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Lexicon :: Strong's H2809 - ḥešbôn

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חֶשְׁבּוֹן
Transliteration
ḥešbôn
Pronunciation
khesh-bone'
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Part of Speech
proper locative noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Strong’s Definitions

חֶשְׁבּוֹן Cheshbôwn, khesh-bone'; the same as H2808; Cheshbon, a place East of the Jordan:—Heshbon.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 38x

The KJV translates Strong's H2809 in the following manner: Heshbon (38x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 38x
The KJV translates Strong's H2809 in the following manner: Heshbon (38x).
  1. Heshbon = "stronghold"

    1. the capital city of Sihon, king of the Amorites, located on the western border of the high plain and on the border line between the tribes of Reuben and Gad

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
חֶשְׁבּוֹן Cheshbôwn, khesh-bone'; the same as H2808; Cheshbon, a place East of the Jordan:—Heshbon.
STRONGS H2809:
† II. חֶשְׁבּוֺן proper name, of a location of the city of Sihon king of the Amorites Numbers 21:26, 27, 28, 30, 34; Numbers 32:3 (all E); Deuteronomy 1:4; Deuteronomy 2:24, 26, 30; Deuteronomy 3:2, 6; Deuteronomy 4:46; Deuteronomy 29:6; Joshua 9:10; Joshua 12:2, 5; Joshua 13:10, 21, 27 (all D) Judges 11:19; Jeremiah 48:45; Nehemiah 9:22; captured by Israel who dwelt in it Numbers 21:25 (E) Judges 11:26; rebuilt by Reuben Numbers 32:37 (E), given to Reuben at the division of the land Joshua 13:17 (P); on the border of Gad, Joshua 13:26 (P), it subsequently fell to Gad and was assigned to Levites out of that tribe Joshua 21:39 (P) 1 Chronicles 6:66; the Moabites gained possession of it Isaiah 15:4; Isaiah 16:8, 9 and subsequently the Ammonites Jeremiah 48:2, 34, 45; Jeremiah 49:3; it was celebrated for its fish ponds Cant 7:5. — Modern Ḥusbân, SeetzenReisen i. 407 RobBR i. 551 BDPal 191 SurveyEP 8.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Numbers

