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Strong's #1458 - גַּו

Root Word (Etymology)
another form for (H1460)
Parts of Speech
masculine noun
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1) the back

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KJV (3)
1 Kings 1
Nehemiah 1
Ezekiel 1
NAS (3)
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Ezekiel 1
CSB (3)
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Ezekiel 1
BSB (3)
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ESV (3)
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Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1052) fc (גו GW) AC: ? CO: Back AB: ?: The back as the middle part of the body, used in lifting. This root is related to acand ec.

A) fc (גו GW) AC: ? CO: Back AB: ?

Nm ) fc (גו GW) - I. Back:[Hebrew and Aramaic] II. Middle:The middle or in the midst of anything as the back is in the middle. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (23): back, midst, within the same, wherein, therein, among, body - Strongs: H1458 (גַּו), H1459 (גַּו), H1460 (גֵּו)

Nf1) efc (גוה GWH) - I. Back: II. Pride:A lifting up of something or oneself in a positive or negative sense. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (5): body, pride, lifting up - Strongs: H1465 (גֵּוָה), H1466 (גֵּוָה), H1467 (גֵּוָה)

fm) ifc (גוי GWY) - Nation: The people of a nation as the back, or body. KJV (558): nation, heathen, gentiles, people - Strongs: H1471 (גֹּי)

ff1) eifc (גויה GWYH) - Back: By extension, the body, either alive or dead, a corpse. KJV (13): body, corpse, carcass - Strongs: H1472 (גְּוִיָּה)

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Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [גַּו] noun [masculine] back — only suffix גַּוֶּ֑ךָ 1 Kings 14:9, גַּוֵּ֑ךְ Ezekiel 23:35, גַּוָּם Nehemiah 9:26; — always ׳הִשְׁלִיךְ אַחֲרֵי ג cast behind the back, i.e. put out of mind, ignore, reject ׳י 1 Kings 14:9; Ezekiel 23:35, and his law Nehemiah 9:26.

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.All rights reserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

גַּו with suff. גַּוִּי m. the back (from the root גָּוָה No. I); in one phrase הִשְׁלִיךְ אַחֲרֵי גַוּוֹ “to cast behind one’s back,” i.e. to neglect, to despise. 1 Kings 14:9; Ezekiel 23:35; Nehemiah 9:26 comp. הִשְׁלִיךְ. The same is often used in Arabic, جعل بظهره, نبذ ورا ظهره.

גַּו Chald. const. גּוֹ and גּוֹא with suff. גַּוֵּהּ, גַּוָּהּ mas. middle, midst, see גָּוָה No. I. (Syr. ܓܘ id. Arab. جَوُ inner part of a house, جَوّاً within.) Hence

(a) בְּגוֹ, בְּגוֹא i.q. בְּתוֹךְ in the midst, and simply in. בְּגוֹ נוּרָא in the fire, Daniel 3:25, 4:7 7:15. בְּגַוָּהּ in it, Ezra 4:15. Ezra 6:2, כֵּן כְּתִיב בְּגַּוַּהּ דִּכְרוֹנָה “so in it (the book) was written a commentary.” Ezra 5:7.

(b) לְגוֹא into, Daniel 3:6, 11:15.

(c) מִן־גּוֹא “out of the midst,” Daniel 3:26.

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List of Word Forms
גַוֵּ֑ךְ גַוֶּֽךָ׃ גַוָּ֔ם גוך גוך׃ גום gavVam gavVech gavVecha ḡaw·wām ḡaw·we·ḵā ḡaw·wêḵ ḡawwām ḡawwêḵ ḡawweḵā
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