1406. gag
Strong's Concordance
gag: a roof, a top
Original Word: גָּג
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: gag
Phonetic Spelling: (gawg)
Definition: a roof, a top
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of uncertain derivation
Definition
a roof, a top
NASB Translation
housetop (1), housetops (7), roof (18), roofs (1), rooftops (1), top (2).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
גָּג noun masculine roof, top (Late Hebrew id.; Di compare Ethiopic vinculum (ferreum), jugo simil. collare ferreum; √ dubious; Thes proposes גגג; perhaps גנג (= גנגן) cover§ 292 Sta§ 189 a MV) — גָּג Joshua 2:6 9t. + 1 Samuel 9:26 Kt (Qr גָּ֫גָה), גָּ֫גָה Joshua 2:6; 1 Samuel 9:26 Qr (Kt גג); construct Judges 9:51 2t. + Ezekiel 40:13 (strike out Co see below); suffix גַּגֶּךָ֑ Deuteronomy 22:8, גַּגּוֺ Exodus 30:3 2t. + Ezekiel 40:13 (strike out Co see below); plural גַּגּוֺת Isaiah 37:27 5t.; suffix גַּגּוֺתֶיהָ Isaiah 15:3, גַּגּוֺתֵיהֶם Jeremiah 32:29, גַּגֹּתֵיהֶם Jeremiah 19:13; —

1 roof (of house) Deuteronomy 22:8; Joshua 2:6 (twice in verse); Joshua 2:8; Joshua 16:27; 1 Samuel 9:25,26; 2 Samuel 11:2 (twice in verse); 2 Samuel 16:22; 2 Kings 19:26 = Isaiah 37:27; Nehemiah 8:16; Psalm 102:8; Psalm 129:6; Proverbs 21:9; Proverbs 25:24; Isaiah 15:3; Isaiah 22:1; Jeremiah 48:38; as places of idolatrous worship (especially of heavenly bodies) Jeremiah 19:13; Jeremiah 32:29; Zephaniah 1:5; so הַגָּג עֲלִיַּת אָחָז 2 Kings 23:12, roof of tower Judges 9:51,51, over gate 2 Samuel 18:24, of chamber Ezekiel 40:13 (twice in verse) (but ᵐ5 Co קיר).

2 top of altar of incense, in tabernacle Exodus 30:3; Exodus 37:26 (both p).

גַּד, גָּד, גִּדְּגָּד, גֻּדְגֹּדָה see below גדד.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
roof of the house, house top of the house

Probably by reduplication from ga'ah; a roof; by analogy, the top of an altar -- roof (of the house), (house) top (of the house).

see HEBREW ga'ah

Forms and Transliterations
גַּ֣ג גַּ֤ג גַּ֥ג גַּגֹּֽתֵיהֶם֙ גַּגּ֑וֹת גַּגּ֔וֹת גַּגּ֥וֹת גַּגּ֧וֹ גַּגּֽוֹתֵיהֶ֜ם גַּגּוֹ֙ גַּגּוֹתֶ֧יהָ גָּ֑ג גָּֽג׃ גג גג׃ גגו גגות גגותיה גגותיהם גגתיהם הַגַּגּ֖וֹת הַגָּ֑ג הַגָּ֑גָה הַגָּ֗ג הַגָּֽג׃ הַגָּג֩ הַגָּ֣גָה הגג הגג׃ הגגה הגגות לְגַגֶּ֑ךָ לְגַגּ֔וֹ לַגַּגּֽוֹת׃ לגגו לגגות׃ לגגך מִגַּ֤ג מגג gag gaḡ gāḡ gag·gō·ṯê·hem gag·gō·w·ṯe·hā gag·gō·w·ṯê·hem gag·gō·wṯ gag·gōw gagGo gagGot gaggōṯêhem gaggoTeiha gaggoteiHem gaggōw gaggōwṯ gaggōwṯehā gaggōwṯêhem gaggoyt hag·gā·ḡāh hag·gāḡ hag·gag·gō·wṯ hagGag haggāḡ hagGagah haggāḡāh haggagGot haggaggōwṯ lag·gag·gō·wṯ laggagGot laggaggōwṯ lə·ḡag·ge·ḵā lə·ḡag·gōw legagGecha ləḡaggeḵā legagGo ləḡaggōw mig·gaḡ migGag miggaḡ
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Exodus 30:3
HEB: טָה֗וֹר אֶת־ גַּגּ֧וֹ וְאֶת־ קִירֹתָ֛יו
NAS: gold, its top and its sides
KJV: gold, the top thereof, and the sides
INT: gold pure top sides all

