1486. goral
Strong's Concordance
goral: a lot (for casting)
Original Word: גּוֹרָל
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: goral
Phonetic Spelling: (go-rawl')
Definition: a lot (for casting)
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from an unused word
a lot (for casting)
NASB Translation
allotted (2), allotted portion (1), choice (1), land (1), lot (53), lots (15), lots and the lot (1), territory allotted (2).

גּוֺרָל77 noun masculineLeviticus 16:8 & ( Joshua 21:10, but see below) feminine lot: (Late Hebrew id. & denominative Hiph`il הִגְרִיל cast lots) — absolute ׳ג Joshua 16:1 51t.; construct גּוֺרַל Joshua 18:11 2t., גֹּרַל Numbers 36:3; suffix גּוֺרָלִי Psalm 16:5, גֹּרָלִי Judges 1:3, גּוֺרָֽלְךָ Proverbs 1:14, גֹּרָֽלְךָ Daniel 12:13, גּוֺרָלֶ֑ךָ Judges 1:3, גּוֺרָלֵךְ Jeremiah 13:25; Isaiah 57:6, גּוֺרָלוֺ 1 Chronicles 26:14, גּוֺרָלָם Joshua 18:11 2t.; plural גּוֺרָלוֺת Jonah 1:7 8t., גֹּרָלוֺת Leviticus 16:8; — a lot cast for the decision of questions Proverbs 18:18, designation of persons, etc., for service or punishment, assignment of property, etc.; probably stones put into the bosom-fold of a garment, Proverbs 16:33 (׳בַּחֵיק יוּטַל אֶתהַֿגּ), or into a vessel, and shaken until one springs out (עָלָה, יָצָא or — late — נָפַל); this was regarded originally as divine decision (compare on Urim & Thummim p. 22, above); for the agent, the usual verbs are הִשְׁלִיךְ, יָרָה, נָתַן, and הִמִּיל. Particularly: —

1 lot for dividing land, especially that which Joshua cast at Shiloh ׳לִפְנֵי י Joshua 18:6 (יָרָה) Joshua 18:8; Joshua 18:10 (both הִשְׁלִיךְ; all three followed by לְ of person for whom; all J E); compare Joshua 19:51 (P); so of lot coming up, or forth, עָלָה Joshua 18:11 (construct; P), also followed by לְ person Joshua 19:10 (P), & following with יָצָא Joshua 16:11 (JE), Numbers 33:54; Joshua 19:1,17,24,32,40; Joshua 21:4 (all P); be divided by lot ׳יֵחָלֵק בְּג Numbers 26:55, or according to lot תֵּחָלֵק ׳עַלמִּֿי הַגּ Numbers 26:56; apportion by lot הִתְנַחֲלוּ ׳בְּג Numbers 33:54; Numbers 34:13, ׳נִחַל בְּג Joshua 19:51; give by lot ׳נָתַן בְּג Numbers 36:2 ׳נָתַן בַּגּ Joshua 21:8 (all P) 1 Chronicles 6:50; have by lot ׳בַּגּ ׳הָיָה ל Joshua 21:4, & (היה omitted) Joshua 21:5; Joshua 21:6 (all P) compare 1 Chronicles 6:46; 1 Chronicles 6:48; also Joshua 21:10 (P; רִאישֹׁנָה ׳הַגּ, only here feminine; ᵐ5 — not ᵐ5L — omits ראישׁנה, & so) "" 1 Chronicles 6:39; compare further Isaiah 34:17 (הִמִּיל לְ).

2 lot for assigning to service, duty or punishment,

a. concerning the goats on day of atonement, Leviticus 16:8 (נָתַן עַל) Leviticus 16:8; Leviticus 16:8 (followed by לְ); compare Leviticus 16:9; Leviticus 16:10 (עָלָה עַל; all P).

b. assigning priests to their courses, singers, musicians & porters to their duties, by lot ׳חָלַק בְּג 1 Chronicles 24:5; ׳הִמִּיל ג 1 Chronicles 24:31; 1 Chronicles 25:8; 1 Chronicles 26:13 (followed by לְ of position) 1 Chronicles 26:14; of lot coming forth (יָצָא לְ person) 1 Chronicles 24:7 (compare 1 Chronicles 24:7; 1 Chronicles 24:18) 1 Chronicles 25:9 (compare 1 Chronicles 25:9-31) 1 Chronicles 26:14 compare וַיֵּצֵא גּוֺרָלוֺ 1 Chronicles 26:14.

