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Lexicon :: Strong's H1571 - gam

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Root Word (Etymology)
By contraction from an unused root
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TWOT Reference: 361a

Strong’s Definitions

גַּם gam, gam; by contraction from an unused root meaning to gather; properly, assemblage; used only adverbially also, even, yea, though; often repeated as correl. both...and:—again, alike, also, (so much) as (soon), both (so)...and, but, either...or, even, for all, (in) likewise (manner), moreover, nay...neither, one, then(-refore), though, what, with, yea.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 34x

The KJV translates Strong's H1571 in the following manner: also (5x), as (3x), even (2x), again (1x), and (1x), miscellaneous (22x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 34x
The KJV translates Strong's H1571 in the following manner: also (5x), as (3x), even (2x), again (1x), and (1x), miscellaneous (22x).
  1. also, even, indeed, moreover, yea

    1. also, moreover (giving emphasis)

    2. neither, neither...nor (with negative)

    3. even (for stress)

    4. indeed, yea (introducing climax)

    5. also (of correspondence or retribution)

    6. but, yet, though (adversative)

    7. even, yea, yea though (with 'when' in hypothetical case)

  2. (TWOT) again, alike

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
גַּם gam, gam; by contraction from an unused root meaning to gather; properly, assemblage; used only adverbially also, even, yea, though; often repeated as correl. both...and:—again, alike, also, (so much) as (soon), both (so)...and, but, either...or, even, for all, (in) likewise (manner), moreover, nay...neither, one, then(-refore), though, what, with, yea.
STRONGS H1571: Abbreviations
גַּם 768 adverb denoting addition, also, moreover, yea (Moabite id., also Zinjirli (Lzb250 Cooke166); probably akin to √ جَمَّ; compare جَمًّا (accusative) in a mass, altogether) —
1. also, moreover, emphasizing sometimes the thought of an entire sentence, but more usually the word immediately following, as Genesis 3:6 וַתִּתֵּן גַּם לְאִישָׁהּ and gave also to her husband, Genesis 3:27 and take also of the tree of life, Genesis 7:3; Genesis 19:21; Genesis 24:19; Genesis 26:21; Genesis 29:27; Genesis 30:15; Genesis 32:21 [Genesis 32:20] (⬩⬩⬩גַּם הִגֵּה : so Esther 7:9) Genesis 48:11; Exodus 8:28; Exodus 12:32b Deuteronomy 1:37; 1 Samuel 28:20; 2 Samuel 11:12; 2 Kings 9:27; Isaiah 7:13 +. Often before pronouns, Genesis 4:4 וְהֶבֶל הֵבִיא גַם הוּא and Abel, he also brought, Genesis 20:5 וְהִיא־גַם־הִוא (so only here) and she herself also, Genesis 20:6; Genesis 27:31 וַיַּעַשׂ גַּם הוּא, Genesis 30:8; Deuteronomy 3:20; Judges 3:31; Judges 6:35; Judges 9:19; 1 Samuel 19:20-24 Jeremiah 12:6; Jeremiah 48:26 etc. (compare MI6 ויאמר גם הא): especially in Genealogies of J (BuUrg. 220) Genesis 4:22, 26; Genesis 10:21; Genesis 19:38; Genesis 22:20, 24 compare Judges 8:31. גַּם followed by pronoun also begins a sentence with emphasis in an elevated style, thou (they) also, Isaiah 14:10; Jeremiah 12:6 (twice in verse); Jeremiah 48:7; Ezekiel 16:52; Nahum 3:11 (twice in verse). After a pronoun in an oblique case (Ges§ 135, 2) Genesis 27:34; 1 Samuel 19:23; 2 Samuel 17:5; Jeremiah 25:14; Jeremiah 27:7 +. וְגַם and also (more often than גַּם alone attaching a sentence) Genesis 6:4; Genesis 14:16; Genesis 15:14; Genesis 17:16; Genesis 20:12; Genesis 24:14, 46; Genesis 30:6; Genesis 37:7; Genesis 38:24; Genesis 42:28; Exodus 2:19; Exodus 3:9; Exodus 4:14; Joshua 7:11 (5 times) 1 Samuel 4:17; 1 Kings 21:19 + often; with a negative = neither Exodus 5:2; Exodus 34:3 and elsewhere — גַּם⬩⬩⬩גַּם (like et... et) both... and Genesis 44:16; Genesis 47:3, 19; Numbers 18:3; Jeremiah 51:12; Psalm 49:3 +: גַּם⬩⬩⬩גַּם⬩⬩⬩גַּם⬩⬩⬩ Genesis 24:25; Judges 8:22; Ecclesiastes 9:6: with a negative neither... nor Numbers 23:25; 1 Samuel 20:27; 1 Kings 3:26, and (3 times) Genesis 43:8; Exodus 4:10; 1 Samuel 28:6. So (but seldom) וְגַם⬩⬩⬩גַּם Genesis 24:44; Exodus 10:25f; 1 Samuel 2:26; 1 Samuel 12:14; 1 Samuel 26:25: with negative 1 Samuel 21:9. — N.B. In poetry independence and emphasis is sometimes given by גַּם to a new idea, where in English we should be satisfied with and: Psalm 107:5; Psalm 137:1; Job 24:19; Cant 7:14; Lamentations 4:15.
