6212. eseb
Strong's Concordance
eseb: grass
Original Word: עֶשֶׂב
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: eseb
Phonetic Spelling: (eh'seb)
Definition: herb, herbage
Brown-Driver-Briggs
עֵ֫שֶׂב noun masculineGenesis 1:11 herb, herbage; — ׳ע absolute Deuteronomy 11:15 +; construct Genesis 2:5 +; suffix עֶשְׂבָּם Isaiah 42:15; plural construct עִשְּׂבוֺת (dagesh forte dirimens) Proverbs 27:25; — herb, herbage, in oldest use often General (therefore including grass [דֶּשֶׁא]): הַשָּׂדֶה ׳ע Exodus 9:22 (E), Genesis 2:5 (+ שִׂיחַ) Exodus 9:25 (+ עֵץ), Exodus 10:15 (+ id; all J) Amos 7:2, so הָאָרֶץ ׳ע Exodus 10:12 (E), + מְּרִי הָעֵץ Exodus 10:15 (J), whence Psalm 105:35; apparently Generally also in הארץ ׳ע Job 5:25; Psalm 72:16, ׳ע alone Psalm 92:8; כָּלהַֿשָּׂדֶה ׳ע Jeremiah 12:14, ׳ע alone Deuteronomy 32:2 ("" דֶּשֶׁא), Isaiah 42:15; Psalm 102:5; Psalm 102:12, and Deuteronomy 29:22; Micah 5:6; Proverbs 19:12; hence ׳ע as food for cattle Deuteronomy 11:15; Psalm 106:20 compare Jeremiah 14:6; Zechariah 10:1; עִשְּׂבוֺת הָרִים Proverbs 27:25 ("" דֶּשֶׁא, חָצִיר); but as human food (hence excluding דֶּשֶׁא) הַשָּׂדֶה ׳ע Genesis 3:18 (J); especially P Genesis 1:29 (+ עֶץ), ׳יֶרֶק ע Genesis 1:30; Genesis 9:3, hence ׳ע Psalm 104:14 ("" חָצִיר for cattle); ׳ע distinguished from דֶּשֶׁא, עֵץ also Genesis 1:11,12, שָׂדֶה ׳ע + דֶּשֶׁא, חָצִיר 2 Kings 19:26 + Isaiah 37:27.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
grass, herb

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

Forms and Transliterations
וְ֭עֵשֶׂב וְעֵ֥שֶׂב וּבְעֵ֥שֶׂב ובעשב ועשב כְּעֵ֣שֶׂב כָ֭עֵשֶׂב כָּעֵ֥שֶׂב כעשב עִשְּׂב֥וֹת עֵ֑שֶׂב עֵ֔שֶׂב עֵ֖שֶׂב עֵ֗שֶׂב עֵ֚שֶׂב עֵ֣שֶׂב עֵ֣שֶׂב ׀ עֵ֤שֶׂב עֵ֥שֶׂב עֵֽשֶׂב׃ עֶשְׂבָּ֖ם עשב עשב׃ עשבות עשבם ‘ê·śeḇ ‘eś·bām ‘eśbām ‘êśeḇ ‘iś·śə·ḇō·wṯ ‘iśśəḇōwṯ Chaesev esBam Esev isseVot kā‘êśeḇ ḵā‘êśeḇ kā·‘ê·śeḇ ḵā·‘ê·śeḇ kaEsev kə‘êśeḇ kə·‘ê·śeḇ keEsev ū·ḇə·‘ê·śeḇ ūḇə‘êśeḇ uveEsev Veesev wə‘êśeḇ wə·‘ê·śeḇ
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Genesis 1:11
HEB: הָאָ֙רֶץ֙ דֶּ֔שֶׁא עֵ֚שֶׂב מַזְרִ֣יעַ זֶ֔רַע
NAS: vegetation: plants yielding
KJV: grass, the herb yielding
INT: the earth vegetation plants yielding seed

Genesis 1:12
HEB: הָאָ֜רֶץ דֶּ֠שֶׁא עֵ֣שֶׂב מַזְרִ֤יעַ זֶ֙רַע֙
NAS: vegetation, plants yielding
KJV: grass, [and] herb yielding
INT: the earth vegetation plants yielding seed

Genesis 1:29
HEB: אֶת־ כָּל־ עֵ֣שֶׂב ׀ זֹרֵ֣עַ זֶ֗רַע
NAS: you every plant yielding
KJV: I have given you every herb bearing
INT: have given every plant yielding seed

Genesis 1:30
HEB: כָּל־ יֶ֥רֶק עֵ֖שֶׂב לְאָכְלָ֑ה וַֽיְהִי־
NAS: green plant for food;
KJV: [I have given] every green herb for meat:
INT: thing green plant food and it was

Genesis 2:5
HEB: בָאָ֔רֶץ וְכָל־ עֵ֥שֶׂב הַשָּׂדֶ֖ה טֶ֣רֶם
NAS: and no plant of the field
KJV: it was in the earth, and every herb of the field
INT: the earth and every herb of the field had yet

Genesis 3:18
HEB: וְאָכַלְתָּ֖ אֶת־ עֵ֥שֶׂב הַשָּׂדֶֽה׃
NAS: for you; And you will eat the plants of the field;
KJV: to thee; and thou shalt eat the herb of the field;
INT: shall grow will eat the plants of the field

Genesis 9:3
HEB: לְאָכְלָ֑ה כְּיֶ֣רֶק עֵ֔שֶׂב נָתַ֥תִּי לָכֶ֖ם
NAS: to you, as [I gave] the green plant.
KJV: for you; even as the green herb have I given
INT: shall be food the green plant give all

