Word Summary
Bashan: "smooth", a region East of the Jordan
Original Word: בָּשָׁן
Transliteration: Bashan
Phonetic Spelling: (baw-shawn')
Part of Speech: Proper Name Location
Short Definition: "smooth", a region East of the Jordan
Meaning: Bashan -- "smooth", a region East of the Jordan
Strong's Concordance

Of uncertain derivation; Bashan (often with the article), a region East of the Jordan -- Bashan.


H1316. Bashan

בָּשָׁן60 proper name, of a territory, masculineDeuteronomy 3:3 (smooth (& fertile) land) Bashan, first mentioned as kingdom of Og, east of Jordan, stretching from stream Jabbok (thus including northern Gilead) northward to Hermon, between Gennesaret (west) and mountains of Hauran (east); compare Di Numbers 21:33 WetzstHauran 82; later a type of fertility; — usually with article ׳הַבּ21:33 (twice in verse); 32:33; Deuteronomy 1:4 30t. Deuteronomy, Joshua; 1 Kings 4:13, 19; 2 Kings 10:33; 1 Chronicles 5:11-12, 16, 23; 6:47; 6:56; Nehemiah 9:22; Psalm 68:23; 135:11; 136:20; Jeremiah 22:20; 50:19 ("" הַכַּרְמֶל‎), Micah 7:14 ("" id.), Nahum 1:4 ("" id.; personified, subject of אֻמְלַל‎), Isaiah 33:9 ("" id.; personified subject of נֹעֵר‎); הַרבָּֿשָׁן‎ (i.e. range of Hauran) Psalm 68:16 (twice in verse) (called הַראֿלהים‎, — from a sanctuary there? — & הַרגַּֿבְנֻנִּיםmany-peaked mountain); of stately trees הַבּ ׳אַלּוֺנֵיIsaiah 2:13 (still seen on western slope of mountains of Hauran, WetzstHauran 88); ב ׳אַלּוֺנֵיZechariah 11:2 (figurative of prominent men); מִבּ ׳אַלּוֺנִיםEzekiel 27:6; of bulls ב ׳אַבִּידֵיPsalm 22:13 ("" מָּרִים‎ figurative); so ׳בְּנֵיבֿDeuteronomy 32:14 (+ וְאֵילִים כָּרִים‎ also עַתּוּדִים‎, compare בָּקָר‎ & צאֹן‎ va; see בֵּן1. j. (ν)); apparently more General is ב ׳מְרִיאֵיEzekiel 39:18 (reference to כֻּלָּם ֗֗֗ מָּרִים וְעַתּוּדִים כָּרִים אֵילִים‎); once of kine (feminine, figurative of luxurious and haughty women of Samaria) Amos 4:1 הַבּ ׳מָּרוֺת‎.