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Lexicon :: Strong's H2791 - ḥereš

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חֶרֶשׁ
Transliteration
ḥereš
Pronunciation
kheh'-resh
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Part of Speech
adverb, masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 761b,763a

Strong’s Definitions

חֶרֶשׁ cheresh, kheh'-resh; from H2790; magical craft; also silence:—cunning, secretly.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x

The KJV translates Strong's H2791 in the following manner: craftsmen (2x), artificer (1x), secretly (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x
The KJV translates Strong's H2791 in the following manner: craftsmen (2x), artificer (1x), secretly (1x).
adverb
  1. silently, secretly

    masculine noun
  2. magic art, magician

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
חֶרֶשׁ cheresh, kheh'-resh; from H2790; magical craft; also silence:—cunning, secretly.
STRONGS H2791:
† I. חֶ֫רֶשׁ noun [masculine] as adverb silently, secretlyמְרַגְּלִים ח׳ Joshua 2:1 (JE) exploring secretly.

† II. חֶ֫רֶשׁ noun [masculine] magic art, or perhaps magic drug (Aramaic Werfo practise magic, חָרָשׁ, axWxrfo magician, axWreo incantation, magic art, preparation of magic potion, so Ethiopic ሐራሊ፡ one using incantations; ሐረስ፡ ሐርስ፡ ሐራስ፡ incantation, magic; compare perhaps Arabic خُرْسً, خُرْسَةً a medicinal broth given to women in childbed; חֶרֶשׁ perhaps magical drug, see RSJPh xiv. 1885, 125) — only חֲכַם חֲרָשִׁים Isaiah 3:3 skilled in magic arts, or drugs (|| נְבוֺן לָ֑חַשׁ), (> others generally=handicraft).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Joshua

2:1

Isaiah

3:3

H2791

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2791 matches the Hebrew חֶרֶשׁ (ḥereš),
which occurs 3 times in 3 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 2:1 - And Joshua the son of Nun sent out of Shittim two men to spy secretly, H2791 saying, Go view the land, even Jericho. And they went, and came into an harlot's house, named Rahab, and lodged there.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 11:35 - Lod, and Ono, the valley of craftsmen. H2791
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 3:3 - The captain of fifty, and the honourable man, and the counsellor, and the cunning artificer, H2791 and the eloquent orator.

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