Word Summary
gev: the back
Original Word: גֵּו
Transliteration: gev
Phonetic Spelling: (gave)
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Short Definition: the back
Meaning: the back, the middle
Strong's Concordance
among, back, body

From ga'ah (corresponding to gab); the back; by analogy, the middle -- + among, back, body.

see HEBREW ga'ah

see HEBREW gab


H1460. gev

I. גֵּוnoun [masculine] backגֵּו‎ absolute unused, construct Proverbs 10:13 2t., suffix גֵּוִיIsaiah 50:6, גֵּוְךָ38:17, גֵּוֵךְ51:23; — back, as beaten, lashed Proverbs 10:13; 19:29; 26:3 compare Isaiah 50:6; in phrase ג אַחֲרֵי ׳הִשְׁלִיךְ‎ (as גַּו‎) 38:17, of Yahweh's casting sins of penitent behind his back, putting them out of mind; as trodden upon 51:23, figurative of extreme humiliation.

II. גֵּוnoun [masculine] midst, Aramaism (compare Aramaic גֵּו גַּוָּא,middle, Late Hebrew גֵּוmidst, interior; id., belly, Arabic midst) Job 30:5 יְגֹרָ֑שׁוּ מִןגֵּֿוfrom the midst (of men) they are driven; Rosenm and others compare CiceroOff. iii. 8: e medio pelluntur.