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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #1588 - גַּן
1) garden, enclosure (noun masculine or feminine)
1a) enclosed garden
1a1) (figuratively of a bride)
1b) garden (of plants)
1c) Garden of Eden (noun proper locative)
1060) nc (גנ GN) AC: ? CO: Garden AB: Protection: The pictograph c is a picture of the foot and means to walk with an extended meaning to gather. The n is a picture of a sprouting seed. Combined these mean "a gathering of seeds". A garden is a place for growing crops and is often surrounded by a rock wall or hedge to protect it from grazing animals. (eng: genesis; beginning; genetics; genome)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
גַּן with suff. גַּנִי comm. (f. Genesis 2:15), a garden, especially one planted with trees (prop. a place protected with a fence, from the root גָּנַן). Genesis 2:8, seq. גַּן הַיֶרֶק a garden of herbs, Deuteronomy 11:10; 1 Kings 21:2. גַּן עֵדֶן the garden of Eden planted by God, Genesis 3:24; Joel 2:3 also called גַּן אֱלֹהִים Deuteronomy 28:13, 31:8, Deuteronomy 31:9 and גַּן יְהֹוָה Genesis 13:10; Isaiah 51:3. A garden enclosed, Song of Solomon 4:12 figuratively used of a chaste woman. Plur. גַּנִּים Song of Solomon 4:15, 6:2.
the Week of Proper 21 / Ordinary 26