c. cast lots for dwelling in Jerusalem (׳הִמִּיל ג) Nehemiah 1:11 (followed by infinitive)

d. for supplying wood for altar-fire Nehemiah 10:35 (הִמִּיל עַל); here belongs probably also

e. Judges 20:9 ׳עָלֶיהָ בְּג, reference to Judges 20:10 (determining who shall go up, and who supply provision) ᵐ5 ἀναβησόμεθα ἐπ’ αὐτὴν ἐν κλήρῳ, so Stu (insert perhaps נעלה), compare AV RV, BuRS 151 (who reads ׳נַמִּילָה בְּג); > ᵑ6 Be Ke who reference ׳ג here to division of land of captured city.

f. to determine guilty persons Jonah 1:7 (twice in verse) (both הִמִּיל) Jonah 1:17 (נָפַל עַל); so apparently Ezekiel 24:6 of inhabitants of Jerusalem under figure of flesh in pot ׳לֹאנָֿפַל עָלֶיהָ ג no lot is fallen over it, i.e. no discrimination is made, destruction is to include the whole city; (compare also Joshua 7:14ff.; 1 Samuel 14:41ff. where divine agency in detection is prominent but word גּוֺרָל not used).

g. in allotting slaves Joel 4:3אֶלעַֿמִּי ׳יַדּוּ גּ; Nahum 3:10 (יַדּוּ עַל); so Obadiah 11 ׳וְעַליְֿרוּשָׁלִַם יַדּוּ ג — all with verb ידד q. v.

h. in distributing plundered garments Psalm 22:19 (הִמִּיל על).

i. to determine favourable day for a scheme, הִמִּיל Esther 3:7 (לִפְנֵי הָמָן) Esther 9:24 (followed by infinitive; see also מּוּר).

3 thing assigned, apportioned, allotted especially of land assigned by lot, allotment Joshua 15:1; Joshua 17:1; Joshua 21:38 (all P), Joshua 17:14,17 = portion, share ("" נַחֲלָה J E); compare גֹּרַל נַחֲלָתֵנוּ Numbers 36:3 (P), גּוֺרַל נַחֲלָתָם Joshua 14:2 (P; but perhaps read absolute גּוֺרָל compare Di); also גְּבוּל גּוֺרָלָם Joshua 18:11 (P) the boundary of their allotment; עָרֵי גוֺרָלָם Joshua 21:20 (P); see further Judges 1:3 (twice in verse); so probably Micah 2:5 ׳הִשְׁלִיךְ חֶבֶל בְּג (Hi Che; compare also Ew); Psalm 125:3, land, exposed to oppressive exaction; also figurative of ׳י as portion, allotment of his people Psalm 16:5 (so Che, & on תָּמִיד for תּוֺמִיךְ compare his critical note; see also Ew; otherwise De and others; — "" מְנָת חֶלְקִי); on the other hand, of idols Isaiah 57:6 ("" חֵלֶק); also ׳עָמַד לְג Daniel 12:13, of allotted portion, share, in the Messianic consummation; more Generally, one's portion, lot, fortune גּוֺרָֽלְךָ תַּמִּיל בְּתוֺכֵנוּ Proverbs 1:14 cast thy fortune into the midst of us, in with us ("" כִּיס אֶחָד יִהְיֶה לְכֻלָּנוּ).

4 portion = recompence, retribution Isaiah 17:14 ("" חֵלֶק), Jeremiah 13:25 ("" מְנָת מִדַּיִךְ), both implying divine agency.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
lot, portion, destiny

Or (shortened) goral {go-ral'}; from an unused root meaning to be rough (as stone); properly, a pebble, i.e. A lot (small stones being used for that purpose); figuratively, a portion or destiny (as if determined by lot) -- lot.

