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Strong's #1008 - בֵּיתְ־אֵל

Transliteration
Bêyth-ʼÊl
Phonetics
bayth-ale'
Origin
from (H1004) and (H410)
Parts of Speech
proper locative noun
TWOT
241a
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Definition   
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

  1. Bethel = "house of God"
    1. ancient place and seat of worship in Ephraim on border of Benjamin, identified with Luz (former name)
    2. a place in south country of Judah, not far from Beersheba and Ziklag

Frequency Lists
Verse Results
ASV (66)
Genesis 12
Joshua 10
Judges 5
1 Samuel 4
1 Kings 10
2 Kings 10
1 Chronicles 1
2 Chronicles 1
Ezra 1
Nehemiah 2
Jeremiah 1
Hosea 2
Amos 7
BSB (95)
Genesis 24
Joshua 20
Judges 18
1 Samuel 8
1 Kings 20
2 Kings 20
1 Chronicles 2
2 Chronicles 2
Ezra 2
Nehemiah 4
Jeremiah 2
Hosea 4
Amos 14
Zechariah 2
CSB (69)
Genesis 13
Joshua 10
Judges 9
1 Samuel 4
1 Kings 10
2 Kings 10
1 Chronicles 1
2 Chronicles 1
Ezra 1
Nehemiah 2
Jeremiah 1
Hosea 2
Amos 7
Zechariah 1
ESV (70)
Genesis 12
Joshua 10
Judges 9
1 Samuel 4
1 Kings 10
2 Kings 10
1 Chronicles 1
2 Chronicles 1
Ezra 1
Nehemiah 2
Jeremiah 1
Hosea 2
Amos 7
KJV (70)
Genesis 12
Joshua 10
Judges 9
1 Samuel 4
1 Kings 10
2 Kings 10
1 Chronicles 1
2 Chronicles 1
Ezra 1
Nehemiah 2
Jeremiah 1
Hosea 2
Amos 7
LEB (67)
Genesis 11
Joshua 10
Judges 8
1 Samuel 4
1 Kings 8
2 Kings 10
1 Chronicles 1
2 Chronicles 1
Ezra 1
Nehemiah 2
Jeremiah 1
Hosea 2
Amos 7
Zechariah 1
LSB (71)
Genesis 12
Joshua 10
Judges 9
1 Samuel 4
1 Kings 10
2 Kings 10
1 Chronicles 1
2 Chronicles 1
Ezra 1
Nehemiah 2
Jeremiah 1
Hosea 2
Amos 7
Zechariah 1
N95 (71)
Genesis 12
Joshua 10
Judges 9
1 Samuel 4
1 Kings 10
2 Kings 10
1 Chronicles 1
2 Chronicles 1
Ezra 1
Nehemiah 2
Jeremiah 1
Hosea 2
Amos 7
Zechariah 1
NAS (71)
Genesis 12
Joshua 10
Judges 9
1 Samuel 4
1 Kings 10
2 Kings 10
1 Chronicles 1
2 Chronicles 1
Ezra 1
Nehemiah 2
Jeremiah 1
Hosea 2
Amos 7
Zechariah 1
NLT (0)
The World English Bible
did not use
this Strong's Number
WEB (66)
Genesis 12
Joshua 10
Judges 5
1 Samuel 4
1 Kings 10
2 Kings 10
1 Chronicles 1
2 Chronicles 1
Ezra 1
Nehemiah 2
Jeremiah 1
Hosea 2
Amos 7
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 ֵ˜בּיתְאֵל71 proper name, of a location Bethel (so read, not בֵּיתאֵֿל as Joshua 7:2 + according to see d. H; compare Baer Genesis 12:8; house of God, or house of El) —

1 ancient place and seat of worship in Ephraim on border of Benjamin, identification with Luz (former name) Genesis 28:19; Genesis 35:6; Joshua 18:13; Judges 1:23; apparently distinguished from Luz Joshua 16:2 (yet compare Di); name connected with vision of Jacob when journeying to Paddan-Aram (JE) Genesis 28:19; Genesis 35:7 (where אֵלֵ˜בּיתְאֵל, but ᵐ5ᵑ6 ᵑ9 Ol strike out אֵל; Di maintains); compare Hosea 12:5; when journeying from P.-A. Hosea 35:15 (P); name apparently given first to a stone ( Genesis 28:18; 35:14) compare We Skizzen iii. 70; הַר ֵ˜בּיתְאֵל 1 Samuel 13:2; later important place of worship 1 Samuel 10:3 עָלָה אֶלֿהָאֱלֹהִים בֵּיתְאֵל; abode of prophet 1 Kings 13:11; 2 Kings 2:3; Jeroboam set up one of the golden calves at Bethel 1 Kings 12:29f. compare also 1 Kings 13:1 f; 2 Kings 10:29; 2 Kings 23:15; Jeremiah 48:13 see further 2 Kings 17:28; 2 Kings 23:15 Th proposes on internal grounds, בֵּית אַל house of nothingness, or אָלָה׳בּ house of execration; אָלָה׳בּ also Ren Hist. iii. 185; in prophets Amos 3:14; Amos 4:4; Amos 5:5 (twice in verse); Amos 5:6; Amos 7:10,13; Hosea 10:15; note especially Amos 5:5 ביתאל יִהְיֶה לְאָ֑וֶן, & בֵּית אָוֶן ( house of iniquity) as substitute for ביתאל Hosea 4:15; Hosea 5:8; Hosea 10:5 (עֶגְלוֺת בית און); — modern Beitîn Rob BR i. 448f. Guérin Judée iii. 14-27 compare Bd Pal 215 Survey ii. 305.

2 place in south country of Judah, not far from Beersheba & Ziklag 1 Samuel 30:27 compare We Dr; = ᵑ0כסיל Joshua 15:30 (text error; ᵐ5 Βαιθηλ); also בְּתוּל Joshua 19:4, בְּתוּאֵל 1 Chronicles 4:30.


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List of Word Forms
אֵ֑ל אֵ֔ל אֵ֖ל אֵ֗ל אֵ֛ל אֵ֤ל אֵֽל׃ אֵל֙ אֵל֮ אל אל׃ ’êl el
 
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