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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 [fn]Tigris; it [fn]flows east of Assyria. And the fourth river is the [fn]Euphrates H6578.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:18 - On that day the LORD made a covenant with Abram, saying,
“To your [fn]descendants I have given this land,
From the river of Egypt as far as the great river, the river Euphrates H6578:
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 1:7 - ‘Turn and set out on your journey, and go to the hill country of the Amorites, and to all their neighbors in the Arabah, in the hill country, in the lowland, in the [fn]Negev, by the seacoast, the land of the Canaanites, and Lebanon, as far as the great river, the river Euphrates H6578.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 11:24 - “Every place on which the sole of your foot steps shall be yours; your border will be from the wilderness to Lebanon, and from the river, the river Euphrates H6578, as far as [fn]the western sea.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 1:4 - “From the wilderness and this Lebanon, even as far as the great river, the river Euphrates H6578, all the land of the Hittites, and as far as the Great Sea toward the setting of the sun will be your territory.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 23:29 - In his days Pharaoh Neco king of Egypt went up to the king of Assyria at the river Euphrates H6578. And King Josiah went to meet him, and when Pharaoh Neco saw him he killed him at Megiddo.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 24:7 - Now the king of Egypt did not come out of his land again, because the king of Babylon had taken everything that belonged to the king of Egypt from the brook of Egypt to the river Euphrates H6578.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 5:9 - Toward the east he settled as far as the entrance of the wilderness from the river Euphrates H6578, because their livestock had increased in the land of Gilead.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 18:3 - David also defeated Hadadezer king of Zobah as far as Hamath, as he went to establish his [fn]rule to the river Euphrates H6578.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 35:20 - After all this, when Josiah had set the [fn]temple in order, Neco king of Egypt came up to wage war at Carchemish on the Euphrates H6578, and Josiah went out to engage him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 13:4 - “Take the undergarment that you bought, which is around your waist, and arise, go to the Euphrates H6578 and hide it there in a crevice of the rock.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 13:5 - So I went and hid it by the Euphrates H6578, as the LORD had commanded me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 13:6 - After many days the LORD said to me, “Arise, go to the Euphrates H6578 and take from there the undergarment which I commanded you to hide there.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 13:7 - Then I went to the Euphrates H6578 and dug, and I took the undergarment from the place where I had hidden it; and behold, the undergarment was ruined, it was completely useless.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 46:2 - To Egypt, concerning the army of Pharaoh Neco king of Egypt, which was by the river Euphrates H6578 at Carchemish, which Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon defeated in the fourth year of Jehoiakim the son of Josiah, king of Judah:
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 46:6 - Let not the swift man flee,
Nor the warrior escape.
In the north beside the river Euphrates H6578
They have stumbled and fallen.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 46:10 - For that day belongs to the Lord [fn]GOD of armies,
A day of vengeance, so as to avenge Himself on His foes;
And the sword will devour and be satisfied,
And [fn]drink its fill of their blood;
For there will be a slaughter for the Lord [fn]GOD of armies,
In the land of the north at the river Euphrates H6578.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:63 - “And as soon as you finish reading this [fn]scroll, you shall tie a stone to it and throw it into the middle of the Euphrates H6578,
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