2747. cheret
Strong's Concordance
cheret: engraving tool, stylus
Original Word: חֶרֶט
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: cheret
Phonetic Spelling: (kheh'-ret)
Definition: engraving tool, stylus
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from an unused word
engraving tool, stylus
NASB Translation
graving tool (1), letters (1).

חֶ֫רֶט noun [masculine] graving-tool, stylus

1 graving-tool, with which Aaron fashioned (וַיָּצַר) the molten calf Exodus 32:4 (E).

2 stylus, for writing on tablet (גִּלָּיוֺן): כְּתֹב עָלָיו בְּחֶרֶט אֱנוֺשׁ Isaiah 8:1 write on it with a man's (i.e. an ordinary) stylus = in common characters, intelligible to all (see BenzArchaeology 290).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
graving tool, pen

From a primitive root meaning to engrave; a chisel or graver; also a style for writing -- graving tool, pen.

Forms and Transliterations
בְּחֶ֣רֶט בַּחֶ֔רֶט בחרט ba·ḥe·reṭ baCheret baḥereṭ bə·ḥe·reṭ beCheret bəḥereṭ
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Englishman's Concordance
Exodus 32:4
HEB: וַיָּ֤צַר אֹתוֹ֙ בַּחֶ֔רֶט וַֽיַּעֲשֵׂ֖הוּ עֵ֣גֶל
NAS: and fashioned it with a graving tool and made
KJV: and fashioned it with a graving tool, after he had made
INT: their hand earthen A graving and made calf

Isaiah 8:1
HEB: וּכְתֹ֤ב עָלָיו֙ בְּחֶ֣רֶט אֱנ֔וֹשׁ לְמַהֵ֥ר
NAS: on it in ordinary letters: Swift
KJV: in it with a man's pen concerning Mahershalalhashbaz.
INT: and write and letters ordinary Mahershalalhashbaz

2 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 2747
2 Occurrences

ba·ḥe·reṭ — 1 Occ.
bə·ḥe·reṭ — 1 Occ.

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