Bamah

The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   1116  
Original WordWord Origin
hmbfrom an unused root (meaning to be high)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
BamahTWOT - 253
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
bam-maw'   Noun Feminine
 Definition
  1. high place, ridge, height, bamah (technical name for cultic platform)
    1. high place, mountain
    2. high places, battlefields
    3. high places (as places of worship)
    4. funeral mound?
 
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 100
heights 3, high place 19, high places 76, places 1, waves 1
 
NAS Verse Count
Leviticus1
Numbers2
Deuteronomy2
1 Samuel7
2 Samuel3
1 Kings12
2 Kings19
1 Chronicles2
2 Chronicles17
Job1
Psalms2
Isaiah5
Jeremiah6
Ezekiel5
Hosea1
Amos2
Micah3
Habakkuk1


Total91
The Hebrew lexicon is Brown, Driver, Briggs, Gesenius Lexicon; this is keyed to the "Theological Word Book of the Old Testament." These files are considered public domain.

Bibliography Information

Brown, Driver, Briggs and Gesenius. "Hebrew Lexicon entry for Bamah". "The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon". .