8656. Tirtsah
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Tirtsah: daughter of Zelophehad, also a Canaanite city
Original Word: תִּרְצָה
Part of Speech: Proper Name Feminine
Transliteration: Tirtsah
Phonetic Spelling: (teer-tsaw')
Short Definition: Tirzah

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from ratsah
daughter of Zelophehad, also a Canaanite city
NASB Translation
Tirzah (18).

תִּרְצָה proper name, feminine and

of a location (pleasure, beauty); —

1. feminine daughter of Selophehad of Gilead Numbers 26:33; Numbers 27:1; Numbers 36:11; Joshua 17:3; Θερσα.

2. location old Canaanite city Joshua 12:24, early cap. of Northern Israel (until Omri) 1 Kings 14:17 (תִּרְצָ֫תָה), 1 Kings 15:21,33; 1 Kings 16:6,8,9 (twice in verse); 1 Kings 16:15,17,23, Θαρσα, usually Θερσα; Menahem's base of operations 2 Kings 15:14,16 (Θαρς(ε)ιλα 2 Kings 15:14, EusebOnom. 263, 62, ed. Lag compare Θαρσιλα, village of Samaritans in Batanea, and BuhlGeogr. 247 conjecture Tesîl, 20 miles east of Lake Gennesaret, but this too remote); in simile of beauty (omitted by ᵐ5) Songs 6:4 ("" יְרוּשָׁלַם); — site not certain; conjectured are: Tallûza, just north of Mt. Ebal (RobBR iii. 302 f.), Tayaƒir, approximately 10 miles further northeast, > e‰-ˆîre, south of Gerizim (see, on these, GASmGeogr. 355 BuhlGeogr. 203 AglenHast. DB. under the word).


From ratsah; delightsomeness; Tirtsah, a place in Palestine; also an Israelitess -- Tirzah.

see HEBREW ratsah

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