BDB1418 [H1354]

גַּב noun masculine:? compare Ezek 43:13 (feminineEzek 1:18) anything convex, curved, gibbous, e.g. back, chiefly late; — absolute גָּ֑ב Ezek 16:24 construct גַּב Ezek 43:13 (read גֹּבַהּ ᵐ5 Ew Sm Co); suffix גַּבִּי Ps 129:3, גַּבֵךְ Ezek 16:31; Ezek 16:39 plural construct גַּבֹּת Lev 14:9, גַּבֵּי Job 13:12; Job 15:26 suffix גַּבֵּיהֶם 1Kgs 7:33, גַּבֵּהֶם Ezek 10:12, גַּבֵּיהֶן Ezek 1:18, גַֹּבֹּתָם Ezek 1:18

1. back, of man (figurative of Israel) Ps 129:3 apparently of cherubim Ezek 10:12, but Hi Sm emend v. so that ׳גּ refers to wheels, rim see 6 below
2. mound, for illicit worship Ezek 16:24; Ezek 16:31; Ezek 16:39 (all || רמה); ᵐ5 ᵑ9 lupanar, brothel, after analogy of fornix, but this without sufficient proof, & needless.
3. boss, or convex projection, of shield Job 15:26 (figurative) he runneth against him... with the stout bosses of his shields (i.e. wicked against ׳י); so in Arabic in similar phrase; compare also Arabic , shield; also French bouclier from boucle.
4. bulwarks, breastworks, figurative for arguments לְגַבֵּיחֹֿמֶר גַּבֵּיכֶם Job 13:12 breastworks of clay are your breastworks.
5. brow, only גַּבֹּת עֵינָיו Lev 14:9 his eyebrows.
6. rim of wheel, felloe 1Kgs 7:33; Ezek 1:18 (twice in verse); so perhaps Ezek 10:12 see 1 above — Ezek 43:13 elevation, i.e. basement of altar, Da after MT., but see גֹּבַהּ, compare above

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