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Lexicon :: Strong's H1368 - gibôr

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Part of Speech
adjective, masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Intensive from גָּבַר (H1396)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 310b

Strong’s Definitions

גִּבּוֹר gibbôwr, ghib-bore'; or גִּבֹּר gibbôr; (shortened) intensive from the same as H1397; powerful; by implication, warrior, tyrant:—champion, chief, × excel, giant, man, mighty (man, one), strong (man), valiant man.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 158x

The KJV translates Strong's H1368 in the following manner: mighty (63x), mighty man (68x), strong (4x), valiant (3x), .... ones (4x), mighties (2x), man (2x), valiant men (2x), strong man (1x), upright man (1x), champion (1x), chief (1x), excel (1x), giant (1x), men's (1x), mightiest (1x), strongest (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 158x
The KJV translates Strong's H1368 in the following manner: mighty (63x), mighty man (68x), strong (4x), valiant (3x), .... ones (4x), mighties (2x), man (2x), valiant men (2x), strong man (1x), upright man (1x), champion (1x), chief (1x), excel (1x), giant (1x), men's (1x), mightiest (1x), strongest (1x).
  1. strong, mighty

    masculine noun
  2. strong man, brave man, mighty man

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
גִּבּוֹר gibbôwr, ghib-bore'; or גִּבֹּר gibbôr; (shortened) intensive from the same as H1397; powerful; by implication, warrior, tyrant:—champion, chief, × excel, giant, man, mighty (man, one), strong (man), valiant man.
STRONGS H1368: Abbreviations
גִּבּוֺר 159 adjective strong, mighty (compare Arabic جَبَّارً one who magnifies himself, behaves proudly, a tyrant, who is bold, audacious) — Genesis 10:9 5 times; גִּבֹּר Genesis 10:8 2 times; גִּבּוֺרָם 1 Samuel 17:51; plural גִּבּוֺרִים Jeremiah 46:9 27 times; גִּבֹּרִים Joshua 10:2 21 times; construct גִּבּוֺרֵי 1 Chronicles 11:27 29 times; גִּבֹּרֵי 1 Chronicles 9:26 4 times; suffix גִּבּוֺרֶיךָ Hosea 10:13 + (variant reading suffixes 11 times); —
1. adjective גִּבּוֺר בַּבְּהֵמָה mightiest among beasts Proverbs 30:30; אִישׁ גִּבּוֺר 1 Samuel 14:52; גִּבּוֺר בָּאָרֶץ Psalm 112:2; גִּבּוֺר צַיִד mighty in hunting Genesis 10:9 (J); מלך גבור Daniel 11:3; אֵל גִּבּוֺר the Messiah Isaiah 9:5; attribute of God especially as fighting for his people Psalm 24:8 (twice in verse); Deuteronomy 10:17; Nehemiah 9:32; Isaiah 10:21; Jeremiah 32:18 (compare Arabic الكَبَّارُ).
2. noun masculine strong, valiant man Joshua 10:2 (E) Genesis 6:4; Genesis 10:8(J) Judges 5:13,23; 1 Samuel 2:4 16 times 1 Kings 1:8,10; 2 Kings 24:16; 1 Chronicles 1:10 11 times Ezra 7:28; Job 16:14; Psalm 19:6; Psalm 33:16; Psalm 45:4; Psalm 52:3; Psalm 78:65; Psalm 89:20; Psalm 120:4; Psalm 127:4; Proverbs 16:32; Proverbs 21:22; Songs 3:7 (twice in verse); Songs 4:4; Ecclesiastes 9:11; Isaiah 3:2; Isaiah 13:3; Isaiah 21:17; Isaiah 42:13; Isaiah 49:24,25; Jeremiah 5:16 17 times Ezekiel 32:12 5 times Hosea 10:13; Joel 2:7; Joel 4:9; Joel 4:10; Joel 4:11; Amos 2:14,16; Obadiah 9; Nahum 2:4; Zephaniah 1:14; Zephaniah 3:17; Zechariah 9:13; Zechariah 10:5,7; compare phrases גִּבּוֺר חיל mighty man of valour Judges 6:12; Judges 11:1; 1 Samuel 9:1; 1 Samuel 16:18; 1 Kings 11:28; 2 Kings 5:1 (וְהָאִישׁ הָיָה גִּבּוֺר חַיִל מְצֹרָ֑ע so Greek Version of the LXX and others; but LXX of Lucian (Lag.) ὁ ἄνθρωπος ἦν λεπός, compare also Klo's dubious emendation), 1 Chronicles 12:28; 1 Chronicles 28:1; 2 Chronicles 13:3; 17:16,17; 25:6; 32:21; אישׁ גבור חיל Ruth 2:1; גבורי החיל Joshua 1:14 (D) Joshua 6:2; Joshua 10:7 (JE) 2 Kings 15:20; 2 Kings 24:14; אישׁ גבורי החיל Joshua 8:3; גברי חיל 1 Chronicles 5:24 14 times Nehemiah 11:14; גבורי חילים 1 Chronicles 7:5,7,11,40; גבורי החילים 1 Chronicles 11:26; גברי כח Psalm 103:20; גבורי מלחמה 2 Chronicles 13:3; גברי השֹׁערים 1 Chronicles 9:26; בית הגבורים Nehemiah 3:16; (ה)צָבָא הגבורים 2 Samuel 10:7; 1 Chronicles 19:8; ראשׁי הגברים 1 Chronicles 11:10; גבורים לשׁתות valiant to drink Isaiah 5:22.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


