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Strong's #2789 - חֶרֶשׂ

Transliteration
cheres
Phonetics
kheh'-res
Root Word (Etymology)
a collateral form mediating between (H2775) and (H2791)
Parts of Speech
masculine noun
TWOT
759a
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Definition   
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

1) earthenware, clay pottery, shard, potsherd, earthen vessel

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2246 ‑ ἥλιος (hay'‑lee‑os);  3691 ‑ ὀξύς (ox‑oos');  3749 ‑ ὀστράκινος (os‑tra'‑kin‑os);  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (16)
Leviticus 5
Numbers 1
Job 2
Psalms 1
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 2
Jeremiah 2
Lamentations 1
Ezekiel 1
NAS (19)
Leviticus 5
Numbers 1
Job 2
Psalms 1
Proverbs 2
Isaiah 4
Jeremiah 2
Lamentations 1
Ezekiel 1
CSB (17)
Leviticus 5
Numbers 1
Job 2
Psalms 1
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 3
Jeremiah 2
Lamentations 1
Ezekiel 1
BSB (17)
Leviticus 5
Numbers 1
Job 2
Psalms 1
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 3
Jeremiah 2
Lamentations 1
Ezekiel 1
ESV (17)
Leviticus 5
Numbers 1
Job 2
Psalms 1
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 3
Jeremiah 2
Lamentations 1
Ezekiel 1
WEB (16)
Leviticus 4
Numbers 1
Job 2
Psalms 1
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 3
Jeremiah 2
Lamentations 1
Ezekiel 1
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2207) xrh (ההרס HhRS) AC: Dry CO: Clay AB: ?: The process of drying clay bricks or pots in the sun. [from: yr- potsherd]

Nm ) xrh (ההרס HhRS) - I. Clay:Used for making pottery. [df: horx]II. Itch:Skin irritations are treated by applying clay to the irritation and left to dry. III. Sun:Clay left in the sun dries. IV. Potsherd:Broken pieces of clay pottery. [df: Vrx] KJV (21): itch, sun, earthen, potsherd, sherd, stone, earth - Strongs: H2775 (חַרְסָה), H2789 (חֶרֶשׂ)

Nf3 ) tfxrh (ההרסות HhRSWT) - Potsherd: Broken pieces of clay pottery. KJV (1): east - Strongs: H2777 (חַרְסוּת)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2024
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 חֶ֫רֶשׂ noun [masculine] earthenware, earthen vessel, sherd, potsherd, P and late (Late Hebrew חֶרֶס, Aramaic חֲרַס) — absolute ׳ח Leviticus 6:21 9t., חָ֑רֶשׂ Numbers 5:17 4t.; plural construct חַרְשֵׂי Isaiah 45:9; suffix חֲרָשֶׂיהָ Ezekiel 23:34. —

1 earthenware: ׳כְּלִיאח earthen vessel Jeremiah 32:14; especially P Leviticus 6:21; Leviticus 11:33; Leviticus 14:5,50; Leviticus 15:12; Numbers 5:17; without כְּלִי Proverbs 26:23; compare ׳בַּקְבֻּק יוֺצֵר ח Jeremiah 19:1; ׳לְנִבְלֵי ח Lamentations 4:2 they are reckoned as earthen vessels, simile of sons of Zion; חֶרֶשׂ אֶתחַֿרְשֵׂי אֲדָמָה Isaiah 45:9 a potsherd (perhaps = earthen vessel, see Proverbs 26:23 above) among earthen potsherds (of men, over against ׳י their potter); simile of dryness Psalm 22:16.

2 a fragment of earthenware, sherd Isaiah 30:14; Ezekiel 23:34; לְהִתְגָּרֵד׳ח Job 2:8 a sherd to scrape himself; ׳חַדּוּדֵי ח Job 41:22 sharpest potsherds, figurative of sharp scales on belly of crocodile.

חֲרֶשֶׂת see קִירחֲֿרֶשֶׂת.


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

חֶרֶשׂ m. a potsherd, Job 2:8, 41:22 Psalms 22:16; Ezekiel 23:34. כְּלִי חֶרֶשׂ a vessel of earthenware, Levit. 6:21 11:33 14:5, 50 Leviticus 14:50, 15:2 instead of which, poetically, חֶרֶשׂ stands alone, Proverbs 26:23. A potsherd proverbially for anything of no value, Isaiah 45:9 [“also for any thing very dry, Psalms 22:16 ”]. (Arab. خَرْسُ a wine jar, خَرَسَ to make earthenware wine jar, Gol. ex Maruph.)


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List of Word Forms
חֲרָשֶׂ֛יהָ חֶ֔רֶשׂ חֶ֖רֶשׂ חֶ֛רֶשׂ חַרְשֵׂ֣י חָ֑רֶשׂ חרש חרשי חרשיה כַּחֶ֨רֶשׂ ׀ כחרש charaSeiha Chares charSei Cheres ḥă·rā·śe·hā ḥā·reś ḥar·śê ḥărāśehā ḥāreś ḥarśê ḥe·reś ḥereś ka·ḥe·reś kaCheres kaḥereś
 
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