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Lexicon :: Strong's H1431 - gāḏal

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גָּדַל
Transliteration
gāḏal
Pronunciation
gaw-dal'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 315

Strong’s Definitions

גָּדַל gâdal, gaw-dal'; a primitive root; properly, to twist (compare H1434), i.e. to be (causatively make) large (in various senses, as in body, mind, estate or honor, also in pride):—advance, boast, bring up, exceed, excellent, be(-come, do, give, make, wax), great(-er, come to... estate, things), grow(up), increase, lift up, magnify(-ifical), be much set by, nourish (up), pass, promote, proudly (spoken), tower.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 115x

The KJV translates Strong's H1431 in the following manner: magnify (32x), great (26x), grow (14x), nourish up (7x), grow up (6x), greater (5x), miscellaneous (25x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 115x
The KJV translates Strong's H1431 in the following manner: magnify (32x), great (26x), grow (14x), nourish up (7x), grow up (6x), greater (5x), miscellaneous (25x).
  1. to grow, become great or important, promote, make powerful, praise, magnify, do great things

    1. (Qal)

      1. to grow up

      2. to become great

      3. to be magnified

    2. (Piel)

      1. to cause to grow

      2. to make great, powerful

      3. to magnify

    3. (Pual) to be brought up

    4. (Hiphil)

      1. to make great

      2. to magnify

      3. to do great things

    5. (Hithpael) to magnify oneself

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
גָּדַל gâdal, gaw-dal'; a primitive root; properly, to twist (compare H1434), i.e. to be (causatively make) large (in various senses, as in body, mind, estate or honor, also in pride):—advance, boast, bring up, exceed, excellent, be(-come, do, give, make, wax), great(-er, come to... estate, things), grow(up), increase, lift up, magnify(-ifical), be much set by, nourish (up), pass, promote, proudly (spoken), tower.
STRONGS H1431: Abbreviations
גָּדַל 115 verb grow up, become great (Aramaic גְּדַל (Ithpe.), Lfdg twist, twine, Arabic جَدَلَ twist a cord, make firm, strong, become strong, so Late Hebrew) —
Qal Perfect ג׳ etc. Genesis 38:14 + 14 times; suffix גְּדֵלַנִי Job 31:18; Imperfect יִגְדַּל etc. Psalm 35:27 + 34 times; —
1. grow up,
a. child Genesis 21:8, 20; Genesis 25:27; Genesis 38:11, 14; Exodus 2:10, 11 (JE) Judges 11:2; Judges 13:24; Ruth 1:12; 1 Samuel 2:21; 1 Samuel 3:19; 1 Kings 12:8, 10 (= 2 Chronicles 10:8, 10) 2 Kings 4:18; גְּדֵלַנִי כְאָב he grew up to me as to a father Job 31:18;
b. lamb 2 Samuel 12:3.
2. become great,
a. in extent, wealthy Genesis 26:13 (twice in verse); Genesis 41:40 (JE) Jeremiah 5:27;
b. in value. בְּעֵינֵי י׳, גָָּֽדְלָה נֶפֶשׁ בְּעֵינָ֑י prized by 1 Samuel 26:24 (twice in verse);
c. in intensity, grief Job 2:13, mourning Zechariah 12:11, punishment Lamentations 4:6, trespass Ezekiel 9:6;
d. in sound, loud cry Genesis 19:13 (J);
e. in importance, of a king Ecclesiastes 2:9; 1 Kings 10:23 (= 2 Chronicles 9:22) Daniel 8:9, 10 (under figure of horn), chief Genesis 24:35; Genesis 48:19 (J), Messiah Micah 5:3, Jerusalem Ezekiel 16:7;
f. of God 2 Samuel 7:22; Psalm 104:1, his works Psalm 92:6, his power Numbers 14:17 (J).
3. to be magnified,
a. house of David Zechariah 12:7;
Pi. Perfect גִּדַּל Joshua 4:14; Esther 3:1; גִּדֵּ֔ל Isaiah 49:21; גִּדֵּ֑לָה Isaiah 51:18, etc.; Imperfect יְגַדֵּל Isaiah 44:14 + 8 times; Imperative גַּדְּלוּ Psalm 34:4; Infinitive גַּדֵּל Numbers 6:5 + 3 times; Participle מְגַדְּלִים 2 Kings 10:6 (מְגַדְּלוֺת Songs 5:15 Greek Version of the LXX Targum Hi Bö De); —
3. magnify,
a. man Job 7:17;
Pu. Participle plural מְגֻדָּלִים brought up Psalm 144:12.
Hiph. Perfect הִגְדִּיל Psalm 41:10 +, etc.; Imperfect יַגְדִּיל Isaiah 42:21; Daniel 8:25, etc.; Infinitive הַגְדִּיל 1 Chronicles 22:8; Amos 8:5; Participle מַגְדִּיל Psalm 18:51 (= מִגְדֹּיל in || 2 Samuel 22:51); plural מַגְדִּילִים Psalm 35:26; —
1. make great, e.g. shekel Amos 8:5, pile for fire Ezekiel 24:9, joy Isaiah 9:2, counsel Isaiah 28:29, wisdom Ecclesiastes 1:16, works Ecclesiastes 2:4, house of Yahweh 1 Chronicles 22:5; the heel Psalm 41:10 either lifted high (Ges), or (compare De Now) gave me insidiously a great fall; compare [H6310 פִּיךָ נ׳ Obadiah 12] i.e. utter proud words (see H7337 רחב Hiph.)
2. magnify, salvation Psalm 18:51, so || 2 Samuel 22:51 (Kt מַגְדִּיל; > Qr מִגְדֹּל), mercy Genesis 19:19 (J), teaching Isaiah 42:21, the word of Yahweh Psalm 138:2.
3. do great things הִגְדִּיל לַעֲשׂוֺת,
a. in a good sense, of God Psalm 126:2; Psalm 126:3; Joel 2:21, also pregnant without Infinitive 1 Samuel 12:24.
b. in bad sense, of 'the northern one' Joel 2:20, also pregnant without Infinitive Lamentations 1:9; Zephaniah 2:8, 10; Daniel 8:4, 8, 11, 25; with עַל, of enemies Psalm 35:26; Psalm 38:17; Psalm 55:13; Job 19:5; Jeremiah 48:26, 42; Ezekiel 35:13 of speaking עָלַי בְּפִיכֶם ג׳.
c. also, with Infinitive implied, wept greatly 1 Samuel 20:41.
Hithp. Perfect וְהִתְגַּדִּלְתִּ֫י Ezekiel 38:23 I will magnify myself, shew myself great and powerful (of God); Imperfect יִתְגַּדֵּל, with עַל in a bad sense, magnify oneself against Isaiah 10:15; Daniel 11:36; יִתְגַּדָּ֑ל Daniel 11:37.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

