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Lexicon :: Strong's H6578 - pᵊrāṯ

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Part of Speech
proper masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From an unused root meaning to break forth
Strong’s Definitions

פְּרָת Pᵉrâth, per-awth'; from an unused root meaning to break forth; rushing; Perath (i.e. Euphrates), a river of the East:—Euphrates.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 19x

The KJV translates Strong's H6578 in the following manner: Euphrates (19x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 19x
The KJV translates Strong's H6578 in the following manner: Euphrates (19x).
  1. Euphrates = "fruitfulness"

    1. the largest and longest river of western Asia; rises from two chief sources in the Armenian mountains and flows into the Persian Gulf

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
פְּרָת Pᵉrâth, per-awth'; from an unused root meaning to break forth; rushing; Perath (i.e. Euphrates), a river of the East:—Euphrates.
STRONGS H6578: Abbreviations
פְּרָת proper name, masculine, of a river Eupharates, Ευφρατης (Assyrian Purattu DlPa. 169 ff., Whence Old Persian, Ufrâtu, SpiegAPK 211); — the greatest river of West Asia; פ׳ Genesis 2:14. נְהַר פ׳ Genesis 15:18; (both secondary phrases in J), נְהַר פ׳ also 2 Samuel 8:3 (Qr, see נָהָר), Jeremiah 46:2, 6, 10; Deuteronomy 1:7; Deuteronomy 11:24; Joshua 1:4 (D), 2 Kings 23:29; 2 Kings 24:7; 1 Chronicles 5:9; 1 Chronicles 18:3; נהר omitted Jeremiah 13:4, 5, 6, 7 (where Ew Hi Marti, after SchickZPV iii. ll, think of some other פְּרָת, but Gf Gie and most defend Euphrates) Jeremiah 51:63; 2 Chronicles 35:20 (compare Genesis 2:14 above); name not certainly attested before D Jeremiah; on earlier הַנָּהָר for this river see נ׳.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


2:14; 2:14; 15:18


1:7; 11:24



2 Samuel


2 Kings

23:29; 24:7

1 Chronicles

5:9; 18:3

2 Chronicles



13:4; 13:5; 13:6; 13:7; 46:2; 46:6; 46:10; 51:63


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6578 matches the Hebrew פְּרָת (pᵊrāṯ),
which occurs 18 times in 18 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:14 - The name of the third river is Hiddekel: this is the one which flows in front of Ashshur. The fourth river is the Perat.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:18 - In that day the LORD made a covenant with Avram, saying, "To your seed have I given this land, from the river of Mitzrayim to the great river, the river Perat:
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 1:7 - turn you, and take your journey, and go to the hill-country of the Amori, and to all the places near thereunto, in the `Aravah, in the hill-country, and in the lowland, and in the South, and by the sea-shore, the land of the Kana`anim, and Levanon, as far as the great river, the river Perat.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 11:24 - Every place whereon the sole of your foot shall tread shall be yours: from the wilderness, and Levanon, from the river, the river Perat, even to the hinder sea shall be your border.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 1:4 - From the wilderness, and this Levanon, even to the great river, the river Perat, all the land of the Hitti, and to the great sea toward the going down of the sun, shall be your border.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 23:29 - In his days Par`oh-Nekho king of Mitzrayim went up against the king of Ashshur to the river Perat: and king Yoshiyahu went against him; and Par`oh-Nekho killed him at Megiddo, when he had seen him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 24:7 - The king of Mitzrayim didn't come again out of his land any more; for the king of Bavel had taken, from the brook of Mitzrayim to the river Perat, all that pertained to the king of Mitzrayim.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 5:9 - and eastward he lived even to the entrance of the wilderness from the river Perat, because their cattle were multiplied in the land of Gil`ad.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 18:3 - David struck Hadad`ezer king of Tzovah to Hamat, as he went to establish his dominion by the river Perat.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 35:20 - After all this, when Yoshiyahu had prepared the temple, Nekho king of Mitzrayim went up to fight against Karkemish by the Perat: and Yoshiyahu went out against him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 13:4 - Take the belt that you have bought, which is on your loins, and arise, go to the Perat, and hide it there in a cleft of the rock.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 13:5 - So I went, and hid it by the Perat, as the LORD commanded me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 13:6 - It happened after many days, that the LORD said to me, Arise, go to the Perat, and take the belt from there, which I commanded you to hide there.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 13:7 - Then I went to the Perat, and dug, and took the belt from the place where I had hid it; and, behold, the belt was marred, it was profitable for nothing.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 46:2 - Of Mitzrayim: concerning the army of Par`oh-Nekho king of Mitzrayim, which was by the river Perat in Karkemish, which Nevukhadretztzar king of Bavel struck in the fourth year of Yehoiakim the son of Yoshiyahu, king of Yehudah.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 46:6 - Don't let the swift flee away, nor the mighty man escape; in the north by the river Perat have they stumbled and fallen.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 46:10 - For that day is a day of the Lord, the LORD of Hosts, a day of vengeance, that he may avenge him of his adversaries: and the sword shall devour and be satiate, and shall drink its fill of their blood; for the Lord, the LORD of hosts, has a sacrifice in the north country by the river Perat.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:63 - It shall be, when you have made an end of reading this book, that you shall bind a stone to it, and cast it into the midst of the Perat:
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