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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #1501 - גָּזָם

Transliteration
gâzâm
Phonetics
gaw-zawm'  
Word Origin
from an unused root meaning to devour
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
TWOT
338a
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) locusts

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (3) NAS (3) HCS (3)
Joel 2
Amos 1
Joel 2
Amos 1
Joel 2
Amos 1
BYZ TIS TR
n-cms 3
n-cms 3
n-cms 3
NA WH


Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2060) mzc (גזמ GZM) AC: Devour CO: Caterpillar AB: ?: [from: zc- sheering the crop]

Nm ) mzc (גזמ GZM) - Caterpil |kjv: palmerworm - Strongs: H1501 (גָּזָם)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 גָּזָם noun masculine Amos 4:9 locusts (collective) — absolute גָּזָם Joel 1:4; Joel 2:25; Amos 4:9; — always as devouring, devastating, Joel 1:4 ("" אַרְבֶּה, יֶלֶק, חָסִיל) Joel 2:25 ("" id.); Amos 4:9 alone: your gardens and your vineyards, and your fig-tres and your olive-trees יאֹכַל הַגָּזָם.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

גָּזָם m. a species of locust, so called from its eating off; like חָסִיל. Joel 1:4, 2:25 Amos 4:9 Targ. זָֽחֲלָא a creeping locust, without wings. Syriac ܡܫܳܘܽܛܐܳ, which Lexicographers explain, a locust without wings; comp. መሰጠ፡ to pull in pieces; مشط to comb, both from the idea of plucking. LXX. κάμπη. Vulg. eruca. [“See Credner on Joel loc. cit.”]

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List of Word Forms
הַגָּזָ֑ם הַגָּזָם֙ הגזם וְהַגָּזָ֑ם והגזם hag·gā·zām haggaZam haggāzām vehaggaZam wə·hag·gā·zām wəhaggāzām
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