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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #1550 - גָּלִיל
1) turning, folding (of doors) (adjective)
2) cylinder, rod (noun masculine)
3) circuit, district (on northern border in Naphtali) (noun masculine)
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) adj. rolling, turning, used of the leaves of a door, 1 Kings 6:34. (Comp. Ezekiel 41:24.)
(2) subst. a ring, Esther 1:6; Song of Solomon 5:14, יָדָיו גְּלִילֵי זָהָב מְמֻלָּאִים בַּתַּרְשִׁישׁ “his hands (are like) gold rings adorned with gems of Tarshish.” The fingers when bent are like gold rings, the dyed nails are compared to gems.
(3) circuit, region, i.q. כִּכָּר. Specially גְּלִיל הַגּוֹיִם Isa. 8:23, the circuit [Galilee] of the Gentiles, and κατʼ ἐξοχὴν הַגָּלִיל Joshua 20:7, 21:32 הַגָּלִילָה (with ה parag.), 2 Kings 15:29 אֶרֶץ הַגָּלִיל 1 Kings 9:11, is the name of a region with twenty cities, although small ones, in the tribe of Naphtali, around the city Kedesh (for there thrice occurs קֶדֶשׁ בַּגָּלִיל), inhabited by Gentiles, namely by the neighbouring Phænicians. LXX. ἡ Γαλιλαία.
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