1471. goy
Strong's Concordance
goy: nation, people
Original Word: גּוֹי
Part of Speech: noun masculine; proper name, of a people
Transliteration: goy
Phonetic Spelling: (go'-ee)
Short Definition: nations
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from the same as gav
Definition
nation, people
NASB Translation
every nation (2), Gentiles (1), Goiim (1), Harosheth-hagoyim* (3), herds (1), nation (120), nations (425), people (4).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
גּוֺי561 noun masculineGenesis 12:2 nation, people (Late Hebrew id. Gentiles, Phoenician גו community, , Sabean גו id., DHMZMG 1883, 348) — ׳ג Genesis 12:2 121t.; suffix 1 singular גּוֺיִ Zephaniah 2:9, גּוֺיֶ֑ךָ Psalm 106:5, גּוֺיֵךְ Kt Ezekiel 36:13,14,15 (Qr wrongly גּוֺיַיִךְ compare Co, who strike out Ezekiel 36:15); plural גּוֺיִם Genesis 10:5 410t. + Qr Genesis 25:23; Psalm 79:10 (Kt גיים) + 6 t. Ezekiel (variant reading emended Co); construct גּוֺיֵי Genesis 18:18 8t., גּוֺיֵ2Chronicles 32:13; Ezra 6:21 (compare Baer's notes); suffix גּוֺיֵהֶם Genesis 10:5,20,31,32; —

1 nation, people Genesis 10:5 (twice in verse); Genesis 10:20,31,32 (twice in verse) (all P) +; Isaiah 2:2,4 (twice in verse) = Micah 4:2,3(twice in verse); Job 12:23 (twice in verse); Job 34:29 ; Proverbs 14:34; כֹּל גּוֺיֵי הָאָרֶץ Genesis 18:18; Genesis 22:18; Genesis 26:4 (all J); Deuteronomy 28:1.

a. specifically of descendants of Abraham, גּוֺי גָּדוֺל Genesis 12:2; compare Genesis 18:18 (both J), גּוֺיִם Genesis 17:6, הֲמוֺן גּוֺיִם Genesis 17:4,15 (all P); of Sarah גּוֺיִם Genesis 17:16 (P); of Ishmael גּוֺי Genesis 21:13, גָּוֺי גָּדוֺל Genesis 21:18 (both E), גּוֺי גָּדוֺל Genesis 17:20 (P); of Jacob גּוֺי וּקְהַל גּוֺיִם Genesis 35:11 (P), גּוֺי גָּדוֺל Genesis 46:3 (E); of Ephraim ׳מְלֹא הַגּ Genesis 48:19 (J); of Moses גּוֺי גָּדוֺל Exodus 32:10 (J) compare Numbers 14:12 (J) Deuteronomy 9:14; of Jacob and Esau as two nations Genesis 25:23 (J).

b. definitely of Israel Exodus 19:6 (קָדוֺשׁ ׳גּ) Exodus 33:13 (both J E), Deuteronomy 4:6 (הַגּוֺי הַגָּדוֺל הַזֶּה, said by heathen compare Deuteronomy 4:7; Deuteronomy 4:8) see also Deuteronomy 4:34, Deuteronomy 26:5 compare Psalm 33:12; Psalm 83:5 (said by enemies) Jeremiah 31:36; Jeremiah 33:24; Ezekiel 37:22; in narrative Joshua 3:17; Joshua 4:1; Joshua 5:8 (JE), Joshua 5:6 (D), Joshua 10:13 (in poetry, no article); of Israel and Judah as two nations Ezekiel 35:10 (said by heathen) Ezekiel 37:22; of Judah Isaiah 26:2,15 (twice in verse); compare Isaiah 58:2; Isaiah 60:22; Micah 4:7; once my people Zephaniah 2:9 ("" עַם); thy people Psalm 106:5 (i.e. of ׳י), compare also Ezekiel 36:13,14 (read Kt); especially of Israel and (or) Judah as sinful, rebellious Deuteronomy 32:28; Judges 2:20; Isaiah 1:4; Isaiah 10:6; Jeremiah 5:9,29; Jeremiah 7:28; Jeremiah 9:8; Jeremiah 12:17; Ezekiel 2:3 (strike out ᵐ5 Co) Haggai 2:14; Malachi 3:9. — Note. This definite reference to Israel and (or) Judah is comparatively rare; in Hexateuch not P (yet see Genesis 17:4,5,6,16; Genesis 35:11 P); seldom in exile & post-exile prophets; not Chronicles —

