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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 - Keilah H7084, Achzib, and Mareshah; nine cities with their villages.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 23:1 - Then they informed David, saying, “Behold, the Philistines are fighting against Keilah H7084 and are plundering the threshing floors.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 23:2 - So David inquired of the LORD, saying, “Shall I go and [fn]attack these Philistines?” And the LORD said to David, “Go and [fn]attack the Philistines and save Keilah H7084.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 23:3 - But David’s men said to him, “Behold, we are fearful here in Judah. How much more then if we go to Keilah H7084 against the ranks of the Philistines?”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 23:4 - So David inquired of the LORD once more. And the LORD answered him and said, “Arise, go down to Keilah H7084, for I am going to hand the Philistines over to you.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 23:5 - Then David and his men went to Keilah H7084 and fought the Philistines; and he drove away their livestock and struck them with a great slaughter. So David saved the inhabitants of Keilah H7084.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 23:6 - Now it came about, when Abiathar the son of Ahimelech fled to David at Keilah H7084, that he came down with an ephod in his hand.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 23:7 - When it was reported to Saul that David had come to Keilah H7084, Saul said, “God has handed him over to me, for he shut himself in by entering a city with double gates and bars.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 23:8 - So Saul summoned all the people for war, to go down to Keilah H7084 to besiege David and his men.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 23:10 - Then David said, “LORD God of Israel, Your servant has heard for certain that Saul is seeking to come to Keilah H7084 to destroy the city on my account.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 23:11 - “Will the citizens of Keilah H7084 hand me over to him? Will Saul come down just as Your servant has heard? LORD God of Israel, please, tell Your servant.” And the LORD said, “He will come down.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 23:12 - Then David said, “Will the citizens of Keilah H7084 hand me and my men over to Saul?” And the LORD said, “They will hand you over.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 23:13 - Then David and his men, about six hundred, rose up and departed from Keilah H7084, and they went wherever they could go. When it was reported to Saul that David had escaped from Keilah H7084, he gave up [fn]the pursuit.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 4:19 - The sons of the wife of Hodiah, the sister of Naham, were the [fn]fathers of Keilah H7084 the Garmite and Eshtemoa the Maacathite.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 3:17 - After him the Levites carried out repairs under Rehum the son of Bani. Next to him Hashabiah, the official of half the district of Keilah H7084, carried out repairs for his district.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 3:18 - After him their brothers carried out repairs under Bavvai the son of Henadad, official of the other half of the district of Keilah H7084.
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