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Entry for Strong's #2789 - חֶרֶשׂ

Transliteration
chereś
Phonetics
kheh'-res  
Word Origin
a collateral form mediating between (02775) and (02791)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
TWOT
759a
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) earthenware, clay pottery, shard, potsherd, earthen vessel

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2246 ‑ ἥλιος (hay'‑lee‑os);  3691 ‑ ὀξύς (ox‑oos');  3749 ‑ ὀστράκινος (os‑tra'‑kin‑os);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (17) NAS (17) HCS (17)
Leviticus 5
Numbers 1
Job 2
Psalms 1
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 2
Jeremiah 2
Lamentations 1
Ezekiel 1
Leviticus 5
Numbers 1
Job 2
Psalms 1
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 2
Jeremiah 2
Lamentations 1
Ezekiel 1
Leviticus 5
Numbers 1
Job 2
Psalms 1
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 3
Jeremiah 2
Lamentations 1
Ezekiel 1
BYZ TIS TR
n-cmpc 2
n-cms 14
n-cmpc 2
n-cms 5
n-cmpc 2
n-cms 5
NA WH


Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2207) xrh (ההרס HhRS) AC: Dry CO: Clay AB: ?: The process of drying clay bricks or pots in the sun. [from: yr- potsherd]

Nm ) xrh (ההרס HhRS) - I. Clay:Used for making pottery. [df: horx]II. Itch:Skin irritations are treated by applying clay to the irritation and left to dry. III. Sun:Clay left in the sun dries. IV. Potsherd:Broken pieces of clay pottery. [df: Vrx] KJV (21): itch, sun, earthen, potsherd, sherd, stone, earth - Strongs: H2775 (חַרְסָה), H2789 (חֶרֶשׂ)

Nf3 ) tfxrh (ההרסות HhRSWT) - Potsherd: Broken pieces of clay pottery. KJV (1): east - Strongs: H2777 (חַרְסוּת)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2013
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 חֶ֫רֶשׂ noun [masculine] earthenware, earthen vessel, sherd, potsherd, P and late (Late Hebrew חֶרֶס, Aramaic חֲרַס) — absolute ׳ח Leviticus 6:21 9t., חָ֑רֶשׂ Numbers 5:17 4t.; plural construct חַרְשֵׂי Isaiah 45:9; suffix חֲרָשֶׂיהָ Ezekiel 23:34. —

1 earthenware: ׳כְּלִיאח earthen vessel Jeremiah 32:14; especially P Leviticus 6:21; Leviticus 11:33; Leviticus 14:5,50; Leviticus 15:12; Numbers 5:17; without כְּלִי Proverbs 26:23; compare ׳בַּקְבֻּק יוֺצֵר ח Jeremiah 19:1; ׳לְנִבְלֵי ח Lamentations 4:2 they are reckoned as earthen vessels, simile of sons of Zion; חֶרֶשׂ אֶתחַֿרְשֵׂי אֲדָמָה Isaiah 45:9 a potsherd (perhaps = earthen vessel, see Proverbs 26:23 above) among earthen potsherds (of men, over against ׳י their potter); simile of dryness Psalm 22:16.

2 a fragment of earthenware, sherd Isaiah 30:14; Ezekiel 23:34; לְהִתְגָּרֵד׳ח Job 2:8 a sherd to scrape himself; ׳חַדּוּדֵי ח Job 41:22 sharpest potsherds, figurative of sharp scales on belly of crocodile.

חֲרֶשֶׂת see קִירחֲֿרֶשֶׂת.

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List of Word Forms
חֲרָשֶׂ֛יהָ חֶ֔רֶשׂ חֶ֖רֶשׂ חֶ֛רֶשׂ חַרְשֵׂ֣י חָ֑רֶשׂ חרש חרשי חרשיה כַּחֶ֨רֶשׂ ׀ כחרש charaSeiha Chares charSei Cheres ḥă·rā·śe·hā ḥā·reś ḥar·śê ḥărāśehā ḥāreś ḥarśê ḥe·reś ḥereś ka·ḥe·reś kaCheres kaḥereś
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