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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #2796 - חָרָשׁ
1) craftsman, artisan, engraver, graver, artificer
1a) graver, artificer
1b) skilful to destroy (warriors) (figuratively)
V) srh (ההרסה HhRSh) - I. Plow:To scratch a line in the soil. II. Devise:To scratch out a plan. III. Silent:[Unknown connection to root;] KJV (73): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Hitpael) peace, plow, devise, silence, hold, altogether, plowman, cease, conceal, deaf, graven imagine - Strongs: H2790 (חָרֵשׁ)
Nm) srh (ההרסה HhRSh) - I. Craftsman:One who engraves wood, stone or metal. II. Silent:[Unknown connection to root;] KJV (46): craftsman, artificer, secretly, carpenter, workman, engraver, artificer, smith, maker, skilful, worker, wrought, deaf - Strongs: H2791 (חֶרֶשׁ), H2795 (חֵרֵשׁ), H2796 (חָרָשׁ)
gm) srfh (ההורסה HhWRSh) - I. Craftsman:One who engraves wood, stone or metal. II. Forest:From its wood being used for carving. KJV (8): artificer, wood, forest, bough, shroud - Strongs: H2793 (חֹרֶשׁ), H2794 (חָרַשׁ)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
חָרָשׁ (of a form which takes dagesh, for חַדָּשׁ) constr. חָרַשׁ (Exodus 28:11; Isaiah 44:12, 13 Isaiah 44:13 compare פָּרָשׁ constr. פָּרַשׁ Ezekiel 26:10)
(1) an engraver, of stones, Exodus 21:11.
(2) an artificer, of iron, brass, stone, wood [a smith, mason, or carpenter], Exodus 35:35; Deuteronomy 27:15 sometimes more fully, חָרַשׁ בַּרְזֶל an artificer of iron. Isaiah 44:12, חָרַשׁ עֵצִים an artificer of wood, ib. verse 13 Isaiah 44:13; 2 Samuel 5:11; 1 Chronicles 14:1, 22:15. Metaph. חָרָשֵׁי מַשְׁחִית artificer of destruction, Eze. 21:36.
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