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Lexicon :: Strong's H1496 - gāzîṯ

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Part of Speech
feminine noun
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TWOT Reference: 335a

Strong’s Definitions

גָּזִית gâzîyth, gaw-zeeth'; from H1491; something cut, i.e. dressed stone:—hewed, hewn stone, wrought.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x

The KJV translates Strong's H1496 in the following manner: hewn (10x), wrought (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x
The KJV translates Strong's H1496 in the following manner: hewn (10x), wrought (1x).
  1. a cutting, hewing

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
גָּזִית gâzîyth, gaw-zeeth'; from H1491; something cut, i.e. dressed stone:—hewed, hewn stone, wrought.
STRONGS H1496: Abbreviations
גָּזִית noun feminine a cutting, hewingגָּזִית Exodus 20:25 + 10 times, always absolute; — hewing, אַבְנֵי ג׳ = hewn stones (building-stones) 1 Kings 5:31 [1 Kings 5:17]; 1 Chronicles 22:2; Ezekiel 40:42 (for tables), compare אֲבָנִים יְקָרוֺת כְּמִדּוֺת ג׳ 1 Kings 7:9, 11 (but Klo strike out as gloss, compare Greek Version of the LXX); also without אבני = hewn stones Exodus 20:25 (altar) Amos 5:11 (בָּֽתֵּי ג׳) Isaiah 9:9 (opposed to לְבֵנִים); טוּרֵי ג׳ 1 Kings 6:36, טוּרִים ג׳ 1 Kings 7:12; also Lamentations 3:9 גָּדַר דַּרְכִּי בְּג׳.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


20:25; 20:25

1 Kings

5:17; 6:36; 7:9; 7:11; 7:12

1 Chronicles











Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1496 matches the Hebrew גָּזִית (gāzîṯ),
which occurs 11 times in 11 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:25 - And if thou wilt make me an altar of stone, thou shalt not build it of hewn stone: H1496 for if thou lift up thy tool upon it, thou hast polluted it.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 5:17 - And the king commanded, and they brought great stones, costly stones, and hewed H1496 stones, to lay the foundation of the house.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 6:36 - And he built the inner court with three rows of hewed stone, H1496 and a row of cedar beams.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 7:9 - All these were of costly stones, according to the measures of hewed stones, H1496 sawed with saws, within and without, even from the foundation unto the coping, and so on the outside toward the great court.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 7:11 - And above were costly stones, after the measures of hewed stones, H1496 and cedars.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 7:12 - And the great court round about was with three rows of hewed stones, H1496 and a row of cedar beams, both for the inner court of the house of the LORD, and for the porch of the house.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 22:2 - And David commanded to gather together the strangers that were in the land of Israel; and he set masons to hew wrought H1496 stones to build the house of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 9:10 - The bricks are fallen down, but we will build with hewn stones: H1496 the sycomores are cut down, but we will change them into cedars.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 3:9 - He hath inclosed my ways with hewn stone, H1496 he hath made my paths crooked.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 40:42 - And the four tables were of hewn H1496 stone for the burnt offering, of a cubit and an half long, and a cubit and an half broad, and one cubit high: whereupon also they laid the instruments wherewith they slew the burnt offering and the sacrifice.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 5:11 - Forasmuch therefore as your treading is upon the poor, and ye take from him burdens of wheat: ye have built houses of hewn stone, H1496 but ye shall not dwell in them; ye have planted pleasant vineyards, but ye shall not drink wine of them.
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