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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, Dibon, Jazer, Nimrah, Heshbon, Elealeh, Sebam, Nebo H5015, and Beon,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 32:38 - Nebo H5015, and Baal-meontheir names being changed—and Sibmah, and they gave other names to the cities which they built.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:47 - They journeyed from Almon-diblathaim and camped in the mountains of Abarim, before Nebo H5015.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:49 - “Go up to this mountain of the Abarim, Mount Nebo H5015, which is in the land of Moab [fn]opposite Jericho, and look at the land of Canaan, which I am giving to the sons of Israel as a possession.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 34:1 -

Now Moses went up from the plains of Moab to Mount Nebo H5015, to the top of Pisgah, which is opposite Jericho. And the LORD showed him all the land, Gilead as far as Dan,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 5:8 - and Bela, the son of Azaz, the son of Shema, the son of Joel, who lived in Aroer, as far as Nebo H5015 and Baal-meon.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:29 - the sons of Nebo H5015, 52;
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 10:43 - Of the sons of Nebo H5015 there were Jeiel, Mattithiah, Zabad, Zebina, Jaddai, Joel, and Benaiah.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:33 - the men of the other Nebo H5015, 52;
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 15:2 -

[fn]The people have gone up to the [fn]temple and to Dibon, to the high places to weep.

Moab wails over Nebo H5015 and Medeba;

Everyone’s head is bald and every beard is cut off.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 46:1 -

Bel has bowed down, Nebo H5015 stoops over;

Their idols have become loads for the animals and the cattle.

The things [fn]that you carry are burdensome,

A load for the weary animal.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 48:1 -

Concerning Moab. This is what the LORD of armies, the God of Israel says:

“Woe to Nebo H5015, for it has been destroyed;

Kiriathaim has been put to shame, it has been captured;

The high stronghold has been put to shame and [fn]shattered.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 48:22 - against Dibon, Nebo H5015, and Beth-diblathaim,
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