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Lexicon :: Strong's H1390 - giḇʿâ

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Part of Speech
proper locative noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Strong’s Definitions

גִּבְעָה Gibʻâh, ghib-aw'; the same as H1389; Gibah; the name of three places in Palestine:—Gibeah, the hill.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 44x

The KJV translates Strong's H1390 in the following manner: Gibeah (44x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 44x
The KJV translates Strong's H1390 in the following manner: Gibeah (44x).
  1. Gibeah = "hill"

    1. a city in the mountain district of Judah

    2. a city of Benjamin, birthplace of king Saul

    3. a city in Kirjath-jearim of Ephraim

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
גִּבְעָה Gibʻâh, ghib-aw'; the same as H1389; Gibah; the name of three places in Palestine:—Gibeah, the hill.
STRONGS H1390: Abbreviations
II. גִּבְעָה proper name, of a location (hill) — ג׳ Joshua 15:57 +; (הַ)גִּבְעָ֫תָה Judges 20:4 + 5 times; גִּבְעַת Joshua 18:28; construct גִּבְעַת 1 Samuel 11:4 + 9 times; absolute always with article except Joshua 15:57; Joshua 18:28; Judges 19:12; Judges 20:31; 1 Samuel 10:26; 2 Chronicles 13:2; —
†1. a city of Judah Joshua 15:57 (perhaps one of two villages called Gabaa, Gabatha in Onomasticon see LagOnom. 246, 128; 2nd ed 255, 160).
2. city of Benjamin Judges 19:14, 16 + 20 times Judges; 1 Samuel 10:26; 1 Samuel 14:2; 1 Samuel 22:6; 1 Samuel 26:1; 2 Samuel 23:29 = 1 Chronicles 11:31; also Hosea 5:8; Hosea 9:9; Hosea 10:9 (twice in verse) (compare Judges 19:12ff. Judges 13:2; perhaps also 1 Samuel 7:1; 1 Samuel 10:10; 2 Samuel 6:3, 4 read also (for גבע) 1 Samuel 13:16 Judges 20:10, 33; = גִּבְעַת H1394Joshua 18:28; called also גִּבְעַת בִּנְיָמִין 1 Samuel 13:2, 15; 1 Samuel 14:16, & גִּבְעַת שָׁאוּל 1 Samuel 11:4; 1 Samuel 15:34; Isaiah 10:29; 2 Samuel 21:6 read probably גִּבְעוֺן Greek Version of the LXX We Dr.
†3. a city of Ephraim, called גִּבְעַת פִּֽינְחָסJoshua 24:33.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


15:57; 15:57; 15:57; 18:28; 18:28; 18:28; 24:33


13:2; 19:12; 19:12; 19:14; 19:16; 20:4; 20:10; 20:31; 20:33

1 Samuel

7:1; 10:10; 10:26; 10:26; 11:4; 11:4; 13:2; 13:15; 13:16; 14:2; 14:16; 15:34; 22:6; 26:1

