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Lexicon :: Strong's H1603 - gaʿal

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Part of Speech
proper masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Strong’s Definitions

גַּעַל Gaʻal, gah'-al; from H1602; loathing; Gaal, an Israelite:—Gaal.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 9x

The KJV translates Strong's H1603 in the following manner: Gaal (9x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 9x
The KJV translates Strong's H1603 in the following manner: Gaal (9x).
  1. Gaal = "loathing"

    1. son of Eved who aided the Shechemites in their rebellion against Abimelech

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
גַּעַל Gaʻal, gah'-al; from H1602; loathing; Gaal, an Israelite:—Gaal.
STRONGS H1603: Abbreviations
גַּ֫עַל proper name, masculine apparently a Canaanite, son of עֶבֶד (but compare VB) Judges 9:26, 28, 30, 31, 35, 36, 37, 39, 41.
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Strong's Number H1603 matches the Hebrew גַּעַל (gaʿal),
which occurs 9 times in 9 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:26 - And Gaal H1603 the son of Ebed came with his brethren, and went over to Shechem: and the men of Shechem put their confidence in him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:28 - And Gaal H1603 the son of Ebed said, Who is Abimelech, and who is Shechem, that we should serve him? is not he the son of Jerubbaal? and Zebul his officer? serve the men of Hamor the father of Shechem: for why should we serve him?
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:30 - And when Zebul the ruler of the city heard the words of Gaal H1603 the son of Ebed, his anger was kindled.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:31 - And he sent messengers unto Abimelech privily, saying, Behold, Gaal H1603 the son of Ebed and his brethren be come to Shechem; and, behold, they fortify the city against thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:35 - And Gaal H1603 the son of Ebed went out, and stood in the entering of the gate of the city: and Abimelech rose up, and the people that were with him, from lying in wait.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:36 - And when Gaal H1603 saw the people, he said to Zebul, Behold, there come people down from the top of the mountains. And Zebul said unto him, Thou seest the shadow of the mountains as if they were men.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:37 - And Gaal H1603 spake again and said, See there come people down by the middle of the land, and another company come along by the plain of Meonenim.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:39 - And Gaal H1603 went out before the men of Shechem, and fought with Abimelech.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:41 - And Abimelech dwelt at Arumah: and Zebul thrust out Gaal H1603 and his brethren, that they should not dwell in Shechem.
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