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Strong's #884 - בְּאֵר שֶׁבַע

Transliteration
be'êr sheba‛
Phonetics
be-ayr' sheh'-bah
Origin
from (H875) and (H7651) (in the sense of (H7650))
Parts of Speech
Proper Name Location
TWOT
None
Definition
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

Beer-sheba = “well of the sevenfold oath”

1) a city at the south edge of Israel

Frequency Lists  
  1. Book
  2. Word
KJV (34)
Genesis
11
Joshua
2
Judges
1
1 Samuel
2
2 Samuel
5
1 Kings
2
2 Kings
2
1 Chronicles
2
2 Chronicles
3
Nehemiah
2
Amos
2
NAS (34)
Genesis
11
Joshua
2
Judges
1
1 Samuel
2
2 Samuel
5
1 Kings
2
2 Kings
2
1 Chronicles
2
2 Chronicles
3
Nehemiah
2
Amos
2
HCS (34)
Genesis
11
Joshua
2
Judges
1
1 Samuel
2
2 Samuel
5
1 Kings
2
2 Kings
2
1 Chronicles
2
2 Chronicles
3
Nehemiah
2
Amos
2
BSB (34)
Genesis
11
Joshua
2
Judges
1
1 Samuel
2
2 Samuel
5
1 Kings
2
2 Kings
2
1 Chronicles
2
2 Chronicles
3
Nehemiah
2
Amos
2
ESV (34)
Genesis
11
Joshua
2
Judges
1
1 Samuel
2
2 Samuel
5
1 Kings
2
2 Kings
2
1 Chronicles
2
2 Chronicles
3
Nehemiah
2
Amos
2
WEB (32)
Genesis
9
Joshua
2
Judges
1
1 Samuel
2
2 Samuel
5
1 Kings
2
2 Kings
2
1 Chronicles
2
2 Chronicles
3
Nehemiah
2
Amos
2
Verse Results
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

בְּאֵר שֶׁבַע (“the well of the oath,” according to Genesis 21:31, 26:33 but see below[?]), [Beer-sheba], pr.n. of an ancient town situated on the southern border of Palestine (2 Samuel 24:7), whence the limits of the Holy Land are described, מִדּן עַד־בְּאֵר שֶׁבַע, Judges 20:1 the limits of the kingdom of Judah are said to be מִגֶּבַע עַד־בְּאֵר שֶׁבַע 2 Kings 23:8. At present Seetzen states that there are found there five or seven wells called Szabחa, with a valley of the same name (see Zach, Correspondenz, xvii. 141). [Robinson, i. 303.]

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List of Word Forms
שֶׁ֔בַע שֶׁ֖בַע שֶׁ֙בַע֙ שֶׁ֣בַע שֶׁ֥בַע שָּׁ֑בַע שָֽׁבַע׃ שָׁ֑בַע שבע שבע׃ šā·ḇa‘ šāḇa‘ še·ḇa‘ šeḇa‘ Shava Sheva
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2021. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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