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Lexicon :: Strong's H587 - 'ănaḥnû

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Part of Speech
personal pronoun
Root Word (Etymology)
Apparently from אָנֹכִי (H595)
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TWOT Reference: 128

Strong’s Definitions

אֲנַחְנוּ ʼănachnûw, an-akh'-noo; apparently from H595; we:—ourselves, us, we.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x

The KJV translates Strong's H587 in the following manner: we, ourselves, us.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x
The KJV translates Strong's H587 in the following manner: we, ourselves, us.
  1. we (first pers. pl. - usually used for emphasis)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אֲנַחְנוּ ʼănachnûw, an-akh'-noo; apparently from H595; we:—ourselves, us, we.
STRONGS H587: Abbreviations
אֲנַ֫חְנוּ אֲנָ֑חְנוּ pronoun 1st person plural common we (the plural corresponding to אָנֹכִי, as אֲנוּ; to אֲנִי; see WSG p. 100; Phoenician אנחן CISi. 3, 16.17, Aramaic אֲנַחְנָא, Targum also נַחְנָא, Syriac NfnofnAf  , Nfno, نَعْنُ, ንሕነ፡) 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.

See related Aramaic BDB entry H586.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


13:8; 19:13; 29:4; 37:7; 42:11; 42:13


9:7; 10:29


1:28; 1:41


9:28; 19:18

2 Kings

10:4; 18:26




2:17; 2:18


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H587 matches the Hebrew אֲנַחְנוּ ('ănaḥnû),
which occurs 121 times in 115 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 3 (Gen 13:8–2Ki 6:1)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 13:8 -

So Abram said to Lot, “Please let there be no strife between you and me, nor between my herdsmen and your herdsmen, for we are relatives!

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:13 - for we are about to destroy this place, because their outcry has become so great before the LORD that the LORD has sent us to destroy it.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:4 -

Jacob said to them, “My brothers, where are you from?” And they said, “We are from Haran.”

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:7 - for behold, we were binding sheaves in the field, and behold, my sheaf stood up and also remained standing; and behold, your sheaves gathered around and bowed down to my sheaf.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:11 - “We are all sons of one man; we are honest men, your servants are not spies.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:13 - But they said, “Your servants are twelve brothers in all, the sons of one man in the land of Canaan; and behold, the youngest is with our father today, and one is no longer alive.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:21 - Then they said to one another, “Truly we are guilty concerning our brother, because we saw the distress of his soul when he pleaded with us, yet we would not listen; for that reason this distress has happened to us.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:31 - “But we said to him, ‘We are honest men; we are not spies.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:32 - ‘We are twelve brothers, sons of our father; one is no longer alive, and the youngest is with our father today in the land of Canaan.’
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:8 - So Judah said to his father Israel, “Send the boy with me and we will arise and go, so that we may live and not die, we as well as you and our little ones.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:18 - Now the men were afraid, because they were brought to Joseph’s house; and they said, “It is because of the money that was returned in our sacks the first time that we are being brought in, so that he may [fn]attack us and [fn]overpower us, and take us as slaves with our donkeys.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 44:9 - “With whomever of your servants it is found, he shall die, and we also shall be my lord’s slaves.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 44:16 - So Judah said, “What can we say to my lord? What words can we speak? And how can we justify ourselves? God has found out the guilt of your servants; behold, we are my lord’s slaves, both we and the one in whose [fn]possession the cup has been found.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 46:34 - you shall say, ‘Your servants have been [fn]keepers of livestock since our youth even until now, both we and our fathers,’ so that you may live in the land of Goshen; for every shepherd is an abomination to the Egyptians.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 47:3 - Then Pharaoh said to his brothers, “What is your occupation?” So they said to Pharaoh, “Your servants are shepherds, both we and our fathers.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 47:19 - “Why should we die before your eyes, both we and our land? Buy us and our land for [fn]food, and we and our land will be slaves to Pharaoh. So give us seed, so that we may live and not die, and that the land may not be desolate.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 10:26 - “Therefore, our livestock too shall go with us; not a hoof shall be left behind, for we shall take some of them to serve the LORD our God. And until we arrive there, we ourselves H587 do not know with what we shall serve the LORD.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 9:7 - Those men said to him, “Though we are unclean because of a [fn]dead person, why are we kept from presenting the offering of the LORD at its appointed time among the sons of Israel?”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 10:29 -

Then Moses said to Hobab the son of Reuel the Midianite, Moses’ father-in-law, “We are setting out to the place of which the LORD said, ‘I will give it to you.’ Come with us and we will do you good, for the LORD has [fn]promised good concerning Israel.”

