gowy; go'-ee rarely (shortened) goy
Parts of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
apparently from the same root as 1465
KJV Translation Count — 558x
Outline of Biblical Usage
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"
gowy, go'-ee; rarely (shortened) goy, go'-ee; apparently from the same root as 1465 (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.
Concordance Results Using KJV
By these were the isles of the H1471 divided in their lands; every one after his tongue, after their families, in their H1471s.
These are the sons of Ham, after their families, after their tongues, in their countries, and in their H1471s.
These are the sons of Shem, after their families, after their tongues, in their lands, after their H1471s.
These are the families of the sons of Noah, after their generations, in their H1471s: and by these were the H1471s divided in the earth after the flood.
And I will make of thee a great H1471, and I will bless thee, and make thy name great; and thou shalt be a blessing:
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 H1471s;
With Chedorlaomer the king of Elam, and with Tidal king of H1471s, and Amraphel king of Shinar, and Arioch king of Ellasar; four kings with five.
And also that H1471, whom they shall serve, will I judge: and afterward shall they come out with great substance.
As for me, behold, my covenant is with thee, and thou shalt be a father of many H1471s.
Neither shall thy name any more be called Abram, but thy name shall be Abraham; for a father of many H1471s have I made thee.