1354. gab
Strong's Concordance
gab: a back
Original Word: גָּב
Part of Speech: Noun
Transliteration: gab
Phonetic Spelling: (gab)
Short Definition: rims
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from an unused word
Definition
a back
NASB Translation
back (1), backs (1), base (1), defenses (2), eyebrows* (1), massive* (1), rims (3), shrine (2), shrines (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
גַּב back, etc., see below גבב

[גָּב], גָּבִים see גוב.

גַּב noun masculine:? compare Ezekiel 43:13 (feminineEzekiel 1:18) anything convex, curved, gibbous, e.g. back, chiefly late; — absolute גָּ֑ב Ezekiel 16:24; construct גַּב Ezekiel 43:13 (read גֹּבַהּ ᵐ5 Ew Sm Co); suffix גַּבִּי Psalm 129:3, גַּבֵךְ Ezekiel 16:31,39; plural construct גַּבֹּת Leviticus 14:9, גַּבֵּי Job 13:12; Job 15:26; suffix גַּבֵּיהֶם 1 Kings 7:33, גַּבֵּהֶם Ezekiel 10:12, גַּבֵּיהֶן Ezekiel 1:18, גַֹּבֹּתָם Ezekiel 1:18; —

1 back, of man (figurative of Israel) Psalm 129:3; apparently of cherubim Ezekiel 10:12, but Hi Sm emend v. so that ׳גּ refers to wheels, rim see 6 below

2 mound, for illicit worship Ezekiel 16:24,31,39 (all "" רמה); ᵐ5 ᵑ9 lupanar, brothel, after analogy of fornix, but this without sufficient proof, & needless.

3 boss, or convex projection, of shield Job 15:26 (figurative) he runneth against him... with the stout bosses of his shields (i.e. wicked against ׳י); so in Arabic in similar phrase; compare also Arabic , shield; also French bouclier from boucle.

4 bulwarks, breastworks, figurative for arguments לְגַבֵּיחֹֿמֶר גַּבֵּיכֶם Job 13:12 breastworks of clay are your breastworks.

5 brow, only גַּבֹּת עֵינָיו Leviticus 14:9 his eyebrows.

6 rim of wheel, felloe 1 Kings 7:33; Ezekiel 1:18 (twice in verse); so perhaps Ezekiel 10:12 see 1 above — Ezekiel 43:13; elevation, i.e. basement of altar, Da after MT., but see גֹּבַהּ, compare above

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
the top or rim, a boss, a vault

From an unused root meaning to hollow or curve; the back (as rounded (compare gev and guwph); by analogy, the top or rim, a boss, a vault, arch of eye, bulwarks, etc. -- back, body, boss, eminent (higher) place, (eye)brows, nave, ring.

see HEBREW gev

see HEBREW guwph

Forms and Transliterations
גֶּ֑ב גַּ֥ב גַּ֭בִּי גַּבֵּ֥י גַּבֵּיכֶֽם׃ גַּבֵּךְ֙ גַּבֹּ֣ת גַבֵּךְ֙ גב גבי גביכם׃ גבך גבת וְגַ֨בֵּיהֶ֔ן וְגַבֵּהֶ֔ם וְגַבֵּיהֶ֗ם וְגַבֹּתָ֗ם וגבהם וגביהם וגביהן וגבתם לְגַבֵּי־ לגבי־ gaḇ gab·bê gab·bê·ḵem gab·bêḵ ḡab·bêḵ gab·bî gab·bōṯ gabbê gabbeCh gabBei gabbeiChem gabbêḵ ḡabbêḵ gabbêḵem Gabbi gabbî gabBot gabbōṯ gav geḇ Gev lə·ḡab·bê- ləḡabbê- legabbei vegabbeHem vegabbeiHem veGabbeiHen vegabboTam wə·ḡab·bê·hem wə·ḡab·bê·hen wə·ḡab·bō·ṯām wəḡabbêhem wəḡabbêhen wəḡabbōṯām
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13 Occurrences


gab·bêḵ — 2 Occ.
gab·bê — 1 Occ.
gab·bê·ḵem — 1 Occ.
gab·bî — 1 Occ.
gab·bōṯ — 1 Occ.
gaḇ — 1 Occ.
geḇ — 1 Occ.
lə·ḡab·bê- — 1 Occ.
wə·ḡab·bê·hem — 1 Occ.
wə·ḡab·bê·hem — 1 Occ.
wə·ḡab·bê·hen — 1 Occ.
wə·ḡab·bō·ṯām — 1 Occ.

