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Strong's #1573 - גֹּמֶא

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Noun Masculine
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1) rush, reed, papyrus

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KJV (4)
Exodus 1
Job 1
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NAS (4)
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Job 1
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HCS (4)
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BSB (4)
Exodus 1
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ESV (2)
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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
 גֹּ֫מֶא noun masculine Job 8:11 rush, reed, papyrus (compare Löw p. 55) (Late Hebrew גּוֺמֶא, Ethiopic loan-word, according to Di; — name from swallowing, sucking up, water? so Thes, compare Che Isaiah 18:2 and elsewhere; = Coptic gome, see Di Exodus 2:3 whence others derive as loan-word) — גֹּ֫מֶא Exodus 2:3 3t.; — rush, paper-reed, (Egyptian) Job 8:11 ("" אָחוּ); collective Isaiah 35:7 ("" קָנֶה); as material, ׳תֵּבַת ג Exodus 2:3 chest of paper-reed; ׳כְּלֵיגֿ Isaiah 18:2 vessels of paper-reed.

גמד (√ of following; compare Arabic congeal, become solid; be hard, stern; also cut, cut off; Aramaic גְּמַד contract; Aph`el be bold, daring).

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

גֹּמֶא m. a marsh rush, specially papyrus nilotica, so called because it absorbs and drinks moisture (comp. bibula papyrus, Lucan. iv. 136). Job 8:11; Isaiah 35:7. The Egyptians used this to make garments, shoes, baskets, and vessels of various kinds, especially boats (Plin. xiii. 21-26). Exodus 2:3, תֵּבַת גֹּמֶא “an ark,” or “skiff of papyrus.” Isaiah 18:2.

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List of Word Forms
גֹּ֔מֶא גֹּ֭מֶא גֹמֶא֮ גמא וָגֹֽמֶא׃ וגמא׃ gō·me ḡō·me Gome gōme ḡōme vaGome wā·ḡō·me wāḡōme
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