H1471 גּי גּוי - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

גּי גּוי
gôy gôy
go'ee, go'-ee
Apparently from the same root as H1465 (in the sense of massing); a foreign nation; hence a Gentile; also (figuratively) a troop of animals, or a flight of locusts

KJV Usage: Gentile, heathen, nation, people.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


גּי גּוי
n m
1. nation, people
a. nation, people
1. usually of non-Hebrew people
2. of descendants of Abraham
3. of Israel
b. of swarm of locusts, other animals (fig.) n pr m
c. Goyim? = "nations"
Origin: apparently from the same root as H1465
TWOT: 326e
Parts of Speech:

View how H1471 גּי גּוי is used in the Bible

First 30 of 558 occurrences of H1471 גּי גּוי

Genesis 10:5 of the nations
Genesis 10:5 in their nations.
Genesis 10:20 and in their nations.
Genesis 10:31 after their nations.
Genesis 10:32 in their nations:
Genesis 10:32 and by these were the nations
Genesis 12:2 nation,
Genesis 14:1 of nations;
Genesis 14:9 of nations,
Genesis 15:14 And also that nation,
Genesis 17:4 nations.
Genesis 17:5 nations
Genesis 17:6 nations
Genesis 17:16 her, and she shall be a mother of nations;
Genesis 17:20 nation.
Genesis 18:18 nation,
Genesis 18:18 and all the nations
Genesis 20:4 nation?
Genesis 21:13 a nation,
Genesis 21:18 nation.
Genesis 22:18 shall all the nations
Genesis 25:23 nations
Genesis 26:4 shall all the nations
Genesis 35:11 a nation
Genesis 35:11 of nations
Genesis 46:3 nation:
Genesis 48:19 of nations.
Exodus 9:24 since it became a nation.
Exodus 19:6 nation.
Exodus 32:10 nation.

Distinct usage

35 among the nations,
31 of the nations
29 nations
26 the nations
23 of the nations,
13 the nations,
11 a nation
11 nation
10 nations,
9 nation,
9 among the nations.
9 of the nations.
9 of the nations:
7 And the nations
6 nation.
6 of the nations;
5 of all nations
5 of all the nations
5 All nations
5 to the nations,
4 among the nations
3 nations.
3 and all the nations
3 nation:
3 then the nations
3 that the nations
3 and all nations
3 to the nations
3 to the nations.
3 among all the nations
3 on such a nation
3 to the nations;
3 among the nations:
3 them among the nations,
2 shall all the nations
2 of nations.
2 These nations
2 above all nations
2 from nation
2 to nation,
2 against nation,
2 of nations
2 to a nation
2 the nation,
2 nations;
2 of nations?
2 concerning a nation,
2 O ye nations,
2 ye among the nations,
2 among the nations!
2 For a nation
2 all nations,
2 among the nations;
2 let the nations
2 ye nations,
2 all the nations
2 the nations:
2 Why should the nations
2 that the nations
2 of these nations

Corresponding Greek Words

goi G444 anthropos
goi G1093 ge
goi G1484 ethnos
goi G2190 echthros
goi G2992 laos
goi G3941 par oikos
goi G5443 phule

Related words


H1465 גּוה gêvâh

Feminine of H1460; the back, that is, (by extension) the person

KJV Usage: body.

H1466 גּוה gêvâh
The same as H1465; exaltation; (figuratively) arrogance

KJV Usage: lifting up, pride.

H1472 גּויּה ge vı̂yâh
ge vı̂yâh
Prolonged for H1465; a body, whether alive or dead

KJV Usage: (dead) body, carcase, corpse.