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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #1370 - גְּבוּרָה
V) rbc (גבר GBR) - Prevail: To be successful in strength or authority. KJV (25): (vf: Paal, Hiphil, Hitpael, Piel) prevail, strengthen, great, confirm, exceed, mighty, put, strong, valiant - Strongs: H1396 (גָּבַר)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
גְּבוּרָה f. (from the root גָּבַר)
(1) strength, Ecclesiastes 9:16, טוֹבָה חָכְמָה מִגְּבוּרָה “wisdom is better than strength;” 10:17, “Happy land!… whose princes eat in due season, בִּגְבוּרָה וְלֹא בַשְּׁתִי for strength (to strengthen the body), not for drunkenness.” Pl. Psalms 90:10, “we live seventy years, וְאִם בִּגְבוּרוֹת שְׁמֹנִים שָׁנָה and if by reason of strength eighty years;” Job 4:4. Specially
(2) fortitude, military virtue, Judges 8:21; Isaiah 36:5. It is also applied to the horse, Job 39:19 it is once applied to the strong and intrepid soul of a prophet, Micah 3:8. Sometimes in concr. for mighty deeds, 1 Kings 15:23, “and the rest of the things done by Asa, וְכָל־גְּבוּרָתוֹ וְכָל־אֲשֶׁר עָשָׂה and his mighty deeds and all that he did,” etc.; 16:27 22:46 [“concr.”] also for גִּבּוֹרִים strong men, heroes, Isaiah 3:25.
(3) Power, Isaiah 30:15 especially of God, Ps. 21:14 54:3 66:7 71:18 89:14. Pl. גְּבוּרוֹת יְהֹוָה “mighty deeds of God,” Deuteronomy 3:24; Psalms 106:2; Job 26:14.
(4) victory, Exodus 32:18 compare the verb, chap. 17:11.
גְּבוּרָה Ch. emph. גְּבוּרְתָּא power, might, of God, Daniel 2:20.
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