Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 364

KJV Translation Count — 39x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: steal (30), steal away (7), carry away (1), brought (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to steal, steal away, carry away
a. (Qal) to steal
b. (Niphal) to be stolen
c. (Piel) to steal away
d. (Pual) to be stolen away, be brought by stealth
e. (Hithpael) to go by stealth, steal away

Strong's Definitions

ganab, gaw-nab'; a primitive root; to thieve (literally or figuratively); by implication, to deceive: — carry away, X indeed, secretly bring, steal (away), get by stealth.

Concordance Results Using KJV

So shall my righteousness answer for me in time to come, when it shall come for my hire before thy face: every one that is not speckled and spotted among the goats, and brown among the sheep, that shall be counted stolen with me.


And Laban went to shear his sheep: and Rachel had stolen the images that were her father's.


And Jacob stole H1589 unawares to Laban the Syrian, in that he told him not that he fled.


And Laban said to Jacob, What hast thou done, that thou hast stolen H1589 unawares to me, and carried H1589 my daughters, as captives taken with the sword?


Wherefore didst thou flee H1589 secretly, and H1589 H1589 from me; and didst not tell me, that I might have sent thee H1589 with mirth, and with songs, with tabret, and with harp?


And now, though thou wouldest needs be gone, because thou sore longedst after thy father's house, yet wherefore hast thou stolen my gods?


With whomsoever thou findest thy gods, let him not live: before our brethren discern thou what is thine with me, and take it to thee. For Jacob knew not that Rachel had stolen them.


That which was torn of beasts I H1589 not unto thee; I bare the loss of it; of my hand didst thou require it, whether stolen by day, or stolen by night.


For indeed I was stolen H1589 out of the land of the Hebrews: and here also have I done nothing that they should put me into the dungeon.


Behold, the money, which we found in our sacks' mouths, we H1589 again unto thee out of the land of Canaan: how then should we H1589 out of thy lord's house silver or gold?


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