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Strong's #01538 - גֻּלְגֹּלֶת

by reduplication from (H1556)
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Noun Feminine
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1) head, poll, skull

1a) skull

1b) head, poll (of census)

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1115 ‑ Γολγοθᾶ (gol‑goth‑ah');  2776 ‑ κεφαλή (kef‑al‑ay');  2898 ‑ κρανίον (kran‑ee'‑on);  
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KJV (12)
Exodus 2
Numbers 5
Judges 1
2 Kings 1
1 Chronicles 3
NAS (16)
Exodus 2
Numbers 9
Judges 1
2 Kings 1
1 Chronicles 3
HCS (12)
Exodus 2
Numbers 5
Judges 1
2 Kings 1
1 Chronicles 3
BSB (12)
Exodus 2
Numbers 5
Judges 1
2 Kings 1
1 Chronicles 3
ESV (10)
Numbers 6
Judges 1
2 Kings 1
1 Chronicles 2
WEB (12)
Exodus 2
Numbers 5
Judges 1
2 Kings 1
1 Chronicles 3
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1058) lc (גל GL) AC: Roll CO: Round AB: ?: Something that is round or a second time around of a time or event. A dancing in a circle. (eng: skull - an added s and an exchange of the k and g, Greek golgotha)

A) lc (גל GL) AC: ? CO: Round AB: ?

Nm ) lc (גל GL) - Mound: A mound or pile of something such as rocks or a spring out of the ground. KJV (36): heap, wave, spring, billow, bowl - Strongs: H1530 (גַּל), H1531 (גֹּל)

Nf1) elc (גלה GLH) - Mound: A mound or pile of something such as a spring out of the ground or other rounded object. KJV (14): spring, bowl, pommel - Strongs: H1543 (גֻּלָּה)

lm) lclc (גלגל GLGL) - Wheel: The wheel of a cart or a whirlwind. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (13): wheel, heaven, rolling thing, whirlwind - Strongs: H1534 (גַּלְגַּל), H1535 (גַּלְגַּל), H1536 (גִּלְגָּל)

lf2) tlclc (גלגלת GLGLT) - Skull: The roundness of the head or skull. Also a census by the counting of heads. KJV (12): poll, skull, every, head - Strongs: H1538 (גֻּלְגֹּלֶת)

B) llc (גלל GLL) AC: Roll CO: Round AB: ?

V) llc (גלל GLL) - Roll: KJV (18): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Pilpel) roll, seek occasion, wallow, trust, commit, remove, run down - Strongs: H1556 (גָּלַל)

Nm) llc (גלל GLL) - I. Round thing:Something round such as stones or dung. [Hebrew and Aramaic] II. For the Sake of:As a rolling back around. KJV (17): dung, because, sake, because of thee, for, great - Strongs: H1557 (גָּלָל), H1558 (גָּלָל), H1560 (גְּלָל), H1561 (גֵּל), H5953 (עָלַל)

bm) lilc (גליל GLYL) - I. Ring: II. Border:As going around something. KJV (4): folding, ring - Strongs: H1550 (גָּלִיל)

bf1) elilc (גלילה GLYLH) - Border: As going around something. The border of a country is also representative of the country itself. KJV (5): border, coast, country - Strongs: H1552 (גְּלִילָה)

dm) lflc (גלול GLWL) - Idol: As made from a round log or stone. KJV (48): idol, image - Strongs: H1544 (גִּלֻּל)

gf1) ellfc (גוללה GWLLH) - Grape: The harvested round grapes. [df: hllwe] KJV (6): gleaning grapes, grapegleanings, grapes - Strongs: H5955 (עֹלֵלוֹת)

C) lca (אגל AGL) AC: ? CO: Drop AB: ?: A drop of dew as round.

Nm) lca (אגל AGL) - Drop: KJV (1): drop - Strongs: H96 (אֵגֶל)

D) lac (גאל GAL) AC: ? CO: ? AB: Redeem: The buying back, a bringing back around, of someone or something.

V) lac (גאל GAL) - Redeem: To restore one to his original position or avenge his death. In the participle form this verb means avenger as it is the role of the nearest relative to redeem one in slavery or avenge his murder. KJV (104): (vf: Paal, Niphal) redeem, redeemer, kinsman, revenger, avenger, ransom, deliver, kinsfolks, kinsmans, part, purchase, stain, wise - Strongs: H1350 (גָּאַל)

df1) elfac (גאולה GAWLH) - Redemption: KJV (14): redeem, redemption, again, kindred - Strongs: H1353 (גְּאֻלָּה)

J) lfc (גול GWL) AC: ? CO: Infant AB: ?: A rejoicing at the birth of a child.