Forms and Transliterations
בְּגוֹרַ֖ל בְּגוֹרָ֑ל בְּגוֹרָ֔ל בְּגוֹרָ֕ל בְּגוֹרָ֖ל בְּגוֹרָ֜ל בְּגוֹרָ֤ל ׀ בְּגוֹרָֽל׃ בְּגוֹרָל֖וֹת בְּגוֹרָלֶ֑ךָ בְגוֹרָלִ֗י בַּגּוֹרָ֔ל בַּגּוֹרָ֖ל בַּגּוֹרָֽל׃ בַגּוֹרָ֗ל בגורל בגורל׃ בגורלות בגורלי בגורלך גּ֭וֹרָ֣לְךָ גּֽוֹרָל֔וֹת גּֽוֹרָלָ֔ם גּוֹרַ֛ל גּוֹרַ֪ל גּוֹרָ֔ל גּוֹרָ֛ל גּוֹרָ֤ל גּוֹרָ֥ל גּוֹרָֽל׃ גּוֹרָל֑וֹת גּוֹרָל֙ גּוֹרָל֜וֹת גּוֹרָל֣וֹת גּוֹרָלִֽי׃ גּוֹרָלֵ֑ךְ גּוֹרָלָ֔ם גֽוֹרָל֔וֹת גֽוֹרָלָ֔ם גוֹרָ֑ל גוֹרָ֔ל גוֹרָֽל׃ גוֹרָל֖וֹ גוֹרָל֜וֹת גוֹרָלֵ֧ךְ גורל גורל׃ גורלו גורלות גורלי׃ גורלך גורלם הַגּוֹרָ֑ל הַגּוֹרָ֔ל הַגּוֹרָ֖ל הַגּוֹרָ֗ל הַגּוֹרָ֛ל הַגּוֹרָ֜ל הַגּוֹרָ֣ל הַגּוֹרָ֤ל הַגּוֹרָ֥ל הַגּוֹרָ֧ל הַגּוֹרָֽל׃ הַגּוֹרָל֙ הגורל הגורל׃ וְגוֹרָ֖ל וְגוֹרָ֥ל וְהַגּוֹרָל֨וֹת וּמִגֹּרַ֥ל וגורל והגורלות ומגרל לְגֹרָלְךָ֖ לגרלך bag·gō·w·rāl ḇag·gō·w·rāl baggoRal baggōwrāl ḇaggōwrāl bə·ḡō·w·rā·le·ḵā ḇə·ḡō·w·rā·lî bə·ḡō·w·rā·lō·wṯ bə·ḡō·w·ral bə·ḡō·w·rāl begoRal begoraLecha begoraLot bəḡōwral bəḡōwrāl bəḡōwrāleḵā ḇəḡōwrālî bəḡōwrālōwṯ gō·w·rā·lām ḡō·w·rā·lām gō·w·rā·lə·ḵā gō·w·rā·lêḵ ḡō·w·rā·lêḵ gō·w·rā·lî gō·w·rā·lō·wṯ ḡō·w·rā·lō·wṯ ḡō·w·rā·lōw gō·w·ral gō·w·rāl ḡō·w·rāl goRal goraLam goRalcha goraLech goraLi goraLo goraLot gōwral gōwrāl ḡōwrāl gōwrālām ḡōwrālām gōwrālêḵ ḡōwrālêḵ gōwrāləḵā gōwrālî ḡōwrālōw gōwrālōwṯ ḡōwrālōwṯ hag·gō·w·rāl haggoRal haggōwrāl lə·ḡō·rā·lə·ḵā legoraleCha ləḡōrāləḵā ū·mig·gō·ral umiggoRal ūmiggōral vaggoRal vegoRal vegoraLi vehaggoraLot wə·ḡō·w·rāl wə·hag·gō·w·rā·lō·wṯ wəḡōwrāl wəhaggōwrālōwṯ
Interlinear GreekInterlinear HebrewStrong's NumbersEnglishman's Greek ConcordanceEnglishman's Hebrew ConcordanceParallel Texts
Englishman's Concordance
Leviticus 16:8
HEB: שְׁנֵ֥י הַשְּׂעִירִ֖ם גּוֹרָל֑וֹת גּוֹרָ֤ל אֶחָד֙
NAS: shall cast lots for the two
KJV: shall cast lots upon the two
INT: the two goats lots lot one

