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Lexicon :: Strong's H1351 - gā'al

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גָּאַל
Transliteration
gā'al
Pronunciation
gaw-al'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 301

Strong’s Definitions

גָּאַל gâʼal, gaw-al'; a primitive root, (rather identified with H1350, through the idea of freeing, i.e. repudiating); to soil or (figuratively) desecrate:—defile, pollute, stain.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x

The KJV translates Strong's H1351 in the following manner: pollute (7x), defile (3x), stain (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x
The KJV translates Strong's H1351 in the following manner: pollute (7x), defile (3x), stain (1x).
  1. to defile, pollute, desecrate

    1. (Niphal) to be defiled, be polluted

    2. (Piel) to pollute, desecrate

    3. (Pual) to be desecrated (of removal from priesthood)

    4. (Hiphil) to pollute, stain

    5. (Hithpael) to defile oneself

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
גָּאַל gâʼal, gaw-al'; a primitive root, (rather identified with H1350, through the idea of freeing, i.e. repudiating); to soil or (figuratively) desecrate:—defile, pollute, stain.
STRONGS H1351:
II. [גָּאַל] verb defile, late (compare גָּעַל) —
Niph. Perfect 3rd person masculine plural נְגֹאֲלוּ Isaiah 59:3; Lamentations 4:14, on form see Ges§ 51, 2, Köi. 265; Participle נִגְאָלָה Zephaniah 3:1; — be defiled, hands with blood בַּדָּם, Isaiah 59:3 compare Lamentations 4:14; participle as substantive defiled, polluted one Zephaniah 3:1 of Jerusalem (|| ֽֽֽמֹרְאָה; appositive הָעִיר הַיּוֺנָה).
Pi. Perfect1plural suffix גֵּאַלְנוּךָ Malachi 1:7 pollute, desecrate, object י׳ (desecrated in his altar).
Pu. Imperfect וַיְגֹאֲלוּ מִן־הַכְּהֻנָּה Ezra 2:62 = Nehemiah 7:64 construct pregnant and they were desecrated out of the priesthood, i.e. deposed, as desecrated one; Participle מְגֹאָל of bread laid on Yahweh's altar Malachi 1:7; of Yahweh's altar (table, שֻׁלְחָן) Malachi 1:12.
Hiph. Perfect 1st person singular אֶגְאָ֑לְתִּי Isaiah 63:3 (on Aramaic form see Köi. 27 Ges§ 53 R. 6 but) read perhaps גֵּאָ֑לְתִּי Pi., see GFMThLZ 1887, 292 compare also Gesl.c. N. Ol§ 255 b Sta§ 159 b, 3; — I have polluted, i.e. stained all my raiment.
Hithp. Imperfect יִתְגָּאַל Daniel 1:8; יִתְגָּאָ֑ל Daniel 1:8; — defile himself.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Ezra

2:62

Nehemiah

7:64

Isaiah

59:3; 59:3; 63:3

Lamentations

4:14; 4:14

Daniel

1:8; 1:8

Zephaniah

3:1; 3:1

Malachi

1:7; 1:7; 1:12

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1351 matches the Hebrew גָּאַל (gā'al),
which occurs 11 times in 9 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:62 - These sought their register among those that were reckoned by genealogy, but they were not found: therefore were they, as polluted, H1351 put from the priesthood.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:64 - These sought their register among those that were reckoned by genealogy, but it was not found: therefore were they, as polluted, H1351 put from the priesthood.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 59:3 - For your hands are defiled H1351 with blood, and your fingers with iniquity; your lips have spoken lies, your tongue hath muttered perverseness.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 63:3 - I have trodden the winepress alone; and of the people there was none with me: for I will tread them in mine anger, and trample them in my fury; and their blood shall be sprinkled upon my garments, and I will stain H1351 all my raiment.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 4:14 - They have wandered as blind men in the streets, they have polluted H1351 themselves with blood, so that men could not touch their garments.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 1:8 - But Daniel purposed in his heart that he would not defile H1351 himself with the portion of the king's meat, nor with the wine which he drank: therefore he requested of the prince of the eunuchs that he might not defile H1351 himself.
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 3:1 - Woe to her that is filthy and polluted, H1351 to the oppressing city!
Unchecked Copy BoxMal 1:7 - Ye offer polluted H1351 bread upon mine altar; and ye say, Wherein have we polluted H1351 thee? In that ye say, The table of the LORD is contemptible.
Unchecked Copy BoxMal 1:12 - But ye have profaned it, in that ye say, The table of the LORD is polluted; H1351 and the fruit thereof, even his meat, is contemptible.

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