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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, “Let’s not have any quarreling between you and me, or between your herders and mine, for we are close relatives.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:13 - because we are going to destroy this place. The outcry to the LORD against its people is so great that he has sent us to destroy it.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 29:4 - Jacob asked the shepherds, “My brothers, where are you from?” “We’re from Harran,” they replied.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:7 - We were binding sheaves of grain out in the field when suddenly my sheaf rose and stood upright, while your sheaves gathered around mine and bowed down to it.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:11 - We are all the sons of one man. Your servants are honest men, not spies.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:13 - But they replied, “Your servants were twelve brothers, the sons of one man, who lives in the land of Canaan. The youngest is now with our father, and one is no more.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:21 - They said to one another, “Surely we are being punished because of our brother. We saw how distressed he was when he pleaded with us for his life, but we would not listen; that’s why this distress has come on 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 were twelve brothers, sons of one father. One is no more, and the youngest is now with our father in Canaan.’
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:8 - Then Judah said to Israel his father, “Send the boy along with me and we will go at once, so that we and you and our children may live and not die.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:18 - Now the men were frightened when they were taken to his house. They thought, “We were brought here because of the silver that was put back into our sacks the first time. He wants to attack us and overpower us and seize us as slaves and take our donkeys.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 44:9 - If any of your servants is found to have it, he will die; and the rest of us will become my lord’s slaves.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 44:16 - “What can we say to my lord?” Judah replied. “What can we say? How can we prove our innocence? God has uncovered your servants’ guilt. We are now my lord’s slaves—we ourselves and the one who was found to have the cup.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 46:34 - you should answer, ‘Your servants have tended livestock from our boyhood on, just as our fathers did.’ Then you will be allowed to settle in the region of Goshen, for all shepherds are detestable to the Egyptians.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 47:3 - Pharaoh asked the brothers, “What is your occupation?” “Your servants are shepherds,” they replied to Pharaoh, “just as our fathers were.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 47:19 - Why should we perish before your eyes—we and our land as well? Buy us and our land in exchange for food, and we with our land will be in bondage to Pharaoh. Give us seed so that we may live and not die, and that the land may not become desolate.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 10:26 - Our livestock too must go with us; not a hoof is to be left behind. We have to use some of them in worshiping the LORD our God, and until we get there we will not know what we are to use to worship the LORD.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 9:7 - and said to Moses, “We have become unclean because of a dead body, but why should we be kept from presenting the LORD’s offering with the other Israelites at the appointed time?”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 10:29 - Now Moses said to Hobab son of Reuel the Midianite, Moses’ father-in-law, “We are setting out for the place about which the LORD said, ‘I will give it to you.’ Come with us and we will treat you well, for the LORD has promised good things to Israel.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 20:4 - Why did you bring the LORD’s community into this wilderness, that we and our livestock should die here?
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 20:16 - but when we cried out to the LORD, he heard our cry and sent an angel and brought us out of Egypt. “Now we are here at Kadesh, a town on the edge of your territory.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 32:17 - But we will arm ourselves for battle[fn] and go ahead of the Israelites until we have brought them to their place. Meanwhile our women and children will live in fortified cities, for protection from the inhabitants of the land.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 1:28 - Where can we go? Our brothers have made our hearts melt in fear. They say, ‘The people are stronger and taller than we are; the cities are large, with walls up to the sky. We even saw the Anakites there.’ ”
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 1:41 - Then you replied, “We have sinned against the LORD. We will go up and fight, as the LORD our God commanded us.” So every one of you put on his weapons, thinking it easy to go up into the hill country.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 5:3 - It was not with our ancestors[fn] that the LORD made this covenant, but with us, with all of us who are alive here today.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 5:25 - But now, why should we die? This great fire will consume us, and we will die if we hear the voice of the LORD our God any longer.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 12:8 - You are not to do as we do here today, everyone doing as they see fit,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 2:17 - Now the men had said to her, “This oath you made us swear will not be binding on us
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 2:18 - unless, when we enter the land, you have tied this scarlet cord in the window through which you let us down, and unless you have brought your father and mother, your brothers and all your family into your house.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 2:19 - If any of them go outside your house into the street, their blood will be on their own heads; we will not be responsible. As for those who are in the house with you, their blood will be on our head if a hand is laid on them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 9:8 - “We are your servants,” they said to Joshua. But Joshua asked, “Who are you and where do you come from?”
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 9:11 - And our elders and all those living in our country said to us, ‘Take provisions for your journey; go and meet them and say to them, “We are your servants; make a treaty with us.” ’
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 9:19 - but all the leaders answered, “We have given them our oath by the LORD, the God of Israel, and we cannot touch them now.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 9:22 - Then Joshua summoned the Gibeonites and said, “Why did you deceive us by saying, ‘We live a long way from you,’ while actually you live near us?
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 24:18 - And the LORD drove out before us all the nations, including the Amorites, who lived in the land. We too will serve the LORD, because he is our God.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:28 - Then Gaal son of Ebed said, “Who is Abimelek, and why should we Shechemites be subject to him? Isn’t he Jerub-Baal’s son, and isn’t Zebul his deputy? Serve the family of Hamor, Shechem’s father! Why should we serve Abimelek?
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:5 - The rulers of the Philistines went to her and said, “See if you can lure him into showing you the secret of his great strength and how we can overpower him so we may tie him up and subdue him. Each one of us will give you eleven hundred shekels[fn] of silver.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 18:5 - Then they said to him, “Please inquire of God to learn whether our journey will be successful.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 19:18 - He answered, “We are on our way from Bethlehem in Judah to a remote area in the hill country of Ephraim where I live. I have been to Bethlehem in Judah and now I am going to the house of the LORD.[fn] No one has taken me in for the night.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 21:7 - “How can we provide wives for those who are left, since we have taken an oath by the LORD not to give them any of our daughters in marriage?”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 21:18 - We can’t give them our daughters as wives, since we Israelites have taken this oath: ‘Cursed be anyone who gives a wife to a Benjamite.’
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 8:20 - Then we will be like all the other nations, with a king to lead us and to go out before us and fight our battles.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 14:8 - Jonathan said, “Come on, then; we will cross over toward them and let them see us.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 20:42 - Jonathan said to David, “Go in peace, for we have sworn friendship with each other in the name of the LORD, saying, ‘The LORD is witness between you and me, and between your descendants and my descendants forever.’ ” Then David left, and Jonathan went back to the town.[fn]
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 23:3 - But David’s men said to him, “Here in Judah we are afraid. How much more, then, if we go to Keilah against the Philistine forces!”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 30:14 - We raided the Negev of the Kerethites, some territory belonging to Judah and the Negev of Caleb. And we burned Ziklag.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 5:1 - All the tribes of Israel came to David at Hebron and said, “We are your own flesh and blood.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 3:18 - The third day after my child was born, this woman also had a baby. We were alone; there was no one in the house but the two of us.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 22:3 - The king of Israel had said to his officials, “Don’t you know that Ramoth Gilead belongs to us and yet we are doing nothing to retake it from the king of Aram?”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 6:1 - The company of the prophets said to Elisha, “Look, the place where we meet with you is too small for us.

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