Leviticus 16:8
HEB: הַשְּׂעִירִ֖ם גּוֹרָל֑וֹת גּוֹרָ֤ל אֶחָד֙ לַיהוָ֔ה
NAS: one lot for the LORD
KJV: one lot for the LORD,
INT: goats lots lot one the LORD

Leviticus 16:8
HEB: אֶחָד֙ לַיהוָ֔ה וְגוֹרָ֥ל אֶחָ֖ד לַעֲזָאזֵֽל׃
NAS: and the other lot for the scapegoat.
KJV: and the other lot for the scapegoat.
INT: one the LORD lot and the other the scapegoat

Leviticus 16:9
HEB: עָלָ֥ה עָלָ֛יו הַגּוֹרָ֖ל לַיהוָ֑ה וְעָשָׂ֖הוּ
NAS: on which the lot for the LORD
KJV: upon which the LORD'S lot fell,
INT: fell and the lot the LORD and make

Leviticus 16:10
HEB: עָלָ֨ה עָלָ֤יו הַגּוֹרָל֙ לַעֲזָאזֵ֔ל יָֽעֳמַד־
NAS: on which the lot for the scapegoat
KJV: But the goat, on which the lot fell
INT: fell and the lot the scapegoat shall be presented

Numbers 26:55
HEB: אַךְ־ בְּגוֹרָ֕ל יֵחָלֵ֖ק אֶת־
NAS: shall be divided by lot. They shall receive their inheritance
KJV: shall be divided by lot: according to the names
INT: by lot shall be divided the land

Numbers 26:56
HEB: עַל־ פִּי֙ הַגּוֹרָ֔ל תֵּחָלֵ֖ק נַחֲלָת֑וֹ
NAS: According to the selection by lot, their inheritance
KJV: According to the lot shall the possession
INT: and According lot shall be divided their inheritance

Numbers 33:54
HEB: אֶת־ הָאָ֨רֶץ בְּגוֹרָ֜ל לְמִשְׁפְּחֹֽתֵיכֶ֗ם לָרַ֞ב
NAS: the land by lot according to your families;
KJV: the land by lot for an inheritance
INT: shall inherit the land lot to your families to the larger

Numbers 33:54
HEB: ל֥וֹ שָׁ֛מָּה הַגּוֹרָ֖ל ל֣וֹ יִהְיֶ֑ה
NAS: Wherever the lot falls
KJV: inheritance: every man's [inheritance] shall be in the place where his lot falleth;
INT: falls in it the lot become to the tribes

Numbers 34:13
HEB: תִּתְנַחֲל֤וּ אֹתָהּ֙ בְּגוֹרָ֔ל אֲשֶׁר֙ צִוָּ֣ה
NAS: that you are to apportion by lot among you as a possession,
KJV: which ye shall inherit by lot, which the LORD
INT: which apportion lot which has commanded

Numbers 36:2
HEB: הָאָ֧רֶץ בְּנַחֲלָ֛ה בְּגוֹרָ֖ל לִבְנֵ֣י יִשְׂרָאֵ֑ל
NAS: the land by lot to the sons
KJV: for an inheritance by lot to the children
INT: the land an inheritance lot to the sons of Israel

Numbers 36:3
HEB: תִּהְיֶ֖ינָה לָהֶ֑ם וּמִגֹּרַ֥ל נַחֲלָתֵ֖נוּ יִגָּרֵֽעַ׃
NAS: thus it will be withdrawn from our allotted inheritance.
KJV: whereunto they are received: so shall it be taken from the lot of our inheritance.
INT: to which belong our allotted inheritance will be withdrawn

Joshua 14:2
HEB: בְּגוֹרַ֖ל נַחֲלָתָ֑ם כַּאֲשֶׁ֨ר
NAS: by the lot of their inheritance,
KJV: By lot [was] their inheritance,
INT: the lot of their inheritance after

Joshua 15:1
HEB: וַיְהִ֣י הַגּוֹרָ֗ל לְמַטֵּ֛ה בְּנֵ֥י
NAS: Now the lot for the tribe of the sons
KJV: [This] then was the lot of the tribe
INT: reached now the lot the tribe of the sons

