Negev

The ring of Negev - Copyright Dmitry TsiplakovThe Negev is a region in the southern part of the land of Israel. The word "Negev" means "south." Beersheba, which has a population of about 200,000, is in the northern part of the Negev.

Negev appears in 37 Bible verses: Gen 12:9, Gen 13:1, Gen 13:3, Gen 20:1, Gen 24:62, Num 13:17, Num 13:22, Num 13:29, Num 21:1, Num 33:40, Deut 1:7, Deut 34:3, Josh 10:40, Josh 11:16, Josh 12:8, Josh 15:19, Josh 19:8, Judg 1:9, Judg 1:15, Judg 1:16, 1 Sam 27:10, 1 Sam 30:1, 1 Sam 30:14, 1 Sam 30:27, 2 Sam 24:7, 2 Chr 28:18, Ps 126:4, Isa 21:1, Isa 30:6, Jer 13:19, Jer 17:26, Jer 32:44, Jer 33:13, Ezek 20:46, Ezek 20:47, Obad 1:19 and Obad 1:20.

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