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Lexicon :: Strong's H884 - bᵊ'ēr šeḇaʿ

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בְּאֵר שֶׁבַע
bᵊ'ēr šeḇaʿ
be-ayr' sheh'-bah
Part of Speech
proper locative noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Strong’s Definitions

בְּאֵר שֶׁבַע Bᵉʼêr Shebaʻ, be-ayr' sheh'-bah; from H875 and H7651 (in the sense of H7650); well of an oath; Beer-Sheba, a place in Palestine:—Beer-shebah.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 34x

The KJV translates Strong's H884 in the following manner: Beersheba (34x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 34x
The KJV translates Strong's H884 in the following manner: Beersheba (34x).
  1. Beer-sheba = "well of the sevenfold oath"

    1. a city at the south edge of Israel

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
בְּאֵר שֶׁבַע Bᵉʼêr Shebaʻ, be-ayr' sheh'-bah; from H875 and H7651 (in the sense of H7650); well of an oath; Beer-Sheba, a place in Palestine:—Beer-shebah.
בְּאֵר שֶׁ֫בַע proper name, of a location Beersheba (well of seven, explained Genesis 21:30, 31 as place of swearing by seven lambs, or, well of oath, see שְׁבֻעָה; compare same meaning otherwise derived Genesis 26:33) — בְּאֵר שֶׁבַע Genesis 26:33 + 13 times, בְּאֵרשֶֿׁבַע Joshua 19:2; בְּאֵר שָׁ֑בַע Genesis 21:14 + 18 times; בְּאֵ֫רָה שֶׁבַע (ָ  ה locative) Genesis 46:1 — south from Hebron, according to Onomasticon approximately 20 miles LagOnom. 103, 234, 2nd ed. 138, 248; modern Bîr-es-Seba, 12 hours from Hebron RobBR i. 204 f. Surveyiii. 394 Genesis 21:14, 31, 32, 33; Genesis 22:19 (twice in verse); Genesis 26:23, 33; Genesis 28:10; Genesis 46:1, 5; Joshua 15:28; Joshua 19:2; Judges 20:1; 1 Samuel 3:20; 1 Samuel 8:2; 2 Samuel 17:11; 2 Samuel 24:7; 1 Kings 19:3; 2 Kings 12:2; 2 Kings 23:8; Amos 5:5; 1 Chronicles 4:28; 2 Chronicles 19:4; 24:1; Nehemiah 11:27, 30; in phrase מִדָּן וְעַדבּֿ׳ from Dan to Beersheba (i.e. all the territory of Israel, see דָּן) Amos 8:14; Judges 20:1; 1 Samuel 3:20; 2 Samuel 3:10; 2 Samuel 17:11; 2 Samuel 24:2, 15; 1 Kings 5:5, & (only Chronicles) מִבְּאֵר שֶׁבַע וְעַדדָּֿן from Beersheba to Dan 1 Chronicles 21:2; 2 Chronicles 30:5.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


21:14; 21:14; 21:30; 21:31; 21:31; 21:32; 21:33; 22:19; 26:23; 26:33; 26:33; 26:33; 28:10; 46:1; 46:1; 46:5


15:28; 19:2; 19:2


20:1; 20:1

1 Samuel

3:20; 3:20; 8:2

2 Samuel

3:10; 17:11; 17:11; 24:2; 24:7; 24:15

1 Kings

5:5; 19:3

2 Kings

12:2; 23:8

1 Chronicles

4:28; 21:2

2 Chronicles

19:4; 24:1; 30:5


11:27; 11:30


5:5; 8:14


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H884 matches the Hebrew בְּאֵר שֶׁבַע (bᵊ'ēr šeḇaʿ),
which occurs 68 times in 33 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:14 - And Abraham rose up early in the morning, and took bread, and a bottle of water, and gave it unto Hagar, putting it on her shoulder, and the child, and sent her away: and she departed, and wandered in the wilderness of Beersheba. H884
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:31 - Wherefore he called that place Beersheba; H884 because there they sware both of them.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:32 - Thus they made a covenant at Beersheba: H884 then Abimelech rose up, and Phichol the chief captain of his host, and they returned into the land of the Philistines.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:33 - And Abraham planted a grove in Beersheba, H884 and called there on the name of the LORD, the everlasting God.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:19 - So Abraham returned unto his young men, and they rose up and went together to Beersheba; H884 and Abraham dwelt at Beersheba. H884
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:23 - And he went up from thence to Beersheba. H884
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:33 - And he called it Shebah: therefore the name of the city is Beersheba H884 unto this day.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:10 - And Jacob went out from Beersheba, H884 and went toward Haran.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 46:1 - And Israel took his journey with all that he had, and came to Beersheba, H884 and offered sacrifices unto the God of his father Isaac.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 46:5 - And Jacob rose up from Beersheba: H884 and the sons of Israel carried Jacob their father, and their little ones, and their wives, in the wagons which Pharaoh had sent to carry him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:28 - And Hazarshual, and Beersheba, H884 and Bizjothjah,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 19:2 - And they had in their inheritance Beersheba, H884 or Sheba, and Moladah,
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:1 - Then all the children of Israel went out, and the congregation was gathered together as one man, from Dan even to Beersheba, H884 with the land of Gilead, unto the LORD in Mizpeh.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 3:20 - And all Israel from Dan even to Beersheba H884 knew that Samuel was established to be a prophet of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 8:2 - Now the name of his firstborn was Joel; and the name of his second, Abiah: they were judges in Beersheba. H884
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 3:10 - To translate the kingdom from the house of Saul, and to set up the throne of David over Israel and over Judah, from Dan even to Beersheba. H884
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 17:11 - Therefore I counsel that all Israel be generally gathered unto thee, from Dan even to Beersheba, H884 as the sand that is by the sea for multitude; and that thou go to battle in thine own person.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 24:2 - For the king said to Joab the captain of the host, which was with him, Go now through all the tribes of Israel, from Dan even to Beersheba, H884 and number ye the people, that I may know the number of the people.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 24:7 - And came to the strong hold of Tyre, and to all the cities of the Hivites, and of the Canaanites: and they went out to the south of Judah, even to Beersheba. H884
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 24:15 - So the LORD sent a pestilence upon Israel from the morning even to the time appointed: and there died of the people from Dan even to Beersheba H884 seventy thousand men.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:25 - And Judah and Israel dwelt safely, every man under his vine and under his fig tree, from Dan even to Beersheba, H884 all the days of Solomon.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 19:3 - And when he saw that, he arose, and went for his life, and came to Beersheba, H884 which belongeth to Judah, and left his servant there.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 12:1 - In the seventh year of Jehu Jehoash began to reign; and forty years reigned he in Jerusalem. And his mother's name was Zibiah of Beersheba. H884
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 23:8 - And he brought all the priests out of the cities of Judah, and defiled the high places where the priests had burned incense, from Geba to Beersheba, H884 and brake down the high places of the gates that were in the entering in of the gate of Joshua the governor of the city, which were on a man's left hand at the gate of the city.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 4:28 - And they dwelt at Beersheba, H884 and Moladah, and Hazarshual,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 21:2 - And David said to Joab and to the rulers of the people, Go, number Israel from Beersheba H884 even to Dan; and bring the number of them to me, that I may know it.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 19:4 - And Jehoshaphat dwelt at Jerusalem: and he went out again through the people from Beersheba H884 to mount Ephraim, and brought them back unto the LORD God of their fathers.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 24:1 - Joash was seven years old when he began to reign, and he reigned forty years in Jerusalem. His mother's name also was Zibiah of Beersheba. H884
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 30:5 - So they established a decree to make proclamation throughout all Israel, from Beersheba H884 even to Dan, that they should come to keep the passover unto the LORD God of Israel at Jerusalem: for they had not done it of a long time in such sort as it was written.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 11:27 - And at Hazarshual, and at Beersheba, H884 and in the villages thereof,
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 11:30 - Zanoah, Adullam, and in their villages, at Lachish, and the fields thereof, at Azekah, and in the villages thereof. And they dwelt from Beersheba H884 unto the valley of Hinnom.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 5:5 - But seek not Bethel, nor enter into Gilgal, and pass not to Beersheba: H884 for Gilgal shall surely go into captivity, and Bethel shall come to nought.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 8:14 - They that swear by the sin of Samaria, and say, Thy god, O Dan, liveth; and, The manner of Beersheba H884 liveth; even they shall fall, and never rise up again.

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