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Lexicon :: Strong's H8034 - šēm

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive word [perhaps rather from שׂוּם (H7760) through the idea of definite and conspicuous position
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TWOT Reference: 2405

Strong’s Definitions

שֵׁם shêm, shame; a primitive word [perhaps rather from H7760 through the idea of definite and conspicuous position; compare H8064]; an appellation, as a mark or memorial of individuality; by implication honor, authority, character:—+ base, (in-) fame(-ous), named(-d), renown, report.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 864x

The KJV translates Strong's H8034 in the following manner: name (832x), renown (7x), fame (4x), famous (3x), named (3x), named (with H7121) (2x), famous (with H7121) (1x), infamous (with H2931) (1x), report (1x), miscellaneous (10x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 864x
The KJV translates Strong's H8034 in the following manner: name (832x), renown (7x), fame (4x), famous (3x), named (3x), named (with H7121) (2x), famous (with H7121) (1x), infamous (with H2931) (1x), report (1x), miscellaneous (10x).
  1. name

    1. name

    2. reputation, fame, glory

    3. the Name (as designation of God)

    4. memorial, monument

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
שֵׁם shêm, shame; a primitive word [perhaps rather from H7760 through the idea of definite and conspicuous position; compare H8064]; an appellation, as a mark or memorial of individuality; by implication honor, authority, character:—+ base, (in-) fame(-ous), named(-d), renown, report.
STRONGS H8034: Abbreviations
I. שֵׁם 864 noun masculine 2 Samuel 7:9 name (√ unknown; Thes שׁמה, compare BaZMG xli (1887), 635; LagBN 160 ושׁם, Arabic bdb102704 brand, mark, compare RSK 213, 303 ff.ii. 1. 104; Late Hebrew = Biblical Hebrew (especially הַשֵּׁם = יהוה); Phoenician שם Lzb377; Assyrian šumu; Sabean סם HomChr 124; Ethiopic bdb102705 Arabic bdb102706, bdb102707, bdb102708, bdb102709; Aramaic שֵׁם, שְׁמָא, also שׁוּם, שֻׁם (Köii. 1. 512), bdb102710, bdb102711, Old Aramaic, Palmyrene שם Lzb377); — absolute שׁ׳ Genesis 6:4 +; construct שׁ׳ Genesis 12:8 +, rarely שֶׁםֿ 1 Samuel 8:2 +; suffix שְׁמִי Exodus 3:15 +, שִׁמְךָ Genesis 32:9 +, שְׁמֶ֑ךָ 1 Kings 18:31 +, etc.; plural שֵׁמוֺת (rarely שֵׁמֹת) Genesis 2:20 +; construct שְׁמוֺת Exodus 6:16 +, suffix שְׁמוֺתָם Numbers 13:4 +, שְׁמוֺתָן Ezekiel 23:4 (twice in verse); — name:
