Ga'al

The KJV Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon

Strong's Number: 01350 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
laga primitive root
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Ga'alTWOT - 300
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
gaw-al' Verb
Definition
  1. to redeem, act as kinsman-redeemer, avenge, revenge, ransom, do the part of a kinsman
    1. (Qal)
      1. to act as kinsman, do the part of next of kin, act as kinsman-redeemer 1a
    2. by marrying brother's widow to beget a child for him, to redeem from slavery, to redeem land, to exact vengeance
      1. to redeem (by payment)
      2. to redeem (with God as subject) 1a
    3. individuals from death 1a
    4. Israel from Egyptian bondage 1a
    5. Israel from exile
    6. (Niphal)
      1. to redeem oneself
      2. to be redeemed
King James Word Usage - Total: 104
redeem 50, redeemer 18, kinsman 13, revenger 7, avenger 6, ransom 2, at all 2, deliver 1, kinsfolks 1, kinsman's part 1, purchase 1, stain 1, wise 1
KJV Verse Count
Genesis1
Exodus2
Leviticus15
Numbers7
Deuteronomy2
Joshua3
Ruth10
2 Samuel1
1 Kings1
Job2
Psalms10
Proverbs1
Isaiah24
Jeremiah2
Lamentations1
Hosea1
Micah1


Total84
The Hebrew lexicon is Brown, Driver, Briggs, Gesenius Lexicon; this is keyed to the "Theological Word Book of the Old Testament." These files are considered public domain.

Bibliography Information

Brown, Driver, Briggs and Gesenius. "Hebrew Lexicon entry for Ga'al". "The KJV Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon". .