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Zerach

The KJV Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   02226  
Original WordWord Origin
xrzthe same as (02225)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
ZerachNone
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
zeh'-rakh   Proper Name Masculine
 Definition
Zerah or Zarah = "rising"
  1. a son of Reuel and grandson of Esau, one of the dukes of the Edomites
  2. twin brother of Pharez, sons of Judah and Tamar; descendants are called Zarhites, Ezrahites, and Izrahites
  3. son of Simeon; also called 'Zohar'
  4. a Gershonite Levite, son of Iddo of Adaiah
  5. the Ethiopian or Cushite, invader of Judah in the reign of Asa who defeated the invaders; probably the same as the Egyptian king Usarken I, second king of the Egyptian 22nd dynasty or perhaps more probably Usarken II, his 2nd successor
  6. another Edomite leader; possibly same as 1
 
 King James Word Usage - Total: 21
Zerah 20, Zarah 1
 
  KJV Verse Count 
Genesis5
Numbers2
Joshua4
1 Chronicles8
2 Chronicles1
Nehemiah1


Total21
The Hebrew lexicon is Brown, Driver, Briggs, Gesenius Lexicon; this is keyed to the "Theological Word Book of the Old Testament." These files are considered public domain.

Bibliography Information

Brown, Driver, Briggs and Gesenius. "Hebrew Lexicon entry for Zerach". "The KJV Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon". .