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Lexicon :: Strong's H1366 - gᵊḇûl

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TWOT Reference: 307a

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 H1366 of the Canaanites was from Sidon, as thou comest to Gerar, unto Gaza; as thou goest, unto Sodom, and Gomorrah, and Admah, and Zeboim, even unto Lasha.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 23:17 - And the field of Ephron, which was in Machpelah, which was before Mamre, the field, and the cave which was therein, and all the trees that were in the field, that were in all the borders H1366 round about, were made sure
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 47:21 - And as for the people, he removed them to cities from one end of the borders H1366 of Egypt even to the other end thereof.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 8:2 - And if thou refuse to let them go, behold, I will smite all thy borders H1366 with frogs:
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 10:4 - Else, if thou refuse to let my people go, behold, to morrow will I bring the locusts into thy coast: H1366
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 10:14 - And the locusts went up over all the land of Egypt, and rested in all the coasts H1366 of Egypt: very grievous were they; before them there were no such locusts as they, neither after them shall be such.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 10:19 - And the LORD turned a mighty strong west wind, which took away the locusts, and cast them into the Red sea; there remained not one locust in all the coasts H1366 of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 13:7 - Unleavened bread shall be eaten seven days; and there shall no leavened bread be seen with thee, neither shall there be leaven seen with thee in all thy quarters. H1366
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 23:31 - And I will set thy bounds H1366 from the Red sea even unto the sea of the Philistines, and from the desert unto the river: for I will deliver the inhabitants of the land into your hand; and thou shalt drive them out before thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 34:24 - For I will cast out the nations before thee, and enlarge thy borders: H1366 neither shall any man desire thy land, when thou shalt go up to appear before the LORD thy God thrice in the year.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 20:16 - And when we cried unto the LORD, he heard our voice, and sent an angel, and hath brought us forth out of Egypt: and, behold, we are in Kadesh, a city in the uttermost of thy border: H1366
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 20:17 - Let us pass, I pray thee, through thy country: we will not pass through the fields, or through the vineyards, neither will we drink of the water of the wells: we will go by the king's high way, we will not turn to the right hand nor to the left, until we have passed thy borders. H1366
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 20:21 - Thus Edom refused to give Israel passage through his border: H1366 wherefore Israel turned away from him.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 20:23 - And the LORD spake unto Moses and Aaron in mount Hor, by the coast H1366 of the land of Edom, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:13 - From thence they removed, and pitched on the other side of Arnon, which is in the wilderness that cometh out of the coasts H1366 of the Amorites: for Arnon is the border H1366 of Moab, between Moab and the Amorites.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:15 - And at the stream of the brooks that goeth down to the dwelling of Ar, and lieth upon the border H1366 of Moab.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:22 - Let me pass through thy land: we will not turn into the fields, or into the vineyards; we will not drink of the waters of the well: but we will go along by the king's high way, until we be past thy borders. H1366
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:23 - And Sihon would not suffer Israel to pass through his border: H1366 but Sihon gathered all his people together, and went out against Israel into the wilderness: and he came to Jahaz, and fought against Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:24 - And Israel smote him with the edge of the sword, and possessed his land from Arnon unto Jabbok, even unto the children of Ammon: for the border H1366 of the children of Ammon was strong.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 22:36 - And when Balak heard that Balaam was come, he went out to meet him unto a city of Moab, which is in the border H1366 of Arnon, which is in the utmost coast. H1366
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 33:44 - And they departed from Oboth, and pitched in Ijeabarim, in the border H1366 of Moab.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:3 - Then your south quarter shall be from the wilderness of Zin along by the coast of Edom, and your south border H1366 shall be the outmost coast of the salt sea eastward:
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:4 - And your border H1366 shall turn from the south to the ascent of Akrabbim, and pass on to Zin: and the going forth thereof shall be from the south to Kadeshbarnea, and shall go on to Hazaraddar, and pass on to Azmon:
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:5 - And the border H1366 shall fetch a compass from Azmon unto the river of Egypt, and the goings out of it shall be at the sea.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:6 - And as for the western border, H1366 ye shall even have the great sea for a border: H1366 this shall be your west border. H1366
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:7 - And this shall be your north border: H1366 from the great sea ye shall point out for you mount Hor:
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:8 - From mount Hor ye shall point out your border unto the entrance of Hamath; and the goings forth of the border H1366 shall be to Zedad:
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:9 - And the border H1366 shall go on to Ziphron, and the goings out of it shall be at Hazarenan: this shall be your north border. H1366
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:10 - And ye shall point out your east border H1366 from Hazarenan to Shepham:
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:11 - And the coast H1366 shall go down from Shepham to Riblah, on the east side of Ain; and the border H1366 shall descend, and shall reach unto the side of the sea of Chinnereth eastward:
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:12 - And the border H1366 shall go down to Jordan, and the goings out of it shall be at the salt sea: this shall be your land with the coasts thereof round about.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 35:26 - But if the slayer shall at any time come without the border H1366 of the city of his refuge, whither he was fled;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 35:27 - And the revenger of blood find him without the borders H1366 of the city of his refuge, and the revenger of blood kill the slayer; he shall not be guilty of blood:
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 2:4 - And command thou the people, saying, Ye are to pass through the coast H1366 of your brethren the children of Esau, which dwell in Seir; and they shall be afraid of you: take ye good heed unto yourselves therefore:
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 2:18 - Thou art to pass over through Ar, the coast H1366 of Moab, this day:
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:14 - Jair the son of Manasseh took all the country of Argob unto the coasts H1366 of Geshuri and Maachathi; and called them after his own name, Bashanhavothjair, unto this day.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:16 - And unto the Reubenites and unto the Gadites I gave from Gilead even unto the river Arnon half the valley, and the border H1366 even unto the river Jabbok, which is the border H1366 of the children of Ammon;
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:17 - The plain also, and Jordan, and the coast H1366 thereof, from Chinnereth even unto the sea of the plain, even the salt sea, under Ashdothpisgah eastward.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 11:24 - Every place whereon the soles of your feet shall tread shall be yours: from the wilderness and Lebanon, from the river, the river Euphrates, even unto the uttermost sea shall your coast H1366 be.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 12:20 - When the LORD thy God shall enlarge thy border, H1366 as he hath promised thee, and thou shalt say, I will eat flesh, because thy soul longeth to eat flesh; thou mayest eat flesh, whatsoever thy soul lusteth after.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 16:4 - And there shall be no leavened bread seen with thee in all thy coast H1366 seven days; neither shall there any thing of the flesh, which thou sacrificedst the first day at even, remain all night until the morning.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 19:3 - Thou shalt prepare thee a way, and divide the coasts H1366 of thy land, which the LORD thy God giveth thee to inherit, into three parts, that every slayer may flee thither.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 19:8 - And if the LORD thy God enlarge thy coast, H1366 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, H1366 which they of old time have set in thine inheritance, which thou shalt inherit in the land that the LORD thy God giveth thee to possess it.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 27:17 - Cursed be he that removeth his neighbour's landmark. H1366 And all the people shall say, Amen.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:40 - Thou shalt have olive trees throughout all thy coasts, H1366 but thou shalt not anoint thyself with the oil; for thine olive shall cast his fruit.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 1:4 - From the wilderness and this Lebanon even unto the great river, the river Euphrates, all the land of the Hittites, and unto the great sea toward the going down of the sun, shall be your coast. H1366
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 12:2 - Sihon king of the Amorites, who dwelt in Heshbon, and ruled from Aroer, which is upon the bank of the river Arnon, and from the middle of the river, and from half Gilead, even unto the river Jabbok, which is the border H1366 of the children of Ammon;
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 12:4 - And the coast H1366 of Og king of Bashan, which was of the remnant of the giants, that dwelt at Ashtaroth and at Edrei,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 12:5 - And reigned in mount Hermon, and in Salcah, and in all Bashan, unto the border H1366 of the Geshurites and the Maachathites, and half Gilead, the border H1366 of Sihon king of Heshbon.

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