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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 - May the blessings of your father
surpass the blessings of the ancient mountains,[fn]
reaching to the heights of the eternal hills.
May these blessings rest on the head of Joseph,
who is a prince among his brothers.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 17:9 - Moses commanded Joshua, “Choose some men to go out and fight the army of Amalek for us. Tomorrow, I will stand at the top of the hill, holding the staff of God in my hand.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 17:10 - So Joshua did what Moses had commanded and fought the army of Amalek. Meanwhile, Moses, Aaron, and Hur climbed to the top of a nearby hill.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 23:9 - I see them from the cliff tops;
I watch them from the hills.
I see a people who live by themselves,
set apart from other nations.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 12:2 - “When you drive out the nations that live there, you must destroy all the places where they worship their gods—high on the mountains, up on the hills, and under every green tree.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 33:15 - with the finest crops of the ancient mountains,
and the abundance from the everlasting hills;
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 5:3 - So Joshua made flint knives and circumcised the entire male population of Israel at Gibeath-haaraloth.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 24:33 - Eleazar son of Aaron also died. He was buried in the hill country of Ephraim, in the town of Gibeah, which had been given to his son Phinehas.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:1 - So Jerub-baal (that is, Gideon) and his army got up early and went as far as the spring of Harod. The armies of Midian were camped north of them in the valley near the hill of Moreh.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 7:1 - So the men of Kiriath-jearim came to get the Ark of the LORD. They took it to the hillside home of Abinadab and ordained Eleazar, his son, to be in charge of it.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 10:5 - “When you arrive at Gibeah of God,[fn] where the garrison of the Philistines is located, you will meet a band of prophets coming down from the place of worship. They will be playing a harp, a tambourine, a flute, and a lyre, and they will be prophesying.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 10:10 - When Saul and his servant arrived at Gibeah, they saw a group of prophets coming toward them. Then the Spirit of God came powerfully upon Saul, and he, too, began to prophesy.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 23:19 - But now the men of Ziph went to Saul in Gibeah and betrayed David to him. “We know where David is hiding,” they said. “He is in the strongholds of Horesh on the hill of Hakilah, which is in the southern part of Jeshimon.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 26:1 - Now some men from Ziph came to Saul at Gibeah to tell him, “David is hiding on the hill of Hakilah, which overlooks Jeshimon.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 26:3 - Saul camped along the road beside the hill of Hakilah, near Jeshimon, where David was hiding. When David learned that Saul had come after him into the wilderness,
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:24 - When Joab and Abishai found out what had happened, they set out after Abner. The sun was just going down as they arrived at the hill of Ammah near Giah, along the road to the wilderness of Gibeon.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:25 - Abner’s troops from the tribe of Benjamin regrouped there at the top of the hill to take a stand.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 6:3 - They placed the Ark of God on a new cart and brought it from Abinadab’s house, which was on a hill. Uzzah and Ahio, Abinadab’s sons, were guiding the cart as it left the house,
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 6:4 - carrying the Ark of God. Ahio walked in front of the Ark.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 14:23 - For they also built for themselves pagan shrines and set up sacred pillars and Asherah poles on every high hill and under every green tree.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 16:4 - He offered sacrifices and burned incense at the pagan shrines and on the hills and under every green tree.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 17:10 - They set up sacred pillars and Asherah poles at the top of every hill and under every green tree.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 28:4 - He offered sacrifices and burned incense at the pagan shrines and on the hills and under every green tree.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:7 - “Were you the first person ever born?
Were you born before the hills were made?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 65:12 - The grasslands of the wilderness become a lush pasture,
and the hillsides blossom with joy.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 72:3 - May the mountains yield prosperity for all,
and may the hills be fruitful.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 114:4 - The mountains skipped like rams,
the hills like lambs!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 114:6 - Why, mountains, did you skip like rams?
Why, 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 formed,
before the hills, I was born—
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 2:8 - Ah, I hear my lover coming!
He is leaping over the mountains,
bounding over the hills.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 4:6 - Before the dawn breezes blow
and the night shadows flee,
I will hurry to the mountain of myrrh
and to the hill of frankincense.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 2:2 - In the last days, the mountain of the LORD’s house
will be the highest of all—
the most important place on earth.
It will be raised above the other hills,
and people from all over the world will stream there to worship.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 2:14 - He will level all the high mountains
and all the lofty hills.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 10:32 - The enemy stops at Nob for the rest of that day.
He shakes his fist at beautiful Mount Zion, the mountain of Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 30:17 - One of them will chase a thousand of you.
Five of them will make all of you flee.
You will be left like a lonely flagpole on a hill
or a tattered banner on a distant mountaintop.”
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 30:25 - In that day, when your enemies are slaughtered and the towers fall, there will be streams of water flowing down every mountain and hill.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 31:4 - But this is what the LORD has told me:
“When a strong young lion
stands growling over a sheep it has killed,
it is not frightened by the shouts and noise
of a whole crowd of shepherds.
In the same way, the LORD of Heaven’s Armies
will come down and fight on Mount Zion.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 40:4 - Fill in the valleys,
and level the mountains and hills.
Straighten the curves,
and smooth out the rough places.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 40:12 - Who else has held the oceans in his hand?
Who has measured off the heavens with his fingers?
Who else knows the weight of the earth
or has weighed the mountains and hills on a scale?
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 41:15 - You will be a new threshing instrument
with many sharp teeth.
You will tear your enemies apart,
making chaff of mountains.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 42:15 - I will level the mountains and hills
and blight all their greenery.
I will turn the rivers into dry land
and will dry up all the pools.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 54:10 - For the mountains may move
and the hills disappear,
but even then my faithful love for you will remain.
My covenant of blessing will never be broken,”
says the LORD, who has mercy on you.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 55:12 - You will live in joy and peace.
The mountains and hills will burst into song,
and the trees of the field will clap their hands!
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 65:7 - both for their own sins
and for those of their ancestors,”
says the LORD.
“For they also burned incense on the mountains
and insulted me on the hills.
I will pay them back in full!
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 2:20 - “Long ago I broke the yoke that oppressed you
and tore away the chains of your slavery,
but still you said,
‘I will not serve you.’
On every hill and under every green tree,
you have prostituted yourselves by bowing down to idols.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 3:23 - Our worship of idols on the hills
and our religious orgies on the mountains
are a delusion.
Only in the LORD our God
will Israel ever find salvation.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 4:24 - I looked at the mountains and hills,
and they trembled and shook.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 13:27 - I have seen your adultery and lust,
and your disgusting idol worship out in the fields and on the hills.
What sorrow awaits you, Jerusalem!
How long before you are pure?”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 16:16 - “But now I am sending for many fishermen who will catch them,” says the LORD. “I am sending for hunters who will hunt them down in the mountains, hills, and caves.

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