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Lexicon :: Strong's H1391 - giḇʿôn

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Part of Speech
proper locative noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From the same as גֶּבַע (H1387)
Variant Spellings

The following spelling is supported by Strongs and Gesenius: גבעון.

Strong’s Definitions

גִּבְעוֹן Gibʻôwn, ghib-ohn'; from the same as H1387; hilly; Gibon, a place in Palestine:—Gibeon.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 37x

The KJV translates Strong's H1391 in the following manner: Gibeon (37x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 37x
The KJV translates Strong's H1391 in the following manner: Gibeon (37x).
  1. Gibeon = "hill city"

    1. a Levitical city of Benjamin, modern 'el-Jib', which lies 5 miles or 8 km from Jerusalem

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
גִּבְעוֹן Gibʻôwn, ghib-ohn'; from the same as H1387; hilly; Gibon, a place in Palestine:—Gibeon.
STRONGS H1391: Abbreviations
גִּבְעוֺן proper name, of a locationג׳ Joshua 9:17 +; with ָ  ה locative; גִּבְע֫וֺנָה 2 Samuel 2:12 compare 1 Kings 3:4; — Levitical city in tribe of Benjamin; formerly inhabited by Hivites Joshua 9:17; Joshua 10:2, 4, 5, 10, 12, 41; Joshua 11:19; Joshua 18:25; Joshua 21:17; 2 Samuel 2:12, 13 (pool of Gibeon) 2 Samuel 2:16; 2 Samuel 3:30; 2 Samuel 20:8; Jeremiah 28:1; Jeremiah 41:12 (great waters which are in Gibeon) Jeremiah 41:16; 1 Chronicles 14:16; see especially יוֺשְׁבַי ג׳, אַנְשֵׁי ג׳ Joshua 9:3, (called Hivites Joshua 9:7) Joshua 10:1, 6; Joshua 11:19; Nehemiah 3:7, so בְּנֵי ג׳ Nehemiah 7:25
[H1402 (= בְּנֵי גִבָּר Ezra 2:20, see גִּבָּר)];
compare also H25 as proper name, masculine 1 Chronicles 8:29 גִבְעוֺן אֲבִי יָֽשְׁבוּ וּבְגִבְעוֺן = 1 Chronicles 9:35; compare מִדְבַּר ג׳ 2 Samuel 2:24, עֵמֶק בְּג׳ Isaiah 28:21; it was the site of great Bamah 1 Kings 3:4, 5; 1 Kings 9:2, where was 'the tabernacle of Yahweh in the high place' according to 1 Chronicles 16:39; compare 1 Chronicles 21:20; 2 Chronicles 1:13 (twice in verse).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


9:3; 9:7; 9:17; 9:17; 10:1; 10:2; 10:4; 10:5; 10:6; 10:10; 10:12; 10:41; 11:19; 11:19; 18:25; 21:17