2. with stress on a particular word, even, Exodus 4:9; Numbers 22:33 גַּם אוֺתְךָ even thee I had slain, and kept her alive, 2 Samuel 17:10; Jeremiah 2:33; Psalm 132:12; Proverbs 14:13 even in laughter the heart is sorrowful, Proverbs 14:20; Proverbs 17:28; Proverbs 20:11; Ruth 2:15; Nehemiah 3:35; and so often after כִּי, Deuteronomy 12:31 for even their sons they burn in the fire to their gods, 1 Samuel 22:17; Isaiah 26:12; Jeremiah 6:11; Jeremiah 12:6; Jeremiah 14:5; Hosea 9:12 כִּי־גַם־אוֺי לָהֶם for even woe is it to them when I depart from them; הֲגַםGenesis 16:13; 1 Samuel 10:11, 12 = 1 Samuel 19:24; 1 Kings 17:20; Psalm 78:20; Job 41:1; Esther 7:8. Other cases: — 1 Samuel 24:12 רְאֵה גַּם רְאֵה see, yea see ! (but HupQu. Job vi. גַּם רָאֹה : compare below) Psalm 118:11; Job 2:10 גַּם אֶת־הַטּוֺב נְקַבֵּל shall we receive good (emphatic) from God and not evil ? Job 21:7; interposed once between a substantive and adjective Genesis 20:4 Gentemne etiam justam interficies? emphasizing כֹּל, Deuteronomy 28:61; Judges 9:49b 1 Samuel 22:7 גַּם־ לְכֻלְּכֶם to all (emphatic) of you will he give...? 2 Samuel 19:31 גַּם אֶת־הַכֹּל יִקָּ֑ח yea, the whole let him take! Isaiah 26:12; אֶחָד 2 Samuel 17:12b and we will not leave ⬩⬩⬩גַּם אֶחָד even one (similarly 2 Samuel 17:13 b), Psalm 14:3 (= Psalm 53:4) אֵין גַּם אֶחָד; an infinitive or cognate accusative attached to a verb, † Genesis 31:15; Genesis 46:4; Numbers 11:15; Numbers 16:13; 1 Samuel 1:6. גַּם שְׁנֵיהֶם literally even both i.e. the one as well as the other (German alle beide) is said idiomatically, † Genesis 27:45 (שְׁנֵיכֶם), Deuteronomy 22:22; Deuteronomy 23:19; 1 Samuel 25:43 (שְׁתֵּיהֶן), Proverbs 17:15; Proverbs 20:10, 12; Ruth 1:5.
3. introducing a climax, yea, especially in a rhetorical style, Genesis 27:33; Deuteronomy 23:3; Deuteronomy 23:4; Judges 5:4 (twice in verse); Isaiah 13:3; Isaiah 14:8; Isaiah 43:13 yea, from today I am the same, Isaiah 44:12 גַּם רָעֵב yea, he is hungry, and has no strength, Isaiah 47:3; Isaiah 48:8 (3 times in verse); Isaiah 57:7; Jeremiah 46:16; Jeremiah 48:2; Jeremiah 51:44; Hosea 7:9; Psalm 41:10; Psalm 84:7; Psalm 139:12; Isaiah 66:8 כִּי־חָ֫לָה גַּם־יָָֽלְדָה, צִיּוֺן אֶת־בָּנֶיהָ, Jeremiah 5:28; Jeremiah 12:2; Ezekiel 24:5; Job 21:7; Songs 8:1: emphasizing an extreme, or aggravated, case, yea, even, Isaiah 49:15 yea, these may forgot, Jeremiah 8:17 yea, the stork knoweth, etc., Isaiah 23:12 גַּם שָׁם even there no rest shall be for thee (so Psalm 139:10), Isaiah 49:25; Isaiah 57:6; Jeremiah 23:11b; Malachi 3:15; Psalm 84:4.
4. expressing correspondence, especially in the matter of retribution (the גַּם correlativum), so frequently גַּם אֲנִי, גַּם אָנֹכִי I also (on my part): — Genesis 20:6 I also [as well as thyself] know that thou hast done this innocently, Joshua 24:18; Judges 2:21; 1 Samuel 1:28 (compare Dr) 1 Samuel 28:22 גַּם אַתָּה thou also (as I have done 1 Samuel 28:21), 2 Samuel 12:13 י׳ also [responding to thy confession] hath removed thy sin, 2 Kings 2:3, 5; Isaiah 31:2; Isaiah 66:3-4 (גם⬩⬩⬩גם, emphasizing the action of both parties), Jeremiah 2:36; Jeremiah 4:12 now will I also [in correspondence with their deeds] speak judgments with them, Jeremiah 7:11; Jeremiah 51:49 (גם⬩⬩⬩גם), Ezekiel 5:8, 11; Ezekiel 16:43 (וְגַם = therefore also), Ezekiel 23:35; Hosea 4:6 because thou hast forgotten the direction of thy God, I also (on my part) will forget thy children, Psalm 52:7 (thou lovest evil, etc.) גַּם אֵל יִתָּצְךָ God also (on his part) will pluck thee up, Psalm 71:22; Psalm 133:1; Proverbs 1:26; Job 7:11; Job 12:3; Job 16:4; so וְגַם Judges 2:3; Amos 4:6, 7; Micah 6:13; Malachi 2:9. In the apodosis (uncommon): Genesis 13:16 if a man could number the dust of the earth, גַּם זַרְעֲךָ יִמָּנֶה thy seed also should be numbered, Jeremiah 31:36, 37; Jeremiah 33:21, 26; Zechariah 8:6. The correspondence is sometimes of the nature of a climax: Genesis 27:33; Genesis 30:8 I have wrestled, גַּם יָכֹלְתִּי (compare 1 Kings 22:22 וְגַם תּוּכָ֔ל, Jeremiah 50:24), Isaiah 66:8.
5. connecting two ideas which express (or imply) a contradiction, גַּם acquires sometimes an adversative force (compare אַף 1 end), yet, but, though: Psalm 95:9 they tried me, but also (Che) saw my work (namely of judgment), Psalm 129:2; Jeremiah 6:15 = Jeremiah 8:12; Ezekiel 20:23; Ecclesiastes 4:8, 16; Ecclesiastes 5:18; Nehemiah 6:1. So וְגַם Ezekiel 16:28; Ezekiel 20:15; Ecclesiastes 3:13; Ecclesiastes 6:7; Nehemiah 5:8.
6. גַּם כִּי (with imperfect) yea, when Lamentations 3:8, even when Proverbs 22:6; yea though (stating an imagined case) Isaiah 1:15; Hosea 8:10; Hosea 9:16; Psalm 23:4 (so גַּם אִם Ecclesiastes 8:17); also (is it) that Ruth 2:21 (see H3588 כִּי 1d). כִּי גַם = for even (see above 2); = though even, although (conceding a fact) Ecclesiastes 4:14 (see De) Ecclesiastes 8:12.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


