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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical DictionaryHebrew Lexicon

Strong's #2747 - חֶרֶט

Root Word (Etymology)
from a primitive root meaning to engrave
Parts of Speech
masculine noun
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Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

  1. an engraving tool, stylus, chisel, graving tool
    1. graving tool
    2. stylus

Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (2)
Exodus 1
Isaiah 1
NAS (3)
Exodus 2
Isaiah 1
CSB (2)
Exodus 1
Isaiah 1
BSB (2)
Exodus 1
Isaiah 1
ESV (1)
Isaiah 1
WEB (2)
Exodus 1
Isaiah 1
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2203) urh (ההרתה HhRTh) AC: Engrave CO: Pen AB: ?: [from: lh- sharp]

Nm ) urh (ההרתה HhRTh) - Pen: A tool making markings or inscriptions by carving on stone or writing on a scroll. KJV (2): graving tool, pen - Strongs: H2747 (חֶרֶט)

bm) uirh (ההריתה HhRYTh) - Satchel: Used for carrying items such as tools. KJV (2): bag, crisping pin - Strongs: H2754 (חָרִט)

qpm) mfurh (ההרתהומ HhRThWM) - Magician: One who writes magical circles and lines. [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (16): magician - Strongs: H2748 (חַרְטֹם), H2749 (חַרְטֹם)

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Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 חֶ֫רֶט noun [masculine] graving-tool, stylus

1 graving-tool, with which Aaron fashioned (וַיָּצַר) the molten calf Exodus 32:4 (E).

2 stylus, for writing on tablet (גִּלָּיוֺן): כְּתֹב עָלָיו בְּחֶרֶט אֱנוֺשׁ Isaiah 8:1 write on it with a man's (i.e. an ordinary) stylus = in common characters, intelligible to all (see Benz Archaeology 290).

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.All rights reserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com
List of Word Forms
בְּחֶ֣רֶט בַּחֶ֔רֶט בחרט ba·ḥe·reṭ baCheret baḥereṭ bə·ḥe·reṭ beCheret bəḥereṭ
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