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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #100 - אַגְמוֹן
1) rush, bulrush
1a) used as cord or line (of twisted rushes or spun of rush fibre)
1b) of the lowly, insignificant (metaphorically)
2) sad, drooping
1a) of line of bulrushes
1b) bowing of the head (figuratively)
1c) of the lowly (metaphorically)
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)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
1 used as cord or line Job 40:26 (of twisted rushes, or spun of rush-fibre, compare Di on the passage); as fuel Job 41:12; simile of bending head Isaiah 58:5.
2 metaphor of the lowly, insignif. ("" כִּמָּה) Isaiah 9:13; Isaiah 19:15.
אגן (probably circular, round, compare Arabic ball of cheek & see Talmud אוֺגֶן curved rim of a vessel).
אַגְמוֹן and אַגְמֹן m.
(1) a boiling caldron, Job 41:12 see אָגַם No. 1.
(2) a rush, reed, such as grows in marshes, from אֲגַם a marsh, and the termination וֹן, Isaiah 58:5. As to Isaiah 9:13, 19:15, comp. כִּפָּה.
(3) a rope of rushes, a muzzle of reeds, like the Greek σχοῖνος, Job 40:26, compare Plin.N.H.xix.2.