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King James Bible Dictionary

 

Hebrew - English Dictionary

H1350 - Purchase

Strong's No.:H1350

Hebrew:גָּאַל

Transliteration:gâʼal

Phonetic:gaw-al'

Word Origin:

Bible Usage:X-(idiom) in any {wise} X-(idiom) at {all} {avenger} {deliver} ({do} perform the part of {near} next) kinsfolk ({-man}) {purchase} {ransom} redeem ({-er}) revenger.

Part of Speech:Verb

Strongs
Definition:

A primitive {root} to redeem (according to the Oriental law of {kinship}) that {is} to be the next of kin (and as such to buy back a relative´ s {property} marry his {widow} etc.)


Brown Driver
Biggs Definition:

1. to redeem, act as kinsman-redeemer, avenge, revenge, ransom, do the part of a kinsman

a. (Qal)

1. to act as kinsman, do the part of next of kin, act as kinsman-redeemer 1a

b. by marrying brother's widow to beget a child for him, to redeem from slavery, to redeem land, to exact vengeance

1. to redeem (by payment)

2. to redeem (with God as subject) 1a

c. individuals from death 1a

d. Israel from Egyptian bondage 1a

e. Israel from exile

f. (Niphal)

1. to redeem oneself

2. to be redeemed


Bible References:
Purchase

Translation
Occurrences:
avenger ( 4 )
deliver ( 1 )
himself ( 1 )
kinsfolk ( 1 )
kinsman ( 12 )
part ( 1 )
purchase ( 1 )
ransomed ( 2 )
redeem ( 23 )
redeemed ( 24 )
redeemer ( 18 )
redeemeth ( 1 )
revenger ( 6 )
revengers ( 1 )
stain ( 1 )

 

Definitions are taken from Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.