1478. gava
Strong's Concordance
gava: to expire, perish, die
Original Word: גָּוַע
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: gava
Phonetic Spelling: (gaw-vah')
Definition: to expire, perish, die
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
Definition
to expire, perish, die
NASB Translation
breathed his last (4), die (5), died (2), expire (2), expires (1), perish (6), perished (4).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
גָּוַע verb expire perish, die (compare Arabic be empty, hungry) —

Qal Perfect גָּוַע Numbers 20:29; Joshua 22:20 גָּוָ֑עוּ Lamentations 1:19 גָּוַעְנוּ Numbers 17:27; Numbers 20:3; Imperfect יִגְוַע Job 34:15, יִגְוָ֑ע Genesis 6:17, יִגְוְעוּ Job 36:12, יִגְוָע֑וּ Zechariah 13:8, יִגְוָע֑וּן Psalm 104:28 etc.; Infinitive construct גְּוַע Numbers 20:3 גְּוֺעַ Numbers 17:28; Participle גֹּוֵעַ Psalm 88:16; — expire and die, only P & poetry; וימת ׳ג Genesis 25:8,17; Genesis 35:29 (all P); "" מות Job 3:11; Job 14:10 compare Numbers 17:28 (P); "" אבד Numbers 17:27 we expire, we perish (P); "" עָנִי Psalm 88:15 (progressive parall.) distressed and about to die; "" יאסף אל אבותיו Genesis 49:33; "" עלעֿפר ישׁוב Job 34:15 compare Psalm 104:29; "" יִכָּֽרְתוּ Zechariah 13:8; absolute, both prose and (especially) poetry Numbers 20:3 (twice in verse); Numbers 20:29; Joshua 22:20; Genesis 6:17; Genesis 7:21 (all P) Job 10:13; Job 13:19; Job 27:5; Job 36:12; Lamentations 1:19; Job 29:18 עִםקִֿנִּי אגוע with my nest shall I die, i.e. in full possession of what is mine, compare Di.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
die, be dead, give up the ghost, perish

A primitive root; to breathe out, i.e. (by implication) expire -- die, be dead, give up the ghost, perish.

Forms and Transliterations
אֶ֝גְוַ֗ע אֶגְוָ֑ע אגוע בִּגְוַ֥ע בגוע גָּוַ֛עְנוּ גָּוָ֑עוּ גָוַ֖ע גָוַ֛עְנוּ גוע גועו גוענו וְ֝יִגְוְע֗וּ וְאֶגְוָֽע׃ וְגֹוֵ֣עַ וַיִּגְוַ֖ע וַיִּגְוַ֞ע וַיִּגְוַ֣ע וַיִּגְוַ֨ע ואגוע׃ וגוע ויגוע ויגועו יִגְוַ֣ע יִגְוָ֑עוּ יִגְוָֽע׃ יִגְוָע֑וּן יגוע יגוע׃ יגועו יגועון לִגְוֹֽעַ׃ לגוע׃ ’eḡ·wa‘ ’eḡ·wā‘ ’eḡwa‘ ’eḡwā‘ biḡ·wa‘ bigVa biḡwa‘ egVa ḡā·wa‘ gā·wa‘·nū ḡā·wa‘·nū gā·wā·‘ū gaVa gaVanu gaVau ḡāwa‘ gāwa‘nū ḡāwa‘nū gāwā‘ū liḡ·wō·a‘ ligVoa liḡwōa‘ vaiyigVa veegVa vegoyEa veyigveU way·yiḡ·wa‘ wayyiḡwa‘ wə’eḡwā‘ wə·’eḡ·wā‘ wə·ḡō·wê·a‘ wə·yiḡ·wə·‘ū wəḡōwêa‘ wəyiḡwə‘ū yiḡ·wa‘ yiḡ·wā‘ yiḡ·wā·‘ū yiḡ·wā·‘ūn yigVa yigVau yigvaUn yiḡwa‘ yiḡwā‘ yiḡwā‘ū yiḡwā‘ūn
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Genesis 6:17
HEB: אֲשֶׁר־ בָּאָ֖רֶץ יִגְוָֽע׃
NAS: that is on the earth shall perish.
KJV: that [is] in the earth shall die.
INT: which the earth shall perish

