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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #01471 - גֹּי

Transliteration
gôy, gôy
Phonetics
go'ee, go'-ee  
Word Origin
apparently from the same root as (01465)
Parts of Speech
N/A
TWOT
326e
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) nation, people (noun masculine)

1a) nation, people

1a1) usually of non-Hebrew people

1a2) of descendants of Abraham

1a3) of Israel

1b) of swarm of locusts, other animals (figuratively)

1c) Goyim? = “nations” (noun proper masculine)

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 444 ‑ ἄνθρωπος (anth'‑ro‑pos);  1093 ‑ γῆ (ghay);  1484 ‑ ἔθνος (eth'‑nos);  2190 ‑ ἐχθρός (ekh‑thros');  2992 ‑ λαός (lah‑os');  3941 ‑ πάροικος (par'‑oy‑kos);  5443 ‑ φυλή (foo‑lay');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (558) NAS (557) HCS (556)
Genesis 23
Exodus 6
Leviticus 7
Numbers 5
Deuteronomy 41
Joshua 12
Judges 7
1 Samuel 2
2 Samuel 4
1 Kings 4
2 Kings 14
1 Chronicles 7
2 Chronicles 11
Ezra 1
Nehemiah 6
Job 2
Psalms 58
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 66
Jeremiah 77
Lamentations 7
Ezekiel 81
Daniel 3
Hosea 3
Joel 8
Amos 4
Obadiah 4
Micah 7
Nahum 2
Habakkuk 7
Zephaniah 7
Haggai 3
Zechariah 17
Malachi 4
Genesis 21
Exodus 6
Leviticus 7
Numbers 5
Deuteronomy 41
Joshua 12
Judges 7
1 Samuel 2
2 Samuel 4
1 Kings 4
2 Kings 14
1 Chronicles 7
2 Chronicles 11
Ezra 1
Nehemiah 6
Job 2
Psalms 58
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 66
Jeremiah 77
Lamentations 7
Ezekiel 81
Daniel 3
Hosea 3
Joel 8
Amos 4
Obadiah 4
Micah 7
Nahum 2
Habakkuk 7
Zephaniah 7
Haggai 3
Zechariah 17
Malachi 4
Genesis 27
Exodus 6
Leviticus 7
Numbers 5
Deuteronomy 46
Joshua 13
Judges 4
1 Samuel 2
2 Samuel 5
1 Kings 5
2 Kings 16
1 Chronicles 9
2 Chronicles 12
Ezra 1
Nehemiah 6
Job 3
Psalms 60
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 73
Jeremiah 87
Lamentations 7
Ezekiel 87
Daniel 3
Hosea 3
Joel 10
Amos 4
Obadiah 4
Micah 9
Nahum 2
Habakkuk 7
Zephaniah 6
Haggai 4
Zechariah 17
Malachi 5
BYZ TIS TR
P-c 19
n-cmp 388
n-cmpc 12
n-cms 110
P-c 19
n-cmp 386
n-cmpc 12
n-cms 104
P-c 19
n-cmp 385
n-cmpc 12
n-cms 104
NA WH


Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1052) fc (גו GW) AC: ? CO: Back AB: ?: The back as the middle part of the body, used in lifting. This root is related to acand ec.

A) fc (גו GW) AC: ? CO: Back AB: ?

Nm ) fc (גו GW) - I. Back:[Hebrew and Aramaic] II. Middle:The middle or in the midst of anything as the back is in the middle. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (23): back, midst, within the same, wherein, therein, among, body - Strongs: H1458 (גַּו), H1459 (גַּו), H1460 (גֵּו)

Nf1) efc (גוה GWH) - I. Back: II. Pride:A lifting up of something or oneself in a positive or negative sense. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (5): body, pride, lifting up - Strongs: H1465 (גֵּוָה), H1466 (גֵּוָה), H1467 (גֵּוָה)

fm) ifc (גוי GWY) - Nation: The people of a nation as the back, or body. KJV (558): nation, heathen, gentiles, people - Strongs: H1471 (גֹּי)

ff1) eifc (גויה GWYH) - Back: By extension, the body, either alive or dead, a corpse. KJV (13): body, corpse, carcass - Strongs: H1472 (גְּוִיָּה)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2013
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 גּוֺי561 noun masculine Genesis 12:2 nation, people (Late Hebrew id. Gentiles, Phoenician גו community, , Sabean גו id., DHM ZMG 1883,348) — ׳ג Genesis 12:2 121t.; suffix 1 singular גּוֺיִ Zephaniah 2:9, גּוֺיֶ֑ךָ Psalm 106:5, גּוֺיֵךְ Kt Ezekiel 36:13,14,15 (Qr wrongly גּוֺיַיִךְ compare Co, who strike out Ezekiel 36:15); plural גּוֺיִם Genesis 10:5 410t. + Qr Genesis 25:23; Psalm 79:10 (Kt גיים) + 6t. Ezekiel (variant reading emended Co); construct גּוֺיֵי Genesis 18:18 8t., גּוֺיֵ 2 Chronicles 32:13; Ezra 6:21 (compare Baer's notes); suffix גּוֺיֵהֶם Genesis 10:5,20,31,32; —

