H1639 גּרע - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to scrape off; by implication to shave, remove, lessen or withhold

KJV Usage: abate, clip, (di-) minish, do (take) away, keep back, restrain, make small, withdraw.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to diminish, restrain, withdraw, abate, keep back, do away, take from, clip
a. (Qal)
1. to diminish
2. to restrain
3. to withdraw
b. (Niphal)
1. to be withdrawn
2. to be restrained
c. (Piel) to withdraw, draw up
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 384
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H1639 גּרע is used in the Bible

20 occurrences of H1639 גּרע

Exodus 5:8
Exodus 5:11
Exodus 5:19
Exodus 21:10
Leviticus 27:18
Numbers 9:7
Numbers 27:4
Numbers 36:3
Numbers 36:4
Deuteronomy 4:2
Deuteronomy 12:32
Job 15:4
Job 15:8
Job 36:7
Job 36:27
Ecclesiastes 3:14
Jeremiah 26:2
Jeremiah 48:37
Ezekiel 5:11
Ezekiel 16:27

Corresponding Greek Words

gara see G683 st. ap otheo
gara G620 apo leipo
gara G650 apo stereo
gara G864 aph ikneomai
gara G1808 ex airo
gara G3587 xureo
gara G4931 sun teleo
gara ni. G5302 hustereo
gara qal,ni G851 aph aireo
gara ni. G1813 ex aleipho *