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Lexicon :: Strong's H1471 - gowy

גּוֹי
Transliteration
gowy
Pronunciation
gō'·ē (Key)
Part of Speech
masculine noun, proper masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Apparently from the same root as גֵּוָה (H1465)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 326e

KJV Translation Count — Total: 558x
The KJV translates Strong's H1471 in the following manner: nation (374x), heathen (143x), Gentiles (30x), people (11x).
Outline of Biblical Usage [?]
n m
  1. nation, people

    1. nation, people

      1. usually of non-Hebrew people

      2. of descendants of Abraham

      3. of Israel

    2. of swarm of locusts, other animals (fig.)

      n pr m
    3. Goyim? = "nations"

Strong’s Definitions [?] (Strong’s Definitions Legend)
גּוֹי gôwy, go'-ee; rarely (shortened) גֹּי gôy; apparently from the same root as H1465 (in the sense of massing); a foreign nation; hence, a Gentile; also (figuratively) a troop of animals, or a flight of locusts:—Gentile, heathen, nation, people.
Gesenius' Hebrew-Chaldee Lexicon [?]

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Concordance Results Using NKJV

Strong's Number H1471 matches the Hebrew גּוֹי (gowy),
which occurs 558 times in 511 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the KJV
Page 1 / 11 (Gen 10:5–Deu 7:22)

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From these the coastland peoples of the Gentiles were separated into their lands, everyone according to his language, according to their families, into their nations.

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These were the sons of Ham, according to their families, according to their languages, in their lands and in their nations.

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These were the sons of Shem, according to their families, according to their languages, in their lands, according to their nations.

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These were the families of the sons of Noah, according to their generations, in their nations; and from these the nations were divided on the earth after the flood.

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I will make you a great nation;
I will bless you
And make your name great;
And you shall be a blessing.

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And it came to pass in the days of Amraphel king of Shinar, Arioch king of Ellasar, Chedorlaomer king of Elam, and Tidal king of nations,[fn]

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against Chedorlaomer king of Elam, Tidal king of nations,[fn] Amraphel king of Shinar, and Arioch king of Ellasar—four kings against five.

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“And also the nation whom they serve I will judge; afterward they shall come out with great possessions.

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“As for Me, behold, My covenant is with you, and you shall be a father of many nations.

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“No longer shall your name be called Abram, but your name shall be Abraham; for I have made you a father of many nations.

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“I will make you exceedingly fruitful; and I will make nations of you, and kings shall come from you.

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“And I will bless her and also give you a son by her; then I will bless her, and she shall be a mother of nations; kings of peoples shall be from her.”

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“And as for Ishmael, I have heard you. Behold, I have blessed him, and will make him fruitful, and will multiply him exceedingly. He shall beget twelve princes, and I will make him a great nation.

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“since Abraham shall surely become a great and mighty nation, and all the nations of the earth shall be blessed in him?

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But Abimelech had not come near her; and he said, “Lord, will You slay a righteous nation also?

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“Yet I will also make a nation of the son of the bondwoman, because he is your seed.”

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“Arise, lift up the lad and hold him with your hand, for I will make him a great nation.”

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“In your seed all the nations of the earth shall be blessed, because you have obeyed My voice.”

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And the LORD said to her:

“Two nations are in your womb,
Two peoples shall be separated from your body;
One people shall be stronger than the other,
And the older shall serve the younger.”

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“And I will make your descendants multiply as the stars of heaven; I will give to your descendants all these lands; and in your seed all the nations of the earth shall be blessed;

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Also God said to him: “I am God Almighty. Be fruitful and multiply; a nation and a company of nations shall proceed from you, and kings shall come from your body.

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So He said, “I am God, the God of your father; do not fear to go down to Egypt, for I will make of you a great nation there.

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But his father refused and said, “I know, my son, I know. He also shall become a people, and he also shall be great; but truly his younger brother shall be greater than he, and his descendants shall become a multitude of nations.”

