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Lexicon :: Strong's H1419 - gāḏôl

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TWOT Reference: 315d

Strong’s Definitions

גָּדוֹל gâdôwl, gaw-dole'; or גָּדֹל gâdôl; (shortened) from H1431; great (in any sense); hence, older; also insolent:— aloud, elder(-est), exceeding(-ly), far, (man of) great (man, matter, thing,-er,-ness), high, long, loud, mighty, more, much, noble, proud thing, × sore, (×) very.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 529x

The KJV translates Strong's H1419 in the following manner: great (397x), high (22x), greater (19x), loud (9x), greatest (9x), elder (8x), great man (8x), mighty (7x), eldest (6x), miscellaneous (44x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 529x
The KJV translates Strong's H1419 in the following manner: great (397x), high (22x), greater (19x), loud (9x), greatest (9x), elder (8x), great man (8x), mighty (7x), eldest (6x), miscellaneous (44x).
  1. great

    1. large (in magnitude and extent)

    2. in number

    3. in intensity

    4. loud (in sound)

    5. older (in age)

    6. in importance

      1. important things

      2. great, distinguished (of men)

      3. God Himself (of God)

    7. great things

    8. haughty things

    9. greatness

      proper masculine noun
Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
גָּדוֹל gâdôwl, gaw-dole'; or גָּדֹל gâdôl; (shortened) from H1431; great (in any sense); hence, older; also insolent:— aloud, elder(-est), exceeding(-ly), far, (man of) great (man, matter, thing,-er,-ness), high, long, loud, mighty, more, much, noble, proud thing, × sore, (×) very.
STRONGS H1419: Abbreviations
גָּדוֺל 522 adjective greatג׳ Genesis 4:13 + 279 times; גָּדֹל Deuteronomy 26:8 + 22 times; construct גְּדוֺל Ezekiel 17:3, 7; Jeremiah 32:19, גְּדָל־ Proverbs 19:19, גְּדָו֯ל־ Psalm 145:8; Nahum 1:3; suffix גְּדוֺלָם Jeremiah 6:13 + 2 times; plural גְּדוֺלִים Exodus 7:4 + 11 times, גְּדֹלִים Genesis 12:17 + 22 times; construct גְּדֹלֵי 2 Kings 10:6; suffix גְּדֹלָיו 2 Kings 10:11; Jonah 3:7; גְּדוֺלֶיהָ Nahum 3:10; feminine גְּדוֺלָה Numbers 22:18 + 96 times; גְּדֹלָה Genesis 15:12 + 31 times; plural גְּדוֺלֹת Nehemiah 9:26; Nehemiah 12:31, גְּדֹלוֺת Deuteronomy 27:2 + 30 times, גְּדֹלֹת Numbers 13:28 + 7 times; — great,
1. in magnitude and extent, e.g. sea Numbers 34:6, river Genesis 15:18, wilderness Deuteronomy 1:19, rain 1 Kings 18:45, mountain Zechariah 4:7, city Genesis 10:12, house Jeremiah 52:13, altar Joshua 22:10, throne 2 Chronicles 9:17, sea-monsters Genesis 1:21, fish Jonah 2:1, eagle Ezekiel 17:3, terebinth 2 Samuel 18:9, substance Genesis 15:14, wealth Daniel 11:2, victory 1 Samuel 19:5, 22 בּוֺר הַגָּדוֺל read הַגֹּרֶן ב׳ according to Greek Version of the LXX We Dr.
2. in number, e.g. nation Genesis 12:2, congregation Jeremiah 31:8, camp 1 Chronicles 12:22, army Ezekiel 17:17, sacrifice 2 Kings 10:19, slaughter Deuteronomy 28:59; 1 Samuel 4:17.
3. in intensity, fear Deuteronomy 4:34, weeping Isaiah 38:3, power כּחַ Exodus 32:11, joy Jonah 4:6, anger Deuteronomy 29:23, indignation Jeremiah 21:5, sin Genesis 20:9, iniquity Genesis 4:13, evil Genesis 39:9, trespass Ezekiel 9:7.
