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Lexicon :: Strong's H1642 - gᵊrār

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Part of Speech
proper locative noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Probably from גָּרַר (H1641)
Strong’s Definitions

גְּרָר Gᵉrâr, gher-awr'; probably from H1641; a rolling country; Gerar, a Philistine city:—Gerar.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 10x

The KJV translates Strong's H1642 in the following manner: Gerar (10x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 10x
The KJV translates Strong's H1642 in the following manner: Gerar (10x).
  1. Gerar = "a lodging place"

    1. a Philistine town south of Gaza, modern 'Umm'

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
גְּרָר Gᵉrâr, gher-awr'; probably from H1641; a rolling country; Gerar, a Philistine city:—Gerar.
גְּרָר proper name, of a location south of Gaza, usually identified with modern Umm Jerâr BdPal 159 GuérinJudée ii. 257 ff.; but Wady Jerūr west of ‘Ain Ḳadīs according to TrumbullKadesh Barnea 61 ff. compare GutheZPV viii 1885, 215; Genesis 20:2; Genesis 26:6, 20, 26; 2 Chronicles 14:12; 2 Chronicles 14:13; גְּרָ֫רָה Genesis 10:19, 26:1; נַ֫חַל גְּרָר Genesis 26:17; וַיָּגָר בִּגְרָר Genesis 20:1.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


10:19; 20:1; 20:2; 26:1; 26:6; 26:17; 26:20; 26:26

2 Chronicles

14:12; 14:13


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1642 matches the Hebrew גְּרָר (gᵊrār),
which occurs 10 times in 10 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:19 - And the border of the Canaanites was from Sidon, as thou comest to Gerar, H1642 unto Gaza; as thou goest, unto Sodom, and Gomorrah, and Admah, and Zeboim, even unto Lasha.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:1 - And Abraham journeyed from thence toward the south country, and dwelled between Kadesh and Shur, and sojourned in Gerar. H1642
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:2 - And Abraham said of Sarah his wife, She is my sister: and Abimelech king of Gerar H1642 sent, and took Sarah.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:1 - And there was a famine in the land, beside the first famine that was in the days of Abraham. And Isaac went unto Abimelech king of the Philistines unto Gerar. H1642
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:6 - And Isaac dwelt in Gerar: H1642
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:17 - And Isaac departed thence, and pitched his tent in the valley of Gerar, H1642 and dwelt there.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:20 - And the herdmen of Gerar H1642 did strive with Isaac's herdmen, saying, The water is ours: and he called the name of the well Esek; because they strove with him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:26 - Then Abimelech went to him from Gerar, H1642 and Ahuzzath one of his friends, and Phichol the chief captain of his army.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 14:13 - And Asa and the people that were with him pursued them unto Gerar: H1642 and the Ethiopians were overthrown, that they could not recover themselves; for they were destroyed before the LORD, and before his host; and they carried away very much spoil.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 14:14 - And they smote all the cities round about Gerar; H1642 for the fear of the LORD came upon them: and they spoiled all the cities; for there was exceeding much spoil in them.

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