H1481 גּוּר - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; properly to turn aside from the road (for a lodging or any other purpose), that is, sojourn (as a guest); also to shrink, fear (as in a strange place); also to gather for hostility (as afraid)

KJV Usage: abide, assemble, be afraid, dwell, fear, gather (together), inhabitant, remain, sojourn, stand in awe, (be) stranger, X surely.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions



1. to sojourn, abide, dwell in, dwell with, remain, inhabit, be a stranger, be continuing, surely
a. (Qal)
1. to sojourn, dwell for a time
2. to abide, stay, temporarily dwell
b. (Hithpolel)
1. to seek hospitality with
2. to assemble oneself
2. to stir up trouble, strife, quarrel, gather together
a. (Qal)
1. to stir up strife
2. to quarrel
b. (Hithpolel) to excite oneself
3. to dread, fear, stand in awe, be afraid
a. (Qal)
1. to fear, be afraid
2. to be in awe, stand in awe
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 330,332
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H1481 גּוּר is used in the Bible

First 30 of 98 occurrences of H1481 גּוּר

Genesis 12:10 to sojourn
Genesis 19:9 to sojourn,
Genesis 20:1 and sojourned
Genesis 21:23 in which thou hast sojourned.
Genesis 21:34 sojourned
Genesis 26:3 Sojourn
Genesis 32:4 thus, I have sojourned
Genesis 35:27 sojourned.
Genesis 47:4 to sojourn
Exodus 3:22 and of her that dwelleth
Exodus 6:4 in which they were sojourners.
Exodus 12:48 shall sojourn
Exodus 12:49 that sojourneth
Leviticus 16:29 that sojourneth
Leviticus 17:8 which sojourn
Leviticus 17:10 that sojourn
Leviticus 17:12 that sojourneth
Leviticus 17:13 that sojourn
Leviticus 18:26 that sojourneth
Leviticus 19:33 shall sojourn
Leviticus 19:34 that dwelleth
Leviticus 20:2 that sojourn
Leviticus 25:6 that sojourneth
Leviticus 25:45 that sojourn
Numbers 9:14 shall sojourn
Numbers 15:14 shall sojourn
Numbers 15:15 that sojourneth
Numbers 15:16 that sojourneth
Numbers 15:26 that sojourneth
Numbers 15:29 that sojourneth

Distinct usage

11 to sojourn
11 that sojourneth
5 dwell
5 that sojourn
4 shall sojourn
3 and sojourned
2 sojourned
2 to dwell
2 and sojourners
2 sojourn
2 Who among us shall dwell
1 to sojourn,
1 thus, I have sojourned
1 sojourned.
1 and of her that dwelleth
1 ye shall not be afraid
1 thou shalt not be afraid
1 remain
1 and he sojourned
1 dwelling
1 and he dwelt
1 and have been sojourners
1 and sojourn
1 thou canst sojourn:
1 where he sojourneth,
1 from the inhabitant;
1 are afraid:
1 him; and fear
1 stand in awe
1 is me, that I sojourn
1 also shall dwell
1 to sojourn.
1 Behold, they shall surely
1 gather together,
1 shall gather together
1 and to sojourn.
1 to dwell,
1 they assemble
1 shall fear
1 They gather themselves together,
1 with whom I sojourn,
1 sojourneth,
1 which sojourn
1 that dwelleth
1 where ye are sojourners.
1 in which thou hast sojourned.
1 are gathered
1 and the sojourners
1 shall sojourners
1 are they gathered together
1 who shall sojourn
1 afraid
1 sojourning
1 where he sojourned,
1 Be ye afraid
1 that I feared
1 he was afraid
1 They that dwell
1 in which they were sojourners.
1 I will sojourn

Corresponding Greek Words

gur G566,567 & G568 ap echo
gur G1069 geiton
gur G1304 dia tribo
gur G1774 en oikeo
gur G2007 epi tithemi
gur G2125 eulabeomai
gur G2523 kath izo
gur G3611 oikeo
gur G3939 par oikeo
gur G4334 pros erchomai
gur G4365 pros poreuomai
gur G5288 hupo stello
gur G5399 phobeo
gur qal,hithpal G2730 kat oikeo

Related words


H1482 גּר גּוּר gûr gûr
גּר גּוּר
gûr gûr
goor, goor
Perhaps from H1481; a cub (as still abiding in the lair), especially of the lion

KJV Usage: whelp, young one.

H1485 גּוּר־בּעל gûr - ba‛al
gûr - ba‛al
From H1481 and H1168; dwelling of Baal; Gur Baal, a place in Arabia

KJV Usage: Gur-baal.

H1616 גּיר גּר gêr gêyr
גּיר גּר
gêr gêyr
gare, gare
From H1481; properly a guest; by implication a foreigner

KJV Usage: alien, sojourner, stranger.

H1628 גּרוּת gêrûth
From H1481; a (temporary) residence

KJV Usage: habitation.

H3017 יגוּר yâgûr
Probably from H1481; a lodging; Jagur, a place in Palestine

KJV Usage: Jagur.

H4032 מגוּר מגור mâgôr mâgûr
מגוּר מגור
mâgôr mâgûr
maw-gore', maw-goor'
From H1481 in the sense of fearing; a fright (objectively or subjectively)

KJV Usage: fear, terror.

Compare H4036.

H4033 מגר מגוּר mâgûr mâgûr
מגר מגוּר
mâgûr mâgûr
maw-goor', maw-goor'
From H1481 in the sense of lodging; a temporary abode; by extension a permanent residence

KJV Usage: dwelling, pilgrimage, where sojourn, be a stranger.

Compare H4032.