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Lexicon :: Strong's H1472 - gᵊvîyâ

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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Prolonged for גֵּוָה (H1465)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 326d

Strong’s Definitions

גְּוִיָּה gᵉvîyâh, ghev-ee-yaw'; prolonged for H1465; a body, whether alive or dead:—(dead) body, carcase, corpse.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 13x

The KJV translates Strong's H1472 in the following manner: body (9x), corpse (2x), carcase (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 13x
The KJV translates Strong's H1472 in the following manner: body (9x), corpse (2x), carcase (2x).
  1. a body (of living creatures)

  2. a corpse, carcass, dead body

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
גְּוִיָּה gᵉvîyâh, ghev-ee-yaw'; prolonged for H1465; a body, whether alive or dead:—(dead) body, carcase, corpse.
STRONGS H1472: Abbreviations
גְּוִיָּה noun feminine body, corpse — absolute ג׳ Nahum 3:3; construct גְּוִיַּת Judges 14:8 + 2 times; suffix גְּוִיָּתוֺ 1 Samuel 31:10; Daniel 10:6, גְּוִיָּתֵנוּ Genesis 47:18, גְּוִיָּתָם Nahum 3:3; plural absolute גְּוִיּוֺת Psalm 110:6; suffix גְּוִיֹּתֵנוּ Nehemiah 9:37, גְּוִיֹּתֵיהֶם Ezekiel 1:23, גְּוִיֹּתֵיהֶ֑נָֿה Ezekiel 1:11; —
1. living human body Genesis 47:18 (singular, of many persons), compare plural Nehemiah 9:37; of man in Daniel's vision Daniel 10:6 (body apart from extremities); also of the living creatures in Ezekiel's vision Ezekiel 1:11, 28.
2. dead body, corpse, carcass:
a. of man 1 Samuel 31:10 (so originally in || 1 Chronicles 10:10 see WeSm compare Dr) 1 Chronicles 10:12; 1 Chronicles 10:12 (singular of several persons), Psalm 110:6; collective Nahum 3:3 (twice in verse);
b. of lion Judges 14:8, 9.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


47:18; 47:18


14:8; 14:8; 14:9

1 Samuel

31:10; 31:10

1 Chronicles

10:10; 10:12; 10:12


9:37; 9:37


110:6; 110:6


1:11; 1:11; 1:23; 1:28


10:6; 10:6


3:3; 3:3; 3:3


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1472 matches the Hebrew גְּוִיָּה (gᵊvîyâ),
which occurs 13 times in 11 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 47:18 - When that year was ended, they came unto him the second year, and said unto him, We will not hide it from my lord, how that our money is spent; my lord also hath our herds of cattle; there is not ought left in the sight of my lord, but our bodies, H1472 and our lands:
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 14:8 - And after a time he returned to take her, and he turned aside to see the carcase of the lion: and, behold, there was a swarm of bees and honey in the carcase H1472 of the lion.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 14:9 - And he took thereof in his hands, and went on eating, and came to his father and mother, and he gave them, and they did eat: but he told not them that he had taken the honey out of the carcase H1472 of the lion.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 31:10 - And they put his armour in the house of Ashtaroth: and they fastened his body H1472 to the wall of Bethshan.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 31:12 - All the valiant men arose, and went all night, and took the body H1472 of Saul and the bodies H1472 of his sons from the wall of Bethshan, and came to Jabesh, and burnt them there.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 9:37 - And it yieldeth much increase unto the kings whom thou hast set over us because of our sins: also they have dominion over our bodies, H1472 and over our cattle, at their pleasure, and we are in great distress.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 110:6 - He shall judge among the heathen, he shall fill the places with the dead bodies; H1472 he shall wound the heads over many countries.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 1:11 - Thus were their faces: and their wings were stretched upward; two wings of every one were joined one to another, and two covered their bodies. H1472
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 1:23 - And under the firmament were their wings straight, the one toward the other: every one had two, which covered on this side, and every one had two, which covered on that side, their bodies. H1472
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 10:6 - His body H1472 also was like the beryl, and his face as the appearance of lightning, and his eyes as lamps of fire, and his arms and his feet like in colour to polished brass, and the voice of his words like the voice of a multitude.
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 3:3 - The horseman lifteth up both the bright sword and the glittering spear: and there is a multitude of slain, and a great number of carcases; and there is none end of their corpses; H1472 they stumble upon their corpses: H1472
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