the Week of Proper 20 / Ordinary 25
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #1359 - גֹּב
Gob = “cistern”
1) a place which was the scene of two encounters between David’s warriors and the Philistines (also ‘Gezer’)
גבא (compare Arabic , restrain or withhold oneself; perhaps = collect (water in a cistern, also tribute), so Lane 1. near the end, Fl NHWB i. 431; see also Late Hebrew גבי, גָּבָה, Aramaic גְּבָא, collect debts, taxes, etc.)
גֹּב 2 Samuel 21:18, גּוֺב 2 Samuel 21:19 proper name, of a location (compare Aramaic גֻּבָּא den, and , Arabic , Ethiopic Assyrian gubbu, well, cistern, see גבב) — field of battle with Philistines 2 Samuel 21:18 = גֶּזֶר in "" 1 Chronicles 20:4 (so here Th Ew; compare Joshua 10:33), but = גַּתᵐ5 ᵑ6 2 Samuel 21:18 (ᵐ5 L Γαζεθ); 2 Samuel 21:19 (omit "" 1 Chronicles 20:5), ᵐ5 Ρομ, Ροβ; Klo Gath; in 1 Chronicles 20:16 We Dr (q. v.) read בְּגֹב for בְּנֹב; site of Gob (si vera lectio) unknown.
גֹּב Ch. emph. גֻּבָּא a den, where lions were kept, Daniel 6:8, seq. In Targ. for the Hebrew בּוֹר, Syriac ܓܘܽܒܐܳ, ܓܘܽܡܬܐܳ, Arabic جُبُّ, Ethiopic ግብ፡ id. [Root גּוּב.]
גֹּב & גּוֹב (“pit, cistern”), [Gob], pr.n. of a place otherwise unknown, 2 Samuel 21:18, 19 2 Samuel 21:19, for which there is in the parallel place, 1 Chronicles 20:4, גֶּזֶר.
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