גדל

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Aramaic[edit]

Verb[edit]

גדל ‎(transliteration needed)

  1. to twist
  2. to weave

Hebrew[edit]

Root
ג־ד־ל

Verb[edit]

גָּדַל ‎(gadál) ‎(pa'al construction, present גָּדֵל)

  1. (intransitive, stative) to be big, large, great
    • Psalms 92:6, with Young's Literal Translation:
      מַה־גָּדְלוּ מַעֲשֶׂיךָ יהוה מְאֹד עָמְקוּ מַחְשְׁבֹתֶיךָ
      ma-gad'lú maasécha YHVH m'ód am'kú machsh'votécha
      How great have been Thy works, O Jehovah, Very deep have been Thy thoughts.
  2. (intransitive) to grow (become bigger, greater, more).
    • Genesis 26:13, with Young's Literal Translation:
      וַיֵּלֶךְ הָלוֹךְ וְגָדֵל
      vayélech halóch v'gadél
      and goeth on, going on and becoming great
    • Job 2:13, with translation of the King James Version:
      גָדַל הַכְּאֵב מְאֹד
      gadál hak'év m'ód
      his grief was very great
  3. (intransitive) to grow up, become older.
    • Genesis 38:14, with translation of the King James Version:
      כִּי רָאֲתָה כִּי־גָדַל שֵׁלָה וְהִוא לֹא־נִתְּנָה לוֹ לְאִשָּׁה
      kí raatá ki-gadál shelá v'hí lo-nit'ná ló l'ishá
      for she saw that Shelah was grown, and she was not given unto him to wife
    • 1 Kings 12:8, with translation of the King James Version:
      וַיִּוָּעַץ אֶת־הַיְלָדִים אֲשֶׁר גָּדְלוּ אִתּוֹ אֲשֶׁר הָעֹמְדִים לְפָנָיו
      vayivaáts et-hay'ladím ashér gad'lú itó ashér haom'dím l'fanáv
      and consulted with the young men that were grown up with him, and which stood before him

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Verb[edit]

גִּדֵּל ‎(gidél) ‎(pi'el construction) (transitive)

  1. Defective spelling of גידל

Noun[edit]

גֹּדֶל ‎(gódelm ‎(singular construct גֹּדֶל־)

  1. Defective spelling of גודל

Adjective[edit]

גָּדֹל ‎(gadólm ‎(feminine גְּדֹלָה, masculine plural גְּדֹלִים, feminine plural גְּדֹלוֹת)

  1. Defective spelling of גדול

Proper noun[edit]

גִּדֵּל ‎(gidélm

  1. A male given name
    • Ezra 2:47, with translation of the King James Version:
      בְּנֵי־גִדֵּל בְּנֵי־גַחַר בְּנֵי רְאָיָה
      b'ne-gidél b'ne-gáchar b'né r'ayá
      The children of Giddel, the children of Gahar, the children of Reaiah

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