Word: L@B

Pronounce: gaw-al'

Strong: H1350

Orig: a primitive root, to redeem (according to the Oriental law of kinship), i.e. to be the next of kin (and as such to buy back a relative's property, marry his widow, etc.):--X in any wise, X at all, avenger, deliver, (do, perform the part of near, next) kinsfolk(-man), purchase, ransom, redeem(-er), revenger.

Use: TWOT-300 Verb

Grk Strong: G683 G868 G948 G1590 G1653 G1807 G3084 G3086 G4360 G4506

    1) to redeem, act as kinsman-redeemer, avenge, revenge, ransom, do the part of a kinsman
    1a) (Qal)
    1a1) to act as kinsman, do the part of next of kin, act as kinsman-redeemer
    1a1a) by marrying brother's widow to beget a child for him, to redeem from slavery, to redeem land, to exact vengeance
    1a2) to redeem (by payment)
    1a3) to redeem (with God as subject)
    1a3a) individuals from death
    1a3b) Israel from Egyptian bondage
    1a3c) Israel from exile
    1b) (Niphal)
    1b1) to redeem oneself
    1b2) to be redeemed