Genesis 7:21
HEB: וַיִּגְוַ֞ע כָּל־ בָּשָׂ֣ר ׀
NAS: on the earth perished, birds
KJV: And all flesh died that moved
INT: perished All flesh

Genesis 25:8
HEB: וַיִּגְוַ֨ע וַיָּ֧מָת אַבְרָהָ֛ם
NAS: Abraham breathed his last and died
KJV: Then Abraham gave up the ghost, and died
INT: breathed and died Abraham

Genesis 25:17
HEB: וְשֶׁ֣בַע שָׁנִ֑ים וַיִּגְוַ֣ע וַיָּ֔מָת וַיֵּאָ֖סֶף
NAS: years; and he breathed his last and died,
KJV: years: and he gave up the ghost and died;
INT: and seven years breathed and died was gathered

Genesis 35:29
HEB: וַיִּגְוַ֨ע יִצְחָ֤ק וַיָּ֙מָת֙
NAS: Isaac breathed his last and died
KJV: And Isaac gave up the ghost, and died,
INT: breathed Isaac and died

Genesis 49:33
HEB: אֶל־ הַמִּטָּ֑ה וַיִּגְוַ֖ע וַיֵּאָ֥סֶף אֶל־
NAS: into the bed and breathed his last, and was gathered
KJV: into the bed, and yielded up the ghost, and was gathered
INT: into the bed and breathed was gathered to his

Numbers 17:12
HEB: לֵאמֹ֑ר הֵ֥ן גָּוַ֛עְנוּ אָבַ֖דְנוּ כֻּלָּ֥נוּ
NAS: Behold, we perish, we are dying,
KJV: saying, Behold, we die, we perish,
INT: saying Behold perish are dying are all

Numbers 17:13
HEB: הַאִ֥ם תַּ֖מְנוּ לִגְוֹֽעַ׃ ס
NAS: must die. Are we to perish completely?
KJV: shall we be consumed with dying?
INT: lo shall we be consumed to perish

Numbers 20:3
HEB: לֵאמֹ֔ר וְל֥וּ גָוַ֛עְנוּ בִּגְוַ֥ע אַחֵ֖ינוּ
NAS: If only we had perished when our brothers
KJV: Would God that we had died when our brethren
INT: saying If had perished perished our brothers

Numbers 20:3
HEB: וְל֥וּ גָוַ֛עְנוּ בִּגְוַ֥ע אַחֵ֖ינוּ לִפְנֵ֥י
NAS: when our brothers perished before
KJV: when our brethren died before
INT: If had perished perished our brothers before

Numbers 20:29
HEB: הָ֣עֵדָ֔ה כִּ֥י גָוַ֖ע אַהֲרֹ֑ן וַיִּבְכּ֤וּ
NAS: saw that Aaron had died, all the house
KJV: that Aaron was dead, they mourned
INT: the congregation for had died Aaron wept

Joshua 22:20
HEB: אֶחָ֔ד לֹ֥א גָוַ֖ע בַּעֲוֹנֽוֹ׃ פ
NAS: And that man did not perish alone
KJV: and that man perished not alone
INT: not did not perish his iniquity

Job 3:11
HEB: מִבֶּ֖טֶן יָצָ֣אתִי וְאֶגְוָֽע׃
NAS: Come forth from the womb and expire?
KJV: I not from the womb? [why] did I [not] give up the ghost when I came out
INT: the womb Come die