1. of river Genesis 2:11, 13, 14, beasts Genesis 2:19; Genesis 2:20, city Genesis 26:33 (all J) +; היּוֺם שׁ׳ Ezekiel 24:2, i.e. exact designation of it (+ הַזֶּה אֶתעֶֿצֶם הַיּ׳).
a. usually of person: Genesis 4:17, 19 (twice in verse) (J) +; as significant 1 Samuel 25:25, compare Proverbs 21:24; especially in phrase וַיְהִי אִישׁ ֗֗֗ וּשְׁמוֺ אֶלְקָנָה 1 Samuel 1:1, compare 1 Samuel 9:1, 2, Jeremiah 37:13 + 28 times; less often as גָּלְיָת שְׁמוֺ 1 Samuel 17:4, compare Zechariah 6:12 + 5 times (compare in Assyrian KraeBAS i. 430); frequently with קָרָא (which see 6, and Niph. 2, Pu.; note here, עַל נִקְרָא שׁ׳ in token of ownership 2 Samuel 12:28 (see Dr), Isaiah 4:1); rarely, שִׂים אֶתשְֿׁמוֺ אֲבִימֶלֶךְ Judges 8:31, compare 2 Kings 17:34; Nehemiah 9:7; וַיָּ֫שֶׂם לָהֶם שׁ׳ Daniel 1:7; with יֵאָמֵר Genesis 32:29 (J); change of name is without verb, as Genesis 17:15 (P), or (usually) with יִהְיֶה Genesis 35:10 (P) Israel shall be thy name. compare Genesis 17:5; 1 Kings 18:31; 1 Chronicles 22:9, also וַיַסֵּב אֶתשְֿׁמוֺ יְהו׳ 2 Kings 23:34 2 Chronicles 36:4, compare 2 Kings 24:17, and (suj. י׳) עוֺלָם אֶתֶּןלֿוֺ שׁ׳ Isaiah 56:5; מַהשְּֿׁמֶ֑ךָ Genesis 32:28, compare Exodus 3:13; Proverbs 30:4, מִית שְׁמֶ֑ךָ Judges 13:17; be explicitly mentioned is: וְכֻלָּם בְּשֵׁמוֺת Ezra 10:16, נִקְּבוּ בְשׁ׳ Numbers 1:17; 1 Chronicles 16:41; 2 Chronicles 28:15; 31:10; Ezra 8:20, הַבָּאִים בְּשׁ׳ 1 Chronicles 4:38, וַיָבזֹם בְּשׁ׳ 1 Chronicles 4:41; of things, וּבְשֵׁמוֺת תִּקְדוּ Numbers 4:32 (P), + Numbers 4:27 (read בְּשֵׁמֹת Greek Version of the LXX Di Baen Gray); יְדַעְתִּיךָ בְּשֵׁם Exodus 33:12 (subject י׳), i.e. acknowledge thee, personally (as mine), compare Exodus 33:17 (both J); פ׳ בְּשׁ׳ as the representative of 1 Samuel 25:5, 9; 1 Kings 21:8; Jeremiah 29:25; Esther 2:22; Esther 3:12; Esther 8:8 (twice in verse); Esther 8:10 (compare also 3).
b. = reputation;
(1) וַאֲגַדְּלָה שְׁמֶ֫ךָ Genesis 12:2 (J), גָּדוֺל כְּשֵׁם הַגְּדֹלִים אֲשֶׁר וְעָשִׂתִי לִךָ שׁ׳ בָּאָרֶץ 2 Samuel 7:9; make oneself a name וְנַעֲשֶׂח לָנוּ שׁ׳ Genesis 11:4 (J), וַיַּעַשׂ לוֺ שׁ׳ 2 Samuel 8:13, of י׳ Jeremiah 32:20, hence Nehemiah 9:10; Daniel 9:15; Isaiah 63:12, 14, so with שׂוּם 2 Samuel 7:23 = 1 Chronicles 17:21; וַיֵּצֵא לָךְ שֵׁם בְּ׳ Ezekiel 16:14 (compare 1 Chronicles 14:17), 2 Chronicles 26:15 עַדלְֿמֵרָחוֺק, 2 Chronicles 26:8 וַיֵּלֶךְ שְׁמוֺ עַדלְֿ׳; 2 Samuel 23:18, 22; = fame, glory, Zephaniah 3:19, 20; Ezekiel 39:13. — Ezekiel 34:29 read perhaps שָׁלֹם Greek Version of the LXX Siegf Be Toy; Co שָׁלֵם; Krae conjecture שָׁמֵן; אַנְשֵׁי הַשֵּׁם Genesis 6:4 (J), Numbers 16:2 (J), אַנְשֵׁי שֵׁמוֺת 1 Chronicles 5:24; 1 Chronicles 12:31 (van d. H. 1 Chronicles 12:30); with negative בְּנֵי בְלִישֵֿׁ‰ Job 30:3;
(2) bad sense, וְהוֺצִא עָלָיהָ שֵׁם רָ֑ע Dan 22:14; compare Dan 22:19; Nehemiah 6:13; = byword Ezekiel 23:10; טְמֵאַת הַשּׁ׳ Ezekiel 22:5.
c. especially as giving a man kind of posthumous life, especially in his sons, אֵיןלִֿי בֵן בֵּעֲבוּר הַזְכֵּיר שְׁמִי 2 Samuel 18:18, לְהָקִים לְאָחִיו שֵׁם בְּ׳ Deuteronomy 25:7, compare Deuteronomy 25:6; Ruth 4:5, 10, without whom it is blotted out, etc., Deuteronomy 25:6, compare Numbers 27:4 (P), Ruth 4:10, so that to destroy one's name = extirpate family (and שֵׁם sometimes Is || צֶרַע) 1 Samuel 24:22 (Gi 1 Samuel 24:21), 2 Samuel 14:7 (|| שְׁאֵרִית), so of peoples Deuteronomy 7:24; Deuteronomy 9:14; Deuteronomy 12:3; Isaiah 14:22 +; לאֹ יִוָּרַע מִשִּׁמְךָ עוֺד Nahum 1:14 (of Nineveh); כֵּן יַעֲמֹד זַרְעֲכֶם וְשִׁמְכֶם Isaiah 66:22; more abstract (|| זֵכֶר) Job 18:17; Proverbs 10:7.
3. name, as designation of God, specifically of י׳ (especially Jeremiah, Ezekiel, Isa2,3, Psalms): — first (in Hexateuch) in phrase י׳ בְּשׁ׳ ק׳ Genesis 4:26 (J), call with, i.e. use the name י׳ in worship, so Genesis 12:8; Genesis 13:4; Genesis 21:33; Genesis 26:35 + (see קרא 2c); hence, of place of worship, בְּכָלהַֿמָּקוֺם אֲשֶׁר אַוְּכִּיר מאתשְֿׁמִי שָׁם Exodus 20:24 (Gi Exodus 20:21); אֶתשְֿׁמוֺ שָׁם [לְשַׁכֵּן] לָשׂוּם Deuteronomy 12:5, 11 +; בָּנָה בַּיִת לִשְׁמִי 2 Samuel 7:13 + often; people come י׳ לְשׁ׳ Joshua 9:9 (RD), so לְמֵעַן שׁ׳ 1 Kings 8:41 2 Chronicles 6:32; Isaiah 60:9; seek it Psalm 83:17; swear with י׳ בְּשׁ׳ 1 Samuel 20:42; Deuteronomy 6:13; Deuteronomy 10:20; Leviticus 19:12, compare (לַשָּׁוְא) Exodus 20:7 (twice in verse)=Deuteronomy 5:11 (twice in verse); י׳ תָּפַשׁ׳ Proverbs 30:9; נִקְרָא שְׁמִיעַלֿ, etc., in token of ownership (compare 2a), Jeremiah 7:10 +; = his reputation, fame, with עָשָׁה לוֺ, see 1b (1), compare Joshua 7:9; י׳ בְּשׁ׳, i.e. as his representative Exodus 5:23 (J), 1 Samuel 17:45; Deuteronomy 10:8; 2 