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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 - The LORD God planted a garden H1588 toward the east, in Eden; and there He placed the man whom He had formed.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:9 - Out of the ground the LORD God caused every tree to grow that is pleasing to the sight and good for food; the tree of life was also in the midst of the garden H1588, and the tree of the knowledge of good and evil.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:10 - Now a river [fn]flowed out of Eden to water the garden H1588; and from there it divided and became four [fn]rivers.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:15 - Then the LORD God took the man and put him in the Garden H1588 of Eden to cultivate it and tend it.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:16 - The LORD God commanded the man, saying, “From any tree of the garden H1588 you may freely eat;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:1 - Now the serpent was more cunning than any animal of the field which the LORD God had made. And he said to the woman, “Has God really said, ‘You shall not eat from any tree of the garden H1588’?”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:2 - The woman said to the serpent, “From the fruit of the trees of the garden H1588 we may eat;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:3 - but from the fruit of the tree which is in the middle of the garden H1588, God has said, ‘You shall not eat from it or touch it, or you will die.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:8 - Now they heard the sound of the LORD God walking in the garden H1588 in the [fn]cool of the day, and the man and his wife hid themselves from the presence of the LORD God among the trees of the garden H1588.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:10 - He said, “I heard the sound of You in the garden H1588, and I was afraid because I was naked; so I hid myself.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:23 - therefore the LORD God sent him out of the Garden H1588 of Eden, to cultivate the ground from which he was taken.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:24 - So He drove the man out; and at the east of the Garden H1588 of Eden He stationed the cherubim and the flaming sword which turned every direction to guard the way to the tree of life.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 13:10 - Lot raised his eyes and saw all the [fn]vicinity of the Jordan, that it was well watered everywherethis was before the LORD destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah—like the garden H1588 of the LORD, like the land of Egypt [fn]going toward Zoar.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 11:10 - “For the land, into which you are entering to possess it, is not like the land of Egypt from which you came, where you used to sow your seed and water it [fn]by your foot like a vegetable garden H1588.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 21:2 - And Ahab spoke to Naboth, saying, “Give me your vineyard so that I may have it for a vegetable garden H1588, because it is close beside my house, and I will give you a better vineyard in place of it; if [fn]you prefer, I will give you what [fn]it is worth in money.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:27 - When Ahaziah the king of Judah saw this, he fled by way of the garden H1588 house. But Jehu pursued him and said, “[fn]Shoot him too, in the chariot.” So they shot him at the ascent of Gur, which is at Ibleam. But he fled to Megiddo and died there.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 21:18 - And Manasseh [fn]lay down with his fathers and was buried in the garden H1588 of his own house, in the garden H1588 of Uzza, and his son Amon became king in his place.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 21:26 - He was buried in his grave in the garden H1588 of Uzza, and his son Josiah became king in his place.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 25:4 - Then the city was broken into, and all the men of war fled by night by way of the gate between the two walls that were beside the king’s garden H1588, though the Chaldeans were all around the city. And [fn]they went by way of the Arabah.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 3:15 - Shallum the son of Col-hozeh, the official of the district of Mizpah, repaired the Fountain Gate. He built it, made a roof for it, and installed its doors with its bolts and its bars, and the wall of the Pool of Shelah at the king’s garden H1588 as far as the steps that descend from the city of David.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 4:12 - “A locked garden H1588 is my sister, my bride,
A locked spring, a sealed fountain.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 4:15 - You are a garden H1588 spring,
A well of [fn]fresh water,
And flowing streams from Lebanon.”
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 4:16 - The Bride
“Awake, north wind,
And come, wind of the south;
[fn]Make my garden H1588 breathe out fragrance,
May its balsam oils flow.
May my beloved come into his garden H1588
And eat its delicious fruits!”
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 5:1 - The Groom
“I have come into my garden H1588, my sister, my bride;
I have gathered my myrrh along with my balsam.
I have eaten my honeycomb with my honey;
I have drunk my wine with my milk.
Eat, friends;
Drink and [fn]drink deeply, lovers.”
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 6:2 - The Bride
“My beloved has gone down to his garden H1588,
To the beds of balsam,
To pasture his flock in the gardens H1588
And gather lilies.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 8:13 - The Groom
“You who sit in the gardens H1588:
My companions are listening for your voice
Let me hear it!”
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 51:3 - Indeed, the LORD will comfort Zion;
He will comfort all her ruins.
And He will make her wilderness like Eden,
And her desert like the garden H1588 of the LORD.
Joy and gladness will be found in her,
Thanksgiving and the sound of a melody.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 58:11 - “And the LORD will continually guide you,
And satisfy your [fn]desire in scorched places,
And give strength to your bones;
And you will be like a watered garden H1588,
And like a spring of water whose waters do not [fn]fail.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 31:12 - “They will come and shout for joy on the height of Zion,
And they will be radiant over the [fn]bounty of the LORD
Over the grain, the new wine, the oil,
And over the young of the flock and the herd.
And their life will be like a watered garden H1588,
And they will never languish again.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 39:4 - And when Zedekiah the king of Judah and all the men of war saw them, they fled and left the city at night by way of the king’s garden H1588 through the gate between the two walls; and he went out toward the [fn]Arabah.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 52:7 - Then the city was breached, and all the warriors fled and left the city at night by way of the gate between the two walls which was by the king’s garden H1588, though the Chaldeans were [fn]all around the city. And they went by way of the Arabah.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 2:6 - And He has treated His [fn]tabernacle violently, like a despised garden H1588;
He has destroyed His appointed [fn]meeting place.
The LORD has caused
The appointed feast and Sabbath in Zion to be forgotten,
And He has despised king and priest
In the indignation of His anger.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 28:13 - “You were in Eden, the garden H1588 of God;
Every precious stone was your covering:
The ruby, the topaz and the diamond;
The beryl, the onyx and the jasper;
The lapis lazuli, the turquoise and the emerald;
And the gold, the workmanship of your [fn]settings and [fn]sockets,
Was in you.
On the day that you were created
They were prepared.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 31:8 - ‘The cedars in God’s garden H1588 [fn]could not match it;
The junipers [fn]could not compare with its branches,
And the plane trees [fn]could not match its branches.
No tree in God’s garden H1588 [fn]could compare with it in its beauty.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 31:9 - ‘I made it beautiful with the multitude of its branches,
And all the trees of Eden, which were in the garden H1588 of God, were jealous of it.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 36:35 - “And they will say, ‘This desolated land has become like the Garden H1588 of Eden; and the waste, desolated and ruined cities are fortified and inhabited.’
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 2:3 - A fire consumes before them,
And behind them a flame devours.
The land is like the Garden H1588 of Eden before them,
But a desolate wilderness behind them,
And nothing at all escapes them.
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