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Strong's #098 - אֲגַם

from an unused root (meaning to collect as water)
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1) pool, troubled pool

1a) troubled or muddy (gloomy) pools, marshes

1b) any pool, pond

1c) swamp reeds, reeds, rush(es)

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 3041 ‑ λίμνη (lim'‑nay);  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (9)
Exodus 2
Psalms 2
Isaiah 4
Jeremiah 1
NAS (9)
Exodus 2
Psalms 2
Isaiah 4
Jeremiah 1
HCS (9)
Exodus 2
Psalms 2
Isaiah 4
Jeremiah 1
BSB (9)
Exodus 2
Psalms 2
Isaiah 4
Jeremiah 1
ESV (7)
Psalms 2
Isaiah 4
Jeremiah 1
WEB (9)
Exodus 2
Psalms 2
Isaiah 4
Jeremiah 1
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1059) mc (גמ GM) AC: Gather CO: Foot AB: ?: The pictograph c is a picture of the foot and means to walk. The m is water. Combined these mean "walking to water". The watering well or other place of water is a gathering place for men, animals and plants for drinking. Men and animals may walk great distances for these watering holes while plants grow in abundance in them. (eng: game - from the Latin word game meaning leg)

A) mc (גמ GM) AC: Gather CO: ? AB: ?: Any gathering of people, things or ideas.

Nm) mc (גמ GM) - Also: Through the idea of a gathering of objects or ideas. KJV (34): also, as, again, and - Strongs: H1571 (גַּם)

kf1) emcm (מגמה MGMH) - Gather: A horde or troop gathered. KJV (1): sup up - Strongs: H4041 (מְגַמָּה)

C) mca (אגמ AGM) AC: ? CO: Pool AB: ?: The place of gathering of reeds. Ropes are made from the fibers of the reeds.

Nm) mca (אגמ AGM) - I. Pool:A collection of water. II. Reed:KJV (10): pools, standing, reeds - Strongs: H98 (אֲגַם), H99 (אָגֵם)

jm) nfmca (אגמונ AGMWN) - Reed: As a large gathering in a pond. Also a rope that is made from reeds from reeds. KJV (5): rush, bulrushes, caldron, hook - Strongs: H100 (אַגְמוֹן)

E) amc (גמא GMA) AC: Drink CO: Reed AB: ?: A plant that grows near the water.

V) amc (גמא GMA) - Drink: A drinking of water as from a pond. KJV (2): (vf: Hiphil, Piel) swallow, drink - Strongs: H1572 (גָּמָא)

Nm) amc (גמא GMA) - Reed: As a large gathering in a pond. KJV (4): rush, bulrush - Strongs: H1573 (גֹּמֶא)

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Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 אֲגַם noun [masculine] troubled pool (Aramaic id., , Assyrian agammu Dl W) — ׳א absolute Isaiah 35:7; construct Isaiah 41:18 2t.; אֲגַמִּים Exodus 8:1 2t.; אַגְמֵי Isaiah 14:23; אַגְמֵיהֶם Exodus 7:19

1 troubled or muddy (gloomy) pools or marshes, plural מַיִם׳א Isaiah 14:23.

2 any pool, pond, singular מַיִם׳א Isaiah 41:18; Psalm 107:35; Psalm 114:8; plural without מַיִם Exodus 7:19; Exodus 8:1 (P) Isaiah 42:15.

3 swamp-reed, rush (= אַגְמוֺן) Jeremiah 51:32.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

אֲגַם subst. [absol. Isaiah 35:7 cst. אֲגַם 41:18 ], pl. אֲגַמִּים, אַגְמֵי.

(1) a pool, a marsh, so called from the corrupt water, Isaiah 35:7, 42:15 Psalms 107:35. Specially used of the pools of stagnant water left on the shores of the Nile after its inundation, Exodus 7:19, 8:1.

(2) [“i.q. אַגְמוֹן a reed, a cane.” Ges. add. omitting the following explanation], a marsh over-grown with reeds, a reedy place, Jeremiah 51:32. R. Jonah explains it strongholds; comp. أَجَمَةُ a lion’s den in a marsh; hence refuge, stronghold.

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List of Word Forms
אֲגַם־ אַגְמֵיהֶ֗ם אגם־ אגמיהם הָאֲגַמִּ֑ים הָאֲגַמִּ֖ים האגמים וְאַגְמֵי־ וַאֲגַמִּ֖ים ואגמי־ ואגמים לַֽאֲגַם־ לַאֲגַ֔ם לַאֲגַם־ לאגם לאגם־ ’ă·ḡam- ’aḡ·mê·hem ’ăḡam- ’aḡmêhem agam agmeiHem hā’ăḡammîm hā·’ă·ḡam·mîm haagamMim la’ăḡam la’ăḡam- la·’ă·ḡam la·’ă·ḡam- laagam vaagamMim veagmei wa’ăḡammîm wa·’ă·ḡam·mîm wə’aḡmê- wə·’aḡ·mê-