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Lexicon :: Strong's H1361 - gāḇah

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A primitive root
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Strong’s Definitions

גָּבַהּ gâbahh, gaw-bah'; a primitive root; to soar, i.e. be lofty; figuratively, to be haughty:—exalt, be haughty, be (make) high(-er), lift up, mount up, be proud, raise up great height, upward.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 34x

The KJV translates Strong's H1361 in the following manner: exalt (9x), ... up (9x), haughty (5x), higher (4x), high (3x), above (1x), height (1x), proud (1x), upward (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 34x
The KJV translates Strong's H1361 in the following manner: exalt (9x), ... up (9x), haughty (5x), higher (4x), high (3x), above (1x), height (1x), proud (1x), upward (1x).
  1. to be high, be exalted

    1. (Qal)

      1. to be high, lofty, tall

      2. to be exalted

      3. to be lofty

        1. to be lofty (of Jehovah's ways - good sense)

        2. to be haughty, be arrogant (bad sense)

    2. (Hiphil) to make high, exalt

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
גָּבַהּ gâbahh, gaw-bah'; a primitive root; to soar, i.e. be lofty; figuratively, to be haughty:—exalt, be haughty, be (make) high(-er), lift up, mount up, be proud, raise up great height, upward.
STRONGS H1361: Abbreviations
גָּבַהּ verb be high, exalted (Late Hebrew id. (Hiph.), Aramaic גְּבַהּ, compare Arabic جَبْهَةً forehead, جَبَةً prominence of forehead; compare perhaps also Assyrian gabâni, heights (?) LotzTP 133) —
Qal Perfect ג׳ 2 Chronicles 26:16 + 5 times; נָּֽנְהָא֯ Ezekiel 31:5 (א = ה); גָּבַהְתָּ Ezekiel 31:10, גָּֽֽֽבְהוּ Job 35:5 + 3 times; Imperfect יִגְבַּהּ Proverbs 18:12 + 5 times; suffix יִגְבְּהוּ Ezekiel 31:14, יִגְבָּ֑הוּ Job 36:7, תִּגְבָּ֑הוּ Jeremiah 13:15, תִּגְבְּהֶינָה Ezekiel 16:50; Infinitive כִּגְבֹהַּ Psalm 103:11, לְגָבְהָה Zephaniah 3:11; —
1. be high, lofty, tall, e.g. tree Ezekiel 19:11; Ezekiel 31:5, 10, 14, heavens Job 35:5; Isaiah 55:9; Psalm 103:11, man 1 Samuel 10:23.
2. be exalted, of man in dignity and honour Job 36:7, of servant of Yahweh Isaiah 52:13, God Isaiah 5:16, God's ways Isaiah 55:9.
3. lofty גָּבַהּ לִבּוֺ : —
a. in a good sense, encouraged in the ways of Yahweh 2 Chronicles 17:6;
b. elsewhere in a bad sense, be haughty Psalm 131:1; Proverbs 18:12; 2 Chronicles 26:16; 32:25; Ezekiel 28:2, 5, 17, and so without לב Isaiah 3:16; Jeremiah 13:15; Ezekiel 16:50; Zephaniah 3:11.
Hiph. Perfect הִגְבַּהְתִּי Ezekiel 17:24; Imperfect יַגְבִּיהַּ Job 39:27; Jeremiah 49:16; Obadiah 4; וַיַּגְבִּיהֶהָ 2 Chronicles 33:14; יַגְבִּיהוּ Job 5:7; Infinitive הַגְבֵּהַּ Isaiah 7:11; Ezekiel 21:31; Participle מַגְבִּיהַּ Proverbs 17:19; Psalm 113:5; — make high, exalt, e.g. trees Ezekiel 17:24, wall 2 Chronicles 33:14, gate Proverbs 17:19, nest Jeremiah 49:16; Obadiah 4, dwelling Psalm 103:5, a request Isaiah 7:11, the lowly Ezekiel 21:31; יַגְבִּיהוּ עוּף make their flight high, soar aloft Job 5:7, without עוף Job 39:27.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

1 Samuel


2 Chronicles

17:6; 26:16; 26:16; 32:25; 33:14; 33:14


5:7; 5:7; 35:5; 35:5; 36:7; 36:7; 39:27; 39:27


103:5; 103:11; 103:11; 113:5; 131:1


17:19; 17:19; 18:12; 18:12


3:16; 5:16; 7:11; 7:11; 52:13; 55:9; 55:9


13:15; 13:15; 49:16; 49:16


16:50; 16:50; 17:24; 17:24; 19:11; 21:31; 21:31; 28:2; 28:5; 28:17; 31:5; 31:5; 31:10; 31:10; 31:14; 31:14


