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Lexicon :: Strong's H1530 - gal

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גַּל
Transliteration
gal
Pronunciation
gal
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 353a

Strong’s Definitions

גַּל gal, gal; from H1556; something rolled, i.e. a heap of stone or dung (plural ruins), by analogy, a spring of water (plural waves):—billow, heap, spring, wave.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 35x

The KJV translates Strong's H1530 in the following manner: heap (18x), wave (14x), spring (1x), billow (1x), of (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 35x
The KJV translates Strong's H1530 in the following manner: heap (18x), wave (14x), spring (1x), billow (1x), of (1x).
  1. heap, spring, wave, billow

    1. heap (of stones)

      1. over dead body

      2. alone

      3. used in ratifying a covenant

    2. waves (fig. of chastisement of Jehovah)

    3. spring

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
גַּל gal, gal; from H1556; something rolled, i.e. a heap of stone or dung (plural ruins), by analogy, a spring of water (plural waves):—billow, heap, spring, wave.
STRONGS H1530:
גַּל noun masculineGenesis 31:48 heap, wave, billow (as rolled together, rolling, rolling up), also spring, MT Songs 4:12 compare 3 below — absolute גַּל Job 8:17 +5 times (including הַגַּל Genesis 31:48 +); גָּ֑ל Genesis 31:46; הַגָּ֑ל Genesis 31:46; לַגָּ֑ל Isaiah 25:2; construct גַּל־ Joshua 7:26 + 2 times + Genesis 31:47, 48 which see below; plural גַּלִּים 2 Kings 19:25 + 6 times; construct גַּלֵּי־ Isaiah 48:18; suffix גַּלָּיו Psalm 89:10 + 6 times; גַּלֵּיהֶם Psalm 65:8 + 2 times; —
1. heap of stones,
a. אבנים ג׳ raised (הקים) over dead body Joshua 7:26; Joshua 8:29; compare 2 Samuel 18:17 (with הִצִּיב).
b. גַּל alone Job 8:17 (roots wrapped about it).
c. heap or pile made (עשׂה) for use in ratifying compact of Jacob with Laban Genesis 31:46 (twice in verse); Genesis 31:48; Genesis 31:51; Genesis 38:52; Genesis 31:52 (twice in verse) compare also גַּלְעֵד proper name.
2. waves (rollers) in poetry, only plural, waves of sea Jeremiah 5:22; Jeremiah 31:35; Isaiah 51:15; Job 38:11; Psalm 65:8; Psalm 89:10; Psalm 107:25; Psalm 107:29; compare also in simile Ezekiel 26:3; Isaiah 48:18 (גַּלֵּי־הַיָּם); figurative of chastisements from י׳ Psalm 42:8 (|| מִשְׁבָּרִים) Jonah 2:3 (|| id.); of army of Babylon's conqueror Jeremiah 51:42, 55; compare Zechariah 10:11 (VB; but BevJPh xviii. 88 proposes גִּבְלִים compare Ezekiel 27:9).
3. spring, Songs 4:12 גַּן נָעוּל אֲחוֺתִי כַּלָּ֑ה גַּל נָעוּל מַעְיָן חָתוּם a garden barred (is) my sister, bride, a spring barred, a fountain sealed; but גַּן for גַּל Greek Version of the LXX Syriac Version Vulgate.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

