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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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TWOT Reference: 2376

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.
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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 - Then the whole congregation of the sons of Israel assembled at Shiloh H7887, and set up the tent of meeting there; and the land was subdued before them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 18:8 - Then the men arose and went, and Joshua commanded those who went to write a description of the land, saying, “Go and walk through the land and write a description of it, and return to me; then I will cast lots for you here before the LORD in Shiloh H7887.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 18:9 - So the men went and passed through the land, and wrote a description of it by cities in seven divisions in a book; and they came to Joshua at the camp at Shiloh H7887.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 18:10 - Joshua then cast lots for them in Shiloh H7887 before the LORD, and there Joshua divided the land for the sons of Israel according to their divisions.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 19:51 - These are the inheritances which Eleazar the priest, Joshua the son of Nun, and the heads of the fathers’ households of the tribes of the sons of Israel apportioned by lot in Shiloh H7887 before the LORD at the doorway of the tent of meeting. So they finished dividing the land.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 21:2 - And they spoke to them at Shiloh H7887 in the land of Canaan, saying, “The LORD commanded [fn]through Moses to give us cities to live in, with their pasture lands for our cattle.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 22:9 - So the sons of Reuben, the sons of Gad, and the half-tribe of Manasseh returned home, [fn]leaving the sons of Israel at Shiloh H7887, which is in the land of Canaan, to go to the land of Gilead, to the land of their possession in which they had settled, in accordance with the [fn]command of the LORD [fn]through Moses.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 22:12 - And when the sons of Israel heard about it, the entire congregation of the sons of Israel assembled at Shiloh H7887 to go up against them in battle.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 18:31 - So they set up for themselves Micah’s carved image which he had 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 Jabesh-gilead four hundred young virgins who had not known a man by [fn]sleeping with him; and they brought them to the camp at Shiloh H7887, which is in the land of Canaan.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 21:19 - So they said, “Behold, there is a feast of the LORD from year to year in Shiloh H7887, which is on the north side of Bethel, on the east side of the road that goes up from Bethel to Shechem, and on the south side of Lebonah.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 21:21 - and watch; and behold, if the daughters of Shiloh H7887 come out to [fn]take part in the dances, then you shall come out of the vineyards, and each of you shall seize his wife from the daughters of Shiloh H7887, and go to the land of Benjamin.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 1:3 - Now this man would go up from his city yearly to worship and to sacrifice to the LORD of armies in Shiloh H7887. And the two sons of Eli, Hophni and Phinehas, were priests to the LORD there.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 1:9 - Then Hannah got up after eating and drinking in Shiloh H7887. Now Eli the priest was sitting on the seat by the doorpost of the [fn]temple of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 1:24 - Now when she had weaned him, she took him up with her, with a three-year-old bull, one ephah of flour, and a jug of wine, and brought him to the house of the LORD in Shiloh H7887, although the child was young.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 2:14 - And he would thrust it into the pan, or kettle, or caldron, or pot; everything that the fork brought up, the priest would take for himself. They did so in Shiloh H7887 to all the Israelites who came there.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 3:21 - And the LORD appeared again at Shiloh H7887, because the LORD revealed Himself to Samuel at Shiloh H7887 by the word of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 4:3 - When the people came into the camp, the elders of Israel said, “Why has the LORD defeated us today before the Philistines? Let’s take the ark of the covenant of the LORD from Shiloh H7887, so that He may come among us and save us from the power of our enemies.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 4:4 - So the people sent men to Shiloh H7887, and from there they carried the ark of the covenant of the LORD of armies who is enthroned above the cherubim; and the two sons of Eli, Hophni and Phinehas, were there with the ark of the covenant of God.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 4:12 - Now a man of Benjamin ran from the battle line and came to Shiloh H7887 the same day with his clothes torn, and [fn]dust on his head.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 14:3 - and Ahijah, the son of Ahitub, Ichabod’s brother, the son of Phinehas, the son of Eli, the priest of the LORD at Shiloh H7887, was [fn]wearing an ephod. And the people did not know that Jonathan had gone.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 2:27 - So Solomon dismissed Abiathar from being priest to the LORD, to fulfill the word of the LORD, which He had spoken regarding the house of Eli in Shiloh H7887.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 14:2 - And Jeroboam said to his wife, “Now arise and disguise yourself so that they will not know that you are the wife of Jeroboam, and go to Shiloh H7887. Behold, Ahijah the prophet is there, who said regarding me that I would be king over this people.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 14:4 - And Jeroboam’s wife did so, and set out and went to Shiloh H7887, and came to the house of Ahijah. Now Ahijah could not see because his eyes were [fn]glossy from his old age.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 78:60 - So that He abandoned the dwelling place at Shiloh H7887,
The tent [fn]which He had pitched among people,
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 7:12 - “But go now to My place which was in Shiloh H7887, where I made My name dwell at the beginning, and see what I did to it because of the wickedness of My people Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 7:14 - therefore I will do to the house which is called by My name, in which you trust, and to the place which I gave you and your fathers, just as I did to Shiloh H7887.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 26:6 - then I will make this house like Shiloh H7887, and I will make this city a curse to all the nations of the earth.”’”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 26:9 - “Why have you prophesied in the name of the LORD, saying, ‘This house will be like Shiloh H7887 and this city will be in ruins, without inhabitant’?” And all the people gathered to Jeremiah at the house of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 41:5 - that eighty men came from Shechem, from Shiloh H7887, and from Samaria with their beards shaved off, their clothes torn, and [fn]their bodies gashed, having grain offerings and incense in their hands to bring to the house of the LORD.
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