1347. ga'own
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ga'own: arrogancy
Original Word: גָּאוֹן
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: ga'own
Phonetic Spelling: (gaw-ohn')
Short Definition: arrogancy

גָּאוֺן noun masculineHosea 5:5 exaltationJob 40:10 5t.; construct גְּאוֺן Leviticus 26:19 31t.; suffix גְּאוֺנְךָ etc. Exodus 15:7 9t.; plural suffix גְּאוֺנָ֑יִךְ Ezekiel 16:56; —

1 exaltation, majesty, excellence,

a. of nations, their wealth, power, magnificence of buildings, e.g. Egypt Ezekiel 32:12, Chaldeans Isaiah 13:11,19; Isaiah 14:11, Philistines Zechariah 9:6, Assyria Zechariah 10:11, Jacob Psalm 47:5; Amos 6:8; Amos 8:7; Nahum 2:3, Israel Hosea 5:5; Hosea 7:10 (probably appellation of ׳י), Nahum 2:3, Judah Jeremiah 13:9, Jerusalem Jeremiah 13:9; Ezekiel 16:56; גְּאוֺן עֻזָּהּ pride of her strength Ezekiel 30:6,18; Ezekiel 33:28; גאון עזים Ezekiel 7:24 (but ᵐ5 Ew Hi Co read עזם); גאון עזכם Leviticus 26:19; Ezekiel 24:21; the fruit of land of Judah will become לגאון ולתפארת majestic and beautiful Isaiah 4:2; גאון כל צבי the majesty of all the splendour (of Tyre) Isaiah 23:9; Zion is to become גאון עולם an everlasting excellency Isaiah 60:15.

b. of God Exodus 15:7; Isaiah 24:14; Micah 5:3; הֲדַר גְּאֹנוֺ Isaiah 2:10,19,21; יַרְעֵם בְּקוֺל גְּאוֺנוֺ Job 37:4; עֲדֵה נָא גָּאוֺן וָגֹבַהּ Job 40:10.

c. גאון הירדן majesty of Jordan, referring to the green and shady banks, clothed with willows, tamarisks, and cane, in which the lions made their covert Jeremiah 49:19; Jeremiah 50:44; Zechariah 11:3, and therefore dangerous Jeremiah 12:5 (Ew thinks of the swelling of its agitated waters); גְּאוֺן גַּלֶּיךָ majesty of thy waves Job 38:11.

2 pride (bad sense) Job 35:12; Psalm 59:13; Proverbs 8:13; Proverbs 16:18; Ezekiel 7:20; Ezekiel 16:49; Zephaniah 2:10; of Moab Isaiah 16:6 (twice in verse) = Jeremiah 48:29 (twice in verse).

majesty, pomp, pride, proud, swelling

From ga'ah; the same as ga'avah -- arrogancy, excellency(-lent), majesty, pomp, pride, proud, swelling.

see HEBREW ga'ah

see HEBREW ga'avah

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