Abarim Publications' online Biblical Hebrew Dictionary
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.