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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #1617 - גֵּרָא

Transliteration
gêrâ'
Phonetics
gay-raw'  
Word Origin
perhaps from (01626)
Parts of Speech
Proper Name Masculine
TWOT
None
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

Gera = “a grain”

1) a son of Benjamin

2) a son of Bela and grandson of Benjamin

3) any member of the Gera family of the Benjamite tribe

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (9) NAS (9) HCS (9)
Genesis 1
Judges 1
2 Samuel 3
1 Kings 1
1 Chronicles 3
Genesis 1
Judges 1
2 Samuel 3
1 Kings 1
1 Chronicles 3
Genesis 1
Judges 1
2 Samuel 3
1 Kings 1
1 Chronicles 3
BYZ TIS TR
n-p 9
n-p 4
n-p 4
NA WH


Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 גֵּרָא proper name, masculine (Phoenician גרא) son of Benjamin Genesis 46:21 (lacking Numbers 26:38-40); son of Bela`, & grandson of Benjamin, according to 1 Chronicles 8:3,5 compare 1 Chronicles 8:7; designation of a Benjamite family or clan; hence Ehud called בֶּןגֵּֿרָא Judges 3:15, & so Shimei, 2 Samuel 16:5; 2 Samuel 19:17; 2 Samuel 19:19; 1 Kings 2:8.

גרב (√ of following; Arabic , Aramaic ( have the scab etc.), are apparently denominative)

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

גֵּרָא (i.q. גֵּרָה “a grain”), [Gera], pr.n.

(1) of a son of Benjamin, Genesis 46:21.

(2)  Judges 3:15. (3)  1 Chronicles 8:7.

(4)  1 Chronicles 8:3, 1 Chronicles 8:5.

(5)  2 Samuel 16:5.

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List of Word Forms
גֵּרָ֔א גֵּרָ֗א גֵּרָ֥א גֵּרָא֙ גרא וְגֵרָ֖א וְגֵרָ֥א וגרא gê·rā geRa gêrā vegeRa wə·ḡê·rā wəḡêrā
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