H1431 גּדל - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; properly to twist (compare H1434), that is, to be (causatively make) large (in various senses, as in body, mind, estate or honor, also in pride)

KJV Usage: advance, boast, bring up, exceed, excellent, be (-come, do, give, make, wax), great (-er, come to . . estate, + things), grow (up), increase, lift up, magnify (-ifical), be much set by, nourish (up), pass, promote, proudly [spoken], tower.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to grow, become great or important, promote, make powerful, praise, magnify, do great things
a. (Qal)
1. to grow up
2. to become great
3. to be magnified
b. (Piel)
1. to cause to grow
2. to make great, powerful
3. to magnify
c. (Pual) to be brought up
d. (Hiphil)
1. to make great
2. to magnify
3. to do great things
e. (Hithpael) to magnify oneself
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 315
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H1431 גּדל is used in the Bible

First 30 of 112 occurrences of H1431 גּדל

Genesis 12:2
Genesis 19:13
Genesis 19:19
Genesis 21:8
Genesis 21:20
Genesis 24:35
Genesis 25:27
Genesis 26:13
Genesis 38:11
Genesis 38:14
Genesis 41:40
Genesis 48:19
Exodus 2:10
Exodus 2:11
Numbers 6:5
Numbers 14:17
Joshua 3:7
Joshua 4:14
Judges 11:2
Judges 13:24
Ruth 1:13
1 Samuel 2:21
1 Samuel 3:19
1 Samuel 12:24
1 Samuel 20:41
1 Samuel 26:24
2 Samuel 7:22
2 Samuel 7:26
2 Samuel 12:3
2 Samuel 22:51

Corresponding Greek Words

gadal m' G5242 huper echo
gadal pi,hi,qal G3170 megaluno
gadal pi. G1081 gennao
gadal pi. G1392 doxazo
gadal pi. G3373 mekuno
gadal pi. G4060 peri tithemi
gadal pi. G5142 trepho
gadal qal,hi G2729 kat ischuo
gadal qal,pi G837 auxano
gadal qal,pi,hi G5312 hupsoo
gadal qal.,pi. G1625 ek trepho