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Lexicon :: Strong's H1397 - geḇer

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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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, the men H1397 among you, and serve Yahweh, for [fn]that is what you are seeking.” So they were driven out from Pharaoh’s presence.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:37 -

And the sons of Israel journeyed from Rameses to Succoth, about six hundred thousand men H1397 on foot, aside from the little ones.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 24:3 - Then he took up his [fn]discourse and said,

“The oracle of Balaam the son of Beor,

And the oracle of the man H1397 whose eye is uncovered;

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 24:15 -

Then he took up his discourse and said,

“The oracle of Balaam the son of Beor,

And the oracle of the man H1397 whose eye is uncovered,

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 22:5 -

“A woman shall not wear man’s H1397 clothing, nor shall a man H1397 put on a woman’s clothing; for whoever does these things is an abomination to Yahweh your God.

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 7:14 - ‘In the morning then you shall come near by your tribes. And it will be that the tribe which Yahweh takes by lot shall come near by families, and the family which Yahweh takes shall come near by households, and the household which Yahweh takes shall come near man H1397 by man H1397.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 7:17 - And he brought the family of Judah near, and he took the family of the Zerahites; and he brought the family of the Zerahites near man H1397 by man H1397, and Zabdi was taken.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 7:18 - And he brought his household near man H1397 by man H1397; and Achan, son of Carmi, son of Zabdi, son of Zerah, from the tribe of Judah, was taken.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:30 -

‘Are they not finding, are they not dividing the spoil?

A maiden, two maidens for every mighty H1397 man H1397;

To Sisera a spoil of dyed work,

A spoil of dyed work embroidered,

Dyed work of double embroidery on the [fn]neck of the spoil?’

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 23:1 -

Now these are the last words of David.

David the son of Jesse declares,

The man H1397 who was raised on high declares,

The anointed of the God of Jacob,

And the sweet psalmist of Israel,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 23:3 - And the Levites were numbered from thirty years old and upward, and their number by [fn]census of men H1397 was 38,000.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 24:4 - And more chief men H1397 were found from the [fn]sons of Eleazar than the [fn]sons of Ithamar, so they divided them thus: there were sixteen heads of fathers’ households of the [fn]sons of Eleazar and eight of the [fn]sons of Ithamar, according to their fathers’ households.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 26:12 -

To these divisions of the gatekeepers, the chief men H1397, were given responsibilities like their relatives to minister in the house of Yahweh.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 3:3 -

“Let the day perish on which I was to be born,

And the night which said, ‘A man H1397 is conceived.’

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 3:23 -

Why is light given to a man H1397 whose way is hidden,

And whom God has hedged in?

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 4:17 -

‘Can mankind be right [fn]before God?

Can a man H1397 be pure [fn]before his Maker?

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 10:5 -

‘Are Your days as the days of a mortal man,

Or Your years as man’s H1397 years,

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 14:10 -

“But man H1397 dies and lies prostrate.

Man breathes his last, and where is he?

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 14:14 -

“If a man H1397 dies, will he live again?

All the days of my labor I will wait

Until my change comes.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 16:21 -

“O that a man H1397 might argue with God

As a man with his neighbor!

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:2 -

“Can a mighty man H1397 be of use to God,

Or an insightful man be useful to himself?

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 33:17 -

That He may turn man aside from his conduct,

And [fn]keep man H1397 from pride;

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 33:29 -

“Behold, God does all these things twice, three times with men H1397,

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 34:7 -

“What man H1397 is like Job,

Who drinks up mocking like water,

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 34:9 -

“For he has said, ‘It is of no use to a man H1397

When he [fn]is pleased with God.’

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 34:34 -

“Men with a heart of wisdom will say to me,

And a wise man H1397 who hears me,

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:3 -

“Now gird up your loins like a man H1397,

And I will ask you, and you make Me know!

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 40:7 -

“Now gird up your loins like a man H1397;

I will ask you, and you make Me know.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 34:8 -


O taste and see that Yahweh is good;

How blessed is the man H1397 who takes refuge in Him!

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 37:23 -


The footsteps of a man H1397 are established by Yahweh,

And He delights in his way.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 40:4 -

How blessed is the man H1397 who has made Yahweh his trust,

And has not [fn]turned to the proud, nor to those who stray into falsehood.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 52:7 -

“Behold, the man H1397 who would not set God as his strength,

But trusted in the abundance of his riches

And was strong in his destruction.”

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 88:4 -

I am counted among those who go down to the pit;

I am like a man H1397 without strength,

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:48 -

What man H1397 can live and not see death?

Can he provide his soul escape from the [fn]power of Sheol? Selah.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 94:12 -

Blessed is the man H1397 whom You discipline, O Yah,

And whom You teach out of Your law;

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 127:5 -

How blessed is the man H1397 who fills his quiver with them;

They will not be ashamed

When they speak with enemies in the gate.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 128:4 -

Behold, for thus shall the man H1397 be blessed

Who fears Yahweh.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 6:34 -

For jealousy [fn]enrages a man H1397,

And he will not spare in the day of vengeance.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 20:24 -

The steps of a man H1397 are from Yahweh,

How then can man understand his way?

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 24:5 -

A wise man H1397 is [fn]strong,

And a man of knowledge strengthens his power.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:3 -

A poor man H1397 who oppresses the lowly

Is a driving rain [fn]which leaves no food.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:21 -

To [fn]show partiality is not good,

Even for a piece of bread a man H1397 will transgress.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:5 -

A man H1397 who flatters his neighbor

Is spreading a net for his steps.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 30:1 -

The words of Agur the son of Jakeh, the [fn]oracle.

The man H1397 declares to Ithiel, to Ithiel and Ucal:

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 30:19 -

The way of an eagle in the sky,

The way of a serpent on a rock,

The way of a ship in the heart of the sea,

And the way of a man H1397 with a virgin.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 22:17 -

‘Behold, Yahweh is about to hurl you headlong, O man H1397.

And He is about to grasp you firmly

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 17:5 -

Thus says Yahweh,

“Cursed is the man H1397 who trusts in mankind

And makes flesh his [fn]strength,

And whose heart turns away from Yahweh.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 17:7 -

“Blessed is the man H1397 who trusts in Yahweh

And whose trust is Yahweh.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 22:30 -

“Thus says Yahweh,

‘Write this man H1397 down childless,

A man H1397 who will not succeed in his days;

For no man of his seed will succeed

Sitting on the throne of David

Or ruling again in Judah.’”

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 23:9 -

As for the prophets:

My heart is broken within me;

All my bones tremble;

I have become like a drunken man,

Even like a man H1397 overcome with wine,

Because of Yahweh

And because of His holy words.

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