2747. cheret
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cheret: engraving tool, stylus
Original Word: חֶ֫רֶט
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: cheret
Phonetic Spelling: (kheh'-ret)
Short Definition: tool

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).

graving tool, pen

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

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