Click to Change

Return to Top

Return to Top

Printer Icon


Copy Options
Red Letter
The Blue Letter Bible

Lexicon :: Strong's H1364 - gāḇōha

Choose a new font size and typeface
Part of Speech
adjective, masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Dictionary Aids

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.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
Copyright © 2002, 2003, 2006 by Biblesoft, Inc.
All rights reserved. Used by permission.

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 waters completely inundated the earth so that even all the high mountains under the entire sky were covered.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:5 - All of these cities were fortified by high walls, gates, and locking bars; in addition there were a great many open villages.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:52 - They will besiege all of your villages until all of your high and fortified walls collapse - those in which you put your confidence throughout the land. They will besiege all your villages throughout the land the LORD your God has given you.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 2:3 - Don't keep speaking so arrogantly, letting proud talk come out of your mouth! For the LORD is a God who knows; he evaluates what people do.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 9:2 - He had a son named Saul, a handsome young man. There was no one among the Israelites more handsome than he was; he stood head and shoulders above all the people.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 16:7 - But the LORD said to Samuel, "Don't be impressed by his appearance or his height, for I have rejected him. God does not view things the way men do. People look on the outward appearance, but the LORD looks at the heart."
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 14:23 - They even built for themselves high places, sacred pillars, and Asherah poles on every high hill and under every green tree.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 17:10 - They set up sacred pillars and Asherah poles on every high hill and under every green tree.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 5:14 - Haman's wife Zeresh and all his friends said to him, "Have a gallows seventy-five feet high built, and in the morning tell the king that Mordecai should be hanged on it. Then go with the king to the banquet contented." It seemed like a good idea to Haman, so he had the gallows built.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 7:9 - Harbona, one of the king's eunuchs, said, "Indeed, there is the gallows that Haman made for Mordecai, who spoke out in the king's behalf. It stands near Haman's home and is seventy-five feet high." The king said, "Hang him on it!"
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 41:34 - It looks on every haughty being; it is king over all that are proud."
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 104:18 - The wild goats live in the high mountains; the rock badgers find safety in the cliffs.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 138:6 - Though the LORD is exalted, he takes note of the lowly, and recognizes the proud from far away.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 5:8 - If you see the extortion of the poor, or the perversion of justice and fairness in the government, do not be astonished by the matter. For the high official is watched by a higher official, and there are higher ones over them!
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 12:5 - and they are afraid of heights and the dangers in the street; the almond blossoms grow white, and the grasshopper drags itself along, and the caper berry shrivels up - because man goes to his eternal home, and the mourners go about in the streets -
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 2:15 - for every high tower, for every fortified wall,
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 5:15 - Men will be humiliated, they will be brought low; the proud will be brought low.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 10:33 - Look, the sovereign master, the LORD who commands armies, is ready to cut off the branches with terrifying power. The tallest trees will be cut down, the loftiest ones will be brought low.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 30:25 - On every high mountain and every high hill there will be streams flowing with water, at the time of great slaughter when the fortified towers collapse.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 40:9 - Go up on a high mountain, O herald Zion! Shout out loudly, O herald Jerusalem! Shout, don't be afraid! Say to the towns of Judah, "Here is your God!"
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 57:7 - On every high, elevated hill you prepare your bed; you go up there to offer sacrifices.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 2:20 - "Indeed, long ago you threw off my authority and refused to be subject to me. You said, 'I will not serve you.' Instead, you gave yourself to other gods on every high hill and under every green tree, like a prostitute sprawls out before her lovers.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 3:6 - When Josiah was king of Judah, the LORD said to me, "Jeremiah, you have no doubt seen what wayward Israel has done. You have seen how she went up to every high hill and under every green tree to give herself like a prostitute to other gods.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 17:2 - Their children are always thinking about their altars and their sacred poles dedicated to the goddess Asherah, set up beside the green trees on the high hills
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:58 - This is what the LORD who rules over all says, "Babylon's thick wall will be completely demolished. Her high gates will be set on fire. The peoples strive for what does not satisfy. The nations grow weary trying to get what will be destroyed."
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 17:22 - "'This is what the sovereign LORD says: "'I will take a sprig from the lofty top of the cedar and plant it. I will pluck from the top one of its tender twigs; I myself will plant it on a high and lofty mountain.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 17:24 - All the trees of the field will know that I am the LORD. I make the high tree low; I raise up the low tree. I make the green tree wither, and I make the dry tree sprout. I, the LORD, have spoken, and I will do it!'"
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 21:26 - this is what the sovereign LORD says: Tear off the turban, take off the crown! Things must change! Exalt the lowly, bring down the proud!
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 40:2 - By means of divine visions he brought me to the land of Israel and placed me on a very high mountain, and on it was a structure like a city, to the south.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 41:22 - The altar was of wood, 5¼ feet high, with its length 3½ feet; its corners, its length, and its walls were of wood. He said to me, "This is the table that is before the LORD."
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 8:3 - I looked up and saw a ram with two horns standing at the canal. Its two horns were both long, but one was longer than the other. The longer one was coming up after the shorter one.
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 1:16 - a day of trumpet blasts and battle cries. Judgment will fall on the fortified cities and the high corner towers.
BLB Searches
Search the Bible

Advanced Options

Other Searches

Multi-Verse Retrieval

Daily Devotionals

Blue Letter Bible offers several daily devotional readings in order to help you refocus on Christ and the Gospel of His peace and righteousness.

Daily Bible Reading Plans

Recognizing the value of consistent reflection upon the Word of God in order to refocus one's mind and heart upon Christ and His Gospel of peace, we provide several reading plans designed to cover the entire Bible in a year.

One-Year Plans

Two-Year Plan