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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #1379 - גָּבַל

Transliteration
gâbal
Phonetics
gaw-bal'
Origin
a primitive root
Parts of Speech
Verb
TWOT
307
Definition
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

1) to bound, border

1a) (Qal) to bound, border

1b) (Hiphil) to set bounds, set bounds for

Frequency Lists  
  1. Book
  2. Word
KJV (5)
Exodus
2
Deuteronomy
1
Joshua
1
Zechariah
1
NAS (7)
Exodus
4
Deuteronomy
1
Joshua
1
Zechariah
1
HCS (5)
Exodus
2
Deuteronomy
1
Joshua
1
Zechariah
1
BSB (5)
Exodus
2
Deuteronomy
1
Joshua
1
Zechariah
1
ESV (3)
Deuteronomy
1
Joshua
1
Zechariah
1
WEB (5)
Exodus
2
Deuteronomy
1
Joshua
1
Zechariah
1
Verse Results
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2049) lbc (גבל GBL) AC: Bound CO: Boundary AB: ?: The edge or ends of a region. Borders were often defined by a coastline or a landmark. [from: lc- as being around a land]

V) lbc (גבל GBL) - Bound: To set a border. KJV (5): (vf: Paal, Hiphil) border, bound, set - Strongs: H1379 (גָּבַל)

Nf3) tflbc (גבלות GBLWT) - End: As a boundary. KJV (2): end - Strongs: H1383 (גַּבְלֻת)

dm) lfbc (גבול GBWL) - Border: KJV (241): border, coast, bound, landmark, space, limit, quarter - Strongs: H1366 (גְּבֻל)

df1) elfbc (גבולה GBWLH) - Border: KJV (10): coast, bounds, place, border, landmark - Strongs: H1367 (גְּבֻלָה)

hf1) elbcm (מגבלה MGBLH) - End: As a boundary. KJV (1): end - Strongs: H4020 (מִגְבָּלוֹת)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2021
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

גָּבַל

(1)  to twist, to twist together, to wreathe as a rope (kindred to חָבַל, כָּבַל, compare also جُمَّلُ a rope), hence גַּבְלוּת, מִגְבָּלָה wreathen work, and גְּבוּל prop. a line by which boundaries were measured, then used of the boundary itself (compare finis and funis, Engl. line, both cord and boundary), and from the signification of limit, جَبَلُ a mountain, a chain of mountains, as being the natural limit of regions, comp. ὄρος and ὅρος, and Heb. גְּבַל, גְּבָל. Denominative from גְּבוּל is

(2) to bound, to limit

(a) used of the boundary itself. Joshua 18:20, וְהַיַּרְדֵּן יִגְבּוֹל־אוֹתוֹ “and Jordan was its border.”

(b) with an acc. of the boundary, to set, to determine. Deuteronomy 19:14, “Remove not the boundaries of thy neighbour אֲשֶׁר גָּֽבְלוּ רִאשֹׂנִים which those of old have set.”

(3) Followed by בְּ to border upon, to be adjacent to, Zechariah 9:2.

Hiphil, to set bounds to any thing, to limit. Exodus 19:23, הַגְבֵּל אֶת־הָהָר “set bounds round the mountain;” Exodus 19:12, וְהִגְבַּלְתָּ אֶת־הָעָם “and set bounds to the people.”

Derivatives, see Kal No. 1.

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List of Word Forms
גָּבְל֖וּ גבלו הַגְבֵּ֥ל הגבל וְהִגְבַּלְתָּ֤ והגבלת יִגְבֹּל־ יגבל־ תִּגְבָּל־ תגבל־ gā·ḇə·lū gāḇəlū gaveLu haḡ·bêl hagBel haḡbêl tiḡ·bāl- tiḡbāl- tigbol vehigbalTa wə·hiḡ·bal·tā wəhiḡbaltā yiḡ·bōl- yigbol yiḡbōl-
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2021. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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