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Lexicon :: Strong's H953 - bowr

בּוֹר
Transliteration
bowr
Pronunciation
bōre (Key)
Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From בּוּר (H952) (in the sense of בֹּאר (H877))
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 194e

KJV Translation Count — Total: 69x
The KJV translates Strong's H953 in the following manner: pit (42x), cistern (4x), dungeon (11x), well (9x), dungeon (with H1004) (2x), fountain (1x).
Outline of Biblical Usage [?]
  1. pit, well, cistern

Strong’s Definitions [?] (Strong’s Definitions Legend)
בּוֹר bôwr, bore; from H952 (in the sense of H877); a pit hole (especially one used as a cistern or a prison):—cistern, dungeon, fountain, pit, well.
Gesenius' Hebrew-Chaldee Lexicon [?]

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Concordance Results Using NKJV

Strong's Number H953 matches the Hebrew בּוֹר (bowr),
which occurs 69 times in 64 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the KJV
Page 1 / 2 (Gen 37:20–Jer 38:13)

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“Come therefore, let us now kill him and cast him into some pit; and we shall say, ‘Some wild beast has devoured him.’ We shall see what will become of his dreams!”

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And Reuben said to them, “Shed no blood, but cast him into this pit which is in the wilderness, and do not lay a hand on him”—that he might deliver him out of their hands, and bring him back to his father.

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Then they took him and cast him into a pit. And the pit was empty; there was no water in it.

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Then Midianite traders passed by; so the brothers pulled Joseph up and lifted him out of the pit, and sold him to the Ishmaelites for twenty shekels of silver. And they took Joseph to Egypt.

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Then Reuben returned to the pit, and indeed Joseph was not in the pit; and he tore his clothes.

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“For indeed I was stolen away from the land of the Hebrews; and also I have done nothing here that they should put me into the dungeon.”

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Then Pharaoh sent and called Joseph, and they brought him quickly out of the dungeon; and he shaved, changed his clothing, and came to Pharaoh.

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And it came to pass at midnight that the LORD struck all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, from the firstborn of Pharaoh who sat on his throne to the firstborn of the captive who was in the dungeon, and all the firstborn of livestock.

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“And if a man opens a pit, or if a man digs a pit and does not cover it, and an ox or a donkey falls in it,

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“the owner of the pit shall make it good; he shall give money to their owner, but the dead animal shall be his.

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‘Nevertheless a spring or a cistern, in which there is plenty of water, shall be clean, but whatever touches any such carcass becomes unclean.

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“houses full of all good things, which you did not fill, hewn-out wells which you did not dig, vineyards and olive trees which you did not plant—when you have eaten and are full—

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When the men of Israel saw that they were in danger (for the people were distressed), then the people hid in caves, in thickets, in rocks, in holes, and in pits.

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Then he also went to Ramah, and came to the great well that is at Sechu. So he asked, and said, “Where are Samuel and David?” And someone said, “Indeed they are at Naioth in Ramah.”

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And when Joab had gone from David’s presence, he sent messengers after Abner, who brought him back from the well of Sirah. But David did not know it.

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And David said with longing, “Oh, that someone would give me a drink of the water from the well of Bethlehem, which is by the gate!”

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So the three mighty men broke through the camp of the Philistines, drew water from the well of Bethlehem that was by the gate, and took it and brought it to David. Nevertheless he would not drink it, but poured it out to the LORD.

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Benaiah was the son of Jehoiada, the son of a valiant man from Kabzeel, who had done many deeds. He had killed two lion-like heroes of Moab. He also had gone down and killed a lion in the midst of a pit on a snowy day.

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And he said, “Take them alive!” So they took them alive, and killed them at the well of Beth Eked, forty-two men; and he left none of them.

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“Do not listen to Hezekiah; for thus says the king of Assyria: ‘Make peace with me by a present and come out to me; and every one of you eat from his own vine and every one from his own fig tree, and every one of you drink the waters of his own cistern;

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And David said with longing, “Oh, that someone would give me a drink of water from the well of Bethlehem, which is by the gate!”