c. usually of non-Hebrew peoples Exodus 9:24; Exodus 34:10 (JE) Leviticus 25:44 (H) Numbers 14:15 (J) Deuteronomy 15:6 (twice in verse); 1 Kings 5:11; 1 Chronicles 14:17; 1 Chronicles 16:20; Isaiah 11:10,12 + often; opposed to Israel as ׳עם י 2 Samuel 7:23; 1 Chronicles 17:21 (twice in verse) etc., see עם, compare also Numbers 23:9; note especially גְּלִיל הַגּוֺיִם Isaiah 8:23 circle or district of the nations (see גָּלִיל); also ׳חֲרשֶׁת הַגּ Judges 4:2,13,16 Charosheth of the nations, & מֶלֶךְ גּוֺיִם לְגִלְגָּ֖ל Joshua 12:23 king of nations (peoples, tribes) belonging to Gilgal (ᵐ5 Di to the district, i.e 'Galilee'); especially of these peoples as heathen: idolatrous Leviticus 8:24,28 (P) Leviticus 20:23 (H) 1 Kings 14:24; 2 Kings 17:8,11,15,26,29 (twice in verse); 2Chronicles 28:3; 32:13 +, Ezra 6:21; Ezekiel 5:6 +; hostile Genesis 15:14 (J) Leviticus 26:33,38,45 (H) Deuteronomy 4:27; Deuteronomy 9:4,5; Deuteronomy 18:9; 1 Chronicles 16:35; Jeremiah 5:15; Ezekiel 4:13 #NAME? Jeremiah Ezekiel, etc.; in simile Ezekiel 20:32; Ezekiel 25:8; sometimes "" עַם Psalm 33:10; Psalm 33:12; Isaiah 11:10; Jeremiah 6:18, see also Isaiah 2:2,4 compare with Micah 4:1,3.

2 figurative of swarm of locusts Joel 1:6; of all species of beasts Zephaniah 2:14.

3 גּוֺיִם Genesis 14:1,9 probably mutilated proper name see below

גּוֺיִם proper name, of a people Genesis 14:1,9, in phrase תִּדְעָל מֶלֶךְ גּוֺיִם Tid`al king of Goim; probably a Babylonian (Elamitic, etc.) name corrupted; H. Rawlinson proposes Gutî a people northeast of Babylonia COT on Genesis 14:1; also KGF258and elsewhere; compare also DlPa 233 f.

גול see גיל.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
Gentile, heathen, nation, people

Rarely (shortened) goy {go'-ee}; apparently from the same root as gevah (in the sense of massing); a foreign nation; hence, a Gentile; also (figuratively) a troop of animals, or a flight of locusts -- Gentile, heathen, nation, people.

