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Lexicon :: Strong's H1544 - gillûl

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Part of Speech
masculine plural noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 353h

Variant Spellings

Variant spellings for this word: גלול (Strongs) גלל (Strongs) גלולים (Gesenius)

Strong’s Definitions

גִּלּוּל gillûwl, ghil-lool'; or (shortened) גִּלֻּל gillul; from H1556; properly, a log (as round); by implication, an idol:—idol.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 48x

The KJV translates Strong's H1544 in the following manner: idol (47x), image (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 48x
The KJV translates Strong's H1544 in the following manner: idol (47x), image (1x).
  1. idols

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
גִּלּוּל gillûwl, ghil-lool'; or (shortened) גִּלֻּל gillul; from H1556; properly, a log (as round); by implication, an idol:—idol.
† [גִּלּוּל] noun masculineJeremiah 50:27 only plural idols (= logs, blocks, shapeless things Ges BaudRel i. 95; Ew doll-images > dungy things Sm Ezekiel 6:4 SS after Rabb) **See BaudZMG, 1904, 395 ff. (compares Biblical Aramaic גְּלָל (אֶבֶן), Palmyrene גללא Tariff i. 9 = στήλη λιθινη; and concludes that it was originally a designation of the primitive stone menhir or מַצֵּבָה). — גִּלּוּלִים Ezekiel 22:8 + 3 times + Ezekiel 30:13 (strike out B Co); גִּלֻּלִים 1 Kings 15:12 + 2 times; construct גִּלּוּלֵי Ezekiel 8:10 + 6 times; גִּלּוּלַיִךְ Ezekiel 22:4; גִּלּוּלָיו 2 Kings 21:11 + 4 times; גִּלּוּלֶיהָ Jeremiah 50:2; יֵ֯כֶם Leviticus 26:30 + 7 times; יֵ֯כֶן Ezekiel 23:49; יֵ֯הֶם Ezekiel 6:9 + 14 times + Ezekiel 6:5 (del BA al Co); יֵ֯הֶן Ezekiel 23:37; — idols (39 times Ezekiel); — 1 Kings 15:12; 2 Kings 17:12; 2 Kings 21:21; Ezekiel 6:5 (del Co) Ezekiel 6:9; Ezekiel 6:13 (twice in verse); Ezekiel 14:4, 5; Ezekiel 18:6, 15; Ezekiel 20:16, 24, 39; Ezekiel 23:37, 39, 49; Ezekiel 33:25; Ezekiel 44:10, 12; || שִׁקּוּצִים Deuteronomy 29:16; 2 Kings 23:24 (|| also תְּרָפִים), Ezekiel 20:7, 18 (both with verb טמא) Ezekiel 20:8; Ezekiel 37:23, compare also Ezekiel 8:10 (שֶׁקֶץ, but שִׁקּוּצִים apparently Greek Version of the LXX Syriac Version Targum & so Co); || תּוֺעֵבָה Ezekiel 14:6; 2 Kings 21:11, compare Ezekiel 18:12; Ezekiel 16:36 (גִּלּוּלֵי תוֺעֲבוֺתַיִךְ), & 1 Kings 21:26 (where verb תָּעַב); || טֻמְאוֺת Ezekiel 36:25; || מִכְשׁוֺל עֲוֺנוֺ Ezekiel 14:3, 4, 7; || עֲצַבִּים Jeremiah 50:2; || אֱלִילִים Ezekiel 30:13 (Co אילים; compare also above); || חַמָּן Ezekiel 6:4, 6; Leviticus 26:30 (compare below); || תְּרָפִים 2 Kings 23:24 (above); in phrase טִמֵּא בְּגִלּ׳ etc. Ezekiel 20:7, 18, 31; Ezekiel 22:3, 4; Ezekiel 23:7, 30; Ezekiel 36:18 (del Co); תְּחַלְּלוּ בְגִלּ׳ Ezekiel 20:39; — note especially the expression עַל־פִּגְרֵי פִּגְרֵיכֶם וְנָתַתִּי גִלּוּלֵיכֶם Leviticus 26:30 and I will lay your carcases upon the carcases of your idols.
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Strong's Number H1544 matches the Hebrew גִּלּוּל (gillûl),
which occurs 48 times in 45 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:30 - ‘I then will destroy your high places, and cut down your incense altars, and [fn]pile your [fn]remains on the [fn]remains of your idols H1544, for My soul will loathe you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 29:17 - moreover, you have seen their abominations and their idols H1544 made of wood and stone, silver and gold, which they had with them);
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 15:12 - He also removed the male cult prostitutes from the land and removed all the idols H1544 which his fathers had made.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 21:26 - He also acted very despicably in following idols H1544, conforming to everything that the Amorites had done, whom the LORD drove out from the sons of Israel.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 17:12 - They served idols H1544, concerning which the LORD had said to them, “You shall not do this thing.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 21:11 - “Since Manasseh king of Judah has committed these abominations, having done more evil than all that the Amorites did who were before him, and has also misled Judah into sin with his idols H1544,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 21:21 - For he walked [fn]entirely in the way that his father had walked, and served the idols H1544 that his father had served, and worshiped them.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 23:24 - Moreover, Josiah removed the mediums, the spiritists, the [fn]household idols, the idols H1544, and all the abominations that were seen in the land of Judah and in Jerusalem, so that he might [fn]fulfill the words of the Law which were written in the book that Hilkiah the priest found in the house of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 50:2 - “Declare and proclaim among the nations.