2 Samuel

2:12; 2:12; 2:13; 2:16; 2:24; 3:30; 20:8

1 Kings

3:4; 3:4; 3:5; 9:2

1 Chronicles

8:29; 9:35; 14:16; 16:39; 21:20

2 Chronicles



3:7; 7:25




28:1; 41:12; 41:16


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1391 matches the Hebrew גִּבְעוֹן (giḇʿôn),
which occurs 37 times in 35 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 9:3 - And when the inhabitants of Gibeon H1391 heard what Joshua had done unto Jericho and to Ai,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 9:17 - And the children of Israel journeyed, and came unto their cities on the third day. Now their cities were Gibeon, H1391 and Chephirah, and Beeroth, and Kirjathjearim.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:1 - Now it came to pass, when Adonizedek king of Jerusalem had heard how Joshua had taken Ai, and had utterly destroyed it; as he had done to Jericho and her king, so he had done to Ai and her king; and how the inhabitants of Gibeon H1391 had made peace with Israel, and were among them;
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:2 - That they feared greatly, because Gibeon H1391 was a great city, as one of the royal cities, and because it was greater than Ai, and all the men thereof were mighty.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:4 - Come up unto me, and help me, that we may smite Gibeon: H1391 for it hath made peace with Joshua and with the children of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:5 - Therefore the five kings of the Amorites, the king of Jerusalem, the king of Hebron, the king of Jarmuth, the king of Lachish, the king of Eglon, gathered themselves together, and went up, they and all their hosts, and encamped before Gibeon, H1391 and made war against it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:6 - And the men of Gibeon H1391 sent unto Joshua to the camp to Gilgal, saying, Slack not thy hand from thy servants; come up to us quickly, and save us, and help us: for all the kings of the Amorites that dwell in the mountains are gathered together against us.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:10 - And the LORD discomfited them before Israel, and slew them with a great slaughter at Gibeon, H1391 and chased them along the way that goeth up to Bethhoron, and smote them to Azekah, and unto Makkedah.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:12 - Then spake Joshua to the LORD in the day when the LORD delivered up the Amorites before the children of Israel, and he said in the sight of Israel, Sun, stand thou still upon Gibeon; H1391 and thou, Moon, in the valley of Ajalon.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:41 - And Joshua smote them from Kadeshbarnea even unto Gaza, and all the country of Goshen, even unto Gibeon. H1391
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 11:19 - There was not a city that made peace with the children of Israel, save the Hivites the inhabitants of Gibeon: H1391 all other they took in battle.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 18:25 - Gibeon, H1391 and Ramah, and Beeroth,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 21:17 - And out of the tribe of Benjamin, Gibeon H1391 with her suburbs, Geba with her suburbs,
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:12 - And Abner the son of Ner, and the servants of Ishbosheth the son of Saul, went out from Mahanaim to Gibeon. H1391
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:13 - And Joab the son of Zeruiah, and the servants of David, went out, and met together by the pool of Gibeon: H1391 and they sat down, the one on the one side of the pool, and the other on the other side of the pool.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:16 - And they caught every one his fellow by the head, and thrust his sword in his fellow's side; so they fell down together: wherefore that place was called Helkathhazzurim, which is in Gibeon. H1391
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:24 - Joab also and Abishai pursued after Abner: and the sun went down when they were come to the hill of Ammah, that lieth before Giah by the way of the wilderness of Gibeon. H1391
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 3:30 - So Joab and Abishai his brother slew Abner, because he had slain their brother Asahel at Gibeon H1391 in the battle.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 20:8 - When they were at the great stone which is in Gibeon, H1391 Amasa went before them. And Joab's garment that he had put on was girded unto him, and upon it a girdle with a sword fastened upon his loins in the sheath thereof; and as he went forth it fell out.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 3:4 - And the king went to Gibeon H1391 to sacrifice there; for that was the great high place: a thousand burnt offerings did Solomon offer upon that altar.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 3:5 - In Gibeon H1391 the LORD appeared to Solomon in a dream by night: and God said, Ask what I shall give thee.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 9:2 - That the LORD appeared to Solomon the second time, as he had appeared unto him at Gibeon. H1391
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:29 - And at Gibeon H1391 dwelt the father of Gibeon; H1391 whose wife's name was Maachah:
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 9:35 - And in Gibeon H1391 dwelt the father of Gibeon, H1391 Jehiel, whose wife's name was Maachah:
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 14:16 - David therefore did as God commanded him: and they smote the host of the Philistines from Gibeon H1391 even to Gazer.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:39 - And Zadok the priest, and his brethren the priests, before the tabernacle of the LORD in the high place that was at Gibeon, H1391
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 21:29 - For the tabernacle of the LORD, which Moses made in the wilderness, and the altar of the burnt offering, were at that season in the high place at Gibeon. H1391
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 1:3 - So Solomon, and all the congregation with him, went to the high place that was at Gibeon; H1391 for there was the tabernacle of the congregation of God, which Moses the servant of the LORD had made in the wilderness.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 1:13 - Then Solomon came from his journey to the high place that was at Gibeon H1391 to Jerusalem, from before the tabernacle of the congregation, and reigned over Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 3:7 - And next unto them repaired Melatiah the Gibeonite, and Jadon the Meronothite, the men of Gibeon, H1391 and of Mizpah, unto the throne of the governor on this side the river.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:25 - The children of Gibeon, H1391 ninety and five.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 28:21 - For the LORD shall rise up as in mount Perazim, he shall be wroth as in the valley of Gibeon, H1391 that he may do his work, his strange work; and bring to pass his act, his strange act.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 28:1 - And it came to pass the same year, in the beginning of the reign of Zedekiah king of Judah, in the fourth year, and in the fifth month, that Hananiah the son of Azur the prophet, which was of Gibeon, H1391 spake unto me in the house of the LORD, in the presence of the priests and of all the people, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 41:12 - Then they took all the men, and went to fight with Ishmael the son of Nethaniah, and found him by the great waters that are in Gibeon. H1391
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 41:16 - Then took Johanan the son of Kareah, and all the captains of the forces that were with him, all the remnant of the people whom he had recovered from Ishmael the son of Nethaniah, from Mizpah, after that he had slain Gedaliah the son of Ahikam, even mighty men of war, and the women, and the children, and the eunuchs, whom he had brought again from Gibeon: H1391
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