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So there was hail, and fire mingled with the hail, so very heavy that there was none like it in all the land of Egypt since it became a nation.

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‘And you shall be to Me a kingdom of priests and a holy nation.’ These are the words which you shall speak to the children of Israel.”

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“Now therefore, let Me alone, that My wrath may burn hot against them and I may consume them. And I will make of you a great nation.”

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“Now therefore, I pray, if I have found grace in Your sight, show me now Your way, that I may know You and that I may find grace in Your sight. And consider that this nation is Your people.”

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And He said: “Behold, I make a covenant. Before all your people I will do marvels such as have not been done in all the earth, nor in any nation; and all the people among whom you are shall see the work of the LORD. For it is an awesome thing that I will do with you.

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“For I will cast out the nations before you and enlarge your borders; neither will any man covet your land when you go up to appear before the LORD your God three times in the year.

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‘Do not defile yourselves with any of these things; for by all these the nations are defiled, which I am casting out before you.

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‘lest the land vomit you out also when you defile it, as it vomited out the nations that were before you.

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‘And you shall not walk in the statutes of the nation which I am casting out before you; for they commit all these things, and therefore I abhor them.

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‘And as for your male and female slaves whom you may have—from the nations that are around you, from them you may buy male and female slaves.

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I will scatter you among the nations and draw out a sword after you;
your land shall be desolate and your cities waste.

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You shall perish among the nations, and the land of your enemies shall eat you up.

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But for their sake I will remember the covenant of their ancestors, whom I brought out of the land of Egypt in the sight of the nations, that I might be their God:
I am the LORD.’ ”

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“I will strike them with the pestilence and disinherit them, and I will make of you a nation greater and mightier than they.”

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“Now if You kill these people as one man, then the nations which have heard of Your fame will speak, saying,

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For from the top of the rocks I see him,
And from the hills I behold him;
There! A people dwelling alone,
Not reckoning itself among the nations.

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“God brings him out of Egypt;
He has strength like a wild ox;
He shall consume the nations, his enemies;
He shall break their bones
And pierce them with his arrows.

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Then he looked on Amalek, and he took up his oracle and said:

“Amalek was first among the nations,
But shall be last until he perishes.”

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“Therefore be careful to observe them; for this is your wisdom and your understanding in the sight of the peoples who will hear all these statutes, and say, ‘Surely this great nation is a wise and understanding people.’

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“For what great nation is there that has God so near to it, as the LORD our God is to us, for whatever reason we may call upon Him?

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“And what great nation is there that has such statutes and righteous judgments as are in all this law which I set before you this day?

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“And the LORD will scatter you among the peoples, and you will be left few in number among the nations where the LORD will drive you.

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“Or did God ever try to go and take for Himself a nation from the midst of another nation, by trials, by signs, by wonders, by war, by a mighty hand and an outstretched arm, and by great terrors, according to all that the LORD your God did for you in Egypt before your eyes?

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“driving out from before you nations greater and mightier than you, to bring you in, to give you their land as an inheritance, as it is this day.

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“When the LORD your God brings you into the land which you go to possess, and has cast out many nations before you, the Hittites and the Girgashites and the Amorites and the Canaanites and the Perizzites and the Hivites and the Jebusites, seven nations greater and mightier than you,

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“If you should say in your heart, ‘These nations are greater than I; how can I dispossess them?’—

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“And the LORD your God will drive out those nations before you little by little; you will be unable to destroy them at once, lest the beasts of the field become too numerous for you.

Search Results Continued...

1. Gen 10:5–Deu 7:22

2. Deu 8:20–Jdg 4:13

3. Jdg 4:16–Neh 13:26

4. Job 12:23–Psa 110:6

5. Psa 111:6–Isa 43:9

6. Isa 45:1–Jer 14:22

7. Jer 16:19–Jer 51:20

8. Jer 51:27–Eze 30:11

9. Eze 30:23–Joe 2:17

10. Joe 2:19–Zec 12:3

11. Zec 12:9–Mal 3:12

 
 
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