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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #1488 - גֵּז

Word Origin
from (01494)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) a shearing, mowing

1a) shearing, that sheared off

1b) a mowing, mown grass

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (4) NAS (4) HCS (4)
Deuteronomy 1
Job 1
Psalms 1
Amos 1
Deuteronomy 1
Job 1
Psalms 1
Amos 1
Deuteronomy 1
Job 1
Psalms 1
Amos 1
n-cmpc 1
n-cms 3
n-cmpc 1
n-cms 3
n-cmpc 1
n-cms 3

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1053) zc (גז GZ) AC: Shear CO: Fleece AB: ?: The pictograph c is a picture of the foot and has a meaning of lifting. The z is an agricultural implement for harvesting or cutting. The sheering and removal of the wool fleece from the sheep for clothing as well as the cutting of other materials with one stroke.

A) zc (גז GZ) AC: Shear CO: Fleece AB: ?

Nm ) zc (גז GZ) - Fleece: The shearing of sheep for its fleece. Also the grasses that are sheared off with a sickle in harvest. KJV (4): fleece, mowings, mown grass - Strongs: H1488 (גֵּז)

Nf4) tizc (גזית GZYT) - Hewn Stone: Stones that are sheered with one blow to form flat sides. KJV (11): hewn, wrought - Strongs: H1496 (גָּזִית)

B) zzc (גזז GZZ) AC: Shear CO: ? AB: ?

V) zzc (גזז GZZ) - Sh (vf: Paal, Niphal, Participle) |kjv: shear, sheepshearer, shearers, cut off, poll, shave, cut down - Strongs: H1494 (גָּזַז)

C) zca (אגז AGZ) AC: ? CO: Nut AB: ?: The sheering of a nut tree.

cm) zfca (אגוז AGWZ) - Nut: KJV (1): nuts - Strongs: H93 (אֱגוֹז)

E) azc (גזא GZA) AC: ? CO: Stump AB: ?: A sheared off tree.

Nm) azc (גזא GZA) - Stump: KJV (3): stock, stem - Strongs: H1503 (גֶּזַע)

H) ezc (גזה GZH) AC: Shear CO: ? AB: ?

V) ezc (גזה GZH) - Sh (vf: Paal, Participle) |kjv: take - Strongs: H1491 (גָּזָה)

J) zfc (גוז GWZ) AC: Sweep CO: ? AB: ?: The back and forth sweeping action of a sickle cutting grasses.

V) zfc (גוז GWZ) - Sweep: The sweeping away of something. KJV (2): (vf: Paal) cut off, brought - Strongs: H1468 (גּוּז)

M) zic (גיז GYZ) AC: Shear CO: Fleece AB: ?

Nf1 ) ezic (גיזה GYZH) - Fleece: KJV (7): fleece - Strongs: H1492 (גִּזָּה)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 גֵּז noun [masculine] shearing, mowing (Assyrian gizzu Zehnpf BAS i. 530, Aramaic גִּיזָּא fleece) — גֵּז Psalm 72:6, also construct Deuteronomy 18:4; Job 31:20; plural construct גִּזֵּי Amos 7:1; — shearing = thing sheared off, wool, fleece צאֹן׳ג Deuteronomy 18:4, כְּבָשַׂי׳ג Job 31:20; mowing Amos 7:1 (הַמֶּלֶךְ׳ג compare RS Semitic i. 228); = land to be mown Psalm 72:6 (but shearing in both, according to Hoffm ZAW 1883,116 ff. SS).

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List of Word Forms
גִּזֵּ֥י גֵּ֑ז גֵּ֥ז גז גזי וּמִגֵּ֥ז ומגז gez gêz giz·zê gizzê gizZei ū·mig·gêz umigGez ūmiggêz
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