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Strong's #1356 - גֵּב

from (H1461)
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1) pit, trench, ditch, beam, rafter

1a) pit, trench

1b) beam, rafter

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KJV (3)
1 Kings 1
2 Kings 1
Jeremiah 1
HCS (0)
HCS (4)
1 Kings 1
2 Kings 2
Jeremiah 1
BSB (4)
1 Kings 1
2 Kings 2
Jeremiah 1
ESV (2)
1 Kings 1
2 Kings 1
WEB (3)
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Jeremiah 1
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1048) bc (גב GB) AC: Lift CO: Back AB: ?: The high arched curve of the back when digging.

A) bc (גב GB) AC: ? CO: Arch AB: ?

Nm/f ) bc (גב GB) - I. Arch:The arch of the back when digging. Also any high arched or convex thing such as the eyebrow, rim of a wheel, locust, etc. [df: Pg]II. Pit:The work of the back of digging a pit or trench. KJV (18): back, eminent place, rings, bodies, bosses, eyebrows, naves, higher place, pit, beam, ditch, locust, den - Strongs: H1354 (גַּב), H1355 (גַּב), H1356 (גֵּב), H1357 (גֵּבָה), H1610 (גַּף)

E) abc (גבא GBA) AC: Dig CO: Cistern AB: ?: The work of the back of digging a pit for collecting water.

Nm) abc (גבא GBA) - Cistern: KJV (3): pit, marshes - Strongs: H1360 (גֶּבֶא)

H) ebc (גבה GBH) AC: Lift CO: High AB: ?: From the high arch of the back when digging. Something that is lifted up high. This can be something physical or mental such as pride as the lifting up of the heart.

V) ebc (גבה GBH) - Lift: To lift something up high. KJV (34): (vf: Paal, Hiphil) exalt, up, haughty, higher, high, above, height, proud, upward - Strongs: H1361 (גָּבַהּ)

Nm) ebc (גבה GBH) - High: KJV (4): high, proud - Strongs: H1362 (גָּבֵהַּ)

Nf3) tfebc (גבהות GBHWT) - Lofty: KJV (2): lofty, loftiness - Strongs: H1365 (גַּבְהוּת)

cm) efbc (גבוה GBWH) - High: KJV (37): high, higher, lofty, exceeding, haughty, height, highest, proud, proudly - Strongs: H1364 (גָּבוֹהַּ)

gm) ebfc (גובה GWBH) - High: KJV (17): height, excellency, haughty, loftiness - Strongs: H1363 (גֹּבַהּ)

J) bfc (גוב GWB) AC: Dig CO: Pit AB: ?

V) bfc (גוב GWB) - Dig: KJV (1): (vf: Paal, Participle) husbandman - Strongs: H1461 (גּוּב)

Nm) bfc (גוב GWB) - I. Pit:As dug out of the ground. [Aramaic only] II. Locust:A digging insect. KJV (12): grasshopper, den - Strongs: H1358 (גֹּב), H1462 (גּוֹב)

L) bci (יגב YGB) AC: Dig CO: Field AB: ?

V) bci (יגב YGB) - Dig: KJV (2): (vf: Paal) husbandman - Strongs: H3009 (יָגַב)

Nm) bci (יגב YGB) - Field: A place plowed/dug for planting crops. KJV (1): field - Strongs: H3010 (יָגֵב)

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Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 II. [גֵּב] pit, III. [גֵּב] beam, see below גוב.

II. גֵּב noun [masculine] pit, ditch, trench, (Arabic hollow, depression; Syriac cistern) — only plural גֵּבִים Jeremiah 14:3; in 2 Kings 3:16 גבים גבים, i.e. full of ditches; further, cisterns (according to Klo 2 Kings 25:12) Jeremiah 39:10 וִּיגֵבִים (read וְגֵבִים); compare also "" 2 Kings 25:12 (ולגבים Kt, וּלְיוֺגְבִים Qr) = Jeremiah 52:16 (וּלְֹיגְבִים; both with כֹּרְמִים); Klo propose to emend these, so as to read in all וַיִּתֵּן לָהֶם כְּרָמִים וְגֵבִים and gave to them vineyards and cisterns; another view in Th; compare further גוב, יגב. — I. גֵּב see below גבה.

III. [גֵּב] noun [masculine] beam, rafter? (Thes below גוב, but meaning & √ dubious), גֵּבִים 1 Kings 6:9; but Lag Armen. Stud. § 499, M i. 212; BN 155 reads גֻּבְּדִים (Persian , Armenian γμβεθ) vaulted roofs.

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