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Lexicon :: Strong's H1661 - gaṯ

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Part of Speech
proper locative noun
Root Word (Etymology)
The same as גַּת (H1660)
Strong’s Definitions

גַּת Gath, gath; the same as H1660; Gath, a Philistine city:—Gath.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 33x

The KJV translates Strong's H1661 in the following manner: Gath (33x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 33x
The KJV translates Strong's H1661 in the following manner: Gath (33x).
  1. Gath = "winepress"

    1. one of the five royal or chief cities of the Philistines and the native city of Goliath

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
גַּת Gath, gath; the same as H1660; Gath, a Philistine city:—Gath.
STRONGS H1661: Abbreviations
† II. גַּת proper name, of a location (wine-press) — Philistine city Greek Version of the LXX Γεθ, Vulgate Geth, JosAnt. vi. 12, 2 etc., Γιττα (ed. Niese), exact site unknown (see GASmGeog. 194 ff.), named with Gaza and Ashdod Joshua 11:22 as home of remaining `Anakim; named with Ashdod, Gaza, Ashkelon and `Ekron 1 Samuel 6:17; with Ashkelon 1 Samuel 1:20; with Ashkelon, Yabne and Ashdod 2 Chronicles 26:6; מֵעֶקְרוֺן וְעַדגַּֿת 1 Samuel 7:14, compare 1 Samuel 17:52b and also 1 Samuel 17:52a (read גַּת for גַּיְא Greek Version of the LXX We Dr); called פְּלִשְׁתִּים גַּת Amos 6:2; built up by Rehoboam, according to 2 Chronicles 11:8; taken by Hazael 2 Kings 12:18; also 1 Samuel 5:8; 1 Samuel 17:4, 23 (of Goliath), compare 2 Samuel 21:20, 22 = 1 Chronicles 20:6, 8; 1 Samuel 21:11; 1 Samuel 21:13; 1 Samuel 27:2, 3, 4, 11; 2 Samuel 15:18; 1 Kings 2:39 (twice in verse); 1 Kings 2:40, 41; Psalm 56:1; Micah 1:10, 14; 1 Chronicles 7:21; 1 Chronicles 8:13, also 1 Chronicles 18:1 (but || מֶתֶג אַמָּה 2 Samuel 8:1; on change of this into reading in Chronicles see We); with ה locative, גַּ֫תָּה 1 Kings 2:40.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs



1 Samuel

1:20; 5:8; 6:17; 7:14; 17:4; 17:23; 17:52; 17:52; 21:11; 21:13; 27:2; 27:3; 27:4; 27:11

