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Lexicon :: Strong's H1471 - gowy

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go'·e (Key)
Part of Speech
masculine noun, proper masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Apparently from the same root as גֵּוָה (H1465)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 326e

Strong’s Definitions

גּוֹי gôwy, go'-ee; rarely (shortened) גֹּי gôy; apparently from the same root as H1465 (in the sense of massing); a foreign nation; hence, a Gentile; also (figuratively) a troop of animals, or a flight of locusts:—Gentile, heathen, nation, people.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 558x

The KJV translates Strong's H1471 in the following manner: nation (374x), heathen (143x), Gentiles (30x), people (11x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 558x
The KJV translates Strong's H1471 in the following manner: nation (374x), heathen (143x), Gentiles (30x), people (11x).
masculine noun
  1. nation, people

    1. nation, people

      1. usually of non-Hebrew people

      2. of descendants of Abraham

      3. of Israel

    2. of swarm of locusts, other animals (fig.)

      proper masculine noun
    3. Goyim? = "nations"

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
גּוֹי gôwy, go'-ee; rarely (shortened) גֹּי gôy; apparently from the same root as H1465 (in the sense of massing); a foreign nation; hence, a Gentile; also (figuratively) a troop of animals, or a flight of locusts:—Gentile, heathen, nation, people.

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1471 matches the Hebrew גּוֹי (gowy),
which occurs 561 times in 511 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the NASB

