גּיר גּר 




gare or (fully) geyr (gare)

Parts of Speech

n m

Root Word (Etymology)

from 1481

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 330a

KJV Translation Count — 92x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: stranger (87), alien (1), sojourner (1), stranger 376 (1), stranger 4480 (1), strangers 582 (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. sojourner
a. a temporary inhabitant, a newcomer lacking inherited rights
b. of foreigners in Israel, though conceded rights

Strong's Definitions

ger, gare; or (fully) geyr (gare); from 1481; properly, a guest; by implication, a foreigner: — alien, sojourner, stranger.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And he said unto Abram, Know of a surety that thy seed shall be a H1616 in a land that is not theirs, and shall serve them; and they shall afflict them four hundred years;


I am a H1616 and a H1616 with you: give me a possession of a buryingplace with you, that I may bury my dead out of my sight.


And she bare him a son, and he called his name Gershom: for he said, I have been a H1616 in a strange land.


Seven days shall there be no leaven found in your houses: for whosoever eateth that which is leavened, even that soul shall be cut off from the congregation of Israel, whether he be a H1616, or born in the land.


And when a H1616 shall sojourn with thee, and will keep the passover to the LORD, let all his males be circumcised, and then let him come near and keep it; and he shall be as one that is born in the land: for no uncircumcised person shall eat thereof.


One law shall be to him that is homeborn, and unto the H1616 that sojourneth among you.


And her two sons; of which the name of the one was Gershom; for he said, I have been an H1616 in a strange land:


But the seventh day is the sabbath of the LORD thy God: in it thou shalt not do any work, thou, nor thy son, nor thy daughter, thy manservant, nor thy maidservant, nor thy cattle, nor thy H1616 that is within thy gates:


Thou shalt neither vex a H1616, nor oppress him: for ye were H1616s in the land of Egypt.


Also thou shalt not oppress a H1616: for ye know the heart of a H1616, seeing ye were H1616s in the land of Egypt.