2 Samuel

8:1; 15:18; 21:20; 21:22

1 Kings

2:39; 2:40; 2:40; 2:41

2 Kings


1 Chronicles

7:21; 8:13; 18:1; 20:6; 20:8

2 Chronicles

11:8; 26:6






1:10; 1:14

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1661 matches the Hebrew גַּת (gaṯ),
which occurs 33 times in 31 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 11:22 - There was none of the Anakims left in the land of the children of Israel: only in Gaza, in Gath, H1661 and in Ashdod, there remained.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 5:8 - They sent therefore and gathered all the lords of the Philistines unto them, and said, What shall we do with the ark of the God of Israel? And they answered, Let the ark of the God of Israel be carried about unto Gath. H1661 And they carried the ark of the God of Israel about thither.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 6:17 - And these are the golden emerods which the Philistines returned for a trespass offering unto the LORD; for Ashdod one, for Gaza one, for Askelon one, for Gath H1661 one, for Ekron one;
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 7:14 - And the cities which the Philistines had taken from Israel were restored to Israel, from Ekron even unto Gath; H1661 and the coasts thereof did Israel deliver out of the hands of the Philistines. And there was peace between Israel and the Amorites.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 17:4 - And there went out a champion out of the camp of the Philistines, named Goliath, of Gath, H1661 whose height was six cubits and a span.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 17:23 - And as he talked with them, behold, there came up the champion, the Philistine of Gath, H1661 Goliath by name, out of the armies of the Philistines, and spake according to the same words: and David heard them.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 17:52 - And the men of Israel and of Judah arose, and shouted, and pursued the Philistines, until thou come to the valley, and to the gates of Ekron. And the wounded of the Philistines fell down by the way to Shaaraim, even unto Gath, H1661 and unto Ekron.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 21:10 - And David arose, and fled that day for fear of Saul, and went to Achish the king of Gath. H1661
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 21:12 - And David laid up these words in his heart, and was sore afraid of Achish the king of Gath. H1661
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 27:2 - And David arose, and he passed over with the six hundred men that were with him unto Achish, the son of Maoch, king of Gath. H1661
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 27:3 - And David dwelt with Achish at Gath, H1661 he and his men, every man with his household, even David with his two wives, Ahinoam the Jezreelitess, and Abigail the Carmelitess, Nabal's wife.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 27:4 - And it was told Saul that David was fled to Gath: H1661 and he sought no more again for him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 27:11 - And David saved neither man nor woman alive, to bring tidings to Gath, H1661 saying, Lest they should tell on us, saying, So did David, and so will be his manner all the while he dwelleth in the country of the Philistines.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 1:20 - Tell it not in Gath, H1661 publish it not in the streets of Askelon; lest the daughters of the Philistines rejoice, lest the daughters of the uncircumcised triumph.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 15:18 - And all his servants passed on beside him; and all the Cherethites, and all the Pelethites, and all the Gittites, six hundred men which came after him from Gath, H1661 passed on before the king.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 21:20 - And there was yet a battle in Gath, H1661 where was a man of great stature, that had on every hand six fingers, and on every foot six toes, four and twenty in number; and he also was born to the giant.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 21:22 - These four were born to the giant in Gath, H1661 and fell by the hand of David, and by the hand of his servants.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 2:39 - And it came to pass at the end of three years, that two of the servants of Shimei ran away unto Achish son of Maachah king of Gath. H1661 And they told Shimei, saying, Behold, thy servants be in Gath. H1661
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 2:40 - And Shimei arose, and saddled his ass, and went to Gath H1661 to Achish to seek his servants: and Shimei went, and brought his servants from Gath. H1661
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 2:41 - And it was told Solomon that Shimei had gone from Jerusalem to Gath, H1661 and was come again.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 12:17 - Then Hazael king of Syria went up, and fought against Gath, H1661 and took it: and Hazael set his face to go up to Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 7:21 - And Zabad his son, and Shuthelah his son, and Ezer, and Elead, whom the men of Gath H1661 that were born in that land slew, because they came down to take away their cattle.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 8:13 - Beriah also, and Shema, who were heads of the fathers of the inhabitants of Aijalon, who drove away the inhabitants of Gath: H1661
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 18:1 - Now after this it came to pass, that David smote the Philistines, and subdued them, and took Gath H1661 and her towns out of the hand of the Philistines.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 20:6 - And yet again there was war at Gath, H1661 where was a man of great stature, whose fingers and toes were four and twenty, six on each hand, and six on each foot: and he also was the son of the giant.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 20:8 - These were born unto the giant in Gath; H1661 and they fell by the hand of David, and by the hand of his servants.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 11:8 - And Gath, H1661 and Mareshah, and Ziph,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 26:6 - And he went forth and warred against the Philistines, and brake down the wall of Gath, H1661 and the wall of Jabneh, and the wall of Ashdod, and built cities about Ashdod, and among the Philistines.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 56:1 - [[To the chief Musician upon Jonathelemrechokim, Michtam of David, when the Philistines took him in Gath.]] H1661 Be merciful unto me, O God: for man would swallow me up; he fighting daily oppresseth me.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 6:2 - Pass ye unto Calneh, and see; and from thence go ye to Hamath the great: then go down to Gath H1661 of the Philistines: be they better than these kingdoms? or their border greater than your border?
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 1:10 - Declare ye it not at Gath, H1661 weep ye not at all: in the house of Aphrah roll thyself in the dust.
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