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gal´ant : The translation of אדּיר , 'addı̄r , "bright," "splendid," "mighty" ( Isaiah 33:21 , "Neither shall gallant ('addı̄r ) ship pass thereby"); the word is translated "mighty" in Exodus 15:10 ; 1 Samuel 4:8 ; Isaiah 10:34 ; Zechariah 11:2 the King James Version. In Isaiah 33:21 , above, it is applied to Yahweh. "glorious ('addı̄r ) Lord" the King James Version, the Revised Version (British and American) "Yahweh ... in ... majesty"; compare also Psalm 16:3 , "the excellent." As a noun it is used in the margin of Nahum 2:5 as alternative for "worthies," the Revised Version (British and American) "nobles" in Zechariah 11:2 , for "the mighty" Revised Version" "goodly ones" margin, "glorious"; it is translated "nobles" in Judges 5:13 ; 2 Chronicles 23:20 , etc. See also SHIPS AND BOATS .

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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. Entry for 'Gallant'. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. 1915.

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