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Lexicon :: Strong's H7887 - šîlô

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Part of Speech
proper locative noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From the same as שִׁילֹה (H7886)
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Strong’s Definitions

שִׁילֹה Shîylôh, shee-lo'; or שִׁלֹה Shilôh; or שִׁילוֹ Shîylôw; or שִׁלוֹ Shilôw; from the same as H7886; Shiloh, a place in Palestine:—Shiloh.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 32x

The KJV translates Strong's H7887 in the following manner: Shiloh (32x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 32x
The KJV translates Strong's H7887 in the following manner: Shiloh (32x).
  1. Shiloh = "place of rest"

    1. a city in Ephraim and temporary home of the Ark of the Covenant and the Tabernacle, the place where Samuel grew up

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
שִׁילֹה Shîylôh, shee-lo'; or שִׁלֹה Shilôh; or שִׁילוֹ Shîylôw; or שִׁלוֹ Shilôw; from the same as H7886; Shiloh, a place in Palestine:—Shiloh.
STRONGS H7887: Abbreviations
שִׁלוֺ, שִׁולוֺ, שִׁלֹה proper name, of a location (originally שִׁלוֺן, see adjective, of a people (otherwise BaNB § 224 b), which also shews that √ שׁול, שׁיל, was posited when text of Kings was fixed, compare Dr 2 Samuel 15:12); — שִׁלוֺ Judges 21:19; 1 Samuel 1:24; 1 Samuel 3:21; 1 Samuel 14:3; Jeremiah 7:14 (on destruction of Shiloh see We 2 Samuel 8:17), Jeremiah 26:9; Jeremiah 41:5, מִשְׁכַּן שׁ׳ Psalm 78:60; שִׁילוֺ Judges 21:21 (twice in verse); Jeremiah 7:12; שִׁלֹה Joshua 18:1, 8, 9, 10; Joshua 19:51; Joshua 21:2; Joshua 22:9, 12 (all P or R), Judges 18:31; Judges 21:12; 1 Samuel 1:3, 9; 1 Samuel 2:14; 1 Samuel 3:21; 1 Samuel 4:3, 4, 12; 1 Kings 2:27; 1 Kings 14:2, 4; Jeremiah 26:6 (variant reading שִׁלוֺ in all these [21 times] given by Gi as Qr). — Σηλωμ, Σηλω(ν). — Modern Seilûn, approximately 91/2 miles north-northeast of Bethel: (Beitîn), BuhlG 178 DrHast. DB SHlLOH.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


