Herb @ (1.) Heb. 'eseb, any green plant; herbage Genesis:1:11-12, 29, 30; 2:5; 3:18, etc.); comprehending vegetables and all green herbage Amos:7:1-2). (2.) _Yarak_, green; any green thing; foliage of trees ( 2Kings:19:26; Psalms:37:2); a plant; herb Deuteronomy:11:10). (3.) _Or_, meaning "light" In Isaiah:26:19 it means "green herbs;" in 2Kings:4:39 probably the fruit of some plant. (4.) _Merorim_, plural, "bitter herbs," eaten by the Israelites at the Passover Exodus:12:8; Numbers:9:11). They were bitter plants of various sorts, and referred symbolically to the oppression in Egypt.