12:2; 19:13; 19:19; 21:8; 21:20; 24:35; 25:27; 26:13; 38:11; 38:14; 38:14; 41:40; 48:19

Exodus

2:10; 2:11

Numbers

6:5; 6:5; 14:17

Joshua

3:7; 4:14; 4:14

Judges

11:2; 13:24

Ruth

1:12

1 Samuel

2:21; 3:19; 12:24; 20:41; 26:24

2 Samuel

7:22; 7:26; 12:3; 22:51; 22:51

1 Kings

1:37; 1:47; 10:23; 12:8; 12:10

2 Kings

4:18; 10:6; 10:6

1 Chronicles

17:24; 22:5; 22:8; 29:12; 29:25

2 Chronicles

1:1; 9:22; 10:8; 10:10

Esther

3:1; 3:1; 5:11; 10:2

Job

2:13; 7:17; 19:5; 31:18; 31:18

Psalms

34:4; 34:4; 35:26; 35:26; 35:27; 35:27; 38:17; 40:17; 41:10; 41:10; 55:13; 69:31; 70:5; 92:6; 104:1; 126:2; 126:3; 138:2; 144:12

Ecclesiastes

1:16; 2:4; 2:9

Song of Songs

5:13; 5:15

Isaiah

1:2; 9:2; 10:15; 23:4; 28:29; 42:21; 42:21; 44:14; 44:14; 49:21; 49:21; 51:18; 51:18

Jeremiah

5:27; 48:26; 48:42

Lamentations

1:9; 4:6

Ezekiel

9:6; 16:7; 24:9; 31:4; 35:13; 38:23

Daniel

1:5; 8:4; 8:8; 8:9; 8:10; 8:11; 8:25; 8:25; 11:36; 11:37

Hosea

9:12

Joel

2:20; 2:21

Amos

8:5; 8:5

Jonah

4:10

Micah

5:3

Zephaniah

2:8; 2:10

Zechariah

12:7; 12:11

Malachi

1:5

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1431 matches the Hebrew גָּדַל (gāḏal),
which occurs 116 times in 112 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 3 (Gen 12:2–Job 2:13)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:2 -

