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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #1468 - גּוּז
1) to pass over, pass away
1a) (Qal) to pass away (of life)
2) (TWOT) to bring, cut off
1053) zc (גז GZ) AC: Shear CO: Fleece AB: ?: The pictograph c is a picture of the foot and has a meaning of lifting. The z is an agricultural implement for harvesting or cutting. The sheering and removal of the wool fleece from the sheep for clothing as well as the cutting of other materials with one stroke.
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Qal Perfect גָּז Psalm 90:10; Imperfect וַיָּ֫גָז Numbers 11:31; — pass away, of the life of the aged, Psalm 90:10 גָּז חִישׁ; transitive bring over, subject wind, object quails from sea, Numbers 11:31 (read perhaps Hiph`il וַיָּגֶז compare Kö i. 442 Di).
גּוּז (kindred to גָּזַז) pr. to cut in pieces; hence
(1) to pass through, to pass over, or away, i.q. Arab. جَازَ Med. Waw, Syr. ܓܙܳ to pass away, to fail; Psalms 90:10, בִּי־גָז חִישׁ וַנָּעֻפָה “for it (human life) soon passes away, and we fly away.”
(2) caus. to cause to pass away, to bring over; Numbers 11:31, “a wind went forth from Jehovah וַיָּגָֽז שַׁלְוִים מִן־הַיָּם and brought quails from the sea;” LXX. ἐξεπέρασεν, Vulg. detulit, the Hebrew interpreters, and cut off from the sea; compare גזז. As to the word גּוֹזִי Psalms 71:6, see the root גָּזָה.