2742. charuwts
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charuwts: decision
Original Word: חָרוּץ
Part of Speech: Adjective; noun masculine; noun masculine
Transliteration: charuwts
Phonetic Spelling: (khaw-roots')
Short Definition: decision

I. חָרוּץ adjective sharp, diligent (on this and following see BaNB 173) — חָרוּץ Isaiah 28:27 11t.; plural חֲרוּצִים Proverbs 10:4; Proverbs 12:24; חֲרֻצִים Proverbs 13:4; חֲרֻצוֺת Amos 1:3; —

1 sharp: of threshing instrument חָדָשׁ ׳מוֺרָג ח Isaiah 41:15; without ׳מ, as substantive, Isaiah 28:27 (where יוּדַשׁ); הַבַּרְזֶל ׳ח Amos 1:3; Job 41:22 (figurative of crocodile).

2 figurative diligent: as substantive Proverbs 21:5; opposed to רְמִיָּךְ Proverbs 10:4; Proverbs 12:24,27; opposed to עָצֵּל Proverbs 13:4. — Daniel 9:25 see IV. חרוץ.

II. חָרוּץ noun [masculine] strict decision, only עֵמֶק הֶחָרוּץ Joel Daniel 4:14 (twice in verse) valley of strict decision (see Bal.c.).

III. חָרוּץ

noun [masculine] trench, moat (Aramaic חֲרִיצָא; Assyrian —ariƒu, —iriƒu, id., DlHWB) — only in ׳רְחוֺב וְח Daniel 9:25, si vera lectio; as above Ges Herzf Ew Zö Meinh (q. v.); Gr רְחוֺב וחיץ; < ᵑ6 Bev רְחוֺב וָחוּץ with public places and streets.

see חָרוּץ noun masculineProverbs 8:10 gold, in poetry (Phoenician חרץ, see DrSm xxviii; Assyrian —urâƒu) — חָרוּץ Psalm 68:14 5t.; gold, always "" כֶּסֶף; Zechariah 9:3, of dove's wings Psalm 68:14 ׳בִּירַקְרַק ח; elsewhere in comparison with value of wisdom, etc. Proverbs 3:14; Proverbs 8:10 (נִבְחָר ׳ח) Proverbs 8:19; Proverbs 16:16.

חרצב (quadriliteral √ of following; compare Arabic bind or twist powerfully, Frey).

decision, diligent, fine gold, pointed things, sharp, threshing instrument, wall

Or charuts {khaw-roots'}; passive participle of charats; properly, incised or (active) incisive; hence (as noun masculine or feminine) a trench (as dug), gold (as mined), a threshing-sledge (having sharp teeth); (figuratively) determination; also eager -- decision, diligent, (fine) gold, pointed things, sharp, threshing instrument, wall.

see HEBREW charats

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