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Strong's #2327 - חוֹבָה

Transliteration
chôwbâh
Phonetics
kho-baw'
Origin
fem. act. participle of (H2247)
Parts of Speech
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Definition   
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

Hobah = “hiding place”

1) a city north of Damascus to which Abraham pursued the kings who had pillaged Sodom

Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (1)
Genesis 1
NAS (1)
Genesis 1
HCS (1)
Genesis 1
BSB (2)
Genesis 2
ESV (1)
Genesis 1
WEB (1)
Genesis 1
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 חוֺבָה proper name, of a location Genesis 14:15, north of Damascus; modern –oba, 20 hours north of Dam., according to Wetzst Del Gn. ed. 4,561ff. so Di.


Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.All rights reserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

חוֹבָה (“a hiding place”), [Hobah], pr.n. of a town to the north of Damascus; once Genesis 14:15 compare Χωβά, Jdt_4:4 15:4. Eusebius in his Onomasticon confounds this town with Cocaba, the seat of the Ebionites; see my note to Burckhardt’s Travels, ii. p. 1054.


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List of Word Forms
חוֹבָ֔ה חובה choVah ḥō·w·ḇāh ḥōwḇāh
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