21:25; 21:26; 21:27; 21:28; 21:30; 21:34; 32:3; 32:37

Deuteronomy

1:4; 2:24; 2:26; 2:30; 3:2; 3:6; 4:46; 29:6

Joshua

9:10; 12:2; 12:5; 13:10; 13:17; 13:21; 13:26; 13:27; 21:39

Judges

11:19; 11:26

1 Chronicles

6:66

Nehemiah

9:22

Song of Songs

7:5

Isaiah

15:4; 16:8; 16:9

Jeremiah

48:2; 48:34; 48:45; 48:45; 49:3

H2809

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2809 matches the Hebrew חֶשְׁבּוֹן (ḥešbôn),
which occurs 38 times in 37 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:25 - Israel took all these cities, and Israel lived in all the cities of the Amorites, in Heshbon H2809 and in all her [fn]villages.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:26 - For Heshbon H2809 was the city of Sihon, king of the Amorites, who had fought against the former king of Moab and had taken all his land out of his hand, as far as the Arnon.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:27 - For that reason those who use proverbs say,
“Come to Heshbon H2809! Let it be built!
So let the city of Sihon be established.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:28 - “For a fire spread from Heshbon H2809,
A flame from the town of Sihon;
It devoured Ar of Moab,
The [fn]dominant [fn]heights of the Arnon.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:30 - “But we have shot them down with arrows,
Heshbon H2809 is destroyed as far as Dibon,
Then we have laid waste as far as Nophah,
Which reaches to Medeba.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:34 - But the LORD said to Moses, “Do not fear him, for I have handed him over to you, and all his people and his land; and you shall do to him as you did to Sihon, king of the Amorites, who lived in Heshbon H2809.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 32:3 - “Ataroth, Dibon, Jazer, Nimrah, Heshbon H2809, Elealeh, Sebam, Nebo, and Beon,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 32:37 - The sons of Reuben built Heshbon H2809, Elealeh, Kiriathaim,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 1:4 - after he had [fn]defeated Sihon the king of the Amorites, who lived in Heshbon H2809, and Og the king of Bashan, who lived in Ashtaroth [fn]and in Edrei.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 2:24 - ‘Arise, set out, and pass through the [fn]Valley of Arnon. Look! I have handed over to you Sihon the Amorite, king of Heshbon H2809, and his land; start taking possession and plunge into battle with him.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 2:26 - “So I sent messengers from the wilderness of Kedemoth to Sihon king of Heshbon H2809 with words of peace, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 2:30 - “But Sihon king of Heshbon H2809 was not willing for us to pass [fn]through his land; for the LORD your God hardened his spirit and made his heart obstinate, in order to hand him over to you, as he is today.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:2 - “But the LORD said to me, ‘Do not fear him, for I have handed him and all his people and his land over to you; and you shall do to him just as you did to Sihon king of the Amorites, who lived in Heshbon H2809.’
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:6 - “We [fn]utterly destroyed them, as we did to Sihon king of Heshbon H2809, [fn]utterly destroying [fn]the men, women, and children of every city.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:46 - across the Jordan, in the valley opposite Beth-peor, in the land of Sihon king of the Amorites who lived in Heshbon H2809, whom Moses and the sons of Israel [fn]defeated when they came out of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 29:7 - “When you [fn]reached this place, Sihon the king of Heshbon H2809 and Og the king of Bashan came out to meet us for battle, but we [fn]defeated them;
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 9:10 - and all that He did to the two kings of the Amorites who were beyond the Jordan, to Sihon king of Heshbon H2809 and to Og king of Bashan who was in Ashtaroth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 12:2 - Sihon king of the Amorites, who lived in Heshbon H2809 and ruled from Aroer, which is on the edge of the Valley of the Arnon, both the middle of the valley and half of Gilead, even as far as the brook Jabbok, the border of the sons of Ammon;
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 12:5 - and ruled over Mount Hermon, Salecah, and all Bashan, as far as the border of the Geshurites and the Maacathites, and half of Gilead, as far as the border of Sihon king of Heshbon H2809.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 13:10 - and all the cities of Sihon king of the Amorites, who reigned in Heshbon H2809, as far as the border of the sons of Ammon;
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 13:17 - Heshbon H2809 and all its cities which are on the plain: Dibon, Bamoth-baal, Beth-baal-meon,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 13:21 - even all the cities of the plain, and all the kingdom of Sihon king of the Amorites, who reigned in Heshbon H2809, whom Moses struck with the leaders of Midian, Evi, Rekem, Zur, Hur, and Reba, the leaders of Sihon, who lived in the land.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 13:26 - and from Heshbon H2809 as far as Ramath-mizpeh and Betonim, and from Mahanaim as far as the border of [fn]Debir;
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 13:27 - and in the valley, Beth-haram, Beth-nimrah, Succoth, and Zaphon, the rest of the kingdom of Sihon king of Heshbon H2809, with the Jordan [fn]as a border, as far as the lower end of the Sea of [fn]Chinnereth beyond the Jordan to the east.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 21:39 - Heshbon H2809 with its pasture lands, and Jazer with its pasture lands; four cities in all.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 11:19 - ‘And Israel sent messengers to Sihon king of the Amorites, the king of Heshbon H2809; and Israel said to him, “Please let us pass through your land to our place.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 11:26 - ‘While Israel was living in Heshbon H2809 and its villages, and in Aroer and its villages, and in all the cities that are on the banks of the Arnon, three hundred years, why did you not recover them within that time?
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:81 - Heshbon H2809 with its pasture lands, and Jazer with its pasture lands.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 9:22 - “You also gave them kingdoms and peoples,
And allotted them to them as a [fn]boundary.
They took possession of the land of Sihon [fn]the king of Heshbon H2809
And the land of Og the king of Bashan.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 7:4 - “Your neck is like a tower of ivory,
Your eyes like the pools in Heshbon H2809
By the gate of Bath-rabbim;
Your nose is like the tower of Lebanon,
Which looks toward Damascus.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 15:4 - Heshbon H2809 and Elealeh also cry out,
Their voice is heard all the way to Jahaz;
Therefore the [fn]armed men of Moab cry aloud;
His soul trembles within him.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 16:8 - For the fields of Heshbon H2809 have [fn]withered, the vines of Sibmah as well;
The lords of the nations have trampled down its choice clusters
Which reached as far as Jazer and wandered to the deserts;
Its [fn]tendrils spread themselves out and passed over the sea.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 16:9 - Therefore I will weep bitterly for Jazer, for the vine of Sibmah;
I will drench you with my tears, Heshbon H2809 and Elealeh;
For the shouting over your summer fruits and your harvest has fallen away.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 48:2 - “There is no longer praise for Moab;
In Heshbon H2809 they have devised disaster against her:
‘Come and let’s cut her off from being a nation!’
You too, [fn]Madmen, will be silenced;
The sword will follow you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 48:34 - “From the outcry at Heshbon H2809 to Elealeh, to Jahaz they have [fn]raised their voice, from Zoar to Horonaim, and to Eglath-shelishiyah; for even the waters of Nimrim will become desolate.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 48:45 - “In the shadow of Heshbon H2809
The fugitives stand without strength;
For a fire has spread out from Heshbon H2809
And a flame from the midst of Sihon,
And it has devoured the forehead of Moab
And the scalps of the [fn]loud revelers.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 49:3 - “Wail, Heshbon H2809, for Ai has been destroyed!
Cry out, daughters of Rabbah,
Put on sackcloth and mourn,
And move about inside the walls;
For [fn]Malcam will go into exile
Together with his priests and his leaders.

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