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 20:4 - “Why then have you brought the LORD’S assembly into this wilderness, for us and our livestock to die [fn]here?
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 20:16 - ‘But when we cried out to the LORD, He heard our voice and sent an angel, and brought us out from Egypt; now behold, we are at Kadesh, a town on the edge of your territory.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 32:17 - but we ourselves H587 will be armed, hurrying ahead of the sons of Israel, until we have brought them to their place, while our little ones live in the fortified cities because of the inhabitants of the land.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 1:28 - ‘Where can we go up? Our brothers have made our hearts melt, by saying, “The people are bigger and taller than we; the cities are large and fortified up to heaven. And besides, we saw the sons of the Anakim there.”’
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 1:41 -

“Then you replied to me, ‘We have sinned against the LORD; we ourselves H587 will go up and fight, just as the LORD our God commanded us.’ And every man of you strapped on his weapons of war, and you viewed it as easy to go up into the hill country.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 5:3 - “The LORD did not make this covenant with our fathers, but with us, all [fn]of us who are alive here today.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 5:25 - ‘Now then, why should we die? For this great fire will consume us; if we hear the voice of the LORD our God any longer, then we will die!
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 12:8 -

“You shall not do at all what we are doing here today, everyone doing whatever is right in his own eyes;

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 2:17 - And the men said to her, “We shall be exempt from this oath [fn]to you which you have made us swear,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 2:18 - [fn]unless, when we come into the land, you tie this cord of scarlet thread in the window through which you let us down, and gather into your house your father, your mother, your brothers, and all your father’s household.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 2:19 - “And it shall come about that anyone who goes out of the doors of your house outside will have [fn]his blood on his own head, and we will be innocent; but anyone who is with you in the house, his blood will be on our head if a hand is laid on him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 9:8 - So they said to Joshua, “We are your servants.” Then Joshua said to them, “Who are you and where do you come from?”
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 9:11 - “So our elders and all the inhabitants of our country spoke to us, saying, ‘Take provisions in your hand for the journey, and go to meet them, and say to them, “We are your servants; now then, make a covenant with us.”’
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 9:19 - But all the leaders said to the whole congregation, “We have sworn to them by the LORD, the God of Israel, and now we cannot touch them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 9:22 -

Then Joshua called for them and spoke to them, saying, “Why have you deceived us, saying, ‘We are very far from you,’ when you are living [fn]within our land?

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 24:18 - “The LORD drove out from before us all the peoples, even the Amorites who lived in the land. We also will serve the LORD, for He is our God.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:28 - Then Gaal the son of Ebed said, “Who is Abimelech, and who is Shechem, that we should serve him? Is he not the son of Jerubbaal, and is Zebul not his governor? Serve the men of Hamor the father of Shechem; but why should we serve him?
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:5 - So the governors of the Philistines came up to her and said to her, “Entice him, and see where his great strength lies and [fn]how we can overpower him so that we may bind him to humble him. Then we will each give you 1,100 pieces of silver.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 18:5 - Then they said to him, “Inquire of God, please, that we may know whether our way on which we are going will be successful.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 19:18 - And he said to him, “We are passing from Bethlehem in Judah to the remote part of the hill country of Ephraim, for I am from there, and I went to Bethlehem in Judah. But I am now going to [fn]my house, and no one will take me into his house.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 21:7 - “What are we to do for wives for those who are left, since we have sworn by the LORD not to give them any of our daughters as wives?”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 21:18 - “But we cannot give them wives from our daughters.” For the sons of Israel had sworn, saying, “Cursed is he who gives a wife to Benjamin!”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 8:20 - so that we also may be like all the nations, and our king may judge us and go out before us and fight our battles.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 14:8 - Then Jonathan said, “Behold, we are going to cross over to the men and reveal ourselves to them.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:42 - Then Jonathan said to David, “Go [fn]in safety, since we have sworn to each other in the name of the LORD, saying, ‘The LORD will be between me and you, and between my [fn]descendants and your [fn]descendants forever.’” [fn]So David set out and went on his way, while Jonathan went into the city.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 23:3 - But David’s men said to him, “Behold, we are fearful here in Judah. How much more then if we go to Keilah against the ranks of the Philistines?”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 30:14 - “We carried out an attack on the [fn]Negev of the Cherethites, and on that which belongs to Judah, and on the [fn]Negev of Caleb, and we burned Ziklag with fire.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 5:1 -

Then all the tribes of Israel came to David at Hebron and [fn]said, “Behold, we are your bone and your flesh.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 3:18 - “And it happened on the third day after I gave birth, that this woman also gave birth to a child, and we were together. There was no stranger with us in the house, only the two of us in the house.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 22:3 - Now the king of Israel said to his servants, “Are you aware that Ramoth-gilead belongs to us, yet we are hesitant to take it out of the hand of the king of Aram?”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 6:1 -

Now the sons of the prophets said to Elisha, “Behold now, the place [fn]before you where we are living is too cramped for us.

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