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Forms of the word
χόρτος, -ου, ὁ
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grass, plant; this can refer to plants in various forms and stages: hay, stalk, field, etc.
an enclosure; pasture ground; fodder

, for beasts; in NT herbage, grass, Mt. 6:30; 14:19; a plant of corn, Mt. 13:26; Mk. 4:28

Greek-English Concordance for χόρτος

Matthew 6:30 Now if God so clothes the grass (chorton | χόρτον | acc sg masc) of the field, which is here today but tomorrow is thrown into the oven, will he not much more clothe you, O you of little faith?
Matthew 13:26 When the plants (chortos | χόρτος | nom sg masc) came up and bore grain, then the weeds appeared as well.
Matthew 14:19 Then he ordered the crowds to sit down on the grass (chortou | χόρτου | gen sg masc), and taking the five loaves and the two fish, he looked up to heaven, said a blessing, and broke the loaves. He gave the loaves to the disciples, and the disciples gave them to the crowds.
Mark 4:28 The soil produces a crop all by itself: first the stalk (chorton | χόρτον | acc sg masc), then the head, then the full grain in the head.
Mark 6:39 Then he ordered them to have all the people sit down in groups on the green grass (chortō | χόρτῳ | dat sg masc).
Luke 12:28 If God so clothes the grass (chorton | χόρτον | acc sg masc) in the field, which is alive today and tomorrow is thrown into the oven, how much more will he clothe you, you people of little faith!
John 6:10 Jesus said, “Have the people sit down.” (There was plenty of grass (chortos | χόρτος | nom sg masc) in that place.) So the men sat down, about five thousand in number.
1 Corinthians 3:12 If anyone is building on the foundation with gold, silver, gems, wood, hay (chorton | χόρτον | acc sg masc), straw —
James 1:10 and the wealthy brother in his humiliation, because like a flower in the meadow (chortou | χόρτου | gen sg masc) he will pass away.
James 1:11 For the sun rises with its scorching heat and withers the meadow (chorton | χόρτον | acc sg masc); its flower falls and its beauty fades. In the same way the rich man will fade away while pursuing his business.
1 Peter 1:24 For “All flesh is like grass (chortos | χόρτος | nom sg masc), and all its glory like the flower of grass (chortou | χόρτου | gen sg masc); the grass (chortos | χόρτος | nom sg masc) dries up and its flower falls;
Revelation 8:7 The first angel blew his trumpet, and there followed hail and fire, mixed with blood, and it was thrown down on the earth, and a third of the earth was burned up, and a third of the trees were burned up, and all the green grass (chortos | χόρτος | nom sg masc) was burned up.
Revelation 9:4 They were told not to harm the grass (chorton | χόρτον | acc sg masc) of the earth or any green plant or any tree, but only those people who did not have the seal of God on their foreheads.