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King James Bible Dictionary

 

Hebrew - English Dictionary

H776 - Lands

Strong's No.:H776

Hebrew:אֶרֶץ

Transliteration:ʼerets

Phonetic:eh'-rets

Word Origin:From an unused root probably meaning to be firm

Bible Usage:X-(idiom) {common} {country} {earth} {field} {ground} {land} X-(idiom) {nations} {way} + {wilderness} world.

Part of Speech:Noun Feminine

Strongs
Definition:

the earth (at {large} or partitively a land)


Brown Driver
Biggs Definition:

1. land, earth

a. earth

1. whole earth (as opposed to a part)

2. earth (as opposed to heaven)

3. earth (inhabitants)

b. 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)

c. ground, surface of the earth

1. ground

2. soil

d. (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

e. (almost wholly late in usage)

1. lands, countries 1e

f. often in contrast to Canaan


Bible References:
Lands

Translation
Occurrences:
countries ( 48 )
country ( 71 )
earth ( 699 )
field ( 1 )
ground ( 94 )
land ( 1360 )
lands ( 32 )
nations ( 1 )
way ( 1 )
wilderness ( 1 )
world ( 4 )

 

Definitions are taken from Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.