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Strong's #1625 - גֵּרָה

Root Word (Etymology)
from (H1641)
Parts of Speech
feminine noun
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Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

  1. cud

Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (11)
Leviticus 7
Deuteronomy 4
NAS (11)
Leviticus 7
Deuteronomy 4
CSB (11)
Leviticus 7
Deuteronomy 4
BSB (11)
Leviticus 7
Deuteronomy 4
ESV (11)
Leviticus 7
Deuteronomy 4
WEB (11)
Leviticus 7
Deuteronomy 4
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1066) rc (גר GR) AC: Sojourn CO: Traveler AB: F KJV (92): stranger, alien, sojourner, chalkstone - Strongs: H1616 (גֵּיר)

Nf1 ) erc (גרה GRH) - I. Cud:The chewing of the cud by clean animals. II. Gerah:A standard of measure. KJV (16): cud, gerah - Strongs: H1625 (גֵּרָה), H1626 (גֵּרָה)

Nf3) tfrc (גרות GRWT) - Lodge: A temporary residence. KJV (1): habitation - Strongs: H1628 (גֵּרוּת)

if1) erct (תגרה TGRH) - Blow: A striking of another out of anger. KJV (1): blow - Strongs: H8409 (תִּגְרָה)

jm) nfrc (גרונ GRWN) - Throat: The throat is the place where fear is felt. KJV (8): throat, neck, mouth - Strongs: H1627 (גּרָֹן)

kf1) ercm (מגרה MGRH) - Saw: Used in stone cutting (in the sense of chewing) . KJV (4): saw, axe - Strongs: H4050 (מְגֵרָה)

lm) rcrc (גרגר GRGR) - Berry: A food harvested and consumed by travelers along the road. KJV (1): berry - Strongs: H1620 (גַּרְגַּר)

lf2) trcrc (גרגרת GRGRT) - Neck: KJV (4): neck - Strongs: H1621 (גַּרְגְּרוֹת)

B) rrc (גרר GRR) AC: Chew CO: Throat AB: ?: The throat is the place where fear is felt.

V) rrc (גרר GRR) - Chew: KJV (5): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Participle) catch, destroy, chew, saw, continuing - Strongs: H1641 (גָּרַר)

C) rca (אגר AGR) AC: Gather CO: ? AB: ?: A gathering together of small items for traveling such as grain, berries or coins.

V) rca (אגר AGR) - Gather: KJV (3): (vf: Paal) gather - Strongs: H103 (אָגַר)

cf1) erfca (אגורה AGWRH) - Coin: Carried by travelers for the purchase of supplies. KJV (1): coin - Strongs: H95 (אֲגוֹרָה)

G) rec (גהר GHR) AC: Prostrate CO: ? AB: ?: When a stranger meets another he lays prostrate in homage to the other.

V) rec (גהר GHR) - Prostrate: KJV (3): (vf: Paal) stretch, cast down - Strongs: H1457 (גָּהַר)

H) erc (גרה GRH) AC: Fight CO: Throat AB: ?: The place of chewing and growling out of anger. Also scratching of the throat from fear or affliction.

V) erc (גרה GRH) - Fight: A struggle or strife with another. KJV (14): (vf: Hitpael, Piel) stir up, meddle, contend, strive - Strongs: H1624 (גָּרָה)

J) rfc (גור GWR) AC: Sojourn CO: Dwelling AB: F (vf: Paal) |kjv: sojourn, dwell, afraid, stranger, assemble - Strongs: H1481 (גּוּר)

Nm ) rfc (גור GWR) - Whelp: Usually a young lion. [May be derived from the sound of the lion] KJV (7): whelp, young one - Strongs: H1482 (גֻּר), H1484 (גֹּרָה)

