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Lexicon :: Strong's H1602 - gāʿal

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Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 369

Strong’s Definitions

גָּעַל gâʻal, gaw-al'; a primitive root; to detest; by implication, to reject:—abhor, fail, lothe, vilely cast away.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 10x

The KJV translates Strong's H1602 in the following manner: abhor (5x), lothe (3x), cast away (1x), fail (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 10x
The KJV translates Strong's H1602 in the following manner: abhor (5x), lothe (3x), cast away (1x), fail (1x).
  1. to abhor, loathe, be vilely cast away, fall

    1. (Qal) to abhor, loathe

    2. (Niphal) to be defiled

    3. (Hiphil) to reject as loathsome, show aversion

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
גָּעַל gâʻal, gaw-al'; a primitive root; to detest; by implication, to reject:—abhor, fail, lothe, vilely cast away.
גָּעַל verb abhor, loathe (Late Hebrew געל Nithpa. be fouled, Hiph. rinse out with hot water; גְּעִילָה rejection; Aramaic געל Ithpe. be fouled, soiled) —
Qal Perfect 3rd person feminine singular נּעֲלָה Leviticus 26:43; Jeremiah 14:19, וְנָֽעֲלָה consecutive Leviticus 26:30; גְּעַלְתִּים Leviticus 26:44; נָּֽעֲלוּ Ezekiel 16:45; Imperfect 3rd person feminine singular תִּגְעַל Leviticus 26:11, 15; Participle feminine גֹּעֶ֫לֶת Ezekiel 16:45 (twice in verse); — abhor, loathe, (usually with accusative), Yahweh, his people Leviticus 26:11, 30, 44 (H) Jeremiah 14:19 (with בְּ); the people, Yahweh's statutes Leviticus 26:15, 43 (H); Ezekiel 16:45 (twice in verse) women their husbands (figurative, in prophecy against Jerusalem).
Niph. נִגְעַל מָגֵן גִּבּוֺרִים 2 Samuel 1:21 the shield of heroes was defiled RVm VB Kirkp. but < is rejected, cast away (with loathing) Dr, compare Klo; Greek Version of the LXX προσωχθίσθη.
Hiph. Imperfect שׁוֺרוֺ עִבַּר וְלֹא יַֹגְעִ֑ל Job 21:10; and doth not cause, or allow, (the cow) to reject as loathesome Ra De, compare Di1; Di2, however, of bull, cast away (semen), or shew aversion.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


26:11; 26:11; 26:15; 26:15; 26:30; 26:30; 26:43; 26:43; 26:44; 26:44

2 Samuel





14:19; 14:19


16:45; 16:45; 16:45

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1602 matches the Hebrew גָּעַל (gāʿal),
which occurs 10 times in 9 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:11 - And I will set my tabernacle among you: and my soul shall not abhor H1602 you.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:15 - And if ye shall despise my statutes, or if your soul abhor H1602 my judgments, so that ye will not do all my commandments, but that ye break my covenant:
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:30 - And I will destroy your high places, and cut down your images, and cast your carcases upon the carcases of your idols, and my soul shall abhor H1602 you.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:43 - The land also shall be left of them, and shall enjoy her sabbaths, while she lieth desolate without them: and they shall accept of the punishment of their iniquity: because, even because they despised my judgments, and because their soul abhorred H1602 my statutes.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:44 - And yet for all that, when they be in the land of their enemies, I will not cast them away, neither will I abhor H1602 them, to destroy them utterly, and to break my covenant with them: for I am the LORD their God.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 1:21 - Ye mountains of Gilboa, let there be no dew, neither let there be rain, upon you, nor fields of offerings: for there the shield of the mighty is vilely cast away, H1602 the shield of Saul, as though he had not been anointed with oil.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:10 - Their bull gendereth, and faileth H1602 not; their cow calveth, and casteth not her calf.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 14:19 - Hast thou utterly rejected Judah? hath thy soul lothed H1602 Zion? why hast thou smitten us, and there is no healing for us? we looked for peace, and there is no good; and for the time of healing, and behold trouble!
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 16:45 - Thou art thy mother's daughter, that lotheth H1602 her husband and her children; and thou art the sister of thy sisters, which lothed H1602 their husbands and their children: your mother was an Hittite, and your father an Amorite.

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