H1494 גּזז - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root (akin to H1468); to cut off; specifically to shear a flock, or shave the hair; figuratively to destroy an enemy

KJV Usage: cut off (down), poll, shave, ([sheep-]) shear (-er).

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to shear, mow
a. (Qal)
1. to shear
2. shearer (participle)
b. (Niphal) to be cut off, be destroyed
Origin: a primitive root [akin to H1468]
TWOT: 336
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H1494 גּזז is used in the Bible

15 occurrences of H1494 גּזז

Genesis 31:19
Genesis 38:12
Genesis 38:13
Deuteronomy 15:19
1 Samuel 25:2
1 Samuel 25:4
1 Samuel 25:7
1 Samuel 25:11
2 Samuel 13:23
2 Samuel 13:24
Job 1:20
Isaiah 53:7
Jeremiah 7:29
Micah 1:16
Nahum 1:12

Corresponding Greek Words

gazaz G2751 keiro
gazaz ni. see G1291 st. dia stello