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Strongs Number: H1548


Hebrew Word
גָּלַח
Transliteration
gâlach
Phonetic
gaw-lakh'
Part of Speech
Verb
Strongs Definition

properly to be {bald} that {is} (causatively) to shave; figuratively to lay waste

BDB Definition

1. to poll, shave, shave off, be bald

a. (Piel)

1. to shave

2. to shave off

3. (fig. of devastation)

b. (Pual) to be shaven

c. (Hithpael) to shave oneself

Origin
A primitive root
Bible Usage
{poll} shave (off).