Samuel 6:18; 2 Kings 2:24 + (see 2a near the end); especially as embodying the (revealed) character of י׳ : שְׁמוֺ י׳ Amos 5:8; Amos 9:6; Jeremiah 33:2, וֶה שְּׁמִי לְעֹלָם Exodus 3:15 (E; || זֵכֶר; fundamental passage), Exodus 6:3 (P); ) עְבָאוֺת שְׁמוֺ (א׳ י׳ Amos 4:13; Amos 5:27; Jeremiah 10:16; Jeremiah 46:18 + 10 times Jeremiah, Isa2, קַנָּא שְׁמוֺ י׳ Exodus 34:14 (J; compare Exodus 20:5; Nahum 1:2), קָדוֺשׁ שׁ׳ Isaiah 57:15, שׁ׳ [וֺ] קָדְשִׁי Amos 2:7; Ezekiel 39:7; Ezekiel 43:7; Psalm 103:1 + often; hence object of knowledge Isaiah 52:6; Jeremiah 48:17, יֹדְעֵי שְׁמֶ֑ךָ Psalm 9:11 (|| דֹּרְשֶׁיךָ), love Isaiah 56:5, אֹהֲבֵי שׁ׳ Psalm 5:12; Psalm 69:37; Psalm 119:132, fear Psalm 61:6, especially of praise, etc. (חִלֵּל, הִןכִּיר, הוֺדָה, בֵּרַח, etc.): לְשִׁמְךָ אֲוַמֵּר 2 Samuel 22:50 (|| אוֺדְךָ and so very often || י׳) = Psalm 18:50, compare 1 Chronicles 16:10; 1 Chronicles 29:13; Psalm 45:18; Isaiah 26:13; 1 Kings 8:33, 35 2 Chronicles 6:24, 26; Psalm 8:2; Psalm 8:10 +; כְּבוֺד שְׁמוֺ חָבוּלי׳ Psalm 29:2; Psalm 96:8, and many combinations; opposed to א׳ חִלֵּל אֶתשֿׁ׳ Leviticus 18:21 +, י׳ נקב שׁ׳ Leviticus 24:16, נִאֵץ שׁ׳ Psalm 74:10; Psalm 74:18, etc.; הַנִּכְבָּד וְהַנּוֺרָא הַשּׁ׳ Deuteronomy 28:58, compare Nehemiah 1:11; לְמַעַן שִׁמְךָ, in appeals to י׳ to act according to his character Jeremiah 14:7, 21; Ezekiel 20:9, 14; Isaiah 48:9; Isaiah 66:5; Psalm 25:11; Psalm 31:4 +; י׳ שׁ׳ is powerful agent, בְּשִׁמְךָ הוֺשִׁיעֵנִי Psalm 54:3 (|| בִּגְבוּרָֽתְךָ), compare Psalm 124:8; of מַלְאַךָ י׳, י׳ says שְׁמִי בְּקִרְבּוֺ Exodus 23:21 (E); הַשֵּׁם Leviticus 24:11 is probably scribal substitution for word י׳ (already beginning to be thought ineffable, especially with וַיִקֹּב compare GeiUrschr.273 f. Di Dr-Wh Baen); on development of this usage, and Jewish use of הַשּׁ׳ as personified or hypostasis, see LevyNHWB under the word Jastrs. seeקָרוֺב שְׁמֶ֑ךָ Psalm 75:2 is striking, but doubtful, < Greek Version of the LXX Dy Che Gr Hup-Now קֹרְאֵי שׁ׳, Du קָרָנוּ בִשׁ׳ (= קָרָאנוּ).
4. of false gods, use forbidden Exodus 23:13 (E), Joshua 23:7 (RD), compare Hosea 2:19; Psalm 16:4;speak בְּשֵׁם אלהים אחרים Deuteronomy 18:20; א׳ קָרָא בְשׁ׳ 1 Kings 18:24, 25, 26; א׳ יֵלְכוּ בְשׁ׳ Micah 4:5.
5. = memorial, monument Isaiah 55:13 (|| אוֺת; so Che Du > = fame Di-Kit), יָד וָשֵׁם טוֺב מִבָּנִים וגו׳ Isaiah 56:5 (with word-play on שׁ׳ 1c).