see HEBREW gevah

Forms and Transliterations
בְּג֖וֹי בְּג֣וֹי בְּג֤וֹי בְּג֥וֹי בְּגוֹיִ֣ם בְּגוֹיֵהֶ֑ם בְּגוֹיֵהֶֽם׃ בַּ֝גּוֹיִ֗ם בַּ֭גּוֹיִם בַּגּוֹיִ֑ם בַּגּוֹיִ֔ם בַּגּוֹיִ֕ם בַּגּוֹיִ֖ם בַּגּוֹיִ֗ם בַּגּוֹיִ֣ם בַּגּוֹיִ֤ם בַּגּוֹיִ֥ם בַּגּוֹיִֽם׃ בַּגּוֹיִם֙ בַּגּוֹיִם֮ בַגּוֹיִ֑ם בַגּוֹיִ֔ם בַגּוֹיִ֖ם בַגּוֹיִ֗ם בַגּוֹיִ֣ם בַגּוֹיִ֤ם בַגּוֹיִ֥ם ׀ בַגּוֹיִ֨ם ׀ בַגּוֹיִֽם׃ בַגּוֹיִם֙ בַּגֹּויִ֣ם בגוי בגויהם בגויהם׃ בגוים בגוים׃ ג֑וֹי ג֔וֹי ג֛וֹי ג֝וֹיִ֗ם ג֣וֹי ג֤וֹי ג֭וֹיִם גֹויִם֙ גּ֑וֹי גּ֔וֹי גּ֕וֹי גּ֖וֹי גּ֗וֹי גּ֚וֹי גּ֛וֹי גּ֜וֹי גּ֝וֹיִ֗ם גּ֣וֹי גּ֣וֹי ׀ גּ֤וֹי גּ֥וֹי גּ֧וֹי גּ֭וֹיִם גֹּויִ֖י גֹּויַ֖יִךְ גּֽוֹיִם־ גּֽוֹי׃ גּוֹי֒ גּוֹי֙ גּוֹיִ֑ם גּוֹיִ֔ם גּוֹיִ֖ם גּוֹיִ֗ם גּוֹיִ֛ם גּוֹיִ֜ם גּוֹיִ֣ם גּוֹיִ֤ם גּוֹיִ֤ם ׀ גּוֹיִ֥ם גּוֹיִ֥ם ׀ גּוֹיִ֧ם גּוֹיִֽם׃ גּוֹיִם֙ גּוֹיֵ֣ גּוֹיֵ֣י גּוֹיֵ֤ גּוֹיֵ֥י גּוֹיֵֽ־ גּוֹיֶ֑ךָ גוֹי֙ גוֹי֮ גוֹיִ֑ם גוֹיִ֔ם גוֹיִ֖ם גוֹיִ֗ם גוֹיִ֨ם גוֹיִ֨ם ׀ גוֹיִֽם׃ גוֹיִם֙ גוֹי־ גוי גוי־ גוי׃ גויי גוייך גויך גוים גוים־ גוים׃ הֲג֥וֹי הַ֝גּוֹיִ֗ם הַ֠גּוֹיִם הַ֨גּוֹיִ֔ם הַ֭גּוֹי הַ֭גּוֹיִם הַגּ֔וֹי הַגּ֕וֹי הַגּ֖וֹי הַגּ֛וֹי הַגּ֜וֹי הַגּ֣וֹי הַגּ֤וֹי הַגּ֥וֹי הַגּ֧וֹי הַגּ֨וֹי הַגּ֫וֹיִ֥ם הַגּֽוֹיִם־ הַגּוֹי֙ הַגּוֹיִ֑ם הַגּוֹיִ֔ם הַגּוֹיִ֖ם הַגּוֹיִ֗ם הַגּוֹיִ֛ם הַגּוֹיִ֜ם הַגּוֹיִ֞ם הַגּוֹיִ֣ם הַגּוֹיִ֣ם ׀ הַגּוֹיִ֤ם הַגּוֹיִ֥ם הַגּוֹיִ֥ם ׀ הַגּוֹיִֽם׃ הַגּוֹיִם֙ הַגּוֹיִם֮ הַגּוֹי־ הגוי הגוי־ הגוים הגוים־ הגוים׃ וְג֣וֹי וְג֤וֹי וְג֥וֹי וְגֹויַ֖יִךְ וְגֹויַ֙יִךְ֙ וְגוֹיִ֣ם וְהַגּ֗וֹי וְהַגּוֹיִ֖ם וּ֝בַגּוֹיִ֗ם וּבַגּוֹיִ֖ם וּבַגּוֹיִ֣ם וּבַגּוֹיִ֤ם ובגוים וגוי וגוייך וגוים והגוי והגוים כְּג֞וֹי כַּגּוֹיִ֕ם כַּגּוֹיִ֗ם כַגּוֹיִם֙ כגוי כגוים לְג֣וֹי לְג֥וֹי לְג֨וֹי לְגֽוֹי׃ לְגוֹיִ֑ם לְגוֹיִ֔ם לְגוֹיִ֥ם לְגוֹיֵהֶֽם׃ לְגוֹי־ לַ֝גּוֹיִ֗ם לַ֭גּוֹיִם לַגּ֖וֹי לַגּוֹי֙ לַגּוֹיִ֑ם לַגּוֹיִ֔ם לַגּוֹיִ֖ם לַגּוֹיִ֗ם לַגּוֹיִ֥ם לַגּוֹיִֽם׃ לַגּוֹיִם֙ לגוי לגוי־ לגוי׃ לגויהם׃ לגוים לגוים׃ מִגּ֑וֹי מִגּ֣וֹי מִגּ֥וֹי מִגּוֹיִ֔ם מגוי מגוים bag·gō·w·yim ḇag·gō·w·yim baggōwyim ḇaggōwyim baggoYim bə·ḡō·w bə·ḡō·w·yê·hem bə·ḡō·w·yim bəḡōw bəḡōwyêhem bəḡōwyim beGoy begoyeHem begoYim chaggoYim gō·w ḡō·w ḡō·w- gō·w·ya·yiḵ gō·w·yê gō·w·yê- gō·w·ye·ḵā gō·w·yî gō·w·yim ḡō·w·yim gō·w·yim- gōw ḡōw ḡōw- gōwyayiḵ gōwyê gōwyê- gōwyeḵā gōwyî gōwyim ḡōwyim gōwyim- Goy goYayich goYe goYecha goYei goYi goYim hă·ḡō·w hag·gō·w hag·gō·w- hag·gō·w·yim hag·gō·w·yim- haggōw haggōw- haggōwyim haggōwyim- hagGoy haggoYim hăḡōw haGoy kag·gō·w·yim ḵag·gō·w·yim kaggōwyim ḵaggōwyim kaggoYim kə·ḡō·w kəḡōw keGoy lag·gō·w lag·gō·w·yim laggōw laggōwyim laggoy laggoYim lə·ḡō·w lə·ḡō·w- lə·ḡō·w·yê·hem lə·ḡō·w·yim ləḡōw ləḡōw- ləḡōwyêhem ləḡōwyim leGoy legoyeHem legoYim mig·gō·w mig·gō·w·yim miggōw miggōwyim migGoy miggoYim ū·ḇag·gō·w·yim ūḇaggōwyim uvaggoYim vaggoYim veGoy vegoYayich vegoYim vehagGoy vehaggoYim wə·ḡō·w wə·ḡō·w·ya·yiḵ wə·ḡō·w·yim wə·hag·gō·w wə·hag·gō·w·yim wəḡōw wəḡōwyayiḵ wəḡōwyim wəhaggōw wəhaggōwyim
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561 Occurrences


