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Gallant

GALLANT

gal'-ant:

The translation of 'addir, "bright," "splendid," "mighty" (Isaiah 33:21, "Neither shall gallant ('addir) ship pass thereby"); the word is translated "mighty" in Exodus 15:10; 1 Samuel 4:8; Isaiah 10:34; Zechariah 11:2 the King James Version. In Isaiah 33:21, above, it is applied to Yahweh. "glorious ('addir) Lord" the King James Version, the Revised Version (British and American) "Yahweh .... in .... majesty"; compare also Psalms 16:3, "the excellent." As a noun it is used in the margin of Nahum 2:5 as alternative for "worthies," the Revised Version (British and American) "nobles" in Zechariah 11:2, for "the might "Revised Version" "goodly ones" margin, "glorious"; it is translated "nobles" in Judges 5:13; 2 Chronicles 23:20, etc.

See also SHIPS AND BOATS.


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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'GALLANT'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.