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Strong's #1380 - גְּבַל

Root Word (Etymology)
from (H1379) (in the sense of a chain of hills)
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Gebal = “mountain”

1) a maritime town of Phoenicia near Tyre (modern ‘Jebeil’) known to the Greeks as ‘Byblus’

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Verse Results
KJV (1)
Ezekiel 1
NAS (1)
Ezekiel 1
HCS (1)
Ezekiel 1
BSB (1)
Ezekiel 1
ESV (1)
Ezekiel 1
WEB (1)
Ezekiel 1
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 גְּבַל proper name, of a location maritime city on the Phoenician coast Ezekiel 27:9; (Phoenician גבל = Byblus (Sm D1Joshua 13:5); in Assyrian Gubli COT Gloss); modern Jebeil Bd Pal 358; see also Furrer ZPV viii.20

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

גְּבַל (i.q. جَبَلُ “mountain” [“see the root גָּבַל No. 1.”]), [Gebal], pr.n. of a city of the Phœnicians, between Tripoli and Berytus, situated not far from the sea, in a lofty place (Strabo xvi. P. 755, Casaub.), whose inhabitants were skilful as sailors (Ezekiel 27:9) and as architects (1 Ki. 5:32 ). It was called by the Greeks, Βύβλος (see Strabo, Ptol., Steph. Byz.), rarely Βίβλος, by the Arabs to this day جِبْلَةُ, and dimin. جِبَيْلُ, جُبَيْلُ, i.e. little mountain. Gent. n. גִּבְלִי [Giblites, stone-squarers], pl. גִּבְלִים 1 Ki. 5:32.

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List of Word Forms
גְבַ֤ל גבל ḡə·ḇal ḡəḇal geVal
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