bag·gō·w·yim — 57 Occ.
bə·ḡō·w — 6 Occ.
bə·ḡō·w·yê·hem — 3 Occ.
bə·ḡō·w·yim — 1 Occ.
ḵag·gō·w·yim — 1 Occ.
gō·w — 59 Occ.
gō·w·ya·yiḵ — 1 Occ.
gō·w·yê — 3 Occ.
gō·w·ye·ḵā — 1 Occ.
gō·w·yê — 8 Occ.
gō·w·yî — 1 Occ.
gō·w·yim — 136 Occ.
hag·gō·w — 27 Occ.
hag·gō·w·yim — 180 Occ.
hă·ḡō·w — 1 Occ.
kag·gō·w·yim — 2 Occ.
kə·ḡō·w — 1 Occ.
lag·gō·w — 2 Occ.
lag·gō·w·yim — 14 Occ.
lə·ḡō·w — 14 Occ.
lə·ḡō·w·yê·hem — 1 Occ.
lə·ḡō·w·yim — 3 Occ.
mig·gō·w — 7 Occ.
mig·gō·w·yim — 1 Occ.
ū·ḇag·gō·w·yim — 4 Occ.
ḇag·gō·w·yim — 18 Occ.
wə·ḡō·w — 4 Occ.
wə·ḡō·w·ya·yiḵ — 2 Occ.
wə·ḡō·w·yim — 1 Occ.
wə·hag·gō·w — 1 Occ.
wə·hag·gō·w·yim — 1 Occ.

