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Lexicon :: Strong's H1366 - gᵊḇûl

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Strong’s Definitions

גְּבוּל gᵉbûwl, gheb-ool'; or גְּבֻל gᵉbul; (shortened) from H1379; properly, a cord (as twisted), i.e. (by implication) a boundary; by extension the territory inclosed:—border, bound, coast, × great, landmark, limit, quarter, space.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 241x

The KJV translates Strong's H1366 in the following manner: border (158x), coast (69x), bound (5x), landmark (4x), space (2x), limit (1x), quarters (1x), non translated variant (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 241x
The KJV translates Strong's H1366 in the following manner: border (158x), coast (69x), bound (5x), landmark (4x), space (2x), limit (1x), quarters (1x), non translated variant (1x).
  1. border, territory

    1. border

    2. territory (enclosed within boundary)

    3. region, territory (of darkness) (fig.)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
גְּבוּל gᵉbûwl, gheb-ool'; or גְּבֻל gᵉbul; (shortened) from H1379; properly, a cord (as twisted), i.e. (by implication) a boundary; by extension the territory inclosed:—border, bound, coast, × great, landmark, limit, quarter, space.
STRONGS H1366: Abbreviations
גבול(ח) Joshua 15:47 Kt; read הַגָּדוֺל Vrss. Manuscripts compare Joshua 15:12.

גְּבוּל 240 noun masculineNumbers 34 border, boundary, territory (Late Hebrew id., Punic gubulim (plural, PlautPoen. i. 9) — גָּבוּל Genesis 10:19 + 168 times + Joshua 15:47 Kt (but read Qr גָּדוֺל); גְּבֻל Numbers 21:13 + 9 times; (both, in absolute & construct, e.g. absolute Numbers 22:36; Numbers 34:8, construct Genesis 10:19; 2 Samuel 21:5); suffix גְּבוּלִי 1 Chronicles 4:10, גְּבוּלְךָ Exodus 7:27, גְבֻלְךָ Exodus 23:31 + 3 times, etc.; plural (8 times) only suffix גְּבוּלֶיךָ Jeremiah 15:13; Jeremiah 17:3, etc.; —
1. border, boundary,
a. of a land or people: Canaanites Genesis 10:19 (J), Edom Numbers 20:23; Joshua 15:1, 21 (all P) compare Obadiah 7, Amorites Numbers 21:13 (E) Joshua 13:4 (D) compare Joshua 12:5 (D) Judges 1:36, Moab Numbers 21:13, 15; Numbers 22:36 (E) Numbers 33:44 (P) Deuteronomy 2:18; Judges 11:18 (twice in verse); 2 Kings 3:21; Isaiah 15:8, Ammon Numbers 21:24 (E) Deuteronomy 3:16; Joshua 12:2; Joshua 13:10 (all D) Amos 1:3, Bashan Joshua 12:4 (D), Egypt 1 Kings 5:1 = 2 Chronicles 9:26; Isaiah 19:19; especially of promised land Exodus 23:31; Exodus 34:24 (JE) Numbers 34:3+ + 13 times Numbers 34 (all P) Deuteronomy 11:24; Deuteronomy 12:20; Deuteronomy 16:4; Joshua 1:4 (D), compare Ezekiel 45:1 + 10 times Ezekiel 45-48; also of Israel 2 Kings 14:25; Amos 6:2; Malachi 1:5.
b. boundary of smaller divisions, e.g. Geshurites Deuteronomy 3:14; Joshua 12:5; Joshua 13:11 (all D), compare Joshua 16:2, 3(J) Joshua 19:12 (P); especially of tribes of Israel Deuteronomy 3:16, 17; Joshua 13:30 (all D) Joshua 13:16 + 60 times Joshua 13-19 (P); — Joshua 15:47 read גדול see above; Joshua 22:25 (P) & Joshua 17:8; Joshua 18:11; Joshua 24:30 (JE), compare 1 Chronicles 6:39; 1 Chronicles 6:51; 2 Chronicles 11:13; Ezekiel 48:1 + 15 times Ezekiel 48 (including Ezekiel 48:22; Ezekiel 48:22 q. strike out Co); — in 1 Samuel 13:18 read for גְּבוּל, הַגֶּבַע Greek Version of the LXX We Dr.
†c. boundary of territory belonging to an individual, — of field, piece of ground, etc. Genesis 23:17 (P) Deuteronomy 19:14; Deuteronomy 27:17; Joshua 24:30 (E) = Judges 2:9; 1 Chronicles 4:10; Proverbs 15:25; Proverbs 22:28; Proverbs 23:10; Hosea 5:10.
†d. border of stream Numbers 22:36.
†e. limit to waters of deep Psalm 104:9 compare Jeremiah 5:22.
†f. a concrete object marking limit,
(α) barrier in Ezekiel's temple Ezekiel 40:12 (strike out Greek Version of the LXX Syriac Version Co) Ezekiel 40:12;
(β) border of altar Ezekiel 43:13, 17, 20;
(γ) surrounding wall of restored Zion Isaiah 54:12 (so Greek Version of the LXX Ew Kn Che; De Brd territory, Di undecided).
†2. territory (enclosed within boundary),
b. territory of a city (or limit of such territory) Numbers 35:26, 27; Joshua 13:26; Judges 1:18 (3 times in verse); Ezekiel 47:16 (twice in verse); Ezekiel 47:17 (twice in verse) (strike out Greek Version of the LXX Co) Ezekiel 48:1; Amos 6:2.
†c. territory about Ezekiel's temple Ezekiel 43:12.
†d. plural in like sense (only use of plural), of land Micah 5:5; Isaiah 60:18 (|| ארץ) Jeremiah 15:13; Jeremiah 17:13, of city 1 Samuel 5:6; 2 Kings 15:16; 2 Kings 18:8; so Ezekiel 27:4 of Tyre.
†e. figurative territory (region) of darkness Job 38:20; territory of wickedness Malachi 1:4 (of Edom); territory of his holiness Psalm 78:54 (of Canaan).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


