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Lexicon :: Strong's H1397 - geḇer

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
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TWOT Reference: 310a

Strong’s Definitions

גֶּבֶר geber, gheh'-ber; from H1396; properly, a valiant man or warrior; generally, a person simply:—every one, man, × mighty.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 68x

The KJV translates Strong's H1397 in the following manner: man (64x), mighty (2x), man child (1x), every one (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 68x
The KJV translates Strong's H1397 in the following manner: man (64x), mighty (2x), man child (1x), every one (1x).
  1. man, strong man, warrior (emphasising strength or ability to fight)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
גֶּבֶר geber, gheh'-ber; from H1396; properly, a valiant man or warrior; generally, a person simply:—every one, man, × mighty.
STRONGS H1397: Abbreviations
I. גֶּ֫בֶר 66 noun masculine man (Late Hebrew id., MI16 גברן (plural), Aramaic H1400 גְּבַר, bdb014907; Assyrian gabru, rival is Akkadian loan-word according to SchrJLZ 1874, 200 DlS 120, Sm. Chald. Gen. 286) — Deuteronomy 22:5 + 39 times; גָּ֑בֶר Job 3:3 + 13 times; construct גְּבַּר [H1399 Psalm 18:26] (= 2 Samuel 22:26 גִּבּוֺר but Greek Version of the LXX Syriac Version read גֶּבֶר); plural גְּבָרים Jeremiah 41:16 + 10 times; — man as strong, distinguished from women, children, and non-combatants whom he is to defend, chiefly poetic Exodus 10:11; Numbers 24:3, 15 (E) Exodus 12:37; Joshua 7:14, 17, 18 (J) Deuteronomy 22:5 (twice in verse); Judges 5:30; 2 Samuel 23:1; 1 Chronicles 23:3; 1 Chronicles 24:4; 1 Chronicles 26:12; Job 3:3 + 14 times Job; [H1399 Psalm 18:26] + 8 times Psalms; Proverbs 6:34 + 7 times Proverbs; Isaiah 22:17; Jeremiah 17:5 + 8 times Jeremiah; Lamentations 3:1, 27, 35, 39; Daniel 8:15; Micah 2:2; Habakkuk 2:5; Zechariah 13:7; also 1 Samuel 10:21 Greek Version of the LXX We Dr; = each (of locusts) Joel 2:8, compare H376 אִישׁ.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


10:11; 12:37


24:3; 24:15


22:5; 22:5


7:14; 7:17; 7:18



1 Samuel


2 Samuel

22:26; 23:1

1 Chronicles

23:3; 24:4; 26:12


3:3; 3:3






17:5; 41:16


3:1; 3:27; 3:35; 3:39











Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1397 matches the Hebrew גֶּבֶר (geḇer),
which occurs 65 times in 64 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 2 (Exo 10:11–Jer 23:9)

