Parts of Speech

n pr loc

Root Word (Etymology)

the same as 2808

KJV Translation Count — 38x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: Heshbon (38)

Outline of Biblical Usage

eshbon = "stronghold"
1. the capital city of Sihon, king of the Amorites, located on the western border of the high plain and on the border line between the tribes of Reuben and Gad

Strong's Definitions

Cheshbown, khesh-bone'; the same as 2808; Cheshbon, a place East of the Jordan: — Heshbon.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And Israel took all these cities: and Israel dwelt in all the cities of the Amorites, in H2809, and in all the villages thereof.


For H2809 was the city of Sihon the king of the Amorites, who had fought against the former king of Moab, and taken all his land out of his hand, even unto Arnon.


Wherefore they that speak in proverbs say, Come into H2809, let the city of Sihon be built and prepared:


For there is a fire gone out of H2809, a flame from the city of Sihon: it hath consumed Ar of Moab, and the lords of the high places of Arnon.


We have shot at them; H2809 is perished even unto Dibon, and we have laid them waste even unto Nophah, which reacheth unto Medeba.


And the LORD said unto Moses, Fear him not: for I have delivered him into thy hand, and all his people, and his land; and thou shalt do to him as thou didst unto Sihon king of the Amorites, which dwelt at H2809.


Ataroth, and Dibon, and Jazer, and Nimrah, and H2809, and Elealeh, and Shebam, and Nebo, and Beon,


And the children of Reuben built H2809, and Elealeh, and Kirjathaim,


After he had slain Sihon the king of the Amorites, which dwelt in H2809, and Og the king of Bashan, which dwelt at Astaroth in Edrei:


Rise ye up, take your journey, and pass over the river Arnon: behold, I have given into thine hand Sihon the Amorite, king of H2809, and his land: begin to possess it, and contend with him in battle.