3:6; 4:4; 4:22; 4:26; 6:4; 7:3; 10:21; 13:16; 14:16; 15:14; 16:13; 17:16; 19:21; 19:38; 20:4; 20:5; 20:6; 20:6; 20:12; 22:20; 22:24; 24:14; 24:19; 24:25; 24:44; 24:46; 26:21; 27:31; 27:33; 27:33; 27:34; 27:45; 29:27; 30:6; 30:8; 30:8; 30:15; 31:15; 32:20; 37:7; 38:24; 42:28; 43:8; 44:16; 46:4; 47:3; 47:19; 48:11


2:19; 3:9; 4:9; 4:10; 4:14; 5:2; 8:28; 10:25; 12:32; 34:3


11:15; 16:13; 18:3; 22:33; 23:25


1:37; 3:20; 12:31; 22:22; 23:3; 23:4; 23:19; 28:61


7:11; 24:18


2:3; 2:21; 3:31; 5:4; 6:35; 8:22; 8:31; 9:19; 9:49


1:5; 2:15; 2:21

1 Samuel

1:6; 1:28; 2:26; 4:17; 10:11; 10:12; 12:14; 19:20; 19:21; 19:22; 19:23; 19:23; 19:24; 19:24; 20:27; 21:9; 22:7; 22:17; 24:12; 25:43; 26:25; 28:6; 28:20; 28:21; 28:22

