2809. Cheshbon
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Cheshbon: a place East of the Jordan
Original Word: חֶשְׁבּוֹן
Part of Speech: Proper Name Location
Transliteration: Cheshbon
Phonetic Spelling: (khesh-bone')
Short Definition: Heshbon

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from chashab
a place E. of the Jordan
NASB Translation
Heshbon (38).

II. חֶשְׁבּוֺן proper name, of a location of the city of Sihon king of the Amorites Numbers 21:26,27,28,30,34; Numbers 32:3 (all E); Deuteronomy 1:4; Deuteronomy 2:24,26,30; Deuteronomy 3:2,6; Deuteronomy 4:46; Deuteronomy 29:6; Joshua 9:10; Joshua 12:2,5; Joshua 13:10,21,27 (all D) Judges 11:19; Jeremiah 48:45; Nehemiah 9:22; captured by Israel who dwelt in it Numbers 21:25 (E) Judges 11:26; rebuilt by Reuben Numbers 32:37 (E), given to Reuben at the division of the land Joshua 13:17 (P); on the border of Gad, Joshua 13:26 (P), it subsequently fell to Gad and was assigned to Levites out of that tribe Joshua 21:39 (P) 1 Chronicles 6:66; the Moabites gained possession of it Isaiah 15:4; Isaiah 16:8,9 and subsequently the Ammonites Jeremiah 48:2,34,45; Jeremiah 49:3; it was celebrated for its fish ponds Cant 7:5. — Modern „usbân, SeetzenReisen i. 407 RobBR i. 551 BDPal 191 SurveyEP 8.


The same as cheshbown; Cheshbon, a place East of the Jordan -- Heshbon.

see HEBREW cheshbown

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