Page 1 / 11 (Gen 10:5–Deu 7:22)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:5 - Their descendants became the seafaring peoples that spread out to various lands, each identified by its own language, clan, and national identity.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:20 - These were the descendants of Ham, identified by clan, language, territory, and national identity.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:31 - These were the descendants of Shem, identified by clan, language, territory, and national identity.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:32 - These are the clans that descended from Noah’s sons, arranged by nation according to their lines of descent. All the nations of the earth descended from these clans after the great flood.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:2 - I will make you into a great nation. I will bless you and make you famous, and you will be a blessing to others.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:1 - About this time war broke out in the region. King Amraphel of Babylonia,[fn] King Arioch of Ellasar, King Kedorlaomer of Elam, and King Tidal of Goiim
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:9 - They fought against King Kedorlaomer of Elam, King Tidal of Goiim, King Amraphel of Babylonia, and King Arioch of Ellasar—four kings against five.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:14 - But I will punish the nation that enslaves them, and in the end they will come away with great wealth.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:4 - “This is my covenant with you: I will make you the father of a multitude of nations!
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:5 - What’s more, I am changing your name. It will no longer be Abram. Instead, you will be called Abraham,[fn] for you will be the father of many nations.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:6 - I will make you extremely fruitful. Your descendants will become many nations, and kings will be among them!
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:16 - And I will bless her and give you a son from her! Yes, I will bless her richly, and she will become the mother of many nations. Kings of nations will be among her descendants.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:20 - As for Ishmael, I will bless him also, just as you have asked. I will make him extremely fruitful and multiply his descendants. He will become the father of twelve princes, and I will make him a great nation.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:18 - “For Abraham will certainly become a great and mighty nation, and all the nations of the earth will be blessed through him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:4 - But Abimelech had not slept with her yet, so he said, “Lord, will you destroy an innocent nation?
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:13 - But I will also make a nation of the descendants of Hagar’s son because he is your son, too.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:18 - Go to him and comfort him, for I will make a great nation from his descendants.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:18 - And through your descendants all the nations of the earth will be blessed—all because you have obeyed me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:23 - And the LORD told her, “The sons in your womb will become two nations. From the very beginning, the two nations will be rivals. One nation will be stronger than the other; and your older son will serve your younger son.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:4 - I will cause your descendants to become as numerous as the stars of the sky, and I will give them all these lands. And through your descendants all the nations of the earth will be blessed.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:11 - Then God said, “I am El-Shaddai—‘God Almighty.’ Be fruitful and multiply. You will become a great nation, even many nations. Kings will be among your descendants!
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 46:3 - “I am God,[fn] the God of your father,” the voice said. “Do not be afraid to go down to Egypt, for there I will make your family into a great nation.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 48:19 - But his father refused. “I know, my son; I know,” he replied. “Manasseh will also become a great people, but his younger brother will become even greater. And his descendants will become a multitude of nations.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 9:24 - Never in all the history of Egypt had there been a storm like that, with such devastating hail and continuous lightning.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 19:6 - And you will be my kingdom of priests, my holy nation.’ This is the message you must give to the people of Israel.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 32:10 - Now leave me alone so my fierce anger can blaze against them, and I will destroy them. Then I will make you, Moses, into a great nation.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 33:13 - If it is true that you look favorably on me, let me know your ways so I may understand you more fully and continue to enjoy your favor. And remember that this nation is your very own people.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 34:10 - The LORD replied, “Listen, I am making a covenant with you in the presence of all your people. I will perform miracles that have never been performed anywhere in all the earth or in any nation. And all the people around you will see the power of the LORD—the awesome power I will display for you.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 34:24 - I will drive out the other nations ahead of you and expand your territory, so no one will covet and conquer your land while you appear before the LORD your God three times each year.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 18:24 - “Do not defile yourselves in any of these ways, for the people I am driving out before you have defiled themselves in all these ways.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 18:28 - So do not defile the land and give it a reason to vomit you out, as it will vomit out the people who live there now.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 20:23 - Do not live according to the customs of the people I am driving out before you. It is because they do these shameful things that I detest them.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 25:44 - “However, you may purchase male and female slaves from among the nations around you.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:33 - I will scatter you among the nations and bring out my sword against you. Your land will become desolate, and your cities will lie in ruins.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:38 - You will die among the foreign nations and be devoured in the land of your enemies.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:45 - For their sakes I will remember my ancient covenant with their ancestors, whom I brought out of the land of Egypt in the sight of all the nations, that I might be their God. I am the LORD.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 14:12 - I will disown them and destroy them with a plague. Then I will make you into a nation greater and mightier than they are!”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 14:15 - Now if you slaughter all these people with a single blow, the nations that have heard of your fame will say,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 23:9 - I see them from the cliff tops;
I watch them from the hills.
I see a people who live by themselves,
set apart from other nations.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 24:8 - God brought them out of Egypt;
for them he is as strong as a wild ox.
He devours all the nations that oppose him,
breaking their bones in pieces,
shooting them with arrows.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 24:20 - Then Balaam looked over toward the people of Amalek and delivered this message:
“Amalek was the greatest of nations,
but its destiny is destruction!”
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:6 - Obey them completely, and you will display your wisdom and intelligence among the surrounding nations. When they hear all these decrees, they will exclaim, ‘How wise and prudent are the people of this great nation!’
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:7 - For what great nation has a god as near to them as the LORD our God is near to us whenever we call on him?
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:8 - And what great nation has decrees and regulations as righteous and fair as this body of instructions that I am giving you today?
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:27 - For the LORD will scatter you among the nations, where only a few of you will survive.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:34 - Has any other god dared to take a nation for himself out of another nation by means of trials, miraculous signs, wonders, war, a strong hand, a powerful arm, and terrifying acts? Yet that is what the LORD your God did for you in Egypt, right before your eyes.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:38 - He drove out nations far greater than you, so he could bring you in and give you their land as your special possession, as it is today.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 7:1 - “When the LORD your God brings you into the land you are about to enter and occupy, he will clear away many nations ahead of you: the Hittites, Girgashites, Amorites, Canaanites, Perizzites, Hivites, and Jebusites. These seven nations are greater and more numerous than you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 7:17 - Perhaps you will think to yourselves, ‘How can we ever conquer these nations that are so much more powerful than we are?’
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 7:22 - The LORD your God will drive those nations out ahead of you little by little. You will not clear them away all at once, otherwise the wild animals would multiply too quickly for you.

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