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Lexicon :: Strong's H1406 - gāḡ

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גָּג
Transliteration
gāḡ
Pronunciation
gawg
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Probably by reduplication from גָּאָה (H1342)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 312

Strong’s Definitions

גָּג gâg, gawg; probably by reduplication from H1342; a roof; by analogy, the top of an altar:—roof (of the house), (house) top (of the house).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 30x

The KJV translates Strong's H1406 in the following manner: roof (12x), housetop (8x), top (6x), ... house (4x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 30x
The KJV translates Strong's H1406 in the following manner: roof (12x), housetop (8x), top (6x), ... house (4x).
  1. roof, top, housetop

    1. roof (of house)

    2. top (of altar of incense)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
גָּג gâg, gawg; probably by reduplication from H1342; a roof; by analogy, the top of an altar:—roof (of the house), (house) top (of the house).
STRONGS H1406:
גָּג noun masculine roof, top (Late Hebrew id.; Di compare Ethiopic ጋግ፡ ጋጋ፡ vinculum (ferreum), jugo simil. collare ferreum; √ dubious; Thes proposes גגג; perhaps גנג (= גנגן) cover§ 292 Sta§ 189 a MV) — גָּג Joshua 2:6 + 9 times + 1 Samuel 9:26 Kt (Qr גָּ֫גָה), גָּ֫גָה Joshua 2:6; 1 Samuel 9:26 Qr (Kt גג); construct Judges 9:51 + 2 times + Ezekiel 40:13 (strike out Co see below); suffix גַּגֶּךָ֑ Deuteronomy 22:8, גַּגּוֺ Exodus 30:3 + 2 times + Ezekiel 40:13 (strike out Co see below); plural גַּגּוֺת Isaiah 37:27 + 5 times; suffix גַּגּוֺתֶיהָ Isaiah 15:3, גַּגּוֺתֵיהֶם Jeremiah 32:29, גַּגֹּתֵיהֶם Jeremiah 19:13; —
1. roof (of house) Deuteronomy 22:8; Joshua 2:6 (twice in verse); Joshua 2:8; Joshua 16:27; 1 Samuel 9:25, 26; 2 Samuel 11:2 (twice in verse); 2 Samuel 16:22; 2 Kings 19:26 = Isaiah 37:27; Nehemiah 8:16; Psalm 102:8; Psalm 129:6; Proverbs 21:9; Proverbs 25:24; Isaiah 15:3; Isaiah 22:1; Jeremiah 48:38; as places of idolatrous worship (especially of heavenly bodies) Jeremiah 19:13; Jeremiah 32:29; Zephaniah 1:5; so הַגָּג עֲלִיַּת אָחָז 2 Kings 23:12, roof of tower Judges 9:51, over gate 2 Samuel 18:24, of chamber Ezekiel 40:13 (twice in verse) (but Greek Version of the LXX Co קיר).
2. top of altar of incense, in tabernacle Exodus 30:3; Exodus 37:26 (both P).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Exodus

