H1361 גּבהּ - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to soar, that is, be lofty; figuratively to be haughty

KJV Usage: exalt, be haughty, be (make) high (-er), lift up, mount up, be proud, raise up great height, upward.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions



1. to be high, be exalted
a. (Qal)
1. to be high, lofty, tall
2. to be exalted
3. to be lofty 1a
b. to be lofty (of Jehovah's ways - good sense) 1a
c. to be haughty, be arrogant (bad sense)
d. (Hiphil) to make high, exalt
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 305
Parts of Speech: Verb

to exult
1) to be high, be exalted
1a) (Qal)
1a1) to be high, lofty, tall
1a2) to be exalted
1a3) to be lofty
1a3a) to be lofty (of Jehovah's ways-good sense)
1a3b) to be haughty, be arrogant (bad sense)
1b) (Hiphil) to make high, exalt

View how H1361 גּבהּ is used in the Bible

First 30 of 34 occurrences of H1361 גּבהּ

1 Samuel 10:23 he was taller
2 Chronicles 17:6 was lifted up
2 Chronicles 26:16 was lifted up
2 Chronicles 32:25 was lifted up:
2 Chronicles 33:14 and raised it up
Job 5:7 upward.
Job 35:5 which are higher
Job 36:7 and they are exalted.
Job 39:27 mount up
Psalms 103:11 is high above
Psalms 113:5 on high,
Psalms 131:1 is not haughty,
Proverbs 17:19 and he that exalteth
Proverbs 18:12 is haughty,
Isaiah 3:16 are haughty,
Isaiah 5:16 shall be exalted
Isaiah 7:11 or in the height
Isaiah 52:13 high.
Isaiah 55:9 are higher
Isaiah 55:9 higher
Jeremiah 13:15 be not proud:
Jeremiah 49:16 as high
Ezekiel 16:50 And they were haughty,
Ezekiel 17:24 have exalted
Ezekiel 19:11 was exalted
Ezekiel 21:26 exalt
Ezekiel 28:2 is lifted up,
Ezekiel 28:5 is lifted up
Ezekiel 28:17 was lifted up
Ezekiel 31:5 was exalted

Distinct usage

3 was lifted up
2 was exalted
2 exalt
1 he was taller
1 and raised it up
1 upward.
1 which are higher
1 and they are exalted.
1 is high above
1 on high,
1 is not haughty,
1 are haughty,
1 shall be exalted
1 or in the height
1 high.
1 are higher
1 higher
1 be not proud:
1 have exalted
1 Though thou shalt exalt
1 and he that exalteth
1 is lifted up
1 And they were haughty,
1 mount up
1 was lifted up:
1 be haughty
1 is haughty,
1 as high
1 is lifted up,
1 Because thou hast lifted up

Corresponding Greek Words

gavah G566,567 & G568 ap echo
gavah G1392 doxazo
gavah G1869 ep airo
gavah G3166 megal aucheo
gavah G3173 megas
gavah hi. G3349 met eorizo
gavah hi. G5308 hupselos
gavah qal,hi G5312 hupsoo

Related words


H1362 גּבהּ gâbâhh
From H1361; lofty (literally or figuratively)

KJV Usage: high, proud.

H1363 גּבהּ gôbahh
From H1361; elation, grandeur, arrogance

KJV Usage: excellency, haughty, height, high, loftiness, pride.

H1364 גּבוהּ גּבהּ gâbôhha gâbôhha
גּבוהּ גּבהּ
gâbôhha gâbôhha
gaw-bo'-ah, gaw-bo'-ah
From H1361; elevated (or elated), powerful, arrogant

KJV Usage: haughty, height, high (-er), lofty, proud, X exceeding proudly.

H1365 גּבהוּת gabhûth
From H1361; pride

KJV Usage: loftiness, lofty.

H3011 יגבּהה yogbe hâh
yogbe hâh
Feminine from H1361; hillock; Jogbehah, a place East of the Jordan

KJV Usage: Jogbehah.