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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 - When the inhabitants of Gibeon H1391 heard what Joshua had done to Jericho and to Ai,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 9:17 - Then the sons of Israel set out and came to their cities on the third day. Now their cities were Gibeon H1391 and Chephirah and Beeroth and Kiriath-jearim.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:1 - Now it came about when Adoni-zedek king of Jerusalem heard that Joshua had captured Ai, and had [fn]utterly destroyed it (just as he had done to Jericho and its king, so he had done to Ai and its king), and that the inhabitants of Gibeon H1391 had made peace with Israel and were [fn]within their land,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:2 - that [fn]he feared greatly, because Gibeon H1391 was a great city, like one of the royal cities, and because it was greater than Ai, and all its men were mighty.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:4 - “Come up to me and help me, and let us [fn]attack Gibeon, H1391 for it has made peace with Joshua and with the sons of Israel.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:5 - So the five kings of the Amorites, the king of Jerusalem, the king of Hebron, the king of Jarmuth, the king of Lachish, and the king of Eglon, gathered together and went up, they with all their armies, and camped by Gibeon H1391 and fought against it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:6 - Then the men of Gibeon H1391 sent word to Joshua to the camp at Gilgal, saying, “Do not [fn]abandon your servants; come up to us quickly and save us and help us, for all the kings of the Amorites that live in the hill country have assembled against us.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:10 - And the LORD confounded them before Israel, and He [fn]slew them with a great slaughter at Gibeon, H1391 and pursued them by the way of the ascent of Beth-horon and struck them as far as Azekah and Makkedah.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:12 - Then Joshua spoke to the LORD in the day when the LORD delivered up the Amorites before the sons of Israel, and he said in the sight of Israel,
“O sun, stand still at Gibeon, H1391
And O moon in the valley of Aijalon.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:41 - Joshua struck them from Kadesh-barnea even as far as Gaza, and all the country of Goshen even as far as Gibeon. H1391
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 11:19 - There was not a city which made peace with the sons of Israel except the Hivites living in Gibeon; H1391 they took them all in battle.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 18:25 - Gibeon H1391 and Ramah and Beeroth,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 21:17 - From the tribe of Benjamin, Gibeon H1391 with its pasture lands, Geba with its pasture lands,
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:12 - Now Abner the son of Ner, went out from Mahanaim to Gibeon H1391 with the servants of Ish-bosheth the son of Saul.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:13 - And Joab the son of Zeruiah and the servants of David went out and met [fn]them by the pool of Gibeon; H1391 and they sat down, [fn]one on the one side of the pool and [fn]the other on the other side of the pool.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:16 - Each one of them seized his [fn]opponent by the head and thrust his sword in his [fn]opponent’s side; so they fell down together. Therefore that place was called [fn]Helkath-hazzurim, which is in Gibeon. H1391
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:24 - But Joab and Abishai pursued Abner, and when the sun was going down, they came to the hill of Ammah, which is in front of Giah by the way of the wilderness of Gibeon. H1391
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 3:30 - So Joab and Abishai his brother killed Abner because he had put their brother Asahel to death in the battle at Gibeon. H1391
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 20:8 - When they were at the large stone which is in Gibeon, H1391 Amasa came [fn]to meet them. Now Joab was [fn]dressed in his military attire, and over it was a belt with a sword in its sheath fastened at his waist; and as he went forward, it fell out.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 3:4 - The king went to Gibeon H1391 to sacrifice there, for that was the great high place; Solomon offered a thousand burnt offerings on that altar.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 3:5 - In Gibeon H1391 the LORD appeared to Solomon in a dream at night; and God said, “Ask what you wish Me to give you.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 9:2 - that the LORD appeared to Solomon a second time, as He had appeared to him at Gibeon. H1391
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:29 - Now in Gibeon, H1391 Jeiel, the father of Gibeon H1391 lived, and his wife’s name was Maacah;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 9:35 - In Gibeon H1391 Jeiel the father of Gibeon H1391 lived, and his wife’s name was Maacah,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 14:16 - David did just as God had commanded him, and they struck down the army of the Philistines from [fn]Gibeon H1391 even as far as Gezer.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:39 - He left Zadok the priest and his [fn]relatives the priests before the [fn]tabernacle of the LORD in the high place which was at Gibeon, H1391
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 21:29 - For the tabernacle of the LORD, which Moses had made in the wilderness, and the altar of burnt offering were in the high place at Gibeon H1391 at that time.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 1:3 - Then Solomon and all the assembly with him went to the high place which was at Gibeon, H1391 for God’s tent of meeting was there, which Moses the servant of the LORD had made in the wilderness.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 1:13 - So Solomon went [fn]from the high place which was at Gibeon, H1391 from the tent of meeting, to Jerusalem, and he reigned over Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 3:7 - Next to them Melatiah the Gibeonite and Jadon the Meronothite, the men of Gibeon H1391 and of Mizpah, [fn]also made repairs for the official seat of the governor of the province beyond the River.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:25 - the sons of [fn]Gibeon, H1391 95;
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 28:21 - For the LORD will rise up as at Mount Perazim,
He will be stirred up as in the valley of Gibeon, H1391
To do His task, His [fn]unusual task,
And to work His work, His [fn]extraordinary work.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 28:1 - Now in the same year, in the beginning of the reign of Zedekiah king of Judah, in the fourth year, in the fifth month, Hananiah the son of Azzur, the prophet, who was from Gibeon, H1391 spoke to me in the house of the LORD in the presence of the priests and all the people, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 41:12 - So they took all the men and went to fight with Ishmael the son of Nethaniah and they found him by the great [fn]pool that is in Gibeon. H1391
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 41:16 - Then Johanan the son of Kareah and all the commanders of the forces that were with him took from Mizpah all the remnant of the people whom he had [fn]recovered from Ishmael the son of Nethaniah, after he had struck down Gedaliah the son of Ahikam, that is, the men who were [fn]soldiers, the women, the [fn]children, and the eunuchs, whom he had brought back from Gibeon. H1391
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