6:4; 10:8; 10:8; 10:9; 10:9




1:14; 6:2; 8:3; 10:2; 10:2; 10:7


5:13; 5:23; 6:12; 11:1



1 Samuel

2:4; 9:1; 14:52; 16:18; 17:51

2 Samuel


1 Kings

1:8; 1:10; 11:28

2 Kings

5:1; 15:20; 24:14; 24:16

1 Chronicles

1:10; 5:24; 7:5; 7:7; 7:11; 7:40; 9:26; 9:26; 11:10; 11:26; 11:27; 12:28; 19:8; 28:1

2 Chronicles

13:3; 13:3; 17:16; 17:17; 25:6; 32:21




3:16; 9:32; 11:14




19:6; 24:8; 33:16; 45:4; 52:3; 78:65; 89:20; 103:20; 112:2; 120:4; 127:4


16:32; 21:22; 30:30



Song of Songs

3:7; 4:4


3:2; 5:22; 9:5; 10:21; 13:3; 21:17; 42:13; 49:24; 49:25


5:16; 32:18; 46:9






10:13; 10:13




2:14; 2:16






1:14; 3:17


9:13; 10:5; 10:7

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1368 matches the Hebrew גִּבּוֹר (gibôr),
which occurs 160 times in 152 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 4 (Gen 6:4–1Ch 7:40)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 6:4 - There were giants in the earth in those days; and also after that, when the sons of God came in unto the daughters of men, and they bare children to them, the same became mighty men H1368 which were of old, men of renown.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:8 - And Cush begat Nimrod: he began to be a mighty one H1368 in the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:9 - He was a mighty H1368 hunter before the LORD: wherefore it is said, Even as Nimrod the mighty H1368 hunter before the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 10:17 - For the LORD your God is God of gods, and Lord of lords, a great God, a mighty, H1368 and a terrible, which regardeth not persons, nor taketh reward:
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 1:14 - Your wives, your little ones, and your cattle, shall remain in the land which Moses gave you on this side Jordan; but ye shall pass before your brethren armed, all the mighty H1368 men of valour, and help them;
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 6:2 - And the LORD said unto Joshua, See, I have given into thine hand Jericho, and the king thereof, and the mighty men H1368 of valour.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 8:3 - So Joshua arose, and all the people of war, to go up against Ai: and Joshua chose out thirty thousand mighty H1368 men of valour, and sent them away by night.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:2 - That they feared greatly, because Gibeon was a great city, as one of the royal cities, and because it was greater than Ai, and all the men thereof were mighty. H1368
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:7 - So Joshua ascended from Gilgal, he, and all the people of war with him, and all the mighty H1368 men of valour.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:13 - Then he made him that remaineth have dominion over the nobles among the people: the LORD made me have dominion over the mighty. H1368
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:23 - Curse ye Meroz, said the angel of the LORD, curse ye bitterly the inhabitants thereof; because they came not to the help of the LORD, to the help of the LORD against the mighty. H1368
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 6:12 - And the angel of the LORD appeared unto him, and said unto him, The LORD is with thee, thou mighty H1368 man of valour.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 11:1 - Now Jephthah the Gileadite was a mighty man H1368 of valour, and he was the son of an harlot: and Gilead begat Jephthah.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 2:1 - And Naomi had a kinsman of her husband's, a mighty H1368 man of wealth, of the family of Elimelech; and his name was Boaz.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 2:4 - The bows of the mighty men H1368 are broken, and they that stumbled are girded with strength.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 9:1 - Now there was a man of Benjamin, whose name was Kish, the son of Abiel, the son of Zeror, the son of Bechorath, the son of Aphiah, a Benjamite, a mighty H1368 man of power.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 14:52 - And there was sore war against the Philistines all the days of Saul: and when Saul saw any strong H1368 man, or any valiant man, he took him unto him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 16:18 - Then answered one of the servants, and said, Behold, I have seen a son of Jesse the Bethlehemite, that is cunning in playing, and a mighty H1368 valiant man, and a man of war, and prudent in matters, and a comely person, and the LORD is with him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 17:51 - Therefore David ran, and stood upon the Philistine, and took his sword, and drew it out of the sheath thereof, and slew him, and cut off his head therewith. And when the Philistines saw their champion H1368 was dead, they fled.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 1:19 - The beauty of Israel is slain upon thy high places: how are the mighty H1368 fallen!
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 1:21 - Ye mountains of Gilboa, let there be no dew, neither let there be rain, upon you, nor fields of offerings: for there the shield of the mighty H1368 is vilely cast away, the shield of Saul, as though he had not been anointed with oil.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 1:22 - From the blood of the slain, from the fat of the mighty, H1368 the bow of Jonathan turned not back, and the sword of Saul returned not empty.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 1:25 - How are the mighty H1368 fallen in the midst of the battle! O Jonathan, thou wast slain in thine high places.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 1:27 - How are the mighty H1368 fallen, and the weapons of war perished!
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 10:7 - And when David heard of it, he sent Joab, and all the host of the mighty men. H1368
