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Strong's #3747 - כְּרִית

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Cherith = “cutting”

1) the brook where Elijah was hidden during a drought; east of Jordan

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KJV (2)
1 Kings 2
NAS (2)
1 Kings 2
HCS (2)
1 Kings 2
BSB (2)
1 Kings 2
ESV (2)
1 Kings 2
WEB (2)
1 Kings 2
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 כְּרִית proper name, of a location and כְּרִיתוּת see below כרת.

כרך (√ of following; compare Aramaic כְּרַךְ enwrap, surround, כְּרִיכָא, bundle, כַּרְכָּא, city (+ many other derivatives ); כְּרִיכָא, Late Hebrew כֶּרֶךְ, scroll, etc.)

כְּרִית proper name the brook where Eliajah was hidden 1 Kings 17:3,5, identify. dubious; accusative Rob BR ii. P. 288 wady el-Kelt, near Jericho; accusative Buhl Handw 12Wady `Ajlun, east of Jordan, yet see Buhl G. 121.

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.All rights reserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

כְּרִית (“separation”), [Cherith], pr.n. of a stream to the east of Jordan, 1 Kings 17:3, 1 Kings 17:5.

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כְּרִ֔ית כרית kə·rîṯ keRit kərîṯ
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