1548. galach
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galach: to be bald, shave, shave off
Original Word: גָּלַח
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: galach
Phonetic Spelling: (gaw-lakh')
Short Definition: shave

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
to be bald, shave, shave off
NASB Translation
cut (3), shave (9), shave off (4), shaved (4), shaved off (3).

[גָּלַח] verb be bald (Arabic );

Pi`el shave, shave off (so Late Hebrew, Aramaic) — Perfect וְגִלַּח consecutive Leviticus 14:8 2t.; suffix וְגִלְּחוֺ consecutive 2 Samuel 14:26; 3feminine singular וְגִלְּחָה consecutive Deuteronomy 21:12; Imperfect יְגַלַּח Leviticus 14:9; Isaiah 7:20, יְגַלֵּחַ֑ Leviticus 13:33 2t., וַיְגַלַּח Genesis 41:14; 2 Samuel 10:4; suffix (3masculine singular) יְגַלְּחֶגּוּ, וַיְגַלְּחֵם1Chronicles 19:4; 3 feminine singular וַתְּנַלַּךְ Judges 16:19; 3masculine plural יְגַלֵּ֑חוּ Leviticus 21:5; Ezekiel 44:20; Infinitive suffix of subject גַּלְּחוֺ 2 Samuel 14:26; —

1 shave, object the head, ראֹשׁ Numbers 6:9 (twice in verse); Numbers 6:18 (P) Deuteronomy 21:12 (hair as containing impurity, compare RSSem i. 407), 2 Samuel 14:26 (twice in verse) compare; 2 Samuel 14:26; Ezekiel 44:20; Leviticus 13:33 (P), object הַנֶתֶק; object persons 1 Chronicles 19:4.

2 shave off, the hair שֵׂעָר Leviticus 14:8,9 (twice in verse) (P) compare Judges 16:19; the beard זָקָן Leviticus 21:5 (H) 2 Samuel 10:4.

3 figurative of devastation by Assyrians Isaiah 7:20 (object הָראֹשׁ, שַׂעַר הָרַגְלָ֑יִם and הַזָּקָן).

4 intransitive he shaved (himself) Genesis 41:14 (E).

Pu`al Perfect גֻּלָּ֑ח Judges 16:22, גֻּלַּחְתִּי Judges 16:17; Participle construct מְגֻלְּחֵי Jeremiah 41:5; — be shaven, subject person (of Samson) Judges 16:17,22; מְגֻלְּחֵי זָקָן Jeremiah 41:5.

Hithpa`el Perfect וְהִתְגַּלָּ֑ח consecutive Leviticus 13:33; Infinitive suffix הִתְגַּלְּחוֺ Numbers 6:19; — shave oneself Leviticus 13:33; with accusative אֶתנִֿזְרוֺ Numbers 6:19 (both P).

I. גלל ( be great in rank or dignity (often of God)).

poll, shave off

A primitive root; properly, to be bald, i.e. (causatively) to shave; figuratively to lay waste -- poll, shave (off).

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