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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, but only the men H1397 among you, and serve the LORD, since [fn]that is what you desire.” So they were driven out from Pharaoh’s presence.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:37 - Now the sons of Israel journeyed from Rameses to Succoth, about six hundred thousand men H1397 on foot, aside from children.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 24:3 - Then he took up his discourse and said,
“The declaration of Balaam the son of Beor,
And the declaration of the man H1397 whose eye is opened;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 24:15 - Then he took up his discourse and said,
“The declaration of Balaam the son of Beor,
And the declaration of the man H1397 whose eye is opened,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 22:5 - “A woman shall not wear a man’s H1397 clothing, nor shall a man H1397 put on a woman’s clothing; for whoever does these things is an abomination to the LORD your God.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 7:14 - ‘So in the morning you shall come forward by your tribes. And it shall be that the tribe which the LORD selects by lot shall come forward by families, and the family which the LORD selects shall come forward by households, and the household which the LORD selects shall come forward man H1397 by man H1397.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 7:17 - So he brought the family of Judah forward, and he selected the family of the Zerahites; then he brought the family of the Zerahites forward man H1397 by man H1397, and Zabdi was selected.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 7:18 - And he brought his household forward man H1397 by man H1397; and Achan, son of Carmi, son of Zabdi, son of Zerah, from the tribe of Judah, was selected.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:30 - ‘Are they not finding, are they not dividing the spoils?
A concubine, two concubines for every warrior H1397;
To Sisera a spoil of dyed cloth,
A spoil of dyed cloth embroidered,
Dyed cloth of double embroidery on the [fn]neck of the plunderer?’
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,
The anointed of the God of Jacob
And the sweet psalmist of Israel, declares,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 23:3 - Now the Levites were counted from thirty years old and upward, and their number by [fn]head count of men H1397 was thirty-eight thousand.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 24:4 - Since more chief men H1397 were found from the [fn]descendants of Eleazar than the [fn]descendants of Ithamar, they divided them this way: there were sixteen heads of fathers’ households of the [fn]descendants of Eleazar, and eight of the [fn]descendants of Ithamar according to their fathers’ households.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 26:12 - To these divisions of the gatekeepers, to the chief men H1397, were given duties like their relatives, to serve in the house of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 3:3 - “May the day on which I was to be born perish,
As well as the night which said, ‘A [fn]boy H1397 is conceived.’
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 3:23 - Why is light given to a man H1397 whose way is hidden,
And whom God has shut off?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 4:17 - ‘Can mankind be righteous [fn]before God?
Can a man H1397 be pure [fn]before his Maker?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 10:5 - ‘Are Your days like the days of a mortal,
Or Your years like a man’s H1397 year,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 14:10 - “But a man H1397 dies and lies prostrate.
A person passes away, and where is he?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 14:14 - “If a man H1397 dies, will he live again?
All the days of my struggle I will wait
Until my relief comes.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 16:21 - That one might plead for a man H1397 with God
As a son of man with his neighbor!
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:2 - “Can a strong H1397 man H1397 be of use to God,
Or a wise one be useful to himself?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 33:17 - So that He may turn a person away from bad conduct,
And [fn]keep a man H1397 from pride;
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 33:29 - “Behold, God does all these things for a man H1397 two or three times,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 34:7 - “What man H1397 is like Job,
Who drinks up derision like water,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 34:9 - “For he has said, ‘It is of no use to a man H1397
When he becomes friends with God.’
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 34:34 - “Men of understanding will say to me,
And a wise man H1397 who hears me,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:3 - “Now [fn]tighten the belt on your waist like a man H1397,
And I shall ask you, and you inform Me!
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 40:7 - “Now [fn]tighten the belt on your waist like a man H1397;
I will ask you, and you instruct Me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 34:8 - Taste and see that the LORD is good;
How blessed is the man H1397 who takes refuge in Him!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 37:23 - The steps of a man H1397 are established by the LORD,
And He delights in his way.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 40:4 - How blessed is the man H1397 who has made the LORD his trust,
And has not turned to the [fn]proud, nor to those who become involved in falsehood.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 52:7 - “Behold, the man H1397 who would not make God his refuge,
But trusted in the abundance of his riches
And was strong in [fn]his evil desire.”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 88:4 - I am counted among those who go down to the pit;
I have become like a man H1397 without strength,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:48 - What man H1397 can live and not see death?
Can he save his soul from the [fn]power of [fn]Sheol? Selah
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 94:12 - Blessed is the man H1397 whom You discipline, [fn]LORD,
And whom You teach from Your Law,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 127:5 - Blessed is the man H1397 whose quiver is full of them;
They will not be ashamed
When they speak with their enemies in the gate.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 128:4 - Behold, for so shall a man H1397
Who fears the LORD be blessed.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 6:34 - For jealousy [fn]enrages a man H1397,
And he will not have compassion on the day of vengeance.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 20:24 - A man’s H1397 steps are ordained by the LORD;
How then can a person understand his way?
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 24:5 - A wise man H1397 is [fn]strong,
And a person of knowledge [fn]increases power.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:3 - A poor man H1397 who oppresses the helpless
Is like a driving rain [fn]which leaves no food.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:21 - To [fn]show partiality is not good,
Because for a piece of bread a man H1397 will do wrong.
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 pronouncement.
The man H1397 declares to Ithiel, to Ithiel and Ucal:
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 30:19 - The way of the eagle in the sky,
The way of a snake on a rock,
The way of a ship in the middle of the sea,
And the way of a man H1397 with a [fn]virgin.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 22:17 - ‘Behold, the LORD is about to hurl you violently, you strong H1397 man H1397.
And He is about to grasp you firmly
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 17:5 - This is what the LORD says:
“Cursed is the man H1397 who trusts in mankind
And makes flesh his [fn]strength,
And whose heart turns away from the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 17:7 - “Blessed is the man H1397 who trusts in the LORD,
And whose trust is the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 22:30 - “This is what the LORD says:
‘Write this man H1397 down as childless,
A man H1397 who will not prosper in his days;
For no man among his descendants will prosper
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,
And like a man H1397 overcome by wine,
Because of the LORD
And because of His holy words.

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