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Lexicon :: Strong's H1588 - gan

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Part of Speech
masculine/feminine noun, proper locative noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 367a

Strong’s Definitions

גַּן gan, gan; from H1598; a garden (as fenced):—garden.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 42x

The KJV translates Strong's H1588 in the following manner: garden (42x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 42x
The KJV translates Strong's H1588 in the following manner: garden (42x).
masculine/feminine noun
  1. garden, enclosure

    1. enclosed garden

      1. (fig. of a bride)

    2. garden (of plants)

      proper locative noun
    3. Garden of Eden

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
גַּן gan, gan; from H1598; a garden (as fenced):—garden.
STRONGS H1588: Abbreviations
גַּן noun masculineSong of Solomon 4:12 & (Genesis 2:15) feminine enclosure, garden (Late Hebrew id., גַּנָּה Arabic bdb017101, Ethiopic bdb017102 Assyrian ginû COTGloss, also gannatu DlPr 84; Aramaic גִּנָּא, גִּנְתָּא, bdb017103; Phoenician פר אגנן אם צץ [צ] CISi, 165, 11 & p. 232 f. birds of enclosure (domestic fowls) or of wing) — absolute גַּן Genesis 2:8 + 3 times; construct id. Genesis 2:15 + 19 times; with article הַגָּן Genesis 2:9 + 9 times, but כַּגַּן Lamentations 2:6; suffix גַּנִּי Songs 4:16; Songs 5:1, גַּנּוֺ Songs 4:16; Songs 6:2; Plural גַּנִּים Songs 4:15 + 2 timesgarden as enclosure Lamentations 2:6 (simile); הַיּוֺשֶׁבֶת בַּגַּנִּים Songs 8:13; compare Songs 4:12 (figurative of, bride גַּן נָעוּל); g. of herbs (יָרָק) Deuteronomy 11:10; 1 Kings 21:2; figurative of bride, g. of plants, fruits, and spices Songs 4:16 (twice in verse); Songs 5:1; Songs 6:2 (twice in verse) compare מַעְיַן גנים Songs 4:15; g. of (king's) house) 2 Kings 21:18 = גַּן־עֻזָּא 2 Kings 21:18, 26; גַּן הַמֶּלֶךְ 2 Kings 25:4; Jeremiah 39:4; Jeremiah 52:7; Nehemiah 3:15, compare בֵּית הַגָּן) 2 Kings 9:27 (at Jez-reel ? but this perhaps proper name, of a location see below); most often of garden (orchard ?) in Eden (Hexateuch only Gen & only J) Genesis 2:8, 9, 10, 16; Genesis 3:1, 2, 3, 8 (twice in verse); Genesis 3:10, called גַּן־עֵדֶן Genesis 2:15; Genesis 3:23, 24; Ezekiel 36:35; Joel 2:3, compare גן־י׳ Genesis 13:10; Isaiah 51:3 (both in simile); גן־אלהים Ezekiel 28:13 (עֵדֶן גן־אל׳), Ezekiel 31:8 (twice in verse); Ezekiel 31:9 (|| עֵדֶן); in last three the trees of the garden are compare with Assyrian under figure of cedar of Lebanon.

בֵּית הַגָּן proper name, of a location? Greek Version of the LXX Βαιθαν (Βαιατγαν), LXX of Lucian (Lag.) Βαιθωρων, 2 Kings 9:27; modern Jenîn? see H1588 גַּן and H5873 עֵין גַּנִּים; compare StaGesch i. 542.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


2:8; 2:8; 2:9; 2:9; 2:10; 2:15; 2:15; 2:15; 2:16; 3:1; 3:2; 3:3; 3:8; 3:10; 3:23; 3:24; 13:10



