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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #1415 - גָּדָה
1) a river bank
V) ddc (גדד GDD) - I. Band:To gather or assemble as a group for attacking or raiding. II. Slice:To cut something by slicing it. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (10): (vf: Paal) cut, gather together, assemble by troop, gather, hew - Strongs: H1413 (גָּדַד), H1414 (גְּדַד)
M) dic (גיד GYD) AC: ? CO: Sinew AB: ?: The animals tendon is used for making bowstrings and cords. The tendon is removed by making a slit in the flesh for its removal. The sinews are used for making cordage and bowstrings.
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
גָּדָה an unused root, which had the sense of cutting, cutting off, and plucking away, like the kindred גָּדַד, which see. Hence גְּדִי a kid, so called from cropping, and
גָּדָה or גֵּדָה pl. constr. גְּדוֹת banks (of a river), Joshua 3:15, 4:18 Isaiah 8:7, so called because they are torn away and broken down by the water. Comp. גָּרַף and חוֹף حَاقَّةُ shore, from חָפַף to rub away, to wash off, جَلَمَةُ bank, form جلم to cut off (whence also, جَلَمُ a kid), comp. Gr. ἀκτή́, ἀγή, from ἄγνυμι, ῥηγμίν, ῥαχία, from ῥήγνυμι. (Chald. גּוּדָא wall, stone wall, also bank, as if wall of the sea. Arab. جَدُّ shore, also called from the idea of cutting off.)
the Week of Proper 8 / Ordinary 13