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Lexicon :: Strong's H6138 - ʿeqrôn

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עֶקְרוֹן
Transliteration
ʿeqrôn
Pronunciation
ek-rone'
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Part of Speech
proper locative noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Strong’s Definitions

עֶקְרוֹן ʻEqrôwn, ek-rone'; from H6131; eradication; Ekron, a place in Palestine:—Ekron.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 22x

The KJV translates Strong's H6138 in the following manner: Ekron (22x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 22x
The KJV translates Strong's H6138 in the following manner: Ekron (22x).
  1. Ekron = "emigration" or "torn up by the roots"

    1. the most northerly of the 5 principal cities of the Philistines; located in the lowlands of Judah and later given to Dan

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
עֶקְרוֹן ʻEqrôwn, ek-rone'; from H6131; eradication; Ekron, a place in Palestine:—Ekron.
STRONGS H6138:
עֶקְרוֺן 22 proper name, of a location Ekrôn, Ακκαρων (in Assyrian Amḳarruna COTGlossary, DlPa 289 who proposes עַקָּרוֺן); — Philistine city, one of the famous five, Amos 1:8; Joshua 13:3 (D) + 4 times Joshua (P), Judges 1:18; 1 Samuel 5:10 (twice in verse) + 5 times 1 Samuel; 2 Kings 1:2, 3, 6, 16; Jeremiah 25:20; Zephaniah 2:4; Zechariah 9:5, 7; modern `Âkir RobBR i. 227 ff. GASmGeogr. 198 BuhlGeogr. 187 f.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Joshua

13:3

Judges

1:18

1 Samuel

5:10

2 Kings

1:2; 1:3; 1:6; 1:16

Jeremiah

25:20

Amos

1:8

Zephaniah

2:4

Zechariah

9:5; 9:7

H6138

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6138 matches the Hebrew עֶקְרוֹן (ʿeqrôn),
which occurs 22 times in 20 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 13:3 - from the Shihor which is [fn]east of Egypt, even as far as the border of Ekron H6138 to the north (it is counted as Canaanite); the five governors of the Philistines: the Gazite, the Ashdodite, the Ashkelonite, the Gittite, the Ekronite; and the Avvite
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:11 - Then the border proceeded to the side of Ekron H6138 northward. And the border turned to Shikkeron and continued to Mount Baalah and proceeded to Jabneel, and the [fn]border ended at the sea.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:45 - Ekron H6138, with its towns and its villages;
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:46 - from Ekron H6138 even to the sea, all that were by the [fn]side of Ashdod, with their villages.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 19:43 - Elon, Timnah, and Ekron H6138,
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 1:18 - And Judah took Gaza with its territory, Ashkelon with its territory, and Ekron H6138 with its territory.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 5:10 - So they sent the ark of God to Ekron H6138. And as the ark of God came to Ekron H6138, the Ekronites cried out, saying, “They have brought the ark of the God of Israel to [fn]us, to kill [fn]us and [fn]our people!”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 6:16 - When the five governors of the Philistines saw it, they returned to Ekron H6138 that day.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 6:17 - Now these are the gold tumors which the Philistines returned as a guilt offering to the LORD: one for Ashdod, one for Gaza, one for Ashkelon, one for Gath, and one for Ekron H6138;
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 7:14 - The cities which the Philistines had taken from Israel were restored to Israel, from Ekron H6138 even to Gath; and Israel [fn]recovered their territory from the hand of the Philistines. So there was peace between Israel and the Amorites.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 17:52 - Then the men of Israel and Judah rose up and shouted, and they pursued the Philistines [fn]as far as the valley, and to the gates of Ekron H6138. And the Philistine dead [fn]lay along the way to Shaaraim, even to Gath and Ekron H6138.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 1:2 - And Ahaziah fell through the window lattice in his upper chamber which was in Samaria, and became ill. So he sent messengers and said to them, “Go, inquire of Baal-zebub, the god of Ekron H6138, whether I will recover from this sickness.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 1:3 - But the angel of the LORD said to Elijah the Tishbite, “Arise, go up to meet the messengers of the king of Samaria and say to them, ‘Is it because there is no God in Israel that you are going to inquire of Baal-zebub, the god of Ekron H6138?’
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 1:6 - They said to him, “A man came up to meet us and said to us, ‘Go, return to the king who sent you and say to him, “This is what the LORD says: ‘Is it because there is no God in Israel that you are sending messengers to inquire of Baal-zebub, the god of Ekron H6138? Therefore [fn]you will not get down from the bed upon which you have lain, but you shall certainly die.’”’”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 1:16 - Then he said to him, “This is what the LORD says: ‘Since you have sent messengers to inquire of Baal-zebub, the god of Ekron H6138—is it because there is no God in Israel to inquire of His word? Therefore [fn]you will not get down from the bed upon which you have lain, but you shall certainly die.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 25:20 - and to all the foreign [fn]people, all the kings of the land of Uz, all the kings of the land of the Philistines (that is, Ashkelon, Gaza, Ekron H6138, and the remnant of Ashdod);
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 1:8 - “I will also eliminate every inhabitant from Ashdod,
As well as him who holds the scepter, from Ashkelon;
And I will direct My [fn]power against Ekron H6138,
And the remnant of the Philistines will perish,”
Says the Lord [fn]GOD.
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 2:4 - For Gaza will be abandoned,
And Ashkelon will become a desolation;
The inhabitants of Ashdod will be driven out at noon,
And Ekron H6138 will be uprooted.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 9:5 - Ashkelon will see it and be afraid.
Gaza too will writhe in great pain;
Also Ekron H6138, because her hope has been ruined.
Moreover, the king will perish from Gaza,
And Ashkelon will not be inhabited.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 9:7 - And I will remove their blood from their mouth
And their detestable things from between their teeth.
Then they also will be a remnant for our God,
And be like a [fn]clan in Judah,
And Ekron H6138 will be like a Jebusite.

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