10:19; 10:19; 10:19; 23:17; 47:21


10:4; 10:14; 10:19; 13:7; 23:31; 23:31; 34:24


20:16; 20:17; 20:21; 20:23; 21:13; 21:13; 21:13; 21:15; 21:22; 21:23; 21:24; 22:36; 22:36; 22:36; 33:44; 34; 34; 34:3; 34:8; 35:26; 35:27


2:4; 2:18; 3:14; 3:16; 3:16; 3:17; 11:24; 12:20; 16:4; 19:3; 19:8; 19:14; 27:17; 28:40


1:4; 12:2; 12:4; 12:5; 12:5; 13; 13:4; 13:10; 13:11; 13:16; 13:26; 13:30; 14; 15; 15:1; 15:12; 15:21; 15:47; 15:47; 15:47; 16; 16:2; 16:3; 17; 17:8; 18; 18:5; 18:11; 19; 19:12; 22:25; 24:30; 24:30


1:18; 1:36; 2:9; 11:18; 11:20; 11:22; 19:29

1 Samuel

5:6; 13:18

2 Samuel

21:5; 21:5

1 Kings

1:3; 5:1

2 Kings

3:21; 10:32; 14:25; 15:16; 18:8

1 Chronicles

4:10; 4:10; 6:39; 6:51; 21:12

2 Chronicles

9:26; 11:13




78:54; 104:9; 105:31; 147:14


15:25; 22:28; 23:10


15:8; 19:19; 54:12; 60:18


5:22; 15:13; 15:13; 17:3; 17:13; 31:17


8:16; 8:17; 11:10; 11:11; 27:4; 40:12; 40:12; 43:12; 43:13; 43:17; 43:20; 45; 45:1; 46; 47; 47:16; 47:17; 48; 48; 48:1; 48:1; 48:22; 48:22