Nf1) erfc (גורה GWRH) - Whelp: Usually a young female lion. [May be derived from the sound of the lion] KJV (2): whelp - Strongs: H1484 (גֹּרָה)

am) rfcm (מגור MGWR) - F KJV (8): fear, terror - Strongs: H4032 (מָגוּר)

dm ) rfcm (מגור MGWR) - I. Stranger:One who travels in a strange land. II. Sojourn:To travel a strange land. KJV (11): pilgrimage, stranger, dwelling, sojourn - Strongs: H4033 (מָגֻר)

kcf1) erfcm (מגורה MGWRH) - F |kjv: fear - Strongs: H4034 (מְגוֹרָה)

kdf1 ) erfcm (מגורה MGWRH) - I. F KJV (3): fear, barn - Strongs: H4035 (מְגוּרָה)

L) rci (יגר YGR) AC: ? CO: ? AB: F (vf: Paal) |kjv: afraid, fear - Strongs: H3025 (יָגֹר)

cm ) rfci (יגור YGWR) - Afraid: KJV (2): fear, afraid - Strongs: H3016 (יָגוֹר)

M) ric (גיר GYR) AC: ? CO: Limestone AB: ?: Used to make a plaster for making a flat level floor.

Nm) ric (גיר GYR) - Plaster: [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (2): plaister - Strongs: H1528 (גִּיר), H1615 (גִּר)

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Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 I. גֵּרָה noun feminine cud (Arabic , so called from sound of rumination ?) — גֵּרָה Leviticus 11:3 10t. — cud, only in legislation of clean and unclean animals, and almost always with (יֵ֯, תַ֯, הָ֯) מַעֲלֵה Leviticus 11:3,4 (twice in verse); Leviticus 11:5,6,26 (P) Deuteronomy 14:6 (twice in verse); Deuteronomy 14:7; יִגָּ֑ר׳ג (compare גרר Niph`al) Leviticus 11:7; Deuteronomy 14:8 has גֵּרָת without verb, but read there as Leviticus 11:7 (so ⅏ᵐ5 Di).

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

גֵּרָה f.

(1)  rumination, the food which ruminating animals bring up to chew, the cud, Arabic جِرَّةُ, see the root גָּרַר No. 3. Used of a ruminating quadruped הֶעֱלָה גֵרָה Leviticus 11:3, seq.; Deuteronomy 14:6, Deuteronomy 14:7 and גָּרַר גֵּרָה Leviticus 11:7.

(2) a grain, a bean, so called from the idea of rolling, and the round form i.q. גַּרְגַּר, see the root No. 5; hence used of the smallest Hebrew weight and coin, a gerah, the twentieth part of a shekel, Exodus 30:13 Levit. 27:25 Numb. 3:47 18:16. [“LXX. ὄβολος, Vulg. obelus, either from the figure of a granule of lead (as Gr. ὄβολος, according to Aristotle, is from the figure of a spit or needle; Ch. מְעָא a little stone, obolus), or, because in weighing small things, the Hebrews used grains or kernels either of pepper or barley (compare English barleycorn), or perhaps the seeds of the carob tree.” Ges. add.] For it is very probable that the Hebrews, like the Greeks and Romans, used the seeds or beans of the carob tree [Ceratonia siliqua, Linn.], just as the moderns sometimes use barleycorns or peppercorns. [“But it must be remembered that the Mosaic gerah, which Isa 13:1-227/10 Paris grains, is equal to 4 or 5 beans of the carob, and, according to the Rabbins, to 16 grains of barley. Of a like origin are Arab. حَبَّةُ grain, berry, and خَرُوبَةُ carob bean; Persic داذق (δακνάκη) = داذك, داذه all of which refer also to small weights.” Ges. add.]

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List of Word Forms
גֵּרָ֖ה גֵּרָ֣ה גֵּרָה֙ גֵרָ֔ה גֵרָ֜ה גֵרָ֣ה גֵרָה֙ גרה הַגֵּרָ֔ה הגרה וְגֵרָה֙ וגרה gê·rāh ḡê·rāh geRah gêrāh ḡêrāh hag·gê·rāh haggeRah haggêrāh vegeRah wə·ḡê·rāh wəḡêrāh
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