'eben

The KJV Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon

Strong's Number: 068 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
!bafrom the root of (01129) through the meaning to build
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
'ebenTWOT - 9
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
eh'-ben Noun Feminine
Definition
  1. stone (large or small)
    1. common stone (in natural state)
    2. stone, as material
      1. of tablets
      2. marble, hewn stones
    3. precious stones, stones of fire
    4. stones containing metal (ore), tool for work or weapon
    5. weight
    6. plummet (stones of destruction) also made of metal
    7. stonelike objects, eg hailstones, stony heart, ice
    8. sacred object, as memorial Samuel set up to mark where God helped Israel to defeat the Philistines
    9. (simile)
      1. sinking in water, motionlessness
      2. strength, firmness, solidity
      3. commonness
    10. (metaph)
      1. petrified with terror
      2. perverse, hard heart
King James Word Usage - Total: 272
stone(s) 247, weight(s) 7, divers weights + (068) 3, hailstones 3, stony 2, carbuncle + (0688) 1, hailstones + (01259) 1, hailstones + (0417) 1, headstone 1, masons + (07023) 1, plummet 1, slingstones 1
KJV Verse Count
Genesis13
Exodus25
Leviticus9
Numbers5
Deuteronomy24
Joshua20
Judges3
1 Samuel9
2 Samuel7
1 Kings19
2 Kings6
1 Chronicles7
2 Chronicles14
Nehemiah3
Job11
Psalms3
Proverbs9
Ecclesiastes2
Isaiah11
Jeremiah6
Lamentations2
Ezekiel17
Daniel1
Micah2
Habakkuk2
Haggai1
Zechariah8


Total239
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 'eben". "The KJV Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon". .