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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #1109 - בִּלְעָם

Word Origin
probably from (01077) and (05971)
Parts of Speech
Proper Name, Masculine
Proper Name, Location
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

Balaam = “not of the people”

1) the son of Beor, a man endowed with the gift of prophecy (noun proper masculine)

2) a town in Manasseh (noun proper locative)

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 903 ‑ Βαλαάμ (bal‑ah‑am');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (61) NAS (61) HCS (60)
Numbers 49
Deuteronomy 2
Joshua 3
1 Chronicles 1
Nehemiah 1
Micah 1
Numbers 49
Deuteronomy 2
Joshua 3
1 Chronicles 1
Nehemiah 1
Micah 1
Numbers 52
Deuteronomy 2
Joshua 3
1 Chronicles 1
Nehemiah 1
Micah 1
n-p 61
n-p 61
n-p 61

Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 I. בִּלְעָם proper name, masculine Balaam (according to Sta§ 293 = בלע + ם; Nbr Stud. Bib. i, 226 proposes בל = בעל + (god) עם), son of בְּעוֺר, prophet from מְּתוֺר (q. v.): — Numbers 22:5,7,8,9 47t. Numbers 22-24 (all J E) Numbers 31:8,16 (P) Deuteronomy 23:5; Deuteronomy 23:6 (D) (compare R D Joshua 13:22) Joshua 24:9,10 (E) Micah 6:5; Nehemiah 13:2.

II. בִּלְעָם proper name, of a location town in Manasseh 1 Chronicles 6:55; A Ιβλααμ, ᵐ5 L Ιεβλααμ = יִבְלְעָם (q. v.) Joshua 17:11 2t.; modern Bel`ame, 6 hours north of Nâblus, Bd Pal 228, so Survey ii. 47.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

בִּלְעָם (comp. of בַּל and עָם, non-populus, perhaps i.q. “a foreigner”), [Balaam], pr.n.

(1) of Balaam the false prophet, -Num. 2224 ; Deuteronomy 23:5, Deuteronomy 23:6; Joshua 13:22, 24:9 Micah 6:5. LXX. Βαλαάμ.

(2) [Bileam], of a town of the tribe of Manasseh, situated beyond Jordan, 1 Chronicles 6:55 called elsewhere יִבְלְעָם (יִבְלֶה עָם), [Ibleam], Joshua 17:11; Judges 1:27; 2 Kings 9:27.

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List of Word Forms
בִּלְעָ֑ם בִּלְעָ֔ם בִּלְעָ֖ם בִּלְעָ֗ם בִּלְעָ֜ם בִּלְעָ֣ם בִּלְעָ֥ם בִּלְעָֽם׃ בִּלְעָם֙ בִּלְעָם֮ בִלְעָ֑ם בִלְעָ֜ם בִלְעָם֒ בלעם בלעם׃ וּבִלְעָ֛ם ובלעם לְבִלְעָ֑ם לְבִלְעָ֔ם לְבִלְעָ֥ם לְבִלְעָם֙ לבלעם bil‘ām ḇil‘ām bil·‘ām ḇil·‘ām bilAm lə·ḇil·‘ām ləḇil‘ām levilAm ū·ḇil·‘ām ūḇil‘ām uvilAm vilAm
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