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Entry for Strong's #1053 - בֵּית שֶׁמֶשׁ

Transliteration
bêyth shemesh
Phonetics
bayth sheh'-mesh  
Word Origin
from (01004) and (08121)
Parts of Speech
Proper Name Location
TWOT
None
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

Beth-shemesh = “house of the sun” or “sun-temple”

1) a town in southwest Judah

2) a town in Naphtali

3) a town in Issachar

4) a town in Egypt

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (21) NAS (21) HCS (21)
Joshua 4
Judges 1
1 Samuel 6
1 Kings 1
2 Kings 2
1 Chronicles 1
2 Chronicles 3
Jeremiah 1
Joshua 4
Judges 1
1 Samuel 6
1 Kings 1
2 Kings 2
1 Chronicles 1
2 Chronicles 3
Jeremiah 1
Joshua 4
Judges 2
1 Samuel 7
1 Kings 1
2 Kings 2
1 Chronicles 1
2 Chronicles 3
Jeremiah 1
BYZ TIS TR
NA WH


Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 בֵּית שֶׁ֫מֶשׁ proper name, of a location ( sun-temple) — ׳שׁ׳בּ Joshua 19:22 8t., ׳שֿׁ׳בּ Joshua 15:10 6t.; שָׁ֑מֶשׁ׳בּ Joshua 19:38 4t.; —

1 city in southwest Judah Joshua 15:10; 1 Samuel 6:9,12 (twice in verse); 1 Samuel 6:13,15,19,20; 1 Kings 4:9; 2 Kings 14:13 2 Chronicles 25:23; 28:18; distinguished from other places of same name as אֲשֶׁר לִיהוּדָה׳שׁ ׳בּ 2 Kings 14:11 2 Chronicles 25:21; assigned to Levites Joshua 21:16 = 1 Chronicles 6:44; — ruin at modern `Ain Shems Rob BR ii. 223f. Bd Pal 163 Survey iii. 35,60.

2 city in Naphtali Joshua 19:38; Judges 1:33 (twice in verse)

3 city in Issachar Joshua 19:22; possibly `Ain esh-Shemsîyeh, Jordan valley, south of Beisân (Beth Shean) Survey ii. 231.

4 = On-Heliopolis, in Egypt Jeremiah 43:13 Rob BR i. 25 Eb GS 505f. Dl Pa 318 f.

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List of Word Forms
שֶׁ֔מֶשׁ שֶׁ֖מֶשׁ שֶׁ֗מֶשׁ שֶׁ֙מֶשׁ֙ שֶׁ֨מֶשׁ שָֽׁמֶשׁ׃ שָׁ֑מֶשׁ שמש שמש׃ šā·meš šāmeš še·meš šemeš Shamesh Shemesh
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