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Lexicon :: Strong's H1481 - gûr

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גּוּר
Transliteration
gûr
Pronunciation
goor
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 330,332

Strong’s Definitions

גּוּר gûwr, goor; a primitive root; properly, to turn aside from the road (for a lodging or any other purpose), i.e. sojourn (as a guest); also to shrink, fear (as in a strange place); also to gather for hostility (as afraid):—abide, assemble, be afraid, dwell, fear, gather (together), inhabitant, remain, sojourn, stand in awe, (be) stranger, × surely.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 98x

The KJV translates Strong's H1481 in the following manner: sojourn (58x), dwell (12x), afraid (6x), stranger (6x), gather together (4x), fear (3x), abide (2x), assemble (1x), stand in awe (1x), gathered (1x), inhabitant (1x), remain (1x), sojourners (1x), surely (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 98x
The KJV translates Strong's H1481 in the following manner: sojourn (58x), dwell (12x), afraid (6x), stranger (6x), gather together (4x), fear (3x), abide (2x), assemble (1x), stand in awe (1x), gathered (1x), inhabitant (1x), remain (1x), sojourners (1x), surely (1x).
  1. to sojourn, abide, dwell in, dwell with, remain, inhabit, be a stranger, be continuing, surely

    1. (Qal)

      1. to sojourn, dwell for a time

      2. to abide, stay, temporarily dwell

    2. (Hithpolel)

      1. to seek hospitality with

      2. to assemble oneself

  2. to stir up trouble, strife, quarrel, gather together

    1. (Qal)

      1. to stir up strife

      2. to quarrel

    2. (Hithpolel) to excite oneself

  3. to dread, fear, stand in awe, be afraid

    1. (Qal)

      1. to fear, be afraid

      2. to be in awe, stand in awe

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
גּוּר gûwr, goor; a primitive root; properly, to turn aside from the road (for a lodging or any other purpose), i.e. sojourn (as a guest); also to shrink, fear (as in a strange place); also to gather for hostility (as afraid):—abide, assemble, be afraid, dwell, fear, gather (together), inhabitant, remain, sojourn, stand in awe, (be) stranger, × surely.
STRONGS H1481: Abbreviations
† I. גּוּר verb sojourn (compare Arabic جَارَ turn aside tarry, see especially III. IV. VIII. X; Aramaic dxg Eth. in derivatives) —
Qal Perfect גָּר Genesis 35:27 + 3 times, וְגָר consecutive Isaiah 11:6; גַּרְתָּה Genesis 21:23; גַּרְתִּי Genesis 32:5 [Genesis 32:4; Psalm 120:5; גָּרוּ Exodus 6:4; Imperfect יָגוּר Exodus 12:48 + 12 times, וַיָּ֫גָר Genesis 20:1 + 2 times; suffix יְגֻרְךָ Psalm 5:5; 3rd person feminine singular וַתָּ֫גָר 2 Kings 8:2; 2nd person feminine singular תָּגוּרִי 2 Kings 8:1; cohortative אָגוּ֑רָה Psalm 61:5 יָגוּרוּ Isaiah 16:4; Imperative גּוּר Genesis 26:3, גּוּ֫רִי 2 Kings 8:1; Infinitive construct גּוּר Genesis 12:10 + 17 times; Participle גָּר Deuteronomy 18:6; Judges 17:7 + 17 times; feminine construct גָּרַת Exodus 3:22; plural גָּרִים Leviticus 25:6 + 8 times; construct גָּרֵי Job 19:15; —
1. sojourn, dwell for a (definite or indefinite) time, dwell as a new-comer (compare גֵּר) without original rights, see especially Genesis 19:9 (J) Deuteronomy 18:6 & compare Judges 17:7, 8, 9; Judges 19:1; also Genesis 12:10; Genesis 20:1; Genesis 21:23, 34; Gen 32:5 [Genesis 32:4]; Genesis 47:4 (all J E); of partriarchs in Canaan Genesis 26:3 (J) Genesis 35:27; Exodus 6:4 (both P) compare Psalm 105:12 = 1 Chronicles 16:19; Judges 19:16; 2 Samuel 4:3; 2 Kings 8:1 (twice in verse); 2 Kings 8:2 (seven years) Isaiah 16:4; Ruth 1:1; Ezra 1:4 (in exile); compare further Exodus 3:22 (E) גָּרַת בַּיִת of a woman in another's house as lodger or guest (see Di), גָּרֵי בַיִת Job 19:15; so (poetry) of worshipper in Yahweh's house Psalm 15:1; Psalm 61:5 compare Isaiah 33:14 (twice in verse); figurative of evil לֹא יְגָֻֽרְךָ רָ֑ע Psalm 5:5 evil cannot be a guest of thine (Che; followed by accusative, as in Arabic جاوره III); particulary of the גֵּר (which see) in Israel Exodus 12:48, 49; Leviticus 16:29 (all P) 17: 8; Leviticus 17:10, 12, 13; Leviticus 18:26; Leviticus 19:33, 34; Leviticus 20:2; Leviticus 25:6, 45 (all H) Numbers 9:14; Numbers 15:14, 15, 16, 26, 29; Numbers 19:10; Joshua 20:9 (all P) Ezekiel 14:7; Ezekiel 47:22, 23; of Ephraim and Manasseh sojourning with Judah and Benjamin 2 Chronicles 15:9; of Rechabites sojourning in Judah Jeremiah 35:7; of Israelites sojourning in Egypt Deuteronomy 26:5; Isaiah 52:4; Psalm 105:23; so of Judah, to escape from under Babylonian power Jeremiah 42:15, 17, 22; Jeremiah 43:2; Jeremiah 44:8, 12, 14, 28.
2. abide, nearly or quite = dwell Jeremiah 43:5 compare Lamentations 4:15; Jeremiah 49:18, 33; Jeremiah 50:40, also Job 28:4; of wolf dwelling with lamb Isaiah 11:6; stay (inactive) Judges 5:17; — in Isaiah 5:17 read perhaps, for גָּרִים, גְּדָיִם or כָּרִים compare Greek Version of the LXX Lo Ew Di & Che critical note (> Stu גֵּרִים)
Hithpol. Participle מִתְגּוֺרֵר 1 Kings 17:20 seek hospitality with, followed by עִם (compareArabic x); יִתְגּוֺרָ֖רוּ Hosea 7:14 is dubious (compare II. גור below); AE Ki Thes Wü AV RV they assemble themselves, but text probably error, see גדד.