2 Samuel

11:12; 12:13; 17:5; 17:10; 17:12; 17:13; 19:31

1 Kings

3:26; 17:20; 21:19; 22:22

2 Kings

2:3; 2:5; 9:27


5:8; 6:1


7:8; 7:9


2:10; 7:11; 12:3; 16:4; 21:7; 21:7; 24:19; 41:1


14:3; 23:4; 41:10; 49:3; 52:7; 53:4; 71:22; 78:20; 84:4; 84:7; 95:9; 107:5; 118:11; 129:2; 132:12; 133:1; 137:1; 139:10; 139:12


1:26; 14:13; 14:20; 17:15; 17:28; 20:10; 20:11; 20:12; 22:6


3:13; 4:8; 4:14; 4:16; 5:18; 6:7; 8:12; 8:17; 9:6

Song of Songs



1:15; 7:13; 13:3; 14:8; 14:10; 23:12; 26:12; 26:12; 31:2; 43:13; 44:12; 47:3; 48:8; 49:15; 49:25; 57:6; 57:7; 66:3; 66:4; 66:8; 66:8


2:33; 2:36; 4:12; 5:28; 6:11; 6:15; 7:11; 8:12; 8:17; 12:2; 12:6; 12:6; 12:6; 14:5; 23:11; 25:14; 27:7; 31:36; 31:37; 33:21; 33:26; 46:16; 48:2; 48:7; 48:26; 50:24; 51:12; 51:44; 51:49


