Word Summary
Gilboa: a mountain in Northern Israel
Original Word: גִּלְבֹּעַ
Transliteration: Gilboa
Phonetic Spelling: (ghil-bo'-ah)
Part of Speech: Proper Name Location
Short Definition: a mountain in Northern Israel
Meaning: Gilboa -- a mountain in Northern Israel
Strong's Concordance

From gal and ba'ah; fountain of ebullition; Gilboa, a mountain of Palestine -- Gilboa.

see HEBREW gal

see HEBREW ba'ah


H1533. Gilboa

גִּלְבֹּעַproper name, of a location Gilboa` (derivation unknown), mountain-ridge at southeast end of plain of Jezreel, where Saul & Jonathan were killed; usually with article הַגּ ׳הַר1 Samuel 31:1, 8; 2 Samuel 1:6; בַּגִּלְבֹּעַ הָרֵי1:21 (David's lament); ׳בַּגּ‎ alone 1 Samuel 28:4; 2 Samuel 21:12; without article גִּלְבֹּעַ הַר1 Chronicles 10:1, 8 ("" 1 Samuel 31:1, 8 above); — modern Jebel Fu‡û±a BdPal 244.

גֻּלְֹגּלֶת גִּלְגָּל, גַּלְגַּל,‎ see below גלל‎.

גלד‎ (√ of following meaning dubious perhaps compare Ethiopic obducere, inducere; Arabic scourge).