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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #1008 - בֵּיתְ־אֵל

Transliteration
bêyth-'êl
Phonetics
bayth-ale'  
Word Origin
from (01004) and (0410)
Parts of Speech
Proper Name Location
TWOT
241a
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

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  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (70) NAS (71) HCS (72)
Genesis 10
Joshua 10
Judges 8
1 Samuel 4
1 Kings 8
2 Kings 9
1 Chronicles 1
2 Chronicles 1
Ezra 1
Nehemiah 2
Jeremiah 1
Hosea 2
Amos 6
Genesis 10
Joshua 10
Judges 8
1 Samuel 4
1 Kings 8
2 Kings 9
1 Chronicles 1
2 Chronicles 1
Ezra 1
Nehemiah 2
Jeremiah 1
Hosea 2
Amos 6
Zechariah 1
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
BYZ TIS TR
NA WH


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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אֵ֑ל אֵ֔ל אֵ֖ל אֵ֗ל אֵ֛ל אֵ֤ל אֵֽל׃ אֵל֙ אֵל֮ אל אל׃ ’êl el
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