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Lexicon :: Strong's H1590 - gannāḇ

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 364b

Strong’s Definitions

גַּנָּב gannâb, gaw-nab'; from H1589; a stealer:—thief.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 17x

The KJV translates Strong's H1590 in the following manner: thief (17x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 17x
The KJV translates Strong's H1590 in the following manner: thief (17x).
  1. thief

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
גַּנָּב gannâb, gaw-nab'; from H1589; a stealer:—thief.
STRONGS H1590: Abbreviations
גַּנָּב noun masculine Exodus 22:1 thiefגַּנָּב Exodus 22:1 + 12 times; גַּנָּבִים Isaiah 1:23 + 3 timesthief that breaks in Exodus 22:1; Exodus 22:6; Exodus 22:7 (JE); by window Joel 2:9 (in simile); thief as one who steals Isaiah 1:23; Psalm 50:18; Proverbs 6:30; Proverbs 29:24; Jeremiah 2:26; Jeremiah 48:27; Hosea 7:1 (|| גְּדוּד) Zechariah 5:4; coming by night Jeremiah 49:9 compare Job 24:14 (in simile), Obadiah 5 (|| שׁוֺדֲדֵי לַיְלָה); Job 30:5; stealer of men (slave-dealer) Deuteronomy 24:7.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


22:1; 22:1; 22:1; 22:6; 22:7




24:14; 30:5




6:30; 29:24


1:23; 1:23


2:26; 48:27; 49:9










Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1590 matches the Hebrew גַּנָּב (gannāḇ),
which occurs 17 times in 17 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:2 - If a thief H1590 be found breaking up, and be smitten that he die, there shall no blood be shed for him.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:7 - If a man shall deliver unto his neighbour money or stuff to keep, and it be stolen out of the man's house; if the thief H1590 be found, let him pay double.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:8 - If the thief H1590 be not found, then the master of the house shall be brought unto the judges, to see whether he have put his hand unto his neighbour's goods.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 24:7 - If a man be found stealing any of his brethren of the children of Israel, and maketh merchandise of him, or selleth him; then that thief H1590 shall die; and thou shalt put evil away from among you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 24:14 - The murderer rising with the light killeth the poor and needy, and in the night is as a thief. H1590
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:5 - They were driven forth from among men, (they cried after them as after a thief;) H1590
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 50:18 - When thou sawest a thief, H1590 then thou consentedst with him, and hast been partaker with adulterers.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 6:30 - Men do not despise a thief, H1590 if he steal to satisfy his soul when he is hungry;
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:24 - Whoso is partner with a thief H1590 hateth his own soul: he heareth cursing, and bewrayeth it not.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 1:23 - Thy princes are rebellious, and companions of thieves: H1590 every one loveth gifts, and followeth after rewards: they judge not the fatherless, neither doth the cause of the widow come unto them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 2:26 - As the thief H1590 is ashamed when he is found, so is the house of Israel ashamed; they, their kings, their princes, and their priests, and their prophets,
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 48:27 - For was not Israel a derision unto thee? was he found among thieves? H1590 for since thou spakest of him, thou skippedst for joy.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 49:9 - If grapegatherers come to thee, would they not leave some gleaning grapes? if thieves H1590 by night, they will destroy till they have enough.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 7:1 - When I would have healed Israel, then the iniquity of Ephraim was discovered, and the wickedness of Samaria: for they commit falsehood; and the thief H1590 cometh in, and the troop of robbers spoileth without.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 2:9 - They shall run to and fro in the city; they shall run upon the wall, they shall climb up upon the houses; they shall enter in at the windows like a thief. H1590
Unchecked Copy BoxOba 1:5 - If thieves H1590 came to thee, if robbers by night, (how art thou cut off!) would they not have stolen till they had enough? if the grapegatherers came to thee, would they not leave some grapes?
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 5:4 - I will bring it forth, saith the LORD of hosts, and it shall enter into the house of the thief, H1590 and into the house of him that sweareth falsely by my name: and it shall remain in the midst of his house, and shall consume it with the timber thereof and the stones thereof.
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