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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 - “You shall overlay it with pure gold, its top H1406 and its [fn]sides all around, and its horns; and you shall make a gold molding all around for it.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 37:26 - And he overlaid it with pure gold, its top H1406 and its [fn]sides all around, and its horns; and he made a gold molding for it all around.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 22:8 - “When you build a new house, you shall make a [fn]parapet for your roof H1406, so that you will not bring guilt for bloodshed on your house if anyone falls from it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 2:6 - But she had brought them up to the roof H1406 and hidden them in the stalks of flax which she had laid in order on the roof H1406.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 2:8 - Now before [fn]the spies lay down, she came up to them on the roof H1406,
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:51 - But there was a strong tower in the center of the city, and all the men and women with all the [fn]leaders of the city fled there and shut themselves in; and they went up on the roof H1406 of the tower.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:27 - Now the house was full of men and women, and all the governors of the Philistines were there. And about three thousand men and women were on the roof H1406 looking on while Samson was entertaining them.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 9:25 - When they came down from the high place into the city, [fn]Samuel spoke with Saul on the roof H1406.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 9:26 - And they got up early; and at daybreak Samuel called to Saul on the roof H1406, saying, “Get up, so that I may send you on your way.” So Saul got up, and both he and Samuel went out into the street.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 11:2 - Now at evening time David got up from his bed and walked around on the roof H1406 of the king’s house, and from the roof H1406 he saw a woman bathing; and the woman was very beautiful in appearance.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 16:22 - So they pitched a tent for Absalom on the roof H1406, and Absalom had relations with his father’s concubines in the sight of all Israel.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 18:24 - Now David was sitting between the two gates; and the watchman went to the roof H1406 of the gate by the wall, and raised his eyes and looked; and behold, a man was running by himself.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 19:26 - ‘Therefore their inhabitants were [fn]powerless,
They were shattered and put to shame.
They were like the vegetation of the field and the green grass,
Like grass on the housetops H1406 that is scorched before it has grown.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 23:12 - The king also tore down the altars that were on the roof H1406, the upper chamber of Ahaz, which the kings of Judah had made, and the altars which Manasseh had made in the two courtyards of the house of the LORD; and he [fn]smashed them there and threw their dust into the brook Kidron.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 8:16 - So the people went out and brought them and made booths for themselves, each on his roof H1406, and in their courtyards and in the courtyards of the house of God, and in the public square at the Water Gate, and in the square at the Gate of Ephraim.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 102:7 - I lie awake,
I have become like a solitary bird on a housetop H1406.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 129:6 - May they be like grass upon the housetops H1406,
Which withers before it [fn]grows up;
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:9 - It is better to live on a corner of a roof H1406
Than [fn]in a house shared with a contentious woman.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 25:24 - It is better to live on a corner of the roof H1406,
Than [fn]in a house shared with a contentious woman.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 15:3 - In their streets they have put on sackcloth;
On their housetops H1406 and in their public squares
Everyone is wailing, [fn]overcome with weeping.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 22:1 - The pronouncement concerning the valley of vision:
What is the matter with you now, that you have all gone up to the housetops H1406?
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 37:27 - “Therefore their inhabitants were [fn]powerless,
They were shattered and put to shame;
They were like the vegetation of the field and the green grass,
Like grass on the housetops H1406 [fn]that is scorched before it has grown.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 19:13 - “The houses of Jerusalem and the houses of the kings of Judah will be defiled like the place Topheth, because of all the houses on whose rooftops H1406 they burned [fn]sacrifices to all the heavenly [fn]lights and poured out drink offerings to other gods.”’”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 32:29 - “And the Chaldeans who are fighting against this city will enter and set this city on fire and burn it, with the houses where people have offered incense to Baal on their roofs H1406 and poured out drink offerings to other gods, to provoke Me to anger.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 48:38 - “On all the housetops H1406 of Moab and in its public squares [fn]there is mourning everywhere; for I have broken Moab like an undesirable vessel,” declares the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 40:13 - And he measured the gate from the roof H1406 of the one guardroom to the roof H1406 of the other, a width of twenty-five cubits, from one door to the door opposite.
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 1:5 - “And those who bow down on the housetops H1406 to the heavenly [fn]lights,
And those who bow down and swear to the LORD, but also swear by [fn]Milcom,

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