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King James Bible Dictionary

 

Hebrew - English Dictionary

H1471 - Nations

Strong's No.:H1471

Hebrew:גּוֹי

Transliteration:gôwy

Phonetic:go'-ee

Word Origin:Apparently from the same root as H1465 (in the sense of massing)

Bible Usage:{Gentile} {heathen} {nation} people.

Part of Speech:Noun Masculine

Strongs
Definition:

a foreign nation; hence a Gentile; also (figuratively) a troop of {animals} or a flight of locusts


Brown Driver
Biggs Definition:

1. nation, people

a. nation, people

1. usually of non-Hebrew people

2. of descendants of Abraham

3. of Israel

b. of swarm of locusts, other animals (fig.) n pr m

c. Goyim? = "nations"


Bible References:
Nations
 

Translation
Occurrences:
another ( 1 )
Gentiles ( 27 )
heathen ( 143 )
nation ( 102 )
nations ( 264 )
people ( 11 )

 

Definitions are taken from Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.