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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 - The [fn]Nephilim were on the earth in those days, and also afterward, when the sons of God came in to the daughters of mankind, and they bore children to them. Those were the mighty H1368 men H1368 who were of old, men of renown.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:8 - Now Cush fathered Nimrod; he [fn]became a mighty H1368 one H1368 on the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:9 - He was a mighty H1368 hunter before the LORD; therefore it is said, “Like Nimrod a mighty H1368 hunter before the LORD.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 10:17 - “For the LORD your God is the God of gods and the Lord of lords, the great, the mighty H1368, and the awesome God, who does not show partiality, nor take a bribe.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 1:14 - “Your wives, your little ones, and your livestock shall remain in the land which Moses gave you beyond the Jordan, but you shall cross ahead of your brothers in battle formation, all your valiant warriors H1368, and shall help them,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 6:2 - But the LORD said to Joshua, “See, I have handed Jericho over to you, with its king and the valiant warriors H1368.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 8:3 - So Joshua rose up with all the people of war to go up to Ai; and Joshua chose thirty thousand men, valiant warriors H1368, and sent them out at night.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:2 - that [fn]he feared greatly because Gibeon was a great city, like one of the royal cities, and because it was greater than Ai, and all its men were mighty H1368.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:7 - So Joshua went up from Gilgal, he and all the people of war with him, and all the valiant warriors H1368.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:13 - “Then survivors came down to the nobles;
The people of the LORD came down to me as warriors H1368.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:23 - ‘Curse Meroz,’ said the angel of the LORD,
‘Utterly curse its inhabitants,
Because they did not come to the help of the LORD,
To the help of the LORD against the warriors H1368.’
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 6:12 - And the angel of the LORD appeared to him and said to him, “The LORD is with you, valiant warrior H1368.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 11:1 - Now Jephthah the Gileadite was a [fn]valiant warrior H1368, but he was the son of a prostitute. And Gilead had fathered Jephthah.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 2:1 - Now Naomi had [fn]a relative of her husband, a [fn]man of great H1368 wealth, of the family of Elimelech, whose name was Boaz.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 2:4 - “The bows of the mighty H1368 are broken to pieces,
But those who have stumbled strap on strength.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 9:1 - Now there was a man of Benjamin whose name was Kish the son of Abiel, son of Zeror, son of Becorath, son of Aphiah, son of a Benjaminite, a [fn]valiant mighty H1368 man H1368.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 14:52 - Now the war against the Philistines was severe all the days of Saul; and when Saul saw any warrior H1368 or any valiant man, he [fn]attached him to his staff.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 16:18 - Then one of the young men responded and said, “Behold, I have seen a son of Jesse the Bethlehemite who is a skillful musician, a valiant mighty H1368 man H1368, a warrior, skillful in speech, and a handsome man; and the LORD is with him.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 17:51 - Then David ran and stood over the Philistine, and took his sword and drew it out of its sheath and finished him, and cut off his head with it. When the Philistines saw that their champion H1368 was dead, they fled.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 1:19 - [fn]Your beauty, Israel, is [fn]slaughtered on your high places!
How the mighty H1368 have fallen!
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 1:21 - “Mountains of Gilboa,
May there be no dew nor rain on you, or fields of offerings!
For there the shield of the mighty H1368 was defiled,
The shield of Saul, not anointed with oil.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 1:22 - “From the blood of those [fn]slaughtered, from the fat of the mighty H1368,
The bow of Jonathan did not turn back,
And the sword of Saul did not return [fn]unstained.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 1:25 - “How the mighty H1368 have fallen in the midst of the battle!