Genesis 10:5
HEB: נִפְרְד֞וּ אִיֵּ֤י הַגּוֹיִם֙ בְּאַרְצֹתָ֔ם אִ֖ישׁ
NAS: the coastlands of the nations were separated
KJV: By these were the isles of the Gentiles divided in
INT: were separated the coastlands of the nations their lands every

Genesis 10:5
HEB: לִלְשֹׁנ֑וֹ לְמִשְׁפְּחֹתָ֖ם בְּגוֹיֵהֶֽם׃
NAS: according to their families, into their nations.
KJV: after their families, in their nations.
INT: to his language to their families their nations

Genesis 10:20
HEB: לִלְשֹֽׁנֹתָ֑ם בְּאַרְצֹתָ֖ם בְּגוֹיֵהֶֽם׃ ס
NAS: by their lands, by their nations.
KJV: in their countries, [and] in their nations.
INT: to their languages their lands their nations

Genesis 10:31
HEB: לִלְשֹׁנֹתָ֑ם בְּאַרְצֹתָ֖ם לְגוֹיֵהֶֽם׃
NAS: by their lands, according to their nations.
KJV: in their lands, after their nations.
INT: to their languages their lands to their nations

Genesis 10:32
HEB: נֹ֛חַ לְתוֹלְדֹתָ֖ם בְּגוֹיֵהֶ֑ם וּמֵאֵ֜לֶּה נִפְרְד֧וּ
NAS: according to their genealogies, by their nations; and out of these
KJV: after their generations, in their nations: and by these were the nations
INT: of Noah to their genealogies their nations of these were separated

Genesis 10:32
HEB: וּמֵאֵ֜לֶּה נִפְרְד֧וּ הַגּוֹיִ֛ם בָּאָ֖רֶץ אַחַ֥ר
NAS: and out of these the nations were separated
KJV: in their nations: and by these were the nations divided
INT: of these were separated the nations the earth after

Genesis 12:2
HEB: וְאֶֽעֶשְׂךָ֙ לְג֣וֹי גָּד֔וֹל וַאֲבָ֣רֶכְךָ֔
NAS: you a great nation, And I will bless
KJV: a great nation, and I will bless
INT: will make nation A great will bless

Genesis 14:1
HEB: וְתִדְעָ֖ל מֶ֥לֶךְ גּוֹיִֽם׃
KJV: and Tidal king of nations;
INT: and Tidal king of nations

Genesis 14:9
HEB: וְתִדְעָל֙ מֶ֣לֶךְ גּוֹיִ֔ם וְאַמְרָפֶל֙ מֶ֣לֶךְ
KJV: king of nations, and Amraphel
INT: and Tidal king of nations and Amraphel king

Genesis 15:14
HEB: וְגַ֧ם אֶת־ הַגּ֛וֹי אֲשֶׁ֥ר יַעֲבֹ֖דוּ
NAS: judge the nation whom
KJV: And also that nation, whom they shall serve,
INT: will also the nation whom will serve

Genesis 17:4
HEB: לְאַ֖ב הֲמ֥וֹן גּוֹיִֽם׃
NAS: of a multitude of nations.
KJV: of many nations.
INT: will be the father of a multitude of nations

Genesis 17:5
HEB: אַב־ הֲמ֥וֹן גּוֹיִ֖ם נְתַתִּֽיךָ׃
NAS: of a multitude of nations.
KJV: of many nations have I made thee.
INT: the father of a multitude of nations will make

