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Lexicon :: Strong's H776 - 'erets

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אֶרֶץ
Transliteration
'erets
Pronunciation
eh'·rets (Key)
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From an unused root probably meaning to be firm
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 167

Strong’s Definitions

אֶרֶץ ʼerets, eh'-rets; from an unused root probably meaning to be firm; the earth (at large, or partitively a land):—× common, country, earth, field, ground, land, × natins, way, + wilderness, world.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 2,504x

The KJV translates Strong's H776 in the following manner: land (1,543x), earth (712x), country (140x), ground (98x), world (4x), way (3x), common (1x), field (1x), nations (1x), wilderness (with H4057) (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 2,504x
The KJV translates Strong's H776 in the following manner: land (1,543x), earth (712x), country (140x), ground (98x), world (4x), way (3x), common (1x), field (1x), nations (1x), wilderness (with H4057) (1x).
  1. land, earth

    1. earth

      1. whole earth (as opposed to a part)

      2. earth (as opposed to heaven)

      3. earth (inhabitants)

    2. land

      1. country, territory

      2. district, region

      3. tribal territory

      4. piece of ground

      5. land of Canaan, Israel

      6. inhabitants of land

      7. Sheol, land without return, (under) world

      8. city (-state)

    3. ground, surface of the earth

      1. ground

      2. soil

    4. (in phrases)

      1. people of the land

      2. space or distance of country (in measurements of distance)

      3. level or plain country

      4. land of the living

      5. end(s) of the earth

    5. (almost wholly late in usage)

      1. lands, countries

        1. often in contrast to Canaan

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אֶרֶץ ʼerets, eh'-rets; from an unused root probably meaning to be firm; the earth (at large, or partitively a land):—× common, country, earth, field, ground, land, × natins, way, + wilderness, world.

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Strong's Number H776 matches the Hebrew אֶרֶץ ('erets),
which occurs 2,504 times in 2,191 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the KJV

Page 19 / 44 (2Sa 3:12–1Ki 8:36)

