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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #1434 - גָּדִל
1) twisted threads, tassels, festoons
1a) tassels (on clothes)
1b) festoons (on capitals of columns)
2054) ldc (גדל GDL) AC: Magnify CO: Rope AB: Magnificent: A cord is made by twisting fibers together, the larger and more numerous the fibers, the stronger the cord will be. Anything that is large or great in size or stature. [from: dc- from the twisting of sinew to make cords.] (eng: great - with the exchange and reversal of the r and l and the t and d)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
the Week of Proper 14 / Ordinary 19