† II. [גּוּר] verb stir up strife, quarrel (compare H1624 גרה) — so Ew Che Di RVm (Isaiah 54:15); gather together Ges De Br compare Targum Vulgate, so AV RV; —
Qal. Perfect גָּר Isaiah 54:15; Imperfect יָגוּר Isaiah 54:15, יָגוּרוּ Psalm 56:7; Psalm 59:4; Psalm 140:3 (on all compare below); Infinitive absolute גּוֺר Isaiah 54:15; —
1. stir up strife, absolute גּוֺר יָגוּר Isaiah 54:14; compare Psalm 56:7 (but AE Che read יָגוֺדּוּ attack, see גדד); followed by עַל־ Psalm 59:4 (but Che id.; compare Psalm 94:21, which however Ol would emend by Psalm 56:7; Psalm 59:4); followed by accusative מִלְחָמוֺת Psalm 140:3 (Hup Che read יְגָרוּ Pi. Imperfect of גרה)
2. quarrel, followed by אֶת־ with Isaiah 54:15. Here also
Hithpol. Imperfect Hosea 7:14 יִתְגּוֺרָ֖רוּ (compare I. גור), according to Ew, they excite themselves, but unlikely; see גדד.

† III. [גּוּר] verb dread (compare יָגֹר) —
Qal Imperfect וַיָּגָר Numbers 22:3; 1 Samuel 18:15; 2nd person masculine singular תָּגוּר Deuteronomy 18:22; אָגוּר Deuteronomy 32:27; plural יָגוּרוּ Psalm 33:8; Job 41:17 + Hosea 10:5, תָּגוּרוּ Deuteronomy 1:17; Imperative גּוּרוּ Psalm 22:24; Job 19:29; —
1. be afraid of, followed by מִפְּנֵי Numbers 22:3; Deuteronomy 1:17; 1 Samuel 18:15, מִפְּנֵי לָכֶם גּוּרו Job 19:29; with מִן Job 41:17; Deuteronomy 18:22; with accusative Deuteronomy 32:27 (poetry) Hosea 10:5 read probably ינודו lament (|| אבל, used with לְ e.g. Nahum 3:7; Jeremiah 15:5 and elsewhere; compare Che).
2. stand in awe of, followed by מִן Psalm 22:24; Psalm 33:8 (יָרֵא).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

12:10; 12:10; 19:9; 20:1; 20:1; 21:23; 21:23; 21:34; 26:3; 26:3; 32:4; 32:4; 35:27; 35:27; 47:4

