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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 - Kain, Gibeah H1390 and Timnah; ten cities with their villages.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 19:12 - However, his master said to him, “We will not turn aside into the city of foreigners who are not of the sons of Israel; but we will pass on by until Gibeah H1390.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 19:13 - Then he said to his young man, “Come and let us draw near to one of these places; and we will spend the night in Gibeah H1390 or Ramah.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 19:14 - So they passed along and went their way, and the sun set on them near Gibeah H1390 which belongs to Benjamin.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 19:15 - Then they turned aside there in order to enter and to spend the night in Gibeah H1390. So [fn]they entered and sat down in the open square of the city. Now no one was taking them into his house to spend the night.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 19:16 -

But behold, an old man was coming from his work, from the field, at evening. Now the man was from the hill country of Ephraim, and he was sojourning in Gibeah H1390, but the men of the place were Benjamites.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:4 - So the Levite, the husband of the woman who was murdered, answered and said, “I came with my concubine to spend the night at Gibeah H1390 which belongs to Benjamin.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:5 - “Then the men of Gibeah H1390 rose up against me and surrounded the house at night because of me. They intended to kill me; instead, they violated my concubine, and she died.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:9 - “But now this is the thing which we will do to Gibeah H1390; we will go up against it by lot.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:13 - “So now, give up the men, the [fn]vile fellows in Gibeah H1390, that we may put them to death and purge this evil from Israel.” But the sons of Benjamin were not willing to listen to the voice of their brothers, the sons of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:14 - Then the sons of Benjamin gathered from the cities to Gibeah H1390, to go out to battle against the sons of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:15 - And from the cities on that day the sons of Benjamin were [fn]numbered, 26,000 men who draw the sword, besides the inhabitants of Gibeah H1390 who were [fn]numbered, 700 choice men.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:19 -

So the sons of Israel arose in the morning and camped against Gibeah H1390.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:20 - And the men of Israel went out to battle against Benjamin, and the men of Israel arranged themselves for battle against them at Gibeah H1390.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:21 - Then the sons of Benjamin came out of Gibeah H1390 and destroyed to the ground on that day 22,000 men of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:25 - And Benjamin went out to meet them from Gibeah H1390 the second day and destroyed to the ground again 18,000 men of the sons of Israel; all these drew the sword.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:29 -

So Israel set men in ambush around Gibeah H1390.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:30 - And the sons of Israel went up against the sons of Benjamin on the third day and arrayed themselves against Gibeah H1390 as at other times.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:31 - So the sons of Benjamin went out to meet the people and were drawn away from the city, and they began to strike [fn]and slay some of the people as at other times, on the highways, one of which goes up to Bethel and the other to Gibeah H1390, and in the field, about thirty men of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:33 - Then all the men of Israel arose from their place and arrayed themselves at Baal-tamar; and the men of Israel in ambush burst forth of their place, even out of Maareh-geba.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:34 - Then 10,000 choice men from all Israel came against Gibeah H1390, and the battle became heavy; but [fn]Benjamin did not know that [fn]calamity was [fn]about to reach them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:36 -

So the sons of Benjamin saw that they were [fn]defeated. Now the men of Israel had given [fn]ground to Benjamin because they relied on the men in ambush whom they had set against Gibeah H1390.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:37 - So the men in ambush hurried and rushed against Gibeah H1390. Then the men in ambush deployed and struck all the city with the edge of the sword.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:43 - They surrounded Benjamin, pursued them without rest, and trod them down opposite Gibeah H1390 to the east toward the sunrise.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 10:26 - Saul also went to his house at Gibeah H1390; and the valiant men whose hearts God had touched went with him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 11:4 - Then the messengers came to Gibeah H1390 of Saul and spoke these words in the hearing of the people, and all the people lifted up their voices and wept.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 13:2 -

And Saul chose for himself 3,000 men of Israel, of which 2,000 were with Saul in Michmash and in the hill country of Bethel, while 1,000 were with Jonathan at Gibeah H1390 of Benjamin. But he sent away the rest of the people, each to his tent.

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 13:15 -

Then Samuel arose and went up from Gilgal to Gibeah H1390 of Benjamin. And Saul [fn]numbered the people who were present with him, about six hundred men.

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 14:2 - And Saul was staying in the outskirts of Gibeah H1390 under the pomegranate tree which is in Migron. And the people who were with him were about six hundred men,
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 14:16 -

Then Saul’s watchmen in Gibeah H1390 of Benjamin looked, and behold, the multitude melted away; and they went here and there.

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 15:34 -

Then Samuel went to Ramah, but Saul went up to his house at Gibeah H1390 of Saul.

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 22:6 -

Then Saul heard that David and the men who were with him had been discovered. Now Saul was sitting in Gibeah H1390, under the tamarisk tree on the height with his spear in his hand, and all his servants were standing around him.

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 23:19 -

Then Ziphites came up to Saul at Gibeah H1390, saying, “Is David not hiding with us in the strongholds at Horesh, on the hill of Hachilah, which is on the [fn]south of [fn]Jeshimon?

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 26:1 -

Then the Ziphites came to Saul at Gibeah H1390, saying, “Is not David hiding on the hill of Hachilah, which is before [fn]Jeshimon?”

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 21:6 - let seven men from his sons be given to us, and we will [fn]hang them before Yahweh in Gibeah H1390 of Saul, the chosen of Yahweh.” And the king said, “I will give them.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 23:29 - Heleb the son of Baanah the Netophathite, Ittai the son of Ribai of Gibeah H1390 of the sons of Benjamin,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 11:31 -

Ithai the son of Ribai of Gibeah H1390 of the sons of Benjamin,

Benaiah the Pirathonite,

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 13:2 - He reigned three years in Jerusalem; and his mother’s name was Micaiah the daughter of Uriel of Gibeah H1390.

Now there was war between Abijah and Jeroboam.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 10:29 -

They have gone through the pass, saying,

“Geba will be our lodging place.”

Ramah trembles, and Gibeah H1390 of Saul has fled away.

Unchecked Copy BoxHos 5:8 -

Blow the horn in Gibeah H1390,

The trumpet in Ramah.

Make a loud shout at Beth-aven:

“Behind you, Benjamin!”

Unchecked Copy BoxHos 9:9 -

They have dug deep [fn]in corruption

As in the days of Gibeah H1390;

He will remember their iniquity;

He will punish their sins.

Unchecked Copy BoxHos 10:9 -

From the days of Gibeah H1390 you have sinned, O Israel;

There they stand!

Will not the battle against the sons of injustice overtake them in Gibeah H1390?

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