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Lexicon :: Strong's H1616 - gār

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גָּר
Transliteration
gār
Pronunciation
gare
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 330a

Strong’s Definitions

גֵּר gêr, gare; or (fully) geyr (gare); from H1481; properly, a guest; by implication, a foreigner:—alien, sojourner, stranger.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 92x

The KJV translates Strong's H1616 in the following manner: stranger (87x), alien (1x), sojourner (1x), stranger (with H376) (1x), stranger (with H4480) (1x), strangers (with H582) (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 92x
The KJV translates Strong's H1616 in the following manner: stranger (87x), alien (1x), sojourner (1x), stranger (with H376) (1x), stranger (with H4480) (1x), strangers (with H582) (1x).
  1. sojourner

    1. a temporary inhabitant, a newcomer lacking inherited rights

    2. of foreigners in Israel, though conceded rights

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
גֵּר gêr, gare; or (fully) geyr (gare); from H1481; properly, a guest; by implication, a foreigner:—alien, sojourner, stranger.
STRONGS H1616: Abbreviations
גֵּר noun masculineExodus 12:48 sojourner (Arabic جَارً, Ethiopic ግዩር፡ ጎር፡ Aramaic Ruvwg, גִּיּוֺר, prostelyte, גַּיֵּר proselytize, Phoenician גר in proper name, & plural גרם) — גֵּר Genesis 15:16 + 74 times; suffix גֵּרְךָ Exodus 20:10 + 4 times, גֵּרוֺ Deuteronomy 1:16; plural גֵּרִים Exodus 22:20 + 9 times, גֵּירִים 2 Chronicles 2:16; —
1. sojourner, temporary dweller, new-comer (no inherited rights), compare Exodus 12:19; Leviticus 24:16; Numbers 15:30; Joshua 8:33 (opposed to homeborn); of Abraham at Hebron Genesis 23:4 (P; || תּוֺשָׁב); Moses in desert Exodus 2:22 (J) Exodus 18:3 (E; here explanation of name Gershom, Moses' son); as claiming hospitality Job 31:32; perhaps in above cases, and certainly in general, with technical sense; figurative of Yahweh Jeremiah 14:8; of Israel in Egypt Genesis 15:13; Exodus 22:20; Exodus 23:9 (all J E) Leviticus 19:34 (H) Deuteronomy 10:19; Deuteronomy 23:8; גֵּרִים with Yahweh Leviticus 25:23 (H) 1 Chronicles 29:15; Psalm 39:13 (in all || תּוֺשָׁב) compare Psalm 119:19.
2. usually of גֵּרים in Israel 2 Samuel 1:13 (Amalekite) compare Joshua 8:33, 35 (E) Joshua 20:9 (P) Isaiah 14:1; dwellers in Israel with certain conceded, not inherited right (compare RSOTJC 434; 2nd ed. 342. n.; K 42; Sem 75 f. StaGeschichte.i.400). The גֵּר is to share in Sabbath rest Exodus 20:10; Exodus 23:12 (both J E) Deuteronomy 5:14; otherwise he is have like obligations with Israel Exodus 12:19, 48, 49; Leviticus 16:29 (all P) Leviticus 17:8, 10, 12, 13, 15; Leviticus 18:26; Leviticus 20:2; Leviticus 22:18; Leviticus 24:16, 22 (all H) Numbers 9:14 (twice in verse); Numbers 15:14, 15 (twice in verse); Numbers 15:16, 26, 29, 30; Numbers 19:10; Numbers 35:15 (all P) Ezekiel 14:7; similar rights Deuteronomy 1:16; Ezekiel 47:22, 23; and like privileges Deuteronomy 16:11, 14; Deuteronomy 26:11; Deuteronomy 29:10; Deuteronomy 31:12 compare 2 Chronicles 30:25; very rarely any distinction made, in obligation Leviticus 25:47 (3 times in verse) (H), in permissible food Deuteronomy 14:21; in future success Deuteronomy 28:43; kindness to גֵּר frequently enjoined: Leviticus 19:10 (|| עָנִי), Leviticus 23:22 (|| id.) Leviticus 19:34 (all H); Deuteronomy 10:18, 19; Deuteronomy 14:29; Deuteronomy 24:19, 20, 21; Deuteronomy 26:12, 13 (all || יָתוֺם וְאַלְמָנָה); oppression prohibited Leviticus 19:33 (H) Deuteronomy 24:14; Exodus 22:20; Exodus 23:9 (twice in verse) (JE) Deuteronomy 24:17; Deuteronomy 27:19; Jeremiah 7:6; Jeremiah 22:3; Zechariah 7:10 (these eight || יָתוֺם וְאַלְמָנָה); object of care to י׳ Psalm 146:9 (|| id.); charge that גֵּר has been oppressed Ezekiel 22:7; Malachi 3:5 (both || id.); also Ezekiel 22:29 (|| עָנִי וְאֶבְיוֺן), Psalm 94:6; compare also command that a poor brother be treated like גֵּר i.e. kindly, Leviticus 25:35 (H). Latest conception somewhat different: גֵּר 1 Chronicles 22:2; 2 Chronicles 2:16 (הַגֵּירִים) gathered for hard service; yet compare 2 Chronicles 30:25. (Often with verbal cognate Exodus 12:48, 49; Leviticus 16:29; Leviticus 17:8, 10, 12, 13; Leviticus 18:26; Leviticus 19:33; Leviticus 20:2; Numbers 9:14; Numbers 15:14, 15, 16, 26, 29; Numbers 19:10; Joshua 20:9; Ezekiel 47:22, 23; oft || תּוֺשָׁב Genesis 23:4; Leviticus 25:23, 35, 47; 1 Chronicles 29:15; Psalm 39:13).

