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Lexicon :: Strong's H7084 - qᵊʿîlâ

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Part of Speech
proper locative noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Perhaps from קָלַע (H7049) in the sense of inclosing
Strong’s Definitions

קְעִילָה Qᵉʻîylâh, keh-ee-law'; perhaps from H7049 in the sense of enclosing; citadel; Keilah, a place in Palestine:—Keilah.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 18x

The KJV translates Strong's H7084 in the following manner: Keilah (18x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 18x
The KJV translates Strong's H7084 in the following manner: Keilah (18x).
  1. Keilah = "fortress"

    1. a city in the lowlands of Judah northwest of Hebron

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
קְעִילָה Qᵉʻîylâh, keh-ee-law'; perhaps from H7049 in the sense of enclosing; citadel; Keilah, a place in Palestine:—Keilah.
STRONGS H7084: Abbreviations
קְעִילָה 18 proper name, of a location Κεειλα: in Judah, toward Philistines, ק׳ 1 Samuel 23:1 + 13 times 23 (קְעִלָה, 1 Samuel 23:3.13); Joshua 15:44 (P), compare 2 Chronicles 4:19 (genealogical scheme); post-exilic קְעִילָך פֶּלֶךְ Nehemiah 3:17, 18; modern Kîlā, approximately 8 miles northwest from Hebron, GASmGeogr. 230 BuhlGeogr. 193; clause Tel Amarna Ḳilti WklNo. 165, 11, 18, etc.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs



1 Samuel

23:1; 23:3; 23:13

2 Chronicles



3:17; 3:18


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7084 matches the Hebrew קְעִילָה (qᵊʿîlâ),
which occurs 18 times in 16 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:44 - And Keilah, H7084 and Achzib, and Mareshah; nine cities with their villages:
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 23:1 - Then they told David, saying, Behold, the Philistines fight against Keilah, H7084 and they rob the threshingfloors.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 23:2 - Therefore David enquired of the LORD, saying, Shall I go and smite these Philistines? And the LORD said unto David, Go, and smite the Philistines, and save Keilah. H7084
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 23:3 - And David's men said unto him, Behold, we be afraid here in Judah: how much more then if we come to Keilah H7084 against the armies of the Philistines?
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 23:4 - Then David enquired of the LORD yet again. And the LORD answered him and said, Arise, go down to Keilah; H7084 for I will deliver the Philistines into thine hand.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 23:5 - So David and his men went to Keilah, H7084 and fought with the Philistines, and brought away their cattle, and smote them with a great slaughter. So David saved the inhabitants of Keilah. H7084
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 23:6 - And it came to pass, when Abiathar the son of Ahimelech fled to David to Keilah, H7084 that he came down with an ephod in his hand.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 23:7 - And it was told Saul that David was come to Keilah. H7084 And Saul said, God hath delivered him into mine hand; for he is shut in, by entering into a town that hath gates and bars.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 23:8 - And Saul called all the people together to war, to go down to Keilah, H7084 to besiege David and his men.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 23:10 - Then said David, O LORD God of Israel, thy servant hath certainly heard that Saul seeketh to come to Keilah, H7084 to destroy the city for my sake.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 23:11 - Will the men of Keilah H7084 deliver me up into his hand? will Saul come down, as thy servant hath heard? O LORD God of Israel, I beseech thee, tell thy servant. And the LORD said, He will come down.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 23:12 - Then said David, Will the men of Keilah H7084 deliver me and my men into the hand of Saul? And the LORD said, They will deliver thee up.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 23:13 - Then David and his men, which were about six hundred, arose and departed out of Keilah, H7084 and went whithersoever they could go. And it was told Saul that David was escaped from Keilah; H7084 and he forbare to go forth.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 4:19 - And the sons of his wife Hodiah the sister of Naham, the father of Keilah H7084 the Garmite, and Eshtemoa the Maachathite.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 3:17 - After him repaired the Levites, Rehum the son of Bani. Next unto him repaired Hashabiah, the ruler of the half part of Keilah, H7084 in his part.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 3:18 - After him repaired their brethren, Bavai the son of Henadad, the ruler of the half part of Keilah. H7084
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