Genesis 17:6
HEB: מְאֹ֔ד וּנְתַתִּ֖יךָ לְגוֹיִ֑ם וּמְלָכִ֖ים מִמְּךָ֥
NAS: and I will make nations of you, and kings
KJV: and I will make nations of thee, and kings
INT: exceedingly will make nations and kings at

Genesis 17:16
HEB: וּבֵֽרַכְתִּ֙יהָ֙ וְהָֽיְתָ֣ה לְגוֹיִ֔ם מַלְכֵ֥י עַמִּ֖ים
NAS: by her. Then I will bless her, and she shall be [a mother of] nations; kings
KJV: also of her: yea, I will bless her, and she shall be [a mother] of nations; kings
INT: will bless will come nations kings of peoples

Genesis 17:20
HEB: יוֹלִ֔יד וּנְתַתִּ֖יו לְג֥וֹי גָּדֽוֹל׃
NAS: and I will make him a great nation.
KJV: and I will make him a great nation.
INT: shall become will make nation A great

Genesis 18:18
HEB: הָי֧וֹ יִֽהְיֶ֛ה לְג֥וֹי גָּד֖וֹל וְעָצ֑וּם
NAS: and mighty nation, and in him all
KJV: and mighty nation, and all the nations
INT: will surely become nation A great and mighty

Genesis 18:18
HEB: ב֔וֹ כֹּ֖ל גּוֹיֵ֥י הָאָֽרֶץ׃
NAS: and in him all the nations of the earth
KJV: nation, and all the nations of the earth
INT: shall be blessed all the nations of the earth

Genesis 20:4
HEB: וַיֹּאמַ֕ר אֲדֹנָ֕י הֲג֥וֹי גַּם־ צַדִּ֖יק
NAS: will You slay a nation, even
KJV: also a righteous nation?
INT: said Lord A nation even A righteous

Genesis 21:13
HEB: בֶּן־ הָאָמָ֖ה לְג֣וֹי אֲשִׂימֶ֑נּוּ כִּ֥י
NAS: I will make a nation also,
KJV: will I make a nation, because he [is] thy seed.
INT: the son of the maid A nation will make because

Genesis 21:18
HEB: בּ֑וֹ כִּֽי־ לְג֥וֹי גָּד֖וֹל אֲשִׂימֶֽנּוּ׃
NAS: a great nation of him.
KJV: for I will make him a great nation.
INT: the hand for nation A great will make

Genesis 22:18
HEB: בְזַרְעֲךָ֔ כֹּ֖ל גּוֹיֵ֣י הָאָ֑רֶץ עֵ֕קֶב
NAS: all the nations of the earth
KJV: And in thy seed shall all the nations of the earth
INT: your seed all the nations of the earth because

Genesis 25:23
HEB: [גֹיִים כ] (גֹויִם֙ ק) בְּבִטְנֵ֔ךְ
NAS: to her, Two nations are in your womb;
KJV: unto her, Two nations [are] in thy womb,
INT: the LORD to her Two Gentile your womb and two

Genesis 26:4
HEB: בְזַרְעֲךָ֔ כֹּ֖ל גּוֹיֵ֥י הָאָֽרֶץ׃
NAS: all the nations of the earth
KJV: and in thy seed shall all the nations of the earth
INT: your descendants all the nations of the earth

Genesis 35:11
HEB: פְּרֵ֣ה וּרְבֵ֔ה גּ֛וֹי וּקְהַ֥ל גּוֹיִ֖ם
NAS: and multiply; A nation and a company
KJV: and multiply; a nation and a company
INT: be fruitful and multiply A nation company of nations

Genesis 35:11
HEB: גּ֛וֹי וּקְהַ֥ל גּוֹיִ֖ם יִהְיֶ֣ה מִמֶּ֑ךָּ
NAS: and a company of nations shall come
KJV: and a company of nations shall be of thee, and kings
INT: A nation company of nations shall come at

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