† [גֵּיר] noun masculine 2 Chronicles 2:16 see גֵּר above.
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Strong's Number H1616 matches the Hebrew גָּר (gār),
which occurs 92 times in 83 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 2 (Gen 15:13–Deu 24:19)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:13 - Then God said to Abram, “Know for certain that your seed will be sojourners H1616 in a land that is not theirs, [fn]and they will be enslaved and mistreated four hundred years.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 23:4 - “I am a sojourner H1616 and a foreign resident among you; give me a possession for a burial site among you that I may bury my dead out of my sight.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 2:22 - Then she gave birth to a son, and he named him [fn]Gershom, for he said, “I have been a [fn]sojourner H1616 in a foreign land.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:19 - ‘Seven days there shall be no leaven found in your houses; for whoever eats what is leavened, that [fn]person shall be cut off from the congregation of Israel, whether he is a sojourner H1616 or a native of the land.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:48 - “But if a sojourner H1616 sojourns with you and [fn]celebrates the Passover to Yahweh, let all his males be circumcised, and then let him come near to [fn]celebrate it; and he shall be like a native of the land. But no uncircumcised person may eat of it.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:49 - [fn]The same law shall [fn]apply to the native as to the sojourner H1616 who sojourns among you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 18:3 - and her two sons, of whom [fn]one was named Gershom, for Moses said, “I have been a [fn]sojourner H1616 in a foreign land.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:10 -

but the seventh day is a sabbath of Yahweh your God; in it you shall not do any work, you or your son or your daughter, your male or your female slave or your cattle or your sojourner H1616 who is within your gates.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:21 -

“You shall not mistreat a sojourner H1616 or oppress him, for you were sojourners H1616 in the land of Egypt.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 23:9 -

“And you shall not oppress a sojourner H1616, since you yourselves know the soul of a sojourner H1616, for you also were sojourners H1616 in the land of Egypt.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 23:12 -

“Six days you are to do your work, but on the seventh day you shall [fn]rest so that your ox and your donkey may [fn]rest, and the son of your maidservant, as well as your sojourner H1616, may refresh themselves.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:29 -

“And this shall be a perpetual statute for you: in the seventh month, on the tenth day of the month, you shall humble your souls and not do any work, whether the native or the sojourner H1616 who sojourns among you;

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 17:8 -

“Then you shall say to them, ‘Any man from the house of Israel, or from the sojourners H1616 who sojourn among them, who offers a burnt offering or sacrifice,

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 17:10 -

‘And any man from the house of Israel, or from the sojourners H1616 who sojourn among them, who eats any blood, I will set My face against that person who eats blood and will cut him off from among his people.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 17:12 - “Therefore I said to the sons of Israel, ‘No person among you may eat blood, and no sojourner H1616 who sojourns among you may eat blood.’
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 17:13 - “So any man from the sons of Israel, or from the sojourners H1616 who sojourn among them, who in hunting catches a beast or a bird which may be eaten, shall pour out its blood and cover it with earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 17:15 - “And when any person eats an animal which dies or is torn by beasts, whether he is a native or a sojourner H1616, he shall wash his clothes and bathe in water and remain unclean until evening; then he will become clean.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 18:26 - ‘But as for you, you shall keep My statutes and My judgments and shall not do any of these abominations, neither the native nor the sojourner H1616 who sojourns among you
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 19:10 - ‘Nor shall you glean your vineyard, nor shall you gather the fallen fruit of your vineyard; you shall leave them for the afflicted and for the sojourner H1616. I am Yahweh your God.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 19:33 -

‘And when a sojourner H1616 sojourns with you in your land, you shall not mistreat him.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 19:34 - ‘The sojourner H1616 who sojourns with you shall be to you as the native among you, and you shall love him as yourself, for you were sojourners H1616 in the land of Egypt; I am Yahweh your God.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 20:2 - “You shall also say to the sons of Israel:

‘Any man from the sons of Israel or from the sojourners H1616 sojourning in Israel who gives any of his seed to Molech shall surely be put to death; the people of the land shall stone him with stones.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 22:18 - “Speak to Aaron and to his sons and to all the sons of Israel and say to them, ‘Any man of the house of Israel or of the sojourners H1616 in Israel who brings near his offering, whether it is any of their [fn]votive or any of their freewill offerings, which they bring near to Yahweh for a burnt offering
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 23:22 -

‘When you reap the harvest of your land, moreover, you shall not reap to the very corners of your field nor gather the gleaning of your harvest; you are to leave them for the afflicted and the sojourner H1616. I am Yahweh your God.’”

