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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #1584 - גָּמַר

Word Origin
a primitive root
Parts of Speech
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) to end, come to an end, complete, cease

1a) (Qal)

1a1) to come to an end, be no more

1a2) to bring to an end, complete

2) (TWOT) to fail, perfect, perform

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1587 ‑ ἐκλείπω (ek‑li'‑po);  2109 ‑ εὐεργετέω (yoo‑erg‑et‑eh'‑o);  4931 ‑ συντελέω (soon‑tel‑eh'‑o);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (5) NAS (5) HCS (5)
Psalms 5
Psalms 5
Psalms 5
v-qPms 1
v-qi3ms 1
v-qp3ms 2
v-qPms 1
v-qi3ms 2
v-qp3ms 2
v-qPms 1
v-qi3ms 2
v-qp3ms 2

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2072) rmc (גמר GMR) AC: Complete CO: ? AB: ?: A coming to an end in perfection or failure.

V) rmc (גמר GMR) - Complete: [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (6): (vf: Paal) cease, fail, end, perfect, perform - Strongs: H1584 (גָּמַר), H1585 (גְּמַר)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2020
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 גָּמַר verb end, come to an end, complete (only Psalm) (Late Hebrew id. complete; Assyrian gamâru Lotz TP.Register & derivatives COT Gloss and others; Aramaic גְּמַר, ; Ethiopic (II); compare also Arabic collect, assemble) —

Qal Perfect ׳גּ Psalm 12:2; Psalm 77:9; Imperfect יִגְמֹר Psalm 138:8; יִגְמָרֿ Psalm 7:10; Participle גֹּמֵר Psalm 57:3; —

1 come to an end, be no more Psalm 7:10; Psalm 12:2 ("" [מָּסַס]); Psalm 77:9 ("" אָפֵס).

2 transitive bring to an end, complete, אֵל גֹּמֵר עָלָ֑י Psalm 57:3 God that completeth, accomplisheth, for me (ᵐ5 Gr Bi גמל, & so Che doubtfully), יִגְמֹר בַּעֲדִי׳י Psalm 138:8 .

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

גָּמַר fut. יִגְמֹר.

(1)  to complete, to finish, Psalms 57:3, אֵל גֹּמֶר עָלַי “God who will complete for me,” i.e. will plead my cause; Psalms 138:8, seq. בְּעַד.

(2) intrans. to leave off, to fail, Psalms 7:10, 12:2 77:9. In the Aramean dialects this root is of frequent occurrence in both significations.

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List of Word Forms
גָּ֥מַר גָמַ֣ר גֹּמֵ֥ר גמר יִגְמָר־ יִגְמֹ֪ר יגמר יגמר־ gā·mar ḡā·mar gaMar gāmar ḡāmar gō·mêr goMer gōmêr yiḡ·mār- yiḡ·mōr yiḡmār- yigmor yiḡmōr
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