BEERSHEBAbe-er-she'-ba (be'er shebha`; Bersabee): Allotted originally to Simeon (Joshua 19:2), one of "the uttermost cities of the tribe of the children of Judah" (Joshua 15:28).1. The Meaning of the Name:The most probable meaning of Beersheba is the "well of seven." "Seven wells" is improbable on etymological grounds; the numeral should in that case be firs... View Details
The father of the Jewish nation. His original name was
father of a multitude, son of Terah, named ( Genesis 11:27 ) before his older brothers Nahor and Haran, because he was the heir of the promises. Till the age of seventy, Abram sojourned among his kindred in his native country of Chaldea. He then, with his father and his family and household, quitted the city of Ur, in which he had hitherto... View Details
Lord [N] [B] [S]
There are various Hebrew and Greek words so rendered.
Heb. Jehovah, has been rendered in the English Bible LORD, printed in small capitals. This is the proper name of the God of the Hebrews. The form "Jehovah" is retained only in Exodus 6:3 ; Psalms 83:18 ; Isaiah 12:2 ; 26:4 , both in the Authorized and the Revised Version.&nb... View Details