2239. zereth
Strong's Concordance
zereth: a span
Original Word: זָ֫רֶת
Part of Speech: Noun Feminine
Transliteration: zereth
Phonetic Spelling: (zeh'-reth)
Short Definition: span
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of uncertain derivation
Definition
a span
NASB Translation
span (7).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
זֶ֫רֶת noun feminine span (Late Hebrew id. (ᵑ7 זַרְתָּא, Syriac ; apparently from Hebrew), etymology dubious; Thes and most derive from √ זרה, see Ol§ 146 b but also Sta§ 187 a; BaZMG 1887, 607 proposes √ זרה measure off, determine, compare p. 280) — span, as standard of measurement, תִּכֵּן ׳שָׁמַיִם בַּז Isaiah 40:12; elsewhere of actual size, a span, distance between ends of thumb and little finger of spread hand; = 1/2 cubit (see אַמָּה & references; compare Exodus 25:10 with JosephAnt. iii. 6, 5), ׳ז Exodus 28:16 (twice in verse); Exodus 39:9 (twice in verse) (all P) Ezekiel 43:13; זָ֑רֶת 1 Samuel 17:4 six cubits and a span. See HultschMetrol. 1882, 443 BenzArchäol. 179.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
span

From zarah; the spread of the fingers, i.e. A span -- span.

see HEBREW zarah

Forms and Transliterations
בַּזֶּ֣רֶת בזרת וְזֶ֥רֶת וָזָֽרֶת׃ וזרת וזרת׃ זֶ֣רֶת זֶ֥רֶת זֶ֧רֶת זרת baz·ze·reṯ bazZeret bazzereṯ vaZaret veZeret wā·zā·reṯ wāzāreṯ wə·ze·reṯ wəzereṯ ze·reṯ Zeret zereṯ
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Strong's Hebrew 2239
7 Occurrences


baz·ze·reṯ — 1 Occ.
wā·zā·reṯ — 1 Occ.
wə·ze·reṯ — 2 Occ.
ze·reṯ — 3 Occ.

Exodus 28:16
HEB: יִֽהְיֶ֖ה כָּפ֑וּל זֶ֥רֶת אָרְכּ֖וֹ וְזֶ֥רֶת
NAS: [and] folded double, a span in length
KJV: it shall be [being] doubled; a span [shall be] the length
INT: become folded A span length span

Exodus 28:16
HEB: זֶ֥רֶת אָרְכּ֖וֹ וְזֶ֥רֶת רָחְבּֽוֹ׃
NAS: a span in length and a span in width.
KJV: [shall be] the length thereof, and a span [shall be] the breadth
INT: A span length span width

Exodus 39:9
HEB: אֶת־ הַחֹ֑שֶׁן זֶ֧רֶת אָרְכּ֛וֹ וְזֶ֥רֶת
NAS: folded double, a span long and a span
KJV: double: a span [was] the length
INT: made the breastpiece A span long span

Exodus 39:9
HEB: זֶ֧רֶת אָרְכּ֛וֹ וְזֶ֥רֶת רָחְבּ֖וֹ כָּפֽוּל׃
NAS: long and a span wide
KJV: [was] the length thereof, and a span the breadth
INT: A span long span wide double

1 Samuel 17:4
HEB: שֵׁ֥שׁ אַמּ֖וֹת וָזָֽרֶת׃
NAS: was six cubits and a span.
KJV: [was] six cubits and a span.
INT: was six cubits span

Isaiah 40:12
HEB: מַ֗יִם וְשָׁמַ֙יִם֙ בַּזֶּ֣רֶת תִּכֵּ֔ן וְכָ֥ל
NAS: the heavens by the span, And calculated
KJV: heaven with the span, and comprehended
INT: the waters the heavens the span and marked and calculated

Ezekiel 43:13
HEB: שְׂפָתָ֤הּ סָבִיב֙ זֶ֣רֶת הָאֶחָ֔ד וְזֶ֖ה
NAS: one span; and this
KJV: [shall be] a span: and this [shall be] the higher place
INT: edge round span one and this

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