Abarim Publications' online Biblical Hebrew Dictionary
The 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.