H1396 גּבר - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to be strong; by implication to prevail, act insolently

KJV Usage: exceed, confirm, be great, be mighty, prevail, put to more [strength], strengthen, be stronger, be valiant.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions



1. to prevail, have strength, be strong, be powerful, be mighty, be great
a. (Qal)
1. to be strong, mighty
2. to prevail
b. (Piel) to make strong, strengthen
c. (Hiphil)
1. to confirm, give strength
2. to confirm (a covenant)
d. (Hithpael)
1. to show oneself mighty
2. to act proudly (toward God)
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 310
Parts of Speech: Verb

to prevail
1) to prevail, have strength, be strong, be powerful, be mighty, be great
1a) (Qal)
1a1) to be strong, mighty
1a2) to prevail
1b) (Piel) to make strong, strengthen
1c) (Hiphil)
1c1) to confirm, give strength
1c2) to confirm (a covenant)
1d) (Hithpael)
1d1) to show oneself mighty
1d2) to act proudly (toward God)

View how H1396 גּבר is used in the Bible

25 occurrences of H1396 גּבר

Genesis 7:18 prevailed,
Genesis 7:19 prevailed
Genesis 7:20 prevail;
Genesis 7:24 prevailed
Genesis 49:26 have prevailed
Exodus 17:11 prevailed:
Exodus 17:11 prevailed.
1 Samuel 2:9 prevail.
2 Samuel 1:23 they were stronger
2 Samuel 11:23 prevailed
1 Chronicles 5:2 prevailed
Job 15:25 and strengtheneth
Job 21:7 and, are mighty
Job 36:9 that they have exceeded.
Psalms 12:4 will we prevail;
Psalms 65:3 were mightier
Psalms 103:11 so great
Psalms 117:2 is great
Ecclesiastes 10:10 then must he use
Isaiah 42:13 he shall prevail
Jeremiah 9:3 but they are not valiant
Lamentations 1:16 prevailed.
Daniel 9:27 And he shall confirm
Zechariah 10:6 And I will strengthen
Zechariah 10:12 And I will strengthen

Distinct usage

4 prevailed
2 prevailed.
2 And I will strengthen
1 prevailed,
1 prevail;
1 have prevailed
1 prevailed:
1 prevail.
1 they were stronger
1 and strengtheneth
1 and, are mighty
1 so great
1 then must he use
1 but they are not valiant
1 And he shall confirm
1 he shall prevail
1 that they have exceeded.
1 were mightier
1 is great
1 will we prevail;

Corresponding Greek Words

gavar G1415 dunatos
gavar G1415 dunatos
gavar G1765 en ischuo
gavar G2479 ischus
gavar G2901 krataioo
gavar G5312 hupsoo
gavar hithp. G2479 ischus
gavar hithp. G2480 ischuo
gavar hi. G3170 megaluno
gavar pi., hi. G1412 dunamoo
gavar qal,pi,hi G2729 kat ischuo

Related words


H1376 גּביר ge bı̂yr
ge bı̂yr
From H1396; a master

KJV Usage: lord.

H1397 גּבר geber
From H1396; properly a valiant man or warrior; generally a person simply

KJV Usage: every one, man, X mighty.

H1399 גּבר ge bar
ge bar
From H1396; the same as H1397; a person

KJV Usage: man.