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Gimel

GIMEL

ge'-mel, gim'-el ("g"):

The 3rd letter of the Hebrew alphabet, and used as such to designate the 3rd part of Psalms 119; transliterated in this Encyclopedia with the dagesh as "g", and without the dagesh as "gh" (aspirated "g"). It came also to be used for the number three (3), and with the dieresis for 3,000. For name, etc., see ALPHABET.


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