2793. choresh
Strong's Concordance
choresh: wood, wooded height
Original Word: חרֶשׁ
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: choresh
Phonetic Spelling: (kho'-resh)
Definition: wood, wooded height
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of uncertain derivation
Definition
wood, wooded height
NASB Translation
forest (2), Horesh (4), wooded (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
חֹ֫רֶשׁ noun masculineEzekiel 31:3 wood, wooded height (Assyrian —uršu, wooded height COTGloss LyonSargontexte, Gloss (see also DlPr 180 Checritical note on Isaiah 17:9); Late Hebrew חוֺרֶשׁ wood, forest; Aramaic חוּרְשָׁא id.) — absolute ׳ח Isaiah 17:9; Ezekiel 31:3 (but on both see below); חֹ֫רְשָׁה 1 Samuel 23:16 (see Dr); בַּחֹ֫רְשָׁה 1 Samuel 23:15,18,19; plural חֳרָשִׁים2Chronicles 27:4; — wooded height 1 Samuel 23:15 ("" בָּהָר 1 Samuel 23:14), 1 Samuel 23:16; 1 Samuel 23:18, so ׳בַּמְּצָדוֺת בַּח בְּגִבְעַת הַחֲכִילָה 1 Samuel 23:19; בנה בִּירָנִיּוֺת וּמִגְדָּלִים ׳וּבֶח2Chronicles 27:4 and on the wooded heights he built fortresses and towers ("" בְּהַר יְהוּדָה); עֲזוּבַת הַחֹרֶשׁ וְהָאָמִיר Isaiah 17:9 the forsaken places of the wooded heights and summits Ges Ew De Di RV; but read probably החוי והאמרי ׳ע forsaken places of the Hivites and the Amorites, so ᵐ5 Lag Che Or Brd Du; ׳ח מֵצַל Ezekiel 31:3 shade-giving wood or thicket, of close branches of cedar (but sense hardly legitimate; strike out ᵐ5 Co).

IV. חרשׁ (√ of following; meaning unknown; suggestions on etymology see below)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
bough, forest, shroud, wood

From charash; a forest (perhaps as furnishing the material for fabric) -- bough, forest, shroud, wood.

see HEBREW charash

Forms and Transliterations
בַּחֹ֔רְשָׁה בַּחֹֽרְשָׁה׃ בחרשה בחרשה׃ הַחֹ֙רֶשׁ֙ החרש וְחֹ֥רֶשׁ וּבֶחֳרָשִׁ֣ים ובחרשים וחרש חֹ֑רְשָׁה חרשה ba·ḥō·rə·šāh baChoreshah baḥōrəšāh Choreshah ha·ḥō·reš haChoresh haḥōreš ḥō·rə·šāh ḥōrəšāh ū·ḇe·ḥo·rā·šîm ūḇeḥorāšîm uvechoraShim veChoresh wə·ḥō·reš wəḥōreš
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1 Samuel 23:15
HEB: בְּמִדְבַּר־ זִ֖יף בַּחֹֽרְשָׁה׃ ס
NAS: of Ziph at Horesh.
KJV: of Ziph in a wood.
INT: the wilderness of Ziph Horesh

1 Samuel 23:16
HEB: אֶל־ דָּוִ֖ד חֹ֑רְשָׁה וַיְחַזֵּ֥ק אֶת־
NAS: to David at Horesh, and encouraged
KJV: to David into the wood, and strengthened
INT: to David Horesh and strengthened his hand

1 Samuel 23:18
HEB: וַיֵּ֤שֶׁב דָּוִד֙ בַּחֹ֔רְשָׁה וִיהוֹנָתָ֖ן הָלַ֥ךְ
NAS: stayed at Horesh while Jonathan
KJV: abode in the wood, and Jonathan
INT: stayed and David Horesh Jonathan went

1 Samuel 23:19
HEB: עִמָּ֤נוּ בַמְּצָדוֹת֙ בַּחֹ֔רְשָׁה בְּגִבְעַת֙ הַֽחֲכִילָ֔ה
NAS: with us in the strongholds at Horesh, on the hill
KJV: himself with us in strong holds in the wood, in the hill
INT: in the strongholds Horesh the hill of Hachilah

2 Chronicles 27:4
HEB: בְּהַר־ יְהוּדָ֑ה וּבֶחֳרָשִׁ֣ים בָּנָ֔ה בִּֽירָנִיּ֖וֹת
NAS: and towers on the wooded [hills].
KJV: of Judah, and in the forests he built
INT: the hill of Judah the wooded built fortresses

Isaiah 17:9
HEB: מָעֻזּ֗וֹ כַּעֲזוּבַ֤ת הַחֹ֙רֶשׁ֙ וְהָ֣אָמִ֔יר אֲשֶׁ֣ר
NAS: will be like forsaken places in the forest, Or like branches
KJV: be as a forsaken bough, and an uppermost branch,
INT: their strong forsaken the forest branches which

Ezekiel 31:3
HEB: יְפֵ֥ה עָנָ֛ף וְחֹ֥רֶשׁ מֵצַ֖ל וּגְבַ֣הּ
NAS: branches and forest shade,
KJV: and with a shadowing shroud, and of an high
INT: beautiful branches and forest shade an high

7 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 2793
7 Occurrences


ba·ḥō·rə·šāh — 3 Occ.
ḥō·rə·šāh — 1 Occ.
ha·ḥō·reš — 1 Occ.
ū·ḇe·ḥo·rā·šîm — 1 Occ.
wə·ḥō·reš — 1 Occ.










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