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Entry for Strong's #1548 - גָּלַח

Transliteration
gâlach
Phonetics
gaw-lakh'  
Word Origin
a primitive root
Parts of Speech
Verb
TWOT
351
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) to poll, shave, shave off, be bald

1a) (Piel)

1a1) to shave

1a2) to shave off

1a3) (figuratively of devastation)

1b) (Pual) to be shaven

1c) (Hithpael) to shave oneself

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 3587 ‑ ξυράω (xoo‑rah'‑o);  2751 ‑ κείρω (ki'‑ro);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (23) NAS (23) HCS (21)
Genesis 1
Leviticus 4
Numbers 3
Deuteronomy 1
Judges 3
2 Samuel 2
1 Chronicles 1
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 1
Ezekiel 1
Genesis 1
Leviticus 4
Numbers 3
Deuteronomy 1
Judges 3
2 Samuel 2
1 Chronicles 1
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 1
Ezekiel 1
Genesis 1
Leviticus 4
Numbers 4
Deuteronomy 1
Judges 3
2 Samuel 4
1 Chronicles 1
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 1
Ezekiel 1
BYZ TIS TR
v-PPmpc 1
v-Pp1cs 1
v-Pp3ms 1
v-pi3mp 2
v-pi3ms 7
v-pp3fs 1
v-pp3ms 4
v-pw3fs 1
v-pw3ms 2
v-PPmpc 1
v-Pp1cs 1
v-Pp3ms 1
v-pi3mp 2
v-pi3ms 7
v-pp3fs 1
v-pp3ms 4
v-pw3fs 1
v-pw3ms 2
v-PPmpc 1
v-Pp1cs 1
v-Pp3ms 1
v-pi3mp 2
v-pi3ms 7
v-pp3fs 1
v-pp3ms 4
v-pw3fs 1
v-pw3ms 2
NA WH


Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2065) hlc (גלהה GLHh) AC: Shave CO: ? AB: ?: [from: lc- going around the head]

V) hlc (גלהה GLHh) - Shave: KJV (23): (vf: Hitpael, Pual, Piel) shave - Strongs: H1548 (גָּלַח)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2019
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [גָּלַח] verb be bald (Arabic );

Pi`el shave, shave off (so Late Hebrew, Aramaic) — Perfect וְגִלַּח consecutive Leviticus 14:8 2t.; suffix וְגִלְּחוֺ consecutive 2 Samuel 14:26; 3 feminine singular וְגִלְּחָה consecutive Deuteronomy 21:12; Imperfect יְגַלַּח Leviticus 14:9; Isaiah 7:20, יְגַלֵּחַ֑ Leviticus 13:33 2t., וַיְגַלַּח Genesis 41:14; 2 Samuel 10:4; suffix (3 masculine singular) יְגַלְּחֶגּוּ, וַיְגַלְּחֵם 1 Chronicles 19:4; 3 feminine singular וַתְּנַלַּךְ Judges 16:19; 3 masculine plural יְגַלֵּ֑חוּ Leviticus 21:5; Ezekiel 44:20; Infinitive suffix of subject גַּלְּחוֺ 2 Samuel 14:26; —

1 shave, object the head, ראֹשׁ Numbers 6:9 (twice in verse); Numbers 6:18 (P) Deuteronomy 21:12 (hair as containing impurity, compare RS Sem i. 407), 2 Samuel 14:26 (twice in verse) compare; 2 Samuel 14:26; Ezekiel 44:20; Leviticus 13:33 (P), object הַנֶתֶק; object persons 1 Chronicles 19:4.

2 shave off, the hair שֵׂעָר Leviticus 14:8,9 (twice in verse) (P) compare Judges 16:19; the beard זָקָן Leviticus 21:5 (H) 2 Samuel 10:4.

3 figurative of devastation by Assyrians Isaiah 7:20 (object הָראֹשׁ, שַׂעַר הָרַגְלָ֑יִם and הַזָּקָן).

4 intransitive he shaved (himself) Genesis 41:14 (E).

