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Hill

Hill

  • Heb. gib'eah, a curved or rounded hill, such as are common to Palestine ( Psalms 65:12 ; 72:3 ; Psalms 114:4 Psalms 114:6 ).

  • Heb. har, properly a mountain range rather than an individual eminence ( Exodus 24:4 Exodus 24:12 Exodus 24:13 Exodus 24:18 ; Numbers 14:40 Numbers 14:44 Numbers 14:45 ). In Deuteronomy 1:7 , Joshua 9:1 ; 10:40 ; 11:16 , it denotes the elevated district of Judah, Benjamin, and Ephraim, which forms the watershed between the Mediterranean and the Dead Sea.

  • Heb. ma'aleh in 1 Samuel 9:11 . Authorized Version "hill" is correctly rendered in the Revised Version "ascent."

  • In Luke 9:37 the "hill" is the Mount of Transfiguration.

    These dictionary topics are from
    M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
    published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

    Bibliography Information

    Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Hill". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .