3411. yerekah
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yerekah: flank, side, extreme parts, recesses
Original Word: יַרְכַּת
Part of Speech: Noun Feminine
Transliteration: yerekah
Phonetic Spelling: (yer-ay-kaw')
Short Definition: rear

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
fem. of yarek
flank, side, extreme parts, recesses
NASB Translation
extreme rear (1), far (1), flank (1), hold (1), inner recesses (1), innermost part (1), rear (6), rear part (1), recesses (2), remote part (2), remote parts (5), remotest parts (5), within (1).

[יַרְכָה, or יְרֵכָה Ol§ 167. g] flank, side, dual extreme parts, recesses; — suffix יַרְכָֿתוֺ Genesis 49:13; dual יַרְכָתַיִם Exodus 26:27; Exodus 36:32 + Ezekiel 46:19 Qr (Kt ירכתם); יַרְכָתָ֑יִם Exodus 26:23; Exodus 36:28; construct יַרְכְּתֵי Judges 19:1 20t. + 1 Kings 6:16 Qr (Kt ירכותי); —

1 side, i.e. further side of Zebulun, poetic for more distant border of his territory Genesis 49:13.

2 elsewhere always dual the two things, i.e. figurative angle, recess, extreme parts: as recesses of Mt. Ephraim Judges 19:1,18; of Lebanon 2 Kings 19:23 = Isaiah 37:24; of recesses or innermost part of a cave 1 Samuel 24:4; a house Amos 6:10; Psalm 128:3; the pit (בּוֺר) Isaiah 14:15 ("" שְׁאוֺל), Ezekiel 32:23; a ship Jonah 1:5; יַרְכְּתֵי צָפוֺן remote parts of the north Isaiah 14:13; Ezekiel 38:6,15; Ezekiel 39:2; Psalm 48:3 (but here Lag proposes רצון ׳יר); יַרְכְּתֵי אָ֑רֶץ remote parts of earth Jeremiah 6:22; Jeremiah 25:32; Jeremiah 31:8; Jeremiah 50:41; of a long building, extreme or hinder part, so of tabernacle Exodus 26:22,23,27; Exodus 36:27,28,32 (all P); of temple 1 Kings 6:16; of Ezekiel's temple Ezekiel 46:19.

border, coast, part, quarter, side

Feminine of yarek; properly, the flank; but used only figuratively, the rear or recess -- border, coast, part, quarter, side.

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