4. in sound, loud voice Genesis 39:14, cry Exodus 11:6, shout Joshua 6:5.
5. in age, elder, eldest, son Genesis 27:1, daughter Genesis 29:16, brother Genesis 10:21, sister Ezekiel 16:46.
6. in importance,
a. things(הַ)דָּבָר (הַ)גָּדֹל an important thing or affair Exodus 18:22; Deuteronomy 4:32; 1 Samuel 12:16; 2 Kings 5:12; 2 Kings 8:13; יום יהוה Jeremiah 30:7; Hosea 2:2; Joel 2:11; Joel 3:4; Zephaniah 1:14; Malachi 3:23 [Malachi 4:5].
b. of men, great, distinguished, Moses Exodus 11:3, David 2 Samuel 5:10, Job Job 1:3, Mordecai Esther 9:4, kings Ecclesiastes 9:14; Jeremiah 27:7; especially of king of Assyria הַמֶּלֶךְ הַגָּדוֺל 2 Kings 18:19, 28 = Isaiah 36:4, 18, = Assyrian šarru rabbu, šarru dannu, e.g. KBi. 94, 1. 1; הַכֹּהֵן הַגָּדוֺל the h.p. Leviticus 21:10 + 20 times; (הָ)אִישׁ גָּדוֺל 1 Samuel 25:2; 2 Samuel 19:33; 2 Kings 5:1; אִשָּׁה גְדוֺלָה 2 Kings 4:8; גָּדוֺל a great man 2 Samuel 3:38; Micah 7:3; לֹא תֶהְדַּר מְּנֵי גָדוֺל thou shalt not honour (favour) the person of a great man (opposed to דָּל) Leviticus 19:15 (H); (הַ)גְּדוֺלִים the great 2 Samuel 7:9 = 1 Chronicles 17:8; Nehemiah 11:14 (see below) Proverbs 18:16; Proverbs 25:6; Jeremiah 5:5 (2 Kings 10:11 LXX of Lucian (Lag.) ἀγχιστεύοντας, Klo גֹּאֲלָיו); further גְּדֹלֵי הָעִיר 2 Kings 10:6; (כָּל־)גְּדֹלָיו 2 Kings 10:11; Jonah 3:7; כָּל־ גְּדוֺלֶיהָ Nahum 3:10.
7. in phrases † עוֺד הַיּוֺם גָּדוֺל it is yet high day (French grand jour, German hoch am Tage, the day is at its height) Genesis 29:7; כַּקָּטֹן כַּגָּדֹל (or reverse) as well small as great Deuteronomy 1:17; 1 Chronicles 25:8; 1 Chronicles 26:13; 2 Chronicles 31:15; (לְ)מִקָּטֹן וְעַד גָּדוֺל (or reverse) from small to great Genesis 19:11; 1 Samuel 5:9; 1 Samuel 30:2, 19; 2 Kings 23:2; 2 Kings 25:26; 2 Chronicles 15:13; 34:30; Esther 1:5, 20; Jeremiah 6:13; Jeremiah 8:10; Jeremiah 31:34; Jeremiah 42:1, 8; Jeremiah 44:12; Jonah 3:5.
8. construct גְּדֹל (הַ)כְּנָפַיִם great of wings Ezekiel 17:8, 7, so of anger Proverbs 19:19 (Qr); usually of God, in power Nahum 1:3, counsel Jeremiah 32:19, mercy Psalm 145:8.
9. as substantive concrete עשׂה גדלות do great things, of God's great acts of redemption and judgement Deuteronomy 10:21; Job 5:9; Job 9:10; Job 37:5; Psalm 71:19; Psalm 106:21; of the miracles of Elisha 2 Kings 8:4; of things too great and so presumptuous, haughty תבקשׁ ג׳ Jeremiah 45:5; מדברת ג׳ Psalm 12:4; לא הלכתי בג׳ Psalm 131:1 (compare Biblical Aramaic Daniel 7:8, 11, 20; also Revelation 13:5).
10. as substantive neuter greatness of arm Exodus 15:16; compare גָּבֹהַּ 4

הַגְּדוֺלִים proper name, masculine father of Zabdiel Nehemiah 11:14 (RV & so most; but Greek Version of the LXX RVm and others the great).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


1:21; 4:13; 4:13; 10:12; 10:21; 12:2; 12:17; 15:12; 15:14; 15:18; 19:11; 20:9; 27:1; 29:7; 29:16; 39:9; 39:14


7:4; 11:3; 11:6; 15:16; 18:11; 18:22; 32:11


19:15; 21:10


13:28; 22:18; 34:6


1:17; 1:19; 4:32; 4:34; 7:21; 10:17; 10:21; 11:7; 26:8; 27:2; 28:59; 29:23


6:5; 7:9; 22:10



1 Samuel

4:17; 5:9; 12:16; 12:22; 19:5; 19:22; 25:2; 30:2; 30:19

2 Samuel

3:38; 5:10; 7:9; 18:9; 19:33

1 Kings

3:6; 8:42; 18:45

2 Kings

4:8; 5:1; 5:12; 8:4; 8:13; 10:6; 10:6; 10:11; 10:11; 10:11; 10:19; 18:19; 18:28; 23:2; 25:26

