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Strong's #1534 - גַּלְגַּל

Root Word (Etymology)
by reduplication from (H1556)
Parts of Speech
masculine noun
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Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

  1. wheel, whirl, whirlwind, whirling
    1. wheel
    2. whirl (of dust, chaff)

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 5164 ‑ τροχός (trokh‑os');  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (11)
Psalms 2
Ecclesiastes 1
Isaiah 2
Jeremiah 1
Ezekiel 5
NAS (16)
Psalms 3
Ecclesiastes 1
Isaiah 3
Jeremiah 1
Ezekiel 8
CSB (11)
Psalms 2
Ecclesiastes 1
Isaiah 2
Jeremiah 1
Ezekiel 5
BSB (11)
Psalms 2
Ecclesiastes 1
Isaiah 2
Jeremiah 1
Ezekiel 5
ESV (11)
Psalms 2
Ecclesiastes 1
Isaiah 2
Jeremiah 1
Ezekiel 5
WEB (11)
Psalms 2
Ecclesiastes 1
Isaiah 2
Jeremiah 1
Ezekiel 5
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1058) lc (גל GL) AC: Roll CO: Round AB: ?: Something that is round or a second time around of a time or event. A dancing in a circle. (eng: skull - an added s and an exchange of the k and g, Greek golgotha)

A) lc (גל GL) AC: ? CO: Round AB: ?

Nm ) lc (גל GL) - Mound: A mound or pile of something such as rocks or a spring out of the ground. KJV (36): heap, wave, spring, billow, bowl - Strongs: H1530 (גַּל), H1531 (גֹּל)

Nf1) elc (גלה GLH) - Mound: A mound or pile of something such as a spring out of the ground or other rounded object. KJV (14): spring, bowl, pommel - Strongs: H1543 (גֻּלָּה)

lm) lclc (גלגל GLGL) - Wheel: The wheel of a cart or a whirlwind. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (13): wheel, heaven, rolling thing, whirlwind - Strongs: H1534 (גַּלְגַּל), H1535 (גַּלְגַּל), H1536 (גִּלְגָּל)

lf2) tlclc (גלגלת GLGLT) - Skull: The roundness of the head or skull. Also a census by the counting of heads. KJV (12): poll, skull, every, head - Strongs: H1538 (גֻּלְגֹּלֶת)

B) llc (גלל GLL) AC: Roll CO: Round AB: ?

V) llc (גלל GLL) - Roll: KJV (18): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Pilpel) roll, seek occasion, wallow, trust, commit, remove, run down - Strongs: H1556 (גָּלַל)

Nm) llc (גלל GLL) - I. Round thing:Something round such as stones or dung. [Hebrew and Aramaic] II. For the Sake of:As a rolling back around. KJV (17): dung, because, sake, because of thee, for, great - Strongs: H1557 (גָּלָל), H1558 (גָּלָל), H1560 (גְּלָל), H1561 (גֵּל), H5953 (עָלַל)

bm) lilc (גליל GLYL) - I. Ring: II. Border:As going around something. KJV (4): folding, ring - Strongs: H1550 (גָּלִיל)

bf1) elilc (גלילה GLYLH) - Border: As going around something. The border of a country is also representative of the country itself. KJV (5): border, coast, country - Strongs: H1552 (גְּלִילָה)

dm) lflc (גלול GLWL) - Idol: As made from a round log or stone. KJV (48): idol, image - Strongs: H1544 (גִּלֻּל)

gf1) ellfc (גוללה GWLLH) - Grape: The harvested round grapes. [df: hllwe] KJV (6): gleaning grapes, grapegleanings, grapes - Strongs: H5955 (עֹלֵלוֹת)

C) lca (אגל AGL) AC: ? CO: Drop AB: ?: A drop of dew as round.

Nm) lca (אגל AGL) - Drop: KJV (1): drop - Strongs: H96 (אֵגֶל)

D) lac (גאל GAL) AC: ? CO: ? AB: Redeem: The buying back, a bringing back around, of someone or something.

V) lac (גאל GAL) - Redeem: To restore one to his original position or avenge his death. In the participle form this verb means avenger as it is the role of the nearest relative to redeem one in slavery or avenge his murder. KJV (104): (vf: Paal, Niphal) redeem, redeemer, kinsman, revenger, avenger, ransom, deliver, kinsfolks, kinsmans, part, purchase, stain, wise - Strongs: H1350 (גָּאַל)

df1) elfac (גאולה GAWLH) - Redemption: KJV (14): redeem, redemption, again, kindred - Strongs: H1353 (גְּאֻלָּה)

J) lfc (גול GWL) AC: ? CO: Infant AB: ?: A rejoicing at the birth of a child.

