גנן ᴵ to defend, protect, guard, shelter.
    — Qal - גָּנַן he defended, protected, guarded.
    — Po‘el . - גּוֹנֵן (of s.m.).
    — Po‘al . - גּוֹנַן was defended, was protected, was guarded.
    — Hiph. - חֵגֵן he defended, protected.
    — Hoph. - הוּגַן was defended, was protected, was guarded. [cp. Aram. גְּנַן, אַגֵּן (= he protected), Akka. gannu (= cover), Arab. jannay (= he covered, concealed).]