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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #751 - אֶרֶךְ
Erech = “long”
1) a city 40 miles (64 kilometers) northwest of Ur toward Babylon on the left bank of the Euphrates river
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).
the Third Week after Epiphany