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Then Jeroboam built Shechem in the hill country of Ephraim, and lived there. And he went out from there and built Penuel.

Lexicon

Verse part Definition: Part of speech: Strong's: Hebrew: Transliteration:
Then Jeroboam "the people increase," the name of two Isr. kings Noun H3379 יָרָבְעָ֧ם ya·ra·ve·'am
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built to build Verb H1129 וַיִּ֨בֶן vai·yi·ven
Shechem "ridge," a district in N. Pal., also a son of Hamor Noun H7927 שְׁכֶ֛ם she·chem
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in the hill country mountain, hill, hill country Noun H2022 בְּהַ֥ר be·har
of Ephraim, a son of Joseph, also his desc. and their territory Noun H669 אֶפְרַ֖יִם ef·ra·yim
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and lived to sit, remain, dwell Verb H3427 וַיֵּ֣שֶׁב vai·ye·shev
there. And he went to go or come out Verb H3318 וַיֵּצֵ֣א vai·ye·tze
out from there there, thither Adverb H8033 מִשָּׁ֔ם mi·sham,
and built to build Verb H1129 וַיִּ֖בֶן vai·yi·ven
Penuel. "face of God," a place E. of the Jordan, also two Isr. Noun H6439 פְּנוּאֵֽל׃ pe·nu·'el.
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Locations

Ephraim

EPHRAIM (2)(1) A position apparently of some importance, since the position of Baal-hazor (probably = Tell `Asur) where Abraham's sheep-farm was located, is determined by relation to it (2 Samuel 13:23). That it lay North of Jerusalem seems to be indicated in 2 Samuel 13:34. It may be identical with the Ephraim of Eusebius, Onomasticon, 20 Roman miles North... View Details

Shechem

SHECHEMshe'-kem (shekhem, "shoulder"; Suchem, he Sikima, ta Sikima, etc.; the King James Version gives "Sichem" in Genesis 12:6; and "Sychem" in Acts 7:16):1. Historical:This place is first mentioned in connection with Abraham's journey from Haran. At the oak of Moreh in the vicinity he reared his first altar to the Lord in Palestine (Genesis 12:6 f). It was... View Details

People

Penuel

|face of God,| a place East of the Jordan, also two Israelites

Jeroboam

Jeroboam [N] [H] [S] increase of the people.  The son of Nebat ( 1 Kings 11:26-39 ), "an Ephrathite," the first king of the ten tribes, over whom he reigned twenty-two years (B.C. 976-945). He was the son of a widow of Zereda, and while still young was promoted by Solomon to be chief superintendent of the "burnden", i.e., of the bands of forced labourers. Influenced by the words of the prophet... View Details

Jeroboam

Jeroboam [N] [H] [S] increase of the people.  The son of Nebat ( 1 Kings 11:26-39 ), "an Ephrathite," the first king of the ten tribes, over whom he reigned twenty-two years (B.C. 976-945). He was the son of a widow of Zereda, and while still young was promoted by Solomon to be chief superintendent of the "burnden", i.e., of the bands of forced labourers. Influenced by the words of the prophet... View Details

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New American Standard Bible Then Jeroboam built Shechem in the hill country of Ephraim, and lived there. And he went out from there and built Penuel.
King James Bible Then Jeroboam built Shechem in the hill country of mount Ephraim, and lived there. And he dwelt therein; and went out from there thence, and built Penuel.
Hebrew Greek English Then Jeroboam built Shechem in the hill country of Ephraim, and lived there. And he went out from there and built Penuel.