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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #772 - אֲרַע
1) earth, world, ground
1455) yr (רתס RTs) AC: Crush CO: Potsherd AB: Desire: Broken pieces of pottery were commonly used as writing tablets as they were inexpensive and durable. These potsherds were commonly used to send messages from one person to another, usually carried by runners. (eng: earth; terra - with a reversal of letters; terrain)
V) yyr (רתסתס RTsTs) - Crush: To crush something to pieces. Also an oppression or struggle as crushing. [Hebrew and Aramaic] [df: ssr] KJV (22): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Piel) oppress, break, bruise, crush, discourage, struggle - Strongs: H7465 (רֹעָה), H7533 (רָצַץ), H7567 (רָשַׁשׁ)
Nf) yra (ארתס ARTs) - Land: The whole of the earth or a region. [Hebrew and Aramaic] [df: qra] KJV (2526): earth, land, country, ground, world, way, common, field, nations, inferior - Strongs: H772 (אֲרַע), H776 (אֶרֶץ), H778 (אֲרַק)
V) eyr (רתסה RTsH) - Desire: KJV (57): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Hitpael, Piel) accept, please, pleasure, delight, enjoy, favourable, acceptable, accomplish, affection, approve - Strongs: H7521 (רָצָה)
jm) nfyr (רתסונ RTsWN) - Will: Ones desire. From instructions that are written on potsherds. KJV (56): favour, will, acceptable, delight, pleasure, accepted, desire, acceptance, selfwill - Strongs: H7522 (רָצֹן)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
[אֲרַק] noun [feminine] earth (= [אֲרַע]; ארקא Egyptian Aramaic S-C Pap. B 15 + often (sometimes also ארעא, as ib.16), Nineveh and Babylonian Aramaic Cooke192, also Mandean Nö M§ 66, Zinjirli, Lzb227 Cooke166 (compare 183); עק֑, as Zinjirli מוצאמ֑וקא, רצהר֑קי, Cooke166,185; compare K§ 7,2and anm. i and references, Cooke185 Nö ZMG xivii (1893), 100; M § 66 Gunk Schöpf. 18 Lzb Eph. I:223 SAC JQ, 1903-4,273); — emphatic אַרְקָא Jeremiah 10:11a.
אֲרַע Ch. emph. st. אַרְעָא
(1) earth, i.q. Heb. אֶרֶץ, ע and צ being interchanged (see under ). Daniel 2:35, 39 3:31, etc.
(2) the ground, and adv. below, inferior; Daniel 2:39, “after thee shall arise another kingdom, אַרְעָא מִנָּךְ inferior to thine.” Compare Ch. אַרְעִי, אַרְעָאִי inferior, מִלְרַע for מִלְאֲרַע from below, below. Hence