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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 - [fn]If the thief H1590 is [fn]caught while [fn]breaking in and is struck so that he dies, there will be no guilt for bloodshed on his account.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:7 - “If someone gives his neighbor money or goods to keep for him and it is stolen from the [fn]neighbor’s house, if the thief H1590 is [fn]caught, then the thief shall pay double.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:8 - “If the thief H1590 is not [fn]caught, then the owner of the house shall [fn]appear before [fn]the judges, to determine whether he [fn]laid his hands on his neighbor’s property.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 24:7 - “If someone is [fn]caught kidnapping any of his countrymen of the sons of Israel, and he treats him as merchandise and sells him, then that thief H1590 shall die; so you shall eliminate the evil from among you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 24:14 - “The murderer arises at dawn;
He kills the poor and the needy,
And at night he is like a thief H1590.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:5 - “They are driven from the community;
They shout against them as against a thief H1590,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 50:18 - “When you see a thief H1590, you become friends with him,
And [fn]you associate with adulterers.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 6:30 - People do not despise a thief H1590 if he steals
To satisfy [fn]himself when he is hungry;
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:24 - One who is a partner with a thief H1590 hates his own life;
He hears the oath but tells nothing.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 1:23 - Your rulers are rebels
And companions of thieves H1590;
Everyone loves a bribe
And chases after gifts.
They do not obtain justice for the [fn]orphan,
Nor does the widow’s case come before them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 2:26 - “Like the shame of a thief H1590 when he is discovered,
So the house of Israel is shamed;
They, their kings, their leaders,
Their priests, and their prophets,
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 48:27 - “Now was Israel not a laughingstock to you? Or was he [fn]caught among thieves H1590? For whenever you speak about him you shake your head in scorn.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 49:9 - “If grape pickers came to you,
Would they not leave gleanings?
If thieves H1590 came by night,
They would destroy only what was sufficient for them.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 7:1 - When I would heal Israel,
The wrongdoing of Ephraim is uncovered,
And the evil deeds of Samaria,
For they practice deception;
The thief H1590 enters,
A band of robbers attack outside,
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 2:9 - They storm the city,
They run on the wall;
They climb into the houses,
They enter through the windows like a thief H1590.
Unchecked Copy BoxOba 1:5 - “If thieves H1590 came to you,
If [fn]robbers by night
Oh how you will be ruined!—
Would they not steal only [fn]until they had enough?
If grape-pickers came to you,
Would they not leave some gleanings?
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 5:4 - “I will make it go forth,” declares the LORD of armies, “and it will enter the house of the thief H1590 and the house of the one who swears falsely by My name; and it will spend the night within that house and destroy it with its timber and stones.”
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