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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.
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 to grow every tree that is pleasing to the sight and good for food; the tree of life 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 into the garden H1588 of Eden to cultivate it and keep it.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:16 - The LORD God commanded the man, saying, “From any tree of the garden H1588 you may eat freely;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:1 - Now the serpent was more crafty than any beast of the field which the LORD God had made. And he said to the woman, “Indeed, has God said, ‘You shall not eat from [fn]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 - 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 from 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 lifted up his eyes and saw all the [fn]valley 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 as you go to 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 with your [fn]foot like a vegetable garden. H1588
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 21:2 - Ahab spoke to Naboth, saying, “Give me your vineyard, 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 than it in its place; if [fn]you like, I will give you the price of [fn]it in money.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 9:27 - When Ahaziah the king of Judah saw this, he fled by the way of the garden H1588 house. And 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 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 became king in his place.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 21:26 - He was buried in his grave in the garden H1588 of Uzza, and Josiah his son 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 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, covered it and hung 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 garden H1588 locked is my sister, my bride,
A [fn]rock garden locked, a spring sealed up.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 4:15 - You are a garden H1588 spring,
A well of [fn]fresh water,
And streams flowing from Lebanon.”
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 4:16 - [fn]Awake, O north wind,
And come, wind of the south;
Make my garden H1588 breathe out fragrance,
Let its [fn]spices [fn]be wafted abroad.
May my beloved come into his garden H1588
And eat its choice fruits!”
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 5:1 - [fn]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 [fn]and my honey;
I have drunk my wine [fn]and my milk.
Eat, friends;
Drink and [fn]imbibe deeply, O lovers.”
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 6:2 - [fn]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 - [fn]O 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 waste places.
And her wilderness He will make like Eden,
And her desert like the garden H1588 of the LORD;
Joy and gladness will be found in her,
Thanksgiving and 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 and the new wine and 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 - When Zedekiah the king of Judah and all the men of war saw them, they fled and went out of 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 broken into, and all the men of war fled and went forth from 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 violently treated His [fn]tabernacle like a garden H1588 booth;
He has destroyed His appointed [fn]meeting place.
The LORD has caused to be forgotten
The appointed feast and sabbath in Zion,
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 [fn]cypresses [fn]could not compare with its boughs,
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 - “They will say, ‘This desolate land has become like the garden H1588 of Eden; and the waste, desolate and ruined cities are fortified and inhabited.’
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 2:3 - A fire consumes before them
And behind them a flame burns.
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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