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Lexicon :: Strong's H8620 - tᵊqôaʿ

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Part of Speech
proper locative noun, proper masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Strong’s Definitions

תְּקוֹעַ Tᵉqôwaʻ, tek-o'-ah; a form of H8619; Tekoa, a place in Palestine:—Tekoa, Tekoah.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 7x

The KJV translates Strong's H8620 in the following manner: Tekoa (6x), Tekoah (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 7x
The KJV translates Strong's H8620 in the following manner: Tekoa (6x), Tekoah (1x).
  1. Tekoa or Tekoah = "a stockade"

    proper masculine noun
    1. a Judaite, son of Ashur and grandson of Hezron

      proper locative noun
    2. a town in the hill country of Judah near Hebron built by king Rehoboam of Judah; birthplace of Amos

    3. a wilderness area where king Jehoshaphat of Judah defeated the people of Moab, Ammon, and Mount Seir

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
תְּקוֹעַ Tᵉqôwaʻ, tek-o'-ah; a form of H8619; Tekoa, a place in Palestine:—Tekoa, Tekoah.
STRONGS H8620: Abbreviations
תְּקוֺעַ proper name, of a location in southern Judah (connection with above √ dubious); — Amos 1:1; Jeremiah 6:1; 2 Chronicles 11:6, as 'son' of Ashhur 1 Chronicles 2:24; 1 Chronicles 4:5; תְּק֫וֺעָה 2 Samuel 14:2; מִדְבַּר ת׳ 2 Chronicles 20:20; Greek Version of the LXX Θεκωε (also ); modern Tekû'a, approximately 5 miles south of Bethlehem; see RobBR i. 486 f. BuhlG 157 f. TaylorHast. DB TEKOA GASmTwelve Proph. i.74 f. DrAmos 1:1.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

2 Samuel


1 Chronicles

2:24; 4:5

2 Chronicles

11:6; 20:20




1:1; 1:1


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H8620 matches the Hebrew תְּקוֹעַ (tᵊqôaʿ),
which occurs 7 times in 7 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 14:2 - And Joab sent to Tekoah, H8620 and fetched thence a wise woman, and said unto her, I pray thee, feign thyself to be a mourner, and put on now mourning apparel, and anoint not thyself with oil, but be as a woman that had a long time mourned for the dead:
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:24 - And after that Hezron was dead in Calebephratah, then Abiah Hezron's wife bare him Ashur the father of Tekoa. H8620
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 4:5 - And Ashur the father of Tekoa H8620 had two wives, Helah and Naarah.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 11:6 - He built even Bethlehem, and Etam, and Tekoa, H8620
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 20:20 - And they rose early in the morning, and went forth into the wilderness of Tekoa: H8620 and as they went forth, Jehoshaphat stood and said, Hear me, O Judah, and ye inhabitants of Jerusalem; Believe in the LORD your God, so shall ye be established; believe his prophets, so shall ye prosper.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 6:1 - O ye children of Benjamin, gather yourselves to flee out of the midst of Jerusalem, and blow the trumpet in Tekoa, H8620 and set up a sign of fire in Bethhaccerem: for evil appeareth out of the north, and great destruction.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 1:1 - The words of Amos, who was among the herdmen of Tekoa, H8620 which he saw concerning Israel in the days of Uzziah king of Judah, and in the days of Jeroboam the son of Joash king of Israel, two years before the earthquake.
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