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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 searched among their genealogical registration but they could not be located; so they were considered defiled H1351 and excluded from the priesthood.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:64 - These searched among their ancestral registration, but it could not be located; therefore they were considered unclean H1351 and disqualified from the priesthood.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 59:3 - For your hands are defiled H1351 with blood,
And your fingers with wrongdoing;
Your lips have spoken deceit,
Your tongue mutters wickedness.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 63:3 - “I have trodden the wine trough alone,
And from the peoples there was no one with Me.
I also trod them in My anger
And trampled them in My wrath;
And their [fn]lifeblood is sprinkled on My garments,
And I [fn]stained H1351 all My clothes.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 4:14 - They wandered, blind, in the streets;
They were defiled H1351 with blood,
Such that no one could touch their garments.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 1:8 - But Daniel [fn]made up his mind that he would not defile H1351 himself with the king’s choice food or with the wine which he drank; so he sought permission from the commander of the officials that he might not defile H1351 himself.
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 3:1 - Woe to her who is rebellious and defiled H1351,
The oppressive city!
Unchecked Copy BoxMal 1:7 - You are presenting defiled H1351 [fn]food upon My altar. But you say, ‘How have we defiled H1351 You?’ In that you say, ‘The table of the LORD is to be despised.’
Unchecked Copy BoxMal 1:12 - “But you are profaning it by your saying, ‘The table of the Lord is defiled H1351, and as for its fruit, its food is to be despised.’

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