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Ga'al

The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   1350  
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
 
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 99
avenger 13, bought back 1, buy back 1, claim 1, close relative 3, closest relative 3, closest relatives 1, ever wish to redeem 2, kinsman 2, redeem 22, redeemed 25, redeemer 1, Redeemer 18, redeems 1, relative 2, relatives 1, rescue 1, wishes to redeem 1
 
NAS Verse Count
Genesis1
Exodus2
Leviticus15
Numbers7
Deuteronomy2
Joshua3
Ruth10
2 Samuel1
1 Kings1
Job2
Psalms10
Proverbs1
Isaiah23
Jeremiah2
Lamentations1
Hosea1
Micah1


Total83
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 NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon". .