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Strong's #1459 - גַּו

corresponding to (H1460)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
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1) midst, the midst

Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (13)
Ezra 3
Daniel 10
NAS (11)
Ezra 1
Daniel 10
HCS (12)
Ezra 2
Daniel 10
BSB (13)
Ezra 3
Daniel 10
ESV (11)
Ezra 3
Daniel 8
WEB (13)
Ezra 3
Daniel 10
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1052) fc (גו GW) AC: ? CO: Back AB: ?: The back as the middle part of the body, used in lifting. This root is related to acand ec.

A) fc (גו GW) AC: ? CO: Back AB: ?

Nm ) fc (גו GW) - I. Back:[Hebrew and Aramaic] II. Middle:The middle or in the midst of anything as the back is in the middle. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (23): back, midst, within the same, wherein, therein, among, body - Strongs: H1458 (גַּו), H1459 (גַּו), H1460 (גֵּו)

Nf1) efc (גוה GWH) - I. Back: II. Pride:A lifting up of something or oneself in a positive or negative sense. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (5): body, pride, lifting up - Strongs: H1465 (גֵּוָה), H1466 (גֵּוָה), H1467 (גֵּוָה)

fm) ifc (גוי GWY) - Nation: The people of a nation as the back, or body. KJV (558): nation, heathen, gentiles, people - Strongs: H1471 (גֹּי)

ff1) eifc (גויה GWYH) - Back: By extension, the body, either alive or dead, a corpse. KJV (13): body, corpse, carcass - Strongs: H1472 (גְּוִיָּה)

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Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [גַּו] noun masculine midst (Egyptian Aramaic, Nabataean, Palmyrene גו; ᵑ7גָּיו; especially construct בְּגוֺ, לְגוֺ, מִגּוֺ; so Syriac ; compare Biblical Hebrew נֵּו); — construct גּוֺא (so Nabataen Cooke No. 94) Daniel 3:26 +, Daniel 7:15 editions, Gi גּוֺ (Baer גּוֺא, see on Daniel 3:6); suffix 3 masculine singular גַּוֵּהּ Ezra 5:7,3feminine singular גַּוַּהּ Ezra 4:15; Ezra 6:2; — midst, always with prepositions:

a.בְּגוֺא (= Hebrew בְּתוֺךְ), Daniel 3:25 בְּגוֺא גוּרָא, Daniel 4:7; Daniel 7:15; Ezra 4:15; Ezra 5:7 וְכִדְנָה כְּתִיב בְּגַוֵהּ, Ezra 6:2.

b.לְגוֺא Daniel 3:6,11,15,21,23,24.

c. מִןגּֿוֺא Daniel 3:26.

גֵּרָה see גאה.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

גַּו with suff. גַּוִּי m. the back (from the root גָּוָה No. I); in one phrase הִשְׁלִיךְ אַחֲרֵי גַוּוֹ “to cast behind one’s back,” i.e. to neglect, to despise. 1 Kings 14:9; Ezekiel 23:35; Nehemiah 9:26 comp. הִשְׁלִיךְ. The same is often used in Arabic, جعل بظهره, نبذ ورا ظهره.

גַּו Chald. const. גּוֹ and גּוֹא with suff. גַּוֵּהּ, גַּוָּהּ mas. middle, midst, see גָּוָה No. I. (Syr. ܓܘ id. Arab. جَوُ inner part of a house, جَوّاً within.) Hence

(a) בְּגוֹ, בְּגוֹא i.q. בְּתוֹךְ in the midst, and simply in. בְּגוֹ נוּרָא in the fire, Daniel 3:25, 4:7 7:15. בְּגַוָּהּ in it, Ezra 4:15. Ezra 6:2, כֵּן כְּתִיב בְּגַּוַּהּ דִּכְרוֹנָה “so in it (the book) was written a commentary.” Ezra 5:7.

(b) לְגוֹא into, Daniel 3:6, 11:15.

(c) מִן־גּוֹא “out of the midst,” Daniel 3:26.

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List of Word Forms
בְּג֣וֹא בְּג֥וֹא בְּגַוֵּ֔הּ בְּגַוַּ֔הּ בְּגַוַּ֖הּ בְּגֽוֹא־ בגוא בגוא־ בגוה גּ֥וֹא גוא לְגֽוֹא־ לְגוֹא־ לגוא־ bə·ḡaw·wah bə·ḡaw·wêh bə·ḡō·w bə·ḡō·w- begavVah begavVeh bəḡawwah bəḡawwêh beGo bəḡōw bəḡōw- begoy Go gō·w gōw lə·ḡō·w- ləḡōw- legoy