Job 10:18
HEB: מֵ֭רֶחֶם הֹצֵאתָ֑נִי אֶ֝גְוַ֗ע וְעַ֣יִן לֹא־
NAS: me out of the womb? Would that I had died and no
KJV: out of the womb? Oh that I had given up the ghost, and no eye
INT: matrix brought die eye and no

Job 13:19
HEB: עַתָּ֖ה אַחֲרִ֣ישׁ וְאֶגְוָֽע׃
NAS: I would be silent and die.
KJV: with me? for now, if I hold my tongue, I shall give up the ghost.
INT: then would be silent and die

Job 14:10
HEB: יָ֭מוּת וַֽיֶּחֱלָ֑שׁ וַיִּגְוַ֖ע אָדָ֣ם וְאַיּֽוֹ׃
NAS: Man expires, and where
KJV: yea, man giveth up the ghost, and where [is] he?
INT: dies and lies expires Man where

Job 27:5
HEB: אֶ֫תְכֶ֥ם עַד־ אֶגְוָ֑ע לֹא־ אָסִ֖יר
NAS: Till I die I will not put away
KJV: that I should justify you: till I die I will not remove
INT: declare Till die I will not put

Job 29:18
HEB: עִם־ קִנִּ֣י אֶגְוָ֑ע וְ֝כַח֗וֹל אַרְבֶּ֥ה
NAS: Then I thought, 'I shall die in my nest,
KJV: Then I said, I shall die in my nest,
INT: in my nest shall die as the sand shall multiply

Job 34:15
HEB: יִגְוַ֣ע כָּל־ בָּשָׂ֣ר
NAS: flesh would perish together,
KJV: All flesh shall perish together,
INT: perish All flesh

Job 36:12
HEB: בְּשֶׁ֣לַח יַעֲבֹ֑רוּ וְ֝יִגְוְע֗וּ כִּבְלִי־ דָֽעַת׃
NAS: by the sword And they will die without
KJV: by the sword, and they shall die without knowledge.
INT: the sword shall perish will die without knowledge

Psalm 88:15
HEB: עָ֘נִ֤י אֲנִ֣י וְגֹוֵ֣עַ מִנֹּ֑עַר נָשָׂ֖אתִי
NAS: I was afflicted and about to die from my youth
KJV: I [am] afflicted and ready to die from [my] youth
INT: was afflicted I to die my youth suffer

Psalm 104:29
HEB: תֹּסֵ֣ף ר֭וּחָם יִגְוָע֑וּן וְֽאֶל־ עֲפָרָ֥ם
NAS: their spirit, they expire And return
KJV: their breath, they die, and return
INT: take their spirit expire to their dust

Lamentations 1:19
HEB: וּזְקֵנַ֖י בָּעִ֣יר גָּוָ֑עוּ כִּֽי־ בִקְשׁ֥וּ
NAS: and my elders perished in the city
KJV: and mine elders gave up the ghost in the city,
INT: and my elders the city perished While sought

Zechariah 13:8
HEB: בָּ֔הּ יִכָּרְת֖וּ יִגְוָ֑עוּ וְהַשְּׁלִשִׁ֖ית יִוָּ֥תֶר
NAS: in it will be cut off [and] perish; But the third
KJV: therein shall be cut off [and] die; but the third
INT: two will be cut perish the third will be left

24 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 1478
24 Occurrences


biḡ·wa‘ — 1 Occ.
’eḡ·wa‘ — 3 Occ.
ḡā·wa‘ — 2 Occ.
gā·wa‘·nū — 2 Occ.
gā·wā·‘ū — 1 Occ.
liḡ·wō·a‘ — 1 Occ.
way·yiḡ·wa‘ — 6 Occ.
wə·’eḡ·wā‘ — 2 Occ.
wə·ḡō·wê·a‘ — 1 Occ.
wə·yiḡ·wə·‘ū — 1 Occ.
yiḡ·wā‘ — 2 Occ.
yiḡ·wā·‘ū — 1 Occ.
yiḡ·wā·‘ūn — 1 Occ.










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