Exodus

3:22; 3:22; 6:4; 6:4; 12:48; 12:48; 12:49

Leviticus

16:29; 17:10; 17:12; 17:13; 18:26; 19:33; 19:34; 20:2; 25:6; 25:6; 25:45

Numbers

9:14; 15:14; 15:15; 15:16; 15:26; 15:29; 19:10; 22:3; 22:3

Deuteronomy

1:17; 1:17; 18:6; 18:6; 18:22; 18:22; 26:5; 32:27; 32:27

Joshua

20:9

Judges

5:17; 17:7; 17:7; 17:8; 17:9; 19:1; 19:16

Ruth

1:1

1 Samuel

18:15; 18:15

2 Samuel

4:3

1 Kings

17:20

2 Kings

8:1; 8:1; 8:1; 8:2; 8:2

1 Chronicles

16:19

2 Chronicles

15:9

Ezra

1:4

Job

19:15; 19:15; 19:29; 19:29; 28:4; 41:17; 41:17

Psalms

5:5; 5:5; 15:1; 22:24; 22:24; 33:8; 33:8; 56:7; 56:7; 56:7; 59:4; 59:4; 59:4; 61:5; 61:5; 94:21; 105:12; 105:23; 120:5; 140:3; 140:3

Isaiah

5:17; 11:6; 11:6; 16:4; 16:4; 33:14; 52:4; 54:14; 54:15; 54:15; 54:15; 54:15; 54:15

Jeremiah

15:5; 35:7; 42:15; 42:17; 42:22; 43:2; 43:5; 44:8; 44:12; 44:14; 44:28; 49:18; 49:33; 50:40

