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Strong's #1460 - גֵּו

from (H1342) [corresponding to (H1354)]
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1) the back, back, midst

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Strong #: 200 ‑ ἀκρίς (ak‑rece');  999 ‑ βόθυνος (both'‑oo‑nos);  3319 ‑ μέσος (mes'‑os);  3577 ‑ νῶτος (no'‑tos);  5421 ‑ φρέαρ (freh'‑ar);  
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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
 I. גֵּו noun [masculine] backגֵּו absolute unused, construct Proverbs 10:13 2t., suffix גֵּוִי Isaiah 50:6, גֵּוְךָ Isaiah 38:17, גֵּוֵךְ Isaiah 51:23; — back, as beaten, lashed Proverbs 10:13; Proverbs 19:29; Proverbs 26:3 compare Isaiah 50:6; in phrase ׳הִשְׁלִיךְ אַחֲרֵי ג (as גַּו) Isaiah 38:17, of Yahweh's casting sins of penitent behind his back, putting them out of mind; as trodden upon Isaiah 51:23, figurative of extreme humiliation.

II. גֵּו noun [masculine] midst, Aramaism (compare Aramaic גַּוָּא, גֵּו middle, Late Hebrew גֵּו midst, interior; id., belly, Arabic midst) Job 30:5 מִןגֵּֿו יְגֹרָ֑שׁוּ from the midst (of men) they are driven; Rosenm and others compare Cicero Off. iii. 8: e medio pelluntur.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

גֵּו (for גֵּוֶה, like בֵּן for בֵּנֶה from the root גָּוָה No. I.), const. גֵּו; with suff. גֵּוִי, גֵּוְךָ m.

(1) back, Proverbs 10:13, 19:29 26:3 Isaiah 50:6, 51:23 הִשְׁליךְ אַחֲרֵי גֵּו Isaiah 38:17 see under גַּו.

(2) [“prop. belly”], middle, midst; Job 30:5, מִן־גֵּז יְגֹרָשׁוּ “they are driven from among (men).”

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List of Word Forms
גֵּ֥ו גֵּוִי֙ גֵּוֵ֔ךְ גֵוְךָ֖ גו גוי גוך לְגֵ֣ו לגו ḡê·wə·ḵā gê·wêḵ gê·wî gev geVech geveCha geVi gêw gêwêḵ ḡêwəḵā gêwî lə·ḡêw leGev ləḡêw