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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:
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.
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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 into a great nation,
And I will bless you,
And make H1431 your name great H1431;
And you shall be a blessing;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:13 - for we are about to destroy this place, because their outcry has become H1431 so great H1431 before the LORD that the LORD 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 compassion, which you have shown me by saving my life; but I cannot escape to the [fn]mountains, for the disaster will overtake me and I will die;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:8 - And the child grew H1431 and was weaned, and Abraham held 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 lived in the wilderness and became an archer.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:35 - “The LORD has greatly blessed my master, so that he has become H1431 [fn]rich H1431; and He has given him flocks and herds, and silver and gold, and servants and slave women, and camels and donkeys.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:27 - When the boys grew H1431 up H1431, Esau became a skillful hunter, a man of the field; but Jacob was a [fn]civilized man, living in tents.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:13 - and the man became H1431 rich H1431, and continued to grow [fn]richer until he became H1431 very [fn]wealthy H1431;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 38:11 - Then Judah said to his daughter-in-law Tamar, “Remain a widow in your father’s house until my son Shelah grows H1431 up”; for he [fn]thought, “I am afraid that he too may die like his brothers.” So Tamar went and lived in her father’s house.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 38:14 - So she [fn]removed her widow’s garments and covered herself with a [fn]veil, and wrapped herself, and sat in the gateway 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 [fn]in charge of my house, and all my people shall [fn]be obedient to you; only regarding the throne will I 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 [fn]descendants shall become [fn]a multitude 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 drew him out of the water.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 2:11 - Now it came about in those days, when Moses had grown H1431 up H1431, that he went out to his [fn]fellow Hebrews and looked at their [fn]hard labors; and he saw an Egyptian beating a Hebrew, one of his [fn]fellow Hebrews.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 6:5 - ‘All the days of his vow of consecration no razor shall pass over his head. He shall be holy until the days are fulfilled which he lives as a Nazirite for the LORD; he shall let the locks of hair on his head grow H1431 long H1431.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 14:17 - “So now, please, let the power of the Lord be H1431 great H1431, just as You have declared, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 3:7 - Now the LORD said to Joshua, “This day I will begin to exalt H1431 you in the sight of all Israel, so that they will know that just as I have been with Moses, I will be with you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 4:14 - On that day the LORD exalted H1431 Joshua in the sight of all Israel, so that they [fn]revered him, just as they had [fn]revered Moses all the days of his life.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 11:2 - 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 - So the woman gave birth to a son, and named him Samson; and the child grew H1431 up H1431 and the LORD 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 much more bitter for me than for you, because the hand of the LORD has come out against me.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 2:21 - [fn]The LORD indeed visited Hannah, and she conceived and gave birth to three sons and two daughters. And the boy Samuel grew H1431 up H1431 [fn]before the LORD.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 3:19 - Now Samuel grew H1431, and the LORD was with him, and He let none of his words [fn]fail.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 12:24 - “Only [fn]fear the LORD and serve Him in truth with all your heart; for consider what great H1431 things H1431 He has done H1431 for you.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:41 - When the boy was gone, David got up from the south side, then he fell on his face to the ground and bowed three times. And they kissed each other and wept together, until David wept immeasurably H1431.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 26:24 - “Therefore behold, just 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 the LORD, and may He rescue me from all distress.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 7:22 - “For this reason You are H1431 great H1431, Lord GOD; for there is no one like You, and there is no God except You, according to all that we have heard with our ears.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 7:26 - so that Your name may be H1431 great H1431 forever, by saying, ‘The LORD of armies is God over Israel’; and may the house of Your servant David be established before You.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 12:3 - “But the poor man had nothing at all except one little ewe lamb
Which he bought and nurtured;
And it grew H1431 up H1431 together with him and his children.
It would eat [fn]scraps from him and drink from his cup and lie [fn]in his lap,
And was like a daughter to him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:51 - He is a tower of [fn]salvation to His king,
And shows favor to His anointed,
To David and his [fn]descendants forever.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 1:37 - “Just as the LORD 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 - “Moreover, 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 wealth and wisdom.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 12:8 - But he ignored the advice of the elders which they had given him, and consulted with the young men who had grown H1431 up H1431 with him [fn]and served him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 12:10 - And the young men who had grown H1431 up H1431 with him spoke to him, saying, “This is what you should say to this people who spoke to you, saying: ‘Your father made our yoke heavy, now you make it lighter for us!’ You should speak this way to them: ‘My little finger is thicker than my father’s waist!
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 4:18 - When the child was grown H1431, the day came that he went out to his father, to the reapers.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 10:6 - Then he wrote them a letter a second time, saying, “If you are on my side, and will listen to my voice, take the heads of the men, your master’s sons, and come to me at Jezreel about this time tomorrow.” Now the king’s sons, seventy men, were with the great people of the city, who were raising H1431 them.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 17:24 - “Let Your name be established and be H1431 great H1431 forever, saying, ‘The LORD of armies is the God of Israel, a God to Israel; and the house of Your servant David is established before You.’
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 22:5 - David said, “My son Solomon is young and inexperienced, and the house that is to be built for the LORD shall be H1431 exceedingly magnificent H1431, famous, and glorious throughout the lands. Therefore I now will make preparations 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 - The LORD highly honored H1431 Solomon in the sight of all Israel, and bestowed on him royal majesty which had not been bestowed on any king before him in Israel.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 1:1 - Now Solomon the son of David established himself securely over his kingdom, and the LORD his God was with him and exalted H1431 him greatly.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 9:22 - So King Solomon became H1431 greater H1431 than all the kings of the earth in wealth and wisdom.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 10:8 - But he ignored the advice of the elders which they had given him, and consulted with the young men who had grown H1431 up H1431 with him [fn]and served him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 10:10 - The young men who had grown H1431 up H1431 with him spoke to him, saying, “This is what you should say to the people who spoke to you, saying: ‘Your father made our yoke heavy, but you make it lighter for us!’ You should speak this way to them: ‘My little finger is thicker than my father’s waist!
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 9:6 - and I said, “My God, I am ashamed and humiliated to lift up my face to You, my God, for our wrongful deeds have [fn]risen above our heads, and our guilt has grown H1431 even to the heavens.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 3:1 - After these events King Ahasuerus honored H1431 Haman, the son of Hammedatha the Agagite, and promoted him and [fn]established his authority over all the officials who were with him.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 5:11 - Then Haman told them of the glory of his riches, and his many sons, and every occasion on which the king had honored H1431 him and how he had [fn]promoted him above the officials and servants of the king.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 10:2 - And every accomplishment of his authority and power, and the full account of the greatness of Mordecai with which the king honored H1431 him, 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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