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Lexicon :: Strong's H5015 - nᵊḇô

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Part of Speech
proper locative noun, proper masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Probably of foreign derivation
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1279,1280

Strong’s Definitions

נְבוֹ Nᵉbôw, neb-o'; probably of foreign derivation; Nebo, the name of a Babylonian deity, also of a mountain in Moab, and of a place in Palestine:—Nebo.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 13x

The KJV translates Strong's H5015 in the following manner: Nebo (13x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 13x
The KJV translates Strong's H5015 in the following manner: Nebo (13x).
  1. Nebo = "prophet"

    proper masculine noun
    1. a Babylonian deity who presided over learning and letters; corresponds to Greek Hermes, Latin Mercury, and Egyptian Thoth

      proper locative noun
    2. a city in Moab and at one time assigned to Reuben; probably located on or near Mount Nebo

    3. a city in Judah (maybe Benjamin) from which the families of some exiles, who returned from Babylon with Zerubbabel, originally came

    4. the mountain where Moses died; located east of the Jordan opposite Jericho; site uncertain

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
נְבוֹ Nᵉbôw, neb-o'; probably of foreign derivation; Nebo, the name of a Babylonian deity, also of a mountain in Moab, and of a place in Palestine:—Nebo.
STRONGS H5015: Abbreviations
† I. נְבוֺ proper name, of a location (probably connection, at least for 2, with (Babylonian) god Nebo, Nabû, compare II. נְבוֺ and BaeRel. 15. 89, 259; yet not certain, NöZMG xiii. 1888, 470 compare Arabic bdb061203 the height, etc.): Greek Version of the LXX Ναβαυ; —
a. city in Moab Numbers 32:3, 38 (where assigned to Reuben; both J E = נבה MI14) Isaiah 15:2; Jeremiah 48:1, 22; 1 Chronicles 5:8; probably on or near Mt. Nebo (see below), compare BuhlGeogr. 266 f. TristrMoab 338.
b. city in Judah, בְּנֵי נ׳ Ezra 2:29 = אַחֵר אַנְשֵׁי נ׳ Nehemiah 7:34 (the men of the other N., so distinguished — si אחר vera lectio, compare Ryle — from a ? or from another נֹב ?), Ezra 10:43; — this נבו in Judah perhaps = נֹב 1 which see.
2. mountain in Moab, where Moses died Numbers 33:47; Deuteronomy 32:49 (הַרנְֿבוֺ), Deuteronomy 34:1 (id.; all P), six miles west of Heshbon according to Onomastica (ed. Lag283). Probably = modern Nebâ at northeast corner of Dead Sea, SurveyE. Pal. i. 198 ff. GASmGeogr. 562 ff. BuhlGeogr. 266 f. TristrMoab 318, 338 MerrillEast of Jordan, 242 ff. — compare מִּסְגָּה.

† II. נְבוֺ proper name, of a divinity Nebo (loan-word in Hebrew, compare Phoenician proper name, masculine נבו; = Assyrian Nabû, SchrCOT Glossary and Isaiah 46:1 JastrRel. Babylonian 124 ff. JenKosmol. pass. TieleAss. u. Babylonian Geach. 532 f. SayRel. Bab 112 ff. (compare Palmyrene proper name נבוזבד, ברנבו VogPalm. No. 73), and this perhaps √ nabû, call, name, see נבא); — Babylonian god כָּרַע בֵּל קֹרֵם נְבוֺ Isaiah 46:1.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


32:3; 32:38; 33:47


32:49; 34:1

1 Chronicles



2:29; 10:43




15:2; 46:1; 46:1


48:1; 48:22


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5015 matches the Hebrew נְבוֹ (nᵊḇô),
which occurs 13 times in 13 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 32:3 - Ataroth, and Dibon, and Jazer, and Nimrah, and Heshbon, and Elealeh, and Shebam, and Nebo, H5015 and Beon,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 32:38 - And Nebo, H5015 and Baalmeon, (their names being changed,) and Shibmah: and gave other names unto the cities which they builded.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:47 - And they removed from Almondiblathaim, and pitched in the mountains of Abarim, before Nebo. H5015
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:49 - Get thee up into this mountain Abarim, unto mount Nebo, H5015 which is in the land of Moab, that is over against Jericho; and behold the land of Canaan, which I give unto the children of Israel for a possession:
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 34:1 - And Moses went up from the plains of Moab unto the mountain of Nebo, H5015 to the top of Pisgah, that is over against Jericho. And the LORD shewed him all the land of Gilead, unto Dan,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 5:8 - And Bela the son of Azaz, the son of Shema, the son of Joel, who dwelt in Aroer, even unto Nebo H5015 and Baalmeon:
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:29 - The children of Nebo, H5015 fifty and two.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:43 - Of the sons of Nebo; H5015 Jeiel, Mattithiah, Zabad, Zebina, Jadau, and Joel, Benaiah.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:33 - The men of the other Nebo, H5015 fifty and two.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 15:2 - He is gone up to Bajith, and to Dibon, the high places, to weep: Moab shall howl over Nebo, H5015 and over Medeba: on all their heads shall be baldness, and every beard cut off.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 46:1 - Bel boweth down, Nebo H5015 stoopeth, their idols were upon the beasts, and upon the cattle: your carriages were heavy loaden; they are a burden to the weary beast.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 48:1 - Against Moab thus saith the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel; Woe unto Nebo! H5015 for it is spoiled: Kiriathaim is confounded and taken: Misgab is confounded and dismayed.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 48:22 - And upon Dibon, and upon Nebo, H5015 and upon Bethdiblathaim,
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