1316. Bashan
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Bashan: "smooth," a region East of the Jordan
Original Word: בָּשָׁן
Part of Speech: Proper Name Location
Transliteration: Bashan
Phonetic Spelling: (baw-shawn')
Short Definition: Bashan

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from an unused word
"smooth," a region E. of the Jordan
NASB Translation
Bashan (60).

בָּשָׁן60 proper name, of a territory, masculineDeuteronomy 3:3 (smooth (& fertile) land) Bashan, first mentioned as kingdom of Og, east of Jordan, stretching from stream Jabbok (thus including northern Gilead) northward to Hermon, between Gennesaret (west) and mountains of Hauran (east); compare Di Numbers 21:33 WetzstHauran 82; later a type of fertility; — usually with article ׳הַבּ Numbers 21:33 (twice in verse); Numbers 32:33; Deuteronomy 1:4 30t. Deuteronomy, Joshua; 1 Kings 4:13,19; 2 Kings 10:33; 1 Chronicles 5:11,12,16,23; 1 Chronicles 6:47; 1 Chronicles 6:56; Nehemiah 9:22; Psalm 68:23; Psalm 135:11; Psalm 136:20; Jeremiah 22:20; Jeremiah 50:19 ("" הַכַּרְמֶל), Micah 7:14 ("" id.), Nahum 1:4 ("" id.; personified, subject of אֻמְלַל), Isaiah 33:9 ("" id.; personified subject of נֹעֵר); הַרבָּֿשָׁן (i.e. range of Hauran) Psalm 68:16 (twice in verse) (called הַראֿלהים, — from a sanctuary there? — & הַרגַּֿבְנֻנִּים many-peaked mountain); of stately trees ׳אַלּוֺנֵי הַבּ Isaiah 2:13 (still seen on western slope of mountains of Hauran, WetzstHauran 88); ׳אַלּוֺנֵי ב Zechariah 11:2 (figurative of prominent men); ׳אַלּוֺנִים מִבּ Ezekiel 27:6; of bulls ׳אַבִּידֵי ב Psalm 22:13 ("" מָּרִים figurative); so ׳בְּנֵיבֿ Deuteronomy 32:14 (+ כָּרִים וְאֵילִים also עַתּוּדִים, compare בָּקָר & צאֹן va; see בֵּן 1. j. (ν)); apparently more General is ׳מְרִיאֵי ב Ezekiel 39:18 (reference to אֵילִים כָּרִים וְעַתּוּדִים מָּרִים ֗֗֗ כֻּלָּם); once of kine (feminine, figurative of luxurious and haughty women of Samaria) Amos 4:1 ׳מָּרוֺת הַבּ.


Of uncertain derivation; Bashan (often with the article), a region East of the Jordan -- Bashan.

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