1530. gal
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gal: a heap, wave, billow
Original Word: גָּל
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: gal
Phonetic Spelling: (gal)
Short Definition: waves

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from galal
a heap, wave, billow
NASB Translation
billows (1), heap (13), heaps (2), rock garden (1), rock pile (1), ruins (1), stone heaps (1), waves (14).

גַּל noun masculineGenesis 31:48 heap, wave, billow (as rolled together, rolling, rolling up), also

spring, ᵑ0 Songs 4:12 compare

3 below — absolute גַּל Job 8:17 5t. (including הַגַּל Genesis 31:48 +); גָּ֑ל Genesis 31:46; הַגָּ֑ל Genesis 31:46; לַגָּ֑ל Isaiah 25:2; construct גַּלֿ Joshua 7:26 + 2t. + Genesis 31:47,48 q.see below; plural גַּלִּים 2 Kings 19:25 6t.; construct גַּלֵּיֿ Isaiah 48:18; suffix גַּלָּיו Psalm 89:10 6t.; גַּלֵּיהֶם Psalm 65:8 2t.; —

1 heap of stones,

a. אבנים ׳ג raised (הקים) over dead body Joshua 7:26; Joshua 8:29; compare 2 Samuel 18:17 (with הִצִּיב).

b. גַּל alone Job 8:17 (roots wrapped about it).

c. heap or pile made (עשׂה) for use in ratifying compact of Jacob with Laban Genesis 31:46 (twice in verse); Genesis 31:48; Genesis 31:51; Genesis 38:52; Genesis 31:52 (twice in verse) compare also גַּלְעֵד

proper name, dual heap of ruins Isaiah 25:2; elsewhere plural Hosea 12:12; 2 Kings 19:25 = Isaiah 37:26; Job 15:28 Jeremiah 9:10; Jeremiah 51:37.

2 waves (rollers) in poetry, only plural, waves of sea Jeremiah 5:22; Jeremiah 31:35; Isaiah 51:15; Job 38:11; Psalm 65:8; Psalm 89:10; Psalm 107:25; Psalm 107:29; compare also in simile Ezekiel 26:3; Isaiah 48:18 (גַּלֵּיהַֿיָּם); figurative of chastisements from ׳י Psalm 42:8 ("" מִשְׁבָּרִים) Jonah 2:3 ("" id.); of army of Babylon's conqueror Jeremiah 51:42,55; compare Zechariah 10:11 (VB; but BevJPh xviii. 88 proposes גִּבְלִים compare Ezekiel 27:9).

3 spring, Songs 4:12 גַּן נָעוּל אֲחוֺתִי כַּלָּ֑ה גַּל נָעוּל מַעְיָן חָתוּם a garden barred (is) my sister, bride, a spring barred, a fountain sealed; but גַּן for גַּל ᵐ5 ᵑ6 ᵑ9.

billow, heap, spring, wave

From galal; something rolled, i.e. A heap of stone or dung (plural ruins), by analogy, a spring of water (plural waves) -- billow, heap, spring, wave.

see HEBREW galal

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