See related Aramaic BDB entry H8036.
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2:11; 2:13; 2:14; 2:19; 2:20; 2:20; 4:17; 4:19; 4:26; 6:4; 6:4; 11:4; 12:2; 12:8; 12:8; 13:4; 17:5; 17:15; 21:33; 26:33; 26:35; 32:9; 32:28; 32:29; 35:10


3:13; 3:15; 3:15; 5:23; 6:3; 6:16; 20:5; 20:7; 20:21; 20:24; 23:13; 23:21; 33:12; 33:17; 34:14


18:21; 19:12; 24:11; 24:16


1:17; 4:27; 4:32; 13:4; 16:2; 27:4


5:11; 6:13; 7:24; 9:14; 10:8; 10:20; 12:3; 12:5; 12:11; 18:20; 25:6; 25:6; 25:7; 28:58


7:9; 9:9; 23:7


8:31; 13:17


4:5; 4:10; 4:10

1 Samuel

1:1; 8:2; 9:1; 9:2; 17:4; 17:45; 20:42; 24:21; 24:22; 25:5; 25:9; 25:25

2 Samuel

6:18; 7:9; 7:9; 7:13; 7:23; 8:13; 12:28; 14:7; 18:18; 22:50; 23:18; 23:22

1 Kings

8:33; 8:35; 8:41; 18:24; 18:25; 18:26; 18:31; 18:31; 21:8

2 Kings

2:24; 17:34; 23:34; 24:17

1 Chronicles

4:38; 4:41; 5:24; 12:30; 12:31; 14:17; 16:10; 16:41; 17:21; 22:9; 29:13

2 Chronicles

6:24; 6:26; 6:32; 26:8; 26:15; 28:15; 31:10; 36:4


8:20; 10:16


1:11; 6:13; 9:7; 9:10


2:22; 3:12; 8:8; 8:10


18:17; 30:3


5:12; 8:2; 9:11; 16:4; 18:50; 25:11; 29:2; 31:4; 54:3; 61:6; 74:10; 74:18; 75:2; 83:17; 96:8; 103:1; 119:132; 124:8


10:7; 21:24; 30:4; 30:9


4:1; 14:22; 26:13; 48:9; 52:6; 55:13; 56:5; 56:5; 56:5; 57:15; 60:9; 63:12; 63:14; 66:5; 66:22