31:46; 31:46; 31:46; 31:47; 31:48; 31:48; 31:48; 31:48; 31:51; 31:52

Joshua

7:26; 7:26; 8:29

2 Samuel

18:17

2 Kings

19:25; 19:25

Job

8:17; 8:17; 15:28; 38:11

Psalms

42:8; 65:8; 65:8; 89:10; 89:10; 107:25; 107:29

Song of Songs

4:12; 4:12

Isaiah

25:2; 25:2; 37:26; 48:18; 48:18; 51:15

Jeremiah

5:22; 9:10; 31:35; 51:37; 51:42; 51:55

Ezekiel

26:3; 27:9

Hosea

12:12

Jonah

2:3

Zechariah

10:11

H1530

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1530 matches the Hebrew גַּל (gal),
which occurs 34 times in 31 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:46 - Jacob said to his relatives, “Gather stones.” So they took stones and made a heap H1530, and they ate there by the heap H1530.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:48 - Laban said, “This heap H1530 is a witness between [fn]you and me this day.” Therefore it was named Galeed,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:51 - Laban also said to Jacob, “Behold this heap H1530 and behold the memorial stone which I have set between [fn]you and me.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:52 - “This heap H1530 is a witness, and the memorial stone is a witness, that I will not pass by this heap H1530 to you for harm, and you will not pass by this heap H1530 and this memorial stone to me, for harm.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 7:26 - Then they erected over him a large heap H1530 of stones that stands to this day, and the LORD turned from the fierceness of His anger. Therefore the name of that place has been called the Valley of [fn]Achor to this day.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 8:29 - And he hanged the king of Ai on [fn]a tree until evening; but at sunset Joshua gave the command and they took his body down from [fn]the tree and threw it at the entrance of the city gate, and erected over it a large heap H1530 of stones that stands to this day.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 18:17 - And they took Absalom and threw him into [fn]a deep pit in the forest, and erected over him a very large pile H1530 of stones. And all Israel fled, each to his own tent.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 19:25 - ‘Have you not heard?
Long ago I did it;
From ancient times I planned it.
Now I have brought it about,
That you would turn fortified cities into ruined heaps H1530.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 8:17 - “His roots wrap around a rock H1530 pile H1530,
He [fn]grasps a house of stones.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 15:28 - “He has lived in desolate cities,
In houses no one would inhabit,
Which are destined to become [fn]ruins H1530.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 38:11 - And I said, ‘As far as this point you shall come, but no farther;
And here your proud waves H1530 shall stop’?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 42:7 - Deep calls to deep at the sound of Your waterfalls;
All Your breakers and Your waves H1530 have passed over me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 65:7 - Who stills the roaring of the seas,
The roaring of their waves H1530,
And the turmoil of the nations.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:9 - You rule the surging of the sea;
When its waves H1530 rise, You calm them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 107:25 - For He spoke and raised a stormy wind,
Which lifted the waves H1530 [fn]of the sea.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 107:29 - He caused the storm to be still,
So that the waves H1530 [fn]of the sea were hushed.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 4:12 - “A locked garden is my sister, my bride,
A locked spring H1530, a sealed fountain.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 25:2 - For You have turned a city into a heap H1530,
A fortified city into a ruin;
A palace of strangers is no longer a city,
It will never be rebuilt.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 37:26 - “Have you not heard?
Long ago I did it,
From ancient times I planned it.
Now I have brought it about
That you would turn fortified cities into ruined heaps H1530.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 48:18 - “If only you had paid attention to My commandments!
Then your [fn]well-being would have been like a river,
And your righteousness like the waves H1530 of the sea.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 51:15 - “For I am the LORD your God, who stirs up the sea so that its waves H1530 roar (the LORD of armies is His name).
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 5:22 - ‘Do you not fear Me?’ declares the LORD.
‘Do you not tremble in My presence?
For I have placed the sand as a boundary for the sea,
An eternal limit, and it will not cross over it.
Though the waves H1530 toss, they cannot prevail;
Though they roar, they will not cross over it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 9:11 - “I will make Jerusalem a heap H1530 of ruins,
A haunt of jackals;
And I will make the cities of Judah a desolation without inhabitant.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 31:35 - This is what the LORD says,
He who gives the sun for light by day
And the [fn]fixed order of the moon and the stars for light by night,
Who stirs up the sea so that its waves H1530 roar
The LORD of armies is His name:
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:37 - “Babylon will become a heap H1530 of ruins, a haunt of jackals,
An object of horror and hissing, without inhabitants.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:42 - “The [fn]sea has come up over Babylon;
She has been engulfed by its roaring waves H1530.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:55 - For the LORD is going to destroy Babylon,
And He will make her loud [fn]noise vanish from her.
And their waves H1530 will roar like many waters;
The clamor of their voices [fn]sounds forth.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 26:3 - therefore this is what the Lord [fn]GOD says: ‘Behold, I am against you, Tyre, and I will bring up many nations against you, as the sea brings up its waves H1530.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 12:11 - Is there injustice in Gilead?
Certainly they are worthless.
In Gilgal they sacrifice bulls,
Yes, their altars are like stone H1530 heaps H1530
Beside the furrows of a field.
Unchecked Copy BoxJon 2:3 - “For You threw me into the deep,
Into the heart of the seas,
And the current flowed around me.
All Your breakers and waves H1530 passed over me.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 10:11 - “And they will pass through the sea of distress
And He will strike the waves H1530 in the sea,
So that all the depths of the Nile will dry up;
And the pride of Assyria will be brought down,
And the scepter of Egypt will depart.

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