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Lexicon :: Strong's H1605 - gāʿar

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Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
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Strong’s Definitions

גָּעַר gâʻar, gaw-ar'; a primitive root; to chide:—corrupt, rebuke, reprove.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 14x

The KJV translates Strong's H1605 in the following manner: rebuke (12x), corrupt (1x), reprove (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 14x
The KJV translates Strong's H1605 in the following manner: rebuke (12x), corrupt (1x), reprove (1x).
  1. (Qal) to rebuke, reprove, corrupt

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
גָּעַר gâʻar, gaw-ar'; a primitive root; to chide:—corrupt, rebuke, reprove.
STRONGS H1605: Abbreviations
גָּעַר verb rebuke (Aramaic גְּעַר rfig id., Ethiopic ገዐረ፡ cry out, Sabean יגער proper name, SabDenkmp. 29.30) — Isaiah 17:13; גָּעַרְתָּ Psalm 9:6 + 2 times, etc.; Imperfect יִגְעַר Zechariah 3:2 + 3 times, תִּגְעֲרוּ Ruth 2:16; Imperative גְּעַר Psalm 68:31; Infinitive מִגְּעָרֿ Isaiah 54:9; Participle גּוֺעֵר Nahum 1:4, גֹּעֵר Malachi 2:3; — with בְּ except Psalm 9:6; Psalm 68:31; Psalm 119:21; Malachi 2:3 where accusative; —
1. rebuke, father his son Genesis 37:10 (E), reapers Ruth Ruth 2:16, priest Jeremiah Jeremiah 29:27.
2. of God rebuking nations Psalm 9:6; Isaiah 17:13, proud Psalm 119:21, Satan Zechariah 3:2 (twice in verse), חית קנה Psalm 68:31, בָּאֹכֵל (the devouring swarm of locusts, restraining them) Malachi 3:11, the sea drying it up Psalm 106:9; Nahum 1:4, Zion Isaiah 54:9; הַזֶּרַע the seed (prevent the usual harvest) Malachi 2:3 (Greek Version of the LXX Aq Vulgate הַזְּרֹעַ, the arm, namely, of priests, that they may not extend it to bless).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs




2:16; 2:16


9:6; 9:6; 9:6; 68:31; 68:31; 68:31; 106:9; 119:21; 119:21


17:13; 17:13; 54:9; 54:9




1:4; 1:4


3:2; 3:2


2:3; 2:3; 2:3; 3:11

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1605 matches the Hebrew גָּעַר (gāʿar),
which occurs 14 times in 13 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:10 - And he told it to his father and to his brethren. And his father rebuked him, and said to him, What is this dream which thou hast dreamt? Shall we indeed come, I and thy mother and thy brethren, to bow down ourselves to thee to the earth?
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 2:16 - And ye shall also sometimes draw out for her some ears out of the handfuls, and leave them that she may glean, and rebuke her not.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 9:5 - Thou hast rebuked the nations, thou hast destroyed the wicked; thou hast put out their name for ever and ever.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 68:30 - Rebuke the beast of the reeds, the assembly of the strong, with the calves of the peoples: every one submitteth himself with pieces of silver. Scatter the peoples that delight in war.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 106:9 - And he rebuked the Red Sea, and it dried up; and he led them through the deeps as through a wilderness.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:21 - Thou hast rebuked the proud that are cursed, who wander from thy commandments.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 17:13 - The nations rush as the rushing of many waters; but he will rebuke them, and they shall flee far away, and shall be chased as the chaff of the mountains before the wind, and like a whirling of dust before the whirlwind:
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 54:9 - For this is as the waters of Noah unto me, since I have sworn that the waters of Noah should no more go over the earth: so have I sworn that I will no more be wroth with thee, nor rebuke thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 29:27 - And now, why hast thou not reproved Jeremiah of Anathoth, who maketh himself a prophet to you?
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 1:4 - He rebuketh the sea, and maketh it dry, and drieth up all the rivers: Bashan languisheth, and Carmel, and the flower of Lebanon languisheth.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 3:2 - And Jehovah said unto Satan, Jehovah rebuke thee, O Satan! Yea, Jehovah that hath chosen Jerusalem rebuke thee! Is not this a brand plucked out of the fire?
Unchecked Copy BoxMal 2:3 - Behold, I will rebuke your seed, and spread dung upon your faces, the dung of your feasts; and they shall take you away with it.
Unchecked Copy BoxMal 3:11 - And I will rebuke the devourer for your sakes, and he shall not destroy the fruits of your ground; neither shall your vine cast its fruit before the time in the field, saith Jehovah of hosts.
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