Leviticus 14:9
HEB: זְקָנוֹ֙ וְאֵת֙ גַּבֹּ֣ת עֵינָ֔יו וְאֶת־
INT: his head and his beard top affliction all

1 Kings 7:33
HEB: הַמֶּרְכָּבָ֑ה יְדוֹתָ֣ם וְגַבֵּיהֶ֗ם וְחִשֻּׁקֵיהֶ֛ם וְחִשֻּׁרֵיהֶ֖ם
NAS: Their axles, their rims, their spokes,
KJV: their axletrees, and their naves, and their felloes,
INT: of a chariot their axles their rims their spokes and their hubs

Job 13:12
HEB: מִשְׁלֵי־ אֵ֑פֶר לְגַבֵּי־ חֹ֝֗מֶר גַּבֵּיכֶֽם׃
NAS: of ashes, Your defenses are defenses
KJV: unto ashes, your bodies to bodies
INT: be like of ashes your defenses of clay are defenses

Job 13:12
HEB: לְגַבֵּי־ חֹ֝֗מֶר גַּבֵּיכֶֽם׃
NAS: Your defenses are defenses of clay.
KJV: your bodies to bodies of clay.
INT: your defenses of clay are defenses

Job 15:26
HEB: בְּצַוָּ֑אר בַּ֝עֲבִ֗י גַּבֵּ֥י מָֽגִנָּֽיו׃
KJV: upon the thick bosses of his bucklers:
INT: headlong the thick bosses shield

Psalm 129:3
HEB: עַל־ גַּ֭בִּי חָרְשׁ֣וּ חֹרְשִׁ֑ים
NAS: plowed upon my back; They lengthened
KJV: plowed upon my back: they made long
INT: upon my back the plowers plowed

Ezekiel 1:18
HEB: וְגַ֨בֵּיהֶ֔ן וְגֹ֥בַהּ לָהֶ֖ם
NAS: As for their rims they were lofty
KJV: As for their rings, they were so high
INT: their rims were lofty like

Ezekiel 1:18
HEB: וְיִרְאָ֣ה לָהֶ֑ם וְגַבֹּתָ֗ם מְלֵאֹ֥ת עֵינַ֛יִם
NAS: and awesome, and the rims of all four
KJV: that they were dreadful; and their rings [were] full
INT: and awesome like and the rims were full of eyes

Ezekiel 10:12
HEB: וְכָל־ בְּשָׂרָם֙ וְגַבֵּהֶ֔ם וִֽידֵיהֶ֖ם וְכַנְפֵיהֶ֑ם
NAS: body, their backs, their hands,
KJV: And their whole body, and their backs, and their hands,
INT: their whole body their backs their hands their wings

Ezekiel 16:24
HEB: וַתִּבְנִי־ לָ֖ךְ גֶּ֑ב וַתַּעֲשִׂי־ לָ֥ךְ
NAS: that you built yourself a shrine and made
KJV: [That] thou hast also built unto thee an eminent place, and hast made
INT: you built A shrine and made A high

Ezekiel 16:31
HEB: בִּבְנוֹתַ֤יִךְ גַּבֵּךְ֙ בְּרֹ֣אשׁ כָּל־
NAS: When you built your shrine at the beginning
KJV: In that thou buildest thine eminent place in the head
INT: built your shrine the beginning of every

Ezekiel 16:39
HEB: בְּיָדָ֗ם וְהָרְס֤וּ גַבֵּךְ֙ וְנִתְּצ֣וּ רָמֹתַ֔יִךְ
NAS: of your lovers, and they will tear down your shrines, demolish
KJV: and they shall throw down thine eminent place, and shall break down
INT: the hands will tear your shrines demolish your high

Ezekiel 43:13
HEB: הָאֶחָ֔ד וְזֶ֖ה גַּ֥ב הַמִּזְבֵּֽחַ׃
NAS: and this [shall be] the [height] of the base of the altar.
KJV: span: and this [shall be] the higher place of the altar.
INT: one and this the base of the altar

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