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Strong's #751 - אֶרֶךְ

Transliteration
ʼErek
Phonetics
eh'-rek
Origin
from (H748)
Parts of Speech
Proper Name Location
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Definition   
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

Erech = “long”

1) a city 40 miles (64 kilometers) northwest of Ur toward Babylon on the left bank of the Euphrates river

Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (1)
Genesis 1
NAS (1)
Genesis 1
HCS (1)
Genesis 1
BSB (2)
Genesis 2
ESV (1)
Genesis 1
WEB (1)
Genesis 1
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 אֶ֫רֶךְ proper name, of a location city in Babylonia (Babylonian Urûk see Dl below) on left bank of Euphrates,approximately 40 miles northwest from Ur (אוּר) toward Babylon; modern Warka; compare Loftus CS 152f. Dl Pa 221 f.


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

אֶרֶךְ (“length”), [Erech], pr.n. of a city of Babylonia, Genesis 10:10. Amongst the old interpreters Pseudoj., Targ. Jerus., Jerome, and Ephraem understand Edessa; more correctly Bochart (Phaleg. iv. 16), Areca or Arecca, a city situated on the borders of Babylonia and Susiana (Ammian. xxiii. 21).


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List of Word Forms
וְאֶ֖רֶךְ וארך veErech
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