Proclaim it and lift up a flag,
Do not conceal it. Say,
‘Babylon has been captured,
Bel has been put to shame, [fn]Marduk has been [fn]shattered;
Her idols have been put to shame, her images H1544 have been shattered.’
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 6:4 - “So your altars will become deserted and your incense altars will be smashed; and I will make your slain fall in front of your idols H1544.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 6:5 - “I will also lay the dead bodies of the sons of Israel in front of their idols H1544; and I will scatter your bones around your altars.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 6:6 - [fn]Everywhere you live, cities will be in ruins and the high places will be deserted, so that your altars will be in ruins and [fn]deserted, your idols H1544 will be broken and brought to an end, your incense altars will be cut down, and your works wiped out.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 6:9 - “Then those of you who escape will remember Me among the nations to which they will be taken captive, how I have [fn]been hurt by their adulterous hearts which turned away from Me, and by their eyes which committed infidelity with their idols H1544; and they will loathe themselves in their own sight for the evils which they have committed, for all their abominations.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 6:13 - “Then you will know that I am the LORD, when their dead are among their idols H1544 around their altars, on every high hill, on all the tops of the mountains, under every leafy tree and under every massive oak with thick branches—the places where they offered a soothing aroma to all their idols H1544.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 8:10 - So I entered and looked, and behold, every form of crawling things and animals and detestable things, with all the idols H1544 of the house of Israel, were carved on the wall all around.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 14:3 - “Son of man, these men have set up their idols H1544 in their hearts and have put in front of their faces the stumbling block of their wrongdoing. Should I let Myself be consulted by them at all?
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 14:4 - “Therefore speak to them and tell them, ‘This is what the Lord [fn]GOD says: “Anyone of the house of Israel who sets up his idols H1544 in his heart, puts in front of his face the stumbling block of his wrongdoing, and then comes to the prophet, I the LORD will let Myself answer him in [fn]the matter in view of the multitude of his idols H1544,
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 14:5 - in order to take hold of [fn]the hearts of the house of Israel who have [fn]turned away from Me due to all their idols H1544.”’
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 14:6 - “Therefore say to the house of Israel, ‘This is what the Lord GOD says: “Repent and turn away from your idols H1544, and turn your faces away from all your abominations.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 14:7 - “For anyone of the house of Israel, or of the strangers who reside in Israel, who deserts Me, sets up his idols H1544 in his heart, puts in front of his face the stumbling block of his wrongdoing, and then comes to the prophet to request something of Me for himself, I the LORD will let Myself answer him Myself.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 16:36 - This is what the Lord GOD says: “Because your lewdness was poured out and your nakedness uncovered through your obscene practices with your lovers and with all your detestable idols H1544, and because of the blood of your sons that you gave to [fn]idols,
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 18:6 - if he does not eat at the mountain shrines or raise his eyes to the idols H1544 of the house of Israel, or defile his neighbor’s wife or approach a woman during her menstrual period
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 18:12 - oppresses the poor and needy, commits robbery, does not restore a pledge, but raises his eyes to the idols H1544 and commits abomination,
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 18:15 - “He does not eat at the mountain shrines or raise his eyes to the idols H1544 of the house of Israel; he has not defiled his neighbor’s wife,
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 20:7 - “And I said to them, ‘Throw away, each of you, the detestable things of his eyes, and do not defile yourselves with the idols H1544 of Egypt; I am the LORD your God.’
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 20:8 - “But they rebelled against Me and were not willing to listen to Me; they did not throw away, each of them, the detestable things of their eyes, nor did they abandon the idols H1544 of Egypt.
