1356. geb
Strong's Concordance
geb: beam
Original Word: גֵּב
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: geb
Phonetic Spelling: (gabe)
Definition: a pit, trench, ditch
II. [גֵּב] pit, III. [גֵּב] beam, see below גוב.

II. גֵּב noun [masculine] pit, ditch, trench, (Arabic hollow, depression; Syriac cistern) — only plural גֵּבִים Jeremiah 14:3; in 2 Kings 3:16 גבים גבים, i.e. full of ditches; further, cisterns (according to Klo 2 Kings 25:12) Jeremiah 39:10 וִּיגֵבִים (read וְגֵבִים); compare also "" 2 Kings 25:12 (ולגבים Kt, וּלְיוֺגְבִים Qr) = Jeremiah 52:16 (וּלְֹיגְבִים; both with כֹּרְמִים); Klo propose to emend these, so as to read in all וַיִּתֵּן לָהֶם כְּרָמִים וְגֵבִים and gave to them vineyards and cisterns; another view in Th; compare further גוב, יגב. — I. גֵּב see below גבה.

III. [גֵּב] noun [masculine] beam, rafter? (Thes below גוב, but meaning & √ dubious), גֵּבִים 1 Kings 6:9; but LagArmen. Stud. § 499, M i. 212; BN 155 reads גֻּבְּדִים (Persian , Armenian γμβεθ) vaulted roofs.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
beam, ditch, pit

From guwb; a log (as cut out); also well or cistern (as dug) -- beam, ditch, pit.

see HEBREW guwb

Forms and Transliterations
גֵּבִ֔ים גֵּבִ֞ים גֵּבִ֥ים ׀ גֵּבִֽים׃ גבים גבים׃ gê·ḇîm gêḇîm geVim
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Englishman's Concordance
1 Kings 6:9
HEB: אֶת־ הַבַּ֙יִת֙ גֵּבִ֔ים וּשְׂדֵרֹ֖ת בָּאֲרָזִֽים׃
NAS: the house with beams and planks
KJV: the house with beams and boards
INT: covered the house beams and planks made of cedar

2 Kings 3:16
HEB: הַנַּ֥חַל הַזֶּ֖ה גֵּבִ֥ים ׀ גֵּבִֽים׃
NAS: this valley full of trenches.'
KJV: Make this valley full of ditches.
INT: valley this full full

2 Kings 3:16
HEB: הַזֶּ֖ה גֵּבִ֥ים ׀ גֵּבִֽים׃
NAS: valley full of trenches.'
INT: this full full

Jeremiah 14:3
HEB: בָּ֣אוּ עַל־ גֵּבִ֞ים לֹא־ מָ֣צְאוּ
NAS: They have come to the cisterns and found
KJV: they came to the pits, [and] found
INT: have come unto the cisterns no and found

4 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 1356
4 Occurrences

gê·ḇîm — 4 Occ.

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