V) lfc (גול GWL) - Milk: To get milk. [df: lwe] KJV (5): (vf: Paal, Participle) milch, young - Strongs: H5763 (עוּל)

Nm ) lfc (גול GWL) - Infant: One who takes milk. [df: lwe] KJV (2): infant, child, babe, little one - Strongs: H5764 (עוּל)

bm ) lifc (גויל GWYL) - Young: [df: lywe] KJV (2): young, little one - Strongs: H5759 (עֲוִיל)

lm ) llfc (גולל GWLL) - Infant: One who takes milk. [df: llwe] KJV (20): suckling, infant - Strongs: H5768 (עֹלָל)

M) lic (גיל GYL) AC: ? CO: Circle AB: ?: A continual rolling or circling.

V) lic (גיל GYL) - Rejoice: A rejoicing by dancing around in a circle. [df: lwg] KJV (44): (vf: Paal) rejoice, glad, joyful, joy, delight - Strongs: H1523 (גּוּל)

Nm ) lic (גיל GYL) - Circle: A circle of rejoicing. KJV (10): rejoice, joy, gladness - Strongs: H1524 (גִּיל)

Nf1) elic (גילה GYLH) - Circle: A circle of rejoicing. [df: tlyg] KJV (2): rejoicing, joy - Strongs: H1525 (גִּילַת)

kf1 ) elicm (מגילה MGYLH) - Scroll: The leather or papyrus sheets of written text that are rolled up. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (22): roll, volume - Strongs: H4039 (מְגִלָּה), H4040 (מְגִלָּה)

fjm) nfilic (גיליונ GYLYWN) - Scroll: The leather or papyrus sheets of written text that are rolled up. KJV (2): glasses, roll - Strongs: H1549 (גִּלְיוֹן)

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Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 גֻּלְגֹּ֫לֶת noun feminine skull, head, poll (person) (on formation compare Ba NB 205; Aramaic גּוּלְגַּלְתָּא) — absolute ׳ג 2 Kings 9:35 3t.; suffix גֻּלְגָּלְתּוֺ Judges 9:53; 1 Chronicles 10:10; plural suffix גֻּלְגְּלֹתָם Numbers 1:2 5t.; —

1 skull, as broken by a stone Judges 9:53; as severed from body 2 Kings 9:35; 1 Chronicles 10:10.

2 head, poll (in counting, taxing, etc.; only P and late) ׳עֹמֶר לַגּ Exodus 16:16 an omer for every man; compare Exodus 38:26; Numbers 1:2,18,20,22; Numbers 3:47; 1 Chronicles 23:3,24.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

גֻּלְגֹּלֶת f., the skull, so called from its round form (root גָּלַל), 2 Kings 9:35. This word is also used where the single individuals of a nation are numbered; as in. Lat. caput, Germ. Kopf [Engl. heads]; Exodus 16:16, עֹמֶר לַגֻּלְגֹּלֶת “an omer apiece;” Numbers 1:2, כָּל־זָכָר לְגֻלְגְּלֹתָם “all the males according to their heads,” i.e. man by man, verses 18, 20, 22 compare רֹאשׁ Judges 5:30. (In the Rabb. כֶּסֶף הַגֻּלְגֹּלֶת signifies a poll-tax; Syr. ܓܓܳܘܽܠܬܐܳ id. by casting away Lamed of the first syllable; Arabic جَلَجَةُ, where the second Lamed is cast away; comp. Γολγοθᾶ Matth. 27:33.)

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List of Word Forms
גֻּלְגָּלְתּ֥וֹ גֻּלְגָּלְתּֽוֹ׃ גלגלתו גלגלתו׃ הַגֻּלְגֹּ֛לֶת הגלגלת לְגֻלְגְּלֹתָ֔ם לְגֻלְגְּלֹתָֽם׃ לְגֻלְגְּלֹתָם֙ לַגֻּלְגֹּ֑לֶת לַגֻּלְגֹּ֔לֶת לַגֻּלְגֹּ֗לֶת לגלגלת לגלגלתם לגלגלתם׃ gul·gā·lə·tōw gulgālətōw gulgalTo hag·gul·gō·leṯ haggulGolet haggulgōleṯ lag·gul·gō·leṯ laggulGolet laggulgōleṯ lə·ḡul·gə·lō·ṯām legulgeloTam ləḡulgəlōṯām
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