Click to Change

Return to Top

Return to Top

Printer Icon


Copy Options
Red Letter
The Blue Letter Bible

Lexicon :: Strong's H877 - bō'r

Choose a new font size and typeface
Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 194d

Strong’s Definitions

בֹּאר bôʼr, bore; from H874; a cistern:—cistern.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x

The KJV translates Strong's H877 in the following manner: cistern (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x
The KJV translates Strong's H877 in the following manner: cistern (2x).
  1. cistern, pit, well

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
בֹּאר bôʼr, bore; from H874; a cistern:—cistern.
STRONGS H877: Abbreviations
† [בּאֹר] noun masculineJeremiah 2:13 cistern, pit, well (for בְּאֹר compare בּוֺר) — singular Kt באר 2 Samuel 23:15, 16, 20 (Qr בֹּר); apparently well 2 Samuel 23:15; 2 Samuel 23:16 (read perhaps בְּאֵר), pit 2 Samuel 23:20; plural Jeremiah 2:13 me they have forsaken, the fountain of living water, לַחְצֹב לָהֶם בּאֹרוֺת בּאֹרֹת נִשְׁבָּרִים, to hew out for themselves cisterns, broken cisterns, etc.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
Copyright © 2002, 2003, 2006 by Biblesoft, Inc.
All rights reserved. Used by permission.

BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

2 Samuel

23:15; 23:15; 23:16; 23:16; 23:20; 23:20


2:13; 2:13


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H877 matches the Hebrew בֹּאר (bō'r),
which occurs 4 times in 3 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 23:15 - David longed, and said, Oh that one would give me water to drink of the well of Beit-Lechem, which is by the gate!
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 23:16 - The three mighty men broke through the host of the Pelishtim, and drew water out of the well of Beit-Lechem, that was by the gate, and took it, and brought it to David: but he would not drink of it, but poured it out to the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 2:13 - For my people have committed two evils: they have forsaken me, the spring of living waters, and hewed them out cisterns, broken cisterns, that can hold no water.
BLB Searches
Search the Bible

Advanced Options

Other Searches

Multi-Verse Retrieval

Daily Devotionals

Blue Letter Bible offers several daily devotional readings in order to help you refocus on Christ and the Gospel of His peace and righteousness.

Daily Bible Reading Plans

Recognizing the value of consistent reflection upon the Word of God in order to refocus one's mind and heart upon Christ and His Gospel of peace, we provide several reading plans designed to cover the entire Bible in a year.

One-Year Plans

Two-Year Plan