Exodus 9:22
HEB: וְעַ֛ל כָּל־ עֵ֥שֶׂב הַשָּׂדֶ֖ה בְּאֶ֥רֶץ
NAS: and on every plant of the field,
KJV: and upon beast, and upon every herb of the field,
INT: toward every plant of the field the land

Exodus 9:25
HEB: וְאֵ֨ת כָּל־ עֵ֤שֶׂב הַשָּׂדֶה֙ הִכָּ֣ה
NAS: every plant of the field
KJV: smote every herb of the field,
INT: and beast every plant of the field struck

Exodus 10:12
HEB: אֶת־ כָּל־ עֵ֣שֶׂב הָאָ֔רֶץ אֵ֛ת
NAS: every plant of the land,
KJV: and eat every herb of the land,
INT: and eat every plant of the land all

Exodus 10:15
HEB: אֶת־ כָּל־ עֵ֣שֶׂב הָאָ֗רֶץ וְאֵת֙
NAS: every plant of the land
KJV: and they did eat every herb of the land,
INT: ate every plant of the land and all

Exodus 10:15
HEB: יֶ֧רֶק בָּעֵ֛ץ וּבְעֵ֥שֶׂב הַשָּׂדֶ֖ה בְּכָל־
NAS: on tree or plant of the field
KJV: in the trees, or in the herbs of the field,
INT: green tree plant of the field all

Deuteronomy 11:15
HEB: וְנָתַתִּ֛י עֵ֥שֶׂב בְּשָׂדְךָ֖ לִבְהֶמְתֶּ֑ךָ
NAS: He will give grass in your fields
KJV: And I will send grass in thy fields
INT: will give grass your fields your cattle

Deuteronomy 29:23
HEB: בָ֖הּ כָּל־ עֵ֑שֶׂב כְּֽמַהְפֵּכַ֞ת סְדֹ֤ם
NAS: and no grass grows
KJV: nor beareth, nor any grass groweth
INT: grows All grass the overthrow of Sodom

Deuteronomy 32:2
HEB: וְכִרְבִיבִ֖ים עֲלֵי־ עֵֽשֶׂב׃
NAS: And as the showers on the herb.
KJV: and as the showers upon the grass:
INT: and as the showers on the herb

2 Kings 19:26
HEB: וַיֵּבֹ֑שׁוּ הָי֞וּ עֵ֤שֶׂב שָׂדֶה֙ וִ֣ירַק
NAS: and put to shame; They were as the vegetation of the field
KJV: and confounded; they were [as] the grass of the field,
INT: and put become were as the vegetation of the field and as the green

Job 5:25
HEB: זַרְעֶ֑ךָ וְ֝צֶאֱצָאֶ֗יךָ כְּעֵ֣שֶׂב הָאָֽרֶץ׃
NAS: And your offspring as the grass of the earth.
KJV: and thine offspring as the grass of the earth.
INT: your descendants and your offspring as the grass of the earth

Psalm 72:16
HEB: וְיָצִ֥יצוּ מֵ֝עִ֗יר כְּעֵ֣שֶׂב הָאָֽרֶץ׃
NAS: flourish like vegetation of the earth.
KJV: shall flourish like grass of the earth.
INT: flourish the city vegetation of the earth

Psalm 92:7
HEB: רְשָׁעִ֨ים ׀ כְּמ֥וֹ עֵ֗שֶׂב וַ֭יָּצִיצוּ כָּל־
NAS: sprouted up like grass And all who did
KJV: spring as the grass, and when all the workers
INT: the wicked like grass flourished and all

Psalm 102:4
HEB: הוּכָּֽה־ כָ֭עֵשֶׂב וַיִּבַ֣שׁ לִבִּ֑י
NAS: has been smitten like grass and has withered
KJV: and withered like grass; so that I forget
INT: has been smitten grass withered my heart

Psalm 102:11
HEB: נָט֑וּי וַ֝אֲנִ֗י כָּעֵ֥שֶׂב אִיבָֽשׁ׃
NAS: shadow, And I wither away like grass.
KJV: and I am withered like grass.
INT: A lengthened I grass wither

Psalm 104:14
HEB: חָצִ֨יר ׀ לַבְּהֵמָ֗ה וְ֭עֵשֶׂב לַעֲבֹדַ֣ת הָאָדָ֑ם
NAS: for the cattle, And vegetation for the labor
KJV: for the cattle, and herb for the service
INT: the grass the cattle and vegetation the labor of man

Psalm 105:35
HEB: וַיֹּ֣אכַל כָּל־ עֵ֣שֶׂב בְּאַרְצָ֑ם וַ֝יֹּ֗אכַל
NAS: up all vegetation in their land,
KJV: And did eat up all the herbs in their land,
INT: and ate all vegetation their land and ate

Psalm 106:20
HEB: שׁ֝֗וֹר אֹכֵ֥ל עֵֽשֶׂב׃
NAS: of an ox that eats grass.
KJV: of an ox that eateth grass.
INT: of an ox eats grass

Proverbs 19:12
HEB: וּכְטַ֖ל עַל־ עֵ֣שֶׂב רְצוֹנֽוֹ׃
NAS: is like dew on the grass.
KJV: [is] as dew upon the grass.
INT: dew on the grass his favor

33 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 6212
33 Occurrences


ḵā·‘ê·śeḇ — 1 Occ.
‘eś·bām — 1 Occ.
‘ê·śeḇ — 24 Occ.
‘iś·śə·ḇō·wṯ — 1 Occ.
kā·‘ê·śeḇ — 1 Occ.
kə·‘ê·śeḇ — 2 Occ.
ū·ḇə·‘ê·śeḇ — 1 Occ.
wə·‘ê·śeḇ — 2 Occ.










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