Lamentations

4:15

Ezekiel

14:7; 47:22; 47:23

Hosea

7:14; 7:14; 10:5; 10:5

Nahum

3:7

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1481 matches the Hebrew גּוּר (gûr),
which occurs 98 times in 94 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 2 (Gen 12:10–2Ki 8:2)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:10 - Now there was a famine in the land. So Abram went down to Egypt to sojourn there, for the famine was severe in the land.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:9 - But they said, “Stand back!” And they said, “This fellow came to sojourn, and he has become the judge! Now we will deal worse with you than with them.” Then they pressed hard against the man Lot, and drew near to break the door down.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:1 - From there Abraham journeyed toward the territory of the Negeb and lived between Kadesh and Shur; and he sojourned in Gerar.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:23 - Now therefore swear to me here by God that you will not deal falsely with me or with my descendants or with my posterity, but as I have dealt kindly with you, so you will deal with me and with the land where you have sojourned.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:34 - And Abraham sojourned many days in the land of the Philistines.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:3 - Sojourn in this land, and I will be with you and will bless you, for to you and to your offspring I will give all these lands, and I will establish the oath that I swore to Abraham your father.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 32:4 - instructing them, “Thus you shall say to my lord Esau: Thus says your servant Jacob, ‘I have sojourned with Laban and stayed until now.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:27 - And Jacob came to his father Isaac at Mamre, or Kiriath-arba (that is, Hebron), where Abraham and Isaac had sojourned.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 47:4 - They said to Pharaoh, “We have come to sojourn in the land, for there is no pasture for your servants’ flocks, for the famine is severe in the land of Canaan. And now, please let your servants dwell in the land of Goshen.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 3:22 - but each woman shall ask of her neighbor, and any woman who lives in her house, for silver and gold jewelry, and for clothing. You shall put them on your sons and on your daughters. So you shall plunder the Egyptians.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 6:4 - I also established my covenant with them to give them the land of Canaan, the land in which they lived as sojourners.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:48 - If a stranger shall sojourn with you and would keep the Passover to the LORD, let all his males be circumcised. Then he may come near and keep it; he shall be as a native of the land. But no uncircumcised person shall eat of it.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:49 - There shall be one law for the native and for the stranger who sojourns among you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:29 - “And it shall be a statute to you forever that in the seventh month, on the tenth day of the month, you shall afflict yourselves[fn] and shall do no work, either the native or the stranger who sojourns among you.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 17:8 - “And you shall say to them, Any one of the house of Israel, or of the strangers who sojourn among them, who offers a burnt offering or sacrifice
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 17:10 - “If any one of the house of Israel or of the strangers who sojourn among them eats any blood, I will set my face against that person who eats blood and will cut him off from among his people.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 17:12 - Therefore I have said to the people of Israel, No person among you shall eat blood, neither shall any stranger who sojourns among you eat blood.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 17:13 - “Any one also of the people of Israel, or of the strangers who sojourn among them, who takes in hunting any beast or bird that may be eaten shall pour out its blood and cover it with earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 18:26 - But you shall keep my statutes and my rules and do none of these abominations, either the native or the stranger who sojourns among you
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 19:33 - “When a stranger sojourns with you in your land, you shall not do him wrong.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 19:34 - You shall treat the stranger who sojourns with you as the native among you, and you shall love him as yourself, for you were strangers in the land of Egypt: I am the LORD your God.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 20:2 - “Say to the people of Israel, Any one of the people of Israel or of the strangers who sojourn in Israel who gives any of his children to Molech shall surely be put to death. The people of the land shall stone him with stones.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 25:6 - The Sabbath of the land[fn] shall provide food for you, for yourself and for your male and female slaves[fn] and for your hired worker and the sojourner who lives with you,
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 25:45 - You may also buy from among the strangers who sojourn with you and their clans that are with you, who have been born in your land, and they may be your property.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 9:14 - And if a stranger sojourns among you and would keep the Passover to the LORD, according to the statute of the Passover and according to its rule, so shall he do. You shall have one statute, both for the sojourner and for the native.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 15:14 - And if a stranger is sojourning with you, or anyone is living permanently among you, and he wishes to offer a food offering, with a pleasing aroma to the LORD, he shall do as you do.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 15:15 - For the assembly, there shall be one statute for you and for the stranger who sojourns with you, a statute forever throughout your generations. You and the sojourner shall be alike before the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 15:16 - One law and one rule shall be for you and for the stranger who sojourns with you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 15:26 - And all the congregation of the people of Israel shall be forgiven, and the stranger who sojourns among them, because the whole population was involved in the mistake.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 15:29 - You shall have one law for him who does anything unintentionally, for him who is native among the people of Israel and for the stranger who sojourns among them.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 19:10 - And the one who gathers the ashes of the heifer shall wash his clothes and be unclean until evening. And this shall be a perpetual statute for the people of Israel, and for the stranger who sojourns among them.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 22:3 - And Moab was in great dread of the people, because they were many. Moab was overcome with fear of the people of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 1:17 - You shall not be partial in judgment. You shall hear the small and the great alike. You shall not be intimidated by anyone, for the judgment is God’s. And the case that is too hard for you, you shall bring to me, and I will hear it.’
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 18:6 - “And if a Levite comes from any of your towns out of all Israel, where he lives—and he may come when he desires[fn]—to the place that the LORD will choose,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 18:22 - when a prophet speaks in the name of the LORD, if the word does not come to pass or come true, that is a word that the LORD has not spoken; the prophet has spoken it presumptuously. You need not be afraid of him.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 26:5 - “And you shall make response before the LORD your God, ‘A wandering Aramean was my father. And he went down into Egypt and sojourned there, few in number, and there he became a nation, great, mighty, and populous.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:27 - had I not feared provocation by the enemy,
lest their adversaries should misunderstand,
lest they should say, “Our hand is triumphant,
it was not the LORD who did all this.”’
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 20:9 - These were the cities designated for all the people of Israel and for the stranger sojourning among them, that anyone who killed a person without intent could flee there, so that he might not die by the hand of the avenger of blood, till he stood before the congregation.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:17 - Gilead stayed beyond the Jordan;
and Dan, why did he stay with the ships?
Asher sat still at the coast of the sea,
staying by his landings.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 17:7 - Now there was a young man of Bethlehem in Judah, of the family of Judah, who was a Levite, and he sojourned there.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 17:8 - And the man departed from the town of Bethlehem in Judah to sojourn where he could find a place. And as he journeyed, he came to the hill country of Ephraim to the house of Micah.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 17:9 - And Micah said to him, “Where do you come from?” And he said to him, “I am a Levite of Bethlehem in Judah, and I am going to sojourn where I may find a place.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 19:1 - In those days, when there was no king in Israel, a certain Levite was sojourning in the remote parts of the hill country of Ephraim, who took to himself a concubine from Bethlehem in Judah.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 19:16 - And behold, an old man was coming from his work in the field at evening. The man was from the hill country of Ephraim, and he was sojourning in Gibeah. The men of the place were Benjaminites.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 1:1 - In the days when the judges ruled there was a famine in the land, and a man of Bethlehem in Judah went to sojourn in the country of Moab, he and his wife and his two sons.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 18:15 - And when Saul saw that he had great success, he stood in fearful awe of him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 4:3 - the Beerothites fled to Gittaim and have been sojourners there to this day).
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 17:20 - And he cried to the LORD, “O LORD my God, have you brought calamity even upon the widow with whom I sojourn, by killing her son?”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 8:1 - Now Elisha had said to the woman whose son he had restored to life, “Arise, and depart with your household, and sojourn wherever you can, for the LORD has called for a famine, and it will come upon the land for seven years.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 8:2 - So the woman arose and did according to the word of the man of God. She went with her household and sojourned in the land of the Philistines seven years.

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