The KJV Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon

Strong's Number: 03774 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
ytrkprobably from (03772) in the sense of executioner
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
ker-ay-thee' Adjective
Cherethites = "executioners"
  1. a group of foreign mercenary soldiers serving as a bodyguard for king David; also executioners
  2. either Cretans or proto-Philistines (in general)
King James Word Usage - Total: 10
Cherethites 10
KJV Verse Count
1 Samuel1
2 Samuel4
1 Kings2
1 Chronicles1

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 K@rethiy". "The KJV Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon". .