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Lexicon :: Strong's H1364 - gāḇōha

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Part of Speech
adjective, masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 305a

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 - The water prevailed more and more upon the earth, so that all the high H1364 mountains [fn]everywhere under the heavens were covered.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:5 - “All these were cities fortified with high H1364 walls, gates and bars, besides a great many [fn]unwalled towns.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:52 - “It shall besiege you in all your [fn]towns until your high H1364 and fortified walls in which you trusted come down throughout your land, and it shall besiege you in all your [fn]towns throughout your land which the LORD your God has given you.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 2:3 - [fn]Boast no more so very H1364 proudly, H1364
Do not let arrogance come out of your mouth;
For the LORD is a God of knowledge,
And with Him actions are weighed.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 9:2 - He had a son whose name was Saul, a choice and handsome man, and there was not a more handsome person than he among the sons of Israel; from his shoulders and up he was taller H1364 than any of the people.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 16:7 - But the LORD said to Samuel, “Do not look at his appearance or at the height of his stature, because I have rejected him; for [fn]God sees not as man sees, for man looks at the outward appearance, but the LORD looks at the heart.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 14:23 - For they also built for themselves high places and sacred pillars and [fn]Asherim on every high H1364 hill and beneath every luxuriant tree.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 17:10 - They set for themselves sacred pillars and [fn]Asherim on every high H1364 hill and under every green tree,
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 5:14 - Then Zeresh his wife and all his friends said to him, “Have a [fn]gallows fifty cubits high H1364 made and in the morning ask the king to have Mordecai hanged on it; then go joyfully with the king to the banquet.” And the [fn]advice pleased Haman, so he had the gallows made.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 7:9 - Then Harbonah, one of the eunuchs who were before the king said, “Behold indeed, the gallows standing at Haman’s house fifty cubits high, H1364 which Haman made for Mordecai who spoke good on behalf of the king!” And the king said, “Hang him on it.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 41:34 - [fn]He looks on everything that is high; H1364
He is king over all the sons of pride.”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 104:18 - The high H1364 mountains are for the wild goats;
The cliffs are a refuge for the [fn]shephanim.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 138:6 - For though the LORD is exalted,
Yet He regards the lowly,
But the haughty H1364 He knows from afar.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 5:8 - If you see oppression of the poor and denial of justice and righteousness in the province, do not be shocked at the [fn]sight; for one [fn]official H1364 watches over another [fn]official, H1364 and there are higher H1364 [fn]officials H1364 over them.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 12:5 - Furthermore, [fn]men are afraid of a high H1364 place and of terrors on the road; the almond tree blossoms, the grasshopper drags himself along, and the caperberry is ineffective. For man goes to his eternal home while mourners go about in the street.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 2:15 - Against every high H1364 tower,
Against every fortified wall,
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 5:15 - So the common man will be humbled and the man of importance abased,
The eyes of the proud H1364 also will be abased.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 10:33 - Behold, the Lord, the [fn]GOD of hosts, will lop off the boughs with a terrible crash;
Those also who are tall in stature will be cut down
And those who H1364 are lofty H1364 will be abased.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 30:25 - On every lofty H1364 mountain and on every high hill there will be [fn]streams running with water on the day of the great slaughter, when the towers fall.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 40:9 - Get yourself up on a high H1364 mountain,
O Zion, bearer of good news,
Lift up your voice mightily,
O Jerusalem, bearer of good news;
Lift it up, do not fear.
Say to the cities of Judah,
“Here is your God!”
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 57:7 - “Upon a high H1364 and lofty mountain
You have made your bed.
You also went up there to offer sacrifice.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 2:20 - “For long ago [fn]I broke your yoke
And tore off your bonds;
But you said, ‘I will not serve!’
For on every high H1364 hill
And under every green tree
You have lain down as a harlot.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 3:6 - Then the LORD said to me in the days of Josiah the king, “Have you seen what faithless Israel did? She went up on every high H1364 hill and under every green tree, and she was a harlot there.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 17:2 - As they remember their children,
So they remember their altars and their [fn]Asherim
By green trees on the high H1364 hills.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:58 - Thus says the LORD of hosts,
“The broad wall of Babylon will be completely razed
And her high H1364 gates will be set on fire;
So the peoples will toil for nothing,
And the nations become exhausted only for fire.”
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 17:22 - Thus says the Lord GOD, “I will also take a sprig from the lofty top of the cedar and set it out; I will pluck from the topmost of its young twigs a tender one and I will plant it on a high H1364 and lofty mountain.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 17:24 - “All the trees of the field will know that I am the LORD; I bring down the high H1364 tree, exalt the low tree, dry up the green tree and make the dry tree flourish. I am the LORD; I have spoken, and I will perform it.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 21:26 - thus says the Lord GOD, ‘Remove the turban and take off the crown; this will [fn]no longer be the same. Exalt that which is low and abase that which H1364 is high. H1364
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 40:2 - In the visions of God He brought me into the land of Israel and set me on a very high H1364 mountain, and on it to the south there was a structure like a city.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 41:22 - The altar was of wood, three cubits high H1364 and its length two cubits; its corners, its [fn]base and its [fn]sides were of wood. And he said to me, “This is the table that is before the LORD.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 8:3 - Then I lifted my eyes and looked, and behold, a ram which had two horns was standing in front of the [fn]canal. Now the two horns were [fn]long, H1364 but one was [fn]longer H1364 than the other, with the [fn]longer H1364 one H1364 coming up last.
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 1:16 - A day of trumpet and battle cry
Against the fortified cities
And the high H1364 corner towers.
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