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Lexicon :: Strong's H1396 - gāḇar

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גָּבַר
Transliteration
gāḇar
Pronunciation
gaw-bar'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 310

Strong’s Definitions

גָּבַר gâbar, gaw-bar'; a primitive root; to be strong; by implication, to prevail, act insolently:—exceed, confirm, be great, be mighty, prevail, put to more (strength), strengthen, be stronger, be valiant.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 25x

The KJV translates Strong's H1396 in the following manner: prevail (14x), strengthen (3x), great (2x), confirm (1x), exceeded (1x), mighty (1x), put (1x), stronger (1x), valiant (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 25x
The KJV translates Strong's H1396 in the following manner: prevail (14x), strengthen (3x), great (2x), confirm (1x), exceeded (1x), mighty (1x), put (1x), stronger (1x), valiant (1x).
  1. to prevail, have strength, be strong, be powerful, be mighty, be great

    1. (Qal)

      1. to be strong, mighty

      2. to prevail

    2. (Piel) to make strong, strengthen

    3. (Hiphil)

      1. to confirm, give strength

      2. to confirm (a covenant)

    4. (Hithpael)

      1. to show oneself mighty

      2. to act proudly (toward God)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
גָּבַר gâbar, gaw-bar'; a primitive root; to be strong; by implication, to prevail, act insolently:—exceed, confirm, be great, be mighty, prevail, put to more (strength), strengthen, be stronger, be valiant.
STRONGS H1396:
גָּבַר verb be strong, mighty (Late Hebrew id. Aramaic גְּבַר; Arabic جَبَرَ (conjugation I. dialect; usually in derived conjugation) compel, force; جَبَريَّةً overbearing behaviour, جَبْرً constraint; Ethiopic ገብረ፡ I, 1, subigere; II, 2, cogere; Syriac rfbFgTAE play the man, is denominative from rfbg man) —
Qal Perfect ג׳ Psalm 103:11 + 5 times; גָּֽֽֽבְרוּ Genesis 7:19 + 6 times; גָּבֵ֑רוּ 2 Samuel 1:23; Imperfect יִגְבַּר 1 Samuel 2:9; וַיִּגְבְּרוּ Genesis 7:18, 24; —
1. be strong, mighty, absolute גָּֽֽֽבְרוּ חַיִל mighty in power Job 21:7; with מִן stronger than 2 Samuel 1:24; Psalm 65:4; with בְּ mighty among 1 Chronicles 5:2.
2. prevail:
a. absolute e.g. enemies Exodus 17:11 (twice in verse) (E) 1 Samuel 2:9; Lamentations 1:16, waters Genesis 7:18, 19, 20, 24 (P), power Jeremiah 9:2;
b. with עַל prevail over, subject enemies 2 Samuel 11:23, blessings Genesis 49:26(J), mercy of God Psalm 103:11; Psalm 117:2.
Pi. Perfect גִּבַּרְתִּי Zechariah 10:6; suffix גִּבַּרְתִּים Zechariah 10:12; Imperfect יְגַבֵּר Ecclesiastes 10:10 make strong, strengthen.
Hiph. Perfect הִגְבִּיר בְּרִית לְ confirm a covenant Daniel 9:27; Imperfect נַגְבִּיר לִלְשֹׁנֵנוּ we will confirm covenant with our tongue Ew Ol Che (or, to our tongue will we give strength Hi De) Psalm 12:5.
Hithp. Imperfect יִתְגַּבָּ֑ר Job 15:25; Isaiah 42:13; יִתְגַּבָּ֑רוּ Job 36:9: — of י׳, shew himself a mighty one against (עַל) Isaiah 42:13; of wicked, behave proudly toward (אֶל) Job 15:25; of erring righteous (aba.) Job 36:9.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
Copyright © 2002, 2003, 2006 by Biblesoft, Inc.
All rights reserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com

BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

7:18; 7:18; 7:19; 7:19; 7:20; 7:24; 7:24; 49:26

Exodus

17:11

1 Samuel

2:9; 2:9

2 Samuel

1:23; 1:24; 11:23

1 Chronicles

5:2

Job

15:25; 15:25; 21:7; 36:9; 36:9

Psalms

12:5; 65:4; 103:11; 103:11; 117:2

Ecclesiastes

10:10

Isaiah

42:13; 42:13

Jeremiah

9:2

Lamentations

1:16

Daniel

9:27

Zechariah

10:6; 10:12

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1396 matches the Hebrew גָּבַר (gāḇar),
which occurs 25 times in 24 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:18 - The water prevailed H1396 and increased greatly upon the earth, and the ark [fn]floated on the [fn]surface of the water.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:19 - The water prevailed H1396 more and more upon the earth, so that all the high mountains [fn]everywhere under the heavens were covered.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:20 - The water prevailed H1396 fifteen [fn]cubits higher, and the mountains were covered.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:24 - The water prevailed H1396 upon the earth one hundred and fifty days.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:26 - “The blessings of your father
Have surpassed H1396 the blessings of my ancestors
Up to the [fn]utmost bound of the everlasting hills;
May they be on the head of Joseph,
And on the crown of the head of the one distinguished among his brothers.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 17:11 - So it came about when Moses held his hand up, that Israel prevailed, H1396 and when he let his hand [fn]down, Amalek prevailed. H1396
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 2:9 - “He keeps the feet of His godly ones,
But the wicked ones are silenced in darkness;
For not by might shall a man prevail. H1396
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 1:23 - “Saul and Jonathan, beloved and pleasant in their life,
And in their death they were not parted;
They were swifter than eagles,
They were stronger H1396 than lions.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 11:23 - The messenger said to David, “The men prevailed H1396 against us and came out against us in the field, but we [fn]pressed them as far as the entrance of the gate.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 5:2 - Though Judah prevailed H1396 over his brothers, and from him came the leader, yet the birthright belonged to Joseph),
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:25 - Because he has stretched out his hand against God
And conducts H1396 himself arrogantly H1396 against [fn]the Almighty.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:7 - “Why do the wicked still live,
Continue on, also become H1396 very powerful?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 36:9 - Then He declares to them their work
And their transgressions, that they have magnified H1396 themselves.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 12:4 - Who have said, “With our tongue we will prevail; H1396
Our lips are [fn]our own; who is lord over us?”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 65:3 - [fn]Iniquities prevail H1396 against me;
As for our transgressions, You [fn]forgive them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 103:11 - For as high as the heavens are above the earth,
So great H1396 is His lovingkindness toward those who [fn]fear Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 117:2 - For His lovingkindness [fn]is great H1396 toward us,
And the [fn]truth of the LORD is everlasting.
[fn]Praise [fn]the LORD!
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 10:10 - If the [fn]axe is dull and he does not sharpen its edge, then he must [fn]exert H1396 more strength. Wisdom has the advantage of giving success.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 42:13 - The LORD will go forth like a warrior,
He will arouse His zeal like a man of war.
He will utter a shout, yes, He will raise a war cry.
He will prevail H1396 against His enemies.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 9:3 - “They bend their tongue like their bow;
Lies and not truth prevail H1396 in the land;
For they proceed from evil to evil,
And they do not know Me,” declares the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 1:16 - “For these things I weep;
[fn]My eyes run down with water;
Because far from me is a comforter,
One who restores my soul.
My children are desolate
Because the enemy has prevailed.” H1396
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 9:27 - “And he will make H1396 a firm H1396 covenant with the many for one week, but in the middle of the week he will put a stop to sacrifice and grain offering; and on the wing of [fn]abominations will come one who [fn]makes desolate, even until a complete destruction, one that is decreed, is poured out on the one who [fn]makes desolate.”
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 10:6 - “I will strengthen H1396 the house of Judah,
And I will save the house of Joseph,
And I will [fn]bring them back,
Because I have had compassion on them;
And they will be as though I had not rejected them,
For I am the LORD their God and I will answer them.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 10:12 - “And I will strengthen H1396 them in the LORD,
And in His name they will walk,” declares the LORD.

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