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Strong's #2793 - חֹרֶשׁ

from (H2790)
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Noun Masculine
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1) wood, wooded height, forest, wooded area

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 4437 ‑ πυκνός (pook‑nos');  5471 ‑ χαλκεύς (khalk‑yooce');  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (7)
1 Samuel 4
2 Chronicles 1
Isaiah 1
Ezekiel 1
NAS (7)
1 Samuel 4
2 Chronicles 1
Isaiah 1
Ezekiel 1
HCS (7)
1 Samuel 4
2 Chronicles 1
Isaiah 1
Ezekiel 1
BSB (7)
1 Samuel 4
2 Chronicles 1
Isaiah 1
Ezekiel 1
ESV (7)
1 Samuel 4
2 Chronicles 1
Isaiah 1
Ezekiel 1
WEB (7)
1 Samuel 4
2 Chronicles 1
Isaiah 1
Ezekiel 1
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2211) srh (ההרסה HhRSh) AC: Scratch CO: Craftsman AB: ?: The craftsman that scratches, or engraves, in wood, stone or metal. [from: lh- sharp]

V) srh (ההרסה HhRSh) - I. Plow:To scratch a line in the soil. II. Devise:To scratch out a plan. III. Silent:[Unknown connection to root;] KJV (73): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Hitpael) peace, plow, devise, silence, hold, altogether, plowman, cease, conceal, deaf, graven imagine - Strongs: H2790 (חָרֵשׁ)

Nm) srh (ההרסה HhRSh) - I. Craftsman:One who engraves wood, stone or metal. II. Silent:[Unknown connection to root;] KJV (46): craftsman, artificer, secretly, carpenter, workman, engraver, artificer, smith, maker, skilful, worker, wrought, deaf - Strongs: H2791 (חֶרֶשׁ), H2795 (חֵרֵשׁ), H2796 (חָרָשׁ)

af1) esrhm (מההרסהה MHhRShH) - Mattock: Implement for scratching the soil. KJV (3): mattock, share - Strongs: H4281 (מַחֲרֵשָׁה), H4282 (מַחֲרֶשֶׁת)

bm) sirh (ההריסה HhRYSh) - Plowing: The time of plowing. KJV (3): earring, harvest - Strongs: H2758 (חָרִישׁ)

cf2) tsfrh (ההרוסהת HhRWShT) - Carving: A scratching in stone or wood. KJV (4): cutting, carving - Strongs: H2799 (חֲרֹשֶׁת)

gm) srfh (ההורסה HhWRSh) - I. Craftsman:One who engraves wood, stone or metal. II. Forest:From its wood being used for carving. KJV (8): artificer, wood, forest, bough, shroud - Strongs: H2793 (חֹרֶשׁ), H2794 (חָרַשׁ)

bfm) isirh (ההריסהי HhRYShY) - Hot: [Unknown connection to root;] KJV (1): vehement - Strongs: H2759 (חֲרִישִׁי)

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Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 חֹ֫רֶשׁ noun masculine Ezekiel 31:3 wood, wooded height (Assyrian —uršu, wooded height COT Gloss Lyon Sargontexte, Gloss (see also Dl Proverbs 180 Che critical note on Isaiah 17:9); Late Hebrew חוֺרֶשׁ wood, forest; Aramaic חוּרְשָׁא id.) — absolute ׳ח Isaiah 17:9; Ezekiel 31:3 (but on both see below); חֹ֫רְשָׁה 1 Samuel 23:16 (see Dr); בַּחֹ֫רְשָׁה 1 Samuel 23:15,18,19; plural חֳרָשִׁים 2 Chronicles 27:4; — wooded height 1 Samuel 23:15 ("" בָּהָר 1 Samuel 23:14), 1 Samuel 23:16; 1 Samuel 23:18, so ׳בַּמְּצָדוֺת בַּחבְּגִבְעַת הַחֲכִילָה 1 Samuel 23:19; בנה בִּירָנִיּוֺת וּמִגְדָּלִים׳וּבֶח 2 Chronicles 27:4 and on the wooded heights he built fortresses and towers ("" בְּהַר יְהוּדָה); עֲזוּבַת הַחֹרֶשׁ וְהָאָמִיר Isaiah 17:9 the forsaken places of the wooded heights and summits Ges Ew De Di RV; but read probably החוי והאמרי׳ע forsaken places of the Hivites and the Amorites, so ᵐ5 Lag Che Or Brd Du; ׳חמֵצַל Ezekiel 31:3 shade-giving wood or thicket, of close branches of cedar (but sense hardly legitimate; strike out ᵐ5 Co).

IV. חרשׁ (√ of following; meaning unknown; suggestions on etymology see below)

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

חֹרֶשׁ m. a thick wood, [“either as being cut, or”] from the Chaldee verb חֲרַשׁ to be entangled, חוּרְשָׁא a wood, חֲרִישׁוּתָא a thicket of trees, compare Sam. Obadiah 1:4 a wood, Isaiah 17:9; Ezekiel 31:3. With ה parag. חֹרְשָׁה 1 Samuel 23:16, which is also retained with a preposition. בַּחֹרְשָׁה verses 15 1 Samuel 23:15, 18 1 Samuel 23:18 pl. חֳרָשִׁים 2 Chronicles 27:4.

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List of Word Forms
בַּחֹ֔רְשָׁה בַּחֹֽרְשָׁה׃ בחרשה בחרשה׃ הַחֹ֙רֶשׁ֙ החרש וְחֹ֥רֶשׁ וּבֶחֳרָשִׁ֣ים ובחרשים וחרש חֹ֑רְשָׁה חרשה ba·ḥō·rə·šāh baChoreshah baḥōrəšāh Choreshah ha·ḥō·reš haChoresh haḥōreš ḥō·rə·šāh ḥōrəšāh ū·ḇe·ḥo·rā·šîm ūḇeḥorāšîm uvechoraShim veChoresh wə·ḥō·reš wəḥōreš
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