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 24:16 - ‘Moreover, the one who blasphemes the name of Yahweh shall surely be put to death; all the congregation shall certainly stone him. The sojourner H1616 as well as the native, when he blasphemes the Name, shall be put to death.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 24:22 - ‘There shall be one standard of judgment for you; it shall be for the sojourner H1616 as well as the native, for I am Yahweh your God.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 25:23 -

‘The land, moreover, shall not be sold permanently, for the land is Mine; for you are but sojourners H1616 and foreign residents with Me.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 25:35 -

‘Now if a brother of yours becomes poor and his [fn]means with regard to you falter, then you are to sustain him, like a sojourner H1616 or a foreign resident, that he may live with you.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 25:47 -

‘Now if the [fn]means of a sojourner H1616 or of a foreign resident with you becomes sufficient, and a brother of yours becomes so poor with regard to him as to sell himself to a sojourner H1616 who resides with you or to the descendants of a sojourner’s H1616 family,

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 9:14 - ‘If a sojourner H1616 sojourns among you and [fn]celebrates the Passover to Yahweh, according to the statute of the Passover and according to its judgment, so he shall do; you shall have one statute, both for the sojourner H1616 and for the native of the land.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 15:14 - ‘And if a sojourner H1616 sojourns with you, or one who may be among you throughout your generations, and he [fn]offers an offering by fire as a soothing aroma to Yahweh, just as you do so he shall do.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 15:15 - As for the assembly, there shall be one statute for you and for the sojourner H1616 who sojourns with you, a perpetual statute throughout your generations; as you are, so shall the sojourner H1616 be before Yahweh.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 15:16 - ‘There shall be one law and one judgment for you and for the sojourner H1616 who sojourns with you.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 15:26 - ‘So all the congregation of the sons of Israel will be pardoned, with the sojourner H1616 who sojourns among them, for it happened to all the people through error.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 15:29 - ‘You shall have one law for him who does anything unintentionally, for him who is native among the sons of Israel and for the sojourner H1616 who sojourns among them.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 15:30 - ‘But the person who does anything with a high hand, whether he is native or a sojourner H1616, that one is blaspheming Yahweh; and that person shall be cut off from among his people.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 19:10 - ‘And the one who gathers the ashes of the heifer shall wash his clothes and be unclean until evening; and it shall be a perpetual statute to the sons of Israel and to the sojourner H1616 who sojourns among them.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 35:15 - ‘These six cities shall be for refuge for the sons of Israel and for the sojourner H1616 and for the foreign resident among them; that anyone who strikes a person down unintentionally may flee there.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 1:16 -

“Then I commanded your judges at that time, saying, ‘Hear the cases between your brothers, and judge righteously between a man and his brother or the sojourner H1616 who is with him.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 5:14 -

but the seventh day is a sabbath of Yahweh your God; in it you shall not do any work, you or your son or your daughter or your male slave or your female slave or your ox or your donkey or any of your cattle or your sojourner H1616 who is within your gates, so that your male slave and your female slave may rest as well as you.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 10:18 - “He executes justice for the orphan and the widow, and shows love for the sojourner H1616 by giving him food and clothing.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 10:19 - “So show love for the sojourner H1616, for you were sojourners H1616 in the land of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 14:21 -

“You shall not eat anything which dies of itself. You may give it to the sojourner H1616 who is within your gates, so that he may eat it, or you may sell it to a foreigner, for you are a holy people to Yahweh your God. You shall not boil a young goat in its mother’s milk.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 14:29 - “And the Levite, because he has no portion or inheritance among you, and the sojourner H1616, the [fn]orphan, and the widow who are within your gates, shall come and eat and be satisfied, in order that Yahweh your God may bless you in all the work of your hand which you do.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 16:11 - and you shall be glad before Yahweh your God, you and your son and your daughter and your male and female slaves and the Levite who is within your gates and the sojourner H1616 and the [fn]orphan and the widow who are in your midst, in the place where Yahweh your God chooses for His name to dwell.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 16:14 - and you shall be glad in your feast, you and your son and your daughter and your male and female slaves and the Levite and the sojourner H1616 and the [fn]orphan and the widow who are within your gates.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 23:7 -

“You shall not abhor an Edomite, for he is your brother; you shall not abhor an Egyptian, for you were a sojourner H1616 in his land.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 24:14 -

“You shall not oppress a hired person who is afflicted and needy, whether he is one of your brothers or one of your sojourners H1616 who is in your land within your gates.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 24:17 -

“You shall not pervert the justice [fn]due a sojourner H1616 or [fn]an orphan, nor take a widow’s garment in pledge.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 24:19 -

“When you reap your harvest in your field and have forgotten a sheaf in the field, you shall not go back to get it; it shall be for the sojourner H1616, for the [fn]orphan, and for the widow, in order that Yahweh your God may bless you in all the work of your hands.


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