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Strong's #1540: galah (pronounced gaw-law')

a primitive root; to denude (especially in a disgraceful sense); by implication, to exile (captives being usually stripped); figuratively, to reveal:--+ advertise, appear, bewray, bring, (carry, lead, go) captive (into captivity), depart, disclose, discover, exile, be gone, open, X plainly, publish, remove, reveal, X shamelessly, shew, X surely, tell, uncover.




Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew Lexicon:

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gâlâh

1) to uncover, remove

1a) (Qal)

1a1) to uncover

1a2) to remove, depart

1a3) to go into exile

1b) (Niphal)

1b1) (reflexive)

1b1a) to uncover oneself

1b1b) to discover or show oneself

1b1c) to reveal himself (of God)

1b2) (passive)

1b2a) to be uncovered

1b2b) to be disclosed, be discovered

1b2c) to be revealed

1b3) to be removed

1c) (Piel)

1c1) to uncover (nakedness)

1c1a) nakedness

1c1b) general

1c2) to disclose, discover, lay bare

1c3) to make known, show, reveal

1d) (Pual) to be uncovered

1e) (Hiphil) to carry away into exile, take into exile

1f) (Hophal) to be taken into exile

1g) (Hithpael)

1g1) to be uncovered

1g2) to reveal oneself

Part of Speech: verb

Relation: a primitive root



Usage:

This word is used 188 times:

Genesis 9:21: "of the wine, and was drunken; and he was uncovered within his tent."
Genesis 35:7: "because there God appeared unto him, when he fled from the face"
Exodus 20:26: "that thy nakedness be not discovered thereon."
Leviticus 18:6: "of you shall approach to any of kin to him, to uncover their nakedness: I"
Leviticus 18:7: "or the nakedness of thy mother, uncover: she is thy mother; thou shalt not uncover"
Leviticus 18:7: "she is thy mother; thou shalt not uncover her nakedness."
Leviticus 18:8: "of thy father's wife shalt thou not uncover: it is thy father's nakedness."
Leviticus 18:9: "abroad, even their nakedness thou shalt not uncover."
Leviticus 18:10: "daughter, even their nakedness thou shalt not uncover: for theirs is thine own nakedness."
Leviticus 18:11: "she is thy sister, thou shalt not uncover her nakedness."
Leviticus 18:12: "Thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy father's she is thy father's near kinswoman."
Leviticus 18:13: "Thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy mother's for she is thy mother's"
Leviticus 18:14: "Thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy father's thou shalt not approach to"
Leviticus 18:15: "Thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy daughter-in-law: is thy son's wife; thou shalt not"
Leviticus 18:15: "is thy son's wife; thou shalt not uncover her nakedness."
Leviticus 18:16: "Thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy brother's it is thy brother's nakedness."
Leviticus 18:17: "Thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of a woman neither shalt thou take"
Leviticus 18:17: "daughter, or her daughter's daughter, to uncover her nakedness; for they are her near kinswomen: it"
Leviticus 18:18: "to to vex her, to uncover her nakedness, beside the other in her life"
Leviticus 18:19: "approach unto a woman to uncover her nakedness, as long as she is put apart for her uncleanness."
Leviticus 20:11: "with wife hath uncovered his father's nakedness: both of them shall surely be put to death;"
Leviticus 20:17: "and they shall be cut off in the sight of their people: he hath uncovered his sister's nakedness; he shall bear"
Leviticus 20:18: "with having her sickness, and shall uncover her nakedness; he hath discovered"
Leviticus 20:18: "her fountain, and she hath uncovered the fountain of her blood: and both"
Leviticus 20:19: "And thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy mother's nor of thy father's sister: for"
Leviticus 20:20: "shall lie with he hath uncovered his uncle's nakedness: they shall bear their sin;"
Leviticus 20:21: "wife, it is an unclean thing: he hath uncovered his brother's nakedness; they shall be childless."
Numbers 22:31: "Then the LORD opened the eyes and he saw the angel"
Numbers 24:4: "of the Almighty, falling into a trance, but having his eyes open:"
Numbers 24:16: "of the Almighty, falling into a trance, but having his eyes open:"
Deuteronomy 22:30: "wife, nor discover his father's skirt."
Deuteronomy 27:20: "his father's because he uncovereth his father's skirt. And all the people"
Deuteronomy 29:29: "The secret things belong unto the LORD our God: but those things which are revealed forever, that we may do"
Judges 18:30: "of Dan until the day of the captivity of the land."
Ruth 3:4: "where he shall lie, and thou shalt go in, and uncover his feet, and lay thee down; and he"
Ruth 3:7: "of the heap of corn: and she came softly, and uncovered his feet, and laid her down."
Ruth 4:4: "And I thought to advertise thee, saying, it before the inhabitants,"
1 Samuel 2:27: "him, Thus saith the LORD, Did I plainly appear unto the house of thy father,"
1 Samuel 2:27: "him, Thus saith the LORD, Did I plainly appear Did I plainly appear unto the house of thy father,"
1 Samuel 3:7: "neither was the word of the LORD yet revealed unto"
1 Samuel 3:21: "in Shiloh: the LORD revealed himself to Samuel in Shiloh by the word"
1 Samuel 4:21: "Ichabod, saying, is departed from Israel: because the ark"
1 Samuel 4:22: "And she said, The glory is departed from Israel: the ark of God"
1 Samuel 9:15: "Now the LORD had told Samuel in a day before"
1 Samuel 14:8: "unto these men, and we will discover ourselves unto"
1 Samuel 14:11: "And both of them discovered themselves unto the garrison and the Philistines said, Behold,"
1 Samuel 20:2: "nothing either great or small, but that he will show but that he will show it me:"
1 Samuel 20:12: "send not unto thee, and show it thee;"
1 Samuel 20:13: "it please my father to do thee evil, then I will show it thee, and send thee away,"
1 Samuel 22:8: "of you have conspired against that showeth me that my son hath made a league"









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