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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 - God made the two great H1419 lights, the greater H1419 light [fn]to govern the day, and the lesser light [fn]to govern the night; He made the stars also.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:21 - And God created the great H1419 sea creatures and every living creature that moves, with which the waters swarmed, according to their kind, and every winged bird according to its kind; and God saw that it was good.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:13 - Cain said to the LORD, “My punishment is too great H1419 to endure!
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 older H1419 brother of Japheth, children were born.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:2 - And I will make you into a great H1419 nation,
And I will bless you,
And make your name great;
And you shall be a blessing;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:17 - But the LORD struck Pharaoh and his house with great H1419 plagues because of Sarai, Abram’s wife.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:12 - Now 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 whom they will serve, and afterward they will come out with [fn]many H1419 possessions.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:18 - On that day the LORD made a covenant with Abram, saying,
“To your [fn]descendants 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 make him fruitful and multiply him exceedingly. He shall father twelve princes, and I will make him into a great H1419 nation.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:18 - since Abraham will certainly 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 - Then they struck the men who were at the doorway of the house with blindness, from the small to the great H1419, so that they became weary of 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 held a great H1419 feast on the day that Isaac was weaned.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:18 - “Get up, 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 came about, 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 her elder H1419 son Esau, which were with her in the house, and put them on her younger son Jacob.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:33 - Then Isaac [fn]trembled violently H1419, and said, “Who then was he who hunted game and brought it to me, so that I ate from all of it before you came, and blessed him? Yes, and he shall be blessed.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:34 - When 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 as well, my father!”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:42 - Now when the words of her elder H1419 son Esau were reported to Rebekah, she sent word 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 - He looked, and [fn]saw a well in the field, and behold, three flocks of sheep were lying there beside it, because they watered the flocks from that well. Now the stone on the mouth of the well was large H1419.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:7 - Then he said, “Look, it is still high H1419 day; it is not time for the livestock to be gathered. Water the sheep, 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 - she called to the men of her household and said to them, “See, he has brought in a [fn]Hebrew to us to make fun of us; he came in to me to sleep 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 - And 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 ahead of you to ensure for you a remnant on the earth, and to [fn]keep you alive by a great H1419 deliverance.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 46:3 - Then He said, “I am God, the God of your father; do not be afraid to go down to Egypt, for I will make you into a great H1419 nation there.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 50:10 - When they came to the [fn]threshing floor of Atad, which is beyond the Jordan, they mourned there with a very great H1419 and [fn]sorrowful lamentation; and he [fn]observed seven days of mourning for his father.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 3:3 - So Moses said, “I must turn aside and see this [fn]marvelous H1419 sight, why the bush is not burning up!”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 6:6 - “Say, therefore, to the sons of Israel, ‘I am the LORD, and I will bring you out from under the labors of the Egyptians, and I will rescue you from their bondage. I will also redeem you with an outstretched arm, and with great H1419 judgments.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 7:4 - “When Pharaoh does not listen to you, I will lay My hand on Egypt and bring out My armies, My people the sons of Israel, from the land of Egypt by great H1419 judgments.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 11:3 - And the LORD gave the people favor in the sight of the Egyptians. Furthermore, the man Moses himself was [fn]greatly esteemed 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 - ‘So 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 - And Pharaoh got 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 no home where there was not someone dead.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:31 - When Israel saw the great H1419 [fn]power which the LORD had [fn]used against the Egyptians, the people [fn]feared the LORD, and they believed in the LORD 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 motionless as stone,
Until Your people pass over, LORD,
Until the people pass over whom You have purchased.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 18:11 - “Now I know that the LORD is greater H1419 than all the gods; indeed, [fn]it was proven when they acted insolently against [fn]the people.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 18:22 - “Let them judge the people at all times; and let it be that they will bring to you every major H1419 matter, but they will judge every minor matter themselves. So it will be easier for you, and they will carry the burden with you.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 32:10 - “So now leave Me alone, that My anger may burn against them and that I may destroy them; and I will make of you a great H1419 nation.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 32:11 - Then Moses pleaded with the LORD his God, and said, “LORD, why does Your anger burn against Your people whom You have brought out from the land of Egypt with great H1419 power and with a mighty hand?
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 32:21 - Then Moses said to Aaron, “What did this people do to you, that you have brought such a great H1419 sin upon them?”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 32:30 - And on the next day Moses said to the people, “You yourselves have [fn]committed a great H1419 sin; and now I am going up to the LORD; perhaps I can make atonement for your sin.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 32:31 - Then Moses returned to the LORD and said, “Oh, this people has [fn]committed a great H1419 sin, and they have made a god of gold for themselves!
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 19:15 - ‘You shall not do injustice in judgment; you shall not show partiality to the poor nor give preference to the great H1419, but you are to judge your neighbor fairly.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 21:10 - ‘The priest who is [fn]highest H1419 among his brothers, on whose head the anointing oil has been poured and [fn]who has been consecrated 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 indeed, we saw the [fn]descendants of Anak there!
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 14:12 - “I will strike them with [fn]plague and dispossess them, and I will make you into a nation greater H1419 and mightier than they.”

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