Search Bible
Click for Help   Click for QuickNav   Click for Advanced Search Options
Search KJV
Your Bible Version is the KJV
Go to Top
Link to This Page Cite This Page
Share this page Follow the BLB
Printable Page
Left Context Bar Edge 1Left Context Bar BackgroundLeft Context Bar Edge 2Previous Strongs NumberCopy VersesCopy OptionsShow StrongsRed Letter OnNext Strongs NumberRight Context Bar Edge 2Right Context Bar BackgroundRight Context Bar Edge 1
The Blue Letter Bible
BLB Searches
Search the Bible
Search KJV

Advanced Options

Other Searches

Multi-Verse Retrieval
Search KJV

Let's Connect
Daily Devotionals

Blue Letter Bible offers several daily devotional readings in order to help you refocus on Christ and the Gospel of His peace and righteousness.

Daily Bible Reading Plans

Recognizing the value of consistent reflection upon the Word of God in order to refocus one's mind and heart upon Christ and His Gospel of peace, we provide several reading plans designed to cover the entire Bible in a year.

One-Year Plans

Two-Year Plan

Lexicon :: Strong's H5862 - ʿêṭām

Choose a new font size and typeface
Part of Speech
proper locative noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Strong’s Definitions

עֵיטָם ʻÊyṭâm, ay-tawm'; from H5861; hawk-ground; Etam, a place in Palestine:—Etam.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x

The KJV translates Strong's H5862 in the following manner: Etam (5x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x
The KJV translates Strong's H5862 in the following manner: Etam (5x).
  1. Etam = "lair of wild beasts"

    1. a village of the tribe of Simeon

    2. a town in Judah fortified and garrisoned by king Rehoboam of Judah and located between Bethlehem and Tekoa

    3. a cliff; site uncertain

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
עֵיטָם ʻÊyṭâm, ay-tawm'; from H5861; hawk-ground; Etam, a place in Palestine:—Etam.
עֵיטָם proper name, of a location (perhaps animal-name, from עַיִט, compare GrayProp. Names 93); —
1. Ηταμ, LXX of Lucian (Lag.) Ιταμ, a cliff, סְעִיף סֶלַע ע׳ Judges 15:8, 11 perhaps near town עֵיטָם, see following, but at ‘Arāḳ Isma‘īn near edge of Shephelah, west-southwest from Jerusalem according to SchickZPV x (1887), 143 ff.
2. Αιταν[μ], etc., city fortified by Rehoboam 2 Chronicles 11:6, between Bethlehem and Tekoa, = ‘Ain ‘Atān approximately 2 miles south-southwest from Bethlehem, BuhlGeogr. 92 GFMJudges 15:8, near Ŭrtâs RobBR i. 477; clan in Judah 1 Chronicles 4:3.
3. Αιταν[μ], in Simeon 1 Chronicles 4:32 (Be [not Oettli Kau Kit] reads עֵתֶר from Joshua 15:42).
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
Copyright © 2002, 2003, 2006 by Biblesoft, Inc.
All rights reserved. Used by permission.

BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs




15:8; 15:8; 15:11

1 Chronicles

4:3; 4:32

2 Chronicles



Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5862 matches the Hebrew עֵיטָם (ʿêṭām),
which occurs 5 times in 5 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 15:8 - And he smote them hip and thigh with a great slaughter: and he went down and dwelt in the top of the rock Etam.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 15:11 - Then three thousand men of Judah went to the top of the rock Etam, and said to Samson, Knowest thou not that the Philistines are rulers over us? what is this that thou hast done unto us? And he said unto them, As they did unto me, so have I done unto them.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 4:3 - And these were of the father of Etam; Jezreel, and Ishma, and Idbash: and the name of their sister was Hazelelponi:
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 4:32 - And their villages were, Etam, and Ain, Rimmon, and Tochen, and Ashan, five cities:
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 11:6 - He built even Bethlehem, and Etam, and Tekoa,

Donate Contact

Blue Letter Bible study tools make reading, searching and studying the Bible easy and rewarding.

Blue Letter Bible is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization