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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #2808 - חֶשְׁבּוֹן
1) account, reasoning, reckoning
V) bsh (ההסהב HhShB) - Design: To plan or design a course of action, item or invention. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (125): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hitpael, Piel) count, devise, think, imagine, cunning, reckon, purpose, esteem, account, impute, forecast, regard, workman, conceive - Strongs: H2803 (חָשַׁב), H2804 (חֲשַׁב)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
(1) reason, understanding, Ecclesiastes 7:25, 27 9:10. Vulg. ratio.
(2) [Heshbon], pr.n. of a city, celebrated for its ponds (Song of Solomon 7:5), formerly a royal city of the Amorites (Numbers 21:26, seq.), situated on the borders of the territory allotted to the tribes of Gad and Reuben, and assigned to the Levites (Joshua 13:17; 1 Chronicles 6:66), afterwards enumerated among the cities of Moab (Isaiah 15:4; Jeremiah 48:2). The Esbonite Arabs are mentioned by Pliny H. N. 5:11. Abulfeda (Tab. Syriæ, p. 11). It is now called حُسْباَنُ as mentioned by Seetzen and Burckhardt (vol. ii. p. 623, seq.).
the Week of Proper 9 / Ordinary 14