Parts of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
from an unused root (meaning to be high)
TWOT Reference: 253
KJV Translation Count — 102x
Outline of Biblical Usage
1. high place, ridge, height, bamah (technical name for cultic platform)
a. high place, mountain
b. high places, battlefields
c. high places (as places of worship)
d. funeral mound?
bamah, bam-maw'; from an unused root (meaning to be high); an elevation: — height, high place, wave.
Concordance Results Using KJV
And I will destroy your H1116 H1116s, and cut down your images, and cast your carcases upon the carcases of your idols, and my soul shall abhor you.
And it came to pass on the morrow, that Balak took Balaam, and brought him up into the H1116 H1116s of Baal, that thence he might see the utmost part of the people.
Then ye shall drive out all the inhabitants of the land from before you, and destroy all their pictures, and destroy all their molten images, and quite pluck down all their H1116 H1116s:
He made him ride on the H1116 H1116s of the earth, that he might eat the increase of the fields; and he made him to suck honey out of the rock, and oil out of the flinty rock;
Happy art thou, O Israel: who is like unto thee, O people saved by the LORD, the shield of thy help, and who is the sword of thy excellency! and thine enemies shall be found liars unto thee; and thou shalt tread upon their H1116 H1116s.
And they answered them, and said, He is; behold, he is before you: make haste now, for he came to day to the city; for there is a sacrifice of the people to day in the H1116 H1116:
As soon as ye be come into the city, ye shall straightway find him, before he go up to the H1116 H1116 to eat: for the people will not eat until he come, because he doth bless the sacrifice; and afterwards they eat that be bidden. Now therefore get you up; for about this time ye shall find him.
And they went up into the city: and when they were come into the city, behold, Samuel came out against them, for to go up to the H1116 H1116.
And Samuel answered Saul, and said, I am the seer: go up before me unto the H1116 H1116; for ye shall eat with me to day, and to morrow I will let thee go, and will tell thee all that is in thine heart.
And when they were come down from the H1116 H1116 into the city, Samuel communed with Saul upon the top of the house.