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Lexicon :: Strong's H1688 - dᵊḇîr

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

דְּבִיר Dᵉbîyr, deb-eer'; or (shortened) דְּבִר Dᵉbir; (Joshua 13:26 (but see H3810)), the same as H1687; Debir, the name of an Amoritish king and of two places in Palestine:—Debir.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 14x

The KJV translates Strong's H1688 in the following manner: Debir (14x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 14x
The KJV translates Strong's H1688 in the following manner: Debir (14x).
  1. Debir = "sanctuary"

    proper masculine noun
    1. the king of Eglon, one of the five kings hanged by Joshua

      proper locative noun
    2. a town in the mountains of Judah west of Hebron and given to the priests and a city of refuge

    3. a place on the northern boundary of Judah

    4. a town in the territory of Gad

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
דְּבִיר Dᵉbîyr, deb-eer'; or (shortened) דְּבִר Dᵉbir; (Joshua 13:26 (but see H3810)), the same as H1687; Debir, the name of an Amoritish king and of two places in Palestine:—Debir.
† II. דְּבִיר
1. proper name, masculine king of Eglon Joshua 10:3.
2. proper name, of a location.
a. דְּבִ֫רָה with ה ָ locative, northern border Judah Joshua 15:7 (westward Hup Psalm 28:2).
b. לִדְבִר town of the Gadites Joshua 13:26, perhaps Lôdebâr 2 Samuel 9:4 see H3810 לֹא דְבָר Di MV.
c. דְּבִיר Judges 1:11 (twice in verse); 1 Chronicles 6:43, דְּבִרָה Joshua 10:38, 39, elsewhere דְּבִר Joshua 15:15 +, a royal city of Canaanites anciently called קִרְיַת סֵפֶר Joshua 15:15; Judges 1:11, קִרְיַת סַנָּה Joshua 15:49; on the mountains of Judah, in region of Hebron Joshua 11:21; Joshua 15:49, assigned to the Aaronite priests Joshua 21:15 as a city of refuge 1 Chronicles 6:43; modern Dhoherîye, 5 hours southwest from Hebron, according to Kn, so Surveyiii. 402; other conjectures in Di Joshua 10:39 RiHWB 265.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


10:3; 10:38; 10:39; 10:39; 11:21; 13:26; 15:7; 15:15; 15:15; 15:49; 15:49; 21:15


1:11; 1:11

2 Samuel


1 Chronicles

6:43; 6:43




Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1688 matches the Hebrew דְּבִיר (dᵊḇîr),
which occurs 14 times in 12 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:3 - Therefore Adoni-zedek king of Jerusalem sent word to Hoham king of Hebron and to Piram king of Jarmuth and to Japhia king of Lachish and to Debir H1688 king of Eglon, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:38 - Then Joshua and all Israel with him returned to Debir, H1688 and they fought against it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:39 - He captured it and its king and all its cities, and they struck them with the edge of the sword, and [fn]utterly destroyed every person who was in it. He left no survivor. Just as he had done to Hebron, so he did to Debir H1688 and its king, as he had also done to Libnah and its king.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 11:21 - Then Joshua came at that time and cut off the Anakim from the hill country, from Hebron, from Debir, H1688 from Anab and from all the hill country of Judah and from all the hill country of Israel. Joshua utterly destroyed them with their cities.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 12:13 - the king of Debir, H1688 one; the king of Geder, one;
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 13:26 - and from Heshbon as far as Ramath-mizpeh and Betonim, and from Mahanaim as far as the border of [fn]Debir; H1688
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:7 - The border went up to Debir H1688 from the valley of Achor, and turned northward toward Gilgal which is opposite the ascent of Adummim, which is on the south of the valley; and the border continued to the waters of En-shemesh and [fn]it ended at En-rogel.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:15 - Then he went up from there against the inhabitants of Debir; H1688 now the name of Debir H1688 formerly was Kiriath-sepher.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:49 - and Dannah and Kiriath-sannah (that is, Debir), H1688
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 21:15 - and [fn]Holon with its pasture lands and Debir H1688 with its pasture lands,
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 1:11 - Then from there he went against the inhabitants of Debir H1688 (now the name of Debir H1688 formerly was Kiriath-sepher).
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:58 - [fn]Hilen with its pasture lands, Debir H1688 with its pasture lands,

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