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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #1551 - גָּלִילָה

Transliteration
gâlı̂yl, gâlı̂ylâh
Phonetics
gaw-leel', gaw-lee-law'  
Word Origin
the same as (01550)
Parts of Speech
Proper Name Location
TWOT
None
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

Galilee = “circuit, district”

1) a territory in Naphtali largely occupied by heathen; a circuit of towns around Kedesh-Naphtali, in which were situated the 20 towns given by Solomon to Hiram king of Tyre as payment for his work in conveying timber from Lebanon to Jerusalem

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (6) NAS (7) HCS (6)
Joshua 2
1 Kings 1
2 Kings 1
1 Chronicles 1
Isaiah 1
Joshua 2
1 Kings 1
1 Chronicles 1
Esther 1
Song of Solomon 1
Isaiah 1
Joshua 2
1 Kings 1
2 Kings 1
1 Chronicles 1
Isaiah 1
BYZ TIS TR
n-p 5
n-p 5
n-p 5
NA WH


Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 II. גָּלִיל noun masculine cylinder, rod, circuit, district; —

1 cylinder, rod, only plural construct גְּלִילֵיכֶסֶף Esther 1:6 of support of rich hangings ("" עַמּוּדֵישֵׁשׁ); & גְּלִילֵי זָהָב מְמֻלָּאִים בַּתַּרְשִׁישׁ Song of Solomon 5:14, simile of (? fingers of) hands: cylinders of gold set with topaz.

2 circuit, district, on northern border of Israel in Naphtali (see below), population largely heathen (Late Hebrew id. Aramaic גְּלִילָא, ) — גְּלִיל הַגּוֺיִם Isaiah 8:23; elsewhere =

proper name, of a location always with article Joshua 20:7; Joshua 21:32; 1 Chronicles 6:61 all ׳קֶדֶשׁ בַּגּ; ׳אֶרֶץ הַגּ 1 Kings 9:11, so also ᵐ5 Joshua 12:23 (compare Di) for גִּלְגַּל q. v.; הַגָּלִ֫ילָה Galilee, 2 Kings 15:29 ("" אֶרֶ֖ נַפְתָּלִי) Ew§ 173 h n Sta§ 308 a 2 Ges§ 90 f.

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List of Word Forms
בַּגָּלִ֤יל בַּגָּלִיל֙ בגליל גְּלִ֖יל גליל הַגָּלִ֔ילָה הַגָּלִֽיל׃ הגליל׃ הגלילה bag·gā·lîl baggaLil baggālîl gə·lîl geLil gəlîl hag·gā·lî·lāh hag·gā·lîl haggaLil haggālîl haggaLilah haggālîlāh
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