Strong's Concordance, Hebrew Dictionary

Marish, pit, a reservoir, Hebrew: גֶּבֶא, gebeʾ (H1360)

2 King James Bible Verses

Here are marish, pit and related words in the Bible. What does the source Hebrew word גֶּבֶא mean and how is it used in the Bible? Below are the English definition details. Also below are examples within Bible verses highlighted in yellow (follow this link to go there). Tap or hover on blue, underlined words to see more original scripture and meanings. Information sourced from Strong's Concordance[1].

Definition Details

Strong's Number: H1360

Hebrew Base Word: גֶּבֶא

Part of speech: Noun Masculine

Usage: Marish, pit

Definition: A reservoir; by analogy, a marsh.

Detailed definition:

  1. Cistern, pool.
    1. Cistern.
    2. Pool, marsh.

Derived terms: From an unused root meaning probably to collect.


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: ɡɛˈbɛʔ
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: ɡɛˈvɛʔ
  3. Transliteration: gebeʾ
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: ɡeh-BEH
  5. Modern Pronunciation: ɡeh-VEH

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