1588. gan
Lexical Summary
gan: an enclosure, garden
Original Word: גַּן
Transliteration: gan
Phonetic Spelling: (gan)
Part of Speech: noun masculine; feminine; proper name, of a location
Short Definition: an enclosure, garden
Meaning: an enclosure, garden
Strong's Concordance

From ganan; a garden (as fenced) -- garden.

see HEBREW ganan


H1588. gan

גַּןnoun masculineSong of Solomon 4:12 & (Genesis 2:15) feminine enclosure, garden (Late Hebrew id., גַּנָּה‎ Arabic , Ethiopic Assyrian ginû COTGloss, also gannatu DlPr 84; Aramaic גִּנְתָּא גִּנָּא,‎, ; Phoenician צץ אם אגנן פר‎[צ‎] CISi, 165, 11 & p. 232 f. birds of enclosure (domestic fowls) or of wing) — absolute גַּן2:8 3t.; construct id. 2:15 19t.; with article הַגָּן2:9 9t., but כַּגַּןLamentations 2:6; suffix גַּנִּיSong of Solomon 4:16; 5:1, גַּנּוֺ4:16; 6:2; Plural גַּנִּים4:15 2t. — garden as enclosure Lamentations 2:6 (simile); בַּגַּנִּים הַיּוֺשֶׁבֶתSong of Solomon 8:13; compare 4:12 (figurative of, bride נָעוּל גַּן‎); g. of herbs (יָרָק‎) Deuteronomy 11:10; 1 Kings 21:2; figurative of bride, g. of plants, fruits, and spices Song of Solomon 4:16 (twice in verse); 5:1; 6:2 (twice in verse) compare גנים מַעְיַן4:15; g. of (king's) house) 2 Kings 21:18 = גַּןעֻֿזָּא21:18, 26; הַמֶּלֶךְ גַּן25:4; Jeremiah 39:4; 52:7; Nehemiah 3:15, compare הַגָּן בֵּית‎) 2 Kings 9:27 (at Jez-reel ? but this perhaps

proper name, of a location see below בית‎ p. III ); most often of garden (orchard ?) in Eden (Hexateuch only Gen & only J) Genesis 2:8-9, 10, 16; 3:1-2, 3, 8 (twice in verse); 3:10, called גַּןעֵֿדֶן2:15; 3:23-24, Ezekiel 36:35; Joel 2:3, compare ׳גןיֿGenesis 13:10; Isaiah 51:3 (both in simile); גןאֿלהיםEzekiel 28:13 (גןאֿל ׳עֵדֶן‎), 31:8 (twice in verse); 31:9 ("" עֵדֶן‎); in last three the trees of the garden are compare with Assyrian under figure of cedar of Lebanon.


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