1588. gan
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gan: an enclosure, garden
Original Word: גָּן
Part of Speech: noun masculine; feminine; proper name, of a location
Transliteration: gan
Phonetic Spelling: (gan)
Short Definition: garden

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from ganan
an enclosure, garden
NASB Translation
garden (40), gardens (2).

גַּן noun 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 גִּנָּא, גִּנְתָּא, ; Phoenician פר אגנן אם צץ[צ] CISi, 165, 11 & p. 232 f. birds of enclosure (domestic fowls) or of wing) — absolute גַּן Genesis 2:8 3t.; construct id. Genesis 2:15 19t.; with article הַגָּן Genesis 2:9 9t., but כַּגַּן Lamentations 2:6; suffix גַּנִּי Songs 4:16; Songs 5:1, גַּנּוֺ Songs 4:16; Songs 6:2; Plural גַּנִּים Songs 4:15 2t. — garden as enclosure Lamentations 2:6 (simile); הַיּוֺשֶׁבֶת בַּגַּנִּים Songs 8:13; compare Songs 4:12 (figurative of, bride גַּן נָעוּל); g. of herbs (יָרָק) Deuteronomy 11:10; 1 Kings 21:2; figurative of bride, g. of plants, fruits, and spices Songs 4:16 (twice in verse); Songs 5:1; Songs 6:2 (twice in verse) compare מַעְיַן גנים Songs 4:15; g. of (king's) house) 2 Kings 21:18 = גַּןעֻֿזָּא 2 Kings 21:18,26; גַּן הַמֶּלֶךְ 2 Kings 25:4; Jeremiah 39:4; Jeremiah 52:7; Nehemiah 3:15, compare בֵּית הַגָּן) 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; Genesis 3:1,2,3,8 (twice in verse); Genesis 3:10, called גַּןעֵֿדֶן Genesis 2:15; Genesis 3:23,24; Ezekiel 36:35; Joel 2:3, compare ׳גןיֿ Genesis 13:10; Isaiah 51:3 (both in simile); גןאֿלהים Ezekiel 28:13 (׳עֵדֶן גןאֿל), Ezekiel 31:8 (twice in verse); Ezekiel 31:9 ("" עֵדֶן); in last three the trees of the garden are compare with Assyrian under figure of cedar of Lebanon.


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

see HEBREW ganan

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