Strong's Concordance, Hebrew Dictionary

Abide, assemble, be afraid, dwell, fear, inhabitant, remain, stand in awe, properly, to turn aside from the road (for a lodging or any other purpose), i.e., sojourn (as a guest)

Hebrew: גּוּר, gûr (H1481)

94 King James Bible Verses


Here are abide, assemble, be afraid, dwell, fear and related words in the Bible. What does the source Hebrew word גּוּר 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[1].

Definition Details

Strong's Number: H1481

Hebrew Base Word: גּוּר

Part of speech: Verb

Usage: Abide, assemble, be afraid, dwell, fear, gather (together), inhabitant, remain, sojourn, stand in awe, (be) stranger, × surely

Definition: Properly, to turn aside from the road (for a lodging or any other purpose), i.e., sojourn (as a guest); also to shrink, fear (as in a strange place); also to gather for hostility (as afraid).

Detailed definition:

  1. To sojourn, abide, dwell in, dwell with, remain, inhabit, be a stranger, be continuing, surely.
    1. (Qal).
      1. To sojourn, dwell for a time.
      2. To abide, stay, temporarily dwell.
    2. (Hithpolel).
      1. To seek hospitality with.
      2. To assemble oneself.
  2. To stir up trouble, strife, quarrel, gather together.
    1. (Qal).
      1. To stir up strife.
      2. To quarrel.
    2. (Hithpolel) to excite oneself.
  3. To dread, fear, stand in awe, be afraid.
    1. (Qal).
      1. To fear, be afraid.
      2. To be in awe, stand in awe.

Derived terms: A primitive root.


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: ɡuːr
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: ɡuʁ
  3. Transliteration: gûr
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: ɡoor
  5. Modern Pronunciation: ɡoor

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