1413. gadad
Lexical Summary
gadad: to penetrate, cut
Original Word: גָּדַד
Transliteration: gadad
Phonetic Spelling: (gaw-dad')
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to penetrate, cut
Meaning: to crowd, to gash
Strong's Concordance
assemble selves by troops, gather selves together, self in troops, cut selves

A primitive root (compare guwd); to crowd; also to gash (as if by pressing into) -- assemble (selves by troops), gather (selves together, self in troops), cut selves.

see HEBREW guwd


H1413. gadad

[גָּדַד‎] verb penetrate, cut (Late Hebrew id., cut, cut out, Aramaic גְּדַד‎, , Arabic cut, cut off; Ethiopic in derivatives) —

Qal Imperfect Psalm 94:21 צַדִּיִק עַלנֶֿפֶשׁ יָג֯וֺדּוּthey attack (penetrate, make inroads upon) the life of a righteous man (Ol proposes יָגוּרוּ‎ compare 56:7; 59:4 where, however, Che יגודו‎; si vera lectio, perhaps denominative from גְּדוּד‎ compare Hosea 6:9 & below; compare also גוד‎ & Köi. 356).

Hithpo`el Imperfect יִתְגֹּדַדJeremiah 16:6; 2feminine singular תִּתְגֹּדֲדִי‎ Micah 4:14, תִּתְגּוֺדָ֑דִי47:5; plural וַיִּתְגֹּדְדוּ1 Kings 18:28, יִתְגּוֺדָ֑דוּJeremiah 5:7 + Hosea 7:11 see below, תִּתְגֹּדְדוּDeuteronomy 14:1; Participle plural מִתְגֹּדְדִיםJeremiah 41:5; —

1 cut oneself, as religious (heathen) practice 1 Kings 18:28; practised also by men of Schechem, etc. in worship of ׳י‎ (late) Jeremiah 41:5; for the dead, forbidden Deuteronomy 14:1 לָמֵת עֵינֵיכֶם בֵּין קָרְחָה תָשִׂימוּ וְלאֹ תִתְגֹּדְדוּ לֹא‎, Jeremiah 16:6; compare 47:5 (subject Philistia personified); also for יִתְגּוֺרָ֖רוּ ᵑ0Hosea 7:14 Codd, they cut themselves, ᵐ5‎ Gr Che RVm, We Now Marti Harper (compare I, II. גּוּר‎).

2 gather in troops, or bands; go in troops or throngs, throng; (denominative from גְּדוּד‎ q. v.) compare בַתגְּֿדוּד תִּתְגֹּדֲדִי‎ Micah 4:14 (addressed to Jerusalem); Jeremiah 5:7 יִתְגּ זוֺנָה ׳וּבֵיתand to a harlot's house they throng. **read probably ᵐ5 יִתְגֹּרָ֑רוּ‎ Gie Du and others.


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