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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #1479 - גּוּף
1) to shut, close
1a) (Hiphil) to close
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
גּוּף i.q. Arab. جَافَ to be hollow (see under גָּבַב No. 1 ). V. id. and to be, or to be hid away in the midst of any thing, Conj. II., to shut a door (pr. to cause that any thing within be hid away). So
Hithpael, to shut doors, Nehemiah 7:3. Hence
the Third Week after Epiphany