“Then I [fn]resolved to pour out My wrath on them, to [fn]use up My anger against them in the midst of the land of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 20:16 - because they rejected My ordinances, and as for My statutes, they did not walk in them; they also profaned My Sabbaths, because their heart continually followed their idols H1544.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 20:18 - “Instead, I said to their [fn]children in the wilderness, ‘Do not walk in the statutes of your fathers or keep their ordinances or defile yourselves with their idols H1544.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 20:24 - because they had not [fn]complied with My ordinances, but had rejected My statutes and had profaned My Sabbaths, and their eyes were [fn]on the idols H1544 of their fathers.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 20:31 - “And [fn]when you offer your gifts, when you make your sons pass through the fire, you are defiling yourselves with all your idols H1544 to this day. So shall I be inquired of by you, house of Israel? As I live,” declares the Lord GOD, “I certainly will not be inquired of by you.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 20:39 - “As for you, house of Israel,” this is what the Lord GOD says: “Go, serve, everyone of you his idols H1544; [fn]but later you will certainly listen to Me, and My holy name you will no longer defile with your gifts and your idols H1544.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 22:3 - “And you shall say, ‘This is what the Lord [fn]GOD says: “A city shedding blood in her midst, so that her time is coming; and a city that makes idols H1544, contrary to her own good, for defilement!
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 22:4 - “You have become guilty by [fn]the blood which you have shed, and you have become defiled by your idols H1544 which you have made. So you have brought your days closer and have come to your years; therefore I have made you a disgrace to the nations, and an object of mocking to all the lands.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 23:7 - “She bestowed her [fn]obscene practices on them, all of whom were the choicest [fn]men of Assyria; and with all whom she lusted after, with all their idols H1544 she defiled herself.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 23:30 - ‘These things will be done to you because you have adulterously pursued the nations, because you have defiled yourself with their idols H1544.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 23:37 - “For they have committed adultery, and blood is on their hands. So they have committed adultery with their idols H1544, and even made their sons, whom they bore to Me, pass through the fire to [fn]them as food.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 23:39 - “For when they slaughtered their children for their idols H1544, they entered My sanctuary on the same day to profane it; and behold, this is what they did within My house.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 23:49 - ‘Your outrageous conduct [fn]will be repaid to you, and you will bear the guilt for your idols H1544; so you will know that I am the Lord GOD.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 30:13 - ‘This is what the Lord GOD says:
“I will also destroy the idols H1544
And make the [fn]images cease from [fn]Memphis.
And there will no longer be a prince in the land of Egypt;
And I will put fear in the land of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 33:25 - “Therefore say to them, ‘This is what the Lord GOD says: “You eat meat with the blood in it, raise your eyes to your idols H1544 as you shed blood. Should you then possess the land?
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 36:18 - “Therefore I poured out My wrath on them for the blood which they had shed on the land, because they had defiled it with their idols H1544.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 36:25 - “Then I will sprinkle clean water on you, and you will be clean; I will cleanse you from all your filthiness and from all your idols H1544.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 37:23 - “They will no longer defile themselves with their idols H1544, or with their detestable things, or with any of their offenses; but I will rescue them from all their [fn]dwelling places in which they have sinned, and will cleanse them. And they will be My people, and I will be their God.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 44:10 - “But the Levites who went far from Me when Israel went astray, who went astray from Me [fn]following their idols H1544, shall suffer the punishment for their wrongdoing.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 44:12 - “Since they ministered to them before their idols H1544 and became a stumbling block of wrongdoing to the house of Israel, for that reason I have [fn]sworn against them,” declares the Lord GOD, “that they shall suffer the punishment for their wrongdoing.

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