18:1; 18:8; 18:9; 18:10; 19:51; 21:2; 22:9; 22:12


18:31; 21:12; 21:19; 21:21

1 Samuel

1:3; 1:9; 1:24; 2:14; 3:21; 3:21; 4:3; 4:4; 4:12; 14:3

2 Samuel

8:17; 15:12

1 Kings

2:27; 14:2; 14:4




7:12; 7:14; 26:6; 26:9; 41:5

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7887 matches the Hebrew שִׁילֹה (šîlô),
which occurs 32 times in 30 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 18:1 - And the whole congregation of the children of Israel assembled together at Shiloh, H7887 and set up the tabernacle of the congregation there. And the land was subdued before them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 18:8 - And the men arose, and went away: and Joshua charged them that went to describe the land, saying, Go and walk through the land, and describe it, and come again to me, that I may here cast lots for you before the LORD in Shiloh. H7887
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 18:9 - And the men went and passed through the land, and described it by cities into seven parts in a book, and came again to Joshua to the host at Shiloh. H7887
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 18:10 - And Joshua cast lots for them in Shiloh H7887 before the LORD: and there Joshua divided the land unto the children of Israel according to their divisions.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 19:51 - These are the inheritances, which Eleazar the priest, and Joshua the son of Nun, and the heads of the fathers of the tribes of the children of Israel, divided for an inheritance by lot in Shiloh H7887 before the LORD, at the door of the tabernacle of the congregation. So they made an end of dividing the country.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 21:2 - And they spake unto them at Shiloh H7887 in the land of Canaan, saying, The LORD commanded by the hand of Moses to give us cities to dwell in, with the suburbs thereof for our cattle.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 22:9 - And the children of Reuben and the children of Gad and the half tribe of Manasseh returned, and departed from the children of Israel out of Shiloh, H7887 which is in the land of Canaan, to go unto the country of Gilead, to the land of their possession, whereof they were possessed, according to the word of the LORD by the hand of Moses.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 22:12 - And when the children of Israel heard of it, the whole congregation of the children of Israel gathered themselves together at Shiloh, H7887 to go up to war against them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 18:31 - And they set them up Micah's graven image, which he made, all the time that the house of God was in Shiloh. H7887
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 21:12 - And they found among the inhabitants of Jabeshgilead four hundred young virgins, that had known no man by lying with any male: and they brought them unto the camp to Shiloh, H7887 which is in the land of Canaan.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 21:19 - Then they said, Behold, there is a feast of the LORD in Shiloh H7887 yearly in a place which is on the north side of Bethel, on the east side of the highway that goeth up from Bethel to Shechem, and on the south of Lebonah.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 21:21 - And see, and, behold, if the daughters of Shiloh H7887 come out to dance in dances, then come ye out of the vineyards, and catch you every man his wife of the daughters of Shiloh, H7887 and go to the land of Benjamin.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 1:3 - And this man went up out of his city yearly to worship and to sacrifice unto the LORD of hosts in Shiloh. H7887 And the two sons of Eli, Hophni and Phinehas, the priests of the LORD, were there.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 1:9 - So Hannah rose up after they had eaten in Shiloh, H7887 and after they had drunk. Now Eli the priest sat upon a seat by a post of the temple of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 1:24 - And when she had weaned him, she took him up with her, with three bullocks, and one ephah of flour, and a bottle of wine, and brought him unto the house of the LORD in Shiloh: H7887 and the child was young.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 2:14 - And he struck it into the pan, or kettle, or caldron, or pot; all that the fleshhook brought up the priest took for himself. So they did in Shiloh H7887 unto all the Israelites that came thither.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 3:21 - And the LORD appeared again in Shiloh: H7887 for the LORD revealed himself to Samuel in Shiloh H7887 by the word of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 4:3 - And when the people were come into the camp, the elders of Israel said, Wherefore hath the LORD smitten us to day before the Philistines? Let us fetch the ark of the covenant of the LORD out of Shiloh H7887 unto us, that, when it cometh among us, it may save us out of the hand of our enemies.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 4:4 - So the people sent to Shiloh, H7887 that they might bring from thence the ark of the covenant of the LORD of hosts, which dwelleth between the cherubims: and the two sons of Eli, Hophni and Phinehas, were there with the ark of the covenant of God.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 4:12 - And there ran a man of Benjamin out of the army, and came to Shiloh H7887 the same day with his clothes rent, and with earth upon his head.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 14:3 - And Ahiah, the son of Ahitub, Ichabod's brother, the son of Phinehas, the son of Eli, the LORD'S priest in Shiloh, H7887 wearing an ephod. And the people knew not that Jonathan was gone.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 2:27 - So Solomon thrust out Abiathar from being priest unto the LORD; that he might fulfil the word of the LORD, which he spake concerning the house of Eli in Shiloh. H7887
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 14:2 - And Jeroboam said to his wife, Arise, I pray thee, and disguise thyself, that thou be not known to be the wife of Jeroboam; and get thee to Shiloh: H7887 behold, there is Ahijah the prophet, which told me that I should be king over this people.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 14:4 - And Jeroboam's wife did so, and arose, and went to Shiloh, H7887 and came to the house of Ahijah. But Ahijah could not see; for his eyes were set by reason of his age.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 78:60 - So that he forsook the tabernacle of Shiloh, H7887 the tent which he placed among men;
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 7:12 - But go ye now unto my place which was in Shiloh, H7887 where I set my name at the first, and see what I did to it for the wickedness of my people Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 7:14 - Therefore will I do unto this house, which is called by my name, wherein ye trust, and unto the place which I gave to you and to your fathers, as I have done to Shiloh. H7887
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 26:6 - Then will I make this house like Shiloh, H7887 and will make this city a curse to all the nations of the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 26:9 - Why hast thou prophesied in the name of the LORD, saying, This house shall be like Shiloh, H7887 and this city shall be desolate without an inhabitant? And all the people were gathered against Jeremiah in the house of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 41:5 - That there came certain from Shechem, from Shiloh, H7887 and from Samaria, even fourscore men, having their beards shaven, and their clothes rent, and having cut themselves, with offerings and incense in their hand, to bring them to the house of the LORD.
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