1 nation, people Genesis 10:5 (twice in verse); Genesis 10:20,31,32 (twice in verse) (all P) +; Isaiah 2:2,4 (twice in verse) = Micah 4:2,3(twice in verse); Job 12:23 (twice in verse); Job 34:29; Proverbs 14:34; כֹּל גּוֺיֵי הָאָרֶץ Genesis 18:18; Genesis 22:18; Genesis 26:4 (all J); Deuteronomy 28:1.

a. specifically of descendants of Abraham, גּוֺי גָּדוֺל Genesis 12:2; compare Genesis 18:18 (both J), גּוֺיִם Genesis 17:6, הֲמוֺןגּוֺיִם Genesis 17:4,15 (all P); of Sarah גּוֺיִם Genesis 17:16 (P); of Ishmael גּוֺי Genesis 21:13, גָּוֺי גָּדוֺל Genesis 21:18 (both E), גּוֺי גָּדוֺל Genesis 17:20 (P); of Jacob גּוֺי וּקְהַל גּוֺיִם Genesis 35:11 (P), גּוֺיגָּדוֺל Genesis 46:3 (E); of Ephraim ׳מְלֹא הַגּ Genesis 48:19 (J); of Moses גּוֺי גָּדוֺל Exodus 32:10 (J) compare Numbers 14:12 (J) Deuteronomy 9:14; of Jacob and Esau as two nations Genesis 25:23 (J).

b. definitely of Israel Exodus 19:6 (קָדוֺשׁ׳גּ) Exodus 33:13 (both J E), Deuteronomy 4:6 (הַגּוֺי הַגָּדוֺל הַזֶּה, said by heathen compare Deuteronomy 4:7; Deuteronomy 4:8) see also Deuteronomy 4:34, Deuteronomy 26:5 compare Psalm 33:12; Psalm 83:5 (said by enemies) Jeremiah 31:36; Jeremiah 33:24; Ezekiel 37:22; in narrative Joshua 3:17; Joshua 4:1; Joshua 5:8 (JE), Joshua 5:6 (D), Joshua 10:13 (in poetry, no article); of Israel and Judah as two nations Ezekiel 35:10 (said by heathen) Ezekiel 37:22; of Judah Isaiah 26:2,15 (twice in verse); compare Isaiah 58:2; Isaiah 60:22; Micah 4:7; once my people Zephaniah 2:9 ("" עַם); thy people Psalm 106:5 (i.e. of ׳י), compare also Ezekiel 36:13,14 (read Kt); especially of Israel and (or) Judah as sinful, rebellious Deuteronomy 32:28; Judges 2:20; Isaiah 1:4; Isaiah 10:6; Jeremiah 5:9,29; Jeremiah 7:28; Jeremiah 9:8; Jeremiah 12:17; Ezekiel 2:3 (strike out ᵐ5 Co) Haggai 2:14; Malachi 3:9. — Note. This definite reference to Israel and (or) Judah is comparatively rare; in Hexateuch not P (yet see Genesis 17:4,5,6,16; Genesis 35:11 P); seldom in exile & post-exile prophets; not Chronicles —

