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Strong's #1354: gab (pronounced gab)

from an unused root meaning to hollow or curve; the back (as rounded (compare 1460 and 1479); by analogy, the top or rim, a boss, a vault, arch of eye, bulwarks, etc.:--back, body, boss, eminent (higher) place, (eye)brows, nave, ring.




Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew Lexicon:

gab

1) convex surface, back

1a) back (of man)

1b) mound (for illicit worship)

1c) boss (convex projection of shield)

1d) bulwarks, breastworks (of arguments - figuratively)

1e) brow, eyebrow

1f) rim (of wheel)

Part of Speech: noun masculine or feminine

Relation: from an unused root



Usage:

This word is used 13 times:

Leviticus 14:9: "that he shall shave all his hair off his head and his beard and his eyebrows,"
1 Kings 7:33: "of a chariot wheel: their axletrees, and their naves, and their spokes, were all molten."
Job 13:12: "Your remembrances are like unto ashes, your bodies to bodies of clay."
Job 13:12: "are like unto ashes, your bodies to bodies of clay."
Job 15:26: "upon him, even on his neck, upon the thick bosses of his bucklers:"
Psalms 129:3: "The plowers plowed upon my back: they made long their furrows."
Ezekiel 1:18: " As for their rings, they were so high that they were dreadful; and their rings were full of eyes round about"
Ezekiel 1:18: "As for their rings, they were so high that they were dreadful; and their rings were full of eyes round about"
Ezekiel 10:12: "And their whole body, and their backs, and their hands, and their wings, and the wheels, were full"
Ezekiel 16:24: "That thou hast also built unto thee an eminent place, and hast made thee a high place in every street."
Ezekiel 16:31: "In that thou buildest thine eminent place in the head of every way, and makest thine high place"
Ezekiel 16:39: "And I will also give thee into their hand, and they shall throw down thine eminent place, and shall break down thy high places: they shall strip"
Ezekiel 43:13: "shall be a span: and this shall be the higher place of the altar."









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