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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #2808 - חֶשְׁבּוֹן

Word Origin
from (02803)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) account, reasoning, reckoning

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 5586 ‑ ψῆφος (psay'‑fos);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (3) NAS (2) HCS (3)
Ecclesiastes 3
Ecclesiastes 2
Ecclesiastes 3
n-cms 3
n-cms 3
n-cms 3

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2213) bsh (ההסהב HhShB) AC: Design CO: ? AB: Invention: The process of designing a pattern or plan for an action or device. [from: bs- turning over thoughts]

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)

Nm) bsh (ההסהב HhShB) - Band: A band with designs used for tying clothing. KJV (8): girdle - Strongs: H2805 (חֵשֶׁב)

af1) ebshm (מההסהבה MHhShBH) - Design: A designing or planning of inventions or plans. KJV (56): thought, device, purpose, work, imagination, cunning, devise, invent - Strongs: H4284 (מַחֲשֶׁבֶת)

af2) tbshm (מההסהבת MHhShBT) - Design: A designing or planning of inventions or plans. KJV (56): thought, device, purpose, work, imagination, cunning, devise, invent - Strongs: H4284 (מַחֲשֶׁבֶת)

jm) nfbsh (ההסהבונ HhShBWN) - Invention: A designed device. KJV (3): reason, account, device - Strongs: H2808 (חֶשְׁבּוֹן)

ejm) nfbih (ההיסהבונ HhYShBWN) - Invention: A designed device. KJV (2): engine, invention - Strongs: H2810 (חִשָּׁבוֹן)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 I. חֶשְׁבּוֺן noun masculine reckoning, account (Late Hebrew Aramaic id.) Ecclesiastes 9:10, ׳בקּשׁ ח Ecclesiastes 7:25, ׳מצא ח Ecclesiastes 7:27.

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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
וְחֶשְׁבּ֑וֹן וְחֶשְׁבּוֹן֙ וחשבון חֶשְׁבּֽוֹן׃ חשבון׃ cheshBon ḥeš·bō·wn ḥešbōwn vecheshBon wə·ḥeš·bō·wn wəḥešbōwn
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