7140. qerach
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qerach: frost, ice
Original Word: קֶ֫רַח
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: qerach
Phonetic Spelling: (keh'-rakh)
Short Definition: ice

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of uncertain derivation
frost, ice
NASB Translation
crystal (1), frost (2), ice (4).

קֶ֫רַח noun masculineJob 38:29 frost, ice; — absolute ׳ק Genesis 31:40 +, קָ֑רַח Job 6:16 +; suffix קַרְחוֺ Psalm 147:17; —

1 frost of night (opposed to חֹרֶב of day), Genesis 31:40 (E), Jeremiah 36:30.

2 ice, Job 6:16; Job 37:10; Job 38:29 ("" כְפֹר hoarfrost), כְפִתִּים ׳מַשְׁלִיח ק Psalm 147:17 (Hup and others think of hail, but see Bae; "" קָרָה cold, שֶׁלֶג, כְּפוֺר Psalm 147:16); probably also ׳כְּעֵין ק Ezekiel 1:22 (so Krae; most crystal, after ᵐ5).

קְרִי, קִרְיָה, קִרְיַת, קרִיּוֺת, etc., see קרה.

crystal, frost, ice

Or qorach {ko'-rakh}; from qarach; ice (as if bald, i.e. Smooth); hence, hail; by resemblance, rock crystal -- crystal, frost, ice.

see HEBREW qarach

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