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Abarim Publications' Biblical Dictionary: The Hebrew word: געל

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געל

The root-verb געל (ga'al) means to loathe or abhor. This verb is used frequently, and mostly to describe God's reaction to man's infractions (Leviticus 26:11, Jeremiah 14:19). Its sole derivation is the masculine noun געל (go'al), meaning a loathing. This noun occurs only once, in Ezekiel 16:5.


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