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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 - And the name of the third river is Hiddekel: that is it which goeth toward the east of Assyria. And the fourth river is Euphrates. H6578
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:18 - In the same day the LORD made a covenant with Abram, saying, Unto thy seed have I given this land, from the river of Egypt unto the great river, the river Euphrates: H6578
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 1:7 - Turn you, and take your journey, and go to the mount of the Amorites, and unto all the places nigh thereunto, in the plain, in the hills, and in the vale, and in the south, and by the sea side, to the land of the Canaanites, and unto Lebanon, unto the great river, the river Euphrates. H6578
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 11:24 - Every place whereon the soles of your feet shall tread shall be yours: from the wilderness and Lebanon, from the river, the river Euphrates, H6578 even unto the uttermost sea shall your coast be.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 1:4 - From the wilderness and this Lebanon even unto the great river, the river Euphrates, H6578 all the land of the Hittites, and unto the great sea toward the going down of the sun, shall be your coast.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 23:29 - In his days Pharaohnechoh king of Egypt went up against the king of Assyria to the river Euphrates: H6578 and king Josiah went against him; and he slew him at Megiddo, when he had seen him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 24:7 - And the king of Egypt came not again any more out of his land: for the king of Babylon had taken from the river of Egypt unto the river Euphrates H6578 all that pertained to the king of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 5:9 - And eastward he inhabited unto the entering in of the wilderness from the river Euphrates: H6578 because their cattle were multiplied in the land of Gilead.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 18:3 - And David smote Hadarezer king of Zobah unto Hamath, as he went to stablish his dominion by the river Euphrates. H6578
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 35:20 - After all this, when Josiah had prepared the temple, Necho king of Egypt came up to fight against Carchemish by Euphrates: H6578 and Josiah went out against him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 13:4 - Take the girdle that thou hast got, which is upon thy loins, and arise, go to Euphrates, H6578 and hide it there in a hole of the rock.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 13:5 - So I went, and hid it by Euphrates, H6578 as the LORD commanded me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 13:6 - And it came to pass after many days, that the LORD said unto me, Arise, go to Euphrates, H6578 and take the girdle from thence, which I commanded thee to hide there.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 13:7 - Then I went to Euphrates, H6578 and digged, and took the girdle from the place where I had hid it: and, behold, the girdle was marred, it was profitable for nothing.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 46:2 - Against Egypt, against the army of Pharaohnecho king of Egypt, which was by the river Euphrates H6578 in Carchemish, which Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon smote in the fourth year of Jehoiakim the son of Josiah king of Judah.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 46:6 - Let not the swift flee away, nor the mighty man escape; they shall stumble, and fall toward the north by the river Euphrates. H6578
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 46:10 - For this is the day of the Lord GOD of hosts, a day of vengeance, that he may avenge him of his adversaries: and the sword shall devour, and it shall be satiate and made drunk with their blood: for the Lord GOD of hosts hath a sacrifice in the north country by the river Euphrates. H6578
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:63 - And it shall be, when thou hast made an end of reading this book, that thou shalt bind a stone to it, and cast it into the midst of Euphrates: H6578
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