What place's name means "well of the
seven" in Hebrew?
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In Hebrew the number
seven is called sheva .
Genesis 21:25 And Abraham reproved Abimelech because of the well of
water, which Abimelech's servants had violently taken away. 21:26 And
Abimelech said: 'I know not who hath done this thing; neither didst thou tell
me, neither yet heard I of it, but to-day.' 21:27 And Abraham took sheep
and oxen, and gave them unto Abimelech; and they two made a covenant.
21:28 And Abraham set seven ewe-lambs of the flock by themselves.
21:29 And Abimelech said unto Abraham: 'What mean these seven ewe-lambs
which thou hast set by themselves?' 21:30 And he said: 'Verily, these
seven ewe-lambs shalt thou take of my hand,
that it may be a witness unto me, that I have digged this well.' 21:31
Wherefore that place was called Beer-sheba;
because there they swore both of them.
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