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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #1461 - גּוּב
1) to dig
1a) (Qal) diggers, plowman (participle)
Nm/f ) bc (גב GB) - I. Arch:The arch of the back when digging. Also any high arched or convex thing such as the eyebrow, rim of a wheel, locust, etc. [df: Pg]II. Pit:The work of the back of digging a pit or trench. KJV (18): back, eminent place, rings, bodies, bosses, eyebrows, naves, higher place, pit, beam, ditch, locust, den - Strongs: H1354 (גַּב), H1355 (גַּב), H1356 (גֵּב), H1357 (גֵּבָה), H1610 (גַּף)
H) ebc (גבה GBH) AC: Lift CO: High AB: ?: From the high arch of the back when digging. Something that is lifted up high. This can be something physical or mental such as pride as the lifting up of the heart.
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
(1) i.q. جاب Med. Waw and Ye; to cleave, to cut; whence גֵּב a plank. Hence
(2) to dig a well, like the Arab. Conj. VIII.; see גֵּב No. 2.
(3) i.q. יָגַב to plough, to cut the ground with a plough; hence 2 Kings 25:12 כתיב, גבים (גָּבִים) ploughmen, in קרי, יוֹגְבִים.
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