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Lexicon :: Strong's H877 - bō'r

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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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.
† [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.
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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 - And David had a craving and said, “Oh that someone would give me water to drink from the well H877 of Bethlehem which is by the gate!”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 23:16 - So the three mighty men forced their way into the camp of the Philistines, and drew water from the well H877 of Bethlehem which was by the gate, and carried it and brought it to David. Yet he would not drink it, but poured it out as an offering to the LORD;
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 2:13 - “For My people have committed two evils:
They have abandoned Me,
The fountain of living waters,
To carve out for themselves cisterns H877,
Broken cisterns H877
That do not hold water.

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