1 Chronicles

12:22; 16:25; 17:8; 25:8; 26:13

2 Chronicles

1:8; 2:4; 6:32; 9:17; 15:13; 31:15; 34:30


1:5; 4:8; 8:6; 9:25; 9:26; 9:32; 11:14; 11:14; 12:31


1:5; 1:20; 9:4


1:3; 5:9; 9:10; 37:5


12:4; 21:6; 47:3; 48:2; 57:11; 71:19; 76:2; 77:14; 86:10; 86:13; 95:3; 95:3; 96:4; 99:2; 99:3; 106:21; 108:5; 111:2; 131:1; 135:5; 138:5; 145:3; 145:8; 145:8; 147:5


18:16; 19:19; 19:19; 25:6




12:6; 36:4; 36:18; 38:3; 54:7


5:5; 6:13; 6:13; 8:10; 10:6; 10:6; 21:5; 27:7; 30:7; 31:8; 31:34; 32:18; 32:19; 32:19; 42:1; 42:8; 44:12; 44:26; 45:5; 52:13


9:7; 16:46; 17:3; 17:3; 17:7; 17:7; 17:8; 17:17; 36:23


7:8; 7:11; 7:20; 9:4; 11:2




2:11; 3:4


2:1; 3:5; 3:7; 3:7; 4:6




1:3; 1:3; 3:10; 3:10






1:11; 1:14; 4:5



Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1419 matches the Hebrew גָּדוֹל (gāḏôl),
which occurs 530 times in 499 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 10 (Gen 1:16–Num 14:12)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:16 - And God made two great H1419 lights; the greater H1419 light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night: he made the stars also.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:21 - And God created great H1419 whales, and every living creature that moveth, which the waters brought forth abundantly, after their kind, and every winged fowl after his kind: and God saw that it was good.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:13 - And Cain said unto the LORD, My punishment is greater H1419 than I can bear.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:12 - And Resen between Nineveh and Calah: the same is a great H1419 city.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:21 - Unto Shem also, the father of all the children of Eber, the brother of Japheth the elder, H1419 even to him were children born.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:2 - And I will make of thee a great H1419 nation, and I will bless thee, and make thy name great; and thou shalt be a blessing:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:17 - And the LORD plagued Pharaoh and his house with great H1419 plagues because of Sarai Abram's wife.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:12 - And when the sun was going down, a deep sleep fell upon Abram; and, lo, an horror of great H1419 darkness fell upon him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:14 - And also that nation, whom they shall serve, will I judge: and afterward shall they come out with great H1419 substance.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:18 - In the same day the LORD made a covenant with Abram, saying, Unto thy seed have I given this land, from the river of Egypt unto the great H1419 river, the river Euphrates:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:20 - And as for Ishmael, I have heard thee: Behold, I have blessed him, and will make him fruitful, and will multiply him exceedingly; twelve princes shall he beget, and I will make him a great H1419 nation.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:18 - Seeing that Abraham shall surely become a great H1419 and mighty nation, and all the nations of the earth shall be blessed in him?
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:11 - And they smote the men that were at the door of the house with blindness, both small and great: H1419 so that they wearied themselves to find the door.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:9 - Then Abimelech called Abraham, and said unto him, What hast thou done unto us? and what have I offended thee, that thou hast brought on me and on my kingdom a great H1419 sin? thou hast done deeds unto me that ought not to be done.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:8 - And the child grew, and was weaned: and Abraham made a great H1419 feast the same day that Isaac was weaned.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:18 - Arise, lift up the lad, and hold him in thine hand; for I will make him a great H1419 nation.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:1 - And it came to pass, that when Isaac was old, and his eyes were dim, so that he could not see, he called Esau his eldest H1419 son, and said unto him, My son: and he said unto him, Behold, here am I.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:15 - And Rebekah took goodly raiment of her eldest H1419 son Esau, which were with her in the house, and put them upon Jacob her younger son:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:33 - And Isaac trembled very H1419 exceedingly, and said, Who? where is he that hath taken venison, and brought it me, and I have eaten of all before thou camest, and have blessed him? yea, and he shall be blessed.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:34 - And when Esau heard the words of his father, he cried with a great H1419 and exceeding bitter cry, and said unto his father, Bless me, even me also, O my father.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:42 - And these words of Esau her elder H1419 son were told to Rebekah: and she sent and called Jacob her younger son, and said unto him, Behold, thy brother Esau, as touching thee, doth comfort himself, purposing to kill thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:2 - And he looked, and behold a well in the field, and, lo, there were three flocks of sheep lying by it; for out of that well they watered the flocks: and a great H1419 stone was upon the well's mouth.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:7 - And he said, Lo, it is yet high H1419 day, neither is it time that the cattle should be gathered together: water ye the sheep, and go and feed them.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:16 - And Laban had two daughters: the name of the elder H1419 was Leah, and the name of the younger was Rachel.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:9 - There is none greater H1419 in this house than I; neither hath he kept back any thing from me but thee, because thou art his wife: how then can I do this great H1419 wickedness, and sin against God?