1 Kings


2 Kings

9:27; 9:27; 21:18; 21:18; 21:26; 25:4



Song of Songs

4:12; 4:12; 4:15; 4:15; 4:16; 4:16; 4:16; 5:1; 5:1; 6:2; 6:2; 8:13




39:4; 52:7


2:6; 2:6


28:13; 31:8; 31:9; 36:35




Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1588 matches the Hebrew גַּן (gan),
which occurs 42 times in 37 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:8 - And the LORD God planted a garden H1588 eastward in Eden; and there he put the man whom he had formed.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:9 - And out of the ground made the LORD God to grow every tree that is pleasant to the sight, and good for food; the tree of life also in the midst of the garden, H1588 and the tree of knowledge of good and evil.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:10 - And a river went out of Eden to water the garden; H1588 and from thence it was parted, and became into four heads.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:15 - And the LORD God took the man, and put him into the garden H1588 of Eden to dress it and to keep it.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:16 - And the LORD God commanded the man, saying, Of every tree of the garden H1588 thou mayest freely eat:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:1 - Now the serpent was more subtil than any beast of the field which the LORD God had made. And he said unto the woman, Yea, hath God said, Ye shall not eat of every tree of the garden? H1588
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:2 - And the woman said unto the serpent, We may eat of the fruit of the trees of the garden: H1588
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:3 - But of the fruit of the tree which is in the midst of the garden, H1588 God hath said, Ye shall not eat of it, neither shall ye touch it, lest ye die.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:8 - And they heard the voice of the LORD God walking in the garden H1588 in the cool of the day: and Adam and his wife hid themselves from the presence of the LORD God amongst the trees of the garden. H1588
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:10 - And he said, I heard thy voice in the garden, H1588 and I was afraid, because I was naked; and I hid myself.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:23 - Therefore the LORD God sent him forth from the garden H1588 of Eden, to till the ground from whence he was taken.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:24 - So he drove out the man; and he placed at the east of the garden H1588 of Eden Cherubims, and a flaming sword which turned every way, to keep the way of the tree of life.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 13:10 - And Lot lifted up his eyes, and beheld all the plain of Jordan, that it was well watered every where, before the LORD destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah, even as the garden H1588 of the LORD, like the land of Egypt, as thou comest unto Zoar.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 11:10 - For the land, whither thou goest in to possess it, is not as the land of Egypt, from whence ye came out, where thou sowedst thy seed, and wateredst it with thy foot, as a garden H1588 of herbs:
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 21:2 - And Ahab spake unto Naboth, saying, Give me thy vineyard, that I may have it for a garden H1588 of herbs, because it is near unto my house: and I will give thee for it a better vineyard than it; or, if it seem good to thee, I will give thee the worth of it in money.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:27 - But when Ahaziah the king of Judah saw this, he fled by the way of the garden H1588 house. And Jehu followed after him, and said, Smite him also in the chariot. And they did so at the going up to Gur, which is by Ibleam. And he fled to Megiddo, and died there.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 21:18 - And Manasseh slept with his fathers, and was buried in the garden H1588 of his own house, in the garden H1588 of Uzza: and Amon his son reigned in his stead.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 21:26 - And he was buried in his sepulchre in the garden H1588 of Uzza: and Josiah his son reigned in his stead.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 25:4 - And the city was broken up, and all the men of war fled by night by the way of the gate between two walls, which is by the king's garden: H1588 (now the Chaldees were against the city round about:) and the king went the way toward the plain.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 3:15 - But the gate of the fountain repaired Shallun the son of Colhozeh, the ruler of part of Mizpah; he built it, and covered it, and set up the doors thereof, the locks thereof, and the bars thereof, and the wall of the pool of Siloah by the king's garden, H1588 and unto the stairs that go down from the city of David.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 4:12 - A garden H1588 inclosed is my sister, my spouse; a spring shut up, a fountain sealed.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 4:15 - A fountain of gardens, H1588 a well of living waters, and streams from Lebanon.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 4:16 - Awake, O north wind; and come, thou south; blow upon my garden, H1588 that the spices thereof may flow out. Let my beloved come into his garden, H1588 and eat his pleasant fruits.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 5:1 - I am come into my garden, H1588 my sister, my spouse: I have gathered my myrrh with my spice; I have eaten my honeycomb with my honey; I have drunk my wine with my milk: eat, O friends; drink, yea, drink abundantly, O beloved.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 6:2 - My beloved is gone down into his garden, H1588 to the beds of spices, to feed in the gardens, H1588 and to gather lilies.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 8:13 - Thou that dwellest in the gardens, H1588 the companions hearken to thy voice: cause me to hear it.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 51:3 - For the LORD shall comfort Zion: he will comfort all her waste places; and he will make her wilderness like Eden, and her desert like the garden H1588 of the LORD; joy and gladness shall be found therein, thanksgiving, and the voice of melody.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 58:11 - And the LORD shall guide thee continually, and satisfy thy soul in drought, and make fat thy bones: and thou shalt be like a watered garden, H1588 and like a spring of water, whose waters fail not.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 31:12 - Therefore they shall come and sing in the height of Zion, and shall flow together to the goodness of the LORD, for wheat, and for wine, and for oil, and for the young of the flock and of the herd: and their soul shall be as a watered garden; H1588 and they shall not sorrow any more at all.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 39:4 - And it came to pass, that when Zedekiah the king of Judah saw them, and all the men of war, then they fled, and went forth out of the city by night, by the way of the king's garden, H1588 by the gate betwixt the two walls: and he went out the way of the plain.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 52:7 - Then the city was broken up, and all the men of war fled, and went forth out of the city by night by the way of the gate between the two walls, which was by the king's garden; H1588 (now the Chaldeans were by the city round about:) and they went by the way of the plain.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 2:6 - And he hath violently taken away his tabernacle, as if it were of a garden: H1588 he hath destroyed his places of the assembly: the LORD hath caused the solemn feasts and sabbaths to be forgotten in Zion, and hath despised in the indignation of his anger the king and the priest.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 28:13 - Thou hast been in Eden the garden H1588 of God; every precious stone was thy covering, the sardius, topaz, and the diamond, the beryl, the onyx, and the jasper, the sapphire, the emerald, and the carbuncle, and gold: the workmanship of thy tabrets and of thy pipes was prepared in thee in the day that thou wast created.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 31:8 - The cedars in the garden H1588 of God could not hide him: the fir trees were not like his boughs, and the chesnut trees were not like his branches; nor any tree in the garden H1588 of God was like unto him in his beauty.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 31:9 - I have made him fair by the multitude of his branches: so that all the trees of Eden, that were in the garden H1588 of God, envied him.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 36:35 - And they shall say, This land that was desolate is become like the garden H1588 of Eden; and the waste and desolate and ruined cities are become fenced, and are inhabited.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 2:3 - A fire devoureth before them; and behind them a flame burneth: the land is as the garden H1588 of Eden before them, and behind them a desolate wilderness; yea, and nothing shall escape them.
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