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Lexicon :: Strong's H2789 - ḥereś

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חֶרֶשׂ
Transliteration
ḥereś
Pronunciation
kheh'-res
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
A collateral form mediating between חֶרֶס (H2775) and חֶרֶשׁ (H2791)
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TWOT Reference: 759a

Strong’s Definitions

חֶרֶשׂ cheres, kheh'-res; a collateral form mediating between H2775 and H2791; a piece of pottery:—earth(-en), (pot-) sherd, stone.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 17x

The KJV translates Strong's H2789 in the following manner: earthen (8x), potsherd (5x), sherd (2x), stone (1x), earth (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 17x
The KJV translates Strong's H2789 in the following manner: earthen (8x), potsherd (5x), sherd (2x), stone (1x), earth (1x).
  1. earthenware, clay pottery, shard, potsherd, earthen vessel

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
חֶרֶשׂ cheres, kheh'-res; a collateral form mediating between H2775 and H2791; a piece of pottery:—earth(-en), (pot-) sherd, stone.
STRONGS H2789:
חֶ֫רֶשׂ noun [masculine] earthenware, earthen vessel, sherd, potsherd, P and late (Late Hebrew חֶרֶס, Aramaic חֲרַס) — absolute ח׳ Leviticus 6:21 + 9 times, חָ֑רֶשׂ Numbers 5:17 + 4 times; 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.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Leviticus

6:21; 6:21; 11:33; 14:5; 14:50; 15:12

Numbers

5:17; 5:17

Job

2:8; 41:22

Psalms

22:16

Proverbs

26:23; 26:23

Isaiah

30:14; 45:9; 45:9

Jeremiah

19:1; 32:14

Lamentations

4:2

Ezekiel

23:34; 23:34

H2789

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2789 matches the Hebrew חֶרֶשׂ (ḥereś),
which occurs 17 times in 16 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 6:28 - ‘Also the earthenware H2789 vessel in which it was boiled shall be broken; and if it was boiled in a bronze vessel, then it shall be scoured and rinsed in water.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 11:33 - ‘As for any earthenware H2789 vessel into which one of them may fall, whatever is in it becomes unclean and you shall break [fn]the vessel.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:5 - “The priest shall also give orders to slay the one bird in an earthenware H2789 vessel over [fn]running water.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 14:50 - and he shall slaughter the one bird in an earthenware H2789 vessel over [fn]running water.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 15:12 - ‘However, an earthenware H2789 vessel which the person with the discharge touches shall be broken, and every wooden vessel shall be rinsed in water.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 5:17 - and the priest shall take holy water in an earthenware H2789 vessel; and [fn]he shall take some of the dust that is on the floor of the tabernacle and put it into the water.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 2:8 - And he took a potsherd H2789 to scrape himself while he was sitting among the ashes.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 41:30 - “His underparts are like sharp potsherds; H2789
He [fn]spreads out like a threshing sledge on the mire.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:15 - My strength is dried up like a potsherd, H2789
And my tongue cleaves to my jaws;
And You lay me [fn]in the dust of death.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 26:23 - Like an earthen H2789 vessel H2789 overlaid with silver dross
Are burning lips and a wicked heart.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 30:14 - Whose collapse is like the smashing of a potter’s jar,
[fn]So ruthlessly shattered
That a sherd H2789 will not be found among its pieces
To [fn]take fire from a hearth
Or to scoop water from a cistern.”
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 45:9 - “Woe to the one who quarrels with his [fn]Maker
An earthenware H2789 vessel H2789 [fn]among the vessels H2789 of earth!
Will the clay say to the [fn]potter, ‘What are you doing?’
Or the thing you are making say, ‘He has no hands’?
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 19:1 - Thus says the LORD, “Go and buy a potter’s earthenware H2789 jar, and take some of the elders of the people and some of the [fn]senior priests.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 32:14 - ‘Thus says the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, “Take these deeds, this sealed deed of purchase and this open deed, and put them in an earthenware H2789 jar, that they may [fn]last a long time.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 4:2 - The precious sons of Zion,
Weighed against fine gold,
How they are regarded as earthen H2789 jars,
The work of a potter’s hands!
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 23:34 - ‘You will drink it and drain it.
Then you will gnaw its fragments H2789
And tear your breasts;
for I have spoken,’ declares the Lord GOD.

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