chortos: a feeding place, food, grassOriginal Word: χόρτος, ου, ὁ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Phonetic Spelling: (khor'-tos)
Short Definition: grass, hay
Definition: grass, herbage, growing grain, hay.
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
a prim. word
a feeding place, food, grass
blade (1), grass (12), hay (1), wheat (1).
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 5528: χόρτος
χόρτος, χόρτου, ὁ;
1. the place where grass grows and animals glaze: Homer, Iliad 11, 774; 24, 640.
2. from Hesiod down, grass, herbage, hay, provender: of green grass, Matthew 6:30; Matthew 14:19; Luke 12:28; John 6:10; James 1:10; 1 Peter 1:24 (from Isaiah 40:6ff); Revelation 9:4; χόρτος χλωρός, Mark 6:39; Revelation 8:7; χόρτος of growing crops, Matthew 13:26; Mark 4:28; of hay, 1 Corinthians 3:12. (the Sept. for חָצִיר, grass, and עֶשֶׂב.) Apparently a primary word; a "court" or "garden", i.e. (by implication, of pasture) herbage or vegetation -- blade, grass, hay.
Apparently a primary word; a "court" or "garden", i.e. (by implication, of pasture) herbage or vegetation -- blade, grass, hay.
Englishman's ConcordanceStrong's Greek 5528
χόρτῳ — 1 Occ.
χόρτον — 6 Occ.
χόρτος — 5 Occ.
χόρτου — 3 Occ.
Matthew 6:30 N-AMS
GRK: δὲ τὸν χόρτον τοῦ ἀγροῦ
NAS: clothes the grass of the field,
KJV: clothe the grass of the field,
INT: moreover the grass of the field