And I will make you a great nation,

And I will bless you,

And make H1431 your name great H1431;

And so [fn]you shall be a blessing;

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:13 - for we are about to destroy this place because their outcry has become H1431 great H1431 before Yahweh, so Yahweh has sent us to destroy it.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:19 - “Now behold, your servant has found favor in your sight, and you have magnified H1431 your lovingkindness, which you have shown me by preserving my life; but I cannot escape to the [fn]mountains, lest calamity overtake me and I die;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:8 -

And the child grew H1431 and was weaned, and Abraham made a great feast on the day that Isaac was weaned.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:20 -

And God was with the boy, and he grew H1431; and he [fn]lived in the wilderness and was an archer.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:35 - “And Yahweh has greatly blessed my master, so he has become H1431 great H1431; and He has given him flocks and herds, and silver and gold, and male slaves and female slaves, and camels and donkeys.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:27 -

And the boys grew H1431 up H1431; Esau became a skillful hunter, a man of the field, but Jacob was a [fn]peaceful man, [fn]living in tents.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:13 - and the man became H1431 great H1431 and continued to grow greater until he became H1431 very great H1431;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 38:11 - Then Judah said to his daughter-in-law Tamar, “Live as a widow in your father’s house until my son Shelah grows H1431 up”; for he [fn]thought, “I am afraid lest he also die like his brothers.” So Tamar went and lived in her father’s house.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 38:14 - So she removed her widow’s garments from herself and covered herself with a [fn]veil and wrapped herself. And she sat at the entrance of [fn]Enaim, which is on the road to Timnah; for she saw that Shelah had grown H1431 up H1431, and she had not been given to him as a wife.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:40 - “You shall be over my house, and according to your [fn]command all my people shall [fn]do homage; only in the throne I will be greater H1431 than you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 48:19 - But his father refused and said, “I know, my son, I know; he also will become a people, and he also will be H1431 great H1431. However, his younger brother shall be greater H1431 than he, and his seed shall become the fullness of nations.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 2:10 - And the child grew H1431, and she brought him to Pharaoh’s daughter, and he became her son. And she named him [fn]Moses and said, “Because I [fn]drew him out of the water.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 2:11 -

Now it happened in those days, that Moses had grown H1431 up H1431. And he went out to his brothers and looked on their [fn]hard labors. And he saw an Egyptian striking a Hebrew, one of his brothers.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 6:5 -

‘All the days of his vow as a Nazirite no razor shall pass over his head. He shall be holy until the days are fulfilled for which he dedicated himself as a Nazirite to Yahweh; he shall let the locks of hair on his head grow H1431 long H1431.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 14:17 - “So now, I pray, let the power of the Lord be H1431 great H1431, just as You have [fn]declared,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 3:7 -

Then Yahweh said to Joshua, “This day I will begin to magnify H1431 you in the sight of all Israel, that they may know that just as I have been with Moses, I will be with you.

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 4:14 -

On that day, Yahweh magnified H1431 Joshua in the sight of all Israel, so that they [fn]feared him, just as they had [fn]feared Moses all the days of his life.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 11:2 - And Gilead’s wife bore him sons; and when his wife’s sons grew H1431 up H1431, they drove Jephthah out and said to him, “You shall not have an inheritance in our father’s house, for you are the son of another woman.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 13:24 -

Then the woman gave birth to a son and named him Samson; and the child grew H1431 up H1431, and Yahweh blessed him.

Unchecked Copy BoxRth 1:13 - would you therefore wait until they were grown H1431? Would you therefore refrain from marrying? No, my daughters; for it is more bitter for me than for you, for the hand of Yahweh has gone forth against me.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 2:21 -

Yahweh indeed visited Hannah; and she conceived and gave birth to three sons and two daughters. And the young boy Samuel grew H1431 before Yahweh.

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 3:19 -

Thus Samuel grew H1431, and Yahweh was with him and let none of his words fall to the ground.

