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Lexicon :: Strong's H3746 - kārî

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כָּרִי
Transliteration
kārî
Pronunciation
kaw-ree'
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Part of Speech
adjective
Root Word (Etymology)
Perhaps an abridged plural of כַּר (H3733) in the sense of leader (of the flock)
Strong’s Definitions

כָּרִי kârîy, kaw-ree'; perhaps an abridged plural of H3733 in the sense of leader (of the flock); a life-guardsman:—captains, Cherethites (from the margin).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x

The KJV translates Strong's H3746 in the following manner: captain (2x), variant for Cherethites (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x
The KJV translates Strong's H3746 in the following manner: captain (2x), variant for Cherethites (1x).
  1. a group of foreign mercenary soldiers serving as a bodyguard for king David; also executioners

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
כָּרִי kârîy, kaw-ree'; perhaps an abridged plural of H3733 in the sense of leader (of the flock); a life-guardsman:—captains, Cherethites (from the margin).
STRONGS H3746: Abbreviations
כָּרִי adjective, of a people probably = Carian, only with article as substantive collective Carians, name given to foreign body-guard of king (compare RSOTJC 249, 2d ed. 262) לַכָּרִי וְלָרָצִים 2 Kings 11:4 compare 2 Kings 11:19; הכרי 2 Samuel 20:23 Kt (< Qr הַכְּרֵתִי which We Dr Bu prefer).
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

2 Samuel

20:23

2 Kings

11:4; 11:19

H3746

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3746 matches the Hebrew כָּרִי (kārî),
which occurs 3 times in 3 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 20:23 - Now Joab was over all the host of Israel: and Benaiah the son of Jehoiada was over the Cherethites H3746 and over the Pelethites:
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 11:4 - And the seventh year Jehoiada sent and fetched the rulers over hundreds, with the captains H3746 and the guard, and brought them to him into the house of the LORD, and made a covenant with them, and took an oath of them in the house of the LORD, and shewed them the king's son.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 11:19 - And he took the rulers over hundreds, and the captains, H3746 and the guard, and all the people of the land; and they brought down the king from the house of the LORD, and came by the way of the gate of the guard to the king's house. And he sat on the throne of the kings.

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