7:10; 10:16; 14:7; 14:21; 29:25; 32:20; 33:2; 37:13; 46:18; 48:17


16:14; 20:9; 20:14; 22:5; 23:4; 23:10; 24:2; 34:29; 39:7; 39:13; 43:7


1:7; 9:15




2:7; 4:13; 5:8; 5:27; 9:6




1:2; 1:14


3:19; 3:20



Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H8034 matches the Hebrew שֵׁם (šēm),
which occurs 864 times in 771 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 16 (Gen 2:11–Gen 27:36)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:11 - The name of the first is Pishon; it is the one which flows around the whole land of Havilah, where there is gold;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:13 - The name of the second river is Gihon; it is the one which flows around the whole land of Cush.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:14 - And the name of the third river is Tigris, which flows east of Assyria. And the fourth river is the Euphrates.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:19 - So out of the ground the LORD God formed every beast of the field and every bird of the air, and brought them to the man to see what he would call them; and whatever the man called every living creature, that was its name.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:20 - The man gave names to all cattle, and to the birds of the air, and to every beast of the field; but for the man there was not found a helper fit for him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:20 - The man called his wife's name Eve, because she was the mother of all living.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:17 - Cain knew his wife, and she conceived and bore Enoch; and he built a city, and called the name of the city after the name of his son, Enoch.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:19 - And Lamech took two wives; the name of the one was Adah, and the name of the other Zillah.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:21 - His brother's name was Jubal; he was the father of all those who play the lyre and pipe.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:25 - And Adam knew his wife again, and she bore a son and called his name Seth, for she said, "God has appointed for me another child instead of Abel, for Cain slew him."
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:26 - To Seth also a son was born, and he called his name Enosh. At that time men began to call upon the name of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:2 - Male and female he created them, and he blessed them and named them Man when they were created.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:3 - When Adam had lived a hundred and thirty years, he became the father of a son in his own likeness, after his image, and named him Seth.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:29 - and called his name Noah, saying, "Out of the ground which the LORD has cursed this one shall bring us relief from our work and from the toil of our hands."
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 6:4 - The Nephilim were on the earth in those days, and also afterward, when the sons of God came in to the daughters of men, and they bore children to them. These were the mighty men that were of old, the men of renown.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:25 - To Eber were born two sons: the name of the one was Peleg, for in his days the earth was divided, and his brother's name was Joktan.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:4 - Then they said, "Come, let us build ourselves a city, and a tower with its top in the heavens, and let us make a name for ourselves, lest we be scattered abroad upon the face of the whole earth."
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:9 - Therefore its name was called Ba'bel, because there the LORD confused the language of all the earth; and from there the LORD scattered them abroad over the face of all the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:29 - And Abram and Nahor took wives; the name of Abram's wife was Sar'ai, and the name of Nahor's wife, Milcah, the daughter of Haran the father of Milcah and Iscah.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:2 - And I will make of you a great nation, and I will bless you, and make your name great, so that you will be a blessing.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:8 - Thence he removed to the mountain on the east of Bethel, and pitched his tent, with Bethel on the west and Ai on the east; and there he built an altar to the LORD and called on the name of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 13:4 - to the place where he had made an altar at the first; and there Abram called on the name of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 16:1 - Now Sar'ai, Abram's wife, bore him no children. She had an Egyptian maid whose name was Hagar;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 16:11 - And the angel of the LORD said to her, "Behold, you are with child, and shall bear a son; you shall call his name Ish'mael; because the LORD has given heed to your affliction.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 16:13 - So she called the name of the LORD who spoke to her, "Thou art a God of seeing"; for she said, "Have I really seen God and remained alive after seeing him?"
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 16:15 - And Hagar bore Abram a son; and Abram called the name of his son, whom Hagar bore, Ish'mael.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:5 - No longer shall your name be Abram, but your name shall be Abraham; for I have made you the father of a multitude of nations.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:15 - And God said to Abraham, "As for Sar'ai your wife, you shall not call her name Sar'ai, but Sarah shall be her name.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:19 - God said, "No, but Sarah your wife shall bear you a son, and you shall call his name Isaac. I will establish my covenant with him as an everlasting covenant for his descendants after him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:22 - Make haste, escape there; for I can do nothing till you arrive there." Therefore the name of the city was called Zo'ar.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:37 - The first-born bore a son, and called his name Moab; he is the father of the Moabites to this day.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:38 - The younger also bore a son, and called his name Ben-ammi; he is the father of the Ammonites to this day.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:3 - Abraham called the name of his son who was born to him, whom Sarah bore him, Isaac.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:33 - Abraham planted a tamarisk tree in Beer-sheba, and called there on the name of the LORD, the Everlasting God.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:14 - So Abraham called the name of that place The LORD will provide; as it is said to this day, "On the mount of the LORD it shall be provided."
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:24 - Moreover, his concubine, whose name was Reumah, bore Tebah, Gaham, Tahash, and Ma'acah.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:29 - Rebekah had a brother whose name was Laban; and Laban ran out to the man, to the spring.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:1 - Abraham took another wife, whose name was Ketu'rah.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:13 - These are the names of the sons of Ish'mael, named in the order of their birth: Neba'ioth, the first-born of Ish'mael; and Kedar, Adbeel, Mibsam,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:16 - These are the sons of Ish'mael and these are their names, by their villages and by their encampments, twelve princes according to their tribes.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:25 - The first came forth red, all his body like a hairy mantle; so they called his name Esau.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:26 - Afterward his brother came forth, and his hand had taken hold of Esau's heel; so his name was called Jacob. Isaac was sixty years old when she bore them.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:30 - And Esau said to Jacob, "Let me eat some of that red pottage, for I am famished!" (Therefore his name was called Edom.)
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:18 - And Isaac dug again the wells of water which had been dug in the days of Abraham his father; for the Philistines had stopped them after the death of Abraham; and he gave them the names which his father had given them.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:20 - the herdsmen of Gerar quarreled with Isaac's herdsmen, saying, "The water is ours." So he called the name of the well Esek, because they contended with him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:21 - Then they dug another well, and they quarreled over that also; so he called its name Sitnah.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:22 - And he moved from there and dug another well, and over that they did not quarrel; so he called its name Reho'both, saying, "For now the LORD has made room for us, and we shall be fruitful in the land."
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:25 - So he built an altar there and called upon the name of the LORD, and pitched his tent there. And there Isaac's servants dug a well.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:33 - He called it Shibah; therefore the name of the city is Beer-sheba to this day.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:36 - Esau said, "Is he not rightly named Jacob? For he has supplanted me these two times. He took away my birthright; and behold, now he has taken away my blessing." Then he said, "Have you not reserved a blessing for me?"

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