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Lexicon :: Strong's H1657 - gōšen

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גֹּשֶׁן
Transliteration
gōšen
Pronunciation
go'-shen
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Part of Speech
proper locative noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Probably of Egyptian origin
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TWOT Reference: 390

Strong’s Definitions

גֹּשֶׁן Gôshen, go'-shen; probably of Egyptian origin; Goshen, the residence of the Israelites in Egypt; also a place in Palestine:—Goshen.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 15x

The KJV translates Strong's H1657 in the following manner: Goshen (15x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 15x
The KJV translates Strong's H1657 in the following manner: Goshen (15x).
  1. Goshen = "drawing near"

    1. a region in northern Egypt, east of the lower Nile, where the children of Israel lived from the time of Joseph to the time of Moses

    2. a district in southern Palestine between Gaza and Gibeon

    3. a town in the mountains of Judah probably in the district of Goshen

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
גֹּשֶׁן Gôshen, go'-shen; probably of Egyptian origin; Goshen, the residence of the Israelites in Egypt; also a place in Palestine:—Goshen.
STRONGS H1657:
גּ֫שֶׁן proper name, of a location (on etymology compare Di Genesis 45:10) —
1. district in Egypt east of lower Nile, see EbGS 500 ff.; NavilleGoshen, 1887, who reads hieroglyphics Kesem, but compare GroffJAs xiv. 527 (Greek Version of the LXX Γεσεμ (Ἀραβιας)) — אֶרֶץ גּשֶׁן Genesis 45:10 (JE) Genesis 46:34; Genesis 47:1, 4, 6, 27; Genesis 50:8; Exodus 8:18; Exodus 9:26 (all J); אַ֫רְצָה גּשֶׁן Genesis 46:28 (J), גּ֑שְׁנָה Genesis 46:28; Genesis 46:29 (both J), in both Greek Version of the LXX καθ’ Ἡρώων πόλιν compare Di. (P has land רעמסס Genesis 47:11 etc., compare Di Genesis 45:10.
2. ארץ הַגּשֶׁן Joshua 11:16 (D), אֶרֶץ גּשֶׁן Joshua 10:41 (D), גּשֶׁן Joshua 15:51 (P) (Greek Version of the LXX in all Γοσομ) a city named with חֹלֹן & גִּלֹה compare Di. — not clearly located, but on southern border of Judah.
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Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1657 matches the Hebrew גֹּשֶׁן (gōšen),
which occurs 15 times in 14 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 45:10 - “For you shall live in the land of Goshen H1657, and you shall be near me, you and your children and your [fn]grandchildren, and your flocks and your herds and all that you have.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 46:28 - Now Jacob sent Judah ahead of him to Joseph, to [fn]guide him to Goshen H1657; and they came into the land of Goshen H1657.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 46:29 - And Joseph [fn]prepared his chariot and went up to Goshen H1657 to meet his father Israel; as soon as he appeared to him, Joseph threw himself on his neck and wept on his neck a long time.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 46:34 - you shall say, ‘Your servants have been [fn]keepers of livestock since our youth even until now, both we and our fathers,’ so that you may live in the land of Goshen H1657; for every shepherd is an abomination to the Egyptians.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 47:1 - Then Joseph went in and told Pharaoh, and said, “My father and my brothers and their flocks and their herds and all that they have, have come out of the land of Canaan; and behold, they are in the land of Goshen H1657.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 47:4 - They also said to Pharaoh, “We have come to reside in the land, for there is no pasture for your servants’ flocks, for the famine is severe in the land of Canaan. Now, therefore, please let your servants live in the land of Goshen H1657.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 47:6 - “The land of Egypt is [fn]at your disposal; settle your father and your brothers in the best of the land, let them live in the land of Goshen H1657; and if you know any capable men among them, then [fn]put them in charge of my livestock.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 47:27 - Now Israel lived in the land of Egypt, in [fn]Goshen H1657, and they acquired property in it and were fruitful and became very numerous.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 50:8 - and all the household of Joseph and his brothers and his father’s household; they left only their little ones and their flocks and their herds in the land of Goshen H1657.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 8:22 - “But on that day I will set apart the land of Goshen H1657, where My people are [fn]living, so that no swarms of flies will be there, in order that you may know that [fn]I, the LORD, am in the midst of the land.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 9:26 - Only in the land of Goshen H1657, where the sons of Israel were, was there no hail.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:41 - Joshua struck them from Kadesh-barnea even as far as Gaza, and all the country of Goshen H1657 even as far as Gibeon.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 11:16 - So Joshua took all that land: the hill country and all the [fn]Negev, all the land of Goshen H1657, the lowland, the Arabah, the hill country of Israel and its lowland
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:51 - Goshen H1657, Holon, and Giloh; eleven cities with their villages.

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