2791. cheresh
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cheresh: cunning
Original Word: חֶ֫רֶשׁ
Part of Speech: noun masculine; adverb; noun masculine
Transliteration: cheresh
Phonetic Spelling: (kheh'-resh)
Short Definition: cunning

I. חֶ֫רֶשׁ noun [masculine] as

adverb silently, secretly׳מְרַגְּלִים ח Joshua 2:1 (JE) exploring secretly.

III. חרשׁ (√ of following; meaning unknown).

II. חֶ֫רֶשׁ noun [masculine] magic art, or perhaps magic drug (Aramaic practise magic, חָרָשׁ, magician, incantation, magic art, preparation of magic potion, so Ethiopic one using incantations; incantation, magic; compare perhaps Arabic , a medicinal broth given to women in childbed; חֶרֶשׁ perhaps magical drug, see RSJPh xiv. 1885, 125) — only חֲכַם חֲרָשִׁים Isaiah 3:3 skilled in magic arts, or drugs ("" נְבוֺן לָ֑חַשׁ), ( > others Generally = handicraft).

cunning, secretly

From charash; magical craft; also silence -- cunning, secretly.

see HEBREW charash

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