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Lexicon :: Strong's H1497 - gāzal

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גָּזַל
Transliteration
gāzal
Pronunciation
gaw-zal'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 337

Strong’s Definitions

גָּזַל gâzal, gaw-zal'; a primitive root; to pluck off; specifically to flay, strip or rob:—catch, consume, exercise (robbery), pluck (off), rob, spoil, take away (by force, violence), tear.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 30x

The KJV translates Strong's H1497 in the following manner: spoil (8x), take away (8x), rob (4x), pluck (3x), caught (1x), consume (1x), exercised (1x), force (1x), pluck off (1x), torn (1x), violence (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 30x
The KJV translates Strong's H1497 in the following manner: spoil (8x), take away (8x), rob (4x), pluck (3x), caught (1x), consume (1x), exercised (1x), force (1x), pluck off (1x), torn (1x), violence (1x).
  1. to tear away, seize, plunder, tear off, pull off, rob, take away by force

    1. (Qal)

      1. to tear away, rob

      2. to seize, plunder (with acc cognate)

    2. (Niphal)

      1. to be robbed

      2. to be taken away

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
גָּזַל gâzal, gaw-zal'; a primitive root; to pluck off; specifically to flay, strip or rob:—catch, consume, exercise (robbery), pluck (off), rob, spoil, take away (by force, violence), tear.
STRONGS H1497:
† I. גָּזַל verb tear away, seize, rob (Late Hebrew id., Phoenician גזל Niph., Aramaic גְּזַל, bdb015914 & (Nas.) bdb015915; Arabic bdb015916 cut off) —
Qal Perfect גָּזַל Job 20:19; Ezekiel 18:18, גָּזָ֑ל Leviticus 5:23 + 2 times, גָּזַלְתִּי Psalm 69:5 etc.; Imperfect יִגְזֹל Ezekiel 18:7, וַיִּגְזֹל 2 Samuel 23:21; 1 Chronicles 11:23 etc.; Infinitive גְּזֹל Isaiah 10:2; Participle active גּוֺזֵל Proverbs 28:24; suffix גֹּזְלוֺ Psalm 35:10; plural construct גֹּזְלֵי Micah 3:2; passive גָּזוּל Deuteronomy 28:29 + 4 times; — tear away, rob, with object of thing (movable), flock (עֵדֶר) Job 24:2, ass Deuteronomy 28:31, women Judges 21:23 compare Genesis 31:31 (E), tear away orphan child from breast Job 24:9 יתום מִשֹּׁד, snatch a spear from enemy's hand 2 Samuel 23:21 = 1 Chronicles 11:23; figurative of drying up snow-water Job 24:19; (object stationary) take violent possession of, well of water Genesis 21:25 (E), house Job 20:19, fields Micah 2:2; (hyperb.) the skin Micah 3:2; with accusative of congnate meaning with verb = seize, plunder, object גְּזֵלָה Leviticus 5:23 (P) Ezekiel 18:7, 12, 16, גָּזֵל Ezekiel 18:18; Ezekiel 22:29; indefinite Psalm 69:5; figurative, object מִשְׁפָּט Isaiah 10:2; with object person robbed Psalm 35:10; Proverbs 22:22; Proverbs 28:24, probably also Judges 9:25 compare Leviticus 19:13 (H; absolute); compare also passive Deuteronomy 28:29 (|| עָשׁוּק); הציל גָּזוּל מיד עושׁק Jeremiah 21:12; compare Jeremiah 22:3; Malachi 1:13 גָּזוּל (|| פִּסֵּחַ lame and חוֺלֶה sick), probably that rescued after seizure by wild beasts, therefore mutilated.
Niph. Perfect 3rd person feminine singular וְנִגְזְלָה, subject sleep Proverbs 4:16 לא || (יִֽֽֽשְׁנוּׅ.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

