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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #1342 - גָּאָה
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
גָּאָה fut. יִגְאָה a poetical word.
(1) to lift oneself up, to increase, used of water rising up, Ezekiel 47:5 of a plant growing, Job 8:11.- Job 10:16, וְיִגְאֶה כַּשַּׁחַל תְּצוּדֵנִי “and (if) it (my head) raise itself up, as a lion thou wouldest hurt me.”
(2) Metaph. to be exalted, magnificent, of God, Exodus 15:1, 21 Exodus 15:21. In the derivatives it is applied
(3) to honour (see גָּאוֹן No. 1 ), and
(4) to pride and arrogance, see גַּאֲוָה and גָּאוֹן No. 3. (Syr. Pael ܓܰܙܙܰ to decorate, to make magnificent. Ethpael, to boast oneself; ܓܶܐܐ, ܓܐܝܳܐ adorned, magnificent.) In the signification of pride, it accords with the Gr. γαίω.
Derivatives follow, except גֵּא, גֵּוָה No. II.
the Week of Proper 25 / Ordinary 30