c. usually of non-Hebrew peoples Exodus 9:24; Exodus 34:10 (JE) Leviticus 25:44 (H) Numbers 14:15 (J) Deuteronomy 15:6 (twice in verse); 1 Kings 5:11; 1 Chronicles 14:17; 1 Chronicles 16:20; Isaiah 11:10,12 + often; opposed to Israel as ׳עם י 2 Samuel 7:23; 1 Chronicles 17:21 (twice in verse) etc., see עם, compare also Numbers 23:9; note especially גְּלִיל הַגּוֺיִם Isaiah 8:23 circle or district of the nations (see גָּלִיל); also ׳חֲרשֶׁת הַגּ Judges 4:2,13,16 Charosheth of the nations, & מֶלֶךְ גּוֺיִם לְגִלְגָּ֖ל Joshua 12:23 king of nations (peoples, tribes) belonging to Gilgal (ᵐ5 Di to the district, i.e 'Galilee'); especially of these peoples as heathen: idolatrous Leviticus 8:24,28 (P) Leviticus 20:23 (H) 1 Kings 14:24; 2 Kings 17:8,11,15,26,29 (twice in verse); 2 Chronicles 28:3; 32:13 +, Ezra 6:21; Ezekiel 5:6 +; hostile Genesis 15:14 (J) Leviticus 26:33,38,45 (H) Deuteronomy 4:27; Deuteronomy 9:4,5; Deuteronomy 18:9; 1 Chronicles 16:35; Jeremiah 5:15; Ezekiel 4:13 #NAME? Jeremiah Ezekiel , etc.; in simile Ezekiel 20:32; Ezekiel 25:8; sometimes "" עַם Psalm 33:10; Psalm 33:12; Isaiah 11:10; Jeremiah 6:18, see also Isaiah 2:2,4compare with Micah 4:1,3.

2 figurative of swarm of locusts Joel 1:6; of all species of beasts Zephaniah 2:14.

3גּוֺיִם Genesis 14:1,9 probably mutilated proper name see below

גּוֺיִם proper name, of a people Genesis 14:1,9, in phrase תִּדְעָל מֶלֶךְגּוֺיִם Tid`al king of Goim; probably a Babylonian (Elamitic, etc.) name corrupted; H. Rawlinson proposes Gutî a people northeast of Babylonia COT on Genesis 14:1; also KGF258and elsewhere; compare also Dl Pa 233 f.

גול see גיל.

