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gal'-ant: The translation of 'addir, "bright," "splendid," "mighty" (Isa 33:21, "Neither shall gallant ('addir) ship pass thereby"); the word is translated "mighty" in Ex 15:10; 1 Sam 4:8; Isa 10:34; Zec 11:2 the King James Version. In Isa 33:21, above, it is applied to Yahweh. "glorious ('addir) Lord" the King James Version, the Revised Version (British and American) "Yahweh .... in .... majesty"; compare also Ps 16:3, "the excellent." As a noun it is used in the margin of Nah 2:5 as alternative for "worthies," the Revised Version (British and American) "nobles" in Zec 11:2, for "the might "Revised Version" "goodly ones" margin, "glorious"; it is translated "nobles" in Jdg 5:13; 2 Ch 23:20, etc.
Bibliography Information
Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Definition for 'gallant'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". - ISBE; 1915.

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