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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.
STRONGS H1544: Abbreviations
† [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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Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

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 will destroy your high places, cut down your incense altars and pile your dead bodies[fn] on the lifeless forms of your idols, and I will abhor you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 29:17 - You saw among them their detestable images and idols of wood and stone, of silver and gold.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 15:12 - He expelled the male shrine prostitutes from the land and got rid of all the idols his ancestors had made.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 21:26 - He behaved in the vilest manner by going after idols, like the Amorites the LORD drove out before Israel.)
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 17:12 - They worshiped idols, though the LORD had said, “You shall not do this.”[fn]
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 21:11 - “Manasseh king of Judah has committed these detestable sins. He has done more evil than the Amorites who preceded him and has led Judah into sin with his idols.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 21:21 - He followed completely the ways of his father, worshiping the idols his father had worshiped, and bowing down to them.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 23:24 - Furthermore, Josiah got rid of the mediums and spiritists, the household gods, the idols and all the other detestable things seen in Judah and Jerusalem. This he did to fulfill the requirements of the law written in the book that Hilkiah the priest had discovered in the temple of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 50:2 - “Announce and proclaim among the nations, lift up a banner and proclaim it; keep nothing back, but say, ‘Babylon will be captured; Bel will be put to shame, Marduk filled with terror. Her images will be put to shame and her idols filled with terror.’
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 6:4 - Your altars will be demolished and your incense altars will be smashed; and I will slay your people in front of your idols.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 6:5 - I will lay the dead bodies of the Israelites in front of their idols, and I will scatter your bones around your altars.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 6:6 - Wherever you live, the towns will be laid waste and the high places demolished, so that your altars will be laid waste and devastated, your idols smashed and ruined, your incense altars broken down, and what you have made wiped out.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 6:9 - Then in the nations where they have been carried captive, those who escape will remember me—how I have been grieved by their adulterous hearts, which have turned away from me, and by their eyes, which have lusted after their idols. They will loathe themselves for the evil they have done and for all their detestable practices.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 6:13 - And they will know that I am the LORD, when their people lie slain among their idols around their altars, on every high hill and on all the mountaintops, under every spreading tree and every leafy oak—places where they offered fragrant incense to all their idols.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 8:10 - So I went in and looked, and I saw portrayed all over the walls all kinds of crawling things and unclean animals and all the idols of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 14:3 - “Son of man, these men have set up idols in their hearts and put wicked stumbling blocks before their faces. Should I let them inquire of me at all?
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 14:4 - Therefore speak to them and tell them, ‘This is what the Sovereign LORD says: When any of the Israelites set up idols in their hearts and put a wicked stumbling block before their faces and then go to a prophet, I the LORD will answer them myself in keeping with their great idolatry.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 14:5 - I will do this to recapture the hearts of the people of Israel, who have all deserted me for their idols.’
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 14:6 - “Therefore say to the people of Israel, ‘This is what the Sovereign LORD says: Repent! Turn from your idols and renounce all your detestable practices!
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 14:7 - “ ‘When any of the Israelites or any foreigner residing in Israel separate themselves from me and set up idols in their hearts and put a wicked stumbling block before their faces and then go to a prophet to inquire of me, I the LORD will answer them myself.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 16:36 - This is what the Sovereign LORD says: Because you poured out your lust and exposed your naked body in your promiscuity with your lovers, and because of all your detestable idols, and because you gave them your children’s blood,
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 18:6 - He does not eat at the mountain shrines or look to the idols of Israel. He does not defile his neighbor’s wife or have sexual relations with a woman during her period.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 18:12 - He oppresses the poor and needy. He commits robbery. He does not return what he took in pledge. He looks to the idols. He does detestable things.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 18:15 - “He does not eat at the mountain shrines or look to the idols of Israel. He does not defile his neighbor’s wife.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 20:7 - And I said to them, “Each of you, get rid of the vile images you have set your eyes on, and do not defile yourselves with the idols of Egypt. I am the LORD your God.”
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 20:8 - “ ‘But they rebelled against me and would not listen to me; they did not get rid of the vile images they had set their eyes on, nor did they forsake the idols of Egypt. So I said I would pour out my wrath on them and spend my anger against them in Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 20:16 - because they rejected my laws and did not follow my decrees and desecrated my Sabbaths. For their hearts were devoted to their idols.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 20:18 - I said to their children in the wilderness, “Do not follow the statutes of your parents or keep their laws or defile yourselves with their idols.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 20:24 - because they had not obeyed my laws but had rejected my decrees and desecrated my Sabbaths, and their eyes lusted after their parents’ idols.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 20:31 - When you offer your gifts—the sacrifice of your children in the fire—you continue to defile yourselves with all your idols to this day. Am I to let you inquire of me, you Israelites? As surely as I live, declares the Sovereign LORD, I will not let you inquire of me.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 20:39 - “ ‘As for you, people of Israel, this is what the Sovereign LORD says: Go and serve your idols, every one of you! But afterward you will surely listen to me and no longer profane my holy name with your gifts and idols.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 22:3 - and say: ‘This is what the Sovereign LORD says: You city that brings on herself doom by shedding blood in her midst and defiles herself by making idols,
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 22:4 - you have become guilty because of the blood you have shed and have become defiled by the idols you have made. You have brought your days to a close, and the end of your years has come. Therefore I will make you an object of scorn to the nations and a laughingstock to all the countries.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 23:7 - She gave herself as a prostitute to all the elite of the Assyrians and defiled herself with all the idols of everyone she lusted after.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 23:30 - have brought this on you, because you lusted after the nations and defiled yourself with their idols.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 23:37 - for they have committed adultery and blood is on their hands. They committed adultery with their idols; they even sacrificed their children, whom they bore to me, as food for them.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 23:39 - On the very day they sacrificed their children to their idols, they entered my sanctuary and desecrated it. That is what they did in my house.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 23:49 - You will suffer the penalty for your lewdness and bear the consequences of your sins of idolatry. Then you will know that I am the Sovereign LORD.”
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 30:13 - “ ‘This is what the Sovereign LORD says: “ ‘I will destroy the idols and put an end to the images in Memphis. No longer will there be a prince in Egypt, and I will spread fear throughout the land.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 33:25 - Therefore say to them, ‘This is what the Sovereign LORD says: Since you eat meat with the blood still in it and look to your idols and shed blood, should you then possess the land?
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 36:18 - So I poured out my wrath on them because they had shed blood in the land and because they had defiled it with their idols.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 36:25 - I will sprinkle clean water on you, and you will be clean; I will cleanse you from all your impurities and from all your idols.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 37:23 - They will no longer defile themselves with their idols and vile images or with any of their offenses, for I will save them from all their sinful backsliding,[fn] and I will cleanse them. They will be my people, and I will be their God.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 44:10 - “ ‘The Levites who went far from me when Israel went astray and who wandered from me after their idols must bear the consequences of their sin.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 44:12 - But because they served them in the presence of their idols and made the people of Israel fall into sin, therefore I have sworn with uplifted hand that they must bear the consequences of their sin, declares the Sovereign LORD.
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