Strong's Concordance, Hebrew Dictionary
Excellency, haughtiness, highness, pride, proudly, swelling, arrogance or majesty
Hebrew: גַּאֲוָה, gaʾăwâ (H1346)
19 King James Bible Verses
Here are excellency, haughtiness, highness and related words in the Bible. What does the source Hebrew word גַּאֲוָה mean and how is it used in the Bible? Below are the English definition details. Also below are examples within Bible verses highlighted in yellow (follow this link to go there). Tap or hover on blue, underlined words to see more original scripture and meanings. Information sourced from Strong's Concordance.
Strong's Number: H1346
Hebrew Base Word: גַּאֲוָה
Part of speech: Noun Feminine
Usage: Excellency, haughtiness, highness, pride, proudly, swelling
Definition: Arrogance or majesty; by implication, (concretely) ornament.
- Pride, majesty, a rising up.
- A rising up, swelling (of the sea).
- Majesty (of Israel).
- Pride, haughtiness.
Derived terms: From H1342.
- Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: ɡɑ.ʔə̆ˈwɔː
- Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: ɡɑ.ʔə̆ˈvɑː
- Transliteration: gaʾăwâ
- Biblical Pronunciation: ɡa-uh-WAW
- Modern Pronunciation: ɡa-uh-VA
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Bible Verses with גַּאֲוָה (H1346)
1 to 19 of 19 Verses
“There is none like unto the God of Jeshurun, who rideth upon the heaven in thy help, and in his excellency on the sky.”
— Deuteronomy 33:26
“Happy art thou, O Israel: who is like unto thee, O people saved by the Lord, the shield of thy help, and who is the sword of thy excellency! and thine enemies shall be found liars unto thee; and thou shalt tread upon their high places.”
— Deuteronomy 33:29
“His scales are his pride, shut up together as with a close seal.”
— Job 41:15
“The wicked in his pride doth persecute the poor: let them be taken in the devices that they have imagined.”
— Psalm 10:2
“Let the lying lips be put to silence; which speak grievous things proudly and contemptuously against the righteous.”
— Psalm 31:18
“O love the Lord, all ye his saints: for the Lord preserveth the faithful, and plentifully rewardeth the proud doer.”
— Psalm 31:23
“Let not the foot of pride come against me, and let not the hand of the wicked remove me.”
— Psalm 36:11
“Though the waters thereof roar and be troubled, though the mountains shake with the swelling thereof. Selah.”
— Psalm 46:3
“Ascribe ye strength unto God: his excellency is over Israel, and his strength is in the clouds.”
— Psalm 68:34
“Therefore pride compasseth them about as a chain; violence covereth them as a garment.”
— Psalm 73:6
“In the mouth of the foolish is a rod of pride: but the lips of the wise shall preserve them.”
— Proverbs 14:3
“A man's pride shall bring him low: but honour shall uphold the humble in spirit.”
— Proverbs 29:23
“And all the people shall know, even Ephraim and the inhabitant of Samaria, that say in the pride and stoutness of heart,”
— Isaiah 9:9
“I have commanded my sanctified ones, I have also called my mighty ones for mine anger, even them that rejoice in my highness.”
— Isaiah 13:3
“And I will punish the world for their evil, and the wicked for their iniquity; and I will cause the arrogancy of the proud to cease, and will lay low the haughtiness of the terrible.”
— Isaiah 13:11
“We have heard of the pride of Moab; he is very proud: even of his haughtiness, and his pride, and his wrath: but his lies shall not be so.”
— Isaiah 16:6
“And he shall spread forth his hands in the midst of them, as he that swimmeth spreadeth forth his hands to swim: and he shall bring down their pride together with the spoils of their hands.”
— Isaiah 25:11
“We have heard the pride of Moab, (he is exceeding proud) his loftiness, and his arrogancy, and his pride, and the haughtiness of his heart.”
— Jeremiah 48:29
“In that day shalt thou not be ashamed for all thy doings, wherein thou hast transgressed against me: for then I will take away out of the midst of thee them that rejoice in thy pride, and thou shalt no more be haughty because of my holy mountain.”
— Zephaniah 3:11
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