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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 ye that are men, H1397 and serve the LORD; for that ye did desire. And they were driven out from Pharaoh's presence.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:37 - And the children of Israel journeyed from Rameses to Succoth, about six hundred thousand on foot that were men, H1397 beside children.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 24:3 - And he took up his parable, and said, Balaam the son of Beor hath said, and the man H1397 whose eyes are open hath said:
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 24:15 - And he took up his parable, and said, Balaam the son of Beor hath said, and the man H1397 whose eyes are open hath said:
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 22:5 - The woman shall not wear that which pertaineth unto a man, H1397 neither shall a man H1397 put on a woman's garment: for all that do so are abomination unto the LORD thy God.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 7:14 - In the morning therefore ye shall be brought according to your tribes: and it shall be, that the tribe which the LORD taketh shall come according to the families thereof; and the family which the LORD shall take shall come by households; and the household which the LORD shall take shall come man H1397 by man. H1397
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 7:17 - And he brought the family of Judah; and he took the family of the Zarhites: and he brought the family of the Zarhites man H1397 by man; H1397 and Zabdi was taken:
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 7:18 - And he brought his household man H1397 by man; H1397 and Achan, the son of Carmi, the son of Zabdi, the son of Zerah, of the tribe of Judah, was taken.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:30 - Have they not sped? have they not divided the prey; to every man H1397 a damsel or two; to Sisera a prey of divers colours, a prey of divers colours of needlework, of divers colours of needlework on both sides, meet for the necks of them that take the spoil?
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 23:1 - Now these be the last words of David. David the son of Jesse said, and the man H1397 who was raised up on high, the anointed of the God of Jacob, and the sweet psalmist of Israel, said,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 23:3 - Now the Levites were numbered from the age of thirty years and upward: and their number by their polls, man by man, H1397 was thirty and eight thousand.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 24:4 - And there were more chief men H1397 found of the sons of Eleazar than of the sons of Ithamar; and thus were they divided. Among the sons of Eleazar there were sixteen chief men of the house of their fathers, and eight among the sons of Ithamar according to the house of their fathers.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 26:12 - Among these were the divisions of the porters, even among the chief men, H1397 having wards one against another, to minister in the house of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 3:3 - Let the day perish wherein I was born, and the night in which it was said, There is a man child H1397 conceived.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 3:23 - Why is light given to a man H1397 whose way is hid, and whom God hath hedged in?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 4:17 - Shall mortal man be more just than God? shall a man H1397 be more pure than his maker?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 10:5 - Are thy days as the days of man? are thy years as man's H1397 days,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 14:10 - But man H1397 dieth, and wasteth away: yea, man giveth up the ghost, and where is he?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 14:14 - If a man H1397 die, shall he live again? all the days of my appointed time will I wait, till my change come.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 16:21 - O that one might plead for a man H1397 with God, as a man pleadeth for his neighbour!
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:2 - Can a man H1397 be profitable unto God, as he that is wise may be profitable unto himself?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 33:17 - That he may withdraw man from his purpose, and hide pride from man. H1397
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 33:29 - Lo, all these things worketh God oftentimes with man, H1397
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 34:7 - What man H1397 is like Job, who drinketh up scorning like water?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 34:9 - For he hath said, It profiteth a man H1397 nothing that he should delight himself with God.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 34:34 - Let men of understanding tell me, and let a wise man H1397 hearken unto me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:3 - Gird up now thy loins like a man; H1397 for I will demand of thee, and answer thou me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 40:7 - Gird up thy loins now like a man: H1397 I will demand of thee, and declare thou unto me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 34:8 - O taste and see that the LORD is good: blessed is the man H1397 that trusteth in him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 37:23 - The steps of a good man H1397 are ordered by the LORD: and he delighteth in his way.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 40:4 - Blessed is that man H1397 that maketh the LORD his trust, and respecteth not the proud, nor such as turn aside to lies.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 52:7 - Lo, this is the man H1397 that made not 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 with them that go down into the pit: I am as a man H1397 that hath no strength:
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:48 - What man H1397 is he that liveth, and shall not see death? shall he deliver his soul from the hand of the grave? Selah.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 94:12 - Blessed is the man H1397 whom thou chastenest, O LORD, and teachest him out of thy law;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 127:5 - Happy is the man H1397 that hath his quiver full of them: they shall not be ashamed, but they shall speak with the enemies in the gate.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 128:4 - Behold, that thus shall the man H1397 be blessed that feareth the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 6:34 - For jealousy is the rage of a man: H1397 therefore he will not spare in the day of vengeance.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 20:24 - Man's H1397 goings are of the LORD; how can a man then understand his own way?
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 24:5 - A wise man H1397 is strong; yea, a man of knowledge increaseth strength.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:3 - A poor man H1397 that oppresseth the poor is like a sweeping rain which leaveth no food.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:21 - To have respect of persons is not good: for for a piece of bread that man H1397 will transgress.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:5 - A man H1397 that flattereth his neighbour spreadeth a net for his feet.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 30:1 - The words of Agur the son of Jakeh, even the prophecy: the man H1397 spake unto Ithiel, even unto Ithiel and Ucal,
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 30:19 - The way of an eagle in the air; the way of a serpent upon a rock; the way of a ship in the midst of the sea; and the way of a man H1397 with a maid.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 22:17 - Behold, the LORD will carry thee away with a mighty H1397 captivity, and will surely cover thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 17:5 - Thus saith the LORD; Cursed be the man H1397 that trusteth in man, and maketh flesh his arm, and whose heart departeth from the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 17:7 - Blessed is the man H1397 that trusteth in the LORD, and whose hope the LORD is.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 22:30 - Thus saith the LORD, Write ye this man childless, a man H1397 that shall not prosper in his days: for no man of his seed shall prosper, sitting upon the throne of David, and ruling any more in Judah.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 23:9 - Mine heart within me is broken because of the prophets; all my bones shake; I am like a drunken man, and like a man H1397 whom wine hath overcome, because of the LORD, and because of the words of his holiness.

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