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 10:11 - Not so! Go now you who are men, and serve the LORD; for that is what you desire!" They were driven out from Par`oh's presence.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:37 - The children of Yisra'el traveled from Ra`meses to Sukkot, about six hundred thousand on foot who were men, besides children.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 24:3 - He took up his parable, and said, Bil`am the son of Be'or says, The man whose eye was closed says;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 24:15 - He took up his parable, and said, Bil`am the son of Be'or says, The man whose eye was closed says;
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 22:5 - A woman shall not wear men's clothing, neither shall a man put on women's clothing; for whoever does these things is an abomination to the LORD your God.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 7:14 - In the morning therefore you shall be brought near by your tribes: and it shall be, that the tribe which the LORD takes shall come near by families; and the family which the LORD shall take shall come near by households; and the household which the LORD shall take shall come near man by man.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 7:17 - and he brought near the family of Yehudah; and he took the family of the Zarchi: and he brought near the family of the Zarchi man by man; and Zavdi was taken:
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 7:18 - and he brought near his household man by man; and `Akhan, the son of Karmi, the son of Zavdi, the son of Zerach, of the tribe of Yehudah, was taken.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:30 - Have they not found, have they not divided the spoil? A lady, two ladies to every man; To Sisera a spoil of dyed garments, A spoil of dyed garments embroidered, Of dyed garments embroidered on both sides, on the necks of the spoil?
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 23:1 - Now these are the last words of David. David the son of Yishai says, The man who was raised on high says, The anointed of the God of Ya`akov, The sweet psalmist of Yisra'el:
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 23:3 - The Levites were numbered from thirty years old and upward: and their number by their polls, man by man, was thirty-eight thousand.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 24:4 - There were more chief men found of the sons of El`azar than of the sons of Itamar; and thus were they divided: of the sons of El`azar there were sixteen, heads of fathers' houses; and of the sons of Itamar, according to their fathers' houses, eight.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 26:12 - Of these were the courses of the doorkeepers, even of the chief men, having offices like their brothers, to minister in the house of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 3:3 - "Let the day perish in which I was born, The night which said, 'There is a man-child conceived.'
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 3:23 - Why is light given to a man whose way is hid, Whom God has hedged in?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 4:17 - 'Shall mortal man be more just than God? Shall a man be more pure than his Maker?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 10:5 - Are your days as the days of mortals, Or your years as man's years,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 14:10 - But man dies, and is laid low. Yes, man gives up the spirit, and where is he?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 14:14 - If a man dies, shall he live again? All the days of my warfare would I wait, Until my release should come.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 16:21 - That he would maintain the right of a man with God, Of a son of man with his neighbor!
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:2 - "Can a man be profitable to God? Surely he who is wise is profitable to himself.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 33:17 - That he may withdraw man from his purpose, And hide pride from man.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 33:29 - "Behold, God works all these things, Twice, yes three times, with a man,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 34:7 - What man is like Iyov, Who drinks up scoffing like water,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 34:9 - For he has said, 'It profits a man nothing That he should delight himself with God.'
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 34:34 - Men of understanding will tell me, Yes, every wise man who hears me:
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:3 - Brace yourself like a man, For I will question you, then you answer me!
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 40:7 - "Now brace yourself like a man. I will question you, and you will answer me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 34:8 - Oh taste and see that the LORD is good. Blessed is the man who takes refuge in him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 37:23 - A man's goings are established by the LORD. He delights in his way.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 40:4 - Blessed is the man who makes the LORD his trust, And doesn't respect the proud, nor such as turn aside to lies.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 52:7 - "Behold, this is the man who didn't make God his strength, But trusted in the abundance of his riches, And strengthened himself in his wickedness."
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 88:4 - I am counted among those who go down into the pit. I am like a man who has no help,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:48 - What man is he who shall live and not see death, Who shall deliver his soul from the power of She'ol? Selah.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 94:12 - Blessed is the man whom you discipline, the LORD, And teach out of your law;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 127:5 - Happy is the man who has his quiver full of them. They won't be disappointed when they speak with their enemies in the gate.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 128:4 - Behold, thus is the man blessed who fears the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 6:34 - For jealousy arouses the fury of the husband. He won't spare in the day of vengeance.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 20:24 - A man's steps are from the LORD; How then can man understand his way?
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 24:5 - A wise man has great power; And a knowledgeable man increases strength;
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:3 - A needy man who oppresses the poor Is like a driving rain which leaves no crops.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:21 - To show partiality is not good; Yet a man will do wrong for a piece of bread.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:5 - A man who flatters his neighbor, Spreads a net for his feet.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 30:1 - The words of Agur the son of Yakeh, the oracle: The man says to 'Iti'el, To 'Iti'el and Ucal:
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 30:19 - The way of an eagle in the air; The way of a serpent on a rock; The way of a ship in the midst of the sea; And the way of a man with a maiden.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 22:17 - Behold, the LORD, like a strong man, will hurl you away violently; yes, he will wrap you up closely.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 17:5 - Thus says the LORD: Cursed is the man who trusts in man, and makes flesh his arm, and whose heart departs from the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 17:7 - Blessed is the man who trusts in the LORD, and whose trust the LORD is.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 22:30 - Thus says the LORD, Write you this man childless, a man who shall not prosper in his days; for no more shall a man of his seed prosper, sitting on the throne of David, and ruling in Yehudah.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 23:9 - Concerning the prophets. My heart within me is broken, all my bones shake; I am like a drunken man, and like a man whom wine has overcome, because of the LORD, and because of his holy words.

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