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List of Word Forms
בְּג֖וֹי בְּג֣וֹי בְּג֤וֹי בְּג֥וֹי בְּגוֹיִ֣ם בְּגוֹיֵהֶ֑ם בְּגוֹיֵהֶֽם׃ בַּ֝גּוֹיִ֗ם בַּ֭גּוֹיִם בַּגּוֹיִ֑ם בַּגּוֹיִ֔ם בַּגּוֹיִ֕ם בַּגּוֹיִ֖ם בַּגּוֹיִ֗ם בַּגּוֹיִ֣ם בַּגּוֹיִ֤ם בַּגּוֹיִ֥ם בַּגּוֹיִֽם׃ בַּגּוֹיִם֙ בַּגּוֹיִם֮ בַגּוֹיִ֑ם בַגּוֹיִ֔ם בַגּוֹיִ֖ם בַגּוֹיִ֗ם בַגּוֹיִ֣ם בַגּוֹיִ֤ם בַגּוֹיִ֥ם ׀ בַגּוֹיִ֨ם ׀ בַגּוֹיִֽם׃ בַגּוֹיִם֙ בַּגֹּויִ֣ם בגוי בגויהם בגויהם׃ בגוים בגוים׃ ג֑וֹי ג֔וֹי ג֛וֹי ג֝וֹיִ֗ם ג֣וֹי ג֤וֹי ג֭וֹיִם גֹויִם֙ גּ֑וֹי גּ֔וֹי גּ֕וֹי גּ֖וֹי גּ֗וֹי גּ֚וֹי גּ֛וֹי גּ֜וֹי גּ֝וֹיִ֗ם גּ֣וֹי גּ֣וֹי ׀ גּ֤וֹי גּ֥וֹי גּ֧וֹי גּ֭וֹיִם גֹּויִ֖י גֹּויַ֖יִךְ גּֽוֹיִם־ גּֽוֹי׃ גּוֹי֒ גּוֹי֙ גּוֹיִ֑ם גּוֹיִ֔ם גּוֹיִ֖ם גּוֹיִ֗ם גּוֹיִ֛ם גּוֹיִ֜ם גּוֹיִ֣ם גּוֹיִ֤ם גּוֹיִ֤ם ׀ גּוֹיִ֥ם גּוֹיִ֥ם ׀ גּוֹיִ֧ם גּוֹיִֽם׃ גּוֹיִם֙ גּוֹיֵ֣ גּוֹיֵ֣י גּוֹיֵ֤ גּוֹיֵ֥י גּוֹיֵֽ־ גּוֹיֶ֑ךָ גוֹי֙ גוֹי֮ גוֹיִ֑ם גוֹיִ֔ם גוֹיִ֖ם גוֹיִ֗ם גוֹיִ֨ם גוֹיִ֨ם ׀ גוֹיִֽם׃ גוֹיִם֙ גוֹי־ גוי גוי־ גוי׃ גויי גוייך גויך גוים גוים־ גוים׃ הֲג֥וֹי הַ֝גּוֹיִ֗ם הַ֠גּוֹיִם הַ֨גּוֹיִ֔ם הַ֭גּוֹי הַ֭גּוֹיִם הַגּ֔וֹי הַגּ֕וֹי הַגּ֖וֹי הַגּ֛וֹי הַגּ֜וֹי הַגּ֣וֹי הַגּ֤וֹי הַגּ֥וֹי הַגּ֧וֹי הַגּ֨וֹי הַגּ֫וֹיִ֥ם הַגּֽוֹיִם־ הַגּוֹי֙ הַגּוֹיִ֑ם הַגּוֹיִ֔ם הַגּוֹיִ֖ם הַגּוֹיִ֗ם הַגּוֹיִ֛ם הַגּוֹיִ֜ם הַגּוֹיִ֞ם הַגּוֹיִ֣ם הַגּוֹיִ֣ם ׀ הַגּוֹיִ֤ם הַגּוֹיִ֥ם הַגּוֹיִ֥ם ׀ הַגּוֹיִֽם׃ הַגּוֹיִם֙ הַגּוֹיִם֮ הַגּוֹי־ הגוי הגוי־ הגוים הגוים־ הגוים׃ וְג֣וֹי וְג֤וֹי וְג֥וֹי וְגֹויַ֖יִךְ וְגֹויַ֙יִךְ֙ וְגוֹיִ֣ם וְהַגּ֗וֹי וְהַגּוֹיִ֖ם וּ֝בַגּוֹיִ֗ם וּבַגּוֹיִ֖ם וּבַגּוֹיִ֣ם וּבַגּוֹיִ֤ם ובגוים וגוי וגוייך וגוים והגוי והגוים כְּג֞וֹי כַּגּוֹיִ֕ם כַּגּוֹיִ֗ם כַגּוֹיִם֙ כגוי כגוים לְג֣וֹי לְג֥וֹי לְג֨וֹי לְגֽוֹי׃ לְגוֹיִ֑ם לְגוֹיִ֔ם לְגוֹיִ֥ם לְגוֹיֵהֶֽם׃ לְגוֹי־ לַ֝גּוֹיִ֗ם לַ֭גּוֹיִם לַגּ֖וֹי לַגּוֹי֙ לַגּוֹיִ֑ם לַגּוֹיִ֔ם לַגּוֹיִ֖ם לַגּוֹיִ֗ם לַגּוֹיִ֥ם לַגּוֹיִֽם׃ לַגּוֹיִם֙ לגוי לגוי־ לגוי׃ לגויהם׃ לגוים לגוים׃ מִגּ֑וֹי מִגּ֣וֹי מִגּ֥וֹי מִגּוֹיִ֔ם מגוי מגוים bag·gō·w·yim ḇag·gō·w·yim baggōwyim ḇaggōwyim baggoYim bə·ḡō·w bə·ḡō·w·yê·hem bə·ḡō·w·yim bəḡōw bəḡōwyêhem bəḡōwyim beGoy begoyeHem begoYim chaggoYim gō·w ḡō·w ḡō·w- gō·w·ya·yiḵ gō·w·yê gō·w·yê- gō·w·ye·ḵā gō·w·yî gō·w·yim ḡō·w·yim gō·w·yim- gōw ḡōw ḡōw- gōwyayiḵ gōwyê gōwyê- gōwyeḵā gōwyî gōwyim ḡōwyim gōwyim- Goy goYayich goYe goYecha goYei goYi goYim hă·ḡō·w hag·gō·w hag·gō·w- hag·gō·w·yim hag·gō·w·yim- haggōw haggōw- haggōwyim haggōwyim- hagGoy haggoYim hăḡōw haGoy kag·gō·w·yim ḵag·gō·w·yim kaggōwyim ḵaggōwyim kaggoYim kə·ḡō·w kəḡōw keGoy lag·gō·w lag·gō·w·yim laggōw laggōwyim laggoy laggoYim lə·ḡō·w lə·ḡō·w- lə·ḡō·w·yê·hem lə·ḡō·w·yim ləḡōw ləḡōw- ləḡōwyêhem ləḡōwyim leGoy legoyeHem legoYim mig·gō·w mig·gō·w·yim miggōw miggōwyim migGoy miggoYim ū·ḇag·gō·w·yim ūḇaggōwyim uvaggoYim vaggoYim veGoy vegoYayich vegoYim vehagGoy vehaggoYim wə·ḡō·w wə·ḡō·w·ya·yiḵ wə·ḡō·w·yim wə·hag·gō·w wə·hag·gō·w·yim wəḡōw wəḡōwyayiḵ wəḡōwyim wəhaggōw wəhaggōwyim

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