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Strong's #1356 - גֵּב
1) pit, trench, ditch, beam, rafter
1a) pit, trench
1b) beam, rafter
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)
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.
- A2048 Hbc (Bald)
- A2050 Nbc (Lump)
- A2051 Obc (Hill)
- A2146 Bch (Locust)
- A2248 Obk (High, Helmet)
- A2463 Bcx (Lift, Tower)
- A3006 Lobc ()
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
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.