H1589 גּנב - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to thieve (literally or figuratively); by implication to deceive

KJV Usage: carry away, X indeed, secretly bring, steal (away), get by stealth.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to steal, steal away, carry away
a. (Qal) to steal
b. (Niphal) to be stolen
c. (Piel) to steal away
d. (Pual) to be stolen away, be brought by stealth
e. (Hithpael) to go by stealth, steal away
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 364
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H1589 גּנב is used in the Bible

First 30 of 36 occurrences of H1589 גּנב

Genesis 30:33 that shall be accounted stolen
Genesis 31:19 had stolen
Genesis 31:20 stole away
Genesis 31:26 that thou hast stolen away
Genesis 31:27 and steal away
Genesis 31:30 yet why hast thou stolen
Genesis 31:32 had stolen
Genesis 31:39 it, whether stolen
Genesis 31:39 or stolen
Genesis 40:15 For indeed I was stolen away
Genesis 44:8 how then should we steal
Exodus 20:15 Thou shalt not steal.
Exodus 21:16 And he that stealeth
Exodus 22:1 shall steal
Exodus 22:7 and it be stolen
Exodus 22:12 And if it shall be stolen
Leviticus 19:11 Ye shall not steal,
Deuteronomy 5:19 Neither shalt thou steal.
Deuteronomy 24:7 stealing
Joshua 7:11 and have also stolen,
2 Samuel 15:6 stole
2 Samuel 19:3 by stealth
2 Samuel 19:3 steal away
2 Samuel 19:41 stolen thee away,
2 Samuel 21:12 who had stolen
2 Kings 11:2 and stole
2 Chronicles 22:11 and stole
Job 4:12 was secretly brought
Job 21:18 carrieth away.
Job 27:20 stealeth him away

Distinct usage

2 had stolen
2 and stole
1 that shall be accounted stolen
1 stole away
1 that thou hast stolen away
1 and steal away
1 yet why hast thou stolen
1 it, whether stolen
1 or stolen
1 For indeed I was stolen away
1 how then should we steal
1 Thou shalt not steal.
1 And he that stealeth
1 shall steal
1 and it be stolen
1 And if it shall be stolen
1 Ye shall not steal,
1 Neither shalt thou steal.
1 stealing
1 and have also stolen,
1 stole
1 by stealth
1 steal away
1 stolen thee away,
1 who had stolen
1 was secretly brought
1 carrieth away.
1 stealeth him away
1 if he stealeth
1 Stolen

Corresponding Greek Words

ganav G2809 klemma
ganav qal,ni,pi,pu G2813 klepto
ganav qal.,pu. G2829 klope