Parts of Speech

n m

Root Word (Etymology)

from an unused root meaning to glisten (or be green)

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1707a

KJV Translation Count — 33x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: herb (17), grass (16)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. herb, herbage, grass, green plants

Strong's Definitions

`eseb, eh'seb; from an unused root meaning to glisten (or be green); grass (or any tender shoot): — grass, herb.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And God said, Let the earth bring forth H6212, the H6212 yielding seed, and the fruit tree yielding fruit after his kind, whose seed is in itself, upon the earth: and it was so.


And the earth brought forth H6212, and H6212 yielding seed after his kind, and the tree yielding fruit, whose seed was in itself, after his kind: and God saw that it was good.


And God said, Behold, I have given you every H6212 bearing seed, which is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree, in the which is the fruit of a tree yielding seed; to you it shall be for meat.


And to every beast of the earth, and to every fowl of the air, and to every thing that creepeth upon the earth, wherein there is life, I have given every green H6212 for meat: and it was so.


And every plant of the field before it was in the earth, and every H6212 of the field before it grew: for the LORD God had not caused it to rain upon the earth, and there was not a man to till the ground.


Thorns also and thistles shall it bring forth to thee; and thou shalt eat the H6212 of the field;


Every moving thing that liveth shall be meat for you; even as the green H6212 have I given you all things.


And the LORD said unto Moses, Stretch forth thine hand toward heaven, that there may be hail in all the land of Egypt, upon man, and upon beast, and upon every H6212 of the field, throughout the land of Egypt.


And the hail smote throughout all the land of Egypt all that was in the field, both man and beast; and the hail smote every H6212 of the field, and brake every tree of the field.


And the LORD said unto Moses, Stretch out thine hand over the land of Egypt for the locusts, that they may come up upon the land of Egypt, and eat every H6212 of the land, even all that the hail hath left.