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 3:12 - And Abner sent messengers to David on his behalf, saying, Whose is the land? H776 saying also, Make thy league with me, and, behold, my hand shall be with thee, to bring about all Israel unto thee.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 4:11 - How much more, when wicked men have slain a righteous person in his own house upon his bed? shall I not therefore now require his blood of your hand, and take you away from the earth? H776
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 5:6 - And the king and his men went to Jerusalem unto the Jebusites, the inhabitants of the land: H776 which spake unto David, saying, Except thou take away the blind and the lame, thou shalt not come in hither: thinking, David cannot come in hither.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 7:9 - And I was with thee whithersoever thou wentest, and have cut off all thine enemies out of thy sight, and have made thee a great name, like unto the name of the great men that are in the earth. H776
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 7:23 - And what one nation in the earth H776 is like thy people, even like Israel, whom God went to redeem for a people to himself, and to make him a name, and to do for you great things and terrible, for thy land, H776 before thy people, which thou redeemedst to thee from Egypt, from the nations and their gods?
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:2 - And he smote Moab, and measured them with a line, casting them down to the ground; H776 even with two lines measured he to put to death, and with one full line to keep alive. And so the Moabites became David's servants, and brought gifts.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 10:2 - Then said David, I will shew kindness unto Hanun the son of Nahash, as his father shewed kindness unto me. And David sent to comfort him by the hand of his servants for his father. And David's servants came into the land H776 of the children of Ammon.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 12:16 - David therefore besought God for the child; and David fasted, and went in, and lay all night upon the earth. H776
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 12:17 - And the elders of his house arose, and went to him, to raise him up from the earth: H776 but he would not, neither did he eat bread with them.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 12:20 - Then David arose from the earth, H776 and washed, and anointed himself, and changed his apparel, and came into the house of the LORD, and worshipped: then he came to his own house; and when he required, they set bread before him, and he did eat.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 13:31 - Then the king arose, and tare his garments, and lay on the earth; H776 and all his servants stood by with their clothes rent.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 14:4 - And when the woman of Tekoah spake to the king, she fell on her face to the ground, H776 and did obeisance, and said, Help, O king.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 14:11 - Then said she, I pray thee, let the king remember the LORD thy God, that thou wouldest not suffer the revengers of blood to destroy any more, lest they destroy my son. And he said, As the LORD liveth, there shall not one hair of thy son fall to the earth. H776
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 14:14 - For we must needs die, and are as water spilt on the ground, H776 which cannot be gathered up again; neither doth God respect any person: yet doth he devise means, that his banished be not expelled from him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 14:20 - To fetch about this form of speech hath thy servant Joab done this thing: and my lord is wise, according to the wisdom of an angel of God, to know all things that are in the earth. H776
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 14:22 - And Joab fell to the ground H776 on his face, and bowed himself, and thanked the king: and Joab said, To day thy servant knoweth that I have found grace in thy sight, my lord, O king, in that the king hath fulfilled the request of his servant.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 14:33 - So Joab came to the king, and told him: and when he had called for Absalom, he came to the king, and bowed himself on his face to the ground H776 before the king: and the king kissed Absalom.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 15:4 - Absalom said moreover, Oh that I were made judge in the land, H776 that every man which hath any suit or cause might come unto me, and I would do him justice!
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 15:23 - And all the country H776 wept with a loud voice, and all the people passed over: the king also himself passed over the brook Kidron, and all the people passed over, toward the way of the wilderness.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 17:26 - So Israel and Absalom pitched in the land H776 of Gilead.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 18:8 - For the battle was there scattered over the face of all the country: H776 and the wood devoured more people that day than the sword devoured.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 18:9 - And Absalom met the servants of David. And Absalom rode upon a mule, and the mule went under the thick boughs of a great oak, and his head caught hold of the oak, and he was taken up between the heaven and the earth; H776 and the mule that was under him went away.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 18:11 - And Joab said unto the man that told him, And, behold, thou sawest him, and why didst thou not smite him there to the ground? H776 and I would have given thee ten shekels of silver, and a girdle.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 18:28 - And Ahimaaz called, and said unto the king, All is well. And he fell down to the earth H776 upon his face before the king, and said, Blessed be the LORD thy God, which hath delivered up the men that lifted up their hand against my lord the king.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 19:9 - And all the people were at strife throughout all the tribes of Israel, saying, The king saved us out of the hand of our enemies, and he delivered us out of the hand of the Philistines; and now he is fled out of the land H776 for Absalom.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 20:10 - But Amasa took no heed to the sword that was in Joab's hand: so he smote him therewith in the fifth rib, and shed out his bowels to the ground, H776 and struck him not again; and he died. So Joab and Abishai his brother pursued after Sheba the son of Bichri.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 21:14 - And the bones of Saul and Jonathan his son buried they in the country H776 of Benjamin in Zelah, in the sepulchre of Kish his father: and they performed all that the king commanded. And after that God was intreated for the land. H776
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:8 - Then the earth H776 shook and trembled; the foundations of heaven moved and shook, because he was wroth.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:43 - Then did I beat them as small as the dust of the earth, H776 I did stamp them as the mire of the street, and did spread them abroad.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 23:4 - And he shall be as the light of the morning, when the sun riseth, even a morning without clouds; as the tender grass springing out of the earth H776 by clear shining after rain.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 24:6 - Then they came to Gilead, and to the land H776 of Tahtimhodshi; and they came to Danjaan, and about to Zidon,
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 24:8 - So when they had gone through all the land, H776 they came to Jerusalem at the end of nine months and twenty days.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 24:13 - So Gad came to David, and told him, and said unto him, Shall seven years of famine come unto thee in thy land? H776 or wilt thou flee three months before thine enemies, while they pursue thee? or that there be three days' pestilence in thy land? H776 now advise, and see what answer I shall return to him that sent me.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 24:20 - And Araunah looked, and saw the king and his servants coming on toward him: and Araunah went out, and bowed himself before the king on his face upon the ground. H776
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 24:25 - And David built there an altar unto the LORD, and offered burnt offerings and peace offerings. So the LORD was intreated for the land, H776 and the plague was stayed from Israel.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 1:23 - And they told the king, saying, Behold Nathan the prophet. And when he was come in before the king, he bowed himself before the king with his face to the ground. H776
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 1:31 - Then Bathsheba bowed with her face to the earth, H776 and did reverence to the king, and said, Let my lord king David live for ever.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 1:40 - And all the people came up after him, and the people piped with pipes, and rejoiced with great joy, so that the earth H776 rent with the sound of them.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 1:52 - And Solomon said, If he will shew himself a worthy man, there shall not an hair of him fall to the earth: H776 but if wickedness shall be found in him, he shall die.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 2:2 - I go the way of all the earth: H776 be thou strong therefore, and shew thyself a man;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:10 - The son of Hesed, in Aruboth; to him pertained Sochoh, and all the land H776 of Hepher:
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:19 - Geber the son of Uri was in the country H776 of Gilead, in the country H776 of Sihon king of the Amorites, and of Og king of Bashan; and he was the only officer which was in the land. H776
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:21 - And Solomon reigned over all kingdoms from the river unto the land H776 of the Philistines, and unto the border of Egypt: they brought presents, and served Solomon all the days of his life.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:34 - And there came of all people to hear the wisdom of Solomon, from all kings of the earth, H776 which had heard of his wisdom.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 6:1 - And it came to pass in the four hundred and eightieth year after the children of Israel were come out of the land H776 of Egypt, in the fourth year of Solomon's reign over Israel, in the month Zif, which is the second month, that he began to build the house of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 8:9 - There was nothing in the ark save the two tables of stone, which Moses put there at Horeb, when the LORD made a covenant with the children of Israel, when they came out of the land H776 of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 8:21 - And I have set there a place for the ark, wherein is the covenant of the LORD, which he made with our fathers, when he brought them out of the land H776 of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 8:23 - And he said, LORD God of Israel, there is no God like thee, in heaven above, or on earth H776 beneath, who keepest covenant and mercy with thy servants that walk before thee with all their heart:
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 8:27 - But will God indeed dwell on the earth? H776 behold, the heaven and heaven of heavens cannot contain thee; how much less this house that I have builded?
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 8:36 - Then hear thou in heaven, and forgive the sin of thy servants, and of thy people Israel, that thou teach them the good way wherein they should walk, and give rain upon thy land, H776 which thou hast given to thy people for an inheritance.

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