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Lexicon :: Strong's H1364 - gāḇōha

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adjective, masculine noun
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Strong’s Definitions

גָּבֹהַּ gâbôahh, gaw-bo'-ah; or גָּבוֹהַּ gâbôwahh; (fully) from H1361; elevated (or elated), powerful, arrogant:—haughty, height, high(-er), lofty, proud, × exceeding proudly.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 37x

The KJV translates Strong's H1364 in the following manner: high (24x), higher (5x), lofty (2x), exceeding (1x), haughty (1x), height (1x), highest (1x), proud (1x), proudly (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 37x
The KJV translates Strong's H1364 in the following manner: high (24x), higher (5x), lofty (2x), exceeding (1x), haughty (1x), height (1x), highest (1x), proud (1x), proudly (1x).
  1. high, exalted

    1. high, tall

    2. high (in position)

    3. proud, haughty

      masculine noun
  2. loftiness

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
גָּבֹהַּ gâbôahh, gaw-bo'-ah; or גָּבוֹהַּ gâbôwahh; (fully) from H1361; elevated (or elated), powerful, arrogant:—haughty, height, high(-er), lofty, proud, × exceeding proudly.
STRONGS H1364: Abbreviations
גָּבֹהַּ adjective high, exalted1 Samuel 9:2 + 15 times; גָּבוֺהַּ Psalm 138:6; construct גְּבֹהַּ 1 Samuel 16:7; גְּבַהּ (Ew§ 213 d) [H1362 Psalm 101:5] + 3 times; plural גְּבֹהִים Ecclesiastes 5:7 + 5 times; feminine גְּבֹהָה Deuteronomy 3:5 + 6 times; plural גְּבֹהוֺת Daniel 8:3 + 2 times; גְּבֹהֹת Deuteronomy 28:52; —
1. high, lofty, tall, e.g. tree Ezekiel 17:24, tower Isaiah 2:15; Zephaniah 1:16, mountain Genesis 7:19; Psalm 104:18; Isaiah 40:9; Isaiah 57:7; Ezekiel 17:22; Ezekiel 40:2; compare phrases על כל גבעה גבהה upon every high hill 1 Kings 14:23; 2 Kings 17:10; Jeremiah 2:20; על גבעות הגבהות Jeremiah 17:2; עַל־כָּל־הַר גָּבֹהַּ Isaiah 30:25; Jeremiah 3:6; man 1 Samuel 9:2; tree גְּבַהּ קוֺמָה [H1362 Ezekiel 31:3]; horns Daniel 8:3; walls Deuteronomy 3:5; Deuteronomy 28:52; gallows Esther 5:14; Esther 7:9; gate Jeremiah 51:58; altar Ezekiel 41:22; high things Job 41:26; Ecclesiastes 12:5.
2. exalted in station Ezekiel 21:31; כִּי גָּבֹהַּ מֵעַל גָּבֹהַּ שֹׁמֵר וּגְבֹהִים עֲלֵיהֶם for high one above high one is watching, & the Most High over them Ecclesiastes 5:7 so Ew Zö and others, but Vrss De Now and others higher (earthly), potentates over them.
3. haughty Psalm 138:6; Isaiah 5:15; Isaiah 10:33; 1 Samuel 2:3; גְּבַהּ־עֵינַיִם [H1362 Psalm 101:5]; לֵב ג׳ [H1362 Proverbs 16:5]; רוּחַ ג׳ [H1362 Ecclesiastes 7:8].
4. noun [masculine] loftiness, גִּבֹהַּ קוֺמַתוֺ 1 Samuel 16:7; compare גָּדוֺל 10.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs




3:5; 3:5; 28:52; 28:52

1 Samuel

2:3; 9:2; 9:2; 16:7; 16:7

1 Kings


2 Kings



5:14; 7:9




104:18; 138:6; 138:6


5:7; 5:7; 12:5


2:15; 5:15; 10:33; 30:25; 40:9; 57:7


2:20; 3:6; 17:2; 51:58


17:22; 17:24; 21:31; 40:2; 41:22


8:3; 8:3




Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1364 matches the Hebrew גָּבֹהַּ (gāḇōha),
which occurs 37 times in 32 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:19 - And the waters prevailed exceedingly on the earth; and all the high mountains that are under all the heavens were covered.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:5 - All these cities were fortified with high walls, gates, and bars; besides unwalled towns very many.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:52 - And he shall besiege thee in all thy gates, until thy high and strong walls wherein thou trustedst come down, throughout all thy land; and he shall besiege thee in all thy gates in all thy land, which Jehovah thy God hath given thee.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 2:3 - Do not multiply your words of pride, let not vain-glory come out of your mouth; For Jehovah is a God of knowledge, and by him actions are weighed.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 9:2 - And he had a son whose name was Saul, choice and comely; and there was not among the children of Israel a comelier person than he; from his shoulders and upward he was higher than any of the people.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 16:7 - But Jehovah said to Samuel, Look not on his countenance, or on the height of his stature; because I have rejected him; for it is not as man seeth; for man looketh upon the outward appearance, but Jehovah looketh upon the heart.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 14:23 - And they also built for themselves high places, and columns, and Asherahs on every high hill and under every green tree;
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 17:10 - And they set them up columns and Asherahs on every high hill and under every green tree;
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 5:14 - Then said Zeresh his wife and all his friends to him, Let a gallows be made of fifty cubits high, and in the morning speak to the king that Mordecai may be hanged on it: then go in merrily with the king to the banquet. And the thing pleased Haman; and he caused the gallows to be made.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 7:9 - And Harbonah, one of the chamberlains, said before the king, Behold, also, the gallows fifty cubits high, that Haman made for Mordecai, who spoke good for the king, stands in the house of Haman. And the king said, Hang him on it!
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 41:34 - He beholdeth all high things; he is king over all the proud beasts.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 104:18 - The high mountains are for the wild goats; the cliffs, a refuge for the rock-badgers.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 138:6 - For Jehovah is high; but he looketh upon the lowly, and the proud he knoweth afar off.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 5:8 - If thou seest the oppression of the poor, and violent perverting of judgment and justice in a province, marvel not at the matter; for a higher than the high is watching, and there are higher than they.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 12:5 - they are also afraid of what is high, and terrors are in the way, and the almond is despised, and the grasshopper is a burden, and the caper-berry is without effect; (for man goeth to his age-long home, and the mourners go about the streets;)
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 2:15 - and upon every high tower, and upon every fenced wall;
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 5:15 - And the mean man shall be bowed down, and the great man brought low, and the eyes of the lofty shall be brought low;
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 10:33 - Behold the Lord, Jehovah of hosts, shall lop the boughs with violence; and the high ones of stature shall be hewn down, and the haughty shall be brought low;
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 30:25 - And there shall be upon every high mountain and upon every hill that is lifted up, brooks and water-courses, in the day of the great slaughter, when the towers fall.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 40:9 - O Zion, that bringest glad tidings, get thee up into a high mountain; O Jerusalem, that bringest glad tidings, lift up thy voice with strength: lift it up, be not afraid; say unto the cities of Judah, Behold your God!
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 57:7 - Upon a lofty and high mountain hast thou set thy bed: even thither didst thou go up to offer sacrifice.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 2:20 - For of old thou hast broken thy yoke, and burst thy bands; and thou saidst, I will not serve. For upon every high hill, and under every green tree, thou bowest down, playing the harlot.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 3:6 - And Jehovah said unto me in the days of Josiah the king, Hast thou seen what backsliding Israel hath done? She hath gone up upon every high mountain and under every green tree, and there hath committed fornication.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 17:2 - whilst their children remember their altars and their Asherahs, by the green trees, upon the high hills.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:58 - Thus saith Jehovah of hosts: The broad walls of Babylon shall be utterly laid bare, and her high gates shall be burned with fire; so that the peoples will have laboured in vain, and the nations for the fire: and they shall be weary.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 17:22 - Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: I will also take of the highest branch of the lofty cedar, and will set it; I will crop off from the top of its young shoots a tender one, and I will plant it upon a high and eminent mountain:
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 17:24 - And all the trees of the field shall know that I Jehovah have brought down the high tree, have exalted the low tree, have dried up the green tree, and made the dry tree to flourish: I Jehovah have spoken, and will do it.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 21:26 - -- thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Remove the mitre and take off the crown; what is shall be no more. Exalt that which is low, and abase that which is high.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 40:2 - In the visions of God brought he me into the land of Israel, and set me upon a very high mountain; and upon it was as the building of a city, on the south.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 41:22 - The altar was of wood, three cubits high, and its length two cubits; and its corners, and its length, and its walls were of wood. And he said unto me, This is the table which is before Jehovah.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 8:3 - And I lifted up mine eyes and saw, and behold, there stood before the river a ram which had two horns; and the two horns were high; and one was higher than the other, and the higher came up last.
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 1:16 - a day of the trumpet and alarm, against the fenced cities and against the high battlements.
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