Pu`al Perfect גֻּלָּ֑ח Judges 16:22, גֻּלַּחְתִּי Judges 16:17; Participle construct מְגֻלְּחֵי Jeremiah 41:5; — be shaven, subject person (of Samson) Judges 16:17,22; מְגֻלְּחֵי זָקָן Jeremiah 41:5.

Hithpa`el Perfect וְהִתְגַּלָּ֑ח consecutive Leviticus 13:33; Infinitive suffix הִתְגַּלְּחוֺ Numbers 6:19; — shave oneself Leviticus 13:33; with accusative אֶתנִֿזְרוֺ Numbers 6:19 (both P).

I. גלל ( be great in rank or dignity (often of God)).

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

גָּלַח unused in Kal, prop. to be smooth; hence to be naked (comp. גָּלָה), specially to be bald. Arab. جَلِحَ to be bald in the head. This root is softened from the harder root קָרַח; transp. it is חָלַק. In the western languages there correspond with this, calvus, Slav. goly, holy, Germ. kahl, also gelu, glacies.

Piel, to shave the head, Numbers 6:9; Deuteronomy 21:12 a person, 1 Chronicles 19:4 to shave off, cut off the hair (see Pual), the beard, 2 Samuel 10:4. Once intrans. to shave oneself (the hair and beard), Genesis 41:14. Metaph. any one is said to shave a land, who devastates it with fire and sword; Isaiah 7:20. (Ch. גַּלַּת to shave, to shear, גַּלָּת bald, used by the Rabbins of the monks, like the Bohem. holy).

Pual, to be shorn, Judges 16:17, 22 Judges 16:22.

Hithpael

(1) to shave oneself, Leviticus 13:33.

(2) to shave, or cut off from oneself (compare Lehrg. p. 284, letter d), with an acc., Numbers 6:19.

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List of Word Forms
גֻּלַּ֙חְתִּי֙ גֻּלָּֽח׃ גלח׃ גלחתי הִֽתְגַּלְּח֥וֹ התגלחו וְגִלְּח֑וֹ וְגִלְּחָה֙ וְגִלַּ֣ח וְגִלַּ֤ח וְהִ֨תְגַּלָּ֔ח וַֽיְגַלְּחֵ֔ם וַיְגַלַּח֙ וַתְּגַלַּ֕ח וּֽבְגַלְּחוֹ֮ ובגלחו וגלח וגלחה וגלחו והתגלח ויגלח ויגלחם ותגלח יְגַלְּחֶֽנּוּ׃ יְגַלֵּ֑חַ יְגַלֵּ֑חוּ יְגַלֵּ֔חַ יְגַלֵּ֔חוּ יְגַלַּ֣ח יגלח יגלחו יגלחנו׃ מְגֻלְּחֵ֥י מגלחי gul·lāḥ gul·laḥ·tî gulLach gulLachti gullāḥ gullaḥtî hiṯ·gal·lə·ḥōw hitgalleCho hiṯgalləḥōw mə·ḡul·lə·ḥê megulleChei məḡulləḥê ū·ḇə·ḡal·lə·ḥōw ūḇəḡalləḥōw uvegalleCho vattegalLach vaygalLach vaygalleChem vegilLach vegilleChah vegilleCho veHitgalLach wat·tə·ḡal·laḥ wattəḡallaḥ way·ḡal·laḥ way·ḡal·lə·ḥêm wayḡallaḥ wayḡalləḥêm wə·ḡil·laḥ wə·ḡil·lə·ḥāh wə·ḡil·lə·ḥōw wə·hiṯ·gal·lāḥ wəḡillaḥ wəḡilləḥāh wəḡilləḥōw wəhiṯgallāḥ yə·ḡal·laḥ yə·ḡal·lê·aḥ yə·ḡal·lə·ḥen·nū yə·ḡal·lê·ḥū yegalLach yəḡallaḥ yegalLeach yəḡallêaḥ yegalleChennu yegalLechu yəḡalləḥennū yəḡallêḥū
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