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Lexicon :: Strong's H1356 - gēḇ

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גֵּב
Transliteration
gēḇ
Pronunciation
gabe
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 323a,b

Strong’s Definitions

גֵּב gêb, gabe; from H1461; a log (as cut out); also well or cistern (as dug):—beam, ditch, pit.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x

The KJV translates Strong's H1356 in the following manner: pit (1x), beam (1x), ditch (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x
The KJV translates Strong's H1356 in the following manner: pit (1x), beam (1x), ditch (1x).
  1. pit, trench, ditch, beam, rafter

    1. pit, trench

    2. beam, rafter

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
גֵּב gêb, gabe; from H1461; a log (as cut out); also well or cistern (as dug):—beam, ditch, pit.
STRONGS H1356:
II. [גֵּב] pit, III. [גֵּב] beam, see below

† II. גֵּב noun [masculine] pit, ditch, trench, (Arabic bdb015507 hollow, depression; Syriac bdb015508 cistern) — only plural גֵּבִים Jeremiah 14:3; in 2 Kings 3:16 גבים גבים, i.e. full of ditches; further, cisterns (according to Klo 2 Kings 25:12) Jeremiah 39:10 וִּיגֵבִים (read וְגֵבִים); compare also || 2 Kings 25:12 (ולגבים Kt, וּלְיוֺגְבִים Qr) = Jeremiah 52:16 (וּלְֹיגְבִים; both with כֹּרְמִים); Klo propose to emend these, so as to read in all וַיִּתֵּן לָהֶם כְּרָמִים וְגֵבִים and gave to them vineyards and cisterns; another view in Th; compare further גוב, יגב. — H1357 I. גֵּב.

† III. [גֵּב] noun [masculine] beam, rafter? (Thes below גוב, but meaning & √ dubious), גֵּבִים 1 Kings 6:9; but LagArmen. Stud. § 499, M i. 212; BN 155 reads גֻּבְּדִים (Persian bdb015509, Armenian γμβεθ) vaulted roofs.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

1 Kings

6:9

2 Kings

3:16; 25:12; 25:12

Jeremiah

14:3; 39:10; 52:16

H1356

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1356 matches the Hebrew גֵּב (gēḇ),
which occurs 4 times in 3 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 6:9 - So he built the house and finished it; and he covered the house with beams H1356 and [fn]planks of cedar.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 3:16 - And he said, “This is what the LORD says: ‘Make this valley [fn]full H1356 of trenches H1356.’
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 14:3 - “Their nobles have sent their [fn]servants for water;
They have come to the cisterns H1356 and found no water.
They have returned with their containers empty;
They have been put to shame and humiliated,
And they cover their heads,

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