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Erech

Erech [N] [E] [H]

(length ), one of the cities of Nimrods kingdom in the land of Shinar, ( Genesis 10:10 ) doubtless the same as Orchoe, 82 miles south and 43 east of Babylon, the modern designations of the site --Warka, Irka and Irak --bearing a considerable affinity to the original name.


[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names

Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Erech'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.