1:4; 1:4


3:11; 3:11

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1361 matches the Hebrew גָּבַהּ (gāḇah),
which occurs 34 times in 33 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 10:23 - And they ran and fetched him thence: and when he stood among the people, he was higher H1361 than any of the people from his shoulders and upward.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 17:6 - And his heart was lifted up H1361 in the ways of the LORD: moreover he took away the high places and groves out of Judah.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 26:16 - But when he was strong, his heart was lifted up H1361 to his destruction: for he transgressed against the LORD his God, and went into the temple of the LORD to burn incense upon the altar of incense.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 32:25 - But Hezekiah rendered not again according to the benefit done unto him; for his heart was lifted up: H1361 therefore there was wrath upon him, and upon Judah and Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 33:14 - Now after this he built a wall without the city of David, on the west side of Gihon, in the valley, even to the entering in at the fish gate, and compassed about Ophel, and raised it up H1361 a very great height, and put captains of war in all the fenced cities of Judah.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:7 - Yet man is born unto trouble, as the sparks fly upward. H1361
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 35:5 - Look unto the heavens, and see; and behold the clouds which are higher H1361 than thou.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 36:7 - He withdraweth not his eyes from the righteous: but with kings are they on the throne; yea, he doth establish them for ever, and they are exalted. H1361
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 39:27 - Doth the eagle mount up H1361 at thy command, and make her nest on high?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 103:11 - For as the heaven is high above H1361 the earth, so great is his mercy toward them that fear him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 113:5 - Who is like unto the LORD our God, who dwelleth on high, H1361
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 131:1 - [[A Song of degrees of David.]] LORD, my heart is not haughty, H1361 nor mine eyes lofty: neither do I exercise myself in great matters, or in things too high for me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 17:19 - He loveth transgression that loveth strife: and he that exalteth H1361 his gate seeketh destruction.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:12 - Before destruction the heart of man is haughty, H1361 and before honour is humility.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 3:16 - Moreover the LORD saith, Because the daughters of Zion are haughty, H1361 and walk with stretched forth necks and wanton eyes, walking and mincing as they go, and making a tinkling with their feet:
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 5:16 - But the LORD of hosts shall be exalted H1361 in judgment, and God that is holy shall be sanctified in righteousness.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 7:11 - Ask thee a sign of the LORD thy God; ask it either in the depth, or in the height H1361 above.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 52:13 - Behold, my servant shall deal prudently, he shall be exalted and extolled, and be very high. H1361
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 55:9 - For as the heavens are higher H1361 than the earth, so are my ways higher H1361 than your ways, and my thoughts than your thoughts.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 13:15 - Hear ye, and give ear; be not proud: H1361 for the LORD hath spoken.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 49:16 - Thy terribleness hath deceived thee, and the pride of thine heart, O thou that dwellest in the clefts of the rock, that holdest the height of the hill: though thou shouldest make thy nest as high H1361 as the eagle, I will bring thee down from thence, saith the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 16:50 - And they were haughty, H1361 and committed abomination before me: therefore I took them away as I saw good.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 17:24 - And all the trees of the field shall know that I the LORD have brought down the high tree, have exalted H1361 the low tree, have dried up the green tree, and have made the dry tree to flourish: I the LORD have spoken and have done it.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 19:11 - And she had strong rods for the sceptres of them that bare rule, and her stature was exalted H1361 among the thick branches, and she appeared in her height with the multitude of her branches.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 21:26 - Thus saith the Lord GOD; Remove the diadem, and take off the crown: this shall not be the same: exalt H1361 him that is low, and abase him that is high.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 28:2 - Son of man, say unto the prince of Tyrus, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Because thine heart is lifted up, H1361 and thou hast said, I am a God, I sit in the seat of God, in the midst of the seas; yet thou art a man, and not God, though thou set thine heart as the heart of God:
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 28:5 - By thy great wisdom and by thy traffick hast thou increased thy riches, and thine heart is lifted up H1361 because of thy riches:
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 28:17 - Thine heart was lifted up H1361 because of thy beauty, thou hast corrupted thy wisdom by reason of thy brightness: I will cast thee to the ground, I will lay thee before kings, that they may behold thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 31:5 - Therefore his height was exalted H1361 above all the trees of the field, and his boughs were multiplied, and his branches became long because of the multitude of waters, when he shot forth.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 31:10 - Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; Because thou hast lifted up H1361 thyself in height, and he hath shot up his top among the thick boughs, and his heart is lifted up in his height;
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 31:14 - To the end that none of all the trees by the waters exalt H1361 themselves for their height, neither shoot up their top among the thick boughs, neither their trees stand up in their height, all that drink water: for they are all delivered unto death, to the nether parts of the earth, in the midst of the children of men, with them that go down to the pit.
Unchecked Copy BoxOba 1:4 - Though thou exalt H1361 thyself as the eagle, and though thou set thy nest among the stars, thence will I bring thee down, saith the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 3:11 - In that day shalt thou not be ashamed for all thy doings, wherein thou hast transgressed against me: for then I will take away out of the midst of thee them that rejoice in thy pride, and thou shalt no more be haughty H1361 because of my holy mountain.
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