H6212 עשׂב - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

From an unused root meaning to glisten (or be green); grass (or any tender shoot)

KJV Usage: grass, herb.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions



1. herb, herbage, grass, green plants
Origin: from an unused root meaning to glisten (or be green)
TWOT: 1707a
Parts of Speech: Noun Masculine

1) herb, herbage, grass, green plants

View how H6212 עשׂב is used in the Bible

First 30 of 33 occurrences of H6212 עשׂב

Genesis 1:11 the herb
Genesis 1:12 and herb
Genesis 1:29 you every herb
Genesis 1:30 herb
Genesis 2:5 and every herb
Genesis 3:18 the herb
Genesis 9:3 herb
Exodus 9:22 and upon every herb
Exodus 9:25 every herb
Exodus 10:12 every herb
Exodus 10:15 every herb
Exodus 10:15 or in the herbs
Deuteronomy 11:15 grass
Deuteronomy 29:23 nor doth any grass
Deuteronomy 32:2 upon the grass:
2 Kings 19:26 they were as the grass
Job 5:25 as the grass
Psalms 72:16 like grass
Psalms 92:7 as the grass,
Psalms 102:4 like grass;
Psalms 102:11 like grass.
Psalms 104:14 and herb
Psalms 105:35 all the herbs
Psalms 106:20 grass.
Proverbs 19:12 upon the grass.
Proverbs 27:25 itself, and herbs
Isaiah 37:27 they were as the grass
Isaiah 42:15 all their herbs;
Jeremiah 12:4 and the herbs
Jeremiah 14:6 because there was no grass.

Distinct usage

3 every herb
2 the herb
2 herb
2 grass
2 they were as the grass
1 and herb
1 you every herb
1 upon the grass:
1 as the grass
1 like grass
1 like grass;
1 like grass.
1 and herb
1 grass.
1 itself, and herbs
1 because there was no grass.
1 upon the grass,
1 all their herbs;
1 and every herb
1 all the herbs
1 upon the grass.
1 as the grass,
1 and the herbs
1 nor doth any grass
1 or in the herbs
1 and upon every herb
1 the grass

Corresponding Greek Words

esev G1008 botane
esev G5515 chloros
esev G5527 chortasma
esev G5528 chortos

Related words


H6211 עשׂב עשׁ ‛âsh ‛ăsab
עשׂב עשׁ
‛âsh ‛ăsab
awsh, as-ab'
From H6244; a moth

KJV Usage: moth. (The second form is Chaldee, from H6212 and is translated grass)