260. achu
Strong's Concordance
achu: reeds, rushes
Original Word: אָ֫חוּ
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: achu
Phonetic Spelling: (aw'-khoo)
Short Definition: grass
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of foreign origin
Definition
reeds, rushes
NASB Translation
marsh grass (2), reeds (1), rushes (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
אָחוּ: noun masculineJob 8:11

collective reeds, rushes (Aramaic אַחְוָא, originally Egyptian, compare demotic axu from axa be green, see EbAG & BB Mos. 338; WiedSammlung 16) Genesis 41:2,18 (E) Job 8:11; also Hosea 13:15 where read אָחִים plural for אֲחָוִים (compare AW), or from a parallel form [אָחֶה], see DeCompl. Var. 23 f.

אַחְוָה see חוה.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
flag, meadow

Of uncertain (perhaps Egyptian) derivation; a bulrush or any marshy grass (particularly that along the Nile) -- flag, meadow.

Forms and Transliterations
אָ֥חוּ אחו בָּאָֽחוּ׃ באחו׃ ’ā·ḥū ’āḥū Achu bā’āḥū bā·’ā·ḥū baAchu
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Strong's Hebrew 260
3 Occurrences


’ā·ḥū — 1 Occ.
bā·’ā·ḥū — 2 Occ.

Genesis 41:2
HEB: בָּשָׂ֑ר וַתִּרְעֶ֖ינָה בָּאָֽחוּ׃
NAS: and they grazed in the marsh grass.
KJV: and they fed in a meadow.
INT: and they grazed the marsh

Genesis 41:18
HEB: תֹּ֑אַר וַתִּרְעֶ֖ינָה בָּאָֽחוּ׃
NAS: and they grazed in the marsh grass.
KJV: favoured; and they fed in a meadow:
INT: favoured grazed the marsh

Job 8:11
HEB: בִצָּ֑ה יִשְׂגֶּה־ אָ֥חוּ בְלִי־ מָֽיִם׃
NAS: a marsh? Can the rushes grow
KJV: can the flag grow
INT: swamp grow the flag without waste

3 Occurrences

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