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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 - But when the inhabitants of Gibeon heard what Joshua had done to Jericho and Ai,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 9:17 - Then the children of Israel journeyed and came to their cities on the third day. Now their cities were Gibeon, Chephirah, Beeroth, and Kirjath Jearim.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:1 - Now it came to pass when Adoni-Zedek king of Jerusalem heard how Joshua had taken Ai and had utterly destroyed it—as he had done to Jericho and its king, so he had done to Ai and its king—and how the inhabitants of Gibeon had made peace with Israel and were among them,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:2 - that they feared greatly, because Gibeon 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, that we may attack Gibeon, for it has 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, and the king of Eglon, gathered together and went up, they and all their armies, and camped before Gibeon and made war against it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:6 - And the men of Gibeon sent to Joshua at the camp at Gilgal, saying, “Do not forsake your servants; come up to us quickly, save us and help us, for all the kings of the Amorites who dwell in the mountains have gathered together against us.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:10 - So the LORD routed them before Israel, killed them with a great slaughter at Gibeon, chased them along the road that goes to Beth Horon, and struck them down 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 children of Israel, and he said in the sight of Israel:

“Sun, stand still over Gibeon;
And Moon, in the Valley of Aijalon.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:41 - And Joshua conquered them from Kadesh Barnea as far as Gaza, and all the country of Goshen, even as far as Gibeon.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 11:19 - There was not a city that made peace with the children of Israel, except the Hivites, the inhabitants of Gibeon. All the others they took in battle.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 18:25 - Gibeon, Ramah, Beeroth,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 21:17 - and from the tribe of Benjamin, Gibeon with its common-land, Geba with its common-land,
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:12 - Now Abner the son of Ner, and the servants of Ishbosheth the son of Saul, went out from Mahanaim to Gibeon.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:13 - And Joab the son of Zeruiah, and the servants of David, went out and met them by the pool of Gibeon. So they sat down, one on one side of the pool and the other on the other side of the pool.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:16 - And each one grasped his opponent by the head and thrust his sword in his opponent’s side; so they fell down together. Therefore that place was called the Field of Sharp Swords,[fn] which is in Gibeon.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:24 - Joab and Abishai also pursued Abner. And the sun was going down when they came to the hill of Ammah, which is before Giah by the road to the Wilderness of Gibeon.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 3:30 - So Joab and Abishai his brother killed Abner, because he had killed their brother Asahel at Gibeon in the battle.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 20:8 - When they were at the large stone which is in Gibeon, Amasa came before them. Now Joab was dressed in battle armor; on it was a belt with a sword fastened in its sheath at his hips; and as he was going forward, it fell out.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 3:4 - Now the king went to Gibeon to sacrifice there, for that was the great high place: Solomon offered a thousand burnt offerings on that altar.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 3:5 - At Gibeon the LORD appeared to Solomon in a dream by night; and God said, “Ask! What shall I give you?”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 9:2 - that the LORD appeared to Solomon the second time, as He had appeared to him at Gibeon.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:29 - Now the father of Gibeon, whose wife’s name was Maacah, dwelt at Gibeon.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 9:35 - Jeiel the father of Gibeon, whose wife’s name was Maacah, dwelt at Gibeon.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 14:16 - So David did as God commanded him, and they drove back the army of the Philistines from Gibeon as far as Gezer.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:39 - and Zadok the priest and his brethren the priests, before the tabernacle of the LORD at the high place that was at Gibeon,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 21:29 - For the tabernacle of the LORD and the altar of the burnt offering, which Moses had made in the wilderness, were at that time at the high place in Gibeon.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 1:3 - Then Solomon, and all the assembly with him, went to the high place that was at Gibeon; for the tabernacle of meeting with God was there, which Moses the servant of the LORD had made in the wilderness.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 1:13 - So Solomon came to Jerusalem from the high place that was at Gibeon, from before the tabernacle of meeting, and reigned over Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 3:7 - And next to them Melatiah the Gibeonite, Jadon the Meronothite, the men of Gibeon and Mizpah, repaired the residence[fn] of the governor of the region beyond the River.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:25 - the sons of Gibeon,[fn] ninety-five;
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 28:21 - For the LORD will rise up as at Mount Perazim,
He will be angry as in the Valley of Gibeon—
That He may do His work, His awesome work,
And bring to pass His act, His unusual act.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 28:1 - And it happened in the same year, at 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, who was from Gibeon, spoke to me in the house of the LORD in the presence of the priests and of all the people, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 41:12 - they took all the men and went to fight with Ishmael the son of Nethaniah; and they found him by the great pool that is in Gibeon.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 41:16 - Then Johanan the son of Kareah, and all the captains of the forces that were with him, took from Mizpah all the rest of the people whom he had recovered from Ishmael the son of Nethaniah after he had murdered Gedaliah the son of Ahikam—the mighty men of war and the women and the children and the eunuchs, whom he had brought back from Gibeon.
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