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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #2777 - חַרְסוּת

Word Origin
from (02775) (apparently in the sense of a red tile used for scraping)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) potsherd

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (1) NAS (1) HCS (1)
Jeremiah 1
Jeremiah 1
Jeremiah 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)

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Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 חרסות Kt, חַרְסִית Qr noun feminine collective potsherdמֶּתַח שַׁעַר הַחַרְסִ֯ות Jeremiah 19:2, designation of a gate in Jerusalem; opening of the gate of potsherds, i.e. where they were thrown (see Jeremiah 19:10; Jeremiah 19:11 and Gf); it led into the valley of Hinnom; ᵐ5 Ξαρς(ε)ιθ favours Qr ** see BaldenspergerPEF 1904,136 on the crushing of potsherds in the Valley of Hinnom.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

חַרְסוּת f. a pottery, potters’ workshop, Töpferen, where earthen vessels are made (from חֶרֶשׂ). Hence שַׁעִר הַחַרְסוּת the pottery gate, Jeremiah 19:2, a gate of Jerusalem near the valley of Hinnom. [“See under שַׁעַר.”] In קרי there is חַרְסִית.

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List of Word Forms
הַֽחַרְסִ֑ית החרסית ha·ḥar·sîṯ hacharSit haḥarsîṯ
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