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'erets

The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   776  
Original WordWord Origin
#rafrom an unused root probably meaning to be firm
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
'eretsTWOT - 167
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
eh'-rets   Noun Feminine
 Definition
  1. land, earth
    1. earth
      1. whole earth (as opposed to a part)
      2. earth (as opposed to heaven)
      3. earth (inhabitants)
    2. land
      1. country, territory
      2. district, region
      3. tribal territory
      4. piece of ground
      5. land of Canaan, Israel
      6. inhabitants of land
      7. Sheol, land without return, (under) world
      8. city (-state)
    3. ground, surface of the earth
      1. ground
      2. soil
    4. (in phrases)
      1. people of the land
      2. space or distance of country (in measurements of distance)
      3. level or plain country
      4. land of the living
      5. end(s) of the earth
    5. (almost wholly late in usage)
      1. lands, countries 1e
    6. often in contrast to Canaan
 
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 2495
common 1, countries 15, countries and their lands 1, country 44, countryside 1, distance* 3, dust 1, earth 655, earth the ground 1, earth's 1, fail* 1, floor 1, ground 119, land 1581, lands 57, lands have their land 2, open 1, other* 2, piece 1, plateau* 1, region 1, territories 1, wild 1, world 3
 
NAS Verse Count
Genesis251
Exodus111
Leviticus67
Numbers104
Deuteronomy171
Joshua92
Judges53
Ruth4
1 Samuel45
2 Samuel37
1 Kings51
2 Kings59
1 Chronicles38
2 Chronicles69
Ezra11
Nehemiah16
Esther2
Job57
Psalms188
Proverbs21
Ecclesiastes13
Solomon1
Isaiah165
Jeremiah235
Lamentations10
Ezekiel173
Daniel17
Hosea19
Joel12
Amos21
Obadiah1
Jonah2
Micah13
Nahum3
Habakkuk10
Zephaniah7
Haggai5
Zechariah32
Malachi2


Total2188
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 'erets". "The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon". .