Joshua 16:1
HEB: וַיֵּצֵ֨א הַגּוֹרָ֜ל לִבְנֵ֤י יוֹסֵף֙
NAS: Then the lot for the sons of Joseph
KJV: And the lot of the children of Joseph
INT: went the lot the sons of Joseph

Joshua 17:1
HEB: וַיְהִ֤י הַגּוֹרָל֙ לְמַטֵּ֣ה מְנַשֶּׁ֔ה
NAS: Now [this] was the lot for the tribe
KJV: There was also a lot for the tribe
INT: were allotted was the lot the tribe of Manasseh

Joshua 17:14
HEB: לִּ֜י נַחֲלָ֗ה גּוֹרָ֤ל אֶחָד֙ וְחֶ֣בֶל
NAS: me only one lot and one
KJV: me [but] one lot and one
INT: given an inheritance lot one portion

Joshua 17:17
HEB: יִהְיֶ֥ה לְךָ֖ גּוֹרָ֥ל אֶחָֽד׃
NAS: you shall not have one lot [only],
KJV: thou shalt not have one lot [only]:
INT: shall not have lot one

Joshua 18:6
HEB: וְיָרִ֨יתִי לָכֶ֤ם גּוֹרָל֙ פֹּ֔ה לִפְנֵ֖י
NAS: to me. I will cast lots for you here
KJV: [the description] hither to me, that I may cast lots for you here before
INT: here will cast lots here before

Joshua 18:8
HEB: אַשְׁלִ֨יךְ לָכֶ֥ם גּוֹרָ֛ל לִפְנֵ֥י יְהוָ֖ה
NAS: to me; then I will cast lots for you here
KJV: to me, that I may here cast lots for you before
INT: here will cast lots before the LORD

Joshua 18:10
HEB: לָהֶ֨ם יְהוֹשֻׁ֧עַ גּוֹרָ֛ל בְּשִׁלֹ֖ה לִפְנֵ֣י
NAS: cast lots for them in Shiloh
KJV: cast lots for them in Shiloh
INT: cast and Joshua lots Shiloh before

Joshua 18:11
HEB: וַיַּ֗עַל גּוֹרַ֛ל מַטֵּ֥ה בְנֵֽי־
NAS: Now the lot of the tribe of the sons
KJV: And the lot of the tribe
INT: came now the lot of the tribe of the sons

Joshua 18:11
HEB: וַיֵּצֵא֙ גְּב֣וּל גּֽוֹרָלָ֔ם בֵּ֚ין בְּנֵ֣י
NAS: and the territory of their lot lay
KJV: and the coast of their lot came forth
INT: lay and the territory of their lot between the sons

Joshua 19:1
HEB: וַיֵּצֵ֞א הַגּוֹרָ֤ל הַשֵּׁנִי֙ לְשִׁמְע֔וֹן
NAS: Then the second lot fell to Simeon,
KJV: And the second lot came forth
INT: fell lot the second to Simeon

Joshua 19:10
HEB: וַיַּ֙עַל֙ הַגּוֹרָ֣ל הַשְּׁלִישִׁ֔י לִבְנֵ֥י
NAS: Now the third lot came up for the sons
KJV: And the third lot came up
INT: came lot now the third the sons

77 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 1486
77 Occurrences

bag·gō·w·rāl — 6 Occ.
bə·ḡō·w·rāl — 8 Occ.
bə·ḡō·w·rā·le·ḵā — 1 Occ.
bə·ḡō·w·rā·lō·wṯ — 1 Occ.
gō·w·rāl — 14 Occ.
gō·w·rā·lām — 3 Occ.
gō·w·rā·lə·ḵā — 1 Occ.
gō·w·rā·lêḵ — 2 Occ.
gō·w·rā·lî — 1 Occ.
ḡō·w·rā·lōw — 1 Occ.
gō·w·rā·lō·wṯ — 8 Occ.
hag·gō·w·rāl — 24 Occ.
lə·ḡō·rā·lə·ḵā — 1 Occ.
ū·mig·gō·ral — 1 Occ.
ḇag·gō·w·rāl — 1 Occ.
wə·ḡō·w·rāl — 2 Occ.
ḇə·ḡō·w·rā·lî — 1 Occ.
wə·hag·gō·w·rā·lō·wṯ — 1 Occ.

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