2 Samuel

6:3; 6:4; 21:6; 23:29

1 Chronicles


2 Chronicles





5:8; 9:9; 10:9

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1390 matches the Hebrew גִּבְעָה (giḇʿâ),
which occurs 43 times in 42 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:57 - Cain, Gibeah, H1390 and Timnah; ten cities with their villages:
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 19:12 - And his master said unto him, We will not turn aside hither into the city of a stranger, that is not of the children of Israel; we will pass over to Gibeah. H1390
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 19:13 - And he said unto his servant, Come, and let us draw near to one of these places to lodge all night, in Gibeah, H1390 or in Ramah.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 19:14 - And they passed on and went their way; and the sun went down upon them when they were by Gibeah, H1390 which belongeth to Benjamin.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 19:15 - And they turned aside thither, to go in and to lodge in Gibeah: H1390 and when he went in, he sat him down in a street of the city: for there was no man that took them into his house to lodging.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 19:16 - And, behold, there came an old man from his work out of the field at even, which was also of mount Ephraim; and he sojourned in Gibeah: H1390 but the men of the place were Benjamites.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:4 - And the Levite, the husband of the woman that was slain, answered and said, I came into Gibeah H1390 that belongeth to Benjamin, I and my concubine, to lodge.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:5 - And the men of Gibeah H1390 rose against me, and beset the house round about upon me by night, and thought to have slain me: and my concubine have they forced, that she is dead.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:9 - But now this shall be the thing which we will do to Gibeah; H1390 we will go up by lot against it;
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:13 - Now therefore deliver us the men, the children of Belial, which are in Gibeah, H1390 that we may put them to death, and put away evil from Israel. But the children of Benjamin would not hearken to the voice of their brethren the children of Israel:
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:14 - But the children of Benjamin gathered themselves together out of the cities unto Gibeah, H1390 to go out to battle against the children of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:15 - And the children of Benjamin were numbered at that time out of the cities twenty and six thousand men that drew sword, beside the inhabitants of Gibeah, H1390 which were numbered seven hundred chosen men.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:19 - And the children of Israel rose up in the morning, and encamped against Gibeah. H1390
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:20 - And the men of Israel went out to battle against Benjamin; and the men of Israel put themselves in array to fight against them at Gibeah. H1390
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:21 - And the children of Benjamin came forth out of Gibeah, H1390 and destroyed down to the ground of the Israelites that day twenty and two thousand men.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:25 - And Benjamin went forth against them out of Gibeah H1390 the second day, and destroyed down to the ground of the children of Israel again eighteen thousand men; all these drew the sword.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:29 - And Israel set liers in wait round about Gibeah. H1390
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:30 - And the children of Israel went up against the children of Benjamin on the third day, and put themselves in array against Gibeah, H1390 as at other times.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:31 - And the children of Benjamin went out against the people, and were drawn away from the city; and they began to smite of the people, and kill, as at other times, in the highways, of which one goeth up to the house of God, and the other to Gibeah H1390 in the field, about thirty men of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:33 - And all the men of Israel rose up out of their place, and put themselves in array at Baaltamar: and the liers in wait of Israel came forth out of their places, even out of the meadows of Gibeah.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:34 - And there came against Gibeah H1390 ten thousand chosen men out of all Israel, and the battle was sore: but they knew not that evil was near them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:36 - So the children of Benjamin saw that they were smitten: for the men of Israel gave place to the Benjamites, because they trusted unto the liers in wait which they had set beside Gibeah. H1390
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:37 - And the liers in wait hasted, and rushed upon Gibeah; H1390 and the liers in wait drew themselves along, and smote all the city with the edge of the sword.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:43 - Thus they inclosed the Benjamites round about, and chased them, and trode them down with ease over against Gibeah H1390 toward the sunrising.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 10:26 - And Saul also went home to Gibeah; H1390 and there went with him a band of men, whose hearts God had touched.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 11:4 - Then came the messengers to Gibeah H1390 of Saul, and told the tidings in the ears of the people: and all the people lifted up their voices, and wept.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 13:2 - Saul chose him three thousand men of Israel; whereof two thousand were with Saul in Michmash and in mount Bethel, and a thousand were with Jonathan in Gibeah H1390 of Benjamin: and the rest of the people he sent every man to his tent.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 13:15 - And Samuel arose, and gat him up from Gilgal unto Gibeah H1390 of Benjamin. And Saul numbered the people that were present with him, about six hundred men.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 14:2 - And Saul tarried in the uttermost part of Gibeah H1390 under a pomegranate tree which is in Migron: and the people that were with him were about six hundred men;
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 14:16 - And the watchmen of Saul in Gibeah H1390 of Benjamin looked; and, behold, the multitude melted away, and they went on beating down one another.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 15:34 - Then Samuel went to Ramah; and Saul went up to his house to Gibeah H1390 of Saul.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 22:6 - When Saul heard that David was discovered, and the men that were with him, (now Saul abode in Gibeah H1390 under a tree in Ramah, having his spear in his hand, and all his servants were standing about him;)
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 23:19 - Then came up the Ziphites to Saul to Gibeah, H1390 saying, Doth not David hide himself with us in strong holds in the wood, in the hill of Hachilah, which is on the south of Jeshimon?
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 26:1 - And the Ziphites came unto Saul to Gibeah, H1390 saying, Doth not David hide himself in the hill of Hachilah, which is before Jeshimon?
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 21:6 - Let seven men of his sons be delivered unto us, and we will hang them up unto the LORD in Gibeah H1390 of Saul, whom the LORD did choose. And the king said, I will give them.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 23:29 - Heleb the son of Baanah, a Netophathite, Ittai the son of Ribai out of Gibeah H1390 of the children of Benjamin,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 11:31 - Ithai the son of Ribai of Gibeah, H1390 that pertained to the children of Benjamin, Benaiah the Pirathonite,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 13:2 - He reigned three years in Jerusalem. His mother's name also was Michaiah the daughter of Uriel of Gibeah. H1390 And there was war between Abijah and Jeroboam.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 10:29 - They are gone over the passage: they have taken up their lodging at Geba; Ramah is afraid; Gibeah H1390 of Saul is fled.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 5:8 - Blow ye the cornet in Gibeah, H1390 and the trumpet in Ramah: cry aloud at Bethaven, after thee, O Benjamin.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 9:9 - They have deeply corrupted themselves, as in the days of Gibeah: H1390 therefore he will remember their iniquity, he will visit their sins.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 10:9 - O Israel, thou hast sinned from the days of Gibeah: H1390 there they stood: the battle in Gibeah H1390 against the children of iniquity did not overtake them.
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