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Lexicon :: Strong's H1605 - gāʿar

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Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 370

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 H1605 him, and said unto him, What is this dream that thou hast dreamed? Shall I and thy mother and thy brethren indeed come to bow down ourselves to thee to the earth?
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 2:16 - And let fall also some of the handfuls of purpose for her, and leave them, that she may glean them, and rebuke H1605 her not.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 9:5 - Thou hast rebuked H1605 the heathen, thou hast destroyed the wicked, thou hast put out their name for ever and ever.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 68:30 - Rebuke H1605 the company of spearmen, the multitude of the bulls, with the calves of the people, till every one submit himself with pieces of silver: scatter thou the people that delight in war.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 106:9 - He rebuked H1605 the Red sea also, and it was dried up: so he led them through the depths, as through the wilderness.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:21 - Thou hast rebuked H1605 the proud that are cursed, which do err from thy commandments.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 17:13 - The nations shall rush like the rushing of many waters: but God shall rebuke H1605 them, and they shall flee far off, and shall be chased as the chaff of the mountains before the wind, and like a rolling thing before the whirlwind.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 54:9 - For this is as the waters of Noah unto me: for as I have sworn that the waters of Noah should no more go over the earth; so have I sworn that I would not be wroth with thee, nor rebuke H1605 thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 29:27 - Now therefore why hast thou not reproved H1605 Jeremiah of Anathoth, which maketh himself a prophet to you?
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 1:4 - He rebuketh H1605 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 the LORD said unto Satan, The LORD rebuke H1605 thee, O Satan; even the LORD that hath chosen Jerusalem rebuke H1605 thee: is not this a brand plucked out of the fire?
Unchecked Copy BoxMal 2:3 - Behold, I will corrupt H1605 your seed, and spread dung upon your faces, even the dung of your solemn feasts; and one shall take you away with it.
Unchecked Copy BoxMal 3:11 - And I will rebuke H1605 the devourer for your sakes, and he shall not destroy the fruits of your ground; neither shall your vine cast her fruit before the time in the field, saith the LORD of hosts.
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