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Lexicon :: Strong's H1457 - gāhar

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גָּהַר
Transliteration
gāhar
Pronunciation
gaw-har'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 322

Strong’s Definitions

גָּהַר gâhar, gaw-har'; a primitive root; to prostrate oneself:—cast self down, stretch self.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x

The KJV translates Strong's H1457 in the following manner: stretch (2x), cast himself down (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x
The KJV translates Strong's H1457 in the following manner: stretch (2x), cast himself down (1x).
  1. (Qal) to bend, crouch

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
גָּהַר gâhar, gaw-har'; a primitive root; to prostrate oneself:—cast self down, stretch self.
STRONGS H1457:
† [גָּהַר] verb bend, crouch (so Vrss) —
Qal Imperfect וַיִּגְהַר 1 Kings 18:42 followed by אַרְצָה Elijah, with face between knees; 2 Kings 4:34, 35 Elisha, over dead boy, followed by עליו (|| וישׁכב 2 Kings 4:34, compare שׁכב).
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

1 Kings

18:42

2 Kings

4:34; 4:34; 4:35

H1457

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1457 matches the Hebrew גָּהַר (gāhar),
which occurs 3 times in 3 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 18:42 - So Ahab went up to eat and to drink. And Elijah went up to the top of Carmel; and he cast himself down H1457 upon the earth, and put his face between his knees,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 4:34 - And he went up, and lay upon the child, and put his mouth upon his mouth, and his eyes upon his eyes, and his hands upon his hands: and he stretched H1457 himself upon the child; and the flesh of the child waxed warm.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 4:35 - Then he returned, and walked in the house to and fro; and went up, and stretched H1457 himself upon him: and the child sneezed seven times, and the child opened his eyes.

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