the Week of Christ the King / Proper 29 / Ordinary 34
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Strong's #1455 - גָּהָה
1) (Qal) to depart
1a) to be cured, healed (metonymy)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
גָּהָה pr. to thrust away, to remove, specially the bandage of a wound [“to cure”]. Hosea 5:13, וְלֹא־יִגְהֶה מִכֶּם מָזוֹר “he (the king of Assyria) shall not thrust away from you (the Jews) the bandage,” i.e. he shall not heal you, as in the other hemistich. (Syr. ܓܗܳܐ to withdraw, to flee. Aphel, to rest, to liberate; Arab. جَهَّ to repel.) The Hebrews explain גָּהָה by ·רפא Hence