Lectionary Calendar
Monday, April 22nd, 2024
the Fourth Week after Easter
Attention!
StudyLight.org has pledged to help build churches in Uganda. Help us with that pledge and support pastors in the heart of Africa.
Click here to join the effort!

Bible Lexicons

Old Testament Hebrew Lexical DictionaryHebrew Lexicon

Strong's #1380 - גְּבַל

Transliteration
Gᵉbal
Phonetics
gheb-al'
Root Word (Etymology)
from (H1379) (in the sense of a chain of hills)
Parts of Speech
Proper Name Location
TWOT
None
Search for…
Browse by letter:
Prev Entry
גָּבַל
 
Next Entry
גְּבָל
Definition   
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

Gebal = “mountain”

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

Frequency Lists
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


Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.All rights reserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com
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.


These files are public domain and are a derivative of an electronic edition that is available BibleSupport.com
List of Word Forms
גְבַ֤ל גבל ḡə·ḇal ḡəḇal geVal
adsFree icon
Ads FreeProfile