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The Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon

 Strong's Number:  776ur)
Original WordWord Origin
 ur) from an unused root probably meaning to be firm
Transliterated WordPhonetic Spelling
 'erets eh'-rets
Parts of SpeechTWOT
 Noun Feminine 167
 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 (-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 1e
    6. often in contrast to Canaan
 Translated Words
 KJV (2504) - common, 1; country, 140; earth, 712; field, 1; ground, 98; land, 1543; nations, 1; way, 3; wilderness + (04057), 1; world, 4;

NAS (2495) - common, 1; countries, 15; countries and their lands, 1; country, 44; countryside, 1; distance, 3; dust, 1; earth, 655; earth the ground, 1; earth's, 1; fail, 1; floor, 1; ground, 119; land, 1581; lands, 57; lands have their land, 2; open, 1; other, 2; piece, 1; plateau, 1; region, 1; territories, 1; wild, 1; world, 3;

 Verse Count
KJVNAS
 
Genesis252
Exodus111
Leviticus67
Numbers104
Deuteronomy171
Joshua91
Judges53
Ruth4
1 Samuel45
2 Samuel37
1 Kings51
2 Kings59
1 Chronicles38
2 Chronicles69
Ezra11
Nehemiah16
Esther2
Job57
Psalm188
Proverbs22
Ecclesiastes13
Song of Solomon1
Isaiah166
Jeremiah236
Lamentations10
Ezekiel173
Daniel17
Hosea19
Joel12
Amos21
Obadiah1
Jonah2
Micah13
Nahum3
Habakkuk10
Zephaniah7
Haggai5
Zechariah32
Malachi2
 
Genesis251
Exodus111
Leviticus67
Numbers104
Deuteronomy171
Joshua92
Judges53
Ruth4
1 Samuel45
2 Samuel37
1 Kings51
2 Kings59
1 Chronicles38
2 Chronicles69
Ezra11
Nehemiah16
Esther2
Job57
Psalm188
Proverbs21
Ecclesiastes13
Song of Solomon1
Isaiah165
Jeremiah235
Lamentations10
Ezekiel173
Daniel17
Hosea19
Joel12
Amos21
Obadiah1
Jonah2
Micah13
Nahum3
Habakkuk10
Zephaniah7
Haggai5
Zechariah32
Malachi2
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Abbreviations Legend:
TWOT - Theological Word Book of the Old Testament

Copyright Statement
The Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon is Brown, Driver, Briggs, Gesenius Lexicon; this is keyed to the "Theological Word Book of the Old Testament." These files are considered public domain.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible with Hebrew-Aramaic and Greek Dictionaries. Copyright © 1981, 1998 by The Lockman Foundation. All rights reserved. http://www.lockman.org/.

Bibliography Information
Brown, Driver, Briggs and Gesenius. "Hebrew Lexicon entry for 'erets". "The Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon".
<http://classic.studylight.org/lex/heb/view.cgi?number=776>.  

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