Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #1505 - גְּזַר
1) to cut, determine
1a) (Peal) determiner (participle)
1b) (Ithpeal) to be cut out
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
(1) i.q. Heb. No. 1, to cut, to cut away, see Ithpeal.
(2) i.q. Heb. No. 4, to decree, to decide, to establish, specially used of fate. Part. pl. גָּֽזְרִין pr. the deciders, determiners, hence the Chaldee astrologers, who, from the position of the stars at the hour of birth, by various arts of computation and divining (Numeri Babylonii, Hor. Carm. i. 11, 2), determined the fate of individuals. Daniel 2:27, 4:4 5:7, 11. Comp. Ch. גְּזֵירָא decree, in the Rabb. used of the divine decree, fate. גַּזְרוֹן the art of casting nativities, on which comp. my Comment. on Isa. vol. ii. p. 349.
Ithpeal, to be cut off, 3 pret. fem. אִתְגְּזֶרֶת Daniel 2:45, and in the Hebrew manner, הִתְגְּזֶרֶת verse 34.
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