Exodus 37:26
HEB: טָה֗וֹר אֶת־ גַּגּ֧וֹ וְאֶת־ קִירֹתָ֛יו
NAS: gold, its top and its sides
KJV: gold, [both] the top of it, and the sides
INT: gold pure top sides all

Deuteronomy 22:8
HEB: וְעָשִׂ֥יתָ מַעֲקֶ֖ה לְגַגֶּ֑ךָ וְלֹֽא־ תָשִׂ֤ים
NAS: a parapet for your roof, so that you will not bring
KJV: a battlement for thy roof, that thou bring
INT: shall make A parapet your roof you will not bring

Joshua 2:6
HEB: וְהִ֖יא הֶעֱלָ֣תַם הַגָּ֑גָה וַֽתִּטְמְנֵם֙ בְּפִשְׁתֵּ֣י
NAS: But she had brought them up to the roof and hidden
KJV: But she had brought them up to the roof of the house, and hid
INT: she had brought to the roof and hidden of flax

Joshua 2:6
HEB: לָ֖הּ עַל־ הַגָּֽג׃
NAS: which she had laid in order on the roof.
KJV: which she had laid in order upon the roof.
INT: had laid on the roof

Joshua 2:8
HEB: עֲלֵיהֶ֖ם עַל־ הַגָּֽג׃
NAS: she came up to them on the roof,
KJV: she came up unto them upon the roof;
INT: up to the roof

Judges 9:51
HEB: וַֽיַּעֲל֖וּ עַל־ גַּ֥ג הַמִּגְדָּֽל׃
NAS: themselves in; and they went up on the roof of the tower.
KJV: [it] to them, and gat them up to the top of the tower.
INT: went on the roof of the tower

Judges 16:27
HEB: פְלִשְׁתִּ֑ים וְעַל־ הַגָּ֗ג כִּשְׁלֹ֤שֶׁת אֲלָפִים֙
NAS: and women were on the roof looking
KJV: of the Philistines [were] there; and [there were] upon the roof about three
INT: of the Philistines were on the roof three thousand

1 Samuel 9:25
HEB: שָׁא֖וּל עַל־ הַגָּֽג׃
NAS: [Samuel] spoke with Saul on the roof.
KJV: with Saul upon the top of the house.
INT: Saul on the roof

1 Samuel 9:26
HEB: [הַגָּג כ] (הַגָּ֣גָה ק) לֵאמֹ֔ר
NAS: to Saul on the roof, saying,
KJV: Saul to the top of the house, saying,
INT: to Saul roof saying Get

2 Samuel 11:2
HEB: וַיִּתְהַלֵּךְ֙ עַל־ גַּ֣ג בֵּית־ הַמֶּ֔לֶךְ
NAS: and walked around on the roof of the king's
KJV: and walked upon the roof of the king's
INT: and walked on the roof house of the king's

2 Samuel 11:2
HEB: רֹחֶ֖צֶת מֵעַ֣ל הַגָּ֑ג וְהָ֣אִשָּׁ֔ה טוֹבַ֥ת
NAS: house, and from the roof he saw
KJV: house: and from the roof he saw
INT: bathing and from the roof and the woman beautiful

2 Samuel 16:22
HEB: הָאֹ֖הֶל עַל־ הַגָּ֑ג וַיָּבֹ֤א אַבְשָׁלוֹם֙
NAS: for Absalom on the roof, and Absalom
KJV: a tent upon the top of the house; and Absalom
INT: A tent on the roof went and Absalom

2 Samuel 18:24
HEB: הַצֹּפֶ֜ה אֶל־ גַּ֤ג הַשַּׁ֙עַר֙ אֶל־
NAS: went up to the roof of the gate
KJV: went up to the roof over the gate
INT: and the watchman to the roof of the gate by

