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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #1536 - גִּלְגָּל
1058) lc (גל GL) AC: Roll CO: Round AB: ?: Something that is round or a second time around of a time or event. A dancing in a circle. (eng: skull - an added s and an exchange of the k and g, Greek golgotha)
lm) lclc (גלגל GLGL) - Wheel: The wheel of a cart or a whirlwind. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (13): wheel, heaven, rolling thing, whirlwind - Strongs: H1534 (גַּלְגַּל), H1535 (גַּלְגַּל), H1536 (גִּלְגָּל)
Nm) llc (גלל GLL) - I. Round thing:Something round such as stones or dung. [Hebrew and Aramaic] II. For the Sake of:As a rolling back around. KJV (17): dung, because, sake, because of thee, for, great - Strongs: H1557 (גָּלָל), H1558 (גָּלָל), H1560 (גְּלָל), H1561 (גֵּל), H5953 (עָלַל)
V) lac (גאל GAL) - Redeem: To restore one to his original position or avenge his death. In the participle form this verb means avenger as it is the role of the nearest relative to redeem one in slavery or avenge his murder. KJV (104): (vf: Paal, Niphal) redeem, redeemer, kinsman, revenger, avenger, ransom, deliver, kinsfolks, kinsmans, part, purchase, stain, wise - Strongs: H1350 (גָּאַל)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
(1) a wheel, Isaiah 28:28.
(2) with art. הַגִּלְגָּל (“a circle,” or according to Joshua 5:9, “a rolling away”), Gilgal, pr.n. [a] of a town situated between Jericho and the Jordan (Joshua 4:19, 20 Joshua 4:20, 9:6 10:6, Joshua 10:7, 14:6 15:7 ), where Samuel and Saul sacrificed (1 Samuel 10:8, 11:14, 15 1 Samuel 11:15 -13:49 ; 15:21, 33 1 Samuel 15:33), and where prophets dwelt, 2 Kings 4:38, but where also the worship of idols was practised (Judges 3:19; Hosea 4:15, 9:15 Amos 5:5); more fully בֵּית הַגִּלְגָּל Nehemiah 12:29 Γάλγαλα, 1Ma_9:2. The village mentioned, Joshua 12:23; Deuteronomy 11:30, does not appear to have been different.
[“(b) a place or region near the western coast of Palestine, Joshua 12:23.”]
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