Jonathan is [fn]slaughtered on your high places.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 1:27 - “How the mighty H1368 have fallen,
And the weapons of war have perished!”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 10:7 - When David heard about this, he sent Joab and all the army, the warriors H1368.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 16:6 - He also threw stones at David and all the servants of King David; and all the people and all the warriors H1368 were on his right and on his left.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 17:8 - Then Hushai said, “You yourself know your father and his men, that they are warriors H1368 and they are [fn]fierce, like a bear deprived of her cubs in the field. And your father is an [fn]expert in warfare, and he will not spend the night with the people.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 17:10 - “And even the one who is valiant, whose heart is like the heart of a lion, will completely despair; for all Israel knows that your father is a mighty H1368 man, and those who are with him are valiant men.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 20:7 - So Joab’s men went out after him, along with the Cherethites, the Pelethites, and all the warriors H1368; and they left Jerusalem to pursue Sheba the son of Bichri.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:26 - “With the one who is faithful You show Yourself faithful,
With the [fn]blameless one You prove Yourself [fn]blameless;
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 23:8 - These are the names of the mighty H1368 men H1368 whom David had: Josheb-basshebeth, a Tahchemonite, chief of the [fn]captains; he was called Adino the Eznite because of eight hundred who were killed by him at one time.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 23:9 - And after him was Eleazar the son of Dodo the Ahohite, one of the three mighty H1368 men H1368 with David when they defied the Philistines who were gathered there to battle and the men of Israel had [fn]withdrawn.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 23:16 - So the three mighty H1368 men H1368 forced their way into the camp of the Philistines, and drew water from the well of Bethlehem which was by the gate, and carried it and brought it to David. Yet he would not drink it, but poured it out as an offering to the LORD;
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 23:17 - and he said, “Far be it from me, LORD, that I would do this! Should I drink the blood of the men who went at the risk of their lives?” So he would not drink it. These things the three mighty H1368 men H1368 did.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 23:22 - These things Benaiah the son of Jehoiada did, and had a name [fn]as well as the three mighty H1368 men H1368.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 1:8 - But Zadok the priest, Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, Nathan the prophet, Shimei, Rei, and the mighty H1368 men H1368 who belonged to David, were not with Adonijah.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 1:10 - But he did not invite Nathan the prophet, Benaiah, the mighty H1368 men H1368, or his brother Solomon.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 11:28 - Now the man Jeroboam was a valiant warrior H1368, and when Solomon saw that the young man was [fn]industrious, he appointed him over all the [fn]forced labor of the house of Joseph.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 5:1 - Now Naaman, commander of the army of the king of Aram, was a great man [fn]in the view of his master, and eminent, because by him the LORD had given victory to Aram. The man was also a valiant warrior H1368, but afflicted with leprosy.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 15:20 - Then Menahem collected the money from Israel, from all the [fn]mighty H1368 men H1368 of wealth, from each man fifty shekels of silver to pay the king of Assyria. So the king of Assyria returned and did not stay there in the land.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 24:14 - Then he led into exile all the people of Jerusalem and all the commanders and all the valiant warriors H1368, ten thousand exiles, and all the craftsmen and the smiths. None were left except the poorest people of the land.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 24:16 - And all the valiant men, seven thousand, and the craftsmen and the smiths, a thousand, all strong H1368 and fit for war, these too the king of Babylon brought into exile to Babylon.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:10 - Cush fathered Nimrod; he began to be a mighty H1368 one H1368 on the earth.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 5:24 - These were the heads of their fathers’ households: Epher, Ishi, Eliel, Azriel, Jeremiah, Hodaviah, and Jahdiel, valiant mighty H1368 men, famous men, heads of their fathers’ households.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 7:2 - The sons of Tola were Uzzi, Rephaiah, Jeriel, Jahmai, Ibsam, and Samuel, heads of their fathers’ households. The sons of Tola were valiant warriors H1368 in their generations. Their number in the days of David was 22,600.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 7:5 - Their relatives among all the families of Issachar were valiant warriors H1368, registered by genealogy, eighty-seven thousand in all.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 7:7 - The sons of Bela were five: Ezbon, Uzzi, Uzziel, Jerimoth, and Iri. They were heads of fathers’ households, valiant warriors H1368, 22,034 registered by genealogy.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 7:9 - They were registered by genealogy according to their generations, heads of their fathers’ households, 20,200 valiant warriors H1368.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 7:11 - All these were sons of Jediael, according to the heads of their fathers’ households, 17,200 valiant warriors H1368 who were [fn]ready to go out with the army to war.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 7:40 - All these were the sons of Asher, heads of the fathers’ houses, choice, valiant mighty H1368 men H1368, and heads of the leaders. And the number of them registered by genealogy for service in war was twenty-six thousand men.

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