Word Summary
gebe: a cistern, pool
Original Word: גֶּבֶא
Transliteration: gebe
Phonetic Spelling: (geh'-beh)
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Short Definition: a cistern, pool
Meaning: a reservoir, a marsh
Strong's Concordance
marish, pit

From an unused root meaning probably to collect; a reservoir; by analogy, a marsh -- marish, pit.


H1360. gebe

גֶּ֫בֶאnoun masculineEzekiel 47:11 cistern, pool (compare Arabic watering-trough) —

1 cistern מִגֶּ֑בֶא מַיִםIsaiah 30:14.

2 pool, marsh גְּבָיָאוEzekiel 47:11 ("" כִּצּאֹתָ֯ו‎).

גבב‎ (probably be curved, convex, elevated, Aramaic גִּבְּבָאhill; be or make hollow, dig, Arabic cut off or out, , Aramaic גֹּב‎, Ethiopic , Assyrian gubbu, — all = cistern; compare e.g. Assyrian gubbâni ša mê, cisterns of water, AsrbAnnals Col. viii. 102, KBii. 220; see proper name גֹּב‎ below)