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 12:24 - “Only [fn]fear Yahweh and serve Him in truth with all your heart; for see what great H1431 things H1431 He has done H1431 for you.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:41 - When the young man was gone, David rose from the south side and fell on his [fn]face to the ground and bowed three times. And they kissed each other and wept together, but David wept more H1431.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 26:24 - “Now behold, as your life was highly H1431 valued H1431 in my sight this day, so may my life be highly H1431 valued H1431 in the sight of Yahweh, and may He deliver me from all distress.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 7:22 - “For this reason You are H1431 great H1431, O Lord Yahweh; for there is none like You, and there is no God besides You, according to all that we have heard with our ears.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 7:26 - that Your name may be H1431 magnified H1431 forever, by saying, ‘Yahweh of hosts is God over Israel’; and the house of Your [fn]servant David shall be established before You.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 12:3 -

“But the poor man had nothing except one little ewe lamb

Which he bought and nourished;

And it grew H1431 up H1431 together with him and his children.

It would eat his morsel of bread and drink of his cup and lie in his bosom,

And was like a daughter to him.

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:51 -

He [fn]gives great H1431 salvation to His king,

And shows lovingkindness to His anointed,

To David and his seed forever.”

Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 1:37 - “As Yahweh has been with my lord the king, so may He be with Solomon, and make H1431 his throne greater H1431 than the throne of my lord King David!”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 1:47 - “And also, the king’s servants came to bless our lord King David, saying, ‘May your God make the name of Solomon better than your name and his throne greater H1431 than your throne!’ And the king bowed himself on the bed.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 10:23 -

So King Solomon became H1431 greater H1431 than all the kings of the earth in riches and in wisdom.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 12:8 - But he forsook the counsel of the elders which they had counseled him, and took counsel with the young men who grew H1431 up H1431 with him and stood before him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 12:10 - Then the young men who grew H1431 up H1431 with him spoke to him, saying, “Thus you shall say to this people who spoke to you, saying, ‘Your father made our yoke heavy, now you make it lighter for us!’ Thus you shall speak to them, ‘My little finger is thicker than my father’s loins!
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 4:18 -

Then the child was grown H1431. And the day came that he went out to his father to the reapers.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 10:6 - Then he wrote a letter to them a second time saying, “If you are on my side, and you will listen to my voice, take the heads of the men, your master’s sons, and come to me about this time tomorrow at Jezreel.” Now the king’s sons, seventy persons, were with the great men of the city, who were rearing H1431 them.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 17:24 - that Your name [fn]endure and be magnified H1431 forever, by saying, ‘Yahweh of hosts is the God of Israel, even a God to Israel; and the house of David Your [fn]servant is established before You.’
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 22:5 - And David said, “My son Solomon is young and inexperienced, and the house that is to be built for Yahweh shall be H1431 highly exalted H1431, for a name and beauty throughout all lands. Therefore now I will make preparation for it.” So David made ample preparations before his death.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 29:12 - “Both riches and honor come from You, and You rule over all, and in Your hand is power and might; and it lies in Your hand to make H1431 great H1431 and to strengthen everyone.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 29:25 - And Yahweh highly exalted H1431 Solomon in the sight of all Israel, and granted to him royal majesty which had not been on any king before him in Israel.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 1:1 -

Now Solomon the son of David strengthened himself over his kingdom, and [fn]Yahweh his God was with him and highly exalted H1431 him.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 9:22 -

So King Solomon became H1431 greater H1431 than all the kings of the earth in riches and wisdom.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 10:8 - But he forsook the counsel of the elders which they had counseled him, and took counsel with the young men who grew H1431 up H1431 with him and [fn]stood before him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 10:10 - Then the young men who grew H1431 up H1431 with him spoke with him, saying, “Thus you shall say to the people who spoke to you, saying, ‘Your father made our yoke heavy, but you make it lighter for us.’ Thus you shall say to them, ‘My little finger is thicker than my father’s loins!
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 9:6 - and I said, “O my God, I am ashamed and humiliated to lift up my face to You, my God, for our iniquities have multiplied above our heads and our guilt has become H1431 great H1431 even to the heavens.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 3:1 -

After these things, King Ahasuerus magnified H1431 Haman, the son of Hammedatha the Agagite, and advanced him and set his seat above all the princes who were with him.

Unchecked Copy BoxEst 5:11 - Then Haman recounted to them the glory of his riches and the [fn]number of his sons and every instance where the king had magnified H1431 him and how he had [fn]advanced him above the princes and servants of the king.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 10:2 - And the entire work of his authority and his might, and the full account of the greatness of Mordecai, whom the king had made H1431 so great H1431, are they not written in the book of the chronicles of the kings of Media and Persia?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 2:13 - Then they sat down on the ground with him for seven days and seven nights with no one speaking a word to him, for they saw that his pain was H1431 very great H1431.

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