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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #587 - אֲנַחְנוּ

Word Origin
apparently from (0595)
Parts of Speech
personal pronoun
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) we (first person plural — usually used for emphasis)

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (6) NAS (7) HCS (114)
Genesis 1
Numbers 1
Deuteronomy 1
2 Chronicles 1
Nehemiah 1
Jeremiah 1
Exodus 1
Numbers 1
Ezra 1
Nehemiah 1
Psalms 1
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 1
Genesis 17
Exodus 1
Numbers 5
Deuteronomy 4
Joshua 8
Judges 6
1 Samuel 5
1 Kings 3
2 Kings 8
1 Chronicles 3
2 Chronicles 4
Ezra 5
Nehemiah 15
Job 1
Psalms 8
Isaiah 4
Jeremiah 10
Lamentations 1
Ezekiel 3
Daniel 1
Micah 1
Malachi 1
p-i1cp 6
p-i1cp 6
p-i1cp 6

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1307) hn (נהה NHh) AC: Guide CO: Rest AB: ?: The pictograph n is a picture of a seed representing continuance, the h is a picture of a wall that separates the inside from the outside. Combined these mean "continue outside". The shepherd would guide his flock to a place of water. Here is water for drinking as well as green grass for pasturing. Once the flock arrives, they are free to rest after the long journey. A guided journey to a place of rest. A sigh of rest. (eng: night - from the German nocht, as the time of rest)

A) hn (נהה NHh) AC: ? CO: Rest AB: ?

Nf2 ) thn (נההת NHhT) - Rest: KJV (8): rest, set, quietness, lighting - Strongs: H5183 (נַחַת)

hf1) ehnm (מנההה MNHhH) - Gift: What is brought to another. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (213): offering, present, gift, oblation, sacrifice, meat - Strongs: H4503 (מִנְחָה), H4504 (מִנְחָה)

C) hna (אנהה ANHh) AC: Sigh CO: ? AB: ?: A sigh of rest.

V) hna (אנהה ANHh) - Sigh: To sigh or groan out of a desire for rest. KJV (12): (vf: Niphal) sigh, groan, mourn - Strongs: H584 (אָנַח)

Nm) na (אנהה ANHh) - I: In the sense of sighing or breathing. [Aramaic only; The plural form of this word meaning, we, is anhnaor anhna] [df: ana hna] KJV (20): I, me, we - Strongs: H576 (אֲנָא), H586 (אֲנַחְנָה)

Nf1 ) ehna (אנההה ANHhH) - Groan: The expression of burden and the desire for rest. KJV (11): sighing, groaning, sigh, mourning - Strongs: H585 (אֲנָחָה)

fm) ihna (אנההי ANHhY) - I: In the sense of sighing or breathing. [The plural form of this word meaning, we, is fnhna, fnhnand fna] [df: ykna yna] KJV (29): I, me, we, ourselves, mine - Strongs: H580 (אֲנוּ), H587 (אֲנַחְנוּ), H589 (אֲנִי), H595 (אָנֹכִי), H5168 (נַחְנוּ)

F) hne (הנהה HNHh) AC: ? CO: Rest AB: ?

Nf1 ) ehne (הנההה HNHhH) - Rest: KJV (1): release - Strongs: H2010 (הֲנָחָה)

H) ehn (נההה NHhH) AC: Guide CO: ? AB: ?

V) ehn (נההה NHhH) - Guide: KJV (39): (vf: Paal, Hiphil) lead, guide, bestow, govern, put, straiten - Strongs: H5148 (נָחָה)

J) hfn (נוהה NWHh) AC: Rest CO: Rest AB: ?: A place of quiet and rest from burdens, work or enemy.

V) hfn (נוהה NWHh) - Rest: KJV (64): (vf: Paal) rest, cease, confederate, down, lay, quiet, remain - Strongs: H5117 (נוּחַ)

Nm) hfn (נוהה NWHh) - Rest: KJV (4): rest - Strongs: H5118 (נוּחַ)

am) hfnm (מנוהה MNWHh) - Rest: KJV (7): rest - Strongs: H4494 (מָנוֹחַ)

kf1) ehfnm (מנוההה MNWHhH) - Rest: KJV (21): rest, comfortable, ease, quiet, still - Strongs: H4496 (מְנֻחָה)

L) hni (ינהה YNHh) AC: Sit CO: Rest AB: ?

V) hni (ינהה YNHh) - Sit: KJV (75): (vf: Paal, Hiphil, Hophal) leave, up, lay, suffer, place, put, set, down, alone, bestow, pacify, still, withdraw, withhold - Strongs: H3240 (יָנַח)

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Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 אֲנַחְנוּ pronoun 1 plural we see below

אֲנַ֫חְנוּאֲנָ֑חְנוּ pronoun 1 plural common we (the plural corresponding to אָנֹכִי, as אֲנוּ; to אֲנִי; see W SG p. 100; Phoenician אנחן CIS i. 3,16.17, Aramaic אֲנַחְנָא, ᵑ7 also נַחְנָא, Syriac , , , ) Genesis 13:8; Genesis 29:4; Genesis 37:7; Genesis 42:11,13; Numbers 9:7; Deuteronomy 1:28,41; Joel 2:17,18, etc. Like אֲנִי, following a participle as its subject Genesis 19:13; Numbers 10:29; Judges 19:18; 2 Kings 18:26; appended to a verb for emphasis Judges 9:28; 2 Kings 10:4; Isaiah 20:6.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

אֲנַחְנוּ pron. pl. comm. we, the common form from which is shortened. נַחְנוּ (Arab. خَْنُ).

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List of Word Forms
אֲ֭נַחְנוּ אֲנַ֑חְנוּ אֲנַ֔חְנוּ אֲנַ֕חְנוּ אֲנַ֖חְנוּ אֲנַ֗חְנוּ אֲנַ֙חְנוּ֙ אֲנַ֛חְנוּ אֲנַ֜חְנוּ אֲנַ֡חְנוּ אֲנַ֣חְנוּ אֲנַ֤חְנוּ אֲנַ֥חְנוּ אֲנַ֧חְנוּ אֲנַ֨חְנוּ אֲנַחְנוּ֩ אֲנַחְנוּ֮ אֲנָ֑חְנוּ אֲנָֽחְנוּ׃ אנחנו אנחנו׃ וַ֠אֲנַחְנוּ וַאֲנַ֓חְנוּ ׀ וַאֲנַ֖חְנוּ וַאֲנַ֗חְנוּ וַאֲנַ֙חְנוּ֙ וַאֲנַ֛חְנוּ וַאֲנַ֜חְנוּ וַאֲנַ֣חְנוּ וַאֲנַ֤חְנוּ וַאֲנַ֤חְנוּ ׀ וַאֲנַ֥חְנוּ ואנחנו ’ă·nā·ḥə·nū ’ă·naḥ·nū ’ănāḥənū ’ănaḥnū aNachenu aNachnu vaaNachnu wa’ănaḥnū wa·’ă·naḥ·nū
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