V) lfc (גול GWL) - Milk: To get milk. [df: lwe] KJV (5): (vf: Paal, Participle) milch, young - Strongs: H5763 (עוּל)

Nm ) lfc (גול GWL) - Infant: One who takes milk. [df: lwe] KJV (2): infant, child, babe, little one - Strongs: H5764 (עוּל)

bm ) lifc (גויל GWYL) - Young: [df: lywe] KJV (2): young, little one - Strongs: H5759 (עֲוִיל)

lm ) llfc (גולל GWLL) - Infant: One who takes milk. [df: llwe] KJV (20): suckling, infant - Strongs: H5768 (עֹלָל)

M) lic (גיל GYL) AC: ? CO: Circle AB: ?: A continual rolling or circling.

V) lic (גיל GYL) - Rejoice: A rejoicing by dancing around in a circle. [df: lwg] KJV (44): (vf: Paal) rejoice, glad, joyful, joy, delight - Strongs: H1523 (גּוּל)

Nm ) lic (גיל GYL) - Circle: A circle of rejoicing. KJV (10): rejoice, joy, gladness - Strongs: H1524 (גִּיל)

Nf1) elic (גילה GYLH) - Circle: A circle of rejoicing. [df: tlyg] KJV (2): rejoicing, joy - Strongs: H1525 (גִּילַת)

kf1 ) elicm (מגילה MGYLH) - Scroll: The leather or papyrus sheets of written text that are rolled up. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (22): roll, volume - Strongs: H4039 (מְגִלָּה), H4040 (מְגִלָּה)

fjm) nfilic (גיליונ GYLYWN) - Scroll: The leather or papyrus sheets of written text that are rolled up. KJV (2): glasses, roll - Strongs: H1549 (גִּלְיוֹן)

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Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 גַּלְגַּל noun masculine Ecclesiastes 12:6 wheel, whirl, whirlwind (on formation compare Ba NB 204) — absolute ׳ג Ezekiel 10:2 7t.; גַּלְגַּ֑ל Psalm 83:14; plural with suffix גַּלְגִּלָּיו Isaiah 5:28; Jeremiah 47:3; —

1 wheel,

a. of war-chariot Isaiah 5:28; Jeremiah 47:3, also collective Ezekiel 23:24; Ezekiel 26:10; perhaps also in Ezekiel's vision Ezekiel 10:2,6,13 (compare wheelwork) but compare below

b. for drawing water Ecclesiastes 12:6.

2. a. whirl (of dust or chaff) Psalm 83:14; Isaiah 17:13, simile of foes put to flight by God.

b. perhaps whirling of wheels Ezekiel 10:2,6,13Sm Revelation , but compare above

c. whirlwind Psalm 77:19.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

גַּלְגַּל pl. גַּלְגִּלִים (from the root גָּלַל).

(1)  a wheel, of a chariot, Isaiah 5:28; Ezekiel 10:2, Ezekiel 10:6, 23:24 26:10 of a well to draw water, Ecclesiastes 12:6.

(2) a whirlwind, Psalms 77:19; Ezekiel 10:13. (Syr. ܓܰܠܓܳܠܐܳ). Hence

(3) straw, chaff, husk, which is driven by a whirlwind; Psalms 83:14, אֱלֹהַי שִׁיתֵמוֹ בַגַּלְגַּל “my God make them as chaff, which the wind drives away;” Isaiah 17:13, כַּגַּלְגַּל לִפְנֵי סוּפָה “like chaff in the whirlwind;” Parall. מֹץ (Aram. ܓܶܠܳ, גִּלָּא chaff, dust, and the like, driven by the wind, Arab. جِالُّ id.

גַּלְגַּל Ch. a wheel, Daniel 7:9.

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List of Word Forms
בַּגַּלְגַּ֗ל בגלגל גַּלְגִּלָּ֑יו גלגליו הַגַּלְגַּ֖ל הגלגל וְגַלְגִּלָּ֖יו וְגַלְגַּ֜ל וְגַלְגַּל֙ וּכְגַלְגַּ֖ל וגלגל וגלגליו וכגלגל כַגַּלְגַּ֑ל כגלגל לַגַּלְגַּ֔ל לַגַּלְגַּ֜ל לגלגל bag·gal·gal baggalgal chaggalGal gal·gil·lāw galgilLav galgillāw hag·gal·gal haggalgal ḵag·gal·gal ḵaggalgal lag·gal·gal laggalgal ū·ḵə·ḡal·gal uchegalGal ūḵəḡalgal vegalGal vegalgilLav wə·ḡal·gal wə·ḡal·gil·lāw wəḡalgal wəḡalgillāw
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