daughter of Zion, the hill H1389 of Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 30:17 - One thousand will flee at the threat of one man;
You will flee at the threat of five,
Until you are left like a signal post on a mountain top,
And like a flag on a hill H1389.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 30:25 - And on every lofty mountain and every high hill H1389 there will be [fn]streams running with water on the day of the great slaughter, when the towers fall.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 31:4 - For this is what the LORD says to me:
“As the lion or the young lion growls over his prey,
Against which a band of shepherds is called out,
And he will not be terrified at their voice nor disturbed at their noise,
So will the LORD of armies come down to wage war on Mount Zion and on its hill H1389.”
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 40:4 - “Let every valley be lifted up,
And every mountain and hill H1389 be made low;
And let the uneven ground become a plain,
And the rugged terrain a broad valley;
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 40:12 - Who has measured the [fn]waters in the hollow of His hand,
And measured the heavens with a [fn]span,
And [fn]calculated the dust of the earth with a measure,
And weighed the mountains in a balance
And the hills H1389 in a pair of scales?
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 41:15 - “Behold, I turned you into a new, sharp threshing sledge with double edges;
You will thresh the mountains and pulverize them,
And make the hills H1389 like chaff.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 42:15 - “I will lay waste the mountains and hills H1389
And wither all their vegetation;
I will turn the rivers into coastlands
And dry up the ponds.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 54:10 - “For the mountains may be removed and the hills H1389 may shake,
But My [fn]favor will not be removed from you,
Nor will My covenant of peace be shaken,”
Says the LORD who has compassion on you.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 55:12 - “For you will go out with joy
And be led in peace;
The mountains and the hills H1389 will break into shouts of joy before you,
And all the trees of the field will clap their hands.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 65:7 - Both your own wrongdoings and the wrongdoings of your fathers together,” says the LORD.
“Because they have burned incense on the mountains
And scorned Me on the hills H1389,
Therefore I will measure their former work [fn]into their laps.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 2:20 - “For long ago [fn]I broke your yoke
And tore off your restraints;
But you said, ‘I will not serve!’
For on every high hill H1389
And under every leafy tree
You have lain down as a prostitute.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 3:23 - “Certainly the hills H1389 are a deception,
[fn]Commotion on the mountains.
Certainly in the LORD our God
Is the salvation of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 4:24 - I looked on the mountains, and behold, they were quaking,
And all the hills H1389 jolted back and forth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 13:27 - “As for your adulteries and your lustful neighings,
The outrageous sin of your prostitution
On the hills H1389 in the field,
I have seen your abominations.
Woe to you, Jerusalem!
How long will you remain unclean?”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 16:16 - “Behold, I am going to send for many fishermen,” declares the LORD, “and they will fish for them; and afterward I will send for many hunters, and they will hunt them from every mountain and every hill H1389 and from the clefts of the rocks.

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