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Strong's #1420 - גְּדוּלָּה

ghed-oo-law' (all three forms)
Root Word (Etymology)
from (H1419)
Parts of Speech
feminine noun
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1) greatness

1a) of man

1b) of God’s greatness (as an attribute)

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2167 ‑ εὐφροσύνη (yoo‑fros‑oo'‑nay);  3172 ‑ μεγαλωσύνη (meg‑al‑o‑soo'‑nay);  4149 ‑ πλοῦτος (ploo'‑tos);  5485 ‑ χάρις (khar'‑ece);  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (12)
2 Samuel 2
1 Chronicles 4
Esther 3
Psalms 3
NAS (15)
2 Samuel 3
1 Chronicles 5
Esther 4
Psalms 3
CSB (12)
2 Samuel 2
1 Chronicles 4
Esther 3
Psalms 3
BSB (12)
2 Samuel 2
1 Chronicles 4
Esther 3
Psalms 3
ESV (12)
2 Samuel 2
1 Chronicles 4
Esther 3
Psalms 3
WEB (12)
2 Samuel 2
1 Chronicles 4
Esther 3
Psalms 3
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2054) ldc (גדל GDL) AC: Magnify CO: Rope AB: Magnificent: A cord is made by twisting fibers together, the larger and more numerous the fibers, the stronger the cord will be. Anything that is large or great in size or stature. [from: dc- from the twisting of sinew to make cords.] (eng: great - with the exchange and reversal of the r and l and the t and d)

V) ldc (גדל GDL) - Magnify: To increase in size or ones position of honor. KJV (115): (vf: Paal, Hiphil, Hitpael, Pual, Piel) magnify, great, grow, nourish - Strongs: H1431 (גָּדַל)

Nm) ldc (גדל GDL) - Grow: An increasing in size. KJV (4): grow, great - Strongs: H1432 (גָּדֵל)

bm) lidc (גדיל GDYL) - Tassel: Something that is made from twisted fibers. KJV (2): fringe, wreath - Strongs: H1434 (גָּדִל)

cm) lfdc (גדול GDWL) - Magnificent: Something with increased size, power or authority. KJV (529): great, high, loud, elder, mighty - Strongs: H1419 (גָּדֹל)

df1) elfdc (גדולה GDWLH) - Magnificence: An increase in size power or authority. KJV (12): greatness, great, majesty, dignity - Strongs: H1420 (גְּדוּלָּה)

gm) ldfc (גודל GWDL) - Magnificence: An increase in size power or authority. KJV (13): greatness, stout, stoutness - Strongs: H1433 (גֹּדֶל)

hm) ldcm (מגדל MGDL) - Tower: A place of great size. KJV (50): tower, castle, flower, pulpit - Strongs: H4026 (מִגְדָּלָה)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2024
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 גְּדוּלָּה noun feminine greatness2 Samuel 7:21 3t.; גְּדֻלָּה 1 Chronicles 29:11; construct גְּדֻלַּת Esther 10:2; suffix גְּדוּלָּתוֺ Esther 1:4; גְּדֻלָּתוֺ Psalm 145:3; גְּדְלָּתִי Psalm 71:21; גְדֻלָּו֯תְךָ Psalm 145:6; plural intensive גְּדֻלּוֺת 1 Chronicles 17:19,21; — chiefly late Hebrew

a. of Psalmist Psalm 71:21; Mordecai Esther 6:3; Esther 10:2, king Esther 1:4;

b. of God's greatness, as an attribute 1 Chronicles 29:11; Psalm 145:3; Psalm 145:6, or of his Acts 2Samuel 7:21 (compare Dr) 2 Samuel 7:23 = 1 Chronicles 17:19 (twice in verse); 1 Chronicles 17:21.


proper name, masculine father of Zabdiel Nehemiah 11:14 (RV & so most; but ᵐ5 RVm and others the great).

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.All rights reserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com
List of Word Forms
גְּֽדֻלָּתִ֗י גְּדֻלַּ֣ת גְּדֻלּ֣וֹת גְּדוּלָּת֑וֹ גדולתו גדלות גדלת גדלתי הַגְּדֻלָּ֨ה הַגְּדֻלּֽוֹת׃ הַגְּדוּלָּ֖ה הַגְּדוּלָּ֤ה הגדולה הגדלה הגדלות׃ וְ֝לִגְדֻלָּת֗וֹ וּגְדוּלָּ֛ה וּגְדוּלָּתְךָ֥ וגדולה וגדולתך ולגדלתו gə·ḏul·lā·ṯî gə·ḏūl·lā·ṯōw gə·ḏul·laṯ gə·ḏul·lō·wṯ gedulLat gəḏullaṯ gedullaTi gəḏullāṯî gedullaTo gəḏūllāṯōw gedulLot gəḏullōwṯ hag·gə·ḏul·lāh hag·gə·ḏūl·lāh hag·gə·ḏul·lō·wṯ haggedulLah haggəḏullāh haggəḏūllāh haggedulLot haggəḏullōwṯ ū·ḡə·ḏūl·lā·ṯə·ḵā ū·ḡə·ḏūl·lāh ugedulLah ūḡəḏūllāh ugedullateCha ūḡəḏūllāṯəḵā veligdullaTo wə·liḡ·ḏul·lā·ṯōw wəliḡḏullāṯōw
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