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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 - So God made the two [fn]great H1419 lights, the greater H1419 [fn]light [fn]to rule the day, and the lesser [fn]light [fn]to rule the night, and also the stars.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:21 - And God created the great H1419 sea monsters and every living creature that moves, with which the waters swarmed after their kind, and every winged bird after its kind; and God saw that it was good.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:13 - And Cain said to Yahweh, “My punishment is too great H1419 to bear!
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:12 - and Resen between Nineveh and Calah; that is the great H1419 city.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:21 -

Also to Shem, the father of all the children of Eber, and the [fn]older H1419 brother of Japheth, children were born.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:2 -

And I will make you a great H1419 nation,

And I will bless you,

And make your name great;

And so [fn]you shall be a blessing;

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:17 -

But Yahweh struck Pharaoh and his house with great H1419 plagues because of Sarai, Abram’s wife.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:12 -

Now it happened that when the sun was going down, a deep sleep fell upon Abram; and behold, [fn]terror and great H1419 darkness fell upon him.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:14 - “But I will also judge the nation to whom they are enslaved, and afterward they will come out with [fn]many H1419 possessions.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:18 - On that day Yahweh cut a covenant with Abram, saying,

“To your seed I have given this land,

From the river of Egypt as far as the great H1419 river, the river Euphrates:

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:20 - “As for Ishmael, I have heard you; behold, I will bless him and will make him fruitful and will multiply him exceedingly. He shall [fn]become the father of twelve princes, and I will make him a great H1419 nation.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:18 - since Abraham will surely become a great H1419 and [fn]mighty nation, and in him all the nations of the earth will be blessed?
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:11 - And they [fn]struck the men who were at the doorway of the house with blindness, from small to great H1419, so that they wearied themselves trying to find the doorway.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:9 - Then Abimelech called Abraham and said to him, “What have you done to us? And [fn]how have I sinned against you, that you have brought on me and on my kingdom a great H1419 sin? You have done to me [fn]things 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 on the day that Isaac was weaned.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:18 - “Arise, lift up the boy, and hold him by [fn]the hand, for I will make a great H1419 nation of him.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:1 -

Now it happened that when Isaac was old and his eyes were too dim to see, that he called his older H1419 son Esau and said to him, “My son.” And he said to him, “Here I am.”

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:15 - Then Rebekah took the [fn]best garments of Esau her elder H1419 son, which were with her in the house, and she put them on Jacob her younger son.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:33 - Then Isaac [fn]trembled exceedingly violently H1419 and said, “Who was he then that hunted game and brought it to me, so that I ate of all of it before you came and blessed him? Indeed, he shall be blessed.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:34 - As Esau heard the words of his father, he cried out with an exceedingly great H1419 and bitter cry and said to his father, “Bless me, me also, O my father!”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:42 - Then the words of her elder H1419 son Esau were told to Rebekah. So she sent and called her younger son Jacob and said to him, “Behold, your brother Esau is consoling himself concerning you by planning to kill you.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:2 - And he looked, and behold, a well in the field, and behold, three flocks of sheep were lying there beside it, for from that well they gave water to the flocks to drink. Now the stone on the mouth of the well was large H1419.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:7 - And he said, “Behold, it is still high H1419 day; it is not time for the livestock to be gathered. Give water to the sheep to drink, and go, pasture them.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:16 - Now Laban had two daughters; the name of the older H1419 was Leah, and the name of the younger was Rachel.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:9 - [fn]There is no one greater H1419 in this house than I, and he has withheld nothing from me except you, because you are his wife. How then could I do this great H1419 evil and sin against God?”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:14 - that she called to the men of her household and spoke to them, saying, “See, he has brought in a [fn]Hebrew to us to laugh at us; he came in to me to lie with me, and I [fn]screamed H1419.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:29 - “Behold, seven years of great H1419 abundance are coming in all the land of Egypt;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 44:12 - So he searched, beginning with the oldest H1419 and ending with the youngest, and the cup was found in Benjamin’s sack.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 45:7 - “So God sent me before you to establish for you a remnant in the earth and to keep you alive for a great H1419 remnant of survivors.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 46:3 - And He said, “I am God, the God of your father; do not be afraid to go down to Egypt, for I will make you a great H1419 nation there.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 50:10 - And they came to the [fn]threshing floor of Atad, which is beyond the Jordan, and they lamented there with a very great H1419 and [fn]immense lamentation; and he [fn]observed seven days of mourning for his father.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 3:3 - So Moses said, “[fn]I must turn aside now and see this [fn]marvelous H1419 sight. Why is the bush not burned up?”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 6:6 - “Say, therefore, to the sons of Israel, ‘I am Yahweh, and I will bring you out from under the hard labors of the Egyptians, and I will deliver you from their slavery. I will also redeem you with an outstretched arm and with great H1419 judgments.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 7:4 - “But Pharaoh will not listen to you. And I will [fn]set My hand upon Egypt and bring out My hosts, My people the sons of Israel, from the land of Egypt by great H1419 judgments.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 11:3 - (And Yahweh gave the people favor in the sight of the Egyptians. Moreover, the man Moses himself was very great H1419 in the land of Egypt, both in the sight of Pharaoh’s servants and in the sight of the people.)
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 11:6 - ‘Moreover, there shall be a great H1419 cry in all the land of Egypt, such as there has not been before and such as shall never be again.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:30 - Then Pharaoh arose in the night, he and all his servants and all the Egyptians, and there was a great H1419 cry in Egypt, for there was no home where there was not someone dead.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:31 - Then Israel saw the great H1419 hand which Yahweh had [fn]used against the Egyptians; and the people [fn]feared Yahweh, and they believed in Yahweh and in His servant Moses.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 15:16 -

“Terror and dread fall upon them;

By the greatness H1419 of Your arm they are still as stone;

Until Your people pass over, O Yahweh,

Until the people pass over whom You have purchased.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 18:11 - “Now I know that Yahweh is greater H1419 than all the gods; [fn]for in this matter they acted presumptuously against [fn]the people.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 18:22 - “And they will judge the people at all times. And it will be that every major H1419 matter they will bring to you, but every minor matter they themselves will judge. So it will be easier for you, and they will bear the burden with you.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 32:10 - “Now then let Me alone, that My anger may burn against them and that I may consume them; and I will make you a great H1419 nation.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 32:11 -

Then Moses entreated [fn]the favor of Yahweh his God and said, “O Yahweh, why does Your anger burn against Your people whom You have brought out of the land of Egypt with great H1419 power and with a strong hand?

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 32:21 -

Then Moses said to Aaron, “What did this people do to you, that you have brought such great H1419 sin upon them?”

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 32:30 -

Now it happened on the next day, that Moses said to the people, “You yourselves have [fn]committed a great H1419 sin; but now I am going up to Yahweh, perhaps I can make atonement for your sin.”

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 32:31 - Then Moses returned to Yahweh and said, “Alas, this people has [fn]committed a great H1419 sin, and they have made [fn]gods of gold for themselves.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 19:15 -

‘You shall do no injustice in judgment; you shall not be partial to the poor nor defer to the great H1419, but you shall judge your neighbor in righteousness.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 21:10 -

‘And the priest who is the highest H1419 among his brothers, on whose head the anointing oil has been poured and [fn]who has been ordained to wear the garments, shall not [fn]uncover his head nor tear his clothes;

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 13:28 - “Nevertheless, the people who live in the land are strong, and the cities are fortified and very large H1419; and moreover, we saw the [fn]descendants of Anak there.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 14:12 - “I will strike them with [fn]pestilence and dispossess them, and I will make you into a nation greater H1419 and mightier than they.”

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