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 16:6 - And he cast stones at David, and at all the servants of king David: and all the people and all the mighty men H1368 were on his right hand and on his left.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 17:8 - For, said Hushai, thou knowest thy father and his men, that they be mighty men, H1368 and they be chafed in their minds, as a bear robbed of her whelps in the field: and thy father is a man of war, and will not lodge with the people.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 17:10 - And he also that is valiant, whose heart is as the heart of a lion, shall utterly melt: for all Israel knoweth that thy father is a mighty man, H1368 and they which be with him are valiant men.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 20:7 - And there went out after him Joab's men, and the Cherethites, and the Pelethites, and all the mighty men: H1368 and they went out of Jerusalem, to pursue after Sheba the son of Bichri.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:26 - With the merciful thou wilt shew thyself merciful, and with the upright man H1368 thou wilt shew thyself upright.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 23:8 - These be the names of the mighty men H1368 whom David had: The Tachmonite that sat in the seat, chief among the captains; the same was Adino the Eznite: he lift up his spear against eight hundred, whom he slew at one time.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 23:9 - And after him was Eleazar the son of Dodo the Ahohite, one of the three mighty men H1368 with David, when they defied the Philistines that were there gathered together to battle, and the men of Israel were gone away:
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 23:16 - And the three mighty men H1368 brake through the host of the Philistines, and drew water out of the well of Bethlehem, that was by the gate, and took it, and brought it to David: nevertheless he would not drink thereof, but poured it out unto the LORD.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 23:17 - And he said, Be it far from me, O LORD, that I should do this: is not this the blood of the men that went in jeopardy of their lives? therefore he would not drink it. These things did these three mighty men. H1368
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 23:22 - These things did Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, and had the name among three mighty men. H1368
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 1:8 - But Zadok the priest, and Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, and Nathan the prophet, and Shimei, and Rei, and the mighty men H1368 which belonged to David, were not with Adonijah.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 1:10 - But Nathan the prophet, and Benaiah, and the mighty men, H1368 and Solomon his brother, he called not.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 11:28 - And the man Jeroboam was a mighty man H1368 of valour: and Solomon seeing the young man that he was industrious, he made him ruler over all the charge of the house of Joseph.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 5:1 - Now Naaman, captain of the host of the king of Syria, was a great man with his master, and honourable, because by him the LORD had given deliverance unto Syria: he was also a mighty H1368 man in valour, but he was a leper.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 15:20 - And Menahem exacted the money of Israel, even of all the mighty men H1368 of wealth, of each man fifty shekels of silver, to give to the king of Assyria. So the king of Assyria turned back, and stayed not there in the land.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 24:14 - And he carried away all Jerusalem, and all the princes, and all the mighty men H1368 of valour, even ten thousand captives, and all the craftsmen and smiths: none remained, save the poorest sort of the people of the land.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 24:16 - And all the men of might, even seven thousand, and craftsmen and smiths a thousand, all that were strong H1368 and apt for war, even them the king of Babylon brought captive to Babylon.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:10 - And Cush begat Nimrod: he began to be mighty H1368 upon the earth.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 5:24 - And these were the heads of the house of their fathers, even Epher, and Ishi, and Eliel, and Azriel, and Jeremiah, and Hodaviah, and Jahdiel, mighty H1368 men of valour, famous men, and heads of the house of their fathers.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 7:2 - And the sons of Tola; Uzzi, and Rephaiah, and Jeriel, and Jahmai, and Jibsam, and Shemuel, heads of their father's house, to wit, of Tola: they were valiant men H1368 of might in their generations; whose number was in the days of David two and twenty thousand and six hundred.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 7:5 - And their brethren among all the families of Issachar were valiant H1368 men of might, reckoned in all by their genealogies fourscore and seven thousand.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 7:7 - And the sons of Bela; Ezbon, and Uzzi, and Uzziel, and Jerimoth, and Iri, five; heads of the house of their fathers, mighty H1368 men of valour; and were reckoned by their genealogies twenty and two thousand and thirty and four.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 7:9 - And the number of them, after their genealogy by their generations, heads of the house of their fathers, mighty men H1368 of valour, was twenty thousand and two hundred.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 7:11 - All these the sons of Jediael, by the heads of their fathers, mighty H1368 men of valour, were seventeen thousand and two hundred soldiers, fit to go out for war and battle.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 7:40 - All these were the children of Asher, heads of their father's house, choice and mighty men H1368 of valour, chief of the princes. And the number throughout the genealogy of them that were apt to the war and to battle was twenty and six thousand men.

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