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Lexicon :: Strong's H2023 - hōr

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Part of Speech
proper locative noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Another form of הַר (H2022)
Strong’s Definitions

הֹר Hôr, hore; another form of H2022; mountain; Hor, the name of a peak in Idumaea and of one in Syria:—Hor.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 12x

The KJV translates Strong's H2023 in the following manner: Hor (12x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 12x
The KJV translates Strong's H2023 in the following manner: Hor (12x).
  1. Hor = "mountain"

    1. the mountain on which Aaron died; situated on the eastern side of the valley of Arabah, the highest of the whole range of sandstone mountains in Edom; on the eastern side is the ancient city of Petra

    2. the mountain named as one of the marks of the northern boundary of the land which the children of Israel were about to conquer; located in Lebanon

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
הֹר Hôr, hore; another form of H2022; mountain; Hor, the name of a peak in Idumaea and of one in Syria:—Hor.
STRONGS H2023: Abbreviations
הֹר proper name, of a mountain
1. mountain on border of Edom, always הֹר הָהָר, named as stage in Israel's journey to Canaan Numbers 20:22; Numbers 21:4; Numbers 33:37; Deuteronomy 32:50; as place of Aaron's death Numbers 20:23, 25, 27; Numbers 33:38, 39, 41; Deuteronomy 32:50 (all P); = modern Jebel Nebi Hârûn approximately 50 miles south of Dead Sea, just south (southwest) of Petra, according to RobBR ii. 125, 152, compare 519 ff. BdPal 153; disputed by Ew Kn Di, & especially TrumbullKadesh Barnea 128 ff., who thinks of J. Madurah, northwest of Edom.
2. a northeast spur of Lebanon Numbers 34:7, 8 (P); modern Jebel Akkar compare PorterDamascus, ed. 2, p. 333 NbrGeogr. du Talm. p. 9 FurrerZPV viii. 27; yet see Di.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


20:22; 20:23; 20:25; 20:27; 21:4; 33:37; 33:38; 33:39; 33:41; 34:7; 34:8


32:50; 32:50

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2023 matches the Hebrew הֹר (hōr),
which occurs 12 times in 12 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 20:22 - The whole community of Israel left Kadesh and arrived at Mount Hor.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 20:23 - There, on the border of the land of Edom, the LORD said to Moses and Aaron,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 20:25 - Now take Aaron and his son Eleazar up Mount Hor.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 20:27 - So Moses did as the LORD commanded. The three of them went up Mount Hor together as the whole community watched.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:4 - Then the people of Israel set out from Mount Hor, taking the road to the Red Sea[fn] to go around the land of Edom. But the people grew impatient with the long journey,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:37 - They left Kadesh and camped at Mount Hor, at the border of Edom.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:38 - While they were at the foot of Mount Hor, Aaron the priest was directed by the LORD to go up the mountain, and there he died. This happened in midsummer, on the first day of the fifth month[fn] of the fortieth year after Israel’s departure from Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:39 - Aaron was 123 years old when he died there on Mount Hor.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:41 - Meanwhile, the Israelites left Mount Hor and camped at Zalmonah.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:7 - “Your northern boundary will begin at the Mediterranean Sea and run east to Mount Hor,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:8 - then to Lebo-hamath, and on through Zedad
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:50 - Then you will die there on the mountain. You will join your ancestors, just as Aaron, your brother, died on Mount Hor and joined his ancestors.
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