Click to Change

Return to Top

Return to Top

Printer Icon


Copy Options
Red Letter
The Blue Letter Bible

Lexicon :: Strong's H1389 - giḇʿâ

Choose a new font size and typeface
Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From the same as גֶּבַע (H1387)
Dictionary Aids

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.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
Copyright © 2002, 2003, 2006 by Biblesoft, Inc.
All rights reserved. Used by permission.

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]utmost bound of the everlasting hills; H1389
May they be on the head of Joseph,
And on the crown 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 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 - “As I see him from the top of the rocks,
And I look at him from the hills; H1389
Behold, a people who dwells apart,
And will not be reckoned among the nations.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 12:2 - “You shall utterly destroy all the places where the nations whom you shall dispossess serve their gods, on the high mountains and on the hills H1389 and under every green tree.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 33:15 - “And with the [fn]best things of the ancient mountains,
And 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 [fn]at Gibeah of Phinehas his son, which was given 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, rose 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 consecrated Eleazar his son to keep 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 before them, and they will be prophesying.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 10:10 - When they came to [fn]the hill H1389 there, behold, a group of prophets met him; and the Spirit of God came upon him mightily, so that he prophesied among them.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 23:19 - Then Ziphites came up to Saul at Gibeah, saying, “Is David not hiding with us in the strongholds at Horesh, on the hill H1389 of Hachilah, which is on the [fn]south of [fn]Jeshimon?
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 26:1 - Then the Ziphites came to Saul at Gibeah, saying, “Is not David hiding on the hill H1389 of Hachilah, which is before [fn]Jeshimon?”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 26:3 - Saul camped in the hill H1389 of Hachilah, which is before [fn]Jeshimon, beside the road, and David was staying in the wilderness. When he saw that Saul came 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 in front of Giah by the way of the wilderness of Gibeon.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:25 - The sons of Benjamin gathered together behind Abner and became one band, and they stood on the top of a certain hill. H1389
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 6:3 - They [fn]placed the ark of God on a new cart that they might bring 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 also built for themselves high places and sacred pillars and [fn]Asherim on every high hill H1389 and beneath every luxuriant tree.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 16:4 - He sacrificed and burned incense on the high places and on the hills H1389 and under every green tree.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 17:10 - They set for themselves sacred pillars 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 man 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 gird themselves with rejoicing.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 72:3 - [fn]Let 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 - O mountains, that you skip like rams?
O 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 [fn]brought forth;
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 2:8 - [fn]Listen! My beloved!
Behold, he is coming,
Climbing on the mountains,
Leaping on the hills! H1389
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 4:6 - “Until [fn]the cool of the day
When the shadows flee away,
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 as a [fn]flag on a mountain top
And as a signal on a hill. H1389
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 30:25 - On every lofty mountain and on 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 thus says the LORD 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 hosts 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 rough 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 marked off the heavens by the [fn]span,
And [fn]calculated the dust of the earth by the measure,
And weighed the mountains in a balance
And the hills H1389 in a pair of scales?
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 41:15 - “Behold, I have made you a new, sharp threshing sledge with double edges;
You will thresh the mountains and pulverize them,
And will 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 make 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 lovingkindness will not be removed from you,
And My covenant of peace will not 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 forth with peace;
The mountains and the hills H1389 will break forth into shouts of joy before you,
And all the trees of the field will clap their hands.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 65:7 - Both [fn]their own iniquities and the iniquities of their 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 into their bosom.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 2:20 - “For long ago [fn]I broke your yoke
And tore off your bonds;
But you said, ‘I will not serve!’
For on every high hill H1389
And under every green tree
You have lain down as a harlot.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 3:23 - “Surely, the hills H1389 are a deception,
A tumult on the mountains.
Surely 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 [fn]moved to and fro.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 13:27 - “As for your adulteries and your lustful neighings,
The lewdness of your prostitution
On the hills H1389 in the field,
I have seen your abominations.
Woe to you, O 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 afterwards 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.

Search Results Continued...

1. Currently on page 1/2 (Gen 49:26–Jer 16:16) Gen 49:26–Jer 16:16

BLB Searches
Search the Bible

Advanced Options

Other Searches

Multi-Verse Retrieval

Let's Connect
Daily Devotionals

Blue Letter Bible offers several daily devotional readings in order to help you refocus on Christ and the Gospel of His peace and righteousness.

Daily Bible Reading Plans

Recognizing the value of consistent reflection upon the Word of God in order to refocus one's mind and heart upon Christ and His Gospel of peace, we provide several reading plans designed to cover the entire Bible in a year.

One-Year Plans

Two-Year Plan