21:25; 31:31

Leviticus

19:13

Deuteronomy

28:29; 28:29; 28:31

Judges

9:25; 21:23

2 Samuel

23:21; 23:21

1 Chronicles

11:23; 11:23

Job

20:19; 20:19; 24:2; 24:9; 24:19

Psalms

35:10; 35:10; 69:5; 69:5

Proverbs

4:16; 22:22; 28:24; 28:24

Isaiah

10:2; 10:2

Jeremiah

21:12; 22:3

Ezekiel

18:7; 18:7; 18:12; 18:16; 18:18; 18:18; 22:29

Micah

2:2; 3:2; 3:2

Malachi

1:13

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1497 matches the Hebrew גָּזַל (gāzal),
which occurs 30 times in 30 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:25 - When Abraham complained to Abim'elech about a well of water which Abim'elech's servants had seized,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:31 - Jacob answered Laban, "Because I was afraid, for I thought that you would take your daughters from me by force.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 6:4 - when one has sinned and become guilty, he shall restore what he took by robbery, or what he got by oppression, or the deposit which was committed to him, or the lost thing which he found,
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 19:13 - "You shall not oppress your neighbor or rob him. The wages of a hired servant shall not remain with you all night until the morning.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:29 - and you shall grope at noonday, as the blind grope in darkness, and you shall not prosper in your ways; and you shall be only oppressed and robbed continually, and there shall be no one to help you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:31 - Your ox shall be slain before your eyes, and you shall not eat of it; your ass shall be violently taken away before your face, and shall not be restored to you; your sheep shall be given to your enemies, and there shall be no one to help you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:25 - And the men of Shechem put men in ambush against him on the mountain tops, and they robbed all who passed by them along that way; and it was told Abim'elech.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 21:23 - And the Benjaminites did so, and took their wives, according to their number, from the dancers whom they carried off; then they went and returned to their inheritance, and rebuilt the towns, and dwelt in them.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 23:21 - And he slew an Egyptian, a handsome man. The Egyptian had a spear in his hand; but Benai'ah went down to him with a staff, and snatched the spear out of the Egyptian's hand, and slew him with his own spear.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 11:23 - And he slew an Egyptian, a man of great stature, five cubits tall. The Egyptian had in his hand a spear like a weaver's beam; but Benai'ah went down to him with a staff, and snatched the spear out of the Egyptian's hand, and slew him with his own spear.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 20:19 - For he has crushed and abandoned the poor, he has seized a house which he did not build.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 24:2 - Men remove landmarks; they seize flocks and pasture them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 24:9 - (There are those who snatch the fatherless child from the breast, and take in pledge the infant of the poor.)
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 24:19 - Drought and heat snatch away the snow waters; so does Sheol those who have sinned.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:10 - All my bones shall say, "O LORD, who is like thee, thou who deliverest the weak from him who is too strong for him, the weak and needy from him who despoils him?"
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 69:4 - More in number than the hairs of my head are those who hate me without cause; mighty are those who would destroy me, those who attack me with lies. What I did not steal must I now restore?
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:16 - For they cannot sleep unless they have done wrong; they are robbed of sleep unless they have made some one stumble.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:22 - Do not rob the poor, because he is poor, or crush the afflicted at the gate;
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:24 - He who robs his father or his mother and says, "That is no transgression," is the companion of a man who destroys.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 10:2 - to turn aside the needy from justice and to rob the poor of my people of their right, that widows may be their spoil, and that they may make the fatherless their prey!
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 21:12 - O house of David! Thus says the LORD: "'Execute justice in the morning, and deliver from the hand of the oppressor him who has been robbed, lest my wrath go forth like fire, and burn with none to quench it, because of your evil doings.'"
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 22:3 - Thus says the LORD: Do justice and righteousness, and deliver from the hand of the oppressor him who has been robbed. And do no wrong or violence to the alien, the fatherless, and the widow, nor shed innocent blood in this place.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 18:7 - does not oppress any one, but restores to the debtor his pledge, commits no robbery, gives his bread to the hungry and covers the naked with a garment,
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 18:12 - oppresses the poor and needy, commits robbery, does not restore the pledge, lifts up his eyes to the idols, commits abomination,
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 18:16 - does not wrong any one, exacts no pledge, commits no robbery, but gives his bread to the hungry and covers the naked with a garment,
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 18:18 - As for his father, because he practiced extortion, robbed his brother, and did what is not good among his people, behold, he shall die for his iniquity.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 22:29 - The people of the land have practiced extortion and committed robbery; they have oppressed the poor and needy, and have extorted from the sojourner without redress.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 2:2 - They covet fields, and seize them; and houses, and take them away; they oppress a man and his house, a man and his inheritance.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 3:2 - you who hate the good and love the evil, who tear the skin from off my people, and their flesh from off their bones;
Unchecked Copy BoxMal 1:13 - 'What a weariness this is,' you say, and you sniff at me, says the LORD of hosts. You bring what has been taken by violence or is lame or sick, and this you bring as your offering! Shall I accept that from your hand? says the LORD.

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