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So the three broke through the camp of the Philistines, drew water from the well of Bethlehem that was by the gate, and took it and brought it to David. Nevertheless David would not drink it, but poured it out to the LORD.

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Benaiah was the son of Jehoiada, the son of a valiant man from Kabzeel, who had done many deeds. He had killed two lion-like heroes of Moab. He also had gone down and killed a lion in the midst of a pit on a snowy day.

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Also he built towers in the desert. He dug many wells, for he had much livestock, both in the lowlands and in the plains; he also had farmers and vinedressers in the mountains and in Carmel, for he loved the soil.

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And they took strong cities and a rich land,
And possessed houses full of all goods,
Cisterns already dug, vineyards, olive groves,
And fruit trees in abundance.
So they ate and were filled and grew fat,
And delighted themselves in Your great goodness.

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He made a pit and dug it out,
And has fallen into the ditch which he made.

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A Psalm of David.

To You I will cry, O LORD my Rock:
Do not be silent to me,
Lest, if You are silent to me,
I become like those who go down to the pit.

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O LORD, You brought my soul up from the grave;
You have kept me alive, that I should not go down to the pit.[fn]

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He also brought me up out of a horrible pit,
Out of the miry clay,
And set my feet upon a rock,
And established my steps.

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I am counted with those who go down to the pit;
I am like a man who has no strength,

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You have laid me in the lowest pit,
In darkness, in the depths.

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Answer me speedily, O LORD;
My spirit fails!
Do not hide Your face from me,
Lest I be like those who go down into the pit.

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Let us swallow them alive like Sheol,[fn]
And whole, like those who go down to the Pit;

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Drink water from your own cistern,
And running water from your own well.

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A man burdened with bloodshed will flee into a pit;
Let no one help him.

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Remember your Creator before the silver cord is loosed,[fn]
Or the golden bowl is broken,
Or the pitcher shattered at the fountain,
Or the wheel broken at the well.

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Yet you shall be brought down to Sheol,
To the lowest depths of the Pit.

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But you are cast out of your grave
Like an abominable branch,
Like the garment of those who are slain,
Thrust through with a sword,
Who go down to the stones of the pit,
Like a corpse trodden underfoot.

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They will be gathered together,
As prisoners are gathered in the pit,
And will be shut up in the prison;
After many days they will be punished.

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“Do not listen to Hezekiah; for thus says the king of Assyria: ‘Make peace with me by a present and come out to me; and every one of you eat from his own vine and every one from his own fig tree, and every one of you drink the waters of his own cistern;

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For Sheol cannot thank You,
Death cannot praise You;
Those who go down to the pit cannot hope for Your truth.

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“Listen to Me, you who follow after righteousness,
You who seek the LORD:
Look to the rock from which you were hewn,
And to the hole of the pit from which you were dug.

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As a fountain wells up with water,
So she wells up with her wickedness.
Violence and plundering are heard in her.
Before Me continually are grief and wounds.

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When Jeremiah entered the dungeon and the cells, and Jeremiah had remained there many days,

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So they took Jeremiah and cast him into the dungeon of Malchiah the king’s[fn] son, which was in the court of the prison, and they let Jeremiah down with ropes. And in the dungeon there was no water, but mire. So Jeremiah sank in the mire.

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Now Ebed-Melech the Ethiopian, one of the eunuchs, who was in the king’s house, heard that they had put Jeremiah in the dungeon. When the king was sitting at the Gate of Benjamin,

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“My lord the king, these men have done evil in all that they have done to Jeremiah the prophet, whom they have cast into the dungeon, and he is likely to die from hunger in the place where he is. For there is no more bread in the city.”

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Then the king commanded Ebed-Melech the Ethiopian, saying, “Take from here thirty men with you, and lift Jeremiah the prophet out of the dungeon before he dies.”

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So Ebed-Melech took the men with him and went into the house of the king under the treasury, and took from there old clothes and old rags, and let them down by ropes into the dungeon to Jeremiah.

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So they pulled Jeremiah up with ropes and lifted him out of the dungeon. And Jeremiah remained in the court of the prison.

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