30:3; 30:3; 37:26

Deuteronomy

22:8; 22:8

Joshua

2:6; 2:6; 2:6; 2:8

Judges

9:51; 9:51

1 Samuel

9:25; 9:26; 9:26; 9:26

2 Samuel

11:2; 16:22; 18:24

2 Kings

19:26; 23:12

Nehemiah

8:16

Psalms

102:8; 129:6

Proverbs

21:9; 25:24

Isaiah

15:3; 15:3; 22:1; 37:27; 37:27

Jeremiah

19:13; 19:13; 32:29; 32:29; 48:38

Ezekiel

40:13; 40:13; 40:13

Zephaniah

1:5

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1406 matches the Hebrew גָּג (gāḡ),
which occurs 31 times in 27 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 30:3 - And thou shalt overlay it with pure gold, the top H1406 thereof, and the sides thereof round about, and the horns thereof; and thou shalt make unto it a crown of gold round about.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 37:26 - And he overlaid it with pure gold, both the top H1406 of it, and the sides thereof round about, and the horns of it: also he made unto it a crown of gold round about.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 22:8 - When thou buildest a new house, then thou shalt make a battlement for thy roof, H1406 that thou bring not blood upon thine house, if any man fall from thence.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 2:6 - But she had brought them up to the roof H1406 of the house, and hid them with the stalks of flax, which she had laid in order upon the roof. H1406
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 2:8 - And before they were laid down, she came up unto them upon the roof; H1406
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:51 - But there was a strong tower within the city, and thither fled all the men and women, and all they of the city, and shut it to them, and gat them up to the top H1406 of the tower.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:27 - Now the house was full of men and women; and all the lords of the Philistines were there; and there were upon the roof H1406 about three thousand men and women, that beheld while Samson made sport.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 9:25 - And when they were come down from the high place into the city, Samuel communed with Saul upon the top of the house. H1406
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 9:26 - And they arose early: and it came to pass about the spring of the day, that Samuel called Saul to the top of the house, H1406 saying, Up, that I may send thee away. And Saul arose, and they went out both of them, he and Samuel, abroad.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 11:2 - And it came to pass in an eveningtide, that David arose from off his bed, and walked upon the roof H1406 of the king's house: and from the roof H1406 he saw a woman washing herself; and the woman was very beautiful to look upon.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 16:22 - So they spread Absalom a tent upon the top of the house; H1406 and Absalom went in unto his father's concubines in the sight of all Israel.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 18:24 - And David sat between the two gates: and the watchman went up to the roof H1406 over the gate unto the wall, and lifted up his eyes, and looked, and behold a man running alone.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 19:26 - Therefore their inhabitants were of small power, they were dismayed and confounded; they were as the grass of the field, and as the green herb, as the grass on the housetops, H1406 and as corn blasted before it be grown up.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 23:12 - And the altars that were on the top H1406 of the upper chamber of Ahaz, which the kings of Judah had made, and the altars which Manasseh had made in the two courts of the house of the LORD, did the king beat down, and brake them down from thence, and cast the dust of them into the brook Kidron.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 8:16 - So the people went forth, and brought them, and made themselves booths, every one upon the roof of his house, H1406 and in their courts, and in the courts of the house of God, and in the street of the water gate, and in the street of the gate of Ephraim.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 102:7 - I watch, and am as a sparrow alone upon the house top. H1406
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 129:6 - Let them be as the grass upon the housetops, H1406 which withereth afore it groweth up:
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:9 - It is better to dwell in a corner of the housetop, H1406 than with a brawling woman in a wide house.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 25:24 - It is better to dwell in the corner of the housetop, H1406 than with a brawling woman and in a wide house.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 15:3 - In their streets they shall gird themselves with sackcloth: on the tops H1406 of their houses, and in their streets, every one shall howl, weeping abundantly.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 22:1 - The burden of the valley of vision. What aileth thee now, that thou art wholly gone up to the housetops? H1406
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 37:27 - Therefore their inhabitants were of small power, they were dismayed and confounded: they were as the grass of the field, and as the green herb, as the grass on the housetops, H1406 and as corn blasted before it be grown up.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 19:13 - And the houses of Jerusalem, and the houses of the kings of Judah, shall be defiled as the place of Tophet, because of all the houses upon whose roofs H1406 they have burned incense unto all the host of heaven, and have poured out drink offerings unto other gods.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 32:29 - And the Chaldeans, that fight against this city, shall come and set fire on this city, and burn it with the houses, upon whose roofs H1406 they have offered incense unto Baal, and poured out drink offerings unto other gods, to provoke me to anger.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 48:38 - There shall be lamentation generally upon all the housetops H1406 of Moab, and in the streets thereof: for I have broken Moab like a vessel wherein is no pleasure, saith the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 40:13 - He measured then the gate from the roof H1406 of one little chamber to the roof H1406 of another: the breadth was five and twenty cubits, door against door.
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 1:5 - And them that worship the host of heaven upon the housetops; H1406 and them that worship and that swear by the LORD, and that swear by Malcham;

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