H1540 גּלה - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to denude (especially in a disgraceful sense); by implication to exile (captives being usually stripped); figuratively to reveal

KJV Usage: + advertise, appear, bewray, bring, (carry, lead, go) captive (into captivity), depart, disclose, discover, exile, be gone, open, X plainly, publish, remove, reveal, X shamelessly, shew, X surely, tell, uncover.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions



Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 350
Parts of Speech: Verb

to uncover
1) to uncover, remove
1a) (Qal)
1a1) to uncover
1a2) to remove, depart
1a3) to go into exile
1b) (Niphal)
1b1) (reflexive)
1b1a) to uncover oneself
1b1b) to discover or show oneself
1b1c) to reveal himself (of God)
1b2) (passive)
1b2a) to be uncovered
1b2b) to be disclosed, be discovered
1b2c) to be revealed
1b3) to be removed
1c) (Piel)
1c1) to uncover (nakedness)
1c1a) nakedness
1c1b) general
1c2) to disclose, discover, lay bare
1c3) to make known, show, reveal
1d) (Pual) to be uncovered
1e) (Hiphil) to carry away into exile, take into exile
1f) (Hophal) to be taken into exile
1g) (Hithpael)
1g1) to be uncovered
1g2) to reveal oneself

View how H1540 גּלה is used in the Bible

First 30 of 190 occurrences of H1540 גּלה

Genesis 9:21 and he was uncovered
Genesis 35:7 appeared
Exodus 20:26 be not discovered
Leviticus 18:6 to him, to uncover
Leviticus 18:7 shalt thou not uncover:
Leviticus 18:7 thou shalt not uncover
Leviticus 18:8 shalt thou not uncover:
Leviticus 18:9 thou shalt not uncover.
Leviticus 18:10 thou shalt not uncover:
Leviticus 18:11 thou shalt not uncover
Leviticus 18:12 Thou shalt not uncover
Leviticus 18:13 Thou shalt not uncover
Leviticus 18:14 Thou shalt not uncover
Leviticus 18:15 Thou shalt not uncover
Leviticus 18:15 thou shalt not uncover
Leviticus 18:16 Thou shalt not uncover
Leviticus 18:17 Thou shalt not uncover
Leviticus 18:17 to uncover
Leviticus 18:18 her, to uncover
Leviticus 18:19 to uncover
Leviticus 20:11 hath uncovered
Leviticus 20:17 he hath uncovered
Leviticus 20:18 and shall uncover
Leviticus 20:18 and she hath uncovered
Leviticus 20:19 And thou shalt not uncover
Leviticus 20:20 he hath uncovered
Leviticus 20:21 he hath uncovered
Numbers 22:31 opened
Numbers 24:4 open:
Numbers 24:16 open:

Distinct usage

9 thou shalt not uncover
5 carried away
3 he hath uncovered
3 carried away captive
3 shall surely
2 shalt thou not uncover:
2 to uncover
2 and uncovered
2 hath departed
2 And he carried away
2 Who had been carried away
2 Open
2 revealeth
2 uncover
2 shall be uncovered,
2 had carried away captive
2 was discovered,
2 open:
1 and he was uncovered
1 appeared
1 be not discovered
1 to him, to uncover
1 thou shalt not uncover.
1 thou shalt not uncover:
1 hath uncovered
1 and shall uncover
1 and she hath uncovered
1 nor uncover
1 because he uncovereth
1 and uncover
1 to tell
1 Did I plainly
1 appear
1 yet revealed
1 revealed
1 and we will show
1 of them showed
1 but that he will show
1 not to thee, and show
1 then I will show
1 against me, and there is none that showeth to
1 for me, or showeth
1 and did not show
1 hast revealed
1 and carried them captive
1 it, and carried the people of it captive
1 and carried
1 away
1 which thou hast removed,
1 whom ye brought
1 whom they had carried away
1 whom they carried away
1 captives,
1 carry away.
1 and he carried them away,
1 and they carried them captive
1 he carried them captive,
1 he carried away
1 had carried away.
1 was proclaimed

Corresponding Greek Words

galah G163 aichmalotizo
galah G314 an ginosko
galah G1590 ek luo
galah G1620 ek tithemi
galah G1670 helko
galah hi. G3332 met airo
galah hi.,qal. G3351 met oikizo
galah hoph. see G2730 katoikizo
galah ho. G520 ap ago
galah ni,hi G2014 epi phaino
galah ni,pi,qal G343 ana kalupto
galah ni. G1166 deiknumi
galah ni. G1525 eis erchomai
galah ni. G5316 phaino
galah ni. G5318 phaneros
galah pi. G868 aph istemi
galah pi. G5319 phaneroo
galah qal,hi,ho G162 aichmaloteuo
galah qal,ni G455 an oigo
galah qal,ni G565 ap erchomai
galah qal,ni,pi,hi G71 ago
galah qal,ni,pi,pu G601 apo kalupto

Related words


H1473 גּלה גּולה gôlâh gôlâh
גּלה גּולה
gôlâh gôlâh
go-law', go-law'
Active participle feminine of H1540; exile; concretely and collectively, exiles

KJV Usage: (carried away), captive (-ity), removing.

H1541 גּלא גּלה ge lâh ge lâ'
גּלא גּלה
ge lâh ge lâ'
ghel-aw', ghel-aw'
(Chaldee); corresponding to H1540

KJV Usage: bring over, carry away, reveal.

H1542 גּילה גּלה gilôh gı̂ylôh
גּילה גּלה
gilôh gı̂ylôh
ghee-lo', ghee-lo'
From H1540; open; Giloh, a place in Palestine

KJV Usage: Giloh.

H1546 גּלוּת gâlûth
Feminine from H1540; captivity; concretely exiles (collectively)

KJV Usage: (they that are carried away) captives (-ity.)

H1549 גּליון גּלּיון gillâyôn gilyôn
גּליון גּלּיון
gillâyôn gilyôn
ghil-law-yone', ghil-yone'
From H1540; a tablet for writing (as bare); by analogy a mirror (as a plate)

KJV Usage: glass, roll.

H1555 גּלית golyath
Perhaps from H1540; exile; Goljath, a Philistine

KJV Usage: Goliath.

H3020 יגלי yoglı̂y
From H1540; exiled; Jogli, an Israelite

KJV Usage: Jogli.