2 Kings 19:26
HEB: דֶּ֔שֶׁא חֲצִ֣יר גַּגּ֔וֹת וּשְׁדֵפָ֖ה לִפְנֵ֥י
NAS: As grass on the housetops is scorched
KJV: [as] the grass on the housetops, and [as corn] blasted
INT: herb grass the housetops is scorched before

2 Kings 23:12
HEB: אֲשֶׁ֣ר עַל־ הַגָּג֩ עֲלִיַּ֨ת אָחָ֜ז
NAS: which [were] on the roof, the upper chamber
KJV: And the altars that [were] on the top of the upper chamber
INT: which on the roof the upper of Ahaz

Nehemiah 8:16
HEB: אִ֤ישׁ עַל־ גַּגּוֹ֙ וּבְחַצְרֹ֣תֵיהֶ֔ם וּבְחַצְר֖וֹת
NAS: for themselves, each on his roof, and in their courts
KJV: every one upon the roof of his house, and in their courts,
INT: each on his roof their courts the courts

Psalm 102:7
HEB: בּוֹדֵ֥ד עַל־ גָּֽג׃
NAS: like a lonely bird on a housetop.
KJV: alone upon the house top.
INT: A lonely on A housetop

Psalm 129:6
HEB: יִ֭הְיוּ כַּחֲצִ֣יר גַּגּ֑וֹת שֶׁקַּדְמַ֖ת שָׁלַ֣ף
NAS: Let them be like grass upon the housetops, Which
KJV: Let them be as the grass [upon] the housetops, which withereth
INT: them be like grass the housetops before grows

Proverbs 21:9
HEB: עַל־ פִּנַּת־ גָּ֑ג מֵאֵ֥שֶׁת מִ֝דְיָנִ֗ים
NAS: in a corner of a roof Than
KJV: in a corner of the housetop, than with a brawling
INT: in A corner of a roof woman brawling

Proverbs 25:24
HEB: עַל־ פִּנַּת־ גָּ֑ג מֵאֵ֥שֶׁת [מִדֹונִים
NAS: in a corner of the roof Than
KJV: in the corner of the housetop, than with a brawling
INT: in A corner of the roof woman brawling

Isaiah 15:3
HEB: שָׂ֑ק עַ֣ל גַּגּוֹתֶ֧יהָ וּבִרְחֹבֹתֶ֛יהָ כֻּלֹּ֥ה
NAS: themselves with sackcloth; On their housetops and in their squares
KJV: themselves with sackcloth: on the tops of their houses, and in their streets,
INT: sackcloth on their housetops their squares Everyone

Isaiah 22:1
HEB: עָלִ֥ית כֻּלָּ֖ךְ לַגַּגּֽוֹת׃
NAS: gone up to the housetops?
KJV: that thou art wholly gone up to the housetops?
INT: gone you have all roof

Isaiah 37:27
HEB: דֶּ֔שֶׁא חֲצִ֣יר גַּגּ֔וֹת וּשְׁדֵמָ֖ה לִפְנֵ֥י
NAS: [As] grass on the housetops is scorched
KJV: [as] the grass on the housetops, and [as corn] blasted
INT: herb grass the housetops blasted before

Jeremiah 19:13
HEB: קִטְּר֜וּ עַל־ גַּגֹּֽתֵיהֶם֙ לְכֹל֙ צְבָ֣א
NAS: on whose rooftops they burned sacrifices
KJV: because of all the houses upon whose roofs they have burned incense
INT: burned and rooftops to all host

30 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 1406
30 Occurrences


gaḡ — 6 Occ.
gag·gōw — 3 Occ.
gag·gō·wṯ — 3 Occ.
gag·gō·w·ṯe·hā — 1 Occ.
gag·gō·ṯê·hem — 2 Occ.
gag·gō·wṯ — 1 Occ.
hag·gāḡ — 7 Occ.
hag·gā·ḡāh — 2 Occ.
hag·gag·gō·wṯ — 1 Occ.
lag·gag·gō·wṯ — 1 Occ.
lə·ḡag·ge·ḵā — 1 Occ.
lə·ḡag·gōw — 1 Occ.
mig·gaḡ — 1 Occ.










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