Strong's Concordance, Hebrew Dictionary

Country, field, ground, way, world, the earth (at large, or partitively a land)

Hebrew: אֶרֶץ, ʾereṣ (H776)

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Here are common, country, earth, field, ground and related words in the Bible. What does the source Hebrew word אֶרֶץ mean and how is it used in the Bible? Below are the English definition details. Also below are examples within Bible verses highlighted in yellow (follow this link to go there). Tap or hover on blue, underlined words to see more original scripture and meanings. Information sourced from Strong's Concordance[1].

Definition Details

Strong's Number: H776

Hebrew Base Word: אֶרֶץ

Part of speech: Noun Feminine

Usage: × common, country, earth, field, ground, land, × nations, way, + wilderness, world

Definition: The earth (at large, or partitively a land).

Detailed 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, 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.
        1. Often in contrast to Canaan.

Derived terms: From an unused root probably meaning to be firm.

Pronunciation:

  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: ʔɛˈrɛt͡sˤ
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: ʔɛˈʁɛt͡s
  3. Transliteration: ʾereṣ
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: eh-RETS
  5. Modern Pronunciation: eh-RETS


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Sources:

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