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Strong's #1363 - גֹּבַהּ
1) height, exaltation
1b) exaltation, grandeur
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.
1 height, of buildings and trees Ezekiel 1:18; Ezekiel 19:11; Ezekiel 31:10,14; Ezekiel 40:42; Ezekiel 41:8; 2 Chronicles 3:4; Amos 2:9; probably also Ezekiel 43:13 (of altar), so ᵐ5 Ew Co for ᵑ0 גַּב (q. v.); of Prayer of Manasseh 1Samuel 17:4; heaven Job 11:8; Job 22:12 (גבה construct ST:6 of rock).
2 exaltation, grandeur Job 40:10.
3 haughtiness, Jeremiah 48:29; אַף׳גּ Psalm 10:4; לִֿבּוֺ׳גּ 2 Chronicles 32:26; רוּחַ׳גּ Proverbs 16:18.
גֹּבַהּ m. with suff. גָּבְהוֹ,
(1) height, of trees, buildings, etc., Ezekiel 1:18, 40:42 1 Samuel 17:4; Amos 2:9; Job 22:12, הֲלֹא־אֱלוֹהַּ גֹּבַהּ שָׁמַיִם “is not God in the height of heaven?” Pl. constr. Job 11:8, גָּבְהֵי שָׁמַיִם מַה־תִּפְעַל “the heights of heaven (are those deep things of the divine wisdom); what wilt thou do?”
(2) majesty, magnificence, Jeremiah 40:10.
(3) pride, arrogance, Jeremiah 48:29 more fully גֹּבַהּ לֵב 2 Chronicles 36:16 גֹּבַהּ רוּחַ Proverbs 16:18 and גֹּבַהּ אַף Psalms 10:4 which last phrase is very frequent in Arabic, see Thes. p. 257.