3:8; 4:15


5:8; 5:11; 16:28; 16:43; 16:52; 20:15; 20:23; 23:35; 24:5


4:6; 7:9; 8:10; 9:12; 9:16


4:6; 4:7








2:9; 3:15

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1571 matches the Hebrew גַּם (gam),
which occurs 769 times in 661 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 14 (Gen 3:6–Gen 32:18)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:6 - The woman was convinced. She saw that the tree was beautiful and its fruit looked delicious, and she wanted the wisdom it would give her. So she took some of the fruit and ate it. Then she gave some to her husband, who was with her, and he ate it, too.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:22 - Then the LORD God said, “Look, the human beings[fn] have become like us, knowing both good and evil. What if they reach out, take fruit from the tree of life, and eat it? Then they will live forever!”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:4 - Abel also brought a gift—the best of the firstborn lambs from his flock. The LORD accepted Abel and his gift,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:22 - Lamech’s other wife, Zillah, gave birth to a son named Tubal-cain. He became an expert in forging tools of bronze and iron. Tubal-cain had a sister named Naamah.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:26 - When Seth grew up, he had a son and named him Enosh. At that time people first began to worship the LORD by name.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 6:3 - Then the LORD said, “My Spirit will not put up with[fn] humans for such a long time, for they are only mortal flesh. In the future, their normal lifespan will be no more than 120 years.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 6:4 - In those days, and for some time after, giant Nephilites lived on the earth, for whenever the sons of God had intercourse with women, they gave birth to children who became the heroes and famous warriors of ancient times.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:3 - Also take seven pairs of every kind of bird. There must be a male and a female in each pair to ensure that all life will survive on the earth after the flood.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:21 - Sons were also born to Shem, the older brother of Japheth.[fn] Shem was the ancestor of all the descendants of Eber.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 13:5 - Lot, who was traveling with Abram, had also become very wealthy with flocks of sheep and goats, herds of cattle, and many tents.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 13:16 - And I will give you so many descendants that, like the dust of the earth, they cannot be counted!
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:7 - Then they turned back and came to En-mishpat (now called Kadesh) and conquered all the territory of the Amalekites, and also the Amorites living in Hazazon-tamar.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:16 - Abram recovered all the goods that had been taken, and he brought back his nephew Lot with his possessions and all the women and other captives.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:14 - But I will punish the nation that enslaves them, and in the end they will come away with great wealth.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 16:13 - Thereafter, Hagar used another name to refer to the LORD, who had spoken to her. She said, “You are the God who sees me.”[fn] She also said, “Have I truly seen the One who sees me?”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:16 - And I will bless her and give you a son from her! Yes, I will bless her richly, and she will become the mother of many nations. Kings of nations will be among her descendants.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:21 - “All right,” the angel said, “I will grant your request. I will not destroy the little village.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:34 - The next morning the older daughter said to her younger sister, “I had sex with our father last night. Let’s get him drunk with wine again tonight, and you go in and have sex with him. That way we will preserve our family line through our father.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:35 - So that night they got him drunk with wine again, and the younger daughter went in and had intercourse with him. As before, he was unaware of her lying down or getting up again.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:38 - When the younger daughter gave birth to a son, she named him Ben-ammi.[fn] He became the ancestor of the nation now known as the Ammonites.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:4 - But Abimelech had not slept with her yet, so he said, “Lord, will you destroy an innocent nation?
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:5 - Didn’t Abraham tell me, ‘She is my sister’? And she herself said, ‘Yes, he is my brother.’ I acted in complete innocence! My hands are clean.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:6 - In the dream God responded, “Yes, I know you are innocent. That’s why I kept you from sinning against me, and why I did not let you touch her.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:12 - And she really is my sister, for we both have the same father, but different mothers. And I married her.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:13 - But I will also make a nation of the descendants of Hagar’s son because he is your son, too.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:26 - “This is the first I’ve heard of it,” Abimelech answered. “I have no idea who is responsible. You have never complained about this before.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:20 - Soon after this, Abraham heard that Milcah, his brother Nahor’s wife, had borne Nahor eight sons.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 22:24 - Nahor had four other children from his concubine Reumah. Their names were Tebah, Gaham, Tahash, and Maacah.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:14 - This is my request. I will ask one of them, ‘Please give me a drink from your jug.’ If she says, ‘Yes, have a drink, and I will water your camels, too!’—let her be the one you have selected as Isaac’s wife. This is how I will know that you have shown unfailing love to my master.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:19 - When she had given him a drink, she said, “I’ll draw water for your camels, too, until they have had enough to drink.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:25 - Yes, we have plenty of straw and feed for the camels, and we have room for guests.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:44 - If she says, “Yes, have a drink, and I will draw water for your camels, too,” let her be the one you have selected to be the wife of my master’s son.’
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:46 - She quickly lowered her jug from her shoulder and said, ‘Yes, have a drink, and I will water your camels, too!’ So I drank, and then she watered the camels.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:21 - Isaac’s men then dug another well, but again there was a dispute over it. So Isaac named it Sitnah (which means “hostility”).
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:31 - Esau prepared a delicious meal and brought it to his father. Then he said, “Sit up, my father, and eat my wild game so you can give me your blessing.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:33 - Isaac began to tremble uncontrollably and said, “Then who just served me wild game? I have already eaten it, and I blessed him just before you came. And yes, that blessing must stand!”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:34 - When Esau heard his father’s words, he let out a loud and bitter cry. “Oh my father, what about me? Bless me, too!” he begged.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:38 - Esau pleaded, “But do you have only one blessing? Oh my father, bless me, too!” Then Esau broke down and wept.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:45 - When he calms down and forgets what you have done to him, I will send for you to come back. Why should I lose both of you in one day?”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:27 - “But wait until the bridal week is over, then we’ll give you Rachel, too—provided you promise to work another seven years for me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:30 - So Jacob slept with Rachel, too, and he loved her much more than Leah. He then stayed and worked for Laban the additional seven years.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:33 - She soon became pregnant again and gave birth to another son. She named him Simeon,[fn] for she said, “The LORD heard that I was unloved and has given me another son.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:3 - Then Rachel told him, “Take my maid, Bilhah, and sleep with her. She will bear children for me,[fn] and through her I can have a family, too.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:6 - Rachel named him Dan,[fn] for she said, “God has vindicated me! He has heard my request and given me a son.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:8 - Rachel named him Naphtali,[fn] for she said, “I have struggled hard with my sister, and I’m winning!”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:15 - But Leah angrily replied, “Wasn’t it enough that you stole my husband? Now will you steal my son’s mandrakes, too?”
Rachel answered, “I will let Jacob sleep with you tonight if you give me some of the mandrakes.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:30 - You had little indeed before I came, but your wealth has increased enormously. The LORD has blessed you through everything I’ve done. But now, what about me? When can I start providing for my own family?”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:15 - He has reduced our rights to those of foreign women. And after he sold us, he wasted the money you paid him for us.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 32:6 - After delivering the message, the messengers returned to Jacob and reported, “We met your brother, Esau, and he is already on his way to meet you—with an army of 400 men!”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 32:18 - You must reply, ‘They belong to your servant Jacob, but they are a gift for his master Esau. Look, he is coming right behind us.’”

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