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Strong's #1462 - גּוֹב

from (H1461)
Parts of Speech
collective masculine noun
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Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

  1. locusts

Frequency Lists
Verse Results
ASV (2)
Amos 1
Nahum 1
BSB (2)
Amos 1
Nahum 2
CSB (2)
Amos 1
Nahum 1
ESV (2)
Amos 1
Nahum 1
KJV (2)
Amos 1
Nahum 1
LEB (2)
Amos 1
Nahum 1
LSB (2)
Amos 1
Nahum 1
N95 (2)
Nahum 2
NAS (3)
Nahum 2
NLT (0)
The World English Bible
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WEB (2)
Amos 1
Nahum 1
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1048) bc (גב GB) AC: Lift CO: Back AB: ?: The high arched curve of the back when digging.

A) bc (גב GB) AC: ? CO: Arch AB: ?

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)

E) abc (גבא GBA) AC: Dig CO: Cistern AB: ?: The work of the back of digging a pit for collecting water.

Nm) abc (גבא GBA) - Cistern: KJV (3): pit, marshes - Strongs: H1360 (גֶּבֶא)

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.

V) ebc (גבה GBH) - Lift: To lift something up high. KJV (34): (vf: Paal, Hiphil) exalt, up, haughty, higher, high, above, height, proud, upward - Strongs: H1361 (גָּבַהּ)

Nm) ebc (גבה GBH) - High: KJV (4): high, proud - Strongs: H1362 (גָּבֵהַּ)

Nf3) tfebc (גבהות GBHWT) - Lofty: KJV (2): lofty, loftiness - Strongs: H1365 (גַּבְהוּת)

cm) efbc (גבוה GBWH) - High: KJV (37): high, higher, lofty, exceeding, haughty, height, highest, proud, proudly - Strongs: H1364 (גָּבוֹהַּ)

gm) ebfc (גובה GWBH) - High: KJV (17): height, excellency, haughty, loftiness - Strongs: H1363 (גֹּבַהּ)

J) bfc (גוב GWB) AC: Dig CO: Pit AB: ?

V) bfc (גוב GWB) - Dig: KJV (1): (vf: Paal, Participle) husbandman - Strongs: H1461 (גּוּב)

Nm) bfc (גוב GWB) - I. Pit:As dug out of the ground. [Aramaic only] II. Locust:A digging insect. KJV (12): grasshopper, den - Strongs: H1358 (גֹּב), H1462 (גּוֹב)

L) bci (יגב YGB) AC: Dig CO: Field AB: ?

V) bci (יגב YGB) - Dig: KJV (2): (vf: Paal) husbandman - Strongs: H3009 (יָגַב)

Nm) bci (יגב YGB) - Field: A place plowed/dug for planting crops. KJV (1): field - Strongs: H3010 (יָגֵב)

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Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 גּוֺב noun [masculine] locusts, Nahum 3:17; compare גֹּבַי.

גֹּבַי, גּוֺבָ֑י noun masculine Amos 7:1, compare see 2

collective locusts ( swarm, multitude; Aramaic גּוּבָא, plural גוּבָאֵי; on formative see Ol§ 216 d), גֹּבַי symbol of Yahweh's judgment on Israel Amos 7:1; in simile of disappearance of Assyrian leaders at destruction of Nineveh גּוֺב גּוֺבָ֑י Nahum 3:17 ( locust-) swarm of locusts ("" אַרְבֶּה); but strike out גּוֺב as dittograph We and others

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

גּוֹב a locust (from גָּבָה which see), Nahum 3:17 pl. (or collect.) גּוֹבַי and גּבַי (for גּוֹבִים Lehrg. p. 523), Amos 7:1; Nahum 3:17, גּוֹב גּוֹבַי “the locust of locusts,” of a great abundance of them. Chald. גּוֹבָא, גּוּבָּא, גּוֹבַי; pl. גּוֹבָאֵי.

גּוֹב (“pit”), [Gob], pr.n. of a place otherwise unknown, where David fought with the Philistines, 2 Samuel 21:18, 19 2 Samuel 21:19.

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List of Word Forms
גֹּבַ֔י גֹּבָ֑י גבי כְּג֣וֹב כגוב gō·ḇay gō·ḇāy gōḇay gōḇāy goyAi kə·ḡō·wḇ keGov kəḡōwḇ
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