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Bible Lexicons

Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #2809 - חֶשְׁבּוֹן

Transliteration
cheshbôn
Phonetics
khesh-bone'
Origin
the same as (H2808)
Parts of Speech
Proper Name Location
TWOT
None
Definition
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

Heshbon = “stronghold”

1) the capital city of Sihon, king of the Amorites, located on the western border of the high plain and on the border line between the tribes of Reuben and Gad

Frequency Lists  
  1. Book
  2. Word
KJV (38)
Numbers
8
Deuteronomy
8
Joshua
9
Judges
2
1 Chronicles
1
Nehemiah
1
Song of Solomon
1
Isaiah
3
Jeremiah
5
NAS (38)
Numbers
8
Deuteronomy
8
Joshua
9
Judges
2
1 Chronicles
1
Nehemiah
1
Song of Solomon
1
Isaiah
3
Jeremiah
5
HCS (38)
Numbers
8
Deuteronomy
8
Joshua
9
Judges
2
1 Chronicles
1
Nehemiah
1
Song of Solomon
1
Isaiah
3
Jeremiah
5
BSB (38)
Numbers
8
Deuteronomy
8
Joshua
9
Judges
2
1 Chronicles
1
Nehemiah
1
Song of Solomon
1
Isaiah
3
Jeremiah
5
ESV (35)
Numbers
8
Deuteronomy
8
Joshua
9
Judges
2
1 Chronicles
1
Nehemiah
1
Isaiah
1
Jeremiah
5
WEB (38)
Numbers
8
Deuteronomy
8
Joshua
9
Judges
2
1 Chronicles
1
Nehemiah
1
Song of Solomon
1
Isaiah
3
Jeremiah
5
Verse Results
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

חֶשְׁבּוֹן m.

(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.).

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List of Word Forms
בְּחֶשְׁבּ֑וֹן בְּחֶשְׁבּ֖וֹן בְּחֶשְׁבּ֗וֹן בְּחֶשְׁבּ֨וֹן בְּחֶשְׁבּֽוֹן׃ בחשבון בחשבון׃ וְחֶשְׁבּ֖וֹן וּמֵחֶשְׁבּ֛וֹן וחשבון ומחשבון חֶ֠שְׁבּוֹן חֶשְׁבּ֑וֹן חֶשְׁבּ֔וֹן חֶשְׁבּ֖וֹן חֶשְׁבּ֛וֹן חֶשְׁבּ֜וֹן חֶשְׁבּ֥וֹן חֶשְׁבּ֧וֹן חֶשְׁבּ֨וֹן חֶשְׁבּֽוֹן׃ חֶשְׁבּוֹן֙ חשבון חשבון׃ מֵֽחֶשְׁבּ֔וֹן מֵחֶשְׁבּ֗וֹן מחשבון bə·ḥeš·bō·wn becheshBon bəḥešbōwn cheshBon ḥeš·bō·wn ḥešbōwn mê·ḥeš·bō·wn mecheshBon mêḥešbōwn ū·mê·ḥeš·bō·wn umecheshBon ūmêḥešbōwn vecheshBon wə·ḥeš·bō·wn wəḥešbōwn
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2022. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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