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{Genesis 21:31} Wherefore x5921 x3651 he called 7121 z8804 that x1931 place 4725 Beersheba; 884 because x3588 there x8033 they sware 7650 z8738 both x8147 of them. y8147
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"And he called it Shebah: therefore the name of the city [is] Beersheba unto this day." {Gen 26:33}
Beersheba:
i.e., The well of the oath, or the well of the seven. Alluding to the seven ewe lambs. The verb rendered "to swear" is derived from the word translated seven. "And Abraham rose up early in the morning, and took bread, and a bottle of water, and gave [it] unto Hagar, putting [it] on her shoulder, and the child, and sent her away: and she departed, and wandered in the wilderness of Beersheba." {Gen 21:14} + "And he went up from thence to Beersheba." {Gen 26:23} + "And Hazarshual, and Beersheba, and Bizjothjah," {Jsh 15:28} + "Then all the children of Israel went out, and the congregation was gathered together as one man, from Dan even to Beersheba, with the land of Gilead, unto the LORD in Mizpeh." {Jdg 20:1} + "Therefore I counsel that all Israel be generally gathered unto thee, from Dan even to Beersheba, as the sand that [is] by the sea for multitude; and that thou go to battle in thine own person." {2Sm 17:11} + "And Judah and Israel dwelt safely, every man under his vine and under his fig tree, from Dan even to Beersheba, all the days of Solomon." {1Kg 4:25}

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