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Lexicon :: Strong's H1494 - gāzaz

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גָּזַז
Transliteration
gāzaz
Pronunciation
gaw-zaz'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root [akin to גּוּז (H1468)]
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 336

Strong’s Definitions

גָּזַז gazâz, gaw-zaz'; a primitive root (akin to H1468); to cut off; specifically to shear a flock or shave the hair; figuratively to destroy an enemy:—cut off (down), poll, shave, (sheep-) shear(-er).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 15x

The KJV translates Strong's H1494 in the following manner: shear (5x), sheepshearer (3x), shearers (3x), cut off (1x), poll (1x), shave (1x), cut down (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 15x
The KJV translates Strong's H1494 in the following manner: shear (5x), sheepshearer (3x), shearers (3x), cut off (1x), poll (1x), shave (1x), cut down (1x).
  1. to shear, mow

    1. (Qal)

      1. to shear

      2. shearer (participle)

    2. (Niphal) to be cut off, be destroyed

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
גָּזַז gazâz, gaw-zaz'; a primitive root (akin to H1468); to cut off; specifically to shear a flock or shave the hair; figuratively to destroy an enemy:—cut off (down), poll, shave, (sheep-) shear(-er).
STRONGS H1494:
† [גָּזַז] verb shear (Late Hebrew id., Aramaic גְּזָז bdb015909, Arabic bdb015910, Assyrian derivatives) —
Qal Imperfect וַיָּ֫גָו Job 1:20; 2nd person masculine singular תָּגֹז Deuteronomy 15:19; Imperative 2nd person feminine singular גָּזִּ֫י Jeremiah 7:29, גֹּ֫זִּי Micah 1:16; Infinitive construct גְּזֹו Genesis 31:19 (E) 1 Samuel 25:2, גֹּז Genesis 38:13 (J); Participle גֹּזֵז 1 Samuel 25:4; plural גֹּזְַזִים 1 Samuel 25:7 + 2 times; construct גֹּזַזֵי Genesis 38:12; suffix גֹּזְַזָי֑ 1 Samuel 25:11, גֹּזְַזֶיהָ Isaiah 53:7; — shear sheep (object צאֹן) Genesis 31:19; Genesis 38:13; Deuteronomy 15:19; 1 Samuel 25:2, 4; compare Participle shearer (with צאן) Genesis 38:12, also גֹּזְַזֶיהָ (i.e. רָחֵל) Isaiah 53:7; absolute = sheep-shearer, 1 Samuel 25:7, 11; 2 Samuel 13:23, 24; object man's head (ראשׁוֺ) Job 1:20; of a woman's (figurative of Israel) Micah 1:16 (no object; || קרחי), (figurative of Jerusalem) Jeremiah 7:29 (object נֵזֶר which see).
Niph. נָגוֺ֫זּוּ be cut off (= destroyed) of Assyrians Nahum 1:12.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

31:19; 31:19; 38:12; 38:12; 38:13; 38:13

Deuteronomy

15:19; 15:19

1 Samuel

25:2; 25:2; 25:4; 25:4; 25:7; 25:7; 25:11; 25:11

2 Samuel

13:23; 13:24

Job

1:20; 1:20

Isaiah

53:7; 53:7

Jeremiah

7:29; 7:29

Micah

1:16; 1:16

Nahum

1:12

H1494

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1494 matches the Hebrew גָּזַז (gāzaz),
which occurs 15 times in 15 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:19 - Laban had gone to shear H1494 his flock, and Rachel stole the [fn]household idols that were her father’s.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 38:12 - Now [fn]after a considerable time Shua’s daughter, the wife of Judah, died; and when [fn]the time of mourning was ended, Judah went up to his sheepshearers H1494 at Timnah, he and his friend Hirah the Adullamite.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 38:13 - And Tamar was told, “Behold, your father-in-law is going up to Timnah to shear H1494 his sheep.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 15:19 - “You shall consecrate to the LORD your God all the firstborn males that are born in your herd and in your flock; you shall not work with the firstborn of your herd, nor shear H1494 the firstborn of your flock.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 25:2 - Now there was a man in Maon whose business was in Carmel; and the man was very [fn]rich, and he had three thousand sheep and a thousand goats. And it came about while he was shearing H1494 his sheep in Carmel
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 25:4 - that David heard in the wilderness that Nabal was shearing H1494 his sheep.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 25:7 - ‘Now then, I have heard that you have shearers H1494. Now, your shepherds have been with us; we have not harmed them, nor has anything of theirs gone missing all the days they were in Carmel.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 25:11 - “Shall I then take my bread and my water and my meat that I have slaughtered for my shearers H1494, and give it to men [fn]whose origin I do not know?”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 13:23 - Now it came about after two full years that Absalom had sheepshearers H1494 in Baal-hazor, which is near Ephraim, and Absalom invited all the king’s sons to celebrate.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 13:24 - And Absalom came to the king and said, “Behold now, your servant has sheepshearers H1494; may the king and his servants please go with your servant.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 1:20 - Then Job got up, tore his robe, and shaved H1494 his head; then he fell to the ground and worshiped.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 53:7 - He was oppressed and afflicted,
Yet He did not open His mouth;
Like a lamb that is led to slaughter,
And like a sheep that is silent before its shearers H1494,
So He did not open His mouth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 7:29 - ‘Cut H1494 off H1494 [fn]your hair and throw it away,
And take up a song of mourning on the bare heights;
For the LORD has rejected and forsaken
The generation of His wrath.’
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 1:16 - Shave yourself bald, yes, cut H1494 off H1494 your hair H1494,
Because of the children of your delight;
Extend your baldness like the eagle,
For they will go from you into exile.
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 1:12 - This is what the LORD says:
“Though they are at full strength and so they are many,
So also they will be cut H1494 off H1494 and pass away.
Though I have afflicted you,
I will afflict you no longer.

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