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:14 - That she called unto the men of her house, and spake unto them, saying, See, he hath brought in an Hebrew unto us to mock us; he came in unto me to lie with me, and I cried with a loud H1419 voice:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:29 - Behold, there come seven years of great H1419 plenty throughout all the land of Egypt:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 44:12 - And he searched, and began at the eldest, H1419 and left at the youngest: and the cup was found in Benjamin's sack.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 45:7 - And God sent me before you to preserve you a posterity in the earth, and to save your lives by a great H1419 deliverance.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 46:3 - And he said, I am God, the God of thy father: fear not to go down into Egypt; for I will there make of thee a great H1419 nation:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 50:10 - And they came to the threshingfloor of Atad, which is beyond Jordan, and there they mourned with a great H1419 and very sore lamentation: and he made a mourning for his father seven days.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 3:3 - And Moses said, I will now turn aside, and see this great H1419 sight, why the bush is not burnt.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 6:6 - Wherefore say unto the children of Israel, I am the LORD, and I will bring you out from under the burdens of the Egyptians, and I will rid you out of their bondage, and I will redeem you with a stretched out arm, and with great H1419 judgments:
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 7:4 - But Pharaoh shall not hearken unto you, that I may lay my hand upon Egypt, and bring forth mine armies, and my people the children of Israel, out of the land of Egypt by great H1419 judgments.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 11:3 - And the LORD gave the people favour in the sight of the Egyptians. Moreover the man Moses was very great H1419 in the land of Egypt, in the sight of Pharaoh's servants, and in the sight of the people.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 11:6 - And there shall be a great H1419 cry throughout all the land of Egypt, such as there was none like it, nor shall be like it any more.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:30 - And Pharaoh rose up in the night, he, and all his servants, and all the Egyptians; and there was a great H1419 cry in Egypt; for there was not a house where there was not one dead.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:31 - And Israel saw that great H1419 work which the LORD did upon the Egyptians: and the people feared the LORD, and believed the LORD, and his servant Moses.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 15:16 - Fear and dread shall fall upon them; by the greatness H1419 of thine arm they shall be as still as a stone; till thy people pass over, O LORD, till the people pass over, which thou hast purchased.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 18:11 - Now I know that the LORD is greater H1419 than all gods: for in the thing wherein they dealt proudly he was above them.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 18:22 - And let them judge the people at all seasons: and it shall be, that every great H1419 matter they shall bring unto thee, but every small matter they shall judge: so shall it be easier for thyself, and they shall bear the burden with thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 32:10 - Now therefore let me alone, that my wrath may wax hot against them, and that I may consume them: and I will make of thee a great H1419 nation.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 32:11 - And Moses besought the LORD his God, and said, LORD, why doth thy wrath wax hot against thy people, which thou hast brought forth out of the land of Egypt with great H1419 power, and with a mighty hand?
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 32:21 - And Moses said unto Aaron, What did this people unto thee, that thou hast brought so great H1419 a sin upon them?
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 32:30 - And it came to pass on the morrow, that Moses said unto the people, Ye have sinned a great H1419 sin: and now I will go up unto the LORD; peradventure I shall make an atonement for your sin.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 32:31 - And Moses returned unto the LORD, and said, Oh, this people have sinned a great H1419 sin, and have made them gods of gold.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 19:15 - Ye shall do no unrighteousness in judgment: thou shalt not respect the person of the poor, nor honour the person of the mighty: H1419 but in righteousness shalt thou judge thy neighbour.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 21:10 - And he that is the high H1419 priest among his brethren, upon whose head the anointing oil was poured, and that is consecrated to put on the garments, shall not uncover his head, nor rend his clothes;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 13:28 - Nevertheless the people be strong that dwell in the land, and the cities are walled, and very great: H1419 and moreover we saw the children of Anak there.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 14:12 - I will smite them with the pestilence, and disinherit them, and will make of thee a greater H1419 nation and mightier than they.

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