1:3; 6:2; 6:2








1:4; 1:5

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1366 matches the Hebrew גְּבוּל (gᵊḇûl),
which occurs 241 times in 196 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 4 (Gen 10:19–Jos 12:5)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:19 - And the border of the Canaanite was from Sidon, as one goes to Gerar, up to Gazah; as one goes to Sodom, and Gomorrah, and Admah, and Zeboim, up to Lesha.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 23:17 - So the field of Ephron, which was at Machpelah, which was before Mamre, the field, and the cave that was in it, and all the trees that were in the field, that were in all its borders round about,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 47:21 - And as for the people, he removed them into the cities, from one end of the borders of Egypt even to the other end of it.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 8:2 - And if thou refuse to let them go, behold, I will smite all thy borders with frogs.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 10:4 - For, if thou refuse to let my people go, behold, I will to-morrow bring locusts into thy borders;
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 10:14 - And the locusts went up over all the land of Egypt, and rested in all the borders of Egypt, very grievous; before them there were no such locusts as they, neither after them will be such.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 10:19 - And Jehovah turned a very powerful west wind, which took away the locusts, and drove them into the Red Sea: there remained not one locust in all the borders of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 13:7 - Unleavened bread shall be eaten the seven days; and leavened bread shall not be seen with thee, neither shall there be leaven seen with thee in all thy borders.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 23:31 - And I will set thy bounds from the Red Sea even unto the sea of the Philistines, and from the wilderness unto the river; for I will give the inhabitants of the land into your hand, that thou mayest dispossess them from before thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 34:24 - For I will dispossess the nations before thee, and enlarge thy border, and no man shall desire thy land, when thou goest up to appear before the face of Jehovah thy God thrice in the year.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 20:16 - and when we cried to Jehovah, he heard our voice, and sent an angel, and brought us forth out of Egypt; and behold, we are at Kadesh, a city at the extremity of thy border.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 20:17 - Let us pass, I pray thee, through thy country; we will not pass through fields, or through vineyards, neither will we drink water out of the wells: we will go by the king's road; we will not turn to the right hand nor to the left, until we have passed thy border.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 20:21 - Thus Edom refused to give Israel passage through his territory; and Israel turned away from him.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 20:23 - And Jehovah spoke to Moses and to Aaron in mount Hor, on the border of the land of Edom, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:13 - From thence they removed, and encamped on the other side of the Arnon, which is in the wilderness that comes out of the border of the Amorites. For the Arnon is the border of Moab, between Moab and the Amorites.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:15 - And the stream of the brooks which turneth to the dwelling of Ar, And inclineth toward the border of Moab.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:22 - Let us pass through thy land; we will not turn into the fields, or into the vineyards; we will not drink water out of the wells; on the king's road will we go until we have passed thy border.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:23 - But Sihon would not suffer Israel to go through his border; and Sihon gathered all his people, and went out against Israel into the wilderness, and came to Jahaz, and fought against Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:24 - And Israel smote him with the edge of the sword, and took possession of his land from the Arnon to the Jabbok, even unto the children of Ammon; for the border of the children of Ammon was strong.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 22:36 - And when Balak heard that Balaam came, he went out to meet him, to the city of Moab, which is on the border of the Arnon, which is at the extremity of the border.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:44 - And they removed from Oboth, and encamped in Ijim-Abarim, in the border of Moab.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:3 - Then your south side shall be from the wilderness of Zin alongside of Edom, and your southern border shall be from the end of the salt sea eastward;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:4 - and your border shall turn from the south of the ascent of Akrabbim, and pass on to Zin, and shall end southward at Kadesh-barnea, and shall go on to Hazar-Addar, and pass on to Azmon.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:5 - And the border shall turn from Azmon unto the torrent of Egypt, and shall end at the sea.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:6 - And as west border ye shall have the great sea, and its coast. This shall be your west border.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:7 - And this shall be your north border: from the great sea ye shall mark out for you mount Hor;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:8 - from mount Hor ye shall mark out the entrance to Hamath, and the end of the border shall be toward Zedad;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:9 - and the border shall go to Ziphron, and shall end at Hazar-enan. This shall be your north border.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:10 - And ye shall mark out for you as eastern border from Hazar-enan to Shepham:
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:11 - and the border shall go down from Shepham to Riblah, on the east side of Ain; and the border shall descend, and shall strike upon the extremity of the sea of Chinnereth eastward;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:12 - and the border shall go down to the Jordan, and shall end at the salt sea. This shall be your land according to the borders thereof round about.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 35:26 - But if the manslayer shall in any way come outside the limits of the city of his refuge whither he hath fled,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 35:27 - and the avenger of blood find him outside the limits of his city of refuge, and the avenger of blood kill the manslayer, there shall be no blood-guiltiness upon him;
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 2:4 - And command the people, saying, Ye are to pass through the border of your brethren the children of Esau, who dwell in Seir; and they will be afraid of you; and ye shall be very guarded:
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 2:18 - Thou art to pass this day over the border of Moab, which is Ar,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:14 - Jair the son of Manasseh took the whole region of Argob as far as the border of the Geshurites and Maachathites, and called Bashan after his own name, Havoth-Jair, to this day.)
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:16 - And to the Reubenites and to the Gadites I gave from Gilead even to the river Arnon, the middle of the ravine and its border, as far as the river Jabbok, the border of the children of Ammon;
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:17 - the plain also, and the Jordan, and its border from Chinnereth as far as the sea of the plain, the salt sea, under the slopes of Pisgah eastward.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 11:24 - Every place whereon the sole of your foot shall tread shall be yours; from the wilderness and Lebanon, from the river, the river Euphrates, even unto the hinder sea shall your border be.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 12:20 - When Jehovah thy God shall enlarge thy border, as he promised thee, and thou say, I will eat flesh, because thy soul longeth to eat flesh, thou mayest eat flesh, according to all the desire of thy soul.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 16:4 - And there shall be no leaven seen with thee in all thy borders seven days; neither shall any of the flesh, which thou sacrificedst at even on the first day, be left over night until the morning. --
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 19:3 - Thou shalt prepare thee the way, and divide the territory of thy land, which Jehovah thy God giveth thee to inherit, into three parts, so that every slayer may flee thither.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 19:8 - And if Jehovah thy God enlarge thy border, as he hath sworn unto thy fathers, and give thee all the land which he promised to give unto thy fathers
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 19:14 - Thou shalt not remove thy neighbour's landmark, which they of old time have fixed in thine inheritance, which thou shalt inherit in the land which Jehovah thy God giveth thee to possess.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 27:17 - Cursed be he that removeth his neighbour's landmark! And all the people shall say, Amen.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:40 - Olive-trees shalt thou have throughout all thy borders, but thou shalt not anoint thyself with oil; for thine olive-tree shall cast its fruit.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 1:4 - From the wilderness and this Lebanon to the great river, the river Euphrates, the whole land of the Hittites, to the great sea, toward the going down of the sun, shall be your border.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 12:2 - Sihon the king of the Amorites, who dwelt at Heshbon, and ruled from Aroer, which is upon the bank of the river Arnon, and from the middle of the ravine, and over half Gilead, as far as the river Jabbok, which is the border of the children of Ammon;
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 12:4 - and the territory of Og the king of Bashan, of the residue of the giants, who dwelt at Ashtaroth and at Edrei,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 12:5 - and ruled over mount Hermon, and over Salcah, and over all Bashan, as far as the border of the Geshurites and the Maachathites, and over half Gilead as far as the border of Sihon the king of Heshbon.

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